Dan Stack has been writing and reporting about sports since 2003, but has been dabbling in journalism ever since his days when writing for his college newspaper, The Pioneer (LIU C.W. Post) back in 1995. He comes to FanRagSports after having previously worked at BleacherReport.com (where he wrote about fantasy football and college basketball, while amassing over one million page views), Fanball.com (he ran a blog for the Pittsburgh Steelers-SteelersMill.com), FantasyPros911.com (wrote about fantasy football and baseball), SNYGiants.com (New York Giants coverage), NYGiantsRush.com, Mets360.com (Mets baseball coverage), CollegeHoopsNet.com, RotoWire.com (fantasy baseball beat writer) and Sportsmedia101.com (where he wrote and blogged at Knicks101.com). He is also a senior writer for WeAreDePaul.com, and has written and reported on the DePaul men's basketball program since 2003. He has covered many Big East games on the east coast and has been a regular at the Big East Tournament for more than a decade. Prior to his online sports writing career, Stack was also the Managing Editor of his county's weekly newspaper, the Rockland County Times, from 2007 to 2009. He has a BA degree from C.W. Post with a major in broadcasting and a minor in journalism. At Post, he not only wrote for the school newspaper, but also was a DJ at the school's radio station (WCWP) and was a crew member for Post TV (the University's TV Station). If want to hear rumblings on college basketball, fantasy sports, New York fandom an other random pop culture musings, be sure to follow him on Twitter @Stacdemon
Wendell Barnhouse has over four decades of experience writing about sports. He spent 25 years at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, covering national college basketball starting in 1985 and national college football starting in 1994. He has covered 22 Final Fours and 15 national championship games. From July of 2008 to October of 2015 he was the web site correspondent for the Big 12 Conference.
Tyler is the former Managing Editor of Today's U, where he now serves as a Cincinnati Bearcats football columnist. You can also find his work over at Saturday Down South, and can visit his online portfolio at tylerwaddell.pressfolios.com.
Eric Rutter is craft beer connoisseur as well as a National Football and Basketball Recruiting Analyst for Today's U. He is a Michigan native and football-obsessed resident of Charleston, SC.
Adam Biggers is the Asst. Managing Editor at Today's U, covering college football and basketball. Prior to joining the FanRag Sports team during the summer of 2015, he covered Michigan football/basketball and Michigan State basketball for three years as a Featured Columnist at Bleacher Report. He's also written for The Flint Journal, MLive, Yahoo Sports Network, Maize 'N Brew (SB Nation), Maize and Blue News, and various other blogs.
Andrew is the Managing Editor of Today's U. Previously, Andrew covered the Iowa Hawkeyes and Nebraska Cornhuskers for 247sports.com, specifically focused on recruiting for both schools. He's also covered the NFL Draft and multiple other sports, first starting as a professional sports writer in 2010. Andrew is an avid football nerd, scout and coach. Lastly, but definitely most important, Andrew is a proud husband and father. Follow Andrew on Twitter: @TodaysUAndrew
Alex joined FanRag Sports in October 2014 as a college football columnist and breaking news writer. A graduate from Eastern Illinois, he enjoys long walks to the fridge and alternate jerseys. He doesn't trust anyone that likes yellow Starburst and swears that he will be reincarnated as an NHL third-line winger.
Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.
Kyle Kensing is a sports journalist based in Southern California. He has covered championships, bowl games, NCAA Tournaments and more for a variety of outlets during his 11 years in the field. Follow Kyle on Twitter @kensing45
Jason is a production assistant and on-air personality with Fox Sports Florida. He has contributed to several websites in the past and has covered football for several years at each level.
Joseph is a writer based out of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Previous incarnations of his work can be found at FOX Sports, SLAMOnline as well as other reputable outlets.
Sean is a sophomore journalism major at Baylor University. He started covering Big 12 sports for Today's U in the spring of 2015, and also covers the NFC West for Today's Pigskin.
Thomas is a graduate of the University of Michigan and current law student at Wayne State University. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of SBNation's BTPowerhouse and contributor at Lost Letterman and Wolverine247. Thomas is an avid scuba diver and regularly suffers hearing damage from blasting rock music too loudly during his morning commute. His favorite sports memories were the 2013 Final Four in Atlanta and Michigan football's incredible comeback in 2011 against Notre Dame in the Big House.
Glenn Sattell is a veteran award-winning sports writer/photographer/broadcaster who is beginning a new chapter of his career in Miami after more than three decades in Houston. His freelance career spans 15 years and includes contributions to MLB.com, FOX Sports, the Houston Chronicle and many other publications.
