2017 RoadTripSports.com All-America Team

The RoadTripSports.com staff got together last week to vote on its All-America team, and we’re proud to present the team we feel best represents college football during the 2017 season. Just like the Dream Team we present each year in our College Football America Yearbook, the RoadTripSports.com All-America team is organized like an actual college football program with 85 positions available equating to major college football’s 85-scholarship limit. But unlike…

December 21, 2017
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College Football Playoff Projection

So all the results are in, and here’s my take: RoadTripSports.com’s College Football Playoff Pool All year, we’ve been tracking teams in four different groups in our College Football Playoff Pool. Group 1 was for undefeated teams from Power 5 conferences; Group 2 was for one-loss teams from Power 5 groups; Group 3 was for Power 5 teams with two or more losses that might receive playoff consideration; and Group…

December 3, 2017
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Analysis: College Football Playoff Scenarios

So here we are headed into major college football’s conference championship weekend, and I believe there are only eight – maybe nine teams left in the playoff pool. Let’s start first with a couple of observations that become obvious when you look at where teams were ranked in the official College Football Playoff rankings coming into this weekend: We’re sorry UCF fans, but you just don’t have a chance. True, the Knights…

November 26, 2017
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King’s big day leads Houston past Navy 24-14

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Houston Cougars 24, Navy Midshipmen 14 HOUSTON, Texas — D’Eriq King connected on 21-of-27 attempts for 277 yards and a touchdown with two more scores on the ground to lead the Houston Cougars to a 24-14 win over the Navy Midshipmen Saturday. The win assured the Cougars of finishing above .500 in Head Coach Major Applewhite’s debut season which has been considered a disappointment in some corners. The…

November 26, 2017
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Canada, Mexico to stage college football championships Saturday

Canada’s U Sports and Mexico’s private university CONADEIP league will stage their league championship games this weekend as North America’s college football postseason continues to roll on. Mexico’s public university ONEFA championship was decided last Saturday as Pumas CU defeated UANL Auténticos Tigres 18-15. The win ended Auténticos Tigres bid to defend its 2016 title and advance to a second straight Tazón de Campeones (Champions of Champions Bowl) in December against the…

November 24, 2017
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Louisiana pulls away from NM State late for 47-34 win

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns 47, New Mexico State Aggies 34 LAFAYETTE, La. — Three late interceptions helped the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns finally pull away from a stubborn New Mexico State Aggies squad Saturday in a 47-34 win. The Cajuns had led 28-10 in the second quarter before the Aggies slowly chipped away at the lead to tie the game at 34-all early in the fourth quarter. By then, the…

November 21, 2017
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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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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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