"Jim's a tough guy and you can see his personality is all over this football team," Fitzgerald said.
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|9 hours 55 min ago||You get what you pay for.||
You get what you pay for. Hamburger helper sure ain't filet mignon, and Paul Chryst sure as hell ain't Jim Harbaugh.
|3 days 8 hours ago||But Maryland is terrible and||
But Maryland is terrible and comparing shared opponents is still terrible at predicting results. I like the UM defense against anyone, but with the offense what it is at this point we won't be scoring like other teams can. So even if OSU does run the score up on Maryland, it won't mean shit when they come to the big house in November.
|3 days 13 hours ago||Poor kid. It sucks to have||
Poor kid. It sucks to have to work so hard and have it unravel in a moment. Best of luck to him in the future.
|4 days 6 hours ago||So are you saying Michigan's||
So are you saying Michigan's schedule is soft? Or do we have to follow your negative nancy trail in which the defense was going to be average against BYU? The last time Michigan had back to back shutouts was 2000. This squad, while it hasn't faced a dynamic offense yet (and may not, looking at rival trends) is still doing better than expected against the competition it has faced. I'm going to enjoy the ride on the Harbaugh train, and yes, the next two weeks provide yet another test, but this team can play with anyone with that defense.
|1 week 3 days ago||I love their newest stuff||
I love their newest stuff too. Just saying how long ago their music came out makes me feel old.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I think this game will tell a||
I think this game will tell a lot about the rest of Michigan's season:
Will Michigan's defense be good, very good, or great?
Will Rudock show improvement or continue to be very inconsistent?
Are the perceived improvements running the ball sustainable against stiff competition?
If Michigan's defense is great, they can beat anybody on a given day in spite of offensive success, however if Rudock continues to be inconsistent to poor and the rnning game struggles against real opponents, even the defense can only do so much. If the defense is very good to great and one of Rudock improving or the running game being legit happens, then this season can be a surprisingly special one.
It can't be understated how challenging Utah was as an opening opponent and the staff not knowing how their guys will react. Needless to say, I'm excited for the BYU game.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||The higher they get ranked||
The higher they get ranked the sweeter their tears when Michigan exposes both of those frauds.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||What was a waste? Selfishly||
What was a waste? Selfishly I would have loved him to live longer and act in many great films, but you could argue he lived more in his time here on earth than many will ever get to. We all make destructive choices of varying levels, but I would hardly say anything about his life was a waste.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I haven't checked the||
I haven't checked the composite rankings lately, but doesn't Michigan have a top 10 class? Patience sucks but we're going to see signs of the turn around this year. The future is bright.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Not sure if serious.....||
Not sure if serious.....
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I love craft beer, but some||
I love craft beer, but some people take it too far. It's almost like they defend more experimental breweries at the expense of quality. For my money, Founders does both extremely well and Bell's used to be more experimental, but I think they have one beer that I don't like (maybe two) in their whole lineup. I know there are a lot of fringe breweries that only sell locally that are amazing (3 Floyds is one of my favs in spite of being in the middle of a boring manufacturing town), but to have quality on the scale that Founders and Bell's do is almost unheard of.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||It was an MSU team with low||
It was an MSU team with low turnover and high continuity against an almost completely different Oregon team, and MSU won by essentially a play.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||You're probably right on||
You're probably right on standard passing downs, but I think the assumption was that UNLV will have to blitz to stop the run being undersized.
|3 weeks 13 hours ago||Fuck them. I can't wait||
Fuck them. I can't wait until Harbaugh and co. put Ohio back in its proper place.
|3 weeks 13 hours ago||Another opportunity to get||
Another opportunity to get better. I think the team can compete with anyone on the schedule and this could be a special year with incremental improvement and a bit of luck. If the defense lives up to its potential, it can be great and UM can beat anybody.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||That is what makes this||
That is what makes this mgoblog! You post a thread about Sparty talking trash in your first thread and it's just normal weak sauce, you can expect to be neg bombed to Bolivia. It's that fear that keeps this place from giving into the trolls. On any particular day, you could get all your news reasonably from mgoblog. Where else is that true?
