Niko Porikos grew up in an NTDP billet home. Cool story.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||When I lived at State and||
When I lived at State and Hoover our tailgates always started with 3 songs:
1. Top Gun Anthem
2. Good Morning - Kanye West
3. Blood of Cu Chulainn - Main song from Boondock Saints
|5 weeks 14 hours ago||Taffer would have a great||
Taffer would have a great reaction to walking itno Ricks and Skeeps during primetime.
|12 weeks 3 days ago||My parents bought me this||
My parents bought me this jersey sometime in the 90s, which has the university seal on the shoulders.
|12 weeks 3 days ago||Can't Turn You Loose||
Especially while doing the Cake Formation
|22 weeks 6 days ago||I felt it here in Lansing. I||
I felt it here in Lansing. I thought it was some sparties throwing couches in the streets to celebrate graduation.
|37 weeks 1 day ago||I wanted to add a ski trip||
I wanted to add a ski trip experience of my own just for perspective.
My senior year, my fraternity did our annual ski trip up to the Petoskey area (I'm not a Pike or Chi Psi) and I just so happened to be risk manager that semester. Myself and the ski trip organizer sat down with our executive board and designated a responsible person for each house that we had rented out. This person was in charge of drunk-proofing the house and making sure it was clean and that everyone left by the check-out time. When I got to the house I was in charge of, I took everyone's car keys (even from the stubborn rich kid with an Audi) and hid them so no one could do anything stupid. The worst that happened that weekend was a car accident that was no fault of anyone because the roads were pure ice.
|44 weeks 1 day ago||Go Blue! Let's smack down the||
Go Blue! Let's smack down the Buckeyes at Yost tonight!
|49 weeks 22 hours ago||Cya!||
|49 weeks 1 day ago||I have always heard the story||
I have always heard the story of how Red came to Michigan, but I never heard the Gordie Howe part.
|49 weeks 1 day ago||Happy Halloween, everyone! Go||
Happy Halloween, everyone! Go Blue!
|49 weeks 1 day ago||I usually get one from the||
I usually get one from the scalpers. It's easy to play hardball with them especially in the dead of winter.
|49 weeks 1 day ago||Sorry, accidentally typed a||
Sorry, accidentally typed a C, the last response should be from the homeless guy.
|49 weeks 1 day ago||Hmm the only one that really||
Hmm the only one that really stands out from my college years was this one:
My fraternity brothers occupied a couple of houses down at the corner of State and Hoover my junior year. We paid a homeless guy $20 every game to clean up the cans and empty solo cups because pledges are unreliable at best. About three games into the season, this guy brings his also homeless girlfriend with him to the tailgate where they proceeded to dance on each other on the porch of one of the houses. At one point the woman goes into diabetic shock right on the porch so we call 911. The cops and EMS show up and start asking the homeless guy questions.
Cops: "Does she do any drugs?"
Homeless guy: "Yeah! She smoke crack!"
C:"Did she smoke crack today?"
C: Did she smoke crack yesterday?"
Needless to say this put the final nail in the coffin of our business arrangement with the guy.
|49 weeks 2 days ago||Heavyweights! What an awesome||
Heavyweights! What an awesome movie.
|49 weeks 2 days ago||Best of luck, Gordie! My||
Best of luck, Gordie! My grandpa had dementia so I know how tough coming back from any form of trauma.
|50 weeks 23 hours ago||Go Blue! Beat Mooo||
Go Blue! Beat Mooo U!
|50 weeks 1 day ago||Bob is up in football||
Bob is up in football Valhalla broadcasting for his beloved Meeeechigan.
|50 weeks 1 day ago||It was originally the FIJI||
It was originally the FIJI rivalry run, where both the UM and OSU chapters would run the ball from the Big House to the Shoe or vice versa. I'm not sure if it still goes on but I'm pretty sure PIKE became involved at some point as well.
