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RotoGrinders is the daily fantasy authority. Founded in 2010, our site has been at the forefront of DFS news and analysis since the industry's beginnings. Over time, we've grown into a legitimate one-stop resource for the DFS community.

We strive to be the premier destination for daily fantasy news, tools and analysis created by the brightest minds in DFS. If you're an avid player, sign up and get ranked!

Meet The Team

  • Derek Farnsworth

    Derek Farnsworth, aka Notorious, is one of the most recognizable names and faces in all of DFS, thanks in large part to the great advice he gives on a daily basis in RotoGrinders.com’s Grind Down for NBA and MLB as well as the First Look column that gives a preview of the day’s games from a DFS perspective. Before joining the RotoGrinders team, Derek received a Masters Degree from the University of Utah. When he’s not busy providing content, he’s dominating the industry as evidenced by his consistent top rankings in multiple sports. Farnsworth provides expert analysis for RotoGrinders Premium members on a daily basis during the NBA season and has also been nominated for five different Fantasy Sports Writer’s Association (FSWA) awards.

    • Lead RotoGrinders Expert & Premium Content Contributor
    • Multi-time FD/DK Live Final Qualifier
    • Numerous Writing Award Nominations
  • Dan Back

    One of the most respected and preeminent voices in all of daily fantasy, Dan has over ten years experience as a high-level DFS player and content leader. Dan hosted a long-running DFS show on SiriusXM Radio and also owns an FSWA award for “Best Podcast”. His biggest passions in fantasy sports are both College and Pro Football and Golf. After years of hard work and dedication, Dan has climbed the ranks to become the Senior VP of Operations & Marketing at Better Collective US. When he’s not pulling the strings behind the scenes, Dan loves speculating on the Futures markets in Sports Betting.

    • Senior VP of Operations & Marketing – Better Collective US
    • 9x FanDuel/DraftKings Live Finalist
  • David Kaplen

    • Current Ranking: 455

    One of the “OG’s” of the Daily Fantasy industry, David Kaplen, aka headChopper, has been dominating DFS as long as it’s been around, including winning a victory in the DFBBC and making too many live finals to count. Chop has multiple top-10 finishes in the TPOY standings (including a runner-up finish).

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • 2x NFL Millionaire Maker Winner ($1M Prize)
    • Former TPOY Runner-Up
    • College Football DFS Writer of the Year Nominee
    • Won the Inaugural FanDuel NBA Live Final
    • Accumulated 20+ Live Final Seats
  • John Breslin

    • Current Ranking: 33
    • Tournament Player of the Year Race: 19

    John Breslin, aka squirrelpatrol, is a consistent top-ranked Grinder and RotoGrinders contributor. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and graduated with an M.B.A. from prestigious New York University. John is a Live Final specialist who has won 90+ Live Final seats, taking home 1st place in the 2018 FanDuel World Fantasy Baseball Championship, both 1st and 2nd place at the 2021 FanDuel World Fantasy Basketball Championship, 2nd place at the 2022 FanDuel World Fantasy Basketball Championship, 2nd place at the 2023 DraftKings Fantasy Baseball World Championship. He also took down a $1,000,000 prize on an NFL GPP. John has been playing fantasy sports since 1996 and is still scarred from being on the losing end of James Stewart’s 5-TD performance in 1997.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • 2018 FanDuel MLB Live Final – 1st Place ($300,000 Prize)
    • 2021 FanDuel NBA Live Final – 1st Place ($500,000 Prize)
    • 2021 FanDuel NBA Live Final – 2nd Place ($200,000 Prize)
    • 2022 FanDuel MLB Live Final – 2nd Place ($250,000 Prize)
    • 2023 DraftKings MLB Live Final – 2nd Place ($600,000 Prize)
    • NFL Millionaire Maker Winner ($1M Prize)
    • Accumulated 90+ Live Final Seats
  • Dave Potts

