no, YOU'RE off topic
|50 min 18 sec ago||(No subject)||
|2 hours 1 min ago||Yes there is...||
IF they play the same position...however, that is not the case in this instance.
But you cannot have two WR #1's...however, you CAN have a QB #1 and a WR #1 if they're not on the field at the same time.
If you wanted to trick someone on offense, you put your backup QB in the same number as your star RB/WR (or vice versa)...then you pull the star and put the backup in trying to trick the defense into thinking your star RB/WR is playing QB or your star QB is playing RB/WR.
|2 hours 7 min ago||Never heard that...||
I Googled "Les Miles punter jersey numbers" and "LSU punter jersey numbers" and I got nothing.
But it wouldn't shock me if Les did this...if so, I doubt they were all punters.
Why not put a RS freshman QB or WR who's buried on the depth chart for a year in the same number as a punter and call him a punter?
I'd rather run a fake punt pass with Wilton Speight or a fake punt run with Bo Dever than just another punter who can throw or run.
|2 hours 15 min ago||This kid tweets||
|4 hours 31 min ago||What is the title of the guy who starts off press conferences?||
He sounds like the AD position posted.
|11 hours 29 min ago||I just went through all of these...||
I'm now... FUCKING STAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARRRRVING!!!!!!!!!
|11 hours 43 min ago||I don't know her personally...||
But by all accounts I think we can remove "seems" and just put "is."
|11 hours 44 min ago||Honestly...||
Very nice, but it's the last thing I'm thinking about right now. (And I'm not getting on your for looking ahead...you're a fan, that drives me nuts when people act like you can't look ahead).
I'm just trying to enjoy this team one game at a time with no expectations to the post season.
For the remainder of this season I just want to see ONE thing.
Let's play our best with what we have and see where the chips fall. If that means we go .500 the rest of the way...so be it. If we make the tournament...awesome.
For example, for those of you that remember the @IU game in 2012, we were #1, they were highly ranked, it was an INSANE atmosphere.
If you go back and rewatch that game, we played our best given the circumstances. You weren't taking a bunch of freshman in key roles and going into that arena on that night and winning. Not without experience, toughness and things freshman learn over the course of the year.
We played extremely well if you factor in the youth, the opponent, the atmohphere, the moment, the hype, Dickie V, etc.
I knew after that game that we could hang with anyone in the country because we'd never see another game like that ever again. Not until a Final Four at least and even this the moment is bigger, but the crowd is completely different.
So if this team, win or lose can just play its best...that's all I care about. I have no expectations for them to make the tournament. Just play your heart out and everyone play to his potential.
|14 hours 10 min ago||Sorry||
If Urban came to visit me...I'd kick him in the nuts, tell him to get the fuck off my porch, slam the door in his face and go call the police on him.
As he fell to the ground before that deep pain attacked his midsection I'd yell...GO BLUE!
|14 hours 15 min ago||Doubt it.||
Braxton can go somewhere better...FSU or Oregon or something.
JT would have to sit a year...no reason for him to do that.
|14 hours 17 min ago||Sorry it reads wrong...||
But it's 16 commits. 7 more.
One per position I posted.
The comments were TRYING to say...
1 more RB (Weber), 1 more WR (one of the recent offers), 1 more TE (Clark), 1 more DE (Pickard), 2 more DBs (1 CB and 1 DB --- and 2 of the 4-5 guys we're in on to make up those 2 spots), 1 more TE/DE (TWJ)
The CB/DB comments make it confusing. But I was just trying to say we need 2 guys for the secondary and I think we'll get 2 of the 4-5 guys we're in on.
|14 hours 21 min ago||How can you blame them?||
They have 3 top 5 RBs in the 2016 class!
I'd say the same thing if I were them.
They just won a national championship, it's not like their program is riding on one player. Especially when they've already got more on the way.
|23 hours 51 min ago||You sir are correct||
Even more reason not to feel bad for coming back over to Michigan.
|1 day 31 min ago||It's a play off a Drake song...||
...and I don't even like Drake. I just remember "No New Friends" being sung by our MBB players last year.
|1 day 34 min ago||My best guess...||
RB - Mike Weber
|1 day 38 min ago||Was that RoJo too?||
Because that sounds like Malik McDowell...and he mom WANTED him to come here. He wanted that tail up in EL.
|1 day 41 min ago||I bet.||
I bet he has many leather-bound books...and his house smells of rich mahogany
|1 day 43 min ago||Whoa whoa...||
Mike f'ing Weber!
I said when Harbaugh was hired he'd switch back over very slowly...and I'm standing by it.
I firmly believe that he's torn. I believe that he is leaning towards Michigan but what he REALLY wants is for all of this to be over.
He's gone almost silent. The opposite of Marshall's self branding and Clark's media hype build.
Weber just seems sick of it and that is one thing that scares me...because I'd hate to see him stick with OSU just because...
1. He's tired of the process
2. He doesn't want the backlash and media attention from switching BACK to Michigan. He doesn't want a label.
I also think he wants to be true to his word. He committed to Michigan and to Hoke, Hoke was gone...he committed to OSU and Meyer, nothing has changed on their end. I think just the principle of the matter is eating him up.
However, I'm hopeful that his parents, coaches, and the M coaches can settle him down and give him the confidence to just make the move to Michigan and it'll all be over. And they'll all be with him through those tough nights when he's feeling disloyal or he's getting the backlash from the Buckeyes.
In the end, he's got to make the best decision for him for the next 3-4 year and the next 40 years. And hopefully he understands that. Hopefully in his heart, he wants to say he's a Michigan alum 20 years from now and that's what puts him over edge back to us.
I think it'll happen. I think it'll happen quickly and quietly and at the last second where no one can sway him or talk him out of it.
I see Weber faxing his LOI into Harbaugh and MICHIGAN...and the rest, the rest will be history.
Let's go Mike, we support you 110% now, next year, 20, 30, 40 years from now. Go Blue!
|1 day 52 min ago||Here is the picture...I got the embed to work.||
|1 day 53 min ago||I tried to embed because the picture isn't showing up for me...||
...but I think it's just my browser.
Pretty awesome that Harbaugh made it out to CT in a blizzard. He should get "stuck" on purpose and keep visiting until Clark is committed.
