On Duke’s second play from scrimmage, junior quarterback Sean Renfree took one step back, tripped, and hit the ground. Whistles blew, fans murmured. Too early to be disappointed.
I sent my stepfather, back in New York, a text:
Our qb fell over. Second play. Bad omen?
It turned out he’d been watching on his computer. Within a minute, I had a response:
I thought he looked good falling.