that's unfortunate, but at least the interest is there on both sides
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|11 weeks 6 days ago||Great||
That was great with a capital G!!
|14 weeks 3 days ago||****Correction****||
He didn't want to transfer AS LONG there were no conditions placed upon his re-instatement. So, technically, HE CHOSE to transer - it was HIS DECISION.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||Alright, I listened and I||
Alright, I listened and I think what Hackett loved was Jim's jacket and I think the "punch line" was "Jim said all you need is 3 hours in a sleeping bag".
|16 weeks 4 days ago||My understanding||
In the fall 2010, sometime after the MSU game, Harbaugh had verbally informally agreed to coach Michigan. As the season progressed, his stock rose and at the same time Brandon took for granted that Harbaugh was his and didn't really cater/recruit him at all after that - kind of left him alone for a long while. Harbaugh also got some bad vibes about Brandon from some close time him, telling him the environment might not be the best for him and that advice along with the seemingly low level of interest Brandon showed him, he went ahead and took the SF job.
Word is that Brandon never spoke directly to Harbaugh and never actually put forth a concrete offer. The way Hackett has been operating is way different from Brandon's arrogant way of doing things.
|16 weeks 5 days ago||I tell you what||
I bet that BEFORE they can fire him after the season, JH is announcing he's leaving for Michigan, hopefully on his birthday!!
|18 weeks 10 hours ago||Miles||
Sam said not to worry about who is 3, 4, or beyond - it doesn't get by Miles at #2. Yippee!!! Hope it's true.
|18 weeks 4 days ago||Well||
If SF fires Harbaugh, then they are owed nothing (Michigan doesn't have to pay a dime to SF) and in fact, SF would owe Harbaugh money. What's more likely is that Michigan buys out the last year of his contract, allowing SF to part with Harbaugh without having to fire him and also get something of value ($) in return.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||About the "Michigan Man" comment||
If you read Mitch Albom's article about Jim Harbaugh back in 1984/85 (whenever it was), Harbaugh referred to the term "Michigan Man" in that article. So, Hackett is wrong there, Bo's use of the term "Michigan Man" preceded the basketball coaching change in 1989.
There are other people who also say that Bo never intended that "Michigan Man" mean anything other than somebody that works for Michigan, but he actually did, else Harbaugh wouldn't have referred to it during his playing days.
|20 weeks 4 days ago||That Graduation rate is bogus||
Graduating a senior once they've finished their senior year isn't all that impressive - they're already SENIORS, they're going to graduate. If you actually look at the TRUE GRADUATION RATE FOR FOOTBALL, you'll see that Michigan is 2nd to last in the Big Ten at only 66% - quite low.
|20 weeks 6 days ago||Wow||
You can buy a ticket for less than the cost of a hot dog and water at the concession stand. Still, even with the lost cost of entry, I'd be surprised if more than 80,000 show up.
|21 weeks 1 day ago||Sideline seats||
Sideline seats for the game area as low as $18.63. My PSD for each of my sideline tickets was/is $350 alone. When you include the actual price for the season tickets ($450 each seat), I paid $114 per ticket. It sucks to see them available for so little when I paid so much.
|21 weeks 2 days ago||I'm waiting||
I'm waiting to what happens with the head coaching position before I renew. If Harbaugh is hired, I'm certain my PSD payment will be made same day.
|21 weeks 2 days ago||Hmmm...||
When I was in SF for a few days while on a trip through California, I couldn't understand why some people like it so much. It was chillier than I expected, very windy (especially in the evenings), and much too crowded. I seriously had to have a jacket on in the evenings in mid-August because it was too cold without one. SF was not at all what I expected and I was happy to leave it and move on to our next stop.
|21 weeks 5 days ago||No||
Because abused women (or men) don't always want to report it or press charges because often times they fear revenge from the abuser for doing so, law enforcement has taken it out of the hands of the victims - the officers are to arrest the perpetrator and charges will be filed where there is evidence of domestic violence, regardless of whether the victim wants that or not.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||Are you serious?||
You are willing to sacrifice some wins?? Why are you even on here?
|22 weeks 3 days ago||Uh||
He should just stop answering questions about the athletics, especially since he's not all that familiar with how college atheltics works - leave the sports talk to the athletic director.
|22 weeks 4 days ago||Well, then||
Fire Ablauf! We can't have people in the AD who hold grudges that get in the way of the program and impede the progress of the football team.
|22 weeks 4 days ago||I said||
I said that I wouldn't give the coaches unconditional support. If you do, that's fine, just don't ask me to do that. I support the players 100% and want what's best for them - better coaching, better development, and opportunity to be champions.
|22 weeks 4 days ago||Excuse me, but||
I don't manage the team, I don't work for the team, I am not a part of the team, so giving unconditional support to the coaches when they're not very good isn't required and I don't have to pretend to do it.
