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New Era Pinstripe Bowl: Depth Chart For Boston College Eagles

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Who's starting?

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Bowling time. Who will be starting for the Eagles against the Nittany Lions in the Bronx? Let's take a look at the two deep.

Offense

QB
1. Tyler Murphy (6-2, 213, Gr.)
2. Darius Wade (6-0, 201, Fr.)

Penn State has the 10th ranked passing defense, allowing 185 yards a game, so "hucka chucka football" probably wouldn't be wise.

TB

1. Myles Willis (5-9, 203, So.)
2. Tyler Rouse (5-8, 194, So.) OR Marcus Outlow (5-10, 207, Fr.) OR Jon Hilliman (6-0, 215, Fr.) OR Richard Wilson (5-10, 212, Fr.)

Penn State has the top rated rushing defense in the country, allowing 85 yards a game.

FB
1. Bobby Wolford (6-2, 248, So.)
2. Sean Burke (5-11, 234, Jr.)

Same as every other game this season.

WR
1. Charlie Callinan (6-4, 220, So.) 
2. Jeffrey Jay (6-2, 197, Sr.)
Nat Dixon (6-3, 172, Fr.)

WR
1. Josh Bordner (6-4, 230, Gr.)
2. Thadd Smith (5-9, 168, Fr.) OR Gabe McClary (6-3, 185, Fr.)

WR
Dan Crimmins (6-5, 237, Jr.) 
Shakim Phillips (6-3, 206, Gr.) OR Sherman Alston (5-6, 163, Fr.)

There are no changes here.

Y

1. Michael Giacone (6-5, 262, Jr.) 
2. Louie Addazio (6-3, 253, So.) OR Joel Rich (6-3, 255, R-Fr)

No changes.

LT
1. Seth Betancourt (6-6, 300, Sr.)
2. Dave Bowen (6-7, 291, Jr.)

LG
1. Bobby Vardaro (6-5, 299, Sr.)
2. Jon Baker (6-3, 281, Fr.)

C
1. Andy Gallik (6-3, 304, Sr.)
2. Frank Taylor (6-6, 304, So.)

RG
1. Aaron Kramer (6-7, 293, Gr.)
2. Jim Cashman (6-7, 301, Jr.)

RT
1. Ian Silberman (6-5, 294, Gr.)
2. Dave Bowen (6-7, 291, Sr.)

The Nittany Lions are 37th in the country with 30 sacks (actually the same amount as BC).

Defense

DE
1. Brian Mihalik (6-9, 295, Sr.) 
2. Malachi Moore (6-7, 274, Jr.)

DT
1. Truman Gutapfel (6-3, 289 So.)
2. Nick Lifka (6-2, 284 Sr.)

DT
1. Connor Wujciak (6-3, 300, Sr.)
2. Noa Merritt (6-0, 268, Fr.)

DE
1. Kevin Kavalec (6-3, 242, So.)
2. Harold Landry (6-3, 257, Fr.) OR Seyi Adebayo (6-3, 245, Gr.)

PSU's offensive line has struggled this year, allowing 42 sacks, good for 122nd in the country.

SLB

1. Josh Keyes (6-2, 223, Sr.)
2. Matt Milano (6-1, 220, So.) OR Christian Lezzer (6-0, 210, Fr.)

MLB
1. Steven Daniels (6-0, 249, Jr.) OR Sean Duggan (6-4, 250, Sr.)
2. Connor Strachan (6-2 231 Fr.)

WLB
1. Mike Strizak (6-2, 229, So.)
2. Ty Schwab (6-1 212 Fr.)

In terms of rushing offense, PSU is 120th in the country rushing for 103 yards a game.

LC

1. Manny Asprilla (5-11, 177, Sr.)
2. Isaac Yiadom (6-1 170 Fr.)

SS
1. Dominique Williams (6-0, 212, Sr.)
2. Sean Sylvia (6-0, 208, Sr.)

FS
1. Justin Simmons (6-3, 188, Jr.)
2. Ty-Meer Brown (6-0, 201, Gr.) OR Kevin Bletzer (6-2 198 Fr.)

RC
1. John Johnson (6-0, 194, So.)
2. Kamrin Moore (5-11 186 Fr.)

Penn State's passing offense is good for 73rd in the country with 221 yards per game.

Specialists

K

1. Alex Howell (6-5, 206, Jr.)
2. Mike Knoll (6-0, 214, Fr.)

P

1. Alex Howell (6-5, 206, Jr.)
2. Mike Knoll (6-0, 214, Fr.)

S
1. Leonard Skubal (5-10, 201, Jr.)
2. Mike Fischer (6-0, 217, Jr.)
3. Austin Stevens (6-3, 256, Fr.)

PR
1. Sherm Allston (5-6, 163, Fr.)
2. Thaddius Smith (5-9 167, Fr.) OR Marcus Outlow (5-10, 207, Fr.)

KR
1. Myles Willis (5-9, 203, So.) OR Sherm Allston (5-6, 163, Fr.)

Know what I want for Christmas? No missed extra points.