|3 years 34 weeks ago||12 Sophs on the roster. All||
12 Sophs on the roster. All 12 played against Alabama in last years opener
|6 years 16 weeks ago||Mlive reporting Greg Robinson||
Mlive reporting Greg Robinson out and RR retained
|6 years 30 weeks ago||Just imagine the||
Just imagine the possibilities if RR figures out how to get two footballs on the field at the same time!
|6 years 36 weeks ago||It reeks of immaturity||
It reeks of immaturity
|6 years 36 weeks ago||Would you please consider||
Would you please consider removing "Troy Woolfolk has an ouchie". Don't know the origins of it but it comes off as douchey to me
|6 years 36 weeks ago||I would consider moving||
I would consider moving Kelvin Grady. He without question is athletic enough
|7 years 6 weeks ago||Teams win championships not||
Teams win championships not individuals, a very difficult concept for some individuals to grasp.
|7 years 12 weeks ago||You are mistaking me for||
You are mistaking me for Coldwater, I never stipulated a particular year.
|7 years 12 weeks ago||I've never heard of||
I've never heard of "suspicion of a misdemeanor assault" sounds kind of vague. Also, if striking a security guard is a misdemeanor, it must have been a relatively minor strike.
Sheesh, we have Laird catching, Cabrera at first, any others?
|7 years 12 weeks ago||I never mentioned a year||
Chicago Sun-Times; August 10, 1997 ; 700+ words... list of the top 25 players in the nation, 15 of them would be quarterbacks." Only two of the top 30 are committed - Drew Henson of Brighton, Mich., to Michigan and Ryan Van Dyke of Marshall, Mich., to Michigan State. Along with Cory Paus of Lincoln ...
|7 years 12 weeks ago||Brain cramp, I meant Henson||
Brain cramp, I meant Henson
|7 years 12 weeks ago||This thread made this thought||
This thread made this thought pop into my head. When Michigan signed Henne and MSU signed Van Dyke, Pat Caputo claimed against all odds that Van Dyke was the better recruit because he had a higher vertical
|7 years 12 weeks ago||just another ill informed||
just another ill informed article that in reality isn't worth the read
|7 years 12 weeks ago||I think it is mostly about||
I think it is mostly about making money. If I take a look at recruiting rankings, I don't see competitive balance. If I take a look at coaches salary, I don't see competitive balance. If I take a look at facilities, I don't see competitive balance.
If someone wants to underwrite these kids while they are in college, I think it is feasible to do it in a more transparent manner. Take LeBron James and his Nike contract before he even played in the NBA, why not let kids reap the benefit of their skills while in college. It is a fact that Chris Weber made the NCAA extreme amounts of money
Another example using LeBron was the Hummer he was driving that was in his mother's name. Hell if I am a Dealership, I would have approved that deal, LeBron was on the cusp of huge endorsement deals.
|7 years 13 weeks ago||Story of the 4 P's||
Police- call my house daily looking for money.
If some rich deluded SOB gets his thrills by giving money to teen-age boys to attend his alma-mater and star in sports, so be it. the only thing I would ask, is make it transparent, so we can laugh at some of the bad investments these wise boosters make.
Cain't say I was ever mad at Weber or any of the Fab Five. They got caught, shit happens. I don't need an apology from Weber, seems a little self serving there Tater.
|7 years 13 weeks ago||Sam is great but Sam is a||
Sam is great but Sam is a salesman also. Sam tends to over-hype possibilities. I remember when we were "Big Back Hunting" and Latimore was seriously considering us, according to Sam. Still I love listening to him, he is informative, friendly, and entertaining
|7 years 13 weeks ago||You confuse me a little. You||
You confuse me a little. You talk of Toussaint as a big time recruit. No?
|7 years 13 weeks ago||On the precipice||
On the precipice
|7 years 13 weeks ago||Belien does not feel pressure||
Belien does not feel pressure concerning job security.
|7 years 13 weeks ago||just to the right of where||
just to the right of where the video is playing on YouTube you will see an URL and below that EMBED.
|7 years 13 weeks ago||7 assists on 9 baskets is||
7 assists on 9 baskets is good
|7 years 13 weeks ago||Anybody with the last name of||
Anybody with the last name of Robinson is more than welcome to try out
|7 years 13 weeks ago||Yeah I am with you. How do||
Yeah I am with you. How do you "politely" tell a kid this late in the process to hit the road.
|7 years 13 weeks ago||I am not a recruiting guy but||
I am not a recruiting guy but agree with you. Seems you would want to average about 4 OL per year. Next year should be easy to sell to OL, they sit 2 years and have a good shot at PT over the next 3 years.
|7 years 13 weeks ago||This thread will eventually||
This thread will eventually spawn the following thread "we will have 2 1000 yard rushers next season". Groupthink round these parts can be pretty strong sometimes.
