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|7 hours 54 min ago||Ah, Yes...||
Oh yes, the glowing statistics of teams coached by Mark Helfrich - I think they are somewhere in the bottom tier in quite a few categories, two-point conversion percentage being one of them.
I still am rather puzzled by the stubborn insistence on going for two in their game against Nebraska - utter madness on the Ducks' part.
|8 hours 9 min ago||Already Covered...||
OT: Montez from CU 333 yds passing/ 135 yds rushing vs Oregon in win
Arguably, the "2016 Colorado" thread could easily cover this information, and indeed, I think some of it is posted in there.
|10 hours 54 min ago||From What I Understand...||
From what I understand, a 6th year might not be in the cards if I understand the rules correctly, so if that is the case, then you hate to see kids end their college career - particularly in a season that could very well be a great one - like that. When someone pointed out that he was crying as he was carted off, I felt so bad for him - like everyone on this team, he wants to compete with an enthusiasm unknown to mankind and be out there.
|11 hours 55 min ago||Forgot To Mention...||
Forgot to mention this in the other threads, but I'll drop it here in the event a few people see it - I will peruse these threads and suggestions for rebranding the "Snowflake" will make it into a thread sometime in this coming week. The people asked, so the we can have a community meeting about it, or the MGoBlog equivalent.
|11 hours 59 min ago||On The Ground...||
One of the things that makes me kind of excited about the Wisconsin game is the nice adjustments to the ground game. I do not expect 326 yards and 6.7 yards per carry against Wisconsin, but I am intrigued to see what they can do against them. That was a nice performance - 6 rushing TD from five different RBs.
|13 hours 2 min ago||About That...||
My biggest complaint about this rule was kind of underscored on that call, and like others, I am of the belief that it was unintentional and that Penn State's LB was trying to go for the ball. To me, that's a no-call, and yet because I see it that way, I think that's as good a reason to revise this rule as any because I get this feeling that I may have missed something OR I saw it as it was and the refs are in the wrong here. It's that lack of clarity that bothers me.
|16 hours 16 min ago||Not There Today...||
While I am not there today, I am sitting here watching the Michigan State / Wisconsin game and I am kind of intrigued by our opponent next week now, much more so than I was this morning.
As for this game, Penn State fans need to be sad and ashamed....forever. We can help with that.
|18 hours 51 min ago||Saw That...||
I saw that, although Rutgers being Rutgers, the ensuing offensive pass interference and sack made sure that their inability to actually finish what they begin most of the time is intact. That being said, Iowa is probably going to have to make some quick adjustments on defense because that was a rough first series for them.
|21 hours 14 min ago||The Noon Thing...||
I think that the BTN Tailgate is the only reason this is the noon game over there. If BTN had relinquished the rights, then I would be willing to be ESPN would have wanted this on the 3:30 PM slate. All the same, I might give BTN Tailgate a go just to see what it looks like.
|23 hours 43 min ago||Just Got Up...||
Just coming up on 7:20 AM EDT here, all of 20 minutes from the foot of the stadium. My kids, who are not like their father and don't believe in sleeping in, came streaming into the bedroom demanding to know the location of various devices because there is Pokemon to catch up on, more Voltron (the Netflix reboot) to watch, and all those things you do before games.
I grabbed my phone, made it to the sofa, turned on the news and started checking MGoBlog. I wish the coffee made itself, but my psychic connection to the pot is obviously not where it should be.
|1 day 7 hours ago||On One Hand...||
On one hand, Wyoming really did have one of those slow, simmering meltdowns that eventually became a full case of explosive diarrhea on the bed in the final few series.
On the other hand, I believe they said that Eastern Michigan last had this sort of start going into conference play 21 years ago, so good on them.
|1 day 9 hours ago||That Change...||
It won't matter now, knowing the blog. Now, you'll have MGoBloggers walking down the street with beer just to see who can, in fact, have the closest beer to the stadium. It's just that sort of place. Winner gets some free points if they can provide a photo, incidentally - that's how we'll make it interesting.
|1 day 10 hours ago||Just Tuned In...||
Just turned on the Eastern Michigan / Wyoming game. This could really use some Joe Buck to liven it up a bit.
Wyoming is not going to want to lean on its offense to give them points - having Porter feed the defense it probably going to be easier.
|1 day 14 hours ago||Well Done, Onion...||
Americans went on to say that it would take an extremely sick and troubled mind to read the findings in the Freeh Report and then somehow disagree with Paterno’s immediate firing, while furthermore still believing in restoring his 111 victories confiscated by the NCAA.
I've been saying this for a long time, but the Onion definitely said it better here than anyone has to my knowledge, and the whole article is gold, pure gold.
Well done, Onion.
|1 day 17 hours ago||That Video...||
That Bielema was not there to personally witness and sample the sausages being made in the one clip is honestly a little disappointing even now, but you can't have it all.
