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|6 weeks 4 days ago||Thank you for posting this||
Thank you for posting this notice.
His passing should not go without the appropriate condolences and respect for a man who lived his life so well.
I would have liked to have had the honor of meeting him.
Maybe on the other side...
|9 weeks 2 hours ago||Offer List||
Great news, and welcome! Choosing Michigan was one of the best decisions of my life, and I'm old.
Can one of you guys who follow recruiting closely comment on his offer list?
I can't remember seeing a kid that has so much obvious potential, so highly ranked, yet with so few offers. 2 TX schools, 2 NM schools and AZ. Nothing from the West coast.
Did he choose to not participate in the process to the same degree as most recruits?
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Yep. Exactly, as far as the||
Yep. Exactly, as far as the first two.
Butt was never in question. He was always in the Butt.....
No other similar stories to speak of, or you would have listed them.
In or out. No problem either way. But if you are wavering, stay the f@$k out.
That's my personal opnion. Sticking with it to the end.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||No need to wait. Already||
No need to wait.
Already have. Every last one of them since 1967.
No need to wait, pantymeister.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Arbitrarily, not||
Arbitrarily, not accidentally, but essentially otherwise correct...
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Kind of stange Michigan would||
Kind of stange Michigan would waver, but OSU would full court press.
I respect the choice of everyone. I just don't want guys that don't buy into the Michigan difference, all things considered.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Harbaugh, d, b. Remember||
Harbaugh, d, b. Remember that.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Never heard it was a tough||
Never heard it was a tough time deciding for him. Neither did you.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||I undeniably, possitively,||
I undeniably, possitively, indesputebly, and positivoly agree
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Choice||
More power to him.
I don't want anyone who has a tough time decideing between us and them.
I want guys that want to be Michigan Men.
All aboard, or get out of the way. Full speed ahead for Michigan.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Your post and his farewell||
Your post and his farewell post are both very well written. His post is exemplary of a Michigan Man.
Congratulations on your degree, Mr Shallman, and thank you for representing the University of Michgan in an exemplary manner.
May you contiue to make choices that perpetually snowball into greater success and happiness.
|28 weeks 4 days ago||You raise some good points. I||
You raise some good points. I was also thinking:
Maybe the staff were heading the same way as in the HI game, but the second TD changed their outlook.
Maybe they saw all they needed to see from the underclassmen in the HI game, and now they are being more selective in their utilization, and also considering red shirt options.
Probably a combination of execution, all of the above, and other things amateurs like me can't see.
Nice win, all the same. It's great to have some blowout wins again. Not too long ago, I was holding my breath with every punt reception...
Go Blue! Enjoy the ride!
|37 weeks 6 hours ago||Nearly drown in lake Huron||
Nearly drown in lake Huron after a windsurfing mishap.
Initiallly stunned, then fought, then panicked. Then I sank. Sinking to the bottom was one of the most peaceful moments of my life, and I no longer fear death.
I snapped out of it and swam to the surface.
|38 weeks 5 days ago||It's not pressure to inform a||
It's not pressure to inform a prospect that although the team would love for him to join them, the team is running out of spots.
That's just open, honest, mutually beneficial communication. That's the way I expect Michigan to execute its recruiting game plan.
|38 weeks 5 days ago||It's from the Hello Honigford||
It's from the Hello Honigford piece.
|38 weeks 5 days ago||He, and the others, have been||
He, and the others, have been notified that "The addition of Honigford means they can probably only take three of their four main targets on the O-line, which are Kai-Leon Herbert, TJ Slaton, Cesar Ruiz, and Isaiah Wilson."
He was told to feel free to wait, but the ship may sail without him. If he knows he wants a spot, he needs to join the crew.
Of course, that's just my theory.....
|1 year 2 days ago||I don't care. We all don't||
I don't care. We all don't care. I don't knoe what upvoting is or means, and I don't care.
I don't know what I di d, and I don't care.
Only an imbicile would care, of that I am 100% sure.
|1 year 2 days ago||I don't even know what||
I don't even know what upvoting means. Seemed kind of silly. Won't do it again.
I guess my thought is "Why is it even possible, and what imbicile would care?"
|1 year 2 days ago||Are you familiar with the||
Are you familiar with the concept of advertising?
How many commercials do you see for entities that "were (not) pretty well known before."
I bet that the PR value of the camp dramatically exceeding the expectations of IMG, and the MI negotiators. Good for IMG.
