to play football, not to play trumpet
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|1 week 3 days ago||Yeah, but Muppet Babies, right?||
Not sure they ever did Temptation though...
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Brady as Coach||
Much like other superior players in other sports (Jordan, Ted Williams, Magic Johnson) I think he would have to hard or a time relating to lesser players. I think he will move on, retire and do something else entirely.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||That bowl game...||
I was part of the crowd of 10,000 that watched the basketball team take on the mighty Coppin State Team that night and then watched the bowl game in the stands. That was a night to remember, with anger and swearing...
Best part, being surrounded by true believers... worst part.. no beer...
I even sent off a tersly worded message to the head of the Sun Belt Conference (the conference I believe that those "officials" came from.)
|9 weeks 3 days ago||In order of wishing||
1. Wish we had beat MSU,
2. Wish OSU had beat MSU
3. Wish every team on MSU's schedule had beat MSU
But at least it's fun to remind the Staee fans that in their "best season evah" they sold out 2 games, Oregon and CMU. That is their disrespekt right there...
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Atwater Vanila Java Porter me thinks!||
Or perhaps a Saugatuk Neopolitan Milk Stout (if I misspelled I'm sorry, brain shutting down in stages!)
|10 weeks 4 days ago||This made my day||
Wins... losses... they are important. That's why the team plays the games and we cheer with all our might. But, it's this that makes us Michigan and this is why the college game is more emotionally satifsfying than the pro game..
A coach coming out on a Tuesday evening in the middle of preparing for his first OSU game as a coach. A coach coming out with his Dad and speaking of his love for Bo Schembechler. Paying homage to these great michigan men.
A 5th year senior quarterback, in his first year at Michigan coming out after hearing about this, to join the walk, and then being privately walked through to understand the meaning.
In 25 years we will look back at this time and remember that we were fans, students and/or alumni, when Jim Harbaugh came back to Michigan and continued the tradition of Bo Schembechler.
I will be able to look back as a man of nearly 70, (hopefully) and be able to say I witnessed the greatness of Bo as a young man and as a student and then the greatness of Harbaugh as alumnus and I consider myself lucky to be able to sit back and enjoy this era of Michigan football.
I can't predict the future but I know that for the next however many years my pride in being a Michigan fan will never wane.
Go blue and attack the day with an enthusiasm unknown to mankind!
|10 weeks 5 days ago||Sad news...||
As a father I can't imagine. As a Michigan man, the dulcet strains of the alma mater go through my head...
"Sing to the colors that float in the light, Hurrah for the yellow and blue..."
Thoughts to the Carr family on this saddest of days.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Well....||
Either an curb-stomping of MSU, or a backbreaking last second loss for MSU, paired with a double digit targeting penalties on OSU defenders in the 2nd half, as they unleash 30 minutes of unnecessary roughness on Connor Cook and his replacements. The win causes the QB core of OSU to go out driving and drinking in which they are stopped by a police officer with a secret allegiance to U of M, who arrests them all, leading to a 1 game suspension.
A boy can dream can't he?
|12 weeks 2 days ago||Thank God....||
They must have gotten their fill of Fallout 4 in. (Isn't every bad computer thing blamed on that for the next week or 2?)
|12 weeks 4 days ago||Edit||
...just win the damn game? Is what I think you meant...
|15 weeks 3 days ago||Nah, it's Hoke||
He would have punted... cuz Hoke.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||Agreed related to points...||
I would rather not do what you ask not related to raising the points. I just don't know you...
|15 weeks 5 days ago||Please move along now...||
Sparty gonna Spart. It doesn't matter what happens, they could win their next 50 games, be crowned national champions 4 times... and they would still be this.. let's not feed it any more.. no more clicks, no more posts. We move on.
Steel in our spine.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||Late, but look at this video|
|15 weeks 5 days ago||You sir are correct||
That would be the best answer. No celebrating, just walk off the field.
|16 weeks 6 hours ago||It may be how Seahawks' fans felt||
but probably only the Seahawks' fans in Boston come close to this feeling. Even then I don't think Patriot fans are 1/10 the idiots of many of the MSU fans.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||How can we recover||
How can we ever recover from the stain on our honor. Ooo.. great Spartan Warriors, you have struck a horrible wound upon us. O, how shall we ever recover. Cancel the game, for we haven't the fortitude to move on.
