The bad news just keeps rolling in for the Boston College football team who lost another member of their 2012 recruiting class. Catholic Memorial's Donovan Henry, who verballed in 2011 to play cornerback for the Eagles, has changed his mind.
The Boston College football recruiting class took a hit when Catholic Memorial running back/defensive back Donovan Henry decommitted and will run track at Northeastern.
A Catholic Conference All-Star in football, Henry is widely regarded as one of the top track performers in New England. This season, Henry has turned in personal bests in the 55-meters (6.58), 300-meters (35.34) and 600-meters (1:24.79).
Another blow to a class that seems to be shrinking by the day. Henry could have added some depth at secondary, a position that was battered last year due to injury. He also could have added something this team needs -- speed.
Curious why he isn't running track at Boston College.
So, in the past week now, BC has lost recruits to Harvard, Virginia and now the Northeastern track team. This offseason has become a play so absurd that even Ionesco would never have imagined it. On National Signing Day, I am half expecting to hear that Steven Daniels has decided to skip college to join the traveling circus.
Boston College is allowed to have 85 scholarships players on their roster, and right now including the guys currently committed they are hovering below 80. And that isn't including any attrition that could occur over the summer in the form of transfers, academic ineligibility, etc. Spaz and Co. are putting this team in a serious hole, and unless they pull off some miracle, BC will be playing as if they are under NCAA sanctions next year. None of this year's recruiting plan of banking scholarships makes any sense.
Any of you readers have any NCAA eligibility left?