this guy evidently hired to work for AD
|4 days 6 hours ago||My feelings about Pitt right||
My feelings about Pitt right now
|5 days 19 hours ago||If this thread somehow jinxes||
Harbaugh into not coming, I will murder the OP.
|1 week 4 days ago||lol nice sig you got there||
lol nice sig you got there
|1 week 4 days ago||(No subject)||
|1 week 4 days ago||Re: This Harbaugh Fellow||
Hmmm I'm not so sure. What are his qualities?
|1 week 4 days ago||Hi, Brian!||
|1 week 4 days ago||Cumong, man.||
First, Marcus Ray is a defensive guy. So what if he's nostaglic about the offense that was run when he went to school there? He, like everyone, wants Harbaugh. If Ray somehow helps convince him to come, I'm all for it. His opinion on the spread is just an opinion. Just like yours, mine, or Brian's.
Let's not forget that we all love the same team here. Show some respect and try not to be so divisive.
|1 week 4 days ago||No.||
No, because it would quickly turn into a pissing contest. Brian would argue that Ray is living in the past, and Ray would argue that Brian doesn't know what he's talking about because Brian never played football.
|1 week 4 days ago||Is Marcus Ray actually on the search committee?||
I know he said on Sam Webb's show that he was a part of a ten-person conference call with Jim Hackett, but does that necessarily mean he's part of the headhunting group?
|1 week 6 days ago||I personally think Brady Hoke||
I personally think Brady Hoke is done coaching for good. I see no reason why he would take the job at Oregon State when he loves Michigan more than he loves coaching. (OK, that might be debatable.) Couple that with the fact that Michigan plays Oregon State in 2015. Hoke has shown himself to not be bitter. Why would he coach against Michigan if he could avoid it?
|1 week 6 days ago||I feel like we're headed for||
I feel like we're headed for a letdown/meltdown of massive proportions in the (very possible) event Harbaugh does not come back to Ann Arbor. Our entire fan base will be put on suicide watch.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||+5||
GTFO OF HERE WITH YOUR GOD DAMNED WELL THOUGHT OUT RATIONAL OPINIONS. THIS IS THE INTERNET FERGODSAKES
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Well said.||
This was a great post and the OP should be proud.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||I'm guessing Harbaugh won't||
I'm guessing Harbaugh won't be offered more than $4 million. That's Urbz salary and 2x what Hoke made.
I'm also guessing the "source" of the rumor that Harbaugh will be offered $8 million was the random internet guy's left butt-cheek.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I'm not a spread zealot.||
I think any offense can work in college football when it's doing what it has set out to do. Spread, pro-style, wishbone option, all viable forms that can create big plays and be fun to watch.
I'm also not a HUNH zealot. I see the benefits of the huddle. That being said, I would like us to not be the 2nd slowest team in the nation, especially when we're losing.
Whoever they hire I'll get behind, eventually. Go Blue.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Upvoted indeed||
You sir are a scholar and a gentleman.
Glad to see you can take a little gentle ribbing.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||But it's over THERE!||
|2 weeks 6 days ago||wooooo IBD||
|6 weeks 20 hours ago||You need to title the thread||
You need to title the thread "Bleacher Report: Mike Shanahan wants to..."
That way, people will know this isn't serious.
|6 weeks 20 hours ago||And yet (some) people still||
And yet (some) people still want to hire Pat Fitzgerald to coach Michigan.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||Look at that hair!||
What a hippie!
|11 weeks 4 days ago||Will someone please||
video record the rally plz?
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Still no signatures from Brian or Ace||
|11 weeks 5 days ago||fyi||
As someone who works in marketing and handles emails for a CEO, "Please, just stop" is language that frequently gets dismissed. I doubt if Brandon will actually ever see this.
Try something like this instead: "I have thus decided to forgo any further purchases of Michigan football memorabilia or my renewal of season tickets."
That's an attention grabber.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||"Conflict of interest"?||
Brian has said and written "F**k Dave Brandon" both here on this blog, in podcasts, and on the radio. I think the ship has sailed on him remaining unbiased at this point.
Frankly, I would be shocked and disappointed if Brian and Ace did NOT sign the petition, given how they clearly feel about Brandon being AD.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Re: "Aggressively Reasonable"||
For the record, I believe Hoke should be fired. His mishandling of the Morris injury situation was beyond atrocious. I don't think I need to say any more than that.
However, if I remain Aggressively Reasonable, as Brian puts it, will I be banished to Bolivia? I'm no fan of Hoke or Brandon at this point and I was the guy who started the "the Program will Burn Down to the Gwound" thread as a joke that got deleted, but generally I tend to take a moderate view of things. I don't think there's necessarily anything wrong with being Aggressively Reasonable, and I think it's healthy for the MGoCommunity to have that voice every once in a while.
