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|38 weeks 2 days ago||2 things in play: one logical, one psychological||
Harbs is logically smacking down Saban for the hypocrisy. That's obvious. But don't underestimate that his OTHER audience for this kind of calculated tweet is his own team. He's constantly reinforcing the message that they're tougher than the next team...it's how he convinced Stanford they could beat USC.
|1 year 11 weeks ago||UofM626 and 247 Story||
Don't have premium info...just off the quote in the top thread, but I can see how both are true. Maybe VV talked to the coaches and they told him they wanted him to try for QB, but gave him a realistic assessment that it's going to be tough and LB might end up being a position he truly excels at. 'Course, Colin Kap was also a high ceiling player, so anythings possible.
|1 year 19 weeks ago||Insidery buzz pointing to Mr. Mark Dantonio...||
...returning home to his alma mater.
|1 year 30 weeks ago||So Brady gets the baseball equivalent...||
Of a 40 game suspension for "allegedly" throwing a spitball during a 7 run laugher than denying it. Got it.
|1 year 39 weeks ago||MAGNUS....||
Do you know the rumored silent commit?
|1 year 43 weeks ago||Rock Star Harbs =/= Coach Harbs||
He's everywhere. Interviews,Twitter, local news, tigers games, out west, satellite tours...he's raised UM's profile 1000 times.
|2 years 7 weeks ago||Matt jones (local KY blogger) recently tweeted||
"Feel lot more confident Marrow stays than 24 hours ago."
|2 years 7 weeks ago||That would be ...||
A pretty good start to the Harbaugh era.
|2 years 7 weeks ago||Magnus...care to make a prediction?||
Would be interested to hear your predictions on:
|2 years 9 weeks ago||Oh just call it!||
Forget the odds he comes. Somebody start laying odds on the first reporter to "officially" call the shot.
|2 years 9 weeks ago||Serious Question:||
Where are all the hungry reporters looking to break the story? I know the story is leaking from board #5, Twitter scraps, insider rumors, etc. Surely - surely - there is a reporter out there (national or local) that wants to "officially" break the biggest college football coaching change story in years? Where are they? Who's hunting down the bread crumbs to get two independent sources to put their name and paper/media company out there?
|2 years 10 weeks ago||JH WILL NEVER BE TRADED||
His decision is UM or NFL. If NFL, his self interest is best served by resigning after the season and signing with whomever he wants for a huge payday to a team that doesn't give 49ers a draft pick.
|2 years 10 weeks ago||I'm in Cincy too...love Mad Tree, but...||
My go-to IPA and still undefeated champ in the hop hard category is Fat Head Head Hunter. Could be the most distinctive, most unmistakable tasting IPA on the market. IMHO, of course...
|2 years 11 weeks ago||Jason Lacanfora||
Just saw the NFL national writer for CBS put it out there, again this morning, that "sources close to Harbaugh are saying he wants to stay in the NFL"
|2 years 11 weeks ago||FWIW - the Moss/Hensen crowd||
Have said, in summary:
|2 years 23 weeks ago||Totally fair weather fan||
Also known as a busy fan. Lots of competing demands for time. Fair weather fans are the ONLY way to be. Think about it - who cheers for lousy weather? Nobody.
|2 years 24 weeks ago||My emotional commitment level = ~ Purdue football||
Nobody cares whether Purdue wins or loses. Nobody cares about Purdue recruiting, AP polls, or playoff eligibility. No one cares about Purdue attendance records or the promptness of their students for kickoffs. And not one national (hell even regional) person waxes philosophically about the temperature of Purdue's head coach's seat.
|4 years 25 weeks ago||Bowmore absolutely rocks||
Best single malt out there...peaty. Jealous!
|4 years 25 weeks ago||Waited till 7 to crack one||
Dos Equis as my lead off hitter...
|4 years 29 weeks ago||Keep giving your opinion, Magnus||
I for 1 appreciate it. I had no idea Demons was as close to David Harris, stat wise, his junior year. Pretty cool. I would never take the time to look that kind of info up, so I like having this type of contribution. And even when I disagree, it doesn't mean I don't value the discussion.
|4 years 29 weeks ago||Freschetta-5 to 6 bucks per pizza||
Tough to beat...
|4 years 29 weeks ago||For Your Eyes Only||
Best Moore Bond film. I mean, the ski sequence? The Aegean? The poster - you know the leggy one.
|4 years 32 weeks ago||Actually , even further to the point||
PSU was paying Freeh. His incentive was to go easy on PSU. He didn't-buried them.
|4 years 50 weeks ago||Keep it coming||
My Dad was from AL, so I've always respected their passion, if not always their methods. I may be biased, but I think your contributions enrich our board.
|5 years 1 day ago||Magnus eval||
Magnus - have you seen any film on Kugler? What do you think? Any comparisons to Pocic or Bivin?
|5 years 2 weeks ago||RollDamnTide....||
RollDamnTide...my Dad is from Birmingham, Alabama. Loved the Tide. Met my Mom up in Michigan and relocated. Though I bleed blue and graduated from U of M, I've always had a little soft spot for Alabama, just because I respect their passion (Updyke aside...). And while we love to stereotype the "typical" 'Bama fan (like most would know), I've always found that for every nutjob there's 2 or 3 pretty well informed guys that just love college football and will talk about it for hours. That's my kind of deal.
You found a good board - this is by far one of the brightest, wittiest, sharpest college board out there. Keep visiting and posting - adds a little something. Hope it's a good game in Dallas!
|5 years 44 weeks ago||Talking to a former Hoke recruit||
Not sure if this comment deserves a separate thread, but I lack the points to do that anyhow. So on the topic of Hoke and recruiting and continuing the theme of "random recent dinner conversations" in other posts, I had the pleasure of meeting a 5th year senior from Ball State 2 nights ago. He was receiving an academic scholarship, business major. He also started for Ball State's football program.
So I asked him if Hoke had recruited him and what he thought, etc. His comments were basically. "Hoke is the most genuine guy I've ever met. You guys at Michigan probably don't realize what you have there yet, but you will. He sat on my couch and was just compelling. I may not have been able to play in some of the other conferences (he was their punter), but people gravitate toward him. You saw that with that D-Coordinator he snagged from the Ravens. I'm telling you, Michigan is going to be just fine with that guy at the helm."
A lot of players get bitter when their coach leaves, so I'm not sure that says more about Hoke or this kid, but it was a nice conversation, made me feel pretty good, so I thought I'd pass it along to the rest of the MGoBlog community.
|6 years 6 weeks ago||9-3 next yr||
I believe RR would have won 9 games next year had he stayed. Not saying RR is great or not. We had an easier schedule and a maturing team. Therefore, fair or not, I want BH to keep Denard, salvage this recruiting class, win 9 games, and beat either OSU or MSU. That is the minimum expectation I have, because that is what I believe we would have had. Long term, who knows whether DB is a genius or goat. But that's my criteria.
|6 years 6 weeks ago||scheme is for losers||
99 percent of our wins come from having better players than the other team. 99 percent of our losses come when the other guys have better personnel. Scheme is over rated.
|6 years 7 weeks ago||Wish I could +10 your response||