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 7 recap

   October 15, 2012 6:56 pm

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…

Duane Rankin’s Week 7 forecast

   October 9, 2012 10:52 am

Here are three games worth watching in Week 7. Game of the week: No. 17 Stanford Cardinal (4-1, 2-1 Pac-12) at No. 7 Notre Dame Fighting Irish, (5-0), Saturday, 3:30 p.m., WICU (NBC). Pregame rant: The Irish have an offensive-minded coach in Brian Kelly, but have relied on their defense to win games. Allowing 7.78…

Duane Rankin’s Week 6 recap

   October 8, 2012 11:57 pm

Let’s recap Week 6, shall we? Game of the week: No. 8 West Virginia at No. 11 Texas Final score: Mountaineers 48, Longhorns 45 Pregame rant: Could have easily chosen one of the two SEC match ups of Top 10 teams, but this Big 12 match-up is so intriguing. Heisman Trophy front-runner Geno Smith is…

Monday Bowl madness….

   December 31, 2011 4:47 pm

What a way to start the work week in 2012. Watch six bowl games from noon till midnight. Don’t lose your job over it, but just take an extended lunch or dinner break to check out some really good bowl matchups. Ticketcity Bowl (Dallas, Texas) – No. 20 Houston (12-1, 8-0 C-USA) vs. No. 24…

Duane Rankin’s Week 12 recap, Week 13 preview…

   November 23, 2011 1:35 pm

Let us recap Week 12, shall we? No. 10 USC (9-2, 6-2 Pac-12) at No. 9 Oregon (9-2, 7-1 Pac-12) Pregame rant: After putting up 53 at Stanford, Oregon returns home to take the Trojans.  USC sophomore receiver Robert Woods, who has 92 catches for 1,126 yards and 11 touchdowns, will get his shots to…

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

   November 1, 2011 8:59 pm

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….