College Football Monday – Bama & Georgia Win SEC Openers – Week 4

College Football Monday – Week 4

SEC has 7 Teams in Top 25 Rankings

Top 25 Weekly
Bama and Georgia Win SEC Openers
Oregon, Oklahoma, Texas A&M and Iowa Stay Undefeated

Teams of Week –  
 West Virginia over Virginia Tech
 Michigan State over Miami
 
Upset of the Week –
Fresno State over UCLA 40-37

Offensive Player of Week – QB Jake Haener – Fresno St
Defensive Player of Week – LB Darrian Beavers – Cincinnati

Upcoming Key Weekly Matchups – 9/25
   #9 Notre Dame vs #15 Wisconsin @ Soldier Field, Chicago
    #5 Texas A&M vs #16 Arkansas @ AT&T Stadium, Arrington, Tx

 DraftInsiders.com   Top 25 Rankings

Rank / Team               Record               
1 Alabama                     3-0                   
2 Georgia                      3-0       
3 Oregon                       3-0                   
4 Oklahoma                  3-0                   
5 Texas A&M                3-0                   
6 Iowa                            3-0                   
7 Clemson                      2-1                   
8 Cincinnati                  3-0                   
9 Notre Dame                3-0                   
10 Penn State                3-0                   
11 Florida                       2-1                   
12 Ole Miss                    3-0                   
13 Iowa State               2-1                   
14 Ohio State                1-1                   
15 Wisconsin                1-1                   
16 Oklahoma State      3-0                   
17 Arkansas                   3-0                   
18 Auburn                      2-1                   
19 Coastal Carolina      3-0                   
20 North Carolina        2-1                   
21 UCLA                            2-1
22 Michigan State        3-0                   
23 BYU                             3-0                   
24 Michigan                  3-0                   
25 Fresno State            3-1                   
 
Coaches Poll

Rank / Team                 Record / Pts     
1 Alabama (64)             3-0        1616    
2 Georgia (1)                3-0        1558    
3 Oklahoma                 3-0        1429    
4 Oregon                      3-0        1427    
5 Texas A&M               3-0        1283    
6 Iowa                         3-0        1263    
7 Clemson                   2-1        1166    
8 Penn State                 3-0        1130    
9 Cincinnati                  3-0        1125    
10 Notre Dame             3-0        1048    
11 Florida                        2-1        1000
12 Ohio State                2-1        989      
13 Ole Miss                    3-0        759      
14 Iowa State               2-1        700      
15 Wisconsin                1-1        589      
16 BYU                             3-0        504      
17 Coastal Carolina     3-0        500      
18 Arkansas                  3-0        474      
19 Michigan                   3-0        423      
20 North Carolina       2-1        411      
21 Michigan State        3-0        344      
22 Oklahoma State      3-0        300      
23 Auburn                      2-1        171      
24 UCLA                          2-1        170      
25 Fresno State            3-1        85        
 
Complete Rankings
Others receiving votes: Liberty 80, Kentucky 69, TCU 50, Virginia Tech 49, Texas 42, USC 41, San Diego State 41, Kansas State 40, Memphis 27, Boston College 27, Maryland 26, Arizona State 26, LSU 25, Wake Forest 22, West Virginia 19, Louisiana 17, Baylor 13, Army 12, SMU 8, Nevada 7, UCF 6, Stanford 6, Tennessee 2, Utah State 2, Rutgers 2, UTSA 1, Miami 1
 
Dropped from rankings: Virginia Tech 15, Arizona State 21
 
Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards – Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 28 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He was a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to NFL and College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites.




College Football Monday – Week 3 – Top 25 Teams

College Football Monday – Week 3
Conference Play Opens for Big 5 Schedules
SEC has 4 Teams in Top 10 and 7 in Top 25 Rankings

Top 25 Rankings

Bama and Georgia Roll for Top Two Rankings
Oregon and Iowa Win Key Interconference Matchups

Team of Week – Iowa
 
Upsets of the Week –
   Oregon over Ohio St 35-28
   BYU over Utah – 26-17

Offensive Player of Week – RB C.J. Verdell – Oregon
Defensive Player of Week – DB Matt Hankins – Iowa

 Upcoming Key Weekly Matchups – 9/18
   #1 Alabama @ #11 Florida
#22 Auburn @ #10 Penn St.

