I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
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|4 days 11 hours ago||I'm sorry, I hope this does||
I'm sorry, I hope this does not come off as smartass or ignorant, but the set up of your post just comes off as highly unprofessional.
I respect that you have a tough job, especially dealing with one of the largest and most passionate fan bases in all of sports. And we can become especially insensitive on the internet where we can hide under a certain layer of anonymity. That doesn't mean you should stoop to that level with passive agressive remarks.
In regards to recruiting, your track record does speak for itself. That being said, if I were in Malik's shoes, and I saw how you posted this conversation and how you interpreted it, I would not particularly feel like talking to you. It would not reflect on my feelings towards the school; but when making what will be one of the most important decisions of my life, speaking to someone who handles things in this manner would not be a priority for me.
All of the work you do around here is appreciated, and I hope that you can learn to ignore the ignorance you are faced with.
|1 week 5 days ago||Ah, thank you. It just||
Ah, thank you. It just doesn't feel right seeing an LSA post without a handy chart.
I am also thankful and glad that despite the sour mood of the board lately, people can still have a bit of fun with eachother.
|1 week 5 days ago||I am thankful for your||
I am thankful for your analysis, but disappointed you didn't provide a chart. :(
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Whoa whoa whoa...||
"Walt put a hit on Jesse."
Sorry man, but that happened AFTER Jesse stood there threatening him over the phone. If Jesse hadn't been such a whiney, paranoid little pos, things could have gone smoother. Imagine this scenario:
Jesse walks up to Walt in the park, and they have a conversation wherein Walt is recorded admitting to poisoning brock, and speaking about their meth business. This is believeable, because of Walt's trust in Jesse. It could even be said that the one person Walt has shown true compassion for, and the one person he cares about even more than his money, is Jesse.
Hank uses this evidence to arrest Walt at the carwash, everything goes smoothly, and there is never any reason for Jack and the gang to get involved.
The death's of everyone, including the way Walt went out, can be laid solely at the feet of Jesse. So for all of the wrong Walt has done over the past 5 years, I don't think the hit on Jesse is a valid criticism of his character. If someone covered your house, where your wife and children live, with gasoline, and then made a threatening call to you, would you really let it slide?
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Short-sighted much?||
Did you ever stop to think that maybe the reason a person doesn't have ESPN/2 has nothing to do with their financial situation? There are some people that choose not to pay $60-100 just for access to the only 2-3 stations they would watch. That's what streaming is for, because it's better than giving into the cable companies scam to force you into paying for channels you don't care about.
Maybe the one who needs motivation to do something better in life is the one who places such a high value on mostly worthless television programming.
|13 weeks 2 days ago||I know he didn't clarify... but..||
TIGHT Ends. Those were all offensive positions. =/
|17 weeks 3 hours ago||Awesome.||
I'll be disappointed if this doesn't turn into a youtube video by the end of the day. Thanks for this man, great work.
|36 weeks 3 days ago||Go Blue!||
Best win of the season! So proud of our guys! GO BLUE BABY!
|36 weeks 6 days ago||Sorry guys, but I gotta ask... OT-ish||
Where can I go to find thoe RISE shirts that everyone seems to be wearing? I've checked Moe's, and they don't seem to be selling it. :(
|40 weeks 7 hours ago||Congrats LSA. I don't really||
Congrats LSA. I don't really know how this will change the board, but I do look forward to more of your statistical analysis in the future. It really adds something unique and sophisticated to the blog that you can't find elsewhere.
|41 weeks 3 days ago||Never been backpacking.||
Weekend plans include going to work, enjoying a cold alcoholic beverage, and contemplating my future.
While I haven't met any mgobloggers since moving to OK in 06, I have met quite a few Michigan fans in this state. Many more than I would have guessed. I've even had a few offers made on my car, with it's custom blue paint and maize (actual color) pinstripes.
|45 weeks 2 days ago||Anything having to do with||
Anything having to do with RichRod at Arizona. He is no longer our coach, and unless we are playing against him, what he does at Arizona has no impact on our football program. His tenure at UM is in the past, so let's leave it in the past. Going along with that, no more using him to bash on Borges. I get that some people are highly hurt by the departure, but it's time to drop it.
|49 weeks 13 hours ago||(No subject)|
|51 weeks 2 days ago||Variety||
Dos Equis Ambar, Leinenkugel's Snowdrift Vanilla Porter, Noche Buena, and Session. I like making my own 6-packs, adds some spice to life.
