Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Washington State inside receivers coach JaMarcus Shephard is leaving for a position at Purdue with new coach Jeff Brohm, sources said. Fox Sports first to report the move. Shephard had worked with Brohm at Western Kentucky before joining WSU this season.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany, at Learfield Intercollegiate Athletics Forum, says the playoff selection committee got it right.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Penn State trustee Anthony Lubrano on NCAA president Mark Emmert's comments today: "Mark Emmert is a sanctimonious hypocrite. Joe Paterno had more integrity in his little finger than Emmert has in his entire body. The NCAA got what they wanted from Louie Freeh. We shouldn't be surprised that Freeh sighted institutional control issues in his fact-free 'report.'"

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

College football won't lose the McCaffrey family. Just as Christian McCaffrey leaves to the NFL, his younger brother will enter college. QB Dylan McCaffrey will play for former Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh at Michigan, and Luke McCaffrey is just two years behind him.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

NCAA president Mark Emmert on Penn State football: "I thought Penn State's season was spectacular. What Coach [James] Franklin has done there is very, very impressive. It's great for those young men and that fan base." Adds that Penn State won't through an "awful situation. But the football program is still Penn State."

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

There are no "Beat Clemson" signs posted like had become common for Ohio State opponents for each game as the focus was narrowed late in the year after the loss at Penn State. But this day-specific message was in a spotlight on the practice field for the Buckeyes as they had their first full practice for the College Football Playoff.

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State center Pat Elflein: "This is why you train so hard. You train to be ready for overtime games, challenges on the road and opportunities like this" in the College Football Playoff.

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State once again is getting ready to face a Heisman Trophy candidate, which has been nothing new since Raekwon McMillan arrived on campus. This time it's Clemson QB Deshaun Watson. "It doesn't make us scared or anything like that."

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Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State has returned to the practice field to get ready for the College Football Playoff. The workout is over, and the reminder of "25 days" is looming over the Buckeyes in the Woody.

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

A source told ESPN.com that Michigan quarterback Shane Morris is planning to pursue a grad transfer. Morris will graduate from Michigan after and will be eligible immediately with one season remaining to play in . Morris was a former ESPN300 prospect who committed to the Wolverines as a sophomore in the 2013 class.

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Iowa-Michigan one of year's best upsets

Iowa shocked Michigan 14-13, which may have knocked the Wolverines out of the playoff. Mark Schlabach has nominated the game as one of the best upsets of the 2016 season. What do you think? Vote now!

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Michigan State is among the nominees

Michigan State is among Mark Schlabach's nominees for most disappointing team. Schlabach picked Notre Dame for this category, but what do you think? Vote now!

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Peppers could join elite defensive club

Michigan LB Jabrill Peppers could become just the seventh defensive player to finish in the top three of Heisman voting. The 81st Heisman will be presented Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN.

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