|2 days 22 hours ago||Our long, national nightmare||
... is over.
On a serious note, the hope is justice prevails.
|6 days 5 hours ago||It was way longer than 4-5 years ago||
The last time Michigan played at Camp Randall, I took this to the game:
|2 weeks 1 day ago||250th Birthday of the United States||
Put the Finals in Philly to cap off an epic celebration.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||I'll look on the bright side||
The QB was "under pressure." Despite great blocking by our young OL, and excellent coverage by our young DBs, the QB deftly eluded the onslaught of Gary and Hurst to make a near-impossible throw.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Lodos||
This is the official bar/restaurant of the Denver Area UM Alumni Association. There are tons of TVs, and there's always good audio for games.
Having said that, Lodos' is run by a repugnant business organization. The food is terrible. It is overpriced. The drinks are not very good. I swear the soda is always flat, which contributes to worst mixed drinks in Denver.
It actually gets worse ... Some of the bouncers are borderline criminals, and there has been multiple recent incidents involving excessive use of physical force against patrons, including an incident last year where a young man was needlessly killed. The corrupt, incompetent local DA refused to pursue charges for inexplicable reasons. The civil suit is underway, and hopefully it will put Lodos out of business. The alumni association should immediately abandon Lodos. If given the choice, I will never step foot again in any Lodos location again.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||Obvious posts ...||
... are obvious.
|12 weeks 4 days ago||The Big Puppy||
|13 weeks 1 hour ago||Does this mean...||
I can't use the word "strategery" anymore? For Christ's sake ... I mean, for Harbaugh's sake.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||Thanks for coming back.||
I sense you're more knowledgeable than the avergae bear when it comes to Title IX. It would be nice to hear your opinion when Title IX issues inevitably arise in the future.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||I'm almost convinced ...||
I would prefer to see some additional self-shaming, though.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||I'll send you my bill||
You may not like my hourly, but I think I'm worth it.
Congrats! Don't make me regret this thread.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||Seems like a lot of work||
|13 weeks 6 days ago||I'm pulling for Flenderson||
His remorse seems legit. I thought his poop thread was extremely ill-conceived, not funny, and worthy of the banhammer because it was an original post. That said, it did seem like a moment of diarrhea-induced weakness.
I hope he comes here to fall on the sword.
And no ... I'm not Flenderson. Nor am I Wolverine in a Bag. Nor am I RDT.
If RDT does post in this thread, I swear I'm doing a victory lap around my neighborhood, though.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||I am not Section 1||
|14 weeks 36 min ago||Moderator Action Sticky||
I just posed this question there. To be honest, I think this kind of thread might be annoying to the moderators and also run the risk that those who have been banned will simply repeat their out-of-bounds words.
Having said the above, I think the humor potential should permit it once in a blue moon, so to speak.
|14 weeks 40 min ago||Thread viability question||
Mods -- Would it be permissible to start a thread that invited all members who have been deported to Bolivia to plead their case for clemency? Generally, I think this type of thread would be a very bad idea, not to mention annoying for the moderators. That said, I think the thread could provide humor and a good lesson to all that are consequences for serious breaches in decorum.
My suggestion would be to allow this type of thread once every four years (or something like that), and to make it clear than repeating the same words that prompted their banning would be met with swift discipline.
|14 weeks 1 hour ago||Bolivian deportees are coming out of the woodwork||
I would be curious what the mods would think of a OT thread that specifically allowed for Bolivia residents to plead their case for a pardon/commutation/clemency. It seems like every fourth January this blog could permit such a thread in the spirit of the season, so to speak.
This could either be a really funny, or really bad idea ... not sure, though.
|14 weeks 2 hours ago||What about Reverse-Unicorn performances?||
I'm not trying to be mean-spirited with this post.
To be fair to Russell Bellomy, being thrusted into a Denard-oriented offense during a night road game in Lincoln isn't exactly a recipe for success.
I thought of Bellomy when Steven Montez came into the CU game against us this year and went 0-7, not to mention getting creamed by a blitzing #5. Montez played well the following weeks in relief of Liufau, passing for 333, 293 and 197 yards with a completion% around 67%.
A small part of me wishes Bellomy got a chance at redemption. Maybe instead of calling it a "reverse-unicorn," it should be called a "sacrificial lamb" performance.
|14 weeks 3 hours ago||I think you learned your lesson...||
Maybe a little more subtlety and understated humor on your next poop joke effort, my friend?
|14 weeks 1 day ago||A Cubs Cabbage Patch doll, I think?||
I have no affinity for the Cubs, but that part of the photo is priceless, indeed.
|14 weeks 1 day ago||He's still celebrating...||
1908 was a long time ago. Cut him some slack.
|14 weeks 1 day ago||Ho Chi Minh||
was the son of a b****. Got the blue balls, crabs, and The Seven Year Itch.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||I grew up loving the Broad Street Bullies||
Does that count? Is hockey different than basketball? What about football? Can you be a super-physical football player, but not be dirty? Was Rick Mahorn or Bill Laimbeer physical, dirty, or both?
