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|6 days 19 hours ago||But would you trade a||
But would you trade a Michigan degree as well? I didn't go to the UofM for football, but it is an enjoyable benefit, win or lose.
|16 weeks 5 days ago||It'd be nice if Adidas could||
It'd be nice if Adidas could make Harbaugh a shirt with the same "M" as his hat.
Also, Sharpie should sponsor the publicity that Harbaugh gives them and make a permanent marker in navy. They only make 3 colors.
|16 weeks 5 days ago||Who is this Lucien fellow you||
Who is this Lucien fellow you speak of that I don't see on our roster or in a recent recruiting class? Sorry for my ignorance - I stopped paying attention to recruiting during Hoke's last year.
|30 weeks 6 days ago||Jim will want you to feel our||
Jim will want you to feel our opponents' pain as well as our own, FWIW.
We are heading into battle.
|38 weeks 2 days ago||Looking at the 49ers, he did||
Looking at the 49ers, he did turn a hopeless veteran version of Alex Smith into a quality QB and unearthed Kaepernick. He'll make it happen.
|41 weeks 5 days ago||Look on the bright side of life||
He probably wants to transfer with 4 years of eligibility.
Don't get too concerned about talent before we have a decent coach.
|42 weeks 1 day ago||Mofo is gettin paid in USD!||
Mofo is gettin paid in USD!
|43 weeks 16 hours ago||Don't listen to him, Rich.||
Don't listen to him, Rich. Blue has always been abusive.
|46 weeks 4 days ago||Generally, if you're a||
Generally, if you're a teacher or a coach with students, if 100% of your interaction is positive, only parts of what you say or do will be effective. Students and players will be accountable when they know that there are responses they will receive from their coaches that are undesirable, especially if such respones are deserved. They also appreciate being encouraged, a la Brady Hoke, but Brady's inability to actually get angry at his players has a softening effect on their mental makeup. I believe that this rears its ugly head any time they start losing or go on the road - there's no capacity for overcoming adversity. I can't imagine the players would anticipate any external consequences for poor play, for example. If I do my best, that's all that matters!
|50 weeks 3 days ago||Kalis disappearance||
I think he's transferring to OSU with a recommendation letter from Lloyd Carr.
|1 year 16 weeks ago||As a fan, I am disappointed.||
As a fan, I am disappointed. He'll likely be asked to follow the late show "format." Delivering a nightly monologue doesn't seem like the best use of his strengths. At the same time, maybe he's growing tired of acting in the same role nightly; I understand that going mainstream could be a professional step forward for him.
|1 year 20 weeks ago||There is already an||
There is already an accelerated timeline program, and the first round of patients have now been taking the drug for 2.5 years. The FDA is really dragging their heels on this.
|1 year 20 weeks ago||So far it's worked 12/12||
So far it's worked 12/12 times without any complication. If the choice is to worry about whether or not it works vs. guaranteed death within years, it's an easy choice.
|1 year 26 weeks ago||You Downton Abbey folk still||
You Downton Abbey folk still hoping that the invention of the telephone is a fad?
|1 year 44 weeks ago||I, for one, applaud you for||
I, for one, applaud you for expressing yourself. Keep up the good work!
|2 years 1 week ago||Favorite dejeuner/lunch||
Favorite dejeuner/lunch spot:
Wonderful dinners, best value:
|2 years 3 weeks ago||Great post! Yes, I hear it is||
Great post! Yes, I hear it is warmer under Columbus.
Columbus is going to have to wait a while on Horton since he's going through surgery.
The Bruins and Blackhawks are looking a bit worse to me today.
Would be happy to see the Red Wings face my hometown Canucks in the SC next year.
|2 years 14 weeks ago||"Of of" is a misquote. Your||
"Of of" is a misquote.
|2 years 18 weeks ago||He will pick Minnesota||
He will pick Minnesota because this is the S-E-C of basketball, baby!
|2 years 18 weeks ago||Sure are a lot of people||
Sure are a lot of people doing nothing.
|2 years 21 weeks ago||I would like to NOT see the||
I would like to NOT see the whole time standing around while just a few guys are working. Perhaps that's only done when the cameras are rolling, but it does seem to be a pattern. I would like to see Brady try to maximize every kids' chance for reps, running a more differentiated practice format as often as possible.
|2 years 21 weeks ago||Is this how you format your||
Is this how you format your homework? :P
|2 years 26 weeks ago||Just like that Mr.Webber||
Just like that Mr.Webber above you.
|2 years 28 weeks ago||Agreed. For me the biggest||
Agreed. For me the biggest question mark is now the development of the interior linemen. I was pleased to see that the whole line seemed to improve between OSU and South Carolina. If the new guys can create holes for Derrick Green, the sky's the limit.
|2 years 30 weeks ago||I'm not going to mention the||
I'm not going to mention the word politics either.
|2 years 32 weeks ago||See the posts below for a||
See the posts below for a description.
|2 years 32 weeks ago||This is naive. If you accept||
This is naive. If you accept that recruiting rankings matter, it has been years since Michigan got a kid that was ranked within the top 20ish at the position of wide receiver. JeRon Stokes and Jeremy Gallon (barely) fit that bill a few years ago and they were undersized for our current needs. We've had no problem getting commits rated within the top 5 or 10 at their position at every position except for WR and RB, although Derrick Green may change that for RB. As of next year, we will be relying on having Darboh or Chesson play above their rankings. And those gentlemen were rated higher than our current crop of commits.
However, a great QB can certainly get the job done with serviceable WRs and a strong line - we see this in the NFL often. The NFL's top receivers rarely seem to be playing in the Super Bowl.
|2 years 35 weeks ago||I agree with you at the end||
I agree with you at the end there.
For years teams in the NFL like the Steelers and Bronocos have adopted an RB-by-committee approach because as long as you have a stout OL, any competent RB can hit the gaps that are created.
On 2nd and 2 or 3rd and 2, Borges should be able to call a play to put the ball in the arms of the tailback, but the play of the OL took that away.
Same as when we had Jay Hopson coaching LBs - we replaced him and Stevie Brown turned into a good LB. With our current OL coach, the same OL players that were competent last year have regressed week to week.
|2 years 37 weeks ago||I think that is least||
I think that is least relevant with the WR position. Sure, the attitude of a QB can determine much on a football team (see: Pryor, Terelle). But neither Braylong nor Manningham were "great guys," and yet they were absolutely fine at completing the task of running fast and catching balls.
|2 years 37 weeks ago||Amen. Braylon was the||
Amen. Braylon was the difference between some wins and losses. We can't say for sure that a stud WR wouldn't help win some games.
Recruiting - Don't hate the player, hate the game.