A 2010 graduate of Manchester College, Dustin works at a community college in Indiana. On Friday nights, Dustin works as a broadcaster for a small web casting company, announcing high school football, basketball and baseball games. He is a fan of all of college football but being homegrown in the Midwest, the Big Ten will always be his favorite conference to follow on Saturday afternoons. Dustin's bucket list consists of attending a home game for every SEC football team and visiting all of the Big Ten football and basketball venues.
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Shane Mettlen is a veteran sports writer whose work has appeared in Washingtonian magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer, PennLive.com, The ACC Sports Journal, ESPN.com and dozens of other regional and national publications and websites. He’s been honored by the Virginia Press Association and Society of Professional Journalists and lives in Central Virginia.
In his six years covering college sports, Mark has worked for the ACC Sports Journal while also contributing to Bleacher Report, SLAM and other publications. In addition to writing, he has served as assistant producer for The David Glenn Show, which has grown to become the largest syndicated sports radio show in the history of North Carolina.
Ken is a Kansas Citian trapped in Connecticut. He has covered UConn basketball since 1985, when he began a 20-year stint with The Hartford Courant. Prior to that he wrote for newspapers in Kansas City, St. Joseph, Mo., Binghamton, N.Y., and Baltimore. In addition to UConn, he has been a beat writer covering Kansas, Syracuse and Maryland. The University of Kansas graduate began covering the NCAA tournament in 1979 when Larry Bird visited Allen Fieldhouse and has been to every men’s Final Four since 1985. He has covered national college basketball for NBCSports.com, Athlon and FOXSports.com. His award-winning writing has been featured in The Sporting News, SI.com, Yahoo! Sports, USA Today, Basketball Times, and Blue Ribbon Yearbook. The author of three college basketball books.
Travis Mewhirter is a 24-year-old sportswriter whose career has taken him from the East Coast to the Gulf Coast and, now, to the West Coast. After graduating from the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism in 2012, he has made stops at The Washington Post, Yahoo! Sports and the Northwest Florida Daily News. Currently, he is a freelancer based out of Los Angeles, working on his second book, supplementing with Pac-12 coverage for Today’s U.
Dave Holcomb has covered numerous sports at the high school, college and professional levels since 2011. In 2014, he received his first full-time opportunity at The Sports Network to cover fantasy sports for the MLB, NBA, NFL & NHL. Holcomb was a finalist for the FSWA Hockey Writer of the Year & Basketball Writer of the Year awards in 2014. In August of 2015, he joined the team at FanRag sports. He hopes to continue to share his passion and love for sports, real and fantasy, with all readers. Holcomb presently acts as a Fantasy Football columnist & AFC East beat writer at Today's Pigskin, a New York Islanders/Pittsburgh Penguins beat writer & Fantasy Hockey columnist at Today's Slapshot, a Syracuse Orange beat writer at Today's U and Fantasy Baseball columnist at Today's Knuckleball.
Bobby Reagan is a college basketball columnist for Todaysfastbreak.com and FanRag Sports. Currently residing in Cincinnati, he attended the University of Kentucky where he majored in journalism and was the sports editor of the Kentucky Kernel. During his time as editor and a featured columnist for the Kentucky men's basketball and football teams, the Kernel won a Pacemaker Award for best college paper in America. He currently covers Kentucky basketball as a featured columnist for Bleacher Report. He's been published in ESPN the Magazine and has made appearances on FTI Sports Podcast out of Cincinnati and ESPN 1350 out of York, Pa. When he's not writing he's cheering on the New York Giants, Baltimore Orioles and New York Knicks. If you want to debate about sports or pop culture feel free to follow on Twitter @ uklefty22
Landon covers recruiting for Today's U. Previously he has covered the Texas Tech Red Raiders for 247Sports, Rivals.com, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal and the Associated Press. Follow Landon on Twitter: @landonrwright
Colin Sylvester is a diehard Atlanta sports fan who has covered ACC football for over two years. A graduate of USC's film and TV school, he decided shortly thereafter that sports reporting is much more fulfilling than fetching coffee for Hollywood egos. In addition to college football he specializes in MLB, college basketball, golf, and tennis and hopes to cover sports for a very long time. Follow Colin on Twitter @ColinSylvester for sports insight and poor attempts at humor.
News desk reporter and WWE columnist/podcast host at FanRag Sports since August 2016. Stony Brook grad.