Yes, here, at this moment, it doesn't really apply. Hoke and Brandon have made me, who tries to be reasonable and always give guys a chance and the benefit of the doubt, completely lose all faith in them as leaders of the program. But I mean going forward, I'd like to stay reasonable and not get punished for it.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||I can't even imagine what||
I can't even imagine what it's like to be a senior on this doomed squad.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||Can one feel embarrassed when||
Can one feel embarrassed when one has stopped caring?
|13 weeks 3 days ago||I wouldn't say it's the||
I wouldn't say it's the "biggest," but it's definitely a must-win.
|13 weeks 3 days ago||Vegan girlfriend||
does not approve
|13 weeks 5 days ago||Re: better pair||
If our coaching staff is so good, then why aren't we awesome?
|13 weeks 6 days ago||smh indeed||
come on, thomas
|14 weeks 4 days ago||"Where's the line?"||
I'll tell you where the line is.
Brian had a baby!? I thought someone else posted the MGoNewborn thread.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||Re: Tempo||
I don't think Michigan necessarily has to go lightning fast, but they could go a little faster than a snail. I mean, I'm a supporter of the huddle (get the right call in), and tons of huddle teams break and snap the ball with :17 seconds left on the play clock. Michigan typically snaps the ball around :07 or :04. Yeeesh.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||My bad. Feel free to delete||
My bad. Feel free to delete the link and the post, if possible.
Edit: Thanks for the downvotes, folks. It was an honest mistake.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||Dan Enos anyone?||
Built a phenomenal OL at Central Michigan(!) and has a great OL coach. Also coached QBs and transformed Kirk Cousins into the Big Ten's best QB at the time. He also runs a pro-style offense and runs it very well. I watched CMU's last two games against Chat and Purdue and they were impressive. It wouldn't surprise me if Enos won the MAC this year.
Only downside is that he's an MSU grad and that might (read: would) rub people the wrong way possibly. But honestly, after all the "Michigan Man" b.s. over the years, does it really matter? He's competent.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||This X 1,000,000||
Gruden has his own TV segment and makes millions working for ESPN. He is almost universally loved for doing nothing other than being a likeable talking head. If he were to go back to coaching, he would risk all of that adulation because he might not be awesome. He has a pretty damn great life right now and I see no reason why he would ever give that up.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||Not sure how credible this||
Not sure how credible this is, but back in January, John Harbaugh (Ravens HC) apparently said he would accept the Michigan job if offered.
[deleted link to Ace Williams] - Zone Left
|15 weeks 21 hours ago||Anyone watch the game?||
CMU pretty much MANBALL'd Purdue into dust.
|15 weeks 2 days ago||It was the local South Bend||
It was the local South Bend TV news website, WSBT. The link has since expired. The poll was taken back in early August (I think), I had it copy/pasted on my computer
|15 weeks 2 days ago||Boston College||
I'm surprised that one wasn't classified as "Most Irish"
|15 weeks 2 days ago||WOO POSBANG||
|15 weeks 3 days ago||I thoroughly enjoyed this||
I thoroughly enjoyed this post until the "Objects in the Rear View Mirror" section. That picture. WHY, BISB? WHYYYYYY?
Please let this be the last time the 2007 App State game is brought up on this blog.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||I always thought||
Fallon's bit was the Thank You notes.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||I'd hope you wouldn't be||
No, I wouldn't. But for a guy who hasn't really done anything, he sure does get talked about a lot. People call on Sam Webb's radio show and constantly praise Drake Johnson and their argument in favor him adds up to nothing more than "Give the kid from Ann Arbor Pioneer a chance!" It just strikes me as local nepotism.
Honestly it doesn't matter much to me who carries the ball, as long as they produce. But if you want my preferences, I'm going with the guys I got excited about when they committed.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Re: Drake Johnson||
I'm actually not bummed that he didn't see the field until late. I know a lot of people have written off Green but I honestly prefer him as the starter given his pedigree.
