In the Crosshairs

Conferences in the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 picks

Conferences in the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 picks

Ken Cross

September 19 The Huskies are relying on that usual sturdy defense which has allowed only 261.7 yards per game. The Buffaloes come back in defending their Pac-12 South title FULL STORY

Conferences in the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Picks

Conferences in the Crosshairs: ACC, Pac-12 Picks

Ken Cross

September 13 The idea on this game goes two ways. If there is a team that can move the ball on this Clemson defense, it is Louisville. And if there is a defense that can stop Cardinals quarterback and Heisman incumbent Lamar Jackson, it’s Clemson. FULL STORY

Conferences in the Crosshairs: Eyes on USC, Clemson

Conferences in the Crosshairs: Eyes on USC, Clemson

Ken Cross

September 06 Both squads started out with tune-ups in Week One as Clemson blasted Kent State, 56-3, while Auburn rolled to a 41-7 win over Georgia Southern.  FULL STORY

Conferences in the Cross Hairs: ACC, Pac-12 picks

Conferences in the Cross Hairs: ACC, Pac-12 picks

Ken Cross

August 29 Here's a look at some key matchups in the ACC and the Pac-12. FULL STORY

Around the ACC: Cross Picks Week Nine

Around the ACC: Cross Picks Week Nine

Ken Cross

October 27 The Seminoles’ defense has been so uncharacteristically poor this year and that sets up Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson and the Clemson passing game. FULL STORY

Around the ACC: Cross Picks Week Eight

Around the ACC: Cross Picks Week Eight

Ken Cross

October 18 Lamar Jackson was stellar in passing for 181 yards and running for 144, scoring both on the ground and through the air.  FULL STORY

Around the ACC: Cross Picks Week Seven

Around the ACC: Cross Picks Week Seven

Ken Cross

October 12 The Demon Deacons rolled to 5-1 as they used another balanced offensive attack and a stifling defense in defeating Syracuse, 28-9.  The difference in this game FULL STORY

Around the ACC: Cross picks Week Six's action

Around the ACC: Cross picks Week Six's action

Ken Cross

October 04 Miami offers a balanced offense that can move the football through the air via Brad Kaaya or on the ground with Mark Walton, who has been FULL STORY

Around the ACC: Cross Picks Week Four's Action

Around the ACC: Cross Picks Week Four's Action

Ken Cross

September 20 This Thursday night offering on ESPN is a trapgame for the Tigers before the Louisville Cardinals enter the South Carolina Upstate next week.  FULL STORY

Around the ACC: Cross picks Week Three's action

Around the ACC: Cross picks Week Three's action

Ken Cross

September 14 Jackson has enough wide receivers to spread out on a quick Seminoles secondary, get them in one-on-one situations and move the football. For FSU, it means establishing running back Dalvin Cook and keeping Jackson FULL STORY