Why would Brandon come home rather than go to Dallas? Could this finally be it? Could Les Miles be aboard AirPIzza1?
Dominos Bird Flying Home
Was there a guy named Allen on it?
I hear he is a pretty cool brother in law and he's in the know.
As your counselor, I am bound to advise you to save your "A game" posts for when voting is available. Hang in there, we'll get you out of there!
Mgofriends are more important to me than Mgopoints.
Miles meets with Michigan AD in Baton Rouge
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB/AP) - LSU head coach Les Miles has met with the University of Michigan's athletic director about the coaching job there.
9 Sports has learned that Miles and UM's Dave Brandon met Monday evening at Miles' field house condo off Nicholson Drive.
Brandon and two other Michigan representatives left the meeting and were taken to Baton Rouge Metro Airport in a Cadillac Escalade, where they were seen boarding Brandon's Domino's Pizza plane at 7:40 p.m. The plane left moments later.
The jet, on loan to Brandon, landed in Baton Rouge Monday afternoon fueling speculation that he was on his way to a meeting with Miles.
Miles said at noon Monday that no one from Michigan had yet contacted him directly and he did not know when such a meeting with his alma mater might take place.
He made the comments immediately following the news conference in which junior cornerback Patrick Peterson announced he will enter the NFL Draft. Miles stated he met with LSU underclassmen Monday morning and told them he expects to remain the coach at LSU.
"I am extremely happy here," Miles added.
When asked earlier about Michigan's opening, Miles has only said he loves being the coach of LSU. He has not yet promised to return next season, although his current players have said he has given them the impression he plans to be back.
Of course, Miles is a "Michigan Man." He was an offensive lineman for the Wolverines during college and twice served as an assistant coach during the 80s and 90s. He is widely considered a top candidate to fill the head coaching vacancy at Michigan.
A former LSU athletic director said he doesn't think Miles would take the job with Michigan. He has four kids and is already making close to $4 million.
His LSU contract pays him $3.75 million per year, runs through 2014 and includes an annual one-year roll-over at the discretion of the athletic director that could extend the deal to 2015.
The contract also would make him among the three highest-paid college coaches should he win a second national title at LSU. Miles is 62-17 with a national championship in six years at LSU.
Rich Rodriguez last week was fired as Michigan coach with a 15-22 mark in three seasons.
You're working your way north of Bolivia. Too bad I can't give you any help during the current lockdown.
Exactly. Les is speaking (interviewing coordinators) in Dallas tomorrow (maybe). Note how the plane avoids Ohio airspace.
that is epic, it blatently avoids ohio airspace!
Is it wrong that I see that as being a message that we have a new coach and Brandon is making a point? Or I have just crossed the line between paranoid and let's shoot up an Arizona safeway when a congresswoman is speaking?
/Looks at calendar, sees that it isn't 2014 yet.
Yep. WAY too soon.
Yeah, and I knew it even as I posted it. My bad. Apologies.
When a situation is that effed up, sometimes all you can do is try to laugh. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't.
Way too soon and in poor taste. Consider yourself fortunate that there is no negbomb available or I'm sure you'd be toast.
Brandon had to know that people would deploy flight tracker to good effect on the internets. This is a big FU to Ohio.
not funny at all
Edit: Beat to it
Really poor form.
I'm apparently not the only one who is so far down the rabbit-hole that the idea of such a subtle signal seems to make some kind of dimented sense...
Those idiots would probably try shooting it down with burning couches flung from catapults or potato guns.
not all of us are idiots, just the classless tOSU fans. don't lump us all together merely b/c we live w/in the same political boundary!
What is with all the excitement? I realize no one wants Hoke, but has everyone forgotten about Patterson and Gruden? RR should NOT have been fired in order to bring in Les Miles (even if he's not the absolute worst alternative).
If it is LM, this confirms that Brandon had NO plan going into this.