Ima gonna wait and see. Ima movin to Mizzou
|7 years 13 weeks ago||It sure was better than||
It sure was better than undersized players getting there butts whupped on a weekly basis.
Those fat asses may have sniffed a lot of pizza, but they never sniffed 8-16
|7 years 13 weeks ago||Don, I feel neglected. What||
Don, I feel neglected. What about my thread about dog's and stuff, did you like that one?
|7 years 13 weeks ago||Yeah, why dock the poor||
Yeah, why dock the poor schmuck points when he is just pointing out that RR is a lot like MGoObes?
|7 years 13 weeks ago||My dumb little Shih Tzu would||
My dumb little Shih Tzu would be certain and quite mistaken of his ablility to kick Gus's wimpy American Bull Dog ass.
|7 years 13 weeks ago||that is not actually my dog,||
that is not actually my dog, but that is how my dog looks. My dog is macho and wouldn't be caught dead in that outfit!!
|7 years 13 weeks ago||You need to watch the Dog||
You need to watch the Dog Whisperer
|7 years 13 weeks ago||The good old days when||
The good old days when Michigan's version of the 54 Defense was starting nothing but ***** and ****
|7 years 13 weeks ago||I have a little Shih Tzu that|
|7 years 13 weeks ago||Granville Waiters and he|
|7 years 13 weeks ago||I concur wholeheartedly, Tate||
I concur wholeheartedly, Tate didn't have shit on his throws after his shoulder injury. Tate was throwing the ball like Jeff Garcia, yuk.
I am concerned with Tate's ability to stay healthy, if healthy, he will be good. Less runs for Tate would be nice, we have a stable of young backs and slots, let them do the brunt of the running.
|7 years 14 weeks ago||okay, then I think whoever is||
okay, then I think whoever is best at the zone read will start
|7 years 14 weeks ago||I predict this will be the||
I predict this will be the last thread you start
|7 years 14 weeks ago||Vince Lombardi; "if your 5||
Vince Lombardi; "if your 5 minutes early you're 10 minutes late."
|7 years 14 weeks ago||Excellent idea! I'm quite||
Excellent idea! I'm quite sure the coaches will have Tate and Denard putting in long long hours this summer working on the zone read.
Maybe Rosenberg can stop by at spring practice and ask Devin, "so Devin buddy, they working you pretty hard?"
|7 years 14 weeks ago||I think your argument is a||
I think your argument is a false dichotomy, not getting an offer from a coach does not necessitate the coach being a skeptic of the players abilities or talent.
|7 years 14 weeks ago||I think Vinopal might have an||
I think Vinopal might have an inherent PAD LEVEL advantage with his subterranean legs
|7 years 14 weeks ago||I think we've all heard the||
I think we've all heard the rumor that Lou Holtz played Granny
|7 years 14 weeks ago||Now I've written some||
Now I've written some confusing shit recently, but I do believe you mighta outdone me.
|7 years 14 weeks ago||OMG you are correct, I just||
OMG you are correct, I just reread that fiasco and I don't even know what the hell I was trying to say. I guess I was freaky incoherent.
|7 years 14 weeks ago||Healthy Day! or you make||
Healthy Day! or you make contact with a parallel universe where Neanderthals remain and Humans became extinct.
|7 years 14 weeks ago||Well they certainly wouldn't||
Well they certainly wouldn't start from the lines and go in. ok enough of my hapless humor. Offenses will attack and exploit any weaknesses they can, but I do get your point.
|7 years 14 weeks ago||Denard is like Jimmy Johns he||
Denard is like Jimmy Johns he is freaky fast and can multi-task like a mutha. No Problemo for are bilingual participants.