Thermopylae, Artemisium, Salamis, the conquering of the Wolverine Statue. All great victories for the Spartan Army. Hopefully you raise a statue and have a great poem created.. An Ode to Green and White Paint on a meaningless statue on North Campus.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||I think it's stupid what was done,||
But this reply from Ivey Wingo to a rather over the top rant from Stoops21 wins! (How many times should that reply apply across all the boards (take 5-7 days off from the internet))
|16 weeks 3 days ago||Hmmm... now he looks like||
|21 weeks 22 hours ago||ball don't lie bitch||
|21 weeks 2 days ago||Slow's is open,||
However I didn't get a chance to partake. I got there just a couple minutes before the "start" time. However he was a bit late in starting.
|38 weeks 2 days ago||Dreaded double post||
nothing to see here.
|38 weeks 2 days ago||Agree on Gepetto's||
All you can eat pizza like on Tuesday's... oh yeah!
Belgian Waffle's Bursley Cafeteria. Those machines were like 50 years old in the 90's, but they were the bomb. Nothing better than make your own waffles the size of plates!
|38 weeks 5 days ago||Wood TV Grand Rapids||
I found it interesting when Channel 8, whose Sports Director is Jack Doles spent almost 1 minute of the sportscast on it during the 6 o'clock news. Of course of interest is that Tommy Doles is a Northwestern Football Player... hmmmm.. I certainly hope that Mr. Doles spends as much time on other schools secondary violations. Hell didn't OSU have like 24 self reported in 2014.. OMG.. burn it with fire.
|49 weeks 1 day ago||Thank you Leonard||
I was lucky enough to see him at a convention in Dearborn. Later that day he performed the world premier of Spock vs. Q with John deLancie. What a great memory. It's awfully dusty in this room at the moment.
|1 year 1 week ago||Bursley 2nd Hamilton: Home of||
Bursley 2nd Hamilton: Home of the Human Pile: 1988-1990
1. The human piles... some deserving gentleman would get human piled on random occasions.
2. The Bat: A bat came flying in and for some reason one of the hall mates had a cricket bat and went to town.. Good swing!
3. The wired glass: One gentleman in a drunken stupor decided to punch through the security glass on the door at the end of the hall. Awesome results! He made it through, pulling back he left a bunch of skin behind.
4. The night the 2nd year when the hall above decided to turn on the water hose.
5. Winning the 89 Basketball Championship and watching on Frank's TV in his room on the stolen cable!
6. Moon sleeping the night away in the restroom. Waking up Sunday morning to see him sleeping there, not knowing what had went on the night before. The green colored liquid he vomited did eventually come out of the carpet! Constantly putting Moon slept here signs.
7. Hall Hockey, with Raja playing goal without a cup. (Okay Engineers aren't always the sharpest guys, but he had an awesome Green 64 or 67 Mustang!)
I loved the dorms!
PS: My nickname was T-bird.. long story, but since I named names I figured I should include mine.
|1 year 10 weeks ago||I think the following||
All have had significant work around athletics, meeting people, making contacts. I think if Hackett has had time to do anything it has only been around Michigan athletics. The bama guy has never left college athletics. Playing football as a backup 40 years ago is meaningless.
|1 year 10 weeks ago||interesting examples of other major AD experience||
ND Swarbrick, experience, Member Indiana sports commission: 1992 to 2001, consultant and executive in collegiate and Olympic sports industries.
USC Haden, Nfl player, NFL broadcaster, from 1980 to 2008, rhodes scholar, laywer, etc.
Alabama, Bill Battle, Experience; Head football coach Tennessee, founded the collegiate licensing company, returned to Alabama.
MSU, Hollis, 25 years of athletic dept. experience, at Pitt and in WAC and MSU
Texas, Steve Patterson; Experience, team president and gm Portland Trailblazers, SVP, Houston Texans, president and gm, Houston Aeros, Gm Houston Rockets.
My point is that these were literally the first 5 I looked up. They all have serious athletic experience and ties.
|1 year 10 weeks ago||Why?||
Why do this now? Why not do an actual search? This seems to me to be a short sighted answer from a university president who has professed a lack of knowledge about athletics who probably thinks the issue is solved and he can move onto other things. I remember John U. Bacon mentioning that athletics is low on the list of items the university administration worries about, especially when it is making money and is clean. If they are going with Hackett, it seems that John U's take is right. Let's hope Hackett surprises many of us.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||If it's not broke break it...||
So sayeth the Brandon, so sayeth we all!
As you may not be fully aware, Breast Cancer Awareness months jersey wearing wasn't broken.. so he broke it..