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BC’s Andre Williams takes slow and steady approach to preseason camp

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There was little concern about the potential consequences when Boston College coach Steve Addazio curtailed Andre Williams’s workload during preseason camp. Addazio’s careful management of his senior running back’s repetitions in camp was all about making sure Williams was rested and ready to go for the Aug. 31 opener against Villanova — and beyond.

“I want to keep him healthy more than I want to keep him fresh,’’ said Addazio, who increased Williams’s repetitions in the final scrimmage game Wednesday at Shea Field, where the Eagles went through a final dress rehearsal for the opener in shorts and shoulder pads.

Mindful of the considerable gap between Williams and the rest of the running backs on the roster, Addazio did not want to grind down his senior workhorse.

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