ACC : In the Crosshairs

Gators Edge ‘Canes in Sloppy Opener

Gators Edge ‘Canes in Sloppy Opener

Ken Cross

August 26 The Florida Gators withstood a deluge of penalties on a late fourth quarter Miami drive to hold off the ‘Canes, 24-20, at Camping World Stadium FULL STORY

FSU Comeback Beats Louisville in Overtime

FSU Comeback Beats Louisville in Overtime

Ken Cross

February 11 There is no doubt the Florida State Seminoles are hitting their stride now after winning their fifth game in a row in an 80-75 overtime thriller against Louisville on Saturday. 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: 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