Search

Pete Thamel

Pete Thamel

All Pete Thamel Stories

Nov. 16, 2015

THE ZEKE SQUAD

THE DEBATE over Ezekiel Elliott's greatest hits rages throughout the Ohio State football offices. The candidates for the top tracks do not include ...

Aug. 10, 2015

BEING DAK

After a breakout season in which he led Mississippi State on a wild run to No. 1, quarterback Dak Prescott found himself badly beaten on spring ...

July 27, 2015

BABY BOOMER

Myles Garrett, Texas A&M's star sophomore defensive end, relies on the examples of his two older siblings—both negative and positive—as he ...

Nov. 12, 2012

3 KANSAS

A ninth straight Big 12 title pivots on a center who has gone from Stiffy to stud.

May 02, 2016

Fit to Be Picked

NFL prospect Shon Coleman redefines comfort food

Feb. 17, 2014

POCKET PROJECTORS

FRESNO STATE offered a scholarship to Josh Rosen when he was a 15-year-old freshman at St. John Bosco High in Bellflower, Calif., before ...

Sept. 30, 2013

THE WIRED

More than 14 stories above the field at Ohio Stadium, Tom Herman wedges a wad of Kodiak the size of a dumpling in his lower lip. He cracks ...

Nov. 18, 2013

16 VCU

The wordHavoc doesn't just describe the Rams' panic-inducing defensive pressure; it also personifies the program's full-throttle ethos.

March 24, 2014

Orange Blossom

Syracuse sophomore forward Jerami Grant has always had the potential—just look at his basketball bloodlines—but it wasn't until he remade his shot that he became a major contributor for a team that could win it all

Dec. 15, 2014

We're No. 4!

A visit to Ohio State coach Urban Meyer's living room on selection Sunday laid bare what is now the most gut-wrenching moment in sports

Oct. 13, 2014

LA COWBELL ÉPOQUE

Mississippi State's second straight takedown of a Top 10 team might ring in a new era in the SEC. SI went behind the scenes in Starkville as ...

June 17, 2013

THE INSTITUTION HAS LOST CONTROL

THE NCAA MADE GRAND PLANS TO REFORM ITS MOST SCRUTINIZED DIVISION. BUT THE MISHANDLING OF A CASE THAT ...

Feb. 24, 2014

The Case for ... Tyler Ennis

This year's freshman basketball class—the most talented since Kevin Love, Derrick Rose and Michael Beasley arrived on college campuses in ...

Nov. 19, 2012

O, the Places They'll Go (Just Not This Year)

THE BUCKEYES ARE UNBEATEN—BUT ON PROBATION. STILL, THEIR SURPRISING SUCCESS COULD BE A CATALYST FOR THE REVIVAL OF A STORIED CONFERENCE