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Daily Links for December 18, 2013, featuring All-American Andre Williams, recruiting updates, alumni news, and a look at the US World Junior team

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50 days to football's national signing day - ESPN

Boston College commit Jonathan Hilliman (Jersey City, N.J./Saint Peter's Prep): The No. 285-ranked Hilliman flipped from Rutgers to the Eagles and could be a near-perfect replacement for Heisman Trophy finalist Andre Williams.

Recruiting interest continues to build for DeKalb's Brown | Daily Chronicle

Brown visited Wisconsin, Missouri, Purdue and Illinois during football season, and Iowa also joined in on his recruitment. He said Boston College and Purdue are on the verge of offering him scholarships to add to offers from Illinois, Northern Illinois, Kent State and Toledo.

2013-2014 ACC bowl games: Conference TV schedule and things to know (

The ACC has an NCAA-record 11 teams in bowl games, including a BCS at-large and the favorite to win the BCS National Championship. Let's talk about them all!

Report: Patriots Work Out CFL All-Star Henoc Muamba, Boston College Product Alex Albright (

Linebackers Alex Albright and Henoc Muamba were brought in by New England for workouts recently, according to Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post. Albright spent two years with the Cowboys after going undrafted out of Boston College. He played defensive end in college but was moved to linebacker in the NFL.

Eagles in the NFL - Week 15 (

Check out how Boston College's Eagles in the NFL performed last week.

BC’s Andre Williams Named AP All-American " CBS Boston

After being a Heisman finalist for his stellar season out of the Boston College backfield, running back Andre Williams has been named to the Associated Press All-American First Team.

"College Hockey Slap Schotts: NCAA gets it right with Frozen Four sites"

I must say that the NCAA got it right with the selections. Boston hasn't hosted a Frozen Four since 2004. The NCAA wanted a city that has had hosting experience and wouldn't have a difficult time preparing to host on short notice. Boston fits the bill

.Minnesota ends first half still No. 1 in D-I women’s rankings :: :: U.S. College Hockey Online

Wisconsin sits second, Cornell third, North Dakota fourth and Harvard at No. 5 rounds out the top five. Clarkson is again No. 6, followed by Boston College at No. 7, Boston University at No. 8, Quinnipiac ninth and Robert Morris in the No. 10 slot.

2014 World Juniors: United States National Junior Training Camp Day 2 & 3 Thoughts - SB Nation College Hockey

As far as goaltending goes, Gillies will play the first half while Stolarz will play the second. Whether or not Thatcher Demko plays in the two exhibition games overseas or in the tournament is going to depend on how the other two perform.

For his part, Demko, who was out for Boston College with an injury earlier this season, was okay with the news, telling me, "Everywhere I've been, I've been trying to pick up things from the goalies I've been playing with. Even in Omaha (in 2011-12) with Alex Lyon, I learned more from him than actually playing that year. It's definitely something going into this tournament that I'm looking forward to.