 

DraftInsiders.com – Top 25 Teams

Rank / Team               Record               
1 Alabama                      2-0                   
2 Georgia                       2-0       
3 Oklahoma                   2-0                   
4 Oregon                        2-0                   
5 Texas A&M                 2-0                   
6 Iowa                             2-0                   
7 Clemson                      1-1                   
8 Cincinnati                  2-0                   
9 Florida                        2-0                   
10 Notre Dame            2-0                   
11 Ohio State                1-1                   
12 Penn State               2-0                   
13 UCLA                         2-0                   
14 Virginia Tech         2-0                   
15 Iowa State               1-1                   
16 Ole Miss                   2-0                   
17 Wisconsin                1-1                   
18 Auburn                     2-0                   
19 Coastal Carolina    2-0                   
20 North Carolina       1-1                   
21 Oklahoma State      2-0                   
22 Arizona State          2-0                   
23 Arkansas                  2-0                   
24 BYU                            2-0                   
25 Michigan                  2-0                   
 

Coaches Poll

Rank / Team                 Record / Pts     
 1 Alabama (64)           2-0        1624    
2 Georgia (1)                2-0        1558    
3 Oklahoma                  2-0        1454    
4 Oregon                        2-0        1356    
5 Texas A&M                2-0        1307    
6 Clemson                     1-1        1279    
7 Iowa                            2-0        1165    
8 Cincinnati                 2-0        1114    
9 Florida                       2-0        1095    
10 Notre Dame           2-0        1059    
11 Ohio State               1-1        1041    
12 Penn State              2-0        995      
13 UCLA                        2-0        787      
14 Iowa State              1-1        611      
15 Virginia Tech        2-0        591      
16 Ole Miss                   2-0        546      
17 Wisconsin                1-1        537      
18 Coastal Carolina   2-0        492      
19 North Carolina       1-1        300      
20 Auburn                     2-0        264      
21 Arizona State          2-0        246      
22 Oklahoma State    2-0        222      
23 BYU                            2-0        213      
24 Arkansas                 2-0        196      
25 Michigan                 2-0        180      
 

Others receiving votes: Miami 137, USC 99, UCF 65, Liberty 63, Michigan State 63, TCU 57, Pittsburgh 52, Kentucky 50, Utah 41, Texas 36, Kansas State 28, Indiana 28, LSU 26, Boston College 22, Nevada 18, Fresno State 13, SMU 10, Rutgers 10, Army 9, Mississippi State 9, Louisiana 9, San Diego State 9, Tulane 6, Maryland 6, NC State 5, San José State 5, Marshall 4, Virginia 4, Air Force 3, Stanford 3, UTSA 1, Memphis 1, Boise State 1

 Dropped from rankings: USC 14, Texas 15, Utah 18, Miami 24

 Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards – Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 28 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He was a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to NFL and College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites.

 




College Football Monday – Week 1

College Football Monday – Week 1

Live Fans Ring in the New 2021 College Football Season

#1 Bama Rolls Over Miami
Georgia and Penn St. Post Strong Victories in Key Matchups

Teams of Week – Georgia and Penn St.
     Upset of the Week – UCLA over LSU – 38-27

Offensive Player of Week – QB Bryce Young – Alabama
Defensive Player of Week – DT Jordan Davis – Georgia
 
Upcoming Key Weekly Matchups – 9/11
        Oregon @ Ohio St, Iowa @ Iowa St.

Legendary Former HC Bobby Bowden Honored at Notre Dame- Florida St Opener
Irish Beat a Fired up Seminole Club in Overtime

The 2021 college football season is here with millions of avid fans finally getting to attend live games. America’s campuses were alive this Labor Day weekend with a wide range of games, many highly competitive games that had immediate impact on the top 25 rankings. Alabama stays the course with a strong victory, though other highly regarded clubs disappointed and either lost or struggled to hold off an opponent.

The Notre Dame-Florida St. matchup honored the passing of legendary former Seminole HC Bobby Bowden. The honoring of Bobby Bowden comes after his passing earlier this year at 91. Bowden was an outstanding coach who won two national titles and numerous ACC honors. He set a high standard at FSU and one of the true gentlemen in the sports who I am proud to call a friend. The game was a thriller as the Irish survived relinquishing an 18-point early lead to recover in overtime and win vs a charged-up FSU club. The closely contested game might bode well for the Seminoles this season after producing three consecutive sub .500 seasons.

