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|47 min 42 sec ago||The WR who decommitted is||
The WR who decommitted is Mannie Netherly. He currently has 4 Crystal Ball picks: 3 for LSU and 1 for Texas.
You're probably thinking of Tyjon Lindsey, who was never committed to TAMU but eliminated them from contention.
|49 min 47 sec ago||I am amazed by the lack of||
I am amazed by the lack of maturity, professionalism, and grammar of some coaches on Twitter. I would be embarrassed to post some of the things they do. There are tools for having other people proofread your tweets before they go out, and I think some of these schools should have a secretary or administrator proofread this stuff before it becomes public.
|54 min 57 sec ago||I think they all must be on||
I think they all must be on amphetamines.
|1 hour 23 min ago||I'm wondering when we're||
I'm wondering when we're going to set up a sattelite camp in Tenesee.
|1 hour 29 min ago||A good general rule of thumb||
A good general rule of thumb is that if you want to be critical of people in your professional life on Twitter, don't.
|1 hour 31 min ago||For the record, he was a GA||
For the record, he was a GA at New Mexico and then Stanford. Then he coached at Virginia Tech from 2013-2014 before getting the job at Texas A&M.
|2 hours 4 min ago||Tongue and cheek, huh? For||
Tongue and cheek, huh?
For all in tents and porpoises, I could care less.
|17 hours 6 min ago||Google threatened to stop||
Google threatened to stop running ads on MGoBlog, which would be a huge downer for the site's revenue.
|19 hours 46 min ago||(No subject)||
|19 hours 55 min ago||FTR, the play at 5:31 of the||
FTR, the play at 5:31 of the third quarter shows Bryan Mone using a push-pull technique, not so much a rip. Cole didn't do a bad job of trying to stop the bull rush, but he got stood up initially. Offensive linemen are taught to take two hops backward to regain leverage if they're getting bull rushed, but then Mone shed him and Cole didn't move his feet quickly enough laterally. Very good job by Mone there, and a slower NT might not be able to beat Cole like that.
|20 hours 36 min ago||How can those be||
How can those be treated?
I'm asking for a friend.
|20 hours 37 min ago||They'll always have Art||
They'll always have Art Schlichter and the Arena League!
|20 hours 43 min ago||(No subject)||
|22 hours 15 min ago||Yeah, but I don't think||
Yeah, but I don't think anyone has mentioned that the unwritten rules were actually written here in this thread.
|23 hours 11 min ago||don't post irrelevant gifs just for the hell of it||
|23 hours 41 min ago||Off the top of my head, I||
Off the top of my head, I think Bolden/Morgan ran a 4.95 and a 5.0 at the pro day.
|23 hours 42 min ago||I wouldn't be surprised at||
I wouldn't be surprised at all if one of those guys ends up elsewhere (at another position or school) for 2017. I just don't see two fifth year seniors wanting to split fullback duties, especially when they were brought in to play TE or DL initially.
|1 day 3 hours ago||I see what you're saying||
I see what you're saying about FB prospects, but I also think some people are missing the appeal of these players because they play an "undesirable" position. Fullback isn't a sexy spot because they don't make big headlines, won't get drafted high, etc.
But Michigan has very, very few options at fullback beyond 2017. I think we can all agree it's an important position for Harbaugh, even more so than it was under Lloyd Carr. However, Bobby Henderson graduates after this year, and the other options are all going to be redshirt juniors this year (Poggi, Hill, Shallman). When Lasater/Mason arrive, they might redshirt for a year while those upperclassmen play out their eligibility; or they might allow guys like Hill (TE) and Poggi (DL) to move back to their more natural positions.
If we look at the position of FB for what it's intended to be, I don't think it's a 6'3", 270 lb. guy like Hill or a 6'4", 260 lb. guy like Poggi (heights/weights are off the top of my head but you get the point). They do have some upside (Hill is a good receiver out of the backfield, Poggi improved significantly as a blocker throughout last season), but neither one is Sione Houma or Owen Marecic.
