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Boston College Daily Links: Heismandre Williams

Daily Links for Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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Good morning! It's game day for the BC hockey team as they take the short trip down Soldiers Field Road to Allston to take on Harvard. Start your day with some quality links:

Andre Williams of Boston College Eagles deserves Heisman consideration (ESPN)

Williams shrugs off any suggestion he is the best rusher in the nation, or somebody worthy of sitting at the Heisman ceremony in New York in December. That simply is not his style. But considering his transformation from injury-prone backup to bull-rushing behemoth, it is worth taking a look at where his accomplishments this year fit in the national picture.

Eagles in the NFL - Week 11 (

Eleven former Eagles are active on NFL rosters. See how they did in Week 11 action.

I heard Luke Kuechly played in a game.

Boston College RB Andre Williams has records, wants to finish career in bowl game - The Washington Post

Williams has continued to knock down the records as if they were defensive backs trying to arm-tackle him in the open field: BC's single-game rushing record, the school's single-season mark, his own single-game record again, and then the Atlantic Coast Conference records for a game and a season.

Boston College football team bowl eligible, but it has some work to do - Sports - The Boston Globe

The Boston College football team Saturday accomplished its goal of becoming bowl eligible for the first time since 2010, scoring an all-important sixth win with its 38-21 triumph over North Carolina State. But the Eagles, who improved to 6-4 overall and 3-3 in the Atlantic Coast Conference, know nothing is etched in stone, not even after Andre Williams bowled over the Wolfpack by running 42 times for an ACC-record 339 yards and two touchdowns.

Westphal, Williams Named Eagles of the Week (

Junior Liv Westphal (cross country) and senior Andre Williams (football) have been named Eagles of the Week for their performances last week.

Hockey East Power Rankings: Providence, Boston College and Notre Dame Occupy Top Three Spots (SB Nation College Hockey)

2. Boston College. The Eagles averted disaster twice this past week. Jerry York's club is by far the deepest and most talented team in the league, but it didn't exactly play up to par against UMass. When a team has Johnny Gaudreau and Kevin Hayes on its side, it's tough to get to worked up about a closer than expected weekend against an inferior opponent.

Plasteras Named Northeast Regional Player of the Year (

Boston College junior Emma Plasteras was named the 2013 Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I Regional Player of the Year, the office announced on Tuesday morning. Along with Plasteras, four other field hockey players were named to the All-Northeast Regional team.