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|2 days 15 hours ago||If this is true, Hackett is an absolute legend.||
In less than a year, he hired the most sought-after coach in all of football and (likely) made an apparel contract change that by many insiders will significantly effect recruiting in a positive way. He has earned years of support. So, after cleaning up some huge messes and earning all the positive support associated with those changes, he may leave the athletic department to an excellent long-term candidate? I will be disappointed if he ever has to pay for a drink in Ann Arbor again.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I'm not in favor of Michigan||
playing a game at a race track. But I would imagine a game vs ND after a several year hiatus would sell enough tickets to fill pretty much any man-made stadium.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Hmmmm||
I hated the bumblebee uniforms, but we were wearing them when State beat us.
I hated the 'Bama uniforms, but of course, that game was a nightmare.
I loved the uniforms we wore while winning the Sugar Bowl.
I love the original uniforms, as Michigan has won far more games than they've lost while wearing them.
Speaking for myself, it appears as though I really love whatever Michigan is wearing as long as they are winning football games.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||It's the first Friday in May,||
that means summer is coming. Following summer, we get football.
So for the next 7 months, we get great weather, football, or even both.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||I either reciprocate it,||
or if I'm really fired up, I say "Hell yeah!"
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Just my opinion||
Agree with you 100% though that the bigger issue last year was coaching.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||For me, it's hard to say.||
Last year's team was more talented than 5 wins, they just weren't mentally tough. I think if Harbaugh was our coach last year, we win 8-9 games. So, how much of a jump should we expect? Going from 5-win talent to achieving 10 wins is too much to ask for. But going from 8 to 10 certainly wouldn't be. I would be surprised if we won 7 or less. But I won't be surprised if we win 10.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Speaking of stupid,||
there was an MSU fan near me in the student section during that game. After MSU took a 3-0 lead, he yelled "scoreboard" a bunch of times. He probably heard "scoreboard" yelled at him about 1,000 times over the next 3 hours.
|21 weeks 1 day ago||+1||
for not knowing how to embed a tweet.
Oh, yeah, and that sounds like some pretty important news as well.
|23 weeks 6 days ago||I hope you are right.||
I love this time of year. It's either boring because our class is set, and that's a good thing. Or we are in the mix for some last minute commits/flips, and that's an exciting thing.
|26 weeks 13 hours ago||I am of the opinion,||
that if the OL is as good as his previous iterations, our offense will be very good.
I am also of the opinion that I will say "Drevno? More like Drevyes!" far too often after TDs. I will hold my hand up for high-5s after each of those comments, and rightfully be left hanging.
|28 weeks 1 day ago||I don't think Harbaugh||
would string Michigan along. But he may just be stringing along the NFL.
|28 weeks 4 days ago||Agree completely||
If JH is not our next head coach, I think this is the biggest reason why.
|28 weeks 6 days ago||From everything I've heard about the||
SF front office, they sound crazy and angry enough to fire JH early next week if the 49ers are eliminated. If this is a good and decent world, we may actually have him as a coach by next weekend.
|29 weeks 13 hours ago||Weber committing to OSU is a dong punch.||
But our RB situation is awesome right now, IMO. We are loaded. Ty Isaac isn't a high-level recruit. He has, like, actual college stats. We have an embarrassing wealth of talent at the RB position. As many have said in this thread, if we hire the right coach, we don't have anything to worry about.
|29 weeks 2 days ago||Kinda sounds||
like you're nitpicking, now.
|29 weeks 4 days ago||That's the key distinction, IMO.||
If I go to Vegas, sure, I'll throw a bet on something like this without much thought as that bet is just entertainment for me. But Vegas lines don't usually move big amounts because dudes like me put $50 on a bet like this. For the pro gambler, this is how they make a living. They don't just throw money on a prop bet because it sounds fun. The bet has to be researched prior to being placed.
