Ten teams with huge holes to fill in 2012 (Campus Union)
Kuechly’s apparent replacement, Sean Duggan, attended the same high school as his predecessor, and started three games last season at weakside linebacker. Thinking about Boston College football makes us sad. Can we go back to asking Frank Spaziani about the Red Sox instead?
Q&A With Boston College OT Emmett Cleary (ACC Sports Journal)
“It’s been a learning experience, learning four offenses in five years. No, in all honesty, some of that is overblown. The transition’s not as tough as people think. With the amount of film and practice time that a Division I team has, we know the offense well after the spring.”
ACC: Analyzing returning sack production for each team (CBSSports)
Only three of the ACC's 12 schools ranked in the top 50 nationally in total sacks in 2011. Here are some stats to give a rough sketch of the kind of pass rush each team returns based on sack production.
BC Report: Rettig needs to kick it up a notch at QB (A Jersey Guy)
What Chase Rettig needs to do this season–and what Doug Martin and Frank Spaziani need to do is to work on Rettig’s fast twitch thinking ability and potential. If they can do that, Rettig might have the break through season he wants and BC desperately needs.
5 reasons Chris Kreider is going to win Rookie of the Year next season (Backhand Shelf)
Chris Kreider made his debut for the New York Rangers in playoffs last season, and quickly became the first person in NHL history who’s first two career goals were playoff game winners. He played in 18 contests, and finished with five goals (first person to ever score five times before seeing a regular season game), and two assists for seven points. He’s also going to win the Calder Trophy next season.
Q&A With Victoria DiMartino (BCEagles.com)
This season, DiMartino will be called upon for her leadership on and off the field as the women’s soccer team looks to reach the national championship game of this year’s NCAA Tournament Final Four. She sat down with BC Athletics as the team’s season gets underway.
ACC Announces 2011-12 Academic Honor Roll (TheACC.com)
Duke led the league with an ACC-record 452 honorees, and Boston College followed with 369. Virginia was third with 291 honorees, closely followed by North Carolina with 290. Maryland saw 259 student-athletes earn honors, followed by Virginia Tech (225), NC State (209), Clemson (194), Florida State (192), Georgia Tech (149), Wake Forest (140) and Miami (133).