Earned a bachelor's degree in communications in May 2012 ... one of eight Boston College graduates on the roster, joining LB Nick Clancy, OT Emmett Cleary, WR Donte Elliott, LS Sean Flaherty, P Gerald Levano, DT Bryan Murray, TE Chris Pantale and DT Kaleb Ramsey ... is pursuing a master's degree in management from the Carroll Graduate School of Management.
Started seven games after missing the first five games of the season with a foot injury ... caught 21 passes for 189 yards and two touchdowns ... averaged 9.0 yards per catch ... hauled in four receptions for 37 yards and a touchdown at Wake Forest (Nov. 3) ... made four catches for a season-high 54 yards against Maryland (Oct. 27) ... grabbed four receptions for 36 yards versus Virginia Tech (Nov. 17) ... snared two passes for 20 yards and a touchdown at Georgia Tech (Oct. 20).
Started all 12 games at tight end ... earned the Boston College Coaches Award ... garnered a spot on the John Mackey Award Watch List ... third on the Eagles and first among tight ends with 236 receiving yards on 21 catches, averaging 11.2 yards per catch ... tied for first with three touchdown receptions ... averaged 19.7 yards per game, fourth on the team ... made three tackles on special teams ... led the Eagles with a career-high 70 receiving yards and two touchdowns at Miami (Nov. 25) ... also led BC with five grabs and 60 yards at Notre Dame (Nov. 19) ... made two receptions for 26 yards and a touchdown at Virginia Tech (Oct. 22) ... made a team-high four receptions for 33 yards against Duke (Sept. 17).
Started all 13 games at tight end ... second on the team with 31 catches for 338 yards and a touchdown ... made four receptions for 47 yards against Nevada in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl (Jan. 9) ... caught three passes for 66 yards at Syracuse (Nov. 27) with a season-long reception of 31 yards ... hauled in three passes for 23 yards vs. Virginia... set career high with six receptions for 56 yards against Maryland (Oct. 23) ... led the team with three receptions for 34 yards at Florida State (Oct. 16) ... caught a pair of passes for 19 yards, including one for a touchdown in the season opener against Weber State (Sept. 4).
Appeared in all 13 games with 11 starts...third on the team in catches (25) and fourth in receiving yards (223) and average per game (17.2)...caught four passes for a career-high 41 yards at Virginia...caught three passes for 21 yards against NC State...had four receptions for 30 yards and scored his first career touchdown against Wake Forest...caught two passes for 12 yards against Kent State...caught two passes for 20 yards in his BC debut against Northeastern.
Earned Associated Press All-State third-team honors as a senior tight end at Wayne Valley High School; also played defensive end ... gained 2007 Super 100 All-State honors from the New Jersey Football Coaches Association ... was a 2007 All-Passaic County first-team selection and an All-North Jersey second-team choice ... also captured All-Northern Hills Conference accolades and All-Area honors (from the Herald News) ... made 26 receptions for 385 yards and six touchdowns in his senior season ... registered a school-record 16 sacks ... led the Indians to an 11-1 record and the North 1, Group 3 title game ... played for head coach Brian O'Connor ... played in the 2008 New York/New Jersey All-Star Classic, which pits the top high school players from the two states against each other ... also starred on the school's basketball and track teams, earning All-State honors in track.
Christopher Joseph Pantale, born March 22, 1990 ... enrolled in College of Arts & Sciences ... selected as a National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete by the organization's Passaic County chapter ... Chris and his two younger sisters are the children of Patricia and William Pantale.