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|2 weeks 2 days ago||Megalo Boutre, eisai ellinas?||
Megalo Boutre, eisai ellinas?
|3 weeks 5 days ago||This is mesmerizing.||
This is mesmerizing.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Jinx||
Are you me? Because I did the exact same thing. Except I turned it back on for the last 30 seconds and almost cost us the W.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Phenomenal series. Love||
Phenomenal series. Love looking back on these events with the benefit of hindsight. Sometimes we were right, sometimes we didn't know how good we had it.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||SEC fans make up excuses when||
SEC fans make up excuses when they lose a bowl game, but wins prove their dominance. Can't have it both ways.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||This is the truest thing ever written.||
This is the truest thing ever written.
|13 weeks 1 hour ago||No mention of Bill and Randy||
No mention of Bill and Randy Mulkey? Mulkeymania is running wild!
|19 weeks 18 hours ago||DC has a huge alumni base,||
DC has a huge alumni base, and Maryland isn't really a football school. Getting tickets from the MD ticket office was super easy. I'm going, and I know many other people who are going, too. We're thinking it will be at least 50% Blue.
EDIT: This is supposed to be a reply to they guy who predicted 1/3 Blue earlier in the thread.
|21 weeks 1 day ago||I remember being confused why||
I remember being confused why I was so worried about our performance after a 50 point win against CMU. Turns out I was right. This felt better. But maybe like RR vs Baby Seal U better.
|22 weeks 4 days ago||Literally got chills looking||
Literally got chills looking at the last photo. Nice work, Bryan Fuller.
|28 weeks 5 days ago||Happy you said it. I feel||
Happy you said it. I feel like people are desperate to defend this show because season 1 was so good. (Reminds me of Brady Hoke.) Season 2 is terrible. Terrible. There are three episodes left and nothing's happened. The shoot out was terrible. Super unrealistic. What cops would execute a search warrant like that without a swat team and helmets (for the love of God, what good is a vest if you leave your dome completely exposed?!?). Vince Vaughn is ridiculous. The writing is terrible, but at least a guy like Colin Farrell can pull it off 50% of the time. Vaughn is stiff, stiff, stiff, and the dialogue isn't doing him any favors. I will watch because there are only three episodes left. I can't believe there are only three episodes left. What a waste.
|1 year 4 weeks ago||But how are jersey sales in||
But how are jersey sales in Ohio?
|1 year 9 weeks ago||SIAP||
Beilein for football head coach.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||I don't think I could agree||
I don't think I could agree with you any more than I already do. Why are we thanking a guy just for trying to do his job (and failing spectacularly while getting paid way above what the non-crony market would have paid for him)? It was a dumb hire, and that's on DB, but it was a dumb hire because Hoke is not good at his job.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||I'm not saying any of them||
I'm not saying any of them are good. I'll help them all pack up. I'm saying I don't understand why some people seem to be blaming the assistants for Hoke's failures, just like I don't understand why some people blame the players for his failures. He is a bad head coach. From clock management to player development, his failures are his own. He objectively stinks at his job. People should just accept that. All these apologies for Hoke are what terrify me that he's going to be retained.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||Honest question||
Do NFL reporters ever acknowledge the possibility of a coach choosing college over NFL? It seems against their interest to do so. I have no confidence that Harbaugh would choose us over an NFL team (please choose us over an NFL team!) but I just don't think an NFL reporter is the most reliable source.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||Yeah, he seems like a nice||
Yeah, he seems like a nice guy who loves Michigan, but he's objectively bad at his job. Which is why he should be fired. And I don't get all these people who are blaming his assistants. They seem better at their job than he does at his. OK, I get we shouldn't dance on his grave, but we should still be glad that he is going to be gone. At least I hope so. Man, who with a brain can't see that he suuuuuuuuuuucks at his job?
|1 year 13 weeks ago||This.||
|1 year 14 weeks ago||I would bet money that's what||
I would bet money that's what will happen. Hoke never should have happened, period, but it seems like the thought process that brought him here is impervious to logic. And that means that Hoke 2015 is a high likelihood.
|1 year 16 weeks ago||It's this kind of thinking||
It's this kind of thinking that makes me worry that we will be stuck with Brandon and Hoke for next year and many years to come.
|2 years 9 weeks ago||I always got the sense that||
I always got the sense that M-Wolverine worked for the Athletic Department or was somehow affiliated with the program. He implied insider knowledge and was definitely a pro-Lloyd, pro-Hoke, "Michigan Man" (in the bad sense) kind of guy. He reminded me of an AD employee who personally called me after I had a letter published in the Daily critical of Lloyd Carr to tell me I was a jerk and didn't know what I was talking about. I rarely comment, and have only commented twice in ANGAR, but one of those posts was in response to M-W's flaming dickishness. The only negative I can see in banning him is we won't get to enjoy the irony of him making the same defenses of Borges and Hoke that he criticized when offered up for Rich Rod.
|2 years 20 weeks ago||This is so true. Was there||
This is so true. Was there some exchange program?
|2 years 34 weeks ago||Those fumbles were the only||
Those fumbles were the only reason the game was so close. We really blew them away.
|2 years 34 weeks ago||Question(s) for Magnus||
If I recall, you were not particularly high on Dawson. Am I wrong? If not, have you changed your mind? If you are still not high on him, can you elaborate on your difference of opinion with the recruiting services?
|2 years 44 weeks ago||I was also a freshman during||
I was also a freshman during the 1993 Final Four and watched the Kentucky and UNC games at Crisler. To this day, those are two of the best sporting events I ever attended -- even though I was just watching the events on a ginormous TV. It was great to be surrounded by so many fans who were so passionately into the games (even more so than some of the regular season games actually played at Crisler). The Kentucky win was 1000 times better having shared it with all the Maize and Blue Faithful, and the UNC loss was somehow much more tolerable because we all shared in the disappointment; it was like group therapy. I'm too far away to join in this time, but everyone who can should.
|3 years 12 weeks ago||Colorado||
Kordell put the ball in the right vicinity (unlike Devin and the Roundtree catch), and it was the actual game winner (same comment), but maybe, just maybe, that tip was karmic payback for Chuck Winters setting up that jump ball for Michael Westbrook. Damn, that still hurts.
|3 years 12 weeks ago||Almost exactly the same||
I had never left a game early, but I was burnt to a crisp and feeling pretty dehydrated (not enough Absopure), and Michigan had never overcome that large of a 4th quarter deficit. The worst part is that I convinced my then-girlfriend and best friend to leave with me. Pretty sure they both still hate me for that.
(To a poster above, I skipped that 5-0 Purdue game because I was sick as a dog and convinced I would get pneumonia if I went. Only game I missed in 4 years, but I think I made the right call that time.)
|3 years 15 weeks ago||Borges vs. DeBord||
Brian, serious question: In your e-pinion, how does Borges compare to DeBord in terms of predictability? The criticisms you level at Borges seem to be very similar to your criticisms of DeBord (though it's hard for me to believe that anyone can be as predictable as DeBord).
|3 years 24 weeks ago||WWF||
You must not have watched much professional wrestling in the 1980s, from which I learned that Polynesians have the hardest heads and the hardest feet in the world. Their feet were so hard, in fact, that a barefoot kick from a Polynesian was infinitely more devastating than a kick from a shod white guy. Also, Polynesians may excel at jumping off the top rope.Therefore, we should expect that Houma will play with no helmet and no shoes (take that Denard!), and may or may not specialize in going over the top on the goal line.
|3 years 40 weeks ago||So does Tshimanga Biakabatuka||
So does Tshimanga Biakabatuka