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October 14, 2009 - 10:52 am
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October 10, 2009 - 4:08 pm
There were not many people who expected Boston College to travel to Virginia Tech and come out with a win against the fifth-ranked Hokies. They probably did not think it would be quite so bad. For the second time this season, the Eagles took their show on the road against an Atlantic Coast...
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October 10, 2009 - 10:48 am
Some good news in the fourth quarter. True freshman quarterback Mike Marscovetra has thrown his first ever touchdown as a member of the Boston College Eagles . Marscovetra tried to go deep on the right sideline twice, the first time it landed incomplete as redshirt freshman Clyde Lee pulled up lame...
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October 10, 2009 - 10:27 am
On the first drive in the third quarter Boston College did a couple of things it had not done all game. It got its first: first down, complete pass, run longer than four yards, first turnover, first punt return, first quarter to post a shutout. Shinskie, after his 0-9 first half completed a four...
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October 10, 2009 - 9:37 am
This could not be going any worse for Boston College . At the half Virginia Tech leads the Eagles 34-0. Dave Shinskie was bench for a series and has been very far off target with all of this throws. The offensive line is having trouble keeping defensive linemen Jason Worilds and Nekos Brown off...
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October 10, 2009 - 8:54 am
True freshman Mike Marscovetra has started the second quarter at quarterback for Boston College . Starter Dave Shinskie took a big hit in the first quarter to his mid-section and could possibly have aggravated the ribs he broke during summer camp. UPDATE - Shinskie is actually out on a coaches...
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October 10, 2009 - 8:48 am
The game plan for Boston college is simple. Limit Virginia Tech redshirt freshman running back Ryan Williams and contain junior quarterback Tyrod Taylor in the pocket. Well, so much for that. On the first drive of the game Williams ran crazy with five attempts for 46 yards (9.2 average) with longs...
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October 10, 2009 - 7:57 am
On Wednesday, after freshman linebacker Luke Kuechly was done talking to the media, one reporter turned to another and whispered, "Clark Kent?" The other reporter laughed and nodded. Kuechly, the 18-year old dynamo, is an unassuming fellow off the football field. He is polite, grounded and, like...
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October 07, 2009 - 12:29 pm
CHESTNUT HILL '€” The road to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship has been a one-way street of late. Like Gettysburg in the Civil War or Bastogne in World War II, all roads lead to the same point. That point is Blacksburg, Va., home of the Virginia Tech Hokies. "In the team meeting every...
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Mike Petraglia
October 03, 2009 - 9:26 pm
CHESTNUT HILL - Most teams would have been happy holding the opposition to a field goal when the opposition has four shots at getting the ball in the end zone from the 1-yard line. But maybe that's what makes these 4-1 Boston College Eagles special. Florida State, following an offsides call on BC,...
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