For your reference, here are some Frequently Asked Questions about the StM staff:
Q: What is Swami the Magazine?
A: Swami the Magazine is the passionate hobby of a huge sports fan who got into prognosticating college football games 14 years ago
Q: Who is the Swami?
A: The Swami is Jamie Cartledge, originally of Atlanta, GA and currently of Kansas City, MO
Q: Who is the Guru?
A: The Guru is Jamie’s older brother who is an attorney in Tulsa, OK.
Q: Who are James & the Swamette?
A: They are Jamie’s children
Q: Why does the Swami refer to certain conferences as The Big XII-II or the Big X+II?
A: Because the Swami is a math nerd and is mildly annoyed that those two conferences have different numbers of schools than what their names would indicate.