Former Boise State linebacker Andy Avalos (2001-2005) was named on Tuesday (January 12) as the new head coach of the Broncos, succeeding Bryan Harsin.
Alabama is the definitive No. 1 team in the Congrove Computer Rankings after finishing the season 13-0 with a 52-24 win over Ohio State in the national championship game.
Alabama wide receiver Jaylen Waddle is working his way to potential availability for the College Football Playoff after his ankle injury.
Heisman Trophy winner DeVonta Smith had 12 catches for 215 yards in ten first half, and 3 TD receptions in the second quarter, as Alabama took care of business with a 52-24 win over Ohio State in the College Football Playoff Championship game on Monday night (January 11) in Miami Gardens.
The Prediction Tracker, which monitors more than 60 computer rating systems, shows the Congrove Computer Rankings (CCR) on CollegeFootballPoll.com had the best record for projecting outright winners in the second half of the 2018 season.
The CCR also had the most correct straight-up predictions in the second-half of 2014, and the best record against-the-spread for the entire 2016 campaign.
The 11 First Team All-America players and two standout coaches in the 2021 Class were selected from the national ballot of 78 players and seven coaches from the Football Bowl Subdivision and the 99 players and 33 coaches from the divisional ranks.
After DeVonta Smith took home the Heisman on Tuesday, and Steve Sarkisian had already been named top assistant, the awards kept rolling to Alabama during Thursday night's awards show.
Buckeyes athletics director Gene Smith says team's goal is to play Jan. 11, but adds, 'This is COVID, man. Who knows what tomorrow is gonna bring?'
DALLAS (FWAA) – Coastal Carolina coach Jamey Chadwell led his team to historic heights this season within its program, its conference, the national rankings and even the College Football Playoff with an 11-win season that captured the country's imagination and brought immeasurable attention to the school in Conway, S.C.
The Heisman Trophy is named after John W. Heisman, noted collegiate player and coach who is recognized as the inventor of the forward pass. The award is voted by hundreds of sports journalists around the country and past Heisman Trophy recipients.
An 8-point spread in favor of Alabama and an over/under of 75.5 are the lines established by William Hill. After opening at -7 at numerous sportsbooks, the line had risen to 7-1/2 and 8 at the more than 20 different places we checked on Monday morning.
In 2020, the Congrove Computer Rankings are celebrating its' 28th year of accurate picks and team rankings.
The rankings began with the 1993 season. CollegeFootballPoll.com launched 6 years later and will be celebrating its' 22nd year on the internet.
The Big 12 and the MAC each end the 2020-21 Bowl Season undefeated, while the PAC-12, ACC and CUSA were a combined 0-14.
With the bowl games behind us and only the national championship game left to be played, the Congrove Computer Rankings have the top three teams unchanged.