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|1 day 3 hours ago||But there are other factors||
But there are other factors at play:
-MSU may well be without Cook. O'Connor got the win in Columbus but barely threw the ball at all. Against PSU he'll likely need to pass more. (Terry, their wildcat QB, might also be out.)
-MSU's secondary is significantly worse than ours. PSU is a team that gets yards in occasional big chunks. Against MSU, those chunks might turn into TDs.
-PSU might get Nassib back. We caught a huge break when he went out.
I'll grant that the coaching matchup makes me pessimistic. I'm not sure if PSU can gameplan to protect Hackenberg. But if it's another 17-14-type game, you never know. Who thought Mike Riley and Nebraska would knock MSU off?
|1 day 4 hours ago||Nebraska 2015 counts. MSU||
Nebraska 2015 counts. MSU had a five-point lead with 40 seconds left and pinned Nebraska on its own nine-yard line. And they lost.
|1 day 4 hours ago||PSU's best pass rusher||
PSU's best pass rusher (Nassib) didn't play against us. Not sure if he's available for Saturday.
|1 day 4 hours ago||No, they have natural grass.||
No, they have natural grass. They switched away from turf several years ago.
|1 day 4 hours ago||Miles is 62. If he's fired,||
Miles is 62. If he's fired, that could be it for him.
|1 day 4 hours ago||But wasn't that an unusually||
But wasn't that an unusually weak USC team?
|1 day 4 hours ago||Fred Jackson was instrumental||
Fred Jackson was instrumental in getting a lot of that talent. Unfortunately that pipeline started drying up when Saban got established there, but we still landed the occasional guy like Dileo.
|1 day 8 hours ago||Yeah. For better or worse,||
Yeah. For better or worse, this is now a public, commercial forum, from which multiple people derive their livelihood. For his business to thrive and grow, Brian does need to make sure he can provide an interruption-free service. I enjoy the site and have encouraged others to check it out, but it's getting to a point where I don't bother to visit when big news breaks because the site is frequently not functional - getting a constant stream of 502/503/504 errors is frustrating.
|2 days 3 hours ago||This happened.||
|2 days 3 hours ago||You know what is striking||
You know what is striking about this clip? No commercial break.
|2 days 5 hours ago||Awful||
I pray they can find peace.
|2 days 8 hours ago||I don't know their financial||
I don't know their financial stiuation, but there wouldn't be rumors of his imminent firing if it were finally impossible. Either they must have a lot in reserve or boosters are promising to step up.
|2 days 8 hours ago||Fans make this argument all||
Fans make this argument all the time but I don't think there's much to it. Alabama ran off a bunch of guys and it didn't scare off Saban. USC was able to poach Washington's coach even after going through a few coaches (and I expect them to land a good coach this year as well). Elite coaches don't expect to fail, so they don't worry about fan expectations.
|2 days 8 hours ago||I'm sure he would have done||
I'm sure he would have done better than RR or Hoke, but I really doubt he'd have won a national title. He's never lost fewer than two games in any regular season and that's with an absolutely loaded home recruiting base, easier admissions standards and the right to oversign.
Miles at Michigan probably would have delivered a lot of 9-3/8-4 years that would have left us not terribly happy but not ready to revolt, either.
|2 days 8 hours ago||The timing may not have||
The timing may not have worked out. Miles might not have done poorly enough in 2014 to get fired.
|2 days 8 hours ago||What's the connection to RR?||
What's the connection to RR? Just that they were the two candidates in 2007?
|2 days 8 hours ago||I would imagine LSU's||
I would imagine LSU's athletic department is self-sufficient. Tiger Stadium now holds 102,000.
|2 days 8 hours ago||Elliott had only two carries||
Elliott had only two carries in the second half, IIRC. You generally expect a back to be more effective as the game winds down.
|2 days 9 hours ago||Field position had a lot to||
Field position had a lot to do with our total. OSU's is more of a mystery. It's definitely easier to defend a team that never throws downfield.
|2 days 10 hours ago||I don't think people are||
I don't think people are hoping he ends up here so much as they as fascinated by the apparent developing train wreck that seems to be their locker room. I think OSU will get things smoothed over, but possibly not in time for Saturday's game.
|2 days 10 hours ago||TTUN = That Team Up North It||
TTUN = That Team Up North
It used to be TSUN, but apparently changed under Meyer.
|2 days 10 hours ago||Two separate photos.||
Two separate photos.
|2 days 10 hours ago||I like that Harbaugh is||
I like that Harbaugh is labeled "Unverified."
|2 days 10 hours ago||Given that MSU has struggled||
Given that MSU has struggled with almost every team they've faced and that Cook may not be playing, why would they suddenly demolish a 12-0 or 11-1 team?
|2 days 11 hours ago||Urban Meyer will be pissed.||
Urban Meyer will be pissed. I don't know what the mindset of his players will be. If you think it's hard as a fan to get over a heartbreaking loss, imagine being a player.
|2 days 11 hours ago||I don't think the blank look||
We've had way too many All-Americans and certainly, All-Big Ten players, to put them up there. Even just putting up all the national championship years would take up a lot of space.
I don't think it's needed. People know about Michigan's history. Keep the look understated.
|5 days 7 hours ago||I think in general you guys||
I think in general you guys are reasonable with the criticism. That said, I do think the phrasing of question #8 is a bit over the top.
|5 days 8 hours ago||What is the best most clever||
How about, "Yes, I am rooting for Ohio State this weekend, because it helps Michigan." Not sure what is complicated about that.
This is basically a repeat of the last day of the 2012 basketball season, but on the gridiron. That day we had to beat PSU on the road and then hope OSU would beat MSU (though it was in East Lansing). Both happened and we were Big Ten champs. I don't think anyone had a problem with OSU winning that day.
|5 days 8 hours ago||It was UofM's first win over||
I think you mean the first win over a top-five team. ('97 Duke being the previous one.) We definitely beat some ranked teams under Amaker.
|5 days 11 hours ago||The explanation is that they||
The explanation is that they don't want to be a non-P5 school anymore. Remember that they used to be in the Southwest Conference, along with Texas, A&M, and the rest. They don't think of themselves as belonging to a second-tier conference.