Edit since this post is further to the top and many are having trouble seeing the tweet as I did (and tried to embed)
|1 day 55 min ago||All||
There is a picture with the tweet...it may not be showing up for you either.
|1 day 1 hour ago||Sex.||
Lots of sex.
|1 day 2 hours ago||I can find a million other things to hate more than this...||
It's 2015. Look around, this kind of stuff was only a matter of time.
|1 day 8 hours ago||Hey board||
Can this please count as the Deflategate thread for the day?
Yes? Sounds good.
|1 day 8 hours ago||Best coach in college basketball.||
Not only did I say it, but I believe it.
|1 day 9 hours ago||Not just a concern...it's a HUGE worry.||
Dele Harding can't do this all by himself. Someone is going to need to pick up the slack.
NEXT MAN UP!
...isn't that what everyone says these days?
|1 day 22 hours ago||Yeah, yeah, Seth||
I'm really gonna miss your knee-slappers when me and Evan are at Dartmouth.
|1 day 22 hours ago||Illinois should try that...||
They'd knock out all of their renewels in 10...15 minutes tops.
|1 day 22 hours ago||I personally would love to see UK and MSU go at it twice a year||
|1 day 22 hours ago||#Crootin'||
Just the way it goes...
|1 day 22 hours ago||Yes he is...||
My point was...
In my mind...Michigan always had Malzone and a top QB in 2016 to be named later.
I assumed when Harbaugh was hired that deWeaver would be the third QB in that TWO year period.
However, when we got Gentry...in my mind, that took deWeaver's spot as the 3rd QB between 2015 and 2016.
Now who knows, Harbaugh may take 2 in 2016, but I've always thought #1 Malzone, #2 top QB in 2016, #3 deWeaver...and that was it for the 2 years. Add in Gentry and he takes deWeaver's hypothetical "spot."
In the end, let's add that top 2016 QB (who was never deWeaver) and call it a day. Morris, Speight, Malzone, Gentry and one more guy is solid going into 2016.
|1 day 23 hours ago||I know he is...||
That's not my point.
|1 day 23 hours ago||Seth...||
How do the LBs fit in this "new" defense?
Does Ross go back to the WLB spot?
For example...if I'm playing this, I'm going...
I want the size and power of Bolden/Gedeon on the TE side...and the speed of Ross on the wide size. Especially if he has to help Peppers and Lewis over the top or underneath.
|1 day 23 hours ago||So moral of the story||
Go win the OL and DL --- and win big.
|1 day 23 hours ago||Damn||
You have him going from Michigan to a MAC school?
That's cold, water.
|1 day 23 hours ago||Defense is fun.||
Especially because many time it creates offense.
|1 day 23 hours ago||Anyone have anything on these guys???||
I never really follow recruiting a year ahead, but I starting looking at the sites and putting together a completely random 99% wrong best guess list just based off of offers, interest and location. Anyone know anything about any of these guys and how realistic it may be?
I'm trying to get excited about 2016 and keep an eye on certain names.
|1 day 23 hours ago||Yea...||
I figured it out too...it was those question mark boxes, I just deleted them and it worked.
|1 day 23 hours ago||I got it...embed, bitches||
|1 day 23 hours ago||Embed not working in the OP||
|2 days 44 min ago||Double post...use it for good.||
|2 days 47 min ago||Meh||
When you commit that early to a school like Michigan, your offer sheet isn't going to be very good.
Happens all the time, especially with QBs, because the popular thing now is for the QB to commit early, then be the leader in getting everyone else to commit. A ton of them are EE too. A lot of times when the major schools get their junior QB, everyone else just turns elsewhere.
Me personally, I figured Harbaugh would stick with Malzone this year and then go get someone else along with DeWeaver next year and see if Messiah stayed with his pledge. Regardless, I figured we'd take 2 next year.
Now with Gentry (who I love), we're back on track of taking 1 QB per year. So IMO, this was a matter of Gentry over DeWeaver...because I always thought we were taking a top QB next year along with Messiah.
Best of luck to him. Maybe he can land at UF with Nussmeier.
|2 days 54 min ago||I get a headache...||
Eeek. How did we get by before life with HD?
|2 days 1 hour ago||You could kind of tell by the tweet today...||
"Michigan was by today" or something like that...it didn't exactly seem positive.
Honorable of Harbaugh to tell him in person where they stood.
|2 days 2 hours ago||Maan...fuck them. Go blue.||
|2 days 2 hours ago||(No subject)||
|2 days 2 hours ago||Hail.||
|2 days 2 hours ago||Alabama has basketball?||
Jeez...it looks so awkward.
UK should join the B1G, Florida should join the ACC and the SEC should still to football, baseball, and gymnastics.
|2 days 2 hours ago||Well done.||
Well fucking done boys! That is a GREAT effort!
|2 days 2 hours ago||Good God, I'm getting out of my chair and standing for this||
This is fucking beautiful!
This is amazing...nothing I love more than to see guys give all they have. They may not be the most talented, but they give their best and play their hardest.
This is what Michigan basketball needs to be built on.
Zak Novak is crying his eyes out right now. Happy tears.
|2 days 2 hours ago||When the ball is in Spike's hand||
good things happen.
|2 days 2 hours ago||Sad that it took injuries to bring it out||
Add heart and defense we would've been been okay all year. 15-5, 16-4.
|2 days 2 hours ago||Beautiful play design...||
Even better execution.
|2 days 2 hours ago||Zak||
Get the rebound, turn, THEN put the ball on the floor.
|2 days 2 hours ago||He's THE guy you would've||
He's THE guy you would've thought would step right in...but he's just completely out of sorts.
At first I thought it was because he was playing PF, but we've gone small all year and the more I watch, the more I realize he's just not very good right now.
|2 days 2 hours ago||Because he's not a very good basketball player||
It's that simple.
He may improve, but he's been awful for just about the entire season. Not average or even bad...he's been terrible.
Should've redshirted in hindsight, but he's at least a year away.
It'll be interesting if he gets better over the off season, it wouldn't shock me if he looked for a new opportunity ala Brundidge.
|2 days 2 hours ago||Every time I see the standings, I want to cry.||
We should be 15-5 or 16-4.
|2 days 2 hours ago||Chatman is so bad.||
|2 days 2 hours ago||I didn't think he could play PG at this level||
But he's really improved his ball handling. Much stronger with the ball.
|2 days 2 hours ago||Finally we get a roll!||
Nice 3 point play MAAR!
|2 days 2 hours ago||Whoosh...||
|2 days 3 hours ago||Doyle, MAAR, and Dawkins||
Are all twice as good as they were to begin the year.