#1 ranked Alabama opened with a powerful bashing of Miami behind new starting QB soph Bryce Young who threw for 4 TDs and 344 yards. Bama rolled despite half new starters many of offense. Miami was never in the game as the Tide posted over 500 yards on offense in an impressive opener.

HC Nick Sabin never losses a step despite the large roster turnover and plugs in the next SEC star. Young threw only 22 passes as a true freshman behind Mac Jones last season, though ran the Bama offense flawlessly vs Miami. The Tide has turned into a QB factory in recent years after years of savvy poised leaders with only average type athleticism and NFL talent. Currently, three recent young Bama QBs will start this week in the NFL, rookie Mac Jones and veterans Tua Tagovailoa and Jalen Hurts.

The Crimson Tide tough defense held Miami to just 88 yards rushing while picking off 2 passes in a dominant performance. They hold the #1 ranking off the strong opener and await their SEC opener in later September.

Both the Georgia-Clemson and Penn St – Wisconsin matchups were excellent games in a display of old-time college football centered around ground games, field position and strong defenses. The Georgia Clemson game featured two Heisman Trophy candidates in QBs, JT Daniels and DJ Uiagalelei. Both were harassed throughout the defensive struggle and neither were able to get comfortable in the pocket. Both few for less than 200 yards and 1 key interception. Neither ground game was impressive with Clemson being held to 2 yards. Georgia celebrated the huge win over a top 5 club, hoping to ride this momentum into the tough SEC schedule. This highly successful program has come up short vs the elite clubs that has kept them an also ran in the powerful SEC. Clemson was held to a pathetic 2 yards that put enormous pressure on their passing game.

The Penn St- Wisconsin matchup was reminiscent of a ’80 or ‘90s Big Ten classic. Both teams attempted to run with ball with little success. Wisconsin plays the old school game of run the ball and if it fails, continue to run the ball. They posted 174 yards on the ground and held an incredible 42:51 minutes to 17:09 advantage, though not able to total more than 10 points. Even the return of the Dance Around at the start of the 4th quarter could not generate more than a final FG in the 16-10 loss. Three turnovers killed the Badgers with the opportunistic Nittany Lion defense keeping them in the game until second half heroics pulled out the victory.

Ohio St-Minnesota. The Gophers gained a 14-10 halftime lead and had their eyes on a huge upside. The Buckeyes responded with a 35-point second half that sealed the 45-31 win. The Gophers lost star runner Mohamed Ibrahim to a knee injury that most likely ends his season and possibly his college career.

Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a long-time member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards – Heisman, Outland, Thorpe, Nagurski, Lombardi, Biletnikoff etc for the past 28 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He was a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for ESPN and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to NFL and College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites.




Bama, Oklahoma, Clemson & Ohio St Top Polls

Bama, Oklahoma, Clemson & Ohio St Top Polls

Draft Insiders’ & Coaches Top 25 Teams – Sept. 2nd

      Game of Week – Sept. 4th
#1 Alabama (0-0) vs # Miami (0-0) at Atlanta – 3 pm ABC

Top 25 Teams –  Draft Insiders’ –
 

Rank    Team        Record
1          Alabama            0-0
2          Oklahoma         0-0
3          Clemson            0-0
4          Ohio State         0-0
5          Georgia              0-0
6          Notre Dame      0-0
7          Texas A&M       0-0
8          Iowa State         0-0
9          North Carolina  0-0
10        Cincinnati          0-0
11        USC                     0-0
12        Florida               0-0
13        LSU                    0-0
14        Oregon               0-0
15        Wisconsin         0-0
16        Indiana              0-0
17        Iowa                   0-0
18        Miami                0-0
19        Texas                  0-0
20        Washington      0-0
21        Oklahoma State  0-0
22        Penn State           0-0
23        Louisiana             0-0
24        Coastal Carolina  0-0
25        Ole Miss               0-0

