Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley left Colorado on Wednesday after nearly a day of negotiating with Colorado State football coach Jim McElwain.
Both schools were mum about any decisions regarding Florida's open head coaching position.
According to a person with knowledge of the situation, negotiations hit a snag over McElwain's $7.5 million buyout. Foley is looking to replace Will Muschamp, who was fired Nov. 16.
McElwain, 52, is finishing his third season at Colorado State. He has led the Rams to a 10-2 record.
No Winston decision. A two-day hearing at Florida State that could determine quarterback Jameis Winston's future at the university ended Wednesday with no timetable on when the case will be resolved.
A female student said Winston sexually assaulted her in December 2012, but he was never charged. The hearing was held to determine whether Winston violated the school's code of conduct.
Freshman stars. Five Penn State players - wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton, safety Marcus Allen, tight end Mike Gesicki, offensive tackle Andrew Nelson and punter Daniel Pasquariello - were named to the all-Big Ten freshman team by BTN.com.