Too often do people forget that student-athletes and coaches are real people with feelings, thoughts and emotions.
This clip from the Notre Dame locker room after the team is told of Malik Zaire's season-ending injury will quickly remind you that yes, these are real people:
Apparently USC football and track student-athlete Conner Sullivan is one wacky dude. Watch as he captures incredible views while roof climbing in Toyko (via Coed.com)
Cheerleaders for Everyone
Here are the best cheerleaders from Week 2, courtesy of Athlon Sports.
Ray Lawry & Co.
We are introduced to a ton of new faces every college football season. Here are six guys that you've never heard of but are off to incredible starts.
With Steve Patterson out as AD at Texas, one of the most prestigious and powerful positions in college athletics is vacant and while most are screaming for Mack Brown (including numerous former football players), SI's Pete Thamel has a much better option. Apparently the situation at UT became much more dire than the public was led to believe, with some athletic department employees saying the department has become a joke under Patterson and most people are embarrassed.
Nike recreated the toga party scene from Animal House using famous Oregon alumni and it was amazing.
Kameryn Faye Sims
Alabama receiver Cameron Sims had a pretty darn good reason for missing practice on Tuesday, as he was welcoming his daughter, Kameryn Faye Sims, into the world:
Cinnamon Toast Crunch Rules
College is shoveling Cinnamon Toast Crunch into your mouth while watching Full House at 10:30pm— amy (@amyybrennnan) September 16, 2015
Baker & Baillie
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield might be beloved by Sooner fans for his late-game heroics in an overtime victory against Tennessee but it doesn't mean they approve of the school attended by his lovely girlfriend Baillie Burmaster: in-state rival Oklahoma State.
Odds and Ends
Princeton lineman Mason Darrow becomes first D-I football player to come out as gay ... 37 people are facing charges in the 2013 hazing death of Baruch College freshman Michael Deng ... Watch this terrifying brawl in the Arkansas tailgating lots ... The Fighting Camels and other unusual FCS nicknames you probably never knew existed ... The Big Ten is in great position to get two teams into the playoff ... Randy Moss's son is a 6'5", 240-pound high school tight end who TRUCKS poor defenders ... Blind USC long-sanapper Jake Olson has been cleared to join the Trojans ... Auburn might regret throwing shade at LSU running back Leonard Fournette ... Bob Stoops' postgame speech after Oklahoma's victory over Tennessee was awesome ... Clemson center Jay Guillermo has returned and is doing great after a difficult bout with depression ... Before Tony Romo was Tony Romo, he was basically unwanted by any college program. Check out this awesome read from Damon Sayles of Bleacher Report on the recruitment of Romo.
It's LSU-Auburn week, which means it's an appropriate time to remind everyone of when LSU learned that Cam Newton was borderline unstoppable in 2010:
"American" Football 101
Prior to the season, Cal football held an "American" Football 101 training camp for international students to help them learn a game that is completely foreign to them:
HOW DID I MISS THIS?!?!
This video from 2014 is one of the funniest things I've ever seen. Frankly, I am embarrassed that I was not made aware of it until this week. However, I am also thrilled that my friend Justin Leger, a true scholar and gentleman, brought it into my life. Without further adieu, enjoy the most hilarious moment in TV news history with a report on Chris P. Bacon: