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|1 week 2 days ago||11 Years ago||
Engineering toughness (according to other students) was roughly;
Chemical/ EE/ Nuclear
Mechanical/ Aero/ Civil
There are other disciplines, but I didn't really know much about them. I think it ends up being what you are good at though. I was struggling in the School of Natural Resources before switching over into Mechanical Engineering, where I have done much better (in school and professionally). I always thought it was weird how much emphasis engineering students put on their degree being harder than others in LSA and then trying to order toughness of the engineering disciplines.
|1 week 3 days ago||Damn||
I'm 20 miles east of Ann Arbor. Looks like they won't be my neighbor.
|1 week 3 days ago||Haha, he ruined this account||
but saved his other account from being outed. Unlike the RDT outing that busted both the guys accounts.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I can only imagine||
a House type team working on your case when you explained all of the tests and different diagnosis you have had.
Hopefully there is a positive diagnosis and a treatable one.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Block M was around||
way before we had a CMO and will be around way after. Perhaps we should consider a fleeting relationship with this schmuck
|2 weeks 4 days ago||There should be||
lots of options if some of the guys can get healthy. This may be one of those additions by subtraction (I know what you're all thinking but hear me out). Funchess is an elite talent that you had to have on the field, but his production at Michigan wasn't there this year. He's one of those players you need to play if you have, but I think he took plays off and wasn't always putting in 100%. If he wasn't putting on blocks, or running crisp great results, then he wasn't adding as much as we needed him to.
Now that his slot is opened up, it allows for a lot of unproven players a chance to compete, and competition is good. Ways, Chessen, Norfleet, Darboh, Canteen, Dukes, Harris and others is a pretty good list of guys to fight for three spots. I also think Butt and Bunting will add a lot to the passing acumen of the team. I think Funchess is a loss, but if he wasn't playing 100%, it's less of a loss than you'd initiall think.
The QB situation is..well...I hope the next coach has simple reads so the QB can just play.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Why do you think he isn't a Plan B guy?||
I really think it's Harbaugh and then a huge gap.
Herman seems to have a lot more upside than a lot of the other coaches. Miles is old (do we really want another coaching search that quickly) with people possibly against him for recruiting and other discrepancies, and Mullen and Stoops are not sure hires/ would want to come.
I really think Herman would be a solid plan B. I really would not be stoked to hire Narduzzi. I'm not a huge fan of the way he has handled the rivalry. Seems like he would not be genuine if all of the sudden he took the Michigan job and loved everything Michigan.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I've seen you make this comment in multiple threads||
You might not be wrong that TCU should be in the playoff, but your reasoning for why is wrong. All rankings before the final projection really shouldn't matter. Before Saturday, the selection board was missing 8% of the data they needed to make the final decision. Up until that point, it's really just an approximation. Yes TCU blew out a team 55-3, but the team they blew out wasn't an impressive team compared to the 13th game that the conference champs had to beat.
If you want to argue that althoughFSU is undefeated, other one loss teams have looked better over the course of the season, that is a reasonable argument. One that the committee must have made. Arguing that a team that was ahead didn't lose, and thus, can't drop, is a poor way of looking at the entire season and refuses to rectify any mistakes in previous assumptions.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||How does||
everyone seem to know who this guy is with a new account? Is it because he directs to his blog? I don't know who he is and am a cereal reader of the blog
|3 weeks 3 days ago||So||
do you think he may tap the IM Flag Football coach who made that famous run this year in the B league to lead his team to a championship?
If so, I'm on board. That was a brilliant display of coaching when he decided to get the one kid who played QB in HS and those two super fast kids and came up with the long bomb plays as well as the quick dump offs to the really fast kid.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Agreed||
He's not going to juke guys with his ball handling, but I think his drives to the rim are already leaps better than THJ or GRIII. They always seemed to falter in traffic. Small sample sizes shows that this will be part of Irvin's game. Having a 3 point specialist who can attack the rim is dangerous. If he can show some vision when he attacks (with some dishes), he may start to quickly move up draft boards.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Some of the charges he took||
reminded me a lot of Morgan. He got into those lanes well. His energy will be great. I think his game will translate well into a bigger Jordan Morgan with a better midrange shot. I hope he and one or two of the point gaurds can get some pick and roll offense together. I think his midrange jumper will add an extra dimension to that game.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||I think he's||
tucking his jacket and tie into his pants.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Irvin to the hoop||
I was thoroughly impressed with Irvin's handle and ability to take the ball to the rim. His motion was smooth and ball security was great in traffic. I know that THJ and GRIII each struggled to create on their own by taking it to the rim, but were still deadly with their shots and athleticism. Irvin seems to have taken the track of Morris, Stauskus, and Caris. Just very impressed after seing very little of that part of his game last year.
