Author: Wayne Otto

Wayne is the owner of Pro-Am Sports is the foremost dealer of game worn uniforms, jerseys and equipment in the world. Pro-Am Sports has been in business for over 30 years and currently has the world's largest inventory of game used merchandise from the NBA, NFL, NHL, Major League Baseball, the minor leagues and colleges. Wayne has also been an author and contributor to the College Sports Journal since its inception in 2012.

In the Group Of Five, Who Will Get the New Year’s Six Bowl Bid?

BOONE, NC – The college football season is winding down and almost all of the talk is concerning the College Football Playoffs and the four available spots that accompany it. Will it be defending national champion Clemson, LSU, Ohio State, Alabama, Georgia or somebody else? Just as important to the group of five conferences is […]

The State of North Carolina College Football, 2019 Edition

[ED. NOTE: This morning, Wayne Otto, one of our College Sports Journal contributors, passed away this morning after a short battle with cancer.  This piece was one of many great pieces Wayne provided for us here at CSJ, and thought this was a fitting tribute to him.  Rest in peace, Wayne.] For years all along […]

Tobacco Road No Easy Place For College Football Visitors

BOONE, N.C. — On North Carolina’s “Tobacco Road”, the start of college football always meant that college basketball is only two and a half months away. Duke, North Carolina, NC State, UNC-Charlotte, North Carolina A&T, Winston-Salem State, Guilford, among others, have always carried the athletic torch for the state’s colleges and universities by winning conference […]

2015 PIT: Basketball Evaluation At Its Finest

By Wayne Otto College Basketball Columnist College Sports Journal PORTSMOUTH, VA – The epicenter of world wide basketball the second week of April annually is: A) New York, B) Barcelona, Spain, C) Rome, Italy, D) Portsmouth, VA? If you guessed “D”, you would be correct and know your basketball. The 63rd edition of the Portsmouth […]