    • Current Ranking: 67
    • Tournament Player of the Year Race: 84

    One of the preeminent baseball minds in all of fantasy, Dave Potts, aka CheeseIsGood, has won contests at the highest levels of both season-long and DFS. He is a two-time winner of a million dollar first place prize in DFS; having won the 2014 FanDuel baseball live final and following that up by taking down a DraftKings Millionare Maker Tournament in 2015. In addition, he’s won the Main Event championship in the National Fantasy Baseball Championship and the NFBC Platinum League, which is the highest buy-in entry league. His consistent success in the NFBC tournaments recently earned him a prestigious spot in their Hall of Fame. Dave can also strum a mean guitar while carrying a tune and if you’re lucky, you’ll see him do so on one of his GrindersLive appearances. Follow Dave on Twitter – @DavePotts2.

    • Former FanDuel DFBC Champion ($1M Prize)
    • MLB Millionaire Maker Winner ($1M Prize)
    • NFBC Season-Long Main Event Overall Champion
    • NFBC Season-Long Ultimate Auction Champion
    • Curator of the Million Dollar Musings
    • Accumulated 9 Live Final Seats
  • Stephen Young

    The long-time host of the popular Morning Grind, Stephen Young is also one of the top NASCAR, NFL, NBA and MLB analysts in the industry. The RotoGrinders lead NASCAR analyst is a multiple time finalist for the Fantasy Sports Writer Association Racing Writer of the Year. He has qualified for multiple live finals.

    • RotoGrinders Morning Grind Host
    • Head of Motorsports – RotoGrinders
    • 2013 Starstreet Playboy Championship Finalist
    • 2014 FantasyAces Fantasy Basketball Championship – 3rd Place
    • 2015 FanDuel Playboy Baseball Championship Finalist
    • Accumulated 6 Live Final Seats
  • Dan Gaspar

    • Current Ranking: 101
    • Tournament Player of the Year Race: 93

    Playing DFS since early 2011, MrTuttle05 is an industry OG who has found success across multiple sports. He has qualified for countless live finals and takes pride in being able to adapt to the ever changing DFS landscape. You can find him on Twitter @MrTuttle05.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • Accumulated 20+ Live Final Seats Across 4+ Sports
    • 1/4 of the SwoleCast
  • Justin Van Zuiden

    Justin Van Zuiden, aka stlcardinals84, is a longtime RotoGrinders contributor and show host. He’s appeared in numerous live finals and has logged countless six-figure wins in a host of different sports, including five in PGA. Justin is also a main contributor of sports betting picks at ScoresAndOdds.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • Accumulated 10+ Live Final Seats
    • DFS Writer of the Year Nominee
  • Andy Means

    Andy Means, aka meansy53, was a walk-on with the esteemed Duke University basketball team for three years before graduating in 2004. He has a Masters in Accounting from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and has been playing DFS since 2014. He is a featured contributor for RotoGrinders who has qualified for multiple live finals and displays his extensive basketball knowledge as the lead host of our top show – NBA Crunch Time. In the summer of 2022, Andy took over the role of Premium Content Director for the RotoGrinders Network, overseeing the vast array of content that is created on RotoGrinders, ScoresAndOdds, and FantasyLabs.

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    • Director of Premium Content – RotoGrinders Network
    • Lead Analyst for NBA Crunch Time
    • Former DraftKings FBWC Finalist
    • Former DraftKings FBBWC Finalist
    • Former NFL CVR Expert Winner – FanDuel and DraftKings
    • Former MLB CVR Expert Winner – FanDuel and DraftKings
  • Dean Shavelson

    • Current Ranking: 446

    Dean Shavelson, aka dean78904 has been playing DFS since 2012 and is one of the most senior GrindersLive on-air hosts. He’s dominated the MLB CVR rankings winning top honors for both FanDuel and DraftKings in consecutive seasons and is consistently ranked as one of the best Grinders in the industry. The UCF grad provides NBA, MLB, and NFL written content for RotoGrinders and ScoresAndOdds.com. Follow him on Twitter @DFS_Almanac for questionable sports, movie, and TV takes.

