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|11 hours 45 min ago||If they play it on Jimmy's||
If they play it on Jimmy's radio station I do. If not then no. I'm pretty much locked into his station, the 80's, Classic Rewind & Vinyl and some early to mid 90's club music and early stage alternative.
The only time I hear any music recorded recently is when I switch cars with my wife and listen to whatever she has on.
|12 hours 4 min ago||Preach it brother...preach||
Preach it brother...preach and boat...most definitely boat.
I got XM radio in mine for the express purpose of listening to "Margariitaville Radio" which is not pure Buffett but is about 50% Jimmy and 50% Jimmy-like music. There is almost nothing as relaxing and good-mood inducing as being on the water, with a cold beer on a hot day, listening to Jimmy.
Is summer here yet? Jesus I'm tired of winter.
|14 hours 2 min ago||Go back and read what i||
Go back and read what i originally wrote. I said I "wondered" how much of the offense was directed by Hoke.
My central point is that Funk = Gibson and it's Hoke's instance on keeping his friends employed (just like Rich did) that may lead to eventual undoing. My concern is that Nuss, like Robinson before him, has been shackled to a support staff he did not choose and that does not report to him, but rather the HC. I am tring to reconcile how we get substantive change in performace with the same people leading the same position groups as last year with the exception of Nuss.
That is the core of my concern. Not Hoke's involvement in play-calling or game planning for the offense.
|14 hours 33 min ago||"A hater." I started to get||
I started to get offended but then I thought about it for a minute and you're absolutely right. I HATE losing 11 out of our last 26 games. I HATE leading the country in plays for negative yardage. I HATE that our offense is classified as "shitty" and that we don't seem able to block anything. I HATE that we have never made it to the B1G Championship game. I HATE that in year four of Hoke's regime we seem to going backwards fast and I HATE the thought of yet another regime change and what that'll mean to our program.
But mostly I HATE that my alma matter, the school I love and have supported for the better part of my 54 years on the planet is now nothing more than just another middle of the road team in a crappy conference that gets its ass kicked regularly by both Ohio State & MSU - something that never EVER happened in my lifetime before.
So if that makes me a "hater".....guilty as charged.
|15 hours 2 min ago||Funk and the balance of the||
Funk and the balance of the offensive staff from last year are all still employed. You think that they were Nuss's choice or Hoke's?
I would classify that as tangible evidence.
|15 hours 25 min ago||You sort of asked the||
You sort of asked the question "was Borges ordered to run the offense he ran last year" in the post. I've wondered that too myself. And what I really wonder is what effect will the lack of changes in the balance of the offensive staff have on Nuss's results?
I cant help it but everytime I think about our offense next year I see Nuss 2014 as Robinson 2009 with Funk playing the role of Gibson. A long-time close friend of the HC who cant coach his position group worth a damn and sinks the coordinator and the team with his lack of ability.
FWIW Greg Robinson remembered how to coach defense at Texas this year when the HC left him alone. Imagine that.
|1 day 9 hours ago||First Nik & GRIII and now||
First Nik & GRIII and now this????
Thanks a lot Obama.
|1 day 11 hours ago||To be fair though they WERE||
To be fair though they WERE announcing they are leaving school so maybe the Athletic Department no longer considereds them one of their own.
|1 day 11 hours ago||You're doing a pretty good||
You're doing a pretty good job of keeping in character Batman but the best...the absolute BEST was the brief, but brilliant posting career of Terrelle Pryor. That guy was absolutely spot on and funny as Hell.
Never thought I'd say these words but I miss internet Terrelle Pryor.
|1 day 15 hours ago||I find it a bit ironic that||
I find it a bit ironic that on the day our basketball team will (probably) lose two prominent starters (40% of the line-up) to the NBA I am filled with nothing but confidence for the future because I believe we have the single best coach in the NCAA on our sidelines. I have supreme faith in his abilitiies to find and recruit the right players, to get the very most out of them he can through his coaching and put a system in place that maximizes the talents of the players he has - not a system he's comfortable in running. Lose two star players? No big deal - next man up!
Contrast that with the football team where I have almost zero confidence in the HC to do any of those things other than recruit. When I read that article by White I was laughing to myself thinking "I sure hope all the Borges apologists see this" cause he nailed it. And the question that I kept asking is how in the hell did Hoke allow this to happen? I guess in some ways it's validating to know you arent the only one who thought our offense last year was run by a crazy person but it sure doesnt make me feel any bettter about what's coming this fall.
|1 day 15 hours ago||You mean the posse of people||
You mean the posse of people under the age of 25 who have a net worth in excess of 1MM and earn several hundred thousand dollars a year to play a game? That posse?
|1 day 16 hours ago||I think the optimism thread||
I think the optimism thread on the OL is still up. Plenty of people in there just SURE we're gonna kick-ass this year
|1 day 16 hours ago||The JDavis 1 source is on the||
The JDavis 1 source is on the left I think....
|1 day 16 hours ago||Unfortunately I think the||
Unfortunately I think the fans of 13 other schools in the B1G will be thrilled at the outcome of the press conference.
|2 days 6 hours ago||Would it though? If I||
Would it though? If I remember last year's bitch-a-thon about the offense correctly I was told that organizationally Funk doesnt report to the OC - he reports to Hoke. So while he'd be playing in Nuss's offense, he'd be coached by Funk.