Who cares? I just want a coach. I was in RR's corner the whole way as well but that does not mean I get to be a dick about who the next coach is that we hire. I just want to see us get back to winning and beating OSU again. Who ever DB announces has my support and hope he has yours too. We can't miss this time and the entire Michigan fan base and administration need to pull together. GO BLUE or GO HOME
I concur with Dennis. Miles isn't my favourite candidate but it's about to be January 11th and we have no coach, which is inexcusable IMO. And considering there's not really anything to support that Patterson or Gruden are realistic candidates, I'll welcome Miles as the new HC if it is the case.
So did the OTL segment have no impact on your feelings about LM?
I'm not a fan of Miles. I've said that all along. But the writing's on the wall that he's coming and there hasn't been anything to suggest that any better candidates have been offered/want the job.
And between Miles and Hoke, I'd take Miles in a second, recruiting issues or not.
....if he got a "Yes" from Les, when you connect that to the player meeting tomorrow.
Why come back to tell the team you haven't found a coach yet? And why come back when all the coaches are in Dallas if you don't have a coach yet?
I guess you could think that he went down to Baton Rouge to pay his respects to Les Miles and is heading back to Ann arbor to introduce the coach to the players tomorrow. Someone who might have flown in from San Diego.
Just posing an alternate theory. Devil's advocate and all that but not one I want to believe.
Someone from Ft. Worth?
Maybe because the coach he wants to interview next is in Glendale, AZ and is busy tonight?
The more likely scneario is that they ran into some major hurdle during the final negotiation and Brandon has to get back to A2 to discuss things with his boss.
If this was a done deal, there would be leaks all over the place by now.
May be DB had to come back to get Mary Sue's approval. It will be interesting to see if the Michigan jet heads out tomorrow to unknown destinations!
Please let that mean that we signed Miles up. The alternative bears no contemplation and my liver's hurting from this week already...
Pouring another scotch as I speak....What's a little cirrhosis anyway...
I don't need no stinkin liver! It's bourbon and beer here.
It's evil and must be punished
as for me, I'm out of Scapa, so Glenlivet it is...
Anybody staking out at Willow Run tonight?
Wheeee. This is fun.
please please please let us have a coach!
everyone freak out now.
Wasnt it stated that Les Miles is giving a speech in Dallas tomorrow at the coaches convention? If it's a done deal he's flying to Ann Arbor tomorrow after his prior engagement in Dallas. Announcement would come Wednesday @ 1230 presser...
Brandon forgot his toothbrush. He will be heading out to San Diego once he picks it up.
When you party with the Hoker, who has time to brush??
I thought both planes were in there. No?
Wow this is killing me. I cant even enjoy the National Champioinship game for Christ sakes....
I think that Domino's HQ needed some Shiner Bock Beer for a Cattle Barons Ball they are throwing.
I was in a party store in West Branch over break (actually the day after Zettel annouced, small world) and what did they have? Six packs of Shiner Bock. I was stunned. Then I was mad, because I brought six pack back as a present for a family member since, you know, you can't get it up there.
Shiner's everywhere in Michigan now. Hiller's on Washtenaw has it. Of course, they price it like it's premium beer...
Isn't Les Miles supposed to speak at the Dallas coaches meeting tomorrow?
if anything it's better Miles is headed back to Ann Arbor. you don't return home without mission accomplished. A-B-C.
My best friend's sister's boyfriend's brother's girlfriend heard from this guy who knows this kid who's going with a girl who said I may or may not be on that plane. I guess it's pretty serious.
Wierd, you know Sally also! What a small world!
I'd love a halftime announcement about the Les Miles hiring. Not during U-M/OSU, but during Auburn/Oregon.
Maybe Herbstreit will break the news on national TV... again.
Herbbie's had his chance and blew it, I want a Michigan Man announcing it.
Doesn't Mile speak tomorrow at the convention in Dallas? Don't see him skipping out on that one.
Les forgot his bag full of hats..had to go back home and get them...flight delayed.
Nice bra, Jake.
Oh, you meant the avatar...
Its called a 'Bro'.
Thats cool as hell! I used to live in Venice! Went to many Venice Indians games to watch trey burton play...