None are dominant, but with some experience and confidence, they're all servicable players. Good to see players get BETTER throughout the season.
Oh, hi Coach Hoke!
|2 days 3 hours ago||Irvin and Dawkins have the majority of the points...||
But MAAR and Doyle are coming along.
Pretty much the game you would expect. I hate using this word because I'm suffering from Post-Craft Stress Syndrome.
This is a gritty bunch of M-F'ers. They're just forcing the ball into the basket and it's only pretty if you like a bunch of guys playing hard and forcing the action.
Take Aaron Craft, toss in some Novak and put J-Mo on the back line...and that's pretty much what you're watching.
|2 days 3 hours ago||This team has learned one thing you have to have to win games||
...if they played with this heart before everyone got injured, we would've been ranked by the time everyone went down. It's the one thing that drove many of us NUTS.
The heart and urgency they're playing with now is awesome. They've never been talented enough to go through the motions and rely on the 3 point shot to win games.
Now we're just going to Zack Novak teams to death.
|2 days 3 hours ago||MAAR||
Has gotten so much better over the course of the season. He's not great, but his improvement has been noticable.
|2 days 5 hours ago||That is a horrible analogy.||
I mean, plain awful.
|2 days 5 hours ago||Not me.||
It's just like deflategate or Jameis Winston. You're either on one side or the other.
We can't talk politics on MGoBlog, but in reality...all these topics...are just sports politics.
And just like many polictical topics in our nation, people find one side or the other and hold their ground.
My only beef is with anyone who judges Marshawn without knowing the man. Those are the folks I remember, because on a website devoted to opinion...I couldn't give a damn about the opinion of those who judge someone without knowing that individiual.
And be clear, there's a distinct difference between having an opinion on someone's actions and judging that individual as a person.
|2 days 5 hours ago||It goes both ways...||
To argue just one side is stupid as fizuck.
The both need each others...the owners couldn't do what they do and make as much money without today's players and todays players couldn't make the amounts of money they do without the owners. It's really that simple.
Both would survive without each other, but neither would be as rich.
|2 days 5 hours ago||People and high horses||
|2 days 14 hours ago||(No subject)||
|2 days 14 hours ago||...she may not win..||
...but she'd damn sure get the last word(s).
|2 days 14 hours ago||Yup||
...or Real Miami Housewives.
I hate this reality TV age we live in.
Why can't everyone just rant on sports blog message boards like decent human beings? Is that not a big enough audience anymore?
This TMZ, Twitter, my voice has to be heard by as many people as possible age is disturbing.
She may have had a valid point (I stopped reading), but 99% of the people who read that are saying "STFU."
Anyone, OT or not...I'm glad I can come to MGoBlog for my daily dose of baby mama drama, ESPN.com has been slacking ever since some dude deflated some footballs while he was taking a piss.
|2 days 15 hours ago||It's simple||
If you want it to be a big deal, you can make it a big deal. If you don't want to care, you won't.
Same with Winston. "Findings" are not going to change opinion...at this point, people believe what they want to believe and unless there is cold hard evidence.
i.e. the NFL admitting a mistake and finding that the officials tested the balls incorrectly, or Winston's accuser saying "sorry, I made it all up!"
...and even then some people will be talking conspiracy (the NFL took the dive for the Pats or Winston paid her off with his soon to be NFL money)
|2 days 15 hours ago||lol||
Seems like just yesterday you were getting on me for having 15 in this class and saying we only had 6 spots to go with our 6 commits.
|2 days 15 hours ago||What about Saban?||
|2 days 16 hours ago||He absolutely was a 4th round pick before his trouble||
He was having/had a very solid year. He would've likely tested well and fell right into that 4th round range.
As of now, 5th to 7th isn't far fetched depending on what comes of his case.
You logic is flawed Jameis Winston, didn't have anything proven, but the negative publicity isn't even going to knock him off the #1 pick in the draft. Last year there was that kid from ND, Schembo?
I'm not saying Clark gets drafted, I really don't give a shit to be honest...I'm just saying I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if he does. And if he does, 5th to 7th is likely where he's taken. Low risk/high reward rounds.
|2 days 16 hours ago||Why?||
Because most coaches do just that..
It's not an odd question at all. And the "have faith" meme doesn't apply when time and time again, including in alum's exercise, you see coaches fill spots.
Look at who Hoke brought in, not only did half not pan out...half never even played at Michigan. And that's Brady Hoke. The guy who recruited well and counted on moral victories with a bunch of nice guys. It's not like he was known for trying to get a bunch of borderline academic risks in. Or a bunch of guys who would have social issues.
Butch Davis is on ESPN every week talking about how he made that mistake and Mack Brown is not too far behind him talking about how he sees it happen every year.
It's a very valid fear...and just because it's HARBAUGH, doesn't mean anything.
I'd be interested to see Saban and Meyer when they took over at Bama and OSU.
|2 days 16 hours ago||...||
...There's a late night/liqoured up/guys will still eat it joke in there somewhere, but I just woke up.
|2 days 16 hours ago||The Oh Boy is getting so old||
Yet this thread doesn't have an "oh boy" and now I'm sad.
|3 days 3 hours ago||Whatever happened to Pickard being the only DE?||
|3 days 5 hours ago||Someone at Michigan PLEASE listen to me||
The man deserves a statue. As does Harmon, as does AC.
Get rid of those stupid patches...
Build a monument park, an outdoor museum at the stadium.
Inside of this park, statues of all of the formerly retired numbers...plus Woodson this year. AC next year. Desmond the following year. And Jake the year after that.
Also should be plaques honoring great teams. Great players that aren't quite statue level, but awesome in their own right. A wall of All-Americans. Coaches. History.
Have a cool "exhibit" of fan favorite moments like Woodson's catch vs. MSU, The Pose, and also moments like UTL1 and UTL2. Bo's first win over OSU. A place to relive the experience.
Walk into a giant Michigan helmet to experience a video element with a loop of great plays on the inside.
