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|2 hours 50 min ago||Dres Anderson||
"The California native brings some explosive West Coast shit, and woe be upon the opponent that forgets about him."
That would certainly be unforgettable.
|7 hours 23 sec ago||Question from my wife's English cousin re UM-OSU||
This must have been the 2003 game. I had a snapshot in my photo album of the fans who rushed the field afterwards, and Lucinda asked "why is everyone out on the pitch?" Fast forward 10+ years and that field will actually be a pitch, at least for one match.
|1 day 5 hours ago||Please keep in mind||
that I went to business school and did poorly in my business stats class. I was very good at math through advanced algebra but I don't grok stats enough to do what you are suggesting.
|1 day 5 hours ago||I'm taking comfort in the idea that win total should go up||
Hopefully by 3-4 wins.
|1 day 5 hours ago||Agree that it was arbitrary||
I have a nerdy spreadsheet that had roster data going back to 2002, so that was my starting point. Forrest Gump like, I decided since I had gone that far, I could go a bit further. I figured nothing was to be gained by including 1997, obviously (snif) an outlier year. Plus most importantly, mgoblue.com has the yearly rosters starting with 1998.
|1 day 5 hours ago||Well yeah||
Someone brought up Justin Feagin a few weeks ago and I was surprised to learn that he had actually seen the field at UM. I was so checked by that point in the season that I didn't know.
|1 day 5 hours ago||Yes||
|1 day 7 hours ago||Clarifying||
I chose to track it by year in school...so 1st or 2nd year versus 3rd/4th/5th year. Scholarship players only.
|1 day 8 hours ago||Once people start using the term hot seat||
the current media culture (let's call it the Bleacher Report mentality) makes that usage nearly irreversible. Talking heads get that little gleam in their eyes when they use the term, like it's a new toy or gadget that they just invented. The only expression that rivals it's supposed novelty is "quarterback controversy." Both expressions become all-consuming, ensnaring a mess of people into arguments about whether the seat is hot or not hot, or whether it's okay to have two good quarterbacks or whatever.
When a promising team hits the skids like ours did last year (and 2009, 2010), even the dope reporters who can't spell can count - 11-2, 8-5, 7-6 is not a good trend.
Inexperience at key positions and overly complex offensive strategy were the biggest problems last year. Time may fix the first and Hoke's replacement of Borges with Nussmeier may fix the second.
|2 days 9 hours ago||This happens||
I went to the same HS as Penn State DB Kimani Herring. Kim's older brother attended UM and was a big fan. Moeller's staff apparently was late in getting his plane tickets for his official visit and that turned him off. I suppose it would have been uncool for them to point out it was only a three-hour drive.
|5 days 1 hour ago||If their go-to cheer was spelling "TEXAS" this wouldn't happen||
|5 days 9 hours ago||Yikes||
What does a S&C coach do with that?
|5 days 9 hours ago||When Dayne dropped a bunch of weight in the pros||
I couldn't believe he was the same guy. DIdn't really give his career much of a boost though.
|5 days 21 hours ago||I've always found that version of the Victors incredibly lame||
Vulgarity 10, Cleverness 0. It would be nice if we could get back to being as smug about our school's relative football prowess as we are about basic decency.
|6 days 1 hour ago||I'm offended||
that there weren't more dirty songs insulting Michigan. What kind of Buckeyes are these people, anyway?
|6 days 2 hours ago||Maybe Waters revealed that he once spent money in Michigan||
or perhaps that he wears blue jeans occasionally. That would indicate he was really out of control and needed to go.
|6 days 3 hours ago||Let me guess||
They report a bunch of secondary violations and conceal the really dirty stuff.
|1 week 10 hours ago||I just received a shaving gift from my Grandpa who died in 2001||
My Norelco (Philips now, I guess) is going strong but the cord broke. I did some googling but it didn't seem like replacement cords were readily available. Then I remembered I had Grandpa's shaver somewhere. By some miracle I was able to dig it out and the cords are the same. Grandpa earned two UM degrees in the 30s (BA and JD). Go Blue.
|1 week 2 days ago||I was expecting this to be a new diary by Bill Martin||
Sounds like a fun trip, thanks for sharing.
|1 week 4 days ago||My wife showed me the video last night||
Super awesome. Loved the final climb, echo SuperStringer's comments.
|1 week 4 days ago||Go for it||
There is an element of the OSU fanbase that feels a compulsion or even a sense of duty to be rude to Michigan fans. It shouldn't surprise you that this compulsion grows stronger once they have tucked into a few Budweisers. I wore my maize and blue HAIL shirt around downtown Cleveland last Saturday. The score: one high five, two hecklers (one drunk started the "O H" cheer, one who asked my wife what my problem was), and one insurance adjuster who thought it was about a hail storm. My wife didn't attend UM but she takes more offense at the heckling than I do. The worst so far was a policeman working crowd control at a county fair last summer who said out loud that it would be okay if the horse-drawn carriages ran over my 6yo daughter because she was wearing a Michigan shirt. Mrs. EE hasn't gotten over that one yet. At a golf tourney, give any detractors your best smile and marvel at how easy it is to get under Buckeye fans' skin.
|1 week 5 days ago||Love the moment of Zen||
Pig sooooeeeey! Does he have eyes anymore? Zellweger-esque.
|1 week 6 days ago||Dig in, Jabrill||
|1 week 6 days ago||Well yeah, but the longer this thread gets||
the greater the likelihood that someone paints this site with the same brush.
|1 week 6 days ago||Quite predictable that both sides in the fight blame the other||
In fact, I did predict that when I heard about it earlier this afternoon. Seriously, what the fuck is wrong with people? I know the US shot down an Iranian passenger plane in the Gulf back in the 80s, but at least the combatants or would-be combatants in that region were using planes for something. Is there any element of air war in the Ukraine fight, especially as large as an airliner that travels at that altitude?
|1 week 6 days ago||The last block quote is perfect||
And it reflects almost exactly the conversation I had with my best friend from high school when we saw eachother at Christmas after our first terms at Michigan and Ohio State.
He: At my orientation, my RA told three Michigan jokes.
I: That's interesting, I didn't hear my RA mention Ohio State in four months.
That was a different era, as Gordon Gee's greatest 13-13 win took place that autumn after four straight UM wins, but I think that supports the larger reality: saying nasty stuff about Michigan is deeply ingrained in the OSU fan mentality, regardless of the current state of the rivalry. Dicks will be dicks. Sure would be nice to get a win though.
|2 weeks 1 hour ago||I misread the original post||
thinking that Memphis was hiring three new assistants, each of whom is a father of a future recruit. I was impressed at their enterprise. The actual story is no big deal imho. Is it really that different from Penn State hiring Larry Johnson?
|2 weeks 2 hours ago||I'm a breast man myself||
Hey, different strokes for different folks.
|2 weeks 6 hours ago||I had a high school classmate with a .98 ERA||
Helped get our team to the state semifinals. One really good pitcher can take a team pretty far. This story is like Randy Moss and Jason Williams without all the legal trouble.
|2 weeks 9 hours ago||Well, it's not "the end" yet||
So until then, there can be more than one.