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|1 day 1 hour ago||Our Spartan friends would||
Our Spartan friends would remind you that Michigan's SOS is deceptively inflated. BYU was equal parts exhausted/lucky/overrated when we played them. NU had a strong resume on paper only, but the eyeball test said they were destined to fall to a mediocre opponent. The one team we played with a pulse beat us soundly. In fact, the only reason Utah was able to roll the ducks by 6 TDs was because Oregon was so demoralized by their beating at the hands of MSU. Please stop disrespecting them so much.
|3 days 41 min ago||I hope to look back a week||
I hope to look back a week from now able to describe this scene as an analogy for our season. In that analogy we hopefully have Mr. Wolf as Harbaugh reminding the team to stay focused, and MSU as Marvin, having been grotesquely splattered all over our place.
|3 days 4 hours ago||Although it might be for the||
Although it might be for the greater good of our nation, I have to be selfish and keep them in Ann Arbor (though they proved last week they can really own the DC area). I'm not opposed to them going to the White House as guests for winning a national championship, though.
|3 days 22 hours ago||Oh, and also Rogue Dead Guy||
Oh, and also Rogue Dead Guy Ale w/ dinner and Jim Beam since the kids went to bed
|3 days 22 hours ago||Before everyone calls their||
Before everyone calls their bookie and puts their home on the line, I feel like I should come clean. The past four (dominant winning) weeks I've worn the same shirt/undershirt combo to work on Friday. I didn't think a thing about it until this morning when I went to get dressed and realized we haven't done laundry for the past EIGHT days, meaning the shirt combo sat wrinkled at the bottom of the hamper.
|1 week 14 hours ago||Watching the game as the||
Watching the game as the Lions made some good plays to get within FG range on their final offensive series, I said to my wife "they're not going to get any points on this drive." Sure enough, a couple plays later, boom, lions'd!
|1 week 2 days ago||Is that a playbook in his||
Is that a playbook in his pocket or are they really happy to see each other?
|1 week 2 days ago||...After calling the game||
...After calling the game early to save further embarrassment to the other team and to allow the teams to catch the train home
|1 week 3 days ago||CJK5H has a much closer||
CJK5H has a much closer connection to TX than Saban. Unless TX is paying > $10 mil/yr
|1 week 6 days ago||The man the authorities came||
The man the authorities came to blame for something that he never done?
|2 weeks 1 day ago||...make money and risk both||
...make money and risk both their amateur status and eligibility? If it's going to be live streamed, it should be without charge.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Sample size. When you don't||
Sample size. When you don't allow your opponent to take more than 3 offensive snaps/possession (followed by a 4th special teams snap/punt), there really aren't that many turnover opportunities.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I think it's the nature of||
I think it's the nature of football fandom. It's about absolute value. The sting of a loss often exceeds the high of a win (though less so with perspective of age), and I still revel in losses of hated foes more than I probably should.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||That was the game that lifted||
That was the game that lifted what felt like a curse for me. I moved to the west coast in '01 and witnessed several painful losses thereafter, including 01 at Washington, 2002 Iowa, 2003 at Oregon, 2007 Oregon, 2010 Iowa. It seemed after moving away that every game I attended set negative records and/or ended in heartbreak. I walked back into The Big House that day feeling that my presence may be dooming the Wolverines to a loss that day, but instead it was absolute Denard smiling, soul-restoring dominance. It was AWE-SOME
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Wow! The yakety sax game. Who||
Wow! The yakety sax game. Who would think there would be such an interesting parallel between this team and one that played The Horror and the debacle against Oregon (who as of this post is getting their backsides handed to them by the Utah squad we played tight on the road) the two weeks prior that year.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Cotton McKnight and Pepper||
Cotton McKnight and Pepper Brooks are the best in the biz
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Someone obviously needs to||
Someone obviously needs to explain to Pope Francis that "football is a religion and Saturday is the holy day of obligation". God bless is cotton pickin' (obviously not maize and blue) heart.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||racecar||
|3 weeks 2 days ago||This could summarize many||
This could summarize many media pundits speaking on Harbaugh's future back in December. If Philly fires him, he'll still be in high demand (at all levels).
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Totally agree. While I can||
Totally agree. While I can appreciate that those living in the Wolverine State must endure increasingly insufferable MSU fans, I find Oregon to be unbearable as well. In fairness though, both programs have done enough winning of late to deserve pride in their teams and a little extra "bragging" about them.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||Those missed TDs were on the||
Those missed TDs were on the refs. My box score credits 2 TDs to Tacopants
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Thanks, but I already have||
Thanks, but I already have one!
|6 weeks 1 hour ago||Henne, Long, Woodley... Hart,||
Henne, Long, Woodley... Hart, Manningham, Breaston... even Rivas. Can we at least hope to have the next Zoltan Mesko (an Australian Space Emporer of Space)?
|6 weeks 5 days ago||As in recent years I've been||
As in recent years I've been counting down by watching Wolverine Historian videos of dominant performances against rivals on YouTube. Here's hoping this year lives up!
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Stand alone threads? No. But||
Stand alone threads? No. But I can envision a string of responses in a snowflake thread talking about how we were able to overcome disintegrating uniforms because the opposing coach was likely distracted by the scandal earlier that week when his adulterous emails were leaked.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Wish it were so (especially||
Wish it were so (especially as someone who grew up in K'zoo), but I can't imagine it happening w/ Sparty rolling like they have been of late. I'll settle for WMU playing well enough to expose weaknesses for Harbaugh & co. to exploit when we play them later
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Shouldn't have found it that||
Shouldn't have found it that funny, but I did.
|8 weeks 52 min ago||Small nit to pick- Hopefully||
Small nit to pick- Hopefully the days of ROSES are returning.
|9 weeks 1 hour ago||Rose Bowl 1/1/98. Road||
Rose Bowl 1/1/98. Road tripped with a bunch of guys from school (I was a soph that year). "Woodson for president" written on the windows. Van stunk like hell at the end of that trip.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Since it's Cowherd, are we||
Since it's Cowherd, are we sure he's gone? ESPN might have actually been saying "Buy! Buy!" Instead of "Bye bye!"