Here's a link for those interested: http://www.umich.edu/~phigam/rivalryrun.html
|50 weeks 6 days ago||From college walk-on to Red||
From college walk-on to Red Wings role player...can't ask for more than that.
|50 weeks 6 days ago||Duke is an honorable mention||
Duke is an honorable mention under at least half the posts
|51 weeks 18 hours ago||I didn't mind it for the Big||
I didn't mind it for the Big Chill but it just sounds so cheesy in what is supposed to be the best hockey venue.
|51 weeks 18 hours ago||From my understanding the||
From my understanding the Dekers 50/50 raffles were stopped b/c of an issue with the state lottery, not DB. That being said, I miss the days of the raffles and of course the very friendly Dekers club members.
|51 weeks 2 days ago||Couple of my old roommates||
Couple of my old roommates from senior year lived on the same floor as Denard in West Quad their freshman year. I have always heard nothing but great things about him.
Best story I have is when I was a senior, a bunch of the guys I lived with went to the field hockey field to toss a ball around. On the walk back, they ran into Denard on State St. He turns to my one friend who lived near him in WQuad and says to the rest of them, "Yo man, 90% of the time I saw this kid freshman year he was drunk." Made me crack up laughing just typing this.
|51 weeks 3 days ago||I have not had season tickets||
I have not had season tickets since I graduated in '12, so I'll go back to that. I was in Section 25, Row 3. Most of the people around us were pretty cool, but two stand out the most.
1. My seating group took up the entire row except the aisle seat, which was some random girl who got tickets by herself. During UTL I she brought some guy down to stand in our row with her, causing all of us to have to be sideways the entire game. My friend was bitching up a storm to her the entire game until she left in the third quarter.
2. Most of us got there 25-30 mins ahead of kickoff to make sure we got our actual seats. Two guys in my seating group were always the last ones to show up to the game, usually about halfway thru the first quarter. During UTL I, the one guy ended up two rows in front of us with a girl he knew and was facing up toward us. This girl's friend was screaming at him to leave their row or that she was going to call the usher over. He just smirked drunkenly, grabbed a handful of popcorn and just shoved it in his mouth. I will never get that image out of my brain.
|51 weeks 4 days ago||From what I heard from||
From what I heard from undergrad friends, AAPD cracked down on Skeeps last year welcome week. Officers were ID'ing people in line instead of the staff because of how notorious that place is. Not sure how it came about but the atmosphere moved more toward the 21+ crowd after that.
|1 year 13 hours ago||According to Don Cherry,||
According to Don Cherry, Canadians love to scrap.
|1 year 13 hours ago||Don't forget Benghazi||
Don't forget Benghazi
|1 year 13 hours ago||It's an awkward spot to try||
It's an awkward spot to try and save a shot, pad-wise. The turnover in our own zone didn't help
|1 year 13 hours ago||I don't like that the stands||
I don't like that the stands in general are further away from the glass. That was one of the things I loved about Yost. I do not, however, miss the trash or the wooden stands with nails sticking out. As someone who worked at Yost for all four years of undergrad that was a pain to deal with.
|1 year 18 hours ago||Last Saturday I told myself I||
Last Saturday I told myself I wouldn't watch football and focus on hockey's game against Ferris. Unfortunately, the feed on Comcast was so awful I found myself watching more of the football game. I didn't expect much given what we've already seen this season but I found myself, like you, I turned on the game and hoped for a win.
|1 year 19 hours ago||This is what I like about||
This is what I like about Beilein. Not every player that signs a LOI to play for him is a highly recruited, stud right out of high school. He truly knows how to develop talent and then place that talent into a competitive system.
|1 year 23 hours ago||The few people I know that||
The few people I know that still support DB and Hoke are playing this game too. I said this the other day on social media and it bears repeating - "Wanting a coaching change does not make me an unloyal fan. It means that I want the players to reach their greatest potential, not rock bottom."
|1 year 1 day ago||It's stories like this and||
It's stories like this and the obsession over players (ie. Tebow, Favre, LeBron) that cause me to stay away from ESPN. Unfortunately, a 24 hr sports station needs to fill dead time with garbage like this.
|1 year 1 day ago||Good thing only 6-8% of the||
Good thing only 6-8% of the student body (normal election turnout) even care about CSG and their nonsense.
|1 year 3 days ago||Who grabbed the first two for||
Who grabbed the first two for Blue?
|1 year 3 days ago||I consider myself in the same||
I consider myself in the same boat. I looked at Hoke's credentials when he was hired and said, "Why did we get this guy?" But, I came away from his first press conference thoroughly impressed as I'm sure most M fans were.
