February 27, 2007

BC offers stud OLB during junior day

Absecon (N.J.) Holy Spirit linebacker Marcus Witherspoon isn't your average junior prospect. The 6-foot-2, 215-pounder already has as many as five offers. The Eagles were promptly added to that list after his weekend trip to Chestnut Hill. Is Boston College just another suitor for Witherspoon or did his experience at The Heights make it a realistic possibility?

"I don't know if there's a real leader, it's so early," he said. "But Boston College is in my top three with Georgia and Michigan.

"I was shocked. Walking around the campus and looking at all of the buildings and history; there was a really good buzz in the air. I really liked the atmosphere.

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