"Northwestern fans can be both heartened and disheartened by the loss to Minnesota just like how nineteenth-century resurrectionists were heartened when they pried a heart from a freshly-buried corpse and then disheartened it when they sold it to a disreputable anatomist."
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|1 week 6 days ago||I agree that their OL||
I agree that their OL injuries have played a role. But I think there is more to it than that. Ever since Chip left, their pace on offense has slowed slightly, and they seem to be getting less production with more talent. I doubt Chip had studs all over the OL when he was there, and he made guys like Darron Thomas and Jeremiah Masoli into stars. Right now they have possibly the best QB in the country, a stable of 4-5 star running backs, and talented receivers. Yet they have had two games this year where they were shut out in the first quarter: Arizona and you guessed it...Wait what? Wyoming?!
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Yep, they are spoiled rotten.||
Yep, they are spoiled rotten. I have lived in Oregon since 2010 and they are insufferable for the most part. They all seem to have forgotten that they were HORRIBLE for most of their history. Even in the early 2000s they were average most years.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Is that supposed to be a||
Is that supposed to be a braveheart reference? Because the image isn't from braveheart. But I still got it.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||I love how so many people||
I love how so many people seem to think coaches moving around is all about money. Just offer Pete Carrol 20 million a year and he'll leave Seattle. Offer Gruden 25 million, or Harbaugh 50 mil, and they'll come to Michigan. Unfortunately I don't think it's that simple.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||I'm already so tired of all||
I'm already so tired of all this Harbaugh talk. Both Jim and John. I'll believe we can get one of those guys when I see them at the press conference. Until then it sounds like a pipe dream. When/if we fire Hoke, we are probably going to hire someone much less exciting.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Henne won it in 2004 right?||
Henne won it in 2004 right? As a true freshman. Technically it was a split title with Iowa but we went to the rose bowl and lost a classic to Texas.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||So they're going to beat us||
So they're going to beat us with both 3 step drops AND big pass plays? I guess that's kinda what ND did, but I don't think Utah is nearly as good, despite have a talented WR. I also think that we won't be playing the same coverages that we did verses ND if the Miami game is any indication.
|5 weeks 3 hours ago||Maybe someone warned Hoke||
Maybe someone warned Hoke about HIPPA?
|5 weeks 10 hours ago||Doing something like that in||
Doing something like that in a casino is even more crazy/stupid. There are literally thousands of video cameras. I am baffled at how someone could think that was going to end well.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||I live in oregon, and they||
I live in oregon, and they actually talk about the 2003 game in Autzen almost as much. Both of those games helped establish them as a legitimate program.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||I was in the student section||
I was in the student section for that game. Didn't Perry get a stinger in his quad ad they kept having to pick him up. At one point I remember seemingly the whole stadium chanting PER-REY PER-REY!!
|21 weeks 4 days ago||I work at Oregon State, and||
I work at Oregon State, and Tinkle was out on the quad today meeting people while they were also filming a segment of Ellen on campus. It was 75 and sunny, and has been all week. Beautiful day for some campus events. My colleagues and I actually got a picture with Tinkle and Benny Beaver, but I can't post them because I'm on my phone.
|27 weeks 6 days ago||I watched Michigan beat NoDak||
I watched Michigan beat NoDak from Corvallis, Oregon and then bought a plane ticket the next day and made it to Minny for the title game. What a great weekend that was. Everything but the result of the last game was amazing.
|28 weeks 3 days ago||This is a great point. We||
This is a great point. We start fouling, and Kentucky would have every reason to get their best free throw shooters out there. Plus, we've all seen before that it can be hard to foul the person you want to foul. In a love game situation with the clock running down, we may end up having to foul one of their better shooters and the percentages change drastically.
|30 weeks 1 day ago||Here's the thing, the 2-3||
Here's the thing, the 2-3 works well against Tennessee because they can't shoot 3s. Michigan obviously can, so if Mercer wants to zone up against us, I have a feeling we will be ready. If were on from 3 we will bomb them back to the Stone Age.
