Joe Paterno achieved so much, coached so well, contributed so often. His life was a series of a thousand different, amazing accomplishments -- and a handful, if that, of fatal flaws that fogged his judgment when he needed it most.
Brett Favre was anything but a stat machine in Week 1 versus Cleveland, but he did just enough to prove his value.
It's easy to fall prey to college football misconceptions. Here are three: The BCS, the intelligence of Heisman voters and Nebraska.