I realize everyone loves Johnson 'cause he's a local boy, but if your starter is five-star Green, your back is a four-star #1 RB from OH, your third option is RS JR Justice Hayes (also a four-star), and your fourth stringer is a two-star from Pioneer, that's not terrible.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Quit reminding us!||
Quit reminding us!
|15 weeks 6 days ago||"The one complaint."||
I have to disagree with this, because you're basing this criticism on 20/20 hindsight. If Gardner chucks it up, "see what happens" could mean an INT. I think he's been coached by Nussmeier not to make unnecessary throws. The draw didn't work but I think it was the right call. If you're carving up a team with passing, they're probably thinking you're going to pass on a third and long, in which case a draw makes total sense and has considerably less risk.
|16 weeks 5 days ago||AAARGH||
Needs to be a diary; also needs proper formatting for pleasant reading.
|16 weeks 6 days ago||MGoAddicted||
|17 weeks 4 days ago||Green doesn't look slow.||
Green doesn't look slow.
|17 weeks 4 days ago||I knew it. (Spoiler)||
I knew, or rather surmised, that BiSB would win by a landslide even before I voted for him, so the results didn't surprise me at all. He offers a highly balanced offense that can score and the best defense of the group. I kind of wish he had some depth behind Gardner in case the worst happens, but I really like his team from top to bottom, and he's not inflexibly attached to either manball or the spread.
Well done, BiSB.
|17 weeks 4 days ago||BiSB right now||
|17 weeks 5 days ago||YMRMFSPA||
I feel like the YMRMFSPA should be Caleb Terbush instead of John Navarre...
|17 weeks 5 days ago||And he wears #19!||
Classic QB number, amirite?
|18 weeks 6 days ago||Soooo much hype......||
Soooo much hype......
|18 weeks 6 days ago||Where is Kalis?! Good God,||
Where is Kalis?! Good God, man, lock down your f**king position already.
|18 weeks 6 days ago||Well, even Brian defended||
Well, even Brian defended Funk, so there must be something worth it.
|18 weeks 6 days ago||What's the point of getting||
What's the point of getting excited over five-star recruits if they can't even crack the starting lineup?!?! AKLSHDGIAHEIOGKJDLKGAJGI
|19 weeks 3 days ago||Or||
maybe it's next year's spring game, where they wear both.
|19 weeks 4 days ago||Space Coyote||
Gtfo of here with your sane and sensible logic.
|20 weeks 6 days ago||I found it hilarious not||
I found it hilarious not because Penn State selected a woman, but because Penn State selected Sandy Barbour.
Sandy Barbour is a terrible athletic director and has made every place she has been worse. She makes disastrous hires and then bolts before they crater. Practically every decision she makes is politically motivated (and I don't mean "office politics"). She practically destroyed Tulane's athletic department single-handedly and tried her best to unravel Berkeley. So, naturally, I'm thrilled that she's now the AD of Penn State, a place I hate with the fury of a thousand suns.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||Also||
|22 weeks 3 days ago||"per se"||
|22 weeks 3 days ago||Exactly this||
Meyer's a scumbag. How can anyone be surprised that he talks shit about Michigan to recruits?
I'm personally more surprised that a coach who won 24 straight games in his first two seasons feels the need to bash a program that is clearly struggling, instead of, you know, brag about being 24-0 for that time and 2-0 against Michigan. If Michigan and OSU were both undefeated and everything, then yeah, I could see the reasoning behind trying to get a few inches ahead. But this? You're 2-0 against Michigan, man. Get some ethics.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||Oh my God BOOM||
Oh my God BOOM
BOOM x 1,000,000
I mean, seriously, how can anyone think that Hoke blames the players when he fired his offensive coordinator?!
|22 weeks 4 days ago||Show me the mon-AY!||
|23 weeks 3 days ago||My opinion on Brandon is mixed.||
First, I don't think he should be replaced. I think the good he has done far outweighs the things we're complaining about.
That being said, there are some things he could do better. Sending the band to neutral site games shouldn't even be a debate, for one. He could also maybe take some time off the "Brandon's Blog" thing and maybe be a little more hands-off the football program.
I don't think the Hoke hire counts against him. He followed it up with shelling out the cash for whoever Hoke wanted on staff. Not every AD does that. (Martin didn't do it for RR.)
I also emailed Brandon back in 2011 about the helmets being changed and uniforms going all yellow and how I was worried about this, and he actually took the time to write me back and assure me that, on game day, the football team will remain consistent with Michigan tradition and history. Okay, so some of it was a little condescending (we know better than you type stuff), but I was impressed that I even got a response. Most ADs don't give emailers (even if they're alumni) the time of day.
Do I think Brandon has some things he could improve on as AD? Yes. Do I think we should maybe back off him a little bit and appreciate the good things? Sure. He's not the monster or incompetent moron that some people make him out to be. While some of the people here might think that they could do a better job on certain things, I personally don't think any of us could do a better job overall.
Just my two cents.
|23 weeks 4 days ago||What?||
If Michigan went 1-11 with the 1 being against ND, I'm pretty sure heads would be chopped off. And I don't mean the heads above people's shoulders.
|23 weeks 5 days ago||*sees post below*||
Et tu, SpaceCoyote?
|23 weeks 5 days ago||In other news||
Jon Gruden will coach Tennessee because he wore an orange tie!
|23 weeks 5 days ago||Obligatory||
|23 weeks 5 days ago||Why are you so sure Borges||
Why are you so sure Borges said anything? He never struck me as the type of guy who "bad-mouths" even after he was let go. This wasn't the first time he was fired. He didn't bad-mouth Tuberville or Dinardo after the fact, so why would he do so here?
