Tressel, Clarett win national honors

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Ohio State tailback Maurice Clarett and coach Jim Tressel have been honored by The Sporting News.

The St. Louis-based publication selected Clarett as its freshman of the year, Tressel as coach of the year and Southern California quarterback Carson Palmer as player of the year.

All of the Sporting News college football awards will be featured in the publication's Dec. 30 issue.

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