The nutty Michigan coverage isn't so much about Harbaugh as it is a signal to the Big Ten that Fox wants to party.
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|1 day 5 hours ago||Oh yeah, a home Thursday game||
Oh yeah, a home Thursday game would be awful. Asking 110,000 to attend a night game on a work/school night?
|1 day 6 hours ago||Coach Flood says he will||
Wait, was there doubt about this?
|1 day 6 hours ago||I've come to terms with them||
I've come to terms with them being in the league. New Jersey is solid recruiting territory. If Rutgers sucks, that just means more NJ kids for us to land, now that we're going to be playing them annually. Note that Peppers is from there and three more guys from the state will join him next year.
|1 day 8 hours ago||It was Brandonesque, the way||
It was Brandonesque, the way they turned this very minor issue into a major one - and watched it blow up in their face.
|1 day 8 hours ago||Student body left.||
Student body left.
|1 day 8 hours ago||I still like those uniforms,||
I still like those uniforms, although they'd have been better without the stripes. With just the M they'd have been amazing.
|1 day 8 hours ago||Will Michigan follow suit?||
Why not? Even by the standards of football coaches, Harbaugh is insanely competitive. If he thinks he can gain an edge with a clock coach, he won't hesitate to bring one in.
|1 day 8 hours ago||Of course this was going to||
Of course this was going to happen. The NFLwasted its time pointlessly drawing a line in the sand on this. If it really cared about this issue, it would have just changed the rules and supplied all the footballs itself. But it doesn't really care.
|1 day 8 hours ago||I don't care for it, but as||
I don't care for it, but as the season opener, it doesn't bother me as much as it would if it were midseason. (It helps that I have tomorrow off from work - if I didn't, this would massively suck.)
|1 day 9 hours ago||It should apply to RR as||
It should apply to RR as well. At the same time, the hardcore defenders of RR need to just agree to disagree with those who criticize him. It's been 4 1/2 years since the man was fired.
|1 day 9 hours ago||What if I'm at the stadium?||
What if I'm at the stadium? Where do I watch the game?
I went to a game last year for the first time but couldn't find where the game was being played. I waited in the concourses for four hours and never saw it. It was really weird, because it was raining, so I assumed they'd play it under the concourse roof. They don't really play football in the rain, do they? They could catch cold.
|1 day 9 hours ago||I'm so damn happy that we||
We needed to make a change, but this is a little harsh.
|2 days 4 hours ago||He'll have to take a look at||
He'll have to take a look at that hat...
|2 days 4 hours ago||1997 MSU 2003||
4-0 record to date.
|2 days 4 hours ago||Placekicking: how coachable||
Placekicking: how coachable is it?
We often hear how placekickers are more or less left alone to their own devices to figure it out, as ST coaches are rarely qualified to help them. And yet, it seems like some schools consistently have great kickers. (The scarlet and gray legions come to mind.) What are they doing differently?
|2 days 6 hours ago||Wow, ND ticket prices. Kelly||
Wow, ND ticket prices. Kelly had better deliver a good season.
|2 days 6 hours ago||Whittingham wasn't commenting||
Whittingham wasn't commenting on Michigan's scheduling. He was just saying that until recently, a program of our stature wouldn't have considered coming to Salt Lake City, because Utah wasn't considered a prestigious enough program. That has changed.
|2 days 7 hours ago||Apparently Michigan will be||
Apparently Michigan will be playing in 30 years and five months.
|2 days 8 hours ago||The reason we didn't leave||
I don't think he's saying that we'd never leave the Big Ten region; he's saying that until recently, we'd have never considered playing Utah on the road, because they weren't high-profile enough. Now they are.
|2 days 8 hours ago||So . . . why, exactly did you||
So . . . why, exactly did you share this article?
|3 days 4 hours ago||So who were these "multiple||
So who were these "multiple sources"?
|4 days 49 min ago||There was a THE KNOWLEDGE||
There was a THE KNOWLEDGE (with no underscore). At some point he was banned - I think it was around the time of the 2007 coaching search. I recall Brian explaining the banning, saying that as the site was gaining visibility, he didn't want people thinking that THE KNOWLEDGE was an actual staff member making predictions.
(That said, it was rumored that THE KNOWLEDGE was actually Brian himself, messing around under the guise of anonymity.)
|4 days 1 hour ago||At least there is clear||
At least there is clear separation at long snapper.
|4 days 1 hour ago||Martin did a lot of good||
Martin did a lot of good things overall. He oversaw the construction of a lot of beautiful facilities. His one big screwup was the football hire, and it justifiably tarnishes his legacy, but not completely.
|4 days 4 hours ago||That would mean "pass into||
That would mean "pass into the blue."
The best translation for "Go Blue" is Allez les Bleus. (Which is a common cheer, incidentally, as France's national teams almost always wear blue at home.)
|4 days 4 hours ago||Ah, the halcyon days of||
Ah, the halcyon days of 2007...
|4 days 4 hours ago||I think a non-sarcastic||
I think a non-sarcastic version would be better.
|4 days 4 hours ago||Very important to not confuse||
Very important to not confuse THE KNOWLEDGE with THE_KNOWLEDGE. The latter was an imposter.
|5 days 19 hours ago||From this headline I was||
From this headline I was expecting something genuinely terrible, like a death in the family.
Shane got to swap Doug Nussmeier for Jim Harbaugh. I think he's okay with that.
|6 days 7 hours ago||This game was weird because||
This game was weird because it was added late to the schedule, being the Pigskin Classic, so it wasn't part of the ticket package. It was sold as a one-off game and still pretty much filled the place up - a sign of how large the ticket-buying public was. (I think the attendance ended up being announced as 101K and change, but if you look at the crowd shots it looks pretty much full.)
IIRC, Biakabutka was injured early in this game, which left us with a freshman QB and untested RBs (as Tyrone Wheatley had just graduated). The first three quarters were rough and there were calls to put in Brian Griese at QB, but Dreisbach got it done when it mattered.