The NCAA sanctions might not be in the rearview mirror yet, but Urban Meyer has worked quickly to erase the sting of the losing record that preceded his hiring and has the program back in the AP top 10.
Clemson and Kansas State tumbled in The Associated Press college football poll after losing for the first time this season, and the top five teams in the rankings held their ground heading into the showdown between No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama.
Four of college football's six powerhouse conferences paid their top executives $1 million or more, an Associated Press analysis of tax records shows, far eclipsing the compensation of most university presidents.