Postscripts: Week 7

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 A six-pack of thoughts as we hit the midway point of the college football season. Auburn is the big hurdle game for Georgia in…

October 19, 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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NFF chapter scholar-athlete award recipients announced

Courtesy of the National Football Foundation IRVING, Texas — From the more than 1.1 million high school football players across the country, the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) recently announced the names of five outstanding individuals as the recipients of the 2017 NFF Chapter Scholar-Athlete Awards. Each recipient is selected as the best of the best from his region of the country at the high school level….

October 17, 2017
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FBS Hot Seat Coaches: Oct. 16 Update

This is our second Hot Seat Coaches edition for the 2017 season. In the College Football America 2017 Yearbook I highlighted our Hot Seat Coaches for this year. Now, no one likes to see a coach get fired (well, maybe some of you do). But there are realities to college football. Head coach is a performance-based job and if your team doesn’t perform, well, that can sometimes lead to a…

October 16, 2017
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On The Spot: A Q&A with CFA’s Matthew Postins

On The Spot is a periodic Q&A featuring College Football America Yearbook Publisher Kendall Webb in the interviewer’s chair. CFA Editor-in-Chief Matthew Postins has seen TCU play at home and on the road this year. He’s on the spot this week with Publisher Kendall Webb. Webb: You’ve seen TCU twice this year — once in a hostile SEC environment on the road at Arkansas, and again at home in Fort Worth…

October 14, 2017
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College Football America RoadTripReplay: Episode 4

It’s been a couple of weeks since we’ve heard from College Football America Yearbook Editor-in-Chief Matthew Postins and Associate Publisher Chuck Cox. But they’re back this week with Episode 4 of the College Football America RoadTripReplay, a podcast exclusive to RoadTripSports.com. This week, Postins talks about his recent trip to Iowa where he saw Texas take on Iowa State. He made some interesting side trips, too, including one to a…

October 12, 2017
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Horned Frogs score late to slip past West Virginia

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: TCU Horned Frogs 31, West Virginia Mountaineers 24 FORT WORTH — If there is anything to be learned from TCU’s 31-24 escape versus West Virginia on Saturday, it’s simply the fact that there’s too much football left to know if this Horned Frogs’ team is for real or not. Certainly, TCU has emerged as the mid-season favorite to win the Big 12. Their win at Oklahoma State earlier…

October 10, 2017
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Iowa State’s upset at Oklahoma earns Team of the Week nod

DALLAS (FWAA) – The Iowa State Cyclones stunned Oklahoma in Norman, 38-31, to end an 18-game losing streak against the Sooners behind a walk-on quarterback making his first career start. Kyle Kempt’s performance helped end a 20-game losing streak against ranked opponents, earning the Cyclones earned the Football Writers Association of America National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Oct. 7. The announcement came on…

October 10, 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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Postscripts: Week 5

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 Man cannot live by football alone. Well, he certainly can try. But once in a while, a side trip is required of us all….

October 5, 2017
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