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|1 week 1 day ago||Oh Ron Johnson!||
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I hope it takes off.||
Even if it did nothing more than keep track of when tournament or league play for the most popular games of each genre (fighting, real-time strategy, MOBA, shooter), that would be very useful. If they want to video archive matches, all the better.
That being said, if it follows ESPN's business model and becomes the TMZ of e-sports, I'd go back to using Twitch.tv to tell me when matches will be played.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||I don't think that was the reason||
"RichRod tried to teach Denard the zone read for two years and had to ditch it."
I don't think Denard's inability to learn the zone read was the reason why RichRod abandoned it. IIRC it had more to do with Denard being the best runner by far on the 2010 team, so teams would defend the zone read by making him hand off every time. To maximize Denard as a runner in 2010, Rodriguez decided to use his running back as an extra blocker rather than let the defense choose between Denard and Vincent Smith. 2011 saw the emergence of Toussaint, a stronger running threat in his own right, so transitioning back to the zone read was logical.
I think your premise of learning football vs executing football tasks is sound. It just doesn't make sense that RichRod would avoid putting his players in a better position to succeed by calling a play they rep all the time in practice. Tate made plenty of wrong reads in 2009 that were bailed out by athletic ability (his long TD run against Notre Dame comes to mind).
|6 weeks 2 days ago||"Many were lamenting that we||
"Many were lamenting that we didn't keep Rich Rod after that Oregon win, yet Michigan had to play Minnesota 34th, Penn State 7th, Michigan State 22nd, and Ohio State 26th ranked defenses"
Only Penn State and OSU have defensive FEI ratings that rank above Arizona's opponents. Six of Arizona's opponents (Oregon, Utah, Washington, USC, Arizona State, and Boise State) have defensive FEIs above the rest of Michigan's big ten schedule. Even if you disregard the injury-decimated Oregon team, Arizona went 3-3 against that group. I don't know how you can say Rodriguez would struggle against Big Ten defenses this year when the PAC-12 defenses he faced were both better overall and he split against them. More importantly, are you arguing Michigan would not have been better off last year with Rodriguez instead of Hoke?
Maybe you're using eyeball test to form your opinions, in which case there's no reason to have a discussion.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Any way I can get||
a single magazine with the t-shirt for, say, about $30-$40? I really want the shirt but can't really use 2 copies of the magazine. I'd even consider getting signed copy + shirt for $50 if that was an option.
|9 weeks 5 days ago||It's much more technical.||
Now I can't speak to the ESPN2 broadcast from this thread. As an avid watcher of DOTA 2, LoL, and Starcraft 2, each broadcaster gives interesting, relevant information about potential strategies, build order, positioning, available resources, etc that enhance the viewing and understanding of the action. There's also no commercials that stop a broadcast mid-game, an advantage over every mainstream sport except soccer, with fewer dull periods typical of many soccer games. The commentating is not designed for the casual watcher to understand without some familiarity with the game, but then again most casual viewers don't understand mainstream sports either.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||When it comes to our jersey sponsors...||
|11 weeks 2 days ago||zopodoy is spamming|
|11 weeks 5 days ago||No, maybe, and I'd do it conditionally.||
I can't convince you that you're wrong because you've already made up your mind. For someone that still uses 'dickrod' like they're in middle school or feels so butthurt about RR's tenure, you will attempt to discredit everything I say.
An MGoTrial would be pretty dumb, but internet forums are prone to pretty-dumb things anyway. Part of me wants you take you up on your offer, but only if you're willing to find a 3rd party or parties to act as judge/jury. They have to be neutral to the issue though, so good luck finding, well, anyone that doesn't have a biased opinion about RR. I also want to see a list of charges and evidence that indicts RR. It doesn't have to be too formal or anything--I'm no lawyer--but this should be enough to allow for both sides to make their case as complete as possible.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||So you agree||
that Rodriguez was not "welcomed fine" at Michigan. Good; I agree that Michigan could have finished better than 3-9 despite these obstacles.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||"dude... he was welcomed just fine..."||
"dude... except for the bad press associated with his buyout that Michigan forced upon him, Braylon's hell-raising about the #1 jersey issued initially to a defensive back, Lloyd Carr's meeting with the players reminding them of their transfer options before he became coach, and being denied the budget to bring Casteel with him, he was welcomed just fine until he went 3-9."
|12 weeks 6 days ago||Found it!||
"Michigan Premier 2014."
