There's a question college football coaches are asked every autumn, even though the answer is never terribly revealing or important: Is this a good time for an off week?
Yesterday, Nov. 5, 2011, was a very good time for the open date at Penn State.
It was so much better than having the 84-year-old living-legend of a head coach marched into a postgame media room for some kind of question that, right here, I can only try to approximate.
"Joe, in light of the lurid details in the grand jury report on Jerry Sandusky, do you expect that you or any allegedly involved chain-of-command university officials up to and including president Graham Spanier can keep your jobs?" More...