Defensive lineman Marcus Hardison #1 of the Arizona State Sun Devils reacts after a first quarter interception against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during the college football game at Sun Devil Stadium on November 8, 2014 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Sun Devils Beat Irish 55-31

Taylor Kelly threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Demario Richard in the fourth quarter and Lloyd Carrington followed with a 58-yard interception return for another score, helping No. 11 Arizona State withstand a furious second-half rally to beat No. 8 Notre Dame 55-31 on Saturday.

11/08/2014

Justin Jackson #28 of the Northwestern Wildcats is tackled by Joe Bolden #35 of the Michigan Wolverines during the first quarter on November 8, 2014 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Michigan Hangs On To Beat Northwestern 10-9

De’Veon Smith ran for a career-high 121 yards and a touchdown, and Michigan beat Northwestern 10-9 Saturday after the Wildcats’ Trevor Siemian slipped attempting a two-point conversion at the end of the game.

11/08/2014

OXFORD, MS - NOVEMBER 01: Quarterback Nick Marshall #14 of the Auburn Tigers rushes 2 yards for a touchdown against Chief Brown #8 of the Mississippi Rebels as the Rebels held a 24-21 lead in the third quarter at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Oxford, Mississippi. Auburn defeated Mississippi 35-31. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Nick Marshall’s Campaign Fueled By Road Victories

Auburn has three Heisman Trophy winners in school history. Quarterback Nick Marshall is a rising candidate in this year’s race.

CBS Chicago–11/06/2014

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Stingily, Northern Illinois Beat Ball State, 35-21

Cameron Stingily ran for 148 yards and three touchdowns.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

Chicago skyline. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Emma: Chicago Programs On Quest To End NCAA Tournament Drought

No college program in Chicago has made the NCAA Tournament since 2004.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

WACO, TX - NOVEMBER 01: Devin Chafin #28 of the Baylor Bears runs the ball against Ben Heeney #31 of the Kansas Jayhawks at McLane Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

CFB Spotlight: Big Games In November Separate Contenders From Pretenders

Our expectations before the start of the season can quickly be tarnished in a flash.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2014

Jahlil Okafor. (Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty Images)

Jahlil Okafor Named A Preseason All-American

A Chicago native, Okafor is the third freshman in the past five years to be bestowed the honor and expectations.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2014

: Curtis Samuel #4 of the Ohio State Buckeyes runs for a 23-yard touchdown in the first quarter of the game against the Illinois Fighting Illini at Ohio Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

No. 13 Ohio St. Rolls In 55-14 Win Over Illinois

Buckeyes quarterback J.T. Barrett threw for 167 yards.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2014

Running back Tarean Folston #25 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish celebrates with teammates C.J. Prosise #20 and William Fuller #7 after rushing for a fourth quarter touchdown against the Navy Midshipmen at FedExField on November 1, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Golson Leads No. 6 Notre Dame Over Navy, 49-39

On a night in which Notre Dame blew a 21-point lead and its youthful defense surrendered 454 yards, coach Brian Kelly still found reason to smile.

11/02/2014

Wide receiver Matt VandeBerg #89 of the Iowa Hawkeyes is tackled by safety Godwin Igwebuike #16 of the Northwestern Wildcats in the first quarter on November 1, 2014 at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Iowa Routs Northwestern 48-7

Mark Weisman and Akrum Wadley combined for 200 yards rushing and four touchdowns.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2014

Indiana v Northwestern

Report: Michigan Looking At Northwestern AD Jim Phillips

The University of Michigan is looking at Northwestern’s Jim Phillips to fill its athletic director vacancy, according to a report by ESPN.

11/01/2014

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Kentucky Earns No. 1 Nod In AP Hoops Preseason Poll

Arizona is ranked No. 2, and Wisconsin is No. 3.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2014

Illinois coach John Groce. (Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Springfield Will Host 5 Illini Basketball Games In 2015

The games will be played at the 7,700-seat Prairie Capital Convention Center.

CBS Chicago–10/30/2014

FORT WORTH, TX - OCTOBER 18: Trevone Boykin #2 of the TCU Horned Frogs throws against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Amon G. Carter Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: TCU’s Trevone Boykin Is This Year’s Hidden Gem

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has been the face of a dynamic offense taking the Big 12 by storm.

CBS Chicago–10/30/2014

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Bernstein: Massive UNC Scandal Fails To Shock

The more we learn of schools and the NCAA, the more sympathetic we are for the athletes taking advantage of a corrupt system.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2014

Football Generic

Mississippi State, Florida State Top Playoff List

Notre Dame was ranked 10th by the College Football Playoff selection committee.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

LEXINGTON, KY - OCTOBER 25: Preston Smith #91 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs celebrates a sack during the game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium on October 25, 2014 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

CFB Spotlight: Is There Really A SEC Bias Problem?

Is there is a bias toward the SEC that continues to have an impact on the polls?

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 18: Rakeem Cato #12 of the Marshall Thundering Herd is pursued by Giovani Francois #9 of the Florida International Panthers as he scrambles out of the pocket with the ball on October 18, 2014 at FIU Stadium in Miami, Florida.Marshall defeated Florida International 45-13. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Marshall’s Rakeem Cato Should Be Considered For A Trip To New York

As far as numbers go, Rakeem Cato is a very good player, but to make a run to New York, he will have to go on a tear in the second half of the season.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon. (Tom Lynn/Getty Images)

Emma: Quest To Be The Best Is What Drives Wisconsin’s Gordon

“It drives me,” Melvin Gordon says of seeing the other top running backs’ accomplishments.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2014

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Hare Leads N. Illinois To 28-17 Win Over E. Mich.

Drew Hare ran for 166 yards and passed for 44 yards to lead Northern Illinois to a 28-17 win over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.

10/25/2014