IMO, this is definitely a good sign. But with the caveat that it's a good sign on 12/6/14. These coaching searches seem to have a lot of moving parts. No guarantee that whatever info is out there is accurate in a few days.
|29 weeks 5 days ago||I've lost sleep this||
week as I am so excited about JH becoming our next head coach. Whether it happens or not, it's been fun being excited about Michigan football again.
|31 weeks 4 days ago||Awesome group of guys.||
I will really miss DG. As far as performances go, I will always remember ND UTL II and his unreal performance against OSU with a malfunctioned lower body.
I really love his video board intro as well. When everyone else is saying "Name, year and major" he has his "Devin Gardner . . . I already graduated" and then smiles.
I have always felt as though we have an embarrassing wealth of great kids here. I know there are great kids who play everywhere, but we just have so damn many. I really hope these guys grab a win and bowl eligibility today.
|32 weeks 5 days ago||I got in trouble by reading||
this at work and laughing very loudly. I tried to explain it to those around me and they looked at me like I'm crazy.
|33 weeks 5 days ago||Well, MSU beat us by 24.||
If OSU beats them by 27 and we beat OSU by 28+, we could still celebrate winning the Tri-Wizard Tournament.
|35 weeks 1 day ago||I agree.||
I'm not usually in favor of "everyone should go." I like the idea of maintaining at least a couple of good guys to help with transition for the players. Even a guy or two who could tell the new staff in private "yeah, but you can't really do that/say that/whatever here." (WR gets the #1 type of stuff)
But right now, with as toxic as this program has been lately, I really think everyone's gotta go. We need a fresh start. That includes you (looks over at Adidas).
|35 weeks 5 days ago||I love the idea of fans contributing||
money to alter uniforms. But I'd go one step further and make it a competition. So for tomorrow's game, if Michigan fans donated more money, MSU is wearing the pink. The more we beat them by, the more pink they wear.
|36 weeks 2 days ago||I agree, Narduzzi has totally earned a shot,||
but nowhere near Ann Arbor. Dantonio's crush for OSU was always very obvious. I would not be able to handle Narduzzi having the same affection for MSU if he was our head coach. I also think he would defer to Dantonio on the recruiting trail. It's ok to respect your opponents, but you can't be cool with them being your alpha.
I honestly would worry about a Trojan horse, I don't care how stupid that sounds.
Also, I honestly think MD keeps telling Narduzzi that soon he will retire, and the MSU gig is Pat's.
I was really bummed when Narduzzi didn't take the Uconn job last year.
|36 weeks 4 days ago||It feels very fitting.||
In the fall, my wife is forced to listen to me whine, scream, throw temper tantrums and use my outdoor voice in the wrong places. From a karmic standpoint, it's totally fair that I have a similar experience.
|36 weeks 4 days ago||My wife forgot||
that she agreed to watch her friend's kids today despite agreeing to volunteer at work. So, I'll be babysitting a 6 month old and 4 yr old today with the help of my 6 yr old.
|37 weeks 19 hours ago||Wow||
Excellent write up, thanks for posting. All 3 sound like a tremendous upgrade. I have a feeling President Schlissel would have a lean towards Bates. But, yeah, they all sound great.
|37 weeks 2 days ago||Will also be interesting to see||
what happens to the loser of FSU and ND. If ND loses to FSU, but then wins out, they will also be in the conversation. In part, annoyingly, because they are ND.
I think a playoff system is a good thing. But the politics and lobbying is going to really suck. Even if every SEC team has 2 losses, there will be a big push to put at least one, if not two of them in the playoff.
|37 weeks 2 days ago||Agree.||
I think MSU probably gets "jobbed" by the 2nd SEC team that gets in.
It's actually pretty interesting, IMO. On the one hand, they did schedule Oregon. But of course, on the other, the B1G is just so bad this year.
We will keep seeing articles about this until they get another loss this year. Here's to that happening on 10/25.
|38 weeks 2 days ago||I really appreciate this thread||
The only negative for me, was that I had a roaring laugh after reading it and again with the Pelini pic. I work in an oncology office and it always feels inappropriate to me to laugh too hard at work. I'm pretty sure everyone around me just negged me in their heads.