Two days ago, a great man and former West Virginia University football coach passed away at the age of 59. As you can imagine, I have never had the pleasure of meeting Stewart, but I remember hearing great things about him when he took over the reigns of the Mountaineer program following the departure of Rich Rodriguez. To continue reading about Stewart, please check out some West Virginia blogs' reactions here and here.
In Penn State News:
Although only currently sophomore in high school, QB Chance Stewart is already garnering interest from Penn State.
Speaking of quarterbacks, Matt McGloin should be the starter, says Chris Chuff of Victory Bell Rings. Just my personal take, but I will never understand fans deciding who the starting quarterback should be before the coaches have decided.
Colleen O'Brien talks about what it is like to be a coach's wife.
Our friends over at College Football Zealots preview Penn State's first opponent, the Ohio Bobcats. This just in: They're not your typical MAC team.
In Big Ten News:
Mike Slive uses the new Big XII/SEC alliance to best Jim Delaney again. It will be interesting to see how long Delaney continues to be reactive rather than proactive.
Speaking of the BigTen Network, here is their take on the conference's first week line-up.
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