PLEASE MAKE THIS HAPPEN. Be a LEADER and a trendsetter! Make it cool, make it fun, make it corny, but do it up and do it right.
Many people only visit Michigan Stadium every now and again, this would be an awesome feature to better the gameday experience. Or not even the gameday experience because many folks would come by on the holidays during the offseason just to check it out. It would be awesome if you could visit 365 days a year.
|3 days 8 hours ago||Come home Mike||
We promise we'll use spell check next time!
|3 days 8 hours ago||Let's keep it rolling!||
...oh, ain't that's an unapproved logo. Do not want.
|3 days 9 hours ago||My birthplace||
Forever my home.
Got my vote!
|3 days 9 hours ago||...or||
|3 days 9 hours ago||I miss||
Those big cookies they used to serve in the cafeteria at lunch when I was in middle school. They were amazing!
|3 days 9 hours ago||Best of luck to Hayes||
I have a feeling he'll be next (and hopefully last) in the line of recent Michigan RBs who left Michigan and seemed to get significantly better - or be utilized the right way.
Wish him all the best, he represented the maize and blue well!
Go tear it up Justice!
|3 days 9 hours ago||Why wouldn't you fill it this year?||
You take a RB every year.
We'll need one this year and need one next year.
|3 days 17 hours ago||Oops||
I forgot to move Brandon Watson to backup NB in place of Peppers.
Also, in response to #1 --- we won't need Weber next year, but we would during his RS Fr. year. And to #7 --- that is Jeremy Clark.
|4 days 31 min ago||Replying to this...||
Because if/once someone else does, I won't be able to edit anyway..
A few thoughts in terms of recruiting this year
|4 days 45 min ago||Team 136 vs. Everybody||
Obviously too early for multiple reasons...
This is largely based on natural progression and hope.
Note: I kept 5th year seniors even though Harbaugh may not renew scholarships if he can get more of "his" recruits in this class. Also, some people get upset when you remove the 5th year guys off of speculation.
|4 days 1 hour ago||Not||
If you read some of the posts in this thread...
|4 days 2 hours ago||Interesting||
Pickard was told he's the only DE we're recruiting. That solidifies Jones at a DE/OLB hybrid, but that says alot about Wheatley Jr.
|4 days 2 hours ago||Competition is one hell of a thing...||
We haven't had it in forever...since, what, Henne beat out an injured Gutierrez and Clayton Richard?
I may be mixed up. But minus Forcier/Robinson in which Forcier disqualified his own self, we haven't had true competition at that position since Henne's true freshman year.
That was going on 11 years ago.
Morris, Speight, Malzone, Gentry...all very talented guys. Lace em up and let's see who's best.
I'm looking forward to this. And looking forward to this over the next couple of years.
|4 days 3 hours ago||Double post...use it for good.||
|4 days 3 hours ago||One thing I didn't know...||
John Kelly committed to Tennessee?
We do a great job of covering new offers, even to kids we have a great shot at. I must've missed the news of Kelly committing to the Vols.
|4 days 3 hours ago||Mmmm okay....*thumbs up*||
|4 days 10 hours ago||(No subject)||
|4 days 10 hours ago||(No subject)||
|4 days 10 hours ago||It is.||
It became a cult thing after Barwis and it'll now never go away.
I'm not saying it isn't crucial to a program, but if you looked hard enough you'd think it was
1. Head Coach
2. S&C Coach
|4 days 11 hours ago||Well, yes and no...||
|4 days 12 hours ago||I'm upvoting this...||
Because we all knew this was coming, and it's not going to stop either. I hope this brings awareness to all Michigan fans and we're never in this same boat.
I don't care how clever or smart you are...it's just stupid, unnecessary and something no one should be doing.
This looks terrible on so many levels and can cause way more harm than good. In fact, no good can ever come of it.
I'm making it seem like a big deal, but in the end...just don't be "that guy." It's that simple, it's not complicated.
Unless of course, you're a fan in the SEC.
|5 days 6 hours ago||Yea...Bountygate, right?||
|5 days 8 hours ago||I know I don't have to click if I don't want to read...||
...I really do. And I'll admit, I shouldn't have.
But I'm hoping my post will be high enough for everyone to see me BEG the board to PLEASE STOP!!!
It's OT, it's old, no one cares anymore...PLEASE take these threads to Pats and Colts message boards.
Maybe if it was a close game, maybe if it was something other than deflated footballs we'd care, but just because ESPN says we should care doesn't mean we should care.
I wonder how many people on this board remember that USC deflated footballs in a game versus Oregon a couple years ago. I get this is the NFL and it's Super Bowl week, but it's the same thing. It got it's 48 hours, let's all move on, PLEASE.
|5 days 8 hours ago||Yes we are...||
He also got choked up when Hatch answered the question of what Beilein meant to him. Said he's a great coach, but he's 10 times the man.
|5 days 11 hours ago||Did WD shave a block M in his tummy hair?||
Get off my TV WolverineDevotee, silly guy.
|5 days 11 hours ago||Last I heard||
He had a basketball game get resecheduled...so he's got to reschedule his visit.
|5 days 11 hours ago||Me too.||
...and B-Nut-GoBlue --- it's probably because WD is in the crowd and that's why this thread hadn't been started.
I wonder if he's wearing the shockwave socks?!
|5 days 11 hours ago||I agree||
It's unfortunate. At the same time, I'll take any positive pub about Michigan...I'm not in a position to be greedy. It's been too damn long since our major teams were all good at the same time.
|5 days 11 hours ago||It's starting to get to be too much...||
I prefer my "Oh Boy" during buckle up or big news type threads (this thread would qualify)
Just like how we have an unwritten MGoRule that Upton is reserved for hello posts. I'd like to see the Oh Boy be reserved for buckle up type posts.
90s dancing white folks soul train kid for all "super positive news about big time recruits."
For example, "Rivals.com California insider reports Michigan has the inside track for Iman Marshall"
For example, "Sam Webb says Michigan's silent commit is Mike Weber and an announcement will be made this weekend."
For example, "Chris Clark picks Michigan on Signing Day."
|5 days 11 hours ago||Don't you do that to me Seth!||
Oh the possibilities!
*THJ was a junior in 2012, so last year would've been his last year.
|5 days 14 hours ago||They'll be fine come the playoffs if they stay healthy...||
Big IF, but it's not like they've been a "regular season" team for 5 years. They're a young group just now putting it together.