    • GrindersLive Host Extraordinaire & Premium Content Contributor
    • Multi-Time RG CVR Champion
  • Kristi Metzger

    • Current Ranking: 454

    Kristi Metzger works in wealth management full time, but that has not stopped her from dominating in all aspects of fantasy sports ever since she started playing. She was the runner-up in FanDuel’s 2018 NFL Live Final and has quickly qualified for multiple other Live Final seats since beginning her career in DFS. Kristi can be found under the alias Krayton on DFS sites and will be contributing content on both the written and media side for RotoGrinders.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • 2018 FanDuel NFL Live Final – 2nd Place ($400,000 Prize)
    • Accumulated 16 Live Final Seats
  • Chris Gimino

    Chris Gimino is a top mind in the DFS industry and one of the primary contributors at RotoGrinders including one of the most accurate ownership projection systems in the industry. A multiple time live-finalist, Chris delivers actionable tools and advice for RotoGrinders Premium subscribers that helps them make informed decisions for their lineup builds.

    • Director of Premium Tools – RotoGrinders Network
    • Projected Ownership Analyst
    • Multiple Live Final Appearances
  • Chris Prince

    Chris Prince, aka Beermakersfan, has been playing fantasy sports for over twenty years and has been playing daily fantasy since the early days in 2009 making him one of the true “OGs” of the DFS industry. He was one of the first winners of a major live final, taking down the 2011 FanDuel Fantasy Football Championship which led to numerous appearances on FanDuel commercials and magazine ads. Still a top DFS player, he can be found on RotoGrinders columns, podcasts, videos, and GrindersLive shows providing expert analysis. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Chris now lives in the Detroit area where he is a full time family man with a beautiful wife and three young daughters. The lifelong Packers and Brewers fan is always helpful to DFS players and can be found on twitter at username beermakersfan.

    • Host of Beer’s Six-Pack
    • 2010 FFFC Finalist
    • 2011 FanDuel NFL Live Final – 1st Place ($75,000 Prize)
    • Previously Ranked #1 Overall
  • Kevin Roth

    Over the past decade, Kevin Roth has become the go-to source for all things sports-weather related. A lifelong sports fan and admitted weather nerd, Kevin is proud to have combined his two passions and trailblazed a new niche in the DFS community. He has a Master’s Degree in Atmospheric Science (Meteorology), and over 10 years of experience on TV in some of the country’s biggest severe weather markets.
    Kevin’s WeatherEdge product is a one-of-a-kind sports-weather research tool that combines historical data on stats and weather from past games to help users understand how the weather will impact every game on a slate at a glance.

  • Derek Carty

    You may recognize Derek Carty from his role on Baseball Tonight, his articles at ESPN.com, or his occasional SportsCenter appearances. He’s also been published by FOX Sports, Sports Illustrated, NBC’s Rotoworld, FanDuel, and Fantasy Insiders, among many others. He’s a long-time DFS player and the creator of THE BAT and THE BLITZ, perhaps the most sophisticated DFS projection systems on the market. Prior to DFS, Derek honed his statistical chops as the Fantasy Manager of two of the biggest sabermetric outlets, Baseball Prospectus and The Hardball Times (now the nerdier branch of FanGraphs — yes, that’s a thing), and holds an elite track record in year-long expert leagues (6 titles while finishing top-3 over 50% of the time). He’s also the only active fantasy writer to have graduated from MLB’s exclusive Scout School, which he blends with his statistical background to form a complete picture of a player.

