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Giants coach Tom Coughlin standing test of time

It doesn’t seem all that long ago that Tom Coughlin was resurrecting the Boston College football program after the team had slumped at the end of Jack Bicknell’s tenure.

Coughlin was 45 when he arrived at The Heights in 1991, and turned 4-7 into 8-3-1 and 9-3, including a stunning 41-39 road victory over top-ranked Notre Dame.

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