Kola Shippentower, a Umatilla tribal member, faces some tough challenges as a champion for Missing and Murdered Indigenous People. Soon, she'll be fighting for yards on a football field for the Oregon Ravens.
Michael Penix Jr. passed for 430 yards and two touchdowns as No. 2 Washington beat No. 3 Texas 37-31 in the Sugar Bowl to advance to the College Football Playoff championship game, earning the beleaguered Pac-12 one more game this season
The Heisman Trophy finalist's five-year college football odyssey came to an end on Monday when the 8th-ranked Ducks beat No. 18 Liberty 45-6 in a lopsided Fiesta Bowl. Nix finishes his career — which included three years at Auburn before two at Oregon — as one of the most productive quarterbacks in NCAA history.
Oregon State (8-5), which finished the season on a three-game losing streak, had three starters opt out and four others enter the transfer portal — including starting quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei and backup Aidan Chiles.