Senior RB rushed for 263 yards to become the 16th player in NCAA history to top 2,000 in a single season
Defense forces four turnovers; Williams rushes 33 times for 166 yards and 2 TDs
Football game notes -- Virginia Tech at Boston College
Chase Rettig completed 19 of 29 passes for 197 yards and a career-high four touchdowns.
Alex Amidon has 121 receiving yards and a TD as Eagles take lead into final quarter but fall 24-14.
Andre Williams runs for 149 yards and Chase Rettig throws four touchdown passes in 48-34 loss.
ASPRILLA'S CAREER HIGHS
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in and started all 12 games at cornerback ... competed in 1,008 plays; one of only three BC players to play in 1,000 or more snaps on the year ... contested 90 or more plays in each of six games ... tied for second on the team with two interceptions ... recorded 42 tackles (27 solo) and five pass breakups on the season ... compiled a season-high seven tackles, an interception, and a pass breakup at Florida State (Oct. 13) ... made first-career interception and returned it 28 yards against Maine (Sept. 8) ... totaled six tackles in each of three games - at Northwestern (Sept. 15), Clemson (Sept. 29), and at Wake Forest (Nov. 3) ... also forced a fumble at Wake Forest ... tallied two tackles (one for loss) and two pass breakups versus Virginia Tech (Nov. 17) ... made four tackles and broke up a pass against Miami (Sept. 1).
2011 (FRESHMAN): Played in nine straight games; started the last four games of the season - Florida State (Nov. 3), at NC State (Nov. 12), at Notre Dame (Nov. 19) and at Miami (Nov. 25) ... listed as first or second on depth chart in each of nine games on the season ... competed in 436 plays on defensive and special teams units; played 70 or more snaps on three occasions with a season-high 93 at Notre Dame ... registered 30 tackles on the year ... broke up three passes ... posted a career-high 10 tackles - second most for BC - at Notre Dame ... registered four tackles and broke up on pass versus NC State ... first career sack came against Florida State and resulted in a loss of seven yards ... recorded one tackle for loss and batted down a pass at Maryland (Oct. 29) ... totaled eight stops and deflected a pass at Virginia Tech (Oct. 22).
HIGH SCHOOL: Selected to the 2010 Massachusetts High School Coaches Association Super 26 All-State Team as a senior defensive back at Everett High School ... also earned All-Scholastic honors from the Boston Globe and Boston Herald ... made 82 tackles and five interceptions as a senior ... also played wide receiver for the Crimson Tide, catching 40 passes for 1,066 yards and 14 touchdowns ... helped lead an undefeated Everett squad to the 2010 Greater Boston League title and the Division 1 Super Bowl crown; had 162 total yards in the Super Bowl win over St. John's Prep ... completed his career with 2,787 all-purpose yards ... played for head coach John DiBiaso ... played in the Shriners All-Star Classic in Gillette Stadium in June 2011 ... also played basketball for the Crimson Tide.
PERSONAL: Manuel Higinio Asprilla, born April 4, 1993 ... enrolled as a communications major in the Carroll School of Management ... is the recipient of The Reverend Maurice V. Dullea, S.J. '17 Scholarship Fund ... Manuel is the son of Norma Asprilla; has one brother and two sisters.