I am following Michigan because I have gotten a lot of enjoyment from it for a lot of years (not so much lately) and I'd like to enjoy it again, so yeah, the team winning again would be greatly appreciated.
|22 weeks 4 days ago||Seriously?||
A glimmer of hope that Michigan could be a SPOILER to OSU's great season??? That the season has come down to having the goal of "spoiler" is exactly why Hoke needs to go.
I support DG and the players, but I'm also feeling sick at the thought that Michigan just wasted a season in which it could have actually been pretty darn good with better coaching. We're getting older and the available number of seasons to enjoy are dwindling. This crap needs to end.
I get little joy out of watching the inferior play of this team, spoiler opportunity or not. It's over, buddy, turn off the lights....
|23 weeks 7 hours ago||Ohio State||
OSU 28 MSU 24
|23 weeks 9 hours ago||Just fire him already!||
I'm scared as shit that Hoke will be here next year. I can't enjoy the rest of the games at all, worried that any good play will increase Hoke's chances of staying. This sucks. Just fire him already so the fans can be relieved. This is sports torture....
|23 weeks 11 hours ago||I say||
People should rise up and have their voices heard BEFORE it's too late, before Hoke is retained. Write, call, post, protest, whatever it takes to ensure Hoke isn't here. I need real MICHIGAN football back, for my sanity, please.....
|23 weeks 11 hours ago||Yikes||
If Michigan doesn't fire Hoke after this season, there is something rotten in Ann Arbor. Hoke shouldn't have even been hired in the first place. They're going to keep Hoke for a 5th season after two consecutive 7-5 seasons when they fired RR after only 3 seasons, the final season being 7-5???? That is ridiculous.
If Hoke is coach after December 1st, I'll no longer be a season ticket holder. HOKE'S GOT TO GO!!!!!!
|23 weeks 2 days ago||Top 3||
1. Jim Harbaugh
2. John Harbaugh
3. Les Miles
|23 weeks 2 days ago||You're wrong||
That might have worked for the last 6 seasons, but no longer. There's only so much losing a season ticket holder can take before they decide to stop spending thousands of dollars and a significant amount of time to go witness a mediocre team lose in person.
I suspect that there are a lot of season tickets holders that were on the fence last year as far as renewing and went ahead and renewed with the hope that last season was an abberation and with the hiring of a new OC, Michigan would go on to have a good season. Well, here we are and they are just bad. I suspcect that those fence sitters from last year will jump off the fence onto the side of not renewing - I am one of them. I waited until the last day to renew, not sure I wanted to, but thought I'd give it one more season. If Hoke is not replaced, I will not be renewing my 4 season tickets.
Some season ticket holders have already stopped showing up to the games, some fans have turned off the tvs already. I hadn't missed a home game in years, incluidng all the RR home games, and yet twice this season I didn't attend (Minnesot and Indiana) and I doubt I'll go the Maryland game either. I just don't feel like taking the time to go witness mediocre football in person.
Apathy is setting in and Michigan better do something to turn it around quickly.
|23 weeks 3 days ago||Uh||
Michigan wouldn't be struggling for long. Get Harbaugh here and recuiting is as easy as 1, 2, 3...
Also, at Michigan, he doesn't have to deal with millionaire spoiled brats who don't want to take direction and are always looking to bail for their next big contract. At Michigan he also doesn't have to deal with meddling GM's and owners who want to make all the personnel decisions.
At Michigan, the football program is his....ALL HIS.
|23 weeks 3 days ago||Maybe||
Could be as a rivals mod indicated today. That Hacket stays up for up to 9 months, but it will be hand-in-hand with the new AD during "transition" period?
|23 weeks 3 days ago||Eh||
I don't buy it. It's likely just a diversion tactic, to take attention away from the real candidates.
|24 weeks 12 hours ago||Finally, the day has come!! Have a good life||