Despite not having a head coach, Boston College received a commitment from Tabor Academy (MA) defensive tackle Tevin Montgomery late on Saturday night.
"Boston College, Class of 2017!," the three-star defensive tackle posted on his Facebook wall around midnight.
On Sunday afternoon, Heights247 was able to confirm that his commitment was official and that he had spoken with the coaching staff about his decision.
The three-star, 89-rated prospect was down to Virginia, Vanderbilt and Boston College the past few weeks. It looked as if the Eagles were the team to beat when Montgomery turned down a request by the Cavaliers' coaching staff to take an official this month.
The 6-foot-5, 295-pounder fills a huge need for Boston College along the defensive line and gives the Eagles 17 commitments in the 2013 class. Montgomery is listed as a three-star, 89-rated prospect and is currently the highest-rated recruit in the class, according to 247Sports.
Heights247 will have more with Montgomery soon.