I would say there is a difference between playing dirty and playing physical and aggressive. I would also say that there is a ton of gray area, no pun intended.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||I bet he throws like Romo||
|14 weeks 3 days ago||Really insightful post||
|14 weeks 3 days ago||I agree with you.||
the past few months have absolutely shown that. Political correctness can and has gone too far. That said, I think the debate on certain topics is useful and necessary. God (omg, he said God!!!) knows I have evolved in my own opinions.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||Completely agree||
Even if the slap was somewhat intentional, it was justified.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||The most egregious part of this video||
is Grayson Allen hooking the guy's arm as he's going down. I give the Louisville player a pass because it probably was just instinct that caused the slap. Allen is one of the dirtiest players we have seen in a long time.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||Only on my good days||
|14 weeks 3 days ago||I'm not trying to start a huge debate here.||
But Mr. Swayze is spot-on. I think we are slowly creeping towards a place where referring to someone as a female is no longer an insult. We are not there yet. People who still use this approach to insult are not malicious. I just think they are behind-the-times, and one day they will catch up.
To the women who read and participate on this blog, I regret that you occasionally have to see things like this.
The following is not an earth-shattering statement -- some of the greatest/toughest Michigan athletes and fans ever are women.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||If a thread falls in the forest, and no one is around,||
does it make a noise?
|14 weeks 4 days ago||Unsure about this one||
One thing I have noticed over the years is that more often than not new judges tend to over-compensate. For example, defense attorneys tend to be somewhat pro-prosecutor when they "ascend" to prove to everyone they are not biased. Former prosecutors tend to be pro-defense for similar/opposite reasons.
This could go a few ways. Gene could advocate for us to prove his lack of Michigan bias. Gene also could advocate for other conferences to prove he's not favoring the B1G.
I wish Lloyd Carr was still on the committee, but such is life, eh?
|15 weeks 3 days ago||...and caution to anyone who does not "Trust the Process."||
|15 weeks 3 days ago||You make a very fair point.||
A small part of me is bothered too. I did use the word "stalkerish" in my post. I am on this side of the argument 95%-plus of the time.
The reason I feel differently about this instance is because there has been so much speculative, if not downright false reporting on this story. I also think a photo of showing Najee and Tua together is newsworthy considering many impugned Tua's credibility when he said they were planning to fly together.
I also probably feel differently because I am biased and I support my friend's work.
Oh well. I hope we land A. Solomon. I would have taken the deal if someone told me 3 weeks ago that we coud land 1 of the 2 guaranteed.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||I guess you're probably right -- he does lean towards the SEC||
Just trying to give credit where credit is due. So many wanted to break this story, but Izzy and the al.com staff did the job, and did it right. So far, I have not seen any cheap shots against Michigan and/or the B1G in their reporting.
One of these days, I am going to make Izzy a fan of mgoblog's original content.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||Congrats to al.com for their reporting||
This is meant 100% seriously. The linked article is fact-based and succinct. The attached photo to the article may seem stalkerish, but given the trajectory of this story, it was needed IMHO.
Full disclsoure, the al.com Director of Content is a guy named Izzy Gould. Izzy is a friend and has built a solid reputation for sports reporting. Izzy is a Philly guy -- far from an SEC-homer, despite being a University of Florida guy.
Congrats to Izzy and his staff for their work.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||Everything||
Somewhere in between.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||Eagles fans have overwhelmingly come around on BG||
I concede that some idiots (lifelong Eagles fan here, so I can confidently state "idiot Eagles fan is a tautology) continue to pick nits and complain about BG. I think it's because his sack numbers have never been astronomical. That said, my impression is that most fans and local Philly media, both tough groups to please in their own right, have recognized BG's increasingly strong play. Graham is stout against the run, consistently pressures the QB, and is a constant threat to force fumbles.
My sense is that BG is a team leader, and fans would be quite upset if his playing time was curtailed.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||I wish you nothing but luck, good sir,||
In your endeavor to become Mr. Irrelevant.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Alex Kozan||
At least he knew how to do a vision quest the right way.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Just like my Uncle Rico||
If he could go back in time, he'd take state.
|16 weeks 22 hours ago||Brady Hoke||
Receives a ton of well-deserved flak for his head coaching stint. That said, this topic is beyond worn out, and the OP deserves ALL of the negs.
