Denis Named Sporting News Preseason All-American

Denis Named Sporting News Preseason All-American

Senior safety tied for second nationally in 2017 with seven interceptions

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Senior defensive back Lukas Denis was named to The Sporting News Preseason All-America team, the publication announced Tuesday. It marked the second preseason All-America accolade for Denis as he was also named to Athlon Magazine’s All-America third-team.

Denis was a Walter Camp Foundation All-American (second team) in 2017 as he tied for second nationally with seven interceptions. An All-ACC second-team selection, Denis was a key member of a BC defense that ranked 12th nationally in interceptions and third in pass efficiency defense.

The Everett, Mass., native ranked 17th nationally and led BC with 10 pass breakups. He finished third on the squad with 83 tackles as BC went to a bowl for the fourth time in five years.

BC opens the 2018 season at Alumni Stadium versus in-state foe UMass on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 1 p.m. Season tickets are now on sale for the 2018 campaign that features home games against Clemson, Miami and ACC foes Louisville and Syracuse. To purchase tickets, visit or call 617-552-GoBC.

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