So this was the one that DB flew on to get to BR in the first place. So is he still on this plane or is this one simply heading back home because the search is over and DB is staying overnight to go over specifics regarding contract negotiations and what not. Taking the other plane home tomorrow with Les at some point for the announcement. Speculation? Yes. Plausible? Yes. Pulling this out of my ass? Yes.
EDIT: Also the plane is flying to Willow Run. I am currently approximately half a mile away from Willow Run; however, I do not possess any night vision camera/goggles where I could attempt to spy on the plane.
If you truly loved Michigan, you would sit out there. In the cold. With Les painted on your chest. And a copy of Catcher in the Rye in your pocket. Just sayin'.
I do love MIchigan, however, a random person sitting outside of a military airport with no shirt, Les Miles painted on his chest, a copy of Catcher and the Rye, and enough alcohol to make the cold go away may raise some suspicion to security. It would be worth it though.
I regrettably understand. One helluva story though, am I right?
that he would just fly to A2 without talking to his (old) team first? I would hope not. Poor form if so...I hope we have ourselves a new lead man either way.
he left with out saying good bye or giving hugs!
I heard that he just grabbed a handful of grass at the airport when he left Ok St.
At this point I'm so desperate I could care less if he Petrinos them or not. Would be happy to watch a late-night presser as Les Miles leads a "GO" -----> <-----"BLUE" live in Ann Arbor--or anywhere.
He left during the brown season. In Oklahoma there are four seasons: two green and two brown.
Future pizza topping
O State ran him out of Oklahoma, or more precisely, it was T Boone Pickens that ran him out of Oklahoma.
Aren't there two planes? Maybe MSC was on one and is heading home and the other is still there, with Brandon. Isn't Miles supposed to be in Dallas tomorrow anyway? He wouldn't go to An Arbor only to turn around in the AM to go to Dallas.
my source/ highy respected insider just told me that DB is flying to Ann Arbor to pick up a pizza from Domino's and is going to hand deliver it to Bryce in Minnesota.
Plane just left will arrive at Willow Run at 10:44. Someone go stake out the Chrysler/Pentastar FBO and see if Les gets of the plane.
who knows who Michael Kelly is but....
We're looking at the video and Les Miles not one of the people who boarded the plane. Flight is not headed to Dallas but to Michigan.
If you believe the other plane really has been rented out for non-university business. The real question is the flight LM takes from Dallas.
Next time we do this (hopefully not for a long time) I think we need to have a MGoBlog tent city outside of Willow Run.
If Miles is on that plane...he's in for a rude awakening with a cold blast of air.
He'll just clap his palms together really hard to get the warmth back.
I am guessing he sped up the process in order to get home before the storm hit tomorrow?
Yes, Les is scheduled to speak at the conference tomorrow afternoon.
ABC affiliate in Baton Rouge is reporting that video of those boarding showed that Miles DID NOT board the plane. Please tell me he just wants to do his speaking engagement at the AFCA tomorrow before going to A2.
Scheduled to arrive around 10:45p. Can we get someone out a Willow Run to see who gets off the plan? An MGoBlog greeting party?
I live about 7 or 8 miles from Willow Run. Shall I go and scout the terminals?
+1bajillion to whoever acquires video of the passengers on that plane.
There are NO terminals...a private jet will land and taxi to the FBO (Fixed Base Operator) in this case Chrysler/Pentastar. They service all of the GA aircraft that land there. So just go and sit in the lounge waiting for it to land.
.....just for explaining why I had to put my sleeping 4 and 3 year old in the car so I could figure out who was on the flight back to Michigan. If it were any other night, I swear I would treat someone to Cracker Barrel in Belleville and we could greet the new coach together. LOL
I live on belleville road...
I live near Eureka and Middlebelt.....and I work near Haggerty and Ecorse. Small world, tiny world, eh?
I grew up right near Eureka and Middlebelt. Went to Romulus schools my whole life.
My mother taught in Romulus Schools for almost 40 years.
I went to Merriman, RMS, then RHS.
Romulus Middle School. Mrs. Cook? English teacher, history for a time, worked the library and was the assistant principal of the MS and the director of technology for a time. That was my mother. LOL
I also went to Merriman, was there till the 6th grade when we moved out.
