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Category Archives: 2017 Post-Season

The Feed: Ole Miss QB Transfers to Michigan

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A new issue of The Kickoff is out today in email inboxes. In it, you’ll find the 2017 College Football Award Winners list, bowl game schedule (with Power Ratings comparison), the full schedules and results of the bowl teams, FBS regular season individual statistical leaders, FBS level regular season team statistical leaders, the Kickoff All-American First and Second Team listings, bowl game payouts, Division 1A FBS expanded standings, average margin of victory leaders, the Kickoff Power Rankings spreadsheet, and bowl opening lines/recommended picks. Our Bowl Wrap Up issue will come out January 10th, plus we will publish an additional 6 issues between February and July for annual subscribers!

The headlines in college football…

M Live – Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson to transfer to Michigan

Associated Press – Walk-on to Heisman: Oklahoma’s Mayfield wins in landslide

Bleacher Report – Ranking the Top Candidates for the 2018 Heisman Trophy

Associated Press – No. 2 Oklahoma leads with 3 1st-team AP All-Americans

Associated Press – 2017 AP All-America Teams

Associated Press – No. 21 Washington State dismisses top receiver Martin Jr.

Associated Press – Sam Houston St. beats Kennesaw St. 34-27 in FCS quarterfinal

Associated Press – Florida A&M tabs Tallahassee native Willie Simmons new coach

Associated Press – Florida hires Savage as strength and conditioning coach – You have to put a stake in Alabama’s heart in January – How Auburn won the SEC’s craziest coaching carousel

Dallas News – Championship or bust: The real risk of Jimbo Fisher’s massive contract with Texas A&M

NBC Sports – Phillip Fulmer says he’s ready to help Tennessee recruit again

Sporting News – Georgia’s Kirby Smart is Sporting News Coach of the Year

ESPN – Here are all the ways Bama-Clemson III will be different

ESPN – Ready, set, bowl! Picking 41 winners, including the national champion

The Chive – Boy’s emotional video about bullying gets support from football players and more

Curated by Steven Stiefel

The Feed: Tennessee Seeks to Restore Its Reputation

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The headlines in college football…

Associated Press – Jeremy Pruitt believes he can restore Tennessee’s reputation

USA Today – UT Vols: Tough guys could help end tough times at Tennessee – How Tide’s old Public Enemy No. 1 turned to Alabama for help

Bleacher Report – Heisman Watch 2017: Odds and Predictions for All Candidates in Award Race

Associated Press – Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield named the AP Player of the Year

Associated Press – Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield won’t change, despite critics

Associated Press – Back-to-back Heisman? Jackson looks even better this year

Associated Press – Could regional flavor of CFP cause fans to tune out?

NBC Sports – Nick Saban trades jokes with Dabo Swinney over voting Ohio State No. 4 in Coaches Poll

MSN Sports – The Committee’s Lack of Respect for UCF Sets a Discouraging Playoff Precedent

Fox Sports – Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh in favor of 16-team playoff

USA Today – Watch the spectacular rant that led Lane Kiffin to call Mike Leach his ‘hero’

NBC Sports – ‘If we can get it worked out,’ Nebraska’s Scott Frost will coach UCF in bowl game

Curated by Steven Stiefel

The Feed: An All-SEC Title Game in the Future?

A new issue of The Kickoff is out today in email inboxes. In it, you’ll find the complete Bowl schedule (our Bowl Preview issue comes out Dec. 11th), along with the revised Kickoff Top 25, complete schedules and regular season records, FBS and select FCS standings, Conference Championship game results, updated coaching changes, the Power 5 Schedule ratings, the Kickoff Heisman vote, Kickoff Thermostat, News and Notes, trivia, top teams against the spread, Division 1A FBS Expanded Standings, average margin of victory leaders, the power rankings spreadsheet, top scoring offense, top defense points allowed, and more. We have 2 more issues left in our regular and bowl season issues, plus an additional 6 between February and July for annual subscribers.

The headlines in college football…

Associated Press – All-SEC title game on horizon? Alabama gets nod over Ohio St

Associated Press – AP Source: Gus Malzahn agrees to new 7-year deal with Auburn

ESPN – Gus Malzahn says best days are ahead for Auburn

ESPN – Auburn’s Kerryon Johnson named SEC Offensive Player of the Year by AP

Associated Press – FSU extends long bowl streak; NM St. ends longest drought

Associated Press – No. 9 Penn State meets No. 12 Washington in Fiesta Bowl

ESPN – The most controversial CFP decision yet

ESPN – How Florida State lost its quarterback, its playoff chances and then its coach

ESPN – New coach Scott Frost pledges to build Nebraska team state ‘can be proud of’

ESPN – What title games? Off-field drama takes center stage

ESPN – Every move of a Tennessee coaching search that is already infamous

Bleacher Report – Sugar Bowl 2017: Updated Odds and Preview for Clemson vs. Alabama

Business Insider – Jimbo Fisher went from a $72,000 salary to one of the highest-paid coaches in sports in 19 years

Sports Illustrated – Will the Alabama Outrage Spur More Changes to College Football’s Format?

Sports Illustrated – Rose Bowl 2018 Preview: A Way-Too-Early Look at Oklahoma-Georgia

ABC Sports – Georgia, Auburn split top awards on AP All-SEC football team

Sporting News – Big Ten, Ohio State can prevent future playoff snubs with big bowl season

Michigan Live – First look: South Carolina, Michigan’s Outback Bowl opponent

Curated by Steven Stiefel

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