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|2 days 8 hours ago||I have this hunch||
that Las Vegas's surrounding population is nowhere near what Detroit's is.
Also, Detroit Lions have had an unbelievable amount of fan support for a team that has been one of the worst in the last 50 years. Most other fan bases are not that loyal. This comparison is probably a bad one if you are an Oakland owner. Given the Oakland leadersihp, this is probably what they did.
|2 days 11 hours ago||Driving back from Michigan (Ann Arbor) to Rhode Island||
Rose Bowl game against Texas in 2005, and I wanted to watch it (Thank goodness for DVR now). I made the drive in 10.5 hours door to door. A personal best. Key is to make pit stops as efficent as possible.
|2 days 11 hours ago||If I lived in Ohio, the answer is clear||
But, since I live in Michigan I am putting in a toilet room in my master bedroom. It's the best I could come up with.
|2 days 13 hours ago||I try to get most of my poops on company time||
this is probably helped along by the coffee, but feels good to get paid while you poop. Also no toddlers banging on the door, so it's as peaceful as it's going to get.
Luckily this discussion could happen during both OT and non-OT periods, because of the great philisophical book "Everybody Poops"
|2 days 13 hours ago||The Cat Defense is Legit||
I was an over all the way until I was wasting tons of toilet paper due to the cat.
There's only so many times you will try to salvage toilet paper by rerolling it up before you decide to swap it.
|3 days 13 hours ago||This goes for all age groups||
I've had two encounters where some old guy felt that he deserved more space than he had. The first was during Notre Dame game in 2009 (one of the greatest gaames I've attended at UofM). The guy I was sitting next to sat with a wide stance trying to push me over. I was already sitting further to the right than I should He complained to me multiple times until someone finally spoke up and asked if it would help if they sat in their seats in the row in front of us. There was also a gentleman that was around 350 a few seats to his wife's left that was obviously more of the problem. Luckily my non engagement payed off and he left me alone.
The other time was the OSU game in 2011. What a beautiful day and great game, but man, other people. First was the obnoxiously drunk OSU fan to start the game. For some reason she decided my wife and I would be fun to taunt. We again played the don't engage game until my wife finally asked her to leave us alone. She got bored and bothered someone else. Then this old guy spent the 1st quarter leaning up against me. I just went with it, because whatever, I'm at The Game and it's beautiful out. He eventually blows up and claims I'm in his spot. I show him how I'm not sitting on his cusion and stand straight up when I stand up. His wife did switch seats and apologize (note she was much bigger than him and we had plenty of space after the switch). Enjoyed the rest of the game, but man.
Rule of thumb, no matter what your age, don't be a dick. You are entitled to a lot less than you think you are. This goes for season ticket holders too.
|3 days 13 hours ago||Slippery Slope||
If Ole Miss gets hammered, what will keep them or their players from bringing up accounts of other SEC team bagmen. The only reason it works is because they all stay quiet about it. Once one teams dam breaks, and htey have nothing to lose, I don't see why they wouldn't try to take some others down with them.
|3 days 13 hours ago||1000 wins||
It will be cool when Michigan gets it's 1000th win when it wins the National Championship (3rd in 6 years) in January of 2022.
|3 days 13 hours ago||Impact on the game||
Michigan and Yost were huge inovators in the beginning of the game. I think Yost was one of the first coaches to really use the forward pass. Michigan's team was also one of the first to create specialty players with Offensive players and Defensive players, taking advantage of the rule to substitute as much as you wanted and to almost take out Army during the war.
Bo was/is an Icon and Canham was one of the first to really sell Michigan and everything Michigan, creating a whole new level of sports memorabilia and money into the program. And now Harbaugh is pushing the envelope to push the game further.
Michigan has had a huge impact on the game.
|4 days 14 hours ago||That was my peak "Michigan can't handle athletic QBs"||
point. I could not figure out why Michigan players kept sliding off of him. I felt a lot better when he won it all the next year, and put on that show against USC.
I also think we got a hand on the final field goal. Just a tad more, and we win that game.
Side note, I raced back from Michigan to Rhode Island to get back in time to watch the game. Made it in 10.5 hours.
|5 days 7 hours ago||Tailgate Car||
I am excited about tailgating this year. I got my dad mobile to support 3 kids, but I got the bench seat for the second row to make sure I could fit 3 across to allow me to pack up for tailgates.
|5 days 12 hours ago||I've beaten Legend of Zelda||
many times. It's been a while, but pretty sure I still know where to go to ge the gauntlet and then get the master sword.
