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Super Bowl Inactives: Kevin Faulk Out for Patriots, Herzlich Out for Giants

The New England Patriots have Announced their inactives for Super Bowl XLVI, with Kevin Faulk headling those out for the big game in Indianapolis, Ind. Faulk is joined by QB Ryan Mallet, RB Shane Vereen, LB Gary Guyton, OL Donald Thomas, OL Nick McDonald, and DL Ron Brace. Chad Ochocinco returns to action after missing […]

Former BC LB and Cancer Survivor Mark Herzlich Signs with Giants

As many expected, it did not take long for Mark Herzlich to find a home in the NFL once the lockout finally ended. On the first day in which teams could sign undrafted free agents, the BC alumnus agreed to a contract with the New York Giants. Herzlich announced his signing via twitter, saying: “Decision […]

Boston College Linebacker Mark Herzlich To Take Chance With NFL

After being drafted 51st overall by the Omaha Nighthawks of the UFL last week, Boston College linebacker Mark Herzlich will test the waters in the NFL. According to Sports Illustrated’s Peter King, Herzlich has declined to sign with Omaha. The 6-foot-4 244-pound cancer survivor went undrafted in the 2011 NFL Draft, as he was one […]

Boston College LB Mark Herzlich Selected in 10th Round of UFL Draft

On Thursday Boston College linebacker Mark Herzlich joined 24 of the nation’s best prospects at the Radio City Music Hall for the first day of the NFL Draft. Unlike his 24 counterparts, Herzlich’s name wasn’t one of the 254 selected to play in the NFL. However, Herzlich will be playing football next season, if he […]

BC’s Herzlich Semifinalist for Butkus Award

BC star linebacker Mark Herzlich, who is sitting out this season while battling Ewing’s Sarcoma, was named as one of the 16 finalists for the Dick Butkus Award, honoring the nation’s top linebacker. Herzlich is the reigning ACC Defensive Player of the Year and was a finalist for the award last season, losing out to […]

Herzlich Beats Cancer, BC Downs FSU

Big day on the Heights! ESPN’s traveling pregame show, College GameDay Live, aired live from the Dustbowl for two hours this morning and was dedicated to Mark Herzlich, stricken with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a severe form of cancer in the leg. Gameday saw a rowdy group of fans in attendence behind the host desk and even hanging […]

Herzlich to Attempt to Return to Gridiron in 2010

Boston College star linebacker Mark Herzlich is returning to class this week and hopes to return to the football field next season. Herzlich is battling Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare type of bone cancer, and was told he would never play football again. The 21 year old was the defense’s leader and was the 2008 ACC Defensive […]

ACC Defensive Player of the Year Mark Herzlich Has Cancer

Boston College Senior Linebacker Mark Herzlich sought tests to determine the source of some leg pain he had been having and the results must have shocked him even more than us: he was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, which is a malignant tumor primarily affecting children and young adults. Herzlich is 21 and coming off a […]

BC LB Mark Herzlich Named ACC Defensive Player of the Year

Mark Herzlich was named ACC Defensive Player of the Year, and earned the honors from the league’s media contingent, Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA).  The linebacker, a big fan of eye black and recently sporting a mohawk, won a close vote, scoring 20 votes. He beat out Florida State’s Everett Brown (16) and Duke’s Michael Tauiliili […]