ACC Kickoff Leftovers (ACC Sports Journal)
"Judging by the external perception of our team, if we were to win any games, I think we would surprise somebody," said Cleary, a senior offensive tackle. "We fly under the radar. That’s just kind of what we do. And we’re comfortable in that kind of role."
Patriots add former Boston College defensive lineman Tim Bulman (BostonHerald.com)
They signed defensive lineman Tim Bulman to a one-year deal today, according to a source. Bulman is a Milton native who played at Boston College. He signed with the Cardinals as an undrafted free agent in 2005 and played with the Texans from 2006-11.
ACC: Top 5 Unheralded Players (CBSSports.com)
Coach Frank Spaziani has done an amazing job finding linebackers who can start and produce as soon as they step on campus. Luke Kuechly certainly fit that description, jumping to the NFL after three years. Also fitting that description is Pierre-Louis, who enters his third year in Chestnut Hill. He missed three games in 2011 due to injury but still finished second on the team with 74 tackles. At 6-1 and 215 pounds, Pierre-Louis has a good combination of size and speed. It'll be tough to find a better ACC linebacker in 2012.
Doug Flutie Talks Capital One Cup, CFB Playoffs, Boston College & More (The Big Lead)
Thank god for our hockey program right now. Boston College is the type of school that would be in the mix every year, very consistent across the board. But basketball’s down, football’s down. It’s frustrating. But what [coach] Jerry York has done with the hockey program is amazing. Every year he loses kids who go pro. When that happens, he’s out there recruiting and bringing in young kids every year. It’s great to watch them build as the year goes along and get better. By the second half of the season they are cruising. This year was the most dominant they’ve ever been. He’s a quality guy at BC.
Women's Soccer Releases 2012 Schedule (BCEagles.com)
Of the 19 teams Boston College will play this season, 12 made the NCAA Tournament in 2011 and nine were ranked in the NSCAA Final Top 25 poll, while six were ranked in the Top 10.
A Bridge To Opportunity (Florida Panthers)
"Right away they said I would be coming down in a week, so there was no doubt that I wouldn’t come so it has been great to be able to have that opportunity to just go right away and not have to wait around at all to really get into the organization and see how they do things and learn as much as I can," said [Michael] Matheson during Development Camp.