"You can't make me," Hoke said. "You're not my father."
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|2 hours 17 min ago||I think what he is implying||
I think what he is implying is that Hoke was desperate to get Morris reps- which would translate to wins down the road and a preview of what 2015 would look like. He, and Brandon, would then have a leg to stand on when it comes to keeping him around one more year.
|1 day 22 hours ago||That Brandon treated Hoke||
That Brandon treated Hoke this way is appalling, especially coming from a guy who inserted himself into the "stretch" scandal months before he officially became AD. But when it comes to backing his "guy" - nothing. And it's not like Hoke is a wordsmith or good at the podium in the first place. For Brandon to send him out there, alone, and without all the details is probably the biggest dbag move ever. Hoke is guilty of not managing the on-field situation the way it should have been, but that doesn't mean he deserves to have his boss throw him into another situation in which he's destined to fail and bring further disgrace to the University. Absolutely pathetic. Not "leaders" and certainly not the "best".
|2 days 3 hours ago||Not really taken nationally?||
Not really taken nationally? Have you not noticed the coverage on ABC national news, the TODAY Show, Good Morning America, New York Times article, and the USATODAY article? I'd call that national coverage.
|2 days 3 hours ago||I think too much is being||
I think too much is being made off Ross' contributions to the university. Yea, he likes Dave. But it's not Dave's university either. He's just a guy who happens to be AD. If Ross truly loves his alma mater, and I believe he does, he will continue to support the students/faculty/athletes regardless of who is sitting in the AD's chair.
|2 days 20 hours ago||Where the hell is Brandon?||
Where the hell is Brandon? He was front and center in the "stretch-gate" fiasco - and he wasn't even the AD yet! Now, with what quite possibly could be an even larger blemish to the university, he is missing in action.
|4 days 1 hour ago||Hell, I'd take Jack Harbaugh over what we currently have!||
Hell, I'd take Jack Harbaugh over what we currently have!
|4 days 20 hours ago||Yup. Why the base couldn't||
Yup. Why the base couldn't unite around him is beyond me. This is our punishment.
|4 days 20 hours ago||I think the train is coming off the rails. How apropos.||
I think the train is coming off the rails. How apropos.
|4 days 21 hours ago||You just did. Tequila.||
You just did. Tequila.
|5 days 27 min ago||Or when your 5th year Senior||
Or when your 5th year Senior QB get's laid out/cheap shotted by an ND defender and no one bothers to go help pick him up or at least get in the other guys face. I wasn't expecting a melee' like the OSU game last year, but I also wasn't expecting them to shrug it off.
As much as Taylor Lewan has been made out to be a hot head, not a very good teammate and possibly a major dbag, it appears as though his absence is being felt in more ways than one on Team 135.
|5 days 23 hours ago||Exactly. And as Bacon's||
Exactly. And as Bacon's article states, if Football attendance/season ticket sales continue to drop the department will take a huge financial hit. Which will in turn hurt all those other programs Football helps fund - if not fully funds.
|5 days 23 hours ago||I'm not so sure that Bacon's||
I'm not so sure that Bacon's comments were influenced by Henson's assertions. It sounded pretty organic to me. Prompted by the dialogue with Sam. Amazingly enough, neither Sam nor Ira challenged or asked Bacon to expand on the comment. It's almost like Bacon let it slip and Sam and Ira were either too shocked to question it or they did him the journalistic favor of letting it pass unquestioned.
|6 days 4 hours ago||Disagree. Bacon is better on||
Disagree. Bacon is better on the outside serving as the 'voice' of the people.
|6 days 5 hours ago||This is a scary thought as it||
This is a scary thought as it will certainly happen if Michigan doesn't turn things around. Neither an OSU nor an MSU fan would turn down an opportunity to witness a drubbing of Michigan in the Big House.
|6 days 5 hours ago||True, but the season ticket||
True, but the season ticket holders, like myself, that opted out this year cited two reasons: ticket prices and schedule. I actually expected this team to be really good this year. That played no role in my "flight". Heck, I held onto season tickets through the RR years. Just as Bacon mentioned in the article. The loyalty of the fan base isnt dwindling- it's their ability to afford an ever increasing ticket price that is dwindling.
|1 week 19 hours ago||November spawned a||
November spawned a monster.....in September.
|1 week 1 day ago||Yes, you are correct. Hence||
Yes, you are correct.
|1 week 1 day ago||Perhaps, but the best way for||
Perhaps, but the best way for a competitor to get through a rough patch is by competing. Shooters shoot their way out of a slump. Hitters hit their way out of a slump. Not sure benching Gardner helps him. But it's not about Devin, it's about helping the team.
|1 week 4 days ago||I can't recall ever having||
I can't recall ever having such low expectations going into B1G play. Even during the Rich Rod years I still had hope based on the offensive production. But now, I'm not sure what to think going in to league play. This team will not win a close game and I predict all losses to be by no less than two scores - 10 or more points. Hokes losses are gonna be more painful than the RichRod ones. And that is saying something!
|1 week 6 days ago||An air show AND a flash||
An air show AND a flash mob
Dave Brandon - hardest working AD in the B1G!
|3 weeks 1 day ago||* on paper it is. With the||
* on paper it is. With the exception of Ty Isaac, none of the others have proven anything.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Holy cow! Wouldn't that be a||
Holy cow! Wouldn't that be a crazy turn of events? Hey, if he'd come, I'd take him.
Although the chances of this ever happening are near zero, it would rank right up there with Bo leaving Woody to coach "TSUN".
|3 weeks 3 days ago||"We went through this a bit||
"We went through this a bit over the spring/summer, with many, many posters asserting Hoke was not on the "hot seat" or merely had to have a decent season to surivive ("the OL is young!" "2015 is the year"). "
/\ This is what I am talking about. Hoke's "seat" went from comfortably cool to unbearably hot in one Saturday - albeit the 2nd Saturday of the season! Going in to this game, I was one of many that felt 5-years was a guarantee. This game changes everything. And I'm not the only one. I've talked to and heard countless others move from Hoke supporter to getting in line at "Ann Arbor Fire and Pitchfork".
The negative recruiting will reach fever pitch - if it hasn't already. Hell, Mike and Mike have aleady made the "Harbaugh losing his lockeroom + Michigan got waxed = Harbaugh to Michigan" leap.
I think we all are getting what we feared back in 2011 - the pain of another rebuilding, but this time with a Michigan Man whom, it appears, isn't fit to do the rebuilding.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||This /\ ...it's||
...it's Rock/Paper/Scissors at it's finest.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||Those 300 students better be||
Those 300 students better be wearing headsets!
|8 weeks 4 days ago||That Football claim will be||
That Football claim will be in jeopardy in 2016. Tennessee and Virginia Tech play at Bristol Motor Speedway - capacity of 160,000.
I wonder what Dave Brandon has planned to counter this?
|19 weeks 5 days ago||Get canceling||
...cuz you don't need a degree to join.
|23 weeks 1 day ago||Remember when 2014 was being||
Remember when 2014 was being praised as the best year ever? That lasted what, a couple months?
|41 weeks 2 days ago||Seriously? You think Devin||
Seriously? You think Devin can just sit out of practice for two weeks and not miss a beat on game day? I'm not an athlete but even I know that's ludicrous.
|42 weeks 2 days ago||It's located on the 400 Level||
It's located on the 400 Level of the Jack Roth Stadium Club in the center common area.