Fourteen former players participate; 30 NFL teams represented
Senior running back a first-team choice on five official All-America teams; Freese earns FWAA All-America second-team recognition
Senior running back also collects distinction from SI.com and CBS Sports.com
Alex Amidon, Andre Williams share Boston College football's highest honor
Andre Williams one of three unanimous All-ACC first-team honorees
BC started strong, but couldn't hold on and No. 8 FSU earned a 48-34 win at Alumni Stadium.
Boston College vs. USC - UTSI
The Eagles defeated the Wildcats, 24-14, in the 2013 season opener in Alumni Stadium.
Boston College vs. Army
DIVITTO'S CAREER HIGHS
2013 (SENIOR): Started all 13 games ... earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference third-team honors from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association and earned honorable mention recognition from the ACC coaches ... led all BC players with 112 tackles; recorded 54 solo tackles and 58 assisted tackles ... registered 6.0 tackles for a loss of 17 yards, including 3.0 sacks for loss of 13 yards ... recorded five pass breakups and one interception (at Syracuse on Nov. 30) ... recorded at least 10 tackles in five games, including a career-high 18 tackles at New Mexico State (Nov. 9); earned ACC Co-Linebacker of the Week recognition ... registered 10 tackles and one pass breakup in the team's 24-10 home win over Wake Forest (Sept. 6) ... tallied 12 tackles in a 48-27 home win over Army (Oct. 5) ... tallied 11 tackles-six solo and 0.5 tackle for loss and added an interception and pass breakup at Syracuse (Nov. 30).
2012 (JUNIOR): Started all 12 games ... led the team with 1,052 snaps played ... finished the season ranked second on the team with 92 tackles ... averaged over seven tackles per game ... career-high 18 tackles (10 solo) at Army (Oct. 6) ... recorded fumble recoveries against Northwestern (Sept. 15), Army, Notre Dame (Nov. 10) and NC State (Nov. 24) ... forced two fumbles, one against Florida State (Oct. 13) and one against Notre Dame ... broke up two passes against both Wake Forest and Notre Dame ... tied for second overall on the team with six total pass breakups ... three 10+ tackle games ... earned Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement honors.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 12 games; started each game as strong side linebacker ... finished the season ranked third on the team with 72 tackles ... led the team with five pass break ups ... recorded four tackles for loss ... ranked second on team with two sacks ... averaged six tackles per game ... contested 735 plays on defense and special teams' units ... posted eight stops and one pass breakup at Notre Dame (Nov. 19) ... notched eight tackles against NC State (Nov. 12) ... finished the game ranked second on the team with six tackles, including five solo tackles and a sack for a loss of six yards, against Florida State (Nov. 3) ... broke up one pass and registered six tackles, one for loss, against Wake Forest (Oct. 1) ... registered his first career interception and finished second on the team with eight tackles against UMass (Sept. 24) ... posted a career-high 10 tackles (7 solo) and added a pass breakup versus Duke (Sept. 17) ... registered his first-ever pass breakup and tallied two solo tackles at Central Florida (Sept. 10) ... recorded seven tackles - five solo and one for loss - and notched his first career sack against Northwestern.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Played in 11 games ... recorded 20 tackles ... recovered two fumbles ... tallied one solo tackle and a fumble recovery against Nevada in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl (Jan. 9) ... totaled three tackles against Virginia (Nov. 20) ... posted a two-tackle outing at Wake Forest (Nov. 6) ... charted two solo tackles and one fumble recovery against Clemson (Oct. 30) ... registered a season-high four tackles against Maryland (Oct. 23) ... recorded three tackles at NC State (Oct. 9) ... first-career tackle was a tackle-for-loss against Kent State (Sept. 11).
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned USA Today All-America second-team honors and All-State first-team honors as a senior linebacker at Don Bosco Prep ... also gained All-Non-Public first-team accolades in 2009 ... was a two-time All-Bergen County first team selection ... recorded 78 tackles, eight sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and two blocked punts in his senior season ... made 77 stops as a junior ... served as team captain in 2009 ... helped the Ironmen to three state titles and the 2009 national title ... played for head coach Greg Toal ... was selected to the USA Football Junior National Team; recorded eight tackles and one sack in Team USA's 17-0 win over Team World (Jan. 30, 2010 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.).
PERSONAL: Steele Daniel Divitto, born October 24, 1991 ... earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from the Carroll School of Management ... is the recipient of The Joseph Ramos, M.D. '77 Football Scholarship Fund ... Steele is the middle of Rosemary Alfredo and Daniel Divitto's three children.