Originally Posted by SharkBait
If your engine grenaded itself shortly after hitting a pothole you probably cracked the oil pan or damaged an oil line and suffered from oil starvation.
From the amount of oil that was on the road, I don't think it was oil starvation. Hence the pothole theory (read wishful thinking). It just seems like too much of a coincidence that I hit the pothole and then my motor went. I should hopefully hear back from the shop today.