The Eagles received their eighth pledge for 2014 Sunday in linebacker Christian Lezzer (Clearfield, Pa./Clearfield), multiple sources report.
Lezzer announced his decision on Twitter:
I have officially committed to Boston College to play football this morning, couldn't be happier with the decision I made #WeAreBC
— Christian Lezzer (@christian_lezz4) May 5, 2013
';htmlText+='The 6-foot-1, 215-pound prospect selected Boston College over scholarship offers from Arizona, Bucknell, Kent State, Temple and Towson. Akron, Duke, Maryland, Pittsburgh and Rutgers also expressed interest. Additionally, Lezzer received congratulations from several of his future BC teammates, including the Eagles' top pledge, four-star running back Marcus Outlow (Norwich, Conn./Free Academy):
S/O to my bro @christian_lezz4 for committing to #BC today!!! Welcome to the family bro!!! #WeAreBC
— Marcus Outlow (@EraOf_M21O) May 5, 2013
Lezzer is the second linebacker to pick Boston College for 2014, joining Kevin Cohee (West Roxbury, Mass./Roxbury Latin).