Happy Holidays! Hope you are all enjoying some time with friends and family. Posting will be light here the rest of the week with not much going on in the world of Boston College sports. We'll have GameThreads up for the hoops game against Harvard and the Great Lakes Invitational.
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BC’s Humphrey looking for comfort zone (The Boston Globe)
"It’s easy for a school to take a freshman and start with him,’’ said Humphrey. "A transfer, they’re supplying you with three years [of school] for two [of basketball]. So you may have to find a school that wants you bad enough to pay for that year of school while you’re sitting out that year.’’
Edgy Tim O'Halloran on football recruiting | Oklahoma on the radar for Bremen's Smith (chicagotribune.com)
Bremen running back David Smith was hoping to have his college decision made after taking official visits to Boston College, Purdue, Cincinnati and West Virginia. But Oklahoma suddenly entered the picture, putting that decision on hold.
Boston College offers junior OT (ESPN Football Recruiting - Midwest Region Blog)
Logan Tuley-Tillman picked up offer No. 10 just before the holidays when Boston College offered the Peoria (Ill.) Manual junior offensive tackle. It is the sixth offer for the 6-foot-7, 280-pound left tackle since Dec. 14 alone. During that span schools such as Michigan, Notre Dame, Ohio State and Tennessee offered.
Justin Simmons was the player offenses tried to avoid, yet he still scored two defensive touchdowns (TCPalm.com PrepZone)
Simmons finished the year with 90 tackles, five interceptions — two returned for touchdowns — and a fumble recovery, and he did all that despite rarely coming off the field. The safety/receiver also had 794 yards of offense and eight offensive touchdowns, including a game-winning catch in the final seconds of the Tigers' regional quarterfinal, and added 212 yards on 10 returns. He is the Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers All-Area Football Defensive Player of the Year.
ACC Football Commitment Lists: Atlantic Division, Dec. 28 (ACC Sports Journal)
Syracuse In The ACC: Coastal Or Atlantic? (Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician)
If there are two schools that Syracuse will want to play as much as possible, it's Pitt and the Boston College Eagles. SU has the most history with these two and will want to take advantage of the regional rivalries.
The 5 Best BC Sports Moments of 2011 (Soaring to Glory)
2011 was not great for the interests of Boston College sports, but you knew that already. In spite of that, there remained several enjoyable individual moments upon which we should reflect. This year, the pool of great moments is thinner, and that probably reflects in this Top 5 – alright, it definitely reflects – but with Christmas having just come and gone, we could use some more cheer.