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Alex Howell

Florence, S.C.

High School:
West Florence

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 206



Football Becomes Bowl Eligible with Win at VT

Murphy breaks Flutie's record for rushing yards by a BC quarterback


Football Falls, 17-13, to No. 22/24 Clemson

Murphy throws two TDs, but isn't enough against the Tigers


Boston College Falls to Colorado State, 24-21

Hilliman rushes for two touchdowns for third straight game


Football Rushes Past Maine, 40-10

The Eagles record 500 offensive yards for the third game this season


Boston College Falls to Pittsburgh, 30-20

Shakim Phillips and Tyler Rouse combined for over 100 receiving yards.


Boston College vs. Pittsburgh

USATSI gallery - 9/5/14

2013 (SOPHOMORE): Did not see any game action ... served as the team's back-up punter and kickoff specialist.

2012 (FRESHMAN): Played in one game - the season opener against Miami (Sept. 1) ... registered four kickoffs for 240 yards (60.0 yards per kick).

2011: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned All-State second-team honors from as a senior kicker at West Florence High School ... selected as the 4A Kicker of the Year by the South Carolina Football Coaches Association ... chosen as the kicker on the Palmetto Champions All-Star Team; also gained Special Teams Player of the Year Award from the South Carolina Football Coaches Association ... was 29-for-29 on extra points and 8-for-12 on field goals in 2010; converted a 51-yard field goal against Darlington ... averaged 40.3 yards per punt ... served as team captain for Knights head coach Trey Woodberry ... played in the National Underclassmen Combine's All World Gridiron Classic on Dec. 31, 2010; captured NUC Special Team Player of the Year honors ... played for the South team in South Carolina's North-South All-Star Game on Dec. 11, 2010.

PERSONAL: Alexander Scott Howell ... enrolled as a marketing major in the Carroll School of Management ... is the recipient of The McCourt Family Football Scholarship ... Alex and his older brother Jimmy are the sons of April and James Howell; his older brother was a four-year letterwinner as punter at Virginia.


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