|51 weeks 3 days ago||I hadn't thought of that.||
Even knowing how advertising works, it never really occured to me that my Adblock could be detrimental to the blog. Thank you, I'll be turning on my exception now, but only for Mgoblog. :)
|51 weeks 3 days ago||Nothing.||
My ad blocker keeps me from seeing any ads at all. I know, I'm boring... :(
|1 year 13 weeks ago||Really?||
Devin Gardner is a wide receiver... and Norfleet is our returner. What's up with that?
|1 year 13 weeks ago||Donate multiple times||
I plan on donating a second time, assuming I can afford it, just so I can get the thank you card as well as the rising hoodie.
|1 year 13 weeks ago||Go ahead and neg me...||
But I've been waiting for this confirmation all week(end). I feel like this is a very "I told you so" moment for me, since everyone was bashing Denard. This is why we really need to not bash players in the immediate aftermath of a bad game. Thank you for actually UFRing this, if for no other reason than to confirm that Denard actually had a good, if hidden, game.
|1 year 13 weeks ago||In that case...||
I guess I am the one who missed it. Whole-hearted apologies, been highly emotional/irritated/impatient ever since Saturday. Shouldn't have jumped on you without taking more time to see what you were saying. Again, my apologies.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||I think you missed it...||
Did someone forget to turn on their sarcasm detector this morning? >.>
I honestly believe that Borges had a perfect plan for this game, that would have worked if the receivers had executed better. Running Smith wasn't the best idea ever, but I'm pretty sure the gameplan was originally created for Toussaint to be the main runner.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||I don't blame Denard for that.||
Look at Denard's placement of the ball, and where Roundtree would have been had he not gotten manhandled. A lot of what I saw last night involved the ball being in a place where only Michigan receivers had a chance to make a play on it. Denard consistently got the ball where it looked like his receivers SHOULD have been.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Why be scared of Oklahoma?||
Their offense is led by one of the most choke-tastic QB's in the nation. Landry Jones is kinda like Joey Harrington, all the tools to be great, but no mental fortitude whatsoever. They lost Ryan Broyles in the draft, and none of their running backs really scare anyone. They are good, but not scary.
Defensively, their linebackers have become a weakness. If you watch them, their linebackers bite on a lot of playfakes. Against a guy like Toussaint, that would cost them a few times. If Gallon can get positioned for quick slants against a linebacker while the corner is occupied with someone else, we'd be able to move the ball effectively.
Long story short, I would have preferred we opened against OU this year. I like our chances against them.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||You're right.||
We should fire Borges and hire a coordinator that will send Denard out running every single play, to be the one taking all the helmet to helmet hits from some of the biggest, fastest, most NFL ready defensemen in all of college football. That would have never lead to a season crushing disaster. Nope.
Also, for the record, if you watched Bama's D you'd know that they always had enough men in the box to take Denard's running lanes away anyways. So he would have been putting Denard in a bad situation, for quite possibly no gain at all.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||I'd like to see you try it.||
The offensive line did not give Denard "all night" to throw. He constantly had a 6'6" defender in his face, and he had to throw the ball high to avoid batdowns and interceptions. Add in the fact that receivers (Roundtree and Gardner) were either running sloppy routes or dropping the ball, and most of the blame can be taken AWAY from DRob.
As much as I know it will pain everyone, I can't want for Brian to UFR this game. If for no other reason than to prove that Denard wasn't the source of our poor passing game so much as the receivers. (The only exception was the SECOND int, that was DRob's one really bad mistake of the night)
|1 year 14 weeks ago||More please...||
This vodka just ain't strong enough, need MOAR puppies and kittens.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Feed off of the negativity...||
prove all of the analysts wrong.
Go Blue, Beat Bama!
|1 year 15 weeks ago||Don't care if it was posted already.||
I missed it the first time, and I thank you, have my two bought already.
|1 year 19 weeks ago||I see what you did||
I see what you did there...
(Begins slow golf clap)
|1 year 19 weeks ago||Helmet numbers||
Jersey talk aside for a moment, why would we suspend the use of helmet numbers for the rest of the season? As far as I remember the players seemed to really like having them, and shouldn't that be the only thing that matters? It's just a number, let them have it I say.
As far as the actual jersey goes.... for some reason it strikes me as more of a hockey jersey than a football one... could just be me.