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Oregon may have quantity, but||
Oregon may have quantity, but their best breweries can't mess with Michigan's best.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||And you think WSU would||
And you think WSU would improve with Hoke as a coach? Do you want Dave Brandon to take over their athletics too? Mike Leach may not work out due to his stubborness and what I believe is his trouble with adapting his old version of the air raid like his apprentices Sumlin, Holgerson, etc. have, but I wouldn't call him a terrible coach. And I wouldn't replace him with a guy who can't put 11 guys on the field in archaic punt formations.
|4 weeks 13 hours ago||I think I'm more bummed out||
I think I'm more bummed out at guys not being physical and flat out not blocking than I would if they were blocking the wrong guys. Even if Kalis misses an assignment, put a hat on somebody fergodsakes! If you are in the game to block somebody the worst thing you can do is end a play on your feet while the ball carrier gets buried. I do have faith in Drevno and Harbaugh, but I am in awe at the lack of toughness and physicality in the line play.
|4 weeks 13 hours ago||Some of the blocking is just||
Some of the blocking is just mind numbingly bad. I hope the coaching staff goes to town on the line. On some of the pitch plays you literally see 3-4 lead blockers who all whiff blocks. Makes you wonder what these guys are thinking.....
|4 weeks 3 days ago||He'll be suspended four||
He'll be suspended four games. Book it.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||It would be crazy to predict||
a Michigan win at this point, but if the team improves you'd be crazy to think Harbaugh won't come up with ways to exploit the MSU secondary. I was pleasantly surprised by Chesson and Darboh, and our Butt is a beast. I disagree that WMU is more talented than Michigan, but they are very good for the MAC. Also, Western's rushing numbers were distorted greatly by sacks. I'm not saying they were doing well in the run game, but they broke off a few nice runs. As everyone else has been saying, trying to predict Sparty's season from this game is pointless.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||I disagree.||
You're entitled to your opinion, but I love the new shade and relatives who have seen games from the Bo era have always complained how the modern Michigan uniform had trended towards yellow and then highlighter yellow. I think there are even places on the interwebs that contradict your theory that the photos darken as they suffer more from exposure. I always thought the opposite was true, that as older photos got older and more exposed, they faded and became lighter. Anyhow, everyone's entitled to their opinion but the change to actual maize is a great one.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I liked them and I also like||
I liked them and I also like the move from yellow to maize.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I said this in the offense||
I said this in the offense snowflake thread and I'll say it again: It is going to take time for the offense to gel. Rudock has new teammates to acclimate to and his teammates are in there third offensive system. What is good news is that the game plan was coherent, they do have athletes to take the top off of a defense, they played hard throughout the game and I was encouraged by how they finished. If they can get the run game going they have a chance to be very good as soon as this year. I expect to see improvement and development every week. In the past losses were more discouraging at first because of coherence and later because of effort, but while this loss sucked it was easy to find positives.
|5 weeks 3 hours ago||The offense will be better.||
The offense will be better. We have at least one guy who can take the top off of the defense and the offensive line will get better. Developing chemistry takes time, and I'm not going to overreact when Rudock is having to get used to new teammates on the fly and the line is learning their third system. The team didn't give up and if they keep getting better this season will still be a good one. It just sucks to wait a week before they can get the bad taste out of their mouth.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||My wife and I recently bought||
My wife and I recently bought a house for our family. My tv inexplicably broke so I got a new one. My realtor said the wax ring on our toilet had been replaced but we found it still leaking only to find out it wasn't bolted properly to the floor and the tank was loose from the bowl. The same night this goes on we find out we have bats. Later in the week we find out the main drain out to the sewer is clogged. In just over eighteen and a half hours none of this matters, because I'm hosting a watch party at MY house! Go blue! HARBAUGH!
|5 weeks 1 day ago||I thought Butch Jones was a||
I thought Butch Jones was a spread disciple which makes his hiring of Debord a curious one to say the least......
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Why worry about kickers when||
Why worry about kickers when we'll be scoring touchdowns?
|5 weeks 2 days ago||That's a great isolated||
That's a great isolated story, but Tress was a systematic cheater going back to YSU whose contract with the devil over Bartles & James ran out. Urbz was quick to forge a new contract after the devil saved him from his heart problems.