"This is not going to change," insisted Bill Hancock, the executive director of the College Football Playoff.
Although Georgia fell short of its goal of reaching the College Football Playoff, Bulldogs coach Mark Richt says there is still a chance to end an "up-and-down season" on a high note.
With the exception of their game against Air Force, the Cadets and Midshipmen usually go up against players who have no idea what it takes to play football for a military academy.
Stanford coach David Shaw said after Marcus Mariota and the Oregon Ducks routed the Cardinal 45-16 this season: "He's special."
The Cougars won their first game against a ranked opponent Tuesday and led by as many as 16 points in the first half.
The University of Alabama-Birmingham dropped its football program, citing rising costs of college athletics and pressure to pay the full cost of attendance for athletes.
Alabama receiver Amari Cooper, a Heisman trophy finalist, is the biggest, most dangerous weapon in a program known for its tailbacks and defense.
The U.S. Olympic Committee will make a decision next week on whether to bid and may even select a city to put forward, making a choice among Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington.
The Columbia College women's basketball team fell to Freed-Hardeman University 89-78 on Saturday. Their record now stands at 4-4 on the year.
The Columbia College men's basketball team was defeated in overtime by Freed-Hardeman University on Saturday, 65-58.
The Stephens College basketball team loses to Harris-Stowe State University on Saturday, 73-59.
Scott MacPherson, who was the ninth-fastest American in this year's Boston Marathon, had to drop out of the first-ever Beer Mile World Championships after a lap.
The Cougars' first loss of the season dropped them to 9-1 overall and 2-1 in American Midwest Conference play.
The Stephens College women's basketball team won at Benedictine University at Springfield 67-50. The Stars improve to 1-6 overall and 1-2 in the American Midwest Conference.
The Columbia College womens basketball team fell to Lyon College, 64-61, Saturday. The loss drops the Cougars to 4-3 overall and 2-1 in conference play.
The Columbia College volleyball team's season ended Thursday with a 3-2 loss to Texas at Brownsville in the 2014 NAIA Volleyball National Championships pool play. The Cougars finished 33-8.
The Cougars lost their second consecutive NAIA tournament match to Vanguard University on Wednesday. Columbia wraps up pool play Wednesday.
According to a person with knowledge of the situation, negotiations hit a snag Wednesday over McElwain's $7.5 million buyout. The financial roadblock prompted the Florida contingent to leave without an agreement.
Attorneys for both Winston and the former Florida State student had starkly different assessments of how the hearing went for their clients.
Alabama is No. 1 for the third straight week. The Crimson Tide plays 16th-ranked Missouri in the Southeastern Conference Championship Game on Saturday.