Better running some sprints than go to the bar and hangin. Ricky Leach played some baseball and I guess so did Michael Taylor. Beisbol is more labor intensive than Track.
I am also a Denard fan cuz he even has a quick smile!
|7 years 14 weeks ago||IMHO, Tennessee took what||
IMHO, Tennessee took what they thought was high risk, high reward gamble with Kiffin and they lost. Now Tennessee has short notice and limited options so they go with a relative unknown in Dooley.
Tennessee AD has to be reeling at this moment, This moves buys him time to get things in order and settled. If Dooley is not going to work out at least he provides a short term gap to explore better options at a manageable pace.
|7 years 14 weeks ago||Wow this has been a very very||
Wow this has been a very very informative thread, wish they could all be this good.
|7 years 14 weeks ago||Darn, I thought this was||
Darn, I thought this was going to be a Dillon Baxter update thread.
|7 years 14 weeks ago||switch over to baseball and||
switch over to baseball and ya got Lou Gehrig
|7 years 14 weeks ago||many things seem to really||
many things seem to really annoy you and the most likely reason is you spend far too much time here.
|7 years 14 weeks ago||I think this is one of the||
I think this is one of the most interesting and thought provoking columns Brian has written, it certainly has fostered a healthy entertaining debate.
|7 years 15 weeks ago||IMHO 2 different arguments,||
IMHO 2 different arguments, people are pining for those type of talented teams, that were in truth, quite entertaining. The extracurricular embarrassing shenanigans that took place off the court were unknown or little known by the average fan.
Athletes in revenue producing sports getting extra perks is not thought to be unusual. Don't begrudge Butch Wade his Caddy and full length fur coat. Connie Hawkins NYC hoops legend from the 60's somehow ended up at Iowa. Hawkins had to work while at Iowa to make some spending cash and his job was "to keep the seaweed of the football field."
It is hard as a fan to differentiate between the degrees in which programs "stretch" the rules. So yeah we knew M hoopsters were getting taken care of, but from a distance, it was impossible to know to what extent.
|7 years 15 weeks ago||it's called Kemotherapy. I||
it's called Kemotherapy. I personally, me myself in my own personal opinion, miss him dearly. Hope he comes back strong after signing day, so we can really get down to brass tacks (whatever the hell that means).
|7 years 15 weeks ago||not overly impressed with the||
not overly impressed with the band, but I am always impressed with a clean litter free alley, that was the highlight of the video for me.
|7 years 15 weeks ago||He is one helluva runner,||
He is one helluva runner, looks like he attended the same ball security camp as Tate and Denard, carries that pigskin like a loaf of bread.
|7 years 15 weeks ago||Jamal Crawford IMHO, is far||
Jamal Crawford IMHO, is far and away the best player of Decade and would have been one of M's all time greats if given the opportunity
|7 years 15 weeks ago||I don't give no shit bout||
I don't give no shit bout facebook or recruits. Come signing day I'll be rootin for all the fellas M signs.
|7 years 15 weeks ago||Ha, seeing him in those||
Ha, seeing him in those cutoffs, all I could think was OMG Shirtless!
|7 years 15 weeks ago||Typical Magnus, utterly||
Typical Magnus, utterly incapable of looking at things from multiple perspectives.
|7 years 15 weeks ago||who the hell doesn't shower||
who the hell doesn't shower naked?
|7 years 15 weeks ago||I hope it happens and we||
I hope it happens and we bring in Mike Leach to run the Offense, Hell yeagh
|7 years 15 weeks ago||I think this is all part of||
I think this is all part of some elaborate new reality show Coach Swap. Carrol is going to Florida and Meyer is going to USC. Michigan is in the process of either swapping with LSU, Stanford, or MSU
|7 years 15 weeks ago||tedbundy is anti thug, that I||
tedbundy is anti thug, that I find humorous and I no not why.
|7 years 16 weeks ago||in Omaha they prefer Vince||
in Omaha they prefer Vince Ferragamo but a wide margin
|7 years 16 weeks ago||would you kindly give us your||
would you kindly give us your top ten moments of being ridiculed by the uneducated masses for your righteous positions
|7 years 16 weeks ago||If you miss KoB try catching||
If you miss KoB try catching some of Simi Maquoketa's posts, eerily similar!!!!!
|7 years 16 weeks ago||Let us see, Pryor is not||
Let us see, Pryor is not intelligent enough to execute the game plan, has a terrible arm, but has won 2 big ten championships, played in 2 bcs bowl games, and is MVP of the Rose Bowl, after his Sophomore campaign. Yall can rate him anyway you want but he is undeniably successful.
|7 years 16 weeks ago||We have one a total of 3 Big||
We have one a total of 3 Big Ten games the last 2 seasons, the gap is significant. People need to stop wordsmithing our ineptitude the last 2 seasons, we have sucked.