The "show me in the playoffs" comment, to me, is reserved for teams that consistently tear up the regular season and then get knocked out way too early.
The Western Conference is so talented it's sick. The East has improved, but the west has 8-9 teams that are VERY VERY good (and fun to watch).
But yes, they AB-SO-LUTELY knew what they were doing when it come to Love. No way you take that trade.
Love will sign with the Lakers this offseason and it'll be a much better fit. Especially if they get Randle healthy and get Mudiay in the draft.
|5 days 14 hours ago||What if...||
For fun...for pain.
PG: Walton - 25 / Spike - 15
|6 days 7 hours ago||Amen.||
Even if you don't mean it!
Don't bad mouth Jim Harbaugh. Don't bad mouth Joe Dumars.
...I can still make fun of Dave Bradon, right?!
|6 days 7 hours ago||Weird.||
I made a joke. You laugh. And then take me seriously and rant an opposing opinion.
Is that irony? I'm not good with grammar.
|6 days 7 hours ago||No, not really.||
Just being silly is all.
|6 days 9 hours ago||You're all wrong.||
The worst move by the Pistons...was hiring Joe Dumars to begin with.
|6 days 17 hours ago||Don't say anything that goes against the wave of praise||
Don't say anything that goes against the wave of praise for a new coach. New coaches are ALWAYS right.
Hoke absolutely should not have taken a QB in 2012. Hoke hiring his best buds was just fine...because, well, #chemistry.
It's the same with Harbaugh. It doesn't have to be negative, but if it's not positive...you have a ton of people negging and saying "HARBAUGH!!!!"
I will say this though, I'm not sold on the JayH, Fisch or Zordich. But at least 2 of those are not is old running mates. They're guys referred to him by people he trusts. The 3rd is his son and is in a position to greatly succeed.
|6 days 17 hours ago||Sigh||
And Mauk not only would've started...he would've been an excellent fit.
|6 days 17 hours ago||Too soon.||
Yet too late all at the same time.
Too soon in that this isn't a buckle up situation...it's just a thread stealing a quote from 24/7 and sharing it here.
Too late because the .gif is already overused so it's too late to be funny like it used to be.
Too soon and too late all in one, perfect timing.
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|1 week 4 hours ago||Such an easy call...||
The caveat is obviously having an average or better kicker. If I did...this would be my decision in that situation EVERY time.
A lot of refs swallow the whistle/hold the flag in late game situations...take advantage of that. Regardless, it's a lower risk situation because even if there is a flag, you can still tie the game and win it in OT.
|1 week 14 hours ago||I'm more outraged||
...but any hint of scandal having "-gate" in some not so clever name.
And no, this isn't a shot at the OP, because once everyone is saying/using the term...you almost have to use it in order to name that topic of coversation. Plus Patriots Ball Deflation Scandal is too long, sounds funny, and most of all...it's nowhere near as catchy.
|1 week 23 hours ago||Dream World||
CB - Charles Woodson
*Jordan Kovacs would sub in for any "and 1" or situation. That man has a gift for not giving up the shirt yardage first down unlike any other.
|1 week 1 day ago||LOL||
This makes no sense...you can't argue record, national perception, super bowl appearances as a HC, anything.
Then you talk about Harbaugh going to college, where he's a legend. Then to his alma mater.
This makes ZERO sense.
But keep trolling.
|1 week 1 day ago||Conspiracy Theory #2221||
Conspiracy Theory #2221: This move is in effort to get Iman Marshall on board and is something Peppers (Marshall's host), Marshall and Harbaugh cooked up together.
*for those who don't understand the silliness, no, I do not think this is actually what happened...but MGoBlog is a place for random thoughts. So that was my random, post-lunch, need an afternoon nap daydream.
|1 week 1 day ago||I'll take a stab at it...||
*if/when Clark officially moves, then put him in the mix with Reon Dawson.
**Also, let's not forget that we could easily have 3 DBs in this recruiting class.
|1 week 1 day ago||Interesting...||
But what about Stribling? I liked his flashes his freshman year. With Peppers at safety, Stribling would have a major role behind Countess and Lewis.
Hell, he could give replace Countess on the boundary, Lewis on the field side and Countess in the nickel spot.
|1 week 2 days ago||Durkin Donuts||
Nobdoy Runs On Durkin.
|1 week 2 days ago||You lose a coach when you have a special teams coach||
And Mattison and Durkin are basically head defensive coaches. They'll be fine on defense, they most inexperienced unit is the DBs and they did the right think and split them up with 2 coaches.
If we had an extra spot or combined TE/Special Teams then I would assume Manning stays and coaches DEs/OLBs.
|1 week 2 days ago||yes it is.||
yes it is.
|1 week 3 days ago||Those are big "ifs"||
|1 week 3 days ago||Guys||
It's likely true...Belichick will do anything for an advantage.
But it's still up to the refs to check the footballs. Period. Just like it's up to the refs to announce the eligible WR. Just like it's up to the refs to control the pace of the game.
So yes, the Pats deflated the ball. Yes, they make OL eligible and slot WRs ineligible. Yes, they will try to play as fast as possible.
All of those are on the refs to monitor and control. That's not their problem if the refs don't catch it.
Call it what you want, but it is what it is. The NFL has enough money...add another official who just stands at the 50 yardline and monitors these things.
People are always going to test the rules - if the enforcers aren't up to snuff, well..."the game is out there, and it's either play or get played."
|1 week 3 days ago||Better grip||
Deflate the football and the QB can grip the ball better and the RBs fumble less.
This isn't on the Patriots, it's on the officials.
Peyton Manning openly admits he deflates balls on purpose to see if the officials catch it. Some times they do, some times they don't.
|1 week 3 days ago||I still like our chances||
But I'd always rather be the one GETTING the visit if he's neck and neck and we haven't even had our shot at him.
The Harbaugh in-home makes me feel a lot better.
I feel a Signing Day decision. I better take off work now.
|1 week 3 days ago||Wait...wait...wait||
You wish we'd pass to WHO?
Please tell me you're saying, should Clark come, you hope we pass to him and you're not referring to passing AJ Williams the football. Please.
|1 week 3 days ago||You missed his point.||
You made a valid point, but it was relevant to the post you responded to...
