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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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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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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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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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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FWAA-NFF Super 16 shaken up by Penn State, TCU losses

There was no change at the top of the FWAA-NFF Super 16 as Alabama continues to hold down the top spot despite being on a bye week. But the Crimson Tide lost three first-place votes to Georgia, and the rest of the Top 10 was rocked by Penn State’s loss to Ohio State and TCU’s loss at Iowa State. Both the Nittany Lions and the Horned Frogs were undefeated heading into those…

October 30, 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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Notre Dame named FWAA Team of the Week

DALLAS (FWAA) – Brandon Wimbush threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more, and Josh Adams added three touchdown runs as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish blew out rival, 49-14. It was the first win over a ranked USC team since 1995 for the Fighting Irish and earned them the Football Writers Association of America National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Oct. 21….

October 25, 2017
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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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