Schools paying athletes has been banned by the NCAA for decades, but a new proposal by the head of the largest college sports governing body in the United States aims to change that.
Washington sixth-year quarterback Michael Penix Jr. has been selected to The Associated Press midseason All-America team, one of 19 players honored who have been in school at least five years.
No. 11 Texas and No. 4 Alabama are set to meet again a year after going down to the wire.
Alabama has mostly breezed through the first month of the season, with one big scare and three games that were frightfully but predictably easy.
Will Reichard kicked a 33-yard field goal with 10 seconds left, and No. 1 Alabama overcame a stifling defensive effort by Texas to earn a hard-fought 20-19 victory.
Alabama had plenty of chances in the College Football Playoff championship Monday — but rarely turned those opportunities into touchdowns.
With Jameson Williams and John Metchie III sidelined by injuries, Bryce Young had his Heisman Trophy-winning season effectively ended by a last-minute pick six in the College Football Playoff championship game.
Georgia won its long-awaited national championship the way it dominated during an undefeated regular season — by relying on its defense.