Silberman and Gallik drafted in the sixth round
Recent BC players prepare for NFL
The Eagles welcomed bowl executive director mark Holtzman to The Heights
Josh Bordner awarded the Scanlan Award
Three members of the offensive line capture honors
NOTES: Four-year starting center who recorded 42 career starts at the position ... named Rimington Trophy finalist as a senior... two-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference honoree (2013, 2014) ... voted a team captain ... drafted in the sixth round by the Tennessee Titans in the 2015 NFL Draft.
2014 (SENIOR): Started all 13 games at center ... named one of six Rimington Trophy finalists, awarded to the nation's top center ... earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference first-team honors from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association and second-team honors by the head coaches ... also earned All-New England recognition by the area's writers and named to ESPN.com's All-ACC Team ... earned ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week honors after leading the Eagles to 452 rushing yards, five rushing touchdowns and 506 total yards in the 37-31 upset of No. 9 Southern California (Sept. 13) ... graded out at 85 percent and had three knockdowns in the victory ... key member of the offensive line that produced the 14th-best rushing attack in the nation, averaging 254.7 yards per game, second-best in the ACC ... the Eagles racked up 500 yards of offensive three times in 2014 and 400 yards twice more ... BC became the second ACC school since 2000 to record back-to-back games of at least 400 rushing yards (USC and 413 vs. Maine, Sept. 20) ... the Eagles rushed for 100+ yards four times, 200+ five times and 300+ yards twice and set the school record for rushing yards in a season (3,311) ... paved the way for quarterback Tyler Murphy to break the ACC single-season record for rushing yards by a quarterback (1,184) and BC's career QB rushing yards record ... the team average 5.2 yards per rush and a 129.3 passing efficiency ... named to Phil Steele's Midseason All-ACC first team ...captured 2013 spring MVP honors from ESPN.com.
2013 (JUNIOR): Started all 13 games at center ... earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference third-team honors from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association ... key component of an offensive line that helped produce a rushing attack that averaged 212.5 yards per game, a mark good for second in the Atlantic Coast Conference and 20th among all teams in college football in 2013 ... centered an offensive line that yielded a Heisman Memorial Trophy finalist and the Atlantic Coast Conference's first Doak Walker Award recipient in running back Andre Williams, who became the 16th player in FBS history to rush for 2,000 yards in the regular season ... 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 ACC history ... 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 ... graduated with a sociology degree from the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences ... 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.