Jon Hilliman and Sherman Alston were big parts of the Eagles' 2014 success, and now they head home for the Pinstripe Bowl
The running back has scored in seven games this season
Three members of the offensive line capture honors
Graduate center Andy Gallik named to first team
Tyler Murphy breaks ACC single-season quarterback rushing record
NEW ERA PINSTRIPE BOWL Football USATSI photos -- 12/27/14
Football vs. No. 25 Louisville; photos by Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
NCAA Football: Boston College at Wake Forest (USATSI)
NCAA Football: Boston College at North Carolina State (USATSI)
HILLIMAN'S CAREER HIGHS
2014 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 12 regular-season games, making six starts ... earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference third-team honors from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association and the league's head coaches ... broke Boston College's rookie record for rushing attempts (185), set in 2008 by Montel Harris ... tied for 10th in BC record books for single-season rushing touchdowns (12) ... tied for second in the ACC for rushing TDs ... also ranks fourth in the conference for rush attempts and tied for fourth with 6.0 points per game ... part of a BC rushing unit that is ranked 14th in the nation and second in the ACC with 251.8 yards per game ... second on the team with 712 rushing yards and 59.3 yards per game ... first BC true freshman to record two rushing touchdowns in one game since 2008, notching two in five games - including three in a row - and at least one touchdown in seven games ... recorded two 100-yard games and six games of 70 yards or more ... rushed for 73 yards on 13 attempts at No. 1 Florida State (Nov. 22) ... scored two touchdowns while rushing for 42 yards on 17 carries against Louisville (Nov. 8) ... rushed for 101 yards on 20 attempts and scored two TDs, including a season-long 33-yard score, in the win at Wake Forest (Oct. 25) ... tallied a touchdown and rushed for 85 yards on a team season-high 27 attempts at NC State (Oct. 11) ... scored two touchdowns while recording a career-high 128 yards on 24 rushes against Colorado State (Sept. 27) ... notched 98 yards on 21 attempts and rushed in for two scores against Maine (Sept. 20) ... had a break-out game in the Eagles' upset over No. 9 Southern California (Sept. 13), rushing for 89 yards on 19 carries and notching two touchdowns ... earned ECAC Rookie of the Week honors for performance against the Trojans.
HIGH SCHOOL: Captured 2013 MaxPreps All-America honors ... earned all-State recognition ... captured Hudson County Player of the Year honors as a senior; earned All-Hudson County first-team selection ... earned 2013 All-Non-Public first-team honors as well as all-county first-team recognition ... became the school's first 2000-yard rusher; carried 216 times for 2,007 yards and 33 touchdowns as a senior; also caught 12 passes for 148 yards and one touchdown ... also ran track.
PERSONAL: Jonathan Hilliman, born November 14, 1995 ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... Jon and his three brothers are the children of Janet and Dorrell Hilliman.