"It's not about last year or who's here or who's isn't here," says your head coach. "It's about getting out here and competing and seeing who is here, and that's where we're gonna go."
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|1 week 2 days ago||I'm not his biggest fan, but||
I'm not his biggest fan, but it wasn't his record that was the main cause of the issues currently. He was 7-5 in his last season and those players then turned in 11-2 in Hoke's first season. He is considered to be a better coach than Hoke at this point, so maybe the bigger picture does matter.
|1 week 3 days ago||Cancer sucks. RIP Lauren Hill.||
Cancer sucks. RIP Lauren Hill.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||My jaw left hurting||
My jaw left hurting
|3 weeks 11 hours ago||Right, because the women||
Right, because the women going to the camps don't know the difference between a touchdown and a field goal. Dick.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||First name last names (incoming)<br><br>Andrew David.||
First name last names (incoming)
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Sometimes they're impacted||
Sometimes they're impacted and on a routine checkup, they find out that they're starting to grow and cause pain to the molars, so taking them out ASAP will prevent damage and relieve pain. Happened to me.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Steve Lorenz spelled Harbaugh wrong. Article invalidated.||
Steve Lorenz spelled Harbaugh wrong. Article invalidated.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||I'm looking forward to this||
I'm looking forward to this because I'd like to see who the first quarterback drafted is. That should be a good indicator of what's to come for the season, barring anything outstanding occurring.
|7 weeks 10 hours ago||I'll take that bet. I usually||
I'll take that bet. I usually make the third shot when I start slinging them from half court.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||I had a coach that suspended||
I had a coach that suspended me for four games for the returning a day late from my future father-in-law's funeral at Arlington. This is pretty tame. People need to stop freaking out.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||My conclusion is that on this||
My conclusion is that on this list, two athletes have won a super bowl in the past few years. One of them is slow and the other is fast. Think now of the top five quarterbacks in football right now, I'll say they are Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, and Aaron Rodgers. 5.3, 4.8, 4.83, and 4.71. What I see is a group of average runners. Maybe in the future the faster guys will have a bigger impact on the NFL, but the only two fast quarterbacks to have a huge degree of success so far are Russell Wilson (who is not a statistical marvel, he is an elusive but excellent game manager) and Andrew Luck, who is a pocket passer first. Ultimately, the throwing quarterbacks are the better quarterbacks, regardless of how fast they are.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||I just think people are||
I just think people are getting overly enamored with speed and it's not necessary. People can rave that you can't teach speed, which may be true, but RGIII is the perfect example of what happens when speed is the underlying factor to the success of a quarterback. Surely we can agree that Denard was not a great quarterback. Would you rather have a fast guy that can throw, or a thrower that can run? 4.9 for a guy that's been touted as the more NFL polished than the guy with blazing speed behind a one-dimensional offense is not terrible, and Winston has great pocket awareness. I don't think either prospect is a slam dunk but all the same, the 40yd isn't going to be the definer of this particular draft pick. In fact, I'd bet that Winston gets drafted higher than Mariota.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||2008: Matt Ryan, Joe Flacco,||
2008: Matt Ryan, Joe Flacco, Chad Henne, Matt Flynn. 4.89, 4.84, 4.92, 4.79. Joe Flacco is the only one with a ring.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Since when has the quality of||
Since when has the quality of a QB been their 40 time? Tom Brady ran a 5.28.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||As an athletic institution,||
As an athletic institution, maybe. Would we lose more games? Initially. Would we lose more money? No.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||First, this doesn't apply to||
First, this doesn't apply to football. The NFL already saw to that. Second, why is this such a big deal? They are student athletes on scholarship. Besides, when was the last time Michigan had a one-and-done player? Beilein already knows he isn't getting those guys. He gets the development projects and turns them into lottery picks. I don't think this would cripple the B1G, I think it would set a precedent and force the NBA to change their stupid rule.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Removing the cap on football||
Removing the cap on football scholarships means being aware of the fact that the NCAA then has to allocate more scholarships to women's sports so they don't run into Title IX issues...
|9 weeks 5 days ago||The know-it-all that thinks||
The know-it-all that thinks that because he played high school defensive tackle he has more insight into the coaching decisions of D1 football than anyone else.
|10 weeks 13 hours ago||Seriously? After the absolute||
Seriously? After the absolute degradation of guys like Mike Weber by this very forum? I think he's making a man's decision by controlling the process and not letting it control him.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||This soap opera is becoming embarrassing.||
This soap opera is becoming embarrassing.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||The paper right now says||
The paper right now says we've been losing the recruiting battle and the actual game for the past decade. That means it matters. We are rebuilding. They are reloading.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||When they were Michigan||
When they were Michigan commitments or major prospects that picked the enemy, that's when.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||On the flip side, if you are||
On the flip side, if you are a professional with an impeccable resume and your company is going through turmoil that might affect your job, would it not be in your best interest to look around? What if you knew that your new boss might clean house? Do you stick around and hope for the best or do you do what's right by you and your family? Football IS a business decision at the DI level, and don't be naive about committing to a University over a coaching staff. If that was the case, coaches wouldn't be sports recruiters, academic advisors would be. That's ludicrous. We applaud kids for sticking with commitments, but how can we fault them for weighing their options when the next four years of their lives will revolve around their football participation in order to keep their scholarships and get an education? Get off your horse, this is a teenager that is weighing multiple "job" offers and he will take the one that is the best fit for HIS future, not your moral high ground as a fan.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Dunn is transferring.||
Dunn is transferring.
|11 weeks 3 hours ago||People are asking him to||
People are asking him to talk, but every time he tries to talk, the media twists and wrings out every double-meaning they can without bothering to follow up or respect any semblance of privacy he is trying to maintain. We have the attention spans of squirrels and we latch onto sound bites without the entire context, but he decides to not talk and the media is still trying to bury him. I don't really blame him for that.
|11 weeks 11 hours ago||If you feel the need to||
If you feel the need to follow a teenager on Twitter that you don't know, you need to re-evaluate your priorities.
|11 weeks 12 hours ago||Honestly I don't think he's||
Honestly I don't think he's thought about the end of his career yet. He doesn't think about it yet because in his mind, he will play forever. Let's wait until Father Time decides to force him to hang up his cleats, give him a while to discuss it with his family, and then check back.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Aha. Thank you for the clarification!||
Aha. Thank you for the clarification!
|11 weeks 5 days ago||I thought Al Borges got the coordinator job at San Jose State.||
I thought Al Borges got the coordinator job at San Jose State.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||I'd rather see the kicking||
I'd rather see the kicking game return to rugby style extra points. Instead of the automatic placement, the kicker must kick it from where the ball crossed the end zone, at any point behind that, as though a vertical line is drawn from the spot of the touchdown back and the kicker has to kick it from somewhere on that line. In tight games, that extra point becomes much more important, and game strategies would change to create the ideal place to kick from.