March 31, 2007

First unofficial visit for OT is BC

Boyertown (Penn.) offensive tackle Tyler Sands holds offers from Duke and Nebraska. However, last weekend Boston College became the first school to host him on an unofficial visit. The 6-foot-5, 290-pounder left Chestnut Hill without an offer and unable to name a leader. Did Sands find the nickname "The Heights" befitting for BC?

"I like the school," he said. "I talked to the players and they all seemed to like it there very much.

"Even though I don't have anything to compare it to, I came away from BC thoroughly impressed.

"I saw the campus, the facilities, the stadium; everything was really great."

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