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Addazio looking for a few good men

Boston College coach Steve Addazio has done about all he can in preparing his team for this season’s opener against Maine on Saturday and the 2015 college football season. BC will have a fairly young team, with new people in key positions such as QB, the offensive line and wide receiver. The talent might indeed…

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SEC ready to re-establish its superiority

No college football season can start–or in most cases–end without the influence of the Southeastern Conference, which is why Texas A&M vs. Arizona State and Alabama vs. Wisconsin are two of the more intriguing opening weekend match ups. The SEC run of seven straight national titles ended two years ago and its run of being…

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Will Irish eyes be smiling?

There are signs that say Notre Dame is Final Four ready. Eighteen starters returning, NO Everett Golson, an offensive line that is anchored by a potential No. 1 National Football League draft pick and a schedule which is without a Big Ten opponent for the first time in 99 years. If you drank the Cool…

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Wade and BC facing challenge

The easy part of the season is over for Darius Wade. All the mistakes made in a spring and summer of on-the-job training as the new starting quarterback at Boston College will be filed away. The task of learning a system, playing a new role, will now kick into a different gear, beginning on Saturday…

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Beware of the Trojans

So it is mid-August and the start of the college football season is weeks instead of months away. You are a college football fan and you have studied all of the Pre-season Top 25s. You see Ohio State at the top of almost every list. Seems like a sound choice since Urban Meyer has yet…

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