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|2 days 20 hours ago||Harry V||
What's he that wishes so?
|3 days 1 hour ago||I have modest expectations if JH comes||
End cancer in year 4.
|3 days 2 hours ago||*applauds*||
Well said, SC, and something I needed to hear. As always, a wonderful combination of analysis and perspective.
|3 days 15 hours ago||I picked the wrong week to||
I picked the wrong week to stop sniffing glue.
|3 days 15 hours ago||I don't believe you||
|1 week 2 hours ago||Perhaps||
I'd be With you if You only would Capitalize random Words.
|1 week 23 hours ago||Other views||
I don't have a subscription, so I don't know where they rank us, but ESPN says FL has the toughest out-of-conference schedule: Link
Yahoo claims that Wisconsin has a tougher non-conference schedule than UM.
I think ours is tough, and that's a good thing this year, given that we have some experience combined with youth.
|2 weeks 2 hours ago||Other options||
Hackett could have given a "vote of confidence" or noted that the players are still playing hard. Instead, by saying that Hoke is a man of integrity and that the team is not performing to expectations, it's a strong signal, in my mind, that unless something unexpected happens, Hoke is gone. It's also a signal that they intend to handle the process in an organized and thoughtful way. I hope that they pull it off.
|2 weeks 23 hours ago||Living in anger daily||
You may be taking this too seriously. Nothing is worth waking up pissed. I want us to win, too. Badly. But these are decent people (coaches and players and administration) doing their best, sometimes well, sometimes not.
At this point, it seems difficult to impossible to know what would be appealing to JH. And if he wants to stay in the NFL, he'll be able to do that. If he wants to coach in college, he can do that. He can pretty much write his own ticket. Worst case scenario is he sits out a year, relaxes on a beach, and comes back later to whatever position he opens up that appeals to him.
|2 weeks 23 hours ago||"Not in a discriminatory kind of way, though..."?||
How do you look at age, and consider it, but in a non-discriminatory way? We like old people, we just don't hire them for this job?
Looking at the list, I see a range starting in mid-40s (because it takes a while to build up a resume). I don't see anything suggesting that being in your 60s should keep you from the job.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Deleted yet||
If he's 110% correct, where is the extra 10%? Does he have a second head that repeats what the first head said?
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Uh....||
Sure. We'll go with that.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Nah||
That's crazy talk.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Captioning||
In the picture under Pass Offense vs. Northwestern, the names on the jerseys read, "Integrity Butt Service." Which is the name of my new business.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||What's with the score?||
13-7 is relatively likely. Wouldn't 12 - 5 be more consistent with tradition?
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Why the "if"?||
He could have your wife now.
|3 weeks 1 hour ago||Not the same||
You don't let students pick their teachers, but you see how a teacher does in a real classroom. Theoretically, and assuming things go well, you don't necessarily let JH "pick" the AD, but you do have him give imput and note if he has a strong negative reaction to one. It's not giving him the choice, but getting additional, relevant information. If I'm hiring a manager, I want to pick one who will get along with a wide variety of people, including the current employees.
|3 weeks 1 hour ago||Perhaps||
That might be the time. Though I imagine that there will be/have been feelers already sent out. These things are dynamic, but after the NFL season, and when JH has (hopefully) shown significant interest, would be logical.
|3 weeks 3 hours ago||Minus caveats||
If you take out all the caveats, this article isn't suggesting anything all that radical. In any company, if you're looking at hiring a manager, you have the people she'd be managing interview with her. If they don't like the prospect, better to know before the hire than find out that there's friction later.
In this case, it's a question of timing. Having JH give input makes sense if the AD is hired after we're at least in significant talks with JH. Which might be a reason to delay hiring a permanent AD.
|3 weeks 3 hours ago||Great work||
Keep it up. Learning to talk to people, writing and thinking will serve you well.
One small suggestion on future interviews...when you ask a question, and get an answer, be open to where the answer may take you, and ask follow-ups. For example, if you ask what other sports an athlete plays, you could follow up with, "How is that sport different from your primary sport?" or "What do you like about basketball?" or "How is the culture of a basketball team different from a football team?" This can lead you down interesting paths you hadn't expected, and also gives a better flow to the interview.
|3 weeks 18 hours ago||Agreed||
I used to follow his articles religiously (candles, incense, etc), but then he started believing his own press releases, apparently. When he started writing articles promoting his view of tax reform, or whatever other blather creeped into his head, I knew he wasmaking a bad turn. I can't be arsed to read his current stuff. Real shame--the guy has talent but lost the integrity of his passion.
|3 weeks 23 hours ago||Is Schlissel working backwards?||
Just a tin-foil theory here, but if I'm Schlissel, and my goal is to bring in Jim Harbaugh, I could probably do worse than bringing in an interim AD who is a former Bo-coached OL who has met Jim and, at a minimum, has direct or indirect connections with him. If Hackett convinces Jim to join, perhaps it would be with the understanding that Hackett is made permanent, or Jim will be comfortable with whomever is selected to be the permanent AD.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Same as usual||
...I'll be a smartass.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||No||
That's his secret for keeping centers alert.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Good points||
I don't buy either of those excuses, but they're probably worth making. I'd probably argue primarily that I'm graduating student-athletes and the program's been relatively clean. My next argument would be youth. Nuss is a double-edged sword, given that Hoke also hired the predecessor.
You may be right about Minn and Rutgers, but the way the concussion was handled put a terrible spin on the season, regardless. Combine that with mediocre performances at best, poor game management, and lack of progress by athletes, and people are going to question whether Hoke is the right coach.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Big Words||
You'll be drinking champaign (of beers) with one hand and F5ing with the other like the rest of us.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Curious||
Do you mix those metaphors with a spoon or a cement truck?
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Don't be my lawyer||
Hoke is going to argue that he should keep his job because he started the wrong quarterback against Minny, and because he might have pulled off a win against RUTGERS but for one bad call by the refs that still wouldn't have guaranteed victory?
I'd rather imagine a world where pictures on dating sites are accurate, I eat the amount listed as a "serving size" on my Cheetos bag, and Michigan doesn't need excuses for not beating bottom-feeders in the BIG-TENNNN!
|3 weeks 4 days ago||No||
You dare not.
|4 weeks 54 min ago||I'm trying in two windows||
So I can have a 504 and a 502 at the same time. Yeah, I'm rubbing it in.