Coaches Poll

Rank    Team           Record   Pts
1          Alabama (63)      0-0        1621
2          Clemson              0-0        1508
3          Oklahoma (2)     0-0        1481
4          Ohio State          0-0        1435
5          Georgia               0-0        1386
6          Texas A&M        0-0        1286
7          Notre Dame       0-0        1139
8          Iowa State          0-0        1131
9          North Carolina  0-0        999
10        Cincinnati           0-0        979
11        Florida                 0-0        870
12        Oregon                0-0        842
13        LSU                     0-0        664
14        USC                     0-0        655
15        Wisconsin          0-0        654
16        Miami                0-0        575
17        Indiana              0-0        573
18        Iowa                  0-0        554
19        Texas                 0-0        427
20        Penn State        0-0        422
21        Washington         0-0        404
22        Oklahoma State   0-0        216
23        Louisiana              0-0        153
24        Coastal Carolina  0-0      150
25        Ole Miss                0-0        149

Others receiving votes: Utah 145, Northwestern 120, Arizona State 90, Auburn 84, Liberty 68, BYU 53, TCU 48, Michigan 30, UCF 29, NC State 27, Boise State 27, Kentucky 20, San José State 18, Army 13, Virginia Tech 9, Missouri 8, UCLA 7, Pittsburgh 6, Tulsa 6, Boston College 6, Ball State 5, Houston 5, SMU 4, Appalachian State 4, West Virginia 4, Arkansas 3, UAB 3, Nevada 2, Air Force 2, Mississippi State 2, Marshall 1, Florida State 1, California 1, Stanford 1




Top 25 Teams – Bama and Irish Top New Polls

Bama and Irish Top Polls

Draft Insiders’ & Coaches Top 25 Teams
Nov. 16th

Players of Week
Offense – WR Ty Fryfogle – Indiana
Defense – S Kyle Hamilton – Notre Dame

Team of the Week – Marshall
Upset of the Week – Tulsa

Game of Week – Nov. 20th
#9 Indiana (4-0) at #3 Ohio St. (3-0)    12 pm

Top 25 Teams
     Draft Insiders’

Rank/ Team/ Record
1 Alabama                     6-0
2 Notre Dame               8-0
3 Ohio State                  3-0
4 Clemson                     7-1
5 Florida                        5-1
6 Texas A&M                5-1
7 Cincinnati                   7-0
8 BYU                             8-0
9 Indiana                       4-0
10 Miami                       7-1
11 Oregon                      2-0
12 Oklahoma State      5-1
13 Marshall                   7-0
14 Georgia                     4-2
15 Wisconsin                2-0
16 Iowa State                5-2
17 Oklahoma                5-2
18 Coastal Carolina    7-0
19 USC                           2-0
20 Northwestern         4-0
21 Liberty                      8-0
22 Auburn                     4-2
23 Texas                        5-2
24 Tulsa                        4-1
25 Louisiana                 7-1

Coaches Poll
Rank/ Team/ Record/Points

1 Alabama (57) 6-0 – 1545
2 Notre Dame (3) 8-0 – 1468
3 Ohio State (2) 3-0 – 1430
4 Clemson 7-1 – 1349
5 Florida 5-1 – 1232
6 Texas A&M 5-1 – 1230
7 Cincinnati 7-0 – 1168
8 BYU 8-0 – 1100
9 Miami 7-1 – 987
10 Indiana 4-0 – 983
11 Georgia 4-2 – 879
12 Wisconsin 2-0 – 853
13 Oregon 2-0 – 849
14 Oklahoma State 5-1 -790
15 Marshall 7-0 – 572
16 Iowa State 5-2 – 543
17 Oklahoma 5-2 – 492
18 Coastal Carolina 7-0 – 485
19 USC 2-0 – 384
20 Northwestern 4-0 – 362
21 Auburn 4-2 – 317
22 Liberty 8-0 – 305
23 Texas 5-2 – 219
24 North Carolina 6-2 – 153
25 Louisiana 7-1 – 137

Complete Rankings
Others receiving votes: Tulsa 67, Utah 35, SMU 28, Appalachian State 24, Purdue 22, Missouri 19, Kentucky 19, Arkansas 13, Nevada 12, Army 11, San José State 11, Boise State 11, Memphis 10, Boston College 10, Maryland 10, Tennessee 6, Washington 4, Kansas State 3, Colorado 3

Dropped from rankings: SMU 19, Army 25




The Reese’s Senior Bowl Week 2020

The Reese’s Senior Bowl Week 2020

Cincinnati Bengals and Detroit Lions Coaching Staffs Head 2020 Senior Bowl

The Reese’s Senior Bowl week 2020 is here. The Senior Bowl is the nation’s most prestigious college all-star game because it is the only one coached by entire staffs from two National Football League clubs.  The participating teams are prioritized based on the NFL draft order with the main caveat being that teams must have a full staff in place, which generally precludes teams with coaching turnover to participate. The Cincinnati Bengals and Detroit Lions coaching staffs will participate this season. The coaching staffs get a hands on view of 50 players per team on a regimented practice schedule and personal coaching providing valuable insight to a player’s athleticism, aptitude and readiness for the NFL game.

