Blue in Yarmouth
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|4 days 19 hours ago||I think||
I think the confusion comes from "on getting" if that is what is really posted (I haven't read the actual tweet). "On getting" sounds like someone got something where as "in getting" sounds more like it is something yet to come. I think it is just a poorly worded tweet and I can see how this could be contrued in both ways. " Good luck on getting" doesn't make much sense TBH.
|5 days 19 hours ago||Thanks guys||
I appreciate the information.
|1 week 4 days ago||This is so much...||
This is so much easier to answer as a 42 year old man than it would be for a 20 year old kid.The answer with a lifetime of experience is get the insurance, stay the extra year and get your degree then move on to the NFL.
People only realize much later in life that their university years are about as good as it gets in life. Before the bills start adding up and responsibilities pile on. It's a time when you get to have fun and be with friends and most importantly for him, one more year to acclimate himself to the position he'd play in the NFL. The insurance will cover the risk of injury so stop crying about the money, it's about so much more than money.
He has a chance to fulfill some goals he set for himself prior to entering college and if he leaves a year on the table I can say with 100% certainty it is a decision he will always question his entire life. Stay one more year is the answer.
|1 week 5 days ago||Dude...||
I havent read ALL the posts but I would say the responses have been pretty reasonable. People are basically saying, "Well crap, good luck to the kid." No one is jumping the shark. Plus I think your statistics professoris talking his way out of a job.
|1 week 6 days ago||Bigcat||
I hope for your sake that you (or your parents) don't follow european football and the transfer market. In recruiting news we occasionally get poor information that turns out to be false but the media in Europe just constantly throws crap at the walls to see what sticks. Seriously, I never realised how accurate our media in North America is until I started following the transfer market in Europe. It is a complete abomination.
|1 week 6 days ago||I know nothing about this stuff||
so this is a legit question: Can they even speak to agents without losing their eligibility? Can they speak to and just not sign with? I was always under what could definitely be the mistaken impression that even speaking with agents will cost college athletes their eligibility.
|1 week 6 days ago||One thing Jabrill||
One thing Jabrill has shown over the course of his career is that he is goal oriented. He sets goals and does his best to achieve them. One thing he said during his recruitment and after committing to UM was that he wanted to win the Heisman like Woodson did. Perhaps he really wants to achieve that goal. One thing is for sure...the number of blow hards on this board that say he is definitely gone or definitely saying aren't going to make a bit of difference and we'll all know what he chooses before long.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Not sure I disagree or find||
Not sure I disagree or find it insulting. If you want to be offended you'll find a way but this seems both innocuous and accurate. I think they did have better athletes but got out coached.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Dude...||
Whether you like it or not MSU has been a major player in the recruitment of many of our commits and targets this year. DPJ, Thomas, DIB, Corey Malone Hatcher, Jalen Kelly-Powell...Most of the players we have been after. especially in-state, have had MSU in their sights as well. Of course Mork would be doing this. He'd be doing it even if we weren't going head to head for recruits.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||i think||
I think it's tomorrow...
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I'd like to||
I'd like to shift my balls and place them squarely on Urban Meyers forehead.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||The problem...||
"The problem with Scotland is it's full of Scots"
The problem with Columbus is it's full of Ohioans. Other than that I have to say that on my two trips there I actually found the city to be quite nice. Pretty much every school/city has something to offer and everyones tastes are different. It really isn't that hard to understand why some kids choose other schools.
|5 weeks 13 hours ago||could be...||
That would make for an outstanding week in recruiting!
Maybe we could get Harris to flip on Saturday as well while we're at it?
|5 weeks 3 days ago||I applaud your efforts.||
Helping those less fortunate is a calling we should all take more personally and you are a great example of what can come of doing that. You're an inspiration, thank you! Happy Holidays!
|7 weeks 18 hours ago||I don't see you on here much anymore...||
but you were always one of my favorite posters. Sad it is under such circumstances but both you and this young mans family will be in my prayers. Very sorry to hear this news.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||I can't believe it...||
and I don't know at what point I arrived here, but at this point I just can't believe that UM can beat OSU until it happens. Maybe it's a defense mechanism or something, that I just don't even entertain the idea that we could beat them so that when we lose it doesn't hurt so much.
