this week in unintentionally grim-sounding recruiting headlines
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|1 week 4 days ago||Booing||
I was against it at the time but I'm also against the players (Jabrill) acting like it was uncalled for. If 5-7 and garbage performance was Ok with them, I'm missing something. They "deserved" to get booed. Not saying we should have done it, but Jabrill should acknowledge they did it I themselves. 5-7 isn't acceptable at Michigan.
|2 weeks 5 hours ago||Yeah||
Yeah come on, he's gonna get another contract. He was solid as a rookie and below average as a sophomore. His floor is mediocre backup point guard. My prediction is a few good-great sessions. - Jameer Nelson is my career comparison. His ceiling is still as high as his situations and desire dictate. Billups isn't a perfect comparison style and size-wise, but it took him several years to really figure things out. Burke will be a long time pro barring injury.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Ouch||
Doesn't create much excitement when our "5th" and "4th" best offensive players are a Senior WR whose most memorable plays have been in run blocking, and a Junior QB whose most memorable plays include either concussions or interceptions, and who most believe will not be the starter.
So that's sad. But I don't think it's as bad as it sounds. I just think the guy making the list is a dope.
5 - Darboh
4 - Cole
3 - Glasgow
1 - Green/Isaac/Smith/Johnson (Tough to pick WHO it will be, but there's enough talent/competition for someone to emerge, and a good enough offensive line to expect good production)
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Well then||
You'll love the fact that my nickname for Caris LeVert is Caris "The Jump." I'm so funny.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Working||
I'm a new intern, so you get what you sign up for.
Don't get sick this weekend...
|5 weeks 6 days ago||Bottom 20||
I probably wouldn't include LS or K in the bottom 20. They're naturally lower ranked and I'm much more interested in seeing names of position players who may or may
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Venom||
He proved he's a good executive in the past, just an awful athletic director. He didn't take any shots at UofM and did say he learned from the experience. We (the MGoBlog Community) are such haters. Dave Brandon couldn't do anything that would receive anything less than a "he's an asshat" reaction.
I'll get negbanged. But let's move on.
|8 weeks 6 days ago||I know||
I know for an absolute fact that this type of thing happens at UofM, and would bet any at any other program across the country too.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||Tate Forcier||
As just one example, the 5th Quarter in a2 used to let 18 year old Tate Forcier play bartender and pass out drinks to himself, friends, and random customers on Saturday nights.
|14 weeks 1 day ago||Have you seen him play?||
His motor skills are not there. It's a miracle he can do what he can do. There's no shame in that. He's a total success even with a medical.
|14 weeks 1 day ago||If you read objectively||
The "complaint" is that he pushes guys too hard and demanded too much...and also deliveres winning results from losing programs in every instance.
These are exactly the type of thing I want to read, and confirm to me that he's at UofM for the long haul. Coaches in college are the stars, and we'll allow him to be his special brand of crazy for the next 20 years while our players get 3-5 years of that intensive treatment. I think we might see a few more early entries than we've had (because they'll have the opportunity and maybe be a little worn out), but we're going to win football games and they're going to be better football players for it.
Michigan will be a national powerhouse within the next 3 years. I have never been so sure about anything.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||Come on now||
Every single bar? Can I sue every bar in my city too, because they're guilty of the same thing - serving alcohol to potentially too drunk a-holes
|15 weeks 5 days ago||Coaching||
Chicken or the egg. He may not be a mastermind but it's hard to coach a well-oiled machine out of freshmen and sophomores. Whenever Mark Cuban-types complain about NCAA rules ruining the NBA product I have to laugh at them because NCAA coaches don't have nearly enough time to coach their guys and prepare them for the next level. Sure, rules could be tweaked but the 35-second shot clock is not the problem with college hoops. AAU streetball and constant turnover of the most promising young players is.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||Cue Cal||
Cue John Calapari complaining about how hard his life is.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Chris Perry||
He sounds like Chris Perry. I loved Chris Perry.
|16 weeks 3 days ago||His Evals||
His evaluations sound incredible for a fullback. At very least, a stout, instinctual guy who loves contact will be a player for us.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||Rankings||
If you buy the rumors that some coaches rely on rankings to recruit....highly ranked may lead to good offers but does not equal great potential or great fit.
|17 weeks 2 days ago||Consistent excellence makes||
Consistent excellence makes you elite. MSU, Duke, and Kansas are literally in the conversation literally every March, and that's why they're elite. You can afford to miss once in a while (like Kentucky, Florida, or UCONN). But consistent Sweet 16s, Elite 8s, and something approximating one final four per 4-year class (that's hard to do...I really do give Izzo credit for that tidbit that barely died) will make you "Elite". Of course, you have to win it all once too.
|17 weeks 3 days ago||OP||
I didn't see the episode because I don't watch Archer, but I'm with the OP. 75% or more that Zoltan Kovacs is a brainchild of a Michigan fan writer. The 25% is a wild coincidence.
|17 weeks 5 days ago||Hackett||
It was the coaches decision to schedule the spring this way, not Hackett's. Maybe it will change next year. I think our coaches wanted to get their hands on our team as as soon as possible to instill the culture, familiarize themselves with our personnel, and other similar reasons.
|17 weeks 6 days ago||I'm confused||
So is the update that he did indeed tear it? The way you present the information in this post is pretty unclear.
|17 weeks 6 days ago||Nike Maize||
As a past member of the Maize Rage, I hated wearing maize to games. I was always so pale in the winter and the highlighter Adidas was not a good luck. I much prefer the corn Nike Maize.
|18 weeks 6 days ago||Maybe||
Maybe if you signed them all to 10 year contracts and let them mature as individuals and a team. But now? Not even close.
|18 weeks 6 days ago||Who cares||
I think that people who get upset about wearing jerseys are over analyzing it. Who cares. It's fashion.
|18 weeks 6 days ago||Once through||
I gave it one quick run through and no songs jumped out at me as certified "5 stars" in my book. GKMC had several - Don't Kill My Vibe, Money Trees, Swimming Pools, & The Art of Peer Pressure were immediately favorites. Beyond that, GKMC's other songs grew on me as I appreciated the artistry and story telling.
Like I said, just one run through. So I'm sure it'll grow on me as I'm able to "listen" more to it. But I didn't get that love at first listen that I've had with his other projects. I'm a longtime fan and looking forward to diving deeper into this project.
|19 weeks 1 day ago||Great||
You guys should be proud of your efforts, and it sure seems like you're genuinely good people. Thanks for representing the Block M and our community so well, and keep it up.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||He got 2||
He legitimately did.
|19 weeks 4 days ago||That's true||
That's all true, but let's try to remember that he's a young redshirt freshman and big dudes are notoriously slower to develop. Kaminsky is a force today....he was not for his first 2.5 years on campus.
|19 weeks 5 days ago||No||
We went 15-15. Spike was good and I love having him. But he's not close to the rebounder, defender, or scoring threat that Walton is. And Walton has much more room left to grow.
|19 weeks 6 days ago||Miller||
Jack Miller was never meant to exist at 300 lbs. Don't underestimate the physical tolls of football, and his weight situation specifically. He arrived on campus at "260" and his knees and feet are probably telling him enough is enough. So while it might not be "all academic," I don't think there's a dark reason. Academic plus physical most likely. Not to mention the mental demands of playing at this level.