Posts tagged Boise State

Duane Rankin’s Week 14 forecast

   November 29, 2012 11:29 pm    0

Here are three college football games worth watching in Week 14. Game of the week: No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide (11-1, 7-1 SEC) vs. No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs (11-1, 7-1 SEC), Saturday, 4 p.m., Georgia Dome, Atlanta, WSEE (CBS). Pregame rant: Some would say this is the national championship game. The winner will likely be…


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Duane Rankin’s Week 9 recap

   October 30, 2012 7:46 pm    0

Let’s recap Week 9 shall we? Game of the week: No. 5 Notre Dame at No. 8 Oklahoma Final score: Irish 30, Sooners 13 Pregame rant: This is the Irish’s toughest test yet. Oklahoma’s lone loss was to No. 4 Kansas State, which has risen to the top of the Big 12. It’s a classic…


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Duane Rankin’s Week 7 recap

   October 15, 2012 6:56 pm    0

Let’s recap Week 7, shall we? Game of the week: No. 17 Stanford at No. 7 Notre Dame Final score: Irish 20, Cardinal 13 (OT) Pregame rant: The Irish have an offensive-minded coach in Brian Kelly, but have relied on their defense to win games. Allowing 7.78 points a game, Notre Dame is second only…


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Duane Rankin’s Week 1 forecast….

   August 29, 2012 10:11 pm    0

The college football season is here. So you already know the deal. Let’s get to predicting, shall we? These games are worth watching: No. 24 Boise State at No. 13 Michigan State (Friday, 8 p.m., ESPN). Pregame rant: Since stunning Oklahoma in the 2007 Fiesta Bowl, the Broncos have been giant killers. They’ve recently had…


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Duane Rankin’s Bowl Week 1 outlook…

   December 16, 2011 11:10 pm    0

Too many bowl games. Too many sponsors with long names. I want a playoff system, but it’s not happening. Too bad. What do I get in return? A slew of bowl games that are too tough to call sometimes, but if you think you’re better than me, enter my sixth BCS bowl contest on…


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Duane Rankin’s Week 14 recap…

   December 6, 2011 7:49 pm    0

Let us recap week 14, shall we? SEC title game – No. 18 Georgia (10-3) vs. No. 1 LSU (13-0) Pregame rant: Don’t sleep on the Bulldogs here. One, this is in essence a home game for Georgia because the game is in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Two, the Bulldogs have won 10 straight….


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Duane Rankin’s Week 10 recap, Week 11 preview

   November 11, 2011 9:24 pm    0

Let us recap Week 10, shall we? No. 1 LSU (9-0, 6-0 SEC) at No. 4 Alabama (8-1, 5-1 SEC) Pregame rant: Doesn’t get any better than this. 1 vs. 2. The winner will put itself in great position to play in the BCS title game, but because both teams are in the SEC West,…


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Duane Rankin’s Week 9 recap, Week 10 forecast…

   November 1, 2011 8:59 pm    0

Let us recap Week 9, shall we? No. 4 Stanford (8-0, 6-0 Pac-12) at No. 21 USC (6-2, 3-2 Pac-12) Pregame rant: Got two future NFL quarterbacks – Stanford’s Andrew Luck and USC’s Matt Barkley – going head to head. USC is coming off a big win at Notre Dame. The Trojans are at home….


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Duane Rankin’s Week 7 recap, Week 8 forecast…

   October 19, 2011 3:59 pm    0

Let us recap Week 7, shall we? Baylor (4-2, 1-2 Big 12) at No. 17 Texas A&M (4-2, 2-1) Pregame rant: The Bears have a quarterback in junior Robert Griffin III who is flat out one of the best players in the nation. Check the numbers: 114-of-142, 1,520 yards, 19 touchdowns and just ONE interception….


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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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