Ethan Sears

Ethan Sears
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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.

Top 20 takeaways from 2017 college football season

The college football bowl season finished on a high note. On New Year's Day, we saw an all-time classic in Georgia's Rose Bowl victory over Oklahoma, a clinical...

Top 25 NBA stars who dominated headlines in 2017

As the year draws to a close, it's time to do some looking back. The NBA had a turbo-charged 2017 -- from the Golden State Warriors steamrolling...

Sportsnaut Pick’em: Week 17

As Sportsnaut's pick'em competition heads into the last week of the regular season, it's tight at the top. Vincent Frank is only three games behind yours truly...

Sportsnaut Pick’em: Week 16

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14 most depressing things about 2017 NFL season

The NFL is equal parts amazing and awful. For everything wonderful thing worth celebrating, there's a terrible one to cancel it out. Especially, it seems, in a...

Sportsnaut Pick’em: Week 15

As Sportsnaut's pick'em competition nears its end everything is still up for grabs. Yours truly has a six game lead over Jesse Reed and Vincent Frank. Michael...
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

14 most intriguing NFL draft prospects playing in 2017 bowl games

As college football bowls get underway next week, NFL draft season opens in full. Some top prospects will (understandably) sit out their bowl games for fear of...

20 bold predictions for the NFL’s final quarter

We are down to the last 25 percent of the NFL season, which happens to be the quarter that offers the most fun. It takes until about...

Sportsnaut Pick’em: Week 14

Sportsnaut's NFL pick'em competition continues. Yours truly (Ethan Sears) still holds a tight lead over Jesse Reed and Vincent Frank after most of Sportsnaut's experts had a...
Georgia linebacker Roquan Smith is one of the best college football players in the nation

Most compelling individual matchups for college football bowl season

We are officially into bowl season, the disappointing, yet still fun end to college football. There are no shortage of marquee games either. From the College Football...
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum Monday Night Football

14 NFL players who rescued their careers in 2017

NFL lifespans are famously short. The average career length is between three and six years, depending on which number you look at, and it's not uncommon to...

Sportsnaut Pick’em: Week 13

It is tight at the top of Sportsnaut's NFL pick'em competition. Yours truly still holds a tight lead, but Vincent Frank and Jesse Reed are both within...

14 players who will define championship weekend

We are barreling toward the end of college football season and this week is when the roller coaster will finally reach its crescendo. After conference championship games, there...
Auburn coach Gus Malzahn

Biggest winners and losers from college football’s regular season

College football's regular season is finally at an end. Usain Bolt would be jealous of the way this season sprinted to its finish -- after a chaotic...
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Each NFL team’s biggest question heading into home stretch

The weeks are counting down and the NFL season is nearly over. We have just a month left in the regular season, yet there are still so...
UCF running back Adrian Killins

Twitter reacts to insane ending of USF vs. UCF

The ending to UCF's matchup against in-state rival South Florida was absolutely insane. With the Knights up by eight and just over a minute to go, Bulls...
Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson is one of the most intriguing players in the 2018 NFL draft

20 college football players who will define rivalry week

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Sportsnaut Pick’em Week 12

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14 things we hated about 2017 college football season

Much as we all love college football, we also love to hate it at times. With the majority of the season now in the rear-view mirror --...
Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey during the NFL preseason

Biggest bust for each NFL team in 2017

Each year, some players rise above our expectations. Others, well, not so much. NFL coverage is usually defined by small sample-size hot taking, but after 10 weeks,...
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Sportsnaut Pick’em: Week 11

Sportsnaut's pick'em competition is coming down the home stretch. Yours truly has a seven-game lead, however, things are far from safe. Here are our NFL expert picks...

14 most underappreciated college football stories

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Top picks for every major college football award

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Most entertaining player on each NFL team

We love football for its endless drama, storylines, strategizing, and a million other reasons. Chief among them: the players themselves. It's often stated that the NFL doesn't...