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BC football’s spirits get a lift

Win offers shot of confidence

By no means do the problems that have plagued Boston College’s football team this season go away with one come-from-behind win, coach Frank Spaziani said.

But beating visiting Maryland Saturday, 20-17, gave the Eagles a shot of confidence after they had lost five straight. The tone in the locker room was dramatically different than it was after the most recent defeats, to Army, Florida State, and Georgia Tech, and that is valuable for a 2-6 team trying to make the most of its four remaining games.

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