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|7 hours 46 min ago||I believe the defense is||
I believe the defense is better than the offense, anyway, but it's not surprising that the defense would be ahead of the offense at this juncture. That's how it always is, at any level. Defense is about reading/reacting and offense is about technique, timing, etc.
|1 day 18 hours ago||If it was produced right,||
If it was produced right, maybe. You know, if they had analysis and highlights. But not if it's a bunch of guys writing names on a grease board.
|2 days 1 hour ago||For anyone wondering,||
For anyone wondering, Michigan offered Hegarty as part of the 2011 class. He was from Aztec, NM, so we could feasibly have one New Mexican (Hegarty) snapping to another New Mexican (Zach Gentry), which would be a pretty big coincidence since we rarely recruit the state at all.
Hegarty was a 4-star, the #6 offensive tackle, and #70 overall to Rivals that year.
|2 days 1 hour ago||First of all, even 3 games||
First of all, even 3 games would represent 25% of the regular season.
Second, those first three games include Utah, Oregon State, and UNLV, not all of which are gimme wins.
Third, Glasgow is at least a two-time offender, so even if he misses "just" three games for this incident, there's a decent chance he will fall off the wagon again.
Fourth, this team was likely going to have Glasgow starting at LG until Jack Miller retired. So bringing in a guy who can start at center might allow Glasgow to play LG, which would allow Erik Magnuson to compete at tackle or right guard.
With the center depth right now (minus Miller and potentially Glasgow), we might be royally screwed even if there are no further injuries. Just think about how Glasgow looked during his first game action at center (bad snaps in three or four consecutive games) or how Rocko Khoury looked during the first series of the Sugar Bowl (two bad snaps on one series).
|2 days 1 hour ago||"Hell, Lindsay didn't play a||
"Hell, Lindsay didn't play a down for OSU this year."
That was due to injury.
|2 days 1 hour ago||We're at 85 currently. Here's||
We're at 85 currently. Here's the breakdown:
|2 days 1 hour ago||I'm pretty sure that Glasgow||
I'm pretty sure that Glasgow has been practicing for all but one or two practices. Of course, I'm not in charge, but it doesn't send much of a message to "suspend" kids from practice, unless there's something even harder they have to do outside of practice. For example, I remember stories about how Lloyd Carr used to make guys in the doghouse show up really early in the morning and run stadium steps.
|2 days 1 hour ago||We'll find out when the||
We'll find out when the spring game draft is televised on ESPN.
|2 days 1 hour ago||I don't really see Banks as a||
I don't really see Banks as a kick return specialist, because usually the guys who are true "return specialists" are guys who can do both kicks/punts. You can't really afford to spend scholarships on guys who are "just kick returners" or "just punt returners." Considering that, I don't see Banks as an ideal punt returner, so I would think they want him as a receiver while possibly returning some kicks on the side.
|2 days 4 hours ago||The point isn't really||
The point isn't really "entertainment." The point of all those things is so some people can make money.
I do not see a "Michigan spring game draft" drawing all that many viewers. Therefore, I doubt it would make much money.
So my question still stands. What would be the point?
|2 days 4 hours ago||There's always a chance, but||
There's always a chance, but I haven't heard anything about him being recruited as a fullback. Here are Reese's highlights from this past year:
|2 days 4 hours ago||To those crying "Who cares if||
To those crying "Who cares if their feelings get hurt?! Don't be pussies!" I ask:
What would be the point of televising the draft?
|2 days 5 hours ago||Regarding Korey Banks, he's a||
Regarding Korey Banks, he's a fast kid (claims a 4.26 forty) but is pretty scrawny right. I'm a little surprised Michigan pulled the trigger on him.
I'm also surprised Michigan offered David Reese this early. I really thought that if Michigan offered him, it would be a Grant Perry type of situation late in the process.
|3 days 4 hours ago||Maybe I missed it, but why||
Maybe I missed it, but why wasn't he asked about bubble screens?
