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- Guy Benjamin, Stanford, 2500 yards
- Jack Thompson , Wash St., 2400 yards
- Rob Hertel, USC, 2150 yards
- Charlie Young, Cal, 1875 yards
- Warren Moon, Washington, 1600 yards
- Jack Henderson, Oregon, 1200 yards
- Rick Bashore, UCLA, 1000 yards (UCLA ran an option offense with Bashore).
|2 days 11 hours ago||Heartbreaking. Good Christ! RIP Young Men.||
Heartbreaking. Good Christ! RIP Young Men.
|4 days 15 hours ago||A great man. RIP Coach.||
|5 days 13 hours ago||I don't know. Dave, what do you thin.....||
|5 days 13 hours ago||I don't know. Dave, what do you thin.....||
|1 week 4 days ago||Because we would run out of||
Because we would run out of jersey numbers and we would have point guards wearing No 69 and ridiculous crap like that. The General and Joubert and Rockymore were all the bees knees yo. Agreed.
|1 week 5 days ago||Will be relying on the "disrespekt" and "chip on the shoulder"||
Still, for a team with 4 returning starters on offense and 6 on defense, MSU appears to be poised for a good season, mainly because of defense, but also solid TB, WRs corp and 3 starters back on the OL (effectively).
|1 week 5 days ago||What is Jim Harbaugh's response to such things?||
"That would have killed a lesser man!"
Or something to that effect, right?
|1 week 5 days ago||Matt Millen IS...||
|1 week 5 days ago||Burst appendix 1 day prior to boarding flight to Malaysia.||
Had burst 1 day before departing on 20 hour flight to Malaysia meeting.
Was ill for a few days leading up to trip. Finally said eff it and went to emergency room day before trip.
Had I not done that, Dr. said I'd probably be irrevocably screwed or dead.
I suffered two abdominal abcesses post-operative as a result of my typical male stubborness about pain, etc.
But honestly I didn't even know my appendix burst. No fever. Nothing.
Surgeon said it was one of the most serious cases he had seen.
"Sometimes you eat the bear, othertimes the bear eats you."
|1 week 6 days ago||It's worth noting that in 1977 pass blocking rules changed||
The NCAA permitted more-effective pass protection in 1977, allowing offensive linemen a ''half-extension'' of the arms. Previously, linemen had to keep their hands against their chest while blocking.
By any standard, the majority of Big Ten coaches were very slow to adjust. Jim Young at Purdue (Mark Hermann, 2400 yrds) and Darryl Rogers Michigan State (Ed Smith 1,731 yrds) capitalized on the rule change immediately. Michigan's Rick Leach was a distant third (1,109 yrds passing). The remaining QBs in the league were putting up high school passing numbers.
Meanwhile the seven starting quarterbacks of the PAC-8 that year ALL had 1,000+ yards passing. Warren Moon was not even the best in class that year
During the 1970s regular season Michigan didn't face "west coast" passing offenses very much.
This frequently worked to their disadvantage in the Rose Bowl.
|2 weeks 10 hours ago||McCartney was a great defensive coach, but this attitude||
does explain how a 10-1 Michigan team could get lit up by a 7-4 Washington Huskies squad that was fortified with "OMG BIG PLAY!" players like QB Warren Moon, WR Spider Gaines and TB Joe Steele to the tune of 24-0 lead by the 3rd quarter of the Rose Bowl game that year.
It didn't help matters that Michigan ran a meatgrinder, clocking-sucking, Option I offense trying to play catch up in the second half. If it hadn't been for Don Nehlen's installation of several true play-action passing formations and plays that season, Michigan probably would have lost that game 27-7 or worse.
Against inferior Big10 opponents, most of whom were also running run-centric, time-wasting and less effective, option offenses as well, this "prevent the big play" strategy became a self-fulfilling prophecy. I mean what would be a big play? A fullback getting tackled by a safety for 9 yard gain? A tailback taking an option pitch around left end for 12 yards? The only team running a pass centric offense in the Big Ten that years was Darryl Rogers Michigan State (QB Ed Smith).
McCartney's secondary and linebackers were in zone coverage for 60 minutes of most games, despite having All-Conference and future NFL stars like Dwight Hicks, Jim Pickens, Mike Jolly and Derek Howard. Had these dude played man coverage on Spider Gaines and spied Warren Moon, man who knows. Michigan might have won a share of the national title that year.
|2 weeks 11 hours ago||Meyer||
Yes, he has nuked Big Ten opponent recruiting from orbit since he's been in Columbus, and most Power 5 teams would just kill to have his 3 deep roster at any position.
But could 2016 might be one of those "off" years?
By "off" I mean 9-3 or 10-2 instead of 11-1 or 12-0?
The Buckeye schedule looks tougher this year with 10 opponents who made it to post-season, including 5 ranked teams.
