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|17 hours 32 min ago||yeah: My wife and her family and friends||
Yeah, none of them are saying ANYTHING...it's weird...the loud ones were talking crap to me about Michigan, pre-season, but radio silence lately. I only talk CFB with a few of my friends...the ones that I know I can have rational dialogue with after years of experience. OH, and you guys too...and Maize n Brew...and Magnus. Have a great weekend y'all!
|17 hours 37 min ago||...||
|3 weeks 1 day ago||yes||
I was stationed at Robins from '05 to '12. (programmer in JSTARS)
|3 weeks 2 days ago||great freshmen||
Captain America and Dr. McDooom.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||thank you I'm sharing this pic||
Look at me...this is my meme now
|6 weeks 6 days ago||I was pretty young...||
|9 weeks 6 days ago||yes||
|9 weeks 6 days ago||YES||
I loved that one. I was pleased with that whole film.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier|
|9 weeks 6 days ago||AAAAAND||
the South Park cripple fight that is completely the same fight.
|17 weeks 5 days ago||This is great||
All four of my kids even watched the games this time!
|17 weeks 6 days ago||don't click it||
Here is "some" of it:
Four words that are as true as “the house always wins.” Four words that should be chanted by the presidents and athletic directors of every Football Bowl Subdivision school (even if some of those leaders themselves have “absolute power.” Absolute power led to Baylor’s current abhorrent sexual assault scandal. The school hired a football coach in 2008 who was able to turn a bottom-feeder program into a conference champion and national contender. Art Briles’ winning strategy was to recruit athletes who were bigger, stronger and faster but not necessarily nice people. And some of those not-nice athletes were either accused or charged with assaulting women sexually and physically. Baylor’s administrators enabled Briles and his program to do what it wanted. Now here is where this column will anger the thousands of Michigan fans, alums and Jim Harbaugh cultists. Harbaugh is corrupting his absolute power absolutely. I’m not saying that Michigan will allow/condone sexual assault crimes by members of the football team. My point here is that the coaching cult of personality that swayed Baylor – and, frankly, sways other institutions – has been on full display since Coach Khaki strutted home to Ann Arbor. Other than annoy most of college football and the NCAA, Harbaugh hasn’t done anything illegal. In his mind and in the mind of Michigan fans, he has done nothing wrong. And this is where I beg to differ. Harbaugh has thumbed his nose at conventional thinking as he’s passed through every loophole he can find as he has turned the recruiting world on its head. Maybe that’s a good thing. But his methods are creating the kind of optics that is bad for college sports and college football. An open records request by the Detroit Free Press indicated that Michigan’s spring break week of spring practices in Florida cost $348,553 for four days of practice and a day off. Of course, the Wolverines loved it; what college kid wouldn’t like a free trip to Florida on spring break? Michigan’s Summer Swarm of satellite recruiting camps last year cost Michigan $211,948 to visit seven states in eight days. Starting June 1, Harbaugh has scheduled 38 satellite camps in 21 states along with two visits to American Samoa and one to Australia. We’ll eagerly await the open records request for that expense account. In 2014-15, Michigan had $152.5 million in revenue. So a couple of million to indulge a coach’s ego – a coach who played at the school and is charged with battling the Evil Empire in Columbus – is a pittance. This is about optics. The Power Five conferences reported nearly $2.1 billion in revenue for 2014-15. Mo’ money, mo’ problems. The money keeps rolling in, the coaches and the administrators keep making millions and the “student-athletes” play for a scholarship and no percentage of the profits. So when Harbaugh piles up a stack of money at the 50-yard line at Michigan Stadium and lights it on fire, it’s a bad “look.” Michigan’s spring break practice was held at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. That just happens to be a “national” high school with dozens of four- and five-star recruits. There are hundreds of Florida high schools where Harbaugh could have held spring practice but he chose a location where there are and will continue to be top recruits. Here is "some" of it: Michigan paid IMG $146,912 for facility rentals, housing and meals. That money and the presence of the Wolverines at IMG could be called “subliminal recruiting.” The NCAA tried to squash the expansion of satellite camps and failed. The Pac-12 has proposed a rule that would prohibit any practices during a university’s vacation period when the sport is out of season or the spring practice period for football. (It will go through the same legislative process that failed to stop the satellite camps.) Harbaugh is engaged in “wretched excess” disguised as “outworking other coaching staffs.” Staging 38 satellite camps in 30 days might be more about carpet-bombing the “Michigan brand” more so than landing five-star recruits.
|18 weeks 2 days ago||not for uniforms but...||
I wear black tshirts (old military unit or heavy metal band) with dark green cargo pants when I want to wear whatever I want to wear with no situational pressure. So black and dark green.
|19 weeks 3 days ago||It's Not||
|22 weeks 3 days ago||Metallica||
Master of Puppets...
|23 weeks 5 days ago||no||
this is awful
|26 weeks 1 day ago||I got that reference||
|26 weeks 6 days ago||top lolz||
|26 weeks 6 days ago||Happy Easter!||
Your post is deeply appreciated!
|27 weeks 6 days ago||WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO||
Great game! Told my kids (they were a bit worried)
|30 weeks 6 days ago||:D||
|31 weeks 1 min ago||;)||
|31 weeks 2 days ago||Great topic||
I like lots of types of music but mostly listen to metal. Current favorite band is Fallujah.
|31 weeks 4 days ago||YOU||
You are the hero MGoBlog needs
|34 weeks 1 day ago||yippee||
Excited to see what this level of talent and coaching and scheme yield. Poor B. Graham was on his own. Woodley was a great disruptor too...
|35 weeks 3 days ago||Go Blue||
I have gotten Go Blue comments in Spain, Qatar, and Oman while wearing Michigan apparel
|35 weeks 6 days ago||just started reading this post||
glad I am not the only one watching the Citrus Bowl over and over
|37 weeks 3 days ago||Happy to hear this||
I loved Norfleet on the team, glad he is finishing his degree at UM
|38 weeks 1 day ago||Rebels Insider||
Is this guy also the bagman?
|41 weeks 2 days ago||...||