I can smell the barbecue, chicken tenders and potato salad. It's time to put the ball and glove away. It's football season!
- Vanderbilt has bad memories of South Carolina's defense.
- Zach Mettenberger is a breath of fresh swamp air at LSU.
- New Arkansas-Texas A&M deal could signal changes to Little Rock, Ark., agreement.
- Texas A&M linebacker Steven Jenkins and safety Howard Matthews are still scheduled to be suspended for the postponed Louisiana Tech game.
- The metamorphosis of Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron continues.
- Missouri's injured defensive backs will play this weekend.
- Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel writes that Will Muschamp needs to bring the Gators back ... and eight wins is good enough.
- Randall Mackey's move to running back gives him new life with Ole Miss.
- New Mississippi State wide receivers coach Tim Brewster is learning the Bulldog's offensive system on the fly.
- Hurricane Isaac might have some say in Kentucky's game with Louisville Sunday.
- Tennessee defensive lineman Daniel McCullers wasn't interested in hometown NC State.
- Georgia backup quarterback Hutson Mason hopes he isn't needed.
- Auburn running back coach Curtis Luper will look for the hot hand at running back Saturday.
- Arkansas has a plan for new kickoff rules.
- Marcus Lattimore is ready to go again for South Carolina.
2:00 PM ET Washington State Colorado State 3:30 PM ET 20 Fresno State 25 USC 5:30 PM ET Buffalo San Diego State 9:00 PM ET Tulane Louisiana-Lafayette
6:00 PM ET Pittsburgh Bowling Green 9:30 PM ET Utah State 23 Northern Illinois
2:30 PM ET Marshall Maryland 6:00 PM ET Syracuse Minnesota 9:30 PM ET Brigham Young Washington
12:00 PM ET Rutgers Notre Dame 3:20 PM ET Cincinnati North Carolina 6:45 PM ET Miami (FL) 18 Louisville 10:15 PM ET Michigan Kansas State
11:45 AM ET Middle Tennessee Navy 3:15 PM ET Ole Miss Georgia Tech 6:45 PM ET 10 Oregon Texas 10:15 PM ET 14 Arizona State Texas Tech
12:30 PM ET Arizona Boston College 2:00 PM ET Virginia Tech 17 UCLA 4:00 PM ET Rice Mississippi State 8:00 PM ET 24 Duke 21 Texas A&M
12:00 PM ET Nebraska 22 Georgia 12:00 PM ET UNLV North Texas 1:00 PM ET Iowa 16 LSU 1:00 PM ET 19 Wisconsin 9 South Carolina 5:00 PM ET 5 Stanford 4 Michigan State 8:30 PM ET 15 UCF 6 Baylor
7:30 PM ET 13 Oklahoma State 8 Missouri 8:30 PM ET 12 Clemson 7 Ohio State