Being a recent graduate though, I do have ties to those in the rebellion and agree with some of their grievances.
|1 year 3 days ago||Forgot these||
Forgot these highlights:
EDIT - Didn't embed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLzDjmzDgMM
|1 year 3 days ago||Can Hanson just come out of||
Can Hanson just come out of retirement and kick for life?
|1 year 4 days ago||That Ricks line gets long||
That Ricks line gets long pretty quick, gotta get there early.
|1 year 5 days ago||Motte got the first one,||
Motte got the first one, Lynch with the second.
|1 year 5 days ago||It's all Dennis Norfleet's||
It's all Dennis Norfleet's fault apparently...
|1 year 5 days ago||As much as I would prefer to||
As much as I would prefer to watch hockey, I stopped watching the game because Comcast has made it unbearable.
|1 year 5 days ago||Peppers is still, "hurt," but||
Peppers is still, "hurt," but apparently Shane can dress for the game.
Btw, I was drinking a sixer of La Cerveza from Cheboygan Brewing Co, but I finished that and have moved back to Bud Diesel.
|1 year 5 days ago||Double Post||
|1 year 5 days ago||In the words of the late,||
In the words of the late, great Col. Sanders, "I'm too drunk to taste this chicken."
|1 year 5 days ago||This Maryland OLine looks||
This Maryland OLine looks very familiar...
|1 year 6 days ago||Best class I took at the U.||
Best class I took at the U. For my semester, he brought in Coaches Hutch and Beilein, as well as a former hockey player whose name escapes me at the moment.
For my fellow JUB alumni - Baked Potato!
|1 year 1 week ago||Come at the King, best not||
Come at the King, best not miss.
|1 year 1 week ago||Here's to the hockey team||
Here's to the hockey team going to Big Rapids and putting a beatdown on Ferris State!
|1 year 1 week ago||Then we move to the Saturday||
Then we move to the Saturday Night Drinking Thread
|1 year 1 week ago||Same here. I wasn't planning||
Same here. I wasn't planning on watching football so I have a legitimate excuse now.
|1 year 1 week ago||Regents||
This is from the state of Michigan's Constitution about the duties of the elected board for UM, MSU, and Wayne State:
Each board shall have general supervision of its institution and the control and direction of all expenditures from the institution’s funds. Each board shall, as often as necessary, elect a president of the institution under its supervision. He shall be the principal executive officer of the institution, be ex-officio a member of the board without the right to vote and preside at meetings of the board. The board of each institution shall consist of eight members who shall hold office for terms of eight years.
The Regents bylaws give a more detailed description of board, but I won't repost that since it appears in another thread.
|1 year 1 week ago||You'e being hypothetical and||
You'e being hypothetical and we're not going to work in hypotheticals.
|1 year 1 week ago||And the game will be||
And the game will be televised, Comcast 900
|1 year 1 week ago||I'm glad it's back, but I'm||
I'm glad it's back, but I'm sure my arteries won't share that sentiment.
|1 year 1 week ago||Repeat of Above Comment, Feel Free to Ignore||
You're thinking of Angel by Sarah Mclachlan
|1 year 1 week ago||"If you're early, you are on||
"If you're early, you are on time. If you're on time, you are late. If you're late, don't bother showing up."
|1 year 1 week ago||I'd rather listen to Valenti||
I'd rather listen to Valenti and Foster than Danny boy here.
|1 year 1 week ago||There are also only 3 days||
There are also only 3 days until the hockey team drops the puck against Ferris.
|1 year 1 week ago||John Truscott of||
John Truscott of Truscott-Rossman, which is one of the premier PR firms in the state, did a short write-up about the press release coming out at 1am last night: http://www.truscottrossman.com/2014/09/old-tricks-dont-work-new-media/
|1 year 1 week ago||The major legal issue||
The major legal issue relating to a Regents' meeting is compliance with the Open Meetings Act since the Board of Regents is a public body. A special meeting of the Regents would have to be publicly announced no earlier than 18 hrs in advance.
