For seven years, he had fought with and antagonized professors at Dartmouth who thought football was taking on too much emphasis.Wonder what that's all about? Click HERE.
Hint: The reference was to a former coach who was smiling down on Baltimore yesterday.
•Speaking of The 50 Best* College Football Teams of All Time (*The most interesting, innovative, and important, anyway, wanna guess what team comes in at No. 26?
OK, I won't tease you this time. It's the 1970 Dartmouth team.
•That Certain Nittany Lion '16 got his Rose Bowl ticket yesterday. I'm sure he'll have a great trip but I doubt it will be quite as memorable as when yours truly drove with three friends from State College, Pa., to New Orleans for the 1979 national championship Sugar Bowl game against Alabama and we ended up selling my buddy's car on the drive back to Pennsylvania. It didn't help that Mike Guman got stonewalled by Barry Krauss on the goal line in the fourth quarter and Bama came away with a 14-7 win.
•OK, Army finally got its win and I'm glad about it. From now on in this electronic precinct it's back to, "Go Navy, Beat Army."