Posts tagged Pac-12

Coaches’ Top 25 no surprise

   August 2, 2014 1:01 am    0

It’s no surprise that defending national champion Florida State was an overwhelming choice as the No. 1 team in the Amway/USA Today preseason college football coaches’ poll. The poll, released Thursday, had the Seminoles on top with 56 of 62 first-place votes. FSU went 14-0 en route to the BCS national championship last season. The…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 14 forecast

   November 29, 2012 11:29 pm    0

Here are three college football games worth watching in Week 14. Game of the week: No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide (11-1, 7-1 SEC) vs. No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs (11-1, 7-1 SEC), Saturday, 4 p.m., Georgia Dome, Atlanta, WSEE (CBS). Pregame rant: Some would say this is the national championship game. The winner will likely be…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 12 recap

   November 19, 2012 11:20 pm    0

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)

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 11 forecast

   November 7, 2012 12:03 am    0

Here are three college football games worth watching in Week 11. Game of the week: No. 15 Texas A&M Aggies (7-2, 4-2 SEC) at No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide (9-0, 6-0 SEC), Saturday, 3:30 p.m., WSEE (CBS) Pregame rant: Texas A&M has won seven of its last eight games since losing its opener. The Aggies’…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 10 forecast

   October 30, 2012 10:10 pm    0

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…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 8 recap

   October 22, 2012 10:14 pm    0

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…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 7 forecast

   October 9, 2012 10:52 am    0

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…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 13 recap, Week 14 preview…

   December 2, 2011 2:24 pm    0

Let us recap Week 13, shall we? No. 23 Penn State (9-3, 6-2 Big Ten) at No. 15 Wisconsin (10-2, 6-2 Big Ten) Pregame rant: Now the NCAA is getting involved in the whole Penn State situation surrounding former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky. Playing a game of football has been the best way for Penn…

 

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

   October 28, 2011 7:49 pm    0

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…

 

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Duane Rankin’s Week 6 recap, Week 7 forecast…

   October 11, 2011 6:25 pm    0

Let us recap Week 6, shall we? No. 3 Oklahoma (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) vs. No. 22 Texas (4-1, 1-1 Big 12) Pregame rant: Oklahoma has dropped from No. 1 (in the AP poll) without losing a game. Maybe the Sooners will come out and show they should be No. 1, but Texas shouldn’t be…

 

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