Bowl season kicks off today with six games, with Fresno State's prolific QB Marcus McMaryion defeating Herm Edwards' Arizona State Sun Devils early on.
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In addition to all-conference teams, here are the top players, coaches and freshmen from each Power 5 league.
- Cal coach Wilcox signs new five-year deal
- Clemson WR Renfrow wins award as top walk-on
- Picking winners for every bowl game matchup
- Stanford-Cal moved to Dec. 1 because of wildfires
California coach Justin Wilcox has signed a new five-year deal to stay under contract with the school through the 2023 season.
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Clemson wide receiver Hunter Renfrow, a key contributor for four years for the Tigers, was named winner of the Burlsworth Trophy, which goes to the top player in college football who began as a walk-on.
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Cameron Scarlett caught a short pass from K.J. Costello and raced 46 yards for one of his two touchdowns, Paulson Adebo intercepted two passes and Stanford relied on its defense to win its ninth straight Big Game, 23-13 over California on Saturday.
Elijah Hicks and Ashtyn Davis scored on interception returns for touchdown in the first quarter to lead a defense that forced a season-high five turnovers, and California rolled past Colorado 33-21 on Saturday night.
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The 2018 Broyles Award semifinalists (nation's top assistant coach): UAB defensive coordinator David Reeves, Alabama offensive coordinator Mike Locksley, Army DC Jay Bateman, Cal DC Tim DeRuyter, UCF O-line coach Glen Elarbee, Clemson co-OC Jeff Scott, Georgia OL coach Sam Pittman, LSU D-coordinator Dave Aranda, Michigan DC Don Brown, Mississippi State DC Bob Shoop, Notre Dame OC Chip Long, Oklahoma co-OC/OL coach Bill Bedenbaugh, Utah State OC David Yost, Washington State DC Tracy Claeys, West Virginia OC Jake Spavital.
The Stanford-Cal game set for Saturday in Berkeley has been rescheduled for Dec. 1 due to poor air quality in Northern California brought on by wildfires.
Chase Garbers threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score, and California snapped its 14-game losing streak against Southern California with a 15-14 victory Saturday night.