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Boston College Football: Get To Know The Dudes - #41, DE Austin Stevens

A recruit that flipped from Kansas, will he be ready to roll this year?

Austin Stevens
Austin Stevens
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Name: Austin Stevens

Number: #41

Position: Defensive End

Height: 6-4

Weight: 245 lbs

Hometown: Montclair, NJ

High School: Montclair

2013 Stats (HS): Garnered 2013 second-team all-state and first-team all-county honors ... helped lead Montclair to an undefeated season and state championship title in 2013 ... member of a defense that allowed just 4.8 points per game and shut out opponent in championship game ... tallied 55 tackles, including two for loss and seven sacks, and three fumble recoveries in 2013 ... also tallied 49 tackles, including 9.5 sacks, in 2012.(via BCEagles.com)

2014 Projections: The Eagles probably will have some space available on the two deep at defensive end. Malachi Moore and Brian Mihalik are projected to be starters, and Kevin Kavalec could see time as well but that certainly is not going to be set in stone. Stevens could work his way up the depth chart along with fellow freshman Harold Landry. Again this could be a position battle to watch this fall.

How'd He Get Here: Austin Stevens is a 2* defensive end that chose Boston College over claimed offers from Buffalo, Kansas, Old Dominion, Rutgers, Temple, and UMass

On why he chose Boston College "Education, of course," Stevens said. "Such a prestigious program. Tons of tradition, and I fit into the defense well. Of course, it's closer to home. It's something that I want to be a part of."

"I would say what made me want to be an Eagle was that it is a prestigious school, they’re great with academics, and if I don’t make the NFL, I’ll have a great job to fall back on," Wilson told Scout.com. "I can get my masters from B.C. and they also have a well-put-together football team and a great coaching staff." - See more at: http://www.accsports.com/articles/wilson-commits-to-bc#sthash.diDW2W4b.dpuf
"I would say what made me want to be an Eagle was that it is a prestigious school, they’re great with academics, and if I don’t make the NFL, I’ll have a great job to fall back on," Wilson told Scout.com. "I can get my masters from B.C. and they also have a well-put-together football team and a great coaching staff." - See more at: http://www.accsports.com/articles/wilson-commits-to-bc#sthash.diDW2W4b.dpuf
"I would say what made me want to be an Eagle was that it is a prestigious school, they’re great with academics, and if I don’t make the NFL, I’ll have a great job to fall back on," Wilson told Scout.com. "I can get my masters from B.C. and they also have a well-put-together football team and a great coaching staff." - See more at: http://www.accsports.com/articles/wilson-commits-to-bc#sthash.diDW2W4b.dpuf
"I would say what made me want to be an Eagle was that it is a prestigious school, they’re great with academics, and if I don’t make the NFL, I’ll have a great job to fall back on," Wilson told Scout.com. "I can get my masters from B.C. and they also have a well-put-together football team and a great coaching staff." - See more at: http://www.accsports.com/articles/wilson-commits-to-bc#sthash.diDW2W4b.dpuf

Twitter:You can follow Austin at @austin_stevens4

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Uniform History: The number 41 started with Theodore Galligan a tackle from Cambridge who played with the Eagles from 1939-41. David Pereira a cornerback, who finished his career as a two year starter at cornerback in 1980 and 1981 wore it.  Bobby Edmonds a linebacker in the late 90's wore the number along with Montel Harris who had it before he changed his number to 2. Finally Jake Sinkovec a fullback who graduated this year wore it.

Linkage:

Montclair's Stevens Commits to Kansas (North Jersey.com)

Austin Stevens of Montclair Commits To Boston College (NJ.com)

Austin Stevens Commits To Boston College (BC Interruption)


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