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Boston College Football: Get To Know The Dudes - #73, Sam Schmal

Get to know a dude from the Peach State.

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Name: Sam Schmal

Position:Offensive Lineman

Number: #73

Year: Freshman

Height: 6-foot-6

Weight: 287 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

2014 Projections: Schmal has the size of a tackle, and BC has their two tackles set for the year, and it is seldom that you see a true freshman start on the offensive line. I would imagine barring a disaster, he will be redshirted this year.

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)


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."


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)