The nutty Michigan coverage isn't so much about Harbaugh as it is a signal to the Big Ten that Fox wants to party.
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|1 day 3 hours ago||Poor bastard||
Gonna be passed out before the game. Possibly overdosed.
|2 days 20 hours ago||Michigan 19, Utah 15||
Close game with weird score.
|5 days 58 min ago||While Kaepernick still has the upside...||
The 49ers still came within an overtime loss in the NFC Championship Game to making it to the Super Bowl with Smith. No guarantee they would have won, of course, but then again they didn't win the Super Bowl with Kaepernick either.
We live in a world where Trent Dilfer and Brad Johnson have won as many Super Bowls as Peyton Manning and where Eli Manning has won more. Yeah, the team with the better QB is going to win more often, but that's far from the only factor.
|1 week 2 days ago||The offense had scored three (3) points||
Against teams with a pulse at that point (i.e., Notre Dame and Utah). In those two games the defense had outscored the offense as well (7-3).
|1 week 6 days ago||Damn it||
Was gonna short their stock.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I'm team whoever wins games||
I think we both agree that it's more likely to be Rudock, but given Harbaugh's past performance with quarterback I wouldn't be surprised if Morris (or even one of the others!) starts and does well.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Koalas have a lot of time on their paws||
|3 weeks 23 hours ago||NCAA rules used to prevent fumble returns||
The rules were changed in I believe 1992 to allow the defensive player to advance a fumble from anywhere on the field. (Which doesn't explain the period from 1992 to 2002, but we only had three interceptions for touchdowns in the eighties, too, so go figure.)
I'm not exactly sure what the old rules were; obviously it did happen prior to 1992. The ball may have needed to not touch the ground, which would make returns much rarer. I also googled something about the ball needing to be past the line of scrimmage, which does not ring a bell with me. That would also make returns for touchdowns less likely, as the offense would usually be between the recovering defensive player and the end zone.
|4 weeks 8 min ago||I'm actually not convinced of that||
Mostly because I keep picturing a MSU defensive back tackling Desmond Howard on a two-point conversion attempt.
|4 weeks 21 hours ago||It can sneak up on you||
It's entirely possible that he either has Type 2 diabetes and does not have an official diagnosis, or that he does and he's not managing his blood sugar well. You need to learn how to do it, and it's not uncommon for somebody with Type 2 diabetes to be in denial.
I personally tend not to notice low blood sugar until I realize I'm horrifically cranky. In a high stress environment where he was likely to have been running on adrenaline anyway, Hoke might have been able to ignore it until after the game.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Que?||
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Wasn't that how Matt Millen got hired?||
Bacon's far better as a journalist than Millen ever was as a network analyst, though.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||It happens||
I think my wife's boss was in Minneapolis for business during this blizzard and was trapped there for quite a while.
But that's unusual even for the Twin Cities.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||No love for Ali Haji-Sheikh?||
From Arlington, handle place kicking in the early eighties (including the team that won Bo's first Rose Bowl). He actually played in the NFL for a couple of years, which was a novelty for a Michigan kicker at the time.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||I thought it was Brian at first, too||
I had to doublecheck the byline when I realized that Brian had graduated long before Mike Hart made it to campus.
|8 weeks 21 hours ago||I wound up with official maize anyway||
(And yes, I voted after you removed the labels.)
|8 weeks 5 days ago||He's got two touchdown drives||
One against Kansas State in the 2013 bowl game and one against Minnesota. No, he hasn't looked good but the offense struggled for much of the last two years with Gardner so I wouldn't read too much into it.
I agree, though, that Ruddock is most likely the starter. However, I don't think Harbaugh is going to hesitate to play someone else if he thinks they'll play better.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Here you go||
What's interesting is that at least statistically Wilson seems to have regressed between 2009 and 2010 despite the fact that North Carolina State improved dramatically (going from 5-7 in 2009 to 9-4 in 2010).
He still made a hell of a jump in his only year in Madison.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||You are absolutely correct||
In the season opener against Western, for instance, Cook was just 6 of 16 and MSU managed exactly one offensive touchdown (link) in a 26-13 win. In their next game against South Florida, they again managed only one offensive touchdown in a 21-6 win (link).
So yes, we were laughing at both Cook and the MSU offense. They started to turn it around after they lost to Notre Dame and although they still struggled occasionally (like in the 14-0 win over 1-11 Purdue) they nonetheless managed to put together a run I think any Michigan fan would have been happy with, culminating in a Rose Bowl win over Stanford.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Wait until the price of oil goes up again||
Canadian stars will be on par with American stars, just like the dollar.
Although it would be more fitting if St-Juste was from Alberta.
|10 weeks 1 hour ago||This is what I was thinking||
People were ready to give up on Alex Smith before Harbaugh got a hold of him. I don't if Harbaugh could have done the same thing for Cutler, but it would have been interesting to see had Harbaugh wound up in Chicago instead of San Francisco.
|10 weeks 21 hours ago||Brady was drafted by the Expos||
Link. I don't know if he was ever considered a serious threat to make the majors, but apparently he was something of an athlete.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Spammer sighting|
|10 weeks 2 days ago||There's probably an admissions deadline||
A kid doesn't have to sign at all.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Well, that's disturbing||
Probably not a good idea in the long run, either, but perhaps inevitable.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Paris? It's hard to go wrong||
Seriously. Nearly every little bistro or sidewalk cafe will serve good food. And they have to; Parisians have high standards.
About the only way you could go wrong would be to eat in a place that caters more or less exclusively to tourists. Particularly American tourists.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Let me be the first to get off your lawn||
And I'm firmly in middle age, for crying out loud.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||Lebron is younger than Bird after 12 seasons in the NBA||
Lebron is only 30, but Larry Bird was 34 in his twelfth season. It's only four years but that has to be a factor as well.
|12 weeks 16 hours ago||UNLV was 2-11 last year||
How relevant did you think it was going to be?
|12 weeks 2 days ago||The hell with the jacket||
I want that cell phone.