CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Boston College head football coach Jeff Hafley announced on Wednesday that three student-athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to join the BC football program.
Defensive backs Kam Arnold, Jio Holmes and quarterback Matthew Rueve signed on Wednesday to complete the recruiting class of 15 student-athletes. Twelve student-athletes signed in the early signing period in December with the BC Eagles.
In all, the latest additions to the BC family hail from Ohio and Michigan and join a class of recruits with ties to Massachusetts, Virginia, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, Georgia, and Maryland.
2020 Boston College Football Recruiting Class
Player Position Ht. Wt. Hometown/High School
Dwayne Allick OL 6-2 295 Laurel, Md./DeMatha
Kam Arnold DB 6-1 216 West Bloomfield, Mich./St. Mary’s
Justin Bellido WR 5-10 165 Brooklyn, N.Y./Erasmus Hall
Denzel Blackwell DB 5-10 170 Houston, Texas/Strake Jesuit
Charlie Gordinier TE 6-4 225 Monmouth Beach, N.J./Red Bank Catholic
Andre Hines RB 6-2 215 Staten Island, N.Y./Erasmus Hall
Jio Holmes DB 6-2 196 Cleveland, Ohio/Cleveland Heights
Cam Horsley DT 6-3 280 Riverton, N.J./Cinnaminson
Taji Johnson WR 6-3 202 Powder Springs, Ga./Marietta
Hans Lillis TE 6-3 245 Gwynedd Valley, Pa./Germantown Academy
Kevin Pyne OL 6-8 300 Milford, Mass./Milford
Matthew Rueve QB 6-4 182 Cincinnati, Ohio/St. Xavier
Jason Scott DB 6-0 170 Laurel, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel
Korey Smith LB 6-1 230 Brightwood, Va./The Peddie School
Ozzy Trapilo OL 6-8 275 Norwell, Mass./Boston College High School
State breakdown: Position Breakdown:
New Jersey: 2 Defensive Backs: 4
Massachusetts: 2 Offensive Linemen: 3
Ohio: 2 Wide Receivers: 2
Maryland: 2 Tight Ends: 2
New York: 2 Running Backs: 1
Pennsylvania: 1 Quarterbacks: 1
Michigan: 1 Linebackers: 1
Texas: 1 Defensive Linemen: 1
West Bloomfield, Mich.
Three-star defensive back according to 247Sports, Rivals, and ESPN … rated the No. 33 defensive back nationally by Rivals … No. 2 safety in Michigan and the state’s 19th overall prospect according to Rivals … a two-way standout at St. Mary’s at wide receiver and defensive back … finished his high school career with 91 receptions for 1,144 yards and 11 touchdowns … totaled 161 tackles, three interceptions, 13 tackles for loss, 17 pass breakups and five forced fumbles over his career … averaged 21.4 yards for his career as a punt returner … played for head coach George Porritt at St. Mary’s … son of Ana and Ken Arnold.
Three-star defensive back according to the recruiting services … rated as the No. 60 prospect in Ohio according to 247Sports … all-state first-team selection as a senior … played both corner and receiver for Cleveland Heights … led his team to a 9-2 record and the Lake Erie League championship … his program made its first Division I playoff appearance since 2015 … eight pass breakups on the season and an interception … a key blocked punt in the playoffs versus Mentor … named to the Cleveland.com Best of the Best following his senior season … team MVP as a senior … captain and was a two-time all-league selection as a junior and senior … a three-year starter at wide receiver, cornerback and as a kick/punt returner … son of Corey Holmes.
Rated as the No. 1 quarterback prospect in Ohio according to 247Sports … three-star pro-style quarterback recruit according to 247Sports … rated the No. 56 pro-style QB nationally by 247Sports … started one season at St. Xavier High School in Cincinnati … threw for 3,216 yards and 28 touchdowns … three-star quarterback according to ESPN Recruiting … rated the No. 65 pocket passer in the country by ESPN … cousin of former BC letterwinners Matt, Nate, and Tim Hasselbeck … son of Krista and Martin Rueve.
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