Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney said junior WR DeAndre Hopkins received a second-round projection from the NFL Draft Advisory Board.
Baylor redshirt senior QB Bryce Petty (back) believes he'll start against Northwestern State on Saturday.
USC junior DL Leonard Williams is nursing a high-ankle sprain that "will probably make him less than 100 percent against Stanford," reports Scott Wolf of the Los Angeles Daily News.
Rutgers redshirt junior RB Paul James reminds CBS Sports' Dane Brugler of "a not-as-cut version of Chargers back Ryan Mathews."
Utah State redshirt junior OLB Kyler Fackrell tore his right ACL in Sunday's game against Tennessee and is out for the season.
USC redshirt junior QB Cody Kessler did not practice on Tuesday after undergoing toe surgery to fix a case of staph infection, according to Inside USC's Scott Wolf.
Tennessee redshirt senior LT Jacob Gilliam will miss the remainder of the season due to a torn ACL.
South Carolina HC Steve Spurrier now believes junior RB Mike Davis will play against ECU.
Fox Sports' Bruce Feldman hears from a source that UCLA redshirt junior C Jake Brendel will miss at least one more game due to a knee injury.
Baylor redshirt junior DL Shawn Oakman totaled two sacks and another assisted tackle for loss in the school's 45-0 win over SMU.
Texas redshirt senior C Dominic Espinosa suffered a broken right ankle against North Texas and will almost certainly miss the remainder of the 2014 season.
One NFC personnel member texted NFL media report Albert Breer that Texas A&M OC Jake Spavital "will be a head coach sooner rather than later."