Mehdi Abdesmad, Harris Williams, Steve Addazio all talk football at Pinehurst
The seniors will travel to Pinehurst Resort with head coach Steve Addazio
Boston College Athletics Department hosts 2013-14 all-sports banquet
Preseason training camp opens Monday and Rettig is ready to get the season started
2014: Suffered season-ending ankle injury in the first game at Massachusetts (Aug. 30) ...received a medical redshirt for the season ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement ... named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
2013 (JUNIOR): Started in all 13 games at right guard ... key component of an offensive line that helped produce a rushing attack that averaged 212.5 yards per game, a mark good for second in the Atlantic Coast Conference and 20th among all teams in college football in 2013 ... anchored an offensive line that yielded a Heisman Memorial Trophy finalist and the Atlantic Coast Conference's first Doak Walker Award recipient in running back Andre Williams, who became the 16th player in FBS history to rush for 2,000 yards in the regular season ... 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) ... blocked for Andre Williams against NC State (Nov. 16); Williams' 339 rushing yards marked the most in ACC history ... the team averaged 5.5 yards per rush and a 142.83 passing efficiency ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement..
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in two games ; missed significant action because of a broken foot sustained in preseason training camp ... saw action at Florida State (Oct. 13) and against Notre Dame (Nov. 10).
2011 (FRESHMAN): Played in seven games and earned first career start in the season finale at Miami (Nov. 25) ... saw action on both offensive and defensive lines ... registered his first career tackle at Central Florida (Sept. 10) ... played 118 offensive snaps on the year ... BC did not give up a sack and scored a season-high four rushing touchdowns versus Maryland ... 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).
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned NEPSAC All-New England Class C honors in 2008 ... was a two-way lineman at Proctor Academy ... gained Evergreen League Offensive Lineman of the Year honors as a junior ... captured Proctor's 2010 Athletic Award, presented to a senior for outstanding dedication, achievement and ability for three or more years ... earned Evergreen League Most Improved Lineman honors in 2007 ... led the Hornets to the Evergreen Northeast Division championship in 2008 ... served as team captain in 2009 ... played for head coach Chuck Reid ... also played on the school's baseball and wrestling teams.
PERSONAL: Harris E. Williams ... graduated with a computer science degree from the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences ... enrolled in the Carroll School of Management in the management master's ... Harris is the son of Andrea and Neville Williams; has an older brother, Neville, Jr.