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|5 days 23 hours ago||Espn is using #shrinkage||
Would you prefer that?
|6 days 14 hours ago||OCC had an enrollement of 22,000 fall 2014.||
In 2013, 2100 students transfered to 4 year colleges. (1700 to UC & CSU campuses.)
Accredited by Western Assoc. of Schools & Colleges.
|1 week 1 hour ago||It shouln't be confusing.||
Yes, the NCAA has a minimum.
But the NCAA isn't an admissions office.
There are ways to "fix" a player's grades/credits to meet the NCAA minimums. Some are legit, others are shady. Some admissions offices will accept the shady fixes for players. Other won't. It's a matter of how does the school weigh academics v. winning.
For example, UM lost a recruit to Alabama, 'cause the kid really wanted to study engineering. One of the engineering profs at Alabama was quoted as saying that they'd work with the kid so he'd succeed. In the first place, you don't go to Alabama to study engineering; you go to Auburn. But in the 2nd place, engineering is HARD. Even good students don't succeed. So an eng prof making that kind of statement is announcing that he is willing to compromise academic standards for football players. So where do you think Alabama ranks winning v. academics? And how does that compare to UM.
|1 week 2 hours ago||1) 1000 JUCO's works out to||
3.5% of the undergrad population. That same percentage applied to 85 scholarships would work out to 3 players.
2) I recall reading on this board that a lot of Michigan's JUCOs come from a school which has a relationship with Michigan, the courses transfer,etc.
3) There was a post on the board in the last week or so that shared an article on a guy who helped JUCOs get eligible for 4 year programs. He took advantage of schools with online courses, did the work/took the tests for the kids, etc. Any decent admissions office would be aware of these "credit mills" (can't call them diploma mills) and would be unlikely to accept their credits when a student - ANY student - wanted to transfer.
|1 week 4 hours ago||Then check out the article in the Detroit News.||
They destroyed kitchen cabinets. Is that sufficient damage for you?
|1 week 1 day ago||Do we know that?||
I don't see any mention of the post game pressure in the colts footballs in the espn article.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Too bad he didn't||
send some of that the Lions way.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||I've read a couple of places||
that Mattison and iirc Hecklinski were exceptions to this. Oh,and Singletary too I believe.
|4 weeks 18 hours ago||I doubt it was just professional courtesy.||
The Hokes & Harbaughs go back a ways. Hoke was an assistant under Jack Harbaugh at WMU. Hoke's out of state on the recruiting trail in bad weather when his wife goes into premature labor. Jack & Jackie Harbaugh were at the hospital with her.
|4 weeks 23 hours ago||The medical hardship came out||
The medical hardship came out of one of Hoke's pizza house appearances
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|4 weeks 1 day ago||I can't believe that no one has looked at Saban at Alabama||
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Someone needs to take a really deep dive||
On um 69 v um 68, special emphasis on qb, to see what's possible in 15.
|8 weeks 2 hours ago||That everyone EXPECTED.||
Compare how the news broke on Hoke's firing v. Brandon's firing.
|8 weeks 2 hours ago||Really?||
The news that Hoke was fired was incredibly close-hold and he got it. And then sat on it until the team meeting started.
|8 weeks 19 hours ago||Sam Webb adressed what he thinks Michigan's window is.||
1) You're not going to be able to get someone in place soon enough before recruiting shuts down 14/15 December.
2) Recruiting starts back up 15 Jan. If you can hire someone 1st week of Jan, he'll be able to make calls and set up visits for when recruiting starts up again, giving him ~ 3 weeks before signing day.
FYI, Bill O'Brien interviewed with Penn State on 1/5, when the Patriots had a bye. He coached thru the Super Bowl.
|8 weeks 20 hours ago||He wasn't winning in the NFL.||
He's sub-.500 in the NFL.
I seem to recall that there were also issues with pros not being as receptive to his coaching style as college players were.
|8 weeks 22 hours ago||Sure, the interim AD who declined to say what his||
drop-dead date for hiring a coach is so he can preserve trading room is going to start out with a salary that is higher than all but 1 college coach (who has what, 4 MNC rings?) and several super bowl winning coaches. Right.
|8 weeks 22 hours ago||The $1M goal was met by 1:00,||
per the article. 2 hours before the news broke that Hoke was fired. So it would seem that there were other reasons people donated.
|8 weeks 23 hours ago||eh, I'm not so sure that "horrible Big 10 coaches"||
is why the Big 10 is perceived to be down. Just because the SEC is constantly trumpeted as the best conference doesn't make it so. Yeah, Alabama has been pretty dominate. But look at the SEC East. Now that we have play offs, we'll have the results of head-to-head games to judge the best teams, not just the bloviating of "experts."
And I think you misjudge Michigan fans if you think they'll settle for the "occasional" Big 10 title.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||Considering how Hackett was able to keep the lid||
on Hoke's firing (contrast it with how early we learned Brandon was gone), I would expect the coaching search to play the same way. So reports like this IMHO should be met with skepticism.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||I would think the # of incidents & how||
the coach handles them would be what matters, rather than the total absence of incidents.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Interestingly,||
Hoke's winning % at UM is ~0.600, just a bit below Alvarez's .614 at Wisconsin.
And Alvarez's first 3 years at Wisconsin? 1-10, 5-6, 5-6. In his 4th year her went10-0-1 (so it IS possible to improve after a losing season) and won the Rose Bowl. But 2 years later he was 4-5-2.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Probably Purdue||
|8 weeks 4 days ago||I seem to recall reading somewhere that Mattison||
took the job with ND when coaches salaries were more modest & ND offered a tuition benefit that UM didn't.
Since Mattison's kids are grown, that motivation wouldn't apply this time.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Playing behind an Oline with||
2 RS SR, 2 SR & 1 JR starting
|8 weeks 5 days ago||"Forfeit their redshirt year."||
I'm not going to waste my time digging up history. If you have HTTV for 2010-2014, you have it anyways, as should the editorial staff.
But there's some damn revisionist thinking going on here. I'll just point this out: the 2010 signing class was in the mid 20s; it's attrition rate was ~75%. That's 15+ bodies that should have been on the roster but weren't. If they had been there, does anyone seriously believe that as many redshirts would have been "blown?"
|9 weeks 1 day ago||.||
And look at the thanks he got.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||It's probably not that big a reclamation project.||
If you care to look, there are a lotof similarities between 2015 UM and 2007 Bama.
Bama was coming out of severe sanctions - loss of 21 players over 3 years. Mike Shula was the coach during the sanctions, and Bama was too impatient to see what he could do once sanctions were over. Saban comes in, goes 7-6 his first year then 12-2.
Hoke has filled in the holes he inherited on the roster with 3 highly ranked classes. Whoever takes over will have seniors and juniors. I believe I'm correct in saying that if Miller starts next year, he will be the 1st SR center since Molk.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Hmm||
I don't know
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Then there are probably a lot of||