I mean, I look at the teams and see that we certainly have the talent to win, but we have before too yet still the universe found ways to conspire against us and bring OSU out on top. That is the biggest reason I want a win this year, so that beating OSU no longer feels like an impossible task and goes back to feeling like the coin flip it always used to. I hate feeling like it just won't happen.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||There were extenuating||
There were extenuating circumstances in their game against MSU. The weather was absolutely abysmal yesterday. Those other teams played MSU under good conditions, including us. I'm hopeful the weather was as big a factor as I think it was because that could mean our offence isn't as bad with O'korn as it looked yesterday.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Nope. Nicholson got the||
Nope. Nicholson got the unsportsmanlike and Weber got nothing. OSU did get a personal foul during the play but it was on someone else. An OL I think but I could be wrong.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Thanks for one of only two||
Thanks for one of only two helpful responses, it is very much appreciated. I found this also but don't really know the legitimacy of those sites either. The site the seller gave me is http://www.wbco.wtcvehicles.com/ and it is a 1968 mustang fastback that typically sells for between 35 and 45 thousand in the shape this one is in but they want way less for this one. If I was more tech savvy I could probably figure it out but unfortunately I'm not. Thanks again.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||I did to||
Initailly I did as well, but the thing at the back of his head that looked like a pony tail flopping around when he hit the ground is actually either his hat or a toupe. I'm not 100 percent sure which it is but it is an old gentleman, not a lady.
|9 weeks 12 hours ago||I don't know...||
all this second guessnig of the coaching staff after one loss is absurd. This is a team that, to this point, has over achieved. I think the most optimistic expectations had us going into the OSU game with at least 1 loss, potentially 2 and we are right on target for that.
The team laid an egg and there are always things we can second guess but for me, I have the utmost confidence in this coaching staff to make the right decisions. If they are calling wide receiver screens there must be a reason. If Ty Isaac didn't get more carries, there must have been a reason. Unlike previous years, this coaching staff has a method to their madness. They don't just aimlessly throw crap at the wall and see what sticks.
Why don't we all just settle down and remember that this team still has everything to play for. It was one bad game and I, for one, am confident that this staff will look at the tape and fix what was wrong.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||It's fantastic||
It is so great to enjoy football, REALLY enjoy football, again. It had been so long since I really loved to watch college football. During the Hoke era I even found myself turning games off before they were over and that had never happened before, no matter the score. I feel like I did back when I was a teenager watching the games again. I can't wait for Saturday to come so I can watch my team take the field and know that no matter what, they will come out and be competitive at the very least. I can't explain my love for this team and specifically this coach. What a man!
|11 weeks 14 hours ago||Awesome!||
Thanks a million guys. I'll sleep better tonight knowing that. Hope to see you all at the game!
|11 weeks 3 days ago||You honestly think a Scott is||
You honestly think a Scott is better than Barkley and Clement? Perhaps Clement but I would be skeptical that he rivals Barkley in anyway. I mean, I'm no expert or anything but to my untrained eye that's how I see it.
|12 weeks 3 days ago||first||
I will preface this by saying I know absolutely nothing about Drew sharp. I live in Canada so I don't read or hear Detroit news and never knew exactly why people disliked him (though I heard enough on here to develop a hypothesis). Therefore I had no ill feelings toward Mr. Sharp.
Knowing how many people around here felt about him, though, it reminded me of a similar situation that occurred here a couple of weeks ago. Here, however, I knew the reason people disliked the guy and I must admit they had very good reasons. Much better than the ones for people disliking Mr. Sharp.
The man was a well known drug dealer and all around bad dude. He was outside his house one morning when two men stopped and stabbed him multiple times and ran off. I was on call when the man came in, still alive, but barely. After hours of surgery the man passed and the comments I heard I found pretty disturbing.
I heard countless people talking about how the world was a better place with him gone, how no one would lose sleep over his passing and things of that nature. Now I'm not saying that this gentlement may not have had something like this coming to him because of the line of business that he was in, but it didn't make him less of a father, brother, son or husband.
Regardless of the life he lead he left behind loved ones and there certainly would be people who lost sleep over his passing. I was there when his wife and daughter were told he had passed. I saw his brother a few days later who was still shaken to his core. His mother ended up in outpatient psych two days after he passed.
My overall point is simply that while these two people are very different (and not remotely on similar levels) for reasons right or wrong they had a following if people who disliked them very much. That fact doesn't preclude them from having people close to them who love them very much, and who suffer extreme sorry when they've gone.
It's those people that should be remembered at times like this. Those who are suffering need not be bombarded with things that challenge the love they have for their loved one who has passed. We don't need to try to rewrite history so that the person was a saint, we just need to remember the old addage that if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all and let those who loved them grieve in peace.
I want to be clear on this too...I'm not trying to be on a high horse here and sound like I'm lecturing because that isn't my intent. It's really more me trying to come to terms with how people around here reacted to the man whom I was referring to passing away than anything I read on this thread pertaining to Drew Sharp. I think people here have been very respectful in this case, when the potential for negativity was certainly there.
|13 weeks 2 days ago||The only time I root for OSU,||
The only time I root for OSU, and I know I'm in the minority here, is when they play the sec. That is it. Never, ever, other than that.
|13 weeks 3 days ago||The question is:||
are they selling Oregon shirts in Washington yet?
|13 weeks 5 days ago||Just when I think I couldn't||
Just when I think I couldn't love a university and athletic organization more than I love Michigan they go and raise that bar even higher. What an inspiration that young man is. Great story.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||F||
|20 weeks 17 hours ago||Wow....||
unlike the OP I'm lost for words. I only got through the first two paragraphs and realized it was way to much for me.