Gabe was able to fire the cannon 3 times (once to bring the team out and once after each made field goal). CBS reporter Allie LaForge did a piece on him with about 6 minutes left in the first half.
If you did not see the CBS coverage, here is the video I shot from about 12 feet away: https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=1042113815852965&set=vb.97914361214...
You can follow Gabe on his Facebook page: Super Gabe Valentine
Wow! Yeah guy just sucks.
That Dan Mullen got a $10 million dollar contract extension?
That Chris Relf is wearing #36 in honor of his fallen teammate? His number is not actually 36.
Also, that if Craig James put on his "Athletic Director Hat" he might go for Brady Hoke.
Maybe we should listen, look what he did for Texas Tech!!!
For those of you that want to complain about my topic not being specific, F*** YOU!!!
After a day of neverending CC threads and mind numbing threads, I think it is time to unload on Mississippi St. While we were concerned about Jim Harbaugh's bowel movements, Mississippi's student body was having a early 1990's rave with glow sticks. I want to start this thread to pump up our fan base regardless of what coach you want to see. We can all agree on we want to see Michigan win tomorrow. It is time to send some humorous/pump up posts the way of the boys who represent us. What do ya got?
Here is a starter:
Miss St. Waste Management:
Probably will be deleted, so get them in. Time to channel your fustrations of CC and the season...against Miss St
As much as we all dislike MSU this week, this is a nice story. As most of you know, the team lost their defensive end Nick Bell to cancer earlier this year. To honor his teammate, Chris Relf will being wearing his #36 jersey during their game against Michigan.
Hola and Happy Holidays to all the MgoBloggers out there!
I'm looking to stir the pot a bit…just kidding. There's enough of that right!
Surely Shirley ( Lesley Nelson R.I.P. 2010) Brian and the crew will have a thorough break down of the X's & O's with all the stats, trimmings, and fixings included but I thought we could use a light discussion on the key match ups and/or things to watch for during the Gator Bowl.
Coming into this season's opener we prepped ourselves against UConn's experienced defense and their stud linebacker - Greg Lloyd. We've run across a few more of these situations notably when Sparty (w/Greg Jones) came to town. The Bulldogs possess a stud of their own in K.J Wright. He's currently projected in the 3rd to 5th round of the draft (slightly ahead of Lloyd).
MSU has had plenty of time to comb through tapes on our offense so I suspect their coaches will have a well thoughtout scheme to stop Dilithium & Co. I'm presuming this entails KJ spying on Denard throughout the game. As noted in an earlier diary the Bulldogs displayed one of their best defensive efforts against Cam "I am the Rule" Newton. So they have some experience shutting down an active run-type QB.
During the game I'll keep a watchful eye for Dilithium's read on Mr. Wright. If we break his containment a few times early we could be in for a delightful afternoon. Watching a bit of film on the Bulldogs the strategy of a few teams was to avoid or run away from his side (KJ is usually the strong side backer). All things considered I don't see how that type of strategy figures into our game plan and as such the collisions early should be entertaining. "Who wants it baby, who wants it!"…"Get some…"
The Bulldogs have another stud on the D-line in DE Pernell McPhee. I guess I could have shown a bit of interest there but we've handled the line of scrimmage fairly well this season. No disrespect to McPhee (listed as a 2nd/3rd round draft pick) but I think we're in good shape handling the line of scrimmage. Besides, this McPhee was more interesting on the inter-webs! =]
So what say ya MgoBlog Community? What are your thoughts on the key match ups and personnel to winning this thing? It should be quite the "Dog fight".