I think every time someone takes a gratuitous shot at Hoke, I think we just need to remember that he has a much-deserved 1997 Michigan National Championship ring on his finger. His 1997 DL unit was one of our best (Steele, Renes, Feazell and J. Williams).
|16 weeks 1 day ago||Could not agree more||
This clown showed a complete lack of leadership this past month. Bravo Minnesota!
|17 weeks 16 hours ago||It's also ironic||
The constant comparison of everything and anything makes us feel like the envious of sibling. I always found the best way to annoy Spartans is to completely ignore their existence.
|17 weeks 17 hours ago||In RI||
It's wicked awesome.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||I don't see this thread ending well.||
Hope I'm wrong.
|17 weeks 5 days ago||Hail to the Chief!|
|17 weeks 6 days ago||I have nothing to add to this thread||
But since it has over 130 comments in 40 minutes, I figured I was required to post something....
|18 weeks 8 hours ago||Deep balls?||
Second-half Rudock and '15 Chesson must be playing.
|18 weeks 2 days ago||Welcome, Cesar||
|18 weeks 5 days ago||I meant Tarik||
|18 weeks 5 days ago||Will Brown sweater guy||
From Trail Black's announcement be there?
|18 weeks 6 days ago||Random thought day?|
|19 weeks 4 hours ago||Hello, Tarik|
|19 weeks 8 hours ago||Now, that line brings back some good memories....||
I was on a tropical island, with good friends, sipping champagne. Although, I can't seem to find the Coogi sweater I was wearing on that trip.
|19 weeks 8 hours ago||Don't make me whip out my "quart of blood technique."||
Back the f**k up!
|19 weeks 8 hours ago||For some of us,||
It was a documentary
|19 weeks 8 hours ago||You're giving me PTSD||
|19 weeks 8 hours ago||Somebody once called me a "jive turkey."||
I was in jail. Right before Thanksgiving '83. Scary. Got bailed out right after. Thank god.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||Hutchins -- The GOAT||
That is all.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||Fight, fight, fight||
For the Cherry and the White!!
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Biggest fish||
In the biggest pond ... maybe in the history of the pond. Why leave other than for money?
I'm not saying money isn't a great reason to leave. It is. But that's what insurance policies are for, no?
|20 weeks 6 days ago||The Big 12 does have the (almost) perfect set-up||
IMO, the reason why the BIG 12 is being left out so often is because they continue to schedule weak non-conference games and/or lose the big games they schedule. If Oklahoma, the likely 2016 Big 12 conference champ, beats Ohio State at home this year, they would be virtual shoe-ins to the CFP, even with their neutral-site loss to Houston. I won't even try to comment on Oklahoma State and CMU because my head will implode as I'm being sucked into an illogical bottomless vortex.
The Big 12, for the most part, is the conference that has a format that guarantees an undisputed champion. I prefer round robins whenever possible. Having said that, even the Big 12 still has flaws. Their schedules are unbalanced in that half of the conference plays 5 away games, while the other half plays 4. Another issue arises with the 3-team (or more) tiebreaker, which can be a conudrum.
|21 weeks 1 day ago||Research question||
I wish I had the time and resources to do the research on my own. How many times in modern college football history (whatever that means, of course) has a team beaten two conference champions prior to the playing of the bowl/playoff games? For our purposes, I know this question supposes that Colorado beats Washington, which may be a stretch considering Washington is favored by 6.
Another fun, but likely pointless thought -- if the 4 teams are Alabama, Clemson, OSU and us, there's a crazy scenario in which we would have beaten 4 of the 5 conference champions on our way to the national title. #pipedream
Now, in reality, this is all academic. I am assuming we will be playing an ACC team in the Orange Bowl, and the 4 teams will be Alabama, Clemson, Washington and OSU. B1G champ will play in the Rose Bowl against Colorado. If it's Penn State, they will cry foul.
|22 weeks 5 days ago||Big fan of your posts, here, MGrowOld||
But why do you have to kick us while we're down? Is it not enough that your beloved Cavs finally ended Cleveland's 52-year title drought. Goodwill for everyone, right? Sure, the Indians did their best Warriors impersonation earlier this month, but does it really make you feel better to lift your leg on us Sixer fans? A Cavs fan mocking a Sixers fan is like me blocking my 8-year-old's jump shot and then trash talking.
On a serious note, I would agree that most Sixers fans expected better than 2-10 at this point, especially before Simmons went down. That said, 2-10 is an improvement over the two previous years. Embiid is showing increbile promise for someone who could still be a college senior. Hakeem Olajuwon was still at Houston at this point. We all know Embiid's injury history, but you have to admit, there is hope and intrigue.
Simmons should be a college sophomore right now. If you saw him play this summer, you know he's an exciting prospect. Heck, arguably his biggest supporter in the NBA is your hero, Lebron. That has to mean something.
Noel has yet to play. He's a potential All-NBA defense guy. Either Noel or Okafor will be traded at some point. Either could return decent value (read -- legitimate point guard). Saric is 22, and is showing signs of becoming a legit 6th man.
