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

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

On The Spot: A Q&A with CFA’s Matthew Postins

On The Spot is a periodic Q&A featuring College Football America Yearbook Publisher Kendall Webb in the interviewer’s chair. CFA Editor-in-Chief Matthew Postins has seen TCU play at home and on the road this year. He’s on the spot this week with Publisher Kendall Webb. Webb: You’ve seen TCU twice this year — once in a hostile SEC environment on the road at Arkansas, and again at home in Fort Worth…

October 14, 2017

Bowl Eligibility Report: Week 7

Seven Teams Reach Six Victories, Clinch Bowl Eligibility All seven teams that had a chance to reach the six-win mark last weekend came through with flying colors. Clemson (Atlantic Coast Conference), Penn State (Big Ten), San Diego State (Mountain West), Washington and Washington State (Pac-12) and Alabama and Georgia (Southeastern) all rolled to wins to become the first teams to reach bowl eligibility this season. There are now 71 more…

October 12, 2017

Horned Frogs score late to slip past West Virginia

FACEBOOK GAMEDAY GALLERY: TCU Horned Frogs 31, West Virginia Mountaineers 24 FORT WORTH — If there is anything to be learned from TCU’s 31-24 escape versus West Virginia on Saturday, it’s simply the fact that there’s too much football left to know if this Horned Frogs’ team is for real or not. Certainly, TCU has emerged as the mid-season favorite to win the Big 12. Their win at Oklahoma State earlier…

October 10, 2017

Bowl Eligibility Report: Week 6

Who Will Be Going Bowling This Season? We’re About to Start Finding Out As hard as it might be to believe, seven teams could become bowl eligible with a sixth victory this weekend. Clemson (Atlantic Coast Conference), Penn State (Big Ten), San Diego State (Mountain West), Washington and Washington State (Pac-12) and Alabama and Georgia (Southeastern) are all off to 5-0 starts to the season. USF (American Athletic Conference) is…

October 6, 2017

The Road Report: College Football America Week 6

The Road Report is College Football America/ 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. Things settled down a bit in Week 5 with most of the top favorites taking care of business…

October 5, 2017

Postscripts: Week 5

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 Man cannot live by football alone. Well, he certainly can try. But once in a while, a side trip is required of us all….

October 5, 2017

NFF reveals list of 181 semifinalists for Campbell Trophy

IRVING, Texas – Recognizing one of the most impressive groups of scholar-athletes in the history of college football, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) proudly announced today the 181 semifinalists for the 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy®, presented by Fidelity Investments®. The award recognizes an individual as the absolute best football scholar-athlete in the nation.The NFF will announce 12-14 finalists on Nov. 1, and each of them will receive an…

September 28, 2017

Biletnikoff Award adds 10 names to 2017 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. This week, the Foundation has announced 10 additions to the watch list listed below. The Biletnikoff Award annually recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football. Any player, regardless of position (wide receiver, tight end, slot back, and…

September 27, 2017