Posts tagged FCS

Time for NCAA to abandon FBS, FCS terms

   August 2, 2014 10:56 am    0

It’s time for the NCAA to ditch the FBS and FCS. This has been a pet peeve of mine since the NCAA rolled out the names for the Division I football subdivisions in 2006. Division I-A and Division I-AA were easy. They were clearly understood, and every fan knew exactly what D-I and I-AA meant. After eight…

 

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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 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 forecast

   October 22, 2012 11:56 pm    0

Here are three college football games worth watching in Week 9. Game of the week: No. 5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-0) at No. 8 Oklahoma Sooners (5-1, 3-1 Big 12), Saturday, 8 p.m., WJET (ABC) Pregame rant: This is the Irish’s toughest test yet. Oklahoma’s lone loss was to No. 4 Kansas State, which…

 

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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 5 recap…

   October 1, 2012 7:26 pm    0

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…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 4 recap

   September 24, 2012 8:25 pm    0

Let us recap Week 4, shall we? Game of the week: No. 10 Clemson at No. 4 Florida State Final score: Seminoles 49, Tigers 37 Pregame rant: So much talent on both teams here, but if the Seminoles are a national title contender, they’ll handle the Tigers. Allowing just 103.33 yard a game and a…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 4 forecast

   September 17, 2012 9:58 pm    0

Here are three games worth watching in Week 4. Game of the week: No. 10 Clemson Tigers (3-0,0-0 ACC) at No. 4 Florida State Seminoles (3-0, 1-0 ACC), Saturday, 8 p.m. WJET (ABC). Pregame rant: So much talent on both teams here, but if the Seminoles are a national title contender, they’ll handle the Tigers….

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 3 recap

   September 17, 2012 7:12 pm    0

Let us recap Week 3, shall we? Game of the week: No. 2 USC at No. 21 Stanford Final score: Cardinal 21, Trojans 14. Pregame rant: The Cardinal want to prove they’ve been more than Andrew Luck, but they’re going to need a lot of luck to get past the Trojans. Barkley has 10 touchdown…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 3 recap, Week 4 forecast…

   September 20, 2011 7:49 pm    0

Let’s recap Week 3, shall we? No. 16 West Virginia (3-0) at Maryland (1-1) Pregame rant: This will be the first road game for the Mountaineers, but that’s not the major concern. New Maryland head coach Randy Edsall is not only one of the best  coaches in the country, he’s had two weeks to prepare…

 

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