We will know whether or not the Sixers "turned the corner" based on their 2nd half record. I am hoping to see a final win total near 30. #delusionsofgrandeur
|23 weeks 8 hours ago||Now,||
I can die in peace.
|23 weeks 4 days ago||Ohio State||
|23 weeks 4 days ago||Here for the 7am||
Mountain Time bang.
|24 weeks 4 hours ago||Let me get this straight||
You are asking this board to go to an online poll to vote for a high school student who publicly proclaimed equal interest in Michigan and Michigan State. I think I want to take a break from voting for strangers a while.
|24 weeks 1 day ago||Fart noise||
|25 weeks 2 days ago||Strangely, this clip reminds me of Brandon for two reasons.||
(1) That he should stay away, until he provides hundreds of mea culpas.
(2) Ironically, what he looks like. It's like he's talking to himself.
|25 weeks 3 days ago||Good on ya||
(I'm not Australian, just a wannabe)
|25 weeks 3 days ago||"Worthless," "meaningless," "fucking useless"||
Calling people "idiots."
Can't we all just get along....
|25 weeks 4 days ago||Fart noise||
|26 weeks 2 days ago||I agree with this word of caution||
Had this article appeared in the Players Tribune, or some other similar media outlet in which the interviewee maintains a high degree of control over the content, I would have less caution.
My kneejerk reaction is one of both mild sadness and ambivalence. It requires little effort to conjure up thoughts of my contemporaries (Class of '98) complaining about cafeteria food. It also requires little effort to remember those who thought the food was great.
The "jail food" comment strikes me as hyperbole. I equate this to post-game interviews where football players draw paralells between playing a game and actual, real life warfare. Do these players actually know what warfare is like ... almost never. Does Trey know what "jail food" tastes like ... probably not.
One final note ... I ate many meals as part of a varsity team's South Quad training table during my time at Michigan. I also ate many cafeteria meals at Markely. There was a HUGE difference between training table and Markley. Training table was usually great food, plenty of choices, and unlimited.
Oh well. I remain eternally grateful for Trey's two years. He left as a NPOTY, an NCAA Tournament Finalist, and a lottery pick, so I have no nits to pick with his departure. IMHO, he should never have to buy another drink or meal in A2 for the rest of his life. He was/is a warrior.
|26 weeks 3 days ago||Crg||
|27 weeks 1 day ago||Crib notes||
Oklahoma, yes. Texas, yes. Longhorn Network, no. Kansas, probably. Everyone else, thank you, but no thank you.
Bonus thoughts that are a waste of everybody's time to read:
Colorado, yes. Missouri, probably yes. Notre Dame, yes, if you want us, but if you don't want us, to hell with you.
Duke, North Carolina, Virginia, yes, because we like smart friends and enjoy workplace-betting with colleagues that have the capacity to be more arrogant than us ... and basketball can occasionally be fun.
|27 weeks 5 days ago||No ... it's not backwards!!|
|27 weeks 5 days ago||Good news, Barry!||
I have it on good authority that the Buckeye defense will do everything possible to not touch Horninbrook tomorrow evening. This most certainly was a one time thing. No worries, old friend!
And while were at it, Michigan is really 5-1. We actually lost to Colorado because they were leading when Liufau went out. Please alert the playoff committee someone.
Hitting in football is novel, amirite?
|27 weeks 5 days ago||Time to edit the James Earl Jones hype video||
Edit must happen at 1:46.
Dang it! Triple dang it! How dare GVSU make Lord Vader into a liar.
|28 weeks 22 hours ago||Eagles could have used him as well||
Starting RT Lane Johnson was suspended today for PEDs. It is his second career suspension, so he will be out 10 games. Jake Long, at this stage of his career, might make a decent right tackle.
|28 weeks 23 hours ago||Shirley....|
|28 weeks 23 hours ago||Quick question, Larry||
|28 weeks 2 days ago||I'll have what you're drinking||
|28 weeks 3 days ago||This year's Defense||
is one hell of a special snowflake.
|28 weeks 6 days ago||Colorado and Nebraska||
It really would have made so much more sense if these two schools would have joined a conference together. This was a great rivalry in both the 1980s and 1990s. I think academically Colorado would have fit perfectly into our conference.
|29 weeks 5 days ago||My wife too||
And we are going to the game. Using "our" season tickets, which she pays half, whether she realizes it or not. She will be wearing Wisconsin gear. I will be wearing maize. Fun times.
|29 weeks 6 days ago||I love rumors,||
|30 weeks 5 days ago||Professional work, Mello||
With your editing skills, I bet you could make a video of my kids eating cereal look exciting
|30 weeks 6 days ago||There's a little irony to this story.||
Tom Brady gets booed because Donovan McNabb leads Syracuse to an somewhat shocking victory against Michigan, the defending national champs. Then, famously, McNabb gets drafted after that season, and Eagles fans welcome him to the City of Brotherly Love with a chorus of boos. Much to my chagrin as an Eagles fan, the two meet again in Super Bowl XXXIX, and the Patriots, possibly with the assistance of spy-video footage, successfully mount a second half comeback and win. McNabb and Eagles fans maintain a delicate relationship to this day. Tom Brady, on the other hand, is absolutely adored in New England.
