Stanford’s McCaffrey to Skip Bowl Game as Trend Builds
He’s taking a knee. The Cardinal running back is expected to be a top pick in April’s NFL draft, so Christian McCaffrey isn’t risking injury against North Carolina in the Dec. 30 Sun Bowl. It’s a mostly meaningless contest in El Paso, Texas, far from the bright lights of the College Football Playoffs. LSU’s Leonard Fournette is making a similar choice, one that cuts to the heart of the debate over unpaid labor in college sports and could spark a trend among players planning to go pro.