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BC's Tennant thinking big at combine

At 300 pounds, Eagles' top prospect hopes to get noticed

Updated: February 27, 2010, 6:14 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- When Boston College center Matt Tennant arrived in the media workroom Friday at the NFL combine, the first question he was asked was his weight. The answer, 300 pounds, was significant.

"I didn't want to be the lone offensive lineman to weigh in at sub-300," he said. "Some teams say it's important for you to be 300, other teams don't. But I'd rather be 300 and have to lose weight, because I think it's a little bit easier for me. It's not really that big a deal. I've played ...

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