The Road Report: College Football America Week 12

The Road Report is College Football America/RoadTripSports.com Publisher Kendall Webb’s weekly review of the college football landscape – from the major colleges of the NCAA’s Football Bowl Subdivision to the small colleges of the NCAA’s Division II and III along with the NAIA and the junior colleges of the NJCAA and CCCAA. THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL AMERICA SPOTLIGHT Last week it was all about the Auburn Tigers and the Miami (FL)…

November 17, 2017
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Sooners squash Frogs’ playoff hopes in 38-20 win

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Oklahoma Sooners 38, TCU Horned Frogs 20 NORMAN, Okla. — Baker Mayfield may be the frontrunner for the Heisman Trophy, but for at least one week, he may not have even been the best player in an Oklahoma uniform. Not with Rodney Anderson in the same Sooners’ backfield running for 151 yards and two touchdowns whil catching five of Mayfield’s passes for another 139 yards and two more…

November 16, 2017
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Longhorns closing in on bowl eligibility with win over Kansas

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Texas Longhorns 42, Kansas Jayhawks 27 AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Longhorns rode a fast start to a 42-27 Big 12 Conference victory over Kansas in front of 96,557 fans at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Texas (5-5, 4-3) is now one win away from being bowl eligible under first-year head coach Tom Herman. The Longhorns play at West Virginia and at home against Texas Tech to…

November 16, 2017
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Cumberland crushes Kentucky Christian 62-23

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Cumberland Phoenix 62, Kentucky Christian Knights 23 LEBANON, Tenn. — The Cumberland Phoenix sent their seniors out in style in a 62-23 victory over the Kentucky Christian Knights last Saturday. The Senior Day win even included a receiving touchdown by senior offensive lineman Nick Bodden on a throwback screen. Cumberland already led 14-0 at the time, but the sight of the 272-pound Bodden rushing around the left…

November 15, 2017
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Whitwell boots Gordonsville from TSSAA playoffs

GORDONSVILLE, Tenn. — It was a battle of Tigers in this small Middle Tennessee town last Friday night. Well, for one half, anyway before the visiting Whitwell Tigers ran off and left their hosts in the dust of a 49-7 blowout in the second round of the TSSAA Division I Class 1A playoffs. Whitwell looked like the stronger team from the start jumping out to an early 14-0 lead, but…

November 15, 2017
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CFP Selection Committee releases third set of Top 25 rankings

GRAPEVINE, Texas – The College Football Playoff Selection Committee completed its third Top 25 rankings of the season. The selection committee will prepare three more rankings, including the final set on Selection Day, Sunday, December 3. The top four teams in the final rankings will play in the Playoff Semifinals on January 1, 2018, at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual and the Allstate Sugar Bowl. “Many teams remain very…

November 14, 2017
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FWAA-NFF Super 16 reshaped by Georgia, Notre Dame losses

For awhile Saturday night, it looked like the top three consensus teams in the major polls might all lose. FWAA-NFF No. 2 Georgia had already fallen at No. 10 Auburn 40-17, and No. 7 Miami (FL) was well on its way to a 41-8 blowout over No. 3 Notre Dame. The only question at the time was whether or not No. 1 Alabama could come from behind in the fourth…

November 12, 2017
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North Dakota’s 2017 state champions are crowned

High school football in North Dakota came to a close last night as the North Dakota High School Activities Association crowned three state champions in 11-man football. The Division AAA championship went to the West Fargo (ND) Packers in a 56-28 rout over the Minot (ND) Magicians Friday night. West Fargo actually trailed at halftime before surprising the Magicians with an onside kick to open the second half, and from…

November 11, 2017
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High School Headlines: More state champs to be crowned this weekend

These are some of the top stories and headlines from around the country in the world of high school football. The playoffs are under way just about everywhere although they are still wrapping up the regular season in a few places (most notably, Texas). By next week, the playoffs will be under way everywhere they haven’t already concluded. Alaska, of course, crowned its three state champions in October, and a…

November 10, 2017
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The Road Report: College Football America Week 11

The Road Report is College Football America/RoadTripSports.com Publisher Kendall Webb’s weekly review of the college football landscape – from the major colleges of the NCAA’s Football Bowl Subdivision to the small colleges of the NCAA’s Division II and III along with the NAIA and the junior colleges of the NJCAA and CCCAA. THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL AMERICA SPOTLIGHT Dear Baker Mayfield, Alright, Mr. Mayfield, just settle down, will ya? I see…

November 9, 2017
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