St. John’s Prep and Boston College product Jake Burt is signing with the Patriots

Burt is a native of Lynnfield.

Boston College tight end Jake Burt carries the ball after catching a pass in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida State. Bill Sikes/AP Photo

Former Boston College tight end and St. John’s Prep standout Jake Burt is signing with the Patriots, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Adam Schefter was first to report the news Sunday afternoon.

The 6-foot-3, 260-pound pass-catcher finished his Boston College career with 23 catches for 307 yards and two touchdowns in four seasons, also excelling as a blocker. Burt, a native of Lynnfield, reportedly fielded offers from Brown, Harvard, Holy Cross, and Old Dominion before choosing Boston College.

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