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|1 day 4 hours ago||Shoot||
I felt nothing watching the game. I did chores...cleaned the house, did dishes, washed the floor, vacuumed, laundry. So that's what it's gotten to...this team is so boring to watch that I'd rather do chores than watch the game. I listened to the game in the background, but every time something bad happened I just shook my head and continued to clean.
I almost registered the emotion of "anger" when the Norfleet TD was called back...but then I caught and reminded myself that it just was not worth it.
It almost felt like the team was trying to find a way to lose today. I remain baffled at how many silly dumb mistakes so many different players continue to make.
Man, I feel bad for Devin. He deserves so much more than what he's gotten.
So now we know 100% without a doubt about Hoke's future. I hope for his sake he finds a way to get his team to beat OSU...I would like to see him go out on a high note at least.
My GOD. We're 0-2 against Rutgers and Maryland this year. That's astounding. Michigan football, everyone!
|3 days 16 hours ago||Brian's Immune system just didn't execute||
Brian's mmune system just didn't execute. He had a good week of practice though.
OK, yeah, I'm sick of that joke too, but I couldn't resist.
|4 days 12 hours ago||I'm sorry||
This literally makes no sense to me.
Do people love criticizing things for the sake of criticism? It's a fucking pamphlet on depression, to advertise for UM's Depression Center. It's got the word "depression" on it, a picture of a person to make it relatable, and the words "The Michigan Difference" on it. That's it. Let's not think too hard about a pamphlet.
|1 week 1 day ago||I was surprisingly disappointed with Atwater||
I bought a 12 bottle variety pack from Meijer after a recommendation and honestly I don't remember liking any all that much except for the Dirty Blonde. Don't know if I had a bad batch or maybe it's just not my preference.
|1 week 1 day ago||Sweet||
I literally just bought a Backwoods yesterday to try. I am so happy to be able to buy a Michigan beer where I live in Oklahoma (its the first I've found in 5 years here)...and my local liquor store has been really ramping up the varieties of Founders lately.
|1 week 2 days ago||Only 76k per week?!?||
A mans gotta eat, ya know!
|1 week 4 days ago||I'm not so sure they'd throttle Wisky||
They struggled mightily against a very good PSU defense. Sure they demolished MSU, but so did Oregon so I think MSU just isn't nearly as good defensively as they were last year. Wisconsin's biggest question mark is their QB. If Stave is finally getting over his yips, then if they can get to the championship game they will give OSU a run for their money for sure.
|1 week 5 days ago||I don't know||
I read it differently. He wasn't putting fans down at all...and he acknowledged his personal biases, and also said he understands why fans are upset and they have every right to be.
Honestly, I'm sick of people constantly putting down the opinions of former players as if they're meaningless. Jack Kennedy wrote by all accounts a respectful argument about why he thinks Hoke should (or at least, could) be here next year. Disagree all you want, but don't just dismiss it offhand because you don't like what he says.
|1 week 6 days ago||Is it, though?||
I mean, the run offense is certainly coming together (definitely a pleasant surprise), and the OL as a unit is certainly coming together (pass pro has been fantastic lately), but I don't think it's enough to say the offense as a whole is coming together given that it's still struggling to score points and move the ball now as much as it did at the beginning of the season.
|1 week 6 days ago||Wow||
Funchess had an all around awful game, so this wouldn't be surprising.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I mean||
But when you have WRs that hardly ever get any separation and drop the balls far too often on the few times they get the ball to their hands, combined with a QB who cannot get timing, accuracy, or really anything right in any sort of consistent way...well, then pass protection is moot.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||The game of INFINITE N00M!!!!||
The game of INFINITE N00M!!!!
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Agree with this||
There were throws to be made. Unfortunately, Devin never had his timing right. Basically I remember two good throws all game...one on the TD 'drive', and the other on the FG drive to Butt that was upheld after a review.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||So I can't believe I'm saying this...||
But the run game is the strength of this offense. Passing the ball feels all kinds of special this year.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||No it's not||
They didn't lose to Toledo and have 4 wins (which you'll note is more than 3) with still a decent shot at a bowl game.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Regarding #2||
All the negativity is surrounding Harbaugh...but maybe the players should put big boy pants on and stop complaining? They get paid. Like, a lot. They may not like Harbaugh or his methods, but they cannot deny the immediate and elite success that he brought in. If he's lost the locker room, the players and GM are as much to blame if not more so than Harbaugh, in my opinion. Plus, the problems a coach had in the NFL mean velvety little towards his collegiate coaching career. Carroll and Saban were mediocre NFL coaches their first try...but elite level collegiate. Same with Chip Kelly (though he has done better than mediocre at Philly).
