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|3 days 2 hours ago||Fans of every other school||
Fans of every other school can (and do) say the same, and there's a valid reason for it. As more talent gets discovered during the recruiting cycle, kids get added to the top 100/150/whatever list, and as a consequence, all others below them move down.
|1 week 3 hours ago||ahem.||
|1 week 2 days ago||I'M SAM MCGUFFIE!!||
I'M SAM MCGUFFIE!!
|1 week 6 days ago||My pont was that a player||
My point was that a player starting for Michigan would garner more national exposure than if that very same player were starting for Michigan state. You disagree. I get it.
|1 week 6 days ago||^guy who doesn't understand||
^guy who doesn't understand the meaning of the phrase "all other things being equal". No sweat. We all have our strengths and weaknesses.
|1 week 6 days ago||there are exceptions to every||
there are exceptions to every rule. but the fact of the matter is that good players at national programs tend to get more national exposure, while good players at smaller schools fall into obscurity much more easily. all other things being equal, a player at a bigger program has better odds of being drafted higher than he would if he were at a smaller program. once you've watched the nfl draft as long as many of us here have, you'll begin to realize this.
|1 week 6 days ago||It's odd that a kid with an||
It's odd that a kid with an offer sheet like this would consider wasting his career away at a school like michigan state. if he turns out to be nfl-caliber, msu's lack of a national brand will bump him down at least one draft round (and probably more) compared to where he would get drafted if he played for Michigan. The best example of this is Jonas Mouton and Greg Jones. Both had similar size and similar skills, and they played against the same competition. Mouton was an above-average linebacker for sure, but Jones won B10 player of the year. And yet Mouton got drafted in round 2, while Jones fell all the way to round 6. Just shows what the power of the block M can do for you, and what MSU's brand cannot.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||The guy is a ball carrier.||
The guy is a ball carrier. Not a WR. It's sad to think the Jaguars are going to waste a season or two of his career before they figure this out.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Panda murderer||
|3 weeks 5 days ago||*speculates Brandon is||
*speculates Brandon is leaving to run for Senate and Vollmar was informed he would not be Brandon's successor*
|3 weeks 6 days ago||I thought the same re: the QB||
I thought the same re: the QB the other day but could't figure out who he was
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Possible nick name? I like||
Possible nick name? I like it!
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Oh believe me, they were||
Oh believe me, they were still saying Parker or nothing even after Kearny tranferred to explain why they had no recruits so late in the game. They claimed they wouldn't take any commits this year after Parker burned them. Now they have 2.
|4 weeks 2 hours ago||But how much of that success||
But how much of that success was due to high tourney seeding as a result of there being less competition in the big ten than there is now?
|4 weeks 2 hours ago||This. If we got credit for||
This. If we got credit for every recruit we "almost" landed, we'd have the #1 class every year.
|4 weeks 2 hours ago||And in the forum rules of||
And in the forum rules of said Michigan blog, it says topics involving other Big Ten programs are relevant and worthy of discussion.
|4 weeks 5 hours ago||Ah yes, the sparty "we only||
Ah yes, the sparty "we only have 1 scholarship to give and it has Parker's name on it" line, which is particularly interesting in light of the fact that they now have two commits.
|4 weeks 16 hours ago||There are mo ways than one to||
There are mo ways than one to abbreviate "Maurice"
|4 weeks 2 days ago||I wonder if the value to||
I wonder if the value to Denard from this can be quantified. Aside from any money he's paid directly, it raises his profile and makes him more valuable for endorsement deals and such.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Cleary is better than||
Cleary is better than Sheridan/Threet. That means we have at least 3 wins in the bag!
|4 weeks 4 days ago||sparty's best DB just left||
sparty's best DB just left the game on crutches
|5 weeks 2 days ago||It doesn't bother you if one||
It doesn't bother you if one of our players is being slandered by a shitty journalist with an agenda against our program?
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Wow. Just got word that Terry||
|5 weeks 2 days ago||You would be correct.||
You would be correct.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Off topic, I'm assuming this||
Off topic, I'm assuming this Ace Williams/Terry Richardson thing has been posted and deleted, since the info is 7 hours old and I don't see it being discussed anywhere. Can someone confirm?
|5 weeks 2 days ago||seriously?||
seriously? i would have thought that something CNN has been airing over and over for the past hour would have passed the censorship test.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||(No subject)||
Mod edit: No way are we having this embedded. This is the link for those that want it. JGB.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||(No subject)||
Here's some Derrick Walton film for you guys. Hopefully it will instill confidence in you regarding the post-Trey era of Michigan basketball.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Another classic: Is anybody||
Is anybody else getting the feeling that maybe the school down the road is not playing within the rules? Coming off their worse run in decades, they bring in their 3rd or 4th choice for HC and he ends up being the elusive "elephant hunter". I know they have a great brand, but they are beating the elite in cfb, as well as other known cheating schools for recruits left and right. DH grew up a State fan and could go anywhere, but chooses our rival, right after a visit to tOSU? Was he looking for a counter offer? What I do know is that school and fanbase derive their whole identity from the perception that they are a football power, how far would they go to keep that in tact. To compete with the best year in and out (cheating SEC schools, tOSU, USC) you have to get a little dirty.
Oh yes, who would commit to a program with top knotch facilities, top knotch coaches, top knotch academics, a ton of national TV exposure, the greatest rivalry game in the sport, and 114,000 fans watching you every Saturday?
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Things that make you go:||
Things that make you go: "Laquon who?"