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|2 weeks 2 days ago||Watching games like this only||
Watching games like this only serve to remind me how far away we have been from competitive football. I don't share your optimism for the immediate future.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||It looked like that Brian||
It looked like that Brian Kelly tweet was originally @Mgoblog.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Having returning starters is||
Having returning starters is great, the problem is we don't have a returning starter in the most important position on the field, QB. I mean maybe JH can turn Morris into a QB again, or maybe Malzone has what it takes to step in as a freshman, either way it's going to be extremely hard to win 8+ with our current QB situation unless there is vast improvement over what we have seen so far. JH is a great coach, but he's not a miracle worker.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||What?||
I'm going 7-5 with a bowl victory if JH can turn Morris into a QB again. If I had to predict based on the past performance of Morris with little to no improvement in 2015, i'd say 6 wins and a bowl loss is probably the top. Who knows, maybe Speight will step in and be good.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Prediction:||
We finally win a road game against a reasonably competent team, probably Utah or Penn State. Beyond that, unless there is a drastic improvement in QB performance I think we win 7 games and win a bowl game.
|4 weeks 10 hours ago||Yes, all that stuff plus||
Michigan will have a significant coordinator budget, which always helps in getting guys to make what is technically a lateral transfer.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Yea. Ok.||
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Reminds me of this for some reason:|
|4 weeks 3 days ago||thread worthy IMHO||
thread worthy IMHO
|4 weeks 3 days ago||I didn't read all that||
I didn't read all that (paragraphs dude). However there will not likely be any "hail mary" NFL offers becuase Hackett isn't stupid and almost certainly made a deal with the Niners to keep JH away from other NFL teams. Rememer, the Niners have to give another team permission, which they won't do if they have an agreement with Michigan.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Technically that is true....||
They can, but they wont, because they can't. (see above post by me)
|4 weeks 4 days ago||I think we get some 503||
I think we get some 503 action around the time the major networks roll with "he signed".
|4 weeks 4 days ago||JH is still under contract||
JH is still under contract with the Niners for another year, meaning the Raiders or any other NFL team has to get permission to speak with JH. This likely wont happen because it is common knowledge that Michigan made some sort of deal with the Niners. The ONLY reason for Michigan to persue a deal with the Niners would be to pursuade them (with $$$) to not allow other NFL teams to talk to JH.
That's why I don't understand all the NFL hysteria, it's not like Hackett didn't know there was going to be other players for JH. Again, the only reason for Michigan to approach the Niners for a deal would be to keep the NFL out. This appears to have already happened given the statements made by the Niners GM and news reports. So no NFL team will get JH's ear unless he does a 180 on his verbal agreement to Michigan, which I think is pretty much impossible at this point.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||He has a better chance of||
He has a better chance of winning the super bowl with Michigan.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Michigan is confident because||
Michigan is confident because whatever the deal was certainly included measures necessary to keep other NFL teams from playing the spoiler. Otherwise there was no reason to make a deal with the Niners. I'd bet JH is signed already, they just want to keep it on the DL until after the game on Sunday.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||This is premature. If I'm a||
This is premature. If I'm a OSU or MSU fan I'm buying these and hedging my bets. I don't think anyone wants to see these at a rivalry game if the sky falls and JH doesn't come.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||My wild ass guess is that UM||
My wild ass guess is that UM probably came to some sort of agreement with the 49ers that would allow them to sign JH before the end of the NFL season, thus eliminating the threat of NFL interference. I'm sure that "agreement" involved some money changing hands. That could be what the Niners GM was refering to when he said UM approached them the right way.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||99% is not 100%. Just||
99% is not 100%. Just saying. Until he is on that podium.....
|5 weeks 11 hours ago||I'm with you man. I have no||
I'm with you man. I have no idea how all these former players are getting rock solid info about this coaching search. I think that many of them are on the internet just like we are, putting 2 and 2 together and just texting everyone that it's a done deal. That's how we are getting all these "OMG former player says......" threads.
|5 weeks 12 hours ago||My guess is that Michigan||
My guess is that Michigan contacted the 49ers in order to get their blessing, probably by paying them (the 2.5mil rumor?), to lock JH up before the end of the NFL season. Why else would Michigan have contacted them? Once this was agreed to, Hackett flew out and had JH sign.
|5 weeks 13 hours ago||I'm just here for the||
I'm just here for the Mgopoints.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Yes, and it was very||
Yes, and it was very interesting. I'm not sure what the rules are for citing pay site info here so I'll leave it at that.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||No, plan B wont be setup to||
No, plan B wont be setup to fail, especially if it's a quality hire. Will there be weeping and gnashing of teeth? For sure, but I don't think that will extend much beyond the announcement of the new coach.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Well, he didn't deny||
Well, he didn't deny anything. Good news?
|5 weeks 6 days ago||After the other guy left, you||
After the other guy left, you could hear the reporters talking about the "Michigan question". Couldn't quite make out what they were saying though.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||http://www.49ers.com/media-ga|
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Agreed. I always liked Terp.||
Agreed. I always liked Terp.
|6 weeks 2 hours ago||Schiano to OSU.||
Schiano to OSU.
|6 weeks 15 hours ago||ANSWER:||
|6 weeks 3 days ago||I really want to believe that||
I really want to believe that Hackett has some sort of handshake, wink wink or head nod agreement with JH right now. Otherwise I just can't see any reason to delay hiring a coach this long, none of the plan B coaches are in the playoffs.