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BC football out for respect against Florida State

Even if they weren’t 1-4, even if they weren’t winless against Football Bowl Subdivision competition, and even if they weren’t coming off a loss to a winless Army team that left them shell-shocked, the Boston College Eagles still would feel that Florida State was turning up its nose at them.

The Seminoles were the nation’s fifth-ranked team before losing to North Carolina State last weekend and falling to No. 12. Their defensive line, in BC coach Frank Spaziani’s estimation, is NFL-caliber.

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