I am not in the fire RR camp, I think he should get a 4th season regardless of how 10 plays out, but things have been awful.
|7 years 16 weeks ago||You know as well as I do||
You know as well as I do Pryor is going to be judged on OSU's record next year, which is likely to be outstanding.
Pryor was very good today give him credit.
|7 years 16 weeks ago||We just did. 11-2 Rose Bowl||
We just did. 11-2 Rose Bowl Champs as a Soph.
|7 years 16 weeks ago||So do you have anxiety now at||
So do you have anxiety now at the prospect that we might go better than 5-7 next year?
These bowl games are irritating me more than anything. Lane Kiffin took his sorry ass Tennessee team to a bowl in his first season.
I have read numerous times of the ineptitude of the Minnesota and Wisconsin HC's but here they are in bowl games, while we thank our lucky stars that we missed out? I don't get it.
|7 years 16 weeks ago||8-16||
|7 years 17 weeks ago||Excellent, I've been||
Excellent, I've been contemplating the same starting unit myself.
OT a bit but I think Furman may come in and win one of the back-assward safety positions by September 20.
Now if Parker comes in and we have Denard and Parker at the corners with Woolfolk and Furman starting at Safety our D will be invincible. LOOK AT THE DEPTH!!!!
We all know that Jones and Hawthorne are faster and bigger hitters than any LB's we have had since David 3* Harris, combine them with Marvin and our LB's will be irresistible.
Merry Christmas to all and Feliz Navidad
|7 years 18 weeks ago||You are right but keep it in||
You are right but keep it in perspective, if you leave the confines of blogs like this, with its "self made" football expert posters, you will find very little criticism leveled at Hopson.
Just imagine if Shafer had returned for 09 and the team had performed similar to what they did under Robinson, that would have been a sight to behold.
All these coaches have a Sort of Damocles hanging over their head
|7 years 18 weeks ago||not clinically insane, I just||
not clinically insane, I just want my cigarettes.
|7 years 18 weeks ago||Sorry I slept in. I had to||
Sorry I slept in. I had to much to dream last night. That's the spirit though!!!
Strawberry pancakes and a new Blueadams depth chart sound really good right about now.
PS. after sleeping on it I kind of doubt everyone is going to decommit
|7 years 18 weeks ago||why you bring your stupid||
why you bring your stupid shit here? if KoB were still around he rip you a new one he would
|7 years 18 weeks ago||I think a team of Rosenberg||
I think a team of Rosenberg and Leach would be quite lively for the afternoon drive
|7 years 18 weeks ago||sitting hear stoned outa my||
sitting hear stoned outa my freaking mind, paranoid about what would happen if they ever add a 6th star. I mean 5 stars are so stupid, it's not even an even number, how the hell, just how the hell can things be balanced when you use an odd number rating system.
|7 years 20 weeks ago||Warren might be thinking||
Warren might be thinking along the same lines. Why stick around when the teams outlook isn't great and a nice chunk of change is staring you in the face
|7 years 20 weeks ago||Bummer. Good info thank you,||
Bummer. Good info thank you, but not what I wanted to hear.
|7 years 20 weeks ago||Great, looks like Lloyd is||
Great, looks like Lloyd is secretly undermining us for next year as well. I am also sure some of the more optimistic of us will explain why this is actually a positive development.
|7 years 21 weeks ago||sarcasm||
|7 years 21 weeks ago||Best of luck but Paper Tigers||
Best of luck but Paper Tigers don't win shit. Golly if we would of only had 2 true freshman ( 1 qualified and redshirted, the other academically inelgible and hurt his senior year), and a strugglin sophomore we coulda been a contendah. This mi amigo stretches credulity to the breaking point.
|7 years 21 weeks ago||Alabama did not play nearly||
Alabama did not play nearly as well as Marquette, this is one we let slip away. Just make the gimme lay-ups and Dunks and we win this game, this one definitely came down to execution.
|7 years 21 weeks ago||It was a nice effort by||
It was a nice effort by Morris, just not what coach B was looking for. More than likely Belien wanted Morris to give it up to an open shooter for a quick J.
