BC promotes McGovern to defensive coordinator

Posted by ESPN.com's Heather Dinich

Boston College assistant coach Bill McGovern has been promoted to defensive coordinator, the school announced today. McGovern had been the Eagles' linebackers coach for the past nine seasons.

"Bill McGovern has truly earned this opportunity through his hard work and loyalty to the Boston College football program," coach Frank Spaziani said in a prepared statement. "Our players respect coach McGovern, and so do I. He is unquestionably the right person for this job."

I'll have more for you on this in a bit.