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|2 hours 27 min ago||Star Wars||
None of them? Come on, man--you at least should watch Episodes IV and V.
|2 hours 56 min ago||DC, not running backs coach.||
DC, not running backs coach.
|3 hours 18 min ago||Unless Pruitt goes to Alabama||
Unless Pruitt goes to Alabama to become their DC and then Hardman decides to become interested in Tuscaloosa.
|3 hours 30 min ago||Kirby Smart means "I f*king||
Kirby Smart means "I f*king hate Jeremy Pruitt" in Finnish.
|3 hours 33 min ago||Straight out of left field||
Straight out of left field (in the sense that you have seats in the left field bleachers and are looking at the left fielder the whole time).
|5 hours 6 min ago||Tops & Bottoms||
In more ways than one.
|5 hours 7 min ago||O Say Can You Say||
...Then I looked again from the west to the east and I liked the beast on the east beach least.
|5 hours 8 min ago||I Say Can You Say||
I thought at first that the East was the best and the West was the worst...
|5 hours 41 min ago||Pryor||
Nothing will top that time when he pitched three innings against the Yankees though.
|8 hours 16 min ago||1997||
I distinctly remember Craig James being one of the main CBS cheerleaders for Nebraska. That's why I always hated that guy, even before I heard about the five hookers he (allegedly) killed at SMU.
|8 hours 24 min ago||South Detroit||
Is it Windsor, or is it Downriver?
What do you mean Steve!!??
|8 hours 26 min ago||2008||
Actually, I think Michigan did play two actual games that season--one against Wisconsin and another at Minnesota. The other ten, yeah--that was WVU. Must be the similar uniform colors that throw people off.
|8 hours 29 min ago||Racism||
Racism is the systematic reproduction of privlege for a favored in-group, to the detriment of outsiders who are marked by race.
When racism is alredy prevalent in a society, then suppressing speakers who identify manifestations of that racist system tends to preserve a racist status quo. Hence, even if the specific words used to suppress those speakers are not racial in content, the suppression is racist in context.
|8 hours 39 min ago||Richt vs Coker||
Richt hasn't won SEC titles, but he's at least put up 9 and 10 win seasons with regularity over 15 years and has recruited well to keep the program stocked with talent. Coker inherited probably the most talented roster in college football, and five years later was fired with a 7-6 record and a depleted roster.
|8 hours 45 min ago||Butch Davis||
Butch Davis hasn't coached since he was fired in 2011 for the major academic fraud scandal at UNC. Given Miami's reputation...sure, why not.
|13 hours 49 min ago||Nebraska||
I mean, presumably Nebraska's objective is to put a good team on the field--not hire Scott Frost. Nebraska evidently intends to win with Riley. That may or may not be a realistic expectation. But if they wanted Frost, they could have gotten him.
|15 hours 18 min ago||ACC Coastal, SEC East, and||
ACC Coastal, SEC East, and B1G West look like the most wide-open divisions right now, and lots of jobs available in those: Georgia, Miami, Va Tech, UVa, Illinois, South Carolina (or did they actually hire Herman--I can't tell anymore). After that you have to good non-P5 jobs like Memphis, Houston (assuming Herman has/does move on), Toledo and BGSU if those open up. The toughest jobs look like Maryland & Rutgers, Syracuse (in same division as FSU, Clemson, and Louisville), and Mississippi State (if Mullen leaves).
|15 hours 36 min ago||I sure they would at least||
I sure they would at least look at Frost; whether Nebraska would actually hire him probably depends on timing and how well Frost does at UCF. If Riley is fired next year or even the year after next, Frost might not have enough of a HC track record yet for Nebraska to want him. Or if he hasn't gotten to things going at UCF, he might not be an attractive enough candidate. But if Frost does get UCF turned around and then the Nebraska job opens up, I'd expect Frost to be a major factor.
|15 hours 41 min ago||I realize it's not a P5||
I realize it's not a P5 school, but this seems like a better job for a young coordinator moving to a HC position than a place like Maryland: you're taking over an 0-12 team, so expectations will be low and it will be easy to show improvement, you're in a talent-rich area so you shouldn't have trouble getting players, and your conference schedule is not a murderer's row of top coaches and historical powerhouses.
|1 day 38 min ago||How is Richt going to win||
How is Richt going to win nine games a year at Maryland when that's all he could manage with Georgia's talent? I don't see it. They'd be a .500 program, IMO.
