this week in unintentionally grim-sounding recruiting headlines
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|11 hours 15 min ago||I've had a couple of classes||
I've had a couple of classes with the guy, and I can say he's 100% the kind of guy you want to root for. Really kind, polite, smart, and responsible. Makes an effort to introduce himself to everyone and contribute in class, and takes things more seriously than most non-athletes I've seen. And not in a "good by athlete standards" way either, he would have no problem being a top student without the scholarship. Anyway figured I would share since a lot of times what you see of these guys on TV isn't really how they act in person. Jehu's a great dude.
|4 days 12 hours ago||Double post||
Hasn't happened to me in years, I promise!
|4 days 12 hours ago||Always thought he was||
Always thought he was immensely talented as a returner, even though our awful special teams never let him truly show it. He'll light it up in D2 and I wouldn't be surprised to still see him try out for an NFL team when he graduates. Best of luck to the guy
|1 week 5 days ago||I'm really into role playing||
I'm really into role playing games, and I spend a lot of time playing and prepping games, which includes a lot of creative writing. I was raised on D&D but recently have gotten really into Star Wars: Edge of the Empire. I'd be curious to know if there's anyone else into RPGs on this board, you would think not but you never know.
Other than that I work out a lot, and alternate between being into different activities like running, boxing, etc.
Those figures look great, by the way. That's another hobby I want to pick up, once I have the money.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||There's correcting poor||
There's correcting poor grammar, and then there's that....
|9 weeks 6 days ago||booooooo||
|10 weeks 2 hours ago||Lol||
Can't even blame them, to be honest...
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Working on some Oberon right||
Working on some Oberon right now, also just got some Goose Island 312 and finally found a place that sold a München Helles import (Campus Corner, believe it or not...). Good stuff.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Everybody saying he couldn't||
Everybody saying he couldn't have contributed on returns because of his poor stats in the past don't understand just how bad our blocking has been on returns the past few years. Kid was elusive as hell, and with better blocking (read: any blocking) I think his stats would be a whole lot different.
That all seems to be a moot point if he was dismissed, though.
|11 weeks 15 hours ago||Good lord. Have the refs||
Good lord. Have the refs supply the game balls if it's that big of a fucking deal. Not that that will happen of course, because the NFL doesn't care about the actual rules as much as they do pandering to public opinion. Good grief...
|12 weeks 4 days ago||Went to California once,||
Went to California once, in-n-out was hyped more than anything else on that trip and quite frankly it was only "meh." Five Guys is the shit.
|13 weeks 3 days ago||Something something hotcakes||
Something something hotcakes in Ohio...
|13 weeks 5 days ago||Cool dude.||
|14 weeks 5 days ago||My thoughts?||
Those maize and blue chairs in the third photo look quite uncomfortable.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||Hmmm.... if only there was a||
Hmmm.... if only there was a way to express said agreement without going through the trouble of writing a comment... some sort of "upward tally" perhaps. No no, that could never work.
(I kid, I kid)
|14 weeks 6 days ago||One big difference to my||
One big difference to my understanding:
In rugby, you can give up an extra yard or two without any major consequences. As such, players are much less likely to go for the head-first "big hit" that stops the ballcarrier in his tracks. In football, an extra yard or two can make all the difference, and players are taught to tackle as such.
Not to mention that rugby has its own major concussion issue going on right now. I wouldn't exactly look to that sport to model after.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||Good lord. I cannot for the||
Good lord. I cannot for the life of me understand why people are so emotionally invested in talking politics on a sports blog. I agree that that post shouldn't have been locked - it should have been deleted. Yeah Harbaugh was tangentially involved in the whole thing - that doesn't make it an appropriate subject for a sports blog. If Harbaugh told people to go out and vote, should we have some huge discussion on the relative merits of the presidential candidates? Hell, this is a UofM sports blog, and UofM is a public university (i.e. part of the state of Michigan), maybe we should have a "Thoughts on Governer Snyder" post stickied on the MGoBoard?
