Just got a text from DeAnthony, the official time for his press conference is 7pm on Wednesday, at Saginaw High in the media center.
TomVH: DeAnthony Arnett Press Conference Update
any idea where he's leaning, or if it at least looks more positive for certain schools than others?
Almost every rumor I heard today has him going to Tennessee...
I also heard rumors that he was in Idaho on Saturday. So there's that.
I get the feeling that this kid is enjoying his recruitment and loving every minute of this. Good for him, bad for all the "insiders" who think they have breaking information.
He was at the Michigan game. There were pictures and everything -- I think he tweeted about a surprise visit to Boise State, but that was a joke.
He was in Michigan gear watching the craziest game in the history of the Big House.
I have absolutely no information, but if it's not us then I hope it's someone outside the B10 (or at least not MSU).
I'm fine if Tom knows something but doesn't want to hint, we'll find out where he's going shortly enough and he deserves his time in the spotlight.
Everybody who sees a DeAnthony Arnett commit on Wednesday say Yeah!
Altough it looks good that he visited us last, and had a good time. I think we would need some serious snake oil to pull this one out.
The last visit recruiting heuristic here gives me a wee bit of hope
I WANT THE GOLD.
Expecting the worst, hoping for the best...
Michigan Football 2008 - 2010, ladies and gentlemen!
In 48 hours for the pos bang
No doubt we all hope you're right, but without a little substantiation of your prediction, I doubt anyone will credit you with anything other than a lucky guess.
That ain't no prediction. That's what it's gonna be.
Vicky Valencourt is not the debil!
And she showed me her boobies, and I like them too!
YOU CAN DO IT!!!
I'm always up for a good pos bang. You got one coming your way if your right. This may not have the drama of a Raback, but i'm a sucker for predictions.
That Raback prediction was epic. Ever since then, I've referred to recruiting predictions/guarantees as "Raback-ing it."
Also, your avatar is intriguing.
I don't think i was a member of our lovely little bipolar menagerie when this Raback was originally posted. Fill me in, please.
He had a source that let him know that Demar Dorsey was coming to Michigan. We said if he didn't it would be a neg bang for the ages. I also believe Megan Fox was in play on this bet as well. Anyhow is handle was Raback. Demar committed to Michigan pos bang ensued and the angry Michigan secondary gods pissed on our parade.
wish i could have been there. Now, will someone explain the downfall of em0.
is that you?
That guy was crazy about depth charts, posting them years in advance with potential recruits and whatnot. There was a new one practically every day, and he would neg you if you criticized the concept of future depth charts or his projections. Then he'd get banned and come back with a slightly different username but the same posts and comments like "who's em0?"
Eventually I think his depth chart analysis became similar to the computer in War Games playing tic-tac-toe, and his brain just exploded (at least that's how I like to imagine it).
When I first joined there was another guy that had been banned and kept returning under different names and asking about himself. I cna't remember what his original name was, but everytime anyone would ask about him everyone would assume it was him re-incarnate.
I think we need a "The last few years of MGoBlog..." post that recaps all this nonsense... because it's quite funny. THere may already be something in the User Curated HOF, not sure.
I think it was McFarlin. All I remember was wondering who he was but being too afraid to ask.
Technically, Dorsey didn't come to Michigan (though he wanted to).
Your post history looks interesting, seems like you might have some inside connection. If you're right I'll give you the Raback treatment :)
Are you willing to Raback it?
I don't need to see another high profile commitment only to have the kid not clear U of M admissions.
If he is wrong does that count as a bannable action?
And here I was worried someone would be ambiguous about their opinion/knowledge....
and will likely cost me an angioplasty by age 45, but my gut is also saying we've got a damn good shot at this kid. The timing, his original interest in the school, the investigation concluded and RR's job appearing to be safe for another season all were part of his reasons to not seriously consider us. Then, he simply came to the craziest game ever.
Agreed that snake oil must flow, but I have a good feeling about a commit.
I wonder what kind of impact a DA commit would have on Sammy Watkins...
Kids like this love the attention, most of the time they have been the center of attention for years because of their skill and they just love everylittle piece of attention they can get. I'm not saying that DeAnthony is this type of kid or anything but I'm just saying don't get your hopes up because of that.
If he is one of the kids who love attention who you're describing, then he's either trolling our blog right now laughing his ass of at us for getting our hopes up, or he's trolling our blog right now to see how excited we are for his commitment, and after seeing your comment he's a little upset at you stereotyping him into a kid who loves attention... either way, bad.
Remember this is a kid who came on a surprise visit this weekend. Sam Webb said in his Recruiting Roundup on WTKA today that the reason he didn't announce he was coming was because he wanted to let the coaches know he was sincere in his interest and wasn't using Michigan to add hype to his signing announcement.
I know you made it clear you weren't implying this, but just wanted to put any thought about that being what this is to rest. Now everyone can get their hopes up.
It could be that I want him to come really bad, but that logic is 100% legit to me, and I am now convinced he is going blue.
Well, and Tom can correct me if I'm wrong, but it could be that Arnett texted Tom with this info because Tom texted him first saying "Please let me know when you have decided when you'll be announcing your commitment" and Arnett simply replied.
Although I agree with your second bullet.
You took all my optimism away
Oops, I meant "woohoo he's totally blue fer sure!!!!!11!!1!"
If so inclined, you might add to that list the factor that Roy Roundtree broke Michigan receiving records, thereby undercutting the cliche that 'you won't get recognized as a receiver in RR's offense.'
He didn't visit MSU?