Congratulations to Boston College's Manuel Asprilla, named ACC Defensive Back of the Week for his role in Boston College's 33-31 victory over Virginia Tech.
DEFENSIVE BACK - Manuel Asprilla, Boston College, Sr., CB, 5-11, 183, Everett, Mass.
Asprilla led the Boston College defense with 10 tackles as the Eagles defeated Virginia Tech, 33-31, for their sixth win of the season. Asprilla tallied four solo stops and a tackle for a loss as BC became bowl eligible for the second straight year. He added a pass breakup in the end zone in the fourth quarter. He leads the team with nine breakups and is fifth with 41 tackles, including 31 unassisted.
Asprilla becomes the sixth Eagle to earn weekly conference honors this season.
Week 3: Tyler Murphy (Offensive Back), Andy Gallik (Offensive Lineman), Josh Keyes (Linebacker)
Week 7: Brian Mihalik (Defensive Lineman), Josh Keyes (Co-Linebacker)
Week 9: Kevin Kavalec (Defensive Lineman)
Week 10: Manuel Asprilla (Defensive Back)
Asprilla is joined by Florida State QB Jameis Winston, Pitt RB James Conner, Florida State LT Cameron Erving, Pitt RT T.J. Clemmings, Duke WR Jamison Crowder, Georgia Tech DE KeShun Freeman, Florida State LB Reggie Northrup, Duke KR DeVon Edwards and Florida State RB Dalvin Cook as this week's honorees.