"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
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|3 weeks 4 days ago||great piece||
|4 weeks 6 hours ago||I was there||
Section 127....in the middle of hard core Minnesota people....all I can say is that they were EXTREMELY nice....we partied before and after the game...our hotel....everywhere they all were so nice. ...excellent people
|7 weeks 6 days ago||I love my Bovada bets||
I placed alot on us early at various levels....150 to 1, 50 to 1, etc.....16 to 1 to win the B1G
|8 weeks 5 days ago||bavado||
I put $300 on us to win it all at 50 to 1....and $100 for us to win the B1G at 16 to 1...I'm liking my bets :)
|8 weeks 5 days ago||comparing to 1997||
why not.....I think this year's Dline is better than 1997. Deeper and quicker and bigger. I don't think Renes, WIlliams and Steele are as good as Glasgow, Wormley and Henry....but most important is the backups! Taco, Hurst and Godin...sheez there was nobody like that in 1997.
I DEFINITELY think the LBs from 1997 were far superior to this year's LBs. Dhani Jones and Ian Gold were my favorite michigan LBs ever (I am an old guy too!). Throw in James Hall and its a clear win for 1997.
FInally, from what I have seen...even as amazing as Chuck was...this year's team has just a collection of studs at DB. Nobody on 1997 was anywhere as good as Peppers at Safety (sorry Marcus). Jarrod Wilson might lose a small battle to Hendriks. But when it comes to CB, its the depth that impresses me. Jourdan Lewis will play in the NFL and even though he loses to Chuck, so does everyone! Clark and Stribling are where you see the big difference. a 6'2" guy and 6'4" guy? Are you kidding me? Awesome...throw in Delano Hill and its just a machine of DBs...they can all tackle, press cover and play to their assignments.
I know I'm crazy... but because of this, I see this year's defense as potentially better than 1997....still early but WOW
|15 weeks 4 days ago||Three Stooges Joke||
That is similar to a three stooges joke...Shemp: "6 lions were crawling on my back, 6 lions!"....Moe (as he smacks Shemp) : "quit Lyin!"
|15 weeks 5 days ago||2||
1983 rose bowl...Steve Smith gets hurt
Been tough to go to anything since :(
|16 weeks 4 days ago||Excellent||
He is my friend's nephew!
|18 weeks 3 days ago||about 20 years ago||
I saw a baby rattlesnake next to the 16th tee (close to where they have the sign)..but I haven't seen anything since
|18 weeks 3 days ago||they are funny||
They eat EVERYTHING and quickly...they have moved them about 5 times in a few weeks. Only down side is the "zoo" smell
|28 weeks 3 days ago||Lorenz Factor||
The whole thing is NON-Linear...your train experiement is Linear. As you go faster, the scale factor changes, it does not stay the same. That is hard for most of us to imagine, but thats the correct way to view this problem
|32 weeks 5 days ago||Interesting stuff||
Everything seems kind of what I would expect...except the "glitch" in your first plot where it is more likely to be a 7 year player in the NFL than a 4 year player. I will take a stab at a theory.
Generally speaking, the plot should simply decrease as time goes by (age + injury potential). But at year ~4, some guys "figure out" how to be NFL players and stick another so many years. Those guys who figure it out last until the age/injury curve makes them leave and the curve goes back down. So the glitch is the guys who figure out how to be a professional.
