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|4 days 6 hours ago||He's grounded . . .||
Mom is not pleased.
|4 days 6 hours ago||Apparently . . .||
JH is long-winded.
|4 days 6 hours ago||I started reading your post . . .||
but then I noticed your low point total and more recent join date . . . .
|4 days 8 hours ago||I've got a problem with the OP||
I read through this whole damn thread and didn't see a single post telling me a percentage chance that "it's happening." There's 10 extra minutes I could have been getting work done . . . in theory, anyway.
|4 days 8 hours ago||Yes.||
|4 days 8 hours ago||You would . . .||
|4 days 8 hours ago||This.||
I hate it when people reply with this.
|4 days 8 hours ago||Thanks to you . . .||
we can't do it anymore, lest we be accused of a "hive mind."
|4 days 8 hours ago||Helpful tips for OP . . .||
Today is "Percentage Day," so we can't process your post without percentages:
(1) Time of meeting - 90 percent chance it will be at 2:30 p.m. EST
(2) Will new coach be introduced? Sorry, only 15 percent chance that Hackett will identify new coach by name -- but chance improves to 20 percent that coach will be identified by weight, height, and date of birth
(3) Will new coach talk to team via teleconference? Only a 5 percent chance of this, but a 25 percent chance that Hackett will present a montage of "It's Happening!" GIFs.
Finally, there is a 99 percent chance that all of the above is meaningless speculation.
|5 days 8 hours ago||Disappointed there was no comment on Arnold Fripp . . .||
but I guess Ace was saving himself for the softball to come, Daquan Brickhouse. I guess Coppin State figures if they can't compete on the floor, they should try to dominate the lineup card?
|1 week 4 days ago||"Only he knows for sure."||
I love how this is the last line of a long post that is chock full of speculation about what Harbaugh is thinking . . . .
|1 week 4 days ago||Goaltending||
OK, so this doesn't explain the home-vs-road divergence, but Nagelvoort really hasn't looked so hot this year. Granted, Michigan has given up oodles of odd man rushes and, as Adam's analysis shows, the defense allows too much room for shooters to take their time and pick their spots. But Nagelvoort's allowing too many unscreened one-on-one shots to go in, and it looks like a step backward from the promise he showed last year.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Time to change your username?||
I bet "Babcock Not Coming" is available.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||See, this thread wasn't a waste after all||
I had to look up who Karen Gillan is.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||"Not worth a forum post"||
Uh, have you BEEN on this site lately? This is good for four separate posts on the board, easy -- one for the news, one for the backlash, one for "hey, maybe there's a chance," and one to summarize the first three threads.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||The band is getting back together!||
We still have a permanent AD spot open, so how about the M&M boys?
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Well, that settles it . . .||
I've read countless stories about Les Miles, both here and elsewhere, over the years and during Michigan's repeated coaching searches, and NEVER have I heard it said that Miles misled a recruit.
(c'mon, do I really need to add a "/s" here?)
|3 weeks 1 day ago||This interpretation also fits in well . . .||
with Wojo's theory that Hackett's burying of the "Michigan Man" theme at his press conference was intended in part to reassure Harbaugh that he won't have to deal with any criticism from former players that his comments about academics mean he's not a true "Michigan Man." All in all, it looks like Michigan is determined to present a unified front in going after Harbaugh. Now, whether they actually can get him is a different matter, but at least we can be reasonably sure that they are trying.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Maybe he would have . . .||
if you weren't yelling and using profanity. Next time try asking nicely . . . .
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Why no "Coach Hoke got a raw deal"?||
Pure speculation on my part, but maybe Hoke himself advised the players during his farewell meeting to avoid such comments, and to avoid criticizing the AD/media/fanbase for the decision to fire him? That seems like the best explanation for the uniformity of the players' comments in the aftermath. Hoke seems to have handled the situation well -- he certainly saw it coming -- so maybe he realized that the players would unnecessarily stir things up by venting about the injustice of it all.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||"This will almost certainly be you know what."||
Hmmm, let's see:
(1) Announcing groundbreaking ceremony for new $20 million underwater basketweaving facility?
(2) New yellow "band" to be placed around outside of stadium? (Don't worry, it's NOT A HALO!)
(3) 2019 neutral-site season opener against Appy State, so we can settle this once and for all?
(4) John Beilein announcing his retirement? (OK, shouldn't even kid about that)
Uh, OK, I give up -- can I get a hint, please?
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Sorry to disappoint . . .||
but if this happens, I will be surprised.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Or . . .||
to wrap up the negotiations with Hoke's successor. What are you up to today?
|3 weeks 4 days ago||And this is relevant . . .||
|3 weeks 5 days ago||"Would love to see . . .||
just how well the Rich Rod offense did against the upper echelon opponents only." That's what you asked, so that's what I provided, with a comparison to Lloyd Carr's offense for context. So now you switch to a different argument -- that Michigan lost in 2010 and its rushing yardage therefore wasn't necessarily "meaningful." Again, I note that Carr's Michigan teams lost 6 of the 8 OSU games referenced in my prior post, so I assume there was some "garbage time" yardage involved in those games as well (if there was any rushing yardage at all -- and there wasn't in 2005 or 2007). At the end of the day, Brian's claim was that Rodriguez put together a better rushing offense than Carr, and you have yet to identify any flaw in that argument, other than a vague claim that we're all engaged in some sort of "revisionist history around here." Yes, statistics can be "skewed," but if you keep looking at them from different angles and reach the same conclusion, you might be onto something.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Unaware|
|3 weeks 5 days ago||I'm a "glass half full" guy . . .||
so I'm going with tire fire.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Does OSU count as "upper echelon"?||
If so, in the 2010 game, Michigan rushed 41 times for 182 yards, or 4.4 YPC. How many times, you might ask, did Lloyd Carr's Michigan teams do better than that against OSU? Going back to 2000 (box scores pre-2000 are hard to find online), the answer would be . . . zero. In 2006 and 2003, Michigan managed 4.3 YPC (30 carries for 130 yards and 40 carries for 170 yards, respectively). But Carr's record against OSU also includes 2007 (24 rushing yards, 0.6 YPC), 2005 (32 rushing yards, 1.3 YPC), and 2000 (88 rushing yards, 2.0 YPC). By way of comparison, in 2008 (Rodriguez's first year, with no rushing threat at QB and no OL), Michigan rushed for 111 yards against OSU, good for 2.7 YPC, which beats three of Carr's eight teams between 2000-07.
Here's an insight to consider -- offenses (and defenses, for that matter) tend to do less well against "upper echelon" opponents. Rodriguez's (and Carr's) offenses are no exception.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Gosh, so sorry . . .||
We forgot the rule that you can't admire the achievements of one former Michigan player without mentioning all the other former players. OP, why do you hate Tom Brady (not to mention Charles Woodson, Larry Foote, David Harris . . .)?
|4 weeks 4 days ago||I'm pretty sure he is||
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