New York Times: College Football Is In Crisis, What With The Resume…

Today's New York Times writes up the resignation of Yale football coach Tom Williams, caught in a resume-padding scandal after he claimed to have been a former Rhodes Scholarship finalist. A two-bylined investigation by the Times in November, as Yale quarterback Patrick Witt was dropping out of the Rhodes process so he … » 12/22/11 6:19pm 12/22/11 6:19pm

Yale Doesn't Want Vince Lombardi Coaching Its Football Team

Or his analogue Tom Williams, who was canned by Eli today for padding his résumé, just like Lombardi had. Lombardi didn't correct claims that he had gone to law school. Williams had said he was a Rhodes scholar finalist—he was not—and he had said he played on the 49ers practice squad—he had not. » 12/21/11 1:45pm 12/21/11 1:45pm

Yale's Football Coach, Like Vince Lombardi, May Have Padded His…

Yale quarterback Patrick Witt's conflict with the Rhodes Scholarship organization this week has also drawn attention to the scholarly credentials of the school's football coach, Tom Williams. So far, the New York Times has devoted two stories—with two reporters working on each—to investigating whether Williams ever was … » 11/18/11 5:19pm 11/18/11 5:19pm