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|5 weeks 3 days ago||Guess what?!||
OSU will be on Friday night as well.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Big flaw||
The piece completely ignores fancystats that take strength of schedule into account. Those love us even more than the stats the author cherry-picks.
I'm not sure who at the top of the rankings has really been tested this year, but if the argument is that we aren't as strong as we appear because our defense isn't as good as it looks, well good luck with that. Maybe point to a glaring weakness and I'll consider it, but we pass both the statistical and the eye test so far.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||No shit...||
I've got $100 on golden brown. What's the o/u?
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Can't really argue...||
You make great points. And I agree that Hill and Gedeon have played well. With regard to Gedeon, I appreciate the PFF grades but, in general, I'm starting to get a bit less enthused about PFF. Ironically, it's because of the PFF inclusion in the UFR charts. When there is the occasional significant disagreement between PFF and Brian, Brian's grade seems to meet the eye test much better than PFF. As also noted above, Gedeon has the benefit of a generational line in front of him (and being part of a #1 defense).
That said, I went into the season thinking that the only potential weaknesses in the D were LB and safety. I now think that our LBs, at a minimum, challenge for the best in the conference with Wisc and likely surpass OSU's, imho, overrated trio. Safety has been among the top in the league, but "dangerman" feels a bit of a stretch for Hill, but perhaps simply because he's surrounded by so much talent as his star shines a bit less bright by comparison.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||I tend to agree...||
Not sure about Gedeon or Hill. Or how objective the "dangerman" label is.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||No. But if you must||
|9 weeks 5 days ago||Connections among recruits||
During this last weekend, it sounds like a lot of the recruits (particularly OL) enjoyed their visits at least in part because they've made friends with each other and enjoyed being together. Most of those recruits, however, are not yet committed (at least not to UM). How much impact do you think it has on a recruit if a fellow recruit/friend signs up with a particular team or decides not to? If one of the "build a wall" recruits decides to come here, do you think it helps pull the other ones here as well? Does it depend in part on the position (e.g., OL, where you have 5 starters at all times on the field vs. HB where only one is on the field at a time so your friend could also be your competition)?
Thanks, I'll hang up and listen.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||A solution||
We need to train a pack of dogs to regularly eat his homework. It's for the good of the team.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||Mayhaps||
I'm traveling up with the girlfriend (she's originally from Wisconsin), and will stop in if we can.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Well||
Sometimes you just want to get away.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Likely right||
I think you may want Hill to disrupt him, not sure, but unless Hill completely missed his assignment, I'm guessing that Smith was supposed to read that blitz and move over to block.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||Beauty of this defense||
It's hard to scheme away from him when you don't know where he'll be or what his assignment is.
|13 weeks 2 days ago||Question re PFF||
Do you know if they have access to all-22 film, or are they just looking at the broadcast like the rest of us schlubs?
|13 weeks 3 days ago||Hmmm||
A bit surprised, and very happy, about Gedeon. My biggest off-season concern may actually be a strength.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||It's in his calendar||
He calls that one "Magnum".
|15 weeks 3 days ago||What's brown and sticky?||
|15 weeks 3 days ago||Meta-meme||
Coffee is for closers. Or, in your case, clothiers.
|16 weeks 1 day ago||He's just big boned.||
He's just big boned.
|17 weeks 4 days ago||Mandatory...||
We shouldn't be on the cover of TV Guide until we beat OSU and MSU.
|22 weeks 4 days ago||What I'm hoping for||
Hope they release the clothing patterns so I can sew my own.
|23 weeks 5 days ago||I'm with Stupid||
I call this one Blue Steele
|23 weeks 5 days ago||Thanks!||
Thanks for the link. Yes, in hindsight, his rankings last year were just a taaaaad off. Not putting any faith in this one.
|26 weeks 4 days ago||Of course they are||
7 years isn't long enough? Okay, if I squint, maybe back to 1994? Then, before that, there was...
|27 weeks 6 days ago||What everyone else said||
I'm dumber for having read that crap
|29 weeks 5 days ago||"literally"||
Have we not discussed that word yet?
|31 weeks 5 days ago||Not sure||
If it's really cold, could mean a quieter (albeit surlier) crowd than usual?
|35 weeks 1 day ago||JH style, as best I can imitate||
"When a man asks you to walk a mile, walk 2. As you have done for the least of these, so you have done for me"
|36 weeks 5 days ago||I'm no expert, but||
It seems to me he followed his blockers and has very good vision. He also seemed to be outrunning pretty much everyone on the D. I've seen much worse for bouncing outside. Admittedly, these are highlights. I'll be interested in the full write-up and what the analysts say. 4.59 for a high schooler, electronically timed, with his balance, is impressive.
|43 weeks 3 days ago||Blind squirrel||
Finebaum's analysis is way off. JH has accomplished a lot. There weren't a bunch of SEC schools with equal or better classes. And JH isn't simply trying to get a reaction, he's playing the game and doing it better than anyone right now. Finebaum's basic point, though, that SEC coaches would be better served shutting up, is a good one.
|44 weeks 8 hours ago||Link?||
What events? It raises a good question--can we assume the submarine will be docked for the first week of Spring Training while at IMG?