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|2 hours 52 min ago||What?||
"the 2015 Michigan OL is night and day in college experience, even if it is with a less than adequate coaching staff, than the 2013 OL was,"
Are you saying that our 2015 staff is less than adequate?
|2 hours 58 min ago||Unless and until a majority of its best players stay for 4 years||
Michigan is going to have a hard time getting close to another Frozen Four, let alone a NC.
|5 hours 27 min ago||No program has been savaged more by early departures||
of key players and late defections of key recruits over the last decade than Michigan.
If all those guys had stuck around for their senior season and graduated, Red would have a few more Frozen Four teams and at least one more NC under his belt.
|5 hours 29 min ago||"puck fucks?" "motherland?"||
Care to elaborate before you start your sojourn in Bolivia?
|5 hours 55 min ago||Those who stay will be champions||
Those who leave sign contracts and ride buses.
|5 hours 57 min ago||I'd question his decision-making more than anything||
With pot having quasi-legal status in various places around the country, it seems a bit stupid to enact severe penalties for its use. The notion that its use automatically means a quick descent into degrading perversion, opiate addiction, and murder is idiotic to say the least.
However, it is an intoxicant. As somebody who smoked a decent amount of it back in the day, I can say from personal experience that anybody who asserts that it has literally no deleterious effect whatsoever on a user is naive. Alcohol is legal, but that doesn't mean it's smart to drink half a bottle of scotch the night before a blood test or combine workout, either.
|1 day 5 hours ago||I don't believe these are all real||
I'm gonna need to see driver's licenses or birth certificates first.
|1 day 6 hours ago||you'd think that automatically gives you a leg up||
This isn't to say that Kugler can't become a strong player, but the idea that his dad's profession gives him an advantage doesn't seem to be borne out.
|1 day 16 hours ago||Anyone know what happened to Karsch?||
Did he take another job?
|1 day 17 hours ago||it was discussed quite frequently.||
The fact that he had broken a bone and torn ligaments was NOT "discussed quite frequently," since that information is just now coming out.
And I specifically mentioned that Hoke could have come out with this information AFTER the season, when it would have had no impact on Funchess's play.
|2 days 1 hour ago||I guess I shouldn't be amazed, but I am anyhow||
I'm incredulous that Hoke couldn't manage, even after the season was over, to finally inform the outside world that Funchess sustained that level of injury in the ND game. He couldn't have been completely oblivious to the hammering that Funchess was getting in social media and from some quarters in the press during the season about his performance, and you'd think Hoke would at some point decide to actually defend one of his players. I just don't get the total silence.
Communications just wasn't his strong suit, I guess.
|2 days 3 hours ago||I don't care about piping||
but I do love the short white socks that Peppers is sporting. I hate hate hate black socks
|2 days 4 hours ago||Jaded.||
If by "jaded" you mean "I've heard this a hundred times from kids who end up committing to schools of notably lesser academic reputation than Michigan," you're damn right I'm jaded.
|2 days 4 hours ago||Beilein's been perfectly willing to start and give minutes||
yeah, but McGary is the only recruit Beilein has gotten who had any "one and done" talk about him. Nobody was saying it about Burke, Hardaway, GRIII, Nik, or Levert when they were recruited.
Given Brown's familial connections to the state of Michigan it's certainly possible he could choose Michigan, but if he did it would be the biggest recruiting upset in college ball since McGary, and probably bigger than that.
|2 days 5 hours ago||"He's "intense" about academics."||
Welp, that means he's Kentucky bound. It's like hearing some kid say "my dream school growing up was Michigan."
|2 days 5 hours ago||Might take the first season under JH to reap recruiting benefits||
We've been mediocre at best for six out of the past seven years, which is an eternity for kids who are 17-18 years old. Most of them don't give a crap about 1997 or 1980 or even 2006—that's ancient history to them. They're as likely to think of The Horror as anything else when it comes to Michigan football, because that's gotten as much media attention as anything positive since then.
If we win 9 or more games and beat OSU and MSU, that will break the seal, but I don't expect to land many elite kids before the 2015 season is finished.
|2 days 19 hours ago||The guy very rarely names legitimate sources in his arguments||
As opposed to the source for this "report" who doesn't reveal his own name.
|3 days 2 hours ago||How many of you who hate stickers||
think tattoos are awesome?
|3 days 5 hours ago||oh you tryed hard in practice, here is a sticker.||
If you think that Schembechler and Moeller gave out stickers simply because a player "tryed hard in practice," you're a fool.
|3 days 7 hours ago||Jeff Blashill||
Just checked out his bio... obviously a really good coach, but he's moved around constantly, and seems like his orientation is more to the pros than the college game.
|3 days 17 hours ago||Don't forget that Michigan is Jon Gruden's dream job||
except it wasn't.
|3 days 17 hours ago||just can't fathom how some people can get below a 2.0 GPA||
C'mon, you have to know that there are unfortunately many thousands of kids in school districts all over the country with extremely poor reading and writing abilities, and if you're behind in those two, you're going to struggle to get C's. I don't know if I'd use the word "privilege" as much as I'd use the word "fortunate"—you probably grew up in a household where reading matter was present, with parents who talked to you constantly from your first days on the earth, and who were intimately involved with your schooling all the way through high school. Kids who don't have those things are statistically going to struggle by comparison.
My late sister taught first and second grade for three decades in the St. Louis area, including, ironically, in the Ferguson school district, and she always said that every year she had kids who appeared to have spent the first six years of their lives in a closet—they came to her class not knowing how to hold a crayon, much less have any inkling about what words or letters were in books. They'd never been read to by their parents, who pretty much just ignored their cognitive development. That's a huge thing for any child of any race to overcome without specific and targeted intervention by teachers and parents.
|3 days 19 hours ago||This is actually a pretty big deal||
It might put more pressure on teachers and administrators in sports-centric high schools to bend the rules for high-profile student athletes and will increase the incentives for student cheating, but it's a good move regardless.
|3 days 19 hours ago||Wouldn't surprise me at all if MSU||
is the lone BIG team left at the end of the night.
|3 days 23 hours ago||I'm old, reading the Sunday paper is a tradition.|
|4 days 3 hours ago||NFL over Michigan?|
|4 days 3 hours ago||Now a Michigan Hockey Summer could ruin it all||
I doubt anybody can name a program that has been savaged more by high-profile recruit defections and early departures than Michigan has been over the last decade or so. If all the guys who left after one or two seasons or committed but then backed out had played at least through their junior seasons, Red would have at least three more Frozen Four appearances and very likely another title.
|4 days 6 hours ago||When they all commit||
If you're really counting on that you're going to be disappointed.
|4 days 6 hours ago||BRADY THROWS FOR 300 YARDS (bad)||
Since when is Brady throwing for 300 yards bad?
|4 days 8 hours ago||Does he have any other offers?||
He's not even listed in the Rivals database of players from St. Peters, so it's impossible to say.