The most valuable player in last year's Football Championship Subdivision title game has been fined $325 and sentenced to 40 hours of community service for an alcohol offense over the summer.
Braxton Miller helped make Urban Meyer's first game as Ohio State coach a record-breaking romp for the Buckeyes.
Hungry for glory and perhaps a little gold, five schools are in the process of moving up to college football's top level, the Football Bowl Subdivision, as the season kicks off this weekend.
Keith Pough could go down as the best linebacker in Howard's history. He could win as many as six major awards in his senior season, break multiple Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) records and be competing for an NFL roster spot this time next year. But you wouldn't know any of that by talking to him.
Football is the only NCAA Division I sport that is divided into two levels, the one that fills 100,000-seat stadiums and the one that gets no respect.
Shakir Bell sits across a table in a small conference room, shaking his head.
It has taken college football's elite more than 100 years to be dragged toward a playoff system that will likely still only have a handful of teams.
Floyd Keith remembers flying to California in 2005 to watch the first Pac-10 football game featuring two black head coaches. It represented half of the Division I total that season.
No. 2 looked more like No. 1 on Saturday night.