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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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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Maxwell Football Club announces weekly awards

Courtesy of the Maxwell Football Club PHILDELPHIA – Each week during the 2017 season the Maxwell Football Club will recognize outstanding performances with two weekly awards. The Maxwell Award Player of the Week will be recognized for overall performance on offense, defense or special teams, and the Chuck Bednarik Award Player of the Week will be honored for outstanding defensive play. Players selected do not have to be represented on the…

October 18, 2017
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Fresno State blasts New Mexico 38-0

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Fresno State Bulldogs 38, New Mexico Lobos 0 FRESNO, Calif. — Something big is brewing in the valley. One season after finishing 1-11, the Fresno State Bulldogs have righted the ship under first-year Head Coach Jeff Tedford, who was the head coach of the California Golden Bears from 2002 to 2012. Fresno State celebrated homecoming Saturday by blasting New Mexico, 38-0, to stay perfect in Mountain West…

October 17, 2017
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FBS Standings: Week 7 Final

NCAA FOOTBALL BOWL SUBDIVISION (Numbers in parentheses before school are its rankings in the Associated Press Top 25 media and USA Today/Amway coaches polls.) AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE East Division Conf. All (16/13) South Florida 3-0 6-0 (20/20) UCF 3-0 5-0 Temple 1-3 3-4 Connecticut 1-3 2-4 East Carolina 1-3 1-6 Cincinnati 0-3 2-5 West Division Conf. All (33t/32) Navy 3-1 5-1 (25/27) Memphis 2-1 5-1 Houston 2-1 4-2 Southern Methodist…

October 17, 2017
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North Texas drives 98 yards late to beat UTSA 29-26

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: North Texas Mean Green 29, UTSA Roadrunners 26 DENTON, Texas — The North Texas Mean Green scored with just 10 seconds remaining to slip past the UTSA Roadrunners 29-26 Saturday at Apogee Stadium. But this wasn’t just any last-second drive. UTSA had taken the lead on a 46-yard Jalen Rhodes touchdown reception from Dalton Sturm with 5:07 to play. The ensuing drive by North Texas started at…

October 17, 2017
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Texas’ Dickson nabs Ray Guy Punter of the Week again

Courtesy of the Augusta Sports Council and the Ray Guy Award AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Sports Council and the Ray Guy Award are proud to announce Michael Dickson of the University of Texas as the Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week for Week 7 games. This is Dickson’s second time this season as the Ray Guy Award Punter of the Week. Dickson punted 5 times during the Saturday game…

October 16, 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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Biletnikoff Award announces 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),…

October 16, 2017
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FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll released for Week 7

The FWAA-NFF Super 16 has been released for Week 7, and the Alabama Crimson Tide is the unanimous No. 1 pick by voters. After weeks of trading a handful of votes with Clemson back and forth, the Tide picked up all 10 of the votes that went to the Tigers’ a week ago following Syracuse’s upset over Clemson Friday night. Alabama was No. 1 on all 48 ballots for the first time this…

October 15, 2017
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