And I'm not entirely sure that's as thrilling for a top-shelf player as we'd like it to be.
|2 days 6 hours ago||Common. You chose to believe||
Common. You chose to believe McGary's DAD of all people over Jon Horford?
What the hell does he know?
|2 days 6 hours ago||I do too but isn't getting||
I do too but isn't getting the players to play for the program actually "step one?"
|2 days 7 hours ago||So you're saying Joe poops on||
So you're saying Joe poops on the rug and drags his ass across the floor when he walks? Poor Joe......
|2 days 7 hours ago||In 2015 maybe. Not this||
In 2015 maybe. Not this year.
|2 days 8 hours ago||Are you kidding? Go to the||
Are you kidding? Go to the original Dumars thread or any other on the Pistons and read the Last Hoke's comments.
|2 days 9 hours ago||I expect us to have a good,||
I expect us to have a good, but not great team that will win more games than expected given the quality of our coaching staff and the players remaining. I expect us to to both win and lose with class and dignity, I expect us to beat Sparty twice again and I expect us to finish in the top half of the B1G standings and make the tourny. I expect us to win at least our first game in the dance and maybe even make it to week #2.
I expect those things cause I think we have the finest basketball coach in America on our sidelines and I have the utmost faith in his abilities to recruit, build and lead our basketball team.
|2 days 12 hours ago||KCP||
(Insert comment here about how Burke actually sucks and that KCP is really much, much better than it seems by quoting some obscure basketball stat that nobody's ever heard of or uses and that Dumars actually did the right thing by drafting him)
|2 days 13 hours ago||Sadly I agree with your logic||
Sadly I agree with your logic and conclusions......
|2 days 14 hours ago||We'll always have this though||
We'll always have this though to remember him by....
|2 days 15 hours ago||To be fair-didnt the world's||
To be fair-didnt the world's fastest car/cat also have a spur of the moment dice spin? It's their acheles heal to be honest.
Talk about a moment he will NEVER live down. Everywhere that guy goes for the rest of his life somebody's gonna say to themselves "hey....isn't that the dumbass from Wheel of Fortune over there?"
|2 days 15 hours ago||I hold them up for the exact||
I hold them up for the exact reason you state. We DON'T KNOW what happened with Bullough and Dantonio's answer effectively ended the discussion. It doesnt matter if he was suspended for having too many overdue library books or for being a serial killer - Dantonio's answer was perfect IMO for addressing the problem (Bullough's off team) without saying anything other than they were sad.
I bring it up because it's a wonderful example of how to do things right. Which we clearly did not do.
Why is that bizarre? Because State did it?
|2 days 15 hours ago||Exactly right. And somebody||
Exactly right. And somebody please tell me why Hoke couldn't have said something like this for example:
"In a news release sent early Thursday, Spartans coach Mark Dantonio said Bullough had been suspended for the rest of the season. He did not say what rules the two-time team captain violated.
''It is extremely disappointing for all parties involved,'' Dantonio said.
Looks to me like Dantonio got it perfect while we fucked it up royally. Saying it was due to "family matters" insinuates something far, far less than what it turned out to be and gives at least temporary cover where none was warranted or deserved.
|2 days 17 hours ago||Let me clarify my point.||
Let me clarify my point. What I was suggesting was that the perception of a cover-up (whether real or simply imagined) on the part of the media is bad. Which is why I prefaced the remark with asking if anyone knew if the 60 minutes report was accurate.
I was not trying to equate his coaching skills to this situation. Rather simply trying to put in context the crap he's been taking for the failure of the team on the field will be insignicant PR-wise to the impending shit storm that will break if, in fact, 60 Minutes does a report insunating a departmental cover-up.
|2 days 17 hours ago||Wow. Does anybody know if||
Wow. Does anybody know if the rumor that 60 minutes was interviewing DB on this issue is true?
If so and if the allegation that Hoke "knowingly issued false statements" are true then our inability to block anyone on the line may be the least of his worries.
|3 days 14 hours ago||If you find him see if||
If you find him see if Dymonte Thomas is using the same hiding spot.