"Though I received no official response to these sophisticated and elegant tweets to the Illini Athletic Department, I would like to think that Beckman spent the evening prank calling everyone in Illinois named George McLellan and then ordering an absurd amount of hats off an internet haberdashery to hoard in his home's hat annex."
Build a statue of someone, and you have already confused the image with the man.
Not surprisingly, Orson has a typically thoughtful take on Paterno's death that is well worth reading.
The title of the topic does not do it justice, but Spencer's thoughtful piece on the nature of college football coaches and alcohol is definitely worth your time on this Friday afternoon.
(yes, I realize most of you read EDSBS every day, but this is a great piece of writing.)