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|33 weeks 2 days ago||You wouldn't think so, since||
You wouldn't think so, since Knox was named scout team defensive player of the week during both week 5 and week 10 of his freshman year -- a year in which he ostensibly redshirted for medical reasons. If they are claiming something else, I have no idea what the hell it could be.
It seems like a straightforward case, but the early optimism out of EL and the overall inability of the NCAA to do anything competently makes me think it's closer to 50/50.
|33 weeks 2 days ago||Their DL should still be||
Their DL should still be solid. On one side they'll likely start 4th year Demetrius Cooper, who's been generating buzz for a while but was kind of trapped behind Calhoun's 8 year career. Damon Knox will probably get a 6th year, since pretending everyone has an incapacitating injury during any redshirt year is now accepted practice. McDowell is back and remains a good player and a bad college-picker. The other DE is a bit of a mystery. 5th year Evan Jones seems to be the front runner, but someone like Josh King could steal that job away. Regardless, a 5th year bastard in Dantonio's system won't be too terrible if it turns out Jones is the best they've got.
But between this and graduation, their depth is pretty well shot. They have zero junior or senior reserves on the DL. If Knox doesn't get a 6th year or if a starter gets injured, it'll be weird guy time, and pronto.
|37 weeks 23 hours ago||I wasn't aware that any UM||
I wasn't aware that any UM people were associated with the legal profession. Good to know.
|44 weeks 1 day ago||This is a cat||
|44 weeks 1 day ago||Of all the plans that will||
Of all the plans that will succeed until 8:45am, this one's the best.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||Saturday! Saturday! Saturday!||
Saturday! Saturday! Saturday!
|1 year 15 weeks ago||Central Michigan, my other||
Central Michigan, my other alma mater.
|2 years 13 weeks ago||What are the specific metrics||
What are the specific metrics that prevent M from being in the top 15 or so? My guess is acceptance rate and endowment/spending per student. Has anyone here really dug into the USNWR formula?
|2 years 17 weeks ago||Scar is surely behind this.||
Scar is surely behind this.
|2 years 17 weeks ago||Transfer||
or grad school. Good luck.
|2 years 18 weeks ago||Progress||
Now you shit in a hole that's ABOVE the ground. We've really come a long way.
|2 years 18 weeks ago||(No subject)|
|2 years 18 weeks ago||People appreciate that they||
People appreciate that they are beating the most disliked teams.
|2 years 19 weeks ago||Not a perfect match, but||
Not a perfect match, but there's also Hidden Valley Club apartments which are near the south state street commuter lot. It's about 2 miles from there to central campus. The 36 bus, which generally runs every 10-15 mins, picks up at that lot and goes directly to central campus. They definitely have 1BR, not sure about studios. Also, they aren't very fancy.
|2 years 21 weeks ago||Morons||
Okay, so you hold the popular and ethical high ground, own the fricking pulpit, and your best strategy is to sue? This is like pulling the goalie when you are ahead.
|2 years 29 weeks ago||http://m.mlb.com/shared/video|
|2 years 29 weeks ago||He's also the teammate of||
He's also the teammate of future 4 or 5* Brian "Tugs" Bowen, a 6-7 wing in the c/o 2017. Bowen is a cousin of Jason Richardson, so he's also a presumed MSU lean, unfortunately.
|2 years 29 weeks ago||Tyrone Wheatley||
|2 years 30 weeks ago||Acceptance rates seem to have||
Acceptance rates seem to have limited meaning re: desirability until you reach the elite schools. Last year, Central Michigan's acceptance rate was actually 6 percentage points lower than MSU's.
|2 years 31 weeks ago||I'm out||
|2 years 31 weeks ago||BiSB||
You are the Patrick Vint of Mgoblog.
|2 years 31 weeks ago||You've brought him up a||
You've brought him up a number of times. Were there indications that he was ever a realistic option for Michigan? Or that he'll attend college in the U.S. at all? I don't follow bball recruiting too closely.
|2 years 31 weeks ago||If my name was Sviatoslav||
If my name was Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, I'd opt to go by something like "reanimator" too...
|2 years 33 weeks ago||I use the internet solely for||
I use the internet solely for MGoBlog, so I get ads about canine anal glands and scatterplots.
|2 years 36 weeks ago||If I'm not mistaken, UM under||
If I'm not mistaken, UM under Beilein has has as many early entrants to the NBA as Izzo has had in roughly 20 years at MSU. Izzo has made himself a legend by turning 3-stars and 5-stars into 4-stars.
|2 years 38 weeks ago||Scouting Report||
Gets downhill in a hurry. Displays mean streak. Lacks balance.
|2 years 41 weeks ago||On "closing the gap"||
This paragraph is the best:
|2 years 41 weeks ago||Valentine/Payne/Costello||
Valentine/Payne/Costello corral a soul-crushing proportion of the games's available rebounds, giving MSU the extra possessions it needs to win.
MSU 78, UM 69
|2 years 45 weeks ago||Chuck Norris roundhoused||
Chuck Norris roundhoused Canada and caused the polar vortex.
|2 years 45 weeks ago||Every time I see it I can't||
Every time I see it I can't help but think of the song "Coco Jamboo" from the 90s.