When it came to Oregon trail, we always seemed to have a short time to play it during our computer lab. And 8 year old me was never patient enough to play it right. I always just crossed the river and let my guys drown.
|5 days 12 hours ago||Adam, Question for the future||
if possible, can you ask who the quarterback(s) of the defense are on the team? I know that Kovacs was great at getting guys in the right position and safety is a good spot to see the field. Just wondering if they have someone like that on the team, and if that gets broken up into even smaller bits between the line and the rest of the guys.
I know it's a lot of veterans out there, so it might not be necessary, but it seems like you'd still need this player.
|6 days 8 hours ago||You'd be wrong||
That's why you never assume on the Oregon Trail.
I always ended up spending all my time hunting. I'd kill 800 lbs of meet and be able to carry 6 of it. I also never came close to Oregon.
|6 days 9 hours ago||Being John Malkovich||
was the weirdest movie I have ever seen. I have no idea how it got green lit, but glad movies like that are able to be made. Not because I really understood it or liked it, but because it means people are making movies that aren't made just to make money.
That being said, you question hurt my engineering head.
|6 days 10 hours ago||Not rooting for them||
But, I'm not exactly against Michigan taking down an undefeated OSU team every year.
Harbaugh needs to continue his recruiting, and nab some of the 5 stars he's in on as well. There should be some excellent games over the next 5 years as both teams have amazing coaches, and both teams have amazing rosters.
|6 days 11 hours ago||Selling jerseys in ohio||
is a good start.
Winning the BIG Championship is the next step.
|1 week 2 days ago||In Parks and Rec||
The city that they live in was founded in 1817, same year as UofM. I figured this was not a coincidence.
|1 week 2 days ago||I saw him once||
when I came back to a game after graduation. He was amazing. Everytime I thought it was done, BAM, another hot dog. Michigan really missed out on a chance there to make him official "Hot Dog Guy", and sponser him with the 5-10 hotdogs. It would have been a great weird 3rd Q student section tradition. I never understood why they threw him out.
|1 week 2 days ago||I always wondered||
who bought those. Now I know.
|1 week 2 days ago||Or||
you can go to the "many" free refilling stations that Brandon set up around the stadium to show that his ban was really about safety.
I just wish I could have taken my two coke bottles with me to the game.
|1 week 2 days ago||Yup||
EDIT: I should have scrowled down further before commenting.
|1 week 2 days ago||I can't imagine trying to eat||
a chicken finger basket in the student section. You barely have room to stand straight up and no lap to set things on.
Given that, I have no idea what the chicken finger dish looks like.
|1 week 2 days ago||I like the strawberry version||
Tat's the only thing I've gotten outside of a hot choclate during the Big Chill. I htink it's the best deal they have there for concessions.
|1 week 2 days ago||Better than Rudy!||
Another amazing success. When people speak about Michigan arrogance, they are always confusing it with Michigan confidence. An expectation that you are better than what people believe you are. Todd's story sums this up as much very nicely. What you initially thought was an arrogant walk on turned out to be a hard working, smart kid, who knew exactly what he was made of.
|1 week 2 days ago||So||
you expect us to just read what people write before jumping to conclusions and mocking their ideas?
|1 week 5 days ago||Speight has advantage because he looks like Harbaugh||
|1 week 5 days ago||This is what I was thinking||
Harbaugh offense seems to be a jacknife when it comes to how a play can unfold out of the same or very similar alignments. The most common one is the fullback getting the carry. I know it was talked to death on here, but Borges had a million set plays in different formations. We saw a jet sweep as soon as they lined up. Having a multitude of plays that come out of a set formation is the best way to go, as aggressive defenses don't know where the play is going and when it will bite them in hte ass.
Reminds me of stories of the Mad Magicians where noone knew where the ball was.
|1 week 5 days ago||Worst||
The go for 2 playcall against OSU when Devin played his heart out on a broken foot. Why not give him a play that has a chance.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I'm with you||
The big losses on offense are Glasgow (Which is significant), the 2 fullbacks, and Rudock.
In the first 8 games last year, the team was 6-2 with a close road loss to a good Utah outfit, and a game where a fluke punt fumble and return lost them the game to MSU. During this time Rudock had the following stats;
180 yards/ game
This year the schedule to start is easier, and I have to imagine that the rest of the returning players will make gains, even if marginal to their play before. This doesn't even touch on how good the defense could be. I hope that the opposing BIG 10 coaches feel this way when they are preparing to play Michigan.