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|1 day 3 hours ago||I have heard that is not part||
I have heard that is not part of the plan and has never actually been part of it. That could change; right now I would expect him at TE.
|4 days 46 min ago||check||
|4 days 45 min ago||we used the thesis statement||
we used the thesis statement of that piece in our wedding. srs.
|4 days 2 hours ago||FWIW, Broom of the System was||
FWIW, Broom of the System was a lot tougher for me than IJ. As always, I suggest starting with DFW's nonfiction, which is universally outstanding and (with the exception of a couple of literary navel-gazers) should give you an indication of whether this guy is for you or not.
|4 days 2 hours ago||I don't know how to answer||
I don't know how to answer this question since I read the thing in about four days. The plot is good but don't expect a neat bow at the end. I think the book is actually supposed to be circular.
The Ulysses comparison is a decent one but DFW is a much funnier and more accessible writer than Joyce at his most obfuscatory. Not exactly Terry Pratchett but amongst highbrow authors I think he's amongst the easiest to get a grip on.
|5 days 3 hours ago||That's just an excuse to||
That's just an excuse to cover his ass for a flip less than a week before Signing Day. Don't be so naive.
|1 week 13 hours ago||unless Henry doesn't know who||
unless Henry doesn't know who his dad is that's him.
|1 week 15 hours ago||TBH this is too weird to be||
TBH this is too weird to be untrue
EDIT: the guy's story. Internet rando could be totally wrong about Fuller, of course.
|1 week 2 days ago||have heard this is true.||
have heard this is true. Baraka type situation.
|1 week 4 days ago||Not really, though I was told||
Not really, though I was told that Swenson's dad was pretty combustible.
|1 week 4 days ago||When someone is committed to||
When someone is committed to Michigan and thinks their destination otherwise might be Temple there is a powerful motivation to be intentionally dense. Michigan should prevent someone from fooling themselves by being explicit.
|1 week 4 days ago||not to go all Dave Brandon||
not to go all Dave Brandon here but the things I say happened in the column are things that I have been discussing with guys like Webb and Lorenz for months privately.
|1 week 4 days ago||Dytarious Johnson will not||
Dytarious Johnson will not sign because of academics. He's it other than guys like Johnson and Elliott.
|1 week 5 days ago||it's a text Sullivan||
it's a text Sullivan received.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||fixed||
|2 weeks 2 days ago||aren't raw potatoes||
aren't raw potatoes poisonous?
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Yes.||
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I think this is a very likely||
I think this is a very likely scenario.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||We don't have a problem with||
We don't have a problem with MLive, just the Freep.
I'm not going to update; don't think it says much of anything we don't already know. TBH the idea that there was "no explanation given" doesn't ring true to me. You gotta know something of what's up, his departure has been rumored for a while.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I dunno, watch him pull and||
I dunno, watch him pull and pass set on that film... I think he's a guy who got rated high early and hasn't been dropped sufficiently most places. (247 has him 3* #55 OT.) That Michigan decided to drop him without any particularly likely big-time recruits on the hook at a spot they need to fill tells you all you need to know.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||The thing is, I have heard||
The thing is, I have heard that Swenson has been on the fence for a while now. So either
1. the coaching staff knew it and didn't tell him
I'm guessing #2 is the most likely occurrence. Harding was kind of the same way.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||He will not be eligible.||
He will not be eligible. There is another, though...
|2 weeks 4 days ago||I intend to do this going||
I intend to do this going forward for a more useful sample size.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||IIRC: 2015: Grant||
2015: Grant Perry
|2 weeks 5 days ago||he plays in the highest||
he plays in the highest classification in PA and is just outside of Pittsburgh, so it's good.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I'd like to keep Ace's||
I'd like to keep Ace's fingers from falling off so no.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||It's not him. Should come out||
It's not him. Should come out soon if he follows through. Not a big-time prospect, but a decent one.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||moot.||
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Only Rivals thinks that.||
Only Rivals thinks that.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||FFS. This is behind a paywall||
FFS. This is behind a paywall but I hope Wiltfong doesn't mind:
"Unfortunately it didn't work out. He wanted to go to Michigan. Michigan liked him."
Meanwhile I've been asking people to read between the lines on official visits, or the lack thereof, for weeks. This is not Michigan dumping a kid for no reason.