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Perry 'Ellis,' uh Hills, has Boston College's respect

Perry 'Ellis,' uh Hills, has Boston College's respect

Maryland quarterback Perry Hills is not exactly a household name among college football fans.

Boston College was certainly not that familiar with the fifth-year senior, at least until the Eagles started watching him on film in preparation for Monday’s Quick Lane Bowl at Ford Field against the Terps.

It’s not clear whether they know him beyond identifying him as No. 11.

Or maybe Boston College coach Steve Addazio and captain John Johnson were just too polite to correct a reporter who at Friday's press conference in Detroit asked whether “Perry Ellis” is an effective game-manager for the Terps.

The reporter, who spoke with a distinctive New England accent, asked both...