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Boston College Daily Links: Kuechly, Fletcher And The 2012 NFL Draft


Mel Kiper's Top Five Linebackers (Bleeding Green Nation)
A solid pairing at the top, both Kuechly and Burfict are well-known among evaluators and should crack the first round. Both have a ton of experience and will be able to step in, make calls and help teams immediately. I'm glad to see Hightower is back in this picture after he suffered a knee injury that kept him out of action in 2010.

WNF Talks with Boston College CB Donnie Fletcher (Who's Next Football)
If you could compare your game to one NFL CB, who would it be? I would say my game has many similarities to Nnamdi Asomugha of the Philadelphia Eagles. We are both physical CBs who have the ability to jam receivers at the line and cover effectively as well. Also, he can make tackles on ball carriers.

Hun’s Dudeck to Join Boston College Football; Other Local High School Athletes Make Choices (Town Topics)
"I loved everything about it. I want to play big time football and they are in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). It is a great institution academically. Everything felt right."

A quick, early look at FSU’s *tentative* 2012 football schedule (Chopping Block)
The Seminoles earned a 38-7 win over the Eagles last fall in Chestnut Hill, Mass. FSU’s defense had another one of its dominating mid-season performances, holding Boston College to barely 200 yards of total offense. An ACC Atlantic Division game, the ballgame will be important for the Seminoles as they move through the conference campaign and search for a return trip to the conference title game.

Eagles in good shape with 2013 ATH (
"The Boston College junior day was great," Butler said. "It was everything I expected. It was more than I expected, really. The campus was great, the facilities were nice and the coaches were nice. I really liked it."


ACC Midseason Report Card Articles (ACC Sports Journal)
D : It’s been an ugly season so far, but with the lack of talent and experience on the roster no coach may have been able to keep the Eagles from a rebuilding year. Still you have to question Donahue’s recruiting job since their young rotation is now mostly full of players he recruited.

John Bagley Named 2012 ACC Tournament Legend (
Former men's basketball great John Bagley has been named Boston College's representative in the 2012 class of Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Tournament Legends, announced Thursday by Commissioner John Swofford.


Ratings Roundup Week 18 (
The Boston College women’s ice hockey team fell two spots to No. 6 on the latest USCHO and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine polls. Last week, the Eagles (19-8-3, 11-3-2 Hockey East) tied No. 7 Northeastern, 1-1, at the 34th Annual Beanpot and lost to Providence, 6-2.