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|4 days 21 hours ago||According to last year's CSG||
According to last year's CSG President Proppe, a 12% response rate is double the normal response rate so I'd call that fantastic.
|4 days 21 hours ago||I will have you know that||
I will have you know that this exact quote is going to him via facebook now.
|4 days 23 hours ago||Fair enough I will do as you ask.||
I did each of their stats in losses as well as with their two best and worst games by QB rating excised out. Admittedly not a perfefct estimate of performance, but it seemed a fair way to do it.
Henne in Losses in 06 (@OSU, USC (Rose Bowl): 47/76 (61.8%) 576 yds 4 TD/1Int 7.58 YPA
Gardner in Losses in 13 (@PSU, @MSU, Neb, @Iowa, OSU) 92/155 (59.4%) 1195 yds 10 TD/3 Int 7.71 YPA
Henne in "middle 9" (excludes Minn, IU for good, CMU, NW for bad)
Gardner in "middle 8" (excludes Minn, IU for good, Uconn/Iowa for bad)
The fact is Gardner's bad decisions are very memorable, but overall he was very good last year almost any way you slice it up. The coaching malpractice of this staff with respect to his development is criminal and a fireable offense in and of itself.
And that's not considering Gardner's athletic ability advantage. Considering the difference in talent on offense (Generously WR = equal, but RB and OL for 06 >>>>>>> Rb and OL for 13), it's absolutely infuriating that Gardner got as much criticism for his play last year as he did. The only Michigan QB to get more unfair criticsm in my lifetime was John Navarre and after that's it's not even close
|5 days 18 min ago||i think the difference with||
i think the difference with the AD search is that all those being floated with Michigan ties would be competent hires. It's also a reason why they might be interested in coming back as someone with no ties here may not want to step into the situation. It's not a bad thing to have ties to Michigan, it just shouldn't be the deciding factor.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||That's not the way statistics||
That's not the way statistics work though.
Then if each event is indepndent, the probability of losing out = (0.7)^4*(0.99)^2 = 0.235 or 24% approximately. So there is a 76% chance under those assumptions that we'd win at least one game
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I'm not the world's biggest||
I'm not the world's biggest Brandon fan, but I feel as if criticisms should be founded in facts. I believe Brandon actually donates more than his annual salary back to the University.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Appreciate some football focused analysis||
This isn't a criticism as the non-athletic issues very much have needed to be covered, but it's nice to focus on some football again. Even if we aren't very good, we only get 12 games of these a year so I'll always look forward watching the winged helmets take the field. Hopefully Gardner comes out inspired and helps negate the Rutgers DL enough for us to come out with a victory.
|3 weeks 11 hours ago||I don't think its atypical to||
I don't think its atypical to not exhibit symptoms until a day later, but I think his point is that there is no conceivable reason that Hoke should not have been informed of his QBs injury status, especially when its a national news story. Just doesn't pass the smell test for me either.
|3 weeks 11 hours ago||Wow feels surreal to see this||
Wow feels surreal to see this growing so quickly after I helped my buddy proofread this at 9 pm tonight (so any grammatical errors are my fault). I already signed and i encourage others to as well.
|3 weeks 23 hours ago||I believe it is Lloyd Carr||
I believe it is Lloyd Carr actually.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Disagree||
I was there live and while most didn't see the hit live, we did see Morris almost fall over onto Braden on the big screen at which point everyone in my section starting screaming bloody murder to get him out of the game. I and most people in my section were furious live and nothing the coaching staff or AD has said since has abated the anger.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||You should probably check||
You should probably check your own math before you try to snark. 42 days is 6 weeks which is November 10.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Jesus||
We've officially become mid 2000s Michigan State now with countdowns to basketball season and a clown show of a football team.