    • Creator of The BAT & The BLITZ
    • Featured On ESPN
    • MLB Scout School Grad
    • LABR Champ
  • Erik Beimfohr

    Erik Beimfohr is a long-time grinder and DFS player who has found particular success in smaller field tournaments and live final qualifiers. He has qualified for countless live finals across nearly every sport and has excelled in many different sports from NFL all the way down to College Hoops. Erik is the product owner for SlateIQ on RotoGrinders, current host of the GPP Final Takes show for NFL, and produces a variety of different content across all the major sports. In 2021, Erik started “Spike Week”, the company’s Best Ball product, and came away with a Top 10 Finish in Underdog Fantasy’s Best Ball Mania II tournament. Find him on Twitter @ErikBeimfohr.

    • Product Manager – Spike Week
    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • Accumulated 10+ Live Final Seats
    • Top 10 Finish in Underdog’s Best Ball Mania II
  • Chris Kirkwood

    • Current Ranking: 311

    Chris Kirkwood graduated from UMass Amherst with a degree in economics. He’s been steadily climbing the Daily Fantasy Sports rankings since 2014 and in 2015 decided to pursue it full time. A 2016 FanDuel WFBC and 2019 DraftKings FBWC runner-up, Chris is currently hovering around the top 100 overall in the RG rankings. He considers basketball his best sport and makes a habit of watching every NBA game with his dog Phil (named after Phil Ivey).

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • 2016 FanDuel WFBC Finalist
    • 2019 DraftKings MLB Live Final – 2nd Place ($350,000 Prize)
    • 2019 NBA CVR Expert Winner
  • Bobby Gomes

    • Current Ranking: 258
    • Tournament Player of the Year Race: 187

    Bobby Gomes, aka TheFantasyBros, is a RotoGrinders Show Host personality and one of the first Milly Maker winners on DraftKings. He’s appeared on numerous podcasts, television commercials, magazines, and national radio shows and brings 10+ years of high stakes DFS experience to the table. Bobby also has five Live Final appearances and countless six-figure wins in the industry across all major sports. You can find Bobby on Twitter at @BobbyGomesDFS.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • 1x NFL Millionaire Maker Winner ($1M Prize)
    • Accumulated 5 Live Final Seats
  • Grant Neiffer

    One of the most vibrant and interesting personalities in all of DFS, Grant Neiffer has economics and accounting degrees from Azusa Pacific University. He’s been playing DFS since 2013 and fantasy sports from the ripe old age of 10. Grant has qualified for countless live finals and is routinely at the top of the RotoGrinders rankings in all the major sports. He can frequently be found on GrindersLive shows and podcasts and producing written expert analysis for RG users. In 2021, Grant finished third in the DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship, taking home $230,000.

    • Lead ScoresAndOdds Expert
    • Accumulated 19 Live Final Seats
    • 2021 DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship – 3rd place ($230,000 Prize)
  • Paul Errington

    Paul Errington, aka boggslite, is a longtime top player in the DFS industry who is one of the best in the industry at MLB and NHL (who also routinely performs well in all major sports including a top 50 finish in NFL in 2017) and can frequently be found providing expert analysis on those two sports here at RotoGrinders, both in written content and on various GrindersLive shows. A University of Arizona graduate and Southern California native, Paul has had tremendous success in DFS – mainly as a GPP player. He can be found on twitter at the username boggslite.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • Accumulated 5 Live Final Seats
  • Will Priester

    Will Priester, aka chiefjustICE06, has emerged on the DFS scene in the past couple of years and finds himself in the top 100 overall rankings for Overall Grinder and Tournament Player of the Year. A former financial advisor and now full-time DFS professional, Will is a new on-air personality and contributor for RotoGrinders. He is a top-ranked NBA player who also ranks high in the other major sports (NFL and MLB), with several live final appearances under his belt. Expect big things from the Chief in the future!

