Boston College Football Countdown: 60 Days to Go

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40 down, 60 to go on the 2013 Boston College Eagles football countdown.

Who Most Recently Wore 60

NCAA Football: Wake Forest at Boston College

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Bryan Davis, center

Davis was an offensive lineman who in 2012 was an academic senior, after having redshirted his first year in 2009. Though he only made it into a handful of games over his time at Boston College, Davis notably switched to defense last year, where he recorded two tackles (one tackle for a loss) in attempting to help out the defensive line.

He did not appear on the 2013 spring roster and indications are that he will not be back as a fifth-year senior.

Notables Who Wore 60

Ron Brace, DT, 2005-08. Entering his fifth NFL season.
Gary Andrachik, LB, 1966-68. 1968 team captain; NCAA postgraduate scholarship winner.
Francis Casey, G, 1957-59. 1959 team captain.

Wearing Us Down

In last year’s Boston College-Northwestern game, the Wildcats had 60 rush attempts against the Eagles. It also accounted for exactly 60% of their exactly 100 plays on offense.

Uh, Wrong Team

Glenn Foley has the most touchdowns thrown in Boston College history, but he also has the most interceptions with 60.

Random Fact

Andre Williams led Boston College with 60 rushing yards in the Eagles’ 2012 win over Maryland, which was their most recent to date.

Random Fact #2

In Rich Gunnell’s final season at Boston College (2009), he had 60 receptions, which was not even his career best.

Random Fact #3

The most passing attempts Boston College has in a single game is 60, which happened once in 2005 and once in 2007.

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