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|4 days 15 hours ago||EMU was projected to win 2.5||
EMU was projected to win 2.5 and still fell short.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||He belongs in the "none of||
He belongs in the "none of the above" column.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Pretty good hire for them||
Pretty good hire for them IMO. Florida had success previously with offensive minded coaches (Spurrier/Meyer), then switched gears to a defensive minded coach (Muschamp), and is back to an offensive minded guy.
He won 2 NCs with 2 different 1st year starting QBs and put up 500 yards of total offense on the #1 defense in 2009. He's more of a pro-style guy but puts up spread type numbers.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Most sports (in one way or||
Most sports (in one way or another) are literally moving an object from one place to another. It's amazing how many emotions and dollars are tied into and invested in this concept.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Not entirely true. Take a||
Not entirely true. Take a look at the 2015 recruiting talent pool in Alabama and compare it with the talent pool in Michigan.
Auburn took a grand total of 6 Alabama kids in 2014 and Alabama took 7. Using a state's recruting profile is not the best way to measure the relative success of teams in that state.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||+1 for the not a rapper gif.||
+1 for the not a rapper gif.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Groce is 15-21 in the Big10||
Groce is 15-21 in the Big10 in his two years with players like Rayvonte Rice, Brandon Paul, and Tracy Abrams. This upcoming season could be a make or break year for him if he doesn't step it up.
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Just embarassing. These||
Just embarassing. These entitled students don't know how good they have it and don't know who John L. Smith is.
|12 weeks 3 days ago||We've somehow ended back at||
We've somehow ended back at #9....where we were ranked before the Oregon game.
Of the 8 teams in front of us:
- Baylor plays @ OU
- Texas A&M plays @ Bama and @ Auburn
- Notre Dame plays @ FSU
- Auburn plays @ Bama
I realize that AP rankings mean nothing now, but the point is that the teams ahead of us are guaranteed some losses by virtue of playing each other while MSU will be favored in every game the rest of the season. In the end I can still see MSU landing at #5 due to strength of schedule. A year similar to 2010 where we had a statement game at Iowa and didn't get it done.
|24 weeks 5 hours ago||Not not much room to make a||
Not not much room to make a step forward so taking a step back isn't too wild a prediction.
|27 weeks 3 days ago||That would be Super Bowl LOL||
That would be Super Bowl LOL
|29 weeks 1 day ago||They ever end up finding that||
They ever end up finding that Malaysian plane?
|32 weeks 2 days ago||NYU is an overrated school.||
NYU is an overrated school.
|33 weeks 1 day ago||I honestly had no idea that||
I honestly had no idea that Louisville was in the ACC
|34 weeks 1 day ago||Did they end up finding that||
Did they end up finding that Malaysian plane?
|37 weeks 11 hours ago||Thankfully he didn't pull a||
Thankfully he didn't pull a Ted Beneke.
|37 weeks 13 hours ago||I think the doing more with||
I think the doing more with less meme belongs to the football coach rather than the basketball coach. Never once have I heard that MSU basketball does not bring in top-flight talent. The reason that doesn't translate into NBA success has to do with player development of the freshman phenoms (Marquise Gray, Kelvin Torbert, etc). That doesn't take anything away from his hall of fame level collegiate accomplishments.
|37 weeks 16 hours ago||Where are you getting this||
Where are you getting this meme from about Izzo doing more with less? I would say he normally targets the 4-year type players and molds them into 1 on 1 defenders before giving them much playing time, but I wouldn't call that "less".
|37 weeks 16 hours ago||(No subject)||
|37 weeks 1 day ago||wait......did you say Izzo to||
wait......did you say Izzo to the Pistons?
|37 weeks 2 days ago||Purdue.......the saddest face||
Purdue.......the saddest face of them all
|37 weeks 2 days ago||Did you want to see more||
Did you want to see more lists? http://www.msu.edu/about/rankings-and-recognitions/
No, I don't think MSU is as good as UNC, Harvard, or Stanford in all programs (some programs though actually come out better), but to act like MSU is some bottom feeding school for the sisters of the poor is a bit of a stretch. And to answer your question below, yes, my previous employer and current employer were both thrilled to see 2 degrees from MSU on my resume since my major comes in as ranking 13th in the nation.
|37 weeks 2 days ago||Not a top school? MSU is||
Not a top school? MSU is top-70 in the WORLD for reputation. This isn't a community college.
|37 weeks 4 days ago||I equate him to Tyrus Thomas||
I equate him to Tyrus Thomas of LSU from a few years back who played a few years in the league. Freak athlete. Grabs boards. Good defender. Very limited offensively.
|37 weeks 4 days ago||Agree with all except Dawson||
Agree with all except Dawson going to the NBA after his freshman year. He tore his ACL at the end of his freshman year and there was no way he was going to take the chance to declare. Last year was a bit disappointing for him because he would get winded and his conditioning wasn't there. This year he was a completely different player and showed flashes of a facing the basket game.
|37 weeks 4 days ago||The reason MSU players don't||
The reason MSU players don't jump to the pros early is because Izzo doesn't give them a very long leash unless they can play defense. Players out of high school can be lights out shooters and great at slashing and driving, but very rarely do you get somebody out of high school who is a lock down defender during their freshman year of college. Defense takes more time to grow into and learn than offense. It's just the philosophy of the coach and the reason why Appling gets major minutes over Travis Trice, despite Trice leading the team in 3 pt % and overall offensive efficiency.
|37 weeks 6 days ago||Weird stuff happens when||
Weird stuff happens when Wisconsin plays teams from the state of AZ
|38 weeks 16 hours ago||LOL your signature.......so||
LOL your signature.......so timely.
|38 weeks 16 hours ago||You're right. 12 B1G schools||
You're right. 12 B1G schools are ranked top-100 reputation in the world. Think about that for a second. Our little conference has 12 of the top-100 universities in the WORLD.
|38 weeks 16 hours ago||I think it's dumb and a huge||
I think it's dumb and a huge non-issue. Fans can root for whoever they want...why should it bother anybody?
What I do have a problem with is when academics are brought up by the so-called "Walmart Wolverines" like if Oakland University grad, Michigan fan guy goes "If you can't get into college, go to state....dur dur dur hurrrr".....of course no offense meant to my Golden Grizzly friends.