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|4 hours 42 min ago||13 months (bakers dozen)||
13 months (bakers dozen) October 1968 (Tigers beat Cardinals and Bob Gibson) to November 1969 - Michigan 24, OSU 12.
|21 weeks 1 day ago||1969 Michigan vs OSU||
1969 Michigan vs OSU
|23 weeks 2 days ago||Wish Brady the best in Eugene||
Good man. Sorry it did not work out here. He deserves to be happy.
|23 weeks 4 days ago||PBell was the Bomb(ed)||
As a freshman in 1974 (when the legal drinking age was 18!) The Bell was the place to go. I'm amazed I survived all the pitchers of beer. Tons and tons of UM sports memorabilia on the wall. Sadly, they later had a fire and much of it was destroyed. Very happy to hear it is coming back and I hope they include some of that old, but very neat vibe.
|27 weeks 6 hours ago||Classes begin at UGA Jan 11||
January 11 (Registration is through Jan 8)... He can still announce on Jan 9 for UGA and not miss EE classes.
|28 weeks 4 days ago||Audacity||
noun (proper noun)
1. Spike Albrecht. Michigan Basketball Player (proper noun)
2. the willingness to take bold risks.
"her audacity came in handy during our most recent emergency"
synonyms: boldness, daring, fearlessness, intrepidity, bravery, courage, heroism, pluck, grit;
|30 weeks 1 day ago||Fatigue...||
I think we often forget how long and hard the season is for athletes still in their teens and early 20's. We expect them to be machines and on Saturday we might point to the fact that the season started in August with so much energy being expended on the new program. I would expect that under Harbaugh there was more conditioning and work than under Hoke. Finally, we had some tough games away down the stretch that our team fought hard to win. I think rather than criticize talent that our team just ran out of gas. UM has treated every game like a playoff game since MSU and that intensity takes its toll. Neg me all you want, but sometimes the athlete comes up flat, even when they want, with all their heart and soul to play the best game of their lives. It happens.
|30 weeks 2 days ago||I have not been more upset||
I have not been more upset about an OSU game since 1968. The result of that game fueled our performance in 1969. I am confident that Harbaugh will recruit with enthusiasm unknown to mankind and we will get revenge. He will never forget. Love our coach and staff. Love the team and look forward to getting better each and every day. Forever.
|30 weeks 3 days ago||24-6 Michigan||
|31 weeks 5 days ago||Michigan 47 - PSU 31||
Michigan 47 - PSU 31
|32 weeks 2 days ago||Steel spine!||
|32 weeks 4 days ago||56-3 M||
|33 weeks 2 days ago||Really don't care...||
I really don't care about what is out of our control. The 4-team playoff is flawed for the obvious reasons. If we win out, we are big-10 champs and win a rose bowl. If we happen to get into the playoffs great, but there will be crying by someone.
It rarely can get better than winning the B1G championship and a Rose Bowl. This is a Harbaugh team. He will make the best of what we have, which is good and no question is going to get better. I am so happy with Hackett and Harbaugh. We are a force again. Love the effort, the steel spine and the team.
|36 weeks 1 day ago||Harbaugh. Best coach. Best staff. No question.||
Harbaugh. Best coach. Best staff. No question.
|36 weeks 2 days ago||Best coach. Best staff. No||
Best coach. Best staff. No question. Everybody fears us. Bad result but 2015-2025 will be amazing from here on out if you are a true Michigan fan.
|36 weeks 2 days ago||I pity the Gophers in 2||
I pity the Gophers in 2 weeks. For those folks upset at our coaches I will have to disagree. This was probably the worst loss in Michigan Stadium history. We are all hurting. I get it but I stand by our coaches. Harbaugh and his staff are the best in the land.
|37 weeks 2 days ago||Volume was low, even in sec||
Volume was low, even in sec 23 row 50. Good show though. Temptation and Hawaiian War Chant were played by the band with alumni band after the game. We always stay for the bands after as it beats fighting traffic.
|41 weeks 2 days ago||Harbaugh will get us ready||
Harbaugh will get us ready for MSU. We will be competitive and I plan on drinking some good single malt scotch to celebrate. No team is unbeatable. Witness Stanford vs USC when Harbaugh was the new coach and USC was favored by 40!
|41 weeks 5 days ago||UM over OSU 24-12||
24-12 beat down of OSU by UM
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Just like 1968||
OSU was natz champ in 1968.... then Bo showed up. As a Michigan fan back then this feels similar... I trust Harbaugh to take the fight to these guys big time.
|1 year 28 weeks ago||Risk and Regret||
Don't issue an ultimatum until after his last game (12/28) if at all (I wouldn't at all). Pursue plans B and C as risk mitigating steps, but never rule out success for plan A until you're sure plan A is dead. After 12/28 there will still be time to get a good plan B coach. The REGRET of not getting Harbaugh exceeds the risk associated with B and C "at least given the comments we have seen here on MGB".
|1 year 29 weeks ago||Glengarry Glen Harbaugh||
|1 year 35 weeks ago||If we beat our rivals||
If we beat our rivals 7/10 times we are the "bully". When we get toasted at that rate we are the "bullied". I watch every week to support the kids but can't stand to see our coach not train them to be tough.
