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rundown of Michigan's riser
needs moar usage
so much for that
This list is completely arbitrary and not a genuine analysis of the relative merits of state fossils.
will be michigan's highest pick in a while
money has to go somewhere
I am only motivated by people who have no opinion about me.
the just released schedules were a flat-out statement that the B10 doesn't believe SOS will matter in playoff selection
but I thought that draft was supposed to be incredibly loaded?
If you're gonna go please be in the first round.
another delightful side effect of a 14 team conference
thoughtful piece from Jacobi on middle finger lady
I bet he regrets getting that Auburn tatoo right about now. Link
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Alabama's class isn't even going to be fair.
It's bound not to be fair.
Yep, that's Simba made out of a pineapple.
Unlike Saban and his tactics.
If the haters don't hate you then you're doing something wrong. - David Cone
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as a porn star's boobs.
at least a porn star's boobs are fun to watch. Rooting for Alabama and Saban these days is like cheering for the house to win when you're gambling in Vegas.
"60 percent of the time.....it works every time."
Outside the rules? like what show a kid all his rings? or all the players he has had get drafted? Saban may be a shady character but cheating is something he does not need to do.
Believe he is referring to oversigning and mysterious medical redshirts, which Saban most certainly does indulge in.
Oh that makes sense so Michigan has 27 open roster spots? So when Jeremy Clarke originally committed to Michigan he wasn't under the impression he was going to grey shirt? As far as medical hardships go are you a MD? Did you check each player out? is it possible a 18-22 year old kid could not accept the fact that he may never be 100 pct healthy again?
1. 27 open roster spots - attrition happens, its part of college football. Players want to get time on the field, when they don't they find somewhere that they can play.
2. Jeremy Clark greyshirt - Hoke offered him a greyshirt first, Clarke accepted it fully knowing what he was doing (and then was rewarded with a full scholarship later), this is totally different from telling a recruit they have a full scholarship, then when they get on campus telling them they either have to greyshirt or leave. This is a common theme among some coaches in the SEC, namely Saban and Miles. Link, Link2.
3. Medical Scholarships - It is also well known that Nick Saban loves to use medical scholarships. Link1, Link2. (Got ya on the medical scholarships with a WSJ and an SI article, how ya like them apples?)
Just wondering who else would make such a stupid defense of Alabama's unprecendented and unmatched use of the medical hardship rule without being even a tiny bit suspicious. If you want to use our players as examples, you might want to learn how to spell their names. Clark isn't that difficult. What was the point of that example - that Michigan's coaches were upfront with a recruit and his family early in the recruiting process? Just because you can't count 27 open roster spots does not mean they don't exist. I think that's exactly how many we have if one player is not invited back for his fifth season. That's not allowing for the blindingly obvious fact that the coaches know a lot more about their players' plans than we do.
Eating is murder.
management crosses the ethics line. Heck, the SEC's new 1-class size limits were adopted to stop many of these tactics and Saban was the most vocal opponent.
On the recruiting side, though, his ability to deliver the #1 class almost every year is impressive. His main competitors (Ole Miss, Auburn, FSU) use even shadier tactics. It takes a lot of talent to run his NFL schemes and he relentlessly recruits those kids.
Talent and ethics of a minor league NFL program ...
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Of his three finalists I thought they were the least likely. He seemed to like the fact that Georgia wanted him to be their new Jarvis Jones, and he already had Auburn ink. Now he chooses the school whose biggest rival's logo is permanently on his body. The dude certainly isn't the brightest crayon in the box...
Nick Saban will remove that tattoo with the lasers in his eyes.
Avatar is a reference to this. Go Blue!
he didn't go to Michigan. He totally mentioned us that one time!
FWIW, Poggi was supposedly the one recruiting him to Michigan at the UA game.
Uhhhh pardon my french, but the kid sounds like a nut.
Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes. - Ephesians 6:11
I'll pardon your French as long as you translate "nut" for us.
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Pardon my nut, but can someone translate the above written French?
Campaign manager--Hoke 2012.
"I love him, he's a great coach, he's a great mentor, he's a great friend. He's every single thing you want a college coach to be, and he does it flawlessly." -David Molk
There's no way in hell he will ever set foot on that field unless he removes that tattoo. And even then, something tells me he'll be a bit of a team pariah until he shows that he belongs.
It's been a lot. Its been a roller coaster that for some reason seemed like it would never get good. But you know what? We kept fighting. It's like that old saying goes, "Those Who Stay Will Be Champions." -David Molk
There are a couple stories about how the Auburn tattoo sort of took on a different meaning for Foster, at least in his own words. (LINK). This is an older story, written just after he had decommitted from Auburn, but it discusses this part of the mystery anyway.
According to the report, he tweeted back in December that the tattoo would not be removed in honor of his cousin - former Auburn football player Ladarious Phillips - who was killed in a shooting near Auburn's campus. Definitely not the reason he got the tattoo in the first place, but this is his reason for keeping it now.
"Funny isn't it, how naughty dentists always make that one fatal mistake."
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Father/son combo most feared linebackers in the SEC
The state pays for it, it is
LB: Reuben Foster
LB: Reuben Foster jr.
Good one it is.
I heard stephon diggs is supposed to come down for a visit though
NO, just no.
Once Maryland joins the Big 10, and ill tell you what, we probably won't like playing that fella too much
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If you're gonna make a Diggs joke, (hint: it'll go over like the Hindenburg zeppelin), I'd highly recommend spelling his name correctly.
"The straightest line from A to B is straight: From A to B"
"When you have Denard Robinson, you can have everything"
This kid seems to scream highest risk, highest reward. I wouldn't be surprised if he is an all-American and a high 1st-round pick in 2016 and I'd be equally unsurprised if he never plays a down at Bama (or wherever he signs).
He will never play a down in college, yet Al Davis will take him #1 from beyond the grave.
When you just state the obvious.
It probably didn't help that Auburn's center called him the N word on his offical visit this weekend. He left early because he was so pissed off.
Alex Kozan strikes again!
Perfect time for:
“True loyalty is that quality of service that grows under adversity and expands in defeat. Any street urchin can shout applause in victory, but it takes character to stand fast in defeat. One is noise — the other, loyalty.”
LOL seriously is this confirmed? Link or it didnt happen.
Not confirmed, per se, but accepted as likely.
Really should just break away from the NCAA and play in its own league.
No one EVER deserves to be called that word, but I can only imagine what Foster was doing to spark the situation so much that it was said and then not even apologized for.
This kind of stuff is SICK. And what's sad is grown men don't even try to stop or control it.
I can't imagine this is the last time we hear from Mr. Foster.
So does this mean Poggi recruited him to Alabama?
If at first you don't succeed, skydiving isn't for you.
and that Poggi will make the entire Michigan fanbase feel like Jerry Maguire tomorrow. Someone get the clip ready of Rod Tidwell mocking Maguire on the plane ride back from the NFL draft immediately after he lost Cush and Avery, just in case.
At least the bright side is that Poggi's talent level/expectations are much more in line with Tidwell than Cush, so we'll have that going for us if he bails.
Couple it with the commitment of that DT from Texas the other day, and Nicky is maintaining his dominating defense.
I was thinking that nothing could be worse than Justin Boren leaving UM and going to play for OSU...
I would have regretted that tattoo even before the switch.
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