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|1 week 4 days ago||I've always been a huge||
I've always been a huge supporter of coach Beilein and it was hard to read many of the "fire him" missives from earlier in the year. But honestly we are a passionate fan base and maybe over zealous at times. But that same fan base does miraculous things such as keep the memory of Chad Carr alive, win very blood drive that we ever compete in and says go blue through good or bad wherever I go. Honestly I'm proud TJ be a Michigan Wolverine and it's ok to criticize as a fan if in the end you still believe in what the Block M stands for. That's all that matters: win with class, lose with pride and always stand proud.
This team almost died on a plane Wednesday, a tragedy that is unfathomable to me not just as an alumnus but as a parent. Beilein isn't just a great coach but a great human being. He is honest in his assessments and forth Wright with his candor. You always know where he and the team stand. If we paid close attention we could have seen this coming. The blew out SMU and that team didn't disappear, it just learned how to fight. Just like all of us learned how to rally around them and support that fight.
Never more proud to say these words: GO BLUE!
|8 weeks 2 days ago||That is the look of a hokie||
That is the look of a hokie sadly...oh well on to the next. The enthusiasm unknown to mankind is definitely based in truth. Look at the smiles on their faces.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||I think he wants to go to||
I think he wants to go to Alabama and his mom wants him to go to Michigan. Not sure what more there is to parse. Ultimately his mom wants him to choose Alabama is where he will go. Honestly the gnashing of teeth here is silly. If you go to a football program you inherently don't love how committed to playing your best for that school, a grueling task on top of being a student might I add, will you be? I want recruits who WANT to come here because they love what Michigan can offer not because of what they can do for the football team or vice versa solely.
|30 weeks 23 hours ago||"What's your deal?".....and||
"What's your deal?".....and Harbaugh responds,"that posters my deal..."
|30 weeks 1 day ago||I think Speight wins because||
I think Speight wins because ultimately it is about trust, right? I think Speight may not win you a lot of games by himself but he won't lose them for you either. I think that O'Korn is more of a gunslinger and will take chances. I can see Harbaugh being frustrated trying to make that a controlled phenomenon.
By sheer talent this should be no contest. The fact that it is a contest portends that O'Korn is continuing to do something that is not getting fixed quickly enough.
I'm not as worried about Bredenson - I think he is winning the job. I don't think Newsome is losing it. Competition usually forges excellence. So it is good to see in both of these cases that is true at the very least.
THE SEASON NEEDS TO START LIKE NOW!!!!
|44 weeks 5 days ago||I was in the best place for||
I was in the best place for myself at that time. I felt centered, grounded and I knew I was ok being alone. I didn't need someone to fulfill me, I just wanted someone to share myself with and if I was good for myself, then and only then could I be good enough for someone else. Love doesn't fix us and marriage doesn't cure us. We still have to be happy with ourselves otherwise you'll always be seeking. I met her at a good point in my life. I saw her at a friends party and though to myself just how striking she was. When she spoke she was so sure and confident in who she was and what she wanted to be. And I found myself just wanting to make her laugh and this real need to get to know her so she could know me. I asked her out, we went on our first date at midnight, we were walking on Penns landing about everything and we both just knew we were each other's missing piece. 14 yrs, two kids, I still find her amazing everyday.
|49 weeks 2 days ago||I think Zak Irvin is THJ with||
I think Zak Irvin is THJ with a better mid range and passing game but with less efficiency going to the goal. I think we didn't see the best Zak we could this year due both to injury and our inability to run the curl very effectively. I think coming off curls especially with a pass shoot option Zak will be lights out. If the screener on the curl can actually catch the ball it will be great. Notice how wide open Ricky Doyle is off the curl.
|1 year 3 days ago||My dad and I didn't get along||
My dad and I didn't get along in most every way. We bonded on Michigan football and tigers baseball. I remember he got me this bedside radio so I could fall asleep listening to Ernie Harwell call the west coast games. Those are my best childhood memories.
|1 year 1 week ago||This is simple. First decide||
This is simple. First decide how many big ten teams would be in. Then if you think it's seven you have to decide between Michigan and Ohio state. That is actually what this comes down to. If it's six, then it doesn't matter because we are out. I think seven big ten teams will get in and we will be one of them. But that is the metric I'm using.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||Yes beilein can survive. I||
Yes beilein can survive. I think he needs to bring in some defensive help on the staff. He doesn't maximize his staff resources effectively and he is very provincial in his thinking at times. But this team's primary problem is poor wing defense and minimal ability to penetrate. Those are kind of Caris' Levert thing. This team did better than last year with even less time having Caris on the court. I bet this team not only makes the tournament next year but makes real noises. And as usual we all forget we said this stuff in the first place.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||I uhh came here for the gang bang||
I uhh came here for the gang bang
|1 year 6 weeks ago||Though have we been blown out||
Though have we been blown out at home two games in a row like this? It's been a long time. This is an extremely perimeter dependent team and Donnal is no Jordan Morgan. I miss Jordan Morgan.