For those of you who are interested, here is a handbook from the state on the Open Meetings Act: http://www.michigan.gov/documents/ag/OMA_handbook_287134_7.pdf.
|3 years 23 weeks ago||Also watch Hooligans, the||
Also watch Hooligans, the Untold Story. There are several clips on Youtube and we watched it in the German Soccer class taught by Kalli. It's about the 2006 World Cup in Germany and efforts to control hooliganism by the English and Germans.
|3 years 23 weeks ago||Great name, I took two||
Great name, I took two classes with Markovits and did research for him. Brilliant man.
Congrats to my fellow graduates. Sanjay Gupta killed it, such a great speech.
|3 years 28 weeks ago||You sir, made my day. Most||
You sir, made my day. Most jokes were about older women and a friend of mine we nicknamed Bobcat, but this tops them all.
|3 years 28 weeks ago||Keep it up Pat. The videos||
Keep it up Pat. The videos are great, especially this one. Everyone I know is obsessed with this song.
|3 years 29 weeks ago||My girlfriend and I did the||
My girlfriend and I did the same thing and stayed at the State St Bdubs an extra hour. It was super calm in there and you wouldn't even know there was a storm outside besides the people coming in from the storm soaking wet.
|3 years 29 weeks ago||Haha that's what I was||
Haha that's what I was thinking last night as I watched the flood overtake my inbox. There were some funny responses but of course there were also annoying people like scumbag Steve.
|3 years 30 weeks ago||From my point of view, the||
From my point of view, the Yost flag was menacing. It looked like he was starring down Notre Dame during pregame. Great job Children of Yost!
Also, great to see Brady Hoke at the game last night. I really like all the support this year from the other teams rooting on their fellow student-athletes.
|3 years 30 weeks ago||It has to do with him being||
It has to do with him being from the Northeast. Smotrycz was given the nickname Lobstrycz because of this and that is why they wear the lobster costumes.
Touche jmblue, that should be the plan.
|3 years 30 weeks ago||I completely agree with||
I completely agree with Smotrycz's role in the offense. He is frustrating to watch when he tries to create plays with the ball. Typically, he would end up turning the ball over, irritating most of us here I can only assume. The last couple of games, he had made strides to make plays without the ball and he has been a great asset to the offense.
That being said, I have to comment on the lobsters. Now, I know they were the idea of an alumnus who contacted the Maize Rage president, but the color red does not belong in the student section. Clever costumes such as the teletubby with the winged helmet work, because it is yellow and Michigan themed. I have stood next to the lobsters during games and some of them are the most obnoxious people I have ever met. I'm sorry if you are one of them, but if you are going to be annoying, direct it to the other team. A friend of mine who graduated last year was extremely obnoxious at games, but directed it toward opponents and Teddy V. I apologize for my rant, MGoCommunity.
|3 years 31 weeks ago||Great video, I'm glad you||
EDIT: Double post
|3 years 31 weeks ago||Great video, I'm glad you||
Great video, I'm glad you included the 300 wanna-be with the gold helmet behind the scorer's table.
|3 years 31 weeks ago||With how competitive the||
With how competitive the Central Division has been this year, I personally would prefer to have all hands on deck this time of year. Considering we just set the record for longest home winning streak, I'd like to lock up home ice advantage for the playoffs.
|3 years 31 weeks ago||I can see a Kork||
I can see a Kork Coupons-esque thread coming from this kid.