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • Leader of Chief’s Prop Shop in Discord
    • 2018 FanDuel WFBBC Finalist
    • 2017 FanDuel WFBC Finalist
  • Brit Devine

    Brit Devine is a former low/midstakes Online Poker Pro/Coach who quickly transitioned to DFS in 2011 after Black Friday. He was the Operations Manager at DFS site Fan Throwdown before parting ways, where he then turned to playing DFS full-time. Mainly a cash game player, Brit provides expert analysis frequently via written columns and GrindersLive appearances.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • 2014 PFBC Finalist
  • Keith Eyster

    Keith Eyster (known by eys819) is a top-ranked DFS player, showcasing impressive results in a host of different sports to move into the top 50 of the RotoGrinders overall rankings. He linked up with RG in 2020 and will be bringing members his unique insights into MME (mass-multi entry) play.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • Mass-Multi Entry Specialist
  • Jon Schiller

    Jonathan Schiller is a college fantasy sports expert who has also demonstrated strong ability in daily fantasy basketball and football. He’s an advanced stats nerd who uses any and all predictive stats to help the RG community succeed. You can find him on Twitter @Bronzesword.

    • College Sports Specialist
  • Jordan Cooper

    Jordan Cooper, aka blenderhd, is a former stand-up comedian and former poker professional who has played DFS nearly full-time for 4+ years. A perennial King of The Pitch contender, he is consistently one of the top-ranked soccer players on DraftKings. With his expertise in game theory, he has multiple 5-6 figure GPP first-place finishes in NFL, NBA and MLB. Known for having very conservative bankroll management and not chasing live final qualifiers, he is often made fun of as one of the most profitable “nits” in the industry.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • Two Top 3 Finishes – DraftKings King Of The Pitch Soccer Final
    • 6-Time DraftKings King Of The Pitch Soccer Final Qualifier
  • Taylor Ezell

    Taylor Ezell (fantasy alias ezellmt) has been playing fantasy sports for over a decade and made the transition to daily fantasy near the end of 2013. Once an editor on RotoGrinders, Ezell has transitioned into a top DFS Grinder in the industry. His biggest accomplishment is winning the 2018 DraftKings Fantasy Hockey World Championship for $100k. He was a 2015 DraftKings World Baseball Championship Finalist and the former runner-up at the DraftKings $1M College Football Championship. Outside of fantasy sports, Taylor is an accountant (IT Auditor) living in Nashville. You can follow Taylor on Twitter @taylorezell.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • 2018 DraftKings NHL Live Final – 1st Place ($100,000 Prize)
    • 2015 DraftKings CFB Live Final – 2nd Place ($150,000 Prize)
    • Accumulated 12 Live Final Seats
  • Justin Carlucci

    Justin is a multi-time live finalist and Sports Betting Championship qualifier with significant GPP wins across many sports, ranked around the Top 200 overall. He plays cash games and tournaments alike. Justin has experience as an FM radio personality and has almost a decade of editorial experience.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • Accumulated 4 Live Final Seats
    • Sports Betting Championship Qualifier
  • Kyle Murray

    While finishing up his college degree, Kyle became a full-time DFS player in 2018-19 after he won the first FanDuel FantaSea live final event for a $250,000 score. He has appeared in 6 live finals, qualifying for 10 total seats in that time. Kyle has accumulated multiple five and six-figure scores across several sports and has spent time inside the top 100 overall rankings. In recent years, he has also added a focus towards prop betting, where he has turned a profit in multiple sports, such as NBA, MLB, and PGA.

    • RotoGrinders Projection Analyst
    • 2019 NBA FanDuel FantaSea Live Final – 1st Place ($250,000 Prize)
    • 2019 MLB DraftKings Live Final – 5th Place ($150,000 Prize)
    • 2019 NBA FanDuel Live Final – 5th Place ($50,000 Prize)
    • Accumulated 10 Live Final Seats
  • Mike Brown

    • Current Ranking: 331
    • Tournament Player of the Year Race: 231

    Mike Brown (H3Budda) is a 20-time Live Final qualifier across NFL, MMA, Soccer, and Tennis, as well as a 2-time King of the Beach qualifier. He also qualified for the first ever MMA Live Final at UFC 205 in New York City.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • Accumulated 20 Live Final Seats
  • Erik Wardenburg

    Erik Wardenburg, aka naapstermaan, has been playing fantasy sports since 2005 and DFS since 2010. He went to UC Davis, majoring in Economics, and began working with RotoGrinders in 2015. He currently manages the lineups page for MLB, NBA, and NFL and writes a slate preview article for those three sports on weekdays. He also does consensus value rankings for MLB and NBA and manages The Situation Room for NBA. He’s made multiple live finals in MLB, NBA, and NFL on a variety of sites and enjoys grinding small/medium stakes every day.

