"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
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|9 hours 36 min ago||I will be there as well with||
I will be there as well with the Triangle Alumni. Go Blue!
|1 week 1 day ago||So it's clear that Michigan||
So it's clear that Michigan would have at LEAST one more NC by now, huh? I guess you think more highly of his coaching ability than most.
|1 week 5 days ago||We saw the shirtless picture||
We saw the shirtless picture in the previous thread. You missed an opportunity to say "he can't weight to hop on the plane..."
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Also, Henne was, according to||
Also, Henne was, according to the coaches, not the best option his freshman year. But the projected starter was injured so Henne stepped in and ran with the opportunity.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I agree that is too long.||
I agree that is too long. That's hoping he consistently scores at least 20 per year and plays a power game for 7 years. If so, good signing. Otherwise, could be a problem.
|3 weeks 14 hours ago||I still remember that day||
I still remember that day vividly after all of these years.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||I give that 40 time five||
I give that 40 time five fakes out of five.
|6 weeks 10 hours ago||My understanding is that if||
My understanding is that if you are not on the roster, you do not lose the year of eligibility. On a related note, I assume it's a similar reason why BYU players get 4 or 5 years to play despite going on a mission for 2 years.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Wearing my Michigan tie and||
Wearing my Michigan tie and khakis at work, talking to Jake from State Farm on the phone.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Interesting that the||
Interesting that the individual battles (of starters) on defense shows a relatively narrow 5-3 UM advantage but actual performance there is a much wider disparity (with UM substantially outperforming MSU's defense. I wonder if that's the result of much better depth for UM, much better defensive coaching or whether, in an attempt to avoid homerism, you are not giving enough credit to UM's defense.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||He has played a lot of DE at||
He has played a lot of DE at camps, etc. Also, he has good quickness so DE is definitely a possibility. From what I have read, if he has one weakness, it's his technique at DT (obviously can be coached up on that so he's still #1 on the boards) so that makes DE (at least at the start) even more realistic. Kind of like Willie Henry at DE but with more quickness.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Agree and even with that we||
Agree and even with that we have Gedeon. So while it hurts a bit it's a relatively minor problem.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I must not be good at||
I must not be good at watching film then because I thought Walker's looked impressive. He is very light on his feet and his ability to make a subtle cut in tight quarters looked like an ideal match for a Harbaugh inside running game. Sure looked impressive to me.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Let's find out.||
Let's find out.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah, cause that Will Likely||
Yeah, cause that Will Likely guy is terrible, right? Being shorter makes it more of a challenge but Richardson would be fine if he had the playmaking skills that Likely does.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Don't count out Cleary. That||
Don't count out Cleary. That guy has more roster-lives than a cat.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||That was the game at Oregon||
That was the game at Oregon with Lloyd complaining about the crown of the field afterward.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Ondre Pipkins was pretty darn||
Ondre Pipkins was pretty darn close. I believe he was 5 star on some sites.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Or booing when our former||
Or booing when our former AD's image was shown on the scoreboard.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||I was copying this quote to||
I was copying this quote to post the same thing. +1 to you.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||But yet we outgained them? I||
But yet we outgained them? I get the field position argument but that would result in more Utah yardage, no?
|11 weeks 5 days ago||You might have a valid point||
You might have a valid point if you have first hand knowledge of this. Otherwise, this post really looks like sour grapes. I know many have said that Winston is overrated but everyone agrees he is a top 100 player and was a priority for Coach B. He is a very good player and would have fit well on UM's roster had he decided earlier.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Well the Isaac "love" comes||
Well the Isaac "love" comes because "very average in speed" looks really good right now. Love Smith's effort and toughness but we really need someone that can get to the holes with some level of speed right now. Average would be awesome right now. Let's hope that Isaac's protection mistakes can be corrected.
|12 weeks 4 days ago||And several times the crew||
And several times the crew said "senior" about a Michigan player only to have the graphic show a junior or sophomore. It was like they thought our whole starting lineup (other than Peppers) were seniors.
|12 weeks 4 days ago||True, but if our defense gave||
True, but if our defense gave up 3 potential TDs on long passes (we went 0-3 vs Utah), I wouldn't feel as good about our D either. Bottom line, Utah capitalized on more of their chances and effectively went +3 in the TO dept. Michigan isn't good enough to overcome that on the road against a pretty decent team.
|12 weeks 4 days ago||Chesson certainly looked like||
Chesson certainly looked like a game breaker last night if the passess were on target.
|12 weeks 4 days ago||Totally agree here. I am||
Totally agree here. I am actually more impressed with the receivers that I expected. Of all the backs, I thought Isaac looked marginally more impressive than Smith (ran hard but really lacks speed). Green was mostly a non-factor.
And in some strange way, I was actually somewhat impressed with Rudock. Yes, 3 INTs were bad and overthrows was frustrating but he also showed some good poise in the pocket and most throws were on target. I think it will take several games to get a cohesive unit, but it may be an okay offensive unit by the start of the big 10 season. The big question is whether we can get the running game going. Other than losing, that was really my only big disappointment from this game.
|12 weeks 6 days ago||Yes, get that man a legends||
Yes, get that man a legends patch!
|13 weeks 13 hours ago||This is gold. Just goes to||
This is gold. Just goes to show how wrong these supposed "sources" can be (if not outright made up).
|13 weeks 1 day ago||I get your point but it very||
I get your point but it very well may have to do with Harbaugh as Jim worked with Peters earlier in the summer and then Peters went out and tore up the camps. Maybe a few of Jim's pointers helped him.