|3 years 32 weeks ago||The Devils know about||
The Devils know about whatever issues he has been having this season, so I think they may want him to stay and mature for another year. Red has worked with him well this year. He also has had a few instances that he needs to work on (see Northern's second goal of Saturday). I think he's going to stay. JMFJ was much further along at this point in his career at Michigan. Also, the players almost always talk with Red before heading out. Usually if he says he thinks they are ready and they want to go, they will leave. I doubt he will tell Merrill he is ready to move on to the next level.
|3 years 32 weeks ago||When I was down in Champaign||
When I was down in Champaign for the football game against Illinois, they acted like it was the biggest game of the year to them. To us, it was just another Big Ten game while waiting for the Nebraska and Ohio games.
|3 years 32 weeks ago||Also a few on-campus crimes||
Also a few on-campus crimes before DPS reported them to students, if they did at all (ie. Chem Building gunman and shooting by Thompson parking structure).
|3 years 32 weeks ago||After the suspension this||
After the suspension this year with him waiting it out, I believe Merrill will stay and that the Devils will want him to stay.
As far as goalies go, we have Steven Racine coming in and I believe another, check out Yost Built for our entire class' details. That will have more information that I can provide.
|3 years 33 weeks ago||I just have noticed that BTN||
I just have noticed that BTN in general has a lot more equipment than FSD and Comcast.
FSD seems to do the main camera, a corner (either by the band or 3rd floor by north stands) and maybe an extra one on the ground level. BTN had like 2 in the corners ice level along with the ones up top.
|3 years 33 weeks ago||To me, it seems like BTN||
To me, it seems like BTN brings twice as much equipment and crew as the other networks (Comcast local and FSD) that cover games at Yost. Is it completely necessary to have like 4 or 5 cameramen? I personally prefer FSD when the Wings aren't playing b/c Ken Daniels usually covers the game. Saw him and Mickey getting some coffee a few years ago before heading upstairs to the pressbox.
|3 years 33 weeks ago||Right where momma keeps the||
Right where momma keeps the peanut butter. I am personally looking forward to senior night. Always a good way to send out the guys, especially those who don't receive as much proclaim for what they did here. Do it for the seniors, like team 132.
|3 years 33 weeks ago||Cue the students that leave||
Cue the students that leave before the game even ends. I make a point not to leave until after the alma mater has been sung.
|3 years 34 weeks ago||Historically, the #2 seeds do||
Historically, the #2 seeds do better than the #1 seeds. Also, after reading Blue Ice for Bacon's class, I don't want to have a 1 seed. We do better when we don't. He refers to it as the Terrier's curse - when we are favored to win, we don't. When we are an underdog, that's when we perform better.
|3 years 34 weeks ago||This game is a good lead-in||
This game is a good lead-in to the final home series of the regular season. Too bad I will be at Yost at that time. Guess I'll have to ask the parents to DVR it so I can watch over spring break.
|3 years 34 weeks ago||Haha I forgot about that||
Haha I forgot about that commercial.
Go with the Michigan jersey or the Labatts. Roy is still hated in town and Toronto fans despise MTL.
|3 years 34 weeks ago||My roommate's dad was here in||
My roommate's dad was here in the early 80s and said they used to buy an extra ticket and bring a keg into the student section with them. Maybe if we allowed this students would show up on time? Just a hypothetical.
Both venues will be great and should fill up. Does anyone know the fourth team in the GLI next year?
|3 years 35 weeks ago||I agree with you that this||
I agree with you that this should be a sweep given the way we have played since the Alaska series in the fall, but I am cautiously optimistic. I know that Miami tends to give us trouble. With that in mind, I decided to sport my Worst State Ever shirt today.
|3 years 35 weeks ago||Here's to birthday goals from||
Here's to birthday goals from each of them to go along with those 6 points. The Barn should be rocking, especially with the Children of Yost doing Don Cherry Night on Saturday.
|3 years 35 weeks ago||Does anyone happen to know||
Does anyone happen to know what hand? I assume it's his glove, since that side takes a little more direct abuse than the blocker.
