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|2 weeks 2 days ago||Closure||
Closure is a big deal. If he can get a big insurance policy that protects him from financial loss in the case of injury, coming back for a final go round might not be the worst thing in the world. I can say this-he will probably never have as much fun playing football ever again.
But I wouldn't do it unless he's got something iron-clad that will set him up with millions if he suffers a career-damaging injury. The bigger concern is, what if for whatever reason he's is just meh on the field due to a drop-off in our team D and drops to a 2nd round pick just on his play? You can't get insurance for that. Really really unlikely to happen, but you have to think about it.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Right||
Sounds like a Harbaugh type of guy if there ever was one. Doesn't want the hype or the spotlight or the media hanging all over him. Just wants to show up somewhere and get to playing football. Oh and going to school I suppose. :)
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Why is anyone surprised?||
Did anyone really think that Meyer would care about personal issues? C'mon. Look at the arrest record of his players during his stint as Florida coach.
Meyer cares about one thing--winning. Things like whether you've been accused of abusing players are irrelevant.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||We should support him||
whatever he decides. Personally I think he should go. HIs stock is really high. He was a Heisman finalist as a (mostly) defensive player. 1st round NFL money is life-changing.
Obviosly, staying and having fun for one more year in college is something you can never get back. Maybe he'll get a really good insurance policy and stay. But if he goes, I will be the first to say he made a solid decision for his financial future. If someone had offered me millions to skip my last year at Michigan, I wouldn't have thought twice. I wouldn't have thought once!
|2 weeks 3 days ago||That is what is so stunning||
That is what is so stunning about their willingness to ditch Harbaugh. The arrogance of Baalke & York is beyond measurement.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Why fire Kelly after one||
Why fire Kelly after one season? No coach was going to win there this year. The 49ers are like a boat being captained by a guy on a cocaine bender.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||This remains one of the worst||
This remains one of the worst no-calls I've seen in 40 years of watching college football. My grandma could have made that call and she has been dead for years.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I am rooting for 60-0||
I am rooting for 60-0
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Our QBs shoulder was dislocated.||
Our QBs shoulder was dislocated.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Are you serious? If I were||
Are you serious? If I were Don Brown I would want to coach with Harbaugh for the rest of my career. He gets 1.4 million a year and top defensive talent to coach. He's hit a well deserved jackpot.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Hesus Christe||
What was that?
|2 weeks 6 days ago||WTF||
Where the hell is our offense?
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Well||
In that specific case, I believe he was driving a car that was under recall because people kept getting confused if it was in Park or not because it had a really funky gear shifter. So there is a lot of speculation that he got out of the car when it wasn't in Park, thinking that it was. Which, when you are on a hill, is obviously not a good idea.
So the car probably did NOT roll while in Park. He probably accidently didn't put it in Park because of the car's funky setup.
|3 weeks 13 hours ago||There are days||
when I feel like someone should start a trend of everyone wearing a helmet (at least a bike helmet) at all times. Ugh.
Next on the list, full body armor anytime I step outside my house. But I'd need more than one color to keep it fresh. And I'd probably keep getting arrested for looking like i was up to something.
|3 weeks 18 hours ago||Right||
like all the other guys at the beach/pool aren't looking too. Give me a break.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||The playoff||
that started with the BCS has severly diminished the value of all bowls not involved in the playoff. This was inevitable. Sure, teams still want to win. But the value of winning is significantly less than it was before.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||I thought TFA was well||
I thought TFA was well produced but incredibly lazy. I found the plot to be, at best, thoroughly questionable and at worst, laugh out loud embarassing.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||LA is a terrible place to raise a family||
UNLESS you have wheelbarrels full of cash. Then it is pretty sweet actually. You just buy a $10-20 million dollar house in Santa Monica near the ocean and you're golden.
Living there on normal people money is an exercise in creative accounting. My wife and I were pulling in over $200K a year combined (pre-kids) and the idea of owning a house anywhere we actually wanted to live was basically a pipe dream. We were going to settle on a small apartment-sized condo in a place with terrible schools, but we missed out on it and eventually decided to leave and raise a family elsewhere where we could actually get a nice house.
