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Boston College Football Recruiting: 2018 QB Johnny Langan Commits To Eagles

BC landed a big quarterback from New Jersey

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Boston College landed Bergen Catholic quarterback Johnny Langan yesterday according to a his coach and Langan’s Twitter account:

"After many prayers and discussions with both my family and head coach I have came to a final decision," Langan wrote in a message on a commitment video posted on Twitter. "I want to thank all of the schools that took their time out and recruited me and gave me the opportunity to live out my dreams and aspirations of playing Division I football.

"I always want to thank my head coach, Nunzio Campanile, for being there every step of the way throughout this entire process. My teammates for pushing me day in and day out, showing me what hard work is truly all about to get to this point. And last but certainly not least my parents for their sacrifices to make this all come to fruition. So at this time I want to officially commit to BOSTON COLLEGE !! #GoEagles"

Langan a 3* recruit according to Rivals, is a big physical quarterback with a frame similar to Patrick Towles. As a junior he currently is already 6’3 and 220lbs, which would make him the tallest quarterback on the BC roster already. Langan was highly sought after in the Northeast, already receiving offers from Syracuse, Temple, Rutgers and Buffalo.

How did BC land him? Well one would have to look at Bergen Catholic’s coach, Nunzio Campanile who is the brother of current BC secondary coach Anthony Campanile. Having an in at a school like that, and believe me Bergen Catholic is a school you want connections with, is a great thing. And according to a report, Nunzio has had great success producing D1 football talent at the QB position no matter where he coached “Langan is the latest Nunzio Campanile-coached QB to go to a Division I school. In his near two-decade coaching career at Don Bosco (10 years as offensive coordinator) and Bergen Catholic (7 years as head coach), Campanile has developed QBs such as Guarantano (Tennessee), Mike Teel (Rutgers), Matt Simms (Louisville/Tennessee), Gary Nova (Rutgers), Steve Levy (California) -- not to mention Tanner McEvoy, who played QB at Bergen Catholic and is now a WR on the Seattle Seahawks.” Bergen itself has had great success producing D1 products as well, most recently with Jarrett Guarantano a very sought after QB who is now with Tennessee.

Langan’s stats at B.C were as following (again according to

“In his first full season as Bergen Catholic's starter last year, Langan threw for 1,998 yards, 19 TDs and 11 INTs. The Crusaders reached the Non-Public Group 4 state semifinals before falling to St. Peter's Prep, 28-7.

As a sophomore in 2015, while filling in for an injured Jarrett Guarantano, Langan went 4-1 as a starter, throwing for 688 yards and 7 TDs to just 2 INTs. He has eight rushing TDs the past two seasons, after arriving at Bergen Catholic as a wide receiver. His first TD of his career was a 29-yard reception against national power IMG Academy in 2015.”

As a junior he threw for 1998 yards, with 19 touchdowns and 11 interceptions. He also rushed the ball 125 times for 198 yards and four touchdowns. When he gets to campus he will have to battle with E.J. Perry, and Anthony Brown, given that he probably wouldn’t start as a true freshman over Darius Wade.

Welcome to the Heights Johnny!