In the Crosshairs

Tampa Bay Holds On To Beat Cleveland

Tampa Bay Holds On To Beat Cleveland

Ken Cross

October 21 Sunday’s 26-23 win for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers over the Cleveland Browns proved there isn’t a parallel universe in the NFL. Most of the time this season, it has been the Bucs’ offense that has had to try to bail out the defense and put the Bucs in position to win. FULL STORY

USF Holds On To Defeat UConn

USF Holds On To Defeat UConn

Ken Cross

October 20 Saturday night’s 38-30 win for the South Florida Bulls over struggling UConn was a shocker all right. No one could have predicted that the Bulls could have hit their average of 487 total yards in the third quarter, yet have so much trouble putting the game 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

Gators Upset LSU in Gainesville behind Franks, D

Gators Upset LSU in Gainesville behind Franks, D

Ken Cross

October 08 In Saturday’s 27-19 win over LSU, Franks became the clutch playmaker everyone thought he could be as he engineered the premiere drive that spurred the No. 22 Gators' upset over the No. 5 Tigers. 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

UCF rolls over Pitt behind Milton once again

UCF rolls over Pitt behind Milton once again

Ken Cross

September 30 McKenzie Milton is like a movie reel. He extends from cut to cut or game to game with the same sense of consistency in telling his football story. Milton was again extraordinary on Saturday as he completed 18 of 34 passes for 328 yards and four touchdowns 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

UCF Defeats FAU behind Milton's 6 total TDs

UCF Defeats FAU behind Milton's 6 total TDs

Ken Cross

September 22 Milton threw for three touchdowns and rushed for three as the UCF Golden Knights ran past the Owls, 56-36, before a sellout crowd at Spectrum Stadium on Friday night. 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