Every coach should be asked about bubble screens.
|3 days 7 hours ago||Right. Harbaugh expressed||
Right. Harbaugh expressed that he wanted DeWeaver to remain in the class, but he said that Michigan was going to recruit other quarterbacks, too. That's when DeWeaver really decided to open things up.
|3 days 7 hours ago||I think it's kind of a big||
I think it's kind of a big deal from a Michigan-centric point of view, so I'm not surprised there have been multiple threads. It's not often that a player who's virtually guaranteed a starting gig just up and quits. I mean, if Miller didn't win the starting center job again, he was almost surely going to be a primary backup at C/OG. I remember being surprised when Rocko Khoury didn't return for his fifth year, because I assumed he would be a starter, but I think the last time a significant player just flat-out quit was Alex Mitchell during the Lloyd Carr days.
|3 days 7 hours ago||Well, yeah, but I just didn't||
Well, yeah, but I just didn't think it would receive as much attention, period, even if it were for concussions.
|3 days 7 hours ago||Yeah...this story has sort of||
Yeah...this story has sort of been blown out of proportion. I feel like it's received almost as much attention as Chris Borland's retirement, and Borland was an NFL player while Miller is a mediocre college player.
|3 days 8 hours ago||"Most people don't have that||
"Most people don't have that option."
They might not have THAT option, but we all make choices on a daily basis. People generally know the difference between right and wrong (if not morally, then at least legally). The right choices are generally the ones that let you live freely, get the best paying job you can, etc. Ultimately, smoking marijuana is something that most people who do it *want* to do, not something that is suggested/required by medical professionals.
As a professional athlete, people choose to set their alarm for a certain time. They choose to eat grilled chicken and vegetables instead of McDonald's. They choose to drink water instead of Mountain Dew. They choose to run hard in conditioning and not lollygag at the back. Those are the "rules" or at least "expectations" of the profession so they can be responsible professionals and good at their jobs. There's really no reason why they can't choose to avoid smoking weed.
|3 days 22 hours ago||If there were news on Rudock,||
If there were news on Rudock, you'd know about it.
We're currently at 84 scholarships. Getting O'Neill would put us at 85.
|3 days 22 hours ago||Well...sort of. DeWeaver||
Well...sort of. DeWeaver decommitted after Harbaugh was hired, not when things went south for Hoke.
|4 days 1 hour ago||"And to answer your question||
"And to answer your question there's a new saliva test out that can tell if the THC is active or was from prior use. If it's not already, it will be used for DUI tests in states that legalize."
I was not aware of this new test, so thanks. That's part of what I was asking, but I had to ask it about five times in this thread before I got an answer.
Anyway, *I* don't care whether you're high or not. But I do think employers have a right to care and hire/fire as they see fit. I'm pretty sure that if I got caught, I would get fired. There are obviously other jobs out there like that, so NFL players should actually feel pretty lucky that their jobs are not tied to stuff like this. Sure, they might get fined or suspended, but they'll only get fired if they make the same mistake over and over again.
However, if you're my taxi driver, my kid's bus driver, my kid's day care provider, the financial planner dealing with my millions of dollars, etc., then I would certainly hope you're not high on the job.
|4 days 1 hour ago||So you're saying that if||
So you're saying that if someone's lunch break was from 12:00 to 1:00 and he was getting high at 12:55 in the parking lot across the street, he would be 100% capable of performing his job when he walked back in the door at 1:00?
|4 days 2 hours ago||Okay. So how do you regulate||
So how do you regulate that? How do I, as an employer, know that your positive drug test is from you smoking at 8:30 p.m. and not at 7:45 a.m. on your way into work?
|4 days 3 hours ago||I wouldn't put it beyond some||
I wouldn't put it beyond some people to use that picture seriously in response to my comment, so I guess I just assumed the worst.
|4 days 3 hours ago||I'm not denying that there||
I'm not denying that there are positive factors with the use of medical marijuana.
I'm guessing the majority of people using marijuana, however, are not using it as doctor-prescribed medicine.
So you just said people shouldn't be smoking pot at work. Should they be allowed to smoke it on their walk/drive to work? Should they be able to smoke on their 30-minute lunch break? If they shouldn't be smoking at work, I'm assuming you're admitting it could affect your state of mind. So how exactly can you be sure that their mind wouldn't be affected if they smoked five minutes before they walked in and sat down at their desk?
|4 days 4 hours ago||They probably can swear at||
They probably can swear at home. But what if you're standing across the street from the school or day care and yelling cuss words at people?
So if you're not advocating smoking pot at work, are you advocating smoking pot...on your lunch break? On the drive to work?
|4 days 5 hours ago||Well, I think the intervening||
Well, I think the intervening factor is that some people think it affects job performance.
|4 days 5 hours ago||I had to pause a moment to||
I had to pause a moment to make sure it wasn't April 1 yet.
|4 days 5 hours ago||I'm not trying to be a||
I'm not trying to be a one-upper. Just trying to get facts straight.