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|25 min 8 sec ago||Plenty of Wolverines on the Lions?||
From 1950 through 2013—63 years—the Lions have drafted a total of 15 Wolverines. Of those fifteen, I counted three —Terry Barr, Rich Strenger, and Jeff Backus—were drafted in the third round or higher; the vast majority were late-round picks who had no real impact with the Lions. Some were throwaway/let's take a gamble kind of pick, like drafting Michigan great QB Dennis Franklin as a WR.
|3 hours 53 min ago||Your title made me think he was visiting right now||
A more accurately informative title would be "5-Star DT Andrew Brown May Visit UM."
|16 hours 38 min ago||Smith was a source of much frustration for us fans in the 70s||
The frustration was over how seldom he was thrown to, even though everybody in the damn stadium could tell he was a great receiving talent. He had 73 catches for 1687 in four seasons, while Carter had 161 for over 3000 yards. It was just his "misfortune" to have played during a time when the option offense was in place, and the emphasis was heavily on the running game. If he'd been on the team after Michigan had transitioned to a more balanced attack several years later, he would have been thrown to much more frequently.
You must have been speaking with either Elzinga or Leach.
|1 day 5 hours ago||"Dammit, I shouldn't have bet one of my kidneys....||
|1 day 21 hours ago||Is this fact or political rhetoric?||
I should have been more precise in my wording: head coaching opportunities for black coaches are few and far between, but I hardly need to do that since the point should be obvious anyhow. If you take the total number of head coaching positions that have been open and available over the last two decades, just to pick a date range, and then total the number of African Americans who have been hired, the only possible conclusion you can draw is that the number of opportunities are rare. It's especially remarkable given the huge percentage of players in the top two divisions who are black.
|2 days 5 hours ago||Can't imagine a tougher coaching job in the country than EMU||
from a recruiting standpoint. Permanently in the shadows of Michigan, with many off-campus/commuting students, a campus that's going to impress nobody in a town with a lot of rough edges, all on top of a football tradition that saw its last real success before any of today's HS kids were alive. I know that head coaching positions for African American coaches are few and far between, but I still wonder if RE would have been wiser to pass this opportunity up and instead work as an assistant at a major program or the NFL.
|2 days 7 hours ago||Benjamin worked there more recently than I did||
but they're a marketing communications/graphic design firm. They do a fair amount of web stuff, so they may need a developer/technical expert on staff.
|2 days 7 hours ago||Hamilton is clearly pulling that Peppers-to-Rutgers stuff||
straight out of his butt. It might be premature to consider Peppers a lock for Michigan, but if he chose Rutgers over of all his top suitors it would be the recruiting upset of the century. I'd be more concerned about Alabama or LSU or Stanford making a late push, but they'd have to get a visit out of him first.
|2 days 18 hours ago||Yup, my money's on some form of dementia||
I can 100% understand and sympathize with his reaction and his decision if that's what it was for Trickle. I've lost close family members to it, and IMHO there is no fate worse than dementia/Alzheimers/decaying brain diseases.
|3 days 47 min ago||QLTD||
I've worked there as well... I can vouch that they're good folks.
|3 days 2 hours ago||The perfect game to bring out the chrome helmets is||
Appy State. That would be the crowning cherry of ridiculousness.
|3 days 3 hours ago||There's no revenge, what happened won't go away.||
If that's your criteria, then there is no such thing as revenge anywhere, any time, any situation. No act can alter what happened in the past.
|3 days 3 hours ago||A slew of possible UM jobs here||
I've also got two good friends who work at this interactive agency: http://www.enlighten.com/
Welcome to AA. I've got deep Missouri roots on both sides of my family, with a large number of relatives still in the St. Louis area.
The Northwood Apts out on North Campus are a great deal; when we first got hitched we had a three-bedroom townhouse in Northwood V with a full basement. Tons of little screaming kids around, but that might be better than tons of drunk screaming sophomores pissing on your porch.
|3 days 4 hours ago||Neutral site game for any SEC opponent||
means a game below the Mason-Dixon line. Neutral site my ass.
|3 days 4 hours ago||near impossible to find a marquee opponent 1 year in advance||
How about Brandon promises to pay for chrome helmets for our marquee opponent?
|3 days 4 hours ago||As someone mentioned yesterday||
It wasn't me, but I agree with all the points you made anyhow.
However, I would say that if the choice is between Appy St. or a MAC snacky-cake, there's probably more interest on the part of UM ticket-holders for Appy St. simply for the revenge factor. No one gives a damn about getting revenge on Toledo.
This is what you get when you schedule teams you have no business playing in the first place. I'm generally more favorably inclined to Bill Martin's tenure than many UM fans, but that decision was inexcusable.
|3 days 5 hours ago||"Stay tuned."||
We've got Appy State at home on August 30, 2014, and an open date in 2016 on Sept.10.
How about ditching Appy St. and filling those two dates with a home-and-away with a real opponent that we'd actually get credit for beating?
|3 days 5 hours ago||Brandon sez that OSU and MSU will be paired||
for the foreseeable future. Maybe I missed it, but I didn't hear any convincing rationale for pairing them the way they're going to do.
|3 days 6 hours ago||Let's just go back to a ten-team conference.||
I'd be happy to go back to the 12-team conference.
|3 days 6 hours ago||It's a great cause||
but I wish somebody would ask David Brandon why he refuses to rule out chrome helmets.
|4 days 52 min ago||Eventually, the price point of Michigan season tix||
will bump up against craptastic home schedules, and the no-shows in the student section won't be the only thing Mr. Never Say Never to Chrome Helmets has to worry about.
|4 days 55 min ago||But we'll have really cool chrome helmets||
so it's all good.
|4 days 2 hours ago||delapidated mansions in Gross Point where big 3 auto execs used||
I grew up in Grosse Pointe, and up until 2005 I made frequent trips back there. You have no fucking idea what in the hell you're talking about, much less how to spell it correctly.
|4 days 4 hours ago||"I would never say never."||
So what's more of an abomination— a chrome helmet, or a costumed mascot?
To me, it's not even a question. A chrome helmet would be far, far worse.
|4 days 5 hours ago||They just compared Brady's voice to Matt Foley||
there is an uncanny resemblance, voice-wise.
Hoke's comments about ND pretty much took the air out of any remaining controversy about the chicken thing. The Domers will have to work real hard to keep it as bulletin board material over the summer.
|5 days 1 hour ago||if those are actually UM fans||
C'mon, it's a guarantee that whenever a high-profile recruit chooses another school over UM that at least one jackass on MGoBlog flames the kid, and MLive is radioactive. A portion of every fanbase is subhuman; we just hope/assume that our subhuman portion is smaller than other schools. It's still there, though, lurking.
|5 days 1 hour ago||Just make sure that if you scratch your balls with your Hand||
you don't have Peppers on it.
|5 days 2 hours ago||Rutgers?||
Seeing Peppers end up at Alabama or LSU or Stanford would be disappointing enough, but if he chose Rutgers over Michigan the meltdown around here would be entertaining as hell, in a masochistic sort of way.
|5 days 2 hours ago||I cannot fathom what will happen if he chooses to go elsewhere||
Unfortunately there will be a certain portion of the Michigan fanbase that will abuse him on the twitters if that happens. Just look at the abuse that Wiggins has been subjected to after committing to Kansas.
|5 days 2 hours ago||No doubt that Saban and Miles||
will pull out all the stops to get him down south. Even though the signs seem to point to Michigan right now, nothing would surprise me. I've been watching recruiting too long to assume anything.