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|10 weeks 3 days ago||It has to be tempting but||
It has to be tempting but Peppers is such a good tackler. Good tackling corners are not exactly the easiest thing to find.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Unlikely scenario. I think||
Unlikely scenario. I think we're in the Cleary.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||Vinnie Sunseri.||
|12 weeks 19 hours ago||I hope Harbaugh falls asleep||
I hope Harbaugh falls asleep on Rashan Gary's couch.
|12 weeks 4 days ago||I am not offended by his||
I am not offended by his answers to these questions. Great press conference.
|13 weeks 1 day ago||Hoke had a different boss.||
Hoke had a different boss.
|15 weeks 1 day ago||I see where you're coming||
I see where you're coming from but they did have a brand new offensive coordinator. It is plausible that the staff could have anticipated some challenges in implementing a new system.
|17 weeks 2 days ago||I'm always skeptical of any||
I'm always skeptical of any team that has to rely heavily on screens. I'm glad that they have been successful so far but those are the kind of plays that are the easiest for good defenses to take away once it's on tape. Hopefully Rudock and the offense can start to get more consistent with the base plays, or Harbaugh/Fisch/Drevno are truly inventive enough to overcome the offense's deficencies.
|22 weeks 1 day ago||F5 Khaki cam.||
F5 Khaki cam.
|22 weeks 2 days ago||Agreed. He also had very||
Agreed. He also had very litte interest in blocking. It would be pretty easy for Chesson or Harris to pass him in that respect.
|22 weeks 4 days ago||You seem to be forgetting||
You seem to be forgetting 2013. Before Johnson got hurt in the first game, he was expected to get a significant number of carries that season. So many people on this board were up in arms that the coaches didn't know what they were doing, playing a three star over DERRICK GREEN(!).
I think he got lost in the shuffle at the beginning of the year, last year, because he was working his way back from injury? No one really knows because of the resistance to talk about injuries...but I think your post is a lot of revisionist history on what the last staff thought of Drake Johnson.
|22 weeks 4 days ago||I agree with your bulleted||
I agree with your bulleted list generally but I'd add to it pass rush. Somewhat correlated to turnovers. As good as the defense has been over the last couple years, they haven't been able to generate anything close to consistent pressure.
|22 weeks 5 days ago||Technically you're right, but||
Technically you're right, but Mattison stayed with the staff because he has family in Ann Arbor. I don't think it would have been difficult for him to find a high level position somewhere else.
|23 weeks 20 hours ago||Maturity is such a big thing||
Maturity is such a big thing in college football that gets a little bit overlooked.
Most successful teams aren't winning without rosters that are heavy on Juniors and Seniors.
Obviously, Hoke brought in a lot of talent, but some of the BEST talent he brought in is starting to reach full maturity.... my expecations are high.
|23 weeks 2 days ago||I will watch any game in any||
I will watch any game in any sport that Gus Johnson is working.
|23 weeks 3 days ago||Terrible. It's like a last||
Terrible. It's like a last off the rack item from T.J.Maxx.
What the hell is that pattern on the shoulders? It's like winter urban camo or something.
|23 weeks 3 days ago||I found the Allent Gant||
I found the Allent Gant question a little odd, has there been any buzz around him? Maybe I've missed his name popping up in the various reports in the last couple weeks.
|23 weeks 3 days ago||I love that Utah is using a||
I love that Utah is using a quote from Popular Mechanics as a motivational tool. Whatever works I guess!
|23 weeks 4 days ago||AJ Williams didn't have a lot||
AJ Williams didn't have a lot of competition until this year.
|24 weeks 3 days ago||he destroyed the||
he destroyed the program?
|25 weeks 14 hours ago||Yeah, I thought they were||
Yeah, I thought they were closer as well.
I think he's trying to distance himself from Harbaugh. I would too if I was starting a media job. It would probably get annoying to be asked every single day if he had talked to Harbaugh.
|25 weeks 1 day ago||I get the impression that the||
I get the impression that the only audience for the show will be people that like to make fun of Hoke.
|25 weeks 2 days ago||This story is so much more||
This story is so much more entertaining.
|25 weeks 2 days ago||Hoke tried some stuff. It||
Hoke tried some stuff. It didn't work. The end.
|25 weeks 3 days ago||Man, forgot about||
Man, forgot about Katzenmoyer...talk about scary human being.
|25 weeks 3 days ago||I was convinced Shabaj was||
I was convinced Shabaj was going to be more of an impact player at State. He was absolutely electric in HS.
|29 weeks 3 days ago||My lasting memory of Rawls,||
My lasting memory of Rawls, unfortunately, is him getting lit up by Sunseri against Bama. Yikes.
|33 weeks 5 days ago||Like Ace said, the batting||
Like Ace said, the batting passes thing really shouldn't be overlooked, that's a really valuable skill that isn't the most teachable thing in the world.
At worst this guy looks like a solid special teams contributor.
|36 weeks 2 days ago||I picture Harbaugh||
I picture Harbaugh coordinating every aspect of the video. Picking out the voice talent, digging through the film archives and making final editorial decisions.
|37 weeks 1 day ago||I'm glad you put this||
I'm glad you put this qualifying statement in here. Overall, I think your take is solid. The biggest concern I have with speculation like this is it can be used as a foundation for labeling players in the future.
Maybe it's unavoidable but I'm not really looking forward to the impending comments during the season of certain players being "damaged goods" if they are preceived to be underperforming or not catching on with the new regime/system.