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|1 day 16 hours ago||Go get 'em, girls.||
Go get 'em, girls.
|3 days 21 hours ago||Where's the fish coming from?||
Where's the fish coming from? Kyle Trout committed to OSU.
|4 days 10 min ago||Peppers- It does make me feel||
Peppers- It does make me feel nervous that he suddenly has a Rutgers crystal ball prediction on 247.
|5 days 1 hour ago||It is a "product," it's what||
It is a "product," it's what we're paying for. And you CAN pay to go them all, you just have to pay for transit. I come from Pennsylvania to do just that. Is it worth it? For you, apparently not. Maybe that's because it's so expensive.
Parenthetically, some of us may equally be worried about the fact that the team has to wade through a killers row of a shcedule every other year rather than simply having a balanced schedule every year, which would probably be better for the team, aside from being more enjoyable to the fans.
|5 days 1 hour ago||Sure. Because we get them for||
Sure. Because we get them for free. So the quality of the product doesn't matter.
|5 days 1 hour ago||How does Brandon keep letting||
How does Brandon keep letting this happen? Does he get payoffs for setting up butcher seasons every other year? WTF?
|5 days 21 hours ago||Just becaue Rutgers is (going||
Just becaue Rutgers is (going to be) in the Big Ten does not make it part of the Big Ten footprint for recruiting purposes. We do not have deep roots there, we have not had much success recruiting there. It is an eastern state, He is referring to the Midwest, which is where most of our recruiting traditionally happens, and where Hoke's predominant success has occurred. Getting top talent from Utah, Florida and New Jersey are firsts for Hoke here.
|5 days 23 hours ago||At minimum, I'd say there's||
At minimum, I'd say there's nothing "cautious" about that optimism.
|6 days 1 hour ago||Sensory deprivation chamber.||
Sensory deprivation chamber. Only safe course.
|1 week 4 days ago||You make us proud, Mr. Smith.||
You make us proud, Mr. Smith.
|1 week 6 days ago||A good and worthy man, and a||
A good and worthy man, and a credit to his Alma Mater.
|1 week 6 days ago||I see a distinction. OL||
I see a distinction. OL requires both numbers and time to cultivate, along with the highest rate of error in determining talent. QBs also generally need time to develope, and that situation has been admittedly mishandled, but the policy of taking no more than one a year, to make it obvious who the leader is, is a part of that.
We can, and have, taken more than one RB most years. RBs are also the position most likely to walk on to the field and have an immediate impact. It is logical to take one every year, but in our situation- lots of numbers, small incoming class, many talented recruits at other positions interested- I don't see it without the talent. We don't need bodies at RB, we need skill. Because if some combination of Rawls/Johnson/Norfleet/Hayes/Shallman can't carry some of the load for the Green and Smith, adding more comprable huys isn't going to help. That's simply the outlook for the immediate future.
|1 week 6 days ago||Without arguing the logic of||
Without arguing the logic of your conclusion, you're looking three years into the future (after Green leaves) while assuming NO addition of RBs after this year. I don't think th lack of a RB in this class will lead to an apocalyptic "obly Smith, Johnson and Noefleet" scenario, especially with two very probable (and seemingly talented) RB options that could be called Michigan leans in the 2015 class.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Typically, they do not. Not||
Typically, they do not. Not anymore, that is, they used to. Their physical and academic standards rule out a great many players, especially linemen. They usually look at a class of players who fit into their triple option system, which allows them to get a different breed of athlete, often overlooked by other schools, who are interested in serving their country. That's why the Armed Forces Academies allrun the same system: Navy proved they could make hay with it in their unique situation.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Good for the lassies/ Go||
Good for the lassies/ Go Blue!
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Roh following in RVB's||
Roh following in RVB's footsteps, I suppose.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Yes, but when? WHEN? My||
Yes, but when? WHEN? My refresh button can't last through July.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||GOOD NEWS, everyone!||
GOOD NEWS, everyone!
|3 weeks 4 days ago||It's not bad news.||
It's not bad news.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Heavy is the flag that flaps||
Heavy is the flag that flaps in the tsunami breeze.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Well, it's kind of relevant,||
Well, it's kind of relevant, since he was competing for the QB position of a team we're playing next year, and every year hereafter. Moreover, it means Hackenberg (aka PSU's Shane Morrison) is almost guaranteed not to get a redshirt now.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||That came out of left||
That came out of left field...
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Wow. What a year for Michigan||
Wow. What a year for Michigan athletics.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Buh-bye.||
|5 weeks 1 day ago||...who...committed to a||
...who...committed to a different coach, running a different system, and left when it became clear that coach was about to be shown the door.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Real Classy||
Classy, classy, classy.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Real Classy||
Classy, classy, classy.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Buy your own helemt, and||
Buy your own helemt, and you're hired.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||This is based on a false||
This is based on a false premise anyway. Whatever else, he wound up at PItt because he pulled a Touchdown Tony and knocked up his local girlfriend. He's abandonibg her and his newborn twin daughters to transfer, BTW, quite against her and his family's wishes.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Ray Grahme was supposed to||
Ray Grahme was supposed to leave that year before he tore up his leg. Even then, he was 1. Recovering from an injury, 2. A different type of RB (smaller, shiftier) and better suited for division of roles, and 3. At worst leaving after one year instead of lining up almost exactly with your remaining eligibility.