The Wings will be fine, but let's hope he gets well soon with how tight the Central has been this year.
|3 years 35 weeks ago||Didn't get to watch the game||
Didn't get to watch the game besides the shootout. Pavel is so dirty, wouldn't want to be that goalie, let alone play against him. I wish we could have pulled this out in 3 instead of OT, just to put some distance between us and the Canucks. I'll take the win regardless.
|3 years 35 weeks ago||NIke has owned Bauer since||
NIke has owned Bauer since '94 but the Nike Bauer combo name didn't happen until 2006. They killed that name after about 2009 and just went back to Bauer. Reebok has been owned by Addidas since 2005, right before the Nike Bauer name came out.
I really like Reebok's hockey stuff. I was slightly skeptical at first, but I've been wearing 5K skates since junior year of high school and have had no problems at all. I prefer the Reebok logo on the jerseys, more fitting to hockey.
|3 years 36 weeks ago||If the goal against the Wings||
If the goal against the Wings would have been scored by anyone else on the ice, I would probably care a little bit more. However, since Cammaleri is a former wolverine, I can put aside any anomosity for that goal. It's always great to see our alumni doing great things in the NHL.
|3 years 36 weeks ago||PDG along with Guptill have||
PDG along with Guptill have been a welcomed boost to the lineup after the loss of great talent last year. When the seniors and juniors struggled early in the season, these two were a great help.
|3 years 36 weeks ago||Same here, except with a||
Same here, except with a minor in German. What year are you srzeppa27?
|3 years 36 weeks ago||Who would have thought that a||
Who would have thought that a walk-on (two if you count Janecyk's appearance this year) would have this much success at Michigan. We are typically known for our high profile goalies (ie. Montoya, Sauer, etc.) but the program is in the hands of a small time guy who's having lots of success.
|3 years 36 weeks ago||Found an Annarbor.com article||
Found an Annarbor.com article about this too, for anyone that is interested. http://annarbor.com/sports/um-football/michigan-quarterback-denard-robinson-gets-shout-out-from-barack-obama/
|3 years 36 weeks ago||Unfortunately the bandwagon||
Unfortunately the bandwagon fans come early and take the good seats. These are the same kids that leave before the end of the game instead of staying and singing the alma mater. My cousin who graduated in '09 suffered through the Amaker years and then had to deal with the bandwagon kids his senior year and year of grad school. I realize the importance of having a full student section; however, the fans that have shown dedication should be rewarded properly.
|4 years 38 weeks ago||I'm glad you as a die-hard||
I'm glad you as a die-hard fan got to go to it instead of some stuffy alumni. It's great that the athletic department did this. Proud to be a Phi!
|4 years 45 weeks ago||I'm thankful for a December||
I'm thankful for a December game in the Big House. Cannot wait until we host the Big Chill and we destroy Sparty's world record for largest hockey crowd.
|4 years 45 weeks ago||I just visited their graves||
I just visited their graves this past Sunday with some of the guys in my fraternity. Bob Ufer was a brother of my fraternity when he was here and we have made a point for our pledges to visit the grave, along with Yost's since he is right across the path from Ufer.
|4 years 48 weeks ago||The earlier you get there,||
The earlier you get there, the easier it is to move between sections. You shouldn't have much of a problem.
|5 years 3 days ago||Top Ten Courses at MSU 10.||
Top Ten Courses at MSU
|5 years 34 weeks ago||The game will be on, except||
The game will be on, except in the rare case that there is another structural problem like Miami last year. I'm sure that the UM maintenance crews will be out clearing the area around Yost, and the entrances will probably will be shoveled and salted. It's weird having a Tuesday night game. The only midweek games are typically the Niagara home opener on a thursday.
|5 years 36 weeks ago||I am glad that Brown got the||
I am glad that Brown got the game winner, since he was the one that got ripped off at Munn the night before.
|5 years 36 weeks ago||I'm pretty sure that was||
I'm pretty sure that was Wilkins covering that side of the ice and was completely out of position for the goal. If you remember the play where Summers was checked from behind and the ensuing State goal was called off, Shegos was literally directly behind the net and was clearly in the correct position for the play.
