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Duane Rankin’s Week 10 recap

By | November 6, 2012 11:58 pm | 0 Comments

 

Let’s recap Week 10, shall we? Game of the week: No. 1 Alabama at No. 5 LSU Final score: Tide 21, Tigers 17 Pregame rant: As good as this game will be, we don’t want to see the Tide and Tigers play in the national title game again. Alabama hasn’t lost since it fell 9-6… View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 10 forecast

By | October 30, 2012 10:10 pm | 0 Comments

 

Here are three college football games worth watching in Week 10. Game of the week: No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide (8-0, 5-0 SEC) at No. 5 LSU Tigers (7-1, 3-1 SEC), Saturday, 8 p.m., WSEE (CBS). Pregame rant: As good as this game will be, we don’t want to see the Tide and Tigers play… View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 9 recap

By | October 30, 2012 7:46 pm | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 9 forecast

By | October 22, 2012 11:56 pm | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 7 recap

By | October 15, 2012 6:56 pm | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 7 forecast

By | October 9, 2012 10:52 am | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 5 recap…

By | October 1, 2012 7:26 pm | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 5 forecast

By | September 24, 2012 10:02 pm | 0 Comments

 

Here are three games worth watching in Week 5. Game of the week: No. 14 Ohio State Buckeyes (4-0) at No. 20 Michigan State Spartans (3-1), Saturday, 3:30 p.m., WJET (ABC) 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… View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 8 recap, Week 9 forecast…

By | October 28, 2011 7:49 pm | 0 Comments

 

Let us recap Week 8, shall we? No. 12 Wisconsin (6-1, 2-1 Big Ten) at No. 9 Michigan State (6-1, 3-0 Big Ten) Pregame rant: Michigan State has the tough team, the tough head coach in Mark Dantonio and it’s got the Badgers in its backyard. Here’s the problem for the Spartans.  Not only can… View Article

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

By | October 19, 2011 3:59 pm | 0 Comments

 

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…. View Article

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