“The player development is the main thing I like (about Michigan),” Williams said. “You can see that they develop their players. They get them in the gym and they work them hard. And their hard work pays off.”
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|22 weeks 6 days ago||Considering this trend is||
Considering this trend is across the board and not just limited to Michigan, I can't agree more with this statement. I'm a 2010/2011 grad who sat thru the entire 2008 Northwestern game, but I know I'm in the minority.
For many if not most students, the tailgate is the event. And the game, if you make it, is often simply coming down either in blazing heat or wind and rain on metal bleachers, often while sitting in the 80th row. And while not showing up makes no sense to me, I respect that 40,000 other students may not share my opinion, and have a hard time believing that 20,000 are as passionate as I am.
What is the solution if you really want to increase overall attendance? We have enough demand for tickets (as long as the opponent is not Akron). A basketball-style system of claim periods in a capped student section might make things better. The students who really want to go will claim, while those who don't may not for fear of losing their ability to claim for the rest of the season. Will the students hate it? Yes. But I have a hard time believing that whatever system is created they will be happy.
|25 weeks 2 days ago||Question of the night:||
Did the beet make it for a live appearance?
|30 weeks 22 hours ago||Hoke is clearly in over his||
Hoke is clearly in over his head. He can recruit, but has no ability to manage his coaching staff or Gameplan. I'm for consistency and giving more time in general, but it's hard to see someone so lost moving the program forward in the next 1-2 years.
|38 weeks 1 day ago||Can someone get jameis||
Can someone get jameis Winston some glasses?
|38 weeks 1 day ago||1-3 We'll get lucky once.||
We'll get lucky once.
|38 weeks 1 day ago||HE GOT IT!!!||
HE GOT IT!!!
|38 weeks 1 day ago||Hail Mary time in lincoln||
Hail Mary time in lincoln
|38 weeks 1 day ago||And they blew it||
And they blew it
|38 weeks 1 day ago||Indiana again in the red zone||
Indiana again in the red zone under 1 min
|38 weeks 1 day ago||A sieve is the item you're||
A sieve is the item you're looking for
|38 weeks 1 day ago||Is this thread even||
Is this thread even necessary?
|41 weeks 1 day ago||Lloydball is back||
|41 weeks 2 days ago||In 2005 it was 1pm||
But it's almost always at noon.
|43 weeks 1 day ago||And it's gone. Purdue may||
And it's gone.
Purdue may win 1 B1G game this year. 1
|43 weeks 2 days ago||Please tell me they've||
Please tell me they've stopped selling the maize uniforms at mden. This is the case for their banishment for all eternity
|45 weeks 1 day ago||Tennessee strikes first?||
Tennessee strikes first. 7-0.
|45 weeks 1 day ago||Beers are needed||
But Yom Kippur dictates otherwise.
Our game was worse than fasting.
|51 weeks 18 hours ago||Maybe I missed something||
But no one here has brought up the fact that freshman enrollment is dropping. In 2011, 250 fewer freshman enrolled then the peak in 2010. Another 100 fewer than 2011 than 2012, and the 2013 class is not expected to be bigger than that of 2012. That's about 1,000 fewer students overall. And while this factor should not be considered the only one, the fact that M doesn't plan to admit 6500 freshmen per year going forward can't be ignored.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||Have you tried google||
Have you tried google translate? They may have the results you're looking for.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||Only if the scoreline difference is greater than 31-0|
|1 year 7 weeks ago||well, no home night games for||
well, no home night games for 2015.
|1 year 8 weeks ago||Third that||
Coffee bender is unique and delicious. Bender and furious are fantastic.
EDIT: and cynic. Don't forget cynic
|1 year 8 weeks ago||Most of his comments are of||
Most of his comments are of the "that's what we're all thinking type". But for me, when you start to disparage people on an ethnic, religious, racial, or national basis, you've crossed the line and I am offended.
But he's going to apologize and it will be accepted. At that point I'll cease to be offended. And all will be well again until he says something else dumb, like he's prone to do.
|1 year 8 weeks ago||Is the issue here that student tickets are full season?||
I'm starting to think the issue is not necessarily the fact that all students get tickets, but are required to purchase for the whole season. While the out of state issue could still exist to an extent, I envision the following system as being a solution:
Tickets are done on a game by game basis
|1 year 10 weeks ago||Its the last year of the||
Its the last year of the contract with ND where we have to go there...
I'm assuming this has to do with splitting up PSU and Ohio, but I don't even get why that was a consideration to begin with.
|1 year 10 weeks ago||What a brutal Slate...@ND,||
What a brutal Slate...@ND, @State, @Ohio?
|1 year 16 weeks ago||I am interested! email me at||
I am interested! email me at firstname.lastname@example.org!
|1 year 16 weeks ago||what you can also do is buy a||
what you can also do is buy a ticke to just get you into the building and after the first game you can go to the section of the losing team and offer to buy there seats in the lower level for the second game.
|1 year 16 weeks ago||someone please help with||
someone please help with embedding!
|1 year 16 weeks ago||I've been to a bunch of final fours||
And yes, Monday tickets will be much easier to come by if you wait to buy until Sunday Monday.