Texas A&M's Cedric Ogbuehi was allowed to collect $50,000-plus from the NCAA to help pay for an insurance premium. A&M and Ogbuehi took advantage of a little-known rule that allows for the cash to be paid to protect a player's draft position.
The Atlantic Coach Conference will be allowed to use biometric vests this season but it was turned down by the NCAA rules committee in a request to experiment with helmet cams and quarterback-coach communications.
Key language was removed from negotiations between the College Football Playoff and the Cotton, Peach and Fiesta bowls. That may clear the way for the New Year's Six to finally sing contracts with the CFP.