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|23 hours 44 min ago||Right||
This idea that you stretch out someone's per minute production over a full game is skewed because no one plays 40 minutes. It would be much more meaningful to extrapolate over like 33-35 minutes, which even the most high-usage guys don't surpass.
|1 day 1 hour ago||Just so we're clear||
The fact that he was a 4-star is "meaningless" with respect to your statement that he was a 2-3 star?
So what you said was true...from a certain point of view.
|3 days 21 hours ago||So you and EastGermanJudge||
You just compile a trove of new-ish Gifs, and then throw them in to a thread just to be first to post them, regardless of their relevance?
Because this one, like a lot of them, doesn't really make any sense as a response to the actual post, and that's far more often the case than an actual witty and relevant response to the post.
|4 days 49 min ago||C'mong mang||
C'mong mang, this isn't mlive, benefit of the doubt goes to sarcasm here.
|1 week 4 days ago||It's almost||
It's almost like it's arbitrary
|1 week 6 days ago||I've made this point before||
but I don't know exactly why everyone thinks it's so obvious that football shouldn't do something to limit how quickly a team can run a play, as if that's antithetical to the game.
Think about inbounding a basketball, or serving in tennis, or pitching a baseball, or taking a free kick in soccer. In most sports there's a moment where the ref/ump gives the OK before allowing play, and that OK is largely based on whether the other team is "ready" so to speak.
Of course you could say "well the other team should be ready at all times." That's one approach to a game. A different approach is to say "both sides should be given the opportunity to line up with the best strategic move they can come up with and we'll let the one who does that better win that play."
It's not uncommon in almost every other sport, yet people think it's some communist proposal as a way to play football.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||You guys need to find your moral compass||
He's a guy who tried to do something most people didn't agree with about Michigan as a sports team. Minor ridicule, fine, but to hope someone never has a job, to wish him ill forever and ever...
He didn't shout gay epithets, he didn't chant a song about hanging blacks, he didn't sexually assault anyone. He didn't reinsert a brain-damaged football player into a game where people violently attack each other, or violate simple conditions as a result of driving drunk potentially endangering people's lives, but Glasgow gets a "man, i hope he learns from this and matures and can come back and help the team" and "at least it happened before the football season."
Ya'll are fucked up with your priorities, god forbid any of you suck at your jobs, but I'm sure you're all special snowflakes at work, and in life.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Oregon||
Oregon has TWO bills being discussed to drop DST (one implements it immediately, the other phases in).
Of course none of these bills in any state will go any where, no one really wants to trade whatever small benefit one might get from dropping DST for the pain of being the outlier of all of your surrounding states given how interstate life and economy are.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||A meme is not really a picture||
A meme is a "thing", a concept, whether it be a picture, a phrase, a sound bite, etc.
For example, "Epic Sax" is a meme. It could be represented by a full video, a gif, a picture, Les Miles, what have you.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||So you threw out||
So you threw out the guys that didn't fit the narrative, then chose one guy who took an enormous leap, and one guy who (yes he improved but) really didn't actually take the huge leap in his sophomore year that most people expected of a borderline 5 star?
That's not exactly a well-supported argument.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Right, that's the real argument||
The OP is setting up a false dichotomy. The actual coaching instruction in question is "when up 3, foul before the guy is shooting a 3."
Now of course you can still suffer a tie even if you do it correctly if the guy makes one FT, misses the second and they get a put back.
But it's a pretty stupid comment to say "look at these guys who failed to follow the instruction, what a flawed instruction."
|4 weeks 4 days ago||So as someone who doesn't follow this||
Johns Hopkins is in the B1G lacrosse league? That seems like a really significant "get" for the conference. Is this like hockey where there were a bunch of random conferences that were inevitably going to fade away? What's the draw for Hopkins to join a legitimate conference but with a bunch of mediocre teams? Or was it the other way around where teams love the chance to join the B1G?
|4 weeks 6 days ago||The Brandon Minor touchdown||
against MSU. He caught a ball in the air and essentially kicked the pylon as he went out of bounds before he ever landed. While it wasn't exactly a pivotal play in a game we lost anyway, in an absolute sense it was one of the worst calls I've ever seen because it was just so clearly obviously starkly incorrect.
|6 weeks 25 min ago||You really should add a question mark||
to the end of the thread title. It's kind of misleading otherwise.
|7 weeks 13 hours ago||I'm quite surprised that people think of college||
as a place to be trained for your job. That is only really the point is a base sense. But there's so much more to life than the training you need for your job.
Without college I would likely not have the impetus to, for example, read Plato's Republic, or learn core physics principles, neither of which have any application in my job, both of which I consider valuable knowledge for making me a well-rounded person, someone who can make more educated decisions in life, about everything from the nutrition in the foods I eat, to vaccinating my child, to evaluating whether a tax levy for maintaining roads is something that is worthwhile for my community.