Players like Mason/Lasater *do* have the potential to be those prototypical fullbacks, and they're both more open to it than someone like, say, Kingston Davis. Meanwhile, you're not going to find many 4- and 5-star fullbacks, so this is how you have to go about getting guys at that position from a recruiting perspective. It's not sexy and doesn't help the star rating average, but it's necessary.
|1 day 12 hours ago||Bolden wasn't a great||
Bolden wasn't a great athlete. He had other issues, too, but running a 5,0 forty after months and years of training isn't very impressive.
|1 day 14 hours ago||We also have few true FB options in the pipeline beyond 2017.||
We also have few true FB options in the pipeline beyond 2017.
|1 day 14 hours ago||We haven't signed a single 2017 prospect yet.||
We haven't signed a single 2017 prospect yet.
|1 day 19 hours ago||Again, tomato, tomahto. I||
Again, tomato, tomahto. I would say it would be "mature" to realize that your new employers possibly/probably want you to handle a question in a certain way. Naive is maybe a slightly better word, but "mature" is arguably accurate as well. I don't think "morals" have much to do with it, because nobody's really claiming it was immoral of him to answer the questions in the manner he did.
It's not a lie to say "I have no comment at this time." As human beings, we're not required to answer every question we're asked.
EDIT: If a reporter asked Tunsil his social security number, it wouldn't be a lie for him not to answer. Lying by omission is an act of leaving out pertinent information while making it seem like you're telling the whole truth.
|1 day 19 hours ago||I heard rumors that he used||
I heard rumors that he used to hang out with Craig James.
|1 day 19 hours ago||Tomato, tomahto. Naive is||
Tomato, tomahto. Naive is perhaps a good word, but NFL players "mature" as they deal more with the press. They give "more mature" answers once they realize the impact of their statements. This is arguably part of that maturation process. I don't think it makes McShay wrong. I just think it's something he probably should have phrased better. If he had sat down to write an article about it, maybe he would chosen different language while sending the same message. As things stand, he's a veteran sports commentator whose words maybe got tangled up on live television. I'm sure we've all said things in person that we wish we could have rephrased, but that's not possible on live TV. (And perhaps the same goes for Tunsil.) I think both guys should be cut some slack.
|1 day 20 hours ago||The NFL looks for athletic||
The NFL looks for athletic freaks at TE in round one. Butt is a very good tight end, but he's not going to stretch defenses vertically or be a huge catch-and-run guy in the NFL. I could see him slipping into the end of the first round for a well established team that's looking to fill a hole, but he's more of a safe pick than the game-changer type that teams want in round one.
|1 day 20 hours ago||I think a lot of those NFL||
I think a lot of those NFL commentators are looking at the situation through the NFL's eyes. If Todd McShay were a college commentator, he may have made a different statement. However, he's evaluating players for the NFL, and you want your players/employees in the NFL to keep things behind closed doors. The next time something personal comes out about a teammate or a coach, do you (the Miami Dolphins) want him to tell the truth? Or do you want him to put the team first and say "No comment" or "I haven't had time to figure out exactly what happened, so I'd like to wait before commenting"? From a P.R. perspective, NFL teams/general managers probably want him to keep his mouth closed when it comes to controversial things like that.
I think that's the point McShay was making, whether it's right or wrong. He just didn't make it very well.
Should the SEC/Ole Miss be criticized? Absolutely. Is McShay the right person to take Ole Miss to task on an NFL Draft broadcast? I'm not so sure.
|1 day 20 hours ago||Maybe I'm wrong, but isn't||
Maybe I'm wrong, but isn't the Justin Fuente power read play in the Ian Boyd article the same one Michigan ran under Al Borges, where the end is being blocked?
|1 day 22 hours ago||(No subject)||
|2 days 32 min ago||Heh. You said P.U.||
Heh. You said P.U.
It's better than Vermont Design University, I guess.
|2 days 34 min ago||This one even has an avatar!||
This one even has an avatar!