CFA announces its 2018 D2 Preseason Starting Lineup

Two players each from Harding and West Florida lead the College Football America 2018 Yearbook Division II Starting Lineup, CFA’s version of an All-America team. West Florida is coming off a trip to the Division II National Championship Game in just its second year as a program. The Argonauts are led by Starting Lineup selections Samuel Antoine and Marvin Conley. Antoine, a junior offensive lineman, helped the Argonauts rack up…

August 16, 2018
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Podcast: CFA’s Matthew Postins explains his FBS predictions

The 2018 College Football America Yearbook is out now and part of the yearbook includes the predictions of the book’s staff — Chuck Cox, Matthew Postins and Kendall Webb — for each of the 10 FBS conferences. In this podcast, Postins, the book’s editor-in-chief, explains his predictions for all 10 conferences. Some, like the ACC, sounds like pretty easy predictions. Others, like the Big 12, features a choice outside the…

August 15, 2018
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Concordia-Ann Arbor’s Joe Conner on CFA Yearbook NAIA Section Cover

Concordia-Ann Arbor running back Joe Conner, who led the Cardinals to a playoff berth, is the NAIA cover selection for the College Football America 2018 Yearbook, which is out now. The College Football America 2018 Yearbook features Alabama head coach Nick Saban on its cover, but the photo of Conner, on page 251 of the Yearbook, kicks off our NAIA preview section. The photo was taken by the CFA staff…

August 8, 2018
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Fresno City’s Anthony Stewart featured on CFA’s Juco Cover

Fresno City wide receiver Anthony Stewart is the Juco, U Sports and others section cover selection for the College Football America 2018 Yearbook, which is out now. The College Football America 2018 Yearbook features Alabama head coach Nick Saban on its cover, but the photo of Stewart, on page 268 of the Yearbook, kicks off our Juco, U Sports and Others preview section. The photo was taken by the CFA…

August 4, 2018
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Column: It’s time for the Group of 5 to start its own playoff

I’ve been thinking about this whole UCF national championship thing for the past few days. And I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s time for the Group of 5 conferences plus the non-Notre Dame independents to create their own College Football Playoff. But, first, some context. Back in 1997 I wrote a column for the Corsicana Daily Sun in Corsicana, Texas. The idea of the column was a creation of…

January 7, 2018
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College Football Playoff, Bowl Game Schedule

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF MONDAY, JAN. 1, 2018 College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual At Pasadena, Calif. (Rose Bowl), 5 p.m. (ESPN) (3) Georgia (12-1) vs. (2) Oklahoma (12-1) College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Allstate Sugar Bowl At New Orleans, La. (Mercedes-Benz Superdome), 8:45 p.m. (ESPN) (4) Alabama (11-1) vs. (1) Clemson (12-1) MONDAY, JAN. 8, 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship Presented…

December 15, 2017
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2017-18 FBS Coaching Carousel: Dec. 13 Update

Well, it’s all bowl games and the College Football Playoff now in FBS. And the coaching carousel is starting to slow down a bit. So, let’s get you up to date with hiring news and analysis for head-coaching moves as of Dec. 13. Hirings Tennessee: Finally, a head coach. Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt accepted the job just after my last update went to the site. He is southern through…

December 15, 2017
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NCAA, NAIA Playoff Results, Schedule: Dec. 3 update

NCAA FCS DIVISION Saturday, Dec. 2 / Second round James Madison 26, Stony Brook 7 Wofford 28, Furman 10 Kennesaw State 17, Jacksonville State 7 South Dakota State 37, Northern Iowa 22 New Hampshire 21, Central Arkansas 15 Sam Houston State 54, South Dakota 42 North Dakota State 38, San Diego 3 Weber State 30, Southern Utah 13 Friday, Dec. 8 / Quarterfinals James Madison 31, Weber State 28 Saturday,…

December 9, 2017
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Heisman Trophy: Mayfield looks like the winner

What a shame it is that we reach this point and we have a worthy defending Heisman champion that likely won’t win the award again. Louisville’s Lamar Jackson has put together a season that, in contrast to other Heisman winners that returned to college the following year, could be considered as good as his Heisman-winning campaign. I pointed out in our College Football America Yearbook for 2017 that Jackson faced…

December 8, 2017
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2017 FBS Coaching Carousel: Dec. 6 Update

With just the Army-Navy game this weekend, the FBS Coaching Carousel for 2017-18 is spinning out of control. More jobs have been filled, but that also means that more jobs are coming open as big-time programs put a premium on sitting head coaches. So, let’s get you up to date with hiring news and analysis for head-coaching moves as of Dec. 6. Hirings Texas A&M: Jimbo Fisher resigned from Florida…

December 7, 2017
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