"In the last two years, you've been sacked--"
"A lot," Boston College quarterback Chase Rettig shot in while at ACC Media Days, smiling wryly before turning to answer another question that was asked simultaneously.
A lot is right: to be exact 60 times in the last two years and 36 times last year alone. At 6-foot-3 and a little over 200 pounds, the senior quarterback become very familiar with different ways to heal an aching body in between games. And yes, he's even learned to take a sack.
"As bad as this sounds, there's an art to being sacked and there's an art to being hit. You can't fight it. You've got to let it happen," Rettig said. "I'm sure there were times when I was younger that I could have changed a protection or slid the protection one year or taken guys in different directions so that the chances for me getting sacked would've been a lot fewer. Now, I understand that."
Rettig has had a career characterized by bad timing, bad breaks and, frankly, bad personnel surrou...