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I'm a veteran sportswriter who has spent 13 years covering the Big 10, ACC and SEC for newspapers in the South and Midwest. I've focused on Alabama, Clemson and Wisconsin at various points in my career and have expertise in college football, basketball and baseball and have covered numerous other sports.
In 2000, I covered University of Wisconsin football for the Dubuque (Ia.) Telegraph Herald.
From 2001-05, I covered the ups and downs of University of Alabama athletics for the late, great Birmingham Post-Herald. When the Post-Herald folded in September 2005, I moved to South Carolina and covered Clemson University athletics for the Anderson Independent Mail. I spent seven-plus years with the Independent Mail and continue to cover Clemson sports, including now for Bleacher Report. I have won numerous state and national awards for my writing and look forward to sharing my expertise with you.

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  • WR Thornton posted 147 days ago

    WR  Thornton

    Through 2 weeks your list of the best 50 players so far does not include Will Fuller? He has 12 receptions for 266 yards and 4 touchdowns against Power 5 defenses with a ridiculous 22.2 yards per catch. The only WR with better stats then him is Corey Coleman who has racked up stats against SMU and Lamar. And he doesn't even crack your top 50? Nonsense

  • James Shell posted 167 days ago

    James Shell

    Your reasoning on why Auburn is an underrated team was obviously researched poorly. This leads to speculate many of your other claims are. Please stop writing about things you know little to none about.

  • Ryan Bender posted 169 days ago

    Ryan Bender

    Stop writing about college football....you need to find another subject matter to tackle (no pun). You are off most of the time.

  • Robert R posted 301 days ago

    Robert R

    Your article on highest paid coaches is a joke as well. To leave out Les Miles and Charlie Strong shows what you don't know about football. Hope you have a day job cause this sport writing gig isn't going to keep you above board.

  • Tim Bishop posted 376 days ago

    Tim  Bishop

    Hey Greg, in your article about the top 25 Heisman winners. The photo for Ty Detmer is actually Max Hall. Detmer never wore the white and navy blue uniform. His was still the royal blue #14. Thought you should know.

  • CubPride posted 399 days ago

    CubPride

    I don't normally do this, but your "Projecting College Football's Final Top 25 Teams" was so flawed that I think you need to honestly redo it. Please consider these notes.

    1) LSU was a fringe top 25 team and LOST to Notre Dame. With a better record and owner of the head to head, Notre Dame deserves to be ranked, LSU does not.

    2) Auburn should be barely ranked. Definitely not above USC, who beat a very good Nebraska team. Texas A&M and Stanford are more deserving of a ranking than Auburn.

    3) Boise defeats #10 Arizona, and only moves up ONE place while Arizona stays the same?? That's just lazy. Boise State should be right around #15 and ahead of Arizona.

    4) Wisconsin and Clemson both beat very good opponents and looked great in the process, yet they don't even move up one place?? Again, LAZY. They should be moved ahead of K-State, Ole Miss, Arizona, and maybe Arizona State.

    5) Again, Ole Miss is far too high. They were exposed. UCLA, Georgia, Clemson, and Wisconsin all deserve to be ranked higher.

    6) Mississippi State only dropped two places. That's pretty generous.

    7) Georgia Tech deserves a high ranking than Baylor.

    Again, the fact that most teams barely moved makes this entire article seem very lazy. It's like the bowl wins didn't even matter and you just ranked them based on opinion. Clemson, Wisconsin, Notre Dame, and Boise State especially deserve more respect. I suggest reevaluating and perhaps even rewriting that piece, considering how deeply flawed it is.

  • CubPride posted 399 days ago

    CubPride

    I don't normally do this, but your "Projecting College Football's Final Top 25 Teams" was so flawed that I think you need to honestly redo it. Please consider these notes.

    1) LSU was a fringe top 25 team and LOST to Notre Dame. With a better record and owner of the head to head, Notre Dame deserves to be ranked, LSU does not.

    2) Auburn should be barely ranked. Definitely not above USC, who beat a very good Nebraska team. Texas A&M and Stanford are more deserving of a ranking than Auburn.

    3) Boise defeats #10 Arizona, and only moves up ONE place while Arizona stays the same?? That's just lazy. Boise State should be right around #15 and ahead of Arizona.

    4) Wisconsin and Clemson both beat very good opponents and looked great in the process, yet they don't even move up one place?? Again, LAZY. They should be moved ahead of K-State, Ole Miss, Arizona, and maybe Arizona State.

    5) Again, Ole Miss is far too high. They were exposed. UCLA, Georgia, Clemson, and Wisconsin all deserve to be ranked higher.

    6) Mississippi State only dropped two places. That's pretty generous.

    7) Georgia Tech deserves a high ranking than Baylor.

    Again, the fact that most teams barely moved makes this entire article seem very lazy. It's like the bowl wins didn't even matter and you just ranked them based on opinion. Clemson, Wisconsin, Notre Dame, and Boise State especially deserve more respect. I suggest reevaluating and perhaps even rewriting that piece, considering how deeply flawed it is.

  • Jim Grushon posted 399 days ago

    Jim Grushon

    I'm sorry a 32 team playoff is ridiculous, obviously they guy never played football or he would know why. 8 teams are workable. Big 12 have a league championship game like the other 4. All 5 league champions are in plus 3 at large based upon the committees choices. The committee will seed them with 1 vrs 8, 2vr7, 3 vr6, 4vr5. These games take place 2 weeks after the league championships, the final four on New years day, the finals 2nd Monday in January, no later that the 15th. 32 teams would mean 5 games to get to a champion instead of 3 and the quality when you go 32 deep is really not that good. If you had 32 vrs 1, that game would not be worth watching.

  • Tom Gruff posted 404 days ago

    Tom Gruff

    Does it hurt? Does it sting? Don't let any salt fall into your gushing wounds. Your predictions were soooooooooo wrong and biased. Does it hurt?

  • J D posted 406 days ago

    J D

    There are 32 NFL teams. and 12 Playoff Teams. There are about 125 Big college teams and Smelly 4 team playoff . This Teacup playoff would be more HONEST playing BRIDGE than claiming an ILLIGITIMATE Champion ship. Only a 32 Team CFB playoff would be fair. If Baylor/TCU win out, they will be Co Champs in many honest HEARTS. This puny TeamCup sized 4 team farce is a Disgrace to Americas sense of honest competition and Integrity. Get REAL. Walk the walk of sportsmanship and Fairness

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