Stiff Arm Trophy

ESPN: James ranks among Pac-12's best ever

LOS ANGELES -- LaMichael James didn't win the Heisman Trophy. He didn't defend his 2010 Doak Walker Award. He wasn't again a unanimous All-American.

So, yeah, maybe some would say the nation's leading rusher, who led his team to a third consecutive Pac-12 title and another BCS bowl game, had a down year.

But here's his consolation prize, presented by the Pac-12 blog: He's the greatest player in Oregon history. And, when you list the best running backs in Pac-12 history, you need to start considering James shortly after you tick off former USC running backs Charles White and Marcus ...

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