LaMichael James is an outstanding college football player. He's exciting to watch, runs with power, grace, intensity and flair. He's versatile and selfless. His career statistics and accomplishments match up against some of the greatest players in the history of the game. He has stated very firmly that he doesn't care about awards; he only cares about winning games. But if he can't win the Heisman Trophy, based upon some ill-concocted, sloppy preconception, they should stop giving the award.
• Kerry Eggers reflects on a night of celebration for the 2011 Oregon Sports Hall of Fame inductees.
• John Canzano has an interview with Rich Brooks (audio podcast) who was inducted to the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame last night.
• Brian at FishDuck.com wonders what the next generation of Duck unis will look like.
• Ted Miller recalls the fake injuries Cal got busted for last year and talks with one of the Cal coaches. Ted closes his article with this:
Now Ducks fans, if a Cal player happens to get hurt next Thursday in Autzen Stadium, please don't automatically boo him. At least wait until you are 67 percent certain he's faking it.