Politi: Tom Coughlin must cope with the tragic death of his brother (NJ.com)
Incredibly sad news out of northern New Jersey, as Giants head coach Tom Coughlin's younger brother John died after suffering a head injury following the Giants' loss to Denver. Following the game, John Coughlin tripped and hit his head on the ground after paying his cab fare from MetLife Stadium to his Hackensack apartment. He died on Monday after being taken off life support. Thoughts and prayers are with the Coughlins and the entire New York Giants organization.
The good news for Addazio? Boston College gets a bye week to work on improving themselves in the wake of that trip west. The bad news? Florida State, which has as much speed and substantially more depth than Southern California, looms next week.
"Few college football players outside of the USC program make their maiden voyage over the goal line at one of America’s grandest and most historic sports venues. Rouse will be looking to find the end zone at Alumni Stadium when the Eagles host ACC opponent Florida State next Saturday."
College Football Job Rankings Are Cyclical and Distorted (The Big Lead)
Hey, watch who you're calling a backwater!
The Petty, Thin-Skinned Bravado Of Bo Pelini: 125 FBS Teams, Ranked (Deadspin)
Coming for you, Wyoming. Also, New Mexico State ... welp.
"124. NEW MEXICO STATE (0–3). Through three games, the Aggies have allowed 142 points, putting them on pace to allow more points than any team in Division I history."
USC Students Made The Most USC Video Possible (Deadspin)
It's almost like we won last weekend, in a way.
"I really wish this game was punting instead of field goals," he said. "Overall I’m really just astonished at how #goacc it is. It’s uncomfortable, unnatural, at times unnecessary and features a lot of sweet tea. I just lost to Duke."
Women's Soccer To Host No. 1 Virginia Thursday Night (BCEagles.com)
Boston College women's soccer (4-3-0, 1-1-0 ACC) hosts No. 1 Virginia (7-0-0, 1-0-0 ACC) today at 7 p.m. Admission is free for all Eagles home regular season games so no excuses. Get thee to Newton Campus tonight. #1 team in the country? JFC the ACC is STACKED.
Justin Johnson will officially visit Miami of Ohio, WKU, Boston College, Auburn (courier-journal.com)
Shootyhoops recruiting news: Power forward Justin Johnson out of Kentucky has narrowed his list to four: Miami (Ohio), Western Kentucky, Boston College and Auburn.
Women's Sailing Ranked No. 1 (BCEagles.com)
Sailing World's College Rankings, September 18, 2013 (Sailing World)
Because of course they are! Go sailing Eags!