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Boston College Football: Get To Know The Dudes - #56, LS Michael Fischer

The backup long snapper, in today's get to know a dude...

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Name: Michael Fischer

Position: Long Snapper

Number: #56

Year: Sophomore

Height: 6-foot-0

Weight: 230 lbs.

Hometown: Wellesley, MA

High School: St. Sebastian

2013 Stats: Did not play.

2014 Projections: Most likely will be the backup for Leonard Skubal.

How'd He Get Here: Joined BC  as a recruited walk-on in September 2012 and redshirted.

Twitter Feed: You can follow Mike at @mfischer56

Tweetable: Mike doesn't tweet a lot of his own stuff, mostly retweeting what others put up. But there was a great picture of him talking to kids that was worth a shout out.

Uniform History: Pete Cronan, an inside linebacker in 1977 wore #56, before he went on to become one of the radio announcers we here every week for Boston College football. Kevin Pearson, a very good linebacker wore the #56 during his times at the Heights in the early 90s. Current Boston College running backs coach and recruiting extraordinaire Al Washington wore it as a defensive tackle with the Eagles. Max Holloway a defensive end wore #56 before leaving the Eagles early for the NFL draft, a move that didn't seem to work out for him.


Boston College Football 2014: Michael Fischer, LS (Soaring To Glory)


Fischer has some highlights of his snaps online. See below: