A. Stacy Long Montgomery Advertiser Published 9:06 AM EDT Sep 21, 2018 Opelika, still pursuing its first football state championship, and Hoover, which is tied for the most in AHSAA history, rank No. 1 in the state this year in another premiere category. The Bulldogs and Buccaneers have the most players on Division I-A college football rosters. Opelika and Hoover have 14 of their alumni in major college football this year, one ahead of St. Paul’s. Bob Jones (with 12) ranks fourth followed by Clay-Chalkville (11) and Spanish Fort (10). Bob Jones and St. Paul’s were last year’s “champions” with 14 players each, while Opelika was third at 13. Park Crossing ranks No. 1 among Montgomery-area teams with eight collegians. G.W. Carver and Prattville have seven each. Of course, in-state colleges have the most of Alabama’s native sons adorning their rosters. Of out-of-state schools, Mississippi State and Southern Miss have the most Alabamians with … [Read more...] about 2018 PRODIGAL SONS: Alabamians in major college football
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As college football training camps open, seemingly everyone is talking about the potential of expanding the College Football Playoff. Everyone except the people in charge of it, apparently. “The College Football Playoff has always been successful, and there has been no talk among the university presidents or the commissioner, who manages the playoff, about expanding,” CFP executive director Bill Hancock said during a panel discussion at the Touchdown Tailgate luncheon in Santa Clara on Monday. “We have chosen to keep our marbles in the regular season. We have the most compelling regular season of all. We don’t want to do anything to damage that, so four is the number.” Speaking in front of some most influential people in Bay Area football (49ers general manager John Lynch, San Jose State head coach Brent Brennan, Stanford head coach David Shaw and Cal head coach Justin Wilcox), Hancock said he’s happy with the current format, which is almost at the … [Read more...] about No expansion plans for College Football Playoff ahead of 2019 title game at Levi’s Stadium
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George Stoia Detroit Free Press Published 9:56 p.m. UTC Jul 25, 2018 College football is almost here. A host of Michigan schools will take the field in just under five weeks. And while all eyes will be on Michigan and Michigan State, there are plenty off other in-state schools to keep your eye on this season. We ranked the top 20 top 20 college football games to watch involving Michigan teams this season. From Michigan-Ohio State, to Ferris State-Grand Valley State, here are the best must-watch games this year: 1. Michigan at Michigan State When: Oct. 20 Where: East Lansing The buzz: The Spartans have dominated this series the last 10 years, winning eight of the 10 contests. 2. Michigan at Ohio State When: Nov. 24 Where: Columbus, Ohio The buzz: Do we even need to explain our ranking on this one? 3. Ohio State at Michigan State When: Nov. 10 Where: East Lansing The … [Read more...] about Top 20 2018 college football games with Michigan schools
From staff reports Published 9:11 pm CDT, Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 UTPB's Brandon Infiesto (28) goes down while carrying the ball as teammate Kristian Brown (5) collides with Midwestern State's Sir'Vell Ford (2) on Oct. 28, 2017, at Grande Communications Stadium. James Durbin/Reporter-Telegram. less UTPB's Brandon Infiesto (28) goes down while carrying the ball as teammate Kristian Brown (5) collides with Midwestern State's Sir'Vell Ford (2) on Oct. 28, 2017, at Grande Communications Stadium. James ... more COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB picked to finish eighth in LSC poll 1 / 1 Back to Gallery SAN ANTONIO – UT Permian Basin was picked to finish eighth with 57 points and one first-place vote in the Lone Star Conference preseason football poll released Tuesday. Texas A&M Commerce, the 2017 NCAA Division II national champion, was picked to win the conference with 13 first-place votes and 201 … [Read more...] about COLLEGE FOOTBALL: UTPB picked to finish eighth in LSC poll