|31 weeks 1 day ago||Or||
Let Langford fumble, like he just did.
|31 weeks 1 day ago||Please let Brandon Graham||
Kill Brian Hoyer!
|31 weeks 3 days ago||I respectfully disagree with the "no business" comment.||
Alabama is the defending champ. This means something, as it should. Alabama has beaten a Top-25 team on the road (Ole Miss, 1-2), a win that this is the virtual equivalent to OSU's win over 1-2 Oklahoma in Norman. Oklahoma is not even a Top-25 team, per the Coaches Poll. Beating a highly-overrated, yet talented, USC team is a better win than beating Tulsa in Columbus.
I think it's reasonable to opine OSU is better than Alabama based on what we've seen, but I think you go too far when you use the phrase "no business."
|31 weeks 3 days ago||Silly point, just like your other silly points in this thread.||
Keeping a spread QB on the field is part of the game. Defenses have long embraced the philosophy against spread QBs to "hit them hard, hit them often." Many teams over the years have beaten spread offenses by knocking out their QB, using completely legal hard-nosed play.
Your point is the equivalent of pretending that Michigan didn't get completely humilated in the 2012 Nebraska game (the Bellomy debacle). When Denard went down, Michigan was driving to go ahead 10-7 at the Nebraska 8-yard line. Instead, Michigan settled for a FG, and let's just say, the rest of the game didn't go very well.
|31 weeks 3 days ago||Maybe a simple "wrong" would suffice, but...||
Seriously, "oh know," and "tram?" You're losing your grip. It's as if you're a supposed Top-10 Oklahoma team that is freaking out because you just realized everyone with a brain and eyes is calling you out for what you really are ... a marginal Top-25 team, at best.
|31 weeks 3 days ago||NDSU bowl eligibility?||
I truly do not know if this is even possible. I looked at last year's FCS bracket. It appears that the semi-finals were the weekend of December 18th and the championship game was January 9th. Assuming they got an invitation, why couldn't North Dakota State play in a bowl game?
|31 weeks 3 days ago||Methinks||
I did not realize it was one word. Consider myself learned.
I really wasn't trying to sound cool. The goal was to point out the hyperbolic OSU-homer statement that Oklahoma is a "Top 10 team." I'll bet the ranch I don't own that Oklahoma is not even a Top 20 team when the new polls are released. Would anyone be surprised if they are completely dropped from the Top 25?
EDIT: Coaches (cough ... sport information officers ... cough) drop the Sooners completely from the Top 25. http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/2016/09/18/amway-coaches-poll-stock-watch-alabama/90618566/
EDIT II: The writers throw the Sooners a bone and make them 25. Ak47's top 10 comment has been officially debunked, but at least he/she got to do some internet-anonymity-name-calling this morning. http://collegefootball.ap.org/poll
|31 weeks 3 days ago||North Dakota State(!)||
Impressive showing in the "Others receiving votes" section. They might crack the Top 25 soon, as they may not lose another game this season. Welcome to the party, 5-time consecutive FCS Champs!
|31 weeks 3 days ago||I "recognize" that ...||
|31 weeks 3 days ago||Real knows real||
|31 weeks 3 days ago||Oklahoma is a Top 10 team?||
That's news to everyone, even them. Houston beat Oklahoma as bad as OSU did, mind you at a quasi-neutral site. Oklahoma is now 1-2, on their way probably to 8-4, at best. This ain't 2015.
Me thinks Oklahoma vs. Colorado would be a decent game if both teams were healthy.
|31 weeks 5 days ago||Fair points, but I'm still intrigued||
I agree ... Colorado itself is not a "hotbed." Utah itself is not a hotbed. New Mexico is definitely not a hotbed. The region as whole will likely never rival CA, TX, FL, LA, GA, OH, PA, etc.
My impression is the Rocky Mountain region (I-25 corridor or Front Range, I- 70 corridor, SLC and I-15 corridor, and I-80 corridor) is in the early-to-middle stages of a major population boom. The weather is condusive to almost year-round football minus insufferable humidity. The area is littered with transplants, many of which have relocated from football hotbeds such as CA and TX. Midwest transplants who love and understand B1G football are also relocating at a significant rate.
I find it intriguing that Michigan has been so active recruting and scheduling this region in the past 5 years. I'm intrigued whether this is a short-term play, a long-term play, or both. If Michigan is able to pull 1 or 2 4-star caliber players annually from the region, this would be a good thing, no? Heck, our highest rated 2017 recruit per the 247 Composite is from Colorado.