For Updated Senior Bowl 2020 rosters
https://www.seniorbowl.com/the-game/accepted-invites/

 2020 Senior Bowl Practice Schedule

 Monday
Weigh-in – 10 am – all players

Tuesday
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (SOUTH)
3:00 pm – 4:300 pm (NORTH)
 
Wednesday
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm (NORTH)
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (SOUTH)

Thursday
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm (NORTH)
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm (SOUTH)

 * All Practices Open to Public at Ladd-Peebles Stadium

Senior Bowl Game 2020

Ladd-Peebles Stadium
DATE: Saturday, January 25, 2020
TIME: 1:30pm CT
WHERE: Mobile, Alabama
STADIUM: Ladd-Peebles Stadium (38,888)
TELEVISION: NFL Network
TICKETS: $30, $20, $10
NFL All-Rookie Team
 
 Frank Coyle is a long-time scout with nationwide ties with NFL and college coaches, scouts and player agents. He is a member of the FWAA and voter in College player awards – Heisman, Outland, Nagurski, Lombardi, Thorpe, Biletnikoff etc for the past 25 years. He writes College Football Mondays weekly during the season. He is a longtime scouting consultant for the Senior Bowl, the nation’s premier postseason All-star game. He does sports radio shows for CBS, ESPN, Fox Sports and Sporting News on a year-round basis related to NFL and College Football especially during the postseason team and All-star Bowl time. He has worked for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo and Rivals sports publications and web sites




Championship Semi Finals Set – LSU vs Oklahoma and Ohio St vs Clemson

Final College Football Playoff Rankings 2019
Selection Committee Rankings

The College Football Playoff National Championship Series

Semifinals Saturday, December 28, 2019
Peach Bowl – #1 LSU vs #4 Oklahoma
Fiesta Bowl – #2 Ohio St vs #3 Clemson

The College Football Playoff National Championship will be Monday, January 13, 2020, at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Top 25 Teams Final Playoff Rankings 2019

Games Played through Saturday, December 7
   Rank/ Team/ Overall Record
1 LSU 13-0
2 Ohio State 13-0
3 Clemson 13-0
4 Oklahoma 12-1
5 Georgia 11-2
6 Oregon 11-2
7 Baylor 11-2
8 Wisconsin 10-3
9 Florida 10-2
10 Penn State 10-2
11 Utah 11-2
12 Auburn 9-3
13 Alabama 10-2
14 Michigan 9-3
15 Notre Dame 10-2
16 Iowa 9-3
17 Memphis 12-1
18 Minnesota 10-2
19 Boise State 12-1
20 Appalachian State 12-1
21 Cincinnati 10-3
22 Southern Cal 8-4
23 Navy 9-2
24 Virginia 9-4
25 Oklahoma State 8-4

About the College Football Playoff
The College Football Playoff matches the No. 1 ranked team vs. No. 4, and No. 2 vs. No. 3 in semifinal games that rotate annually among six bowl games – the Goodyear Cotton Bowl, PlayStation Fiesta Bowl, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Capital One Orange Bowl, Allstate Sugar Bowl and Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual. This season’s Playoff Semifinals will take place Saturday, December 28, 2019, at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl and Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. The College Football Playoff National Championship will be Monday, January 13, 2020, at Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.

 Frank Coyle is a longtime member of the FWAA and a voter for the Heisman Trophy, Outland Trophy, Bronko Nagurski, Jim Thorpe, Fred Biletnikoff and Eddie Robinson awards annually for 25 years.

