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Boston College is heading in the right direction

Boston College missed a golden opportunity to pick up its first ACC victory in two seasons when it played Georgia Tech in Dublin, Ireland Sept. 3. The Eagles held a 14-7 lead midway through the fourth quarter, only to give up 10 unanswered points in the game’s final six minutes, including a devastating touchdown drive, to suffer a 17-14 loss to the Yellow Jackets.

Reminiscent of the last-second loss to Syracuse in the 2015 season finale, the loss to Georgia Tech symbolized yet another game in which BC played well, but just couldn’t make the key plays in high-leverage moments to hang on in the end.

But unlike the Eagles basketball squad, which appears multiple years away from competitiveness, the results of the Syracuse and Georgia Tech games suggest that Boston College isn’t that far away from being a winner again in the ACC in football.

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