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|4 weeks 2 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.
|4 weeks 3 days 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.
|4 weeks 3 days 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.
|6 weeks 16 hours 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
|6 weeks 1 day 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.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Cue Cal||
Cue John Calapari complaining about how hard his life is.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Chris Perry||
He sounds like Chris Perry. I loved Chris Perry.
|6 weeks 6 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.
|7 weeks 4 days 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.
|7 weeks 4 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.
|7 weeks 6 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.
|8 weeks 19 hours 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.
|8 weeks 1 day 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.
|8 weeks 1 day 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.
|9 weeks 1 day 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.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Who cares||
I think that people who get upset about wearing jerseys are over analyzing it. Who cares. It's fashion.
|9 weeks 2 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.
|9 weeks 3 days 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.
|9 weeks 4 days ago||He got 2||
He legitimately did.
|10 weeks 12 hours 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.
|10 weeks 18 hours 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.
|10 weeks 1 day 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.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Cars||
1. I am soon to graduate from medical school
2. I drive the same Honda Accord I purchased when I first got my liscence. It's a solid car.
3. I plan on driving that car into the ground in order to save money to pay off loans. Even when I do, I'll buy something decent and reliable...with 4-wheel drive. I've never coveted a luxury car.
|11 weeks 7 hours ago||Never say never.||
If we play indoors at Ford Field, weather won't be a factor. Jk, hopefully.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||Rules||
I'm not completely sure, but I think this is legal. I think you can be in the same area - you just can't talk to them. I remember stories of coaches literally walking by players in the hallway and not being able to say hello.
|11 weeks 1 day ago||I don't know||
In Beilein I trust...but pass? A guy whose first season of eligibility would be as redshirt junior in the same year that Aubrey, MAAR, Duncan, and Chatman will all be juniors. And those are just guys who could possibly play in the backcourt. Walton and Irvin would be Seniors. As of now, we wouldn't have any sophomores.
I see that we need guards, so a 6'2" Sina fits that need. But that class is way too heavy on the junior class. I'd much rather bank the scholarship and take a late bloomer in the 2015 class (Spike, MAAR, and Aubrey worked out OK) or take a giant 2016 class that possibly includes some really big fish.
|12 weeks 2 days ago||MD and Rutgers||
I'm totally fine with Maryland in the Big Ten. And Rutgers maybe too. Their football is respectable in a Minnesota type of way, and at least they represent an easy win on the hardwood? Recruiting doors opened up a bit more in that area it seems.
|12 weeks 3 days ago||Nice feeling||
It's been announced that he's doing that, hasn't it?
|12 weeks 4 days ago||My own horn||
I'll toot my own horn and say that I saw this coming. It's deep within the evidence of my MGoBlog profile on several occasions. He was written off because of lack of PT. But he always had fairly productive short stints as a rebounder and general big body. Opportunity unleashes potential. It's hard to show what you can do in 4 mpg stints, ask Nik how the NBA is going.
|13 weeks 14 hours ago||Because||
Because he loves the team and his teammates, doesn't want to "go out like that," wants to go from borderline first round pick to the lottery pick that he can be (weak '16 draft, and he's very young, and wants his M degree for life after basketball.