Hoke was top notch at this aspect of his job.
Welcome bloggers to the newest regular MGoFeature, and the only one that gives you free stuff. Usually it'll be something from the MGoStore; occasionally someone will donate or sponsor a different item. It works like thusly:
This Week's Game:
Illinois Fighting Illini of Illinois (We're from Illinois!) vs. the Michigan Wolverines, in a contest of footballs.
This Week's Prize:
The latest in wearable technology from MGoBlog, this shirt may cause a sudden Aneurysm of Leadership. Your friends will remark upon your incredible grit, and late-game three point shooting ability. Options are Six Threes at Breslin Maize, or Big Ten Title Blue.
Notes: If you win and prefer another shirt, that's cool; pick an MGoShirt.
Yes I feel a tiny bit bad about THE_KNOWLEDGE except 1.) I figure you like free stuff more than being a "top friend"; 2.) We've had this in the works for a very long time; and 3.) Being from the future he was well aware of this.
Rules: One entry per user. First user to choose a set of scores wins, determined by the timestamp of your entry (for my ease I prefer if you don't post it as a reply to another person's score--if you do it won't help or hurt you). If nobody gets the score, this week's prize carries over to the following week's. Deadline for entries is 24 hours before the start of the game (since I won't have time to pull them on gamedays). MGoEmployees and Moderators--anyone else with moderator priveleges--are exempt from winning (because you could change your timestamp). If you choose the score that Brian published in the official preview and it actually ends up the final score, well, that would be pretty amazing because Brian picks scores like 29-11 all the time.
Someone may already have this, but I'm at work and can't go through 6 pages of comments.
Illinois 21 - UM 17
1. New member (2 posts)
2. Bold, uninformed pick
3. Presented in a condescending manner
I don't think you can call trolling when a free t-shirt is on the line!
Mich 30 - ILL 13
Michigan - 34
Illinois - 9
Michigan 23- Illinois 6
41-23 Michigan. Mark it Dude.
There you go
MICH 30. ILL 3
Might as well throw a guess in.
Michigan 35 Illinois 10
I assume once they get four touchdowns on the board, they put in Bellomy. After he goes down and scores they will take him out and put Lewan in. Lewan leads them down for one more touchdown. Final MICH 42 ILL 0. Count on it.
Don't think that's been posted yet, somehow.
Beat you to it
48 - 9 Michigan
UM - 45
Illinois - 6
Michigan 21, Illinois 7
Didn't read all the responses, hope it's not a repeat.
This prediction stems from my laziness to go through all the previous comments.
Michigan 34 -- Illinois 12
31 - 3
Edited from 3 to 10.
Michigan wins 49-10
I'm late to the game, but here goes:
Michigan 40 Illy-noise 9