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|1 hour 5 min ago||Nussmeier||
I think that offer might come after one year--he was very close to getting the Washington job last off-season. But if he does leave quickly, it probably means we had a good offense this season, so it's all good.
|1 hour 38 min ago||De'Veon||
Great cut to get free!
|1 hour 40 min ago||Willie Henry||
Ogre got him.
|1 hour 42 min ago||Dymonte Thomas||
Nice to see him pick up a special teams tackle there.
|1 hour 46 min ago||Funchess||
What's the record for TD receptions in a single game?
|1 hour 49 min ago||Norfleeeeet||
With the big block!
|2 hours 33 min ago||Galloway||
I don't mind the guy myself, but he did talk a lot when he was at OSU. His thing was to stick his head in front of a sideline camera and chant "all day long!"
|2 hours 36 min ago||Penalty||
At least we get to watch our defense play another series.
|3 hours 34 min ago||Hackenberg||
The color guy keeps saying Hackenberg was smart to underthrow his receiver, who had two steps on the DB and needed to make a circus catch after the DB caught up to the underthrow and tipped the ball.
|4 hours 11 min ago||TD Penn State||
Nice job taking advantage of UCF's top cornerback going off the field.
|4 hours 16 min ago||Breshad Perriman||
The guy who caught that pass was Breshad Perriman, son of former Lions receiver Brett Perriman (who remains possibly the best blocking WR I recall seeing).
|13 hours 20 min ago||Veracity/voracity||
Uh, I think it's pretty obvious where 'voracity' would have come from. I nonetheless think I'm okay here.
|17 hours 58 min ago||Science||
As I was reading this, I was thinking "'Nostradumbass' would be a good pun, but surely someone else has thought of it already." Regardless, nice work.
|23 hours 48 min ago||Veracity||
Veracity is a different word, meaning truthfulness or integrity.
|1 day 4 hours ago||My Rutgers observations||
I was impressed with Rutgers' running game. Their offensive line definitely got the better of WSU's front and both Rutgers backs were effective. OTOH, the Rutgers passing attack was not too impressive. They hit an 80-yard bomb on the first play of scrimmage, but otherwise it was pretty rough. Their QB (Gary Nova) was inconsistent throughout the game, and (other than the 80-yarder mentioned above) most of his success came on short routes that the receivers turned into big plays. Ralph Friegen is their OC now and I thought he called an excellent game.
Defenisvely, Rutgers wasn't all that impressive. They didn't give up much on the ground, but they were facing a Mike Leach team so that doesn't mean a whole lot. WSU abused their secondary the whole night, though Rutgers did have a nice 4th-down play on WSU's flex receiver to win the game (Halliday put too much air on his pass, and the DB was able to rake the ball out of the receiver's hands as he was making thec catch). Rutgers' line didn't get a ton of pressure, but one guy (Turay) got through a few times and put a couple vicious hits on Conner Halliday (including one that I thought was going to knock him off the field). That said, the Air Raid makes a lot of people look bad; maybe they would do better against a more standard offense.
|1 day 15 hours ago||Kicking||
Sam Sword kicked FGs for Arthur Hill.
|1 day 15 hours ago||Woot||
|2 days 3 hours ago||Congrats||
Great work on the baby, and congrats on the post! Er, the other way. Or both!
|2 days 18 hours ago||Opening||
I readily concede that the opening was weak; I don't really like it myself. But I felt like I needed something--I kind of have a tradition of starting these with ludicrous metaphors and wanted to keep that going. Usually I get more inspired and come up with something interesting (last year was the Krakatoa eruption, the year before that it was glaciers, the year before that (which I think was before I started posting them here) it was big-bang theory). But writing that thing was a total slog this year, and that supreme court thing was basically the least-bad idea I stumbled across before flat running out of time. Anyway, I am glad you liked the rest of it.
|3 days 2 hours ago||Ay nako||
Mahal kita, Boots.
|3 days 2 hours ago||Thanks Logan||
There had been an NCAA proposal to require at least 10 seconds to run off the play-clock before the ball could be snapped; I was under the impression that some version of that rule had been adopted--but not it appears the proposal was withdrawn: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/2014/03/05/college-football-rules-committee-pace-of-play/6036617/
Obviously, Michigan only recruits Lawful Good cloud giants; the Chaotic Evil ones go to Ohio State.
|3 days 2 hours ago||Thanks||
Yeah, especially after this year's technical glitches I may want to do it differently next year.
|3 days 2 hours ago||Thanks alum||
Some of those pages are even about football!
|3 days 2 hours ago||Hooray!||
Thanks for giving it another shot.
|3 days 3 hours ago||Technical Difficulties||
Damn. I am sorry that folks are having trouble accessing the document.
I uploaded it to a different file-sharing site, as I am hoping the problem occurred with FileSnack and not with my original document. If you want to give that a shot, try HERE.
I am not sure how to uplad the document to a website (as Carlos S.W. suggested) without toally destroying the formatting, but I can look into that later today if necessary.
|4 days 3 hours ago||Press Conferences||
Michigan should bring Borges back just to do a weekly press conference.
|4 days 22 hours ago||McMillon||
So, he committed to Alabama but is still going to take an official to Michigan. Does that mean he's not really committed? Or does that mean he's just in it for the free trip?
|5 days 2 hours ago||App State game||
I personally wish we had scheduled literally any other FBS or FCS opponent than App State myself, and agree with many of PGM's criticisms, but I'm still going to watch the game and (hopefully) enjoy it. You know what they say, "cutting off your nose to spite your face leaves everybody anosmic." Or something like that.
|1 week 1 hour ago||Denard||
I think Denard has earned the right to say whatever he damn well pleases.
|1 week 1 day ago||Recruiting||
Thanks to Hoke's recruiting, Michigan's roster now has depth and talent at literally every position. That wasn't the case when he took over. A few years ago, if a player wasn't performing, we'd look at the roster and usually see nothing but walk-ons and freshmen backing him up. Now we have veterans and 4+ star recruits everywhere--so if somebody isn't performing, everyone looks at the position coach.
Meyer may be pulling in higher-rated classes on Rivals, but he also came in to a much better situation. Hoke started in a hole but has closed the talent gap significantly and in a very short period of time.