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|1 day 5 hours 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."
|4 days 14 hours ago||Inside sources||
At first blush, I read that and assumed the question was "are your inside sources candy canes?"
And it did not not make sense given where we are
|1 week 13 hours ago||I didn't know||
Sun Life Stadium sat a 100,000
|1 week 2 days ago||So many||
|1 week 3 days ago||Oregon State is a terrible school||
Oregon State is one of the worst academic schools in the Pac 12. Wisconsin is one of the top 10 public schools in the country. While that's not conclusive, it's very believable, perhaps likely, that the academic standards are different.
|2 weeks 42 min ago||Of course they do||
You can't mix whites with other colors in Mississippi.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Brandon and likelihood of getting Harbaugh||
Whether JH was more or less likely to take the job if DB was the Athletic Director is pure speculation and hypothetical. No one has been proven wrong on that one way or the other. It seems unlikely DB's presence would help, but we're all just making educated guesses.
So I don't think you can point to that and say "Look, the supposed insider was WRONG!!"
|3 weeks 6 hours ago||Actually think Miles would be successful||
The stuff about Brian's stance is funny, because this coming week I guarantee we face a front page post, whether in a mail bag or UV or whatever, that reiterates all his hatreds for Miles. And I bet the tune of the board changes a bit.
I actually don't agree that Miles would be a bad hire in terms of on field success, getting the program turned in the right direction over the next 5 years has a ton of value for the subsequent hire, BUT I wouldn't want to hire Les anyway based simply on the fact he's a giant dickbag.
There are probably literally 20 people in HC or coordinator positions who could take MICH's talent and turn it in to a 9-win team next year. No idea if we'll actually hire one of them and obviously identifying those individuals is the real key, but things aren't as dire as "If not Harbaugh, then Miles, then nothing."
|3 weeks 6 hours ago||So||
So if I'm reading correctly, if we miss on Miles, then we should hire Mack Brown.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||It's a noun||
Chode (or more commonly as I've seen it, "choad") is a noun, not an adjective.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Bingo||
You want the point where we lost the game (or lost the chance to the definitely win the game), it's right here. Up 1, yes there are three guys around him but Spike is right next to him, you at least try to make that pass, and in all likelihood it's either a completed pass and Spike is going to the line, or it's deflected out of bounds.
I assume Donnal just sort of froze in the moment, saying to himself "Just don't turn it over, just don't turn it over..." Which of course is right, but the next evolution as a successful college basketball player is "don't turn it over and get it to a good FT shooter, don't turn it over and get it to a good FT shooter..."
|4 weeks 6 hours ago||I mean||
I mean, I guess it's not a separate thread, but
|4 weeks 6 hours ago||Can someone explain to me||
why pumpkin ales are becoming ubiquitous?? It seems inexplicable that every brewery thinks this is a necessary part of their lineups these days.
I can only assume this is further penetration of the Pumpkin Spice Latte-ification of America.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||I'm confused||
Why would you feel much better about the next games if we're playing teams that are no longer ranked and the games become must win?
SMU and Syracuse are however good they are, the ranking has no impact on the actual team you play on the floor so the game is no easier or harder now that they've lost. So wouldn't we all want them to win as many games as possible other than the game against us?
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Only one other player is in the 40/20 club||
Or you could say Ronde Barber is the only one with 40 INTs and 25 Sacks, and Woodson is now 5 sacks away from that.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Odds don't necessarily equate to likelihood||
These odds don't necessarily mean that these are the most likely things to happen. Stoops and Gundy are the equivalent of a "public" team. People who don't know shit about the specifics of the coaching search will put money on those guys because they know the name, and the more money on them, the lower the odds from the casino so the casino doesn't take a bath if it does hit.
Point being, just because Stoops has the lowest odds, doesn't mean anyone anywhere actually thinks that's the most likely thing to happen.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||He||
He worked a very long time for ESPN which is where he "made" his name, and probably only moved within the last couple years.
Not saying someone should be disliked because they work for ESPN, but it's also the launching point for the shouting-contrarian-views-as-loud-as-possible "journalism" so the stigma isn't undeserved
|5 weeks 13 hours ago||Actually||
I think it was actually Curly Bill who says that
|6 weeks 23 hours ago||That's an oversimplication||
What a team needs to be championship caliber are really GOOD players at skill positions. And really good players have speed. But they also have strength. And agility. And smarts. And knowledge of the position (vision for RBs, routes for WRs, reads for QBs).
The point that you're making is really that MICH needs BETTER skill players generally to be a championship team. And I'd agree with that. But that's not just about speed, it's about a variety of deficiencies that 99% of players have, and it's the reason why MICH is not a championship caliber team.
|6 weeks 23 hours ago||Underwood?||
David Underwood? Or are you really referring to David Overstreet, who I did not see play but I can guess was probably pretty fast.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||This is all a bogus premise||
It's not like MICH is turning down the fast guys who go to OSU/Oregon/LSU/etc.
Ezekiel Elliot was a top 100 4-star, you don't just elect to take a recruit like that, he has to choose you. On the flip-side, MICH is not going to decline Derrick Green's commitment because he doesn't run 4.4. MICH gets the best players they can, they have plenty of very talented players, both big and fast (enough).
This isn't about finding faster guys or bigger guys. None of that matters if your coaches can't teach them how to play football.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Or like||
De'veon Smith and Drake Johnson?
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Maybe because||
there is zero evidence here. An anonymous post on a gambling website lists a bunch of games that a UAB player has bet on.
That's it, that's the end of the inquiry at this point.
JW is an immature guy at the least, and a rapist at the worst, and I don't think much of him, but come on. A single football player, even QB, doesn't have enough control over a football game to be confident that he could botch a half of football and just expect to come back from down by 21 on the road to a ranked team.
There's a whole hell of a lot of risk that you don't come back in that game. He's going to get way more mileage than $5500 by being a two-time national championship QB.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Or||
change the meaning of a term and assume it's not an insult just because you ignore the source material
|6 weeks 6 days ago||I hate to raise this||
I really do, I don't want to get down on anyone and I hope DJ is the answer, but....
Can we see JUST a bit more than a single second half performance against a team that is over 100th in defensive FEI after the game is already in hand? I really don't think the performance is all that meaningful other than proving that he is in fact fast (which is good, but ony one part of what makes a good RB).
|7 weeks 23 hours ago||Eff this||
This is literally a cut and paste from the official mgoblue.com website. For example, see the use of parentheses around "N.H." for Duncan Robinson, but the use of brackets around "N.H." for Aubrey Dawkins
Please ban this self-promoting bullshit.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||AD search targets||
I'm not sure this is the point of the post, but I think there's at least something to be said for recognizing that, while the coaching search might wind up overly ambitious in terms of the targets because the football program is not as high caliber as fans would like to believe, the job overseeing the Athletic Department as a whole is in the top tier of 5 or so schools in the country. A football coach may not consider moving from Arkansas to Michigan a step up, but an athletic director certainly would.
Not that there aren't a ton of other reasons why someone wouldn't come (pressure, fundraising obligations, family situation, job security), but it's sort of like being the GM of the Yankees. It's not for everyone but you can't deny that it's pretty close to the zenith of the field.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||The AD||
While I'm not sure I agree with the assessment anyway, the Athletic Director is the buffer, with far more interaction with the football coach than the school president.
I would presume that a president who is not all that interested in/informed about major college athletics, but recognizes their importance at a large university, will hire an AD he thinks appropriate, and then largely trust that person to run that side of the university.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||His family||
His family members. Well, half of them.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||What are you talking about?||
Gives PSU 2 or 3 plays to score? It was 4th down, they would've just punted it.