Alex Broome, Boston College


Boston College running back Alex Broome, a sophomore majoring in engineering, has been named a Military Bowl STEM Scholar-Athlete presented by

Broome, who is from Nashville, holds a 3.148 grade-point average and is a recipient of the NB Boston College Student-Athlete Scholarship. This past summer, he participated in the ACC Unity Tour, a four-day immersive educational experience in Washington, D.C., with the theme of awareness to action and a focus on racial and gender equity.

On the field this season, Broome rushed for 288 yards and scored one touchdown. He also caught five passes for 43 yards and one touchdown.

“Alex demonstrates a commendable approach to his academics,” said Stephen Darville, associate director of Boston College’s student-athlete academic services. “With a strong work ethic and genuine commitment to his academics, Alex consistently invests extra time in the academic services area, ensuring he maximizes his learning opportunities. Notably, he actively seeks assistance whenever needed, reflecting his proactive and resourceful nature. This approach highlights Alex’s dedication to understanding the material thoroughly and his willingness to embrace guidance to achieve academic success. Through his diligent attitude and commitment to continuous improvement, Alex exemplifies the mindset of a determined and motivated learner.”

The Military Bowl and are proud to announce the members of the third annual Military Bowl STEM Scholar-Athlete Program, recognizing some of the brightest minds taking the football field in the ACC and the American Athletic Conference.

“The Military Bowl STEM Scholar-Athlete Program presented by recognizes some of the brightest minds taking the football field each weekend,” Military Bowl Foundation President & Executive Director Steve Beck said. “Together with, we commend these student-athletes for their ability to succeed on the field and in the classroom while managing a most challenging course load.”

 The Military Bowl STEM Scholar-Athlete Program honors one football player at each university that is a member of the ACC and the American Athletic Conference – the two conferences that are represented in the Military Bowl college football game. These players are studying STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) subjects and/or aspire to STEM careers.

“STEM education is the cornerstone of innovation, equipping the next generation with critical thinking skills to tackle global challenges,” said Kiley Wren, co-founder and co-chief executive at BlueForge Alliance, owners and operators of “These courses prepare students for purposeful, high-demand career paths while fostering adaptability, collaboration, and technological literacy. At BlueForge Alliance, empowering individuals with a stable foundation of knowledge pairs directly into our mission of ensuring a resilient and adaptable skilled trades workforce ready to meet the demands of revitalizing our nation’s defense. We’re proud to join the Military Bowl in recognizing outstanding student athletes aiming to make an impact off the field while supporting their fellow students’ pursuits.”