"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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|16 hours 31 min ago||The fan vote is just the 17th||
The fan vote is just the 17th vote. 16 other panelists vote in addition to this, which makes me feel a bit better about the value of the award. Because any award based solely on fan vote would be shit.
I object to the gimmicky and clicky nature of even 5.8824% of a vote being web-based. But such is my man crush on Jabril that I have heeded your call.
|20 hours 22 min ago||I think this was when||
I think this was when MWolverine was murdered by Brian, no? I thought a lot of people were giving Brown crap for his posts during that time, much of it justified / much of it not, and Brian made with the hangman's rope. Or maybe that was Chitown Blue? Good posters both, challenged the board and made it think. Chitown coulg be a bit racy, he may have been killed for an outrageous comment or two.
|21 hours 12 min ago||They could have brought the||
They could have brought the safety down. They could have run blitzed. They could have sent everybody but the the DB's 1-on-1 with WR's and crashed the line every play. Or they could have done that on first and second down for at least a few series. Especially after 200+ rushing yards in the first half. If your LB's aren't that good and the DL is weakened, you're not going to stop Elliot.
Brian mentioned it in the Indiana review - he saw the team get gashed, was hoping M didn't respond because they were holding the response for OSU. Turns out they didn't have one. That's extremely, extremely disappointing and a worry for the entire staff - head coach included.
Very happy with the 9-3 season, but couldn't be more disappointed in the OSU gameplan. Everyone has already said this, I know. Now I have said it as well.
|1 day 10 hours ago||PSU also fired their OC John||
PSU also fired their OC John Donovan today
|1 day 13 hours ago||Brown is going to be in||
Brown is going to be in trouble with that comment. If he's been having other problems there, it's going to be a sleepless night am I going to get fired type of problem. Expect a recant and a bump by Rivals in their next eval.
Welcome Jordan, look like an outstanding player!
|1 day 21 hours ago||I read some comments in||
I read some comments in thread about him back in the summer, Magnus saying the book on him was inconsistency: he'd play great for stretches then get beat for a TD.
Later in the summer I was reading a 247 thread on one of the big camps, maybe the Opening, and sure enough the 247 analyst had multiple glowing statements about Hill in the 1on1's, until he got burned for some easy TDs. Take it FWIW. He's a very highly rated kid who seems to have all the skills you'd need.
|2 days 15 hours ago||Stadium was ready to be loud,||
Stadium was ready to be loud, and was very loud at times.
But 369,000 rushing yards at 2700 yards per attempt is not conducive to loud monents. It's human/fan nature that you can't get up and loud for every play. I do, but don't expect everyone else to. When it's 3rd and 3 again and you know they're going to convert again, this is what happens.
|5 days 22 hours ago||at work||
quite terrified to open this video
|5 days 22 hours ago||So long as we're talking about rules||
I'm sure this was covered in one of the game day threads, but I didn't read them all.
Defensive offsides, has that rule changed? You can't get back across the line before the snap? I thought that it had changed so that an offensive player is allowed to move in defense of being hit by a player going offside. But some of the calls I saw Saturday were in cases when the offensive player was clearly in no danger, and the defensive player got back before the snap.
|5 days 23 hours ago||adddedd addditional d for||
adddedd addditional d for adddedd pleasure
|5 days 23 hours ago||Does his helmet even make||
Does his helmet even make contact with Hackenberg in any way? I don't think you can tell from that angle.
He dipped his head, probably out of reflex and because he's a mean SOB on the field, but I think he missed. I agree it could be a point of coaching to hold up on that.
|6 days 17 hours ago||I've looked at the picture||
I've looked at the picture several times today, the one with the father holding his son. First by accident, then I couldn't help it. The tussled hair, I can't not think of my own boys.
