Mike Lantry, 1972
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|1 week 1 day ago||89er..||
I feel old as an 89er. Kids need to get off my damn lawn.
|1 week 2 days ago||Not a color.||
Not a color since 1817!
.... but then the first recorded use of maize as a color occured in 1861...
....... and then Michigan adopted maize as one of its colors in 1867....
Source: 10 seconds of google
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Can't be a roster management move||
Definitely not a roster management move. SIgning day was a bit ago, and we didn't oversign; we actually banked a scholarship. If you wanted to make the argument that it opened up a scholarship for the 2015 class, I still don't know if I'd be able to see that. Bryant is a RS Junior. After this season, if the staff didn't really want him on the team, they may have parted ways with him graduating after 4 years, and he could've played somewhere on a grad school schollie.
Saban's medicals upset me because his players will still transfer to other good schools and are competetive. Saban has all sorts of creative ways to free up scholarships.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Walk-on scholarships||
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought when walk-ons are given scholarships, they're typically one-year scholarships. It wouldn't be pulling his scholarship, it would be not awarding him another one-year scholarship.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Last I heard||
Last I heard about quality control coaches were from the Rich Rod era. IIRC, they were the ones overseeing summer practice sessions that got us in trouble with the NCAA with number of coaches that can attend summer events... or something to that effect.
Haven't heard about them in the Hoke era, but I imagine there were some in place.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Locker||
Was actually having a discussion with a friend about Locker today. Locker's first year he put up 13 rushing TDs and 986 yards on the ground. In later years he was more of a ~400 yard rusher.
But I would have to say he has great speed, as would The Seattle Times Not elite, but great. I've heard when he was in high school he hit a few in the 4.4s. At the combine, he hit a 4.52 at 231 lbs.
I like the mobility comparrison of Barnett to Forcier. People give Forcier a lot of crap for throwing a lot of picks, but I think he could've been great in college if he was a starter later in his career.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Hmm||
|8 weeks 3 days ago||I would make a joke||
about playfully trolling the board...
...but the last time I did that I lost 250 mgopoints....
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Save on HC salary?||
Last time I checked Hoke was the 8th highest paid HC.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||We should||
probably let him coach a game here first before jumping the gun.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Cash||
I'm happy Brandon shelled out the cash. I'm curious how much of this decision was Hoke, and how much was Brandon.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Well||
I'd say chances are about the same as Speight defecting because Borges is gone.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Fan's Thoughts||
Quite a few Alabama fans thought he was too stubborn. Ex: Bowl game vs. Oklahoma. Even when Henry is rushing for 10 yards a carry, Nussmeier went back to the pass because he likes a very balanced attack. Henry ended the day with 8 carries for 100 yards.
They have to be delusional. 18th best scoring offense with 38.2 ppg.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||My .02||
Hoping Funk is gone, but I will not be heart broken if he isn't.
I don't agree with everyone bashing on Mallory. Our defense had the 23rd most interceptions this year, tied with Michigan State, at 17. To give some reference, the 97 defense had 23, and Florida State's ball hawking defense led the nation this year with 26. Ii have been impressed with each of our DBs at different times.
I don't mind if Jackson stays or goes. He's shown in the past that he is a very capable RB coach. He's been at U of M for over 20 years. He's coached with Moeller, Carr, Rich Rod, and Hoke. He's coached some amazing backs in his time here. He has seemed a bit lack luster since 2008, but I think he still has it in him.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||I'm not saying Hoke is going||
I'm not saying Hoke is going to bully him into not being a douche nozzle. I'm saying I think Kiffin could learn how to win over a fan base from a guy like Hoke.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||Player development?||
He didn't seem to have much problems developing players at USC when he was TE coach, WR coach, or OC. From 2001 - 2006 he had a hand in developing offensive players. In that time there were 31 draft picks, 14 being offensive players, 9 of which were drafted in the 1st or 2nd round. Breaking it down a little further:
2001 - Kiffin is TE Coach - (6 - 6) - 3 players drafted, all later rounds.