I know everyone hates Borges because of 2013 (the bad parts, anyway), but for Christ's sake give the man some credit as a human being.
|23 weeks 5 days ago||I'm surprised so many people||
I'm surprised so many people got trolled into actually answering this thread's question.
|23 weeks 6 days ago||Pfft. Like Ty Isaac was ever||
Pfft. Like Ty Isaac was ever going to go to Illinois.
|23 weeks 6 days ago||As much as I hate Dantonio||
As much as I hate Dantonio (loathe / utterly despise, actually)...
Pretty sure this isn't true. I used to look at it that way too. But I'm 99.9% sure that after three years of recruiting at a high level under Hoke we can't blame it on RR or that MSU picked up recruiting when we were down. Dantonio is just frustratingly good at developing players.
Doesn't make beating him and MSU any less important. The staff has to step up. But, peronsally, I'm done sleeping on MSU. I think the game last year convinced me beyond a shadow of a doubt.
Three years. THREE YEARS! FOR FUCKS SAKE, Hoke's been in charge of this program for THREE YEARS and we're still blaming RR and saying Dantonio caught us with our pants down? No. He's built something real in East Lansing. It pains me to admit it, but we're going to have to fight them tooth and nail as long as he's there. The days when MSU shits the bed (especially against us) are over. At least for a while.
Fuck I hate this post, this whole thread. Thanks for making me write this depressing shitpiece of a comment.
|23 weeks 6 days ago||1) OSU 2)||
|23 weeks 6 days ago||WHO SPIKED THIS MAN'S TASTY||
WHO SPIKED THIS MAN'S TASTY BEVERAGE
|23 weeks 6 days ago||I negged you because you put||
I negged you because you put a "t" in front of OSU.
|23 weeks 6 days ago||Agreed.||
I don't even know why this is a question. If we lose to Notre Dame, I'm slightly bummed. If we lose to MSU, I'm pissed. If we lose to MSU and OSU in the same year, I'm crawling on the ceiling spewing exorcism related things.
So we beat ND. Big fucking deal. It impacts us zero percent in the Big Ten and doesn't matter a lick in the MNC if we lose to MSU and OSU. Those are the two we have to beat. And if we go 2-1 with the loss being to ND, you know what? Fuck it, I'm going to be fucking happy.
|23 weeks 6 days ago||The ND win usually ends up||
The ND win usually ends up meaning nothing if we lose to MSU and OSU.
|24 weeks 19 hours ago||I will kick off the drunkenness||
with this question:
Is it "FOOTBAW" or "FOOTBAOW"?
|24 weeks 2 days ago||RAOWZ||
I always liked RAOWZ. I hope he does well at CMU.
|24 weeks 2 days ago||Yes but||
Where is Tate Foricer???
|24 weeks 3 days ago||I'm a little confused.||
Why are Jake Fisher and Denzel Ward on this list? They've never been on the roster and didn't even sign an LOI to Michigan. Does that mean Dee Hart is an "Ex-Wolverine" too?
I feel like calling this thread "Former Wolverine Players and Coaches" and titling the blogpost "Ex-Wolverines" is a little misleading. I get that you like to follow some of these guys even if they don't end up at Michigan, but I think it could be a little clearer. "The Magnus Thunder Fun Watch" or something. "They didn't go here, but I'm following them anyway" type of section or tagline. Might as well add Kate Upton to the list amirite?
Anyway, always a pleasure to read your site, Magnus.
|24 weeks 4 days ago||sigh||
No, he doesn't. Gardner's a legit QB.
Can we please put this to bed?
|24 weeks 4 days ago||FINALLY||
SOME GOOD FUCKING NEWS
|24 weeks 4 days ago||I'm as frustrated about 2013 as anyone.||
But let's move on. This bullshit about Hoke being on the hot seat needs to stop or at least settle the fuck down. At this point it's just restating the obvious.
Yes, Hoke and the team need to show improvement, but we don't know for sure if "the trajectory" is spiraling downward. Changes have been made.
This crap is just the narrative we have to suffer through until we undergo a MSU-like transformation over the course of a season. They were the laughing stock of the conference in September last year, and then suddenly they were legit contenders in November, and now everyone thinks it's going to be them and OSU for the rest of infinity. College football can change on a dime.
|24 weeks 4 days ago||Re: OL||
I don't think it's necessarily indicative of him "whistling past the graveyard." In addition to being OC, Nussmeier is also the QB coach, so it makes sense that when he looks at sacks he looks at the portion that his position group contributes to it.
