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Boston College's slow slide leaves puts its coach on the hot seat

NATIONAL HOT SEAT – Boston College canned its last coach for interviewing with the Jets. The case against the current coach is a bit more conventional.
Published: September 30, 2011
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Boston College fired Jeff Jagodzinski in January 2009 because he interviewed for the New York Jets' head coaching job. BC showed him.

But the Eagles have been on a slow slide ever since. Jagodzinski went 11-3 and 9-5 in his two seasons on Chestnut Hill, and his replacement, Frank Spaziani, hasn't kept the program flourishing.


Despite playing in the mediocre ACC, Boston College has gone 8-5 and 7-6 in two seasons under Spaziani, and now BC is 1-3, with losses to Northwestern, Central Florida and Duke. The Eagles' only victory is over Massachusetts.

Boston College hosts 2-1 Wake Forest, and the Eagles aren't home again until November, with road dates at Clemson, Virginia Tech and Maryland awaiting. Without a victory against Wake, Spaziani's third season at BC could crater quickly.