I could be way off base ... that's why I would love to hear Steve's opinion.
|31 weeks 5 days ago||Colorado and the booming Rocky Mountain region||
Thank you for mailbag sessions, Steve. I hope they become a mainstay.
In the past 5 years, Michigan has recruited a handful of players from Colorado and Utah. Michigan is recruiting in New Mexico. Michigan played Utah two consecutive years. We are playing Colorado this weekend. The population is booming in the Rocky Mountain region. Large, successful high school football programs are beginning to pop up. Who are the Rocky Mountain region recruits we should be paying attention to over the next few years? Do you see this region as an area for future Michigan recruiting success?
|33 weeks 1 day ago||Time to beat the dead horse||
I worked for the team '96-'98. Freshman locker room existed. Student and equipment managers shared it as well. I assumed freshman locker rooms were the standard, not the exception.
Rabble, rabble ... issue an "edit," Brian ... rabble, rabble.
|34 weeks 2 days ago||See No Evil, Mr. Wilder!|
|34 weeks 2 days ago||You guys playing cards?||
|34 weeks 5 days ago||Blue Pan in Denver||
Smokevitch opened another place in Denver a little over a year ago. In my biased opinion, it is absolutely the best pizza in town. If Brown Dog is anything like Blue Pan, the pizza will be world-class.
|37 weeks 5 days ago||Anything||
|38 weeks 1 day ago||Tickets have hit at least one Colorado mailbox.||
|43 weeks 5 days ago||I can't get to sleep||
I think about the implications.
|45 weeks 2 days ago||Rutgers||
Last in the standings, and last in everyone's heart.
|48 weeks 1 day ago||Poop||
|50 weeks 3 days ago||Ghost:||
|51 weeks 6 days ago||Our long National nightmare||
|1 year 1 day ago||Suggestion for the OP||
Might want to add a "FREEP" warning near your link. Some folks don't like that rag, I've heard.
|1 year 2 days ago||Merry New Year,||
|1 year 2 weeks ago||Oh, Mork you anti-social curmudgeon!||
Instead of acting like the petulant bitch that we all know you are, you could give the whole "professionalism" bit a go. Here, try this:
I do not support a complete ban on these camps. I would support a limit on the number of satelitte camps each school's coaching staff could particpate, though. I encourage all involved to open the lines of communication in an effort to find a resolution that aims to protect everyone's interest, most notably our future student athletes.
I mean this seriously ... I would never send my child to play for someone that responds instinctly to every situation with bitterness and pessimism. Harbaugh may have some "bats in the belfry," but at least he's as positive and optismistic as they come.
|1 year 3 weeks ago||Hand's visit||
Please explain, OP. I think you can't just float that out there, and provide no detail or source.
|1 year 11 weeks ago||Don't know if I agree it was "clear thinking"||
The words "girlfriend," "knife" and "tent," if taken completely out of context, could create a very dark scenario.
That said, we all know what he meant -- he would honorably defend and provide food for his love while keeping her safe from the elements. What a guy!
|1 year 11 weeks ago||Looking good,||
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Nothing too see here||
Having visited Stanford, and even taking into consideration my sworn loyalty to Michigan, I will NEVER question a person's decision to go to Stanford. IMO, best university, maybe in the world.
Best of luck to the kid.
(UM alum, '98)
|1 year 15 weeks ago||We should ask Lochdawg||
|1 year 18 weeks ago||Check out the big brain on Brad||
Warning -- NSFW (language):
|1 year 18 weeks ago||Respect||
That is all.
|1 year 18 weeks ago||Although I think you're likely right,||
The bet is a bottle of bourbon or rye, winner's choice.
|1 year 18 weeks ago||Hello Kareem!!!|
|1 year 20 weeks ago||Threadjacking yourself....||
I know there's a dirty joke here, but I just can't muster the energy (or self shame) to type it.
|1 year 20 weeks ago||Jansen was great leader||
Adequate media personality.
But this is just shark jumping. I shudder to think of Coach Harbaugh's, Coach Hutchins', Coach Beilein's, etc. reaction to an amateur becoming their boss.
|1 year 22 weeks ago||In fairness to "Urbz,"||
He looks pretty, darn scared in this photo. Maybe he really did know exactly what Hernandez was all about ... and that is exactly why he did nothing.
|1 year 22 weeks ago||RIP Little guy||
Peace to everyone. The Carr Family. The Michigan Family. Our rivals who shared in our sadness. Everyone on this Board.
For those of you who are not parents, but one day will be, remember this feeling, as times will be tough, but hopefully, never this tough.
|1 year 22 weeks ago||winner winner chicken dinner!||
|1 year 22 weeks ago||I will bet you $1||
that you cannot make a post without trying to start a fight with someone.
|1 year 22 weeks ago||Now that actually is funny.||
Made my Monday.
|1 year 22 weeks ago||You do realize||
you are the absolute worst poster on this entire board. You do not even realize the irony of your response. Anyone can look at your posting history and realize your only goal is to start fights with other posters.
|1 year 22 weeks ago||My protest against the cluttered board||
is to clutter the board.
