I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
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|2 days 4 hours ago||I'm more surprised that they||
I'm more surprised that they were Alabama fans. Everyone in that state just seem so level-headed.
|2 days 4 hours ago||He might be a #3 or even #2||
He might be a #3 or even #2 starter on another team, but he was the #4 starter for the Tigers.
|2 days 4 hours ago||Obviously, we need to see||
Obviously, we need to see what we get in return, but I tend to like this. Fister was not as dominant this year and he may be trending down. With 3 of the most dominant pitchers, Smyly, and Porcello, I still think they have one of the best rotations in the game, especially if Porcello keeps moving forward. Buy low and sell high.
|2 days 13 hours ago||LCD is the cheapest. Plasma generally has the best||
LCD is the cheapest. Plasma generally has the best contrast ratio, so it gets the darkest blacks and the nicest picture. They are limited to about 60" in size, though, and have had issues with burn in (mostly resolved now). LED has the brightest colors and a much smoother feel to the images. I like plasma, but it seems to be a technology on the way out. If you like watching dark movies and TV shows, I'd say Plasma. if you play lots of video games and/or mostly watch sports, I'd say LED.
|2 days 13 hours ago||If anyone needs new jeans,||
If anyone needs new jeans, Levi's is having a sale today and you get another 40% off if you use the code CYBER40. I did a test order and it came out to about $26.50/pair.
|4 days 8 hours ago||someone wasn't where they were supposed to be.||
someone wasn't where they were supposed to be. gallon and dileo were next to each other. The three receivers are supposed to form a triangle to spread the defense.
I don't think Borges is the OC we need, but that pay call wasn't something you could necessarily hang on him.
|5 days 22 hours ago||http://mgoblog.com/users/xara|
|1 week 1 day ago||Same for me. I'd also enjoy||
Same for me. I'd also enjoy it if Magnus was on that podcast. I know a lot of people don't like him much, but he still knows what he's talking about.
|1 week 1 day ago||It wasn't so much pointing||
It wasn't so much pointing out that he left some points on the field, but that he cost them the game. That's where I think it's off limits.
|1 week 1 day ago||I don't think that it's||
I don't think that it's unacceptable to call out the entire team. I think it's unacceptable to say "Devin Funchess dropped some huge passes because he didn't have his head in the game. Had he caught those, we would have one that game. Maybe he should try wearing sleeves when the wind chills is 2 degrees outside."
The thing that pisses me off about it is that he doesn't seem capable of calling plays that work to his players abilities. When he puts them in a position to win, he can feel free to call out the team as a whole all he wants.
|1 week 1 day ago||Yea, judging by his comment||
Yea, judging by his comment history, he's been back for 11 weeks after a 2 year hiatus. It's just exciting because he had some awesome discussion. It gives me hope for the board.
|1 week 1 day ago||Theirs, obviously.||
|1 week 1 day ago||And in even bigger news...||
STEVE SHARIK IS BACK
|1 week 1 day ago||I'm not going to chart it,||
I'm not going to chart it, but I did crunch some numbers. It's hard to make direct comparisons because the only two place where an incumbent head coach hired him and then stuck around after he left were UCLA* and Auburn. His other FBS stops were Oregon, Cal, and Indiana - he stayed with these programs for 1-2 years either at the beginning or end of the HC's tenure - and SDSU and Michigan under Hoke.
At Oregon, he went 9-3 for 75%. Oregon then went 6-5, 7-5, 8-4, 9-3, 10-2 after that for a 68% win percentage.
At UCLA, the previous offensive coordinator was hired as head coach and then hired Borges. Before he got there, they were at 52%. While he was there, they went 5-6, 10-2, 10-2, 4-7, 6-6 so either pretty good or pretty bad. He left with a 60% win percentage. The following two years, they won 63% of their games.
At Cal, he was hired in for the coaches last season. Before he got there, they were 34%. They went 1-10 in his only season there to give him a 9% win percentage. Jeff Tedford was hired the next year and they went 7-5, FWIW.
At Indiana, he was there for Gerry DiNardo's first two of three seasons. They had a win percentage of 21% while he was there and 27% in DiNardo's last season.
Auburn is the only truly comparable situation. In Tuberville's 5 seasons preceding Borges, they won 61% of their games. Their best record was 9-4 in seasons 2 and 4. After Borges got there, they won 82% of their games and 9-4 was their worst season (his last). The following year, Tuberville hired James Franklin and some-what famously fired him midway through the season. They went 5-7 that year for 42%.
At SDSU, Hoke and Borges made improvements on record both years.
We all know the story at Michigan.
I can't even really group these into categories to analyze, though. There seem to be just as many success stories as failures. However, the only two places where he has left at peak or near peak in terms of record were Oregon and SDSU. Cal and Indiana were always bad. UCLA and Auburn he won games early on and then returned to normal form the next 2-3 years. That, to me, seems like the best comparison to what has happened at Michigan. He over-achieved in year 1 and has come back to earth these past two seasons.
|1 week 2 days ago||So, you're telling me that||
So, you're telling me that Florida can score down two blockers? Hmmm...
|1 week 2 days ago||Needz moar camelflage.||
Needz moar camelflage.
|1 week 3 days ago||Serious question||
Why does that matter?
|1 week 4 days ago||They could also easily have 3||
They could also easily have 3 more wins. I fail to see your point.
|1 week 5 days ago||http://mgoblog.com/mgoboard/b|
|2 weeks 2 hours ago||Do you also avoid driving?||
Do you also avoid driving?
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I believe that's Kevin Koger.||
I believe that's Kevin Koger.
Also, I think that the guy headbutting is actually Roy Manning.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I must be glancing over the||
I must be glancing over the conversation in the mailbag about Gibbons being allowed to move backwards before the snap. While that's true, the offense has to be set before he does that. Dileo and some of the linemen were still getting set as he started moving backward, which means that the offense wasn't set at all and it should have been a penalty.
It would have been the dickest of dick moves for them to call that penalty, though. I think they were all busy watching the line, which is why they didn't call it.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||To be fair, he's only had 2||
To be fair, he's only had 2 OL coaches in college. At that point he's basically saying that Funk is better than RR's OL coach.
|3 weeks 17 min ago||Maybe not onside kicks, but I think an argument||
Maybe not onside kicks, but I think an argument could be made for never punting and always going for 2. They actually practice onside kicks and have multiple plays, though, so they probably have a better chance at converting them, especially if the other team isn't covering it. At that points there's a case to be made for at least attempting 1 or 2 per game.
|3 weeks 5 hours ago||One thing that would make this data more useful is||
One thing that would make this data more useful is including the standard deviation. That way you can tell if there are a lot of shorter runs followed by one long run or if mist of the runs are within the range of the average.
|3 weeks 11 hours ago||17 year olds are people too,||
17 year olds are people too, yo.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||You and I have different definitive of||
You and I have different definitive of "unfortunately".
|3 weeks 2 days ago||definitions||
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Bolivia after getting hammered for recruiting||
Bolivia after getting hammered for recruiting violations.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||"W" is 3||
"W" is 3 syllables.