here's one vote for "John Beilein's head in a Futurama jar"
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|2 days 21 hours ago||+1 just for Once you get the||
+1 just for
Once you get the hang of it, it's easier than scoring on Brazil.
|16 weeks 6 days ago||Digressing a bit - IIRC,||
Digressing a bit - IIRC, Wofford was the opponent for Bo's first game as an assistant coach for Presbyterian College in 1954.
|28 weeks 2 days ago||I think Jerry Hanlon||
I think Jerry Hanlon (previously Bo's O-line coach) was Ufer's broadcast partner in his later years.
|32 weeks 2 days ago||MS Comp Sci 2006 checking in||
Go Blue! And go Dons!
|32 weeks 2 days ago||You think Ohio is only going||
You think Ohio is only going to score six times?
|36 weeks 2 days ago||In my experience, M gear had||
In my experience, M gear had free run on MSU's campus in the early '80s. It wasn't until Perles got some traction that that started to change, particularly the '87 Rose Bowl season.
|36 weeks 2 days ago||I... am not alone?||
I, too, am a lifelong Michigan fan who went to MSU. One of my first sports memories is (sadly) of Mike Lantry missing the FG against Ohio in '73 that would have sent Michigan to the Rose Bowl. Given my incomplete understanding of the rule book as an 8-year-old, I thought Ohio 'cheated' by not giving him another kick since he'd missed on third down and there was still time on the clock. But I digress.
I live in NE Indiana now, and when the conversation turns to Big Ten sports, my friends (most of whom went to Purdue, IU, or the local combined satellite campus if they went to college at all) all ask why I'm a Michigan fan if I went to State. I reply that they're asking the wrong question - it should be "Why did you go to State if you grew up a Michigan fan?"
The answer is money. At the time (if memory serves), State offered me a National Merit Scholarship; Michigan didn't. Since that represented full tuition with enough left over to cover about half of what it cost to live in the dorm, that was the primary factor in my decision, especially since I had no college fund to speak of.
I'd also convinced myself that because State had placed second in the ACM Collegiate Programming Contest two years before, and had won it two years before that, that meant their CS department was better than Michigan's. Whether that was actually correct, I have no idea, but I was happy with the education I got there.
So kudos to you, Mr. Hayes, for having the guts to tell your story and the skills to tell it well.
NEEDZ MOAR UPVOTES!
|37 weeks 4 days ago||People talk about The Horror||
People talk about The Horror as the biggest upset ever, but I've always said that it wasn't even the biggest upset *that year* and point to Stanford's win over USC as a 41-point dog.
|38 weeks 5 days ago||I know I should do a Moving||
I know I should do a Moving Picture Pages of this, but I'm not sure I can.
|39 weeks 5 days ago||Bob Howard, call your office||
Is this... a Charles Stross reference?
|39 weeks 6 days ago||It seems like half the||
It seems like half the replays on my parkinggod highlight reel* had Ed Cunningham talking about something Michigan did *wrong* that play.
* for those who don't already know, parkinggod highlights include ONLY Michigan highlights.
|39 weeks 6 days ago||13-0? Not good enough!||
13-0? Not good enough! Anything less than 14-0 is failure!
But seriously, is there any way a team in a conference with a CCG can end up 13-0? We know 12-0 is possible (right, Ohio?), but under non-sanction circumstances if you're 12-0 you're going to your CCG and will end up playing 14 games either way.
|41 weeks 3 days ago||No matter what else happens||
No matter what else happens wrt who kills whom and how, the final shot of the series will be some time later once the family's out of (protective) custody, where Junior's at a party and someone offers him blue meth... and he takes it.
|41 weeks 5 days ago||Love to see this. Thanks.||
Love to see this. Thanks.
|41 weeks 5 days ago||The helmet still works.||
I find it surprising and yet heartening that as fast as kids grow up today, and as jaded as they already often seem to be, I can still read stuff like this:
|41 weeks 6 days ago||McDonough mentioned the||
McDonough mentioned the tailwind on the replay of the overthrow.
|41 weeks 6 days ago||Yes, until the day that I||
Yes, until the day that I fail to pay attention when going to my parkinggod YouTube page and accidentally click 'OK' on Google's zillionth attempt to get me to use my Google ID on that account...
|41 weeks 6 days ago||This time, I couldn't even||
This time, I couldn't even convince my video editing rig to *capture* this game, much less edit it. I think it's even more depressed than we are.
I'll try to grab a torrent and work with that, so parkinggod highlights will be delayed until at least tomorrow.
|42 weeks 1 day ago||Why not? Because even THEY||
Why not? Because even THEY couldn't keep track of all the weirdness and therefore weren't certain they'd scored.
|42 weeks 4 days ago||I wish I could +1 you for||
I wish I could +1 you for correct use of 'beg the question.'
|42 weeks 5 days ago||Moving Picture pages now||
Moving Picture pages now available here.
|42 weeks 6 days ago||"Cramps", "took a helmet to||
"Cramps", "took a helmet to the groin," po-tay-to, po-tah-to...
|42 weeks 6 days ago||Officially, my excuse is that||
Officially, my excuse is that I'm trying to keep my utterly one-sided highlight reels under 8:00 so as not to draw the wrath of ZEFR.
In reality, you're right. I didn't have all that much to work with.
|43 weeks 22 hours ago||I agree with you, but I see||
I agree with you, but I see why they did it. High-angle field goals from short distance aren't as easy as you might think.
|43 weeks 22 hours ago||There's a reason the maxim||
There's a reason the maxim "Don't put yourself in a position where the refs can cost you the game" exists.
|43 weeks 1 day ago||Ask Ryan Leaf, if you can||
Ask Ryan Leaf, if you can find what bridge he's living under now.
|43 weeks 1 day ago||Wow, thanks everybody. I||
Wow, thanks everybody. I wasn't planning on going back and doing the PP from the Central game since it's relatively far back now, but I may have to.
At least these don't get squashed by ZEFR like my utterly one-sided highlight reels do (the ND one is already blocked).
|44 weeks 6 days ago||So 'medical' autocorrects to||
So 'medical' autocorrects to 'mescal?' What kind of whacked-out autocorrect dictionary do you have, anyway?
|47 weeks 1 day ago||I understand what you're||
I understand what you're saying about one-sided highlights (Brian has also asked me to consider putting in opponent stuff to provide perspective), but I just can't bring myself to include anything from the opponent. I just can't. I used to - the earliest parkinggod videos (esp. 2003 Ohio) were cut several ways, including one version that showed (e.g.) all the Ohio scores. I can't watch that one anymore. That makes me Slappy Uberhomer, sure, but I'm OK with that.
tl;dr: if you want the whole game story, parkinggod highlights aren't for you.
I think I have the 2006 NW and maybe the 1986 ND games buried deep in my archives somewhere (although the ND game may have been a replay from ESPN Classic). Let me know if you're interested.
|48 weeks 5 days ago||Let me put on my 'Well,||
Let me put on my 'Well, actually..." hat for a second:
SO WHICH HYPOTHETICAL 17th TEAM DOESN'T MAKE THE HYPOTHETICAL CUT?