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Better Know A Dude: #74 Offensive Lineman Sam Schmal

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He was redshirted in 2014, but looks ready to jump to the two deep this season. Get to know Sam Schmal.

Name: Sam Schmal

Position:Offensive Lineman

Number: #73

Year: Redshirt Freshman

Height: 6-foot-6

Weight: 294 lbs.

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

High School: Westminster

2013 Stats (HS): Two-way lineman who was a standout for three varsity seasons for The Westminster Schools in Atlanta ... earned all-Conference and honors as a senior in 2013 ... served as team captain - along with Boston College teammates Austin Chapman and Cameron Seward - as a senior tight end/tackle/defensive end at Westminster ... played for head coach Gerry Romberg. (via bceagles.com)

2014 Stats: Redshirted

2015 Projections: Schmal bulked up from last year adding about ten pounds of weight to his frame. During the first scrimmage he played with the second string at tackle. If he is going to start this season he is going to need to earn it during the summer.

How'd He Get Here: A two star tackle from Atlanta, Schmal's lone offer was Boston College

Twitter Feed: You can follow Sam at @not_so_schmal (love that twitter name)

Tweetable:

Uniform History: The number 73 was first worn in Jerome Harvdra a tackle Milford, Ct in the late 1950's. The number has been very popular with BC linemen that have included Matt Bourke, Dan Cordeau, Dan Collins, John Wetzel, Marc Persuitte, along with two defensive tackles Steve Turner and Steve Turner. Marc Parenteau a starting offensive lineman, is currently playing in the CFL for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers

On his experience at BC camps: " "The coaches made me feel at home and told me they really liked my talents and thought my best days were ahead of me. I really think I did well at their camp and coaches must have agreed. They set me aside after the camp and told me they wanted to officially offer me. I feel honored to have an offer from them and Boston College will continue to stay at the top of my list regardless of what happens in my recruitment."

Linkage:

Know A Dude 2014: #73 Sam Schmal (BC Interruption)

BC Becomes 1st Offer For Atlanta Lineman (Varsity Prep)

National Signing Day: Offensive Lineman Sam Schmal Commits To Boston College (BC Interruption)

BC Football '14: OT Sam Schmal (Soaring To Glory)