In the future, Michigan will point tom the PR value when negotiating the next deal, if a deal is allowed by the NCAA.
|1 year 2 days ago||I just thought the messgae,||
I just thought the messgae, including "Build your camp" was interesting, given the fact that I did not recall any writer writing an article with the angle on what Michigan going to IMG meant for IMG.
Hopefully, the negotitor for UM was smarter than me, and will be in the future, when writing the deal. (If there is a future deal).
I don't know what Michigan paid to camp there, but the PR value for IMG was significant.
I just found this to be an interesting side topic on an otherwise slow Sunday.
|1 year 4 days ago||I stand with Yost on this.||
I stand with Yost on this. Don't play them in any sport until they join the Big Ten.
As long as they get what they want, they will never come to the table.
I can think of dozens of home and away deals I would like to see that would be just as good as playing them. And, there would always be the chance of a bowl game match up.
If all the Big Ten teams ignored them, they would come to the table. The only reason it did not work last time was because MSU was trying to establish a program and credibility. If the Big Ten sould circle the wagons, they would be requesting a sit down in no time.
|1 year 11 weeks ago||I'll take it.||
One more thing to which I would have said "I'll take it" if someone would have predicted it one year ago.
I don't think Michigan is going to spend much time, if any, out of the top 25 in the JH era.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Yes. So is UCLA. Not even||
Yes. So is UCLA. Not even close to the caliber of Michigan and Texas, and what a degree means for someone living in their area. Cal is second fiddle to Stanford, and UCLA goes head to head with USC.
And that's not even taking into account the football facilities.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Delance kept his family||
Delance kept his family happy, and Texas is the only public school even close to Michigan, as far as the value of the degree is concerned. And, if he ends up living there for the rest of his life, which is highly likely, more doors open for him with a Texas pedigree.
Best of luck to the kid.
Now, with that over, and PSU getting killed by Georgia, it's time to watch the Citrus again on the DVR......
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Delance||
The latest I read on Delance (I don't remember the source for the quote) was along the lines of:
"My Mom wants me down the street, but it's up to me to decide what's best for me, and for my future."
All the best to these kids, whatever they decide. I can't imagine being that age, with that much attention on my personal decision, dealing with all of the pressures coming for various angles.
The fact that Delance would consider going to a program where the head coach will likely be gone by next year, if not by NSD, shows the pressure he is under. Or maybe it's just a love for TX, which is understandable. Great school, and probably the way to go, if he plans on spending the rest of his life in that area.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Is that from the twitter||
Is that from the twitter accounts, hacked twitter accounts or fake twitter accounts? I believe what gets posted on there even less than the main stream media.
Even if they go elsewhere, it's great to be in the mix, and have Michigan in the discussion on the air. You can't buy that type of publicity, outside of the SEC.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Letter to Mom||
I applaud your persona, as portrayed in the media. (Pardon the qualification, but I have little faith in the accuracy of all of the entities that filter and process information).
If what I have read about you, and your son, is even close to approximating reality, I beleive your family would be welcome editions to the Michigan family.
Thank you for your efforts. I can't adequately express how delightful it is to hear the media portrayals of you, and your son's, emphasis on the quality of academics.
I earned two degrees at Michigan. I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to earn my second degrree at other institutions with even greater recognized reputations. But, as a Michigan resident, private programs carried a very high premium. I sought the advice of a family member who was a Michigan grad:
"Everywhere I go, all over the world, people know what the University of Michigan is, and what a degree from it means. My degrees open doors for me everywhere. Michigan is only equaled or exceeded by some Ivy League schools, Stanford or Notre Dame, depending on your area of interest. And, you run into more Michigan alumni in positions of impotance than any of those schools."
I've found what she said to be true.
I have realyed this out of respect for the media portaryal of your efforts as a Mother.
Best of luck to you and your son. You both seem truely blessed, and I'm sure the future is bright, regardleess of the path chosen.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Michigan Man||
"In this day and age of bombastic narcissists who get all of the attention, he's really that kind of modest and respectful, and has personal integrity," Wozniak said.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Oye||
|1 year 14 weeks ago||I think some of these kids||
I think some of these kids honestly don't know, and some just like to string it out.
If he has not been swayed by now by the differences in the international reputation of the degree, and the utilization of the TE in the offense, among many other factors, he's probably just stringing it out.
Best of luck to him, either way. He's a unique talent.
Luckily, I'm not at all concerned about weakness at TE for MI.