landing spot. will be interesting to see how he does.
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|17 hours 40 min ago||I don't think anyone really||
I don't think anyone really knows right now, this news just broke a few hours ago.
|1 day 12 hours ago||Really cool idea, kids will||
Really cool idea, kids will remember the experience for life. Plus, it doesn't cost Michigan much and it leads to a lot of goodwill among local highschools and communities. This would have been impossible under Brandon since he would have tried to squeeze as much money as possible to rent the Big House.
And TomVH says more games are likely to come.
|1 day 14 hours ago||You are completely wrong with||
You are completely wrong with the idea that Harbaugh doesn't understand the importance of going after the big fish with abandon. That's one of the reasons they haven't gotten more commits yet, they have a lot of top targets who decide late and they are actively recruiting plenty of top guys who have committed elsewhere but Michigan thinks they can flip. Michigan is finally using it's vast resources in recruiting with a larger staff, allowing them to have a bigger recruiting board and stay in frequent contact with more recruits.
The Satellite camps are just one part of that larger recruiting budget and they serve a lot more purposes than finding diamond in the rough types. If you look at the locations chosen, they are in very specific places, either at the school of a top recruit or in the city. It's a way of showing interest and making it hard for the recruit not to show up and see the coaches in action. Lets kids who might not be able to make an unofficial see Michigan up close and feel important. Additionally, it gets the Michigan name out there. The last time Michigan was relevant in the MNC picture, the current recruits were in elementary school, and now there is hardly a week that passes that Michigan isn't in the news for camps or something Harbaugh did or how someone reacted to something Harbaugh did. And finally, there's a long game aspect of getting kids who are going into 9th, 10th or 11th grades interested in Michigan by attending these camps and seeing the staff. There are several kids in this class who have mentioned interest in Michigan because of a satellite camp last year and there are even more camps this year. Sure, Michigan may find 1 or 2 3 stars they like but it's not the goal of the camps.
Some people took what Gene Smith said about camps as a slight (that if he was rebuilding a program he might consider satellite camps too), but he was speaking the truth. Michigan is in a rebuilding mode and Harbaugh is working his ass off to get back to the Bo years or better.
|4 days 21 hours ago||It's really sad how badly the||
It's really sad how badly the NFL players get screwed by their union and the owners compared to other sports. Due to the short careers of NFL players, the poverty they tend to come from, and shortsightedness that comes from a playerbase that tends to be younger, they cant hold out and demand the same protections and benefits that MLB players gets. And they suffer a lot more after the game than those MLB players. If any sport should have nearly all contract money guaranteed it should be the NFL.
|4 days 22 hours ago||If Michigan can add NJ to||
If Michigan can add NJ to it's recruiting base, it gives them as large a hometown footprint as OSU has with the state of Ohio. Obviously not the same as having years of dominance and a state without any other major football powers, but getting a base of 20 top 400 players who enter the process looking favorably upon your program certainly helps level the playing field.
|4 days 22 hours ago||Yep, everyone who isn't||
Yep, everyone who isn't biased thinks the punishment is excessive but what is being challenged is the commisioners authority to issue the punishment.
|4 days 22 hours ago||Word has been that he's||
Word has been that he's trending towards Michigan, but this is a more concrete sign that the recruiting guys at 247 think it's likely.
|4 days 23 hours ago||Sounds like it has something||
Sounds like it has something to do with what Prokick is or where it gets money from. Maybe as a for profit camp they can't have the Michigan coaches there? So a HS camp or camp for charity like SMSB is OK but this wouldn't be.
|5 days 14 hours ago||http://www.theverge.com/2016/||
Not linking to streaming or torrent sites here but not too hard to find with google.
|5 days 14 hours ago||For those that aren't aware,||
For those that aren't aware, this episode was accidentally released for a couple hours last night in Norway so it's available online. So if you don't have HBO or want to watch it sooner you can, and if you are planning to watch it live tonight be careful about spoilers.
|6 days 15 hours ago||And in true Harbaugh fashion,||
And in true Harbaugh fashion, he announced the winners of the race.
|6 days 23 hours ago||Chesson wasn't a good WR||
Chesson wasn't a good WR until Harbaugh got to Michigan. He was a fast runner and good blocker but wasn't a good receiver. Took a lot of coaching to get him to that point and I think Fisch deserves a ton of credit for the WR development.
|1 week 20 hours ago||They both have academic||
They both have academic issues that they could get sorted out but the staff doesn't want to take the chance on them not getting in while they have equivalent or better players as options.
|1 week 20 hours ago||Even with the recent good||
Even with the recent good news, it's a little optimistic to put DPJ in the M leads for category.
|1 week 20 hours ago||DT is a broad list of top||
DT is a broad list of top targets for the staff and they are being patient seeing who visits and how a successful season impacts interest.
