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McShay: Five players with something to prove

Todd McShay analyzes five college football players with something to prove this weekend, including Cal QB Jared Goff, who looks to add to his stellar junior season against No. 5 Utah.

Can Northwestern stun Michigan at home? (1:54)
How can Cal come away with win at Utah? (1:06)
Drive Through: Weekend Preview (9:41)
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Coaches: Fournette is 2015's Herschel Walker

Opposing coaches are near universal in their praise of LSU's star RB. "A modern-day Herschel Walker and Bo Jackson," according to one. But do they think he should consider sitting out in 2016?

Can Cal pull the upset at Utah? (1:15)
Drive Through: Pac-12 Problems (11:17)
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Olson: Texas seniors seek more stability and less drama

As Texas heads into the Red River Rivalry, with more calls for coaching change and criticism for Charlie Strong, Texas' seniors -- the ones who have seen all the upheaval -- just want an end to the drama.

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Mock draft: Picking CFB's top 20 skill guys

If you could have any college skill guy, who would you take? We asked Scouts Inc.'s Steve Muench and Kevin Weidl to do a mock draft of QBs, RBs and WRs, and their picks were surprising.


Key from 'Key & Peele' is James Franklin

Keegan-Michael Key from the TV show "Key & Peele" hijacked a team meeting with his best impression of the Penn State coach -- and the team absolutely lost it.


UCLA punter suspended after arrest

Sophomore Adam Searl was arrested by Los Angeles police on Thursday on suspicion of sexual assault in connection with an October 2014 incident. "We have been informed of the situation involving Adam Searl, and we take these accusations very seriously," said UCLA head football coach Jim Mora. Story

Under Armour signs 10-year deal with Wisconsin

The agreement is worth a total of $96 million in cash and the retail value of products received. "To have the privilege to have the team run out in our gear in front of 82,000 rooting for us is a whole different proposition than any other category," said Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank. Story

Best Week 6 college football bets

ESPN Chalk's Will Harris thinks Washington State is well-equipped to take advantage of the porous Oregon secondary. The Cougars lost by just a touchdown last season. More picks (Insider)

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The Mag: Is Jared Goff the next Aaron Rodgers?

"I've heard people say he's better than Aaron Rodgers at this stage," says Washington assistant Bob Gregory who was Cal's defensive coordinator during the Rodgers era. "I don't know about that, but I do know he's really good." Searching for Rodgers

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Grantland: September's miserable plays

South Carolina made an appearance for a two-point conversion attempt gone horribly wrong. Top 10

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ESPN On Snapchat Discover live

Cal QB Jared Goff leads his No. 23 Golden Bears to Salt Lake City for a clash of the undefeateds against No. 5 Utah. See where to catch all the big games in Saturday Slate in Friday's edition of ESPN in Snapchat Discover.

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ICYMI: Huskies trick play vs. Trojans

Washington coach Chris Petersen was known for his trick plays while at Boise State and he struck again here in Washington's 17-12 upset over USC Thursday.


How is Utah so good?

Said ESPN's Desmond Howard: "This team has always played well on defense and now people are just starting to recognize how well coached they are as a unit."


ICYMI: South Carolina St. fake out for TD

South Carolina State faked the direction of the punt return on Bethune-Cookman, and while his teammate got laid out, Antonio Hamilton took off 82 yards for a TD.


H.S. coaches backing Charlie Strong

After a 1-4 start, the Texas coach is seeing people call for his job. But the state's high school coaches have a lot of pull and they feel he should get more time to make his mark with the Texas program. How come (Insider)

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ICYMI: Husky jumps over Trojan for catch

Brayden Lenius leapt over a Trojan defender to complete this 21-yard pass from Jake Browning in the third to keep a drive alive as Washington upset No. 17 USC.


Galloway: 'Florida is scary'

ESPN's Joey Galloway says the Gators look good right now. "I wouldn't pick any other team in the SEC to beat Florida."


Huskies knock off No. 17 Trojans

USC QB Cody Kessler threw two interceptions and unranked Washington defeated USC 17-12.


Kiper: Jack is best linebacker on board

Mel Kiper Jr. doesn’t think Myles Jack’s decision to leave UCLA is very risky and sees the linebacker as a first-round pick.


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2 straight home losses for USC. Home loss for UCLA last week. Now Pac 12 road teams are 9-2 in conference games.

Not good to be young, but good to win

Washington head coach Chris Petersen on the Huskies' upset over No. 17 USC: "The guys played hard. And that's just our whole thing. We're going to make mistakes because we are so young."


Final: Huskies 17, Trojans 12

USC was 0-17 when trailing by double digits in the fourth quarter over the last 10 seasons, and tonight was no different. Behind 17-6 in the fourth, the No. 17 Trojans lost their second straight home game, this time to the Huskies. Box score