"If college athletes are going to make money off their likenesses while in school, their scholarships should be treated like income," Sen. Richard Burr tweeted.
The Tigers climbed to No. 1 for the first time this season after beating Auburn 23-20, while Oklahoma dropped five spots to No. 10.
The Fighting Irish travel to Michigan looking for a first in Ann Arbor in 14 years to keep their playoffs hopes alive.
The Crimson Tide could improve to 8-0 with a win over Arkansas, but that may not be enough to hold onto the No. 1 spot.
Clemson hopes to halt its slide down the rankings and improve to 8-0 against its ACC Atlantic rivals on Saturday.
The Tiger Bowl could shape the playoffs run in the SEC, as No.9-ranked Auburn hosts No. 2 LSU on Saturday.
A Big Ten matchup with potential huge playoffs implications pits the best defense in the nation against one of the most explosive offensive units in the country.
Ohio State jumped to No. 3 in the AP poll in Week 8, while Alabama and LSU retained the first two spots.
The No.1-ranked Crimson Tide looks to extend its record to 7-0 when it hosts the Volunteers on Saturday.
The two Big Ten rivals collide in State College on Saturday, with No. 7 ranked Penn State looking to consolidate its playoff chances, while No.16 ranked Michigan has still a shot at the postseason.
Following a potential season-defining loss to South Carolina, the Bulldogs look to get back to winning ways against Kentucky.
The defending champions have dropped to No. 3 in the rankings and look to climb back in the top two when they play Louisville in Week 8.
A week after beating Florida and climbing to No. 2 in the AP Top 25 poll, the Tigers look to improve their record to 7-0.
Fresh from defeating Texas in the Red River Showdown, the Sooners take on another Big 12 rival when they host West Virginia on Saturday.
Ohio State looks to improve to 7-0 when it takes on Northwestern in a rematch of last year's Big Ten Championship Game.
Top-ranked Alabama hosts Tennessee, while No. 2 ranked LSU and No. 3 ranked Clemson are on the road in Week 8.
The No. 5 and No. 7 teams in the nation meet on Saturday in a game that could have huge implications for the SEC.
The No. 10 ranked Nittany Lions take their dominant defense to Iowa City as they look to improve to 6-0 against the No. 17 ranked Hawkeyes.
The No. 3 ranked Bulldogs look to improve to 6-0 when they take on SEC East rivals South Carolina on Saturday.
The No. 1 ranked team in the nation returns from a bye as it looks to improve to 6-0 when it takes on the No. 24 ranked Aggies.
The two ACC rivals return from a Week 6 bye with Clemson looking for a 21st consecutive win when it hosts the Seminoles.
The Red River Showdown takes place in Texas this season, with the 4-1 Longhorns hosting the 5-0 Sooners.
Clemson and Alabama are back in action this weekend after a bye in Week 6 in a jam-packed weekend featuring five meetings between Top 25-ranked teams.
Two top-25 ranked teams meet in Ohio on Saturday, with the No.4-ranked Buckeyes looking to improve to 6-1
The two SEC rivals meet in Tennessee on Saturday with Georgia looking to gain the upper hand in the all-time series.
LSU looks to extend its winning streak to five games when it hosts the Utah State Aggies on Saturday afternoon.
The No. 6-ranked Sooners take their high-octane offense to Kansas on Saturday as they look to improve to 5-0.
Two of college football's historic rivals meet on Saturday in Florida both looking to consolidate their top-10 rankings.
While commissioners all expressed concern at the passage of California's Fair Pay to Play Act earlier this week, some coaches seem to support the new law.