Thorobreds hang on down stretch for first win of 2017

FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky State Thorobreds started strong out of the gate and held on down the stretch to beat the Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers 30-23 Saturday at home in Alumni Stadium. The Thorobreds scored first on a 9-yard Paul Campbell strike to Johnathan Powell in the first quarter and extended their lead to 14-0 on a 1-yard sneak by Campbell in the second quarter. The Panthers then briefly cut the lead…

September 19, 2017
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Kentucky Country Day routs Bethlehem in 47-0 shutout

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Kentucky Country Day Bearcats 47, Bethlehem Eagles 0 BARDSTOWN, Ky. – The Kentucky Country Day (Louisville, KY) Bearcats ran for a country mile Friday night in a 47-0 rout of the Bethlehem (Bardstown, KY) Eagles. Ranked No. 2 in Kentucky’s Class 1A ranks, the Bearcats took a 7-0 first-quarter lead on a 27-yard run by Blake Caldwell before erupting for five touchdowns in a second-quarter rampage that left the…

September 18, 2017
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Handicapping the major college football national championship

If you’re trying to figure out who will win major college football’s national championship, then there’s a list of 33 teams of which you should be aware. You see, since the Associated Press crowned a national champion via a poll of sportswriters for the first time in 1936, only 33 of the current NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) programs have ever won a national title. Stated another way, 97 of…

September 17, 2017
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FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll Week 3

The FWAA-NFF Super 16 has been released, and the Alabama Crimson Tide’s grip on the top spot remains firm despite losing seven first-place votes. Those votes went to the Clemson Tigers who leaped over Oklahoma into the No. 2 spot with nine first-place votes this week. Alabama still has 37 first-place votes, and Oklahoma, which slipped to No. 3, still has a single vote for the top spot. The top…

September 17, 2017
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The Road Report: College Football America Week 3

The biggest story in college football over the past couple of weeks has been Hurricanes Harvey and Irma which have collectively wiped out hundreds of college and high school football games. College Football America Editor-in-Chief Matthew Postins gives a great perspective, however, on where football ranks in the list of priorities, and we only bring it up because we are a college football website. We salute all the emergency officials…

September 16, 2017
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RoadTripReplay: College Football America Week 2 Podcast

College Football America Yearbook Editor-in-chief Matthew Postins hosts our Week 2 Podcast featuring CFA Associate Publisher Chuck Cox. Cox and Postins recap their Week 2 travels as Cox took in Texas Wesleyan’s return to the gridiron in Fort Worth while Postins made his first trip to Arkansas. It’s xylophones and pigs … a lot of pigs in Episode 2 of the College Football America Podcast. RoadTripReplay: College Football America Week 2…

September 14, 2017
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High School Headlines: Hurricanes wreaking havoc on the high school season

These are some of the top stories and headlines from around the country in the world of high school football. The high school football season is off to a slow start in places affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma with games being canceled or postponed. In some cases, that is leading to three-week delays between contests with still no guarantee that subsequent games in those areas will be played either….

September 14, 2017
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Maxwell Football Club to promote Schneider Scale during 2017 season

Courtesy of the Maxwell Football Club PHILADELPHIA – During the 2017 college football season the Maxwell Football Club will be promoting the Schneider Scale which is a tool to evaluate and quantify performance at different position groups on both offense and defense. The scale was developed by Henry Schneider a graduate student at the University of Alabama in 2015. The Schneider Scale was developed as an analytical tool to rank…

September 14, 2017
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UNC’s Sheldon named Ray Guy Punter of the Week

Courtesy of the Augusta Sports Council and the Ray Guy Award Augusta, GA – The Augusta Sports Council and the Ray Guy Award are proud to announce Tom Sheldon of the University of North Carolina as the Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week for Week 2 games. Sheldon punted 4 times for 214 yards. He averaged 53.5 yards per punt with 3 punts marked inside Louisville’s 20-yard line. Sheldon’s net average from the game…

September 13, 2017
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Mayfield, Bryant recognized by Maxwell Football Club

PHILADELPHIA – Each week during the 2017 season, the Maxwell Football Club will recognize outstanding performances with two weekly awards. The Maxwell Award Player of the Week will be recognized for overall performance on offense, defense or special teams, and the Chuck Bednarik Award Player of the Week will be honored for outstanding defensive play. Players selected do not have to be represented on the Maxwell or Bednarik Award watch lists….

September 13, 2017
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