    • Lineups Page Extraordinaire & Premium Content Contributor
    • Accumulated 20 Live Final Seats
  • Timothy Buell

    • Current Ranking: 386

    Timothy Buell, aka TastefulTides, quickly became a dominant force in the world of DFS, picking up multiple six-figure wins in NBA, MLB, PGA, and NFL. He joined up with RotoGrinders in 2020 and is excited to bring his knowledge to the RG community.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • High-Stakes Specialist
    • 10+ Six-Figure Wins Across NBA, NFL, MLB, & PGA
  • TJ Zwarych

    TJ Zwarych is a long-time RotoGrinders member and has been rising up the leaderboards. He is also the Editor-In-Chief of www.AgentsOfFandom.com. TJ has been producing content for a long time, previously contributing to sites like Bleacher Report. He is also a teacher and is finishing up his degree in Psychology.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • 2022 FanDuel MLB Live Final – 13th Place
  • Andre Alford

    Andre Alford, aka drizzy26, quickly became a dominant DFS force in multiple sports. He won a million dollar prize in 2020 and has appeared in multiple Live Finals. He linked up with the RotoGrinders team in 2021.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • 1x MLB Millionaire Maker Winner ($1M Prize)
    • Accumulated 11 Live Final Seats
  • Micah Bedard

    Micah Bedard, aka darddog, resides in Houston, Texas and has been playing DFS since 2014. He is one of the top college sports DFS players in the game today, regularly ranking in the Top 50 in both NCAAB and CFB. A diehard LSU sports fan, Micah is convinced that Joe Burrow’s 2019 offense is the best of all time. You can find Micah on Twitter as @DardDog.

    • Show Host & Premium Content Contributor
    • 2019 DraftKings MLB Live Finalist
  • Allan Lem

    Allan Lem (aka “fathalpert”) began playing fantasy sports in high school and transitioned to DFS in 2015. He graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Economics and lives in California with his wife and two kids. Allan got his break in the industry covering Preseason NBA content. He is currently the Social Media Manager for RotoGrinders and ScoresAndOdds. You can follow Allan on Twitter @allanlemdfs.

    • RotoGrinders Network Social Media Manager
    • Premium Content Contributor
    • President of Narrative Street
  • Matt Schmitto

    Matt Schmitto is the Organic Strategy Lead for the RotoGrinders Network. He grew up in Texas, graduating from Texas Tech University. After a short stint in law school, Schmitto joined RotoGrinders as a staff writer in 2019 and is a contributor to Sports Handle and other sites in the US Bets network.

    • Organic Strategy Lead – RotoGrinders Network
    • DraftKings FFWC Finalist – 2018 & 2021
    • DraftKings FGWC Finalist – 2022
  • Bob Reeves

    Bob Reeves, aka breves228, graduated from Southern New Hampshire University with a degree in Finance and Accounting. He has been playing fantasy sports for as long as he can remember, though it wasn’t until 2015 that he stumbled upon the world of daily fantasy sports. Less than a year later, Bob began working with RotoGrinders as a contributor writing DFS strategy blurbs for MLB. Over time, his role expanded to other facets of the company and to different sports, including NBA, NFL, and PGA. In December 2021, Bob started working full-time at RotoGrinders and is now one of the lead analysts of the Premium Content & Tools team, focusing primarily on delivering the best projections in the industry to RotoGrinders and ScoresAndOdds subscribers.

