From Notre Dame's struggles to establish a running game to Northern Illinois' injury woes, the non-automatic BCS conferences and independents are covered here.
Dan LeFevour has surprised as the quarterback at Central Michigan. Check out his story and the rest of the non-BCS and independents notes.
From East Carolina's surprising season to Central Michigan's big game, the non-BCS and independents are covered here.
From Ohio turning its season around to Notre Dame extending its streak, the non-BCS and independents are covered here.
From Tulsa's defense hearing the alarm to Notre Dame's Victor Abiamiri to Wyoming shaking up the MWC, the non-BCS and independents are covered here.
From Western Michigan shutting down Garrett Wolfe and NIU to Notre Dame getting healthy for UCLA, the non-BCS and independents are covered here.
It's been a long recovery for the Green Wave, but Saturday they welcome SMU to Tulane's first home game in nearly two years.
Take a midseason look at the C-USA, MAC, Mountain West, Sun Belt, WAC and the Independents.
Notre Dame hopes to start a new winning streak against former coach Ty Willingham and Washington.
Despite distractions, Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis hopes to keep his team focused for the home opener against Michigan State.
A league that had never sent more than two squads to the postseason reaped five bowl bids this year.
In the last two weeks the MAC standings have been shuffled more than a poker deck at the Bellagio.
Akron's remarkable comeback devastated Marshall and spun the MAC East Division into a tizzy.
The Thundering Herd will make a major contribution to the draft, but they'll be distributing defenders this time around.
Last Saturday's games showed that quarterbacks from the frigid Midwest can pass the ball as well as anyone in the country.
Northern Illinois' Garrett Wolfe was overlooked by several schools, but is finally earning some recognition.