that is nice bonus change
This is not really new news -- but AP and ESPN reporting that tSIO will release its response to Tresselgate tomorrow:
This response, according to the articles, is LIKELY to contain self-imposed penalties. Could include bowl bans, no appearance in Indy for B1G Title, etc.
So... of course I sit around all day asking how this affects UM recruiting. Hell, I see it's going to rain, I ask how that affects UM recruiting.
Does this move up Dunn's timetable? He is "still" committed to tSIO, but wanted to see what penalties tSIO would get. We all thought that meant late October or so, when the official NCAA ruling comes out (after August hearing). But, tSIO's letter tomorrow will include self-imposed penalties that certainly will be the least of which the NCAA will order. Thus, if here is a 2-year bowl ban, for instance, Dunn's going to know the minimum of how bad it will be.
Consequently -- maybe a formal Dunn de-commitment is in the off'ing in the near future, hence we can all keep jamming the F5 even more often.
I happened to notice today that the construction crew appears to be building the scoreboards in horizontal segments. (They are actively working on it today.)
I had thought they would just swing a couple big chunks up there one day. Does anyone know how this is going to be done...and more specifically, if there is a scheduled day or two we should be on watch for the screens to be put up?
(I seem to remember someone here mentioing they knew someone working on the project.)
This more or less broke last night, but Jaleel Johnson officially committed to Iowa today. He was considering MIchigan earlier in the process, but was down to Iowa and Michigan State.
This is a big blow for Michigan State. As of a week ago, they were pretty confident that they had him in the bag. With Danny O'Brien focusing on Michigan and Tennessee and rumors that Norfleet is looking down South a bit, Michigan State is running out of big names on their board. It's possible that the only blue-chip recruit they end up with is Se'Von Pittman, but MSU fans can't feel too confident about that commitment given some of his comments.
As we all know the 4 game ticket packs have been on sale for a couple weeks now with season tix holders, alumni, and victors club getting first crack at them.
Today on my Outlook calander I saw my reminder pop up saying that the general public tickets were going on sale next Monday, so on a whim I decided to pop over to www.mgoblue.com and see what time they went on sale which is where I noticed this bit of info...
Thursday, July 7 -- Football season ticket wait list members (joined as of July 5 and not Victors Club members or football season ticket holders)and I jizzed in my pants....go get your ND tickets here: http://www.mgoblue.com/tickets/home.html