All he was saying is "if you don't like the attention...take the necessary steps to get away from the attention."
It's a valid point. Signing Day is 3 weeks away. If it was REALLY that BAD. Stop tweeting, going on facebook, and talking to the media for 3 weeks. Ask folks not to text you for a few weeks or stop replying to your texts altogether.
...or sit down with your family and make a selection if that's what you prefer.
The point is, he (and any recruit) can take a few steps to slow things down if they wanted. Tweetng and doing interviews and giving reactions probably isn't the best idea if it's TRULY bothering you.
It's not like he has TMZ following him around every day. It's also not like it's August and you're asking him to go months without social media.
If Clark wanted, he could absolutely so things down a little. But he's a teenager, and at times teenagers can be a little dramatic, so personally...I don't give a shit.
He'll look back and laugh once he feels the pressure of asking his wife to marry him, or trying to deliver a healthy baby, or trying to raise his first kid, etc.
If he wants his "One shot. One opportunity" moment, have at it. But the post was just saying, if it's really that bad...do what YOU can to mitigate the situation. If you have a horrible headache, don't go to a rock/rap concert and ask everyone to shut up. That sort of thing.
|1 week 3 days ago||He's a very good player||
But I do wonder if that's part of the reasons he's elite. Regardless, let's sign him and hope that like McGary he's just scratching the surface on his potential.
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|1 week 3 days ago||Absolutely...||
I was listening to Butch Davis talk about this last month...he said the biggest mistake he made (football wise, lol) was trying to fill all of the scholarship spots his first year.
He made some great points on that if you're not going to find someone who can contribute early, it's not worth it unless you have a glaring need. Don't just take bodies.
Unless you need the depth, it's really not that big of a deal. Especially if the kid is just going to redshirt. Then you're talking about a RS Freshman in 2016 vs. a True Freshman in 2016.
I hate the whole "in (coach) we trust" meme, but this is one of those times where you just have to trust the coach. In reality, no one knows 100%, but you have to trust that the coaches can make the decision to fill short-term holes while still having the long-term goal in mind.
Right now, at least IMO, we don't have too many more holes.
We need a RB because we have a logjam in the junior class. We need a TE because AJ Williams cannot be trusted...and, well, HARBAUGH! We need at least 1 more OL, I'd love 2.
We sorely need a DE, we don't need a LB for next year, but you have to take one in this class. Same goes for DB.
So that's your 6 spots that we HAVE to fill. I'd love to get this class to 15, just because I'm a fan and want the splash and the ranking, but we really only NEED 6 more players - and some of those are just so we're not in a bind 3 years from now, it has nothing to do with next season.
|1 week 3 days ago||Every hitter has holes||
...or are you suggesting he's the best hitter in the history of the game?
|1 week 4 days ago||But he did...||
That made no sense.
We'd love Troy Smith if he won a Heisman for Michigan. We'd love Craig Krenzel if he won a national championship for Michigan.
That was a silly statement all around.
|1 week 4 days ago||And||
Weird Al Yankovic
|1 week 4 days ago||His voices are all starting to run together||
Too much Gruden in this even though Gruden wasn't in this.
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Edit: Nevermind, the OP figured it out.
|1 week 4 days ago||Welcome.||
Negs for you as well.
|1 week 4 days ago||Right click on the picture...copy it||
Then paste it.
Embeds are for videos...
|1 week 4 days ago||While grabbing that .gif, I found this one.||
And I can't stop laughing...
|1 week 4 days ago||Let's get him guys!||
|1 week 4 days ago||Buzzed fun fact.||
My dogs names are Bodie from The Wire and Livy (Olivia) from Scandal.
Our wireless network? "Bolivia"
I love it even more since I'm obsessed with MGoBlog.
P.S. let's get those official visit reactions posted! Come on, we're slacking!
|1 week 4 days ago||DOOOG PIIIIIIIILE!!!!!||
Dude why would you say "screw Tom Brady" on a Michigan website.
You deserve everything you get.
I don't even care that you want the Colts to win, I don't even like the NFL like that. But the fact that you say "screw Tom Brady" while on MGoBlog makes me wish bad things on you. However, I'll settle for a huge negbomb and hope for Bolivia.
|1 week 4 days ago||Yeap.||
I think people forget how close we were to national championships from 1997-2006.
1997: won it.
1998: 3 big losses - no chance
1999: May have won it with Brady the entire season
2000: Couldn't finish close games and lost 3 games by 7 points
2001: Lost close games in the regular season, but wasn't a championship calibur team
2002: Should've been a Rose Bowl team
2003: See 2001
2004: Could Braylon drop any more passes? Talented enough to get to a national championship game. 3 tough losses.
2005: Lost a TON of close games. Henne's sophomore year. The Nebraska lost was the epitome of the entire season --- pitch the damn ball!!! Didn't lose 1 game by more than a TD, yet lost 5 games.
2006: Chris Graham covering an NFL calibur slot receiver. FAIL! Could've been in the national championship game.
Carr's tenture was filled with 3-4 loss teams, but damn, he was closer than many realized.
|1 week 4 days ago||lol, you know you can post it...||
|1 week 4 days ago||Don't worry||
Brady and the Pats will beat the Seahawks.
|1 week 4 days ago||People didn't hate Brady||
They were just obsessed with Henson. Similar to Shane Morris now, just times 100.
Brady was appreciated when he won that Orange Bowl over Alabama.
Henson had a solid year the year after though, we were 7 points away from being undefeated that year. People forget how good that 2000 team was and how they were so close to greatness.
We went out west and lost a bad game to UCLA, lost to fucking Purdue by 1...some kid named Drew Brees beat us his senior year. Then we lost that wild game to Northwestern 54-51.
Henson beat OSU with David Terrell and A-Train then beat Auburn in the Citrus. Tied for a B1G championship that year. Should've went to the Rose Bowl...but Purdue got to go.
|1 week 4 days ago||But is Wilson REALLY a B1G QB?||
But if Kevin Hogan transferred here, once he left, wouldn't he still be more "former Stanford QB" than "former Michigan QB?"
|1 week 4 days ago||I hate when people start unnecessary open threads||
Now I have to see which one everyone is in...when we were all just fine in this thread.
|1 week 4 days ago||Makes sense.||
Thanks for clarifying.
|1 week 4 days ago||Why didn't they flip these games?||
Play the NE game early (EST) and Seattle late (PST)
You would've been talking 3:30-4pm starts in each time zone.
