FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll Week 4

The FWAA-NFF Super 16 has been released for Week 4, and the Alabama Crimson Tide gained back some of the ground they lost in the previous poll. The Tide picked up three first-place votes for a total of 40 in the latest edition of the poll while the No. 2 Clemson Tigers lost two votes for a total of seven. No. 3 Oklahoma still has the only other first-place vote. No. 4 Penn State and No. 5 USC…

September 24, 2017

The Road Report: College Football America Week 4

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. Week 3 of the major college season turned out to be a remarkable week with several unexpected surprises –…

September 21, 2017

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

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

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

Postscripts: Week 2 Review

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 Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have really wreaked havoc with the college football schedule. Houston finally got its opener in and beat Arizona on the…

September 14, 2017

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

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

Oklahoma surges to No. 2 in latest FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll

The latest FWAA–NFF Super 16 Poll has been released, and, to nobody’s surprise, the Alabama Crimson Tide are still in the No. 1 spot. The bigger questions were how far No. 5 Oklahoma would jump after upsetting No. 2 Ohio State in Columbus Saturday night? And how far would the Buckeyes fall? Well, the questions have been answered with the Sooners jumping all the way to No. 2 this week…

September 10, 2017

College Football America announces its freshman Class of 2017

In each edition of the College Football America Yearbook, Publisher Kendall Webb selects a team of the nation’s top incoming freshmen designated by their signing year — e.g., the Class of 2017. The team is the equivalent of a Freshman All-America team for the upcoming season, but we also continue to track their progress throughout their collegiate careers as the goal is to find players that can make an impact early…

February 5, 2017