But nonetheless can't wait for basketball season myself.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Do you seriously think Shane||
Do you seriously think Shane Morris should have been the starter? The best argument for starting him (assuming Gardner was healthy) was "change for changes sake" which...is how you get people running 3-3-5s in the middle of the season.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Speechless||
I have never, never felt this level of rage about anything on the football field. Losing sucks, but I can handle it because it is a part of sports. But this, being sold that the Michgan way means something, integrity means something and then to have our athletic "leaders" act this way is simple infuriating.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||And if Hayes fumbles the ball||
And if Hayes fumbles the ball and Morris tries to dive for the ball and gets blown up again then what? You can't put a player on the field without the possibility of them getting hit. There is no defensible reason for Shane Morris to have been put back in that game.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||It's always interesting to||
It's always interesting to see how the UFRs, mesh with my feeling during the game. I remember thinking that the offensive line was fine in pass protection, but Gardner screwed that up and that they were a major culprit in the run game. It seems that the RBs might have been more of a problem than I realized. The game as a whole was a needle mover for me and my faith in Hoke, but he has 10 games left in the season. If we get the ship turned around as I hope we do, then I'll be the first to admit I was wrong. If not, well I think the Michigan job is a bit more attractive than you give it credit for Brian.
|6 weeks 18 hours ago||STOP BLAMING DENARD ROBINSON||
Excuse my all caps and rudeness, but blaming Denard Robinson for ANY of Michigan's problems is moronic. Let's play a compare/contrast game.
RR w/o Denard starting : 8-16 .333
RR w/ Denard : 7-6 .538
Hoke w/ Denard 16-5 (counting the Nebraska loss) .762
Hoke w/o Denard 11-9 0.550
That is a 20% win increase for each of the two coaches at UM who had access to Denard's talents. Despite all he accomplished, Denard is somehow still criminally underappreciated by the UM fanbase for how much he papered over the incompetence that surrounded him.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||I like to think that the fact||
I like to think that the fact you referred to Maryland as Rutgers in the Maryland section was a thematic, intentional choice on the ridiculousness of adding them to the Big Ten and not an editing mistake.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Ok if Brian ends up being||
Ok if Brian ends up being right and this is a top 10 defense andwe have a top 10 passing offense and the running game goes back to mediocre....That's a 10-2/11-1 squad isn't it? Especially with the Big 10 being not great and ND being so hurt by the suspensions.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Actually I'd prefer lots of||
Actually I'd prefer lots of pressure.
|8 weeks 19 hours ago||FWIW||
Buffy is on Netflix. Trying to find the show online was actually the impetus for me signing up.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Bit of both. IIRC we were||
Bit of both. IIRC we were playing some higher level Belgium squads (maybe a bit better than the team we played today) whereas this Italian squad is the only actual team that we played on this trip. On the other hand, the talent gap between this year's squad and the 10-11 squad is enormous.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||I too like to complain about||
I too like to complain about free content that helps pass the time until football season.
|10 weeks 43 min ago||I don't know man||
I'm not a hockey season ticket holder either, but it's really not hard to see why ticket holders are upset that they're losing a home game against their biggest rivals for a neutral site game. If this was say against OSU or UW, then I think people might be slightly annoyed, but not nearly as upset.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||I wish we just stuck with our||
I wish we just stuck with our original jerseys as we have the best uniform in sports, but as far as UNIFORMZ, those are the best ones yet.
|12 weeks 1 hour ago||Tommy Amaker never||
Tommy Amaker never accomplished anything close to Hoke's 11-2 season (Winning the NIT is roughly equivalent to that 8-5 2012 team). He also didn't recruit at nearly the level Hoke is AND he was still givien six years. So I don't really see any relevant comparison between the two.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Your username makes me think||
Your username makes me think you have some personal experience with these matters.
|12 weeks 4 days ago||I read DG as Devin Gardner at||
I read DG as Devin Gardner at first and was fairly confused about what that had to do with anything.
|14 weeks 4 days ago||I think Denard covered up a||
I think Denard covered up a lot of the holes his senior year, but during his juinor year with Molk anchoring the line, it was very good and produced two 1000 yard rushers. I think finding competent center play will be the key factor to improvement on the line.