Heisman Trophy watch
Derrick Henry, RB, Alabama: Might want to wrap up that trophy and send it to Tuscaloosa, because Henry rushed 46 times for 271 yards and a TD against Auburn. Season: 1,797 yards and 22 TDs.
Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State: Got his wish and rushed 30 times for 214 yards and two TDs in a rout of Michigan. Season: 1,672 yards and 19 TDs.
Baker Mayfield, QB, Oklahoma: Played later Saturday at Oklahoma State. Season: 3,209 passing yards and 33 TD passes
DeShaun Watson, QB, Clemson: Passed for 279 yards and a TD and rushed for 114 yards and three TDs at South Carolina. Season: 3,223 yards passing, 27 TD passes, nine TD runs.
Christian McCaffrey, Stanford: Played later Saturday vs. Notre Dame. Season: 1,546 rushing yards, 416 receiving yards, 11 total TDs.
Leonard Fournette, RB, LSU: Played later Saturday vs. Texas A&M. Season: 1,582 yards and 17 TDs.
This week's best bets
SEC Championship, No. 2 Alabama vs. No.10 Florida: Last step toward national semifinals for Crimson Tide.
ACC Championship, No. 11 North Carolina vs. No. 1 Clemson: Tigers better be sharper than they were vs. South Carolina.
Pac-12 Championship, Southern Cal vs. No. 13 Stanford: Cardinal won 41-31 at USC earlier this year.
American Ath. Championship, Temple or South Florida at Houston (Friday): The Cougars can likely punch their ticket to the Fiesta Bowl.