Similar to Vogrich's drive earlier in the game, Morris needed one more dribble and then take it hard to the goal, he did not give himself a chance to get fouled.
|7 years 21 weeks ago||Belien was fuming at the end||
Belien was fuming at the end of that one. Whatever Belien wanted in those last 5 seconds Morris did not provide. I don't think Morris followed directions.
God I wish Stu would be more assertive, he has another gear and he needs to start using it. Douglass has the best vision on the team and his handle is getting better, needs to let it go.
Last inbound should have gone to Harris or Stu IMHO.
|7 years 21 weeks ago||LLP is what he is. None of||
LLP is what he is. None of the returning guards have elite level athleticism and I am not sure if the Freshman do either, possibly Morris does. Man to man defense will be a struggle all year for these guys.
Cronin, if healthy could have helped yesterday, but it looks like he is at least 1 year maybe 2 from contributing. Too bad he can't get healthy. Not only were Marquette players getting past their defender, there was no help anywhere. Where were the weakside defenders? I only remember the 1 block by Sims and not much help. Not how you win basketball games against small, quick, athletic teams. Live and Learn.
|7 years 22 weeks ago||I am not buying into anymore||
I am not buying into anymore paper tigers, I think we can be good, but I will believe it when I see it over a full season
|7 years 22 weeks ago||I wouldn't put much weight on||
I wouldn't put much weight on what Denard Robinson did or did not do this year in predicting his future viability as a QB. Drob did not get enough snaps to prove any thing.
|7 years 22 weeks ago||Don't fret they are Novak,||
Don't fret they are Novak, Douglass, LLP, and Vogrich, you are in good hands
|7 years 22 weeks ago||Ok, sorry bout that, forgot||
Ok, sorry bout that, forgot the long td. Thanks for jogging my memory
|7 years 22 weeks ago||dumb shits permeate football||
dumb shits permeate football fandom from coast to coast.
|7 years 22 weeks ago||iirc the ball to Hemingway||
iirc the ball to Hemingway wasn't all that deep, it was a great play by Tate though
|7 years 22 weeks ago||not only did he run it 10||
not only did he run it 10 times, it seems they don't run anyone else. "Moving the ball" was not even my point.
|7 years 22 weeks ago||Rich Rodriguez, Les Miles and||
Rich Rodriguez, Les Miles and numerous other coaches are just fine by me as head coach of Michigan.
|7 years 22 weeks ago||12 games of running the same||
12 games of running the same play over and over with Denard left me perplexed
|7 years 22 weeks ago||What we really need to do is||
What we really need to do is win, the facade of a maize out doesn't add up to shit.
|7 years 22 weeks ago||We lost our last 7 games in a||
We lost our last 7 games in a row against real competition. We are not a good team, losing 7 in a row is not a fluke.
|7 years 22 weeks ago||Don't you have diapers to||
Don't you have diapers to change or something more important than being the headline police.
MS jg2112- Honey the baby diaper needs changed
jg- too bad honey I'm too busy being a dick on the internet, besides your request is too vague didn't you read what Brian requested? More imformative dirty diaper reports please
|7 years 22 weeks ago||Woolfolk is probably a||
Woolfolk is probably a reliable safety, jus sayin, situation is deplorable, I agree
|7 years 22 weeks ago||Yada yada yada, of course we||
Yada yada yada, of course we all know M can win Saturday, and many of us think Rodriguez will get this turned around eventually. We have been extremely disappointing in October and November. Rodriguez said the team has not reached their pre-season goals.
Being a disappointed Michigan fan does not make you less of a Michigan fan. I am quite sure you are not happy with aspects of this season, you might not voice your displeasure on this Blog, but you have to be somewhat dejected.
