Coaches' timeouts are worse. Basketball teams should get one, full stop.
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|5 weeks 3 hours ago||This is definitely a better||
This is definitely a better way of saying it, I appreciate the clarification. As I said, I just think it's dangerous to make assumptions on the character of a teenager based on school choice and I think you agree with me there.
State has put some defensive linemen in good positions to be drafted and play (as has Michigan; Branch, Martin, Graham, etc.) and the current state of MSU's program is more than enough of a selling point I'd think for a defensive player to choose them independent of any other factors. Recruits have said though, 'it's Michigan' so I have no doubts this perception will slide back in favor of UofM.
Can't win them all, just hope for Michigan to win the next H2H.
|5 weeks 4 hours ago||I think the stance you take||
I think the stance you take in that second paragraph is a really arrogant and borderline offensive way of looking at/explaining things. To say those things don't matter because he chose another school is ridiculous.
This assumption that choosing State or OSU over Michigan is because he doesn't want to grow into an upstanding young man is absurd, and it is absolutely why UofM's fanbase gets panned. MSU and OSU turn 17 year olds into men the same way as Michigan does, academics argument be damned.
|32 weeks 5 hours ago||Okay, late to the party but||
Okay, late to the party but this is a pet peeve of mine and wanted to voice it.
Anytime someone cites "but but he has more errors!" and fails to take range into account, that person is ignoring the fact that he is defensively swallowing up a higher percentages of balls put in play that would effectively be seeing eye singles.
I will take a slight uptick in errors all day for a SS who controls anything from Miggy's left shoulder to second, and still can range out into the grass and make the throw to first. For every error he makes in a Tigers uniform, you are looking at 10 balls that get past Jhonny (and I love Jhonny).
|37 weeks 6 days ago||I believe Sam Webb just||
I believe Sam Webb just pulled a Corso on twitter and said the WR # is still at 3.
|41 weeks 5 days ago||I can't stand Bayern and I||
I can't stand Bayern and I have a buddy who we'll all be watching with who is a huge BVB fan.
That said, I'm pulling for Bayern.
|41 weeks 5 days ago||German beer and cuisine for||
German beer and cuisine for the CL final tomorrow, and (hopefully) a Wings win in the evening. CANT WAIT </bartscott>
|41 weeks 6 days ago||(No subject)||
|41 weeks 6 days ago||Love the interview BTW Heiko.||
Love the interview BTW Heiko. Awesome work.
|44 weeks 5 days ago||THIS||
"Apart from what anyone thinks of Dan Dakich as a commentator, he knows basketball."
Such an important distinction to make- I got really fed up with him doing Michigan games this season, but the fact remains that the guy know his stuff. Even though he suffers from color-analyst syndrome at times, his huge compliment of the coaching staff is really, really something, even if they didn't need any further validation.
|44 weeks 6 days ago||I disagree.||
I don't think it's a dig, I think it's simply a handy measuring stick from a Michigan perspective.
People have seen Blake play and "Alex is a better player" just gives you a sense of where is skillset is at as a prospect.
|45 weeks 2 hours ago||Couldn't find yesterdays, but...||
Wouldn't mind seeing this every 2-3 days. Strut it out pal, strut it out.
|45 weeks 5 hours ago||Agreed. Super flat and lost||
Agreed. Super flat and lost every battle in the 2nd but first playoff game for a bunch...Andersson, Brunner, Deykeyser, Smith. I'd expect game two to play out a bit more even, playoff hockey tends to swallow up newcomers. Ducks have a pretty experienced squad and it showed, especially on the PP unit.
|45 weeks 5 hours ago||I think you're right. Wings||
I think you're right. Wings made offer of 6 or 7MM for one year, and I believe he signed for like 8-9MM with Pittsburgh.
|45 weeks 1 day ago||You see that Dan? That's a||
You see that Dan? That's a stop-sign for trolling on national broadcasts.
|45 weeks 2 days ago||(No subject)||
|45 weeks 2 days ago||You down with JBB?||
You down with JBB?
|45 weeks 5 days ago||I like him||
Doesn't have that "oh shit!" look on his face that a lot of big guys have with the ball on the floor. He can pop a 15-foot turn-around, but no otherreal-deal post moves that I can see- which is no big deal because he's 16-17 and plays against 6'4" types.
You can teach some post moves and footwork to a kid, but you can't teach 7'. I'm a believer.
|46 weeks 4 days ago||Just to clarify...||
...you do mean as a slot WR playing with Megatron and not actually throwing to hi in lieu of Matthew Stafford, correct? If so, yeah, that'd be fun to watch.
|46 weeks 6 days ago||Valid point, but in this case||
Valid point, but in this case i think a leader is fair. It's his 'hometown' school where his family can see him in every home game without a flight. He can visit his family on off days no problem. I don't think it's a stretch to say that the school he's been most comfortable with, and the coach he has the best coach-player relationship with to date is leading.
|46 weeks 6 days ago||I do agree about the quotes||
I do agree about the quotes bit, some of the things he has been saying indicate some degree of "over-the-moon"-ness.
|46 weeks 6 days ago||This will be my mantra for||
This will be my mantra for the next three hours.
|46 weeks 6 days ago||I'm not trying to be a jerk||
I'm not trying to be a jerk so apologies if that comes across, but I think most writers have Hand as a VT lead because VT actually is the team to beat in his recruitment. Hometown, Bud Foster and so on. Michigan is doing well to even be in the conversation but it's still VT in front.
|47 weeks 23 hours ago||Crean is just King of the||
Crean is just King of the Scumbags, isnt he?
Says a lot that his haircut isn't the worst thing about him.
|47 weeks 2 days ago||It certainly helps to have||
It certainly helps to have some confidence in your pocket. That Hayes blitz pick-up on the Funchess grab wasn't exactly Vincent-esque but it was the difference between a knockdown and a downfield completion. More of that this year please.
|47 weeks 2 days ago||I'm very interested to see||
I'm very interested to see what kind of player Funchess is in his second year. He didn't have much issue shedding defenders at the line last season- if he comes out as an effective blocker, he's the player i'm most excited to watch on any given play.
|48 weeks 1 day ago||I was crushed for the team I||
I was crushed for the team I had so much fun watching last night- to the point that a text from a buddy back in Michigan that said "Great run! I aint even mad" went unasnwered until this morning.
He was right though. I'm going to look back at this season for the rest of my life simply because what Brian said is the absolute truth, these moments are so rare. Just to have been a witness to this team and some of the moments they provided this year was amazing in itself, going to the title game even more so.
I can't wait to talk about this game in 20 years.
|51 weeks 3 hours ago||82-63 Michigan||
|1 year 3 days ago||But but but these .gifs take||
But but but these .gifs take forever to load and they aren't videos and what good is a moving picture, can't we just look at black-and-white stills and....
|1 year 1 week ago||Fair enough, but I vaguely||
Fair enough, but I vaguely remember another elite athlete who nobody wanted to play QB going to a school just so he COULD play QB. I don't know enough of Jayru's situation, but maybe he has his heart set on playing QB at the next leve.
I still think you offer him though.
|1 year 3 weeks ago||I'm not quite there in terms||
I'm not quite there in terms of hoping Berkley's a bust but I really want Braylon to be quiet and stop ruining my high school years.
Sticking up for family is nice but if his only FCS offer is Minnesota, maybe Michigan is not the entity at fault.