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- Georgia (I would go to Athens!)
- Florida State
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Conference games||
How were you able to get to the conference games. I just logged in and I can only see non-conference games as well. Is there something else that I need to do to get to the conference games?
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Quick cool Story Bro||
7 years ago when everyone knew Lloyd was retiring, My brother and I were debating on the next coach. I was pulling for Kelly, my brother was pulling for a head coach from a small college that was doing a great job.
Too small of a college to "jump" to Michigan...
Not enough actual experience....
Were the repeated Cons to that.
Of course I am referring to JH.
My point is, don't be so quick to discount someone just because he does not have "big time" experience. While nothing is certain, judge the person by their accomplishments and character.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||Reference for some of us "more experienced" MGoBloggers||
I grew up listening to Bill Cosby comedic routines on my Dad's vinyl records (he still has them!). And one of the funniest "skits" that Bill talks about is......."WORSE!"
For those of you old enough to remember, you will understand the humor and line that is about to follow......
You never challenge WORSE. You never say...
"THINGS CAN NEVER GET........WORSE!!"
|13 weeks 5 days ago||My observations||
2) Have not seen it mention much,but the LBs looked good to me as well. JoeB showed me the hype was all about
3) Wile. To me, should not be over looked that he hit 3 FGs including a 47 harder. It is a nice benefit to have a kicker that will get you points once you cross the 30.....
4) Morris - now let's be clear, Gardner is the starter and rightfully so, but I certainly like what I saw from Morris
5) Funchess - I think he is ready to dominate, teams will have to roll coverage/ double him. This will only create space through the field
2) Kick off coverage. While it looked cool to see Norfleet run one back. That was actually the 2nd straight "TD" return. This needs attention over the next 2 weeks
Overall, I believe this team is going to do well. Championship well? No, there is still some work to be done....
|13 weeks 6 days ago||Guesses||
3rd Possibility - Clemson or South Carolina......
|13 weeks 6 days ago||Karma believer||
Here is my off the wall take......
I am a big believer in Karma. Needless to say, ever since the Horror I Michigan football has been in a funk. (From deep funk - the RR era - to the recent funk). The program has not just been where we want it to be. So, this August 30th, while not erasing the stain from 7 years ago, can be viewed as a bookend to a down cycle of the program.
IF Michigan goes out and drops 70 on App St., that could be viewed as a team that is A) Significanly better than its opponent and B) Hungry enough to just want to drill anyone that gets in their way. OK, I will take my rose colored sunglasses off now......
With that being stated, I am more interested in getting key wins:
1) On the road against quality competition (ND, MSU, Ohio)
2) Getting multiple wins in October and November - No more end of the year swan dives....
|34 weeks 3 days ago||Age is overrated||
You do realize that Payne is 15 months older than McGary. I state this because Payne will be the "older" dude in this draft and as far as I can tell that is certainly NOT hurting his draft position. Payne was born in February 1991. Heck he is 23 already!!!
Yes, if McGary comes back, he will just turn 23 at the draft next year. But in the end, if he is healthy and returns to his potential, he is a lock for a lottery pick. Especially given the notion that next years draft is a "downer"......
|37 weeks 22 hours ago||On BTN "The Journey"||
I believe this this was on the BTN show "The Journey" earlier this year. Just shows how little we truly know about the players we watch and that we should always pause before saying something about them.
Yes, Adrian Payne has a soft spot for a true hero fighting every day. It will be nice to cheer for him in about 6-7 weeks (well, actually 3 becasue I think State is going to flame out in the NCAA, but that is for another thread.......)
EDIT: Beaten to this. But the sentiment is the same. Very hard to show vengence to someone who "gets it".
|1 year 4 weeks ago||Gibbons kicked it too low,||
Gibbons kicked it too low, just like the 40 last week.......not good
|1 year 15 weeks ago||He will be...||
Remember Nebraska last year? That essentially cost Michigan the Division title. There will come a point somewhere in the season that Morris will have to step in a meaningful game at a meaningful drive and not look like a deer in headlights.