 

 




Draft Insiders’ & Coaches Top 25 Teams-

Draft Insiders’ & Coaches Top 25 Teams

Draft Insiders’ and Coaches Top 25 Teams – Dec. 2nd
LSU & Georgia Square Up in SEC Championship
Ohio St Dominates Michigan to Win Key Conference Matchup

Players of Week
Offense – Joe Burrow – LSU
Defense – DE A.J. Epenesa – Iowa

Team of the Week – Ohio St beats Michigan, 56-27
Upset of the Week – Auburn beats Alabama, 48-45

Game of Week – Dec. 7th
LSU (12-0) vs Georgia (11-1) at Atlanta for SEC title

Top 25 Teams
Draft Insiders’ – Frank Coyle

Rank/ Team/ Record
1 LSU – 12-0
2 Ohio St – 12-0
3 Clemson – 12-0
4 Georgia – 11-1
5 Oklahoma – 11-1
6 Utah – 11-1
7 Oregon – 10-2
8 Baylor – 11-1
9 Florida – 10-2
10 Alabama – 10-2
11 Notre Dame – 10-2
12 Wisconsin – 10-2
13 Penn State – 10-2
14 Auburn – 9-3
15 Boise State – 11-1
16 Memphis – 11-1
17 Minnesota – 10-3
18 Michigan – 9-3
19 Cincinnati – 10-2
20 Iowa – 9-3
21 Appalachian State – 11-1
22 Virginia – 9-3
23 Navy – 9-2
24 USC – 8-4
25 Air Force – 10-2

Coaches Top 25 Poll

Rank/ Team / Record / Points
1          LSU (43)           12-0      1577
2          Ohio State (17)  12-0      1548
3          Clemson (4)      12-0      1482
4          Georgia 11-1      1394
5          Utah     11-1      1326
6          Oklahoma         11-1      1294
7          Florida  10-2      1135
8          Baylor   11-1      1117
9          Alabama           10-2      1068
10         Wisconsin         10-2      952
11         Penn State        10-2      946
12         Auburn  9-3        897
13         Oregon 10-2      878
14         Notre Dame      10-2      776
15         Minnesota         10-2      688
16         Memphis           11-1      630
17         Boise State       11-1      558
18         Michigan           9-3        542
19         Iowa     9-3        502
20         Appalachian State         11-1      331
21         Cincinnati          10-2      283
22         Virginia 9-3        192
23         Navy     9-2        188
24         USC     8-4        171
25         Air Force           10-2      129

Dropped from rankings: Oklahoma State 21, Virginia Tech 23

Others receiving votes: SMU 65, Oklahoma State 40, Kansas State 24, Louisiana 21, Indiana 14, Hawai’i 7, UCF 7, Arizona State 6, San Diego State 3, Iowa State 3, Tennessee 3, Virginia Tech 2, Temple 1

Frank Coyle is a longtime member of the FWAA and a voter for the Heisman Trophy, Outland Trophy, Bronko Nagurski, Jim Thorpe, Fred Biletnikoff and Eddie Robinson awards annually for 25 years.




Draft Insiders’ & Coaches Top 25 Teams

Draft Insiders’ & Coaches Top 25 Teams

– Nov. 26th

Ohio St Wind Key Big Ten Conference Matchup
Minnesota & Baylor Rebound with Wins

Players of Week
Offense – RB J.K. Dobbins – Ohio St
Defense – DE Chase Young – Ohio St.

Team of the Week – Ohio St beats Penn St, 28-17
Upset of the Week – Arizona St beats Oregon, 31-28

Game of Week – Nov. 3oth
Ohio St (11-0) at Michigan (9-2)  Big Ten East title at stake in Classic rivalry

Top 25 Teams
Draft Insiders’ – Frank Coyle

Rank/ Team/ Record
1 LSU – 11-0
2 Ohio St – 11-0
3 Clemson – 11-0
4 Georgia – 10-1
5 Alabama – 10-1
6 Oklahoma – 10-1
7 Utah – 10-1
8 Oregon – 9-2
9 Penn State – 9-2
10 Minnesota – 10-1
11 Baylor – 10-1
12 Florida – 9-2
13 Notre Dame – 9-2
14 Wisconsin – 9-2
15 Michigan – 9-2
16 Auburn – 8-3
17 Cincinnati – 10-1
18 Memphis – 10-1
19 Iowa – 8-3
20 Boise State – 10-1
21 Oklahoma State – 8-3
22 Appalachian State – 10-1
23 SMU – 9-2
24 Virginia Tech – 8-3
25 Navy – 8-2

