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Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

During Heisman weekend, Baker Mayfield said the individual he most couldn't believe he was getting to hang out with was former Georgia great Herschel Walker. "He looks like he could still play. A once-in-a-century-type-of athlete." And on Walker having attended OU's CFP opponent? "That's OK. That's Herschel Walker."

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

West Virginia junior quarterback Will Grier announced that he will return for his senior season in 2018. Grier passed for 3,490 yards and 34 touchdowns this season and was the ESPN.com Big 12 Newcomer of the Year.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Washington State defensive coordinator Alex Grinch is very much in demand and could be on the move after the Cougars' bowl game. While he's been mentioned for SEC openings, Grinch is an Ohio native who may end up back in the Midwest. It's unlikely WSU, which I've heard is reducing its football spending, could match some of the offers Grinch will receive.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Lincoln Riley on RB Rodney Anderson, who was accused of sexual assault this month: "He's still fully on the team." The Cleveland County District Attorney has scheduled a press conference "regarding the investigation into the allegations" for 2 p.m. Central on Thursday.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Scott Frost adds the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award to his collection of hardware. The new Nebraska coach was also honored as the Home Depot Coach of the Year for his work in 2017 at UCF. Frost is the first coach from a non-Power 5 program to win the Robinson award since Fisher DeBerry of Air Force in 1985. Other finalists included Bill Clark of UAB, Lane Kiffin of FAU, Jeff Monken of Army, Lincoln Riley of Oklahoma, Kirby Smart of Georgia, Dabo Swinney of Clemson and Jeff Tedford of Fresno State.

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick's attorney, William Healan III, told ESPN that officers found a marijuana leaf smaller than a penny in the passenger's seat of the car that Jayson Stanley was driving. Stanley claimed ownership of the marijuana on the night of the arrest and again in court on Thursday morning.

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

The district attorney's office in Winder, Georgia, has dismissed misdemeanor marijuana charges against Georgia linebacker Natrez Patrick, who was one of two UGA players arrested during a traffic stop on Dec. 3. Backup receiver Jayson Stanley's DUI charge was also dismissed, and Stanley pleaded guilty to misdemeanor marijuana possession and speeding.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Hearing that BYU is hiring LSU offensive line coach Jeff Grimes as its new offensive coordinator, replacing Ty Detmer. Weber State offensive coordinator Fesi Sitake also could join the BYU staff to coach a position group. Football Scoop first reported the Grimes move.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike Marlow, the deputy AD at Washington State, has been named the athletic director at Northern Arizona. Marlow has been at WSU since 2010 and is former AD Bill Moos' longtime No. 2, but did not appear to get significant consideration to replace Moos after he left for Nebraska.