National Signing Day recap: Boston College, UConn football recruiting

Eric Hartline-US PRESSWIRE

The Eagles didn't have a great day, but the Huskies came out winners.

It wasn't the best National Signing Day in Boston College history.

After the flurry of action Wednesday, the Eagles came away with the worst-ranked class in the ACC. New head coach Steve Addazio honored all 17 previous commitments from the Class of 2013 who did so under former head coach Frank Spaziani.

For complete coverage on National Signing Day,
visit SB Nation.

BC Interruption said, regarding Addazio: "While not taking anything away from this year's class, you got the sense that he realizes that this year's recruiting class may look a bit underwhelming on paper."

One of the gems, writes BC Interruption's A.J. Black, is defensive tackle Tevin Montgomery:

An absolute stud at defensive tackle, Montgomery has the size and ability to contribute immediately at a position that BC doesn't have much depth at. If he grasps Don Brown's scheme's quickly I would look for him to be on the two deep quickly.

Black is also excited about Matt Patchan, a former five-star lineman who transferred from Florida. Patchan had spent more time injured than healthy with the Gators, but the Eagles are receiving a bonafide stud if he can stay on the football field.

Here's the full list of Boston College commitments.

As for UConn -- which earned the commitment of quarterback Tom Boyle, who was committed to B.C. -- the Huskies' Class of 2013 "has been rated as one of UConn's strongest ever," according to the Associated Press.

The Huskies signed 22 players on Wednesday, including five in-state players and a pair of quarterbacks, including Boyle.

One big loss for the Huskies was 6'6 quarterback Richard Lagow out of Plano, Texas. Lagow verbally committed to the team previously, but he did not attend signing day, per The UConn Blog:

Although Pasqulaoni isn't allowed to address unsigned recruits by name, he not-so-subtly discussed Lagow, who we've been keeping our eye on all day, and it sure doesn't sound like Lagow will be a Husky. Pasqulaoni said he likely wouldn't know anything definitive until tomorrow, but he was very clear that UConn's goal for this year was to sign two quarterbacks and they were happy with Boyle and surprise addition Kivon Taylor.

Here is the full list of UConn's signed recruits, courtesy of The UConn Blog.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Boston

You must be a member of SB Nation Boston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Boston. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Boston

You must be a member of SB Nation Boston to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Boston. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.