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Daily Links for Thursday, December 11, 2013

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2013 Heisman Watch - Heisman Trophy Candidates (ESPN)

Follow all the top Heisman Trophy candidates on Includes our weekly experts poll and past Heisman winners.

ESPN's poll has Andre Williams #2 to Jameis Winston. #goacc

Headlined by BCS title, Orange Bowl, ranking the ACC bowl games (ESPN)

5. Advocare V100, Arizona vs. Boston College (12:30 p.m., Dec. 31, ESPN). What's not to love about the matchup between Doak Walker finalists Ka'Deem Carey and Andre Williams? Williams, a Heisman finalist, leads the nation with 2,102 yards this season; Carey has 1,716 yards -- and at least 100 yards in every single game he has played in this year.

Video: Players to watch during 2013-14 college football bowl games (ESPN)

Ivan Maisel and Mark Schlabach offer up a list of players to keep an eye on during the 2013-14 bowl season.

Heisman Trophy Tales (The Washington Post)

Boston College sports information director Chris Cameron said that when Flutie's family relocated recently to Melbourne Beach, Fla., the 1984 Heisman was added to the home's trophy room.

Florida State-Auburn BCS title matchup tops 2013-14 bowl rankings (

18. AdvoCare V100 (Dec. 31): Arizona (7-5) vs. Boston College (7-5). The nation's top two rushers, Boston College's Andre Williams (175.2 yards per game) and Arizona's Ka'Deem Carey (156.0), will likely carry the ball a combined 85 times. This game kicks off at 12:30 p.m. ET and might be over by 2.

Andre Williams 'blown away' as Heisman finalist (ESPN Boston)

"I haven't been able to wrap my mind around it yet," he said. "I'm still really blown away about it. I'm still sifting through all the congratulations and phone calls. It's just a really awesome experience. I know it's a big deal, but I don't really know what the whole experience is going to entail in terms of the actual ceremony. I'm just looking forward to it and looking forward to being around all the other great athletes."

McKenzie Meehan Invited To US Under-20 National Team Camp - Boston College Official Athletic Site

Boston College sophomore McKenzie Meehan has been invited to the U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team training camp running from Dec. 14-21 in Sunrise, Fla. She is one of 24 student-athletes that will participate in the camp which will serve as the final preparation for the 2014 CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship. The top three finishes at that tournament will advance to the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup being held in Canada in August of next year.

Eagles in the NHL (

Seventeen Eagles are active on NHL rosters. See how they did over the last week in regular-season action.

Boyles, Demko Named Eagles of the Week (

Graduate student Corinne Boyles (women's ice hockey) and freshman Thatcher Demko (men's ice hockey) have been named Eagles of the Week for their performances on the ice last week.

Hockey East Power Rankings: Vermont, Maine Rising; Notre Dame, BU Falling (SB Nation College Hockey)

3. Boston College (10-4-2). The Eagles bounced back nicely from two straight losses by sweeping New Hampshire in a home-and-home series this past weekend. The biggest positive on the weekend was the play of junior Brian Billett and freshman Thatcher Demko in goal. Both players were outstanding in helping Jerry York's team pick up four points and guarantee being in first place heading into the Christmas break.