Heisman Trophy Update: Nov. 20

We are two weeks away from knowing who the Heisman Trophy finalists are. We have one more week of regular season games (for most conferences) and a final week of conference championship games. So here are my Top 5 Heisman hopefuls as we enter Week 13 of the season. My Top 5 last week (in case you need a review): 1. QB Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma; 2. RB Bryce Love, Stanford;…

November 22, 2017
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FBS Hot Coaching Names: Nov. 12 Update

It’s our third Hot Coaching Names update for the 2017 season here at College Football America Yearbook. These are just some of the coaches that could be in for a head-coaching job at the end of the season. Some appeared in our yearbook. Others have been added this season. But before we get updated, we’ll note that Butch Jones’ tenure at Tennessee has finally come to an and after he…

November 14, 2017
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Hot Seat Coaches: Nov. 6 update

This is our third 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…

November 6, 2017
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A RoadTrip RoundTable: More coaching changes to come in SEC

College Football America Publisher Kendall Webb, Editor-in-Chief Matthew Postins and Associate Publisher Chuck Cox discuss the SEC Coaching Carousel including the bold move in Gainesville this week. Did Florida really just fire Jim McElwain? Kendall: I’m still shaking my head at how fast that all came down. It looks like Coach Mac may have stretched the truth a little over the death threats thing, and if he did, that’s a…

November 3, 2017
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FBS Hot Coaching Names: Oct. 25 Update

In the Hot Coaching Names portion of our College Football America 2017 Yearbook I pointed out coaches, both head coach and assistant, that may have a shot at a head coaching job somewhere else in 2018. For instance, Lincoln Riley was on our list at press time before Bob Stoops went and retired at Oklahoma. So things can change quickly for some of the coaches we have listed here. Below…

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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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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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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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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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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