"I love poetry, and a glass of scotch, and, of course, my good friend Baxter here" -Ron Burgandy

Twitter: @f_fanelli18

Hometown: Arlington, TX

Favorite Sports Media Journalist: San Carchidi

Favorite Athlete: Claude Giroux

Favorite Team: Philadelphia Flyers, but THE Ohio State Buckeyes are a very close second.

If you could cover any sporting event in the world, what would it be:  Stanley Cup Finals

Best tradition at your college: Although Queens University of Charlotte doesn't have very many traditions we do love to troll the heck out of Wingate fans/players.

The restaurant you most frequent in your college town:  Chick-Fil-A

Best class you’ve ever taken: Introduction to Sport Management

Freshman We’re Most Intrigued to See in 2019 Spring Games: Part 2

Alright folks, let’s add some names to our list and take another look at some freshman who are ready to take their new teams by storm. Let’s jump right into it! Jadon Haselwood, Wide Receiver, Oklahoma I could have inserted the names of Theo Wease or Trejan Bridges into the header of this slide if I wanted to. But […]

Freshmen We’re Most Intrigued to See in 2019 Spring Games: Part 1

The page has turned from recruiting season to the hiatus before spring practice, and while drills won’t begin around the nation for the next few weeks, it’s fun to think of some midterm enrollees ready to start making noise. This 2019 class is full of instant-impact players, and some who are already at their respective […]

Takeaways from National Signing Day 2019: Part 2

Alright folks, ya boi is back and better then ever for yet another fire article. Let’s pick up right back up where I left off with my last article in part 1. So let’s jump right into this and not take anymore time procrastinating. HERE WE GOOOOO Tennessee’s Finish Was Colossal  Last year in Tennessee, […]

Takeaways from National Signing Day 2019: Part 1

From the rich getting richer…To a battle between in-state foes…To a National Signing Day’s flip filled finale, this year’s recruiting cycle left us with tons of story lines heading into spring practices. It’s clear from the classes of Alabama, Georgia, Texas, Clemson, and Oklahoma that some of the nation’s marquee programs aren’t going anywhere anytime […]

Clemson QB, Trevor Lawrence to Play vs. Wake Forest

Tiger fans can breathe easier now because after leaving last week’s game against Syracuse because of neck and head injuries, Tigers quarterback Trevor Lawrence is expected to play against Wake Forest on Saturday! Lawrence participated in practice Monday after he cleared concussion protocol, and Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney revealed he expected the freshman to […]

Can the Buckeyes Take Down the Happy Valley White Out?

Last time the Ohio State football ream stepped foot into Beaver Stadium an eerily cold, snowy, and rainy day overtook State College. Neither team could get going consistently on offense or fully gain momentum. Finally as the Buckeyes attempted a late field goal, Marcus Allen blocked it and Penn State took the lead setting the […]

BREAKING: Kelly Bryant to Transfer out of Clemson

Kelly Bryant started the past 18 games for Clemson… his next start will be for a different school. On Sunday, head coach Dabo Swinney informed Bryant that he was no longer the starting quarterback. Swinney gave Bryant a personal day on Monday to let the news of him losing the starting spot sink in. He […]

Grading New CFB QB 1’s After Week 1.

The 2018 College Football season started in August but the first weekend of September marked the start of some fresh new faces who are trying to take their respective teams to the promise land. Among the AP Top 25, six programs had a player making their first career start! The most anticipated start was Alabama’s […]

Syracuse Zones Michigan State to Death, Advances to Sweet 16

Syracuse barely got into the NCAA Tournament, getting the 68th and final spot. The Orange have now earned the right to keep playing in NCAA Tournament and no one will be excited about facing that zone defense. Tyus Battle had 17 points and Oshae Brissett scored 15 as 11th-seeded Syracuse zoned Michigan State out of the tournament, 55-53 […]

The WalkOns: Episode 7 – Oklahoma is ASS CHEEKS

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN WELCOME TO THE NUMBER ONE sports podcast on Student Union; probably the #1 sports pod in the entire world, honestly. This week the gang of Frank, Andy, and Anthony talk a wide variety of sports. This episode includes the gang talking about only March Madness, Snubs, and locks of the week. Once again, […]

Buffalo Dominates Arizona for Massive Upset

Wes Clark scored 25 points, Jeremy Harris added 23 and 13th seeded Buffalo Bulls pulled off the biggest upset of the NCAA Tournament’s opening round. They absolutely rolled over the No. 4 seeded Arizona Wildcats 89-68 in the South Region on Thursday night. The smaller-sized Bulls used their quickness to zip around the Wildcats, scoring at the […]

