Undrafted Boston College LB Mark Herzlich Picks the Giants

Mark Herzlich, the Boston College LB who beat cancer as decided to sign with the New York Giants as an UDFA.

Herzlich announced via his Twitter page that he’s signing with the Giants. Great news and an even better story if he can make the 53-man roster.

Here’s his bio from his Boston College page:

Won the Rudy Award and the ACC’s Brian Piccolo Award…started all 13 games and began playing full-time against Virginia Tech…third on the team with 65 tackles and 50 solo stops…tied for first on the team with two forced fumbles, second on the team with four interceptions and four pass break ups…also had 3.5 tackles for a loss…tallied five tackles (three solo) and one forced fumble against Nevada…had six solo tackles and an interception at Syracuse…totaled eight tackles (six solo) with one for a loss, a forced a fumble, a pass break up and an interception vs. Virginia…tallied six tackles at Duke…posted five solo tackles at Wake Forest…recorded six solo tackles and a pass breakup against Clemson…was second on the team with eight tackles (six solo) and a tackle for a loss against Maryland … had three tackles, broke up a pass and had an interception at NC State…had another pick, defended a pass and made seven tackles against Virginia Tech…racked up four solo tackles including one for a loss vs. Kent State…led the team onto the field in the season opener against Weber State, racking up five tackles.

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