Posts tagged Big 12

Coaches’ Top 25 no surprise

   August 2, 2014 1:01 am    0

It’s no surprise that defending national champion Florida State was an overwhelming choice as the No. 1 team in the Amway/USA Today preseason college football coaches’ poll. The poll, released Thursday, had the Seminoles on top with 56 of 62 first-place votes. FSU went 14-0 en route to the BCS national championship last season. The…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 14 recap

   December 4, 2012 12:06 am    0

Let’s recap Week 14, shall we? Game of the week: No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Georgia Final score: Tide 32, Bulldogs 28 Pregame rant: Some would say this is the national championship game. The winner will likely be the favorite to beat Notre Dame in next month’s BCS title game.  Alabama and Georgia are…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 6 forecast

   October 1, 2012 9:43 pm    0

Here are three games worth watching in Week 6. Game of the week: No. 8 West Virginia Mountaineers (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) at No. 11 Texas Longhorns (4-0, 1-0 Big 12), Saturday, 7 p.m., WXFP-66 (FOX). Pregame rant: Could have easily chosen one of the two SEC match ups of Top 10 teams, but this…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 8 recap, Week 9 forecast…

   October 28, 2011 7:49 pm    0

Let us recap Week 8, shall we? No. 12 Wisconsin (6-1, 2-1 Big Ten) at No. 9 Michigan State (6-1, 3-0 Big Ten) Pregame rant: Michigan State has the tough team, the tough head coach in Mark Dantonio and it’s got the Badgers in its backyard. Here’s the problem for the Spartans.  Not only can…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 6 recap, Week 7 forecast…

   October 11, 2011 6:25 pm    0

Let us recap Week 6, shall we? No. 3 Oklahoma (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) vs. No. 22 Texas (4-1, 1-1 Big 12) Pregame rant: Oklahoma has dropped from No. 1 (in the AP poll) without losing a game. Maybe the Sooners will come out and show they should be No. 1, but Texas shouldn’t be…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 5 recap, Week 6 forecast…

   October 5, 2011 9:30 pm    0

Let’s recap Week 5, shall we? No. 2 Alabama (5-0, 2-0 SEC) at No. 17 Florida (4-1, 2-1 SEC) Pregame rant: Everyone talks about Florida’s team speed, but this game will see if the Gators truly have some burners. Postgame commentary: The Crimson Tide can slow down any team. Add Florida to that list. The…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 4 recap, Week 5 forecast…

   September 27, 2011 10:14 pm    0

Let’s recap Week 4, shall we? No. 5 Oklahoma State (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) at No. 14 Texas A&M (2-1, 0-1 Big 12) Pregame rant: Great conference opener for these two Big 12 titans, but something has to give here. The Cowboys are second in the nation in total offense at 601 yards a game…

 

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