Minnesota announced Thursday that coach Jerry Kill will take an open-ended leave of absence from the team to focus on treatment of his epilepsy.
Washington State redshirt senior Connor Halliday broke his lower left leg against USC, not his ankle, which was previously reported.
FSU junior DT Eddie Goldman ranks No. 5 overall on the MMQB writer Andy Staples' big board.
Rotoworld's Josh Norris believes UCLA LB Eric Kendricks is the best prospect not receiving enough praise from evaluators.
Louisville senior WR DeVante Parker was listed at No. 9 overall on Todd McShay's latest big board.
LSU senior RB Kenny Hilliard has committed to playing in the East-West Shrine game.
When asked who will be the Chris Borland of the 2015 NFL Draft, three NFL executives responded with Miami senior LB Denzel Perryman's name.
An AFC executive told NFL.com that he thought FSU redshirt sophomore QB Jameis Winston was "pretty impressive" on the football field.
An NFC North scout told NFL.com that he thinks that Nebraska junior edge rusher Randy Gregory is "the best [pass rusher] this year."
Maryland junior WR Stephon Diggs (kidney) will not play against Michigan on Saturday.
An NFC West scout told NFL.com that Ohio State redshirt freshman QB J.T. Barrett was a "revelation" against Minnesota on Saturday.
CBS Sports' Dane Brugler reports that it "doesn't sound promising" that South Alabama senior QB Brandon Bridge (ankle) will play on Saturday against South Carolina.