Seems like they had some pretty good player development with 17 players drafted his last two years when he was the OC/recruiting coordinator. Also brought in some pretty solid recruits.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||Never met the man||
But I would assume he has to be smart enough to learn from his mistakes, especially with people like Brandon and Hoke looking over his shoulder constantly.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||Not opposed||
I'm not opposed to this at all.
-He's had some HC experience in college and the NFL.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||Need to invest in more trophy cases|
|8 weeks 4 days ago||Pronunciation:||
|8 weeks 4 days ago||200 points in a week?||
I lost 200 points in about a day.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Agreed||
From LT to RT, I imagine it will be Magnuson, Kalis, Glasgow, Bosch, Braden.
Question: Why do you say Kugler and Dawson are so much in the mix that you just have to sit back and watch?
I've heard Kugler is coming off a shoulder injury, and is technically as sound as they come. I have not heard anything about Dawson though. Is there something I've missed?
What about Bryant? He started a few games this year. I think an entire off season to help his knee heal up will do wonders for him.
What about Miller? I know he was a little weak this year, but a full off season of lifting could help change that.
Overall, I think there is going to be some good competition on the OL, and I think they'll surprise a lot of people next year.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Agree with all the players,||
Agree with all the players, but I think Ferns could see some playing time at linebacker. This coaching staff doesn't seem to have any problem playing freshmen linebackers.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Every bit the receiver Braylon was?||
That's asking a bit much. Braylon turned into the #3 overall pick, an all-american, and 10th in heisman voting. Edwards holds the record at michigan for most receptions, yards, and touchdowns.
I'm hoping Harris is going to turn into a great receiver at Michigan, but saying he's going to be every bit the receiver Edwards was is a statement.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||Supposedly||
Supposedly Watson has went through a bit of a growth spurt as of late and is at around 6'1" 190. If he really is that big, there is a chance he could see the field early because he has that size Mattison wants in his DBs.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Jumping the gun a bit||
Hoke has been 2-1 vs. Notre Dame, but it's not like he holds Kelly's number and we can chalk that up to a win. It's an away game, and it's vs. a mobile quarterback, which Hoke's teams have suffered against. I would hope we win this game 5/10 times.
We take back the state? Michigan state loses Fowler, and 3 OL next year, but they have some pretty good depth on their OL and I think they'll be fine. Michigan state went 13-1 this year, with a win over a very talented Stanford team, and will finish #2 in the polls.
Their defense will take quite a blow, losing playmakers like Dennard, Lewis, Bullough and Allen. They're losing a few other starters as well like Hoover, and Reynolds. Then, they have a couple players who could leave early for the NFL if they wanted, and get picked up somewhere early, like Calhoun and Drummond. As of right now, they're definitely losing 6 starters. Seeing how Michigan state has had a great defense year in and year out, I am left with no reason thinking they wont be great next year as well. I would think we win this game 3/10 times. Definitively saying we take back the state is a bit unrealistic.
OSU, again, is an away game with a Mobile QB. Hoke vs. Meyer is 0-2. If this is a toss-up, you're using a weighted coin here. I imagine we win this game 3/10 times.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||You seem||
Incredibly too rational. In this thread I believe you're supposed to optimistify yourself.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||I'm offended||
I'm so happy nobody seems to remember my username, I haven't lost any points in a week!
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Decently written..||
.. poorly researched? When was Jon Hoke a DL coach at any of his stops? He has DB coaching experience, and DC coaching experience. He has no DL coaching experience.
|9 weeks 6 days ago||Universally accepted||
Your reply doesn't really address what my post was about. We had 4 scholarship offensive linemen that were RS Sophomores or older. That number is insanely low. You need the players to play the game, and if you don't have the players, there isn't much you can do. It's rare underclassmen kill it in the trenches.
I think it's universally accepted this season was a disappointment. A lot of people were predicting an 8-10 win season with a big ten championship game. This team had a great game against ND, just like they had a great game against OSU. One was the second game of the season, one was the second to last. The offensive line woes were exposed after the ND game, and everyone knew how to beat us after that.
What I don't agree with is something NEEDS to be done at the coaching level. If Hoke fires Borges, I'll be happy. If Hoke fires Funk, I'll be happy. If he fires both, I'll be happy. If Hoke fires neither of them and we have a 7-5 season next year, I'll be a bit unhappy.