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6-8 / 294
Athletic offensive lineman who will look to become a leader on a line that lost three starters to graduation...has played in 24 career games, plus two bowl contests.
Started all 11 games for BC at right tackle...was in his first year as a starter...helped the BC offense rank third in the BIG EAST in total offense at 414.9 yards per game (30th nationally) and rushing offense at 201.0 yards per game (21st nationally)...part of a BC offensive line that gave up just six sacks...part of an offensive line that cleared the way for running back William Green to gain 1,164 yards — marking the third-straight season that BC has had a 1,000-yard rusher.
Played in seven games, including final two games, plus the Insight.com Bowl.
Played in six games, including final two games.
Earned Boston Globe, Boston Herald, Brockton Enterprise and Taunton Gazette all-scholastic honors as a senior tackle at Bridgewater-Raynham High School...also gained all-Northeast recognition from SuperPrep magazine...led his team to two league titles in his four years (1993 and 1996); his team advanced to the Division 1-A Super Bowl in 1996...registered 75 tackles and five sacks as a senior...played for head coach Dan Buron...a versatile athlete who also excelled on the basketball court and on the baseball diamond...captured Brockton Enterprise and Taunton Gazette all-scholastic basketball honors in leading his team to the league title as a senior.
Marc Edward Colombo, born October 8, 1978...graduated from the College of Arts & Sciences with a major in sociology and is currently working on a second undergraduate major...an honor roll student in high school...was active in the Drama Club...was also involved in community service activities at St. Basil’s Church and at Bridgewater State College...comes from a football family, that includes cousin Steven Marciano, a former BC football player...Marc and his younger brother Matthew are the sons of Gayle and Edward Colombo.
Q&A With Marc Colombo
The BC player who will surprise people this year is: Doug Goodwin.
The most interesting class I ever took at BC is: Techniques and Expression.
The word in the dictionary that my picture should be next to is: animal.
My favorite spot on the BC campus is: Lower Campus Dining Hall.
My favorite spot in Boston is: Fenway Park.
My favorite pregame ritual is: listening to Metallica.
My favorite stadium, other than Alumni Stadium, to play in is: Lane Stadium (Virginia Tech).
The people who have helped me the most at BC are: the food staff at Lower Campus Dining Hall and strength and conditioning coach Mike Poidomani.
If I could bring anything from my hometown to BC it would be: my dumb friends — Gabe, Chris, Mike and Eric.
The CD that is in my player the most is: Pearl Jam Live.
The sports teams I followed when I was younger were: the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots and Boston Bruins.
The top three teams in college football this year will be: Boston College, Southwest Louisiana State and Florida State.