|1 year 6 weeks ago||I think that the primary||
I think that the primary problem is the teams we are getting blown out by have their best players as seniors. Listen stauskas is in the pros so is mcgary and those would be seniors right now. I enjoyed what we had and we will have it again.
|1 year 7 weeks ago||If he comes here good on him||
If he comes here good on him if he goes there good on him...either way I wish him the best. Frankly I'm just so happy to have a great football team and to be relevant again. We have Jim Harbaugh ...I'm still high on that feeling. The rest will sort itself out.
|1 year 7 weeks ago||LongLiveBo you're right that was redundant||
LongLiveBo you're right that was redundant
|1 year 7 weeks ago||Agreed we have Harbaugh and||
Agreed we have Harbaugh and he runs a meritocracy. That's all I need to hear.
|1 year 7 weeks ago||It will all be over soon||
It will all be over soon ...hard to pull west coast kids from the west coast
|1 year 8 weeks ago||Welcome to the club of||
Welcome to the club of sleepless nights, endless worry and perpetual joy. The best day is when you realize that you will never create anything in your life quite like your boy.
|1 year 8 weeks ago||Has anyone looked at the||
Has anyone looked at the stats on kids who commit to two or greater places during recruitment and how their careers end up? I have always wondered if it's a proxy for actual desire to play versus talent to play. Kellen jones, Chris Barnett, Chris Clark - I'm sure are examples where it worked out just curious
|1 year 9 weeks ago||Financial - tax deferred||
Financial - tax deferred vehicles for their education - start now because there is diminishing return the later you start
|1 year 12 weeks ago||With valentine they are the||
With valentine they are the best team in the country. I'm not sure we can even make the argument that we are middle of the road in the Big Ten. I'm not sure laughing at MSU misfortune is the best position for us to take until we can beat Iowa ourselves. This is a REALLY good Iowa team.
|1 year 15 weeks ago||Connor Cook double points.||
Connor Cook double points. Double pointing is a highly correlative variable to douchebaggery. Transitive property of douchebaggery says Connor Cook is a douche bag.
This is how you ace the SATs people!
MSU defensive and offensive line are coming togehter at the right time. They caught a few lucky breaks but honestly they have played defensively like Ohio State was playing offensively at the tailend of last year. I think Oklahmoa is playing better than anyone in the country right now personally (including Alabama) but this MSU team will be very intriguing and a very difficult out. This is a senior laden team that is hard nosed tough physical and knows how to win.
I still hate Connor Cook however....
|1 year 16 weeks ago||I'm coming||
I couldn't make it for MSU but plan to be there with my buddy at 9 or so.
See you guys there - excited for the game!! I'm the tall Indian guy with the spikey hair (aka Indian Kramer)
I will email for directions though I may have them from last time
|1 year 17 weeks ago||I have two boys about Chad's||
I have two boys about Chad's age. They are everything about my life that is worth living. I didn't know how much I could love until they came into my life. When they sleep in my arms or say I love you daddy spontaneously every thing in life that has ever weighed me down lifts away. That picture encapsulates everything about unconditional love that is both easy and hard. Their pain is over but your heart will always hurt. Just know Carr's that we all are carrying that hurt to because the burden of loss should never be shared in solitude. Prayers and thoughts....prayers and thoughts
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Scoreboard Scott...score....board||
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Tom Herman was that good||
Tom Herman was that good
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Why run Elliot so little? It was a really bizarre game plan.||
Why run Elliot so little? It was a really bizarre game plan.
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Its time ...it's just...time||
Its time ...it's just...time
|1 year 17 weeks ago||I suspect that OSU may not be||
I suspect that OSU may not be as bad as we think. The key however is a very disciplined Willie Henry and probably having peppers be hybrid linebacker. The key appears to be literally sustaining your position against the O line so that releasing to the second level is delayed. I wonder if putting in Ross against the zone stretch isn't a better idea. IU made a concerted effort to stretch away from Peppers even with releasing lineman as he is too quick to block. Ross is similar on a read and react basis but on inside runs can get washed out. It's a dilemma for sure. Glasgow wasn't just strong, he was extremely bright. He knew when to stand up the OL and when to swim past. That was his real strength.
|1 year 23 weeks ago||Honestly that line seems insane||
Honestly that line seems insane