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|31 min 20 sec ago||big games and juxtaposition in life||
I can remember big games in the context of my life at the time. Kordell Stewart's hail mary happened on my 35th birthday.
That Notre Dame game came at an especially unique moment of worlds colliding. My wife organized a baby shower for our daughter on that day. Condo neighbors of ours have a huge living room and the very nice lady of the house offered us use of their unit for the shower. The man of the house, a nice guy in his own right, is a die hard domer and admits to a pompous personality. So, here I am being as nice as I can be to these generous hosts in helping to set up the party. Before I went back to our place to watch the game and leave the girls to their shower things, he says to me, verbatim, "you have the most over-rated coach in the country." This, from a guy who's team's coach just got a gargantuan raise, and had the "strategic advantage" thing being repeated by all the pundits. Meanwhile, Carr is coming off of the Season of Infinite Pain and we're already starting to hear "hot seat". So, even before the game and subsequent season transpires, this guy is soooooo wrong!
And, as we know now, he just got wronger and wronger. Oh, wide open.
|1 day 6 hours ago||Great idea||
You go first, DoubleD. The Offense Every Snap is up and ripe for IDing all the players, every play.
|4 days 5 hours ago||thanks.||
Thanks to all three of you for your explanations. I now understand what it means; it's still ambiguous and I don't think very useful.
|4 days 6 hours ago||I'll throw out a jinx:||
ASU doesn't cross the 50 until we see people like Gant, Strobel, Hollowell, Richardson, etc. on the field.
|4 days 6 hours ago||someone help me||
I have never understood what "the right to rush four" means. As opposed to 3, or 5, or blitz?
I don't get it.
|4 days 18 hours ago||Admiration lacking||
Let's face it, Oregon is a subsidiary of Nike. Nobody likes that.
|5 days 17 hours ago||Forty-two weeks||
Since his last post. What could we have done better with more of THE KNOWLEDGE for the last 42 freekin weeks?
Robin Williams and a bunch of people in Mesopotamia would be alive today!
We wouldn't have had the worst winter ever!
Stillborn babies would have lived!
Graham Glasgow would have handed off the keys!
Oh, actually, thanks for stepping in and getting the regents to nix the fireworks, by the way.
|1 week 4 days ago||Making sure I've got this straight||
So, if I'm understanding, I should probably know how fantasy football is scored/played as a prerequisite in entering a plausible team?
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Totally agree||
I was thinking the same thing about Drake Johnson. It doesn't seem right.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Kugler||
I had thought that if ever there was a lineman ready to play in college, it was Kugler above all these others. I wonder what the issue is that's holding him back. He had the guru ratings, the dad who was an NFL O-line coach (and now a head coach), the size, everything.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Fantastic job||
Thanks, that's a real treat to watch. Can you please share the trancy guitarist's name?
|4 weeks 6 days ago||More clarity||
I did not refer to it as awesome.
And the fare was $20 for members of the alumni association and $30 for Walk-ins and non members.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Or he is here for Lolla||
Or the B1G meeting. Or a vacation.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Understood||
That everybody here wants content, which is why we are here. It's also why anything said tonight was known from and already covered by the wolverine and/or mgoblog. Heads were nodding all over the room with every word from both of them.
If my notes were about the content, I would be criticized for not adding anything we don't already know.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||Exactly||
The same parallel drawn by Brian and Balas.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I will clarify||
Brian and Balas agree that the offense we see week 12 will be look be the same scheme but better from the one we will see in week one. Not totally pessimistic.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I don't remember||
I don't remember because there was nothing special about what he had to share. That's his thing. INSIDE THE FORT! Don't miss it! Pay for it!
|5 weeks 17 hours ago||Seriously||
How does one get -100,000 points? You're clearly an asshole. I just didn't know there was so much hate on this site. What did you do?
|5 weeks 18 hours ago||Thank-you||
SRK, for today's moment of levity.
Norfleet is totally better than Stevie B., because the hype for this Junior is totally normal, right?
|6 weeks 6 hours ago||i'm old I guess||
And that's a creepy video.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Kind of what I expected||
Not at all intending to spoil the fun, but I don't think people realize how thirsty a cabin cruiser can be. Good for you that you can afford it.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Looks like fun||
But, I must say, I prefer sailboats. Just curious, did you log your distance and how much did you pay for fuel to cover it?
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Comfort in a President's indifference to Sports||
I think the most encouraging thing about that interview was the LACK of conversation regarding athletics. I'm as big a Michigan sports fan as anybody, but my pride for the University stands with or without athletics. I've got a degree from one of the greatest schools in the world and I want it to stay that way. If a president has to worry about athletics, I'm not happy with the state of the department. I was turned off by people criticizing MSC for how the RR and Hoch hirings went down, in particular, those finding fault with her lack of attentiveness and sense of urgency. Hiring a head coach for the varsity football team is pretty trivial in the context of all the other issues that she/he oversees from that office.
Should the new guy be keeping an eye on Dave Brandon's marketing circus? Absolutely. I think what he's sown is over the top and irreverent to that which makes Michigan great. Those who are Leaders and Best need not promote themselves to influence the community, state, country and world in a positive way. Nor, with an umpteen billion dollar endowment should the AD be seeking new revenue, fergodsakes. If I were president, I'd want him to put a lid on it. However, Dave Brandon can, like him or not, keep pretty good tabs on his personnel. Leave him be with that, Mr. President, and keep Michigan great.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||Great piece, Ace||
Really cool to see how they've both grown up from the first picture to the last.
|11 weeks 17 hours ago||I figured dropping a neg on him was sufficient, but yeah||
I figured dropping a neg on him was sufficient, but yeah
|11 weeks 17 hours ago||1997, 2011 MFB, others: greatest similarity||
I think I side more to the imperative of "team chemistry" vs. "strong leadership". That said, I think among the many intangibles of winning football games, the most important and common one among winners is...
And I have more examples than just two Michigan football teams.
* 1980 USA Gold medal hockey team
* Umpteen non-dynasty NFL champions (disqualify Patriots, Steelers Packers and pick another)
* The Ryder Cup Europeans, for god sake, pick a year.
True, it's hard to explain the Lions. I just wrote and deleted about 200 words trying, but gave up.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||With all due respect||
I'm sure Shaun Crawford is a fine young man.
|16 weeks 1 day ago||toss up||
It's between Sidney Fine's American History (20th century) and Weather.
Fine was such a UofM treasure and I felt fortunate to have had him.
Weather - I'm not even sure what department it was in but it was great because I'm now an expert at the most talked about subject in the midwest.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||What?||
What does "grandstaff being a stauskus" mean? I can't even imagine an autocorrect in that.
never mind. I googled "grandstaff".
|17 weeks 5 days ago||who are the tigers playing?||