The end of the dumb jock era in college football
Notre Dame, Stanford, Northwestern, Vanderbilt, Rice and Duke are the only Bowl Championship Series members ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s top 20 national universities. Combined, they have a record of 51-21 and will be playing in bowls this winter in the same season for the first time in history. After having the message pounded into their ear holes for the last several years, athletes are finally realizing their brains are as important as their biceps, and that winning requires both. Finally, the college football culture is witnessing the death of the “dumb jock”. Click here to read more.