After entertaining interest from several Power 5 schools and NFL clubs -- including the Oakland Raiders -- Tee Martin will stay with the Trojans as USC's offensive coordinator.
Mike Tressel, who had served as Michigan State's co-defensive coordinator, now holds the job alone, the school announced Friday. Tressel had shared the role with Harlon Barnett, who left for Florida State.
Minnesota quarterback Demry Croft, Illinois linebacker Christion Abercrombie, Connecticut defensive back John Robinson IV and Alabama linebacker Mekhi Brown have transferred to Tennessee State and are eligible for spring practice this year.
The Buckeyes added to their ESPN 300 haul and added quality depth to their defensive line with end Tyler Friday.
Former LSU running back Derrius Guice signs with the agency that represents Kendrick Lamar.
Illinois has hired Arizona assistant Rod Smith as its offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
AP Top 25
|RK||Team||Rec||Pts||Trend||Last Week||Next Week|
|1||AlabamaALA(57)||13-1||1521||3||vs #2 Georgia W 26-23||—|
|2||GeorgiaUGA||13-2||1454||1||vs #1 Alabama L 26-23||—|
|3||OklahomaOKLA||12-2||1374||1||vs #2 Georgia L 54-48||—|
|4||ClemsonCLEM||12-2||1292||3||vs #1 Alabama L 24-6||—|
|5||Ohio StateOSU||12-2||1286||—||vs #12 USC W 24-7||—|
|6||UCFUCF(4)||13-0||1248||4||vs #10 Auburn W 34-27||—|
|7||WisconsinWIS||13-1||1194||1||@ #13 Miami W 34-24||—|
|8||Penn StatePSU||11-2||1120||1||vs #16 Washington W 35-28||—|
|9||TCUTCU||11-3||974||4||vs #20 Stanford W 39-37||—|
|10||AuburnAUB||10-4||917||3||vs #6 UCF L 34-27||—|
|11||Notre DameND||10-3||857||3||vs #18 LSU W 21-17||—|
|12||USCUSC||11-3||839||4||vs #5 Ohio State L 24-7||—|
|13||MiamiMIAMI||10-3||769||2||vs #7 Wisconsin L 34-24||—|
|14||Oklahoma StateOKST||10-3||758||3||vs #24 Virginia Tech W 30-21||—|
|15||Michigan StateMSU||10-3||705||3||vs Washington State W 42-17||—|
|16||WashingtonWASH||10-3||668||4||vs #8 Penn State L 35-28||—|
|17||NorthwesternNW||10-3||528||3||vs Kentucky W 24-23||—|
|18||LSULSU||9-4||368||2||vs #11 Notre Dame L 21-17||—|
|19||Mississippi StateMSST||9-4||359||5||vs Louisville W 31-27||—|
|20||StanfordSTAN||9-5||336||5||vs #9 TCU L 39-37||—|
|21||South FloridaUSF||10-2||267||2||vs Texas Tech W 38-34||—|
|22||Boise StateBSU||11-3||251||3||vs Oregon W 38-28||—|
|23||NC StateNCST||9-4||232||NR||vs Arizona State W 52-31||—|
|24||Virginia TechVT||9-4||126||2||vs #14 Oklahoma State L 30-21||—|
|25||MemphisMEM||10-3||119||6||vs Iowa State L 21-20||—|
Dropped from rankings: Washington State 21
Others receiving votes: Washington State 84, South Carolina 46, Iowa State 36, Army 33, Florida Atlantic 32, Troy 14, Fresno State 13, San Diego State 3, Iowa 2