Don Smalley has been covering sports in the Northwest for about 20 years, concentrating on high school sports for local newspapers and Oregon Duck athletics for the past 12 years for local papers, magazines and DuckNews.com. Born and raised in Eugene, Ore., it was natural for him to write on his hometown team, whether it was football, basketball or baseball. Don is also a self-proclaimed baseball fanatic and follows the Atlanta Braves closely, as well as their rivals. Although he covers the Ducks, Don actually lives in Corvallis, Ore., home of the Ducks' in-state rival Oregon State Beavers, with his financee Tracey and their three cats. Journalism is in the family as Don has two cousins in the field. One was a sports editor in Colorado and one who is currently working with the Seattle Mariners' radio broadcasts. Don has been to countless bowl games, including a couple of Rose Bowls. His dream job would be to cover a Final Four and a World Series.
Joey Johnston has spent more than three decades covering sports at The Tampa Tribune and Tampa Bay Times. He has covered events such as the Super Bowl, World Series, Final Four, Stanley Cup Finals, the NBA playoffs, and the U.S. Tennis Open, but his heart rests with college sports. He has covered 11 BCS Championships and is excited than this season’s College Football Playoff championship game will be held in Tampa, his hometown. Joey, who also covered college sports for NBC Sports.com during a 12-year stint, has won seven Associated Press Sports Editors writing awards in the past 10 years, including second place nationally for feature writing and third place nationally for breaking news, both in 2014. He is a co-author of “Tales From the Bucs Sideline,’’ a history of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Joe Nocco is a recent graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, born and raised in the New York area. Previously a contributor to SB Nation, Football.com and his own website titled Joe Nocco Sports, among others, Nocco has experience covering a variety of sports having specialized in content surrounding the NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB. You can follow Nocco at @JoeNoccoFRS on Twitter.
Matt Zemek has written about various sports, mostly college football and basketball, for numerous outlets since 2001. He has also served as the editor for multiple sports websites. He splits his time between Seattle and Phoenix.
Craig Morgan has covered, professional, college and prep sports in Arizona since 1993. He previously served as a sports staff writer with the Arizona Republic and East Valley Tribune, covering high school sports, Arizona State football and basketball, the Arizona Coyotes and the Phoenix Suns. He later served as deputy sports editor and columnist at the East Valley Tribune. After leaving the newspaper business, he covered the Arizona Cardinals, the NFL, Arizona State football and the Pac-12 for CBSSports.com. In addition to covering ASU and the Coyotes for fanragsports.com, Craig currently serves as the Cardinals and ASU football columnist for ArizonaSports.com, and also covers the Arizona Coyotes for ArizonaSports.com, and ASU athletics for thesundevils.com. He is also a frequent contributor to Phoenix Magazine.
Beginning a sports-writing foray in his fourth state, Sam is a Kansas City product living in Cleveland. He’s worked as a full-time reporter and editor at daily newspapers, covering everything from Kansas City Chiefs training camp to national championship games to high school girls’ water polo. This occupation gave him the opportunity to win several awards and enabled treks to majestic locales like Mankato, Minn., Bakersfield, Calif., and Florence, Ala. In addition to the NFL, which Sam writes about for FanRag Sports and ProFootballRumors.com, he’s a fan of boxing, track and field and Nicolas Cage movies. He also covers high school sports for the Cleveland Plain Dealer. And he’s just as shocked as you are that the Royals have a bandwagon. You can find him on Twitter @SRobinson25.
Sami Harb is an SEC columnist for Today's U. He is currently a sophomore at the University of Alabama and is a pursuing a journalism degree. He has served as a contributing sports reporter for the Crimson White student newspaper and also worked as a featured columnist for Bleacher Report, focusing mainly on SEC football. Sami is a fan of all things Alabama but also has allegiances to the Los Angeles Lakers, Detroit Tigers and Atlanta Falcons.
Chad Washington has 20 years of sports journalism. He has been the digital sports editor and sports writer at The Daily Advertiser in Lafayette, La., covering almost anything in sports including UL and LSU sports through writing and video. He has covered big events such as Super Bowl XLVII, the College World Series and the New Orleans Bowl. He has also worked for CNN-Sports Illustrated and U-WIRE. He also covered University of Houston and Rice athletics, along with Houston Dynamo soccer and Houston Aeros hockey for Houston Community Newspapers.
Wally Hughes is a college basketball writer for FanRag Sports. He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University's School of Journalism and Broadcasting, where he majored in News and Editorial Journalism. Prior to coming to FRS, Hughes covered the NBA, NCAA Sports and MLS for various other outlets. He lives in Kentucky, at the center of the college basketball universe.
Josh has been writing for Fanrag Sports Network since March 2016, where he covers primarily the SEC and NBA. He has previously covered collegiate athletics for Scout Media Network, The DePaulia and Death Valley Voice, and has covered the NBA in the past for 105.7 The Fan in Milwaukee. His work has been featured on SI.com, AOL Sports and Bleacher Report. Josh is also a tortured Houston sports fan with degrees from LSU and DePaul currently residing in the Greater San Diego Area. Follow on Twitter @joshccriswell.
