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With the hot sun blazing down on Shea Field - where the Boston College football team has set up shop for training camp - Tyler Murphy had just finished an individual workout and found himself as the last player walking off the field from practice.
Replacing a Heisman finalist is no easy task, but Myles Willis is up for the challenge. The Boston College running back takes the #24 spot on our list of the ACC's Top 25 Players to Watch. Despite backing up Andre Williams in 2013, Willis gave Eagles fans a taste of his abilities in 2013, rushing for 346 yards and two touchdowns. The sophomore will take on a much heavier workload for the Eagles offense this coming season.
With one day of practice under their belts, the Eagles returned to the field on Tuesday for the second day of preseason camp. Read what some of the players had to say about the upcoming season, joining the team at the Heights and filling some big shoes.
"Our specific goal right now, what I laid out it for the team was to win the opener [vs. UMass Aug. 30], get bowl eligible, and find a way to get to Charlotte,'' said Addazio, referring to the location of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game Dec. 6. "After laying that big picture out, the small picture is all about winning the opener. We've got to get prepared for the opener, period.''
The Atlantic Coast Conference owns a few prized possessions that once were property of the Southeastern Conference. Among them: A national championship trophy, a Heisman Trophy, and a measure of respect.