March 10, 2007

DT Kabongo considers BC offer, visit

Should his eventual collegiate choice land him in Chestnut Hill, it is unlikely another 2008 prospect will have come further than Fairfield (Conn.) College Prep's Masengo Kabongo. A native of The Congo, the 6-foot-2, 275-pound defensive tackle started to play American football just two years ago. That didn't prevent the junior standout from staking his claim to Rivals100 to Watch Class of 2008. Boston College made an offer to the defensive lineman last November when he named them an early leader, but did a coaching change Kabongo's position on the Eagles?

"When I went there it was my top choice," he said. "The campus was very beautiful and I saw a BC-Maryland basketball game. Everything was great.

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