Garrett is currently a junior at Iowa State studying Journalism with a focus on Sports Journalism. He joined FanRag Sports during the winter of 2016 and currently writes about Big 12 football for Today's U sports.
Chris Murray is an award-winning sports writer who has covered just about everything in sports including world championship boxing, the World Series, the Super Bowl and the NCAA Tournament. As a sports reporter with the Philadelphia Tribune in 2008, Murray was named the ³Baseball Writer of the Year,² by the Negro League Baseball Museum in Kansas City. In 2009, he was nominated for the National Association Black Journalist¹s Salute to Excellence Award for a story he wrote on the 1968 Men¹s Olympic Track Team. In 1995, Murray was a recipient of the Maryland Society of Professional Journalist Award for Excellence in Sports Reporting.
Eric Chesterton writes about the Philadelphia Phillies for Today's Knuckleball. He also writes for SB Nation's The Good Phight. He lives in Ardmore, Pennsylvania and can be found on Twitter @CF_Larue.
Billy Nayden is an SMU Mustang from Connecticut born and raised on New York sports. Avid supporter of New York teams, US National Team anything, Hajduk Split, and Chelsea FC. Currently in Dallas, Texas. Writes about football, basketball, and soccer. Be sure to give him a follow at @bnayden.
Sean Stires has covered college and professional sports for more than 20 years. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Journalism. Sean has worked in multiple platforms during his career. He was the South Bend, IN ESPN Radio Program Director and play-by-play announcer for the Notre Dame Women's Basketball team's 2001 National Championship squad as well as Notre Dame's 2002 College World Series team. Sean has also covered Notre Dame Football, including the BCS National Championship Game, and Men's Basketball for Irishsportsdaily.com.
A member of the Football Writers Association of America, Brandon has spent over a decade reporting on and researching college football, both the sport itself and recruiting. He has also contributed to the preseason magazine Cornhusker Kickoff/Sea of Red in a recruiting analyst capacity and the 2015 Huskers Illustrated yearbook with several op/ed pieces. He annually participates in voting for the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, the Outland Trophy, the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and the FWAA All-America team. Cavanaugh has also been heard on radio stations across Nebraska such as 93.7 The Ticket, ESPN 1620 The Zone and ESPN 1480. If you'd like to have Brandon on as a radio/podcast guest or send tips/story ideas, contact him on Twitter (@eightlaces) or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rich Thomaselli is a nine-time award-winning writer whose career has included sportswriting and editing over a multitude of platforms. His specialty is college athletics, having covered the University of Michigan football and basketball programs for five years for The Ann Arbor News – where his reporting was instrumental in exposing one of the biggest college basketball scandals ever – as well as covering the Big Ten Conference for The Sporting News. He also covered the University of Miami (Fla.) football program and was the national college football editor for Bleacher Report for four years, guiding the department to robust traffic gains. Rich also chronicled the business and marketing side of sports for Advertising Age magazine for 11 years. He is based in New York.
Jake is an NFL insider, who has run his own website, Bears Backer (Chicagonow.com/bears-backer), a part of the Chicago Tribune since 2008. He's initiated and interviewed over 40 current and former Bears players, including Mike Ditka, Gale Sayers, Matt Forte and Lance Briggs. He currently covers high school sports for the Tampa Bay Times and writes in-depth feature stories for his latest creation PrepSportsScouting.com. He's written previously for The Tampa Tribune, The Naples Daily News and online outlets, Bleacher Report, NFL.com and NFLTouchdown.com.
Tim Hyland has nearly 20 years experience writing about and commenting on college football. He is founder and editor of The College Football Athenaeum and host of the TCFA Podcast, and has served as a guest analyst for Deadpsin, WFAN radio in Pittsburgh, FOX Sports Radio in Charleston, S.C., the West Virginia Radio Network and WDWS radio in Champagne, Illinois. He previously served as an essayist for College Football News and college football writer for About.com.
Randy Rosetta is an independent sports writer who has covered college athletics for 24 years and the LSU Tigers since 2004, the last 12 with the New Orleans Times-Picayune | NOLA.com, TigerSportsDigest.com and The Baton Rouge Advocate. Married to proud Texan Jenny Hall Rosetta and the father of daughters Mallory (16) and Darby (8), Rosetta has traveled the Midwest, Southwest and South to pile up his experience. From 1994-96, Rosetta began his professional journalism career as the assistant sports editor at The Kansas City Kansan and then moved on to The Farmington (N.M.) Daily Times and The Las Cruces (N.M.) Sun-News for a year each as the sports editor. A move to Lubbock, Texas, in 1997 began Rosetta’s time covering big-time college sports: He was a Texas Tech and Big 12 Conference beat writer for six years. After a year in Midland, Texas, covering football teams that inspired “Friday Night Lights,” Rosetta got the college sports bug again and moved to The Opelika-Auburn News to cover Auburn for a year before heading to Baton Rouge.
