2017 RoadTripSports.com All-America Team

The RoadTripSports.com staff got together last week to vote on its All-America team, and we’re proud to present the team we feel best represents college football during the 2017 season. Just like the Dream Team we present each year in our College Football America Yearbook, the RoadTripSports.com All-America team is organized like an actual college football program with 85 positions available equating to major college football’s 85-scholarship limit. But unlike…

December 21, 2017
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Heisman Trophy: Mayfield looks like the winner

What a shame it is that we reach this point and we have a worthy defending Heisman champion that likely won’t win the award again. Louisville’s Lamar Jackson has put together a season that, in contrast to other Heisman winners that returned to college the following year, could be considered as good as his Heisman-winning campaign. I pointed out in our College Football America Yearbook for 2017 that Jackson faced…

December 8, 2017
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College Football Playoff Projection

So all the results are in, and here’s my take: RoadTripSports.com’s College Football Playoff Pool All year, we’ve been tracking teams in four different groups in our College Football Playoff Pool. Group 1 was for undefeated teams from Power 5 conferences; Group 2 was for one-loss teams from Power 5 groups; Group 3 was for Power 5 teams with two or more losses that might receive playoff consideration; and Group…

December 3, 2017
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Postscripts: Week 13 Update

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 My predictions for this weekend’s conference championship games and the College Football Playoff final rankings: ACC: Clemson over Miami (FL) Big Ten: Ohio State…

November 30, 2017
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Analysis: College Football Playoff Scenarios

So here we are headed into major college football’s conference championship weekend, and I believe there are only eight – maybe nine teams left in the playoff pool. Let’s start first with a couple of observations that become obvious when you look at where teams were ranked in the official College Football Playoff rankings coming into this weekend: We’re sorry UCF fans, but you just don’t have a chance. True, the Knights…

November 26, 2017
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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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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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