May 5, 2006

NY tackle Elliott visits BC

East Meadow, N.Y., offensive tackle John Elliott holds over 20 scholarship offers from schools coast to coast.

One program the 6-foot-4, 282-pounder is receiving interest from is Boston College.

"I took a visit there a few weeks ago and really liked it," he said. "I thought the campus was beautiful and it just seemed like a really great place. I was able to meet with all the coaches and had a great time with them.

"I spoke with Bill McGovern and he was a very personable guy. Then I talked with Tom O'Brien for a bit with my family. He basically talked about the school, program and stuff and it was a pretty good introduction to the whole school."

While on his visit to Chestnut Hill, Elliott took in an Eagles practice.

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