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In the Crosshairs: Week 13 ACC, Pac-12 Picks

In the Crosshairs: Week 13 ACC, Pac-12 Picks

Ken Cross

November 21 Cougars quarterback Gardner Minshew has had one of the best seasons of any quarterback in Mike Leach’s “Air Raid” offense. With 36 touchdowns against only seven interceptions, the Huskies’ defense could be put on notice early. FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week 12 Picks

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week 12 Picks

Ken Cross

November 14 Syracuse could be a thorn in the side of Notre Dame with its up-tempo, quick strike offense, which is led dual-threat quarterback Eric Dungey, one of America's top playmakers. FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: Week 10 ACC, Pac-12 Picks

In the Crosshairs: Week 10 ACC, Pac-12 Picks

Ken Cross

October 31 The Cavaliers are the hottest team in the ACC this side of Clemson as they have won three in a row and four out of five. They whipped Miami and North Carolina at the line of scrimmage with an ever-improving defense. FULL STORY

No. 22 BC travels to Blacksburg to meet VT

No. 22 BC travels to Blacksburg to meet VT

The Sports Xchange

October 30 Boston College hits the road for Blacksburg, Va., this weekend and, in a switch of positions, the Eagles, not the Hokies, are ranked. FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Nine Picks

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Nine Picks

Ken Cross

October 24 Running back Travis Etienne is the catalyst of what Clemson’s offense can do and Trevor Lawrence can throw because of the success of the running attack. The Seminoles’ run stop is eighth in the nation FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Seven Picks

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Seven Picks

Ken Cross

October 10 Autzen Stadium on a Saturday night should grab the attention of anyone who begs to know even a little bit about college football. The Ducks lead the league in total defense, while Washington is second in total defense. FULL STORY

Week Six Lowe Down: Texas, Miss. State pull upsets

Week Six Lowe Down: Texas, Miss. State pull upsets

Matt Lowe

October 05 It’s taken me a while to warm up to UCF as a potential College Football Playoff contender, but after watching the Knights play three times this season I’m officially on board. FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Six picks

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Week Six picks

Ken Cross

October 03 The Tigers dodged two bullets last week as Travis Etienne and the Tigers’ rushing attack allowed Clemson to slip past Syracuse, who led 23-13 early in the fourth quarter. They also are fortunate to have Trevor Lawrence back up and running after he suffered a hit and left the game for good FULL STORY

No. 6 Notre Dame prepares for visit to No. 24 VT

No. 6 Notre Dame prepares for visit to No. 24 VT

The Sports Xchange

October 02 The Fighting Irish have jumped to a 5-0 record for the first time since 2014 and the third time under coach Brian Kelly. Their most recent victory against then-No. 7 Stanford gave them two wins against ranked opponents. FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: Week Five ACC, Pac-12 Picks

In the Crosshairs: Week Five ACC, Pac-12 Picks

Ken Cross

September 27 Last year’s upset at the Carrier Dome is revisited as the two undefeated teams match up in an intriguing contest. Trevor Lawrence takes over as the starting quarterback, as Kelly Bryant is benched. FULL STORY