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Defense was not the problem for Eagles
Boston College led the nation in yards per game allowed in 2015, despite a 3-9 overall record and no wins in the ACC.
Boston College's Steve Addazio talks about working through the struggles of last season, the discrepancies between the programs offensive & defensive performances a year ago.
David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer
A year ago BC right guard Chris Lindstrom was a 265-pound freshman who missed a block that resulted in a season ending injury for his QB. This year, Lindstrom is up to 305 and one of the reasons Steve Addazio thinks his O-line can make a big stride. "He's going to be a first-rounder in a few years," Addazio said.
The media predicted the 2016 season would play out much like 2015 did, with the Tigers and Tar Heels meeting in the ACC title game.
Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer
Boston College running back Myles Willis grew up in Atlanta, so playing the opener against Georgia Tech in Ireland marks a once in a lifetime opportunity. So much so that Willis played both scout team quarterback in addition to his normal running back duties to help the team prepare for the triple option. Willis played in the same offense in high school. "I'll do anything to help this team win that game," he said.
Matt Fortuna ESPN Staff Writer
Boston College coach Steve Addazio regrets not bringing in a transfer at QB last season to account for roster deficiencies. He said he underestimated the effect of so much youth on the team.
Watch: Boston College at ACC Kickoff
BC returns seven starters from a unit that led the FBS in total defense last season. However, the Eagles' 275.6 yards of total offense per game ranked lowest among Power 5 schools. Steve Addazio, entering his fourth season, addresses the media. Live on ESPN3
Five years ago, the ACC's future as a conference looked bleak, but with a television network launching and rights extended 20 years, the ACC's future now looks brighter than ever.
The ACC is again top-heavy, and Clemson and Florida State are legitimate CFP title contenders. But don't sleep on the Coastal division either, especially with Miami on the rise.
ACC Kickoff is upon us, but before the media’s picks for players of the year are released later this week, ESPN writers Andrea Adelson, Jared Shanker, Matt Fortuna and David Hale are taking a crack at some of the names to watch.
The ACC, in partnership with ESPN, is launching its own conference network by August 2019.
Clemson's Watston looks to become a two-time winner
Cook one of eight running backs from ACC on watch list
After crunching the numbers, Dalvin Cook remains the top tailback in the ACC entering 2016, and it may not be particularly close.
What Vegas expects from ACC teams
The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook expects 10 wins from Clemson and FSU. It also projects Boston College to improve by three games.
From crazy road trips to pillow-soft starts to the season to games that leave you wondering how they ever got scheduled in the first place, a look through the 2016 schedule is eye-opening.
A look at the BC quarterback question, changes on defense and expected optimism (what else?) from Steve Addazio about an improved offense.
Former Boston College stars Matt Ryan and Luke Kuechly will have their jerseys retired by the school in separate ceremonies this season.
Deshaun Watson and Dalvin Cook don't need to worry about their jobs this summer. But each ACC team, even favorites Florida State and Clemson, has at least one key position battle to watch.
NC State offensive coordinator Eli Drinkwitz and Boston College defensive coordinator Jim Reid are two of the new ACC assistants with tall tasks ahead.
Boston College vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Aviva Stadium - Sat 9/3