Would've loved to see that Seattle/GB game turn into a night game and get crazy loud.
|1 week 4 days ago||Exactly.||
Luck has nothing to do with it at this point.
|1 week 4 days ago||Austin||
Teryl Austin along with Dan Mullen and Mark Stoops (I never thought we'd get Bob) were actually my backups if we didn't get Harbaugh.
Best of luck if he does leave. I'm glad we ended up with Jimmy H.
|1 week 4 days ago||Other than the onside kick||
What was lucky?
Seems like sour grapes.
|1 week 4 days ago||Bradshaw is awful||
Someone should've told him that you drink AFTER the postgame interview.
|1 week 4 days ago||Now let's go Brady!||
Come on Tom!
|1 week 4 days ago||Wait||
I'm sorry, should I have been rooting for GB because it's good for the NFC North? Oops.
|1 week 4 days ago||That last highlight was awesome||
It was just like you see in the movies where the ball is in the air and everyone is standing watching to see who catches it.
|1 week 4 days ago||"We're gonna get the ball and we're gonna score!"||
|1 week 4 days ago||FUCK YES!!!||
TOUCHDOWN!! What a comeback!
|1 week 4 days ago||How do you know?||
He's now at the end of the 1st round (per draft experts) and that was pre-injury.
|1 week 4 days ago||lol||
Like I said, this game could get ugly. Defense has been on the field all game, too bad.
|1 week 4 days ago||I have him playing 15 minutes.||
That's not a lot. That's just as much as Max B.
Chatman has been AWFUL.
|1 week 4 days ago||Am I losing my sense of humor?||
...or have Old Spice commercials not been funny for a few years now?
These are AWFUL. It's sad actually, because they had a nice little run.
|1 week 4 days ago||This game is going like the Super Bowl did last year.||
Just all the breaks to one team.
Seattle HAS to sustain a drive right here or it might get ugly.
|1 week 4 days ago||Bigger means more body to hit||
The FB is also slower and closer to the line, meaning he doesn't have as much forward momentum. A RB can see a crease or a hole and gain more forward momentum at the LOS.
IMO, the FB dive is more of a surprise, hoping that the LBs are looking at the RB and the FB beats them to the line for a 1 yard gain.
I'm not sure I have an answer for you, but I personally see both sides.
|1 week 4 days ago||Is Spike back? When is Wilson back?||
We have to go with Walton and Spike in the backcourt.
PG: Spike - 30 / Walton - 10
....also who are we losing?
Max B and we have a scholarship available, right? So we can bring in 2 guys assuming LeVert comes back?
|1 week 4 days ago||Who are we losing?||
Max B and we have a scholarship available, right? So we can bring in 2 guys assuming LeVert comes back?
|1 week 4 days ago||Caris hurt.||
Time to drink. Let's go Seahwaks and Pats!
|1 week 4 days ago||Is Spike back? When is Wilson back?||
We have to go with Walton and Spike in the backcourt.
PG: Spike - 30 / Walton - 10
|1 week 4 days ago||Welp. There it goes.||
Hopefully this is basically boot camp for the rest of the team and we come back next year WITH LeVert (which was unexpected at the beginning of the year) and we get back on top.
|1 week 4 days ago||I don't know man||
They needed all the points they could get to beat Auburn. He had a WR finish #3 for the Heisman.
Bama is Bama, but their secondary was nothing special this year and they needed the offense to bail them out more than a few times.
|1 week 4 days ago||Calichrome||
You never post here because in one thread you just called out everyone on MGoBlog AND called everyone IN the thread a dick, prick, stick, tick and every other rhyming word.
MGoBlog is full of sarcasm, internet toughguys and arrogant know-it-alls. But you sir, brought it on your damn self.
Honest question, do you have male friends or played on a team? Haven't you guys ever teased each other? "Friendly ribbing"...you know "boys being boys" and all that?
You're attacking everyone like they were laughing at you as a human being...no, people laugh at silly mistakes. That's life. You know that. I know that. So why in the world are you getting so offended by it?
Take your licks and keep rooting for the best damn school in the country. I'm sure by the end of the day I'm going to say something you can call me out/laugh at me for...if not, I'm positive Wolverine Devotee will!*
Relax man. People laugh at others when they slip - it's usually funny as long as the person doesn't hurt him/herself. Lighten up --- or continue cursing at everyone if that's your thing. We'll see how long you last if that's the route you choose to take.
*see, I just called WD out, he did nothing to deserve it, but we'll smile and continue to talk about the team we love.
|1 week 4 days ago||The guy made a funny joke.||
I laughed. So what?
Too bad you couldn't laugh at yourself for making what in the grand scheme of things...was an honest mistake. I laugh at myself at the time for making stupid mistakes...it's healthy, you should try it.
Hopefully your name calling made you feel better though...you seem quite sensitive about it. Terribly sorry for hurting your feelings.
Very cool pictures by the way. Thanks for sharing.
|1 week 4 days ago||WTF did I just witness?!||
THAT WAS TOTALLY WICKED!!!
|1 week 4 days ago||If true.||
I wonder who they'll get to replace him...
|1 week 4 days ago||How did he fail at Bama last year?||
He had a couple of questionable calls, but what OC doesn't?
Alabama had one of the best year's offensively in its school's history. What are you talking about?
It's not Kiffin's fault the Bama CBs were god awful. They gave up the deep ball like it was NCAA Football '04. Just pick Hail Mary every play.
Bama's offense was quite stale and he made huge strides.
He was awful as a HC and I sure as hell wouldn't want him, but "he's failed everywhere" just isn't true.
|1 week 4 days ago||lol! had his real name on the user link and everything!||
|1 week 4 days ago||Also||
In THIS thread, I never mentioned anything about a 5th year OL not returning or chasing away a 5th year on the OL.
So that point was unnecessary.
I can't say for sure, but IMO, if you polled this board on 5th year's most likely to receive a "thanks and good luck" an OL wouldn't even be at the top of the list.
No one said "almost any 5th year senior who is not a start is gone" either...
