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The Boston College football team had just finished practice. Most trudged off the field, but linebackers Kevin Pierre-Louis and Steele Divitto stayed to do extra work against tackling dummies.
While Divitto worked from his middle linebacker position, Pierre-Louis worked on a variety of moves from his strong-side (“Sam”) spot .
“The Sam is kind of a unique position in our deal,’’ said defensive coordinator Don Brown. “He’s a guy who has to have the ability to walk out and cover a slot — a wideout. He has to have the ability to be an edge guy and a blitz guy. Then he has to be a static 4-3 linebacker.
“There’s a lot on the dude.’’
And Pierre-Louis is the right dude for the job.