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|2 days 13 hours ago||correct||
That's why I just listed them all in order of position with no editorial. Anybody spending any time at all on this site and others knows who've contributed and who haven't out of that group.
|2 days 17 hours ago||This can only mean a lot of firm handshakes next spring...||
Either JH is lying, which I doubt, or he's expecting to non-renew a lot of 5th year guys next Spring, given the 20+ class he's building.
From the Depth Chart by Class, there are 15 of these coming up:
D. Johnson, Darboh, Chesson, Magnusen, Kalis, Braden, Bars, Godin, Henry, R. Glasgow (assuming scholarship), Wormley, Strobel, Gant, Richardson, Clark
(Hoke deserves credit for retention of players, but should also be dinged for failure to develop. About half of those guys won't be starters this year and probably not next year either.)
I was expecting to see omissions in the Fall Roster, but apparently not. BTW, anybody know when that roster first gets published -- Media Day maybe?
|3 days 16 hours ago||Howard/21 No!||
If you retire 21, then why not 2? I don't think either should be. Those, and maybe #1 and #77 are the modern-era legends jerseys and should be assigned to players worthy of them and appropriate to them. I tend to agree with Braylon on this distinction... and obviously, #4 should be added as well!
|5 days 16 hours ago||Thank-you||
|1 week 1 day ago||Wish him the best||
I feel for the guy and the tough decision he had to make. May he score a touchdown!
|1 week 1 day ago||Lake Michigan||
The lake is very high this year so beaches tend to be a little more confined than in years past. I'll just throw out my own local knowledge of the New Buffalo area... Rent a house in Grand Beach or Union Pier/Lakeside. Prices vary based on proximity to the lake. You can get a reasonable rate 1/4 to 1/2 mile from the beach but definitely stay on the lake side of Red Arrow Hwy/12.
|1 week 3 days ago||about Forbes||
I've worked for over 30 years in Advertising Media -- Strategic Planning, Negotiation, buying, etc. and have a lot of experience with Forbes properties. (That experience includes being entertained on the Boeing 727 named "Capitalist Tool", sailing on the yacht, visiting the museum in NYC, attending parties, etc.)
Forbes Magazine and its companion website are not the most upstanding in the industry. In fact, in the early days of digital advertising when traffic monitoring was basically one-dimensional, Forbes was paying people to click on ads. That's right, using a bank of computers in some third world country, they were fraudulently representing that Forbes readers were engaging with Forbes advertisers.
Also, as a reader, I don't ever recall an article that stuck with me.
All I'm saying.
|1 week 5 days ago||The silverdome||
Basically a utility shed with 80,000 seats and AstroTurf. Times have changed. My dad transferred his lions season tickets from Tiger Stadium. I remember reading in the game day program, first season, that the silverdome was completed much more cost efficiently than other contemporary stadiums, most notably the Superdome. Pontiac was basically bragging about being cheap, which would not be a positive attribute now. No wonder the lions only used it for 27 years.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||"So you're saying... There's||
"So you're saying... There's a chance."
|2 weeks 2 days ago||careful...||
I have bad plantar fasciaitis and I believe it was triggered late last summer by a number of trips to the beach (New Buffalo). Yzerman, you must have good strong arches, otherwise the instability of the sand surface puts a lot of stress on the fascia. Just saying to flat-footed people like me, don't go barefooted on sand.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Hate it||
MM/Harrelson were so damn good together. This screenplay leaves me confused and bored. Watched the first episode twice, which was customary last year. Watched the second episode and just kind of gave up. Why do directors have to make it so hard to follow a plot?
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Good idea||
I didn't use a driver for the first 10 years I played and worked my way into the low teens handicap because of it. Admittedly, drivers got a lot more forgiving at some point which made the graduation easier.
Groove your irons first, then move up.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Play!||
This is something I guess I just don't appreciate about being A Head pro, that you can't play a round at least once a week. Or maybe it's that you don't want to play when the not particularly attractive opportunities arise, I..e, with an annoying club member or current student. I feel for you.
My best was a 79 at Cantigny, Wheaton, IL. Don't remember which tees.
Shoutout to the Pro that I'm currently hooked up with (golf, you perverts), Steve Dell at Whittaker Woods in New Buffalo. It's a great track, run to be respectful of golf and fun.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Actually,||
No, concussions are bad and playing a kid who may have just had one is unacceptable. hoke is certainly responsible and to blame for the post-concussion snap, but it was not a conscious decision. Not having enough adults on the sideline was why every event in that series took place and that lack was a conscious decision of a head coach putting together a program badly.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||A little harsh||
Hoke was guilty of ignorance, not bad judgment. So, I tend to forgive him for that one snap Morris took. What I don't forgive is that his staff and sideline organization was so inept that Bellomy couldn't find his fucking helmet when he was next in. That and too many or too few men on the field for special teams play -- basically the same problem.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Continuity||
Not posted yet on this thread. Whenever I read about an OL unit excelling, the first thing mentioned is continuity. Then, the next sentence talks about Trust. I'd love for one of our football wonks to chime in on this (looking at you Magnus). Specifically what is it that one player does to engender trust in another? And how does trusting one another make for better unit performance?
