TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - All eyes might be on Johnny Manziel in Saturday's Alabama-Texas A&M game - except for the Crimson Tide's defensive backs.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - With less than 72 hours before No. 4 Ohio State plays at California, the status of injured Buckeyes quarterback Braxton Miller is still uncertain.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Brendan Bigelow spun around Ohio State defenders, kept his balance with his hand on the ground and sprinted for an 81-yard touchdown.
STANFORD (AP) - Stanford coach David Shaw sat his players down this week to make sure they understood this year's annual East Coast trip carries special meaning.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Stanford coach David Shaw spent the first weekend of the college football season finishing training camp and glancing at games while spending time with his children. Most of his players huddled around televisions in dining halls and dorm rooms. Others had been so focused on practice they forgot the kickoff date.
HOUSTON (AP) - Johnny Football's season will start a little late.
BERKELEY (AP) - Missy Franklin strolled into the room at Memorial Stadium and offered a cheery, "Hi, everybody!"
STANFORD (AP) - They traveled here from all over the country. They packed pens and papers - and a list of questions - and studied for hours preparing for fall exams.
BERKELEY,(AP) - Jared Goff hasn't had to wait long to get his shot as a starting quarterback in major college football.
STANFORD (AP) - David Shaw has been telling his players for months to put last season's Rose Bowl victory behind them and go for greater success next time they take the field.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - NCAA President Mark Emmert has spent 2½ years trying to push through historic reforms and get tougher on cheaters.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Oregon and Stanford have given no indication they're ready to give up their thrones atop the Pac-12 this fall.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - When California opens its first fall camp under new coach Sonny Dykes, the top priority will be identifying the starting quarterback.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Andrew Wiggins, headed to Kansas as one of the nation's most highly recruited basketball players, and soccer player Morgan Andrews, a Notre Dame recruit, were honored as national prep athletes of the year on Tuesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - The Atlantic Coast Conference is now a 15-team league - and it might just stay that way for a while.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and No. 6 TCU dominated Texas in a 48-10 victory Thursday night that kept alive its hope of pushing into the College Football Playoff.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) - Duje Dukan thought he had created a turnover with a held ball. The referees said he was guilty of a foul instead.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Growing up in Kansas City, Shane Ray was a "Big 12 kid." Through his redshirt season in 2011, Missouri was a Big 12 school.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Southern California offensive line coach Tim Drevno refers to his freshmen as "rookies." After a dismal performance against rival UCLA, Drevno needs them to play like veterans against Notre Dame.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Eric Thompson scored 20 points and Pacific survived a scare from Division II Alaska-Anchorage, winning 71-62, to advance in the Great Alaska Shootout on Wednesday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Devin Booker scored 19 points for his second career best in as many games, Karl-Anthony Towns added 13 with 11 rebounds, and No. 1 Kentucky had no trouble with Texas-Arlington in Tuesday night's 92-44 blowout. The Wildcats (6-0) concluded a busy season-opening stretch of six games in 11 days with a complete effort on both ends.
Top-ranked Kentucky certainly made a believer of Kansas coach Bill Self last week.
Dawn Staley and her South Carolina Gamecocks finally have ascended to the top of the poll.
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Brandon Ashley each scored 15 points, helping No. 3 Arizona wear down Missouri for a 72-53 victory in the opening round the Maui Invitational on Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Dakari Johnson scored 11 points, Andrew Harrison had 10 and No. 1 Kentucky used a dominant defense to blow out No. 4 Kansas 72-40 in Tuesday's State Farm Champions Classic.
BERKELEY (AP) - Reshanda Gray scored 17 points on 8-of-12 shooting as No. 14 Cal won its home opener on Tuesday night, defeating Nevada 76-54.
STANFORD (AP) - Amber Orrange and new-look Stanford made an impressive national statement while snapping another one of Connecticut's remarkable winning streaks - without an Ogwumike sister in sight.
The first regular-season college basketball poll did not look a whole lot different than The Associated Press preseason Top 25: A few teams swapped places, and the one that lost dropped out.
RIVERSIDE (AP) - Cody Demps made a game-winning jumper with 17 second left to lift Sacramento State over UC Riverside 70-69 on Monday night.