A strong leader inspires others to follow in his footsteps. A few NFL coaches fit that description, and then there are weak misfits such as Wade Phillips.
I liked the fake punt down 21-6 late in the second quarter from the 47-yard line of Texas Christian. I like trickery on Halloween Eve.
Only the first 100 spectators attending Saturday’s “Rise ‘n’ Shine with the Lady Rebels” fanfest at Cox Pavilion were promised a free continental breakfast. But everyone went home with a powdered-sugar-and-milk mustache.
Off the field, Ben Roethlisberger has been a wreck, whether flying off a motorcycle or finding trouble with women from Lake Tahoe to Georgia. But he claims he’s a better man now.
Posting random thoughts on Facebook or Twitter can be risky business for college athletes. A dumb comment might result in a suspension. A comment by Southern California quarterback Matt Barkley triggered a mini media frenzy.