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Gamecocks Lay an Egg in the Belk Bowl

Gamecocks Lay an Egg in the Belk Bowl

Dick Cox

December 30 The Virginia Cavaliers dominated nearly every phase of the game on their way to a 28-0 shut out win over the South Carolina Gamecocks in the Belk Bowl. FULL STORY

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

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 Eight Picks

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

Ken Cross

October 17 One of the nation’s premier games this weekend is a battle of the ACC's top teams. A win for the Wolfpack could push them into the national championship race. The Tigers’ renowned defensive front will test any and all pass protection schemes of NC State’s offensive line 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

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

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

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

Ken Cross

September 20 The Ducks have predominantly dominated their three tune-ups, so now they look over the line at the Stanford Cardinal. A hyped Autzen Stadium will be not be a comfy environment for the Cardinal, FULL STORY

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 picks for Week Two

In the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 picks for Week Two

Ken Cross

September 07 So what happens next? Aggies over Clemson? Trojans over Cardinal? Or, Pitt over Penn State? And … would any of those be a surprise? Check out this week's ACC, Pac-12 picks here! FULL STORY