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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Michigan’s Hudson named Nagurski Player of the Week

DALLAS (FWAA) – Michigan safety Khaleke Hudson was a one-man wrecking crew to Minnesota’s offense last Saturday, racking up a school-record eight tackles-for-loss among his 15 total tackles as Michigan retained the Little Brown Jug with a 33-10 win. Hudson added three sacks and forced a fumble, a total effort that has earned him the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 4. Hudson,…

November 8, 2017
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Alabama’s Scott wins weekly Ray Guy Award honor

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Augusta Sports Council and the Ray Guy Award are proud to announce JK Scott of the University of Alabama as the Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week for Week 10 games. Scott punted 8 times during the Saturday game against LSU for 413 yards. His gross was 51.63 yards and net average was 51.38 yards. Six of his eight punts were marked inside LSU’s 20-yard line and his long punt for the…

November 7, 2017
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College Football Playoff issues second set of Top 25 rankings

GRAPEVINE, Texas – The College Football Playoff Selection Committee released its second set of top 25 rankings this season. The selection committee will prepare four 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. “From No. 1…

November 7, 2017
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Panthers come from behind late to beat Colonels, 23-20

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Eastern Illinois Panthers 23, Eastern Kentucky Colonels 20 CHARLESTON, Ill. — The Eastern Kentucky Colonels scored a go-ahead touchdown with just 37 seconds remaining Saturday to take a 20-13 lead at Eastern Illinois. And it still wasn’t enough. The host Panthers got the ball back on their own 33-yard line, and four plays later they evened the score at 20-all on a 26-yard Scott Gilkey-to-Alexander Hollins touchdown pass with…

November 6, 2017
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Youngstown State buries Indiana State, 66-24

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Youngstown State Penguins 66, Indiana State Sycamores 24 TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The last time the Youngstown State Penguins came to Terre Haute to face Indiana State two years ago, they had to deal with a snow storm losing on a late field goal in a 27-24 loss to the Sycamores. This time the Penguins were the blizzard burying the Sycamores below an avalanche of offense in a 66-24 blowout….

November 5, 2017
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