Hoke was top notch at this aspect of his job.
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|1 week 2 days ago||Great Idea||
It could be like the fan-owned sports teams. I would happily frame my dividend checks rather than cashing them. I would also happily pay up to be an owner of MGoBlog.
I also don't think that it would necessarily mean the Brian would have to give up control.
While I don't know that going public is necessary - the SEC filings will kill you - I could get behind an equity offering.
|1 week 2 days ago||y'all realize it's not pure profit, right?||
It's not like the amount over the funding amount is straight cash, There are marginal expenses - printing, shipping, etc.
Brian and the MGo team deserve a payday, and I think they should get it.
But let's not pretend that he gets to take the entire $38K and put it in his pocket, and that with the profit from HTTV he is now Brewster from Brewster's Millions. Although that would be awesome.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Double Post||
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Nobody has a problem with||
Nobody has a problem with that at the undergrad level. Why would anyone care if it happens at the grad level, after they have a Bachelor's (as opposed to a HS degree)?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||If he want's that boy's||
If he want's that boy's soul?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||From elsewhere on the internet||
Read this somewhere on the interwebz, don't remember where...
The guy set his WiFi to "Hack If You Can". Next day he goes to log on, and his Wifi is called "Challenge Accepted".
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Zak's Shot||
One man's opinion and memory on Zak's shooting this year.
Started out outrageously hot (see Europe trip).
Then in one of the early non-conference games (I'm struggling to remember which one), he had a breakaway layup on which the other team undercut him (I thought viciously). He landed on his elbow and hurt it.
His shooting the rest of the game was terrible, and he seemed to struggle the rest of the year.
Neither Zak nor Beilein ever tried to put his shooting on the elbow injury, but at the time I thought (and still do) it was pretty clear.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||I see you Adam Jacobi.||
I see you Adam Jacobi.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Organ Donor||
I'd give him mine...but then he'd be really slow. And wouldn't be able to jump. Probably not what you're looking for.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Rorschach Test||
So watching a Michigan QBs practice is like a Rorschach test, where it doesn't really tell you about the QBs, but rather reveals insight into the viewer? I like.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||I agree with you 100% that||
I agree with you 100% that Spike is too small to inbound the ball against a pressure defense. However, I think Bielfeldt's ole "throw the ball directly out of bounds on the inbounds play" last night probably is not going to help our cause in Beilein's mind.
Still a huge Beilein fan.
|14 weeks 3 days ago||Hypocrisy||
So you can only be in movies that espouse your beliefs?
Is Denzel a hypocrite for starring in American Gangster, or is it totally consistent because he's pro gangster?
Is Clive a hypocrite for starring in Inside Man, or is he totally a fan of bank robberies?
|22 weeks 3 days ago||Double Post||
Nothing to see here
|22 weeks 3 days ago||To Be Fair,||
He did post it as a rumor, not an e-fact.
|31 weeks 4 days ago||PCU||
Extremely underrated movie.
|31 weeks 4 days ago||My Take||
Hoke should have either (i) called for the timeout earlier in the play clock, or (ii) not at all.
As I recall it, there were about 25 seconds left, and PSU had a 4th and 1 on their own side of the field. If you call timeout with 25 seconds left, they are likely to punt, and you give Fleet a chance to return it and/or run a couple of plays yourself.
If you don't call timeout, clock expires and everybody goes to halftime.
However, with 3 seconds left, you give them a chance at a hail mary, and don't really get anything in return except for a (in my opinion, extremely small) chance at a pick-six.
My problem with the timeout is not that he took it, it's when he took it.
|1 year 13 weeks ago||Pace||
So, to be clear, we play at a slower pace than Wisco (and every other team in the B1G other than Northwestern)?
|1 year 39 weeks ago||Overreaction||
Agreed. Not nearly enough overreaction. I mean, clearly the reason Courtney Avery has been moved to safety is not because Jarrod Wilson is struggling, but because Channing Stribling has already earned a starting corner spot. Lock to red shirt, ha!
There, I feel much better.
(Actually reminding myself: small sample size and selection of only a few plays over and over).
|2 years 10 weeks ago||Dining Hall v. Training Table||
I agree, Michigan's dining halls are probably below average when it comes to schools. However, don't forget that football players get training table, which is significantly better than the dining hall.
Not sure how UM's training table compares to other schools...unfortunately, I was never allowed to partake.
|2 years 10 weeks ago||Obvious approval||
|2 years 45 weeks ago||Dawson||
Ace has told us not to worry about David Dawson. So I won't. Or I'll try not to.
I will say this however. Despite having no knowledge whatsoever about offensive lineman skills, potential, etc., David Dawson has quickly become the offensive line recruit I am most excited about.
This is likely due to the fact that there has been more out there about Dawson, (and exciting tidbits like the coach using Dawson as an example to the others over and over to teach technique at the one camp, which seems like a real indication of skill, as opposed to a review, somehow). Magnusson or Kalis may be better, but we just haven't heard as much about them.
That said, it's sunk in, and I'm now convinced David Dawson is awesome and the best ever.
So please don't break my heard Mr. David Dawson.
That is all.
|2 years 48 weeks ago||Tom and Silas||
I actually was fortunate enough to row with both Tom, and his pair partner, Silas, at different times in my career.
They're both great guys, and deserve everything they get. Best of luck to them this summer - I'll be rooting hard.
Go Blue, Go Card, Go U.S.
|4 years 24 weeks ago||Ham||
What's with all the ham references?
|4 years 27 weeks ago||Whoa||
With Devin's back already seriously injured, we can't risk him playing.
We also wouldn't want to risk him losing his (ahem) medical redshirt. But that's insifignificant compared to our concern for Devin's health. His back is very, very, injured.
But Tate (or anyone else, Avery?) can have as much back-up time as they want.
|4 years 28 weeks ago||FO S&P+ Offensive Ratings||
List us at #3. Seems about right.
List Oregon at #24. WHA!?!?!
Grain of Salt
|4 years 28 weeks ago||It's from the Monday Presser||
The video is available on Mgoblue.com
|4 years 28 weeks ago||Hemingway's Catch and Run for the Touchdown||
It was third (fourth?) and short, Denard rolls left, has TONS of space for an easy first down, and chose to gun it to Hemingway.
Then Hemingway, waited, waited, juked and went for the touchdown. So it all worked out.
But as Denard was throwing it, I was incredulous. We had a guaranteed first down, and probably another easy ten yards if Denard just ran. But he chose to make a relatively difficult throw across his body.
And this wasn't a case of going for the home run. It wasn't like the first play of the game where no one was between Roundtree and the endzone. There were three Illinois defenders around Hemingway to make the tackle.
When Denard chose to throw, he gave up a guaranteed 15 yards and a first down for a chance at completing a 25 yard pass.
Even though we got the touchdown, I really wish he'd run for the first down in these cases.
|4 years 28 weeks ago||Now that's some new math||
Rich Rod can fit 10,000 words into a 1,000 word picture.
|4 years 28 weeks ago||On Taking Other Votes Into Account||
I agree with you. Other people's votes shouldn't matter. I also rarely vote, saving my votes for the best (and worst) comments.
However, I do take votes into account when I feel that somebody has made a valid point and is getting negged unfairly. In that case, I almost always give the post an upvote (even though if there had been no negative votes, I would not have voted).
|4 years 28 weeks ago||Cowherd is an Asshat||
Who gets everything wrong. Just today, Bethlehem Shoals of Free Darko fisked him for his comments on John Wall.
Good read, except thinking about Cowherd's asshattery gets me furious.