LB Divitto (Jets), DL Edebali (Saints), OL Patchan (Bucs), QB Rettig (Packers), FB/TE Sinkovec (Ravens) and OL White (Chargers) sign free-agent contracts
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
Boston College opens the season against Villanova
2013 (SENIOR): Started all 13 games at right tackle ... served as team co-captain ... earned All-Atlantic Coast Conference honorable mention honors from the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association and the ACC Coaches ... named ACC Offensive Lineman of the Week after a stellar performance in the team's 34-27 home win over Virginia Tech (Nov. 2); White and the offensive line allowed BC to rush 42 times for 196 yards, marking the most VT had allowed up to that point ... the Eagles rushed for 100+ yards in 11 games, 200+ yards in six games, 300+ yards in three games and 400+ yards in one game (420 vs. NC State on Nov. 16) ... allowed the team to rush for over 190 yards in each of the last six games ... blocked for Andre Williams against NC State (Nov. 16); Williams' 339 rushing yards marked the most in BC history ... helped Williams become just the 16th running back in FBS history to eclipse 2,000 yards ... the team averaged 5.5 yards per rush and a 142.83 passing efficiency.
2012 (JUNIOR): Appeared in and started the first nine games ... totaled 657 snaps ... the Eagles rushed for 100+ yards in four games ... blocked for Andre Williams' 99-yard touchdown against Army (Oct. 6), the longest rush in team history ... pass blocked against Miami (Sept. 1) as the Eagles recorded the sixth most passing yards in a single game (441) in team history ... the team tallied three 300+ passing yard performances and nine 200+ passing yard performances ... assisted in the 166-yard rushing attacked against Maine (Sept. 8) ... the team averaged 3.2 yards per rush and a 116.45 passing efficiency rating ... earned Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement honors.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 12 games ... registered 11 starts at right guard ... missed the start in the season finale at Miami (Nov. 25) ... played 763 snaps, the second most on offense ... the Eagles had six games with more than 100 yards rushing; including a 372-yard performance at Maryland (Oct. 29) ... blocked for Rolandan Finch against the Terrapins (Oct. 29); Finch's 243 rushing yards were the third greatest single-game total in program history and most in the ACC since 2009 ... BC did not give up a sack and scored a season-high four rushing touchdowns versus Maryland ... helped Montel Harris eclipse BC's rushing record with a 108-yard performance against Wake Forest (Oct. 1); Harris' career rushing total was 3,734 yards ... the Eagles threw for more than 200 yards in two games; 351 passing yards against Northwestern (Sept. 3) and 247 passing yards versus Duke (Sept. 17).
2010 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Appeared in all 13 games...made first collegiate start against NC State and also started the Wake Forest game and the Nevada game in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl...showed a tremendous amount of growth...has made great strides in the weight room...has a shot of earning the starting spot vacated by the graduated Thomas Claiborne...possesses very good athletic ability and can play center or guard...a smart, hard-working, dedicated lineman.
2009 (FRESHMAN): Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Division IV All-State first-team honors as a senior tight end at Kennett; played tight end and defensive end for the Eagles ... gained Division III All-State honorable mention honors as a junior defensive end ... played for head coaches Gary Millen, Drew Inzer and Ken Sciacca ... also played on the school's basketball team, capturing All-State honors as a senior.
PERSONAL: Ian Knight White, born April 7, 1991 ... earned a bachelor's degree in human development in May 2013 ... Ian and his younger sister Lauren are the children of Barbara and Bradley White.