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|6 hours 14 min ago||Being a "system QB"||
sure doesn't make you an NFL QB either. You may put up some gaudy stats in college but how far did that get the Florida "fun and gun" QBs or June Jones QBs from Hawaii or Case Keenum (at least he is still in the league) for that matter?
All Hill's numbers did was make me wonder how good Manziel really is? Reality is, Hoyer was servicable at MSU and is coming off of an injury. He has never been a full time starter though he may have ended up that way last season if he hadn't gotten hurt. With all the "Johnny Football" hype did you really expect him to get beat out by a guy who was never even a Big Ten all conference player yet alone a Heisman Trophy winner.
|1 day 16 hours ago||I believe WTKA will have the game||
If you have a computer, laptop, or tablet find wtka.com (1210am). You should be able to find a button at the top right that says listen live. Hope this helps.
|1 day 18 hours ago||Something tells me Mr. Etra||
doesn't come cheap. I wonder where a college student and/or his family comes up with that kind of loot?
|1 day 20 hours ago||Since the season seems so short||
I was expecting the Michigan McRibs
|1 day 21 hours ago||You must have missed it||
Clemson just gave out a number with a legends patch.
|1 day 21 hours ago||So your parents worked||
for Saturn then? Did they ever get back to GM?
|2 days 19 hours ago||Do you know the whole Rice story?||
maybe if you saw the footage of what happened in the elevator you would understand the 2 games. I was upset with it until I heard the story and the fact that Rice won't allow them to show the video because it may make someone other than himself look bad.
|4 days 1 hour ago||He played quite a bit last year||
and had all of two tackles.
|4 days 1 hour ago||Especially since Norfleet||
dropped a couple in the open scrimmage IIRC.
|5 days 1 hour ago||But Branch was held out of a game,||
granted it was preason, and he is not even under age like Kings. Shouldn't they have just held him out of practice next week.
|6 days 4 hours ago||Disappointed in the CBs||
Taylor made a lot of tackles last year because his guy caught a lot of balls in front of him and I just don't see him as a press coverage guy. I think Lewis and Peppers are more suited for the type of D we are allegedly going to play than Blake or Ray.
There has been a lot of talk of Lewis being the best corner to date and this seems like a seniority thing. Hopefully Ray and Blake have stepped up their game that much that they have surpassed the competition.
|1 week 42 min ago||Not only the smile||
he was everywhere. You could see him at other M sporting events cheering the other athletes on. Maybe it is because so many more games are on TV now, but I don't recall any other "celebrity" style athlete doing this here.
Best of all, he stayed. I was sure he was going to transfer out when RR was let go, but he had fallen in love with the university and didn't want the team to splinter like it did when LC left.
|1 week 2 hours ago||Got negged for a joke||
This board is way to sensitive or is everybody blind an couldn't see the /s. Hate to think what would have happened if I mentioned "the horror". Neg away.
|1 week 4 hours ago||That is what happens||
when you go 0-4 against OSU.
|1 week 5 hours ago||Pure BS||
You don't need to be a senior to be a leader. Just because Hoke emphasized this his first three years he has backed away from it and did away with the Seals training. We also have 10 RS juniors on the roster who are going into their fourth year in the program.
I think a player like Peppers is exactly what this team needed. He is probably the most physically talented player on the team. He has a desire to be the greatest and will put in the work accordingly. This is infectious and it is always a good thing if your best players are also your hardest workers. Now I don't know if he'll be or become a verbal leader, but sometimes actions speak louder than words.
|1 week 2 days ago||I would like to think so, but||
if the line can't open holes again this year it is going to make possible recruits wonder what is going on.
|1 week 2 days ago||I talked about him at the open scrimmage||
Did a double take when I saw him on the field. Just think we all thought Vincent Smith was small.
|1 week 3 days ago||You have to remember||
Alabama takes the equivalent of or close to 5 recruiting classes every 4 years. You will never see them have a class the size we are going to have this year because they would just cut or medical players. Its the one thing that really pisses me off about the NCAA that they allow this.
|1 week 3 days ago||Never said fire Funk||
I know that our 2008 OL had only Schilling with any experience and a bunch of 3 star recruits. We were learning a new system and had QBs with no experience who weren't even a fit. Somehow Greg Frey managed a get that Oline to function well enough to have 2 RBs average over 4 ypc and 2 over 5 ypc despite our QBs completing under 50% of their passes.
Having players listed on the roster and them actually being good enough to play are two different things. Once again UCLA is projected to start three true sophomores and all three spent a good portion of last year starting as true freshman and despite that UCLA rushed for almost 75 more yards per game then we did.
|1 week 4 days ago||Injuries, players quit, and the process||
all played a part. For what its worth USC's current projected starting OL includes a Fr, RS Fr, 2 RS soph, and a Jr. UCLAs two deep includes a Sr, RS Jr, 2 RS Soph, 4 Soph, RS Fr, and 2 Fr with 3 true sophs starting.
What I'm saying is enough with the excuses for the OL. We have 3 OL who should be in their 4th year in the program unfortunately 1 quit and another took a medical. We also lost Jake Fisher in this class due to the coaching change. 4 players in their third year and 6 in their second year. We missed on Alex Kozan in 2012 and he started in the NC game last year. Obviously there are a lot of young Olineman developing and playing better than ours are for whatever reason.
|1 week 4 days ago||Serious question||
What TE has shown you that they can block? That was supposed to be AJ Williams biggest value ans I have been extremely disappointed with that. I'm sure Heitzman will give effort, but he has been on the other side of the ball the past two years.
|1 week 5 days ago||Dymonte||
was a LB in HS and did not have coverage responsibilities. He has to learn a whole new skill set to play his position. Think of what Cam Gordon went through (HS LB and WR) asked to move to safety. Luckily Dymonte is more athletic and I believe he'll get it. Peppers has been a DB his entire HS school so of course he is going to get it.
|1 week 5 days ago||Dymonte and Peppers||
The HUGE difference here is that Peppers played DB in HS and is use to coverage. Dymonte was a LB who didn't have to cover so he has to learn a whole new skill set. It is much harder to move back in a D scheme than it is to move up.
|1 week 5 days ago||My thoughts||
Shane played better than Devin IMO
Green and Johnson got the majority of snaps with the 1s Smith mostly with 2s
Ways had some nice catches but they were all against a walk on I have never heard of
Mo Hurst made a couple nice plays in backfield-quick off the ball
Noticed when we came out of nickel a couple times Peppers stayed on field at CB and Taylor came off
Hagerup boomed some (one at least 70 yards in the air) and is now #40
|1 week 6 days ago||If anybody is at the Dream Cruise||
I would like a report on the Elio if you get a chance to see/drive it. Thanks in advance.
|1 week 6 days ago||I'll have my 2 boys with me||
Can never get enough Michigan football.
|2 weeks 29 min ago||There is a big difference||
between not making the grade and CHEATING. Then again, I guess if you're not going to the make it may be what caused you to cheat.
If you read some of the comments further down it sounds as if an academic advisor may have been fudging grades in 2012 and they may be vacating wins for playing ineligible players. One poster was very upset as Brian Kelly was suppose to get their academic standards "dumbed down" so they could get more 5 stars.
|2 weeks 22 hours ago||A reported||
95,000 at a spring game in 2009 and over 81,000 Urb's first year. By the way Ohio State charges for their spring game. So you can understand why they may be laughing.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||But those affordable tickets||
have already been sold to someone and do nothing to the amount of unsold tickets the AD has remaining.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Pretty bad||
when a season pass to park cost more than a season ticket.