The Road Report: College Football America Week 12

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 Last week it was all about the Auburn Tigers and the Miami (FL)…

November 17, 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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2017 Heisman Trophy: Nov. 6 update

We’ve now reached that point where a Heisman Watch each week is a requirement. The final month of the regular season is upon us and there is plenty of jockeying for college football’s highest award. So, through Week 10 here is how I see my Top 5 Heisman hopefuls. Plus, if any contenders have dropped off, I’ll note those at the end. Check out RoadTripSports.com for our updates on the…

November 7, 2017
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Heisman Update: Nov. 1

So here we are moving into November, the final month of the regular season of college football. When I last checked in on the Heisman race in early October it seemed Penn State running back Saquon Barkley was the clear favorite to win the trophy. But what about now? That’s what I’ll try to explore in the next several hundred words. From my perspective, there are seven legitimate candidates left….

November 2, 2017
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Lengyel to receive AFCA’s Tuss McLaughry Award

Courtesy of the American Football Coaches Association Former college football coach and athletic administrator Jack Lengyel has been chosen as the 2018 recipient of the AFCA’s highest honor, the Tuss McLaughry Award. Lengyel will receive the award at the American Football Coaches Awards on January 9 during the 2018 AFCA Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. “I am humbled and honored to be selected for the American Football Coaches Association’s Tuss…

November 2, 2017
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Bowl Eligibility Report: Week 10

Half of 78 postseason spots accounted for with 39 teams at six or more wins After a topsy-turvy week that included several upsets, 11 more teams reached six victories to increase the total number of bowl-eligible teams to 39, exactly half of the 78 available spots in bowl games, including the four College Football Playoff teams. Twenty-five more teams are one win away from bowl eligibility heading into this week’s…

October 31, 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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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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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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