The Eagles record 10 tackles for a loss and three interceptions
Selected players spoke to the media at BC's annual media day
Andre Williams was the first ACC award winner
The sophomore scored 13 touchdowns last season
Jon Hilliman and Sherman Alston were big parts of the Eagles' 2014 success, and now they head home for the Pinstripe Bowl
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
NOTES:Named to the Maxwell Award and Doak Walker Award watch lists before the 2015 season.
2014 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 13, making seven starts ... earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference third-team honors from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association and the league's head coaches ... named the ECAC Co-Rookie of the Year ... broke Boston College's rookie record for rushing attempts (210), set in 2008 by Montel Harris ... tied for ninth in BC record books for single-season rushing touchdowns (13) ... tied for second in the ACC for rushing TDs ... also ranked third in the conference for rush attempts, tied for fourth with 6.0 points per game and was eighth for rushing yards (860) and rushing yards per game (66.2) ... part of a BC rushing unit that ranked 14th in the nation and second in the ACC with 254.7 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 eight games ... recorded three 100-yard games and seven games of 70 yards or more ... 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 ... notched 98 yards on 21 attempts and rushed in for two scores against Maine (Sept. 20) ... scored two touchdowns while recording 128 yards on 24 rushes, including a career-long, 52-yard run, against Colorado State (Sept. 27) ... tallied a touchdown and rushed for 85 yards on a team career-high 27 attempts at NC State (Oct. 11) ... 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) ... scored two touchdowns while rushing for 42 yards on 17 carries against Louisville (Nov. 8) ... rushed for 73 yards on 13 attempts at No. 1 Florida State (Nov. 22) ... rushed for a career-high 148 yards on 25 carries, scoring the Eagles' first TD of the game on a 49-yard run in the first quarter in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl against Penn State (Dec. 27).
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.