Psst. Don’t tell anyone, but Boston College might have a pretty good football team.

“Pretty good” like 8 or 9 wins.  “Pretty good” like good enough to make Clemson really pay attention when the Tigers come to The Heights in November.

”Pretty good” like in Top 25 caliber good.

We understand if you don’t want to jump on the bandwagon for a program that has not been relevant in a decade, that hasn’t won more than 7 games in a season since 2009.

And we understand if you argue that beating teams like UMass and Holy Cross by a combined score of 117-35 and then out scoring a Wake Forest team, which was projected as a sixth place finisher in the Atlantic Coast Conference Atlantic Division, aren’t eye-opening events.

But somehow this 3-0 start–the Eagles quickest get-away since 2007–feels different, looks different. Added to that are other trending events early in the season by BC’s opponents this season which favor Coach Steve Addazio’s team.

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