Duane Rankin’s Week 9 recap

   October 30, 2012 7:46 pm

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…

Duane Rankin’s Week 9 forecast

   October 22, 2012 11:56 pm

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…

Duane Rankin’s Week 8 recap

   October 22, 2012 10:14 pm

Let’s recap Week 8, shall we? Game of the week: No. 9 South Carolina at No. 3 Florida Final score: Gators 44, Gamecocks 11 Pregame rant: Despite losing to LSU, South Carolina can still find itself in the SEC title game, but must beat the Gators to do so. To see Steve Spurrier go back…

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 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 10 recap, Week 11 preview

   November 11, 2011 9:24 pm

Let us recap Week 10, shall we? No. 1 LSU (9-0, 6-0 SEC) at No. 4 Alabama (8-1, 5-1 SEC) Pregame rant: Doesn’t get any better than this. 1 vs. 2. The winner will put itself in great position to play in the BCS title game, but because both teams are in the SEC West,…

Duane Rankin’s Week 2 recap; Week 3 forecast…

   September 14, 2011 1:38 am

Let’s recap Week 2, shall we? Notre Dame (0-2) at Michigan (2-0) Pregame rant: Don’t let Denard Robinson’s mortal performance against Western Michigan fool you. Robinson rushed for 258 yards and two touchdowns at Notre Dame in 2010. Look for another big effort Saturday. Postgame commentary: In Michigan’s first night game ever at the Big…