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|2 weeks 1 day ago||MrSpeakers Mad Dog||
headphones, which I run through a Schiit Magni amp.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Meh||
The WR corps when I arrived at Michigan is 1993 was:
Now THAT was a good WR corps.
|4 weeks 5 hours ago||I've always thought that the response should differ in some way||
But I have always just responded in kind.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Ty was so good that nobody hardly threw at him||
and when they did, it was bad for them and good for Ty. He is definitely an underrated player (I watched him play live my first year at Michigan so I'm probably biased in his favor.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Ugh Witten||
That guy inhabits my nightmares. He was uncoverable in that game and his NFL career proved that was no fluke.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||I did a diary about that game and the riots that followed|
|5 weeks 9 hours ago||His offer sheet -- holy cow:||
|5 weeks 9 hours ago||It would make a nice tat for Spencer, too||
|6 weeks 13 hours ago||"Smart Football" is his website, not the name of a segment||
Here's his site (LINK). It's smart because he's really great at breaking down and explaining football concepts. There's a lot of reference to him on MGoBlog (see, e.g., here) so I figured people knew who he was.
|6 weeks 23 hours ago||Apparently not||
I don' t know why he thinks it's Fisch. I think he reads Brian's stuff on MGoBlog, so I'm not sure what's going on there. Evidently he's not following Michigan football super carefully.
|6 weeks 23 hours ago||I think that's fair||
He's worried about the same thing we all are: the QB position. The positive take here is that JH's forte is improving play at that position. On the other hand, Harbaugh won't have as much time with them as he had with Alex Smith in the NFL. But Rudock helps a lot here: there are almost always growing pains with first year starters.
|6 weeks 23 hours ago||Embed (I hope)|
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Lots of words mean their opposite||
they're called auto-antonyms: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auto-antonym
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Only if you think that dictionaries are infallible arbiters.||
Unfortunately, they are not. Words change their meaning. Words are used to mean opposite things. Peruse originally meant to read carefully. Now it also means to read informally.
Do you use "fantastic" to mean "amazing"? Well, it literally means "imaginary."
Do you use "awful" to mean "bad"? Literally it means "inspiring awe."
There are hundreds, if not thousands, of these kinds of words. To stick to their literally meaning only is really, REALLY pedantic.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Non-literal "literally" is correct English usage||
It is used non-literally by Twain and Dickens and Fitzgerald and Joyce, all of whom were better writers than any of us.
And if non-literal literally bothers you, then you should (to be consistent) fight with everyone over EVERY non-literal use of a word, of which there are many (including "really").
|7 weeks 8 hours ago||Rudock every pass vs. Wisconsin||
I don't think that I can embed, but MGoVideo has every Rudock pass against Wisconsin:
He suggests skipping to 4:45 to see what he can do when he's given the green light to attack.
What I noticed is that he makes very good decisions, and is calm even when there is an unblocked Wisconsin defender bearing down on him. He throws an accurate ball then takes the hit.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||My fault||
Sorry for the misunderstanding.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||What is the point of that?||
It seems pointless to me to go on another website just to tell them to fuck off. We appreciate thoughtful comments from fans of other teams on MGoBlog; but abuse is just that, abuse. No offense, but I think what you did is harmful and does nobody any good. We should try to be better than that.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Confirmed by the kid himself and RT by Sam Webb||
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Le coq sportif||
|8 weeks 1 day ago||I love Jim Hackett||
with an Enthusiasm Unknown to Mankind. What a great guy to have leading our athletic department.
PS I think we need an "Enthusiasm Unknown to Mankind" MGoBlog t-shirt.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Videos embedded|
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Brees can't be traded, I think||
Check out the terms of his contract:
The Jets currently have about $16 million in cap space (LINK). I don't see how the Jets could do it unless they could convince Brees to renegotiate his contract, which he doesn't have to do. The Saints could cut Brees next year, though.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Highlights from YouTube|
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Another thing that occurred to me is||
If you're a Michigan fan, why would you want to believe bad things about Michigan players? Do you really want to believe that one of Michigan's players has no heart and is lying about injuries to boost his draft stock? How screwed up do you have to be to take pleasure in that accusation, as some here have seemed to?
We don't have to pretend that they're all saints and model players and teammates, but in the absence of clear evidence to the contrary it seems really perverse to think that Funchess is a bad teammate and a liar.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Besides which, nobody is saying||
that Funchess was the greatest receiver at Michigan since Braylon Edwards (who, by the way, dropped balls too) but that his injury prevented him from setting records. We're just saying that his injury explains a lot. That's hardly controversial.
In any case, yes: I would be willing to bet that Funchess played through more pain this year than many of us have experienced in our lifetimes.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||And here's a picture||
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Clearly we need to start Morris||
and only throw bubble screens to Norfleet. That can be our base play and everything will work off of that. It will be an unstoppable offense. Norfleet will win the Heisman, making our dear leader very happy.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Embed for the board|
|10 weeks 2 days ago||This response is certainly not helpful.||
Understanding why the team didn't perform to expectations IS useful. Call it making excuses if you like, but pointing and yelling "failure!" definitely doesn't help at all.