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),…

Gannon’s “Superman” still standing strong…

   November 2, 2011 3:52 pm

With two games left in the 2011 season, Gannon junior strong safety Khayree Connors-McChristian has tried not to think about it too much. But it’s hard not to. And this is a good thing. Last season, Connors-McChristian had a season-ending injury (broken right forearm) in Week 3 against Millersville. This season, he switched from free…

NFL scouts checking out Colling, Wild and Kennedy…

   October 1, 2011 6:57 pm

The Tennessee Titans and Buffalo Bills each had a scout in the press box for today’s Gannon-Mercyhurst College game at Tullio Field. Gannon won 30-27. The Pittsburgh Steelers had a scout there as well. The Titans are playing at Cleveland against the Browns on Sunday. The three NFL teams were checking out Gannon senior defensive…

Teammates may reap benefits of Colling’s presence…

   September 30, 2011 5:31 pm

Every time an NFL scout comes to see Gannon senior defensive tackle Randy Colling play, his teammates get a chance to show they may be good enough to get a look from a pro team. “It’s amazing,” said Gannon cornerback Ta’Von Bailey, a 6-foot, 175-pound freshman from Lanham, Md.  “We try not to focus on…

NFL scouts checking out Gannon DT Colling…

   September 24, 2011 5:07 pm

The Miami Dolphins had a scout at the Edinboro-Gannon game at Gannon today to see Knights defensive tackle Randy Colling. The 6-foot, 5-inch, 320-pound Colling had eight total tackles, two sacks and 2.5 stops for loss in the 27-0 defeat for the Knights. “I acted like he wasn’t even there,” Colling said. “You got to…

Players remember Edinboro’s last-second win at Gannon in ’09

   September 23, 2011 7:40 pm

Four hours, 30 minutes long. Two lightning delays. One classic finish. On Sept. 26, 2009, Edinboro pulled out 22-20 victory at Gannon on a last second, 17-yard field goal by senior Alex Romanias to cap one of the wildest college football games in recent memory. “I thought we were fortunate to win the football game,”…

Q&A: Shawn Walker talks his career, basketball and teamwork…

   September 16, 2011 8:29 am

At 6-foot-4, 247 pounds, Shawn Walker looks like an NFL tight end. Coming out of General McLane High, he was recruited like he could become one as several Division I schools wanted him. Walker was an all-state player in two sports when the Lancers won the 2006 PIAA Class AAA football title and 2007 PIAA…

Pryor a Raider: No surprise here…

   August 22, 2011 6:21 pm

4.36. Al Davis was salivating. The Oakland Raiders’ owner either saw or heard Terrelle Pryor ran a 4.36 40-yard dash in his “pro day” last week and had his mind made up. The Raiders were going to draft the Ohio State quarterback in the supplemental draft. Earlier today, they took him in the third round,…