Funeral arrangements have been scheduled for former NFL player Joe McKnight, who was fatally shot last week during a road rage dispute in suburban New Orleans.
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Who will win the Jim Thorpe Award?
Adoree' Jackson showcased his all-around ability against Notre Dame, returning a punt, kickoff and interception for a touchdown. Edward Aschoff likes Jackson for the award over Jourdan Lewis (44 career PBs) and Tre'Davious White. Award show picks
NFL Hall of Famer Marcus Allen discusses the Rams recent coaching issues, Jared Goff's role on the team, the Trojans turnaround and upcoming Rose Bowl game against Penn State.
From best postgame speeches to best hair, from classic celebrations to clutch calls to, oh yeah, who did the best coaching jobs this season? We hand out the postseason honors.
These were the most surprising, the most entertaining -- the games that made you want to rewatch the highlights almost immediately.
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.
Fewer routs among New Year's Six?
Most of last year's premier bowls were blowouts. USC's Rose Bowl date with Penn State should be one of four close New Year's Six games, according to ESPN's FPI. Breaking down bowl season
USC-OU would have been a blast
Punters need not attend? Sam Darnold and JuJu Smith-Schester matched against the Sooners might have broken the scoreboard, to everyone's delight. Dream bowls
Not all records are created equal. Some teams fatten up on cupcakes to secure wins, while others load up on tough teams despite the risk of losses. You'll notice the difference this bowl season.
ESPN's Pac-12 reporters make their picks for offensive and defensive players of the year, top newcomer and coach of the year.
Erik McKinney ESPN Staff Writer
ESPN 300 cornerback Deommodore Lenoir, the nation's No. 165 overall prospect and former Oregon commitment, will take official visits to North Carolina (Jan. 13) and USC (Jan. 20). Lenoir committed to Oregon in June and decommitted just hours before Oregon fired former head coach Mark Helfrich last week.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
WR JuJu Smith-Schuster teased USC fans Sunday with a post on Snapchat that said he was staying in school for one more season, but on Tuesday he told a USC spokesman he was only joking around and had yet to make a decision about his future. A junior, Smith-Schuster is viewed as one of the top draft-eligible receivers and a potential first-round pick.
From the intrigue of Washington facing mighty Alabama to Christian McCaffrey's last collegiate game (maybe), the Pac-12 bowl games pack some punch.
Sam Darnold saved USC's season
The Trojans went 8-1 after freshman Sam Darnold was named starting quarterback. He deserves your vote for offensive freshman of the year. Vote now!
The College Football Playoff committee named four teams to battle for the national championship. But why stop there? An eight-team playoff offers more great matchups, more stars, more everything.
After boosting Washington into the College Football Playoff, the Jake Browning-to-John Ross connection catches on in the ESPN.com All-Pac-12 team.
Ronald Gasser, who was released last week, has been jailed on manslaughter charges in the death of ex-NFL running back Joe McKnight.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Teammates who were both Heisman finalists in the same year: 2016: Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook, Oklahoma 2005: Matt Leinart and Reggie Bush*, USC 2004: Adrian Peterson and Jason White, Oklahoma 2004: Matt Leinart and Reggie Bush, USC 2002: Willis McGahee and Ken Dorsey, Miami 1994: Ki'Jana Carter and Kerry Collins, Penn State Note: The Heisman began inviting finalists to New York in 1982. Before that, only the winners were invited.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
Neither Washington QB Jake Browning, nor USC CB Adoree' Jackson were invited to the Heisman Trophy ceremony, which means the Pac-12 will not be represented in New York for the first time in three years. Dating back to 2009, the conference has had a player finish second-or-higher every year but two (2012 and 2013).
USC @ Penn State Nittany Lions
Rose Bowl - Mon 1/2