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|6 hours 4 min ago||I liked the way it was||
Before they started un-retiring jerseys. #1 goes to a great receiver. #2 goes to a great cornerback. Forget all the rest of it.
Oh, and get off my lawn.
|2 days 11 hours ago||
I don't think the U issues Twitter accounts.
|2 days 22 hours ago||Stribling||
Could he have named Stribling so many times to get a point across?
sounds like he's working really hard to challenge Channing. Which can only mean Channing's a big deal. Awesome to read.
|1 week 2 hours ago||I have not seen confirmation||
But, I saw a lot of smoke --
...His awesome mom joining the staff
...The fact that he went to Stanford which would imply he's a good student and would be accepted (also his minority status and Michigan's diversity effort)
...The fact that he was looking for an Architecture degree, a postgrad program Stanford does not have but Michigan does.
Oh, and (Edit): he's on mgoblog's Depth Chart by Class! I should have started and ended with that!
|1 week 6 hours ago||Except for Wayne Lyons||
Except for Wayne Lyons
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Now, that sir, is heroic,||
Now, that sir, is heroic, assuming you put yourself at risk.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Nope.||
Helpfulness is great. Is something like this heroic? Only if you put yourself in danger. Otherwise you're just being a decent human.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Hasn't everyone helped a crash victim on I94?||
Guys, I know this is going to sound like I'm blowing my horn, sobeit. It's just such an uncanny coincidence I thought I had to share. Back in about 1981 when I was a student I was working for the Ann Arbor Inn (no longer in business) driving flight crews to and from Metro. I was returning empty one morning and just about at the exact same place as this accident -- Westbound near State Street -- a woman wiped out right in front of me, T-boned the median and, fortunately, slid to a stop.
I pulled over to help. I ended up moving her car so that it wasn't in traffic and then I gave her a ride into town. It's wierd how you take a moment to take in the situation and decide if you should help or not.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Double post||
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Don't get this||
Why would a fraternity have insurance for damages caused by criminal vandalism committed by its members? Why would the fraternity be liable for those individual offenses?
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I'll take it. Gimme some||
I'll take it. Gimme some Kevin Dudley, please.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||With The very low ceiling||
With The very low ceiling Pallente came in under, I don't see any position change for him as a negative. Actually, I love the move.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Could||
|4 weeks 6 days ago||They're all there||
I was most keenly looking for Bars, Fox. They're there, as are all the others we've yet to see on the field -- JBB, Tuley-Tillman, Dawson, Kugler, Stephenson.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Wither?||
Does wither work better?
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Richardson||
I was pretty sure he played ST. as a freshmen and the mgoblog depth chart shows him as a redshirt. I could be wrong on that.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Right?||
That's was the reason for the post. Tom Strobel was touted as some kind of stud and, recognizing that he is probably a fine, young, very large man, what happened?
|6 weeks 3 days ago||No apologes||
Op got a good giggle out of it.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Of course, but maybe...||
I get that the evidence is irrefutable, and of course the team was not eligilble. But maybe, if the Little League had vetted the team -- all of the teams-- in the playoff rounds then JRW wouldn't have ever qualified, and whichever team from Chicago was legit would have moved on to the playoffs and probably wouldn't have made it to the World Series.
For the Little League to have failed last summer and then wait until now to rule is atrocious.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Motivation||
I tend to agree that "motivation" is the biggest intangible. A coach needs to get in the heads of his players in such a way that he doesn't intimidate them but does raise their fear of failure. Watch Belichick mic'd up (there are a bunch on YouTube) and you get the idea. Without that, the players are just going through the executions without being intense about it. The Welker/Wally Pipp bit was a fabulous example, in that he was able to apply the needle and find out what Wes was made of -- and know that he should probably let him go elsewhere.
Also, on a different aspect, teaching, I really liked the advice he gave a running back: "don't decide where you're going to go before the snap. Take the ball and go to daylight wherever you find it."
|7 weeks 5 hours ago||Hopeful and skeptical at the same time||
There's no doubt Michigan just hired one of the best HCs in the game today, which makes me hopeful. Skeptical, because it's hard to imagine any coach has a monopoly on Guile. I posed the question in an OP a few weeks ago: what is the secret sauce that successful coaches have. Logical, generic answer is the best combination of the highest quality ingredients. We don't know yet whether we've got those.
Great diary post, BTW.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||Architecture||
If he wants to continue to study Architecture, that's a good thing for Michigan, because Stanford does not have a post-grad Arch. program and Michigan has a good one.http://archrecord.construction.com/features/americas_best_architecture_schools/2013/Americas_Best_Architecture_Schools-2014-1.asp
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Sorry||
But this is definitely TL and I wish I hadn't read through it. The only reason I did is brcause over on TTB Magnus has him going blue. Now, all I am is bored.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||begay comment||
Just watched Notah Begay (i know, awesome name), a very close confidant of Tiger's back to their Stanford days, refer to Steve Sax disease, ie, second baseman who couldn't accurately throw to first. As a lifelong struggling golfer, I can totally relate to "the yips". That it is happening to the greatest golfer thats ever lived is... Humanizing? Terrifying? How can the human brain serve its master so cruelly?
|8 weeks 4 days ago||My rankings||
I've lived in Chicago ever since I graduated from UM in the early 80s. I know a lot of NU and ND grads and have interviewed lots of recent grads for entry level jobs. I would say the quality of students/grads from the three is roughly equal. School reputation is different though. NU and UM are neck and neck. ND isn't even close. And specifically for journalism, Medill is the gold standard.
But, let me go all subjective now:
Campus Aesthetics: UM, NU, ND
So, basically, I do'nt know why a person accepted to Northwestern and Michigan would even consider Notre Dame. (Sorry, Chris T.)
Re taking a step down from these, I have to disagree with those suggesting that. Yes, it is a lot of money, whether financed or paid upfront, but the doors that open to NU and Michigan grads aren't there for grads of lesser programs. There is a presumption, justified I think, because employers have to make bets too, that those kids have got what it takes.
Please commence flaming of my subjective tripe.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Seriously?||
What about his ridiculously premature commitment to a staff that has since been fired would make you think he was solid?
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Wow||
MH75, that is a bombshell of a post. Were you a tutor? Do please expand. Did you work with other players? Dude, you are a treasure trove historian under wraps!
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Stop it!||
Denigrating a recruit is, i thought, bad form around these pages. I hope the young man chooses what is best for him. BYO, STFU.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Touche||
It goes both ways, Don. Mike McCray's dad was a captain at Ohio at the same position.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||I think it goes all the way to POTUS||
I think it goes all the way to POTUS and the american people.