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Boston College Daily Links: "Sense Of Community" Without A Spring Game

Daily links for Tuesday, April 23, 2013.


BC Football Moves Past Canceled Spring Game (Heights Sports Blog)
“We had a really great sense of community on Saturday,” Addazio said. “25 plays on the football field would not have brought you what we were able to get done on Saturday. It just wouldn’t have. That would’ve been overrated in comparison.”

Six years after then left tackle Gosder Cherilus started on the same Boston College offensive line with then right tackle Anthony Castonzo, the two are reunited, albeit on opposite sides of the line, in Indianapolis.

Okechukwu Okoroha seeks second chance at NFL dream (
“There wasn’t anything, really, to replace [football],’’ Okoroha said. “It was just the belief that I was going to get back on the field somewhere. It was just keeping that hope. That’s all I had, really — it was just hope. It was the belief I was going to play again. So I just tried to stay as positive as I could.’’

Q&A with Boston College--OT--John Wetzel (
One of the first guys on that list was JohnWetzel from Boston College. If you do your homework you realize that a guy like John is exactly the type of player you pencil into your starting lineup and forget about for 12 years. Below is a copy of the conversation I had with John as he prepared for the upcoming draft.

10 questions after wrapping spring practice in the ACC (
2. How will three new coaches shape their schemes to match inherited personnel? Three new head coaches will make their debut this fall: NC State's Dave Doeren, Boston College's Steve Addazio, and Syracuse's Scott Shafer. Addazio ran a hard-nosed, power rushing attack at Temple but inherits an Eagles team that has a strong passing attack with quarterback Chase Rettig and wide receiver Alex Amidon.

Kennedy Returns for Second Stint as U.S. U18 Assistant Coach (
Associate Head Coach Courtney Kennedy has been selected to serve as assistant coach of the U.S. Women's National Under-18 Team for the 2013-14 season in an announcement made by USA Hockey.

Pandolfo Continues the Family Softball Legacy (
In the Pandolfo family it has become commonplace to be a captain of the Boston College softball team. Senior Maria Pandolfo is the third Pandolfo sister to take on the leadership role for the Eagles.