For those of you that like to read about UM football and want to get an inexpensive book. ($1.99)
I was bored during lunch, wandered around and ended up in the Tuesday Morning on Lincoln and Ashland. The store has "What it means to be a Wolverine: Michigan's Greatest Players Talk About Michigan Football" for sale for $1.99 Forward by Bo. Its is from 2005 so it doesn't include some of the more recent players but it looks pretty good.
Around 10 copies left...
Les has some balls on and off the field:
The schedule says it all. I for one am happy about this as it shows the best part of a true rivalry is a healthy distain for eachother!! I see this as alot of back and forth for the next 8-10 years or so . . . or as long as Urban lasts.
Interesting article on the recruiting battles between UM, MSU, and OSU around the midwest in the Detroit News. Some shots at us, but for the most part pretty fair.
He was especially irritated by the Buckeyes' poaching of one-time top Spartan commit Se'Von Pittman, something his mentor, Jim Tressel, wouldn't have done. "They've got a new coach, and it's different," Dantonio said. "I would say it's pretty unethical, in the end."
Kalis endured the scrutiny in his hometown and stood firm, perhaps the first sign Michigan was officially back in the fray. A larger sign: Of the 15 players on the Detroit News Blue Chip list, nine signed with Michigan and two with Michigan State.
I know Alabama lost quite a few great players to the draft this year however they still have so much high quality depth it's ridiculous. Dr. Saturday (Matt Hinton) has an article going over the recruiting classes of Alabama since 2008.
Here's a few interesting quotes:
For the second year in a row, they went into Arizona for one of the nation's top juco players, cornerback Travell Dixon. Not only was no position neglected: With the surprise addition of Lynchburg, Va., defensive tackle Korren Kirven, there are at least two four or five-star players at every position except quarterback and tight end. (And yes, there's a kicker.)
By Rivals' count, it's 'Bama's fourth No. 1 class in five years under Saban, a spree that's now stacked the roster with an incredible 99 four- or five-star prospects since 2008 — 54 of whom, including the incoming class, remain on the prospective 2012 roster.