The first post about his tweet was toeing the line as is. This past post pretty clearly past it in my opinion. The No Politics rule is a damn good one, as evidenced by what happens in every single goddamn political post on this blog. If you want to talk politics, you can very easily go elsewhere to do so.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Did you... did you read the||
Did you... did you read the post?
|18 weeks 5 days ago||It's an amazing album. GKMC||
It's an amazing album. GKMC was, for me at least, one of the all-time greats, and I wouldn't quite say the same thing about Butterfly (yet anyway). But it's still amazing. "u" had me in tears. Hearing Pac on the outro made my jaw drop. I'm just gonna repost my reddit comment on the subject:
It really is an immensely dense album. Unlike GKMC it doesn't really have one unifying theme, but many - black culture, self esteem, the "pimping" of rap artists and black culture generally by America.... If I had one bone to pick it would be that the meaning is so convoluted at times that it doesn't always land as well as I feel it should. There are some songs like u (Kendrick's best in my opinion) and Blacker the Berry that are just so raw and emotional, they're incredible. But there are others on the album that left me somewhat underwhelmed, if only because they were so difficult to decipher. This isn't necessarily a bad thing - having more to digest can be good too - but it does detract from the overall feel at times and for me it's the difference between a 9/10 and a 10/10.
|18 weeks 5 days ago||If that album made you feel||
If that album made you feel on top of the world you weren't listening very closely. No offense.... Outside of "i" the bulk of the album is depressing or at the very least darkly political.
|19 weeks 11 hours ago||I like to think I had a big||
I like to think I had a big role in that one :D
|19 weeks 4 days ago||Much as I really want to say||
Much as I really want to say "go for it, have fun"... if it were me, I would definitely feel out of place. The student section is full of rowdy 18-22 year olds, and as a student myself I can't say I see many adults there. If you can just own it and have fun in that sort of environment then absolutely go for it, but if you have hangups about standing all game and getting some weird looks from drunk students, those are probably legitimate hangups. Just my $.02
|19 weeks 4 days ago||3:05 was nice too. He looked||
3:05 was nice too. He looked good in this video, it's nice to see that he still has that great arm he came in with, despite how bad he looked the past two years. I still think his biggest challenges are going to be decision making and consistency in his throws, which we obviously can't glean from a video like this. Still, he looked good.
|20 weeks 14 hours ago||Kicked off isn't the same as||
Kicked off isn't the same as having their charter pulled, which is done by their national fraternity and not UM. To answer your question though, they have not gotten back on campus yet (though they tried and failed this year).
|20 weeks 6 days ago||Sure, if Calvin Johnson was||
Sure, if Calvin Johnson was a great but not game-changing WR and Reggie Wayne was a 24 year old all star...
|21 weeks 23 hours ago||KG's reaction makes it||
KG's reaction makes it awesome, staged or no.
Edit: Is there an echo in here?
|21 weeks 1 day ago||Fair enough and like I said I||
Fair enough and like I said I agree with all of you. Just figured I'd share since it's relevant.
|21 weeks 1 day ago||I heard from a sorority||
I heard from a sorority member affected that they did basically the same amount of damage last year that they did this year but were never kicked out or reprimanded, and the going theory is that Treetops only invited them back so that they could kick them out and sue them later.
I'm 100% of the belief that this was ridiculously immature behavior and those involved deserve whatever punishment they have coming... but I do believe at this point that Treetops (which is going through a bankruptcy) is just trying to make a buck off of them.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||Nope, try||
Nope, try again. http://www.mgoblue.com/collegesportslive/?media=489841
|21 weeks 4 days ago||Name: Nunya||
Name: Nunya Business
Affiliation with UM: Born and raised in Ann Arbor, current undergrad at UM. Dad, mom, and grandfather all went to Michigan. Dad and grandfather both taught at Michigan.
Claim to Fame: Had the same middle school gym teacher as Jim Harbaugh (Mr Lily at Tappan!)
Friend Who Needs To Stop Snooping On My Account: Eli