I live on Colbert Street, literally 1000 feet from Merriman. My wife and I bought this ranch-stlye home to fix it up and we're stuck. LOL
the muffin man who lives on Drury Lane?
Yea my dad's house is here, I'm 21, and I work for him, so during the week I stay out here and work between semesters.
Your kids have a right to see history in the making. Way to get everyone on the board excited about getting the scoop.
If only my wife weren't a native Chicagoan and an Illini fan.....
Buy a cookie for your kids on me. They'll be happy.
If you do this, you will be a hero to us all
So, do we hear that Les Miles is the next head coach of The University Of Michigan football team in the next day or two?
Don't feel bad, half the fan base is still holding out for Bo.
Could be that Les goes to Dallas tomorrow, back to Baton Rouge to say goodbye to the team, admin, etc., and then heads up to AA on Wednesday to be announced.
Or he could just be staying with LSU. Let's all play the waiting game.
Yes, he has to say his goodbyes.
Let's hope Mike Barwis picks them up at the Airport and drives Les to Webers.
Meeting probably happened. DB to sleep on decision. He also interviewed people in AZ and Big D. Has to choose between Miles, Gruden, and perhaps Patterson. Don't forget he was in Dallas for a day. TCU is in Ft Worth. Lawyers to haggle contract. Posting downtime runs out Wed. Nothing official till then. Don't expect PC before Thurs
DB does like to sleep on big decisions.
likes to sleep on anything that moves
.....who that was, trying to make room for themselves on the sofa while I took a nap the other day.
FWIW, I'm still hoping for Patterson but I doubt he'd leave the sweet set-up he's got right now.
Forget Patterson. The UM bluehairs would never approve of his visor. It's not the right fit.
Maybe the meeting with the team tomorrow is to tell them it's Miles but they don't want him there for it. Then he could fly in on Wednesday to be officially announced at the game. Or Gruden could ride in on a unicorn.
Proverbial +1 for Gruden on a Unicorn
Are there only two private jets in the whole country? If secrecy (surprise) was critical my guess is that U of M could fork over a few extra dollars and fly Les Miles to Ann Arbor on a third jet. Better yet, since nobody is watching Detroit Metro Airport he could fly coach and step off the plane and there wouldn't be anybody to see him. They would all be out at Willow Run!
Well it's already confirmed he's not on the jet.
and Les has that talk in Dallas tomorrow so I'm not sure where that leaves us as far as an announcement....If he is picked as our HC by Brandon....
John Chavis to Michigan. Book it.
... better than Hugo Chavez
I don't think they want Les flying commercial. They probably didn't write a no banging stewardess clause into his contract.
Team meeting tomorrow? More tan just message board non source posting please
TomVH comfirmed via his twitter that there is indeed a team meeting tomorrow.
You guys don't get it. THIS plane was in Dallas earlier and left at 2:30 ish Central time to go to Baton Rouge...then it filed and is enroute to Willow Run right now...they had to pick up LM wife and some bags is my guess.
Team metting at 4pm..this is a done deal
Les was not on the plane.....
I'd suggest giving that another read...
DB has to be back in AA for the players meeting tomorrow. I agree though. I hope there's a contract with Miles' signature on it on board!
maybe they're just taking a pizza break...this interviewing stuff is hard work
They had an ingame announcement that Les Miles is interviewing tomorrow and sources say (hilarious) that if offered he will accept. I believe this source leak is Les's way of either saying he is gone or stiff arming DB if DB has not actually offered yet.
Even if DB has hired Les, it makes sense that only DB would be on that plane to get ready for tomorrow and get a good night sleep with tomorrow bringing the finality to it all. LM has a speech tomorrow and if hired would probably get on a plane to AA direclty after.
Just logical thoughts that mean nothing until DB speaks.
The Dominos Jet will be making a trip out to California tomorrow, my sources tell me. You heard it here first. The search continues.....
You're going to South America if the plane doesn't do exactly that tomorrow.
He's got one point...that would be a short trip.
He didn't start that far north of the equator... but there's plenty of room to the south.
Who are your sources person with one point?
