2017 FBS Coaching Carousel: Nov. 30 update

Welp, here we go. Chip Kelly is a UCLA Bruin, Dan Mullen is a Florida Gator and there is so much more. In fact, 14 FBS jobs have turned over so far. The first real dominoes in the 2017-18 FBS Coaching Carousel fell on Thanksgiving weekend. I’m here to break down and analyze all of the moves and the remaining openings since our last update on Nov. 30 (updated as…

December 1, 2017

FBS Coaching Carousel: Nov. 20 Update

The FBS Coaching Carousel is one week away from spinning full tilt, as the Thanksgiving Weekend represents the end of the regular season for most conferences. It’s time to update you on the openings that exist as of Nov. 20. We’ll start with the ones that have come open since our last update the Week of Oct. 30. UCLA: The Bruins fired Jim Mora Jr. on Sunday, after UCLA lost…

November 22, 2017

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

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

Syracuse win over Clemson earns FWAA recognition

DALLAS (FWAA) – The Syracuse Orange ended No. 2 Clemson’s 11-game win streak with a stunning 27-24 victory in the Carrier Dome last Friday, toppling its highest-ranked opponent since 1984. For ending the nation’s longest win streak and beating the defending national champions, the Orange earned the Football Writers Association of America National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Oct. 14. The announcement came on…

October 17, 2017

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

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

Iowa State’s upset at Oklahoma earns Team of the Week nod

DALLAS (FWAA) – The Iowa State Cyclones stunned Oklahoma in Norman, 38-31, to end an 18-game losing streak against the Sooners behind a walk-on quarterback making his first career start. Kyle Kempt’s performance helped end a 20-game losing streak against ranked opponents, earning the Cyclones earned the Football Writers Association of America National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Oct. 7. The announcement came on…

October 10, 2017

Heisman Update: Penn State’s Barkley on top after one month

In the College Football America Yearbook I pointed out 25 candidates for the Heisman Trophy. To me, the list I provided was one of legitimate contenders going into the season. Naturally, a month into the season, things have changed. Some have lived up to that status. Some have not. And, as is always the case, people none of us considered to be contenders have stepped forward. So, now a month…

October 5, 2017

Troy earns FWAA National Team of the Week honors

DALLAS (FWAA) – The Troy Trojans went into Death Valley, raced out to a 17-0 lead and never trailed in a 24-21 win in front of a packed house at LSU. For ending LSU’s 49-game home non-conference winning streak, the Trojans earned the Football Writers Association of America National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Sept. 30. The announcement came on “Off Campus with Mark Packer” on ESPNU Radio…

October 4, 2017