Rest in peace, Bill Stewart. So sad.
In case you haven't noticed, it's coaches we love to hate week. Colleague Mark Schlabach kicks things off by explaining why we love to hate. (Neither Brian Kelly nor his predecessor are let off the hook here.)
I'm guessing readers of this space won't agree with the sentiment, but Gene Wojciechowski says that USC coach Lane Kiffin is no longer hated the way he used to be.
Ivan Maisel, meanwhile, takes a look back at Knute Rockne's rivalry with Michigan's Fielding Yost.
Switching gears a bit here, FoxSportsSouth.com's Andrew Jones suggests that the ACC roll out the green carpet for Notre Dame.
BlueandGold.com's Lou Somogyi takes a trip down memory lane with the Notre Dame recruiting class of 2008, which saw most of its players graduate this past weekend. (Lou also has a nice nugget in there on the correlation between Triple Crown winners and Notre Dame's success.)