landing spot. will be interesting to see how he does.
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|2 weeks 5 days ago||Expansion for the sake...||
Expansion for the sake of expansion is so stupid, and just dilutes the product on the field which in the long run isn't good for anyone (fans, coaches, advertisers, ESPN, whoever). The SEC should add Charlotte and Memphis? Really?! How does that add anything to that league?
|3 weeks 6 days ago||I went...||
I went to Michigan 2004-2010 and we played touch football in the stadium a bunch of times (either after bball games or by jumping the fence). So cool to think of all the amazing moments that have happened in different spots on the field while you're down there.
Also, when I was in high school after the 2002 Washington game, we went back to the stadium a few hours after the game and it was just open. Threw a ball around on the field and even kicked (and made) a 20 or 25 yard field goal from the exact spot that Nienberg (I think) had missed Michigan's third field goal from late in that game. We left with a Michigan white board that had been left behind by the team managers. What an amazing day.
|5 weeks 11 hours ago||I've seen...||
I've seen guys tip it into their own hoop on accident before. Never seen a guy score on purpose in the wrong hoop in a college or professional game. For it to be the tying basket at the end of a playoff game is just crazy. Never seen something like that before.
|5 weeks 11 hours ago||Did that count as 1 or 2?||
Did that count as 1 or 2? Last offensive guy to touch it was shooting a free throw. I'm not sure how the rule works.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Late to the party, but...||
Late to the party, but I can't see how anything could be worse than this.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukjnrXTTvPY&feature=youtu.be
|10 weeks 1 day ago||LELAND...||
LELAND aka fish town is beautiful and definitely worth checking out. All of Northwest Michigan is just beautiful.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||You...||
You have to do it yourself because you don't have a butler.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||I don't...||
I don't know what everything you said means, but your post makes me wanna try something off of that grill!
|12 weeks 6 days ago||This...||
This sounds awesome!!! Thanks for sharing!!!!
|15 weeks 1 day ago||THANKS A TON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!||
Thanks a ton!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
|26 weeks 5 days ago||When I was...||
When I was in elementary school in Grand Rapids, Michigan, my teacher was actually an OSU fan. We bet two years in a row that the loser had to wear the winner's colors on Monday. Fortunately those two years were '95 and '96.
It's funny, looking back she must've thought she had suckered me into betting against her undefeated Buckeyes, but being an elementary schooler and a huge Michigan fan it never occured to me that Michigan might not win either of those. Luckily we pulled off the upset both times.
|27 weeks 4 days ago||THANKS A TON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!||
I was hoping that this game would make it online eventually. Didn't get the chance to see it live. Any idea if/when Michigan - Elon will be up?! Thanks a ton!!!!!
|28 weeks 2 days ago||Actually...||
Actually, we did play State in a non-conference game. If I'm remembering right, I was in like 5th grade which means it would've been in 1997.
|28 weeks 2 days ago||One of...||
One of my favorite articles every week! Thanks!!!
|29 weeks 3 days ago||THANKS A TON!!!!!!!!||
THANKS A TON!!!!!!!!!!!! FWIW I love that it's a half hour. Perfect length to re-live the game without having to take up hours of your day. Awesome stuff.
Only thing I don't get is how one or two of Minnesota's big plays that set up scores didn't make the cut (for example the Rudock pick and the pass that a guy caught while on the ground) when you did include some ten yard runs by them.
Regardless, thanks a ton for your hard work. It's much appreciated.
|32 weeks 1 day ago||Opposite strategy||
I actually kind of prefer the opposite strategy, although it works better when you're the underdog. Bet a bunch on Michigan straight up and then if we win, you make a bunch of money and if we lose, you're so pissed about the loss that the money doesn't matter.
FWIW I tried this against Utah because I was sure Michigan was going to win and I would've gotten back 2.5x what I bet if we had pulled it out. Obviously losing really sucked, but the money was a total afterthought. I was only really devastated that we lost the game.
|33 weeks 6 days ago||Actually...||
Actually, I really like that WD's highlights do more to tell the story of the game even if it includes some plays that aren't great for Michigan. When I go back and watch these videos after the season, I usually want to remember how the game played out instead of only seeing great plays by Michigan.