The only point of this thread to troll your fellow Mgobloggers who are excited about arguably the best rivalry in sports. Boo to you, sir!
|1 year 22 weeks ago||Beat Ohio!||
|1 year 22 weeks ago||Dodging the question||
I'm very grateful that our game is before the other game. Although the party line historically is that teams focus only on themselves, I have to imagine a Michigan State victory prior to our game may have put a damper on our spirits. With the schedule the way it is, our team can focus exclusively on beating Penn State.
Of course I want Ohio State to win. That is easy. I could not care less whether it is a pretty or ugly win. I have every intention of recording the second game, and not subjecting myself to the misery of emotionally investing in a team that is our sworn enemy 51 other weeks of the year.
|1 year 22 weeks ago||Sorry I asked. I feel like just aged 30 years listening to you.||
|1 year 22 weeks ago||^||
|1 year 23 weeks ago||Embed for the Board||
As a child of the 80's, I love the reference:
Side note -- when Indiana scored the go-ahead TD in regulation, I looked exactly like Large Marge at 1:24.
|1 year 23 weeks ago||According to Major Tom||
Planet Earth is BLUE!
|1 year 24 weeks ago||What if||
The Tuck Rule wasn't a rule. Would Woodson become Tom Brady, and would Brady become Woodson?
What if Einhorn really wasn't Finkle?
What if "C-A-T" really spelled "dog?". (That's heavy, Ogre)
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Calling Ms. Chan would be as useful and productive as...||
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Or ...||
Work like crazy, be the best, and earn the starting job. Sort of like this former walk-on:
Or ... do exactly as you said, while also gaining the added-in bonus of building the foundation for a 4-decade coaching career.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||*||
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Anyone else see a Casey Affleck resemblance?||
Welcome to the family, Michael.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Apparently, Ho Chi Minh had the same thing||
Pay attention at 0:38....
|1 year 26 weeks ago||10-second Tom!||
IBD ... enjoy while you can.
|1 year 26 weeks ago||But, but, but||
If these two guys can play together:
Then these two guys can play together:
Yes, I'm a Sixers fan:
|1 year 26 weeks ago||Today, I will do what others want to do...||
Paying it forward. What Wife Day is all about.
|1 year 27 weeks ago||Or, more humorously stated by Coach Schiano:||
FWIW, I nominate the linked post for the User-Curated HOF.
|1 year 28 weeks ago||Who gives an awesome "thumbs up," and is named John Oat(e)s?||
Footnote: Those are some serious Ojemudia-laser-beam-eyes ... welp ... I now haz a sad.
|1 year 28 weeks ago||OP: Great use of the word, "Yikes!"||
"Yikes" is kind of like the 70's/80's band Hall & Oats. At one point, everyone, especially catoonists, were into using it. Then, for a while, it wasn't cool vernacular anymore ... but now, it's kind of coming back in a comforting, nostalic sort of way.
And yes, LTT = Yikes!
Kind of cool again:
|1 year 28 weeks ago||Dumb||
Big game this weekend.
|1 year 29 weeks ago||Ironically||
The fact that you even thought about dumpster diving for recruit undies might take the all-time creepy cake.
|1 year 29 weeks ago||Definitely creepy||
Feels very Paparazzi-esqe.
And like the poster above correctly points out, sporting stuff doesn't really guarantee anything.
|1 year 30 weeks ago||Just watched this play again for real.||
Mason Cole, Moe Ways and Jake Butt all get key blocks. I'm sure there were more, but these guys stood out. Cole seals two -- first doubles the DE with Braden, and then seals the ILB. Butt excellently slows down two on the back-side, either of which may have ended the teleport mid-teleport. And Moe Ways completely brings the double ruckus, first the corner, and then the safety.
|1 year 30 weeks ago||Yeah ... let's ban them all!!!!||
Post crafted with 0% seriousness.
|1 year 30 weeks ago||This thread is definitely not Harbaugh||
|1 year 30 weeks ago||No real opinion on the chant issue||
I can see how recruits would like it. I am hard-pressed to imagine a scenario where a recruit doesn't like it. Me personally, I feel very uncomfortable chanting anything, in any context.
Having said that, if anyone comes into contact with either R. Gary or any other recruit, high-profile or otherwise, the best practice is to smile, but not linger. If you think your little babbling one-liner is going to make a difference, it will not. Acceptable comments could be "Go Blue, Rashan," "Welcome to Ann Arbor," "We would love to have you as part of our family,"
Repeat ... do not try to get cute. It will have the opppsite effect. Also, if you see someone such as a coach, host player, etc. engaging the young man, do not interupt them.
|1 year 30 weeks ago||*||
|1 year 30 weeks ago||I like Chase, but I am spoken for....||
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Only thing worse than picking nits, is picking cherries....||
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Confession||
That made me laugh.
