Chris “Mac” McClain
Mac grew up in York, Pennsylvania and was a sports fan from the moment he popped out of the womb. He started his radio career when he called a sports radio show at the age of 7 and got hung up on by the host. He graduated from Towson University outside of Baltimore. Mac has done radio for CBS Sports, XM Satellite Radio and locally in Jacksonville and Baltimore before coming to Charlotte. He has been with The Fan since 2004 and lives in Wesley Chapel with his wife, Kristina and their two little ones, Aidan and Kaitlyn.
Ok, full disclosure, I am picking the Ravens to win this week 20-17. But, I do believe this game will be competitive and the Panthers can win it. And, here is how…..
Week #3 in the NFL is upon us, and the Carolina Panthers have their first primetime game on NBC’s Sunday Night Football against the Pittsburgh Steelers. So here are my 5 reasons why I think the Panthers will defeat the Steelers this Sunday:
Take a look at Mac’s week 4 College Football poll and check back next Monday for an updated one.
Mac’s College Football Top 20 poll for week 3 of the season. Check back next Tuesday for week 4.
Ok, I know many in the national media and even in Panther Nation aren’t as confident as I am when it comes to the 2014 Panthers. But, allow me to attempt to sway you with 6 reasons why this is a double digit win team again.
1. FSU 2. ALABAMA 3. OHIO STATE 4. GEORGIA 5. OREGON 6. UCLA 7. OKLAHOMA 8. SOUTH CAROLINA 9. AUBURN 10. BAYLOR 11. STANFORD 12. WISCONSIN 13. MICHIGAN STATE 14. LSU 15. OLE MISS 16. [...]
Ron Rivera has called this the “dress rehearsal” preseason game. If that ends up being the case, it means they will game plan and the starters will play into the 3rd quarter. Here is a list of who needs to do well in order for me to feel sane on Monday.
I think most Panther fans believe that this defense will be a force again this season. But, there are a few who fear that they can’t repeat last year’s success.
I firmly believe that FSU QB Jameis Winston will be widely regarded as the best ACC Player of All Time after this season.
To celebrate the Panthers 20th season of football, I am putting together the best Cats lineup I can. Here is the Defense and Head Coach of my All Time panthers Team.