April 25, 2007

BC a top option for OLB Witherspoon

A central component to Boston College's maintenance as a Top 25 program will be continuing to draw talent out of football rich New Jersey, a task that is now more difficult with the rise of Rutgers. Enter Absecon Holy Spirit outside linebacker Marcus Witherspoon.

The 6-foot-2, 215-pound junior currently holds offers from both the Eagles and Scarlet Knights, but also powerhouses Florida, Michigan and a host of others. Just where does BC fit in for the 2008 prospect?

Witherspoon's unofficial visit to Chestnut Hill was his third, after making trips to Ann Arbor and Happy Valley.

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