Commit watch , haha #GoBlue
Safety first; buckle up.
But he ends it with "haha" so I'm guessing he's just playing.
At the awesomeness of 22 recruits by mid-June.
Well... 21 and a half.
I really don't like that we're criticizing the recruitment of Sypniewski so much. If the staff felt he deserved a scholarship, who are we to judge? Give the kid a chance. Just throwing that out there.
Though a relatively harmless joke, I didn't dig it because it took a shot at a kid who doesn't seem to deserve it. He's probably better at snapping a football than most on this board are at anything.
But I have a hard time with the 'if the staff felt...' sentiments. On one hand, the coaches definitely know more about the team's needs than almost anyone. They have more information about attrition, player development, &c. But a great fan base (like Michigan's) has to be well-informed and passionate; that can reasonably lead to critical comments about coaching choices. So long as Michigan fans don't cast aspersions and their arguments are good, I don't see why they shouldn't be critical of coaches.
While I agree the joke is harmless and not really that bad, I just wouldn't want to be a recruit that saw that type of talk on here. Not saying we we get a lot of them, but it's possible. I agree that criticism of the staff is sometimes warranted (I do it too), but not when it comes to the abilities of a player. I think in this particular scenario they've earned our trust. But how does JUB put it? UM fans are more like opera critics than football fans? ;)
Or that he knows he can get all of us going and speculating so easily!
Is anybody close to pulling the trigger? I'm thinking it's got to be McQuay or Treadwell, right?
I hope not. They're great players and all, I just think we need to build our long snapper depth. Next year we have a true freshman, a walkon, and DEATH!
I will not be buckling up. Last week I didn't buckle up, and we got a commit. So despite the danger, I will not be putting on my harness this week either. Man, the things I do for Mgoblog...
Not sure if he's messing or not.
So much commits! I can't take it. Ahhhh!
Has he given forewarning of commits in the past? I'm remembering something around Hurst, but not sure.
He made a comment about how Treadwell was 'blue all the way' or something like that, which kind of was blown out of proportion by the board.
Anybody visiting today or this weekend?
Did you say...safety first? Interesting.
So this is how Texas fans feel. I wonder what do they in January when their class is wrapped up.
I'll guess that 50% of us will be scoping out the 2014 recruits and 50% of us will be complaining that Hoke can't close out the class with some last minute 5 stars.
Or some of us will be doing both.
And worry about people flipping.
I am guessing we are going to be pacing the floors hoping all the commits sign their LOI. A dozen threads a day will be started about something a commit said on twitter that might mean they are looking elsewhere.
I see you've met us.
I'm not sure this means anything. A quick tweet from a commit is probably not enough to go on.
I'm just here for the "-eth."
When they found out we're giving a scholarship to a placeholder.
A placeholder who holds with RAGE!
He has a huge ass, and once planted the ball three inches into the earth on an extra point.
Laces out Finkel! I heard he's #2 holder in nation. Times from catch to ball down and laces out is out of this world.
Maybe we get our first commit in the 2014 class.
That's kind of what I'm hoping for, unless its one of the big fish we are going after in the 2013 class (cough cough Treadwell cough).
If it is a commitment, my guess is Malik McDowell.
He was rumored to be a heavy Michigan lean, but his parents wouldn't let him commit until his Junior year. The high school year is wrapping up, so...
/not sayin, just sayin
Commit watch + energy drink while being held in confinement in an office is not a very safe combination.
Do not taunt Happy Fun Wolverine Fan.
Why do people think he's just kidding whenever he says this? It's stupid. The last two times he said this people said the same thing and BOOM there were actual commits. He nor none of the other recruits have ever joked about there being a impending commitment. That's not even a funny joke, wheres the humor in that? Who's the joke upon? Recruits have been wrong but at least we've always known that they were based in reality. Of a commit has ever joked about this please prove me wrong.
'14 DL Malik McDowell?
None of the top 13 guys seem likely to commit immediately (Green/Treadwell) as they haven't taken their intended visits yet, and we just recently made the top 3 of mcquay/bailey
But McDowell has seemed blue since weve heard of him
This is a good guess. I didn't even think of him. He did say he couldn't commit until hes a junior. Technically, schools over for the year and he completed the year so now he's considered a junior as far as the public school system is concerned.
McDowell's parents wanted him to wait until after his sophomore year to make a decision...
Alvin Bailey might be visiting this weekend. Hes Mcquay's teammate.
Is he visiting this weekend? I thought he was going to later in the month. I'm not positive though.
Thought I read over at tremendous this weekend or next.
Not this weekend. Tremendouse mentioned that Paul Harris will vist the 19th and it sounds like Bailey might visit the following weekend.
He said sometime in the next couple weekends. Kind of an ambiguous timeframe, but it should be relatively soon.