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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Bowl Eligibility Report: Week 12

Ten more teams get sixth victory to increase total to 60 bowl-eligible teams There are now just 18 spots remaining for bowl games and the College Football Playoff semifinals after 10 more teams reached six wins. Nineteen more teams are within one win of postseason eligibility, although only 17 of them can get there this week because five-win teams Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky play each other and five-win Colorado…

November 17, 2017
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Postscripts: Week 11

Postscripts is my weekly wrap of the week that was on the road and in college football. Look for my travel news and notes here each Thursday, along with some of my opinions about what’s happening in the college game we all love. – Matthew Postins I’m amazed at the free parking you can find at major college football games. Add Oklahoma to the list of venues where I’ve parked…

November 16, 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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FBS Hot Coaching Names: Nov. 12 Update

It’s our third Hot Coaching Names update for the 2017 season here at College Football America Yearbook. These are just some of the coaches that could be in for a head-coaching job at the end of the season. Some appeared in our yearbook. Others have been added this season. But before we get updated, we’ll note that Butch Jones’ tenure at Tennessee has finally come to an and after he…

November 14, 2017
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The Heisman Race: Nov. 12 Update

We are three weeks away from knowing who the Heisman Trophy finalists are. We have two more weeks of regular season games and a final week of conference championship games. So here are my Top 10 Heisman hopefuls as we enter Week 12 of the season. My Top 5 last week (in case you need a review): 1. QB Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma; 2. RB Saquon Barkley, Penn State; 3. RB…

November 13, 2017
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FCS Standings: Week 11 Final

NCAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP SUBDIVISION BIG SKY CONFERENCE Conf. All Southern Utah 6-1 8-2 Weber State 6-1 8-2 Northern Arizona 6-1 7-3 Montana 5-2 7-3 Eastern Washington 5-2 6-4 Sacramento State 5-2 6-4 Montana State 4-3 4-6 UC Davis 3-4 5-5 Idaho State 2-5 4-6 North Dakota 2-6 3-8 Northern Colorado 1-6 2-7 Cal Poly 1-6 1-9 Portland State 0-7 0-10 WEEK 11 Saturday, Nov. 11 Eastern Washington 21, North Dakota…

November 13, 2017
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FBS Standings: Week 11 Final

NCAA FOOTBALL BOWLS SUBDIVISION Number in parentheses before school is its current ranking in the College Football Playoff. Numbers in parentheses after school are its rankings in the Associated Press Top 25 media and USA Today/Amway coaches polls. AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE East Division Conf. All (18) UCF (14/12) 6-0 9-0 South Florida (23/20) 5-1 8-1 Temple 3-3 5-5 Connecticut 2-5 3-7 Cincinnati 1-5 3-7 East Carolina 1-5 2-8 West Division…

November 13, 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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