Coaches Top 25 Poll
Rank/  Team  / Record  /  Points
1          LSU (52)           11-0      1561
2          Ohio State (7)    11-0      1510
3          Clemson (4)      11-0      1464
4          Georgia             10-1      1351
5          Alabama           10-1      1325
6          Utah                 10-1      1252
7          Oklahoma         10-1      1223
8          Florida              9-2        1074
9          Minnesota         10-1      1014
10         Baylor               10-1      924
11         Michigan           9-2        893
12         Penn State        9-2        857
13         Oregon             9-2        816
14         Wisconsin         9-2        799
15         Notre Dame      9-2        737
16         Auburn              8-3        652
17         Cincinnati          10-1      535
18         Memphis           10-1      528
19         Boise State       10-1      493
20         Iowa                 8-3        434
21         Oklahoma St     8-3        256
22         Appalachian St  10-1      232
23         Virginia Tech     8-3        123
24         Navy                 8-2        110
25         USC                 8-4        75

Dropped from rankings: SMU 21, Texas A&M 24, San Diego State 25

Others receiving votes: Air Force 74, Iowa State 55, Virginia 32, Texas A&M 26, SMU 18, Louisiana 18, Wake Forest 5, San Diego State 4, Hawai’i 2, Indiana 2, Temple 1

Frank Coyle is a longtime member of the FWAA and a voter for the Heisman Trophy, Outland Trophy, Bronko Nagurski, Jim Thorpe, Fred Biletnikoff and Eddie Robinson awards annually for 25 years.




Draft Insiders’ & Coaches Top 25 Teams

Draft Insiders’ and Coaches Top 25 Teams – Nov. 18th

    Georgia & Oklahoma Win Key Conference Matchups
Minnesota & Baylor Fall from the Unbeatens

Players of Week
     Offense – QB Shea Patterson – Michigan
     Defense – DE A.J. Epenesa – Iowa

Team of the Week – Georgia beats Auburn, 21-14
Upset of the Week – Iowa beats Minnesota, 23-19

          Game of Week – Nov. 23rd
Penn St (9-1) at Ohio St (10-0) – Major Big Ten East matchup for Conference Leadership

Top 25 Teams
Draft Insiders’ – Frank Coyle

Rank/ Team/ Record
1 LSU – 10-0
2 Ohio St – 10-0
3 Clemson – 11-0
4 Georgia – 9-1
5 Alabama – 9-1
6 Oklahoma – 8-1
7 Oregon – 9-1
8 Utah – 9-1
9 Penn State – 9-1
10 Minnesota – 9-1
11 Baylor – 9-1
12 Florida – 9-2
13 Notre Dame – 8-2
14 Wisconsin – 8-2
15 Michigan – 8-2
16 Auburn – 7-3
17 Cincinnati – 9-1
18 Memphis – 9-1
19 SMU – 9-1
20 Iowa – 7-3
21 Boise State – 9-1
22 Oklahoma State – 7-3
23 Appalachian State – 9-1
24 Texas A&M – 7-3
25 San Diego St – 8-2

Coaches Top 25 Poll

Rank/  Team  / Record  /  Points
1          LSU (55)           10-0      1615
2          Ohio State (6)    10-0      1550
3          Clemson (4)      11-0      1513
4          Georgia             9-1        1383
5          Alabama           9-1        1366
6          Oregon             9-1        1301
7          Oklahoma         9-1        1219
8          Utah                 9-1        1177
9          Penn State        9-1        1081
10         Florida              9-2        1031
11         Minnesota         9-1        899
12         Michigan           8-2        851
13         Baylor               9-1        841
14         Wisconsin         8-2        786
15         Notre Dame      8-2        760
16         Auburn              7-3        614
17         Cincinnati          9-1        566
18         Memphis           9-1        539
19         Boise State       9-1        469
20         Iowa                 7-3        434
21         SMU                 9-1        341
22         Appalachian State         9-1        224
23         Oklahoma State             7-3        212
24         Texas A&M       7-3        101
25         San Diego State 8-2      47

Dropped from rankings: Navy 21, Texas 23, Indiana 25

Others receiving votes: Virginia Tech 46, Air Force 43, Indiana 39, Navy 25, Virginia 20, Louisiana Tech 10, Louisiana 8, Pittsburgh 7, USC 3, Wake Forest 2, Temple 1, Kansas State 1

Frank Coyle is a longtime member of the FWAA and a voter for the Heisman Trophy, Outland Trophy, Bronko Nagurski, Jim Thorpe, Fred Biletnikoff and Eddie Robinson awards annually for 25 years.