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Alex Howell
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Florence, S.C.

High School:
West Florence

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 206

Position:
P/K

12/09/2014

Five Football Players Earned All-New England Honors

29 players represented 12 different New England teams

11/22/2014

Football Falls to Florida State, 20-17

Eagles rush for 240 yards in loss.

11/01/2014

Football Becomes Bowl Eligible with Win at VT

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

10/18/2014

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

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

09/27/2014

Boston College Falls to Colorado State, 24-21

Hilliman rushes for two touchdowns for third straight game

09/05/2014

Boston College vs. Pittsburgh

USATSI gallery - 9/5/14

HOWELL'S CAREER HIGHS
Points scored: 9 vs. Maine, Sept. 20, 2014
Kick PATs: 3, vs. Maine, Sept. 20, 2014; vs. Colorado State, Sept. 27, 2014
Points by kicking: 6 vs. Maine, Sept. 20, 2014
Field goals made: 2 vs. Maine, Sept. 20, 2014
Field goal attempts: 2, at Massachusetts, Aug. 30, 2014; vs. Maine, Sept. 20, 2014
Longest field goal: 44, at Massachusetts, Aug. 30, 2014; at Virginia Tech, Nov. 1, 2014
Punt attempts: 10 vs. Clemson, Oct. 18, 2014
Punt yards: 501 vs. Clemson, Oct. 18, 2014 (10 punts)
Longest punt: 62 vs. Pittsburgh, Sept. 5, 2014

2014 (JUNIOR):Saw action in all 12 regular-season games ... served as the team's punter, kickoff specialist and attempted long field goals ... named to the All-New England Team by the area's writer for punting abilities ... recorded 23 points on the season ... kicked 59 punts totaling 2,534 yards ... averaged 42.9 yards per punt, good for fifth in the Atlantic Coast Conference ... recorded four touchbacks, 13 fair catches, 20 punts inside the 20-yard line, 14 punts of 50 yards or more and had one punt blocked ... recorded 62 kickoffs for a total of 3,649 yards, averaging 58.9 yards per kick ... tallied 17 touchbacks ... was 5-for-11 on field-goal attempts, all outside the 30-yard line ... was 8-for-9 on extra-point attempts with one blocked ... recorded a career-long, 44-yard field goal at Massachusetts (Aug. 30), going 1-for-2 on the day ... punted seven times against Pittsburgh (Sept. 5), averaging 45.4 yards per punt and connecting on a career-long, 62 yarder ... was 2-for-2 on field-goal attempts against Maine (Sept. 20), hitting from the 40- and 34-yard lines and was 3-for-3 on extra-point attempts ... was 3-for-3 on extra-point attempts against Colorado State (Sept. 27) ... punted a career-high 10 times against Clemson (Oct. 18), averaging 50.1 yards per punt and pinning the Tigers inside the three times ... nailed a career-long, 44-yard field goal at Virginia Tech (Nov. 1), which put the Eagles up by two with four minutes to play ... punted three times against Louisville (Nov. 8), averaging 51.7 yards per punt.

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 SCVarsity.com 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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