Senior running back a first-team choice on five official All-America teams; Freese earns FWAA All-America second-team recognition
Senior running back also collects distinction from SI.com and CBS Sports.com
Andre Williams the lone unanimous selection to the All-ACC team
Team meets with media after second practice
NOTES: Captured 2013 spring MPV honors from ESPN.com ... three-year starting center who has recorded 27 career starts at the position.
2013 (JUNIOR):Started all 12 games at center ... earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference third-team honors from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association ... provided pass protection for Chase Rettig who threw for 285 yards and two touchdowns against Villanova (Aug. 31) ... the Eagles rushed for 100+ yards in 11 games, 200+ yards in six games, 300+ yards in three games and 400+ yards in one game (420 vs. NC State on Nov. 16) ... blocked for Andre Williams against NC State (Nov. 16); Williams' 339 rushing yards marked the most in BC history ... helped Williams become just the 16th running back in FBS history to eclipse 2,000 yards ... the team averaged 5.5 yards per rush and a 142.83 passing efficiency.
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Started all 12 games at center ... the Eagles recorded 100+ yard rushing games against Maine (Sept. 8), Army (Oct. 6), Virginia Tech (Nov. 17), and NC State (Nov. 24) ... the team averaged 3.23 yards per carry ... provided pass protection for the sixth largest passing yardage output in team history in the season-opener against Miami (441, Sept. 1).
2011 (FRESHMAN): Played in nine games; started versus Northwestern (Sept. 3), Duke (Sept. 17) and Massachusetts (Sept. 24) ... listed at top of depth chart for first five games ... missed contests with Wake Forest (Oct. 1), Virginia Tech (Oct. 22) and Maryland (Oct. 29) ... the Eagles rushed for more than 100 yards in four games - Northwestern, Massachusetts, at Clemson (Oct. 8) and at Miami (Nov. 25) ... provided protection in BC's four most productive passing games - Northwestern (351 yards), Duke (247 yards), Massachusetts (196 yards) and Miami (196 yards).
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned All-State first-team honors from the Champaign News-Gazette in 2009 ... also captured All-Area and All-Catholic (Blue Division) honors as a senior center at Brother Rice ... was a three-year varsity starter on the offensive line ... served as team captain as a senior ... played for head coach Steve Nye.
PERSONAL: Andrew A. Gallik, born September 24, 1991 ... enrolled as a sociology major in the College of Arts & Sciences ... is the recipient of The Mr. and Mrs. John Wisniewski '50 Scholarship Fund ... Andy and his older brother, Matthew, are the sons of Lisa and Matthew Gallik.