You don't know? He is channelling his info from Fielding Yost from the other side....sounds realistic to me.
Maybe it is Fielding Yost...think about it.
Well, why hasn't he been included in the coaching search? Or is he the "secret" candidate?
He wasn't known for use of the internetz, either is this guy. Maybe it is Fielding.
Does he have two points now?
are bigger than others . . .
Far be it for me as a low point member to question someone, but why, pray-tell, should I take any stock in your sources when you've been a member for all of 10 minutes? Where have you and your sources been since this nonsense started?
He's been a member for 15 minutes and 10 seconds,,,about three minutes less than how long it takes Brett Bielema to read the M Club banner.
Dang still can't +1 you
It has been 12,833 days since Les Miles touched the banner! DB, bring him home.
Can you imagine that feeling after all these years.
A plus one in my heart for that comment.
you've joined Mgoblog just to post that.
Is Kelly's goal to see how many crazy plays he can pull out in one game. He's at about 5 in 20 minutes.
Should be a decent transition if this is true
Is anyone actually going to Willow Run?
Now that's a savvy pilot. +1 to you
My sources tell me the plane is just carrying more donated human organs on their way to the Dominos test kitchen.
Dammit, I wanted to posbang this.
Report from Baton Rouge media
My pants just got a little tighter in the front.
Brandon and two other Michigan representatives left the meeting and were taken to Baton Rouge Metro Airport in a Cadillac Escalade, where they were seen boarding Brandon's Domino's Pizza plane at 7:40 p.m. The plane left moments later.
the portly fella who points alot must have been Brady Hoke
Or Terrelle Pryor's mother
Maybe somebody in Ann Arbor was just a jerk and called Domino's delivery from Dallas.
I don't think Brandon has to interview Miles or Harbaugh. He's known them both a long time. I heard him on a radio interview say that he had a list and he had added and subtracted from it over the months as he learned more about different candidates.
During the press conference It was pretty clear to me that talks with Harbaugh never progressed to Brandon because the "handlers" never could establish he wanted the job. With Miles I'm betting the "handlers" have established his desire/conditions to come to Ann Arbor and are nailing down all the details. Brandon either has the authority or has to get it from MSC. The meeting with Miles will be just a formality (unless somebody pulls back). Thus, "if offered the job, Miles will likely accept" and that bizarre statement from Miles today.
Who knows what the planes are about. I wouldn't think BR is the ideal spot to meet with Miles' team but maybe there are others involved.
If Brandon pulls this off, he deserves a lot of credit. A deal like this is hard as hell to orchestrate, a million things could go wrong and would have gone wrong if some of the arm chair ADs here had been in charge.
Brandon was on that plane. It's been reported by a number of outlets at this point.
No way, I would have,Fucked.Shit.Up.
I just received a text from a booster that Les Miles is on the plane. We should know soon.
FlightAware doesn't track flights to Bolivia.
He has been a very reliable source in the past. We should know in a half hr. Who is heading out to Willow Run?
that's one of the funniest lines i have read all day. Plus to you sir.
It's been reported on tigerdroppings that he was sighted at a restaurant after the meeting. He was eating with his wife.
And a few posts later it is found out that guy posting that was just fucking around. Don't put too much stock in Tiger Droppings.
yeah I just seen that. my bad. I still don't see him coming here. He is supposed to be in Texas tomorrow
Me either but I have to think they might let him out of that conference if in fact he did take the offer. I don't believe anything until I see it though.
Why is everyone so excited about Miles all the sudden? You want your coach to be ruthlessly made fun of by Orson Swindle every week?
I used to be able to enjoy the Alphabetical, now I'm just going to wince.
Domino's just wanted their damn plane back already, and DB is still in Baton Rouge talking to Miles.
The pieces will come together when we find out where this plane is heading tomorrow.
If I were Richrod, I wouldn't let Rita out of my sight once Les steps foot in AA.
just hand delivering a new pie to make up to the guy who had all his toppings and cheese stuck to the top of the box.
If a Miles deal gets done, can we please end this "OMG Brandon screwed up the coaching search" meme? So far he's followed his process while ignoring the rabble-rabbleing masses and I really can't fault anything he's done so far.
