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AJ DillonBoston College Eagles – No. 2Position Running backClass SophomoreCareer historyCollege
- Boston College (2017–present)
High school Lawrence AcademyPersonal informationBorn: (1998-05-02) May 2, 1998 (age 20)
New London, ConnecticutHeight 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)Weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Algiers Jameal William Dillon (born May 2, 1998) is an American football running back for the Boston College Eagles.
- 1 Early years
- 2 College career
- 3 Personal
- 4 References
- 5 External links
Dillon attended Lawrence Academy in Groton, Massachusetts. As a junior he rushed for 1,887 yards and 26 touchdowns. As a senior, he played in only four games due to a broken leg and rushed for 635 yards with 12 touchdowns. Dillon originally committed to the University of Michigan to play college football but changed to Boston College.
As a freshman at Boston College in 2017, Dillon played in all 13 games and rushed for a Boston College freshman record 1,589 yards on 300 carries with 14 touchdowns. He was named the ACC Rookie of the Year.
His grandfather, Tom Gatewood, played college football at the University of Notre Dame.
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