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

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

Lengyel to receive AFCA’s Tuss McLaughry Award

Courtesy of the American Football Coaches Association Former college football coach and athletic administrator Jack Lengyel has been chosen as the 2018 recipient of the AFCA’s highest honor, the Tuss McLaughry Award. Lengyel will receive the award at the American Football Coaches Awards on January 9 during the 2018 AFCA Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. “I am humbled and honored to be selected for the American Football Coaches Association’s Tuss…

November 2, 2017

2017-18 FBS Coaching Carousel: Oct. 30 Update

The FBS Coaching Carousel is starting to gather some steam, and it leads off with a big firing (and it’s a strange one). It’s time to update you on the openings that exist as of Oct. 30. We’ll start with the ones that have come open since our last update the Week of Oct. 9. Florida: Jim McElwain is out at Florida after less than three seasons. He leaves the…

November 1, 2017

Bowl Eligibility Report: Week 10

Half of 78 postseason spots accounted for with 39 teams at six or more wins After a topsy-turvy week that included several upsets, 11 more teams reached six victories to increase the total number of bowl-eligible teams to 39, exactly half of the 78 available spots in bowl games, including the four College Football Playoff teams. Twenty-five more teams are one win away from bowl eligibility heading into this week’s…

October 31, 2017

Air Force flies past Colorado State, 45-28

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Air Force Falcons 45, Colorado State Rams 28 FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The Falcons are soaring again. After a dismal 1-4 start to the season, Air Force has rattled off three straight victories, including a huge 45-28 win over rival Colorado State in Mountain West Conference play on a beautiful afternoon at On-Campus Stadium. The loss snapped a four-game winning streak for the Rams (6-3, 4-1) and…

October 30, 2017

The Road Report: College Football America Week 9

The Road Report is College Football America/ 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 Penn State absolutely rolled Michigan last Saturday night 42-13, and if there’s a…

October 26, 2017

FBS Hot Coaching Names: Oct. 25 Update

In the Hot Coaching Names portion of our College Football America 2017 Yearbook I pointed out coaches, both head coach and assistant, that may have a shot at a head coaching job somewhere else in 2018. For instance, Lincoln Riley was on our list at press time before Bob Stoops went and retired at Oklahoma. So things can change quickly for some of the coaches we have listed here. Below…

October 25, 2017

Postscripts: Week 7

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 A six-pack of thoughts as we hit the midway point of the college football season. Auburn is the big hurdle game for Georgia in…

October 19, 2017

NFF chapter scholar-athlete award recipients announced

Courtesy of the National Football Foundation IRVING, Texas — From the more than 1.1 million high school football players across the country, the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) recently announced the names of five outstanding individuals as the recipients of the 2017 NFF Chapter Scholar-Athlete Awards. Each recipient is selected as the best of the best from his region of the country at the high school level….

October 17, 2017