  • Alex Sonty

    Alex Sonty is a professional DFS and poker player, while contributing to RotoGrinders and FanGraphs, as well as serving as a part-time political science professor in Chicago, IL. He’s been playing fantasy sports since 1996 and entered the DFS realm in 2014, pivoting from high-stakes cash games to mid-stakes MLB and NFL tournaments in recent years. He is a Chicago Tribune and SB Nation alum, while holding a J.D./M.A. and L.L.M. from DePaul University.

    • Premium Content Contributor
    • Single-Entry and Small-Field GPP Specialist
  • Taylor Smith

    Taylor Smith is a native Texan (required by all fellow Texans to report this at all times) and a Southern California-based sports writer. He specializes in MLB and NBA while dabbling in a few other sports like a true degen when the other two are out of season. He has written about DFS in the past at Bang The Book, and you can find some of his previous work on SB Nation and FanRag Sports.

    • Premium Content Contributor
    • NBA/MLB/NFL Specialist
  • Stephen Keech

    Stephen Keech, aka sbk5065, is a Penn State graduate from the city of Champions. He is a Projections & Alerts Manager at RotoGrinders, monitoring player news, projections, and lineups for NFL, MLB, and NBA.

  • Andy Smith

    Andy, aka a25smith, is an oil and gas attorney from Houston, Texas. He graduated from tiny Southwestern University but his allegiance lies with Texas A&M where his wife currently attends veterinary school. He started playing DFS in 2012 with a $150 bankroll and is now highly ranked on the RotoGrinders CFB leaderboard. His two best DFS sports are CFB and NBA. Follow Andy on Twitter @SouthwesternAg

  • Dana Forden

    Dana Forden, aka Moneyball16, is a longtime professional gambler who studied economics in university before becoming a professional poker player and later moving to DFS. This gambling history, along with being a longtime student of sports analytics, has led to an excellent breadth of knowledge on the intersection between gambling, statistics, and sports. Dana helps lead the NHL content and projections at RotoGrinders, and he is also amongst the top handicappers on our sister site, ScoresAndOdds. In the summer of 2023, Dana was brought on full-time with the RotoGrinders Network as an Associate Projections Analyst.

  • Jacob Horton

    Jacob Horton, aka hondizzle, is a self-proclaimed data junkie and DFS fanatic. He is a member of the PGA of America and owns his own golf academy. He has been a RotoGrinders member since 2012 and a contributor since 2015.

  • Liam Heslin

    Liam is a massive combat sports fan with over a decade of experience competing in wrestling and grappling martial arts. Each week, he produces original content about the world of mixed martial arts from a betting perspective alongside an ever-changing panel of guest handicappers. When he’s not handicapping fights or producing content, he’s training jiu-jitsu, coaching youth wrestling, or daydreaming about doing one of the former. Liam can be found on all major social media platforms @LiamPicksFights including Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

  • John Laub

    John Laub has researched, analyzed, and discovered insights and trends in college and professional fantasy football for over thirty years. He has played NFL fantasy football for 35 seasons and College Fantasy Football for 15 years. He has published articles for FootballDiehards.com for 28 years, including a DraftKings NFL Sheet of Knowledge for the past six seasons. He won $10,000 in 1993, defeating nearly 15,000 owners, and published Audibles: Winning is Everything in the 1990s. He is co-host of the Draft Seminar and College Fantasy Football Preview Show: Best Bets, DFS and Games of the Week on the Rookie Big Board. He truly is The Gridiron Scholar.

  • Kevin Mount

    Kevin Mount, aka Heywood9855, has been playing fantasy sports since 1996 and DFS since 2013. He has a Bachelor’s in Marketing from DeSales University and lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and daughter. Kevin specializes in CFB tournament play and has taken down his share of GPP’s over the years. A diehard Nebraska football fan, Kevin has been putting out top-notch CFB content since 2014. You can find him on Twitter @DFS_CFBGuru.