Name: Connor Strachan
Hometown: Wellesley, MA.
High School: St. Sebastian’s School
2016 Stats: 80* tackles, 3.5 sacks, 11 TFLs, 1 FF, 4 FR* (*Led team).
Projection: Look for Strachan to be one of the top inside linebackers in the ACC. Although he missed most of spring practice rehabbing his shoulder, he showed he has NFL potential.
Over/Under: Strachan will be one of the anchors for this defense with his explosive play. He could be looking at a 100 tackle season with an increase in sacks and QB hits.
How’d he get here: Strachan, a local product from nearby Wellesley, MA, chose BC over the likes of UMass, UConn, Virginia, and Wake Forrest. Ranked the No. 2 prospect in Massachusetts by ESPN ... garnered the 2013 Nike Football Training Camp (NFTC) Linebacker MVP award ... invited to the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl.
Check out Connor’s BC Football Rewind Interview from the 2015 season:
Quotables from ‘Daz: I think Connor Strachan is a phenomenal football player. Here is a guy that runs unbelievable... Well, Connor is a thumper but he can play man coverage. He is not going to get matched up in man, he's not going to be a match-up problem because he runs a 4.5