Stephen Sheehan is a displaced Boston diehard whose passion and livelihood is sports. A graduate from the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications, he's currently pursuing a masters degree in Sport Management at UF and also plays rugby for the Gators. He specializes in the NFL, NFL Draft, College Football and NBA, and aspires to be an NFL coach or front office executive. Follow Stephen on Twitter @StephenPSheehan for his latest musings about sports, food and everything in between.
A native of Saskatchewan, Canada, Chase Ruttig has been writing from the Siberia of North American professional sports since 2012 for various outlets. A former small-town newspaper Editor, Chase now focuses on covering the world of sports for FanRag Sports and various other outlets.
Taylor Smith is a native Texan (required by fellow Texans to report this at all times) and Southern California-based basketball writer covering the Lakers for FanRag Sports. You can also find him writing Clippers things for ClipsNation.com, fun things at FriendlyBounce.com and some football things at BreakingFootball.com. He's also on Twitter @TaylorBojangles.
James H. Jimenez is the Mid-American Conference Correspondent for Today's U. A recent graduate from the school of broadcasting and cinematic arts at Central Michigan University, James' works have been seen on Hustle Belt and various other SB Nation subsidiary blogs such as Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician and Underdog Dynasty as a featured guest. When he isn't reading the Twittersphere for his daily #MACtion fix, he can be seen planning punk rock concerts and/or drinking coffee at Trust Fall Records and Coffee of Grayling, MI.
Rob moved to Iowa City in 1997, when he began covering Hawkeye athletics and recruiting. In his almost 20 years around the program, he has had Tom Davis call him Rob Lowe, Hayden Fry make fun of his sun glasses and Bob Knight shove a piece of paper in his face. Rob has worked at the Press-Citizen and three web sites, including a six-year run with Jon Miller at Hawkeye Nation from ’03-09. He returned home to HN at the end of ’15. Rob resides on the east side of Iowa City with his wife and three children, all of whom were born at University of Iowa hospitals.
Jon Rothstein has been a college basketball insider for CBS Sports since 2010 and is the lead college basketball columnist for the FanRag Sports Network. He is also the host of the College Hoops Today Podcast via Compass Media Networks, which is available via ITunes. Rothstein is also a regular in-studio correspondent for both WFAN and CBS Sports Radio. He currently lives in Manhattan.
Mitch Wilcox freelances as a sports writer while working full-time as a technical writer for the U.S. EPA. Mitch has served as an NFL featured columnist for Football.com and a college football lead writer for aacfootballfever.com, and has been a guest on Yahoo! Sports Radio. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Professional Writing and an Undergraduate Certificate in Journalism from the University of Cincinnati. Additionally, Mitch is heading into his 7th year as an official statistician for his high school alma mater's football and basketball programs.
Troy Tauscher covers the NBA for Today’s Fastbreak and BBallBreakdown, as well as doing on-camera, radio and written work for student clubs at Arizona State University. Born and raised in Arizona, Troy is a lifelong Suns follower, and accepts the disappointment associated with his chosen fandom. He also enjoys long walks on the beach so long as sports is the topic of conversation.
Jaime Eisner is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Jaime is a director of content and growth for FanRag Sports. Prior to his current position, Jaime began as a writer for FanRag Sports’ Today’s Slapshot before becoming the Today’s Pigskin site manager. Jaime has also written for MLB.com, Arizona Sports, KTAR, SB Nation and Arcadia News.
Anthony Gimino has covered University of Arizona athletics for more than two decades, including as a football beat reporter for the Arizona Daily Star and the columnist for the Tucson Citizen. He contributes to the local CBS affiliate, KOLD, and its website, TucsonNewsNow.com. He is the senior editor for Lindy's College Football Annuals and co-author of the book, "100 Things Arizona Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die."
Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Scott is a Journalism major at Baylor University. While he should be studying, Scott always finds himself watching college basketball, college football, the NBA, or the Baltimore Orioles.
Miles Wray lives in Seattle and has written for McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Vice, Hardwood Paroxysm, and elsewhere.
Zach is a college student currently attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is an avid follower of sports. He will serve as a sports editor for The Daily Cardinal, one of Madison’s student newspapers, during the upcoming school year after covering the Wisconsin men’s basketball team during its historic run to the national championship game this past season. Zach also has written for online sports blogs such as AAC Football Fever, Football.com, Badger of Honor, Midwest Sports Fans, among others.
