Cowherd picks WMU to cover the spread.
Herd picks WMU to cover
Nice misleading title.
In the car, sorry. He has WMU as his "Herdle" potential upset pick. It is Cowherd so take it for what it is.
please delete your account.
#1 rule of Mgoblog is always talk about Mgoblog
#2 rule of Mgoblog is make a damn title that is informative to the post.
because the people who read this blog still have dial-up and it takes 5 minutes for the page to load so they end up wasting way too much time clicking on a topic they didnt actually care about
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It is Cowherd, who cares.
Colin Cowherd is a major assclown who needs to be banned from radio and media broadcasts everywhere.
Dear OP - extra letters in your title don't cost more. "...to cover the spread"
No excuse for the subpar title. I accept all ridicule.
Hate isn't deserved; maybe just a bit of ridicule. Anyway, just edit your title when you get a chance.
wouldn't you say picking the spread? and picking WMU to win are two different things?
good cause I would too
Its a topic of discussion to help time go by, because with 3 days till kickoff everything is moving in slow motion.....I got a question...whats the spread
Michigan +14.5. First week of cf some money can be made. I'm picking Michigan to cover I haven't bet on sports in years but that spread has me wanting to. Every gambler I work with has Michigan on a ticket.
Michigan -14.5, right?
If your bookie has Michigan +14.5, can I get his number? I could wipe out all my student loans before I graduate.
I would honestly put $10,000 on Michigan +14.5.
Same bet of anything YOU do not want to be on it.
There is a reason casinos are billion dollar palaces and enterprises, the public as a whole are losers(gambling wise at a minimum.) haha
It's basketball on grass (or field turf).
isn't Cowherd's agent a Michigan grad? He should be careful not to anger the person that got him where is in the first place.
No wonder - he must be the best agent in the history of agenting because Cowherd is the least talented guy on TV and Radio and i don't believe I'm exaggerating.
Not exaggerating at all. I remember when Sportsnation came to campus last year to do a live show and Colin did his morning radio show also on campus live. It was hilarious just watching everyone walk by not giving a damn what he was talking about (as opposed to Sportsnation which was flooded with people).
OMG LOOK AT WHAT I WAS DARING ENOUGH TO DO EVERYONE GOOGLE ME AND FIND OUT WHO THE HECK I AM AND LISTEN TO MY SHOW PLEASE PLEASE NOTICE ME
This is the same team that was passed over for a bowl game, even though they had 6 wins. We will crush them.
Why are we discussing Cowherd's opinions. He is the worst host/expert/tool on the ESPN payroll.
Rob Parker. Its like finding a needle in a stack of needles.
Dr. Lou dishagreesh ash that title not only belongsh to him but ish forever retired and ish now named after him.
Mark May and Woody Paige are both bigger douches.
No way. I'm not a big fan of either of those guys, but Cowherd seriously takes the cake.
made me think of a field of cow droppings
Which is an accurate representaion of his show.
I don't think it's crazy to pick WMU in this game. They have an excellent QB and a very good coach who has been in place for the better part of a decade. Michigan's D might come out not really knowing what it's supposed to do, and Carder could do enough damage to score more than a Michigan offense that doesn't have any game experience running some of its schemes.
I don't think it's crazy to bet either way on any game. Vegas has spreads for a reason.
I misunderstood your post at first.
I agree that picking WMU to cover isn't crazy, but picking them striaght up? UM beat WMU 31-7 two years ago with a inferior unit to the team that should be put out this year.
1. 2009 wasn't a particularly good WMU team by its standards;
2. We have reason to believe that Michigan's D will be much-improved, but we haven't seen that yet;
3. WMU has a really good QB and a 1,000 yard (6th-year) WR coming back;
4. WMU's players are all familiar w/ their systems;
5. There's good reason to think that Michigan won't be great at running the pro-style parts of its offense.
Don't get me wrong. The above information is only so valuable. I would not pick WMU in this game. I'm just saying that I don't think predicting a WMU win is crazy.
I think picking a WMU win is crazy. We are going to steamroll them. This isn't 2008 anymore, Sally.
You DO realize that last year's Western team wasn't good, either? I fail to see how they were so much better than 2009, or that this year's team will be so much better than 2010. Picking a 6-6 MAC team to upset M is just stupid.
Phil Steele is unusually good at making predictions about such things. WMU has knocked off Iowa and Illinois in the last five or so years.
The fact that Michigan should be better than it's 2008 incarnation doesn't mean that it will beat WMU this year.
If you're going to refer to me by a woman's name, I prefer my drag name, Chesty LaRoux.
To devil's advocate you back:
WMU's QB that year was as good or better than Carder. They return their top WR, but lose all others, including Nunez who was nearly a 1,000 yard guy himself.
We'll be starting a junior Heisman finalist instead of a true frosh at QB.
Our D will be better. That's final.
1. Will Denard be a Heisman-caliber QB in this offense?
2. I think Carder hasn an excellent chance of being better than Hiller. He finised the last part of last year with a 20-3 TD/Int ratio;
3. We haven't seen the D do anything yet.
Again, I'm not picking WMU. But, if I bet on football (which I don't), I would gladly put down $10 (or whatever) if someone were to give me 10-1 odds on WMU.
Ehh, that number 2 point looks much less impressive when you consider the opponents were the meat of the MAC schedule. NIU excepted of course, since they were pretty good last year (also the game where he threw 2 picks).
Yes. During that stretch, he threw 13 TDs and no picks against Akron, BGSU and EMU, the three worst teams he played. However, he threw 4 picks against Toledo, 2 against NIU and 2 against ND. He managed 104 yards passing in a loss to Idaho.
Basically, the guy padded his stats big time against not just MAC teams, but the terrible MAC teams. And he had a huge game against Nicholls State. And although he's bringing back his "top" WR, his top two receivers were almost the same (same TDs, within 3 receptions, relatively close in yardage) and the other one is gone. Really, they're returning half their receiving production, and only 2 OLs.
WIth a worse receiving corps and a worse OL, I don't expect this guy to do much damage against us.
I will give you eleventy billion to 1 odds. If we lose to Western, we will struggle to win 2 games