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

The sun came up at The Heights this morning, not a cloud in the sky. And BC football coach Steve Addazio and his staff and his team now can truly enjoy the Labor Day weekend.

What is all this about?

Simple. Addazio and the Eagles faced all their demons of the past few years on Friday night in their opening game at Northern Illinois. The Eagles squandered a lead, they made mistakes, they let Northern Illinois back in the game after jumping to a 10 point lead midway through the third quarter.

And they even gave the Huskies a last chance when the BC defense allowed NIU to convert a fourth down in the final seconds, which kept their hopes alive. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.