9 Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) teams open the 2017 college football season on Saturday (August 26), including Stanford and Rice when they square off in the Sydney Cup in Australia.
The consensus rankings have been updated to include the Congrove Computer Rankings.
Ara Parseghian, a 1980 College Football Hall of Fame inductee who coached at Miami (Ohio) and Northwestern before winning two national championships at Notre Dame and a share of a third, passed away Aug. 2 at his home in Granger, Ind. He was 94.
CFP founder Dave Congrove is a voting member for the College Football Hall Of Fame, Vince Lombardi Award, Fred Biletnikoff Award, Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, and the Ray Guy Award.
He's also a nominating member for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Outland Trophy, and the FWAA All-America Team
Sporting achievements are as much mind over matter as strategy and fitness. A player’s ability to get his or her head in the game will mean the difference between a win and a loss or a triumph and a crushing defeat.
81 players received preseason consideration for the nation's top interior lineman award when the Football Writers Association of America announced its 2017 Outland Trophy Watch List.
The Chanticleers will make their FBS debut without their head football coach as Joe Moglia sends out his own press release to address the issue and assure fans he will be OK..
29 punters have been placed on the 2017 Ray Guy Award Watch List. Administered by the Augusta (Ga.) Sports Council, the award has been given annually to the nation's top punter since 2000. The list includes 2016 winner Mitch Wishnowsky of Utah and 2016 finalist Michael Dickson of Texas.
The 2017 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List boasts 103 defensive standouts from all 10 Division I FBS conferences, including four returning players from last season’s Football Writers Association of America All-America team.
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
Hugh Freeze resigned today (Thursday, July 20), just 44 days before Ole Miss opens at home versus South Alabama. The resignation continues a messy trail of public relations issues and NCAA violations dating back to the Houston Nutt era.
45 players comprise the 2017 Biletnikoff Award Preseason Watch List, released by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club. The award annually recognizes the outstanding receiver in college football, regardless of position.