Texas freshman football player Rami Hammad, who is Muslim, is fasting during Ramadan -- which also happens to fall in the middle of summer workouts for the Longhorns.
As the Crimson Tide coach and a Catholic, Nick Saban is well-versed when it comes to the tradition of success at Alabama and Notre Dame.
Michigan offensive lineman Patrick Omameh has formed a special bond with 6-year-old Faith Falzon, who suffers from a rare life-threatening disease.
Backup QB Kenny Guiton has someone in his corner in offensive coordinator Tom Herman, who recruited him four years ago at Rice. Together they created a magical finish against Purdue.
Kenny Guiton stepped in capably when Braxton Miller missed a handful of plays against Michigan State, justifying Urban Meyer's faith in the backup.
Learning on the fly and overcoming high school flaws can be a tall order for a college freshman, but Georgia's John Theus has the grit, confidence and talent to have earned a starting spot, while fellow frosh Greg Pyke is earning similar praise.
Georgia's Mark Richt is known as a great recruiting closer -- but why? Over and over, recruits repeat that it's his demeanor, honesty and faith that make them gravitate to being Bulldogs.