With regards to RBs and WRs, those he could be focusing on from a schematic standpoint. "Getting playmakers in a position to succeed" and whatnot. True, like anyone, I was looking for Nussmeier to say something about the OL that can give me hope, but I don't think we're going to get anything of that sort until we witness actual change against App. State.
But yes, I hope it is the latter of your two scenarios as well.
|24 weeks 5 days ago||Here are some quick bullets||
As much "new stuff" as I could tell.
I think that's it. Anyone want to add anything noteworthy?
|26 weeks 3 days ago||WOOOOOOOO||
|26 weeks 4 days ago||JABRILL PEPPERS||
JABRILL PEPPERS RELEASES NEW TOP TEN!
The list (in no particular order):
OMG I HOPE WE MAKE THE CUT GUYS
|26 weeks 5 days ago||I wonder what Kelly thinks||
|26 weeks 5 days ago||LSU||
It would both surprise me and not surprise me if he ended up at LSU. I don't think he really fits the systems at either Cincy* or Miami, but LSU could be an option. But how often does LSU seriously go after a quarterback who isn't at least moderately coveted by other SEC powers? Seems like it would be a reach on Miles's part.
I personally think he'll end up in the MAC.
*Cincy offered him anyway (according to 247) and he could be Munchie Legaux 2.0. Kiel's going to need an eventual successor and if Campbell were to develop enough over two years, it's possible he could be that guy.
|26 weeks 6 days ago||Oh great!||
A double post!
|27 weeks 5 hours ago||zing||
|27 weeks 5 hours ago||YEAH||
|27 weeks 3 days ago||Well, yours is kind of||
Well, yours is kind of incorrect. It starts as Vegeta hair and then goes to Goku hair. Mine not only goes SSJ1 but SSJ2!
Still, happy gifs.
|27 weeks 3 days ago||NO WAY||
|27 weeks 4 days ago||Ok||
somehow my comment is not replying to the right person.
|27 weeks 4 days ago||Double post||
I no know why
|27 weeks 4 days ago||I so needed an excuse||
to post this gif somewhere
|27 weeks 6 days ago||This x 1000||
My first thought when I saw this thread title was, "Do we actually think Hoke and Brandon are going to give serious answers to our hard questions?"
Even if you asked something as pointed and brutal as "How is Michigan going to change perceptions on the field?", you aren't going to get anything of an answer. "I don't think Michigan needs to change perception, because Michigan is and always has been so well respected," seems like what Hoke or Brandon would respond with. And even if you pointed out 7-6 and 125th in TFL allowed, it's going to get deflected. "No one's happy with 7-6, but we trust our coaching staff."
They're either going to deflect it in a non-answer way or they're going to show you the door. As much as I love Michigan, the athletic department is pulling in so much dough either way they don't care about the opinions of a few, outspoken plebes.
|28 weeks 3 days ago||But||
I thought "Blake Barnett (CA QB) was IRISH!"
Totally saw this coming. Barnett is an NFL-style prototypical drop back passer and doesn't fit perfectly into Kelly's offense. Even if he were to be a non-turnover version of Tommy Rees, Kelly seems like he'd rather give the nod to a dual-threat guy like Golson or Zaire. The days of ND having guys like Crist, Clausen, Quinn, or Joe Montana under center are over.
|28 weeks 3 days ago||I think that guy played for||
I think that guy played for BYU or UCLA.
|28 weeks 3 days ago||Isaac to M?||
Is this really happening?
|28 weeks 4 days ago||BOWER?!?!||
|28 weeks 5 days ago||Well, at least the MSU loss||
Well, at least the MSU loss was competitive.
|28 weeks 5 days ago||Kickstarter to hire back RR?||
I kid, I kiddddddd
|28 weeks 5 days ago||Seth and Brian would find||
anyone who didn't buy one...
|28 weeks 6 days ago||Agreed.||
Can't be surprised to see this after a 7-5 season like the one we had.
|29 weeks 3 days ago||Go Blue!||
|29 weeks 3 days ago||Yeah, but I meant it for||
Yeah, but I meant it for Nebraska more because Pelini hasn't lost more than 4 games a season and fans still want him gone.
|29 weeks 3 days ago||I agree.||
I feel like Nebraska should get a little more explanation for why they're Skyler.
