"It's not about last year or who's here or who's isn't here," says your head coach. "It's about getting out here and competing and seeing who is here, and that's where we're gonna go."
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|6 weeks 1 hour ago||I've got you covered. I live||
I've got you covered. I live in Ypsi and have a mic, stand, and powered mixer you can use. Do you need anything other than just me showing up at like 3:30?
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|6 weeks 1 hour ago||Er, I also have a speaker. Forgot to mention that.||
Er, I also have a speaker. Forgot to mention that.
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|1 year 8 weeks ago||Question||
I always put two spaces after a period and am a fanatical supporter of the Oxford Comma. How do these affect my chances?
|1 year 11 weeks ago||Oh yeah!||
Gargamel is PISSED tonight.
|1 year 16 weeks ago||There it is||
Let's hope the Fords go with the obvious move here - Art Shell.
|1 year 26 weeks ago||I thought it was a mini Ditka||
|1 year 46 weeks ago||I liked Beckmann a lot more||
I liked Beckmann a lot more when I was 12 years old and knew nothing about him.
|1 year 51 weeks ago||Still bitter||
He'll fax in his refusal for the use of his likeness on the eve of the game's release.
|2 years 1 week ago||Thank you!||
I am constantly impressed by the dedication of our staff and volunteers (nearly 6,000 different people annually) to the mission. I have never been a part of a workforce like this and I consider it a privilege be involved.
I suddenly feel I should point out that I'm not on the clock right now.
|2 years 1 week ago||As a Food Gatherers employee||
I can confirm that we did get subs and it was indeed crazy. Major thanks to Subway! With the help of our partner agencies we have already distributed several hundred subs to the hungry folks in Washtenaw County.
|2 years 5 weeks ago||Yes.||
|2 years 6 weeks ago||Yep||
The giveaway of it being made-for-TV is the font used for the credits is the same one used for every TV show/movie for something like a 10 year span back then.
You can really see hints of Jaws in that film, not to mention hints of Spielberg's face in the car's rear view mirror.
|2 years 6 weeks ago||I'm a classics buff||
Among my well-known favorites:
Some lesser-known ones:
|2 years 7 weeks ago||Wild Turkey||
101, though I could go for Booker's about now.
|2 years 10 weeks ago||Like, the whole bag at once?||
Or each dick individually?
|2 years 10 weeks ago||No||
|2 years 10 weeks ago||Wow||
Those deer antlers really work!
|2 years 15 weeks ago||Logged in||
to neg you.
|2 years 19 weeks ago||Mascot||
Will the mascot be coated with crude oil?
|2 years 22 weeks ago||The Buckeye Mutiny?||
I know you said peaches not strawberries, but I'm now picturing Gordon Gee as Captain Queeg.
EDIT - Meant as a reply to RedGreene. Crap.
|2 years 25 weeks ago||Indeed||
Last time I tuned in there was talk of him tying the knot recently(!). And here I thought arranged marriages were passé...
|2 years 25 weeks ago||No thanks||
You can't win with that windbag. I'm supposed to drive my buddy H.R. to a job interview in East Lansing tomorrow anyway.
|2 years 26 weeks ago||After the spike||
Denard was not smiling, just completely fired up with a nasty look in his eye. That may be the first time I've ever seen him like that.
|2 years 26 weeks ago||That was fishy.||
And then there was Toussaint catching a poorly thrown swing pass for a loss of 1 when he should have dropped it to stop the clock. We had to burn our last timeout as a result. Hard to expect that of a player in that situation, though.
|2 years 26 weeks ago||Since you started the spelling/grammar nazi routine||
His name is Dantonio, not D'Antonio, and he is a good coach, but he's also been nothing but a condescending jackass and he deserves every bit of butthurt he's getting.
|2 years 29 weeks ago||I don't know||
The WVU-Baylor game was like watching a baseball game with no strikeouts and a bunch of errors. I like some sound defense at least a few times a game.
|2 years 29 weeks ago||Whoops||
You're right of course. Not sure what I was thinking there.
|2 years 29 weeks ago||History||
It's mostly a rivalry of historical significance, which admittedly doesn't mean a whole lot in the here and now. I think for Notre Dame it's about several things. There's the bitterness from when Michigan refused to play them for 35 years and there's always being second-best in all-time wins behind the school that they've tried to mimic for well over a century, and still not having been to a BCS bowl.
For me it's about a lot of things. Private v. Public schools, Big Ten/Midwest v. their quasi-independent status and national footprint, the sanctimonious words of guys like Paul Hornung ("ND needs to lower it's academic standards in order to get the black athlete"), and preferential treatment from the NCAA, BCS, and now ACC (and they still haven't made a BCS bowl!)
I suppose it is mostly just another game that gets more attention due to the history behind it, but I'm with Brian - they're the perfect foil.
|2 years 29 weeks ago||Regarding your first point||
Has anyone read "The Courting of Marcus Dupree?" Ever since I saw the "30 for 30" about him I've been interested, but haven't yet gotten the book..
|2 years 29 weeks ago||In the grand scheme||You're absolutely right to have OSU as the main rival, but, like you said, the memories of youth are hard to shake. I'll never forget 1990. Michigan lost a heartbreaker to ND and the next week they were in another nail-biter against MSU. MSU was small potatoes. We just wanted to see the Irish lose. ND's winning score was set up by a play that ND Nation calls "The Immaculate Deflection" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGdewD3hhmw When this play happened my dad, not wanting to curse in front of me, simply said, "I'm sick! I am just sick!" and stormed out of the room. Damn you, Lou Holtz!!!|