A look ahead, featuring each Boston College opponent in 2014
Fully recovered from abdominal/groin surgery that sidelined him for the entire 2000 spring practice season?still expected to retain the starting role he won last season.
Earned the starting quarterback spot in preseason?improved in each and every game, earning the praises of the coaching staff?developed into one of the leaders on the team throughout the course of the season?started 11 games and made a relief appearance in another?completed 145 of 260 passes for 1,940 yards and 11 touchdowns during the regular season?also rushed for 198 yards and three touchdowns on the year?completed 13-of-32 passes for 146 yards and a touchdown & rushed for 25 more in the Insight.com Bowl game vs. his dad's alma mater, Colorado?earned BIG EAST Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors after a sensational day in BC's upset win over Notre Dame; completed 20 of 30 passes for 272 yards, accounted for all four of BC's touchdowns (three pass, one rush), led the Eagles in rushing with 60 yards, and accounted for 332 of BC's 442 yards of offense on the day?completed the longest touchdown pass in Boston College history, a 97-yarder to Dedrick Dewalt in BC's game vs. Virginia Tech?went 11-for-15 for 229 yards with a 66-yard touchdown strike in the West Virginia game? accounted for 213 of BC's 269 yards and was named winner of the Orrie T. Scarminach Award after a solid all-around performance in BC's upset win at Syracuse; completed six of 13 passes for 161 yards and carried the ball 11 times for 52 yards and a touchdown?connected on 18 of 35 attempts for 139 yards and a touchdown against Miami?came in off the bench (after nursing sore right shoulder) to rally BC in the fourth quarter against Pittsburgh; completed 13 of 24 passes for 202 yards and two touchdowns, including a 36-yard game-winner to Dedrick Dewalt with 1:48 remaining?completed 17 of 22 passes for 168 yards and one touchdown at Rutgers?at Navy; completed 16 of 25 passes for 271 yards and a 64-yard touchdown strike..had the best spring game of all the BC quarterbacks; was 12-for-25 with 174 passing yards and two touchdowns.
Appeared in six games while spending most of the season as the backup to Scott Mutryn...completed nine of 12 passes for 140 yards and two touchdowns...completed all three pass attempts - for 61 yards - and one touchdown against Louisville...connected on two passes for 27 yards and one touchdown against Syracuse.
Saw limited action at quarterback; took four snaps in the team's home game against Georgia Tech...played on all the Eagles' special teams units... registered two tackles.
Did not see any game action, so he preserved an extra year of eligibility... made a big contribution as a member of the practice unit, and received the coaching staff's "Scout Team Award" at the year-end banquet.
Earned All-America honors from USA Today, Tom Lemming's Prep Football Report and SuperPrep magazine...was a member of Blue Chip Illustrated's Dream Team...earned Gatorade New England Player of the Year honors as a senior; also captured Boston Globe and Boston Herald Player of the Year accolades...led head coach Charlie Stevenson's team to Division I-B Super Bowl championships in 1994 and 1995...threw for 1,970 yards and 21 touchdowns as a senior; also ran for five touchdowns...passed for 50 TDs and for more than 4,700 yards in three varsity seasons...played in the 1996 Massachusetts Shriners Football Classic...played on the same team as his brother Matt and current BC teammate Adam Newman...was among the 22 recipients of the 21st annual National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award; received the honor at a banquet in May 1996. ...also played on Xaverian's basketball team.
Timothy Thomas Hasselbeck, born April 6, 1978...enrolled as a marketing major in the Carroll School of Management...served as an orientation leader for Boston College's First-Year Experience program during the summer of 1997...has served as an Ignatio Volunteer, participating in the Jamaica Experience...his brother, Matt, is a backup quarterback for the NFL's Green Bay Packer...his father played nine years in the NFL after a fine collegiate career at the University of Colorado...Tim is the middle of Mary Beth and Don Hasselbeck's three sons.