|1 day 1 hour ago||Turnarounds||
I thought about those Rose Bowls this weekend also. A couple other games that come to mind are the 45-7 loss to Tennessee after the 2001 season (followed by a win over Florida in the next year's bowl game) and the 34-9 home loss to Iowa in 2002 (followed by a close, fourth quarter loss at Iowa the next season and wins against Iowa in 2004 and 2005).
|1 day 5 hours ago||Recruiting classes||
I guess I was thinking the low numbers for 2014 and 2015 were more related to the wheels coming off and then JH having a short period of time to sign people last winter than classes being small by design. But then Hoke didn't seem too interested in roster management, whereas Harbaugh has been aggressive about it.
|1 day 8 hours ago||LBs||
Our LB situtation isn't quire as dire IMO as last year when we all looked at the QB depth chart and were like, "shit, what are we gonna do?!"
Gedeon is certainly going to be one of the starters; I don't see 2016 Gedeon being any worse than 2015 Bolden so at least there is a push at one of the spots. Hopefully he can have a big senior year.
Then we need to find a second ILB and hopefully a backup or two from among McCray, Furbush, Wangler, Gant, Winovich, Liesman, and any true freshmen we come up with. That doesn't seem impossible.
There's also a possibility of a graduate transfer to help out, though that seems like a long shot.
|1 day 8 hours ago||At least 1993||
I graduated in 1997 and that's how it was when I was enrolled.
|1 day 8 hours ago||Reese||
I think Reese is saying that. He committed to M and then evidently he and his dad had a sit-down with Harbaugh at which it was decided that Reese would "start out" at LB--not fullback, as the staff had wanted. Then it came out that Reese wants to enroll early, and the staff has been telling him to wait on that.
Given our need for LBs, I would think the staff would drive over to Farmington in a U-Haul and move Reese to A2 themselves if they thought he could fill that need next season. Since they have pretty much done the opposite, I can only surmise they don't see Reese as a viable solution.
|1 day 9 hours ago||Reese||
The coaches originally wanted Reese for fullback. Maybe they don't see him as an elite LB prospect?
|1 day 9 hours ago||Washouts||
Agreed. A typical M recruiting class in the Carr era would have about 18-22 players. Now it seems like a typical class has 25+ guys in it. The only way you do that is if more guys are cycling out of the program on the back end--but that's life these days, especially with the graduate transfer rule. So you can afford to have more washouts at the bottom, as long as you are getting your half-dozen stars and ~10 more solid contributors per class.
|1 day 9 hours ago||Grades||
Denay only started two games? Didn't realize that--I thought he was more of a regular contributor on the offensive line.
Joppru may have only started as a senior but he had a great senior season and was a regular throughout his career before that (played in 8 games as a freshman, 11 games as a soph, 11 games as a junior, and 13 as a senior). So, I think my 4H is appropriate but could see a case for 4L.
Dubuc was a role player but appeared in games regularly for 2.5 seasons (6 games as a soph., 11 as a junior, 13 as a senior). I went with 3L; I guess you could call him a 2 but that seems harsh for a guy who actually played a fair number of snaps.
|1 day 11 hours ago||Recruiting classes||
For perspective, I decided to apply your methodology to re-rank our 1998 recruiting class, IMO the best class M ever signed:
Evan Coleman LB -- 2
Walter Cross RB -- 3L
Julius Curry SS -- 3H
Joe Denay OL -- 3H
Deitan Dubuc TE --3L
Hayden Epstein PK/P -- 4H
Larry Foote ILB -- 4H
Victor Hobson OLB -- 4H
Todd Howard CB -- 4L
Bennie Joppru TE -- 4H
Cato June FS -- 4L
Shawn Lazarus DE -- 3H
Dave Petruziello OL -- 3H
Dan Rumishek DL -- 3H
Marquise Walker WR -- 4H
Dave Armstrong FB -- 2
Justin Fargas RB -- 3H at M, 4H including USC
Drew Henson QB -- 5
Dave Terrell WR -- 5
Out of 19 guys, that's two 5s, six 4Hs (including Fargas), two 4 Ls, and five 3Hs -- or 15/18 recruits contributing at a high level.
According to your rankings, the 2012 class has just 13 (of 25) players performing at least to the 3H level, and comparably few players at the highest levels, though with some players having another year of eligibility remaining (personally I think Wormley, Darboh, and Chesson will grade out higher by the end of their careers than you have them right now, but that's probably about it).
|1 day 14 hours ago||Louisville vs. Rutgers then,||
Louisville vs. Rutgers then, huh?