Late TD lifts Georgia State past Kennesaw State, 24-20

ATLANTA – Things didn’t start well for Georgia State in its season over, but they finished just peachy. Diondre Champaigne hauled in an 8-yard touchdown pass from Dan Ellington with 41 seconds remaining to lift the Panthers to a 24-20 comeback win over Kennesaw State, 24-20, at Georgia State Stadium under the Thursday night lights. Fresh off a 12-2 season that included a trip to the FCS quarterfinals, the Owls…

September 5, 2018

South Alabama’s Waitman wins Ray Guy weekly honor

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Augusta Sports Council and the Ray Guy Award are proud to announce Corliss Waitman of the University of South Alabama as the Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week for Week 9 games. Waitman, a junior communications major, punted 5 times during last Thursday’s game against Georgia State for 232 yards. His gross and net averages for the game were 46.4 yards, placing him in the top 15 of the…

October 31, 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

Postscripts: Week 8

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 This is that time of year when I wish there was three of me. We have college and pro football well into their seasons….

October 26, 2017

Troy crushes Georgia State 34-10

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Troy Trojans 34, Georgia State Panthers 10 ATLANTA — The Georgia State Panthers finally got to play another game in their new Georgia State Stadium, but it was the visiting Troy Trojans who looked right at home in a 34-10 rout. The Panthers converted the Atlanta Braves’ old Turner Field into a college football stadium during the off-season, and the unique facility made its debut on Thursday, Aug. 31,…

October 25, 2017

Biletnikoff Award announces four more additions to Watch List

Courtesy of the Biletnikoff Award TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Tallahassee Quarterback Club (TQC) Foundation, Inc., the Florida-based creator and sponsor of the Biletnikoff Award, released the 2017 Biletnikoff Award Pre-Season Watch List on July 18. Last week, the Foundation announced additions to the watch list. The Biletnikoff Award annually recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football. Any player, regardless of position (wide receiver, tight end, slot back, and running back), who catches…

October 24, 2017

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

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

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

2017 Head-Coaching Hire Analysis: First-Year Head Coaches

So the head-coaching openings for the 2017 season are filled. There were 21 job changes in all, though we should acknowledge that in the past few years there have been changes well outside the traditional window for hiring and firing (Bobby Petrino at Arkansas, Tim Beckman at Illinois and Art Briles at Baylor, just to name a few). So we can’t rule out a job change before the season starts…

January 21, 2017