No need to act like a jerk because the guy is disappointed. Should we all pretend that things are actually going better than expected like Purple Stuff claims they are? I think not.
|7 years 22 weeks ago||Tim Biakabatuka would have||
Tim Biakabatuka would have been more fantastical in the spread.
|7 years 22 weeks ago||Rodriguez could be||
Rodriguez could be sandbagging on the number of spots left in order to get some recruits off the fence, implying, "get in while you can"
|7 years 22 weeks ago||Send it to Magnus along with||
Send it to Magnus along with your most current depth chart for 2013.
|7 years 22 weeks ago||Biggus Dickus gave an oral||
Biggus Dickus gave an oral commitment
|7 years 22 weeks ago||Rings true since no||
Rings true since no DE-commitments this year so far. knock on wood.
|7 years 22 weeks ago||You would have fit in||
You would have fit in perfectly with Custer and his Cavalry
|7 years 22 weeks ago||3rd door on the left, fill||
3rd door on the left, fill out the form and someone will be with you shortly. Thanks for your patience
|7 years 22 weeks ago||Old School||
your argument is an anachronism, please come back in 2 years when it may be relavant
|7 years 22 weeks ago||I think Michigan can win. I||
I think Michigan can win. I think Michigan will not win.
This game kind of reminds me of the awful feeling of taking an exam that you know you aren't prepared for. You are not looking forward to it and you are expecting the worst.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||thanks for clearing things up||
thanks for clearing things up for me, very astute of you my friend
|7 years 23 weeks ago||Watch the damn press||
Watch the damn press conference he said it not me. He may not "intend" to lose, but he sure as hell knows he is up against it and so do you.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||I think you looked at it||
I think you looked at it through maize and blue glasses. Rodriguez was as down and forlorn as I have ever seen him. Me thinks he knows his shot at a coveted 6th win is highly improbable.
I know, how dare I voice such opinions. Michigan fans fear factor will rise in direct correlation to the amount of negs I receive for dissenting with the mob.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||NO. watch the depresser, and||
NO. watch the depresser, and you can see for yourself. you can link to it at MGOBLUE.com
|7 years 23 weeks ago||I don't think it will be that||
I don't think it will be that close and by watching the Rodriguez press conference, he doesn't expect it to be a close game either.
Rodriguez basically threw up the white flag in his press conference, inferring Michigan will not be able to compete with the likes of OSU until his boys grow up to be men. Currently Rodriguez sees it as a man against boy contest, and I unhappily agree with him.
OSU 42 Mich 20
|7 years 23 weeks ago||I like Don from Ann Arbor, he||
I like Don from Ann Arbor, he is good people.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||It is not an either/or. Smith||
It is not an either/or. Smith and Floyd are RS Freshman who could have played safety. If James Rogers had remained on D he would have been available. Hell we could have played Stevie Brown at safety and moved Herron to Brown's position, surely Herron has more speed than Kovacs.
Not sure how realistic my scenarios are but to say we either play a walk-on or a true freshman is hogwash. We missed opportunities for other options.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||Correct me if I am mistaken||
Correct me if I am mistaken but I doubt you were making posts of this sort in September.
As far as the 2 quotes you are seemingly attributing to me, I have never voiced them.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||this had to start a walk-on||
this had to start a walk-on thingy boggles my feeble mind. Rodriguez chose to start walk-ons he did not have to. Heavens forbid, but the coaches may have made some poor personnel decisions that forced their hands in regards to starting walk-ons.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||Excuse- 1 a : to make apology||
Excuse- 1 a : to make apology for b : to try to remove blame from.
As far as I can see, calling something a fact, does not excuse it from being an excuse.
"Graham basically calls Boren a lazy bitch." While this is a pretty humorous statement, it is not exactly a "checkmate" moment.
I don't get why so many are so defensive about holding Rodriguez accountable for the performance of this team. Again, I like Rodriguez, but all things considered, I hope this is not an example of one of his better coaching jobs.
The blame Lloyd story has run its course ahd I hope is dead after this season.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||Sarcasm my friend sarcasm||
Sarcasm my friend sarcasm
|7 years 23 weeks ago||Are you going to be equally||
Are you going to be equally satisfied if we manage to keep it close for a half against OSU this year?
Time for some evolving of thoughts and expectations for the future. No need to absolve Rodriguez of all doubt and criticism going forward and also no need to bring Lloyd into the conversation of what is wrong with M football. imhe
|7 years 23 weeks ago||Would you argue the point||
Would you argue the point that if we played Utah in a bowl game we would have gotten waxed? We had zero chance going into the OSU game last year, I don't think you would argue the point.
