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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The Road Report: College Football America Week 9

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 Penn State absolutely rolled Michigan last Saturday night 42-13, and if there’s a…

October 26, 2017
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Bowl Eligibility Report: Week 7

Seven Teams Reach Six Victories, Clinch Bowl Eligibility All seven teams that had a chance to reach the six-win mark last weekend came through with flying colors. Clemson (Atlantic Coast Conference), Penn State (Big Ten), San Diego State (Mountain West), Washington and Washington State (Pac-12) and Alabama and Georgia (Southeastern) all rolled to wins to become the first teams to reach bowl eligibility this season. There are now 71 more…

October 12, 2017
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Maxwell Football Club adds to Maxwell, Bednarik Watch Lists

Courtesy of the Maxwell Football Club The Maxwell Football Club today announced the expansion of its 2017 Watch Lists for both the 81st Maxwell Award and the 23rd Chuck Bednarik Award. The original lists were comprised of players who were selected based on their performances during the 2016 season. As the 2017 season has progressed, the Club believes that several additional players warrant attention because of their noteworthy play. Maxwell…

October 10, 2017
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Bowl Eligibility Report: Week 6

Who Will Be Going Bowling This Season? We’re About to Start Finding Out As hard as it might be to believe, seven teams could become bowl eligible with a sixth victory this weekend. Clemson (Atlantic Coast Conference), Penn State (Big Ten), San Diego State (Mountain West), Washington and Washington State (Pac-12) and Alabama and Georgia (Southeastern) are all off to 5-0 starts to the season. USF (American Athletic Conference) is…

October 6, 2017
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The Road Report: College Football America Week 6

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. Things settled down a bit in Week 5 with most of the top favorites taking care of business…

October 5, 2017
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The Road Report: College Football America Week 5

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 4 had the potential to turn out a lot crazier than it did. Just consider the potential…

September 28, 2017
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NFF reveals list of 181 semifinalists for Campbell Trophy

IRVING, Texas – Recognizing one of the most impressive groups of scholar-athletes in the history of college football, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) proudly announced today the 181 semifinalists for the 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy®, presented by Fidelity Investments®. The award recognizes an individual as the absolute best football scholar-athlete in the nation.The NFF will announce 12-14 finalists on Nov. 1, and each of them will receive an…

September 28, 2017
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Allstate AFCA Good Works Team honors 22 college football players

NORTHBROOK, Ill. – Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced today the 22 college football players and honorary head coach named to the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®. This award shines a spotlight on the incredible stories of selflessness and community service displayed by these student-athletes and honorary head coach, and honors their dedication to volunteerism and enriching the lives of others. Earlier this season, sports information…

September 27, 2017
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TCU nabs FWAA Team of the Week honors

DALLAS (FWAA) – The TCU Horned Frogs went into Stillwater and knocked off unbeaten Oklahoma State, 44-31, in the Big 12 Conference opener for both schools. With the win, TCU has earned the Football Writers Association of America National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Sept. 23. The announcement came on “Off Campus with Mark Packer” on ESPNU Radio on SiriusXM. Each Monday during the…

September 26, 2017
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