(An outsiders musings about what is happening at Boston College, aka The Heights)

Steve Addazio has been here before. The Boston College coach gave an impassioned speech before his first game at The Heights in 2013 when he urged the Eagles to fly past Villanova in their opening game of the season.

They responded with a 24-14 win

He made another speech a year ago in Dublin, when the Eagles, coming off a numbing 3-9 season, opened against Georgia Tech–and came up short in a 17-14 loss.

In the past, Addazio could use excuses–too young,, too shallow, not talented enough, not quick enough. Not quite there.

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