"Northwestern fans can be both heartened and disheartened by the loss to Minnesota just like how nineteenth-century resurrectionists were heartened when they pried a heart from a freshly-buried corpse and then disheartened it when they sold it to a disreputable anatomist."
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.)