that's unfortunate, but at least the interest is there on both sides
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|9 hours 45 min ago||Jackasses always ruin good||
Jackasses always ruin good things. Death, taxes, jackasses are the only certainties in life.
|11 hours 46 min ago||Counterpoints: first is the||
Counterpoints: first is the academic calendar dictates a lot and needs to give time to the athletes and student managers/trainers, etc, time to wrap up school and study for finals. Second, do you really think it's a good idea to have a spring game when half the country is having spring games, especially Ohio State? Having before anybody else also means UM doesn't have to compete for visitors and can get anybody they want on campus almost.
|1 day 6 hours ago||Yes, there is, never said||
Yes, there is, never said there wasn't. But it wasn't in the deep forest engaged in combat. It was near the landing pad in a relatively cleared area. To think the AT-AT could make it through the tight forest without being ridiculously slow or falling over (do you remember how easy it was to lose balance in Empire?), is laughable. There's a reason they used the AT-STs.
|1 day 8 hours ago||Oh look at you, throwing out||
Oh look at you, throwing out your newly minted terminology. But if it's really Vader, wouldn't it still be in the Empire/Rebellion time?
|1 day 9 hours ago||An AT-AT in the deep forested||
An AT-AT in the deep forested parts of Endor? Bullshit on that.
|1 day 15 hours ago||Doesn't matter. There's no||
Doesn't matter. There's no reason to be the kind of mean she was doing no matter what the other person was saying. Your line of thinking is why people get into ridiculous fights and ,more generally, society has never ending conflict. Just because someone does something petty to you is not a justification to do it back.
|2 days 8 hours ago||Eeeeeeeeee!||
|3 days 14 hours ago||Pointless thread is pointless||
Pointless thread is pointless
|1 week 1 day ago||Ha, no. They run a bed and||
Ha, no. They run a bed and breakfast right next to the brewery and hop fields. Stayed there, got to your the brewery, and drink the complementary fresh St Bernardus brews. And it's a bike ride away from Westveletern a well...
|1 week 1 day ago||Love St Bernardus. Got to||
Love St Bernardus. Got to stay a few nights at the brewery back in August.
|1 week 1 day ago||A herpes gun? Get shot in||
A herpes gun? Get shot in the head with a herpes gun?
|1 week 1 day ago||If you're going to take your||
If you're going to take your dog to the vet to get euthenised, take your dog to the shelter instead. At least it has a little bit of a fucking chance, as slim as that may be. Better yet, don't a dog in the first place if you ever think a convinence euthinasia would ever be a possibility.
|1 week 1 day ago||I mean, yes, you are correct||
I mean, yes, you are correct in that the owner has the legal right to kill their pet should they want to. But damnit, that's so wrong. Convinence euthinasia by veterinarian are just as bad morally as shooting it in the head with a crossbow.
|1 week 1 day ago||I'll still never get over the||
I'll still never get over the Heck quote of "speed is overrated" in a WR. I mean, yeah, it's not the most important thing, but damn, it's still pretty important if you don't want to play mediocre dinosaur ball.
|1 week 1 day ago||What's a 'slacker||
What's a 'slacker hacktavist'? I think I may want to be one. What education is needed? What kind of pay can one expect? Would it be a tough transistion for a 30 year old with a current career in healthcare?
|1 week 2 days ago||Wait, you're no fan of Cash. <br><br>Get out. NOW.||
Wait, you're no fan of Cash.
|1 week 2 days ago||Holy shit, I had no idea||
Holy shit, I had no idea Harris was so tough. I don't think I would be able to finish a game on a broken ankle. New respect for that guy for toughing through an injury like that. Gotta question the medical staff for letting him keep playing though; seems contrary to player safety.
|1 week 2 days ago||Well, we do know. Right||
Well, we do know. Right before he was hired, he said that the Oregon offense is counterproductive to toughness because it is basically "basketball on grass".
|1 week 2 days ago||I'll take the push.||
I'll take the push.
|1 week 3 days ago||Falcon himself told Lorentz he is not trolling||
Falcon himself told Lorentz he is not trolling
|1 week 3 days ago||On 247, they have a commit||
On 247, they have a commit game where the posters guess who is going to commit next (yes, it's free). There has been a huge run on Matt Falcon...so take it for what it's worth.
|1 week 4 days ago||While I agree with you that||
While I agree with you that Wormley isn't the edge rusher you see out of a WDE, I think he is a pretty prototypical SDE (at least in the 4-3 under) who has shown ability to make plays in the backfield.. I know he's played a lot of 3-tech, but I would like to see him get more snaps at the end position especially considering the other DT depth.
