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Boston College Daily Links: Not Making Excuses, Making Excuses

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“There was a lot being thrown at them. Again, not making excuses for them, but they’re having a difficult time handling it. There’s a toll. They’re human beings. But once again, these guys, I think they’ll respond the right way. We’re still playing hard. That’s the encouraging thing.”

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Hole for Boston College football only gets deeper (Boston.com)
“It was almost like a perfect storm,” Spaziani said. “There was a lot being thrown at them. Again, not making excuses for them, but they’re having a difficult time handling it. There’s a toll. They’re human beings. But once again, these guys, I think they’ll respond the right way. We’re still playing hard. That’s the encouraging thing.”

Same old problems (BostonHerald.com)
“I think it’s up to us to keep it in perspective and also try and move forward,” BC coach Frank Spaziani said during a conference call yesterday. We have to try and help ourselves out and do something different. No battle was won by a pessimistic general. There’s football to be played and we’ll see how this plays out.”

Maryland Terrapins-Boston College Eagles Game Vitals: Terps Look to Bounce Back (Testudo Times)
Maryland possesses the ball, runs it on them successfully, and that limits the amount of passes BC gets to take, and therefore the amount of mistakes they can capitalize. If Maryland can run, they win. I know confidence doesn't come easy, but this might be the best time for it. (Assuming the team doesn't adopt the same mentality, natch.)

ACC power rankings: Week 9 (ESPN ACC Blog)
12. Boston College (1-6, 0-4; LW: No. 12) -- The Eagles have yet to beat an FBS team. They rank No. 112 in the country in rushing offense and No. 119 in rushing defense. Can’t run the ball. Can’t stop the run. Can’t win. Next ...

Eagles In The NFL - Week Seven (BCEagles.com)
An update of the 13 former Eagles players currently playing in the National Football League.

Sailing Placed Ninth at the Sherman Hoyt Regatta (BCEagles.com)
The Eagles A Division team of Raul Rios and Patrick Hession finished ninth this weekend with 112 points. The B Division team of Alex Cook, Lauran McKenna and Doyle Calhoun placed fifth with 93 points.