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October 17, 2009 - 10:28 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- The mission is simple. Defend the Citadel. A pack of wolves ( and an old friend ) invade The Heights today looking to spoil the Eagles hope at winning the ACC Atlantic division and another trip to the ACC championship game in Tampa Bay in December. So, what can we expect from NC...
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October 16, 2009 - 11:30 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- Reunion Day is coming to The Heights, and there will be little need for introductions on Saturday. NC State head coach Tom O'Brien roamed the sidelines at Alumni Stadium for 10 years. As the head coach of Boston College he turned around the storied program and won more games than...
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October 14, 2009 - 8:16 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- Boston College is not looking back after it got blown away against Virginia Tech last Saturday. The veterans are making sure of that. Senior linebacker and co-captain Mike McLaughlin called a players meeting on Sunday evening after the team returned from Blacksburg to make sure the...
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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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