Ramblers Get HUGE Buzzer Beater to Knock Off Miami

Donte Ingram hit a 3-pointer from the March Madness logo at half court just before the buzzer, lifting Loyola-Chicago over Miami 64-62 in a Thursday thriller. This win means the Ramblers can celebrate their first win in the NCAA Tournament in 33 years. Ingram’s long shot from well above the key came after Lonnie Walker IV missed a […]

Embrace the Madness of March

Trying to predict March Madness has become a national pastime, but the NCAA tournament can be extremely frustrating. Favorites lose, sleepers rise and Cinderella teams bury your perfect bracket. And all that happens before the seventh game of the first round is finished. This is probably because you suck at picking, so don’t blame the upsets. […]

Who Got Screwed this Time Around?

The bracket for the 2018 men’s NCAA tournament is here, and you know what that means: It’s time to spend the next 24 hours griping about who got screwed by the selection committee. I mean, come on, if you don’t already do this, I don’t really want to be friends with you. This year, there were […]

The WalkOns: Episode 6 – Was Frank Drunk during the Recording?

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN WELCOME TO THE NUMBER ONE sports podcast on Student Union; probably the #1 sports pod in the entire world, honestly. This week the gang of Frank, Andy, and Anthony talk a wide variety of sports. This episode includes the gang talking about Conference Tourneys, NFL Combine recap, NFL free agency/franchise tags, Favorite Alternate […]

Top 5 Sleeper Teams in this Years NCAA Tournament

The madness did not wait until March this season (See what I did there?). It took over men’s college basketball in 2017-18, which could mean we’re in for a wild March. This also means you better identify the sleepers in the field this year if you want to win your respective pools. Consider some of […]

Another March Buzzer Beater as Kent State downs N. Illinois

Kevin Zabo had 19 points, including a layup as time expired, and Jalen Avery scored eight of his 13 points in the final seven-plus minutes to help Kent State slip past Northern Illinois 61-59 on Monday night in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament. Adonis De La Rosa scored 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds while Danny Pippen had […]

BYU Upsets No. 20 St. Mary’s to Advance to WCC Title Game

Yoeli Childs scored a career-high 33 points to lead BYU to a win over No. 20 Saint Mary’s 85-72 in Monday night’s West Coast Conference (WCC) Tournament semifinal matchup. Childs was 13 of 18 from the field, including hitting all three, 3-point attempts. He also had six rebounds. Third-seed BYU, which shot 61 percent from the […]

The WalkOns: Episode 5 – The Fortnite Craze

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN WELCOME TO THE NUMBER ONE sports podcast on Student Union; probably the #1 sports pod in the entire world, honestly. This week the gang of Frank, Andy, and Anthony talk a wide variety of sports. This episode includes the gang talking about Sean Miller and how dumb he is, the start of the […]

On the Bubble Teams That Could Grab an At-Large Bid

There are two types of teams capable of stealing NCAA tournament bids. The first is a standout team in what is expected to be a one-bid conference losing in its conference tournament and suddenly landing on the bubble. Schools such as Loyola (Chicago) and South Dakota State fit the bill. The other is a major […]

Xavier Clinches Share of Big East Regular Season Title

Step aside, Villanova, Xavier is the new king of the Big East….at least for now. For the first time in its newer existence, the Big East has a regular-season champion NOT named Villanova. Xavier got 23 points from All-American candidate Trevon Bluiett and took care of visiting Providence, 84-74, Wednesday night at the Cintas Center. The […]

The WalkOns: Episode 4 – No One Uses Email Anymore, Anthony

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN WELCOME TO THE NUMBER ONE sports podcast on Student Union; probably the #1 sports pod in the entire world, honestly. This week the gang of Frank, Andy, and Anthony, and first ever guest Alex Wilcox, talk a wide variety of sports. This episode includes a recap of NBA All-Star weekend and how bad […]

The WalkOns: Episode 3 – Carl Flaked on The Squad

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN WELCOME to the NUMBER 1 sports podcast on Student Union. Probably the number 1 sports pod in the entire world, honestly. This week the gang of Frank, Andy, and Anthony talk a wide variety of sports. This episode includes a brief NBA Trade Recap, our thoughts on the NCAA’s early release of the […]

Fan-Girling Over Ohio State’s Commitments on NSD

Good afternoon, comrades. I have officially decided to come out of retirement after a long month and a half or so since my last article. Today, I will be absolutely fangirling over National Signing Day, but specifically, the couple recruits Ohio State (best team in the world) have brought in since the early AM. The […]

