Duane Rankin’s Week 14 forecast

   November 29, 2012 11:29 pm

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…

Duane Rankin’s Week 10 recap

   November 6, 2012 11:58 pm

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…

Duane Rankin’s Week 4 recap

   September 24, 2012 8:25 pm

Let us recap Week 4, shall we? Game of the week: No. 10 Clemson at No. 4 Florida State Final score: Seminoles 49, Tigers 37 Pregame rant: So much talent on both teams here, but if the Seminoles are a national title contender, they’ll handle the Tigers. Allowing just 103.33 yard a game and a…

Duane Rankin’s Bowl Week 1 outlook…

   December 16, 2011 11:10 pm

Too many bowl games. Too many sponsors with long names. I want a playoff system, but it’s not happening. Too bad. What do I get in return? A slew of bowl games that are too tough to call sometimes, but if you think you’re better than me, enter my sixth BCS bowl contest on ESPN.com…

Duane Rankin’s Week 14 recap…

   December 6, 2011 7:49 pm

Let us recap week 14, shall we? SEC title game – No. 18 Georgia (10-3) vs. No. 1 LSU (13-0) Pregame rant: Don’t sleep on the Bulldogs here. One, this is in essence a home game for Georgia because the game is in the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Two, the Bulldogs have won 10 straight….

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

   December 2, 2011 2:24 pm

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…

Duane Rankin’s Week 11 recap, Week 12 preview

   November 16, 2011 12:10 am

Let us recap Week 11, shall we? No. 17 Nebraska (8-2,4-2 Big Ten) at No. 21 Penn State (8-2, 5-1 Big Ten) Pregame rant: The game is almost an afterthought. Penn State no longer has its head coach – Joe Paterno – or its president. The school’s board of trustees fired Paterno following former defensive…

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,…