"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
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|1 year 52 weeks ago||Do you ACTUALLY believe what||
Do you ACTUALLY believe what you wrote is true?
|1 year 52 weeks ago||Says the guy who watched the||
Says the guy who watched the game on his couch, to a bunch of kids who have been slaving away for years for the chance to duke that game out on tv for free. Grow up. It's a football game played by college students.
|3 years 50 weeks ago||Uhhhhmmmm....||
Might be time to lay off the football recruiting news a little bit...
|3 years 51 weeks ago||The players who got the||
The players who got the most/best tail at Michigan were baseball players and hockey players, by a wide margin. (edit: At least from what I saw/who I knew/while I was there).
|3 years 51 weeks ago||Give 1 coin each to the 2||
Give 1 coin each to the 2 youngest pirates.
If the eldest pirate gets killed, then the next oldest pirate only needs 1 more pirate to vote on his side for the plan to pass, so all he would do is make some deal with the 3rd-oldest pirate to split the coins between them and screw the two youngest pirates. So since the death of the eldest pirate means 0 gold for the 2 youngest, all he has to do is give them a coin each and they will be better off agreeing with the plan.
|4 years 9 weeks ago||Maybe for 100m but not so||
Maybe for 100m but not so much for 100 yards
|4 years 13 weeks ago||Are we sure that that's||
Are we sure that that's actually a picture of Jeremy Jackson? I know that he is relatively light-skinned but the player in the picture above looks pretty caucasian to me.
|4 years 31 weeks ago||Bears fan here||
I would love if the Bears traded their 2nd and 3rd picks to get a second 1st rounder and use both of them on tackles. The OL situation is so bad that just getting one stud probably won't be enough to solidify the line going forward. Plus the bears mess up so often with their early/mid round picks that I'd much prefer this situation over taking a stab at ANOTHER mediocre safety or corner or backer...
Not that this will ever happen.
|4 years 32 weeks ago||You having a rough morning,||
You having a rough morning, man? Need a hug?
|4 years 32 weeks ago||Yeah I don't quite get the||
Yeah I don't quite get the rabble rabble either. Would anybody really be all that upset if he transitioned to receiver in the pro's and had a nice career as a speedster wideout? I sure as hell would prefer that to seeing him potentially wash out as a backup quarterback.
|4 years 32 weeks ago||Regardless of whether the||
Regardless of whether the alumni's treatment of the program during the RR era was fair or not (clearly commentators are split on this), it gives me the warm fuzzies now that everybody seems to be significantly more "all in" than they have in recent history. It reminds me of the good vibes I felt when I first enrolled (fall of 2006).
|4 years 46 weeks ago||Jesus, dude. Chill out.||
Jesus, dude. Chill out.
|4 years 46 weeks ago||So much of DB & BH's outlook||
So much of DB & BH's outlook and opinions have been influenced by Bo. I feel like I'm reading "Bo's Lasting Lessons".
|4 years 49 weeks ago||"The only purpose of this||
"The only purpose of this post is to poke fun at the chicago tribune for their great investigative journalism"
You realize that the Tribune normally slobs on ND's knob almost as much as NBC does, right?
|5 years 4 weeks ago||I have to agree with||
I have to agree with blueheron here. This entire discussion is about assigning blame for a tragedy. If we're actually going to have a reasonable conversation about this, I think that most of the board members here are mature enough to make dispassionate arguments in support of however they feel. How could we have a discussion that aims to fairly assign blame when certain points of view are forbidden because they are "too soon"?
As others have said, a lot of people had to make mistakes in order for this situation to transpire. I agree with blueheron that one of those people is the unfortunate kid who died, and while you may think that it's "too soon" for me to say that, that's not the way I feel.
|5 years 7 weeks ago||That was||
|5 years 7 weeks ago||Who cares?||
|5 years 7 weeks ago||I hope you were drunk when||
I hope you were drunk when you wrote this.
|5 years 12 weeks ago||Not to delve into nutrition||
Not to delve into nutrition topics on a college football blog, but succeeding with a diet like this doesn't have to do with portion control, it has to do with supplanting nutrients that don't fulfill your diet goals with ones that do. If you're hungry, just eat more protein. You can eat chicken breast, tuna, and eggs until you explode and you'll still lose weight.
|5 years 13 weeks ago||One rule of thumb that has||
One rule of thumb that has worked out for me is to use offensive line quality as a tiebreaker when I'm torn between two players. I also pay attention to the top-flight offensive tackle rookies because teams often see a great increase in production across the board when they take somebody instant-impact guys like Long or Thomas.
|5 years 13 weeks ago||How about some LINEBACKERS!||
How about some LINEBACKERS! We could use a few of those.
|5 years 13 weeks ago||Tim Tebow.||
|5 years 13 weeks ago||1. Start Michigan sports||
1. Start Michigan sports blog
2. The Horror
|5 years 14 weeks ago||He seems like a guy who will||
He seems like a guy who will get a few touches here and there in most games, but will go hog wild in 1-2 games against teams with poor interior run defense to the tune of 100+ yards.
|5 years 14 weeks ago||Ten points for Gryffindor!||
Ten points for Gryffindor!
|5 years 15 weeks ago||Best case scenario:||
Travis Beckum? If he were to assume a TE/H-back role.
|5 years 15 weeks ago||I really am having a hard||
I really am having a hard time wrapping my head around this "not being in shape" thing. Is this term relative? I have got to imagine that anybody on a D1 football team --- and very much especially the starters --- have to be working out daily just as a matter of course. If the workouts aren't scheduled at school, they're alongside teammates who are doing it themselves, or communicating with their teammates remotely who are themselves discussing the workouts that they've been doing. Wouldn't anybody in this situation (who didn't have other issues going on) just be working out as well because that's such an ingrained norm of a D1 football team, especially one with Mike Barwis?
The only thing I can think of is that it must be really difficult to keep up a near-Barwis-like intensity while players are away from AA. Maybe they've been lifting on their own and running a few miles a day, which would be enough to keep a normal person in shape, but obviously isn't going to prepare them for the rigors of a 60 minute football game. Otherwise..... if "not being in shape" means that they've literally been sitting on their asses and pigging out.... well, then I'm surprised that these players even earned scholarships in the first place.
Can anybody illuminate this for me?
EDIT: I just realized that this is tangental to most of the rest of the discussion here in regards to the presser. Nonetheless, I'd still like to hear what you guys think.
|5 years 15 weeks ago||He had a good coverage play a||
He had a good coverage play a minute ago where he got flagged for PI and then it got waived off. The way the Jaws and those guys were talking, it sounds like their secondary is pretty decimated, so who knows? Maybe Dutch will stick around on their squad.
|5 years 16 weeks ago||<img||
|5 years 17 weeks ago||I'm pretty sure that if he||
I'm pretty sure that if he couldn't make the necessary NFL level throws, he wouldn't have been taken with the 1st overall pick in the entire draft. You can't accurately predict how his shoulder will hold up, and you can't know how he'll operate under pressure in an NFL stadium until he gets there, but the one thing that the GMs can evaluate is which throws he can make, and he made every single one at his pro day, including the one that was dropped.