August 25, 2006

Depth chart breakdown

Boston College head coach Tom O'Brien released his two-deep roster for BC's opener against Central Michigan next Thursday. While most positions were predictable, there were a few surprises sprinkled in, especially regarding what true freshmen will be making an impact.

The first thing that stood out to me when taking a look was that true freshman Alex Albright is the backup defensive end over Allan Smith. I'm not sure if Smith is banged up but he was certainly impressive through much of the spring. Albright is very skinny at 230 pounds on his 6-foot-5 frame. Smith isn't huge either, but one would assume he's a little stronger after a year in the weight room.

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