"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
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|16 weeks 5 days ago||haha||
He was referencing the misunderstanding between Harbaugh and Cowherd. I found it to be pretty hilarious.
|28 weeks 1 day ago||Glen Lake||
Glen Lake is by far my favorite lake in Michigan. Highly recommend this area (sleeping bear, Leland, Leelanau peninsula). You will not be disappointed.
|29 weeks 3 days ago||Me||
Occupation: Asset based lending at GE Capital ...for now *sigh*
Location: Born in West Michigan. Live in Chicago.
Alum: LSA class of 2013 (Economics)
Most Michigan thing: Junior year my roommates and I repainted our porch on Vaughn St completely Maize & Blue with a large block M on the floor. Looked (looks?) awesome. Can somebody on campus verify it's still painted that way for me? Thanks.
|31 weeks 5 days ago||Yeah, I get that. I was just||
Yeah, I get that. I was just asking because he was a sophomore last year and could have been on the JV team but he was pulled up to varsity even though he didn't play much. They must have valued daily practices on varsity as being more beneficial than game experience at the JV level where he would have been a focus.
|31 weeks 6 days ago||Does Brother Rice have a JV team?||
Considering he only had one reception for 14 yards I'm curious why he didn't play on the JV squad instead. It seems that if a team is going to pull up a player to varsity he should be ready to see significant time. I'm wondering if he could have gotten more valuable playing experience down a level. I'm sure practicing with juniors and seniors on a daily basis was good for him though.
|50 weeks 12 hours ago||I don't need much incentive||
I don't need much incentive to mix up a White Russian. This will do. Cheers
|1 year 4 weeks ago||Simply because Devin Gardner||
Simply because Devin Gardner deserves to end his Michigan career starting. Shane Morris will have his fair share of games. I see where you're coming from but I respectfully disagree.
|1 year 10 weeks ago||Had a good chuckle at that one..||
I thought it was a dig at the Jabari Parker to msu "report"
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Question:||
Shouldn't the win percentage against OSU when tying ND be 0% or 100% since we only tied ND once?
|1 year 26 weeks ago||oh my gosh||
none of you are the brightest tool in the shed. dummies
|2 years 3 days ago||The ball carrier is past the||
|2 years 5 weeks ago||It twisted the knife||
both times that Don Bosco kicker made a 40+ yard field goal look easy.
|2 years 6 weeks ago||Good point||
I agree with this. I don't care how good of an OL coach you are, good luck teaching your players how to block more than one guy at a time. Borges is not helping the linemen with these predictable runs where the defense stacks the box. For the time being the offensive issues cannot be placed on Funk enough to justify letting him go.
That being said, obviously the offensive line personnel could be doing better and that, at least in part, is on Coach Funk. I'm not saying he's innocent in this debacle.
|2 years 6 weeks ago||Good idea but too late||
It went out 3 hours ago with a 'hip deal' or something.
|2 years 6 weeks ago||My fear||
extends far beyond Indiana. I am now scared of anything I perceive to be unbalanced. I demand symmetry. I have 3 pens on each side of my desk right now. My lunch box is on the floor because I don't have a second lunch box to place up here next to me. This is my safe place. This is my safe place.....
|2 years 9 weeks ago||I'm curious..||
..why did the Michigan football coaches decide to play Morris then? This is their job and while I'll agree that anyone can get split second (in game) decisions wrong, playing Morris against CMU wasn't a snap decision. I'll default to the coaches on this one. They know a lot more about footballing than any of us.
|2 years 13 weeks ago||49-21||
|2 years 13 weeks ago||They make him look like Ed||
They make him look like Ed Helms.
|2 years 16 weeks ago||Well, you see...||
He asked his team if they wanted Wangler to commit and after a unanimous vote 'yes' Wangler had no choice but to oblige by decommitting from PSU and commit to the LSU, the place where you can be whatever your teammates want you to be.
|2 years 16 weeks ago||Did you say Hand?||
Did you say Hand?
|2 years 19 weeks ago||Eats||
First visit huh? That doesn't get you as many points as the last visit so hopefully Michigan has a high weekly bonus.
|2 years 21 weeks ago||Film||
His initial impact is powerful but he'll have to keep his feet and drive through in college. Relies too much on that first hit to knock the ball carriers down and college running backs will just shrug him off. That should be easily remedied though with good coaching.
Overall this is an exciting pick up. Have to like his size for a linebacker. What league does he play in for high school? Competition looked "iffy" at times.
Edit: Nevermind. Extended hello post answered my question.
|2 years 22 weeks ago||Hmmmm||
So Peppers brought his football team their first championship since '97? Interesting...
|2 years 33 weeks ago||C'mon bro||
|2 years 37 weeks ago||He is a large person||
but, coming from somebody who played Rockford every year in football, their runningbacks are generally 5'5" max. They go the short and stout route and the guy standing next to him is in that same mold.
Edit: I'm speaking about Braden. Thought I clicked reply to somebody commenting on his ability to consume the player he is standing next to in the picture.
|2 years 39 weeks ago||Maybe||
Say Tom Brady just to clarify. I thought you were talking about our beloved football coach.
|2 years 40 weeks ago||Awhile back||
there was an interview with Westphal where he stated that the UM coaches told him to take his time and not commit yet. He might just be taking their advice and going through the process more completely. It's pretty clear he likes Michigan and has maintained that they are the "standard" since that interview.
|2 years 43 weeks ago||Ok||
I'm not saying anything illegal is going on, it could all be his own hard earned cash, but don't say $50 when $300 is clearly visible plus a stack of bills below it. Looks awfully fishy to me and the fact that it was deleted soon after only adds to my skepticism.
|2 years 45 weeks ago||Same division||
I hate the idea of playing Ohio twice a year let alone 7 days apart. It severely dilutes the meaning of the rivalry for me. It's called "The Game" not "The Games" as would become the norm if they remain in separate divisions.
|2 years 49 weeks ago||Green is a special talent..||
However, I think Deveon Smith is vastly underrated. If you look at his senior highlights he is very impressive. His film is arguably more impressive than Green's. I'm sure caveats about competition apply but Smith appears to have a high ceiling, especially behind those offensive line recruits you mentioned. Green is important but Smith will be very productive as well. I'm not so sure I would peg him as more important than others.
That being said, it's great to be in a position with recruits like this where we can debate about which 5 star is more important rather than hoping for any 5 star at all. It's a no lose situation as far as I'm concerned. I would like all 3 (Green, McQuay, & Treadwell) obviously, but if we don't get any of them this class is still has a great mix of talent that will accomplish big things. Go Blue.