Alec Sills-Trausch is a graduate of the University of Arizona where he studied Political Science, Economics, and Sports Management. As an avid fan sports fan with experience playing sports in high school and college, he hopes to be able to offer a unique perspective on sporting events happening throughout the country. In addition to FanRagSports, he currently writes about Arizona Athletics for AzDesertSwarm of SBNation and formerly was an editor at ZonaZealots of FanSided. Outside of sports, Alec is a National Parks admirer, enjoys a good conversation, eats almost all food, and has an unhealthy love of TV shows.
Jon Schlosser has been a professional writer since 2010, when he decided to bail on his warehouse job and actually try to use the writing degree that he got a year before. He's done freelance sports writing, covering the Detroit Red Wings and the Pittsburgh Steelers, and he is a Denver Broncos Featured Columnist for Bleacher Report. When he's not writing about sports, he's mostly doing search engine optimization for lawyers, which is almost exactly the same.
Ryan Wooden is a writer, drinker and cigar smoker based in Chicago, a city particularly fit to the proclivities of writers, drinkers and cigar smokers. He attended the University of Tennessee, where his love for college football rapidly morphed into obsession and then pleasantly took shape as a profession. In addition to his columns for the FanRag Network, Ryan covers prep sports as a stringer for the Daily Herald.
Ben Kercheval has written for such outlets as NBCSports, Bleacher Report and UPROXX. He graduated from the University of North Texas in 2009 and lives in Austin, Texas.
Nick Cole is a former print journalist that has covered college and professional athletics for several years.
Jerome went to the University of Iowa, where he graduated with an English degree and minors in annihilating chairs from Fran McCaffery and "That's Football" from Kirk Ferentz. In between his studies, he was a co-founder of the Hawks Nest and considers himself a fan section snob to this day. Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, he is now living in Orlando, Florida and working on his golf game in between writing for Today's U and SBNation's BTPowerhouse. You can follow him on Twitter @Jerjr33.
Tommy Stokke is the Director of Content and a columnist for FanRag Sports. He covered high school sports and professional baseball for Sun-Times Media before becoming a Chicago Cubs Featured Columnist for Bleacher Report prior to joining FanRag Sports. Follow him on Twitter @StokkeTommy.
Brian Jones has been covering sports in the Atlanta area since 2006. He has written for Score Atlanta, which is a Atlanta sports newspaper, Bleacher Report, 247Sports and Stadium Journey. He has also been a contributor to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Patch.com, Hooters Magazine and various regional and national publications. Brian has also been featured on Atlanta radio stations 790 the Zone and 92.9 the game. Brian has done coverage on the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Georgia Bulldogs, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, Georgia State Panthers, Kennesaw State Owls and various high school sports across the state. He is also a member of the Football Writers Association of America.
Nick Mordowanec is a journalist in the metro Detroit area. He has near a decade's worth of experience writing about sports, government, crime, education and everything in between. A graduate of Michigan State University, Nick has followed the Spartans closely for many years and has written about the rise of the football program, the consistency of the basketball program and the recruiting battles that have left avid fans in jubilation or disappointment. He is also an avid fan of Detroit sports, though the Lions and Tigers have left him continually sad and disappointed.
Matt got his start in radio in 2011 when he became a weekend jock for his college station, 93.9fm WQKE “the Quake” at SUNY Plattsburgh in Plattsburgh, NY. After a few months in that position he transitioned to sports broadcasting doing color commentary and play-by-play for SUNY Plattsburgh’s baseball team under then-Sports Director Greg Larnerd. In late spring of 2012, Matt was elected the General Manager of the college station. During his tenure as General Manager, Matt brought in multiple NCAA tournament broadcasts to the station including the right to broadcast the Division III Men’s Ice Hockey Frozen Four in Lake Placid, NY. He also started “The Morning Show”, SUNY Plattsburgh’s only mock-professional type show on the station. In addition to that, he and his co-host, Mike Warren, ran a daily sports show on WQKE, the only one of its kind during Matt’s time with the station. Since graduating in 2013, Matt has continued to work in the radio world. Now he works in sales and operations for some of the biggest national shows in the country.
Dan covers recruiting for Today's U. Previously he has covered the Texas Tech Red Raiders and Minnesota Golden Gophers for 247Sports and currently covers Texas Tech as part of the Scout network. Dan coaches high school football and teaches Algebra in Florida and is a proud husband and father. Follow Dan on Twitter: @dmeyerscout
Kaci is a junior at Arizona State University majoring in Sports Journalism. She co-hosts Double X, a talk show about women's sports, on the college radio station, The Blaze. After college, she aims to work as an on field sports broadcaster. Native to Phoenix, she enjoys hiking in northern Arizona, attending concerts, and exploring downtown Phoenix.
