A 2009 graduate of the Ohio State University, Corey transformed his lifelong love for College Football, the NFL, and College Basketball into a passion for Handicapping as an undergrad, and that passion has only grown. A proponent of Power Ratings, Statistical Application, and Market Analysis; he primarily employs a numbers-based approach to handicapping, but still relies heavily upon the knowledge acquired from countless hours invested – with eyes fanatically glued to the TV Screen. Just starting out as a writer, Corey’s newly found fervor is sharing his passion with the Handicapping community and hopefully adding some enjoyment to the games we love, for all those who too like the make things a little more “interesting.”
Aside from the “Big Four” in the East, the rest of the division is in another tier if you will, with Indiana, Maryland, and Rutgers being programs to which a bowl appearance is considered a successful season.
The Bears were one of the big surprises of 2018, and with that success now comes expectation. Was it a flash-in-the-pan fluke, or has Chicago really supplanted Green Bay as the class of the NFC North? 2019 will define that narrative.
Kansas did what they should have done, given the difference in talent and athleticism; but in the Round of 32 they will no longer have the luxury of superior athletes against the champion of the SEC, Auburn.