10:02 AM EDT, Tue September 02, 2014

Auburn beat writers put spotlight on what to expect from Tigers' defense

Auburn's defense turned in two very different games against the Razorbacks on Saturday. In the first half, the Tigers looked overmatched before turning things around a dominant shutout in the second half.
Newark Star-Ledger 2 mins ago

QB Gary Nova unfazed with passing statistics

Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova ranks 31st nationally in passing yardage and 27th nationally in passing efficiency after Week 1 action.

Auburn's defense 'a little bit soft early,' has to fix mistakes, Ellis Johnson says

For every play his defense made in the second half of Auburn's 45-21 win, the Tigers also missed a bunch of opportunities as Arkansas racked up 267 yards and 21 points in the first half.

Statistically Speaking: Kicking off our weekly look at Alabama's national standing

The Crimson Tide piled up big offensive numbers in Saturday's season opener but it went both ways.

Reuben Foster, Reggie Ragland 'ruffled' early in starting debuts on tough day for Alabama LBs

Senior Trey DePriest will be available to return in Alabama's home-opener with Florida Atlantic.
Birmingham News 30 mins ago
Chef cooks up recipe to get Nick Fairley back in Detroit Lions' lineup

Chef cooks up recipe to get Nick Fairley back in Detroit Lions' lineup

Nick Fairley said he planned to return to the Detroit Lions' starting lineup by the time the NFL season started, and, apparently, he has. On the Lions' first game-week depth chart, the former Auburn standout's name appears on the top line at one of the defensive tackle positions.
Times-Picayune 51 mins ago

LSU football on the SEC Network this week

Les Miles' press luncheon live on SEC Network Tuesday.
Newark Star-Ledger 54 mins ago

Rutgers commit impressions of the Knights' 41-38 season opening win over Washington State, Part 1

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights began their inaugural season in the Big Ten conference in good form as they defeated the pass-happy Washington State Cougars, 41-38, on the road in their season opening battle, Thursday evening. NJ.com reached out to multiple players committed to the Rutgers program to get their thoughts on the team's performance.
Times-Picayune 55 mins ago

Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon limited by injury vs. LSU, ESPN reports

Carried only four times in second half.

Oregon State Beavers safety Ty Zimmerman finally capitalizes on 'pick-hungry' feeling

For a three-year starter, the first interception of Zimmerman's career may have felt like a long time coming. But then he waited less than a quarter for his second pick, snagging a toss over the middle by Kieran McDonagh and then scampering for a 28-yard return. Those two big plays in coverage demonstrate Zimmerman's continued development from tackling machine and space filler to all-around safety.
Seattle Times 58 mins ago

Huskies morning links: It's Cyler Miles' time

Happy Tuesday, everyone.
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
5 things to watch: Is Michigan ready to win a big road game? Where does Graham Glasgow fit in?

5 things to watch: Is Michigan ready to win a big road game? Where does Graham Glasgow fit in?

Five things to watch for Michigan's visit to No. 17 Notre Dame (7:30 p.m., NBC) on Saturday.

3 Points with Nate Kaeding: Kicking blues and breaking down the UNI game

All season long at HawkCentral.com, tune in for our weekly video show with our reporters and former Hawkeye and NFL kicker Nate Kaeding. The show, filmed at Kaeding’s T-shirt shop in Iowa City called Tailgate, will get inside the head of one of Kirk Ferentz’s former players and try to dissect all the wins and […]

Morning links: It’s Cyler Miles time for the Huskies

We’ll have interview access with defensive coaches and players later this morning. For now, have some links. — Here’s our main story focusing on the news that Cyler Miles will make his second career start against Eastern Washington. — Here’s Adam Jude’s story from today. — And the story from the UW Daily. — Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday is trying to step up as a leader. — Oregon wants its running backs to break more one-on-one tackles. — Oregon State wants more out of its receivers. — Stanford … Read more »

NCAA Player News

  • 4 Taivon Jacobs

    Taivon Jacobs

    Terps Insider: Maryland makes changes at wide receiver, safety

  • 3 Royce Freeman

    Royce Freeman

    Royce Freeman on being 'tentative,' performing better and first time playing at Autzen Stadium (video)

  • 3 Daniel Carlson

    Daniel Carlson

    Auburn football: Specialist Daniel Carlson named SEC's freshman of the week

  • 3 Brad Kaaya

    Brad Kaaya

    Canes freshman QB Brad Kaaya talks about his first college start

  • 2 Myles Nash

    Myles Nash

    Rutgers coach Kyle Flood: 'There's no doghouse in this program'

NCAA Photos