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

AL.com – You have to put a stake in Alabama’s heart in January

AL.com – 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