April 4, 2007

DT Vallone comments on BC visit

When EagleAction last caught up with Central Islip (N.Y.) St. Anthony's Scott Vallone he just received an offer from Boston College which brought his then-total to six. Just a month later the 6-foot-3, 255-pound defensive tackle now holds thirteen offers. In addition, the 2008 prospect took part in the Eagles' junior day two weeks ago in Chestnut Hill. Was a visit to The Heights enough to give Vallone serious cause to consider BC as his eventual choice?

"It has great academics, athletics and atmosphere," he said.

"They're rated 34th nationally in academics. They graduate all of their players. I know if I go to BC I'm definitely coming out with a degree, so that's a big plus.

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