Four Eagles sign free agent contracts, two more invited to rookie camp
The Eagles welcomed bowl executive director mark Holtzman to The Heights
Josh Bordner awarded the Scanlan Award
The quarterback made the transition to wide receiver in 2014
Murphy throws two TDs, but isn't enough against the Tigers
NCAA Football: Boston College at Wake Forest (USATSI)
NCAA Football: Clemson at Boston College (USATSI)
BC vs. UMASS
Boston College vs. Notre Dame :: Nov. 19, 2011 (AP Photos)
Boston College Edges NC State on Senior Day :: Nov. 12, 2011 (AP Photo)
BORDNER'S CAREER HIGHS
NOTES: Switched positions from quarterback to wide receiver in spring (2014) practice ... voted a team captain.
2014 (SENIOR): Played in all 13 games, starting 10 ... led the Eagles with 346 receiving yards, 27 receptions and 26.6 yards per game ... caught three touchdowns and averaged 12.8 yards per catch ... recorded a career-high and team-high 81 receiving yards on four catches with a touchdown at Massachusetts (Aug. 30) ... had a career-long 48-yard touchdown reception in a victory over Maine (Sept. 20), finishing the day with three catches for 64 yards ... caught four passes for 71 yards against Colorado State (Sept. 27) ... caught a six-yard touchdown and completed a 35-yard pass against Clemson (Oct. 18) ... caught four passes for 41 yards in the win against Syracuse (Nov. 29) ... made a four-yard reception in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl against Penn State (Dec. 26) before a knee injury sidelined him for the game ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
2013 (JUNIOR): Served as back-up quarterback ... saw action in two games ... made his season debut in the team's 34-10 loss at North Carolina (Oct. 26) ... also saw action against Arizona in the AdvoCare v100 Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La. ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Served as the team's primary backup quarterback throughout the season ... played in two games - Maine (Sept. 8) and at Florida State (Oct. 13) ... ran the offense for 12 plays against Maine and for 11 plays at Florida State ... carried the ball three times for 20 yards versus Maine ... went 1-for-2 through the air for seven yards and rushed once for three yards at Florida State ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
2011 (FRESHMAN): Played in five games; all consecutively to close out the season - at Maryland (Oct. 29), Florida State (Nov. 3), NC State (Nov. 12), at Notre Dame (Nov. 19) and at Miami (Nov. 25) ... registered four carries for seven yards and a touchdown at Notre Dame ... carried the ball six times for 21 yards and scored first career rushing touchdown against NC State ... carried the ball seven times for 45 yards and went 1-for-2 in the air for 37 yards versus Florida State; first career snap resulted in a 25-yard rush ... first appeared on the depth chart against Maryland (Oct. 29).
HIGH SCHOOL: Was a Consensus All-State selection as a senior quarterback at Century High School; had previously gained Small School All-State honors; was also a standout linebacker for the Knights ... also captured All-County and All-MVAL Chesapeake Conference accolades; gained Chesapeake Conference Offensive (QB) and Defensive (LB) Player of the Year honors in 2009 ... threw for 2,082 yards and 18 touchdowns in his senior season; also ran for 10 scores ... passed for 2,217 yards and 18 touchdowns in 2008, his first season as a quarterback; Century enjoyed a perfect regular season and advanced to the 2A state semifinals ... registered 56 tackles, seven sacks, one interception and one blocked punt as a senior linebacker ... played for head coaches Tony Shermeyer (2008) and Jim Holzman (2009) ... played in the 2009 Crab Bowl (DC vs. Baltimore) at Towson's Johnny Unitas Stadium.
PERSONAL: Joshua Taylor Bordner ... earned a bachelor's degree in human development in May 2013 ... is pursuing a master's degree in business administration from the Carroll Graduate School of Management ... is the recipient of The John J. Connor '44 Continuing Education Fund ... Josh is the middle of Mary and Scott Bordner's three children; has two sisters.