He was a Notre Dame fan who died late this season. And there was more to his life than just football.
The ideas of family, and of home, are inexorably wound together, much like the stories of the integration of Ole Miss in 1962, and of the university's dominant football team that fall.
Ohio State coach Urban Meyer's new commitment to balancing work and family life
Thirty years after Bear Bryant's final season, the person who knew him best struggles to remember the man behind the myth. He's not alone.
Turning out the lights: The end of a week, and an era, at Penn State
Penn State was a place from another time, in a self-proclaimed happy valley. Now, scorched by scandal, the town that Joe Paterno built struggles to define its icon and itself.
LSU coach Les Miles juggles family and football in the shadow of the Alabama showdown
For ESPN The Magazine's college football preview, Wright Thompson tells the story of the poisoned oaks at Toomer's Corner in Auburn.