The price of scheduling nonconference "cupcakes" is going up for Florida, which spent more money this season than it ever has to fill its schedule.
When the No. 8 Sooners host No. 5 Notre Dame on Saturday at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, Landry Jones has an opportunity to cement his legacy as one of the best QBs in OU history and create memories that could turn tat contempt into reverence.
Reserve cornerback Doran Grant was a major part of Saturday's victory over UAB with his contributions all over the field, stuffing the stats sheet as Ohio State closed out its nonconference schedule.
Sure Ohio State went undefeated in its nonconference games, including a 29-15 win over UAB on Saturday. But the Buckeyes found a few more things to work on before opening Big Ten play.
Denard Robinson will need help in the run game as Michigan gets closer to conference play
Florida State's vaunted defense would have faced standout West Virginia QB Geno Smith this week, but the Seminoles' nonconference schedule changed dramatically amid conference realignment.
Buckeyes face suspect defense in final nonconference tuneup against UAB
No. 13 Florida has its second big nonconference win in the past week and a half after cruising past No. 22 Texas A&M in Sunrise, Fla.
Florida gets a career night from center Patric Young and needs every bit of it to win a critical nonconference game against visiting Arizona.
Florida has to deal with its turnover problem if it wants a key nonconference victory against Arizona on Wednesday night.
Oklahoma Sooners center Gabe Ikard is making his first start at center against Ball State.
The Sooners have scheduled non-conference games with Notre Dame, Tennessee, Ohio State and LSU in the next 10 years.
Oklahoma's showdown with Florida State might be the biggest nonconference road game since Bob Stoops took over.