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|6 days 9 hours ago||I am much more in the "fire||
I am much more in the "fire Hoke" bandwagon than the "fire Brandon" bandwagon. I don't think people would care as much about Brandon's policies if we were winning football games. Frankly, his policies would lead to better facilities and more scholarships for non-revenue athletes. These are good things.
Regarding Hoke, I would like to see him be successful. If he somehow pulls 8 wins out of his butt I will be pleased and will campaign for his retention. With that said, lol not happening.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||So what exactly does Hoke do||
So what exactly does Hoke do on this team? Serious question.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||So coach, you don't call||
So coach, you don't call plays, you don't do anything on offense, you don't do anything on defense, and you don't notice personnel injury issues during games. What exactly do you do here?
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Utah has passed the eye test||
Utah has passed the eye test over the last couple of weeks. With that said, they return less starters than most teams in the NCAA, and they have only played cupcakes at this point. The jury is out.
|5 weeks 10 hours ago||And on the flip side of that,||
And on the flip side of that, they lost more starters than almost everyone in the country according to Phil Steele
|5 weeks 18 hours ago||I'm glad we've seen some||
I'm glad we've seen some level of improvement from the OL. Last year's line was the worst in school history, so there simply was no way that it was going to be good at the start of the year this year. As long as we improve every week, this team might end up being stout by the end of the season.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Take a look at Cook's passing||
Take a look at Cook's passing numbers over his last 5 or so starts. Dude can sling it.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||I want to see where this team||
I want to see where this team ends up at the end of the year. Am I crazy?
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Here's the Funchess stiffy:||
Here's the Funchess stiffy:
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|7 weeks 6 days ago||Oh||
|7 weeks 6 days ago||Drummer Norfleet, give that||
Drummer Norfleet, give that man a beat!
|8 weeks 1 day ago||I miss em0.||
I miss em0.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Always remember to be wary of||
Always remember to be wary of information from Hoke pressers. He can be a bit of a troll sometimes.
|9 weeks 17 hours ago||Hey, they've won 11 games in||
Hey, they've won 11 games in three of the last four years. I'd be cool with that.
|9 weeks 17 hours ago||Like us, MSU changed||
Like us, MSU changed coordinators but not OL coaches. In their case, the OL got substantially better with the switch, but it happened over the course of the second season. This doesn't mean our OL will get better, but it does show that a precedent exists for retaining the OL coach and improving the OL. Young lines usually get better. The last couple years were an anomally, so hopefully Borges was the cause of the anomally.
|9 weeks 18 hours ago||I would like to present the||
I would like to present the Michigan State argument:
In 2012, MSU went 6-6 and had an offense that could do nothing. The line couldn't block at all, but they were fortunate enough to have a starting NFL back standing behind the quarterback. The offense sucked for the entire year. After the season, MSU hired new co-coordinators, but retained the same OL coach. They started out the season worse than 2012, but I think we all know what happened as the season went on. I don't expect our OL to be good at the start of the year. I expected it to be good by the end of the year.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||I'm just hoping for||
I'm just hoping for improvement. MSU's OL was an abomination in 2012 when they went 6-6, and started last year similarly. However, with new members on the offensive staff, they improved over the course of last season.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||How does the passing offense||
How does the passing offense look? It sounds like we are almost exclusively passing. Is that the case, or are all the runs just bad?
|10 weeks 3 days ago||For anyone panicking about||
For anyone panicking about Hoke's tragectory, this is just another piece of evidence that people should just relax a bit. Having your upperclassmen in place is important, and last year's Michigan team had the highest percentage of underclassmen of the 2000s. MSU under Dantonio struggled for a while before they started having consistently elite defenses.
|11 weeks 18 hours ago||I think Al is a good schemer,||
I think Al is a good schemer, but I also don't think it's a coincidence that his teams tend to lose their abilities to run after the first couple years.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||It is very different. Appearance is largely||
It is very different. Appearance is largely genetics. You have control over what you believe.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||GARDNER SHOULD HAVE FARTED||
GARDNER SHOULD HAVE FARTED AND ADMITTED THAT HE SUCKS.
|12 weeks 15 hours ago||I really think the failure of||
I really think the failure of 2012 has been overblown. We were unfortunate enough to play the top three teams in the AP that year, and had an ugly loss to ranked Nebraska when our star QB went down. We showed in the bowl game that we were a legitimately good team. In my eyes, Hoke has had one bad season, but maaaan it was bad ugly.
|12 weeks 17 hours ago||No, but pretty close. All but||
No, but pretty close. All but two of our commits is a 4*, and one of them is a kicker. Hoke has silently done an amazing job with this class considering the 7-6 season.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||There are a ton of reasons to||
There are a ton of reasons to criticize Crossfit, but I feel like box jumps are performed by athletes in many, many sports. Crossfit did not invent those.
|12 weeks 6 days ago||Good for him. The athletic||
Good for him. The athletic department will be fine without him meddling in it. Also, and I say this as a rabid football fan, how many times a man can run past a white line on the field isn't even close to being as important as how the university operates as an academic institutiton.
|13 weeks 5 days ago||Fireworks are controversial||
Fireworks are controversial now? lol k.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||I went to school in AA and I||
I went to school in AA and I live in GR, and I've gotta say that I prefer Hopcat to Ashley's. Hopefully they can capture the atmosphere and bring it to AA. I wonder if they'll be brewing as well. The GR location makes its own beer as well as serving other stuff.