Now turn to the play that the whistle was blown early. I will agree that the intent to blow the whistle is stupid and it must be used properly, which it obviously wasn't in this case. But if you remember where Wilkins was positioned on that play, he was on the goal line, about the distance of the faceoff dot away. When he waves it off from that far away, he is not in position to make that call properly. Now the CCHA will never admit this, b/c they protect their own (see Notre Dame game at home last season).
I am not defending Shegos here, just pointing out the fact that in the first case, he was in proper position and Wilkins was not.
|5 years 37 weeks ago||I loved that a student had a||
I loved that a student had a sign making fun of the video. Danger Zone! with a wolverine killing a nanook haha
|5 years 38 weeks ago||you must mean the graffiti on||
you must mean the graffiti on the walls in Angell hall's bathrooms haha
|5 years 42 weeks ago||Another player that has been||
Another player that has been a disappointment this year has been matt rust. He really hasn't contributed as much as i thought he would, despite being on a line hagelin and brown for the most part. Brown has looked promising at times and I think playing with rusty and hagelin has helped him. The best looking player this year, by far, has to be hagelin. He is just working harder and going to the puck faster (his amazing speed definitely helps this) and no surprise leads the team with 9 goals. One last thing to say about hagelin, Bork! Bork! Bork!
|5 years 45 weeks ago||is this glen winston or a||
is this glen winston or a sparty maurice clarett wanna-be? maybe both?
|5 years 47 weeks ago||His family probably has an||
His family probably has an alumni connection if they are all wearing maize n blue. ESPN says he chose cards over college. Btw, the guys from my hometown, so this is pretty big for us. Biggest thing to come out of my town since John DiGiorgio of the Bills.
|5 years 49 weeks ago||Don't forget the unprovoked||
Don't forget the unprovoked chants after a goal...slutty sisters, slutty girlfriends haha. Pretty much every chant that comes from the student section is amaizing
|5 years 49 weeks ago||I remember there being a||
I remember there being a fight or something last year during the Wisky game. I don't know exactly what happened but DPS and ushers had to come up and escort a few drunk Badgers out of the stadium. Cops got a standing ovation from us as they were walking out.
|6 years 1 week ago||Anyone catch the Favre||
Anyone catch the Favre reference on MNF? It was that play where Romo ducked a sack ran to the right and then threw that lucky pass to the other side of the field. The announcers said, "He favred it in there." ESPN has officially made Favre into a verb
|6 years 1 week ago||Another parody||
Here is a parody done by an actual MSU student last year. I edited a few things.
On the Bank of the Red Cedar
Go right through' for MSU,
The Administration's weakening,
|6 years 2 weeks ago||My roommate did that last||
My roommate did that last year when he was studying on his bed for our Anthro 101 exam (we were both in the class). I walked in later that day and I saw him passed out on his bed with the anthro book lying next to him.
|6 years 2 weeks ago||I am a sophomore but I have||
I am a sophomore but I have been going to games since I was in elementary school. From what I have noticed, especially so far this year, is that the AAPD and DPS have shifted their focus towards state street and student parties instead of regular tailgates. I go down to the golf course to tailgate with my uncle and his buddies. We have noticed a lack of DPS bike cops (the usual law enforcement presence down there) so far this year. You'd figure that they wouldn't ignore the golf course with the influx of so many more tailgaters this year.
|6 years 2 weeks ago||Wouldn't an I'm with Stupid||
Wouldn't an I'm with Stupid shirt work just as well? haha But the I'm with little brother would get you some stupid comments regarding little brother, because apparently they don't fully understand the full joke behind that. After last year's loss to them, one of my state friends asked, "Who's little brother now?" Definitely shows their ignorance.
|6 years 2 weeks ago||Because of the enthusiasm of||
Because of the enthusiasm of the student section, the visiting section is located on the opposite side of Yost from the students. They sit right next to their team's penalty box, so I assume that the tickets right in front of the students are not available to anyone outside of the home parents.
