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Sunday football notes

UMass’s Emil Igwenagu out to earn wings as Eagle

When Emil Igwenagu takes the field at Gillette Stadium Monday night for the Eagles against the Patriots, one of the people responsible for him appearing in the NFL won’t be there.

“We still have practice Monday night, so I can’t go,” said Holy Name (Worcester) coach Mike Pucko. “This is a test. When you preach no one person is more important than the team all these years and then when you get to a point like this, you have to back it.

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