I thought that myself when I read that article that talked about a Data Scientist(tm)
A couple weeks ago, I put together a google map with all of the Michigan bars I'm aware of (and also everything from the spreadsheet that bouje has been maintaining.) The map is here.
Hopefully this will prevent the "where's the Michigan bar in Pittsburgh/Fresno/Topeka/wherever" threads that pop up every week, but if your favorite gameday hangout isn't on here, put it in the thread and let me know. I'll do my best to keep the map up to date.
Fitzgerald has been sending out personalized videos to season ticket holders in an effort to boost renewals after a disappointing season, and the Chicago Tribune provides a couple script examples:
Hi, YOUR NAME, this is Pat Fitzgerald, your head football coach here at Northwestern. This upcoming week, we’ll add a terrific group of young men to our football family with our recruiting class. Speaking of family, thank you for being a season-ticket holder. YOUR NAME, we need you now to step up again and renew those season tickets to give us the best home-field advantage in Big Ten football. I know you’re gonna be out there cheering us on loud and wearing your purple all season long. NAME, let’s go beat Stanford. Go Cats!
Others get this message:
I really want to challenge you to come out to support the Wildcats as we move forward to getting back to a championship level ... you’re part of the solution. We need you to continue to be a season ticket-holder and find a friend or two -- or 20! -- to be season-ticket holders, too.
All 10,000 season ticket accounts will be getting a message, phone call or letter from one of Northwestern's coaches.
Harbaugh is everywhere. After visiting California yesterday it appears Jim made the trip up to Washington to begin laying the groundwork for a potential flip of GA commit Jacob Eason. Eason is the #1 pro style QB in 2016 per 247 Composite; GA changed OCs (Bobo left for CSU) so we'll see if that hurts their relationship. ND and Bama are other key suitors. Looks like Nuss had some contact on behalf of UM earlier so he should at least be vaguely familiar with UM. (Looks like Nuss offered last year, same month as Costello)
2016 should be very interesting.
As do we. As do we.
Didn't see on the board and damnit I'm tired of hearing about air in the football.
First post here, and haven't seen anything posted on this yet. Sorry for the lack of embeds, guys.
It seems that we're looking for a diamond in the rough:
Michigan coach Jay Harbaugh visited Monroe Saint Mary Catholic Central 2015 WR Travis Vuich at school this morning. http://t.co/PZbAlW0oek— Evan Paputa (@EvanPaputa) January 27, 2015
Jay Harbaugh visited Travis Vuich, a 6'4 190lb WR/TE class of 2015 out of Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central, at school this morning.
Vuich doesn't have a profile pretty much anywhere...but I went to SMCC back in the day and watched him play alot this year. He has good length and body control with great hands. However, his speed is "meh" at best. He blocks well for his size, but at Michigan he wouldn't be able to push many bodies around at 190.
His numbers don't jump out at you: 545 yards, 10 TDs, but a HUGE reason for that is that SMCC only passes maybe 10 times a game, and that's generous. The team won a state championship in Division 6, taking out Ithaca and ending their 69 game winning streak. Vuich was a big part of the offense in adding a much needed pass threat to a strong running team.
I'm interested to see if he gets a preferred walk-on spot or maybe even an offer. He could turn into a guy you throw the ball up to in the corner of the endzone due to his length and body control.
Again, sorry about no embeds, someone in the comments help a newbie out and embed for me?