Boston College has been like the rebound date in the ACC -- you know, the girl who makes you feel good about yourself after you get dumped, but you know she doesn't really mean anything?
Florida State used BC to get past its loss to NC State.
Today was Georgia Tech's turn.
The Jackets beat Boston College 37-17 and snapped their three-game losing streak in the first game this season without fired defensive coordinator Al Groh. I don't think we need to continue to rehash Frank Spaziani's job security, other than to say his seat has officially burned to a crisp and likely won't be there next year.
This should be a feel-good win for the Jackets, who jumped out to a 28-3 halftime lead and put together the kind of box score Georgia Tech fans have been waiting for. They racked up 563 total yards while holding BC to 1-of-9 on third downs. They controlled the clock for almost 44 minutes. They outgained BC on the ground 391-32, and got two turnovers. Both quarterbacks -- Tevin Washington and his backup, Vad Lee -- accounted for two touchdowns each.
It was a good day for coach Paul Johnson and his team, but it was also the kind of performance Georgia Tech fans should expect. You would think the Jackets could find three more wins on their schedule in the final five games, but nothing is a given -- except maybe a win over BC.