Ohio State sophomore RB Ezekiel Elliott is a better outside runner and a more natural pass-catcher than former starter Carlos Hyde, according to ESPN's Todd McShay.
USC junior DL Leonard Williams "is earning comparisons from scouts to everyone from [J.J.] Watt to Tampa Bay defensive tackle Gerald McCoy," according to CBS Sports' Rob Rang.
Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said freshman QB Deshaun Watson will remain the starter as long as he's healthy.
ESPN's Todd McShay believes Ohio State sophomore WR Michael Thomas "has a chance to be an elite player."
Washington junior OLB Shaq Thompson possesses "excellent athleticism and awareness in coverage, traits that project well in today's pass-happy NFL," according to CBS Sports' Rob Rang.
Cincinnati has placed senior QB Jarred Evans (assault charge) on indefinite suspension.
Ohio State senior TE Jeff Heuerman reminds ESPN's Todd McShay of former Stanford standout Zach Ertz.
An NFC North scout said West Virginia senior WR Kevin White "could help all 32 teams right now."
Ohio State sophomore OW Dontre Wilson "is a versatile, Percy Harvin-type of player," writes ESPN's Todd McShay.
UCLA redshirt sophomore RB Paul Perkins "has has proven himself to be one of the top backs in the country," writes ESPN's KC Joyner.
University of Texas athletics director Steve Patterson announced the school will soon begin paying its student-athletes $10,000 a year apiece to cover cost of attendance and likeness rights.
ESPN's Steve Muench thinks that Miami redshirt senior TE Clive Walford's "lack of ideal top-end speed stands out on tape, and he's not much of a threat to get behind the defense."
Wisconsin HC Gary Andersen recently noted that redshirt junior RB Melvin Gordon has "become more of a vocal leader" this year.
Sports Illustrated's Zac Ellis notes that Baylor redshirt senior QB Bryce Petty's "roller coaster Heisman campaign took another dip against West Virginia."
NFL Media Analyst Daniel Jeremiah calls West Virginia senior WR Kevin White a "pretty special talent."