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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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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Northwestern’s Fisher earns Nagurski Player of the Week honor

DALLAS (FWAA) – Northwestern linebacker Paddy Fisher recorded 17 tackles and forced two fumbles in the Wildcats’ wild 39-31 overtime win against No. 16 Michigan State. Fisher’s 14 solo tackles are the most by any player in the Football Bowl Subdivision this season and his performance has earned him the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 28. The 14 solo tackles were a…

November 1, 2017
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Nagurski honors Memphis defender with weekly award

DALLAS (FWAA) – Austin Hall snagged two interceptions and a fumble recovery, takeaways that led to 10 Memphis points in the Tigers’ 30-27 win over No. 24 Navy. For his stellar effort, Hall has been named the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 14. Hall, a 6-2, 205-pound sophomore from Collierville, Tenn., finished with 10 tackles and continued to add impact plays throughout…

October 18, 2017
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Alabama’s Fitzpatrick nabs Nagurski honor

DALLAS (FWAA) – Minkah Fitzpatrick lived up to his billing as one of the nation’s most versatile defenders in top-ranked Alabama’s 27-19 win at Texas A&M. Lining up at four defensive positions in the secondary and linebacker, plus playing on special teams, Fitzpatrick totaled five tackles, two for loss, and grabbed a key interception with his back to the end zone and forced a fumble. His performance helped the Crimson…

October 13, 2017
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Clemson’s O’Daniel named Nagurski Player of the Week

DALLAS (FWAA) – Linebacker Dorian O’Daniel has been a mainstay for Clemson’s dominant defense this season, and had his most complete game of the year as the 2nd-ranked Tigers stayed unbeaten with 31-17 win at No. 12 Virginia Tech. With 10 tackles, a sack, a fumble recovery and a 22-yard interception return for a touchdown, he earned FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week honors for the week of Sept. 30. The performance by…

October 4, 2017
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Jewell dominates Penn State to win Nagurski weekly honor

DALLAS (FWAA) – Iowa middle linebacker Josey Jewell was a force all over the field the Hawkeyes Saturday, coming up with an interception, a fumble recovery, two pass breakups and a career-high-tying 16 total tackles despite a 21-19 loss to 4th-ranked Penn State. For his dominating play, Jewell is the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 23. Jewell, a 6-2, 236-pound senior from Decorah, Iowa, made 11 solo…

September 30, 2017
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San Diego State’s Kelly earns weekly Nagurski honor

DALLAS (FWAA) – San Diego State cornerback Kameron Kelly made several game-altering plays Saturday as the Aztecs remained undefeated with a 20-17 home win over Stanford. For his career-best performance, Kelly earned the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 16. Kelly, a 6-2, 200-pound senior from Murphy, Texas, had five solo tackles among his six overall stops, including a career-best two tackles for loss. His two sacks were…

September 23, 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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Clemson’s Bryant named Nagurski Defensive Player of the Week

DALLAS (FWAA) – Clemson defensive end Austin Bryant tied a school record with four sacks – and had seven total tackles – in the Tigers’ 14-6 win over Auburn. His effort in helping Clemson move to 2-0 on the season earned him the FWAA/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week for games of the weekend of Sept. 9. Bryant, a 6-5, 265-pound junior from Pavo, Ga., became just the third player in Clemson history…

September 12, 2017
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