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|1 week 4 days ago||The difficulty deciding||
The difficulty deciding between #2 and #3 is why we went from 2 teams to 4 in the first place - don't tell me they are easy to distinguish!
|1 week 4 days ago||Nevermind||
|1 week 4 days ago||It's better than 4, because||
It's better than 4, because it's more teams. It's dumb because it awards a bye for an arbitrary poll result (a huge reward for getting #2 vs #3, which are historically hard to reasonably distinguish). There is no good reason to not have 8 teams, if you're going to expand it.
Anyway it was snark to bring it up, because I just find the hardcore love affair with a lopsided torunament bracket among the admins here kind of funny.
|1 week 4 days ago||2015, but that wasn't the||
2015, but that wasn't the schedule's fault.
2014 and 2015 both featured terrible West division champions that were obviously outclassed by multiple East division teams.
Considering the championship game has only existed for 6 years, the rate of satisfying results has been pretty low.
|1 week 4 days ago||This is way more complicated||
This is way more complicated than the method 538 talked about a few weeks back, and does not appear to create a better schedule. What am I missing?
Worst idea since a 6 team playoff.
|1 week 5 days ago||If he sits at 5'9", he's||
If he sits at 5'9", he's probably pretty tall when he stands up.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Especially when she dropped||
Especially when she dropped it right afterward.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Only thing better would be if||
Only thing better would be if he had brothers Angus and Wagyu.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||That's actually a bigger ACT||
That's actually a bigger ACT difference than I would have expected.
FWIW, at Michigan State the range is 23-28, with a 66% acceptance rate.
Eastern Michigan: ACT range 19-25, 75% acceptance.
So on "student academic quality" at least, UM Flint is just a little lower than Eastern, and UN Dearborn is just a little lower than Sparty.
Thus saying "There's no difference between Flint and Ann Arbor" is basically saying "There's no difference between Michigan and Eastern", which seems, well, objectively false.
That said I've known very successful and unsuccessful people from every one of those schools, and 10 years into your career it doesn't matter that much anyway.
|3 weeks 2 hours ago||I hear he's gritty, a real technician and student of the game.||
I hear he's gritty, a real technician and student of the game.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||I'm not sure Hoke actually||
I'm not sure Hoke actually had a system - it was just a grab bag with mumblings about Power. Rich Rod did have a system, and had it moving in the right direction but had a defense so shitty we couldn't afford to wait and see where the offense ended up.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||I thought the advantage of||
I thought the advantage of Warde was that he was supposed to be an experienced AD - you wouldn't think he'd need training wheels. A not really revenue sport "coaching search" with one super obvious candidate and a money cannon at your disposal is hardly high stress.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||The Harbjet||
So is that the official recruiting plane now?
In the last week it's been to Birmingham AL, Fort Worth TX, Florida, southwest Georgia, Ohio, Iowa City, southern CA, Albuquerque, New Jersey, Atlanta, Missouri, and Rhode Island.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Stan Marsh||
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Barrett is a better passer||
Barrett is a better passer than Hurts. Barrett should not take that as a compliment.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||I have yet to update my iOS||
I have yet to update my iOS device to 10.2. It still doesn't work. They might be barking up the wrong tree.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||The passes were airmailed||
The passes were airmailed because Speight was backpedaling with pressure in his face. If he were able to step into the throw, that 2nd and goal play to Chesson would have been an easy completion. Speight has demonstrated decent accuracy when he has a pocket to work with - last night he mostly never had one.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Hard to execute with 2 DL in||
Hard to execute with 2 DL in your face on every play. His mechanics sucked because he was constantly unable to step into throws due to pressure. Very tough to be accurate under those conditions. Speight was a symptom - the OL's inability to protect or open any holes in the run game was the disease.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Ehhh.... The Iowa game this||
Ehhh.... The Iowa game this year was well below this team's talent level. Maybe not disinterested, but certainly very flat.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||Helped that the Buckeyes held||
Helped that the Buckeyes held the crap out of multiple Wolverines on that play
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Moreover, would McCaffrey's||
Moreover, would McCaffrey's draft stock be as high without the efforts of his teammates who put their own bodies on the line blocking for him, training with him, practicing against him?
|8 weeks 5 days ago||What about his teammates,||
What about his teammates, fans, alums? They don't make money off the kid. If you really think college football is just players and the pastel suit guys, why do you watch?
|8 weeks 5 days ago||I mentioned him mostly||
I mentioned him mostly because our blog proprietors ragged on him for sandbagging so it seemed relevant here whether he actually was sandbagging or not. Then again Brian was the one doing most of the ragging, and that's consistent with his position here.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||So was McDowell totally fine||
So was McDowell totally fine for sandbagging it as soon as it became obvious that Sparty was not a good team this year? Are we cool with guys voluntarily benching themselves as long as they think they are draftable and they aren't a playoff team?
|8 weeks 6 days ago||This is their new bold||
This is their new bold strategy - force the NCAA to vacate their losses.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||The best version of Christmas Carol has Muppets.||
The best version of Christmas Carol has Muppets.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||We won that game||
We won that game
|10 weeks 5 hours ago||Khalid Hill's replacement||
Khalid Hill's replacement wasn't better at pass protection, while Smith was a clear step ahead of Isaac in that role.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||What if we crossed a McCaffrey with a Glasgow?||
What if we crossed a McCaffrey with a Glasgow?
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Best of luck Shane! Seemed||
Best of luck Shane! Seemed like a solid dude who really loved Michigan.