|30 weeks 1 day ago||Yep. And I went to ticket||
Yep. And I went to ticket websites in search if times and it's all listed as TBD still.
|30 weeks 1 day ago||Personally I'm glad to hear||
Personally I'm glad to hear it. I know the last few years have been rough, but I still have faith in Red. He's a living legend across all of hockey. And if he still think he's can do it, then I'm all for it.
|30 weeks 1 day ago||Can anyone explain to me why||
Can anyone explain to me why Tennessee is ranked so high by KenPom? I know his system sometimes produces some weird results, but nothing about Tennessee's resume suggests they should be the number 7 team in the country.
|30 weeks 2 days ago||Favored to play for the final||
Favored to play for the final four. Not favored to make it.
|30 weeks 2 days ago||You mean until Michigan plays||
You mean until Michigan plays later today right? I'd love to see a repeat of a VCU or Florida type game. Here's hoping!!
|30 weeks 2 days ago||Louisville is like an entire||
Louisville is like an entire teams of Crafts. They mug you all over the court and get called for about 1/5 of the fouls they should. Of course, they are also very unlike Craft in that they can score points.
|30 weeks 3 days ago||Spoiler Alert: the March||
Spoiler Alert: the March Madness thing is definitely real, as evidenced by this radio ad they run every year. Snip City baby!!
|30 weeks 3 days ago||Listen to this radio ad from||
Listen to this radio ad from good old Eugene, OR.
|30 weeks 3 days ago||I went 12/16, losing 1 S16||
I went 12/16, losing 1 S16 team. Not bad.
|30 weeks 3 days ago||Part of me wishes that Red||
Part of me wishes that Red would have retired after making the title game a few years ago. There is something to be said about going out on or near the top. And if we had taken care of Duluth, I think he would have called it a career. That being said, I do feel like Red should be allowed to stay as long as he wants to. The man is a living legend. Not just in college hockey, but across the entire sport. He should and hopefully will have a statue outside Yost someday. I know Michigan doesn't usually do things like that, but I think they should make an exception for Red. I'm hoping he knows when to retire and maybe that should be now, but I don't want to force him out the door either.
|30 weeks 4 days ago||Just got done watching the||
Just got done watching the game on the DVR since I'm on the west coast. Other than the 6-7 minute stretch in the second half, we pretty much controlled the game from start to finish. We didn't shoot great and were a little sloppy, but I doubt those things will carry over to Saturday. Plus I think the pace of the game really made this game look even uglier. I noticed that Wofford was basically abandoning the offensive boards to get back on defense, which prevented any semblance of transition offense off of all their bricks. Anyway, on to the next round! I'm excited for Saturday and think we'll look a lot better! Go Blue!!
|30 weeks 5 days ago||Not sure they got hosed.||
Not sure they got hosed. Anyway, the last 4 auto bid teams play each other and the last 4 at large teams play each other. It's a way to add more teams without making only the little guys pay for it.
|30 weeks 6 days ago||Yep, I agree. A win would be||
Yep, I agree. A win would be so sweet but a loss would be absolutely horrible. I'm content with them flaming out early and proving to about 50 analysts and 500,000 other people that two conferences tournament wins does not make you a lock to win it all.
|30 weeks 6 days ago||Yes, thanks. Got it confused||
Yes, thanks. Got it confused with last year.
|30 weeks 6 days ago||What about Cincy? They could||
What about Cincy? They could also tag State. Seriously though, I know MSU looked like world beaters for two days this weekend (I'm not counting the NW game), but I still have games fresh in my memory where they really struggled against inferior teams in Ohio State and Illinois. Sure, they could run roughshod over their region on the way to the final four, but I also wouldn't be surprised if they ducked out this weekend. As we all know, it only takes one bad game in the NCAAs to end your season, and State has been so inconsistent that I'm literally stunned how so many people can think they're a lock for Atlanta.