NCF On The Trail: Marcus Outlow

High-rated RBs replace BC's Williams 

December, 13, 2013
Richard Wilson lines up at running back and takes a toss right. He runs through two arm tackles then sets his sights on an undersized safety in the unenviable position of being between a 200-pound back and the goal line.

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Norwich Free AcademyMarcus Outlow will bring some versatility to Boston College's offense.
Boston College fans ought to turn to YouTube to see what the Beverly Hills (Mich.) Detroit Country Day running back does next. It’s reminiscent of Andre Williams trucking a poor NC State safety weeks earlier, and in nine months Eagles fans will see it again on the field, not on film.

The comparisons are welcome since Wilson and fellow Class of 2014 back Marcus Outlow (Norwich, Conn./Norwich Free Academy) will soon be saddled with the responsibility of replacing the Heisman finalist Williams.

Weekend recruiting wrap: ACC 

October, 14, 2013

Miami lands the biggest commitment of the weekend, while Clemson and Florida State send out new offers.

All this and more in the weekend recap.

Notable performances:

Marcus Outlow (Norwich, Conn./Norwich Free Academy): The Boston College running back commitment ran for 124 yards and three touchdowns over the weekend. Behind his legs, his team won 32-14.

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ACC's 2014 impact freshmen 

September, 25, 2013
Fans always want to know who is next. Coaches need to know who is next. The top programs reload instead of rebuild. Ideally, a coaching staff can move down the depth chart and replace a graduated senior without much of a drop in production. With several coaches forgoing redshirting and instead playing true freshmen extensively, those replacement players are often first-year players now.

Here are Class of 2014 prospects in the ACC who could be the next household name on your favorite team.

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The most important commitment in a team's recruiting class is a purely subjective. Is it the best overall recruit or the commit who fills the biggest need? Is it the lineman that has helped recruit other big-time prospects? And in six months, let alone a year or two, will they still even be on the team?

ACC reporters Corey Dowlar and Jared Shanker take these factors into effect and come up with the most important 2014 commitments for every ACC program.

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Boston College did not just get another dude Monday. Running back Richard Wilson (Beverly Hills, Mich./Detroit Country Day) says he will be that dude.

Wilson committed on Monday to Boston College, and new head coach Steve Addazio’s motto for the 2014 class is “Be a dude.”

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LB Christian Lezzer commits to BC

May, 6, 2013
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:

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):


Lezzer is the second linebacker to pick Boston College for 2014, joining Kevin Cohee (West Roxbury, Mass./Roxbury Latin).

Yiadom commits to Boston College 

March, 29, 2013
Wide receiver/defensive back Isaac Yiadom (Worcester, Mass./Doherty) told on Thursday night that he has committed to Boston College for the fall of 2014.

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Weekly Commitment Roundup 

February, 22, 2013
Boston College
Marcus Outlow RB Norwich, Conn./Free Academy
HT: 6-0 WT: 190

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