Ohio State senior QB Braxton Miller is "badly in need of time in the spotlight to prove himself as a prospect to NFL scouts," notes NFL Media.
Nebraska redshirt junior ILB Michael Rose-Ivey (ACL) "looked good during spring practices and could be a rock as the team tries to get back to the ways of the Blackshirts," observed NFL Media.
UCLA redshirt junior Paul Perkins "could end up contending for the Heisman Trophy," believes ESPN's KC Joyner.
Notre Dame redshirt junior DB KeiVarae Russell will "be plenty motivated as he returns" from an academic suspension, wrote NFL Media.
Auburn redshirt sophomore edge rusher Carl Lawson "has the ability to be a monster off the edge for a team looking to return to championship contention," noted NFL Media.
Penn State dismissed CB Da’Quan Davis following drug and underage drinking charges.
Penn State junior QB Christian Hackenberg "will have to put the sophomore slump behind him" in 2015, observes NFL Media.
NFL Media notes that Florida State graduate QB Everett Golson badly needs a big bounceback season to stabilize his NFL stock.
Ohio State junior RB Ezekiel Elliott's injured left wrist has been fully medically cleared.
NFL Media reports that Baylor redshirt senior T Spencer Drango was advised by the NFL Draft Advisory Board last December to stay at Baylor.
Louisville senior DE Devonte Fields could emerge with a re-breakthrough campaign in 2015.
NFL Media ranks Ohio State redshirt sophmore QB J.T. Barrett as the No.4 returning offensive player for 2015.
Kansas State senior S Dante Barnett "is a physical tone-setter on the KSU defense with his aggressive and rangy skill-set," according to CBS Sports' Dane Brugler.
NFL Media ranks Georgia sophomore RB Nick Chubb as the No.3 returning offensive player for 2015.
Kansas State senior CB Danzel McDaniel "could see a big jump up draft boards if his cover awareness improves as a senior," according to CBS Sports' Dane Brugler.