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|3 hours 17 min 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.
|4 days 6 hours 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.
|1 week 2 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.
|1 week 2 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.
|1 week 2 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.
|1 week 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.
|1 week 3 days ago||As an athletic institution,||
As an athletic institution, maybe. Would we lose more games? Initially. Would we lose more money? No.
|1 week 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.
|2 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...
|2 weeks 4 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.
|3 weeks 5 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.
|3 weeks 21 hours ago||This soap opera is becoming embarrassing.||
This soap opera is becoming embarrassing.
|3 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.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||When they were Michigan||
When they were Michigan commitments or major prospects that picked the enemy, that's when.
|3 weeks 4 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.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Dunn is transferring.||
Dunn is transferring.
|3 weeks 6 days 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.
|4 weeks 3 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.
|4 weeks 5 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.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Aha. Thank you for the clarification!||
Aha. Thank you for the clarification!
|4 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.
|4 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.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I have a friend that played||
I have a friend that played for Ball State. Probably not when you played, but he was really pleased to play and get an education from there. I've heard a lot of good things. Kudos to you.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||I'm listening. Go on.||
I'm listening. Go on.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||I read the excerpt and||
I read the excerpt and promptly download the Nook version of this book.
|6 weeks 3 hours ago||I don't care if it's the most||
I don't care if it's the most bitter rivalry in sports. I've never cheered a player getting hurt. I didn't cheer when JT Barrett got hurt. I've played sports too long and coached kids too long to not see the effort and determination that other teams have, to see their heart and time and sweat poured into the game they love, and the feeling of it getting destroyed in one unfortunate moment. If you love the sport, you never wish for a player to get hurt, no matter how much you're getting paid or how much you hate the team. I'm sorry, but Izzo is classless if it took being on the other side of the fence to evolve as a coach of young men.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||No. They bulldozed Oregon. On||
No. They bulldozed Oregon. On defense, yes they got quicker, but they stuffed the run game, which they never seemed to go away from. OSU still got burned quite a bit on pass coverage. No one thought Oregon had elite defense, but even then, they still recovered a few turnovers that they just didn't capitalize on. We have one of the deepest line backing corps in the B1G. The D-line is our issue at the edges. Harbaugh and Urban have completely different styles of offense and defense has not been our weak point these past four years.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||This is stupid. We would laud||
This is stupid. We would laud Tom Brady for his generosity if he did that for the Michigan team. Sounds like sour grapes, not a real issue.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Actually, we did that during||
Actually, we did that during the RichRod years. The combined awfulness of our punters and place kickers led to some inexplicable dilemmas. It was...sad. Special teams and punting is a really effective way to re-establish ideal field position (provided the defense cooperates).
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Yeah....no. <br><br>Now let's stop making these posts.||