The Maxwell Football Club today (February 2) announced that University of Georgia Head Coach Kirby Smart has been selected as the George Munger Collegiate Coach of the Year Award winner for the 2017 season. In his second season with the Bulldogs, Smart led the team to a 13-2 record and a No. 3 ranking in the final College Football Playoff poll.
The National Football League announced Friday the names of the players who have been granted special eligibility for the 2018 NFL Draft, and the players who have fulfilled their degree requirements with college football eligibility remaining and are also eligible for selection. The draft will be held in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on April 26-28.
An early signing period in December has affected college football recruiting, giving the prospects who wait more leverage and helping the best programs.
Arizona hired Kevin Sumlin on Sunday (January 14) as head coach to complete a domino effect of changes that began on November 26 when he was fired by Texas A&M.
The Prediction Tracker, which monitors more than 60 computer rating systems, presented the Congrove Computer Rankings an award for having the best against-the-spread record of any system in 2016.
The CCR was also awarded for the best (least) bias in 2006 and straight-up predictions in the second-half of 2014
Alabama claims the top spot in the final 2017 Congrove Computer Rankings (CCR Top 130) after a 26-23 overtime win vs. Georgia in the College Football Playoff Championship game on Monday night in Atlanta.
The 2018 season concluded with Alabama winning its 14th national title 26-23 in overtime over fellow SEC member Georgia in Atlanta on Monday night
The police found Hilinksi, who was expected to start at quarterback for the Cougars next season, after he did not show up for a practice.
The National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame announced today the 2018 College Football Hall of Fame Class, which includes the names of 10 First Team All-America players and three standout coaches.
This will be the first College Football Playoff Championship between a #3 seed (Georgia) and a #4 seed (Alabama). The previous two battles between Clemson and Alabama featured the two top seeds, and the first CFP title match in 2014 was won by 4th-seeded Ohio State over 2nd-seeded Oregon.
Confidence Points is a popular pick 'em game for college football fans that presents the dual challenge of picking the winners and assigning points to each pick. Here's our list, based on the Congrove Computer Rankings' projected margin of victory for each bowl winner.
CFP founder Dave Congrove is a voting member in the FWAA-NFF Super 16 Football Poll, as well as the College Football Hall Of Fame, Fred Biletnikoff Award, Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, Ray Guy Award, plus Maxwell and Bednarik Awards.
He's also a nominating member for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Outland Trophy, and the FWAA All-America Team
Every team in the final four playoff - Alabama, Clemson, Georgia and Oklahoma - faced a top 20 schedule according to the Congrove Computer Rankings. The computer rates schedules based on the average power rating of every team they already faced, as well as the semifinal opponent that they are about to play.
By now, everyone knows the Final Four is set with Alabama, Clemson, Georgia and Oklahoma. But while everybody seems to focus almost exclusively on those four teams, we make it a point to hype all of the interesting facts of the bowl season. And indeed, the undercard, if I may call it that, has a great lineup of games.