Temple's Addazio hired as BC football coach

Steve Addazio, who was 13-11 in two years as Temple head coach, will be the new football coach at Boston College, athletic director Brad Bates announced via Twitter on Tuesday.

"Coach Addazio genuinely cares about his students and will facilitate their development in meaningful ways to create a family culture. He has a passion that is contagious and an energy that will motivate those fortunate to meet him," Bates said via Twitter. He is a proven winner with an extensive history of success as an assistant and head coach that includes two national championships. We are very excited to have Steve Addazio leading BC football and look forward to an extraordinary future."

Addazio oversaw the Owls' move from the MAC to the Big East and went 13-11 in his two seasons there. He had previously been offensive coordinator at Florida, winning two titles in a number of different roles with the Gators.

Addazio replaces Frank Spaziani, who went 21-29 in four seasons.