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Boston College Daily Links: A(nother) New Beginning For Eagles Football

Spaziani, BC want a new beginning (
"For example, we have a little bit more experience than we had the last year. We have a little bit more maturity and more solidarity in a lot of areas with the attitude and morale. Guys have grown up a little bit. We don’t have as many senior leaders that we would like, but that is just the way it is."

Doug Martin up for Boston College challenge (
“I think he can be an All-ACC quarterback,” said Martin. “I think he has a great arm and great anticipation and he sees the field really well. He has great vision of the field from the pocket. You can’t coach that and you can’t teach that. Either the kid has it or he doesn’t have it and he does."

A feel-good start to fall camp at BC (The MetroWest Daily News)
"Some of the younger guys over on defense have to improve their game, which they will," said Spaziani. "And other guys have to step up. If you lose 40 percent production from Luke, you need to get five, 10 percent from different pieces out there. And some of those guys are really ready to cross a line. They’re primed for it."

Boston College: Best case, worst case (
The Eagles could be playing for bowl eligibility by late in the fall. On the other hand, they could be playing out the season trying to its their coach's job.

Joe Tessitore becoming voice of college football, upset by upset (
Great read on a BC alum.

Rookie linebacker a model guy for Panthers (Gaston Gazette)
"Right out of the gate he’s adjusted great and I’ve never seen a rookie linebacker come in and pick it up as fast has he has," Panthers veteran linebacker Jon Beason said. "He stays late, studies, and asks a lot of questions. He’s also very athletic with great ball skills. He’s just the prototype, he fits the bill. He’s going to help us out on defense tremendously."

Cowboys LB Albright also being trained at TE (Cowboys Corner)
Cowboys linebacker Alex Albright received a look at tight end during Monday’s afternoon practice, his first time to line up as an offensive player since he was a running back in junior high.

22 Make Cut at U.S. Junior Camp (College Hockey, Inc.)
Gaudreau! Nine of the players remaining in camp played college hockey in 2011-12, led by NCAA champion John Gaudreau (Boston College) and Frozen Four participants Shayne Gostisbehere (Union) and Travis Boyd (Minnesota).

More Lineup Scenarios (The Boston College Hockey Blog)
Johnny G- Pat Mullane-Steven Whitney. If this line were created, it could very easily be up there with the Whitney-Gibby-Atkinson line in terms of best line in the past couple of years. I mean, you have one of the most talented players we have seen in recent memory in Johnny G, a really solid centerman in Pat Mullane and a player like Steve Whitney who has performed at a high level in each of his three years at BC.

Frates, Gambino and Others to Play in Old Time Baseball Game (
Members of the Boston College baseball team will participate in the 19th Annual Injured Workers Pharmacy Oldtime Baseball Game on Monday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. at St. Peter's Field in Cambridge. Director of Baseball Operations Pete Frates will start at first base for the first pitch while head coach Mike Gambino will play second base. Frates was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) in March 2012 at 27 years old.