being happy for the young man and being perplexed at the situation. I'm sure most people are pretty happy for him, hell I wish I could have been good enough at something to make a D1 football team. But this isn't his Facebook wall or Twitter account, its the place where we go to discuss. So the fact that the overall attitude of the thread is confusion is pretty understandable.
"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."