Maybe something like "You sort of think you're the best at everything and are highly sanctimonious even though everyone knows your shit stinks too. You haven't really done anything in a long while other than pass judgement on everyone else and refuse to appreciate what you have."
|29 weeks 4 days ago||(No subject)||
|29 weeks 5 days ago||I would love to see this kid||
I would love to see this kid go play for Frank Solich and tear it up
|29 weeks 5 days ago||Judas Priest||
Delaney's a Yankee's fan too?!??
|29 weeks 5 days ago||KEEP IT DOWN EH|
|30 weeks 1 day ago||Is it me or does she look||
Is it me or does she look like Eliza Dushku?
|30 weeks 1 day ago||Yowza||
|30 weeks 1 day ago||Magnus's head just exploded.||
Magnus's head just exploded.
|30 weeks 4 days ago||(No subject)||
|30 weeks 4 days ago||Rivals, you baffle me. A four||
Rivals, you baffle me. A four star but not even ranked nationally at his position? AAARRRGGH
|31 weeks 3 days ago||High schoolers are stupid.||
High schoolers are stupid.
|31 weeks 3 days ago||If he ends up at Ohio||
If he ends up at Ohio State...
|31 weeks 3 days ago||(No subject)||
|31 weeks 4 days ago||I think they'll grant the||
I think they'll grant the waiver.
|31 weeks 4 days ago||Just what I want to see on a||
Just what I want to see on a Wednesday morning/afternoon, a Buckeye telling me how much better he thinks Ohio State is than Michigan.
|31 weeks 4 days ago||I've been wanting an excuse||
I've been wanting an excuse to downvote Buckeye stuff for a while now, but I don't get the opportunity often enough. Now I have one.
|31 weeks 4 days ago||Jeremy Gallon was drafted in||
Jeremy Gallon was drafted in the seventh round. Your argument is invalid.
|31 weeks 4 days ago||Exactly.||
Put Braxton Miller in a Borges offense and see what happens.
|31 weeks 6 days ago||Rutgers just can't seem to||
Rutgers just can't seem to get any good news lately.
|32 weeks 5 days ago||Stats that argue against spread zealots?||
What sorcery is this?
|33 weeks 2 days ago||How the heck was this gif not||
How the heck was this gif not used for Randy Edsall's introduction?
Some coach: Oh, cripes, here comes Edsall...
|33 weeks 5 days ago||Oh snap||
|34 weeks 2 days ago||WITH WEED AS KINDLING||
WITH WEED AS KINDLING
|34 weeks 2 days ago||Two thoughts. I eye-roll at||
Two thoughts. I eye-roll at both the NCAA and McGary on this one.
1. Okay, the one year ban is a little ridiculous for one doobie. Of course, my high school outright expelled kids if they got caught with one doobie. So, everything's relative.
2. Really, Mitch? You smoked pot? What are you, 12?
|34 weeks 3 days ago||don't worry||
My conclusions are always bullsh*t anyway ;)
|34 weeks 5 days ago||Ah. I see I made an||
Ah. I see I made an inadvertent swipe at ol' Rich Rod.
Here's a little clarification:
Basically I was and am of the opinion that after three years of having Rich Rod (remember that defense, yo) I could not see us ever winning a Big Ten championship with him. I did not (and do not) see going from two disaster seasons (3-9 and 5-7) to one equally disastrous but still slightly better season (7-6) as much of an upward arc. Hoke's record might technically be trending downwards, but his first two seasons were still competitive, and he at least wasn't 0-3 against MSU and OSU. He also replaced Al Borges with Doug Nussmeier. RR replaced Scott Shafer with Greg Robinson.
Not sure if that makes you see my point any more or less, but I tried.
|34 weeks 5 days ago||Wow, I suck||
My column on Brady Hoke over at Maize n' Brew made neither the mgoboard nor Brian's UV post. I am terrible at life, blogging, and everything else! 2,000+ words for nothing!
You may resume your daily lives now.
|35 weeks 3 days ago||Slow clap||
Wow. That was probably the most encouraging thing I have read about Funk in a long time.
Thank you, Brian.
|35 weeks 3 days ago||On something Seth said||
I don't think we can say it's reached the point of being "already established" considering that most of these guys were freshmen or redshirt freshmen, and their ability or inability to pull is not a foregone conclusion. However, if it's true that no offensive lineman under Funk has ever been able to pull correctly, then I'm sorry but Michigan needs to fire that guy by lunchtime.
|35 weeks 3 days ago||All I want to know is||
how long until Vonn Bell transfers home to Tennessee?
|35 weeks 5 days ago||2Chainz||
2Chainz.... looks like Whoopi Goldberg
|36 weeks 21 hours ago||Wasn't he named after||
Wasn't he named after Schembechler? He's from Ohio and even though he went to OSU he could have come from a divided house.
|36 weeks 2 days ago||It was an interesting read||
It was an interesting read but incomplete.
