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|3 days 20 hours ago||It's actually hard to do.||
The identical color will look different on different materials.
|1 week 2 days ago||yes|
|1 week 4 days ago||The Hokes declined & you got a note from the||
athletic development dept? Doesn't that sound like it didn't go through Hoke's office, but the AD's office?
Just the note makes me think that there are going to be a lot of juicy details in Bacon's upcoming book.
|1 week 4 days ago||I can confirm the pizza meeting one.||
Don't remember the thread,not looking it up because I have problems with th search here.
I can't address down votes; I usually stay logged out.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||The top of the 2-tone shorts looks an awful lot like||
the top of maternity pants.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||It did happen under Brandon.||
It was part of the deal worked with SCG that was announced just before Brandon resigned. The piece that got the most attention was cutting the price of student football tickets. But in the full release was a bit about even further reduced prices for students with financial need.
See 5th paragraph of this Daily article.http://www.michigandaily.com/sports/michigan-wolverines-football-dave-brandon-athletic-department-ticket-prices
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Additionally, Hoke inherited a lot of roster issues:||
Unbalanced roster (where were the Olinemen, for example), a 2010 class with ~75% attrition ,etc. It seems that as he got further into his tenure he was able to redshoirt more. Peppers & Cole were 2 notable non-redshirts from the 2014 class, but they were both exceptional players.
|6 weeks 4 days ago||Also, he seems to be a leader in the locker room.||
It was reported after Hoke was fired that Hoke asked Desmond to help keep the team together.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Huh? DeBord hasn't coached at um||
For how many years? He had a fill in job just during the coaching search.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Gospels or||
|7 weeks 2 days ago||Don't know how tOSU feels about it,||
But headlines in Alabama papers shortly before signing day were about Alabama having cut a player. Flat out cut, as if he were an nfl player who didn't make the roster. Wasn't medical, wasn't school or character issues. He just wasn't a good enough player. So much for All those noble NCAA principles.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Why do so so many people confuse code of conduct||
with legal system?
You attend a college/university, you agree to abide by the code of conduct. There's no "innocent until proven guilty" with the code of conduct. It covers more than sexual misdeeds. For example, the daughter of a friend of mine was living in on-campus housing operated by a 3rd party. The daughter's roommate was a real piece of work. There were some serious issues which the housing staff blew off. But then the roommate took to posting threats against the daughter on Facebook. Because the school policy allowed parents & such to also file complaints, my friend was able to report the Facebook threats to the school, which took action as this was a serious violation of the code of conduct. That was the last semester the roommate was enrolled at the school.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||I think the author is referring to Mike McQueary.||
Not sure what his testimony ended up being on the stand, but the initial reporting was that he witnessed Sandusky assaulting a kid and instead of confronting Sandusky, calling 911, etc he turned & walked away. Then the next day he contacted Joe P re what he had witnessed. And then the game of telephone began watering down what McQueary had seen.
But let's not forget that this wasn't the only red flag wrt Sandusky that PSU officials were aware of. And what did they do? They moved Sandusky's camp thing from main campus to Berend(sic). Thanks, guys.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Check out amazing ribs||
They have a section showing various solutions to bbqing thru winter despite living in a snow belt.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Espn is using #shrinkage||
Would you prefer that?
|9 weeks 2 days 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.
|9 weeks 3 days 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.
|9 weeks 3 days 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.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||Then check out the article in the Detroit News.||
They destroyed kitchen cabinets. Is that sufficient damage for you?
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Do we know that?||
I don't see any mention of the post game pressure in the colts footballs in the espn article.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Too bad he didn't||
send some of that the Lions way.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||I've read a couple of places||
that Mattison and iirc Hecklinski were exceptions to this. Oh,and Singletary too I believe.
|12 weeks 3 days 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.
|12 weeks 3 days ago||The medical hardship came out||
The medical hardship came out of one of Hoke's pizza house appearances
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|12 weeks 4 days ago||I can't believe that no one has looked at Saban at Alabama||
|15 weeks 2 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.
|16 weeks 3 days ago||That everyone EXPECTED.||
Compare how the news broke on Hoke's firing v. Brandon's firing.
|16 weeks 3 days 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.
|16 weeks 3 days 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.
|16 weeks 3 days 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.