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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Sooners squash Frogs’ playoff hopes in 38-20 win

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Oklahoma Sooners 38, TCU Horned Frogs 20 NORMAN, Okla. — Baker Mayfield may be the frontrunner for the Heisman Trophy, but for at least one week, he may not have even been the best player in an Oklahoma uniform. Not with Rodney Anderson in the same Sooners’ backfield running for 151 yards and two touchdowns whil catching five of Mayfield’s passes for another 139 yards and two more…

November 16, 2017
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Longhorns closing in on bowl eligibility with win over Kansas

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: Texas Longhorns 42, Kansas Jayhawks 27 AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Longhorns rode a fast start to a 42-27 Big 12 Conference victory over Kansas in front of 96,557 fans at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Texas (5-5, 4-3) is now one win away from being bowl eligible under first-year head coach Tom Herman. The Longhorns play at West Virginia and at home against Texas Tech to…

November 16, 2017
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The Heisman Race: Nov. 12 Update

We are three weeks away from knowing who the Heisman Trophy finalists are. We have two more weeks of regular season games and a final week of conference championship games. So here are my Top 10 Heisman hopefuls as we enter Week 12 of the season. My Top 5 last week (in case you need a review): 1. QB Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma; 2. RB Saquon Barkley, Penn State; 3. RB…

November 13, 2017
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FWAA-NFF Super 16 reshaped by Georgia, Notre Dame losses

For awhile Saturday night, it looked like the top three consensus teams in the major polls might all lose. FWAA-NFF No. 2 Georgia had already fallen at No. 10 Auburn 40-17, and No. 7 Miami (FL) was well on its way to a 41-8 blowout over No. 3 Notre Dame. The only question at the time was whether or not No. 1 Alabama could come from behind in the fourth…

November 12, 2017
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The Road Report: College Football America Week 11

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 Dear Baker Mayfield, Alright, Mr. Mayfield, just settle down, will ya? I see…

November 9, 2017
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Postscripts: Week 10

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 I wasn’t on the road this weekend due to my dog’s surgery, so my weekend was spent, well, watching college football. My six-pack of…

November 9, 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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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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FWAA-NFF Top 10 rocked by Ohio State, Penn State losses

Just one week after playing their way back into the playoff picture in an exciting 39-38 win over Penn state, the Ohio State Buckeyes crashed and burned in a 55-24 loss at the hands of the Iowa Hawkeyes. With Alabama and Georgia hanging on tight to the top two spots, the Buckeyes dropped from No. 3 to No. 11 in the latest FWAA-NFF Super 16 Poll, and they’ll need a…

November 5, 2017
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