David Wunderlich is a University of Florida graduate who has been writing about the SEC since 2009 and the Gators for years before that. You may have seen his work at SB Nation’s SEC site, Team Speed Kills.
Nathan Giese has been an online presence for the past five years focusing on college basketball. Previously of Hoops Habit, he joined Todays U in April 2016 and is the assistant sports editor for The Public Opinion in Watertown, S.D.
Andrew Schutte is your typical SEC junkie living in the heart of Gator Nation - Gainesville, Florida. Andrew studied journalism and advertising at Ball State University (Indiana) before migrating down South to the Sunshine State in 2013. He currently works at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine and he can be found in the Swamp any given Saturday in the fall.
Matthew Schmidt is a life-long sports fan who was born and raised in New Jersey, which makes the fact that he is a Celtics and Marlins fan kind of peculiar. Don't worry; he likes the Giants in football, so his New Jersey roots have not been completely tarnished. You can also find his work at Bleacher Report and Baseline Banter.
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Christopher is a graduate of The University of Missouri. He is the current managing editor of SB Nation’s Big East Coast Bias, a Big East hoops-centric as well as an editor with Team Speed Kills, SB Nation’s Southeastern Conference-centric blog with work published for BTPowerhouse as well. Christopher's an avid wrestling fan and after not having coffee for 23 years he can now no longer go more than two days without having any, thus understanding what all the fuss is about. He also never drank chocolate milk till he was a junior in college. Try not to judge that too much. His favorite sports memories are watching both Mizzou’s upset win over #1 Oklahoma at Mizzou’s Homecoming in 2010 and their win over the Kansas Jayhawks in hoops in February 2012 live in person.
Tyler covers Mountain West basketball for Today’s U. In the past he has covered Ole Miss sports for The Daily Mississippian and VSporto. He’s also contributed to SB Nation’s Indy Cornrows and Mountain West Connection pages. Currently, Tyler serves as the play by play announcer for UNLV sports on the Mountain West Network.
Jack Magruder is a member of the Baseball Writers Association of America and is a Hall of Fame voter. He has covered the Arizona Diamondbacks since their inaugural 1998 season. He has covered sports in Arizona since the 1980s at the Arizona Daily Star, the East Valley Tribune and FOX Sports Arizona. He won an AP award for his work at the 1984 Summer Olympics and was honored by the Arizona Press Club for his Diamondbacks' coverage.
Samuel Benson is a Featured Columnist for Bleacher Report. He has spent over three years covering college football, basketball, lacrosse and the NBA for B/R. His work has been published through the Deseret (Utah) News, as well.
Adam is an NFL, college basketball and fantasy sports writer at FanRag. His writing career started off in the fantasy realm and he has since worked with a professional soccer team, Sporting Kansas City of MLS, and in the stats department at ESPN. He is a former Streak for the Cash winner and Michigan State graduate.
Blake Lovell has over eight years of experience in sports media. He has produced college football and college basketball content for places like The New York Times, Time Warner Cable, Football.com, and Scout.com. In addition to his current role as a contributor for Today’s U, he also serves as the Director of Content and Development for Football.com’s soccer division.
Patrick Carr is a recent journalism graduate of San Diego State University who hails from Northern California and whose aspirations include becoming a college basketball writer and being able to successfully hit a between-the-legs shot in tennis. He's covered a variety of different sports from Major League Baseball and a 2-year old high school water polo program near San Diego, to San Diego State football, basketball and a rower who repaired helicopters while serving four tours of duty overseas. Patrick strongly advocates that the NCAA Tournament should become a national holiday.
Chris Stone is a writer living in Washington, DC who is primarily focused on college basketball and the NBA Draft. He has experience covering live events, including the NCAA Tournament, and enjoys a good court storm. You can follow him on Twitter @cstonehoops.
Brian Lester is a sportswriter in Florida. Originally from Illinois and a graduate of Eastern Illinois, he has covered everything from high school to pro sports in his career. He has done a great deal of freelance work and writes about pro and minor league baseball and college basketball for FanRag Sports.
A graduate of Wake Forest University, Brooke Thomas started as a point guard for the women's basketball team. After school, she covered NBA, MLB, and NHL for Fox Sports Florida. She loves the stories and the people sports help to build. You can follow her on twitter @Brookeonpurpose.
Rick Curl is an award-winning journalist and freelance writer based in upstate New York. In 2011, he was named the Indiana APME Sports Columnist of the Year during his tenure as a sports writer with the Greene County Daily World, in Linton, Indiana. He has spent time as a writer in Indiana and in the Atlanta area as well covering everything from preps to the pros during his nearly 20-year career in journalism. He has also spent time on the news side covering county government, business, politics and feature writing.
