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|22 hours 23 min ago||Gardner Effect||
Having an athletic QB and playmaker like Garnder will ensure that the offense is never too vanilla. Hopefully Nuss will have designed plays to ensure DG gets an opportunity to make plays (bootlegs, waggles, zone-read options, etc.). We have to face the fact that we will continue to rely on our QB to produce a significant amount of the run-game for another year.
|6 days 20 hours ago||Hmmm..||
Treadwell to Ole Miss.....like we weren't suspicious of that particular incident.
|1 week 4 days ago||Observations||
1) What a recruiting coup Freddy Canteen was/is. Pencil him in for some exciting play for the next several years. Need to RS Harris to give him time to develop physically.
2) Caution, controversy ahead: There isn't a large gap between our 1 and 2 QBs anymore.
3) Sigh....our OL is so damn young. Nuss will have to scheme around this.
4) RBs look pretty solid and the best is has been in several years.
5) The return of Jake Butt will really help out Gardner and this offense.
6) I was completely torn when I saw Frank Clark own Ben Braden on a pass rush.
7) JMFR will be just fine and it was interesting to hear Mattison say he wanted to switch him a year ago but the injury prevented it.
8) I have big hopes for our secondary. I saw Wilson makes some plays and he just looks like the physical idea of what you want in a safety. Jourdan Lewis and Stribling are heating up the competition and give us great depth. The CB position is our most promising position for the next several years.....add in Jabril, Crawford, Taylor and you can see the promise.
9) Mone gives us some good depth up front. With Pipkins, Mone, Hurst, and Henry we look pretty good.
10) Need to develop a dominate pass rusher.....haven't had that since Graham left.
|1 week 5 days ago||Hmm...||
It must be the beautiful weather outside here in Tampa, but I'm feeling a little optimism creeping up.
WR: Funchess is a stud. He will have a great year. Canteen will really, really, help us. I feel much better about how we will replace Gallon's production.
OL: Repetition and simplification...repeat. I think we move the needle on performance. A solid step forward...but not a leap.
QB: Gardner and a legitimate backup with the capability to go three deep if needed. This is the best QB lineup we have had in years.
RB: A legit 1-2 punch....just need to develop a good change-of-pace (Hayes/Norfleet)
TE: Umm....legit concern here.
DL: Umm...legit concern here until proven otherwise, although there is talent here.
LB: I think JMFR will do well in the middle. Too talented not to. We will be okay here.
FS/SS: Really need some guys to step up here.
CB/NB: Talent and depth
To have a real successful season we need two position groups to over perform and the others to hold serve. Who will it be? OL and DL would be nice.
|1 week 6 days ago||Webber||
Too easy.....Webber absolutely left me wanting more......one more year...one more shot.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Well....||
Zach Irvin....clear your summer schedule and plan on spending your summer with Mr. Sanderson so you can be the next to undergo the Metamorphis. We need another 6-8" of vertical and preferably about 10-15 lbs of muscle. Make it happen....gotta replace GRIII.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Met Shifty Powers a few years ago||
I met Shifty at a chow hall in Korea back in 2006 before I retired. Incredibly humble and gracious man. I'm in awe of that generation.
|7 weeks 11 hours ago||Now win the B1G outright and.....||
|7 weeks 13 hours ago||Whelp!||
One of those nights. Had a bad feeling about this game....hate to see us give a game back on the next opportunity. Also, why can't Morford go up strong on a put back.....just once....please?
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Just a quick question Sparty....||
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Ummm....excuse me....but....||
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Dakich's new man crush...||
and I'm cool with that. Tired of hearing about Craft...freakin' airball was beeyooteefull.
Buckeye Tears....nom nom nom.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Their kittens....||
Come on, man, I made ammends. Look ....they're kittens.....on crutches....in State uniforms. They have an adorable cast on their paw.....
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Less squemish version of MSU lineup||
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Not sure the specifics||
Not sure the specifics of his injury; however, as an owner of several ruptured disks I can attest that if he has a nerve/disk related issue he won't be back this year. Either it is muscular-skeletal or nerve. Considering he underwent surgery I'm guessing disk related. If we make it deep into the tourney he has a chance...but then would you alter the chemistry at that point? I'm also in the minority that believes he will be back next year.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Agreed||
Agreed. I'm hoping that the board doesn't spiral into random down votes. They should be used with discretion. The question is absolutely specific and reasonable. Now I have to upvote to course correct.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||McGary injury (explained by MSU fans)||
|11 weeks 3 days ago||MSU starting five injuries (explained by IZZO)||
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Absolutely agree||
I watched it twice to make sure I didn't miss a "pro-Michigan" segment. It was awkward actually. They spoke more about MSU...never said "Let's talk about this Michigan team" or "Let's talk about a great job Beilein is doing over in Ann Arbor." It was all Izzo and they were damn near apologetic. I usually find they do a great job but last night was off.
Damn, B1G, sorry we went into Breslin and beat your boys. We will try not to do it again until next season. Love, Michigan Basketball.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||If the 70's are wrong.......||
...I don't wanna be right. (Image courtesy of the second most awesome blog on zee Internets...www.plaidstallions.com)
|12 weeks 5 days ago||Dude...||
|14 weeks 5 days ago||Whoaa||
I totally forgot about the Fournette events. Lol. Wow, we have had our share of recruiting issues in the past two seasons. How many times did we make the final two only to be spurned? It would be nice to pull a couple late cycle surprises though.
|15 weeks 1 day ago||Not sold on Caldwell either||
Not sure why, but I have a gut feeling about Wisenhunt. Is he the next up?
|15 weeks 1 day ago||Here's to a better sports year||
Here is to a Maize and Blue year. Oh...and can the Lions finally win a playoff game? I mean, we are due, right?
|16 weeks 1 day ago||Yep||
I'm always surprised at some of the comments about how a 22 year old "should" act...as if live is a zero tolerance existence. I'm in the camp that if Lewan "assaulted" a kid, that kid would surely know it. If Lewan did, he will face appropriate punitive actions.
|16 weeks 5 days ago||Whooa...call PETA||
I know why is nose is red now. Ease up Santa, your riding the deer a bit too much.
|16 weeks 5 days ago||TGIF!||
Man, this was a shitt-tay week at work. I mean, rethink my career type of shitty. I need a serious POSBANG Friday and there will be some well earned beers involved.
I'm 75 minutes aways from some ice cold Yuengling. What are you working types out there drinking tonight??
|17 weeks 5 days ago||Sincere condolences||
You're doing twice the job the rest of us fathers are. Every child deserves a Mother's love, touch and attention. I hope your children remember all of her love.
|17 weeks 5 days ago||I've got your six||
I've got your six. FUCK CANCER!
|17 weeks 5 days ago||Tip of the cap to you Sir||
God bless you for what you do. I can handle just about anything except seeing children suffer and loved ones ripped apart. Cancer does both. The finality of the disease is God damned brutal. I've had loved ones diagnosed and gone within 100 days. It is a powerless feeling.
Man, as a retired Soldier, there are a few occupations that I genuinely admire. Yours in one, indeed. Do your best.