The WalkOns: Episode 2 – The Philadelphia Eagles Are Super Bowl Champions

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN WELCOME to the NUMBER 1 sports podcast on Student Union. Probably the number 1 sports pod in the entire world if I had to say so myself. This week the gang of Frank, Andy, and Anthony talk a wide variety of sports. It includes a brief Super Bowl Recap, MLB season predictions, National […]

The Student Union Sports Podcast: Trivia Edition

Todays Episode of the Student Union Sports Podcast features the first round of the Student Union Trivia Tournament of Champions (Its a working title…) Writers competing include Johnny Rambos, PJ Guippone, Cody Goggin, Bucky Grimes, Nolan Davis, Sam Tschida, Brendan Smith, Luke Matthews, Big Takes, Austin Montgomery, Frank Fanelli, and Anthony Ventura. Matchup guide Group […]

The WalkOns: Episode 1

Welcome ladies and gents to the first recording of The WalkOns with your favorite writers Frank Fanelli, Anthony Ventura, and Andy Jones. In this episode we talk about literally anything you can think of that involves sports, from college sports to the pros. Give it a listen and let us know what y’all think!

Fletcher Magee Carries Terriers to Upset Win Over Tar Heels

Fletcher Magee scored 27 points to help Wofford stun No. 5 North Carolina 79-75 on Wednesday night, snapping the reigning national champion’s 23-game home winning streak. The Terriers led the entire second half and were up by as many as 14 points before holding off UNC’s late-game run for a huge road win and their first […]

Jaiden Woodbey Flips from Ohio State to Florida State

Jaiden Woodbey, a 5-star safety hailing from Fontana, California, committed to the Florida State Seminoles on Wednesday after initially pledging to attend Ohio State University. As a die-hard Buckeyes fans, this one truly pains me to write about. Here’s his official announcement via his twitter: I am officially NOLE BLOODED #Tribe18??? pic.twitter.com/pjjSS7ZUV3 — ⚡️THOR ⚡️ (@JaidenWoodbey) […]

Student Union All-America Teams

Good Evening, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to the first ever revealing of the Student Union All-America Teams. The prestigious voting committee sat down on Sunday night for over four hours and hashed out the two teams. If you’re asking “why did it take over four hours?” Well, our fellow new voter Sam Tschida wouldn’t STOP trying […]

Ricky Aguayo Gets Jumped After ’16 Performance vs Florida

In a police report made public Tuesday, Florida State Seminoles kicker Ricky Aguayo said he was attacked by members of an FSU fraternity last year following a poor performance against the Florida Gators. According to Karl Etters, an investigation into the Nov. 3 death of a Pi Kappa Phi fraternity member led to about two dozen […]

Ducks Land Another 4-Star LB in Winston

A year ago, the Oregon Ducks football program had missed out on U.S. Army All-American defensive tackle Marlon Tuipulotu and four-star legacy cornerback Elijah Molden, placing their in-state recruiting influence at an all-time low. Now, as we fast forward 12 months, and Willie Taggart and his coaching staff have flipped that narrative on its ear. […]

Auburn Notches HUGE Upset Win over Alabama

Auburn fans blanketed the field from end zone to end zone, just like the last time they got to celebrate a stirring Iron Bowl win. This time, Jarrett Stidham, Kerryon Johnson, and No. 6 Auburn didn’t need a miraculous final play to unleash the celebration. It was a build-up to the final as the Tigers […]

Ole Miss Upsets Mississippi State, Takes Home The Golden Egg

Jordan Ta’amu threw for 247 yards and two touchdowns, Jordan Wilkins ran for two scores and Mississippi upset No. 16 Mississippi State 31-28 on Thursday night. Ole Miss held off a late Mississippi State rally to win the Egg Bowl for the fourth time in six seasons. The Rebels had a 10-6 lead at halftime […]

Auburn Lands Two Big Time 4-Stars

Seth Williams: Today Auburn landed two major commits for next year. The Tigers added a dynamic playmaker to their future wide receiver corps Thursday when prospect Seth Williams joined their 2018 recruiting class. Williams, who is 6’3″ and 212 pounds, is a 4-star prospect, and the No. 156 overall player/No. 30 wide receiver in his class. He’s also the […]

Ideal Coaches for CFB Teams: Part 3

The final piece of the coaching puzzle! Here it is, enjoy: Tennessee: Dan Mullen While Butch Jones should be commended for rebuilding Tennessee after the disastrous tenures of Lane Kiffin and Derek Dooley, he was never able to get the Volunteers program to the prestigious Rocky Top of the SEC. Tennessee won nine games in […]

