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Mike Vrabel's son commits to play football at Boston College

Alex Reimer
December 20, 2017 - 9:34 am

Boston College’s latest star football recruit has deep New England ties. As in, his father won three Super Bowls with the Patriots.

Ex-Patriots linebacker Mike Vrabel’s son, Tyler, officially committed to BC Wednesday. The Eagles announced the move on their official Twitter account.

Standing at 6-foot-5 and 285 pounds, Tyler Vrabel is a behemoth on the offensive line. He’s one of the 128 highest-ranked offensive line prospects in the country and is the 201st-ranked player out of Texas. 

BC has a deep tradition when it comes to producing offensive linemen. NFL pros Damien Woody, Gosder Cherilus, Tom Nalen, Dan Koppen, and Anthony Castonzo all played at the school. 

With Tyler Vrabel signed on, it’s likely that his father may return to the area more frequently. Mike Vrabel is currently the defensive coordinator for the Texans, where he served as linebacker coach for three seasons.

Vrabel played with the Patriots from 2001-2008. He was traded alongside Matt Cassel to the Chiefs for a second-round pick in ’08.