He basically concludes that Lewan < Matthews/Robinson because he only saw one pancake block in five games. Also, he claims that since the offense was shitty he didn't get to see Lewan challenged all that much. Thus Lewan is worse than Matthews/Robinson.
Also, there seems to be a big mystery as why the TEs were being slid to Lewan's side. I don't think it's a mystery. It was clearly another instance where Borges was trying to out-outsmart the defense by making them think that we were going to run on Lewan's side.
And of course the only person Borges ended up outsmarting was himself.
|36 weeks 3 days ago||What's behind all the Eric Ebron hype?||
Seriously, why does everyone love this guy and think he's a possible better pick than Lewan?
|36 weeks 3 days ago||Clinton-Dix would be amazing||
Clinton-Dix would be amazing for the Lions. I watched the A&M/Bama game, and Clinton-Dix and Mosley were all over the field.
If either one of those guys are available and the Lions take fucking Justin Gilbert instead I will explode in anger.
|36 weeks 3 days ago||Does Jacksonville really need||
Does Jacksonville really need a QB? I mean they have Chad Henne.
|37 weeks 2 days ago||Awwww yeeeeeaaah||
|37 weeks 2 days ago||Wow, Derrick Green||
Derrick Green running like a Boss. I think we can all officially agree now he was grossly out of shape last year.
|37 weeks 2 days ago||As someone who gets up in||
As someone who gets up in arms quite a bit about the whole UNIFORMZ ordeal, I am not too bothered by a subtle pattern throughout the top (what you call "stretch marks"). I'd be much more upset if they messed with the color scheme. The "all maize" jerseys that the QBs wear (yes, I realize it's only for practice) look terrible.
|37 weeks 2 days ago||Weird.||
Embed doesn't seem to be working.
|37 weeks 3 days ago||Is it me or does Derrick||
Is it me or does Derrick Green look way quicker in that two second clip of him dashing to the endzone?
|37 weeks 3 days ago||It's pronounced Moan-ay||
As in show me the Moan-ay!
Or Monet, as in this painting by Monet:
Either way it's Mone.
|37 weeks 3 days ago||Tanks!||
|37 weeks 5 days ago||I once considered starting a||
I once considered starting a forum topic saying Greg Mattison was retiring but I wasn't sure some people had the sense of humor to handle it as a prank.
|37 weeks 5 days ago||So now his mom has to watch||
So now his mom has to watch him go to the place she despises and also pay for him to go there?
C'est la vie.
|37 weeks 6 days ago||This is me right now.||
|38 weeks 1 day ago||Dan Wetzel||
is in the same boat. A caption in his article echoed the "controversial call sends M to Elite 8" sentiment and he spent the entire article giving Izzo a you know what.
|38 weeks 2 days ago||I'm pretty sure St. Paul is||
I'm pretty sure St. Paul is closer to Minneapolis than Deaborn is to Ann Arbor.
|38 weeks 2 days ago||This is probably the biggest||
This is probably the biggest thing that they do that pisses me off. Not only do they refer to themselves as "U of M" (or "the U of M"), they also call themselves "The U".
Um, Minny? Miami (YTM) would like a word with U.
|38 weeks 2 days ago||I will admit that from what||
I will admit that from what I've seen Minnesota fans have been quite delusional, but so are the fans of Purdue, Nebraska, and Penn State, all of whom believe that their programs are good enough to be in the national title discussion.
Besides, the Big Ten in general is a conference of delusion. But yes, most Minnesota fans should appreciate going to bowls more, and they should have never let Glen Mason go. Hands down their biggest mistake of the past decade.
But before we shit on and hur-hur Minnesota, let's note that at least they had an offensive line.
|38 weeks 5 days ago||Hey Brandon||
Excellent article. I really like the addition of "The Vibe" as a way for us fans to gauge an idea of where the recruit is in relation to interest in Michigan.
HOWEVA, IMO, I feel like many of the options are very similar to each other. 0 and 1 could basically be considered the same thing. How can we really know a difference between 2 and 3 unless the recruit specifically lays out a top ten? Would McDowell be considered a 4? I think most of us would cringe at the "tentative leader" part in that case.
Here's what I would suggest you use instead, although you can disregard if you are so inclined:
5: Michigan leads
This way you can give us a more precise gauge of where the recruit's interest lies, and most of these options can be based off the prospect's quotes.
Just trying to make things easier.
|38 weeks 6 days ago||HELLO||
|38 weeks 6 days ago||Oh my God THIS so much||
Oh my God THIS so much
|39 weeks 3 hours ago||yes||
|39 weeks 3 hours ago||Get that m'f'er in a winged||
Get that m'f'er in a winged helmet asap!
|39 weeks 2 days ago||I REFUSE TO BE OPTIMISTIC||
I REFUSE TO BE OPTIMISTIC ABOUT WIDE RECEIVERS UNTIL I HEAR POSITIVE THINGS ABOUT THE O LINE!
