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BC offensive front got physical in opener against Villanova

Coach Steve Addazio was pleased with BC’s offensive line play against Villanova.
Coach Steve Addazio was pleased with BC’s offensive line play against Villanova.Winslow Townson/for The Globe

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The Boston College offensive line is fairly imposing. The smallest player in stature, junior right guard Harris Williams, checks in at a sturdy 6 feet, 3 inches, 298 pounds.

 In preseason camp, first-year coach Steve Addazio wanted to see more from his offensive line, a unit working three new starters into the trenches.

 “They took a lot of criticism,” said Addazio Monday.

 But his voice raised a decibel or two when analyzing the play of the unit in Saturday’s 24-14 season-opening win over Villanova at Alumni Stadium.

 “I was really excited with how physical we played up front — they really played hard,” he said, knowing that a continuation of that effort will be necessary in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener Friday night against Wake Forest.

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