Also, which number will be larger: "Shoelace" references during 2011 season TV broadcasts or Brian Cook "B-b-but Miles is oooooooooold" complaints?
The primary complaint isn't Les Miles' age. It is the shady shit he's done in the last few years
Miles' shadiness is my biggest concern too, and I would hope DB would grill him on that in advance of a hire, especially in light of all the controversy RR caused.
I'm just saying I keep seeing a complaint from Brian and others that he's "too old". What's too old in college coaching? Lloyd wasn't ancient but coached like he was 100 years old; Miles is starting to get up there but coaches like a college kid at a casino. More importantly, I think in light of a lot of the younger coaches in today's game, there's some stigma people are assigning to "older" coaches. If the guy's a winner and doesn't look like he's going to retire by the end of the contract due to age, I'd say we're ok.
Therefore, I don't think this age crap is anything but that; the questionable reputation is what warrants close investigation.
why do people act like "following the process" is a costless thing?
Dallas Crawford's coach just gave an interview yesterday where he blasted the shit out of Dave Brandon and said that if Brandon had made a decision one way or the other a month ago most of these kids that we're mad we lost probably would be going to UofM.
Getting the right coach in place is more important than simplifying the deicsion for a few recruits.
What's this crap worrying about all the recruits? If a guy felt that strongly about RR, more power to him, but if he was only coming to Michigan for that coach, then so be it--let the new guy bring in HIS recruits that fit his system.
And enough of this BS about "Why didn't he fire RR before the bowl?" Why should he do that? He always intended on evaluating RR AFTER the season, which somehow included a bowl this year. Even after that, I like to think that he gave RR a fair shake in their lengthy meeting, although I'm guessing his mind was made up at that point. Nobody but those guys knows what happened, but my guess is that DB was hoping for some sign of progress in the bowl, and then RR produced that abortion of a game, showing no sign of having had that much time to prepare, and that was the last straw after all the losing, especially the conference losses.
Again, I call that DB rationally following his process, analyzing things in their own time and making the best decision with all the data. People can be pissed that the firing/coach search didn't start sooner, but a lot of what DB's done since he took over has impressed me and I trust his judgment more than anybody on this board or in the media.
Because you don't race out and hire a coach just to save a few recruits for one year. One year does not rebuild a program.
Why don't we let our new coach recruit his guys, instead of the typical RR class--20 WR/RBs, a 3-4 star QB and an unrated LB/DB
Brandon couldn't dictate the terms of availability of the top candidates, none of which would have been available a month ago. If he fired Rodriguez earlier things would have only been worse.
As said, it's not Les Miles age, don't know how you got this impression. People, including myself, think Les Miles is an asshole because of the way he oversigns. Brandon fired Rich thinking he'd Harbaugh most likely. He didn't, and his back up plans seemed to only be Les Miles and Brady Hoke. While Miles has won games, that isn't exactly the big name to be excited about, especially when he didn't come three years ago.
Jim is a verb. Huh. The guy really can do it all
"I've made my opinion clear on this: Miles is old, has enthusiastically adopted the tao of SEC, and just saw his program take a more serious hit from the NCAA than Rodriguez did."
Again, I don't dispute the worries about his ethics--that has to be the #1 concern after our last coach was raked over the coals for not having any, despite the fact that the opposite was try, all media assertions aside. But I've seen several people around here worried about his age, and I just don't get it. The guy's not Paterno, he's not Carr, and his age doesn't play into this thing. More importantly he's not some paleolithic Bo-era, three yards and a cloud of dust coach. Stop with the age B.S. now.
I like the Saban to LSU rumors
I flew in an airplane one time. It was super high and fast.
Les Miles is not on the plane but did accept the Michigan Job.
Pretty bold statement from a pretty bold ass. Hope you are right. Raback or BKFinest, time will tell.
Is that from the same booster as before? Or did you pull it out of your (very nice) ass? (didn't mean that to be condescending, it's just your avatar is an ass and I felt the pun was too good not to pass up)
I just got an email update and I fowarded it to Brian. Its ok...ass is good.
