May 3, 2006

Wiggins likes the opportunity at BC

Athlete Doug Wiggins holds over 20 scholarship offers from across the country including one from Boston College.

The 5-foot-11, 180-pounder is giving the Eagles plenty of consideration.

"I like Boston College's coaching staff," he said. "I've called them a couple times on the phone and they are very upfront with me, giving me background of the college and life in the area.

"My recruiter is Keith Willis and I like him a lot. He's a straightforward guy that tells me how it is. He talked to me about last season and their defense and even discussed that I have a chance to come right in and play for them. I also really like his enthusiasm towards recruiting me."

Obviously an issue if the Miami North Miami Beach prospect is considering Boston College is distance, is that a factor in his decision?

"I've been living down here for my entire life and I think I'd like to get away," he said. "I want to experience what else is out there, so that has no bearing on me."

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