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Sports

Springing Into Action

By: Steven Principi

It may still be hockey time at Boston College, but football season isn’t far off. With the bubble over Alumni Stadium finally gone, the Eagles turn their attention to the 20th annual Jay McGillis Spring Game, which will be played this Saturday at 1 p.m.

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Football

At Pro Day, Kuechly Is Strong Again

Yesterday, Alumni Stadium played host to a local area Pro Day with scouts from 27 NFL teams. The main attraction was former Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly. Kuechly, who finished his career as the program’s leader in tackles, spent the week at BC after training in Florida for the past three months. […]

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Football

Notebook: Linebacker Writing Luke’s Gospel Of Defense

By: Brad Zak

After recording 21 tackles against the Duke Blue Devils, the accolades are starting to pour in for Luke Kuechly. Following his impressive Week 11 performance, Kuechly was named ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week and was named a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Award given to the Football Writers Association of America’s most outstanding defensive player.

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Sports

Skinner Fired

Al Skinner, head coach of the men’s basketball team, has been fired by Athletic Director Gene DeFilippo, according to sources in the Boston College athletics department. The firing will be made official at noon today in a press conference. […]

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Men's Basketball

Skinner Interviews With St. John’s

Al Skinner, the head coach of the Boston College men’s basketball team, is interviewing with St. John’s University for the Red Storm’s vacant head coaching position within the hour, according to Chris Cameron, associate athletic director for media relations. […]

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Football

Former Walk-On Energizes Eagles

His progress, like any other walk-on’s, has come in stages. As a freshman, he practiced with the scout team, redshirting because he wasn’t yet ready to play in games. As a sophomore, he finally saw the field, but only when the scholarship players’ days were complete. Even as a junior, he earned a scholarship, but saw only limited action as a backup linebacker. […]