Duane Rankin’s Week 13 forecast

   November 20, 2012 6:42 pm

Here are three college football games worth watching in Week 13. Game of the week: No. 1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (11-0) at USC Trojans (7-4, 5-4 Pac-12), Saturday, 8 p.m., WJET (ABC). Pregame rant: This is pretty simple. The Irish win, they’re playing for a national title. Notre Dame hasn’t won it all since…

Duane Rankin’s Week 12 recap

   November 19, 2012 11:20 pm

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)

Duane Rankin’s Week 3 recap

   September 17, 2012 7:12 pm

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…

Duane Rankin’s Week 2 recap, Week 3 forecast

   September 12, 2012 12:05 am

Let us recap Week 2, shall we? Game of the week: No. 7 Georgia at Missouri Final score: Bulldogs 41, Tigers 20 Pregame rant: Sheldon Richardson set it off by describing Georgia as playing “old-man football” following the Bulldogs’ 45-23 win against Buffalo. “I watched that game. I turned it off, too,” said Richardson in…

Duane Rankin’s Week 1 recap, Week 2 forecast

   September 4, 2012 9:19 pm

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),…

Duane Rankin’s Week 1 forecast….

   August 29, 2012 10:11 pm

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…

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….

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

   October 28, 2011 7:49 pm

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…