and... i like them? I think I like them.
Well written and fair assessment of where Michigan stands right now. Beating PSU would be huge for RR and Michigan Football going forward.
Not sure if this information is taken from an official Michigan report.
Its too bad Toussaint and Cox are going to be out this week. Hopefully Shaw is healthy (not listed in the article) so we can get even more speed in the backfield.
Sorry if already posted, i just came across this article and felt like sharing
As Michigan fans, each year we have a ceiling expectation of 13-0 and National Champs. Whenever I am asked by friends and family for my preseason prediction for the upcoming year, this is the answer. However, somewhere down in my gut (which isn't too deep down because I am skinny), I have an "acceptable minimum expectation." At this point in the season, best case scenario would be 11-2, drawing interest from top recruits and stabilizing coaching jobs for years to come. However, what would be the minimum performance you could accept? Here is how my expectations break down: 11-2 ->pure joy and excitement for the inevitable NC's in 2011 and 2012; 10-3 ->same as above but possibly only a NC in 2012; 9-4 ->Happy that we took care of business and likely won a decent bowl game; 8-5 ->My acceptable minimum expectation...we won most of the games we should have, but probably dropped at least one where we were the better team; 7-6 -> Only winning 2 of the last 8 would make me very sad, especially if tOSU is not one of the wins; 6-7 -> My brain would explode at the impossibility of such a scenario.
In a Detroit News Web Blog, our former coach says we can have a 'great season' and we are off to a 'tremendous' start.
A friend of mine made a statement today that he feels that UM will lose the PSU game due to the "characteristic turnovers and mistakes that are a RichRod staple."
I asked him if he thought they were a staple throughout his career or only at UM.
I searched mgoblog (granted, I'm not the greatest at this...but at least I tried) and came up with this diary with a nice chart.
However, I was wondering if there was any data that was more current. Anyone out there have access/time to post something like this? Maybe this has already been posted on mgoblog. Since the prevailing wisdom is that turnovers and mistakes cost UM at least a shot at the MSU and Iowa games, I would think this would be of interest to the board.