Page 2's Trash-talk survival guide
Thanks, LaGarrette Blount.
Because of you, our long-awaited glorious first weekend of college football will now be interrupted by puritanical hand-wringing over your punch, what led up to it and what they say about the moral state of 21st-century athletics.
And I was so looking forward to some good old X's and O's.
There's no question Blount deserved to get punted for the rest of the season. At least. But please, everybody, let's all take a deep breath ...
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2009 College Football Preview
Will Florida repeat as BCS champion? Which teams will surprise? Who'll walk away with the major awards? ESPN.com's 2009 college football preview has the answers.