|1 week 1 day ago||I'm just saying going from||
I'm just saying going from 5-7 to 10-3 doesn't mean you are a great coach. And I cringe when people use data from 1 year to say Michigan is back after what happened with the start of Hoke's tenure at Michigan. Enjoy the process and getting there, but don't beat your chest until he's won something on the field. Hoke had victories against MSU and OSU, Harbaugh has neither so far.
|1 week 1 day ago||The thing is their 2017 class||
The thing is their 2017 class is looking to be epic, though small. Think the USC classes of the 00's. They have 13 commits right now, and of those, 12 are top 300 guys(the 13th is a kicker) and 2 are top 15. On top of that, they are either the leader or a major player for 10 more top 50 guys. Their class won't be huge but will probably end at around 20 with nearly the rest of their commits being top 100 guys and at least 2 more top 25 players.
Michigan may surpass them in the future, but as long as they can get 90% of the guys they want in the state of Ohio while Michigan has to compete with OSU and MSU in Michigan, they have a built in recruiting advantage that will be hard to overcome. For Michigan to win they will need to keep it close, and rely on superior talent evaluation and development, things Harbaugh has shown a knack for.
|1 week 1 day ago||Wait, you don't think porn is||
Wait, you don't think porn is a good thing or Mrs. SRK tells you you think it's not a good thing so that's what you say you think?
|1 week 1 day ago||You're forgetting Carrol who||
You're forgetting Carroll who has done better in college and the NFL than Harbaugh so far. And it's exceptionally arrogant to say Michigan has a top 3 coaching staff in college when you have to put OSU and Alabama as the top 2. Ask any non-Michigan fan and I doubt even 1 of them would say Michigan is 3rd behind OSU and Alabama. If adding 5 wins to the previous record makes you a top coach then why not Herman over Harbaugh with what he did in Houston? He even beat FSU in the bowl game. Or Fitzgerald at Northwestern, he went from 5-7 to 10-3 this year too.
After 2011, where do you think Michigan fans would have ranked Michigan's staff? I think Harbaugh is an amazing coach, and his staff is exceptional as well but you can't say he's the best until he beats the best and he hasn't done that yet.
|1 week 1 day ago||Likely top 5 but still below||
Likely top 5 but still below OSU.
|1 week 1 day ago||The concern over redshirts||
The concern over redshirts here seems a bit extreme. The depth issues associated with not having guys for 5th years are caused more by going through coaching transitions and lost recruiting years due to coaches on the hot seat. If Michigan didn't suffer in the 2010 and 2011 classes, then 2013 and 2014 wouldn't have had so much youth on the 2 deep. And the recruiting classes of 2014 and 2015 suffered again which will have repercussions in 2017-2018.
If Harbaugh can sustain success through year 2, he should be able to keep bringing in top level classes that don't lead to regrets about players not getting a 5th year. Plus, the development is much better under Harbaugh which should mean players are field ready sooner.
|1 week 2 days ago||I'd imagine it's very likely||
I'd imagine it's very likely Bredeson sees time, he's been likened to Cole regarding position flexibility and college readiness.
|1 week 3 days ago||Damn, was hoping Graham Couch||
Damn, was hoping Graham Couch was fired and the headline had a typo. Well at least this may lead to more mockery of MSU when they burn everything after a Michigan loss.
|1 week 4 days ago||He's doing a great job of||
He's doing a great job of lending some NFL cache without taking up 1 of the allowed coaching spots.
|1 week 4 days ago||When most of the discussion||
When most of the discussion on him is related to his time lost to injury I wonder how excited MSU fans should really be. Maybe their HGH program will help keep him healthy for 1 year.
|1 week 5 days ago||They were scheduled to do a||
They were scheduled to do a camp in Alabama that day until the HS football rules were changed as to what days HS coaches could help with camps.
|1 week 5 days ago||He won't be at al of them,||
He won't be at al of them, probably just 2/3s as they are splitting up the staff for some. It's also easier when he only has 1 outfit and flies on a private jet.
|2 weeks 15 hours ago||If Hawaii had the money they||
If Hawaii had the money they could really benefit from camps, since it's really hard for prospects to visit on their own dime.
|2 weeks 23 hours ago||I actually prefer Fargo,||
I actually prefer Fargo, mainly because I really like what having a limited number of episodes does for a show. So they need to tell the story and wrap it up all in one season before they start a new story with a new cast next season. No dragged out plotlines or filler episodes. Too many shows just drag it out until everyone stops watching out of boredom.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Really depends on if you want||
Really depends on if you want the hassle of managing it from afar. Not sure what is expected of tenants in your area but having to coordinate regular upkeep and repairs when you don't have eyes on site can be challenging. Do you have good people in the area who you can trust to keep an eye on it?