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Boston College Fires Head Coach Steve Addazio

SOUTH BEND, IN - NOVEMBER 23: Head coach Steve Addazio of the Boston College Eagles reacts in the second quarter against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on November 23, 2019 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)
Boston College v Notre Dame | Joe Robbins/Getty Images

The 2019 season was Steve Addazio's last chance to prove that he was deserving of his job with Boston College, but he didn't capitalize on it.

After years of mediocrity, the Eagles have shown Addazio the door.

From 2013 to 2019, Addazio's team was the epitome of all things average. He went 7-6 four out of his seven seasons. The only time the Eagles were ever ranked at the end of the year was in 2018, a season in which they finished 7-5.

His tenure comes to a close at a remarkably underwhelming 44-44 record, including an abysmal 1-3 record in bowl games. There was never any real improvement from year to year, which was evidenced by his 6-6 finish this season.

Though he never was particularly bad during his time at head coach, he didn't exactly inspire confidence that he could take the program to new heights, especially after this year's middling performance.

Simply put, it was time for a change in Chestnut Hill. The Eagles will start from scratch next year in the hopes of finding a double-digit win season, something that has eluded them since they went 11-3 in 2007.