June 20, 2007

Haden comes on board

Fort Washington (Md.) Friendly running back Josh Haden was expected to choose between Boston College and Florida on Friday. However, just a few days following his unofficial trip to The Heights, Haden made an early decision.

"Josh is headed up to Boston College," said Haden's father, Joe Sr.. "He really built a rapport with the coaches up there and everything they're doing fits what he wants. We talked to Urban Meyer the other day and he understood. My other son, Joe, plays at Florida so now I have two kids 1,500 miles apart and it's all good.

"We couldn't be more excited about BC. Coach Jags, coach Logan and coach Sirmans all hit it off with Josh and a lot of credit goes to coach Day. When a bunch of schools offered but didn't really pursue Josh because they thought he was a lock for Florida, coach Day didn't waver. He just kept coming after Josh."

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