About Ethan Sears

Ethan Sears is currently a freshman at the University of Michigan. He is from Rye, New York and started writing at EthanSears.com, a self-published website. He has loved sports from an early age and intends to have a long career in journalism.

Ethan has interned at the New York Post for three straight summers. He is a Michigan women's basketball beat writer for the Michigan Daily and a Michigan me's basketball writer for UMHoops.com. You can follow him on Twitter @ethan_sears.

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Tua Tagovailova is one of the rising stars in college football
May 6, 2018
Spring ball is coming to a close, so what better time to start thinking about college football’s potential breakout players? As always, there are no shortage. With a constant churn of graduations and NFL Draftees, that’s part of the natural cycle for nearly every team.
Dec 21, 2016; San Diego, CA, USA; Wyoming Cowboys quarterback Josh Allen (17) looks to pass during the third quarteragainst the Brigham Young Cougars at Qualcomm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 14, 2018
Risk vs. reward is the most classic proposition in any draft, of any sport. You know one guy has all the tools to succeed, but no one has a clue whether it’ll mean anything. The NFL draft especially seems to be filled with those players.
Mar 29, 2018
Personnel dictates results, and the Final Four is no exception. Here are Villanova, Kansas, Michigan and Loyola-Chicago’s most important players.
Texas A&M guard Admon Gilder during the NCAA Tournament
Mar 21, 2018
Finally, we can breathe. After four straight days of basketball insanity, the early part of this week gives us a chance to assess the field and take a good, hard look at the Sweet 16, one of the more unorthodox we’ve ever had.
Mar 11, 2018
By the nature of the NCAA Tournament, it’s inevitable that a couple teams will do the unexpected, pull off a couple upsets and find themselves in the Sweet 16. There’s no more reliable bet in sports than that, yet there’s no tougher one than putting a finger on exactly who that team will be.
James Harden Houston Rockets
Mar 7, 2018
We’re going to spend a good portion of the next six weeks debating NBA awards and it’s time for a reset. Here are the current leaders.
Feb 27, 2018
March Madness is just around the corner. No, really, it’s in two weeks. Yeah, the season went by fast. So, without further ado, here are college basketball’s 14 hottest scorers headed into March Madness.
Feb 23, 2018
This list will focus on the players who will, quietly, play a huge role in the coming weeks in the NBA. Not the stars — you already know about them and nobody needs to be told that Kevin Durant and LeBron James will impact the title race. — but the x-factors
Feb 15, 2018
There’s never a shortage of fun in the NBA, but the next eight weeks are going to take it to another level. Here are the league’s 16 biggest NBA storylines as we head down the home stretch.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum Monday Night Football
Feb 7, 2018
A look at 14 NFL free agents who are set to break the bank this season, including quarterbacks Kirk Cousins and Case Keenum.
Tom Brady
Feb 2, 2018
Because it’s crunch-time, with only two days left until the game, it’s time to throw some cold water over the growing sentiment that the Philadelphia Eagles are going to win Super Bowl LII.
Feb 2, 2018
Super Bowl LII is upon us and with it comes the last Sportsnaut Pick’em of the season. Yours truly has already clinched the top spot — in fact, all of the standings are locked in. Here are our experts’ picks for Sunday.
Jan 31, 2018
Like death and taxes in life, injuries are an inevitable calamity of sports. The NBA is no exception. This season a barrage of injuries having happened, including a handful within the last two weeks.
Josh Allen is one of the riskiest players in the 2018 NFL draft
Jan 27, 2018
The Senior Bowl can mean everything or nothing. For some, the week of practice and subsequent game in Mobile is a chance to burst onto the NFL Draft scene and make a name for themselves. For others, it’s just another event on the way to a first-round pick.
Jan 24, 2018
NFL playoff games matter more, not just in the literal sense — if you lose, your season is over — but from a monetary perspective as well. Play well in the playoffs with free agency on the horizon and your prospects are going to change.
Jan 20, 2018
Three games left and all the marbles still at stake. Of course, we’re talking about Sportsnaut’s NFL pick’em competition. Vincent
Patriots receiver Brandin Cooks
Jan 19, 2018
After 264 total games over 19 weeks there are only four teams left standing in the NFL. We’ve spent all year dissecting things from every angle, analyzing everything from the NFL Draft to the New England Patriots’ chemistry, all for this. There are no more surprises left in the bag.
college basketball Keita Bates-Diop
Jan 17, 2018
More than any other sport, it’s easy for a great college basketball player to slide off the radar. With 351 teams playing at the Division I level, such an event isn’t a phenomenon, but an inevitability.
Jan 12, 2018
From the point at which Jerry Buss bought the Los Angeles Lakers in 1979 until he died in February 2013, his franchise missed the playoffs just twice. In the four years since, the Lakers have missed the playoffs every year and — barring some sort of miracle unseen in NBA history — will make it five in 2018
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen sacks New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Monday Night Football
Jan 12, 2018
After a humbling wild card weekend for all parties, we’re back on the horse for the divisional round. Here are Sportsnaut’s expert NFL picks for this weekend.
Eagles quarterback Nick Foles
Jan 12, 2018
After a Wild Card Weekend that could best be described as underwhelming, we’re staring down a divisional round that looks
Jan 9, 2018
The first half of college basketball season went by fast. That’s always the case — it’s easy for college hoops to go under the radar when college football season is hitting its peak — but if you’re just starting to pay attention, there’s you’ve missed a lot.
Calais Campbell trade
Jan 5, 2018
The NFL playoffs are finally upon us and Sportsaut is continuing its pick’em competition into the postseason. The standings are
Jan 5, 2018
Coaching always matters in football, but at no time does the man on the sideline make more of a difference than the postseason. Here are 16 keys that will decide who wins on NFL wild card weekend.