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No. 13 Notre Dame dreams alive and well at season's midpoint

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2017, file photo, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly stands with his team during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Boston College in Boston. No. 13 Notre Dame is 5-1 halfway through a crucial year for coach Kelley. Players say Kelley and the rest of the coaching staff became much more involved after last year's 4-8 debacle. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

No. 13 Notre Dame dreams alive and well at season's midpoint

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, Notre Dame's Mike McGlinchey (68) takes the field prior to an NCAA college football game against North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. No. 13 Notre Dame is 5-1 halfway through a crucial year for coach Brian Kelley. Players say Kelley and the rest of the coaching staff became much more involved after last year's 4-8 debacle. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Go for 2 or play for OT? How coaches make that call

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 file photo, Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham watches from the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California in Los Angeles. Faced with the decision to kick an extra point to tie or go for two and the lead late in games last weekend, two college football coaches did not hesitate to basically put it all one play instead of trying to get to overtime. "It would have been a gamble to kick the extra point," said Utah coach Kyle Whittingham, whose team failed to convert with 42 seconds left in the fourth quarter and lost 28-27 at Southern California last Saturday night. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)

Texas' Tom Herman still talking rebuilding at 3-3

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, Texas head coach Tom Herman walks the sidelines as Texas plays Oklahoma during the second half of an NCAA college football game, in Dallas. Midway through a first season most notable for two close losses, an emerging freshman quarterback and an off-hand fairy dust comment, Tom Herman has a 3-3 team thats not really any closer to reaching a bowl game than Charlie Strongs last one was. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)

Texas' Tom Herman still talking rebuilding at 3-3

Texas head coach Tom Herman walks the field before playing Oklahoma in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Dallas, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Turnovers troubling Josh Rosen, UCLA's offense

UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen (3) throws down field for a first down against Arizona in the first half during an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Turnovers troubling Josh Rosen, UCLA's offense

Arizona defensive end Kylan Wilborn sacks UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen (3) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Tucson, Ariz. Arizona defeated UCLA 47-30. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

No. 13 Notre Dame gets QB Wimbush back for No. 11 USC game

FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2017, file photo, Notre Dame quarterback Brandon Wimbush warms up prior to an NCAA college football game against North Carolina, in Chapel Hill, N.C. Quarterback Brandon Wimbush is slipping and sliding around defenses to compensate for the lack of a passing game, and its working so far. Josh Adams carries the run game. The Irish are working, and climbing and leaping and grinding, too. But this week, they were forced to add patience to the mix. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

No. 13 Notre Dame gets QB Wimbush back for No. 11 USC game

FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2017, file photo, Notre Dame quarterback Brandon Wimbush rolls out to pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Miami (Ohio) in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame will have Wimbush ready for Saturday's home game against No. 11 Southern California. Coach Brian Kelley says Wimbush is "100 percent" after missing the win over North Carolina two weeks ago because of a foot injury. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

For the Pac-12, parity is both a good and a bad thing

California players pose for a celebratory picture after their team upset eighth-ranked Washington State in an NCAA college football game, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Cal won 37-3. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)

For the Pac-12, parity is both a good and a bad thing

Arizona State students run on the field after an NCAA college football game win against Washington Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Tempe, Ariz. Arizona State defeated Washington 13-7. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

For the Pac-12, parity is both a good and a bad thing

Washington fans watch the closing moments of a loss against Arizona State during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Tempe, Ariz. Arizona State defeated Washington 13-7. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Croft's breakout game forces another QB decision for Fleck

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, Minnesota quarterback Demry Croft (11) looks to pass against Michigan State during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in Minneapolis. Croft, who was suspended from the team for three weeks last month, returned with a flourish with three fourth-quarter touchdown passes in a rally against Michigan State that fell three points and a few minutes short. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King, File)

Croft's breakout game forces another QB decision for Fleck

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, Minnesota quarterback Demry Croft (11) celebrates after throwing a touchdown pass against Michigan State during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in Minneapolis. Croft, who was suspended from the team for three weeks last month, returned with a flourish with three fourth-quarter touchdown passes in a rally against Michigan State that fell three points and a few minutes short. AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King, File)

Croft's breakout game forces another QB decision for Fleck

Minnesota quarterback Demry Croft (11) throws a pass against Michigan State during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Minneapolis. Michigan State defeated Minnesota 30-27. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)

Lawmaker: Mascot wrong to rally for kneeling cheerleaders

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2015, file photo, Kennesaw States' mascot, the owl, cheers along with the crowd during their an NCAA college football game against Edward Waters, in Kennesaw, Ga. A Georgia lawmaker says Scrappy the Owl, the mascot at the university where five cheerleaders have been kneeling during the national anthem, had no business leading students in a march through campus to support the cheerleaders. The five Kennesaw State University cheerleaders vow to kneel in the stadium tunnel when the anthem is played at Saturday's homecoming football game. They were moved off-field after an earlier protest.(AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane, File)

Iowa enters crucial closing stretch at 4-2

File-This Oct. 7, 2017, file photo shows Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell getting set for a play during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Illinois, Saturday, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

No. 21 Auburn trying to keep season from going downhill

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn reacts as his team falls behind to LSU in the second half during an NCAA college football game in Baton Rouge, La. Malzahn and No. 21 Auburn were sitting pretty, ranked in the Top 10 and up 20-0 at LSU. Then they flopped, renewing fans' criticism of Malzahn and the offense. LSU defeated Auburn 27-23. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton, File)

