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|1 day 22 hours ago||The Cauldron article on||
The Cauldron article on adidas is cool and good and gives Brian a direct shout-out. You go, Brian Cook.
|2 days 16 hours ago||Michigan at 0.8 top-300||
List got me curious about state per-capita rates. Michigan is at 0.8 top-300 player per million population. Ohio is at 1 top-300 player per million population. I know Ohio is deeper but I would have expected a bigger gap at the top, too.
Other interesting per-capita numbers: Texas even with Utah (!) at 1.7 per million, California lower than I'd have guessed at 0.8 per million, Louisiana at 2.4 per million, Alabama at 2.7 per million, and Georgia apparently lapping the field with 3.4 per million.
Also, because I am a homer, I have to point out that this year Maryland is at a pretty dang strong 1.3 top-300 players per million population. Suck it Ohio.
|3 days 16 hours ago||So, what you're saying is,||
So, what you're saying is, people who participate actively in online forums like to feel part of a community. Well shave my legs and call me Bessie if that isn't the most insightful insight I've seen today.
|4 days 18 min ago||He's a big Harry Potter fan?||
He's a big Harry Potter fan?
|4 days 23 hours ago||Maryland not #1, list is||
Maryland not #1, list is invalid.
|5 days 1 hour ago||The Great Redeemer* *of USA's||
The Great Redeemer*
*of USA's otherwise sclerotic attack
|6 days 14 hours ago||Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain.||
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain. College professor who joined the Union Army during the Civil War and ended up leading the fixed-bayonets charge at Little Round Top that saved the Union line during Gettysburg. Nearly killed in action during Petersburg but recovered and returned to service; wounded six times overall. Promoted again and again to the point where he was the general who was the general who received Lee's surrender at Appomatox. After the war he became governor of Maine, then returned to Bowdoin College, becoming president after teaching every subject at the college except math.
My hero since I was 11 years old and first learned who he was.
|6 days 21 hours ago||Don't you mean Ronald||
Don't you mean Ronald Johnson?
|1 week 1 day ago||He must be good if Michigan||
He must be good if Michigan had already offered him 13 times.
|1 week 1 day ago||[lick hand] [wipe hand on own||
[wipe hand on own shirt, then on girl's shirt]
let's get out of these wet clothes
|1 week 1 day ago||I would go with option C)||
I would go with option C) neither Richard Sherman nor too tall to play DB.
|1 week 1 day ago||Yes. In other news, water is||
Yes. In other news, water is wet and fire is hot.
|1 week 2 days ago||I'm now thinking about our||
I'm now thinking about our potential starting OL in 2019, year five of the Age of Harbaugh.
|1 week 2 days ago||+1 accurate.||
|1 week 2 days ago||Yes, but was he driven to||
Yes, but was he driven to school as a boy by Samuel Beckett??!?!
Sorry that is just my favorite celebrity factoid of all time.
|1 week 3 days ago||THIS made me laugh.||
THIS made me laugh.
|1 week 4 days ago||god that's so cool. thanks||
god that's so cool. thanks for the link.
|1 week 4 days ago||i would love to see video of||
i would love to see video of harbaugh playing dodgeball with a bunch of 17-year-olds. the look on his face would, i imagine, inspire pure terror in the hearts of his recruits.
|1 week 5 days ago||An observation: A lot of the||
A lot of the low-star kids that Harbaugh has offered so far will see their rankings rise in the fall. Michigan was, in most cases, their first high-major offer. The fact of that offer will attract more scrutiny from the services, and they'll go from no stars to three or maybe even four in some cases. And that will attract interest from strong programs closer to home.
So I bet at least a few of these lower-ranked, far-flung guys will decommit between now and national signing day next year. Yet another reason to ridicule people who are frustrated that we're not only offering five-stars.
|1 week 5 days ago||Kung Fu Hustle is great.||
Kung Fu Hustle is great.
|2 weeks 1 hour ago||Our problems with small-town||
Our problems with small-town law enforcement are behind us, you guys.
|2 weeks 1 hour ago||Seems like a bit of a||
Seems like a bit of a disservice to the Rivals/247/Scout/ESPN staff to call them armchair experts. They're busting their asses watching tape and going to watch kids play in person, too. And as we all know, star rating actually does correlate pretty strongly with college and pro success on an individual level and on a team/aggregate. So they must be doing something right.
That said, I hope very much that you are right and that Jim Harbaugh is the world's greatest diamond-in-the-rough finder. Trust in Harbaugh. Harbaugh.
|2 weeks 22 hours ago||Yeah I'd say firing Brandon||
Yeah I'd say firing Brandon and Hoke is worth a year in the red.
|2 weeks 22 hours ago||Morally pure? What are we,||
Morally pure? What are we, Buddhist monks? Michigan might be better than some but we are absolutely playing the game. Aspiring to moral purity is ludicrous in the context of profitable NCAA sports.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Yeah the Harris poll was last||
Yeah the Harris poll was last used in 2013.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Man, remember when half the||
Man, remember when half the people on here (myself included) were thinking that Mullen was probably our best bet to replace Hoke? Dodged that bullet, boy howdy.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Yeah DE is also the first||
Yeah DE is also the first thing I thought. He played both TE and DE in HS, if I recall correctly. A Julius-Peppers-style destroyer of worlds would be a pretty nice thing to have.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Literally (NSFW). In the||
Literally (NSFW). In the words of commenter Captain Murphy:
Not sev...wait actually six is probably about right.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||(No subject)||
|3 weeks 1 day ago||It is an all-timer. The||
It is an all-timer. The source is also great.