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9-5, 1st in Pac 12 - North
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16dDavid Purdum

Stanford RB Love early Vegas Heisman favorite

After finishing second to Baker Mayfield in last season's Heisman Trophy race, Stanford running back Bryce Love is the early favorite in Las Vegas to win the award this season.

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54dJoel Anderson

Why Bryce Love turned down NFL millions

He's a Heisman Trophy favorite, but Bryce Love can't get enough of the anonymous college life that Stanford provides.

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Ex-Stanford CB Alexander signs with LSU

Former Stanford cornerback Terrence Alexander has signed with the LSU Tigers as a graduate transfer and is eligible to play this season.

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103dAdam Rittenberg

Clemson prevails in 64-team college football bracket

As we finish up our dream, 64-team college football bracket, which team reigns supreme? Thanks to a dominant defense and several options at QB, Dabo Swinney's squad comes out on top.

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104dAdam Rittenberg

What would happen in a 64-team college football bracket?

Sure, the College Football Playoff is great, but let's get greedy. Using the 2018 preseason FPI, we get down to the Sweet 16 in a true version of gridiron madness.

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114dAdam Rittenberg

Ex-Stanford QB Chryst heading to Tennessee

Former Stanford quarterback Keller Chryst, who started 13 games for the Cardinal in the past two seasons, is headed to Tennessee as a graduate transfer.

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114dJake Trotter

Ranking college football's best triplets

Which teams have the best combination of quarterback, running back and receiver? It starts with Stanford, but turning projections to reality at Oklahoma and Alabama could change things.

124dAdam Rittenberg

QB Future Power Rankings: Georgia leads the way

Which teams are primed for success over the next three seasons at the game's most important position? A true freshman led Georgia to the title game, and the Bulldogs have the nation's top 2018 recruit on campus, but Clemson and Alabama aren't far behind.

No. 5 pocket passer McKee commits to Stanford (1:41)

Tom VanHaaren ESPN Staff Writer 

ESPN 300 quarterback Tanner McKee has committed to Stanford. Joins ESPN 300 quarterback Jack West in this class for the Cardinal.

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137dTom VanHaaren

Signing day: Tide get Surtain; Dawgs sit No. 1

Defensive back Patrick Surtain Jr., the top available recruit in the ESPN 300 on national signing day, picked Alabama. Georgia, however, is at No. 1 in the class rankings.

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Love wins Lombardi as nation's best player

Stanford running back Bryce Love won the Lombardi Award, given to the top Division I football player based on performance, leadership, character and resilience.

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Mayfield, Jackson lead Lombardi Award finalists

Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield and finalists Lamar Jackson and Bryce Love are among seven finalists for the Lombardi Award, which is given to the nation's top player based on performance as well as leadership, character and resiliency.

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154dKyle Bonagura

Stanford ex-starter QB Chryst transferring

Stanford quarterback Keller Chryst, who lost his starting job midway through 2017, will transfer for his final year of eligibility.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Stanford junior linebacker Ryan Beecher, a walk-on from Fresno, announced he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in December. "I am receiving treatments while attending classes at Stanford," Beecher said in a statement. "I look forward to making a full and healthy recovery. With the help and support of my family, friends and teammates, I remain inspired to once again contribute to the Cardinal football team."

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159dMark Schlabach

Stanford RB Love to return for senior season

Bryce Love, who finished second in the Heisman Trophy voting after rushing for 2,118 yards, will return for his senior season at Stanford.

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

Heisman Trophy runner-up Bryce Love has decided to return to Stanford for his senior season, his father, Christopher Love, confirmed to ESPN on Tuesday morning. Love's decision to return to Stanford was first reported by the San Francisco Chronicle.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Stanford CB Quenton Meeks announced he will enter the NFL draft. Meeks is the third player off the Cardinal's defense to declare early, joining DL Harrison Phillips and S Justin Reid.

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