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Heisman race features plenty of the unexpected

Lamar Jackson was a midseason lock to win the Heisman. But after Louisville's late-season stumble, that honor is no longer a foregone conclusion.

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Army beats Navy for first time since 2001

The streak is over. Ahmad Bradshaw's 9-yard touchdown run capped off an 80-yard Army drive with six minutes to play Saturday as the Cadets ended a 14-game losing skid to Navy.

Army storms the field after beating Navy (0:53)
Youngstown State scores TD off play-action pass (0:32)
NDSU ices the game with 67-yard touchdown (0:50)
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Historic Heisman was pinnacle for Davis

In 1961, Ernie Davis became the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy. Davis never played in the NFL, though, thanks to leukemia that took his life less than two years later.

Peppers draws inspiration from his brother (1:15)
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Spreads for every CFB bowl game

Looking to bet on any college football bowls this holiday season? Whether it's the Belk Bowl, Cure Bowl or Sugar Bowl, all of the lines are here for your perusal.


Champ. Drive: Applewhite Hired, Heisman Race For 2nd?

Matt Schick, Ivan Maisel and Adam Rittenberg discuss the ramifications of Houston hiring Major Applewhite, debate if it's a race for 2nd place with the Heisman Trophy & more. Plus they chat with '95 Heisman winner Eddie George as well as Steve Walsh and Tony Rice about "Catholics vs. Convicts."

Tide's Jonathan Allen: 'If we don't bring it ... we can get whupped' (1:53)
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FPI breaks down bowl season

Who does FPI have as the biggest favorite out of the 40 bowls this season? Check out its projections for every bowl game.

Rankings are final, but are they right? (1:00)


Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation 

Auburn landed the most impactful and arguably the most coveted recruit in the entire 2017 recruiting class Saturday when quarterback Jarrett Stidham committed. Stidham, a Baylor transfer and the top-ranked player in the RecruitingNation junior college 50 list, picked the Tigers over Florida and Texas A&M. From a recruiting standpoint, Stidham's pledge will give Auburn a huge shot in the arm, especially with offensive playmakers. A rival SEC coach said "elite receivers will look Auburn's way because of Stidham's commitment."

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Former Baylor QB Jarrett Stidham will transfer to Auburn. He'll enroll in January and be eligible to play in 2017 for the Tigers. Huge get for coach Gus Malzahn and his OC Rhett Lashlee.

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Army beat Navy, winning for the second time this season when completing no more than two passes. The Cadets are the only FBS team this season to have multiple wins when completing that few passes.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Here is a close-up of Lamar Jackson's shoes, which a cousin picked up for him at the mall. The reason Jackson chose them is because they represent the only thing you can see through his helmet -- his eyes. There's a matching belt, too.

Army storms the field after beating Navy

After beating Navy for the first time since 2001, the Black Knights faithful storm the field at M&T Bank Stadium.


Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Heisman Trophy finalists Dede Westbrook, Deshaun Watson, Jabrill Peppers, Baker Mayfield and Lamar Jackson attended a pre-ceremony press conference and the talk was Jackson's red jacket. Somebody asked where he got it. Peppers said, "I asked him the same thing." Jackson said he had help picking it out.

Army ends 14-game skid against Navy

Ahmad Bradshaw's 9-yard TD run with 6 minutes left in the fourth quarter gave Army a 21-17 lead they would not give up, as it got its first win over Navy since 2001.


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Army's last win over Navy in Maryland had been in 1944 at Municipal Stadium in Baltimore, when the No. 1 Cadets beat No. 2 Navy en route to winning the AP national championship.

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Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson was asked what it's like to be a Heisman Trophy finalist, sitting at the ceremony just before the winner is announced. "Just have a smile and enjoy the moment. There's thousands of athletes who would want to be in this seat. It's a blessing and an opportunity to be recognized as a finalist. Just soak in the moment."

Abey motors through Army's D for Navy TD

QB Zach Abey keeps the ball on the option and breaks a handful of tackles to score a 41-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter to give Navy its first lead over Army.


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Navy is looking to secure back-to-back 10-win seasons for the first time in program history. Should Navy beat Army and Louisiana Tech in the Armed Forces Bowl, the Midshipmen will match the program record for wins set last season, when they finished 11-2.

Army picks off Navy just before halftime

With less than two minutes to go in the second quarter, Navy QB Zach Abey overthrows his receiver and has his pass intercepted by Rhyan England. This was Navy's third turnover of the first half. Army leads 14-0 at halftime.


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During Army's 14-game losing streak to Navy, the Black Knights averaged 154 rushing yards per game. In the first half today, Army has rushed for 182.

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During Navy's 14-game winning streak over Army, the Midshipmen have trailed at halftime twice (3-0 in 2009, 17-14 last season). The 2009 game is the only time Navy has been shut out at halftime against Army in that span.