Our current 4-bedroom house mortgage is half the cost of the rent that our 2-bedroom aparment was in LA. Of course, we are no longer near the ocean, but we also survive on only 1 salary.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Yes, I believe we fumbled||
Yes, I believe we fumbled something like TWELVE times in that game (we only lost a few of them). It was ridiculous. Illinois defenders were leading with the helmet directly into the ball on pretty much every tackle. Can't believe no one got hurt. Also can't believe we didn't adjust and start protecting the ball more.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||It is now. Every bowl not in||
It is now. Every bowl not in the playoff is by definition a "shit bowl." Nothing but a glorified exhibition game.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Scruffy, that is EXACTLY what they did.||
I read an interview with the person that "designed" Windows 8 who said the entire aim was to throw away everything and make people learn a new paradigm, because it was "better".
That type of grand arrogance is what gets you the utter shit-balls of a product like Windows 8. I believe after Windows 8 this person was summarily "promoted" within Microsoft to a position of irrelevance where they could no longer do any more damage.
|7 weeks 13 hours ago||I only saw||
about half of the game due to taking care of a sick kid, but I saw very little to complain about the officiating for. The game may have been called a little tight, but it was not one-sided.
They took the ball to the hoop, we sat back and shot jumpers. They earned most of the FTs that I saw, and I didn't see our guys getting hacked without calls or anything that you would get upset about. The refs even gave US time back on the clock after the other coach complained at the end of the game and wanted a replay check on our second to last inbounds play.
IMO the team choked this one away. Pretty hard to pin any blame on the refs for this one.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Except that people have figured out||
That different players respond to different things. Not every player responds to being yelled at constantly. Harbaugh seems to understand this. I have seen him chewing guys out, especially after they do really dumb stuff like take personal foul penalties. But after things like interceptions, he seems to understand that ripping his quarterback a new one really isn't going to help anything. Probably because he WAS a quarterback and he probably hated getting yelled at.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||In defense of the Evans no-TD call||
There as a play in the NFL this weekend (Patriots game 2-pt conversion) just like the Evans play. They ruled it a TD live but reversed it on replay.
I don't fully understand it, but apparenly if a ballcarrier steps into the endzone, it is a TD regardless of whether the ball breaks the plane. However if the player never establishes himself in the endzone, the ball must break the plane. In the pats game, the player steped OVER the corner of the end zone, inside of the pylon, but stepped on the OOB line, therefore never establishing possession IN the end zone, and the ball never broke the plane.
The whole ruling is weird, but I kind of understand it. Kind of. I think the Evans play was something similar. What I'm not sure of is, if you kick the pylon, is it a TD?
|7 weeks 2 days ago||'89 is a no-brainer||
Any UM basketball fan who actually followed the team in '89 would remember it was Indiana(without looking it up) since they won that heartbreaking game against us with the full court short at (or maybe after the buzzer. Illinois also kicked our ass twice and finished ahead of us before we got our revenge in the tournament. But basketball is a pretty different animal than football. Leagues play post-season tournaments with almost everyone participating. The league titles already don't mean anything. And the post-season tournament includes up to half of the teams in any given conference. It is an apples to oranges comparison with football.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Yeah sure $$$$||
But it is only worth $$$ if people believe it means SOMETHING. If you take not one but TWO teams from the Big Ten that didn't even PLAY in the conference title game, that illusion is completely blown apart. Who will even care who won the Big Ten Title this year? It will be 100% meaningless. It will immediately become probably the most worthless Big Ten Title in the history of the Big Ten. Doesn't that indicate that something is fundamentally broken?
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Sorry||
I want us in the playoff, but if the playoffs takes TWO Big Ten teams that aren't even in the Big Ten title game, it makes a total mockery of the entire system. In my opinion of course.
Of course, this is the reason that a 4-team playoff is idiotic to begin with. You should have an 8-team playoff with the 5 conference champs and then OSU and MIchigan would probably be #6 and #7 In as wild-cards, which would be MUCH more fair than leaving a bunch of conference champs out for two Big Ten teams that didn't even win their division. Why even have a conference championship game if this is what happens?
|7 weeks 3 days ago||If this is true||
This is basically the league admitting that they fixed the game.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Big Ten needs to get Sagers out||
He's either a fucking idiot or throwing games. Either way, he should NEVER officiate a game again.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||No||
We won the game.