Boston College Daily Links: More On Williams, Okoroha

No safety in numbers: BC dismisses Okoroha (BostonHerald.com)
Although the team did not practice yesterday, associate athletic director Chris Cameron said Williams was involved in its picture day without the aid of crutches, and his status appears to be of the day-to-day variety. However, a sprained ankle can be a tricky injury for which to project a recovery. "He may miss some time, but we’ve got a little time here," Spaziani said.

BC dismisses junior safety Okoroha (The Milford Daily News)
"(Okoroha) is aggressive, which we like and the coaches like," sophomore cornerback C.J. Jones said last week, well before yesterday's dismissal. "He also makes the game fun with his best friend (Dominick LeGrande) back there at safety. Those two are comfortable with each other and know how to stir things up."

BC’s Harris knew knee wasn’t right (Boston.com)
There will be no rush to return. “I’m taking it slow right now,’’ said Harris, who will be on crutches for a few days before he starts riding a bike and jogging. “I hope to be back no later than the third game [against Duke Sept. 17].’’

ACC FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Boston College (ACC Insider)
"If you start thinking about awards, you lose sight of what you came here to do. Our goal right now is to win games. If we win the ACC championship and neither Montel (Harris) or I win an award, we won’t care at all. If we win all the awards and don’t win the ACC championship game, we’ll be disappointed." Junior linebacker Luke Kuechly.

BC Football News on Twitter @BCFootballNews
Position changes from training came practice No. 16: C.J. Parsons (#88) will now play tight end and Hampton Hughes is now a safety.

Decision close after Golden visit (Eagle Action!)
Aside from dealing with their practice on Saturday, the BC coaching staff also had a chance to host three-star athlete Malik Golden of Cheshire (Conn.) Academy. More importantly, this visit turned out to be Golden's last, as he is planning to announce his final decision on Wednesday night, and the Eagles are in his final four.

Swofford: NCAA Probes Around ACC 'Disappointing' (NYTimes.com)
Despite the turmoil, Swofford told The Associated Press Monday he has "a lot of confidence in the people" at ACC institutions to correct any problems. Though several ACC schools have reportedly considered leaving the conference for leagues pondering expansion, Swofford says members are happy with the current 12-team size.

Status of Peyton Manning, Chris Johnson two of the biggest questions in NFL these days (SI.com)
With respect to Charlie Johnson, the gap-plugger at left tackle after the failed experiment with Tony Ugoh, Castonzo was the logical pick last April. The Colts know they should have taken Rodger Saffold to play left tackle last year. They picked Hughes instead. Castonzo, the most experienced left tackle prospect in the draft, and the Colts hope he'll be the blindside guy for the guy who succeeds Manning. In 2021, or whenever.

Sweden to Scotland: A Q & A with Alejandro Bedoya (U.S. Soccer)
Alejandro Bedoya is on the move. After one of the standout performances for the U.S. at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup, Scottish Premier League giants Rangers came calling for the services of the 24-year-old from Weston, Fla. After eight goals in 65 appearances for Örebro, Bedoya heads to Glasgow with gratitude for his club in Sweden and excitement at the prospect of winning trophies and competing against Europe’s best.

In pictures: Mark Herzlich’s first NFL interception (Soaring to Glory)

Andre Williams on Twitter @drewill44
Just watched my former teammate @MarkHerzlich tell everyone why he's a boss. Trying to see you across the field again one day.

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