With that said, there was at least once or twice when Michigan just appeared at the Maryland 20 without the highlights showing any previous plays on the possession. It would've been great to see a couple of plays showing how Michigan got into their end, considering that there was time to show the incomplete pass to Canteen and stuff like that.
Regardless, thanks an absolute ton WD!!!! I love these highlight videos and really look forward to each one.
|33 weeks 6 days ago||Thanks a ton!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!||
Thanks a ton!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I always really, really, really, really look forward to these videos after each win.
|34 weeks 4 days ago||I also bet on Michigan...||
I put $40 on us before the Utah game at 80-1 and another $40 to win the B1G at 22.5-1. We may not win either of those things, but it's looking like our chances are better than what the oddsmakers thought at the time.
|36 weeks 1 day ago||That picture, accompanied by that caption, is amazing.||
|36 weeks 6 days ago||This is awesome...||
thanks a ton WD!!!!!!
|40 weeks 4 days ago||DENARD||
1. Denard... easy
2A - Brady
2B - Navarre
2C - David Harris
2D - Hart
2E - Wheatley
2F - Woodson
1A - Spike
1B - Nowak
3A - Mitch
3B - CWebb
3C - JCraw
3D - JMo
3E - Darius Morris
3F - Burke
Honorable mention: Dion Harris, Graham Brown, GR3, Stauskas, Manny Harris
|40 weeks 6 days ago||So awesome.||
Fantastic. Thanks a ton!
|40 weeks 6 days ago||Is...||
Is that where it ended?! You're handle, quote, etc, make it seem like you're a pretty big Megan Rapinoe fan.
|40 weeks 6 days ago||Jonah HIll...||
Jonah HIll walking past the UGLI in Ann Arbor. Crazy.
Also Phil Simms at the Miami airport when I was a kid.
Also Cuauhtémoc Blanco, the greatest ever Mexican soccer player at a club in Guanajuato, Mexico and Mauro Boselli (the best player in Liga MX right now) at the airport in Mexico City. Also, US world cup player Frankie Hejduk at Nike Town in Chicago.
|41 weeks 3 days ago||One more that I had forgotten... Shane Walton||
Shane Walton. Had a great knack for big plays in ND's defensive backfield and much more importantly I always thought it was really cool that a year before starting for them in 2002, he was on their soccer team. Only ND player I've ever liked. Even though I obviously wanted him to lose every game he ever played in.
|41 weeks 3 days ago||This really, really, really sucks...||
This really, really, really sucks, but at least it happened now and not the week of the Utah game. We've got a few weeks to get everyone else ready now.
Gotta wish a fully and speedy recovery to Mone. Really, really unfortunate that this happened to him.
|41 weeks 4 days ago||Yeah...||
I've never seen a guy get away with as much fouling as Craft did, and that's saying something considering how much MSU basketball I've had to endure over the years.
And his offensive game was terrible. I mean OSU basically played 4 on 5 on offense when he was out there but they had enough talent to make it work, and in turn he didn't look that bad because he'd only ever end up taking layups or really uncontested jumpers. But don't kid yourself, on offense just about any guard in the Big Ten could've done that job as effectively as Craft or probably a lot better and on D he was only particularly good because he got away with pushing and grabbing his man all the time.
|41 weeks 4 days ago||Caulcrick...||
Caulrick was fun to watch. Those MSU teams under John L Smith were so entertaining to watch. Imaginative, wide-open, entertaining offenses with enough discipline issues to never really turn the corner.
|41 weeks 4 days ago||People are gonna hate mine, but...||
People are gonna hate mine, but... Troy Smith. I was in my upper teens and the dude was an absolutely baller for OSU at a time when Michigan hadn't had a dual threat QB, at least not as a starter, since before my childhood.
I really, really wanted to beat him and I had no illusions that he was an excellent person or something like that. But man did I respect and admire his game. He was fun to watch.
I guess there's one other factor as well: Every year that he was a starter, I was just assuming we'd beat them at the end of the year anyway. So it hurt a lot less to see OSU play well against Iowa or Texas or whoever. When he became their starter in 2004, Michigan had gone 11-3-1 dating back to the late 80s. I would've never imagined that those OSU wins with him as QB were kicking off a decade of OSU domination.