We were awful at the end of last year however you want to slice it.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||Ok fine you have doubts.||
Ok fine you have doubts. Young teams tend to improve substantially we have not and arguably are worse. Many teams across this great country of ours know they have improved greatly, but here at Michigan it is open for debate.
Quantitative and qualitative improvement is all i aks.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||Tater my main Tot. Please go||
Tater my main Tot. Please go back and read Pay The Dragon at 12:38. Looks like excuses to me and that is what I originally commented on.
Blaming Lloyd, which Rodriguez has done indirectly, is not a long term strategy, realistically this should not be an issue going forward and hopefully we have heard the last of it.
Do you think this team has regressed as the year has gone on? I do. We lose a Center and it is an unrecoverable error? give me a break.
I like Rodriguez but he needs to make himself accountable. End all this worthless speculation and take responsibility for what has gone on this year.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||You hit the nail on the head.||
"We may still have some issues defensively and on the glass." Again I think we are a good team. Trying to add some perspective. Very little attention is given to the weaknesses of this team, it seems we are going to be continually on O with Manny abusing the opposition and our players draining 3 after 3.
For the most part we probably agree with each other. How many games do you think this team is going to lose? I will put the over under at 8, which way do you go? I think 10 is likely.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||It is not that difficult to||
It is not that difficult to do, plenty of blame to go around, but again, Michigan is a bad Big Ten team, no need to make excuses. I know if Rodriguez does not get this turned around, blaming Carr won't help him.
My biggest concern with Rodriguez is both this year and last his teams are worse than at the start of the year, and seem to run out of gas. We had an improbable chance to beat Utah last year at the start of the year, had we played Utah in a bowl game it would have been ugly. This season is there any doubt we were a better team in September than we are in November?
|7 years 23 weeks ago||I think we are a good team||
I think we are a good team but not a great team, and don't need to wait and see if we are going to have problems with big physical teams, we will. Against MSU last year it was such a struggle to get a good shot, it was difficult to watch.
We are not any different athletically than we were last year, Grady was the most athletic guard and he is gone. If we go with 2 in the post it will take away from the perimeter game. Gibson looked good last night, but does not instill fear in the opposition.
We are good but flawed. We barely made the tournament last year, this year should not so close a call. The nights we struggle with our 3's, and there will be some, we are quite vulnerable. Just ask Savannah State.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||Definitely a gray area, but||
Definitely a gray area, but since he had not already verballed, I gave the credit on that one to Coach Rod. Again IIRC, it was sort of a surprise when he chose M, right before Smith made his choice, the announcers had speculated another team as the fav.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||I do not hold Lloyd||
I do not hold Lloyd responsible for the state of this team, however, IIRC Brandon Smith did not commit until one of those HS all star games, and Rodriguez had already been named HC.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||We are bad. Looking at the||
We are bad. Looking at the facts, not looking at the facts, we are bad. The younger players are not ready, causing Rodriguez to start and play walk-ons in their stead. Starting walk-ons is not an excuse to be bad, it is a result of the sorry state of the Defense.
Rationalyzing are badness does not mean we are not bad, we are. One win in October and November, and that against a horrible Delaware State team. For the second year in a row this team is limping to the finish line, mentally whipped, physically overmatched and waiting for the inevitable beatdown to come Saturday.
|7 years 23 weeks ago||Michigan is going to have the||
Michigan is going to have the same problem with big physical teams, like MSU, that they had last year.
Nice win yesterday against an over matched opponet but teams in the Big Ten and some of the tougher non conference foes, will not sit idly by why we jack up uncontested three's. Michigan's lack of a inside game will once again be it's achilles heal.
|7 years 24 weeks ago||Jake Long, TD against Illini||
Jake Long, TD against Illini guaranteed
|7 years 24 weeks ago||I just clicked on MGoBoard||
I just clicked on MGoBoard and it has the most recent posts dating back over 19 hours on page 1, over 40 threads. It is an easy effective to use tool.
|7 years 24 weeks ago||The only game other than DSU||
The only game other than DSU where the D looked fast and assertive was the opener against Western. Everyone had weeks to prepare for Western and looked pretty comfortable in their role.
