Jobs becomes stress tests for college football coaches

Their reading? Unavoidable stress and fatigue during a football season that seems to grow more pressurized every year.

“There’s no doubt you wear yourself thin trying to win every game,” Texas coach Mack Brown said.

Precisely what Dantonio was doing when his call for a fake field goal resulted in a touchdown that gave the Spartans a rousing overtime victory over Notre Dame.

About an hour after the game’s conclusion, Dantonio was taken to an East Lansing hospital complaining of chest pains, and by sunrise he was resting after doctors performed an angioplasty.