BC guys evaluate Bates's tenure positively.
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|2 weeks 5 days ago||I'm really not sure citing||
I'm really not sure citing Wikipedia is going to help your arguement.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||This sums up the way I feel||
This sums up the way I feel perfectly.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||For real?||
"You can’t give up big plays. Can’t turn the ball over.”
The insight is overwhelming......
|1 year 2 weeks ago||219(!)......||
.......yards on 8 plays.
|1 year 3 weeks ago||This is what I immediately||
This is what I immediately thought as well. It appeared that morale was crumbling and there were doubts with some of the players that the ball was actually caught.
Hoke did the right thing there I believe if for nothing else it gave the coaching staff time to "rally the troops."
|1 year 44 weeks ago||Its this kind of thinking||
Its this kind of thinking that keeps this team from being better.
Isn't the goal here to beat those teams and bring home a rather large crystal football?
|1 year 44 weeks ago||Get off this board and don't||
Get off this board and don't come back.
|1 year 44 weeks ago||That would be the universe my||
That would be the universe my good man. The universe is fine again.
|1 year 45 weeks ago||As crudy as this seems at||
As crudy as this seems at first glance I would like to see the final fallout on divison alignment and names before making a final decision. There is still a few years left to round all the corners before Maryland and/or Rutgers gets here.
|1 year 46 weeks ago||Yikes!||
I would be upset with this after a 20 point win. However, with 18 seconds left this team was dead, the game was over, and everyone knew it. A dramatic come from behind win warrants this kind of reaction.
As CRex said, water is indeed wet.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||Seriously....||
They had Nebraska down to one play and couldn't get it done well before the questionable Pass Interference call. Solve the problem don't make excuses.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||Borges simply doesn't know||
Borges simply doesn't know what to do with the personnel and I fear for a future full of predictable, unimaginative offense that costs the team 2 to 3 games a year. This hire will be known as Hoke's first mistake.
|1 year 48 weeks ago||It may be too early to draw a||
It may be too early to draw a conclusion but I think the picture that is beginning to fill in is worrisome. Borges seems incapable of expanding his mind out side of his comfort zone and I am 100% sure that I have PTSD when it comes to coaches like this.
|1 year 49 weeks ago||All you need to know is:||
|2 years 43 weeks ago||I love the big guy: "I have||
I love the big guy: "I have no idea what's going on." Apparently neither did their quarterback.
|2 years 44 weeks ago||Don't apologize for not being||
Don't apologize for not being done. This is some legitimate good stuff. Great work.
|2 years 46 weeks ago||As true as that is I don't||
As true as that is I don't think you have to win consistently at Ole Miss to be worshipped there. Just stay above .500 90% of the time, challenge for the SEC title 1 out of 4 years and then have 1 or 2 seasons where you challenge for the Mythical NC.
|2 years 47 weeks ago||Back to the Future||
Brady Hoke: When Lloyd Carr is just too old to coach anymore.
Thank God we got a Michigan man back so that we can lose winnable road games to put a downer on the season.
|2 years 50 weeks ago||I wish I had your optimism||
I wish I had your optimism right now. This game felt like a big flashback to the RR era. Outplayed, outcoached, and low emotion. I shall bookmark your post and hope that sometime this week I will appreciate it for what it worth. Today was simply a bummer.
|2 years 51 weeks ago||I laughed the hardest at the||
I laughed the hardest at the very last sentence:
"And Ohio State grinds out 16 yards of offense against Nebraska."
I am 100% routing for this now.
|3 years 1 week ago||I was so close to changing my||
I was so close to changing my cable package here in Canada to pick up the BTN. But now, not a chance. 15-20 second clips is damaging nothing no matter how you want to interrupt Fair Use.
|3 years 1 week ago||Uhhhh||
If he wants to stay in the race he is going to have to regain his form as a serviceable passer. I shudder to think how this season would be going without his ability to make defenders look bad.
|3 years 2 weeks ago||Best Quote||
"Nobody does football like Notre Dame."
|3 years 24 weeks ago||Nothing like puking on||
Nothing like puking on yourself on national television.
|3 years 27 weeks ago||I've seen the replay on ESPN3||
I've seen the replay on ESPN3 maybe 100 times and I feel like they had the call right.
|3 years 29 weeks ago||I agree||
The AD size has nothing to do with academics. They can afford it, big deal.
|3 years 29 weeks ago||Comments||
The comments on the article are funny as hell. Half the comments call the writer garbage and the other half applaud him. This entire incident has become one giant filter, allowing us to decipher the crazies from the sane. I love it!
|3 years 43 weeks ago||As did I||
But that was probably nearly 10 years ago now.
|3 years 43 weeks ago||I hope.....||
....for Kevin's sake that this isn't a public release of a bigger problem. Hopefully this isn't the beginning of a sad story, like Cissoko.
|3 years 43 weeks ago||A long distance view||
There are so many ways to evaluate a coach. If you step away and evaluate the team forgoing all the crazy stats and recruiting and general banter among the two camps it looks like this. (As always IMHO)
Offense has gotten better clearly. The defense not so much. Special teams seem to be as ugh as ever. (Think Oregon, App St for pre-RR examples)
Also remember our Heisman trophy candidate QB didn't get booted from another school for laptop theft, none of our starting DBs has spent time in jail during the season, and our best special teams player was left home for violating team rules for the biggest game of the year.
My point here is there has been improvement from this team in 3 years. You want better? So does everyone. Would another coach get Michigan there? Maybe. Does acting like children, using crazy statistics, calling everyone out on the carpet for disagreeing with you make a difference? No.