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5-7, 6th in Big 12

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."

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Sources: Strong in talks to become USF coach

South Florida is looking for a replacement for Willie Taggart, who left to take the Oregon head-coaching job, and former Texas coach Charlie Strong is atop the Bulls' list.


Top programs experience new beginnings

Three of the top football programs in America will have new coaches roaming the sideline next season. Former Houston coach Tom Herman will be at Texas, Willie Taggart will hold down the fort at Oregon, and Matt Rhule is heading to Baylor.

Foreman captures Doak Walker award (2:19)
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Foreman takes home Doak Walker Award

Texas running back D'Onta Foreman wins the Doak Walker Award for the nation's best running back of the year. Foreman becomes the third Longhorn to win the award, following Ricky Williams (1997-98) and Cedric Benson (2004).

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Texas junior D'Onta Foreman is the 3rd Texas RB to win the Doak Walker Award as the nation's top RB. The others are Ricky Williams and Cedric Benson. Foreman leads FBS with 2,028 rushing yards this season.


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Texas running back D'Onta Foreman discusses what it means to win the Doak Walker Award.

Ray Guy finalists kick it at the CFB Awards (1:53)

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas punter Michael Dickson is wearing a commemorative pin from the Ray Guy Award in memory of Sam Foltz and Mike Sadler, killed in a car accident over the summer.

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Watch: Home Depot College Football Awards Show

Nine individual awards will be handed out, including the Maxwell Award for Player of the Year. This year's Maxwell finalists are Louisville QB Lamar Jackson, Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield and Michigan LB Jabrill Peppers. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Who wins the Ray Guy Award challenge? (5:00)

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Urban Meyer on Tom Herman taking over at Texas: "I think he's ready for the task." Added that he was glad to see Herman at Houston and discouraged him from taking other jobs before. Houston was a good fit for Herman

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Houston second to none in Texas

Houston isn't a Power 5 job, but it has become better than most of its Power 5 competitors in Texas. During the last two seasons, the Cougars' record is much better than its Power 5 rivals.

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Who will win the Ray Guy Award?

Mitch Wishnowsky is second in punting average (48.0) and had 37 punts downed inside the 20. That makes his case a strong one, according to Edward Aschoff. Cameron Johnston did have the longest punt of the year at 70 yards. Award show picks

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Who will win the Doak Walker Award?

It's a full house for the Doak Walker Award with a pair of 2,000-yard rushers in Donnel Pumphrey and D'Onta Foreman, and FSU's leading all-time rusher in Dalvin Cook vying for nation's top running back. Edward Aschoff thinks the voters will pick Cook, but writes the award should go to another. Award show picks

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

The five finalists for The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, which honors the top offensive player from the state of Texas: Texas RB D'Onta Foreman, Alabama QB Jalen Hurts, Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes II and the Oklahoma duo of QB Baker Mayfield and WR Dede Westbrook.

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How game film would decide CFB award winners

What if awards were handed out based solely on what players have shown on tape? Scouts Inc.'s experts studied the film and selected their Heisman Trophy and other award winners.

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Foreman said he met with new Texas coach Tom Herman, who tried to convince him to stay in school, but there was no turning back for Foreman after his 2,000-yard rushing season. "I really feel like Herman's a great guy. We had a great conversation and he had a great pitch, but with the carries I got this season, I felt it was time for me to go to the NFL and try to get paid for some of them."

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas RB D'Onta Foreman said that the firing of Charlie Strong didn't have a major impact on his decision to turn pro, but it was the final factor in his decision. "Once I talked to my parents, I pretty much knew what I was going to do. Whether he would have left or stayed, I probably still would have gone to the NFL anyway. With him leaving, it definitely put the top on it and [told him] 'Yeah, it's definitely time for me to leave.'"

Team Stats

Passing Yards252.049th
Rushing Yards239.319th
Points For32.150th
Points Against31.5Tied-89th

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