Edit: Looks like an old team. Even ignoring the wrong year, their last match on the client is in February. They likely remade for this tournament.
|13 weeks 16 min ago||I think it's just "University of Michigan."||
I can't find their team name aside from this. I do have their roster, though. I may be able to find their team name from the client based on its members.
|13 weeks 21 hours ago||Eleven quadrillion, five||
Eleven quadrillion, five hundred sixty trillion.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||I can guarantee you||
that if someone posted a thread about Carr, Moeller, or Hoke doing one of the following:
1) not speaking to their QB for 2 weeks,
2) not helping an old lady cross the street, or
3) not stopping to help a person fix their blown tire...
the thread would receive the same reaction.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||Clickbait||
The entire (rest of the) article talks about the QB's performance in the game; only Rodriguez and the QB were interviewed. Neither of them even mention that they weren't on speaking terms. Even if the headline is true, there's no discussion involving why.
This is Freep-level reporting. Sadly, better than Freep-level reporting is the exception, not the norm.
|20 weeks 2 days ago||Re: smh||
'Shaking my head'.
|24 weeks 4 days ago||3-9||
Dave Brandon becomes an anti-Michigan booster, sending bagmen to high-ranked recruits just so they commit anywhere else. Players transfer away from Michigan because Harbaugh makes them work harder than Hoke did to earn their success; those that stay don't believe in Harbaugh's system and don't play to their full potential while skipping classes and committing violent crimes. After the season Michigan decides football isn't worth spending so much money for and goes the way of the ivy league.
Oh sorry, thought this was the negbang thread.
|25 weeks 2 days ago||Why is that relevant?||
The overall trend of punting is clear; punting is getting better, punt returns are getting worse. You can't claim that tactics used a decade ago are the reason why punting is getting better, particularly when the NFL does not see the same trend as the NCAA. So if it's not the shield punt, what else could lead to this difference? You yourself admit that about half of NCAA teams use shield punt.
|28 weeks 3 days ago||Can't wait til Ohio||
passes a bill allowing student athletes to unionize, giving OSU an advantage over Michigan on the recruiting trail...
|29 weeks 4 days ago||If Harbaugh||
rips out a baby's heart and takes a bite out of it while it's still beating, I would conclude he's not the best candidate for the Michigan job. Of course, he'd have to do this before getting hired, otherwise I could chalk that one up to a mistake made in hindsight.
|29 weeks 5 days ago||Please ignore the ignorant comments, oh great one.||
I understand that reporting your findings of the future creates an alternate universe, and trust that the new universe was created to maximize future Michigan victories on the football field.
|30 weeks 11 hours ago||Checklist:||
Reading comprehension failure, ad hominem, unoriginal counter to my relevant (albeit recycled) quote. Could be troll or in middle school.
Either way, I hope you put down the energy drink and go to bed, lest your parents find out you're still awake.
|30 weeks 11 hours ago||I suggest you find||
a new blog to post in. We will be fine without you.
Have a happy life!
|30 weeks 1 day ago||(No subject)||
|30 weeks 2 days ago||Well crap.||
Now I have to get a hobby.
|31 weeks 3 days ago||Well fuck. Granted, Michigan||
Well fuck. Granted, Michigan did very well to come back after looking completely dead when down 13. #Resiliency #MoralVictories
|31 weeks 3 days ago||Foul a big man.||
Force them to win it on the freethrow line and defense. Don't play defense for the full possession.
|31 weeks 4 days ago||Michigan by 7!||
Take that Kenpom!
|31 weeks 4 days ago||Michigan-Oregon is on ESPN3||
because more of their fans know how to use the internet than Alabama-Iowa State.