(An outsiders view of the goings on at The Heights, aka Boston College)

Finally.

It took almost 700 days, spanning nearly two full calendar years, while going through a cycle and a half of Atlantic Coast Conference games (12).

One more loss would probably have been the tipping point on the Boston College career of football coach Steve Addazio.

But on Saturday afternoon in Raleigh, North Carolina, Boston College did what no Eagle football team had done against a Power 5 conference school or against an ACC opponent since November 29, 2014.

It won–beating North Carolina State 21-14, in a game in which the  Eagles showed signs of their football lineage–they made a goal line stop in the last few minutes, they made clutch plays on offense and defense and  most importantly they found a way to win. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.