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|5 weeks 3 days ago||20-17 michigan||
|1 year 40 weeks ago||Perfect fit||
For a team with discipline problems. Didn't he punch his assistant coach in Oakland.
|1 year 44 weeks ago||You don't want||
An overtime shootout against a team that has 2 players averaging over 8 yards per carry and your only stop of the half was a fumble where Hyde was dragging 4 guys down feild. You have a second string kicker and an injured qb. You are an extreme underdog and 3 yards away from almost certain victory. The extra point gets you into a 50-50 toss-up at best.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||Can twitter just go away||
I must be getting old because I just don't get it.
|1 year 49 weeks ago||Whether the upraised legs tripped||
Him or not it looked like that was the intent. I think it was a subtle attempt to impede the runner and it was called correctly. Besides if the runner isn't impeded he walks in to score. The trip is the only reason there was a close play.
|2 years 2 weeks ago||Agreed||
Last week I think I brought up moving him back and giving one of the young tackles a shot
|2 years 3 weeks ago||Didn't schofeild||
Play some guard last year. Seems like Braden could possibly play rt move schofeild to guard and give Glasgow a shot at center. It might be a way to get the best 5 out there.
|2 years 5 weeks ago||24-20||
|2 years 5 weeks ago||No one had eye popping stats||
That is what happens when you go three deep at each position. Don't worry bout individual stats look at what they did as a team.
|2 years 5 weeks ago||Sorry||
But I hate the idea of giving a kid playing time and then redshirting him the next year. I feel like it could mess with his progression. You have the next few years to recruit the qb position get some depth in the pipeline and start sending them to the league again.
|2 years 5 weeks ago||Too many people assume all these kids||
Are going to have perfect careers and that they can accurately project the roster in four years. Lots of these kids could be gone or buried on the depth chart in 4 years. Their are to many variables at play if they can contribute they play and if they are a project they redshirt. I am a huge believer that their is no substitute for in game reps.
|2 years 5 weeks ago||This is a no brainer||
We have a ton of young kids and hoke's recruits are really pushing for playing time. Anyone who will be a serious contender for playing time next year needs game experience. I think that every single one of those kids could contend for a starting spot or at least meaningful reps nxt year. If that is the case you have to get their feet wet. I felt like their was not a huge drop off when the young kids went in. I assume that central also had there 2nd string in but I did not think these were wasted reps. Also gedeon seemed to be in on a lot of plays and is large.
|2 years 5 weeks ago||Msu||
Desperately needed to go down field to open things up early and get amu on their heels. They refused to do that and I don't think it was being conservative. If you don't have a deep threat teams can load up. Also I do not care how good their defense is if the offense is a 3 and out machine your defense is gonna wear down throughout the season and throughout games. It helped them that western couldn't get a first down either
|2 years 6 weeks ago||Devin could put together a year||
And end up in the draft I would rather have Shane get some reps in this year.
|2 years 6 weeks ago||Play him whenever the game is in hand.||
A) he is the backup and he needs the experience. B) I don't want to see Gardner get hurt late in a game because you are trying to save shane's redshirt. If Brian corset is the backup they will wait until their are 2 minutes left in the game to bring in the back up. If Morris burns his redshirt you could try to bring him in a little earlier so he could throw the ball a bit.
|2 years 6 weeks ago||People get way to hung up on star ratings||
Green will be fine when you get on campus you throw the ratings out the window. People want certain people to play because of their star rating as opposed to letting the coaches assess an open competition and select the best player. I think smith has looked great and seems to play with a chip on his shoulder.
|2 years 6 weeks ago||I agree||
But I think gallon has proven to be a threat down the field and idle runs pretty good routes I mean he always seems to find a hole in the d. That gives us 2 that can meet 2 out of the 3 categories.
|2 years 6 weeks ago||This reminds me of Malik mcdowell||
He plays in a small division and scrimmaged my old school a couple years ago. We are lucky if all five guys on our o line are over 200 pounds. Both these players have amazing measurables but I wonder if they will take a little longer to develop and get used to the college speed. McDowell made the move to a bigger school this year so that should help.
|2 years 7 weeks ago||Wow||
Green had one run which got blown up 2 yards deep in the backfield and everyone is saying he is too heavy and calling for a redshift. We need real football to get here.
|2 years 9 weeks ago||Yup!||
|2 years 11 weeks ago||If grandma had nuts||
She would be grandpa. Hooray for hypothetical responses
|2 years 11 weeks ago||You also||
Can't destroy a kid committing a harmless and minor crime. That's like a store clerk beating you with a bat for shoplifting a candy bar and saying it's justified. The punishment needs to fit the crime. All that being said this is funny as shit.
|2 years 12 weeks ago||I remember watching that game||
And all I could think about was how all that talent could be so under used for so long. Great game, but a little frustrating to watch when your very talented team lost a few games to inferior opponents.
|2 years 12 weeks ago||I think they need to focus on the steroids||
And growth hormones. I think the vast majority of these injuries would be much less devastating if the players were not borderline superhuman. Look at how the size, weight, and speed has improved the last couple of generations. These guys can get huge with all this new weight training without the Peds. It has to feel like your getting hit by a wrecking ball when you get tackled. This is less about concussions and geared more towards injuries in general.
|2 years 13 weeks ago||Signed in||
Just to upvote you
|2 years 13 weeks ago||Zero tolerance||
Is not always a good thing, if the person seems remorseful you have to take into account what effect losing an athletic scholarship can make on these kids life. Some kids are lost causes some kids just make poor decisions. Getting rid of a good kid who may have no future if he doesn't complete college negatively effects the rest of his life. It is a tough call and should be handled on a case by case basis.
|2 years 13 weeks ago||Before we criticize||
This is pretty much identical to hoke's redshift a player in trouble and see if he can toe the line for a year. Which I really like, i feel like it makes the player spend a year earning the second chance. Second chances are a great thing, but not deserved or owed to anyone. Also when he let stonum go it showed that it was not just an empty threat or a punishment that was just for show.
|2 years 15 weeks ago||I went to the Clemson vs CMU||
Football game about 5 years ago. We took a motor home down their because my buddies were graduating from CMU that year. Clemson is a beautiful place tons of fun and the people were great. I can absolutely see how someone could fall in love with the place. It is also a lot closer to home for him which I believe would have to weigh into your decision to some extent.
|2 years 15 weeks ago||That's right||
|2 years 15 weeks ago||Urban is a good recruiter||
I doubt he is gonna take a kid that has no chance of being a contributer 6 months before signing day.