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The defending champs are well-schooled, and it shows

What is the secret to the Giants' success? Perhaps it's their players' academic resumés? TMQ

Updated: November 18, 2008, 11:30 AM ET
By Gregg Easterbrook | Special to Page 2

The defensive line of the New Jersey Giants is a prime reason the defending Super Bowl champions are 8-1, and on a 22-5 streak overall. Sports-yakkers obsess over stats, but what strikes me about the Giants' starting defensive line is its college bumper stickers. Justin Tuck went to Notre Dame; Barry Cofield went to Northwestern; Fred Robbins went to Wake Forest; Mathias Kiwanuka went to Boston College. The backups are Jay Alford of Penn State and Reynaldo Wynn of Notre Dame. These are all high-quality ...

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