We all saw in its grand glory what happens once a Defense (even a very average one) figures out the a QB is no threat to the offensive game plan. At minimum, Morris needs to be able to make the basic throws (Fades, Hitches, Square Outs, Bubble Screen...oh wait) in the heat of a game to force a Defense to be honest. Even if he only plays 2 or 3 meaningful series through out the whole year. It will be important.
*****Of course I am more than content to see Morris only in 3 of the first 4 games collecting about 6 quarters of experience (the 2nd half of each cupcake game). Effectively handing the ball off to whoever and making the occasional throw. Then moth ball him for the balance of the year.*******
|1 year 16 weeks ago||Undestood||
But NW has us, MSU and OSU at home. And yes they did beat Neb 2 year ago. I also account for the fact that Neb as like only 3 returning starters on D. Yes T-Mart is coming back and their O is good, but NW contained it each of the last 2 years.
Neb D will not be good, not under any circumstances, especially against an experienced and explosive O like NW.
Keep in mind that while Neb did win against NW last year. It was a freak series of plays in the 4th quarter that allowed Neb to pull one out of their you know what. So, yes, I am confident that Pat will the Purple Swarm ready for Neb even in Lincoln this year......
|1 year 16 weeks ago||As crazy as it sounds...||
The NW game is the most important. Now before everyone neg bombs me, let me explain. OF COURSE the OSU game has the utmost importance, but they are not in our division this year.
A loss to NW would be damning in our chances to achieve the team goals (BIG Ten title, Rose Bowl, etc). I certainly expect NW to beat both MSU and Neb, that means our game with them will determine who goes to the B1G Championship game.
With that being stated, I am very confident that we NW. While their O is explosive, their D is not and with the improved athleticism on our D, we match up better against their O.
I am sure there will be a pending future thread, but I am calling for a 12-2 season.....
|1 year 16 weeks ago||And the beat of a pending football season||
is starting to grow.....
Can't get here fast enough......
|1 year 16 weeks ago||Faimly Party at NW||
Big Party at Evanston....... Brother, Dad, my sons, Brother In Law and nephew all coming. Went through Stub Hub, grab 7 in the end zone, $64 each. Can't wait to take over the stadium........
|1 year 18 weeks ago||Great performance||
Just to remind everyone that an "average" from JV is still way better than 90% of the pitchers in baseball. JV has done enough that he has earned my patience as he works his way back to being "The MAN". Always must see TV.
|1 year 18 weeks ago||He is out||
Just posted on the broadcast that he is out. Being replaced by someone from Balt. Could not catch the name
EDIT: beaten by 1 min. I'm a slow typer on the iPad
|1 year 18 weeks ago||6th innings||
Nothing too still see here.........
|1 year 33 weeks ago||That's what I'm talking about||
They have to call SOME fouls on him. Keep going at him. Soon he will have to back off. Kansas will be nothing with out Withey in there.....
|1 year 33 weeks ago||Considering all things||
We are still in this game. Mitch needs to play as much of the 2nd as he can muster. Overall they were unbalanced. Need to stick to the pick n roll and then dish.
|1 year 33 weeks ago||NOT ANOTHER DAMN COMMERCIAL||
Why even have TO. With all of these TV timeouts. No one can ever get into a game.......
|1 year 33 weeks ago||Coach B||
Changed Morgan and Mitch are in. Drive and dish....... Drive and dish
|1 year 33 weeks ago||NICE,||
|1 year 33 weeks ago||So far||
So good.... Going to stay close all the way through.... Mitch is playing smart. Kansas is going after him in the post to try and draw fouls. Keep playing smart Mitch and we can do this!
|1 year 33 weeks ago||THREE!!,||
|1 year 33 weeks ago||DONG PUNCH||
|1 year 33 weeks ago||The rim is still||
Just 10 feet from the floor and the free throw line is still just 15 feet from the basket....... Let play some BBall
|1 year 33 weeks ago||IT'S GAME TIME!!!!!!!||
Lets go BLUE!!
|1 year 34 weeks ago||GET OUT THE MUSTARD||
Hotdog. AND LOVING IT!!!
|1 year 34 weeks ago||Dribbling clinic||
The power of Spike!
|1 year 34 weeks ago||And to think there was no||
And to think there was no foul called either..........???