Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 10/27/11

FOXBOROUGH - MAY 2: Ron Brace #60 answers questions after the New England Patriots Minicamp at Gillette Stadium May 2, 2009 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
FOXBORO, Mass. -- Seven years ago Thursday, Patriots defensive lineman Ron Brace remembers hanging out at the Boston College dorms and watching the Red Sox put the finishing touches on Game 4 of the World Series. Brace wasn't much of a baseball fan -- growing up in Springfield, Mass., Brace and his friends only played football and basketball -- but he caught onto the game during the Sox' playoff run. And of course, he was like any other college kid who liked to celebrate a good time. There were plenty of those to be had, and they hit their apex...
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