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Boston College Daily Links: 2015 Draft Previews

Daily links for Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Happy Wednesday, Eagles!

2015 NFL Draft: Boston College Preview ( previews next year's NFL Draft for Boston College, profiling C Andy Gallik, DE Brian Mihalik, OL Ian Silberman, SS Dominique Williams, DB Sean Sylvia and OT Seth Betancourt's chances of catching on at the next level.

2015 NHL Draft: Top First-Year Eligible New England Prospects (SB Nation College Hockey)
Speaking of next year's drafts, SBN College Hockey takes a look at the top prospects playing in or born in and around New England for the 2015 NHL Draft. Future Eagles Noah Hanifin, Colin White, David Cotton, Connor Moore and Jeremy Bracco all make the list.

Future Eagle Nolan Borgensen talks about his Boston College commitment over at

"I think I fit into the program really well," he said. "They had a Heisman runner up at tailback (last year), so obviously they are gonna run the ball. So a lot of people think they only run the ball.

"But they are kind of changing with the new quarterbacks coming in -- Darius Wade and (Elijah Robinson). So I'm happy where they are heading from an offensive standpoint. And the staff is awesome. I love the place, love Boston itself, school-side, really everything about it."

Congratulations, Maryland, you are dead (Backing the Pack)
"There is no easier way than joining the Big Ten to stab your football program to death. Maryland didn't have much of a pulse to begin with, but now it's all but over and there is nothing left to sell. The vast majority of blue-chip football talent is cultivated in the southeast or California, and Maryland's no-man's-land existence, ultimately untenable in any context, is entirely toast."

Bye, Maryland!

UConn Hockey in Hartford - It Starts Now. (UCONNHUSKIES.COM)
The UConn men's hockey program announced their 2014-15 schedule for the Huskies inaugural season in Hockey East. In the HEA schedule-makers infinite wisdom, the BC @ UConn game is a random Wednesday night in Hartford (11/5). The Huskies make the return trip to the Heights on (1/24).


Sarah Behn a good fit as new Brown women's hoop coach (Boston Herald)
"I feel very fortunate," said Behn, who is elated just a month into her new job as the ninth head coach in program history, taking over following the retirement of long-time Bears coach Jean Burr. "I have worked hard in this business but at the same time I realize I am very fortunate to have gotten this position. I am excited and it is a really nice fit for me personally with my family’s connections. Brown is a world-class institution so I am happy to be a representative of our basketball team.