1. On this day in 1956, Jim Elliot, Nate Saint, Ed McCully, and Peter Flemming died in Ecuador. Their deaths helped inspire a generation or more of missionaries.
4. Whether you favor Clemson or Alabama on Monday to win the game, this story of Dabo Sweeney keeping his life together despite difficulties is worth a read:
5. Pro athletes are often known for blowing their money young and living to regret it. However, there are a number of Redskin players who are thinking ahead and being thrifty, including the rising star Quarterback, Kirk Cousins.