Jon Hilliman and Sherman Alston were big parts of the Eagles' 2014 success, and now they head home for the Pinstripe Bowl
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Murphy first ACC quarterback to rush for 1,000 since 2009
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NCAA Football: Syracuse at Boston College (USATSI)
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NCAA Football: Boston College at Wake Forest (USATSI)
NCAA Football: Clemson at Boston College (USATSI)
ALSTON'S CAREER HIGHS
2014 (FRESHMAN): Played in all 12 regular-season games, starting one against Southern California (Sept. 13) ... recorded 352 rushing yards on 34 carries with two touchdowns ... notched 169 receiving yards on 15 receptions with two TDs ... averaged 10.4 yards per rush and 11.3 yards per catch ... returned 13 punts for 101 yards ... averaged 51.8 all-purpose yards per game ... tallied 36 all-purpose yards in BC debut at Massachusetts (Aug. 30), rushing twice for 30 yards and catching one pass for six yards ... first career touchdown was a career-long, 54-yard run in the Eagles' upset of No. 9 USC ... rushed a season-high 57 yards on five carries in the win against Maine (Sept. 20) ... tallied 121 all-purpose yards and a rushing touchdown at NC State (Oct. 11) with 53 rushing yards (5 carries), 23 receiving yards (2 receptions) and 45 punt return yards (2 returns) ... notched first career receiving touchdown against Clemson (Oct. 13), recording 23 yards on three catches ... caught a 26-yard TD pass in the win against Syracuse (Nov. 29).
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned third-team all-state honors, first-team all-county recognition and first-team All-Non-Public honors as a senior in 2013 ... rushed 201 times for 1,197 yards, a 5.9 average and 22 touchdowns in 2013; added 19 catches for 251 yards and a touchdown and totaled 1,689 all-purpose yards ... helped lead Saint Joseph's to three state championships ... concluded his high school career with 2,656 rushing yards ... played for head coach Tony Montvale.
PERSONAL: Sherman Alston, born May 2, 1996 ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... Sherman is the son of Farrah Campbell and Sherman Alston.