In the Crosshairs

Memphis beats USF, keeps alive CFP Bowl hopes

Memphis beats USF, keeps alive CFP Bowl hopes

Ken Cross

November 24 TAMPA -- The No. 17 Memphis Tigers piled up 560 yards of total offense and ambushed the USF Bulls with 21 second-quarter points in a 49-10 rout of the struggling Bulls in Tampa on Saturday. FULL STORY

Brees, Kamara Lead Saints Over Tampa Bay

Brees, Kamara Lead Saints Over Tampa Bay

Ken Cross

November 17 TAMPA -- The New Orleans Saints came into Tampa Bay smarting after a 26-9 pounding at the hands of the Atlanta Falcons last weekend. The Saints restored the norm as quarterback Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes and Alvin Kamara FULL STORY

Bearcats Win a Close One Over USF

Bearcats Win a Close One Over USF

Ken Cross

November 17 It was the toughest of ways to lose for the South Florida Bulls on Saturday night when they dropped a 20-17 decision to No. 17 Cincinnati. They left many opportunities on their field and with consistency in execution in any phase of the game, FULL STORY

Winston, Dean Key Big Buccaneers’ Win

Winston, Dean Key Big Buccaneers’ Win

Ken Cross

November 11 TAMPA -- Tampa Bay rookie cornerback Jamel Dean, a former Auburn Tiger, saved the day Sunday for the Buccaneers in their thrilling 30-27 win over the up-and-coming Arizona Cardinals at Raymond James Stadium. FULL STORY

Gators Rebound with Shutout of Commodores

Gators Rebound with Shutout of Commodores

Ken Cross

November 10 The offense struggled throughout the first half as Florida only led 14-0 at the break. The Gators struck for 28 points in the third quarter, one of the scores coming off of Jon Greenard’s 80-yard fumble return, and in the end, they piled up 560 yards FULL STORY

Bucks’ Decisive Back-to-Back Ws Show Growth

Bucks’ Decisive Back-to-Back Ws Show Growth

Ken Cross

November 04 The Milwaukee Bucks held a 13-point lead at the end of the third quarter of last Wednesday’s 116-105 loss in Boston. They surrendered 38 points to the Celtics in the fourth quarter and were outscored by 20 points as that was, in a sense, a summoning. FULL STORY

Georgia Controls the Line, Edges the Gators

Georgia Controls the Line, Edges the Gators

Ken Cross

November 03 JACKSONVILLE -- Although Georgia dominated the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball for most of the afternoon in Saturday’s 24-17 win over Florida in Jacksonville, the Gators stayed within striking distance for the entire outing. FULL STORY

On UCF, East Carolina and Meaningless Bowl Games

On UCF, East Carolina and Meaningless Bowl Games

Ken Cross

October 19 The Knights had blown clouds into the air so thick that the only thing they couldn’t mask was the inequity involved in the Bowl Championship Series and the hidden agendas of the NCAA which forever clouds college athletics FULL STORY

Rocking Gator Crowd Helps Florida Over Auburn

Rocking Gator Crowd Helps Florida Over Auburn

Ken Cross

October 07 No. 10 Florida hadn’t hosted a Top 10 matchup since 2012 and Saturday afternoon’s 24-13 win over No. 7 Auburn brought back memories of the Steve Spurrier Era, the Urban Meyer Era and the way Florida football FULL STORY

USF Football Still Missing in Action

USF Football Still Missing in Action

Ken Cross

September 28 Saturday was a harsh reminder of reality once again as undefeated and bourgeoning SMU took a 34-0 lead at halftime en route to a resounding 48-21 win over the Bulls. FULL STORY