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|1 week 5 days ago||I just read "Ender's Game"||
I just read "Ender's Game" last week for the first time - great book. So good that I finished on the plane from Midway to LAX and picked up "Ender In Exile" to read on the flight back.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||My dating advise to young women in our church applies re: Crean||
If he's nice to you and rude to the waiter, he's not a nice guy.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||How about after we win the||
How about after we win the regional?
|10 weeks 3 days ago||I'd love for DB to refuse||
I'd love for DB to refuse that offer if it's extended and Denard has it sewn up - "Manziel's going pro the year DG has a good shot at the Heisman so we want a shot at that cover too..."
"I drink your milk shake..."
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Nope||
|11 weeks 3 days ago||So I actually read the||
So I actually read the 'Clowney article' and I think the OP is over-reacting. They do a great diagnosis of the play and the article is actually split between Clowney and Vincent Smith almost equally. Clowney gets the majority but Vincent Smith is a significant portion of the story including going back to his days in Pahokee and interviews with his coaches. It's actually pretty cool imho that Vincent Smith is getting some spotlight off of this as a solid football player with a longshot at making an NFL team due to his measureables.
|14 weeks 13 hours ago||As much as the OP could have||
As much as the OP could have used different language to broach the subject, I think it falls within the OT guidelines of the offseason. He's not proselytizing and I do think he makes a good point for all of us to be interested in who the successor is - for the very reason many critics of the OP have listed. The papacy is a powerful office for good or evil in our global society with the potential to greatly influence many nations around the world directly and indirectly - whether we're secular, protestan, RC, or whatever - we're all sharing this rock.
I'd expect a similar thread if the Ayatollah in Iran were to step down.
|14 weeks 13 hours ago||Call offensive push-offs and||
Call offensive push-offs and lowering the shoulder on drives to the hoop consistently and I'd be okay with voiding the rotational charge. As it is, the rules definitely favor the offense and I think making the changer you're advocating would just further tilt the balance in the offense's favor.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||George Bluth||
Love the George Bluth reference on the Twitter snapshot in the OP. Absolutely.
|25 weeks 1 day ago||Yes, teams are units. But the||
Yes, teams are units. But the leaders of teams, i.e. the coaches, bear more responsibility for the successes and failures of teams than the student-athletes themselves - especially when the gameplan seems to be running your weakness against the other team's strength. The OP and many of the commentators on here aren't 'pinning the blame on one guy' - we understand the caveats of having to deal with roster limits and lack of depth. We understand that players have to execute plays. But it's not like the team has been executing these plays all season and just had a letdown. We struggled running the interior against anyone and everyone - Air Force comes to mind and I'm wondering about UMass even in retrospect.
I'm not one of the one's calling for Borges to be fired (or burned in effigy) but mainly because I want him to have the chance to fully install his system with a couple years worth of players recruited for it. He hasn't done much that makes sense to me regarding play-calling and so I assume there must be information he has that I don't to make him call plays the way he does. He hasn't won my trust the way Mattison and Hoke have. Next year will be a key indicator of where this offense is heading and I think the jury is still out on whether Borges is an evil genius with a diabolical laugh or a football geek that ignores fundamentals to focus on his 'decided schematic advantage.'
|25 weeks 2 days ago||How exactly is it insulting||
How exactly is it insulting to the whole team? If you call plays your team hasn't executed well all year, does that mean it's on the players for not executing once again?
|31 weeks 3 days ago||That's not a fun fact... it's||
That's not a fun fact... it's depressing in hindsight.
|33 weeks 6 days ago||"Apart from sacks and a||
"Apart from sacks and a botched snap, Michigan only had 2 carries that lost yards, and moved the ball well enough to win."
I don't understand why we didn't keep lining up and running the ball more. Establish the run until they stop it - which they weren't able to do with their front 7 alone. Once they bring the safety down it should open something up over the top...
Especially when they're coverage is giving our Senior QB, one of the best runners in the nation, fits.
|38 weeks 13 hours ago||Bullet points?||
I've noticed that sometimes these presser recaps have important bullet point summaries placed at the beginning to avoid having to parse the full responses and questions for the substantive updates and other times they don't. Being in a particularly busy season of work, I would really appreciate if those bullet points were consistently provided in these presser updates.
I love having the full content available and the work you all are doing is great - just tough to keep up to speed on things unless I have 20 minutes to spare reading the full update. Thanks again for the efforts you all put into this blog.
|47 weeks 4 days ago||I thought...||
the rule was against discussing politics - not unbiased, unfiltered, no spin news channels that would never consider supporting one political party over another? How dare you accuse the noble yet humble investigative journalists of Rupert Murdoch's employ to be aligned with a political cause. I dare say.
|51 weeks 4 days ago||Regardless of whether it's||
Regardless of whether it's done at Michigan or not, how isn't it an improper benefit to provide to the student-athletes?
|1 year 3 weeks ago||I thought RR had to sign||
I thought RR had to sign Boren's papers to transfer to OSU, not Lloyd. Does anyone have the timeline handy?
|1 year 11 weeks ago||His dad had a decent||
His dad had a decent relationship with MSU while Chris Williams wrestled for them but I don't know if that would be a strong enough leaning for Adam to go there if he had a chance at a degree and program on the upswing at U of M vs MSU.
Adam's been around wrestling since he could walk so his success isn't a huge surpise but still pretty awesome. Congrats to your cousin for his accomplishments regardless of the outcome today. Your uncle Dan was my high school coach at FHS and a major influence on me in those formative years. Wish I could have produced better for him in the W column.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Can we add the descriptor||
Can we add the descriptor "pro" or "professional" to the knocks on wrestling being fake? There is a difference - one is a sport and one is a ballet.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Something can be factually||
Something can be factually accurate and still be deceptive, aka lying. Irrelevant information can be as powerful a tool as false information, sometimes more so.
|1 year 13 weeks ago||That's a pretty BA picture of||
That's a pretty BA picture of him you've got on your write-up
|1 year 13 weeks ago||This is why we need a||
This is why we need a "Creepy" moderation tag
|1 year 13 weeks ago||You keep using this word...||
but I do not think you know what it means.
Citing examples of a consistent opinion over time isn't exactly a strong example of Brian being deceptive or "misleading."
|1 year 13 weeks ago||Yeah, that way someone||
Yeah, that way someone could've broken the tweet on MgoBoard where it belongs
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Do you eat bacon?||
Do you eat bacon?
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Do you eat bacon?||
Do you eat bacon?
|1 year 14 weeks ago||I call shenanigans on your||
I call shenanigans on your insider info. You began your comment with "Yeah" instead of "Yo" - the universal Kozan insider hashtag
|1 year 14 weeks ago||I always wondered about that.||
I always wondered about that. Thanks.
|1 year 15 weeks ago||Just a reminder for me||
- so thankful he's not coaching at M
|1 year 15 weeks ago||Zeller's Highlights||
Glad one of the highlight's was Zeller throwing the ball away