Senior offensive lineman Aaron Kramer is a veteran amongst veterans on the Boston College Eagles offensive line in 2014.
The Duxbury native was part of Boston College’s 2010 class, which feels like almost an eternity ago given the number of things which have changed since then. Relevant to that timeframe, Aaron Kramer wrapped up a noted career as a high school offensive (and defensive) lineman, making the Massachusetts Super 26 All-State Team in 2009. At that time, Kramer was considered one of the top recruits in Massachusetts for his class.
2010 was Aaron Kramer’s first year at Boston College, and also a washout as he redshirted. His first game action in maroon and gold would not come until 2011 when, as a redshirt freshman, he made three appearances. Sophomore season in 2012 was similar, with another three games to his credit.
He would see his playing time increase markedly as a junior, appearing in seven contests while also making his first career start in the 2013 AdvoCare V100 Bowl against Arizona.
With his senior year now upon us, can we expect that Kramer will further increase his playing time and become an integral part of the success of this offensive line this season?
Aaron Kramer #70: Fast Facts
- Position: Offensive lineman
- Hometown: Duxbury, Massachusetts
- High School: Duxbury High School
- Measurements: 6-foot-7, 300 lb.
- Class year & age at 2014 opener: Redshirt senior, 22
- BC games played: 13
Aaron Kramer #70: 2013 Season
- Backup right guard behind Harris Williams
- Games played: 7; 1 start (Arizona)
- Appeared on Spring 2014 roster
Kramer is presently the backup to a player who is still on the team. If things remain as they have been, Harris Williams might remain the starter and likewise Aaron Kramer could retain his role. That would mean about as much playing time as he saw in 2013, with perhaps some extra snaps coming from special teams, but starting only if the situation warrants.
It would be comforting to believe that no job is safe and all players will have to compete for their starting roles, and if Kramer should end up with his, all the better for him. Short of that, he will still have a role on this Eagles team.
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