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Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

In addition to the headline awards, Auburn kicker Daniel Carlson named SEC Special Teams Player of the Year, Alabama's Cam Robinson wins the Jacobs Blocking Trophy and Arkansas' Brooks Ellis named Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama dominates the SEC's superlative awards: Jalen Hurts named Offensive Player of the Year, Jonathan Allen named Defensive Player of the Year and Nick Saban named Coach of the Year.

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Video of Christian McCaffrey making his NFL Draft statement.

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David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

"Bryce Love will be one of the most dynamic running backs in college football... he tries to emulate Christian," Shaw said of next year's featured Stanford back. The Cardinal also expect Cameron Scarlett's playing time to increase.

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

"I would be surprised if [Christian McCaffrey] isn't taken in the first round," Stanford coach David Shaw

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Shaw says McCaffrey compares to LeSean McCoy, LaDainian Tomlinson, Marshall Faulk, and Reggie Bush

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

"Vision, quickness, toughness, physical speed, and the ability to finish tackles... there are a lot of teams right now that are licking their chops on a guy who is a Swiss Army knife of a human being," David Shaw says of Christian McCaffrey

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Christian McCaffrey put up "the best singular year in college football history -- without debate" in 2015, David Shaw said.

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

"I think it's a good decision for Christian McCaffrey," Stanford coach David Shaw. "It's a financial decision -- can he raise his stock? The answer is no."

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Christian McCaffrey "has no idea" where he might go in the NFL Draft. He didn't consult scouts to help make his decision; only his father Ed McCaffrey and Stanford coach David Shaw, plus a few former players including Toby Gerhart. He did not consult John Elway.

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

"I'm ready to go." - Christian McCaffrey on his decision to enter the NFL Draft.

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 says 13 league schools are willing to play Friday games. About half willing to host. No school ever will play more than two Fridays in a season.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

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

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Oregon State WR coach Brent Brennan is an intriguing choice at San Jose State. He's from the area, has coached there in the past, his father played football at the school and his mom was a cheerleader. Brennan is well-regarded by other coaches, but it will be an uphill battle because of the lack of resources at the school. One coach briefed on the opening told ESPN the salary pool for assistant coaches was only expected to be in the range of $1.3 million, which doesn't go very far in the Bay Area.

Jared Shanker ESPN Staff Writer 

Leonard Fournette and Christian McCaffrey have declared for the NFL draft, and the expectation is Florida State's Dalvin Cook will eventually as well to make for a strong 2017 RB class. He's rushed for more than 1,600 yards in each of the last two seasons, but so far he's declined comment about his future.

David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

One can draw many parallels between Christian McCaffrey and NBA MVP Steph Curry. Both have fathers who were professional athletes, both have revered work ethics, both have heard the "too small" criticism, both are known for magician's-like play in their respective sports, and both have made a mockery of the record books. Now, they'll have one more thing in common: McCaffrey will join Curry as a professional athlete.

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 

Moving forward, Bryce Love is expected to replace Christian McCaffrey as Stanford's featured back. Love showed he was already ready for that role in 2016.

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.