/end pseudo rant
/end meta rant
|39 weeks 3 days ago||Okay, sure, but Buckeye fans||
Okay, sure, but Buckeye fans go to crazy lengths to screw with Michigan. It wouldn't surprise me if like five of them got together and jointly testified "Oh yeah, your honor, he did it!"
But, then again, you're probably right.
|39 weeks 3 days ago||This could just be me being||
This could just be me being biased, but anyone else think that this is just two Buckeye fans trying to do everything they can to make sure a Michigan player's draft stock falls as far as possible?
|39 weeks 3 days ago||That would||
That would bizarrely fill all of their needs.
Also +1 for use of "whom."
|39 weeks 4 days ago||Well, the Browns do have an||
Well, the Browns do have an earlier pick in the draft, so if they want him, they could take him.
|39 weeks 4 days ago||Damn. It is true.||
Just saw it here.
I haz a sad now.
|39 weeks 4 days ago||Is this true?||
|39 weeks 6 days ago||And well, Katy Perry tries...||
What a timeless talent.
|39 weeks 6 days ago||And another!||
|39 weeks 6 days ago||Conan always kills it||
on schooling people how to crazy Irish dance
|40 weeks 1 day ago||Hey Urbz||
You still "ALL IN WITH THAD MATTA, MAN"??
|40 weeks 4 days ago||I hear Charles Woodson is||
I hear Charles Woodson is available. That guy was pretty good at football.
|40 weeks 4 days ago||That arm is bigger than my||
That arm is bigger than my whole body.
|40 weeks 4 days ago||Ace, serious question:||
In re: to Shaquille Quarterman's quote:
In your experience, why do recruits gush all over a Michigan offer like it's the coolest thing ever when they've shown marginal interest at best and then end up somewhere else on signing day? Are they just pretending to be excited in order to sound polite? I see this all the time, and it's getting to the point where when a recruit does the whole "I'm Speechless" response, I just roll my eyes and assume he'll end up at Bama.
|40 weeks 6 days ago||WHY CAN'T MSU STOP HATING US||
WHY CAN'T MSU STOP HATING US AND START HATING OHIO LIKE NORMAL PEOPLE??
|41 weeks 2 days ago||Are you sure this is||
Are you sure this is MGoBlog's obsession? Seems like it's MGoBoard's obsession. I always thought MGoBlog's obsession was the spread offense.
|41 weeks 2 days ago||I know everybody outside of||
I know everybody outside of the Michigan fan base rips on Chad Henne but he really is one of the best backup quarterbacks in the league. I kind of wanted him to go to an NFL team with a decent OL line though, just so he could have a Drew Brees-like comeback story.
|41 weeks 2 days ago||Isn't that just an MGoMeme?||
Isn't that just an MGoMeme?
|41 weeks 3 days ago||Define "needless drama" plz||
Define "needless drama" plz
|41 weeks 3 days ago||Borges with a decent NFL QB||
Borges with a decent NFL QB could be scary good, but after numerous faceplants in his career I doubt anyone is going to give him that opportunity.
|41 weeks 6 days ago||What about Taylor Martinez or||
What about Taylor Martinez or Dan Persa?
EDIT: Just realized -- JOHNNY MANZIEL!??!!??! Come on, Barry!
|42 weeks 2 days ago||YESSS||
Long Live MGOVIDEO!!!
|42 weeks 2 days ago||(No subject)||
|42 weeks 2 days ago||pew pew! POSSSSH POSSSHH!||
pew pew! POSSSSH POSSSHH!
|42 weeks 3 days ago||I AM HERE ONLY TO CONTRIBUTE THIS GIF||
|42 weeks 3 days ago||Robinson on the||
Robinson on the baselinnnnnneeeeee.........GOTTT ITTT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
|42 weeks 3 days ago||In related news, Eagles fans||
In related news, Eagles fans want to get rid of Brandon Graham too. Via Bleeding Green Nation:
So, M fans who are also Eagles fans, defend yourselves!
|42 weeks 4 days ago||With respect||
|42 weeks 4 days ago||PURDURRRR??||
What is this thing of which you speak?
|42 weeks 4 days ago||This is both good and bad IMO||
Good because there's a lot of WR need out there that Avant could definitely find a landing spot. The Jets, for instance, desperately need help at WR, and probably should sign him even if they take 2 in the draft.
Bad because this year's draft is crazy deep at wide receiver.
|42 weeks 4 days ago||Mixing alcohol with Texas football?||
This can't end well.
|42 weeks 4 days ago||Question||
Does he bring Tacopants with him?