Georgia Tech tries to shake off 2 excruciating losses

Miami punter Jack Spicer, left, congratulates place kicker Michael Badgley after Badgley kicked a field goal with seconds remaining in the second half of an NCAA College football game, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Fla. Miami defeated Georgia Tech 25-24. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Georgia Tech tries to shake off 2 excruciating losses

Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall, right, fakes a handoff to running back KirVonte Benson (30) during the first half of an NCAA College football game against Miami, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Georgia Tech tries to shake off 2 excruciating losses

Georgia Tech head coach Paul Johnson talks with quarterback TaQuon Marshall (16) during the first half of an NCAA College football game against Miami, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Georgia Tech tries to shake off 2 excruciating losses

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, Miami wide receiver Darrell Langham (81) is taken down by Georgia Tech defensive back Step Durham during the second half of an NCAA College football game in Miami Gardens, Fla. Langham has a flair for the dramatic, in limited opportunities. Hes made only nine catches in five games this season, but two of those have been last-second grabs to save the Hurricanes and help keep them unbeaten. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Georgia Tech tries to shake off 2 excruciating losses

Miami linebacker Zach McCloud (53) attempts to take down Georgia Tech quarterback TaQuon Marshall (16) during the second half of an NCAA College football game, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Fla. Miami defeated Georgia Tech 25-24. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Saban understands Leach's 'pathetic front-runners' comment

Alabama coach Nick Saban yells at the officials during the second half the team's NCAA college football game against Arkansas, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Saban understands Leach's 'pathetic front-runners' comment

Alabama linebacker Rashaan Evans bows in celebration after he sacked Arkansas quarterback Cole Kelley during the second half an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

South Carolina looks to keep improving through bye week

FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2017, file photo, South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp calls for a timeout during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kentucky in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina figured to be a work in progress in coach Will Muschamp's second season. But headed into their break, the Gamecocks are among the Southeastern Conference's biggest surprises at 5-2 and have their sights set on even bigger things the rest of the way. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File)

South Carolina looks to keep improving through bye week

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley (19) throws a pass in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Tennessee, in Knoxville, Tenn. South Carolina figured to be a work in progress in coach Will Muschamp's second season. But headed into their break, the Gamecocks are among the Southeastern Conference's biggest surprises at 5-2 and have their sights set on even bigger things the rest of the way. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

New Nebraska AD gets extra $1.25M if he stays on job 5 years

Nebraska Chancellor Ronnie Green, left, and President Hank Bounds participate in a news conference to announce the firing of Nebraska Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst, in Lincoln, Neb., Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

New Nebraska AD gets extra $1.25M if he stays on job 5 years

Bill Moos is announced at a news conference in Lincoln, Neb., as the new athletic director at Nebraska, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (Kaylay Wolf/The Journal-Star via AP)

New Nebraska AD gets extra $1.25M if he stays on job 5 years

Bill Moos talks with members of the University of Nebraska- Lincoln administration following a news conference Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, in Lincoln, Neb., Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, where it was announced he will be the new athletic director at the school. (Kaylay Wolf/The Journal-Star via AP)

Young QB Patterson putting up big numbers for Ole Miss

Mississippi wide receiver A.J. Brown (1) runs past Vanderbilt defenders for a 58-yard touchdown pass reception in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Young QB Patterson putting up big numbers for Ole Miss

Mississippi head coach Matt Luke scowls as he watches his team play against Vanderbilt in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Mississippi won 57-35. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Young QB Patterson putting up big numbers for Ole Miss

Mississippi quarterback Shea Patterson (20) passes against Vanderbilt in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Young QB Patterson putting up big numbers for Ole Miss

Mississippi wide receiver D.K. Metcalf (14) makes a catch against Vanderbilt cornerback Tre Herndon (31) during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Oxford, Miss. (Bruce Newman/The Oxford Eagle via AP)

Maryland strives to improve Big Ten's worst defense

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, Maryland head coach DJ Durkin, center, reacts on the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern in College Park, Md. After giving up 37 points and 531 yards to Northwestern last week, Maryland needs to improve its defense in a hurry before facing No. 5 Wisconsin on Saturday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Stanford launches Heisman website for RB Bryce Love

File-This Oct. 14, 2017, file photo shows Stanford's Bryce Love (20) breaking free for a 30-yard gain against Oregon during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron, File)

Maryland strives to improve Big Ten's worst defense

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, Northwestern running back Jeremy Larkin, center, rushes past Maryland defenders in the second half of an NCAA college football game in College Park, Md. After giving up 37 points and 531 yards to Northwestern last week, Maryland needs to improve its defense in a hurry before facing No. 5 Wisconsin on Saturday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Mayfield, Love, Barkley lead AP midseason All-America team

File-This Sept. 5, 2017, file photo shows South Florida place kicker Emilio Nadelman (35) kicking a field goal against Florida A&M during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

Mayfield, Love, Barkley lead AP midseason All-America team

File-This Sept. 23, 2017, file photo shows Clemson's Austin Bryant sacking Boston College quarterback Anthony Brown during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Clemson, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro, File)

Mayfield, Love, Barkley lead AP midseason All-America team

File-This Oct. 7, 2017, file photo shows Penn State running back Saquon Barkley (26) running for a touch down past Northwestern corner back Montre Hartage (24) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)