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Thoughts on BC



Coming at this from a managerila/leadership/organizational standpoint, I believe we will beat Boston College. Why? Well, it has little to do with scheme.

You see, dysfuncational organizations can actually be at their best when in a tough spot. The urgency of the moment actually generates focus and desire and even cohesion that wouldn't exist otherwise. Now, the odds can't be TOO long, or that urgency will quickly morph into fear and a lack of confidence. To wit, if we start slow Saturday, or get bit by the turnover bug again, we could very well still lose.

But I think we're 65-35 to win (whereas I had taken us down to 50-50 or less to beat USF last week  -- something which drew the derision of the Kool-Aid drinkers).

Having said all that, I have a plea -- yes, I'm begging Seminole fans to accede to my request.

If we win and especially if we win convincingly (against a team, which I should remind you, is really pretty bad) PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE don't declare that "we are back" or somehow use that win to show that the program isn't in as bad a shape as we all know it is today.

Dysfunction doesn't necessarily mean consistently incompetent. It more often breeds inconsistency. By definition, in sports, that means playing well some weeks and poorly others. Some weeks when you play well you still lose and some weeks when you play poorly you still win.

Regardless, we know EVERYTHING we need to know about this program right now. There will be fluctuations in performance, execution and scheme,  that are absolutely worth tracking and dissecting. But the REAL issue is the leadership (or lack thereof) in this program and even 8 straight wins aren't going to cover up that reality.

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