You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe


Steve Addazio always wanted to land at BC

It all happened quickly.

After one of the worst football seasons in Boston College history, new athletic director Brad Bates was looking for a head coach to stop the bleeding. It took him about a week to interview Temple coach Steve Addazio, but only a matter of moments to make up his mind to hire him.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week