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October 03, 2009 - 1:24 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- Injury update: Boston College defensive end Alex Albright was seen on crutches favoring his right leg exiting the athletics center on his way to the trainers room during the halftime break. When asked what the injury was Albright turned with a grimace and said "don't know quite yet...
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October 03, 2009 - 1:05 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- Boston College is becoming quite proficient at these goal line stops. Last week it was Isaac Johnson and Wes Davis teaming up to stop Wake Forest and Riley Skinner on a forced fumble and recovery to end the game. In the second quarter against Florida State is was Luke Kuechly and...
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October 03, 2009 - 12:16 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- We at The BC Blog have finally come up with a nickname for the Eagles sophomore running back duo of Montel Harris and Josh Haden -- Double H: The Horse And Hound. Harris is the horse. He gets the majority of the carries for the Boston College offense while the Haden Hound provides...
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October 03, 2009 - 11:23 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- It is supposed to be a "Gold Out" day at Alumni Stadium. Fans have been encouraged to show their unity in the fight against cancer by purchasing gold "beat cancer" t-shirts in support of Mark Herzlich and his fight against Ewings Sarcoma ( which he may have finally won ). The "Gold...
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Mike Petraglia
October 03, 2009 - 11:01 am
CHESTNUT HILL - As the Eagles take the field today against the Florida State Seminoles, they do so after getting an big-time boost earlier in the week from their emotional leader. Mark Herzlich announced that he was '99-percent' cancer free. The linebacker was diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma earlier...
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October 01, 2009 - 8:26 am
CHESTNUT HILL '€” Big-time football is coming to Alumni Stadium this Saturday. It is not just because ESPN's College GameDay crew is heading to Boston College this weekend. That just adds to the level of intensity. It's also the football team paying a visit. Florida State is the kind of college...
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September 26, 2009 - 5:42 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- The best prize fighters are the ones who can take a hit, have their backs against the ropes, bounce back and deliver a knockout blow. As far as the Eagles were down last week, they came back this week to set the record straight. Rather than acting defeated in the wake of their loss...
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Mike Petraglia
September 26, 2009 - 3:01 pm
CHESTNUT HILL '€” The last thing quarterback Riley Skinner wanted to hear was a word of consolation after fumbling away a near-certain victory Saturday afternoon at Boston College . But BC senior Mike McLaughlin, in his first game back from an Achilles injury, came over and offered them to the...
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September 26, 2009 - 12:12 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- Between the third and fourth quarters Mario Trueba of the Orange Bowl presented a $5,000 check to Mark Herzlich and Uplifting Athletes. The check is a benefit for the Sarcoma Foundation of America for cancer research and treatment. Herzlich, a Butkus Award finalist for the nation's...
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September 26, 2009 - 12:08 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- The offenses have bogged down here in the third quarter as Boston College and Wake Forest trade punts. It that regard the game has become a mini-match between Eagles' punter Ryan Quigley and his Wake Forest counterpart Shane Popham. Boston College ran 15 plays for 73 yards while...
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