I also think that Caris puts too much pressure on himself sometimes on offense. He's taken some early shots that were not necessary that he didn't last year. I think this will change quickly as he becomes more comfortable with the young players and they grow in the system. On the other hand, his defense just seems to be getting better. He uses his length well to get in passing lanes, and his strength gains are huge (I constantly have a hard time identifying him because of how much bigger he's gotten). I think he will be our best outside defender in a while.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||It was great||
to hear the crowd recognize him after his big play. You could just see his confidance as he stood in the paint.
I also thought one of the announcers made a great point when the other one called him McGary light. Pointing out that he had just turned 18 as a freshman vs McGary who came in at 20 years old. I don't think he and McGary have similar play styles, but I think Doyle will become a good player in his own right.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||I don't see a win||
as something that can keep him. If he is gone either way, I am fine with him finishing the regular season and getting to coach one last game against our biggest rival. Hey, maybe he will get a win, get carried off, and on Monday get to leave with a smile and great memory.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I agree||
Haven't been a huge fan of his during the last search based on these mishandlings. Specifically sending the kid home who had moved into the dorms. Same thing goes for the coaching search this time around.
I hope it's Jim
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah I just can't give BLine||
the benefit of the doubt here. Sure he set the record for most efficient offense ever last year. But this was after the team had the highest scoring offense the year before. I mean only two BIG championships in the last 3 seasons (the year we didn't get it, with that loss to Indiana where the tip in just barely rolled out). On top of only a run to the finals and elite 8 the last 2 years.
I mean two games in, with a Freshman loaded team with only 3 upper classman cause he keeps getting players to play so well that they keep going to NBA early, I think we need a change at the top. And don't try to pull the whole "his teams have always improved immensly through the year as the young players grasp his system" argument. I want 40 point blow outs now and my freshmen to play like seasoned veterans now, when it counts. Not at the end of the year.
Who's with me?
|5 weeks 2 days ago||You really have no idea||
What you are talking about.
bad comments are still bad.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Execution||
They were very good at teaching aand getting their players to do what they needed to do. The d-lines were always strong and the o-lines new how to block and create holes. The coaches didn't really innovate, and struggled with athletic QBs that could extend plays when they broke outside the pocket.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||It wasn't all bowl games||
but it was more 50/50 than anything. The 2005 Rose Bowl vs Texas, the 2000 bowl against Alabama, the 99 Bowl against Auburn. There were some obvious duds, but there were some wide open offenses. Outside of the 2000 offense, I don't remember any offense that really opened up until the bowl game and OSU. Might be just selective memory though.
And you had to mention that Tenessee game. Ugh, I think that was the first time I'd seen Michigan truly embarrassed on the football field.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Wow $5 is the one time discount price||
They are making movie theatre concessions look like a cheap alternative.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||This is one of your best arguments||
Carr was lambasted much for not being in position to win it all most years (dropping an early game that was winnable). However, as most college seasons bear out, going undefeated is VERY hard in college football. Managing the winning percentage that Lloyd did, with the BIG championships he had, he was a very good to excellent head coach.
I was frustrated at times when he got conservative on offense, to let teams back in, or went to prevent on defense after dominating for 3.5 quarters (OSU 2005 *ahem*). He did always seem to open up the offense during OSU and bowl games, and I wish I got to see more of that during the season, but his record does stand for itself.
My biggest problem with Lloyd's nepotism was not during his tenure, but after it. He did not have a viable replacement for him on his staff, which is fine, again because of record. I think his alleged undermining of the new staff for not retaining or being one of his guys is where his true failure occurred. Arguing against his results is a tough argument, arguing his alleged actions after his tenure is less so.
Still, this article was a great source of who what and where coaches came, did, and went.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||He will probably have to run steps||
or watch extra film.
The punishment should match whatever aligns best to help the football team win.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||1997 Team||
There was an article a few years back that went over where all of the 1997 national championship team was. Yes, there were quite a few that ended up in the NFL, but the majority were successful in somehting else.
Most players have to work very hard to get onto a Div I football team and also have to work hard to stay there. They also have to show a lot of time management skills, accountability (making team practices, working hard for team goals), leadership, as well as community action in giving back.
Yes, there are going to be some losers. This is inevitable when you take any large group of people, but I am guessing the success rate of Michigan football players is just as high as any group of graduating Michigan alumn. Especially when that success is measured as positive contributions to their communities.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Yes||
I actually am.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Seriously?||
didn't have to ruin it.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||very interesting document||
Interesting to see the demographics broken down by county, and across the US. I'm not suprised about the GPA going up as more and more students take AP classes, which I think is on a 5.0 scale and boosts overall gradepoints. I am suprised in the boost in standardized tests, as those are supposed to be pretty stagnant.
There are some schools that you can get in with lower GPAs and test scores. The school of music, school of art, both value your portfolio/ skill a lot when determining whether you can get accepted or not.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Jimmy||
we don't have him yet!
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Patrick, you're a genius!||