Bill O’Brien talks about Penn State’s 24-21 OT win against Wisconsin

   November 25, 2012 2:38 am

Penn State head coach Bill O’Brien addresses the media after Saturday’s 24-21 overtime win against Wisconsin. A first-year head coach, O’Brien talked about what he was thinking before Wisconsin attempted a game-tying field goal to force a second overtime and more.

Penn State celebrating 24-21 OT win against Wisconsin

   November 25, 2012 2:03 am

Penn State celebrated its 24-21 overtime win against Wisconsin with its fans at Beaver Stadium. Erie Times-News sport reporter Duane Rankin got right in the heart of the celebratory scene Saturday night. Check out how Penn State senior right tackle Mike Farrell, senior linebacker Gerald Hodges and senior defensive tackle Jordan Hill each reacted to…

Penn State enters Beaver Stadium for final time this season

   November 25, 2012 12:32 am

Erie Times-News sports reporter Duane Rankin captured Penn State entering Beaver Stadium for the final time in this 2012 season. The players wore No. 42 on their helmets for senior captain Michael Mauti, who is out with a knee injury. The Nittany Lions beat Wisconsin in overtime, 24-21, in their season finale.

Duane Rankin’s Week 8 recap

   October 22, 2012 10:14 pm

Let’s recap Week 8, shall we? Game of the week: No. 9 South Carolina at No. 3 Florida Final score: Gators 44, Gamecocks 11 Pregame rant: Despite losing to LSU, South Carolina can still find itself in the SEC title game, but must beat the Gators to do so. To see Steve Spurrier go back…

Duane Rankin’s Week 8 forecast

   October 15, 2012 10:38 pm

Here are three college football games worth watching in Week 8. Game of the week: No. 9 South Carolina Gamecocks (6-1, 4-1 SEC) at No. 3 Florida Gators, (6-0, 5-0 SEC), Saturday, 3:30 p.m., WSEE (CBS) Pregame rant: Despite losing to LSU, South Carolina can still find itself in the SEC title game, but must…

Duane Rankin’s Week 5 recap…

   October 1, 2012 7:26 pm

Let’s us recap Week 5, shall we? Game of the week: No. 14 Ohio State at No. 20 Michigan State Final score: Buckeyes 17, Spartans 16 Pregame rant: First road of the season won’t be an easy one for the Buckeyes in their Big Ten opener. How well sophomore quarterback Braxton Miller handles this will…

Duane Rankin’s Week 1 recap, Week 2 forecast

   September 4, 2012 9:19 pm

Let us recap Week 1, shall we? Game of the week: No. 24 Boise State Broncos at No. 13 Michigan State Spartans Final score: Spartans 17, Broncos 13. Pregame rant: Since stunning Oklahoma in the 2007 Fiesta Bowl, the Broncos have been giant killers. They’ve recently had signature victories against Texas Christian (2010 Fiesta Bowl),…

Matt McGloin talks about Penn State’s 24-14 loss to Ohio

   September 2, 2012 2:32 am

Penn State senior quarterback Matt McGloin answered questions from the media following a 24-14 loss to Ohio in the 2012 season opener for the Nittany Lions at Beaver Stadium.

Bill O’Brien takes blame for Penn State’s 24-14 loss to Ohio

   September 2, 2012 2:29 am

First-year head coach Bill O’Brien fielded questions from the media after the Nittany Lions lost their 2012 season opener, 24-14, to Ohio at Beaver Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Replacing the late Joe Paterno, O’Brien constantly blamed himself for not doing a good enough job. </object

Penn State enters Beaver Stadium with names on jerseys

   September 2, 2012 2:00 am

Erie Times-News sports reporter Duane Rankin takes you right up to the moment Penn State entered Beaver Stadium with its first-year coach Bill O’Brien for the 2012 season opener. Check out ESPN reporter Mark Schwartz filming it. Penn State wound up losing to Ohio, 24-14, Saturday afternoon.