The Road Report: College Football America Week 11

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 Dear Baker Mayfield, Alright, Mr. Mayfield, just settle down, will ya? I see…

November 9, 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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Arizona nabs FWAA Team of the Week honor

DALLAS (FWAA) – Quarterback Khalil Tate had a fourth straight masterful performance and the Arizona Wildcats kept pace with the leaders of the Pac-12 South with a resounding 58-37 win over No. 15 Washington State on Saturday. For its first win over a ranked team since 2015, Arizona (6-2) has earned the Football Writers Association of America National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Oct….

November 2, 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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FWAA-NFF Super 16 shaken up by Penn State, TCU losses

There was no change at the top of the FWAA-NFF Super 16 as Alabama continues to hold down the top spot despite being on a bye week. But the Crimson Tide lost three first-place votes to Georgia, and the rest of the Top 10 was rocked by Penn State’s loss to Ohio State and TCU’s loss at Iowa State. Both the Nittany Lions and the Horned Frogs were undefeated heading into those…

October 30, 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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Notre Dame named FWAA Team of the Week

DALLAS (FWAA) – Brandon Wimbush threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more, and Josh Adams added three touchdown runs as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish blew out rival, 49-14. It was the first win over a ranked USC team since 1995 for the Fighting Irish and earned them the Football Writers Association of America National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Oct. 21….

October 25, 2017
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FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll released for Week 8

The FWAA-NFF Super 16 has been released for Week 8, and as it’s been all season long, the Alabama Crimson Tide is still at No. 1. Alabama’s grip on the No. 1 spot tightened after Clemson lost at Syracuse, and the Tide are still a unanimous selection at No. 1. The best you can hope for these days is a shake-up in the No. 2 slot, and we got it this week as…

October 23, 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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Syracuse win over Clemson earns FWAA recognition

DALLAS (FWAA) – The Syracuse Orange ended No. 2 Clemson’s 11-game win streak with a stunning 27-24 victory in the Carrier Dome last Friday, toppling its highest-ranked opponent since 1984. For ending the nation’s longest win streak and beating the defending national champions, the Orange earned the Football Writers Association of America National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Oct. 14. The announcement came on…

October 17, 2017
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