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Boston College: Linebacker Grady Higgins Commits To Eagles

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A preferred walk on for the Eagles

Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

Recruiting news has been slow lately for the Eagles, but today they broke through with a new commitment, this time from LB Grady Higgins. Higgins a 6'1 219lb linebacker from Santa Margarita, CA, has committed to Boston College according to Greg Biggins of Scout.com

Higgins' offer list includes Holy Cross, UNH, Northern Arizona North Dakota, and Idaho. Guessing by the late commitment and his offers that Higgins is going to be a preferred walk on. Last year BC grabbed two players late in the game with commitments that ended up being preferred walk ons (Will Mahar and Hunter Forte). Higgins had no rating or stars according to rivals.

You can find his highlight reel below. Welcome to the Heights Grady!

Boston College Football Recruiting Class of 2015

1. OT Anthony Palazzolo (Fairfield, Conn.) - 6-6, 302 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Connecticut, Pittsburgh

2. OG Chris Lindstrom (Dudley, Mass.) - 6-5, 240 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Old Dominion

3. DB Lukas Denis (Everett, Mass.) - 5-11, 170 lbs., **
Offers: Boston College, Holy Cross, Massachusetts

4. OT John Phillips (Syracuse, N.Y.) - 6-6, 245 lbs., **
Offers: Boston College

5. OT Aaron Monteiro (Brockton, Mass.) - 6-6, 308 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts

6. RB Jordan Gowins (Melville, N.Y.) - 6-0, 200 lbs., **
Offers: Boston College, Stony Brook, Toledo

7. TE Jake Burt (Lynnfield, Mass.) - 6-5, 230 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Virginia

8. ATH Ben Glines (Cincinnati, Ohio) - 6-1, 190 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Akron, Toledo, Western Michigan

9. OG Wyatt Knopfke (Sarasota, Fla.) - 6-2, 288 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Kentucky, Miami Hurricanes

10. RB Sharrieff Grice (West Hartford, Conn.) - 6-1, 200 lbs., **
Offers: Boston College, Albany, Fordham, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rutgers

11. DUAL Elijah Robinson (Montclair, N.J.) - 6-2, 185 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Air Force, Army, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan State, Navy, Nebraska, Rutgers, Temple, Virginia

12. ATH William Harris (Wallingford, Conn.) - 6-2, 205 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Connecticut, Old Dominion, Syracuse

13. ATH Michael Walker (Naples, Fla.) - 5-11, 179 lbs., **
Offers: Boston College, Arkansas State, Arizona, Florida International, Georgia Southern, Holy Cross

14. WR Chase Pankey (Cincinnati, Ohio) - 6-1, 191 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Ball State, Marshall

15. TE Chris Garrison (Groton, Mass.) - 6-4, 215 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Connecticut, Duke, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Syracuse

16. WR Mehdi El Attrach (Lake Nona, Fla.) - 6-1, 185 lbs., **
Offers: Boston College, Syracuse, Duke, Wake Forest, Louisville, Rutgers, Northwestern, Southern Mississippi, Massachusetts, East Carolina, Florida International, Bowling Green, Western Kentucky, Western Michigan, Memphis, South Alabama, Vanderbilt

17. S Davon Jones (Shrewsbury, Mass.) - 6-1, 180 lbs., **
Offers: Boston College, Coastal Carolina

18. FB Jimmy Martin (Maitland, Fla.) - 5-11, 204 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Cincinnati, Duke, Florida International, Eastern Illinois, South Alabama, South Florida, Western Michigan

19. LB Tanner Karafa (Ashburn, Va.) - 6-2, 220 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Charlotte, Harvard, James Madison, Kentucky, Virginia, Virginia Tech

20. DT Ray Smith (San Diego, Ca.) - 6-2, 270 lbs., **
Offers: Boston College, Air Force, Navy, San Diego State

21. CB Taj-Amir Torres (Amherst, Mass.) - 5-10, 175 lbs., NR
Offers: Boston College, Connecticut, Massachusetts

22. WR Nolan Borgersen (Washington, N.J.) - 6-1, 185 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Buffalo, Central Florida, Harvard, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, Temple, Western Michigan, Yale

23. ATH/QB Jeff Smith (Clearwater, Fla.) - 6-1, 170 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Akron, Army, Holy Cross, Iowa State Cyclones, Louisville, Wisconsin

24. DE Wyatt Ray (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) - 6-3, 230 lbs., ***
Offers: Boston College, Cincinnati, Florida International, Northern Illinois, Minnesota, Syracuse, Wake Forest