Pac-12 : In the Crosshairs

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: 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: 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

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: NCAA Tourney Sleepers to Watch

In the Crosshairs: NCAA Tourney Sleepers to Watch

Ken Cross

February 06 The stakes get even higher in the weeks leading up to the conference tournaments and, of course, they are multiplied by then. Here is a look at potential sleepers in the eight top conferences in the game. FULL STORY

Conferences in the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Picks

Conferences in the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Picks

Ken Cross

November 21 Everything is on the line once again on Friday for the Hurricanes, who scored 30 unanswered points in erasing a14-point deficit against Virginia in their 44-28 win. FULL STORY