Congrats to former Boston College linebacker Mark Herzlich for reaching the NFL! Since he was not selected in the draft, he had to wait for the NFL lockout to be over before he could sign with a team.
Many Chowdaheadz will be bummed to learn that he is playing for the despised New York Giants, but the real thing to remember here is that a beloved son of Boston is becoming a professional football player. Herzlich, who battled cancer while at BC, was not sure if he could ever play football again. Now he is an NFL player. Many of us hoped he would play for the Patriot, but as an un-drafted free agent Herzlich must do what is best for him and sign where he is most needed. So root against the Giants during the final Pre-Season game September 1st at Gillette Stadium…but make sure you cheer for Mark Herzlich.