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|15 hours 25 min ago||I presume that he'll be in the safeties+nickel write-up||
along with Peppers.
|1 day 19 hours ago||!!!!!||
|1 day 19 hours ago||Here's what he wrote last year:||
|1 day 20 hours ago||I miss BG||
|2 days 18 hours ago||Here's the same Wisky jet sweep vs. Northwestern:|
|3 days 19 hours ago||Kalis might start||
according to Hoke: https://twitter.com/SamWebb77/status/503922747693887488
I have a feeling that this depth chart doesn't mean all that much.
|3 days 19 hours ago||this||
hit the nail on the head. Excepting those of us with insider information from practice, we are all blind squirrels. It's fun to make predictions but let's not pretend that most of our predictions are all that meaningful. (Additionally it's impossible to know who really has insider info and who has good insider info, making the whole process about as meaningful as preseason predictions: fun and potentially insightful but ultimately educated guesswork).
|6 days 13 hours ago||And||
|1 week 20 hours ago||Another follow-up||
Let me begin by saying that I don't disagree with your assessment that Devin was sacked because of bad pass-blocking. But:
(1) Is anyone saying that Michigan's offense under Borges didn't identify the MIKE? I thought that we all agreed that the offense did (i.e., the center or the RB) but QB did not. So I'm not sure what the relevance is of the statement that "I haven't seen any evidence that teams that ID the MIKE are any better at pass protection than those that don't." (emphasis mine)
(2) If that statement is true (that IDing the MIKE doesn't improve pass protection), then why do teams identify the MIKE? (Honest question).
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|1 week 1 day ago||More from from Baumgardner||
|2 weeks 11 hours ago||I have seen athletes show a lot of restraint there, too||
Once a couple of drunk idiots (students at UM) tried to start a fight with some football players and some wrestlers at Skeeps. They were harassing a female friend of mine who was dating a wrestler at the time. The football players and wrestlers could have destroyed them, but showed a lot of restraint that night. I was impressed. This was in the mid-1990s.
|2 weeks 11 hours ago||Yes, but drunk drivers think that they are fine||
to drive, even if they're seriously impaired. They think that nothing bad will happen in this particular case. Drunk drivers aren't thinking about annual statistics of fatalities.
You don't, on the other hand, punch someone in the face thinking that nothing bad will come of it.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||It's also ungrammatical!||
Since it should be whoever, not whomever -- it's the subject in the subordinate clause and so should be "whoever was starting." It would be whomever if it were the object in the subordinate clause, as in "whomever the coach at the time started at QB."
|2 weeks 1 day ago||It was on the board on August 10th||
This is the first mention of it on the front page, I think.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||But isn't that healthy?||
Intellectual disagreement, when it's civil, is good for all of us... not to mention the fact that "respectfully disagreeing" is about 99% better than everything else on the Intertubes.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Wazzou in '93||
My freshman year, although as per usual, I remember the next game (a home loss vs. ND) much more vividly. That '93 loss to Illinois that Brian mentioned was horrible. My best friend from high school went to Illinois and his friends at Illinois never let me live that loss down. The 28-0 dismantling of Ohio State in November was awfully sweet, though.
I also have this vivid memory of the first time Tim Biakabutuka came into the game during a blowout (anyone remember which game this was?), the PA announcer saying his name, and we students clapping happily that we had a player named Tshimanga Bakabutuka.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Yeah, that was the first thing I noticed||
Except in legalese, whereas means "in contrast with the fact that," so it really makes no sense here at all. I would have expected "that": "be warned that beyond this door lie the Spartans".
What's funny about the use of whereas is that it's a bit of a high-falutin' word, and they screwed it up!
|5 weeks 2 days ago||This is my favorite quote:||
|5 weeks 6 days ago||That's some kind of overgeneralization||
I'm an academic and I love college football. I just had a dinner with 8 other academics, men and women, where the main topic of conversation was college football. My advisors at Michigan had season tickets.
Plenty of academics love college football. But most of us think that it is AN important, rather than THE MOST important, part of university life (George Lynn Cross being a famous exception, of course, at least in his rhetoric).
|5 weeks 6 days ago||dickens and twain disagree||
Dickens: "His looks were very haggard, and his limbs and body literally worn to the bone..."
Twain: "Tom was literally rolling in wealth.”
I'll take the side of acknowledged masters of the English language over that of the pedantic any day.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I was UTL II and it was amazing||
but some of it was also kinda bullshit. A lot of it (Beyonce on the screen) was a big splash but ultimately fleeting. It did feel like you were at the Superbowl. That's good and bad.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||That dude is NOT a Classics professor||
He *was* a professor of philosophy and religion.
I don't know what's wrong with him. But all the Classics professors I know (including myself) love soccer and are ardent USMNT supporters too.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||You forgot the /s||
You forgot the /s
|17 weeks 6 days ago||August 1st||
|18 weeks 2 days ago||Come on||
Sir Alex was rebuilding the team when he started at ManY. Moyes inherited a team that won the league by ELEVEN POINTS last year. Huge difference.
|18 weeks 2 days ago||Suarez is a cannibal||
and a brilliant footballer.
|18 weeks 2 days ago||can't support arsenal||
because of Piers Morgan. He's the absolute worst.
|18 weeks 6 days ago||I got slammed||
on this board for admitting that I stopped going to games my junior year (95-96). I'm much more devoted a fan now that I'm older. Students make many decisions, some good, some bad. There's no point in judging people on this issue. Some will regret not going to games, some won't.
|19 weeks 16 hours ago||Listen to the "Men in Blazers" podcast on Grantland||
It's really funny and it will help you understand some of the narratives, with a special focus on American and British soccer.