It's Richard Nixon. Tanned, rested and ready ... it's only rumored that he's dead. He called a play in Super Bowl once. And leadership-- he's got it in spades. Plus, he can open up the market in China.
Wasn't he already playing in our secondary?
Jim Tressell welcome to getting your ass kicked.
Pizza 1 has landed...
No Les, no contract yet.
then he could have easily told DB, "Thanks, I'm staying at LSU. Good luck. Go Blue! Bye."
But, if that's the case, wouldn't DB head back to Dallas?
People on TiggerDroppings are saying that after the Domino's plane left, LM went to a nearby BBQ joint. They seem to be serious about it.
Ahhhh, I doubt DB eats much Domino's either.
LM, I am most curious about who he brings and what UM is willing to pay the assistants. My fear is mutiny against Miles and all the assistants decide to stay with the new LSU coach that is hired. LM without his staff is a swing and a miss!
Wouldn't mind if he left his offensive coordinator back there.
great...fox 2 is at WR to meet the plane...
Dave Brandon upon arrival at Willow Run: "Yeah, Hawaii was great" -- per our reporter, Dave Goricki
So then we'll turn to who will make up his staff. The spread shall continue. If we play with the team speed on defense AU is playing with right now, I'd be impressed.
I can't wait to see if this is all a bunch of bull or how much is true. Seems like everything is adding up to Les. It is entertaining - more than the NC game - which WOW, fake punt!
Anyway, I can't wait until tomorrow - here's to not working!
I consider that hard work.
Has to be a done deal. Do you crack jokes after you just failed at getting your guy?
could be his guy
Pizza Plane has landed in Willow Run and Brandon was on the flight.
This is what I think of Les Miles....
"There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live and too rare to die."
According to Pat Forde
FYI: Les Miles met w Michigan tonight but Michigan officials left without Miles and without a resolution. Not yes, not no.
Not getting an answer tonight that means. Getting used to that....
I find it hard to believe Brandon came back to Ann Arbor with no answer. If he had gone back to Dallas, sure, but I would think he'd need an answer one way or another before deciding his next course of action.
As if he knows what is going on.
Agreed...Forde is a dope
Per AA.com and Troy:
Troy Woolfolk, a cornerback on for Michigan, used his Twitter account to say that Michigan has called a 4 p.m. players meeting on Tuesday.
the players meeting more than anything makes me think it is a done deal
FWIW, Les is scheduled to speak in Dallas tomorrow at 2 PM.
- A smiling David brandon stopped briefly and rolled down the window, but didn't answer when asked if he found his head coach.
- Jennifer Hammond
and then hawked a big loogie right at Jennifer's feet.
Leak will probably come from LSU side either way.
Woolfolk is saying no team meeting tommorow now..
He didn't say they weren't having a meeting. Just that he wouldn't confirm it. I don't think.
I think he might have actually deleted his account.
6 game winning field goals including Nat championship. Damn and we can't get one when it doesn't win a game.
Why can't Detroit have reporting like this? lol
I have to admit the zoom on the receipt makes for some enthralling TV
All I can say is that, if Gruden and Miles were both in fact interviewed, and both would have accepted, and DB goes with Miles, well, I just won't know what to say.
Btw, just watched the OTL on Miles and oversigning... This is sad. Do not want him as UM's next coach. Period. Don't care if most SEC schools do this and don't care if he won't be able to do it in the BT. It's a matter of integrity. What type of human being does that? Seriously?
a) the coaches lie about it. They're not upfront about them losing their scholarship as being a possibility. Do you really think they'd get that many recruits if the coaches told them they may get cut. No.
and b) they do it to upper classmen who have no other options. It's one thing to be honest and tell a freshman it could happen. If it does they can easily transfer to another school. Juniors and seniors can't, unless it's D-2 or JC.
who the coach is..im just excited to see a competant defense fielded in Ann Arbor!
RR and Gerg are gone? The assistant coaches on defense are gone? We are about to get a big influx of defensive talent from this year's recruiting?
Just trying to figure out what is driving this excitement.....