|2 weeks 4 days ago||So, I get that Michigan is soft||
But I don't think a dumb retaliation is the way I want my team to defend itself against dirty plays. I do want them to stick up for their QB of course and show more damn fire and urgency in general. But that's more about the play on the field. They kinda looked like that against Indiana...but it was Indiana.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||He really said that?||
That's some serious trolling by him then. Because pretty much anyone else credible on the subject had said the exact opposite...that there was a snowballs chance in hell Harbaugh comes here if Brandon is the AD.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Wow. This line is pure gold.||
"You can't act special if you're not special."
This is pretty much the essence of why I loathe the "this wouldn't be happening if the football team were winning" counterargument so much. One simple, simple sentence. You can't act elitist unless you are actually elite. Michigan arrogance may have been a negative stereotype others hate, but at least we could somewhat justify the attitude. Because, hey, we're good and we know it.
The biggest problem with DB for me was he was THE embodiment of this stereotype, except he had nowhere near the results to back it up and GOD FORBID someone challenge him on that, because "you just don't know" how hard the kids work.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||How's Bolivia this time of year?||
How's Bolivia this time of year?
|2 weeks 6 days ago||That's up to the new AD to decide||
I wouldn't say Hoke would automatically save his job, but it would leave the possibility of retaining him. It would certainly make the decision more difficult....I mean, if Hoke can get this team even now to win AT Ohio, then you have to at least consider keeping him. And there are about a million other factors to take into account in that scenario.
|3 weeks 16 hours ago||Ok dude||
Look, you may not think it's a big deal, it's ok to disagree. But not kneeling when you've won the game (because the other team can't stop the clock) and instead having an RB go out of bounds so you can run more plays to get a TD is the very definition of running up the score. It just is, ok.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||That INT....||
Devin is so maddening. One minute he looks great...the next it's WTF??? He had two bad throws earlier, one that should have been a pick 6, another to a double covered Funchess while there was fields of green to run on the right side. The INT though...good decision, Funchess was breaking wide open. But the pass? Ugggghghhg it was severely under thrown. Bad mechanics. Inexplicable for a 5th year senior QB, even considering his roller coaster career of OCs and position changes.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||I cringe||
Everytime I hear that "if the football team was winning..." argument. Part of me thinks "NO SHIT SHERLOCK!", the other part thinks...maybe they should give pause to why we're targeting the AD instead of the coach. Because 99% of the time with a failing football team, the coach is blamed, not the AD. Usually you fire the coach, hire a new one, and move on. The fact that the AD is getting the most attention should (in theory) be a red flag for those that perhaps it goes beyond the simple "it's only because the football team is losing" argument.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Yes, absolutely.||
Even if you think that a Big Ten team only has a 5% chance of winning it all each year, you're still talking about greater than 50/50 odds that they win at least once during the next 15 years. Given the playoff format, I imagine the odds will be higher than that.
Put another way, assuming each playoff team has a 25% shot at a title...If the Big Ten can get a team in the playoffs at least 3 times in a 15 year span they have a greater than 50/50 shot of winning at least once in that time.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Revisionist||
The play improved every year*
*Except for, you know, the defense. And I guess going from #58 to #55 in FEI is improvement in offense?
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Boy||
There must have been some great free agent signings in the offseason. There's no way Hoke and Mattisson could take such a sucky roster and turn it into a top 10 group the next year.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I agree with this||
The "he got better" argument is predicated on the fact that he started at 3 wins in year 1, and fails to take into account the points you just raised. Plus the fact that "he got better" completely ignores how the defense completely TANKED each year. Remember? First year, it was underwhelming, second year it was bad and we all thought "well, it can't get any worse". Then it got worse.
The offense looked flashy, but couldn't do anything against real competition and wasn't good enough to carry the team by itself.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Wow.||
Look, we all love sports...but shoot me in the face if I ever become THAT unraveled at a meaningless loss. The worst I've ever done is break a remote because it wouldn't comply with my wish to fucking work. For a game? I might yell loudly, inadvertently scare my dog, punch a pillow. But that's a rare occurrence in itself. It's just not worth it. Like, ever.
But yeah, this video was hilarious. I love the poetic justice of him breaking the glass table before Dallas even lost, and then Dallas losing anyway.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||I was on a plane during the first half.||
Landed in time to see a text of the score 14-3. As I was waiting for my ride I checked on ESPN...21-3. And as I got home in time to watch the 4th quarter...28-3.