"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
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|18 min 47 sec ago||only care||
to the degree that this affects our chances with Hardman and, especially, Nauta
|1 hour 59 min ago||wow B1G||
4,5,6, 14, and 15
according to these rankings, the B1G is the strongest conference and likely to stay that way. I don't see anyone falling below 15
also, unlikely as it is, if Alabama loses, then the SEC probably won't send a team to the college football playoff and the B1G might send two teams
|2 hours 5 min ago||Chesson, Butt, and Darboh||
well done Coach Fisch!!!!! (Harbaugh gets the lion's share of credit for Rudock, obviously)
|1 day 2 hours ago||well-deserved||
cograts to them both
|3 days 45 min ago||I'm sorry||
But this is laughable. There is no correlation between a lack of intelligence and physical toughness/physicality.
|1 week 2 days ago||Lewis, O'neill, Butt, and Peppers||
As of right now, I think that Lewis (who ought to be 1st team All American), O'neill, and Butt are 1st team, with Peppers on 2nd team. I don't think anyone else is likely to make it as things stand today, but strong performances against OSU by Rudock, Chesson, or a DL could push them up to 2nd team.
|1 week 2 days ago||I don't think anyone's out to get us||
But most of those calls were suspect. I don't think we were particularly undisciplined. I've never seen that many offsides against a team in one game and we haven't had that particularly aggregious problem with that penalty before. I believe the reports that the PSU center was 'flinching' with the ball. The PI, the targeting, and the blocking below the waist were all BS. The officiating was lopsided against UM, even if it wasn't deliberate. B1G refs have been REALLY bad this year.
|1 week 3 days ago||must beat OSU||
If we do that and Sparty loses to PSU, we probably end up in the Rose whether we beat Iowa or not.
If we do that and Sparty beats PSU but loses bad to Iowa in the B1G championship, we may go to the Rose Bowl.
|1 week 3 days ago||Go Penn St.||
The Nittany Lions have a legit shot, especially if Connor Cook is out again and there is semi-normal weather. PSU can shut down MSU's offense, it's just a question of whether Hackenberg is checked out for the season or has one good game left. He looked pretty demoralized by the end of today's game.
|1 week 4 days ago||this is insane||
Tom Herman is a good coach, but he is not worth $3 million/year. How can Houston's athletic department afford that?
|2 weeks 1 day ago||all good||
Just spoke with the ticket office. Kudos to them for going out of their way to help us out! Thanks again to the board for the useful advice. Go Blue!
|2 weeks 2 days ago||thanks||
didn't realize they had electric cart trans. Will definitely call ahead. Thanks for everyone else's advice too
|2 weeks 2 days ago||thanks||
it is kind of a bucket list thing. He's been to the Game before, but this is probably his last chance. We're doing it. I already tried to dissuade him politely, but he was adamant. He really wants to do it and I really want to do it with/for him. It's now a matter of making it as comfortable and enjoyable for him as possible.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||student tickets||
I would validate one for a non-student. I am strongly considering coughing up the cash for tickets outside the student section, though.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||linebackers||
Is it me, or are DBs making a ton of plays that LBs should make, even setting aside the Peppers hybrid thing? It looks like Glasgow was covering up some serious weaknesses in our linebackers. Morgan looked weak against outside runs and, especially, passes prior to this. Now, without Glasgow, the middle is a sieve. Would like to see something confirming or denying that during the front page write-ups this week.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||happy veterans day||
De oppresso liber
Strength and honor?
|3 weeks 5 days ago||thanks about the ankle||
to be clear, that wasn't me complaining about downvoting. I could care less. Although I certainly share quigley.blue's puzzlement, it primarily motivated a sense of curiousity...
|3 weeks 5 days ago||have to prepare as if he will play anyways||
far easier to adjust if we're prepared for Caroo and he's not playing than it is to adjust if we're not prepared for Caroo and he is playing at 75% or better. What's his injury supposed to be?
|3 weeks 5 days ago||I think its more of the case||
that he wants guys that aren't Harbaugh guys replaced with guys who are. It's not a rebuild, its more like a modification. A large portion of the roster are guys that have the mental attitude and physical attributes he desires. Deveon Smith, Jehu Chesson, Jabrill Peppers, and Joe Kerridge, to name a few. The real problem is the ones he doesn't want. I won't name names, but we know some of the likely candidates.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Mr. Walker, did you see how much offense Peppers played?||
we don't actually want to do that
|4 weeks 1 day ago||not completely new||
I just returned to UM, but when I was here in 2011 they did something similar. I went to one on WWII and heard a great range of perspectives from a bomber pilot captured by Germans to a soldier tasked with occupying Germany after the war with a notably unfavorable view of the mission. However, I was surprised that it was mainly veterans talking to veterans. There's nothing wrong with that per se. It is odd to me, though, that UM can be so good about publicizing and encouraging open dialogue with everthing from LBGT to race to foreign cultures, but veterans issues are not given the same degree of attention. Its especially important given the lack of exposure most contemporary Americans have to military service, let alone combat. That's not a political statement, just an assertion that gaining perspective by hearing from others with different life experiences is an important aspect of liberal education. Seems like next week is an appropriate time for doing that with respect to veterans.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||I do||
but Sparty does not match up well with Indy's strengths. Time will tell, unless these damn monsoons only come while the Hoosiers are on offense
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Indiana||
has the #1QB, #2WR, and #2RB statistically in the B1G. Sparty is going to get tested, and probably beaten, today
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Sudfeld||
Is the highest rated QB in the B1G
|5 weeks 3 days ago||are you serious?||
After the last decade or so, this is what they're choosing to make T-shirts about?
Looks like nervous fear over in those parts, or at least a bizarre form of respect. If this was last year, they wouldn't be making T-shirts about winning the game on a fluke play, that's for sure.
|6 weeks 1 hour ago||or Indiana||
Statistically, Indiana has the #1 QB, #2 WR, and #2 RB in the B1G. Sudfeld and their receiving corps can do to Sparty what Rudock couldn't. Of course, Indiana's defense is terrible, but it could become a shootout that rests on one or two fluke plays.
|6 weeks 1 hour ago||even if they have a 75% chance||
in each of their remaining games, they have a roughly 31% chance of winning all 4 besides Ohio State
I'd say they have better odds than 75% against Indiana and Maryland, but worse odds than 75% against Nebraska and Penn State
most statistics give Sparty about a 50% chance of dropping two more games
|6 weeks 1 day ago||offensive playcalling||
I share your frustration with the offense, but it's hard to get too upset when we are consistently hanging at least 20 points on opponents. We only have one player who is likely to be considered as a first- or second-team all-B1G player on offense (Butt will probably be considered for first team). Powerhouses such as Northwestern, Iowa, Rutgers, and Indiana all have athletes with more playmaking ability on that side of the ball. Yet, the staff gets more from the whole than the sum of the parts through a quintessentially team effort. The offense seems designed to support the defense and special teams, the true strengths of our team. In that light, I'm impressed with what the team acccomplishes on O.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||maybe, but||
Nebraska might see a night home game against a ranked opponent as an opportunity for redemption and play lights out. We just don't know. Regardless, Nebraska is more talented than Western, Purdue, or Rutgers.
I just think its a real possibility that Sparty drops two more games. They could go undefeated, but its unlikely.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||winning out||
I believe the most difficult thing about Michigan getting to the B1G championship is winning the rest of our games. It is very probable that Sparty drops two (or more). For all the angst about that game, I don't think it dramatically altered our probabilityof winning the division or the conference.