Disagree about the inconsistancy. While yes, he has been inconsistant, he has been no more inconsistant other underclass DL. He was just a RS sophomore (coming off an ACL his freshman year) last year. And he still had 5 TFLs and 3 sacks last year, 4.5 TFLs and 2/5 sacks his RS frosh year.. Henry's 5.5 TFLs, and 3 sacks last year, and 3 TFLs, 0.5 sacks his RS Frosh year. Godin had 1.5 TFLs and one sack last year while getting no stats his RS frosh year.
Basically, I think Wormley sees a lot of time at the SDE position and he's right there along the developmental path as his peers; i.e. benefitted from the RS, is poised for a breakout his Junior year setting up an all-conference caliber senior year.
|1 week 4 days ago||How? Turns out the human||
How? Turns out the human condition comes with a certain amount of errancy. That's probably how.
|1 week 4 days ago||Love the DT depth, and I||
Love the DT depth, and I think it will help with the pass rush. I know a common complaint in the past few years after Martin left, was lifiting the NT and running two 3-techy, SDE type dudes in the middle. And often, in addition to not holding up to the run as well, there was a problem with the DTs not collapsing the pocket and allowing the QB to step up easily even when the edge rushers were getting there.
|1 week 4 days ago||You can still keep Austin||
You can still keep Austin around the program, he just can dress for games. And he still gets his free education. And you're discounting what Hatch thinks. Do you really think he would stand in the way of all that can be accomplished with adding a guy like Brown to the team? Would he make all his friends and teammates sacrifice that for his sake so he can see a few mintues a season?
|1 week 4 days ago||Tough choice. Normally, I||
Tough choice. Normally, I would definitely go with LeVert for the experience. But you only get one more year of that. And Brown is a truely exceptional talent, and there's enough other experience around him to make up for his lack of experience). He may only stay for one year, but there is a chance you can get two from him. It's a tough call. I would say it hinges on how much you really feel you could get Brown to hang around for a second year (and there are indications he's not totally a one and done).
But the correct answer, obviously, is both.
|1 week 4 days ago||I'm sure Beilein will do it||
I'm sure Beilein will do it the right way if it comes to that. I just don't think Austin himself will stand in the way. Would you? If you knew you never had a future playing basketball due to tragic circumstances, but your coach stood by you through the tough times, got you on the court, and it come to a time when if taking a medical would ensure your friends and teammates would have a shot at being truely elite and winning banners, would you say no to all of them? He can still be involved with the team, just wouldn't be able to play. It is a sacrifice on his part, but he seems like a good dude. I don't think he would be selfish enough to stand in the way of adding a guy like Brown and making a legit run at the final four.
|1 week 4 days ago||They will if Brown wants to||
They will if Brown wants to come. They just will. And I doubt Hatch will be offended of it comes to that either. He's a smart dude. He knows the situation.
|1 week 4 days ago||He's probably refering||
He's probably refering actually to the raw numbers of 5*/4* vs 3*. As has been analyzed many many times by lots of people, there are a larger raw number of 3* in the NFL, draft, All-American, All-Conference, etc. But that's because there's like 100 times more 3 stars or less than there are 5 stars. Here's a breakdown from SB Nation:
Crunching the math, 4/5* players are 995% more likely to be drafted in the 1st round
Additionally, it is true that no team has won an NC in recruiting rankings era (well, at least since we have a full set of data on this), without at least one class in the top-10 during the 4 years previous. Hell going by scouts data, every single one had at least one class in the top 5 and averaged #8 in the nation. I believe I've also seen an analysis that NC winning teams also average at least 50% 4 or 5 stars. Oregon was to be the one to break that trend this year who only had about 40% 4/5*. But they lost to OSU, who has cleaned up in recruiting under Meyer.
So basically, yes, good players can come from anywhere, and yes, coaching is the most important thing. But higher rated players in recruiting rankings are more likely to be high level players, and more of them tend to lead to more wins, and appear neccsary (along with good coaching) to winning an national championship.
|1 week 4 days ago||Probably Webber. This team||
Probably Webber. This team needs a skilled big man, and he's probably the best one I can think of. I would also take a healthy McGary, but we just don't have as much data on him as with Webber. Actually, Juwan Howard would also probably fit the bill, but I would still probably take Webber.