Go Blue, Natty D!
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Cincinnati, huh?||
Oh, and "Hi" to you too, Penn State.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Maybe, but it probably would offend a good sense of humor||
|1 year 31 weeks ago||I can completely relate to this point||
(Shows wife mgoblog post title, nods, winks, thinks to self, "Oh yeah, it's business time tonight," gives MGrowOld imaginary high five)
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Colorado says hi||
Plus, we apparently spell "Hi" at least one other way, too.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Indeed, defacing your own stuff to zing us ....|
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Do they even realize||
they are engaging in a 3rd-grade name-calling contest with no one? This is on par with the people that use O$U, Urban Liar or Walverine.
This is the trophy version of Geroge Constanza delivering this "insult":
|1 year 31 weeks ago||I was going to snowflake on the whole bond topic,||
but then I remembered this is a Michigan sports blog ... and I'm neither a government-slappy nor a John Oliver-slappy.
For the love of Harbaugh, I hope the bond topic debate goes to a political board.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||When I first laid eyes on the Swineapple,||
I felt like I just saw One-Eyed Willy's ship set sail:
|1 year 31 weeks ago||*|
|1 year 31 weeks ago||2 cents||
Get seats on an aisle, extra legroom is worth gold. Plus, MUCH easier in and out (TWSS).
Aim for higher than row 20, but lower than 60, depending on preference.
Anywhere between the 20s should suffice.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||This is better than the time we had subs, which was crazy.||
|1 year 32 weeks ago||Oh, no, my young jedi ....|
|1 year 33 weeks ago||+5 Helpful||
Minutes from stadium now. Advice very appreciated.
|1 year 37 weeks ago||Sounds like Chip Kelly||
as much as Harbaugh.
|1 year 37 weeks ago||Wawa, how I miss thee....||
WaWa coffee center is the greatest of all. Debate over.
|1 year 37 weeks ago||But I thought he sat out last year?||
|1 year 38 weeks ago||It's uncanny||
|1 year 38 weeks ago||^ My (non)thoughts exactly|
|1 year 38 weeks ago||Ironically, the Vet is both my worst and best||
For those of us who grew up in Philly in the 80's and 90's, the Vet was both magical and miserable. The Bad = Fights, idiots, court, profanity, foul smell, hideous yellow and orangey-red seats, deathtrap turf, concrete, concrete, concrete. The Good = insane/intimidating fans, LOUD(!), the Phanatic and RV, Dan Baker's voice (PA Announcer), Phanavision, Army/Navy, childhood memories.
|1 year 40 weeks ago||MOON always made me think of this Simpsons bit,||
or is it the other way around?
|1 year 40 weeks ago||PSA -- Original Forbes link is a BR slide show "article"||
I deserve a neg for responding to the first post just to have my post up higher. That said, I think all should be warned that the Forbes link is presented as a Bleacher-Report-esque slide show. Caveat Emptor.
|1 year 42 weeks ago||Sparthole had 87(!) public uriation arrests||
OSU has the cooler poopers. Sparty has the toddler bladders.
I guess tons of cheap parking lot booze plus insufficient public bathrooms translates into yellow stadium rivers.
|1 year 43 weeks ago||IBD!!!|
|1 year 43 weeks ago||A Day with Jaybaugh||
Me to JayBaugh at 230PM EST:
Me to Jaybaugh now:
|1 year 44 weeks ago||Hey, Goose!|
|1 year 44 weeks ago||I love the competition ... and the man-drama||
Morris to Rudock:
Rudock to Morris:
|1 year 44 weeks ago||I very much appreciate this point||
For anyone who has ever visited Stanford's campus, there really is no equal. I took my two young sons there this past March and was completely blown away. When you combine their academics wth that campus, even the most die-hard of Michigan loyalists, of which I consider myself included, would have to concede Stanford is arguably the best.
|1 year 44 weeks ago||Yay, Facts, Yay!|
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Inside Harbaugh's thought bubble:||
|1 year 45 weeks ago||This article is groundbreaking||
It reminds me of:
And, you can't have one without the other:
|1 year 46 weeks ago||I going to pick some nits||
History unequivocally notes that Secretariat was a "tremendous machine."
For the true horse racing junkies, here's a longer version of the famous Chic Anderson call:
|1 year 46 weeks ago||Mr. Mars, as your court-appointed counsel, I must advise you ...||
of the following:
|1 year 46 weeks ago||This gives me inspiration ....||
Maybe I can get paid a shit-ton for doing basically nothing:
or even better:
but, I'll probably pass on:
|1 year 47 weeks ago||I would invent this thing called ...||
|1 year 48 weeks ago||Let's take this thing global||
|1 year 49 weeks ago||Heavy, Ogre!|