October 4, 2007

Always around the ball

Seeing Jolonn Dunbar in the middle of the Boston College defense has become a given to Eagles.

The middle linebacker has made so many big plays over the last year and a half that it's hard to believe that he didn't make his first start at BC until the final regular season game of his sophomore season against Maryland.

And it makes you wonder just how his career would have played out had Brian Toal not gotten injured in the North Carolina State game two years, opening the door for Dunbar to make his first start at College Park.

"I do think about that," said Dunbar. "I remember that game and I was just so nervous in that Maryland game.

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