Posted: 6:00 a.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013
By Brian Favat
ACC Football Divisional Realignment: What are the Most Important Factors for a Better Divisional Setup? (Atlantic Coast Convos)
Now that the ACC‘s no longer in imminent peril, everyone can shift away from realignment theories and focus on other things… like divisional realignment theories. While the ACC does effectively have a wall built around its borders, that doesn’t change the issue it’s been having with the on-field football product of late.
An Owner's Manual for the new-look ACC (Blogger So Dear)
Here is a handy guide for living in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
How Much Will Schedule Strength Affect Playoff Selection? (Team Speed Kills)
Many in the sport have argued that the playoff will force teams to beef up their schedules. Is that really true?
West Potomac RB Demornay Pierson-El picks up Nebraska offer (Washington Post)
“I don’t feel like I have to commit to somebody,” said Pierson-El, who also was a first-team all-district choice at returner and defensive back. “Those guys’ recruitment started way before mine, so they’ve been to schools they want to go to and they chose theirs and they were comfortable with their choice. Mine is just starting to pick up.”
A Real Pro: Jim Noel Signs as a Free Agent with the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks (Everett Independent)
“I think I could fit in the Seahawks’ defensive scheme very well, so I think that’s what they’re intrigued about,” said Noel, who was also contacted by the New Orleans Saints.
Pierre-Louis focusing on making BC better (Thehour.com)
"I just want to make up for lost time honestly. I feel as though maybe there was one play which I didn't try as hard as I could have, or one rep in the weight room where I should have gotten one more rep. I take this personally," said Pierre-Louis. "I think to myself, the time is ticking, and I have to put the pressure on myself and be a leader, and just be who I believe I can be. I truly haven't gotten to that level. But I will this season. After that, I can see what happens, but right now my whole focus is on getting BC back to where we belong."
Eagles in the NHL - 5/1/13 (BCEagles.com)
Atkins records consecutive two-point games, Eaves tallies three points, and B. Smith scores in his first appearance of the season.
BC’s basketball team adds upgrades with trio of new players (The Boston Globe)
Said Donahue, “Garland is more of a wing, but he’s really athletically gifted and versatile. He can play on the perimeter, but at the same time he can guard the 4s, so he’s got a lot of versatility.’’
Q&A;: Peter Souders (Conte Confidential)
When his collegiate fencing career came to an end last year, Peter Souders wasn’t ready to give up the sport that he loves. So, this year, the former Boston College fencing captain has made the rounds on the international circuit as a member of USA Fencing. In between tournaments, Souders caught up with Conte Confidential to talk about his experiences this year, his future in the sport, his time at BC and much more.