Because they've now got a fair helping of experience together, My answer to Kass would be that the state of the OL will be strong in 2015, like improving from a C to a B or better. And I'm keen on this particular post because I think it's the most important unit on any football team. I think the 2015 unit will be a big part of pulling out 9 wins. I'll hang up and listen.
|6 weeks 22 hours ago||Or...||
Went through the pockets of an unconscious guy at a bar.
Isn't it fun to make things readable?
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Jones, Houma||
Jones loses his number to a sure-to-redshirt freshman QB. Houma loses his to a grad transfer punter. Should we not be elevating these two on the potential attrition list?
|8 weeks 2 days ago||McGary in the stands||
Did anybody else notice the shot in the stands framing none other than Mitch McGary cheering on his alma mater? His usual big, enthusiastic grin.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Same place as The Kordell pass||
Straight away from the pass in the north end zone. The two plays are my most indelible moments of winning and losing in the stadium.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||a similiar curiosity||
I've posed this to several people and a clear answer has never been arrived at. A car is travelling behind a flat-bed tow truck that's got it's ramp all the way down to the road level. The truck is traveling at 30 MPH, the car, on cruise control, is going 31 MPH. Eventually, the cars front wheels hit the ramp.
When the drive wheels (front or rear) hit the ramp, what happens to the car? Does it lurch forward and slam into the cab of the truck?
If it's RWD, do the front wheels instantly decelerate from X # of RPMs to near zero? Is that mechanically possible?
|11 weeks 2 days ago||You forgot||
|11 weeks 2 days ago||Almost political||
The polarity of the Cutler debate is very strong. I don't get why some Bears fans DO like Cutler. Those of us dissatisfied with him aren't comparing him to former Bear QBs. We're comparing him to ten other current NFL QBs that are better and get paid about the same or less. The Bears paid way too much for a guy that thinks he can just wing it on raw talent.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||I'm with you, Don||
Norfleet's body of work as a returner didn't hold a candle to what Steve Breaston accomplished for Michigan. I don't even think I'd put him in my top 5. I loved Norfleet's enthusiasm and colorful demeanor, but I never thought of him as a big-time player.
Best wishes to him. Moving on now.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||no argument there||
no argument there.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||Jayru Campbell||
Hard to believe he's even showing up on a field to workout after all the trouble he's gotten himself into.
|13 weeks 1 day ago||Just do it||
I was a spoiled kid. My dad got me a $8/hour job with a bar buddy who owned a fly by night construction company. I'd just finished my freshman year, so I was invincible, stupid and lazy. My coworkers were two 40-something career laborers with union cards. problem was, this wasn't a union job, so they were working for $5/hour. Those two guys taught me a lot.
We were tasked with a particularly miserable job, working down in a hole trying to scrape and shovel out mucky, thick dirt and pass it up in a bucket. I was convinced this was an illogical task that required a more clever solution. One of the guys put his hand down for me to grab and he yanked me out of the hole, and then proceeded to dress me down by simply saying, "there ain't no use in talkin about it. You need to get back in that hole and just DO THE JOB." But instead of letting me go back down, he did it himself, just to show me what a prima Donna I was being.
I think of it regularly and often.
|13 weeks 4 days ago||An idea||
I live and work in Downtown Chicago and I'm sick of the NFL draft before it's even started. So, I'm a little jaded right now about the boss of pro sports. That said, I've always thought Ohio North and Ohio South would be great names for the Browns and Bengals.
|14 weeks 4 days ago||Thanks.||
I knew there had to be a few. I think the MSU pipeline from BR has been pretty well established over, ok, 30 years, similar to Cass Tech and Wilcher for Michigan and Glenville and Ginn for OSU. Always a few exceptions to the rule in each case, but I think the exceptions are fewest when it comes BR and the stonewalling of Michigan.
Oh, and Waggle, you didn't really just come to the board today did you?
|14 weeks 4 days ago||Brother Rice||
Aside from getting this commitment, I think the best part of this news is that the Fracassa-to-MSU pipeline seems to have gone dry and Brother Rice is now a school in play for Michigan. It's about time! Can anybody name any player from BR to come to Michigan and have any success in the last 40 years?