That being said, it might just be monetary or maybe based on contract length!
|36 weeks 4 days ago||I'll do my son||
He fell just short of getting a U of M football scholarship. He didn't want to leave the state for Purdue, Iowa or Minnesota. ...so he went to Western....they wanted him on Defense...he wanted to play RB....he made travel team his freshman year....3rd game of the year is against Michigan at the big house....2001....because he was easily the biggest back....they had him playing FB to simulate Michigan's offense for Western ' s Defense. So the week leading up to the game he did that....well 9-11 happened...they postponed the game....the following week while practicing at FB still he got rolled by an Olineman....snapped 3 of 4 ligaments in his knee...he never recovered and still has knee problems to this day.....FUCK OSAMA BIN LADEN
|40 weeks 5 days ago||7pm||
I generally eat nothing before 7pm.....so I want to see if I eat all food before 7pm if my metabolism changes and of course for the actual religious purpose....for me...this will be difficult
|41 weeks 3 days ago||for me...||
1) Derrick Green - before he got hurt he was running extremely well. I think Harbaugh will rely on him for most games
2) Peppers - I always wanted him at safety because he will be all over the field. Look for 5 or 6 interceptions, 4 sacks, 3 fumble recoveries, 1 punt return for a TD, etc...
3) Moe Ways - I think he is our next great WR. Dude has all the tools to wear #1
|41 weeks 3 days ago||Florida||
the 3 kids from florida will play in the NFL...watch and learn
|42 weeks 3 days ago||Florida||
Great story and I knew something was go to happen when I read your stuff a few weeks ago....I have been saying this since the signings came in...The 3 florida kids (Karan, Jones and Johnson) will all play in the NFL! Watch and learn.....
|44 weeks 2 days ago||space||
I knew you would like this article!....this was a laymen ' s version of your stuff....so it was a very good read
|44 weeks 2 days ago||beat me to it!||
I like the last sentence. ..it tells me we are ready to win RIGHT NOW!
|44 weeks 2 days ago||Newsome||
Is my favorite recruit....love that kid!
|44 weeks 6 days ago||He's ours.....||
free trip to LA is all this is about....
|45 weeks 14 hours ago||love it!||
Free coaching from Jack....he is an all time tremendous coach
|45 weeks 2 days ago||we are working on it!||
Sheez...it's not like it's a tough job or anything..
|45 weeks 2 days ago||zero!||
Google is not a real player in this
|45 weeks 2 days ago||Yeah...this is my living||
wait until you see what we are building at Willow Run at the site of the old B-24 plant (yes I am totally in the loop on all of this including MTF). And by the way, These cars are coming, and coming soon (~5-10 years). Lots of the features are already appearing on current models. Connected cars (i.e. ones that communicate to each other) will make this happen faster. And by the way, it will NOT be Google doing this. Their stuff is baby league compared to the rest of the industry.
|45 weeks 4 days ago||Ian gold||
He was the man! Faster than sh-t...underrated. ..NFL....that was a great year...I went to PSU And the Rose Bowl....PSU was the greatest of the 100s of games I have attended
|45 weeks 5 days ago||I agree||
I think we show "newness" against Utah and do not win that game on the road...we then get hot and win everything until our Arch rivals...in an epic game, our QB doesn't quite make it happen and we barely lose..... setting up 10-15 years of epic battles between them and us....Harbaugh will make things happen much quicker than anyone thinks....remember Hoke did not leave the cupboard bare!
|46 weeks 2 days ago||In the article about Harbaugh and QBs||
that I posted yesterday (sorry FREEP link)....a former QB at Stanford said that Harbaugh would have another QB coach on the staff...so not surprisingly, Fisch will be the QB coach WITH Harbaugh
|46 weeks 5 days ago||just a theory...||
What if Bosch had a real problem (e.g. drinking) and he decided to leave the team or maybe even Hoke thought it best he leave the team to work on it....he came back and Harbaugh said fine but this is what I want (e.g. never have a drink)...my point is that maybe it is the personal issue causing this and Harbaugh's stipulations were not what Bosch wanted....just a theory
|47 weeks 1 day ago||Stanford versus SF||
Many seem to be pointing to how JH did at Stanford as a comparison point to us....but I think we are more like when he took over SF....that team had lots of talent.... mediocre at best QB play....strike shortened off season......OH WAIT.....13 WINS!......SERIOUSLY....undefeated going into OSU....then it's game on!