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NFL Draft 2007

Being selective about it

For the most part, BC linemen try to block out draft hysteria

Harvard running back Clifton Dawson, one of the top New England prospects, has a 4.58 40 and a nose for the goal line. Harvard running back Clifton Dawson, one of the top New England prospects, has a 4.58 40 and a nose for the goal line. (FILE/JOHN TLUMACKI/GLOBE STAFF)
By Jim McCabe
Globe Staff / April 24, 2007

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He had run for them. He had jumped for them. He had lifted weights for them. He had blocked for them. He had tackled moving locomotives for them. OK, that last entry is embellishment, but you get the point. Josh Beekman had done all the grunt work, all the muscle stuff, poured out every ounce of sweat he had. Now ... (Full article: 1135 words)

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