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Adams and Hazard (AP)

Adams, Hazard to Lead Young Receivers

Last year at this time, Boston College was preparing to commence its 2002 campaign with three returning wide receivers who had caught a pass in 2001: Jamal Burke, Keith Hemmings, and Grant Adams. This year, the Eagles return just two wide-outs that have <b>ever</b> caught a pass at the collegiate level: juniors Adams and Joel Hazard. <BR> <B>Free Preview of Insider Content!</b>

2002's three returning receivers, however, combined for 35 receptions, while Adams alone hauled in 37 passes last season. Add in Hazard's 19 catches for 231 yards and the fact that Adams' 37 receptions for 542 yards were second on the team and would have led the Eagles in 2001, and this Boston College team returns much more at wide-out than the 2002 squad did. As the only 2003 Eagle receivers...