Thor Nystrom is Rotoworld’s lead college football writer and an NBC Sports NFL Draft analyst. In 2018, Thor was named the FSWA College Sports Writer of the Year, the top award in the industry. Thor’s writing has also been honored by Rolling Stone magazine, The Best American Essays series and the Hearst Foundation. Educated at the Universities of Kansas (BS) and Iowa (MFA), Thor got his sports writing start with covering the Minnesota Twins before he was hired by NBC Sports. Historians believe him to be the only writer in Rotoworld history to work from China, which he did part-time in 2013 while teaching creative writing at Chongqing University. When he’s not watching or writing about CFB or the NFL Draft, Thor can either be found reading, working on his manuscript, running one of his PS3 NCAA 2014 online dynasties, or walking around Lake Harriet with his girlfriend.