Where are you getting this stuff from?
|1 week 4 days ago||That's bullshit alum||
I've never said Glasgow wasn't coming back.
I've said I wouldn't be surprised if he didn't. I've said I wouldn't be surprised if there were any "shake ups" on the OL.
I've made a POINT not to say players aren't returning because it upsets so many people on this board when you automatically remove players from the team without having ANY information. Which is fine, understandable.
So personally, I may not think someone like Bellomy is returning, but I've NEVER said "Bellomy" isn't returning. He's been on every depth chart I've made.
You completely made that up.
|1 week 4 days ago||Probably the day you became the biggest spaz.||
Even though I've never met you.
|1 week 4 days ago||Why can't we just replace them with other guys||
Just because we fell in love with them when they committed means we have to worry about getting them back?
I never understand why we can't just be happy we have a great coach and we're moving in the right direction. We have to have the great coach, go get everything we lost, THEN move forward.
It's not like those were the only great recruits in the country.
|1 week 4 days ago||I don't think it's TOO far fetched...||
...a lot of snake oil on it. Flipping 2 current OSU commits and 2 from Wisconsin as well.
If it had Iman Marshall, Osa Masina it would be wishful thinking, IMO.
Also, 12 if the current number of scholarships, so going to 15 may be the most unrealistic part about it. I still would be having that tough conversation with a couple of the 5th year guys if it came to it. Just depends on what you think is better for the long term future of the program. Definitely don't lock yourself in to a recruit this year just because you have the spot, bank the spot and keep a 5th year if that's the better option.
|1 week 4 days ago||Who is The Mayor?||
Who is The Mayor?
Edit: George Campbell
|1 week 4 days ago||Which leads me to my next thought...||
I would never speak for the entire board...but hell, if this is the final list, I'd take it!
|1 week 4 days ago||Interesting||
When I saw welcome back, I thought Clark...and when I thought silent commit and from OSU site...I figured it was Joe Burrow.
|1 week 4 days ago||I didn't read his rant||
But that's 1. I don't expect you to find every instances...I'm sure there are more.
But my point is, I don't think you'll find enough to form a general consensus.
I can find enough people to form an opinion that says "Jim Harbaugh" or "Greg Mattison" or "Tyrone Wheatley" or "DJ Durkin" is an amazing coach. I don't think one could find that for Manning.
What I do think you'll find is that people enjoy having a young, relatable, high energy, recruit heavy, former NFL player and former Michigan player as a position coach assuming the coach has 3-4+ years of D1 experience.
I will assume that no one wants an entire staff of this, but they like the balance with the Mattison's of the world.
People have even mentioned that they like having a young black coach since many times the team is filled with young black players. I don't see why this is wrong. If I was Washington or BYU, I'd probably want someone of Samoan/Polynesian descent on my staff. At Michigan, I'd want the 10 best coaches, of course, but if I could get one young black coach and one young white position coach to mix in with the rest of the staff, I'd be all for that.
I think it's good to have diversity in race AND age. That's just my personal opinion. I'd want youth and experience. I'd want different races and backgrounds. I'd want guys who could go into the rich private schools and "talk that talk" and other guys who could go into the poorer public schools and "talk that talk"...if I'm Michigan, I wouldn't want to limit myself. I'd want the option to recruit ANY kid in the country.
I think we have that - I KNOW we have that. But people look at Manning as someone who can have a positive relationship with the young players on the team and relate to them.
I've pointed out a number of staffs who have young coaches who likely fill the same void. Some are black, some are white, one is Marques Tuiasosopo. All looking to fill the same role.
Also, I've heard a number of people on here that have actually MET Manning and thought he was a very knowledgeable guy...so that factors in as well.
In the end, he got a job...and congrats to him. We didn't have a spot for him. But he would've been qualified to fill a role on our team.
We also have to realize that the role Manning would've filled (other than position coach) is somewhat already filled. We already have a bunch of guys who can recruit and we have younger coaches who are more lively than the majority of Hoke's staff. They may not be Manning young, but Durkin is 37. He'll relate to a lot o players just fine.
|1 week 4 days ago||Here are some names with almost the exact same experience||
Zach Smith (OSU) - WRs
Kirk Callahan (UF) - DBs
Tim Skipper (UF) - RBs
Marques Tuiasosopo (USC) - TEs
Adrian Klemm (UCLA) - OL
Taylor Mazzone (UCLA) - QBs
Rhett Laslee (Auburn) - OC/QB
Jay Graham (FSU) - RBs/ST
...I'm sure there are more, but I got bored. Some of these guys have slightly worse or better resume's than Manning, but this would be his peer group as a position coach.
The point is, with his experience, you can coach at this level. This wasn't anyone trying to baby him and give the young pup a shot. I 100% agree, you don't do that...which is why I'm not sold on the Jay Harbaugh hire.
I would've been just as skeptical if Harbaugh had Manning go coach the TEs just because he's a bright young coach.
Manning is certainly qualified to be a position coach at Michigan or any of it's peer universities. We just don't have a spot for him. IMO, we have one of the top 3-5 DL coaches in the country and an elite DC with a specialty in LBs. Manning is out. But if I'm Alabama, Oregon, FSU, etc. and I have an opening and don't have Mattison or Durkin...Manning would be qualified if you're looking for a young position coach.
|1 week 4 days ago||Why can't it be "we just don't have a spot for him?"||
I disagree that you "just don't let good positions coaches go."
You do if that position coach is best at DL or LB and you have Greg Mattison and DJ Durkin on your staff. Then you damn sure let that good position coach go, because you have ELITE position coaches.
You don't just stash him at some other position and wait for someone to move on or retire. That's not what you said, but you can certainly take that from what you said.
Jim Harbaugh didn't have to have a different opinion from the board, how do you know that? Jim Harbaugh may LOVE Manning as a LB or DL coach. But he had Mattison and Durkin and he didn't love him as a CB coach. Why is that not plausable? Just because he didn't hire him doesn't mean he doesn't think he's worthy of being on his staff.
And okay, don't take power 5 teams...take UM's peer group. I'm sure there are guys with the similar experience to Manning. I mean I found one for you in Montgomery at Oklahoma. I'm sure there are more.
Also, I haven't seen ANYONE clamor for Manning to stay as a CB coach. You're also judging him off of 1 year while judging other people off of their career. That's not fair at all.