Hilliman and Murphy for over 100 yards in loss
The Eagles welcomed bowl executive director mark Holtzman to The Heights
Tyler Murphy breaks ACC single-season quarterback rushing record
Jayme Parker talks to the Eagles running backs
Murphy first ACC quarterback to rush for 1,000 since 2009
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NCAA Football: Syracuse at Boston College (USATSI)
Boston College vs. Florida State (USATSI)
Football vs. No. 25 Louisville; photos by Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
The Eagles take on Main at home
WILLIS' CAREER HIGHS
NOTES: Currently fourth on BC's all-time list with 1,455 return yards ... also ranked seventh with 60 returns.
2014 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 12 regular-season games, making four starts ... part of a BC rushing unit that is ranked 14th in the nation and second in the ACC with 251.8 yards per game ... rushed for 440 yards on 84 attempts, scoring two touchdowns ... returned 30 kickoffs for 746 yards (24.9 average - fourth best in the ACC), including a 95-yard return for a touchdown against Syracuse (Nov. 22) ... one of three players in the ACC to return a kickoff for a TD ... kickoff returns and yardage ranked first in the ACC ... returns and yardage also fourth in BC's single-season record books ... recorded 1,204 all-purpose yards on the season, averaging 100.3 yards per game, good for sixth in the conference ... tallied 113 all-purpose yards on 57 rushing yards (16 carries) and 56 return yards (2 returns) and a touchdown in the win at Massachusetts (Aug. 30) ... recorded a career-high 89 rushing yards on nine rushes, including a 52-yard run, in the win over. No. 9 Southern California (Sept. 13) ... also notched 82 yards on four returns ... returned a kick 50 yards against Clemson (Oct. 18), tallying 68 return yards on the day on two carries ... recorded a career-long, 68-yard touchdown run in the win at Virginia Tech (Nov. 1), racking up 79 yards on six carries ... tallied a career-high 131 return yards on five attempts against Louisville (Nov. 8).
FRESHMAN (2013): Played in 11 games ... rushed for 346 yards and two touchdowns ... caught five passes for 60 yards and one touchdown ... returned 28 kicks for 660 yards (23.6 average - fourth best in the ACC), including a 98 yard return for a touchdown against New Mexico State (Nov. 9) ... tallied 1,041 all purpose yards, a mark that was good for eighth in the conference ... caught five passes for 68 yards, rushed four times for 69 yards and a touchdown and returned three kicks for 114 yards (211 all purpose yards) against Florida State (Sept. 28) ... rushed six times for 77 yards and a touchdown against NC State (Nov. 16) ... carried the ball 17 times for 70 yards at Syracuse.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Georgia AAAA Region 6A All-State Offensive Most Valuable Player honors as a senior ... first team all-county and all-region ... second team all-state ... led the War Eagles to the AAAA state semifinals as a senior ... served as team captain ... completed 63 of 111 passing attempts for 1,005 yards and nine touchdowns ... registered 221 rushing attempts for 1,181 yards and 18 touchdowns ... played for head coach Alan Chadwick.
PERSONAL: Myles Jalen Willis ... enrolled as a communications major in the College of Arts & Sciences ... is the recipient of The Fish Cornerstone Scholarship Fund ... Myles and his older sister, Anraya, are the children of Lisa and Herbert Willis.