Boston College has been in contact with Dartmouth offensive lineman Zach Sammartino. The graduate transfer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania announced that he was going to transfer for his final year after the Ivy League cancelled all of their fall sports.
Sammartino is a big time transfer, named to the Ivy League First Team in 2019. At 6'3 295 pounds, he is considered potentially NFL level talent. According to the transfer he is considering Boston College, Rice, Baylor and Colorado State.
BC Bulletin spoke with Sammartino on Monday afternoon.
With Boston College having four starters set on the offensive line with Zion Johnson, Ben Petrula, Alec Lindstrom and Tyler Vrabel. He plays guard which is currently the only presumed open position on the line, and would battle players like Nate Emer, Christian Mahogany and Finn Dirstine
But Sammartino likes what he sees with the Eagles "They obviously have a great offensive line tradition and their offense is very similar to the style that I feel like I would thrive in."
The Eagles coaching staff also stood out to Sammartino, "Coach Hafley has a great resumè and it would be fun to play under him."
In terms of what he is looking for in a program, the transfer said "A team with a great offensive line history and offensive line coach that will be able to coach me up and get me to the next level." With the goal of getting to the NFL, Sammartino is looking for exposure at a higher level program as well. "I want as well as get film at the FBS level to go with my Dartmouth film."
Expect a decision sooner rather than later for Sammartino. BC Bulletin will keep you up to date with any transfer news regarding Zach Sammartino.
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