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Boston College shaking up practice to ignite a spark

After taking another shot to the chin with a 37-17 loss to Georgia Tech last Saturday, Boston College coach Frank Spaziani went to the drawing board. He decided that as the Eagles prepared for Maryland this week, he’d turn the temperature up during practice.

Instead of pushing around the scout team, he had the first-team defense knock helmets with the first-team offense.

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