That matchup at Oklahoma (11-2, with 9 starters back on offense, 7 starters on defense) is going to be the toughest regular season non-conference foe Urban Meyer has ever coached against - and I'm including his coaching stints at BGSU, Utah, Florida and Ohio St.
@Oklahoma, @Wisconsin, @MSU @Penn State
Home games vs. Indiana, Nebraska, Northwestern and Michigan
Their offense will not be an issue. If anything is going to bring Ohio St. down in games this year it might be defensive performance. Despite low game experience, that is one talented defensive unit regardless.
|2 weeks 16 hours ago||James, just a tip:||
It's only going to get a lot worse.
This horror story will never end. And it probably shouldn't.
|2 weeks 16 hours ago||Post now up at Eleven Warriors. Understandably upset.||
Quite a few commenters saying he should resign.
|2 weeks 16 hours ago||Why did SMU football get the NCAA "death penalty"?||
Answer: Because of coach Ron Meyer, lack of institutional control and for paying football players paltry sums of cash against NCAA rules.
Meanwhile, Penn State football coaches intentionally cover up numerous counts of felony crimes by a pedophile on the staff and no problem, all is forgiven by the NCAA. Everything continues just hunky fucking dorry.
Fuck you NCAA.
And fuck you Penn State.
|2 weeks 16 hours ago||Can one not quantify how many victims might have been spared||
had these human degenerates - Paterno, McQueary, Bradley and Schiano, and Mr. Dumb Ass PSU Janitor- done things differently and just gone directly to the police to report a sexual assault/child rape?
10 victims, 48 counts (proven guilty of 45).
The thing people at PSU still don't seem to grasp is this:
Those 10 victims are the only ones that came forward and agreed to get annihilated in court and the press. How many other children in The Second Mile charity were sexually abused by this monster while PSU coaches had their arms folded? Those victims exist, and are still silent today?
We will likely never know.
That is why this horror show WILL NEVER BE OVER for Penn State.
This is why you don't get your wins back.
This is why you don't deserve an apology from the NCAA or Big Ten or ESPN.
This is why you don't sell books or beer or eye glasses trying to capitalize on a lie.
This is why you don't petition to re-erect a statue of an enabler of a callous, cruel pedophile.
|2 weeks 17 hours ago||Yes, if that too happened, then it would explain a lot||
Threat of disclosure of one's own improprieties (sexual, criminal or other) would be a very powerful deterrent in keeping the truth battened down and preventing the report of other crimes.
Did Bradley and Schiano have skeleton's in their own closets? Don't know. But even if they did, I would like to think they would have had the adult conviction to do what is right and to not allow such a vile monster to continue destroying children unabated.
|2 weeks 17 hours ago||Unbefuckinglievable||
Why the fuck did these adult men not go directly to the police and file a report of the crime?
|2 weeks 17 hours ago||Yes, there are lot of parallels||
If something like this can happen over a period of decades at a prestigious, successful university like Penn State, then inevitably you arrive at the question whether such a horror show could ever take place within your own hallowed halls? I would like to think "no", impossible, or it's different here or different there because of x and y and z.
But human behavior and response of those in positions of authority to such matters has been decisively shitty.
The other thing I think about is that these victims are not numbers. They are people with lives, careers, families, children, etc. As more facts are released, it sometimes feels like they are going to be dehumanized all over again in the media because of the very thing they loved the most (Penn State football).
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Home and homes vs. LSU and Clemson||
Also make sure Michigan wears home jerseys @ LSU.
Let's make it happen.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||It's good. But I get the bad||
It's good. But I get the bad feeling that a home and home vs Clemson, LSU or Georgia will probably not happen. Teams Michigan has never played or not since the Kennedy administration.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Breaston flipped off by ND fan||
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Great news! The Return of Yosemite Sam||
My favorite: "You f%$#ng idiot, Mike!"
|3 weeks 5 days ago||WTF in wrong with Sparty? 13-1, 11-2, 12-2 last three years.||
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Make sense. Game is played in Coliseum||
Both are simultaneously the HOME TEAM.
What would be really funny would be the Michigan Wolverines waltzing into Spartan Stadium in Lansing with the home navy jerseys on.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Easy||
What play are we gonna run?
a.) Power I 38 belly option.
b.) Power I 36 tackle trap
c.) Emtpy marmalade spread, Z out, F shallow Denver.
|4 weeks 15 hours ago||Jake Ryan, is that you?||
|4 weeks 16 hours ago||Goddammit. We're not quite half through 2016||
RIP Ms. Summit. You deserve it.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Even at a place like Stanford this happened...||
The website was taken down. Not sure how many they sold.
Looks like they forgot to trademark it.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Florida State, Illinois, Notre Dame and UC-Santa Cruz are next||