“The player development is the main thing I like (about Michigan),” Williams said. “You can see that they develop their players. They get them in the gym and they work them hard. And their hard work pays off.”
Just a little humor for your Wednesday. I didn't see this mentioned before so I figured I would share. After the NBA Rising Stars game, Andre Drummond was awarded the BBVA Compass MVP award. However, the presenter dropped the trophy, leading to a wonderful line by our very own, Tim Hardaway, Jr. The funny part is at 0:25.
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As if we didn't have enough to cry about right now:
He's got until January 25 to enroll but has not done so yet. Does this mean he's on his way out, or is he slacking on picking his classes, or what?
Michigan is #8 behind MSU, Purdue and Northwestern.
Considering the defense surrendered 33.3 points per game in Big Ten play last year with now-departed stars Brandon Graham and Donovan Warren, the Michigan offense figures to have a lot of pressure on itself. Luckily, the unit should be much improved in Year 3 under Rich Rodriguez, whether it's Tate Forcier or Denard Robinson leading the way.
This is totally classy and awesome:
Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to craft a fake "dumbest student athlete" entry, get it posted on Deadspin, and then send me the email correspondence. Any winner gets to direct the design of an MGoShirt and three shirts.
CNN has a Q and A up with an editor who compiled a book of rejection letters. In it, he says his favorite rejection letter is from a student who applied to Princeton's "Law School", only to be told that Princeton didn't have a law school.
So, its all very innoculous, but if you look at the pictures (#7), you actually get to see the rejection letter. The address? 1805 Washtenaw, Ann Arbor, MI. The guy was a Michigan alum.
He did get into Harvard Law though, so the story isn't all bad.