** Penn State coach James Franklin has been accused of accusing division rivals Ohio State and Michigan State of negative recruiting. Franklin denies it.
** Ohio State senior running back Bri’onte Dunn, who was kicked off the team earlier this month, won’t be back, coach Urban Meyer said. Redshirt freshman Mike Weber will be the starting tailback.
** According to Big Ten commissioner Jim Delaney, the Rose Bowl won’t move from New Year’s Day to be a semifinal for the College Football Playoff. The Sugar Bowl probably won’t move either.