Boston College Football Countdown: 14 Days to Go

Two more weeks. That’s it, people!

Who Wears 14 Now

Mack Lowrie, QB, freshman

Lowrie is a native of eastern Massachusetts who played his high school ball right down the road at Roxbury Latin. He was a record-setting quarterback in the ISL with a 35-touchdown season; he threw 75 in his career. Lowrie threw for 5,600 passing yards and also ran for 1,600 yards, creating all sorts of offense for his team. He is a probable redshirt for 2013.

Notables Who Wore 14

Johnathan Coleman, WR, 2010-12. Most recent wearer of the number.
Billy Flutie, WR, 2007-10. Member of the Boston College football royal family.
David Gordon, K, 1993-94. They still hate him in South Bend.

End Zoning

Three Boston College receivers have 14 career touchdown receptions: Darren Flutie, Grant Adams, and Brian Brennan.

Negative Yardage

Max Holloway (2010) and Nick Gianacakos (1995) each ended their BC careers with 14 tackles for a loss.

A Lot of Games

In 2007 and 2008, Boston College football played in 14 games. These were the longest Eagles football seasons ever.

Eagles in ’14

If you’re talking about 2014, we’ll find out next year. If you want to know about the 1914 Eagles, they went 5-4 and played just two home games, both at Fenway Park.

In Case You Didn’t Notice

The number 14 has relatively low significance in Boston College football history. Ho hum.

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