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Head Coach Steve Addazio enters his third season running the football program at the Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts Institute.
Addazio has taken the defense to another level, but the offense has been lacking. The Eagles have a very easy out of conference schedule with Wagner, Connecticut and the University of Massachusetts.
Clemson and Louisville visit Alumni Stadium and the Eagles travel to Florida State on Friday. November 11th.
The Eagles will again have one of the best defenses in the nation, but they must put points on the scoreboard.
The 2016-17 Boston College Eagles offense will be under the leadership of new coordinator Scot Loeffler.
The former Virginia Tech play caller has his work cut out, but there is hope. Boston College ranked at or near the bottom of the FBS in total and passing yards.
The rushing attack was 73rd nationally averaging 165.2 yards per contest on the ground.
Former University of Kentucky standout Patrick Towles will likely be under center this season. The graduate transfer will get the nod over two underclassmen.
The coaching staff hopes a healthy Jon Hilliman returns to form. The running back broke his foot early in the 2015 season.
Three starters return on the offensive line, but they must improve in run blocking.
The Boston College passing game has been nonexistent over the past few seasons, but Towles can get the football downfield.
The Boston College defense ranked number-one in the nation in total yards per contest last season.
The unit gave up a little over eighty-three yards on the ground per game, 2nd in the land.
The 171.5 per contest through the air was sixth in the country, and the Eagle gave up an average of 15.2 points per game.
With defensive statistics as such, the Eagles only won three contests. The defense will be called upon to bail the offense out again this season.
The problem is defensive coordinator Don Brown is now at the University of Michigan. New D/C Jim Reid has a slew of talent returning to duplicate last season’s success.
The Eagle have one of the most talented corps of defensive linemen and linebackers in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
NFL draft pick Justin Simmons is missing from the secondary but the Eagles have plenty of experience at both cornerback and safety.
Bovada.Lv list the Boston College Eagles at +5,000 to win the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Championship.
Free Betting Odds Prediction: The 2016-17 Boston College Eagles will finish the regular season with a 6-6 record.
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