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Sean Sylvia
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dartmouth, MA

High School:
Cheshire Academy (CT)

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 200

Position:
DB

08/06/2013

Football Holds Annual Media Day

Team meets with media after second practice

04/13/2013

Football Holds Scrimmage On Saturday

Senior QB Chase Rettig complets 15-of-19 passing attempts for 168 yards

04/06/2013

Football Works Through First Spring Scrimmage

Chase Rettig leads Eagle offense

10/05/2012

Sean Sylvia Models Play after All-American Jamie Silva

The sophomore has become a reliable defensive back

09/29/2012

Football Loses 45-31 to No. 17 Clemson

Chase Rettig completed 25 of 43 passes for 341 yards and three touchdowns

10/10/2012

Sean Sylvia Interview - Florida State

Sean Sylvia discusses the excitement and challenges surrounding the upcoming game against Florida State.

01/04/2012

2011 Boston College Football Intro Video

11/25/2011

Boston College Defeats Miami 24-17

08/22/2011

2011 Football Picture Day

11/30/2013

Boston College at Syracuse

USATSI Gallery

10/27/2012

Boston College vs. Maryland

Boston College vs. Maryland - AP Photo Gallery

10/20/2012

Boston College vs. Georgia Tech

Boston College vs. Georgia Tech

09/29/2012

Boston College vs. No 17 Clemson

Boston College vs. No 17 Clemson

SYLVIA'S CAREER HIGHS
All-purpose yards: 18, at Maryland, Oct 29, 2011
Interceptions: 1, Villanova, Aug 31, 2013 ; at Maryland, Oct 29, 2011 ; Clemson, Sep 29, 2012
Long interception return: 18, at Maryland, Oct 29, 2011
Tackles: 17, at Army, Oct 06, 2012 (11-6)
Tackles for loss: 1.0, NC State, Nov 16, 2013 (1-0); Maryland, Oct 27, 2012 (1-0); Northwestern, Sep 03, 2011 (1-0)
Fumbles forced: 1, at Clemson, Oct 12, 2013
Pass breakups: 2, at Clemson, Oct 08, 2011

2013 (JUNIOR): Started all 12 games at free safety ... ranked fourth on the team with 63 tackles ... recorded four unassisted tackles and an interception in the team's 24-14 home win against Villanova (Aug. 31) ... posted eight tackles against Wake Forest (Sept. 6) and at Clemson (Oct. 12) ... also forced first career fumble at Clemson ... notched a season-high 10 tackles (six solo) at USC (Sept. 14) ... posted seven stops against Army (Oct. 5) ... recorded back-to-back games of six tackles against North Carolina (Oct. 26) and Virginia Tech (Nov. 2) ... credited with one pass breakup against Virginia Tech and Maryland (Nov 23).

2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 12 games ... started seven games at cornerback, three at free safety ... ranked third on the team with 86 tackles ... totaled four pass breakups ... recorded seven tackles, including ½ tackle for a loss, in the team's 41-32 season-opening home loss to Miami (Sept. 1) ... registered double-digit tackle games against Northwestern (12, Sept. 15), Clemson (12, Sept. 29), and at Army (17, Oct. 6) ... the 17 tackles at Army was a career-high ... hauled in an interception versus Clemson ... posted seven tackles at Florida State (Oct. 13) ... recorded five stops against Georgia Tech (Oct. 20) ... nine tackles (one TFL) versus Maryland (Oct. 27) ... notched seven tackles (five solo) against Notre Dame (Nov. 10) ... posted two tackles in the final two games of the season against Virginia Tech (Nov. 17) and NC State (Nov. 24).

2011 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Appeared in 11 games ... registered two starts at strong safety - against Duke (Sept. 17) and at No. 8 Clemson (Oct. 8) ... finished the season with 38 tackles, two pass breakups, an interception and a tackle for a loss ... notched a career-high seven tackles in a 30-14 loss at No. 16 Virginia Tech (Oct. 22) ... intercepted his first pass and had two tackles in a 28-17 win at Maryland (Oct. 29) ... had four tackles and a season-high two pass breakups in a 36-14 loss at No. 8 Clemson (Oct. 8) ... recorded five tackles in a 16-14 loss at No. 24 Notre Dame (Nov. 19) ... credited with four tackles and a tackle for a loss in the season-opening 24-17 loss vs. Northwestern (Sept. 3).

2010 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned NEPSAC All-New England Class B honors as a safety at Cheshire Academy in 2009; also gained All-Colonial League first-team accolades ... had 10 interceptions in nine games ... played for head coach Dan O'Dea ... was a four-year starter at quarterback at Dartmouth High School ... earned EMass Division I all-star honors as a senior in 2008 ... was a three-time Old Colony League all-star selection ... captured Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic honors in 2007 ... also gained New Bedford Standard-Times Super Team honors ... finished with a 22-3 record leading the Indians ... served as team captain in 2008 ... played for head coach Rick White ... earned Offensive MVP honors for the victorious South team at the 2009 Shriners Football Classic ... also played basketball and tennis at Dartmouth.

PERSONAL:Sean Andrew Sylvia, born October 8, 1990 ... enrolled as an applied psychology and human development major in the Lynch School of Education ... is the recipient of The Cannon Family Football Scholarship Fund ... Sean is the third of Carol Ann and Antone Sylvia's four children; his older sister is a BC alumna.

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