COLUMBIA, SC (WTVB) - The college football seasonkicks off tonight and a pair of top-25 teams are in action. Number-Six South Carolina, the highest preseason ranking for the Gamecocks, plays host to the North Carolina Tar Heels while the 24th-ranked USC Trojans are in Hawaii to battle the Rainbow Warriors. And two Big Ten teams have games tonight with Indiana hosting Indiana State while Minnesota is at home to take on UNLV.
Meanwhile, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has been suspended for the first half of Saturday's season opener against Rice. Manziel met for nearly six hours with officials on Sunday after which the NCAA and Texas A&M came to an agreement Wednesday on the punishment for the Heisman Trophy winner stemming from an investigation about whether Manziel received compensation for signing autographs at different locations.