Daily news: Allen, Nichols, Smith Jr. named to preseason All-American teams


Boston College

There’s still no Davon Jones listed on BC’s updated depth chart.


The defense of the Tigers is preparing for easily their biggest challenge of the season: stopping Lamar Jackson and Louisville.


In a somewhat revealing profile, Grayson Allen speaks with NBC Sports on how life has changed for him since he arrived on campus in Durham.

Florida State

Wide receiver Ja’Vonn Harrison has left the Florida State football program, and will reportedly look to transfer elsewhere.

Georgia Tech

After scoring only seven points against Clemson, Paul Johnson is taking a more hands-on approach of working with his offense.


Bobby Petrino wants his team ready to take on Clemson’s physical defense, and the intensity of Death Valley.


The Hurricanes have breezed their way to a 3-0 start — but Mark Richt knows the level of competition will increase this week against the Yellow Jackets.

NC State

Freshman point guard Dennis Smith Jr. has been named to another preseason All-American team.

North Carolina

The Tar Heels have committed three safeties so far this season, which is uncommon and something they’re working to curtail.

Notre Dame

According to Brian Kelly, it was his decision to fire defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder.


Quadree Henderson leads the nation with 825 all-purpose yards.


Here’s all of the info you need heading into Syracuse’s showdown with slumping Notre Dame.


What Virginia did offensively last week against Central Michigan was one of their best performances on that side of the ball in years.

Austin Nichols has been named a preseason All-American by NBC Sports.

Virginia Tech

Bud Foster used a lot of zone looks to confuse East Carolina’s offense last Saturday.

Wake Forest

Wake Forest will again be without Kendall Hinton and Cade Carney this week against NC State.