Boston College offensive lineman Anthony Castonzo was drafted No. 22 overall pick by the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday night in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Castonzo, a 6'7", 308-pound offensive tackle from Hawthorn Woods, Illinois, set the school record for most career starts with 54 at Boston College. He was named to the Associated Press All-American Third Team and was named an All-ACC first team honoree in his senior season.
In 2010, Castonzo started all 13 games at left tackle for the Eagles and blocked for standout junior running back Montel Harris, who earned All-ACC First Team honors and rushed for a conference-best 1,243 yards and eight touchdowns.
Castonzo not only excelled on the field, but also in the classroom, earning a nomination for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. In 2006, Castonzo played at the Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia, under head coach John Shuman.
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