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Boston College hires Jagodzinski

From the Associated Press

Boston College hired Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Jeff Jagodzinski, a former Golden Eagles assistant, to be its head coach.

Jagodzinski, 43, signed a five-year contract and is scheduled to be introduced on campus tonight. Jagodzinski spent 14 years as a college coach at Wisconsin Whitewater, Northern Illinois, Louisiana State and East Carolina before serving as offensive coordinator at Boston College in 1997-98.

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