SOUTH BEND, IN - OCTOBER 04: Everett Golson #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish passes against the Standford Cardinal at Notre Dame Stadium on October 4, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Stanford 17-14. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Notre Dame’s Everett Golson Goes Head-To-Head With Reigning Heisman Winner, Jameis Winston

There is no disputing which game deserves the Heisman spotlight game this week. Notre Dame and Florida State will offer the biggest stage for a pair of Heisman Trophy candidates, Everett Golson of Notre Dame and the reigning Heisman Trophy winner from Florida State, Jameis Winston.

10/16/2014

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VOTE: 1010 WINS Sports Goat Of The Week

Who’s your goat of the week? Vote here and listen in for the “winner” on Friday!

10/16/2014

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (Photo by Jeff Gammons/Getty Images)

Florida State Coach Defends Jameis Winston: ‘There Was No Crime’

The adviser for the family of Jameis Winston has asked Florida State why it has chosen now to engage in the Title IX process and accuses the school of trying to protect its own interests and responding to media pressure, the AP reported Tuesday.

10/14/2014

SOUTH BEND, IN - OCTOBER 11: Amir Carlisle #3 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish is tackled by Sam Smiley #3 and Travis Hughes #9 of the North Carolina Tar Heels at Notre Dame Stadium on October 11, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated North Carloina 50-43. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Notre Dame Fighting For Respect Vs. Florida State

Until Notre Dame proves it can beat one of the elite programs in college football on a grand stage, the overall assessment of Notre Dame will be that it is good, but not good enough. But this season appears to be up for grabs with plenty of surprises still to come. Can Notre Dame offer one more surprise?

10/14/2014

Driphus Jackson #6 of the Rice Owls looks to pass against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on August 30, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Driphus Jackson Leads Rice Over Army 41-21

Driphus Jackson completed 15 of 21 passes for 209 yards and three touchdowns as Rice defeated Army 41-21 on Saturday.

10/11/2014

Florida State’s Rashad Greene, left, makes a catch against North Carolina State on Sept. 27, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Banged-Up Syracuse May Be A Sitting Duck With No. 1 FSU Coming To Town

Syracuse (2-3, 0-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) has lost three straight. Florida State (5-0, 3-0 ACC) has won a school-record 21 straight, the longest winning streak in the nation.

10/10/2014

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 04: Dak Prescott #15 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs runs for yards against the Texas A&M Aggies during the fourth quarter of a game at Davis Wade Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi. Mississippi State won the game 48-31. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott Is More Than Tim Tebow 2.0

As the season has seen the rise of Mississippi State football, quarterback Dak Prescott has emerged on the scene as one of college football’s best. Is Prescott the best player in college football?

10/09/2014

Andre Boggs #24 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights celebrates after defeating the Michigan Wolverines at High Point Solutions Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Rutgers Just 1 Win Away From Bowl Eligibility In Inaugural Big Ten Season

While Rutgers coach Kyle Flood doesn’t like to talk about the big picture, it’s hard to ignore at the halfway point of the Scarlet Knights’ first season in the Big Ten Conference.

10/09/2014

Skyler Mornhinweg #17 of the Florida Gators warms up before their game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Williams-Brice Stadium on November 16, 2013 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Mornhinweg’s Son Treated At Hospital After Getting In Fight Over Missing Cleats

Mornhinweg sustained “small lacerations on his lower lip” and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, according to the police report. Willis had a “small cut on his chin” but did not get medical attention.

10/08/2014

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 04: Brandon Holloway #10 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs reaches for the goal line over Armani Watts #23 of the Texas A&M Aggies during the third quarter of a game at Davis Wade Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi. Mississippi State won the game 48-31. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: You Cannot Script Drama As Good As This

Each week of college football should be seen as a chapter, and the season the full novel. The only thing is, you cannot script drama this good.

10/07/2014

Syracuse quarterback Terrel Hunt, left, passes during the first quarter against Louisville on Oct. 3, 2014 at The Carrier Dome. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

SU Loses Starting QB Hunt For At Least A Month; No. 1 FSU Visits Saturday

Hunt, who was injured the previous week in a loss to Notre Dame at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, broke his fibula in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s game against Louisville in the Carrier Dome.

10/06/2014

Treon Harris #3 of the Florida Gators runs with the ball in the second half of the game against the Tennessee Volunteers at Neyland Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Knoxville, Tennessee. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Florida QB Treon Harris Investigated For Sexual Assault

The school says Harris is accused of sexually assaulting a female student early Sunday — hours after Harris helped Florida rally to beat Tennessee 10-9 in Knoxville — in a residence hall on campus.

10/06/2014

Janarion Grant #1 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights runs the ball in the first quarter during a game against the Michigan Wolverines at High Point Solutions Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Piscataway, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Rutgers’ Nova Throws For Career-Best 404, 3 TDs

Gary Nova threw for a career-best 404 yards and three touchdowns and Rutgers added to slumping Michigan’s woes with a 26-24 victory on Saturday night.

10/04/2014

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMPER 27: Running back Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers runs past defensive lineman Jihad Ward #17 and defensive back Earnest Thomas III #9 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during their game at Memorial Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Why Michigan State Should Fear Ameer Abdullah Of Nebraska

Nebraska has three Heisman Trophy winners in its storied football history. Running back Ameer Abdullah has a shot to become the school’s fourth Heisman winner.

10/02/2014

Michigan quarterback Shane Morris (7) is helped off the field by two teammates on Sept. 27, 2014, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Congressman Wants Big Ten Probe After Concussed Michigan QB Left In Game

Rep. Bill Pascrell, co-founder of the congressional Brain Injury Task Force said he also wants the league’s commissioner to establish penalties for violating concussion protocols.

10/01/2014

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The Connecticut Huskies pose after defeating the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 79 to 58 in the NCAA Women's Final Four Championship at Bridgestone Arena on April 8, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Photos: UConn Huskies Win Women’s Title

The UConn Huskies routed Notre Dame 79-58 in the first championship game featuring undefeated teams, winning their record ninth national title.

Kentucky 54 v UConn 60

Championship Game: 2014 NCAA Tournament

The Connecticut Huskies celebrate with the trophy after defeating the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 in the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

UConn Wins NCAA Title

Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift the Huskies to a 60-54 win, and an NCAA title.

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