That also includes the social skills people pick up or refine in college: consideration when living in a group setting, responsible drinking habits, managing one's schedule, how to ask someone out on a date (and how not to), etc.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Or even leaving 3 days before signing day||
Even if the coach is recruiting right up until signing day, as long as he doesn't give the impression to the recruit that he's "not going anywhere" (and that includes by omitting to state that you have a job offer in hand), then i don't really have an issue as long as they leave before the LOIs are sent in. Heck, if i actually believed that Drayton's first whiff of the job offer was the day after NSD, I wouldn't begrudge him that. But we all know that's not the case.
MICH better be careful though, because if the program is successful, there are a lot of guys on staff who will be looking around each year given the seemingly upwardly mobile nature of the bulk of our coaches. I just hope we do things correctly if/when the NFL or other schools come calling for position coaches in the coming years.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Low carb||
High everything else
(don't get me wrong, they look delicious, I know we're not here for a leafy green salad)
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Roman Abramovich||
|11 weeks 1 hour ago||Oregon runs plenty of mid-range and deep passing plays||
If all you watched was the NC game, they happened to be missing probably the fastest WR in college football in Devon Allen, and their Devin Funchess-esque TE Pharaoh Brown, two longer range targets.
Just to be clear, I would say they are a rushing spread first, but their offense is a pretty balanced attack.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Lolwut||
He put up 333 yards passing on 65% completion percentage, at a respectable 9.0 yds/pass with 40 rushing yards against a defense with a lot of NFL-caliber players, and his receivers flat dropped another 50 yards worth of passes, all while their O-line was being collapsed play after play.
Mariota is not the reason Oregon lost this game, the fact that their defense couldn't tackle Jones and Elliott is. He may not be a star in the NFL but to say he has little NFL potential based on that game is flawed
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Come on people||
It's a joke
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Catching the ball reliably||
Cough **Braylon Edwards #3 overall pick** cough.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||It's not illegal||
to stretch more than 20 hours a week. It's not illegal to take money in exchange for going to a particular school. It's not illegal to play a sport professionally before going to school.
The NCAA has a lot of rules that have nothing to do with the law. Whether or not it's good policy, the rule is the rule, the rule and the consequences are widely known, and the guy made a decision to risk it.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah brah||
Because getting laid is the end-all be-all of every person's life, right brah?
Grow the eff up or take your misogynistic bullshit to another site
|12 weeks 2 days ago||If true||
This is unfortunate for MICH and unfortunate for this website. To confidently report something like this (not even couched in caveats of "take it with a grain of salt") and be wrong really doesn't look good, especially when this site prides itself on not jumping the gun and wanting to be very certain rather than just take rumors at face value.
Whether or not this was an 11th hour change of heart, if it wasn't done, then don't report it and settle for not being one of the first to break the news. And if it was based solely on comments from a 2016 recruit then perhaps there should be more vetting. I'm sure many people come here (at least to the main page) precisely because they have confidence in the accuracy of the information. A certain amount of irony for a website with a recurring segment titled "unverified voracity" as a mocking dig at irresponsible journalism.
|13 weeks 3 days ago||I don't think||
the OP was intending it to be a guess at "this is what the staff will look like." I think it was supposed to be "these are all the options that are being talked about."
|13 weeks 3 days ago||Wait, that's not Dwight??||
I read it and thought, "I've heard that before...oh yeah, Dwight Schrute."
Then I googled it, and see that Harbaugh said that specific quote, with the jackhammer bit. But did he plagiarize Ken Tremendous et al?
Dwight in 2007: "I never take vacations, I never get sick. And I don't celebrate any major holidays."
Harbaugh, sometime around 2010: "I don’t take vacations. I don’t get sick. I don’t observe major holidays. I'm a jackhammer.”
|13 weeks 3 days ago||No, seriously||
As i posted in another thread: after looking it up, because I assumed it was a Dwight quote when i first saw it, not having heard Harbaugh ever say that:
Dwight in 2007: "I never take vacations, I never get sick. And I don't celebrate any major holidays."
Harbaugh, sometime around 2010: "I don’t take vacations. I don’t get sick. I don’t observe major holidays. I’m a jackhammer.”
It's kind of funny that he ripped off a line from a guy who is a caricature of an overly-devoted non-self-aware employee
|13 weeks 4 days ago||This should be the front page video||
when the actual hire happens.
It will hopefully replace Peanut Butter Jelly Time as the iconic coach-hiring song of MGoBlog history, and I will no longer have to think about how poorly that turned out.
|14 weeks 4 days ago||The thing is||
this isn't an isolated incident, or the first time. It's already happened like 3 or 4 times that he's posted something stupid/plagiarized/fabricated purely to self promote. And every time half the posts are "give him a break, he's a kid learning how things work"
It's not about lambasting a kid, but at this point, he knows what he's doing, he's self aware, and he is INTENTIONALLY doing things like this to try to get ahead.
He hasn't learned about responsible journalism from the last several incidents, he's no longer a kid "just figuring things out."