Merritt Island (Fla.) linebacker Ty Schwab committed to Boston College over a handful of offers and he couldn't be happier with his choice.
"This has been a dream since I was younger'," replied Schwab. "Boston College was my father's dream school. I grew up loving them since I was a kid when I lived in Connecticut."
The run-stuffing inside 'backer is coming off a productive junior campaign that saw him register 140 tackles, 43 tackles for loss, six sacks, two interceptions, and six forced fumbles.
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He plans on bringing that physical style of play to Chestnut Hill. His favorite player growing up is the recently retired linebacker Brian Urlacher of the Chicago Bears.
"He is a lunatic and an animal out there. I love how he plays," noted Schwab.
Schwab attended the Rivals Camp Series presented by Under Armour this spring and has been busy at camps during the summer too.
He attended a summer camp at Boston College and he felt at "home" while on his visit.
"I committed to Coach [Steve] Addazio on the spot when he gave me the offer. The coaching staff is going to bring BC to the top. I am blessed to be playing the game and pumped to play in the ACC," cited a happy Schwab.
The Eagles have had success at the middle linebacker position in recent years and sent notables to the NFL like Mark Herzlich and Luke Kuechly.
When asked if Schwab can follow in the same footsteps?
He sounded cautiously optimistic, "I hope so. I'm going to grind, so I can have the chance."