Posts tagged Florida State

Preseason all-ACC team is ridiculously good

   August 19, 2014 10:02 am    0

How good is the Atlantic Coast Conference’s preseason all-star team? Consider these facts: 1. The team features the returning Heisman Trophy winner in Florida State’s Jameis Winston and arguably the top returning defensive player in the country in Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley. 2. Pitt receiver Tyler Boyd had 85 receptions as a freshman in 2013 and…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 25

Erie's Fred Biletnikoff, with Florida State

   August 3, 2014 7:05 am    1

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 25 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 25 One of the most prominent college football players in Erie history wore the No. 25. Fred Biletnikoff was such a big star at Florida State that…

 

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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 13 recap

   November 29, 2012 7:11 pm    0

Let’s recap Week 13, shall we? Game of the week: No. 1 Notre Dame at USC Final score: Irish 22, Trojans 13 Pregame rant: This is pretty simple. The Irish win, they’re playing for a national title. Notre Dame hasn’t won it all since the 1988 season, but hasn’t really contended for one since 1989…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 12 recap

   November 19, 2012 11:20 pm    0

Let’s recap Week 12, shall we? Game of the week: No. 14 Stanford at No. 1 Oregon Final score: Cardinal 17, Ducks 14 (OT)

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 12 forecast

   November 13, 2012 3:15 pm    0

Here are three college football games worth watching in Week 12. Game of the week: No. 14 Stanford Cardinal (8-2, 6-1 Pac-12) at No. 1 Oregon Ducks (10-0, 7-0 Pac-12), Saturday, 8 p.m., WJET (ABC) Pregame rant: The Ducks are No. 1 in both national polls and second in the BCS standings, but all that…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 11 recap

   November 13, 2012 12:16 am    0

Let’s recap Week 11, shall we? Game of the week: No. 15 Texas A&M at No. 1 Alabama Final score: Aggies 29, Tide 24 Pregame rant: Texas A&M has won seven of its last eight games since losing its opener. The Aggies’ two conference losses are to Florida and LSU. Those defeats aside,  Texas A&M…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 11 forecast

   November 7, 2012 12:03 am    0

Here are three college football games worth watching in Week 11. Game of the week: No. 15 Texas A&M Aggies (7-2, 4-2 SEC) at No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide (9-0, 6-0 SEC), Saturday, 3:30 p.m., WSEE (CBS) Pregame rant: Texas A&M has won seven of its last eight games since losing its opener. The Aggies’…

 

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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 1 recap, Week 2 forecast

   September 4, 2012 9:19 pm    0

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),…

 

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