Commodores Gain Yet Another 5-Star Recruit in Shittu

Vanderbilt coach Bryce Drew is rolling on the recruiting trail. On Wednesday, five-star Class of 2018 power forward Simi Shittu committed to be a Commodore, giving Drew his second five-star pledge of the cycle. Shittu’s pledge gives the Commodores their highest-rated recruit since point guard Darius Garland committed… last week. Shittu is the third member of […]

Ideal Coaches for CFB Teams: Part 1

Thanksgiving week is finally upon us, and with it, one of the biggest weeks of the season for college football coaches and their agents. When the 2017 regular season resolves Sunday, the football coaching carousel, which has already been active with firings at Florida, Ole Miss, and Tennessee, among other places, will spin into overdrive. Coaches […]

Ideal Coaches for CFB Teams: Part 2

I’m back for the second part of ideal candidates for teams looking for coaches. Nebraska: Scott Frost Let’s face it. The Mike Riley experiment at Nebraska hasn’t worked out. He is a complete dumpster fire. When the Cornhuskers fired volatile Bo Pelini three years ago, they went for his polar opposite in good-guy, good-with-the-media Mike Riley. […]

Ducks Get Another Big Time Commitment in Bol Bol

Oregon was unable to reel in the No. 1 overall prospect in the class of 2018, R.J. Barrett. But they will sign the class’s top big man. Bol Bol announced on Monday that he will play for the Ducks in his college years through an article on The Players’ Tribune. The son of former NBA player Manute […]

Logan Brown, 4-Star OT, Commits to Wisconsin

While the Wisconsin Badgers have been effective at evaluations to a point where they have put themselves into their current position as a playoff-worthy team, fans naturally want to find someone with star quality coming to their school in the near future. For the class of 2019, the Badgers landed themselves a tremendous pickup on Sunday […]

Georgia Gets 4-Star DT Jordan Davis

Georgia Bulldogs’ recruiting class has gotten a lot stronger on the defensive line after Jordan Davis committed to the program Thursday. Davis is a promising star at defensive tackle. The native of North Carolina is listed at 6’6″ and 330 pounds. You don’t even have to see pictures of this man, he is huge even […]

Ohio State’s Ground Game is Very, Very Good

Former Ohio State great Woody Hayes once said, “……I will pound you and pound you until you quit.” For years, that has been the mantra of Ohio State football. Whether it’s Howard Cassady, Archie Griffin, Eddie George or Ezekiel Elliott, running backs have been the dominant factor behind nearly every Ohio State championship-winning team. Last […]

J.K. Dobbins Becomes 4th Straight Buckeye to Rush for 1,000 Yards

Ohio State freshman J.K. Dobbins joined an exclusive club on Saturday when he became the fourth running back in school history to rush for 1,000 yards in his freshman season. He is also the second straight RB to hit this accomplishment after Mike Weber did it last year. Dobbins joins Mike Weber, Maurice Clarett, and […]

SU Top 25 Poll: Week 11

Over the past few weeks of college football, literally everything has been hitting the fan. Look at Ohio State and Penn State. Two of CFB’s powerhouses both took major losses this past weekend. On the other hand, we see teams like Iowa, West Virginia, Michigan get back on the map and get ranked after a […]

Hawkeyes Stun Buckeyes, Put CFP Hopes Out of Reach

So…..umm yeah, I honestly had no idea I would be in this position as an Ohio State fan when I sat down to write this. To be honest, I am completely shocked, devastated, pissed, and much more. I was extremely confident coming into this game when it got switched from a night game to a […]

HYPEST Hype Video of Week 9

Hello, ladies and gents I’m back again! Your weekly hype man is here to give you the best hype videos of this week. I know last week’s videos were amazing so let’s see if we can top that, shall we? 1. Hypest Hype Video of the Week #BeatPSU pic.twitter.com/dgsUvd7ohw — Ohio State Football (@OhioStateFB) October […]

Hypest HYPE VIDEO of Week 8

Alright, so I’ve decided that it’s time my fans get to look at the HYPEST video of each College Football week. So what I decided was to start putting out weekly increments of hype videos to show you guys the best one. All this consists of is the best video of the week, an honorable mention, and […]

Despite His Flaws, JT Barrett is Underrated

Okay….I’ve seen the tweets and it is very clear that we need to talk about Mr. J.T. Barrett. But, if we’re going to talk about one of the statistically best QB’s of all time, it’s very vital that we look at all the facts. So let’s go ahead and jump right into this one. J.T. Barrett […]

“Last Chance U”……Where are They Now? Part 2

Yesterday, I posted an update on season 1’s stars of Netflix‘s original series Last Chance U. I covered an update on where they’re at in their collegiate careers, where they are playing, and stats for when they played at EMCC and where they are now. So now it’s only right that we go to season 2 […]