Bill Williamson is entering his 26th year as a sports journalist. He spent the past eight years at ESPN.com, covering the AFC West, the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders. He is a former NFL beat writer covering the Seattle Seahawks, Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings and Denver Broncos. He resides in Northern California.
A loyal son of the South, Michael currently works as a content editor at NFL.com and has covered the SEC for both FOX Sports and SB Nation. Michael also runs his own website, SECMike.com, dedicated to the greatest college football conference in the nation. After picking up a fumble in high school, once attempted to hurdle a linebacker - a poor decision for a chubby offensive lineman - which lead to a Golberg level spear. You can follow Michael’s SEC-centric Twitter feed @MichaelWBratton
Chris Abshire is a Louisiana native and LSU graduate currently based in Houston. He has covered the Astros, the Texans, University of Houston, LSU and more for various outlets in print media and radio. An ardent fan of crawfish, live music and a good tennis match, Abshire can be found on Twitter at @ChrisAbshire.
Mark Hostutler is a former award-winning journalist and freelance writer based in suburban Philadelphia. His work has appeared in SLAM Magazine, the Basketball Times, and newspapers across the country. He is also the author of Heads of State: Pennsylvania’s Greatest High School Basketball Players of the Modern Era and The Eulogy of Pittsburgh’s Schenley Spartans. To contact him, e-mail email@example.com.
Alex covers Big Ten recruiting for Today's U. When he isn’t watching or writing about sports, Alex attends Ohio State University. In addition to his work with Today’s U, Alex is a contributor for 247Sports’ Voiceofthehawkeyes.com.
Travis Wakeman is a WWE and MMA Features Writer for Today's Knockout. He has covered both the NFL and WWE since April 2012 for Bleacher Report, with some of his work being featured on ESPN Denver. He has served as Gameday Correspondent and NFL Draft Correspondent for the Denver Broncos for Bleacher Report for the last 3 seasons. Here at Today's Knockout, he hopes to bring informative and fun to read content related to WWE and MMA. An avid WWE fan since the late 80's, Travis has attended WrestleMania 3 times.
Sean Shapiro is a freelance journalist based in Austin, Texas. He has covered all levels of hockey for multiple outlets. He covers the AHL, prospects, and Texas Stars for his own site WrongSideOfTheRedLine.com. You can find him on Twitter @SeanShapiro.
Cody is a recent University of Kentucky graduate, where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism. He's an experienced sports writer with stops at ESPN Radio 1300, the Lexington Herald-Leader, ESPN TrueHoop Network, BBallBreakdown, SBNation and FanSided, among others. You can follow Cody on Twitter @CodyDanielHoops.
John Perrotto has been a professional sports writer since 1982 and has covered a multitude of sports, including MLB, NFL and college football and basketball. He has been a member of the Baseball Writers' Association since 1988, a Hall of Fame voter since 1997 and has covered 21 World Series and two Super Bowls. He is a graduate of Geneva College, the birthplace of college basketball, and lives in Beaver Falls, Pa,., the hometown of Joe Willie Namath.
Jared has worked in ESPN's Production Research and Stats and Analysis Departments, and has contributed to websites such as IamaGM, SBNation, FanSided, and Bro Jackson. He's a Knicks fan, so he's been forced to watch the NBA objectively for the last 15 (going on infinity) years. Follow him on Twitter at @JMintzHoops
Scott Powers is a freelance writer. He has covered preps, colleges and pros throughout his career. He was previously a staff writer at ESPN for six years and was the site's Chicago Blackhawks beat reporter for three seasons. He can be found @byscottpowers on Twitter. He resides in Chicago. CollapseHangouts
Eric is in his sixth season as a Chicago Sky season ticket holder. His passions include the WNBA, Calvin & Hobbes, and instrumental music with lots of ambient guitar washes. He can be contacted via Twitter at @nemchocke.
Dave Hogg has been covering sports in Detroit for the Associated Press and FOX Sports Detroit. That's meant a lot of good times - the Bad Boys, the Red Wings winning in 1997 and 1998, the Tigers winning the pennant in 2006 and 2012 - and a lot of ugly ones. He covered the 0-16 Lions, the 43-119 Tigers, Rich Rod and the last few years of the Pistons without losing his sanity. He plans to keep working until his beloved Oakland University wins the Big Dance.
Dave Singleton has been writing about college sports online for the better part of the last decade at places like Rock M Nation, Southern Pigskin, Crystal Ball Run and The Student Section. Born in the Northeast and educated in the Midwest, Dave now resides in the desert oasis of Las Vegas. You can follow him on Twitter at @dfsingleton.