|7 years 24 weeks ago||FWIW you would have been||
FWIW you would have been better served to comment on the other DB thread, than to start another. If you click on MGoBoard on the top right and scroll down it will give you a listing of about the last 40 threads commented upon.
|7 years 24 weeks ago||Something is just not right||
Something is just not right with the Turner situation. Turner was not "forced" to redshirt. On this team with Turner's alleged talent level, he should be playing. Since Turner is not playing it must be either an injury or he is unable to pick up the defense, which for a true freshman is probably understandable. I don't think, with our dearth of talent at safety and corner, missing the first 10 days would have been insurmountable or the difffernce between redshirting or not
|7 years 24 weeks ago||We may have scholars in the||
We may have scholars in the class rooms but based on this board our players can't read worth a shit on the football field
|7 years 24 weeks ago||PacMan played for RR at WV||
PacMan played for RR at WV
|7 years 24 weeks ago||Thanks, great info. I am||
Thanks, great info. I am learning great speed is not great if you can't or don't make the proper read in a timely fashion.
|7 years 25 weeks ago||Is conditioning less||
Is conditioning less important in October and November? Barwis system may reap bigger rewards in the hot and humid weather of the early part of the season.
|7 years 25 weeks ago||I would expect nothing less||
I would expect nothing less from the more emotional fans. Coach Rod had the audacity the unmitigated gall to mess with their self esteem
|7 years 26 weeks ago||Cissoko was stubbing with a||
Cissoko was stubbing with a "blunt" object. OOH that's stupid!
|7 years 26 weeks ago||I know it is doubtful but||
I know it is doubtful but this could affect Turner's redshirt.
|7 years 26 weeks ago||We have a recent rash of||
We have a recent rash of posters trying to make themselves the center of attention on threads.
|7 years 26 weeks ago||He probably already had made||
He probably already had made his decision so why go to class and workouts
|7 years 28 weeks ago||negged for Lord Palmerston||
negged for Lord Palmerston worship
|7 years 29 weeks ago||THHHHHE Yankees Win! Start||
THHHHHE Yankees Win!
Start spreadin the news
|7 years 29 weeks ago||This Michigan team is right||
This Michigan team is right on schedule, nay, a little ahead of schedule, they fought and fought to the last play, I feel hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise for a hard fought defeat.
|7 years 29 weeks ago||I had no clue how important||
I had no clue how important Molk was to this team
|7 years 29 weeks ago||" Michigan State is a team||
" Michigan State is a team that's getting better week after week" is he serious? Well at least everyone knows, even if MSU is favored it is still a mighty upset if they beat M.
|7 years 29 weeks ago||Right on Don. I've got some||
Right on Don. I've got some breaking news, if you don't win the Big Ten you don't play for MNC, see 2006 Michigan
|7 years 29 weeks ago||I like Dennis but can't take||
I like Dennis but can't take the jackass he does Lions post game shows with, Jeff Riger
|7 years 30 weeks ago||Easy breezy, they claim||
Easy breezy, they claim Vince Lombardi was a horrible game day coach, pretty much useless on the sidelines, but in getting his team prepared he was unparalleled
|7 years 30 weeks ago||Minnesota is a tough and||
Minnesota is a tough and worthy adversary. Buckle up!
|7 years 30 weeks ago||people watching baseball||
people watching baseball games does not make them knowledgeable. Leyland is in the unique position of blowing all the games the tigers lose and having nothing to do with the games they win.
|7 years 30 weeks ago||You work your life away||
You work your life away reaching, grasping for the 20 point threshold, one false step and you are doomed, and when you finally reach it you find the GD MF SOB'S. eliminate it. Life is too cruel
|7 years 30 weeks ago||anyone who comments on this||
anyone who comments on this subject is overly obsessed with points. I predict a negbang in my future. now what are you going to do. check mate
|7 years 31 weeks ago||HEMROIDS||
|7 years 31 weeks ago||It is painfully clear what||
It is painfully clear what this team is made of, thankfully they are in the worst division in baseball.
|7 years 32 weeks ago||Tate will not win the Heisman||
Tate will not win the Heisman Trophy this year but do not be surprised to see him LeviTate against those Ohio Staters
|7 years 32 weeks ago||Sorry your wish will not be||
Sorry your wish will not be granted
|7 years 32 weeks ago||Yes he does||
Yes he does