On Saturday, Penn State announced James Franklin will leave Vanderbilt to coach the Nittany Lions. Franklin replaces Bill O'Brien, who managed to lead the Nittany Lions to two winning seasons amid scandal.
The Auburn Tigers had the Florida State Seminoles on the ropes in the first half of the BCS title game. But by the fourth quarter, FSU QB Jameis Winston found his bearings, leading his team to a 34-31 win over Auburn.
Nick Saban inked a new long-term deal with the University of Alabama amid speculation that he might jump to Texas. Nick Saban received an eight-year deal in March 2012 worth about $5.6 million annually. The new contract takes him to at least $7 million a year, according to reports.
Johnny Manziel is the defending Heisman Trophy winner. Jameis Winston of Florida State is this year's favorite to keep Johnny Manziel from becoming the first Heisman repeat winner since Ohio State's Archie Griffin in 1975.
The 2013 NFL draft started with beefy lineman Eric Fisher. Then came beefy lineman Luke Joeckel, also an offensive tackle. The quarterbacks didn't show up in the 2013 NFL draft till the No. 16 draft pick, Florida State's EJ Manuel.