“The player development is the main thing I like (about Michigan),” Williams said. “You can see that they develop their players. They get them in the gym and they work them hard. And their hard work pays off.”
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|5 days 11 hours ago||My takes||
- Northwestern - Chicago plus a reunion of all your college friends is great
- Sugar Bowl - one of the best 4 days of my life
PSU - it wasn't bad but felt like a cheap NFL atmosphere
State- I have been to EL for three awful games and every time I promise myself I won't go back. I hope I keep my word this year (Side note: I have gone to non Michigan games there with high school buddies who attended state and had a decent but not stellar time)
New Mexico - my first every college football game was at my father's school. The adobe buildings throughout campus are cool and Albuquerque is awesome in its own right. I was to young to remember much else but I enjoyed it
|6 days 13 hours ago||Michigan||
being champs in football, basketball, and hockey
|1 week 7 hours ago||Don||
is right on point. Michigan football does not like working around the engineering schedules (lots of late class you have to take during practice time) or take the risk that a kid may fail out (a real risk for all engineering students, not just athletes)
|1 week 4 days ago||I have an outside chance of being in Rome for the first game||
Crowd source: would it be worth changing my travel schedule to try and watch it?
|1 week 4 days ago||this is sad and horrible||
and yet I am not sure if this blog is the proper forum to discuss it in, even in the off topic season
|1 week 5 days ago||i mean||
I got up around 6am regardless but not everyone does ....
Even with this, it is rare to have a full pre-party going before 9/9:30 (i am in the camp that you need more than just a couple of dudes) and if you are going to make a 12PM kickoff, that means you generally have to leave your location by ~11:15 or Dave Brandon's lines outside the stadium will make you late. Basically, that leaves 2ish hours which is enough for some students and not enough for others. I always made it, some of my friends, not so much.
3:30 is the sweet spot though. Allows for 5 hours of preparty. Home by 7:30, 2 hour nap and than you are free for whatever you want to do with your saturday night.
|1 week 5 days ago||fine||
Noon games are the worst
- Signed every student and recent post-grad who pregame/preparty/tailgate the games
|1 week 5 days ago||noon games are the worst||
- signed every student and young post-grad ever
|1 week 5 days ago||beaten by the mathzzzzzz||
beaten by the mathzzzzzz
|1 week 5 days ago||I dealt with a period of it in college as well||
Michigan has great resources like CAPS if you are willing to reach out. For me it took 2 buddies basically dragging me there but it helped a lot.
|1 week 6 days ago||I appreciate articles like these||
There are so many young alums working to make this city a better place for all and it is cool when they get the spotlight for it
|1 week 6 days ago||ya, you guys sold me as well||
hard to beat that deal
|2 weeks 8 hours ago||solid||
wish it wasn't 11/12 years away
|2 weeks 11 hours ago||I have high hopes for him||
This may not be super popular on this blog, but I would really like him to insert himself as the head of the university and that includes over our AD. I love Michigan Sports to death, but at times it seems like their is a major disconnect between south campus and the rest of the school.
Bigger than that however, I just hope he runs our beloved university with integrity, academic greatness, and our motto, "Artes, Scientia, Veritas" (especially the truth part) on his mind.
|2 weeks 12 hours ago||State||
it is bad if you sit with the students, but if you sit in alumni areas, it is mostly good natured shit talking
|2 weeks 3 days ago||2011 Ohio game||
As a senior who lived through the years before, that day was perfect. The weather was warm for late November, Denard put up a pantheon performance, and those seniors who sacrificed so much for the program through three coaches and a ton of bs from the media walked away as Champions in my eyes. Not to mention it locked up the Sugar Bowl which basically was the highlight of my college years.
After the game, we slowly took the field (not a rush, just a celebration) , got to kiss the M , and stayed in the stadium until they kicke us out. It is very rare that you get to end a part of your life at such a high point.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||I hate that we still have||
I hate that we still have fans who stereotype all Greeks as bad fans.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||thanks||
|6 weeks 1 day ago||I hated it||
They just gave a middle finger to the boks and to leave out the jamie speech, i am just sad about it
|7 weeks 3 hours ago||My plan was always to go this one||
but when work changes sometimes vacation goes away
|7 weeks 6 days ago||this gif is the best||
and for the topic, Brian did this for the 2010 world cup (no clue on '06 as it was before my time) and I am pleased he is doing so again because he does an excellent job catching the essence of soccer
|8 weeks 6 days ago||double post: enjoy this pump up vid|
|8 weeks 6 days ago||I for one am super excited||
I think we will see a ton of experimenting. I really want to see both brooks and green get playing time. I don't think they will get it in the real games, but if they can earn it, it would sure free up our roster options
Also, I think it is super important to get Jozy a goal so he can get his mojo going
|8 weeks 6 days ago||so much truth||
in this breakdown
|9 weeks 2 days ago||I knew her as well||
Nice girl, very much your typical Michigan student besides this
|9 weeks 3 days ago||I am sad about Landon but really||
I think we have a decent shot of advancing. I would honestly put it at 90% Germany, 40% for both the US and Portugal, and 30% for Ghana as far as advancing goes.
For those complaining about Jozy, I don't think we have a shot without him on his A game. He is a freak. I also think we will see it. Remember, at the beginning of last summer, everyone was worried about him as well and he turned in a dream summer.
As far as what I think we will see, I honestly am kind of expecting/hoping to see Klinsy go with the 4-4-2 diamond he has been testing out.
------------------- Jozy--------Deuce----------- (Deuce dropping a bit on D)
Wild Card ----- Bradley ---- Jones ----- Zusi
Johnson ----- Beasler---- Cameron ----- Chandler
Wild Car Spot : Johannson, Bedoya, or Green
Subs: Wild Card Guys for each other, Beasley for Wild Card with Johnson moving forward, Beckerman (stability) or Mix (offense) or Cameron bumping forward with Omar coming in for Jones
Guys I never want to see play: Wondo or Davis, you will never convince me that either would be more useful for a 20 min "need a goal" situation than Landon.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||you are the worst||
many of the students at michigan pay their own way, your comment is insulting to them
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Students||
almost always prefer 3:30 start times because it allows for a proper pregame
|11 weeks 3 days ago||I hate drafting a te in the top 10||
But would be ok with this if we hadn't just resigned pettigrew
|11 weeks 5 days ago||freshman in fall of 08||
There was a required course to live in the dorms which is more or less required of freshman at umich.
I had to miss my male hall's course due to class so I got thrown into an all girls one, it was not a good/useful/informative session for men at all. However, many I have spoken to have said good things about their own course so it might have been just mine.