I don't want to forget, I want this to matter and I want the helplessness to this disease to change.
|6 days 19 hours ago||Is Elliott the kid that||
Is Elliott the kid that committed to Houston and another place and decommitted?
|6 days 19 hours ago||According to Sam Webb, Davis||
According to Sam Webb, Davis has explicitly stated this and the coaches want him at RB.
|1 week 19 hours ago||God Bless you son God Bless||
God Bless you son
God Bless the Carr family
|1 week 1 day ago||"wife"||
|1 week 2 days ago||it's possible MSU took all of their roids this||
it's possible MSU took all of their roids this game and don't have any roids left
|1 week 2 days ago||Ironic||
"Don't let them provide links to people melting down."
|1 week 3 days ago||Millen||
The answer to your hypothetical is the wondrous mind of one Matt Millen. When asked to give his offensive MVP for just the B1G East, he gave not one but two candidates ahead of Connor Cook: Saquan Barkley and Aaron Burbridge.
|1 week 4 days ago||Great write-up, thank you||
One thing I've heard Sam Webb discuss on WTKA is they've been man all year, it's not easy to just run a zone D. Hopefully, as you say, they've been preparing all year and they'll pop it on OSU. They need something
|1 week 5 days ago||Given neither team will ever||
Given neither team will ever be in a New Year's 6 Bowl...
Un-in-Peach-a Bowl ?
i will take a break for a little while
|1 week 5 days ago||Incapa Bowl||
|1 week 5 days ago||I disagree. The recent past||
I disagree. The recent past has had Sparty destructions of M's entire team, and I believe those were soul-crushers that left hangovers. But the way in which unspeakable was so flukey, I don't think it affected their belief in themselves. The DL and LBs? They crushed Sparty. DB's? Did pretty well. OL protected pretty well. Didn't have a great game, but they did "play winning football, didn't get the outcome" if I have that quote correct. I think Harbaugh moved them right past it.
As a fan, does it bother you that much? I don't often think about it.
|1 week 6 days ago||Yes that's right, trusted||
Yes that's right, trusted centaur Misopogon. The original also contains a wench, and Brian's birthname of "BloodRaYne!" written across his chest. In blood.
Does someone have the original painting? The one above appears to have been significantly photoshopped.
|1 week 6 days ago||Difficult to tell from the||
Difficult to tell from the angle, but he's actually riding a horse in this painting. The charred ruins of East Lansing and Columbus in the background (it's a futurescape).
|2 weeks 11 hours ago||do you have any evidence this is the case?||
do you have any evidence this is the case?
|2 weeks 17 hours ago||Godin and Strobel need to be||
Godin and Strobel need to be separated in this thread. Godin is a good player who's produced in the past. He's coming off injury, so he may not have been 100%, and the tempo may have hurt him. When he's right, he's a player that can be counted on.
Strobel has never played significant downs at any point before Saturday. If he didn't do so hot, I wouldn't blame him.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||247 has him as the #4 QB and #34 overall||
247 has him as the #4 QB and #34 overall
Wiltfong says he may be the best QB in the class
|2 weeks 1 day ago||don't lol Fred Jackson (at least not on this), he||
don't lol Fred Jackson (at least not on this), he was the one telling Webb that Rawls was the real deal.
Personally I blame the Alabama game... entire team was not ready for that, and Rawls had to go in for a bit due to injury (and I believe Toussaint was suspended). An Alabama safety absolutely blew him into a thousand pieces. I think it took time for his confidence to rebound. But what the hell do I know.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||I've been a fan of Bolden,||
I've been a fan of Bolden, but again he hasn't lived up to his spring hype. Earlier in the year he was popping OL a bit more, and I was hopeful he'd made that improvement. But he's really reverted in the last several games, may be injured. He just doesn't lay the wood on people like he should. This was evident all the way back to high school video though.
What he does do very well is be vocal and get the team in the right set. This was critical in spring and fall ball with a new DC. It's probably less so now given the D doesn't seem lost much. But to the other guy's point, it's hard to surpass a starter of any type who's doing OK. Coaches make changes when the back-ups are just charging and killing it in practice, or the starter is lacking. It's very possible that Gedeon does some things better, but isn't as vocal or knowledgable about the defense.
Also hard to make changes when you've got the #1 D in the county by some accounts, though that didn't seem to prevent the Ross-to-Buck move over RJS.