The most decorated position in the history of the Buck Buchanan Award is linebacker.
Clemson running back Adam Choice will miss the remainder of the season because of a torn ACL.
Candidacy for this year's Jerry Rice Award, given annually to the national freshman player of the year at the FCS level, has largely consisted of Fordham running back Chase Edmonds, and then everyone else.
Those who downplay national rankings because the games on the field ultimately decide a season should consider North Dakota State.
Archie Manning has decided to take a leave of absence from the College Football Playoff selection committee for the remainder of the 2014 season because of health reasons.
In a football game that lived up to all its billing, Saturday's clash of the titans in Tallahassee came down to the waning moments, and an official's call.
While most of the favorites are well established as the season pushes past the midway point, the week-to-week shuffling among the nation's elite is sure to continue down the stretch, even if the very top of this list remains unchanged this week.
The SEC has long been considered the top conference in college football and the latest Associated Press poll is further proof, as four of the top five teams are from the powerful league.
On the surface, CAA Football appears to be in terrific shape for having FCS playoff teams next month.
Austin Peay ended the longest losing streak in Division I at 18 games with a 20-13 win over Ohio Valley Conference rival Murray State Saturday night.
Northwestern wide receiver Miles Shuler was taken off the field on a stretcher after running head-first into a tackler during Saturday's game against Nebraska.
If Villanova quarterback John Robertson gets tired of winning CAA Football offensive player of the week, there's another award that might be out there for him.
The Wyoming Cowboys will be without redshirt sophomore running back D.J. May for Saturday's homecoming game against San Jose State.
Now into Week 8 of the college football schedule, there have been some significant moves among the Top-25 since the preseason poll was released in the middle of August.
North Dakota State will try to protect the longest winning streak in FCS history (30 games) on Saturday against the last program to beat it, Indiana State.
After weeks of residing in the "others receiving votes" section of the AP Top 25, Marshall finally made the jump into the poll as the 25th-ranked FBS squad.
Western Carolina's football program will make a visit to the University of Tennessee on Sept. 19, 2015 - giving the Catamounts two games against Southeastern Conference opponents next year.
Georgia football coach Mark Richt doesn't expect a change in star running back Todd Gurley's status for Saturday's game against Arkansas.
Surely you would want a game extended by two minutes if it meant getting a pivotal play called correctly by the game officials.
Don't look now, but Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is back in the news for a not-so-positive reason.
The Washington Huskies will get a chance to prove themselves this weekend, as they invade Autzen Stadium for a Pac-12 Conference tussle with the ninth-ranked Oregon Ducks.
The 20th-ranked Utah Utes hit the road for Thursday night's Pac-12 Conference clash with the Oregon State Beavers.
The third-ranked Ole Miss Rebels will attempt to continue their undefeated campaign in their homecoming matchup on Saturday night, as they welcome the Tennessee Volunteers to Vaught-Hemingway Stadium for an SEC clash.
The seventh-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide return home for the first time in nearly a month, when they play host to the 21st-ranked Texas A&M Aggies in an SEC West showdown at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday.
In a rematch of last season's Pac-12 Conference championship game, the 23rd-ranked Stanford Cardinal pay a visit to the 17th-ranked Arizona State Sun Devils.
Top-25 action takes place in the Big 12 this weekend, as the 12th-ranked TCU Horned Frogs play host to the 15th-ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys at Amon G. Carter Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The fifth-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish square off with the second-ranked Florida State Seminoles in a marquee matchup Saturday night at Doak Campbell Stadium.
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights already have a signature win under their belts in this, their first season as a member of the Big Ten Conference, and they'll try to add another as they visit the 13th- ranked Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday afternoon.
Coming off a bye, which followed their first loss of the season, the 19th-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers pay a visit to the Northwestern Wildcats for a Big Ten Conference clash on Saturday evening.
The Marshall Thundering Herd have broken into the nation's Top-25 after earning a No. 25 ranking earlier in the week. The Herd will try to maintain their success as they travel down to Miami to face the FIU Panthers in a Conference USA clash at FIU Stadium.
The Kansas State Wildcats and Oklahoma Sooners meet in clash of ranked Big 12 Conference rivals this Saturday.
The Big Ten Conference's highest scoring team takes on one of its worst defensive squads, as the eighth-ranked Michigan State Spartans pay a visit to the Indiana Hoosiers.
In the national polls once again, No. 22 USC will try to stay there as the Trojans take on the Colorado Buffaloes in a Pac-12 Conference skirmish at the Los Angeles Coliseum.
The 10th-ranked Georgia Bulldogs will continue their four-game road swing and try for their fifth straight win on Saturday afternoon when they head to War Memorial Stadium in Little Rock to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks in an SEC showdown.
The No. 24 Clemson Tigers will try for their first road victory of the season on Saturday afternoon when they take on the Boston College Eagles in an Atlantic Coast Conference bout at Alumni Stadium.
The nation's most potent offensive team hits the road this week, as the fourth-ranked Baylor Bears pay a visit to the West Virginia Mountaineers in Big 12 Conference action.
Monmouth University announced Tuesday it has scheduled games against a pair of Mid-American Conference opponents - the Hawks' first-ever matchups against FBS-level programs.
The controversy surrounding Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston never seems to end.
The best trait of a Walter Payton Award candidate tends to be the player's ability to lift his team to a higher level.
Richmond quarterback Michael Strauss, a Walter Payton Award candidate, has been sidelined by a fractured left ankle.
The University at Buffalo fired head football coach Jeff Quinn on Monday.
Indiana quarterback Nate Sudfeld will miss the rest of the season because of surgery to his left shoulder.
When the 2014 season started up for the Sam Houston State Bearkats, it was about the "dawn of a new era" as any program could possibly get.
There's no denying the unbeaten teams in the FCS anymore.
North Carolina State football coach Dave Doeren has suspended seven players for this Saturday's game against Louisville.
With a suspension dropping one former favorite from the ranks, quarterbacks dominate the upper half of this list as the Heisman Trophy picture begins to get clearer near the season's halfway point.
Mississippi State has ended Florida State's season-long reign atop the Associated Press college football poll while achieving the first No. 1 ranking in program history.
The witching hour has come early for too many of the teams in last year's FCS playoff field.
Josh Woodrum's 9-yard touchdown pass to Darrin Peterson in overtime lifted Liberty past Appalachian State, 55-48, on Saturday - the eighth win by an FCS school over an FBS program this year.
Eastern Washington went West ... and to the end zone, as usual.