College Sports

Boston College players never gave up on Steve Addazio

Steve Addazio has led BC to bowl games in three of his first four seasons. MATTHEW J. LEE/GLOBE STAFF/FILE 2016

The night after Boston College was bludgeoned by Clemson, 56-10, back in October, an ominous account popped up on Twitter, stating its mission in its handle: “FireAddazioBC.”

Likely born out of the frustration of watching an Eagles team that had lost 11 straight ACC games, the feelings of the fan-created profile toward the BC coach couldn’t have been more blunt: “Steve Addazio should be fired as the head coach of Boston College football. He is so conservative and the program is horrible right now.”

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