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|1 day 15 hours ago||He didn't play very well at||
He didn't play very well at the Opening I believe. Still he is a quality QB recruit and plenty of talent to work with.
Edit: late, Magnus with better info.
|6 days 13 hours ago||Agree that Speight is not||
Agree that Speight is not likely to be a superstar but I don't see why he can't reach "end of the year Ruddock" status which is plenty to run a good offense and win a bunch of games. Yes, likely not good enough to win the national championship but does anyone think next year's team is going to the playoffs? Seems unlikely.
|6 days 13 hours ago||I don't agree that Speight||
I don't agree that Speight played poorly against OSU. Yes, the two interceptions but otherwise he was pretty good IMO. Yes, he clearly was off against Iowa and FSU.
|6 days 18 hours ago||True, but sometimes there are||
True, but sometimes there are about $5 million reasons to include such a clause. i.e. we don't know.
|1 week 1 day ago||The Pep giveth and the Pep||
The Pep giveth and the Pep taketh away.
Best of luck Jabrill
|1 week 5 days ago||Uber-cool story, bro!||
Uber-cool story, bro!
|1 week 5 days ago||Yes, I don't like the||
Yes, I don't like the shootout even if it benefitted USA in the past two games. I am quite a fan of 3 on 3 personally and feel like that would be much better than a shootout, especially for a championship game.
|2 weeks 13 hours ago||And that Harris may||
And that Harris may understand (1) at Michigan, he is much more likely to be the featured back, (2) gets to attend Michigan rather than Alabama, and (3) Harbaugh is just a cooler coach.
|2 weeks 13 hours ago||Does your "outrage" still||
Does your "outrage" still apply if he called the coaches privately decommitting upon boarding the plan? I don't see why it would.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Appreciate you passing this||
Appreciate you passing this along. For my part, I think you do a commendable job describing Sam's recruiting updates.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||I am sorry but regardless of||
I am sorry but regardless of how statistics work, these players are not "once in a generation" players by definition. If you want to use the "100-year flood concept" then yes, it could happen multiple times but then, by definition, Harris, Peppers and probably not even Gary meet that defintion. Can you honestly say that Harris is the type of player that is expected only once in a generation? No, he is the top rated player but not clearly better than a number of RBs in the last 20 years. So your label of those players fails and that's why people called you out on your post.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Well they are going after||
Well they are going after elite guys, mostly out of state or region. You just are not going to get all of those guys. Wilson was disappointing but Ruiz would be a big deal, Filiaga would be an equally big pull and others such as Becton, Slaton, etc. would be impressive also. In hindsight, maybe they should have pushed for Banks harder but I think the coaches were confident in Wilson.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||NC State? You do understand||
NC State? You do understand that NC State, with a made FG, had Clemson beat this season, right? They competed just fine.
I think I get your point but NC State is not a good example.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||It doesn't such if we have||
It doesn't suck if we have guys higher on our board and have a good feeling that we are getting those guys. Not sure if that's accurate but it's certainly possible. Michigan appears to lead for Wilson and Ruiz and Filiaga and Slaton and Becton are still possibilities. Oh and Leatherwood as unlikely but I guess possible.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Unless something has changed,||
Unless something has changed, pretty sure Michigan is the perceived leader. Not a lock but feel pretty good about him.
|6 weeks 11 hours ago||Probably a similar rationale||
Probably a similar rationale why you can interfere with the receiver if the pass is tipped at the line. Realistically, I think that we just don't want to outlaw punt blocks (which are very difficult if you can't hit the kicker at all) but want to protect punters if the punt is not blocked.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||In past years, Hoke has||
In past years, Hoke has recruited well early and then been passed by OSU just before signing day. People were bitching about not closing strong.
Now Harbaugh is in on a number of top players, and while Michigan likely will not catch OSU, Michigan will likely finished with a top-5 class. And yet people are still bitching or at least asking what is wrong.
Harbaugh is recruiting at a very healthy level, actually exceeding my expectations. Michigan historically doesn't land the very top class because (a) lack of high level bagmen, or (b) recuiting tactics that do not fall into the questionable category. That said, I expect Michigan to finish with a great class with a bunch of star players. You don't get points for leading the race at the halfway point.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||I bet Nick Saban is going to||
I bet Nick Saban is going to panic if he cannot land a class just as good as OSU's.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Is anyone really committed at||
Is anyone really committed at this point?
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Agree in general but, as||
Agree in general but, as Brian said about Gary, getting the overall #1 is basically a guarantee. And frankly while we have good RBs, a guranteed difference maker at RB sounds...promising.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||I thought I had heard or read||
I thought I had heard or read (maybe from Sam) that Hawkins is viewed as a receiver and the UM staff wanted him to focus on WR this year (which he has done). If true, that's a pretty good indication.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||True, but Alabama is the only||
True, but Alabama is the only team not playing the what if game right now. OSU would be in the title game if not for a bad game at PSU. Clemson lost to Pitt, etc.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||But Michigan losing at OSU in||
But Michigan losing at OSU in 2 OT with an injured QB and beating 3 top 10 team is not a compelling counter?
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Well, maybe they say nice||
Well, maybe they say nice things to each other and that makes him comfortable.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||While you are likely right||
While you are likely right about the outcome if Peters had to play, I don't think the redshirt matters at all. If you are playing for the division title, you play the QB that gives you the best chance to win, period. Does not matter what year.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||At this point, whomever gives||
At this point, whomever gives the team the best chance to win, redshirt or not.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Yep, last week I suggested||
Yep, last week I suggested that Cole lose his in favor of Speight. So we're halfway there.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||I mean, I know Ace is smart||
I mean, I know Ace is smart but...
|10 weeks 5 days ago||"6'9", 390-pound Aussie" Much||
"6'9", 390-pound Aussie"
Much disappointment when I moved to the article and saw he was at OT rather than a tight end.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Agreed. I think Wisconsin||
Agreed. I think Wisconsin may have the best coaching and system in the West so they would be my choice. PSU and MSU could be possibilities but going through OSU and Michigan will be tough. Nebraska possibly but I am not sure if they have much upward momentum (unless they beat OSU).