Lord please intervene and get us a new AD and a coach who is a competitor and not a "nice man". Please.
|1 year 38 weeks ago||I understand it...there is no leadership or ownership||
This was a tough game to watch. We really have no leadership or ownership at any position. It's as if we feel lucky when there is a good play. Sorry, but this is on the coaches. I'm exhausted after 8 years of mediocre nonsense. At least the next coach will come in and we will be surprised if he wins. We're now equivalent to Northestern in the late 1970's or early 1980's
|1 year 38 weeks ago||Why would any self-respecting (new) coach...||
Why would any self-respecting (new) coach want to come to UM for this? Assuming Hoke may not make it to next year we will be hamstrung by observations like this in recuiting a new HC.
|1 year 38 weeks ago||Why watch? Because I want the kids to succeed more than...||
Why watch? Because I want the kids to succeed more than I want the coach and AD fired. And that is saying I want them to suceed with all my heart. I want them to know I support them.
|1 year 38 weeks ago||Headset's Aloof? NYTimes article 10/1/2014||
Fav comment: "Buy two bottles of soda and you get to wear the UM Head Coach's headset for 4 plays"
Head coaches typically wear headsets so they can communicate with the assistant coaches who are sitting in the press box. Those seats high above the field offer assistants a different perspective than that of coaches on the sideline.
“To me, I enjoy wearing a headset knowing what’s going on because it’s a collaborative effort,” California Coach Sonny Dykes said Tuesday in a teleconference. “Because guys see things, and there’s a lot of information passing between the coaches. For me, I feel like it’s important to get as much information for what’s going on the field.”
Over the years, Hoke has said that he does not wear a headset because it interferes with his ability to interact with players during games. In 2012, he said in a radio interview that the headset topic was “overrated.” An assistant stands behind Hoke to relay the play calls, and Hoke will occasionally put on a headset to speak with other coaches. Hoke’s not wearing a headset on the sideline is not without precedent in recent college football.
The former Alabama coach Mike DuBose did not wear a headset early in his tenure. In 1997, according to The TimesDaily of Florence, Ala., DuBose was “widely criticized” for not knowing what play was called when Alabama fumbled in the final seconds of an 18-17 loss to Auburn. He wore a headset in 1998 (but joked that he did not turn it on).
Howard Schnellenberger wore a bushy mustache, not a headset, while coaching at Miami, Florida Atlantic and elsewhere. Bobby Bowden of Florida State often favored a straw hat to a pair of oversize earphones late in his career. At Penn State, Joe Paterno used to relay messages to coaches in the press box through an assistant because he thought he would lose his feel for the game if he wore a headset on the sideline.
Among active coaches, however, Hoke essentially stands alone. Iowa State’s Paul Rhoads also does not like to wear a headset, but he has a work around that has enabled him to have it both ways. A sideline assistant stands behind Rhoads with a headset, and Rhoads frequently puts on the headset to communicate with other coaches during games.
From a perception standpoint, a coach who does not wear a headset may give off one of two images. One is that he is aloof. The other may theoretically work to his benefit.
“To me, the coach that doesn’t have the headset on looks like he’s more in control,” Jill Bremer, an image consultant, said last week in a telephone interview. “He looks like he’s the general. He’s the executive. In the business world, you need the flow of information, but you also need the voices to stop. You need a little quiet to make the right decision.”
|1 year 39 weeks ago||Death by 1000 cuts||
This is just the last straw for a coach that has not developed his players, puts a poor product out on the field and appears to neglect the wellbeing of his players. It's just time to admit that in the very very near future the University needs to rethink how it wants to organize its football program and move in a new direction. When an organization fails to accomplish any of its goals in 3.5 years and there is no hope on the horizon for these goals to be achieved, then we need to move on to a better solution. The AD must move on and he can take his coach with him.
|1 year 39 weeks ago||Jim? John?||
Jim or John as next coach? That's like thinking the next car you Dad was going to get was a Ferrari or Lamborghini. Come on keep on dreaming. With Brandon as AD we'll end up with a Trabant, a Yugo or a Pinto equivalent as our next Coach! With Hoke Brandon got us the Flintstonemobile #.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEHl-o-2Dss
|1 year 39 weeks ago||Brown Jug game was 'the game' in the 1920's||
Not that I go back quite that far (far but not that far) in the 1920's and 1930's Minnesota was considered one of UM's top rivals, it was usually the last game of the year and equivalent to OSU today as far as bragging rights go. I learned this from my Grandfather who played for UM 1918-21. I have the UM-Minnesota game ball from 1921. UM 38 - Minn 0.