In all seriousness though, to the OP's post, that's some nice comparison graphing there - I like this. Just getting into using Plotly for some things around here.
|1 day 18 hours ago||I Will Admit...||
I will admit that I chuckled at that photo too, because it is another photo that is quintessential Harbaugh - always prepared, even when napping on a plane.
All the photos were great though - I can't believe I missed this article. Thanks for sharing, OP.
|2 days 5 min ago||Friday Arrives...||
Today is the first day of what we call the "new life" around here - after a couple years of getting some financial stuff cleaned up and rearranging other things, we finally got ourselves in a position where my wife can stop with the crazy afternoon / evening work schedule and work more family-friendly hours (at another position, not the one she is leaving, of course) so everyone can be home in the evenings. This will work out a lot better, and with one kid going into middle school next year, not a moment too soon.
Looking forward to making Nittany Lions fans sad on Saturday. They are confident on Twitter - they need to be sad.
|2 days 11 min ago||Different Deal...||
That is a different deal entirely, man. I was walking back to my car after a site meeting down in Monroe a few weeks ago and had to stop some kid from walking right across Telegraph while staring at the Pokemon landscape on his phone. I can't even imagine trying to play that game while operating a moving vehicle - self-propelled or otherwise - although I am sure someone has.
|2 days 17 min ago||Embed For The Board...|
|2 days 11 hours ago||All I Want To Know...||
One of the play cards that the Clemson GA was holding up had the Golden State Warriors logo, and all I wanted to know is if that was the play where you get within sight of the goal and then choke on the ball.
|2 days 13 hours ago||And Yet...||
At a time when Penn State football is still working in the shadow of the scandal that almost cost the university its football program, it can ill afford any public relations missteps.
Yet it can continue to be astonishingly tone deaf and delude itself into thinking that they are the arbiters of Joe Paterno's legacy and that program's perception to the public at large. Who needs a public relations department when last week one of your public relations professors tweeted that everyone should just forget the haters who merely believe that Paterno did something wrong?
What a disaster.
|2 days 17 hours ago||Wait A Minute...||
I think that he thought Chip Kelly was too much of a risk. Because it might turn up egg on his face if Chip Kelly decided to politefully decline like Chris Petersen did from Washington. I think Chip wanted the job, he would have taken the job, and it was given Clay Helton kind of, at midnight [if you will]."
Wait....politefully? *chuckles* You don't hear that one nearly as often as "politely".
In all seriousness though, if this was the reason they passed on Kelly, instead opting for someone decidedly less talented but someone you know would say "yes" to the position without needing to even consider it, then....gee, this sounds familiar....
|2 days 17 hours ago||About That...||
THe OP's intentions seem sincere enough, which is fine, and the thread was more about fundraising advice than anything, which kindof makes it a bit kiosk-y and a target for eventual removal just based on those grounds. I will let the OP signal when he's got the direction he needs, or rather, I will sit on it for a bit until I assume that he does.
|2 days 17 hours ago||So Resigned...||
With new offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead in place and starting to get comfortable using his up-tempo spread, the Lions have played an exciting style in the first three games. Saquon Barkley, Chris Godwin and dual-treat Trace McSorley have made the Lions' offense a tough matchup.
....so resigned to the potential outcome, in fact, that he wrote up Trace McSorley as a "dual-treat" QB.
|2 days 20 hours ago||Lot M66...||
Isn't that lot M66 back there, or are you talking about the structure on Glen? I always thought that was a small lot just for the college. On the other hand, I've borrowed a tag to park in Glen a couple times but never braved the lots behind the building on Ingalls. I was just curious about which one you use.
|2 days 20 hours ago||Not Going Well...||
How Michigan shamed Tom Brady into college exile
This is more or less the NY Post stealing a story from ESPN, if I am thinking of the right one, a story which - possibly for the better - didn't make the board yesterday.
|2 days 23 hours ago||About That...||
As I recall, the Silverdome was supposed to have a date with the wrecking ball, but I don't know if that includes the old practice facility, which a number of regional teams still use, so they could kind of have a piece of what was at one time the Silverdome, but first someone has to get the old USFL band back together. I wouldn't complain about that, but creating an accredited university on the fly could be a bitch. I think we're the blog to do it though.
|3 days 9 hours ago||And These...||
.....and these are the best kind of Michigan stories, in my opinion. The ones where someone relatively unsung and unknown did something incredibly significant and lasting.
RIP Jack Garman.
|3 days 12 hours ago||I Saw That...||
I saw that tweet the other day and was seriously hoping someone just forgot the "/s".
That being said, your reply should basically be the standard reply for anyone who ever complains about the level of detail in any of those breakdowns.
|3 days 15 hours ago||You Know...||
You know, before I even clicked on the link, I had simply assumed that this would involve the Browns taking a QB first, and I was not disappointed and indeed I was even pleasantly surprised at the #1 projection for that very thing here. Time for that dude who has the jersey with the name of every Browns QB in the last 25 years to make some more placards.