|6 years 2 weeks ago||From what I have heard about||
From what I have heard about MSU, they are even worse than they were last year, mainly due to the loss of the Midget sieve. I fully expect sparty to be a bottom-feeder in the CCHA this year again. The domers lose one of their biggest (literally) component from last year, Pearce, who is now within the Detroit farm system. And Miami wasn't scary good last year. When we played them in the Worst State ever, both games were close defensively, but our offense didn't score for us (I think we had one goal the entire weekend). But second semester we handled them easily at Yost.
|6 years 3 weeks ago||I didn't like seeing Tate and||
I didn't like seeing Tate and Martin go down today, even tho Martin was fine. Also, BTN is terrible. Did anyone else notice how long the TV timeouts were today?
|6 years 3 weeks ago||That's exactly what I thought||
That's exactly what I thought too.
I went on to mgoblue.com to see how the LBs played statwise.
Mouton - 4 solo tackles, 1 assisted
These are the 3 that had significant contributions to the ND game.
For comparison, here are a few other players:
statwise, they didn't play too bad compared to everyone else.
|6 years 3 weeks ago||Weis was too busy making his||
Weis was too busy making his way to the food in the coaching office to pay attention to Jimmah. Very class act tho. Wouldn't have expected that out of him.
|6 years 4 weeks ago||Not a chant but this was a||
EDIT: Sorry for the double post.
|6 years 4 weeks ago||Not a chant but this was a||
Not a chant but this was a sign at the UM-ND game at Yost this year: Wanna bet Weis is eating right now?
|6 years 5 weeks ago||There's also no crying in||
There's also no crying in baseball, but things happen.
Handshakes in football are hard to monitor with so many guys and so few officials. It works out better in hockey b/c the refs can just jump in and quickly pull someone away if need be
|6 years 5 weeks ago||I'm in section 30 row 62.||
I'm in section 30 row 62. Freshmen are gonna be so confused, let's just hope they don't screw up when singing The Victors like last year (unfortunately my class).
|6 years 5 weeks ago||EDIT: sorry for the double||
EDIT: sorry for the double post, my bad
|6 years 5 weeks ago||Not to rip off of slappie,||
Not to rip off of slappie, but you can hear it better in this one:
I will try to lead this in the student section since I will be one of the more sober (or soberier, idk grammer nazis) students saturday.
|6 years 5 weeks ago||Since the Athletic Dept. is||
Since the Athletic Dept. is investigating the allegations, in my opinion, Lloyd is best served by keeping quiet to avoid a conflict of interest between the team and the AD. For those of you that have forgotten, Lloyd is not completely retired. He is officially listed as an Assistant Athletic Director on mgoblue.com:
|6 years 5 weeks ago||Not to sound rude, but that's||
Not to sound rude, but that's why I said, "What do you guys think the first offensive play of the 2009 football season will be?"
|6 years 5 weeks ago||This is not just a look||
This is not just a look alike, but also a sound alike (not exactly, but you guys get what I mean with the rapping)
|6 years 5 weeks ago||Here is the link to the last||
Here is the link to the last thread to discuss this http://mgoblog.com/mgoboard/player-look-alikes-denard-desmond
edit: My bad, took to long to post this (I'm playing NCAA Football 2010) and someone else posted it before I could.
|6 years 5 weeks ago||while rapping about it the||
while rapping about it the entire way to the endzone
|6 years 5 weeks ago||Signs are allowed at the||
Signs are allowed at the other venues on campus (ie. yost and crisler) so I would assume that if those two venues allow signs, then the Big House does as well. I have seen signs when watching games on tv in the past so as long as it isn't profane, I'm sure that the ushers wouldn't have a problem with it.
|6 years 5 weeks ago||DPS has better things to do||
DPS has better things to do like hand out MIPs instead of doing their actual job of, you know, keeping us safe
|6 years 5 weeks ago||the question is whether||
the question is whether stevie will answer in regards to coner's qb skills or his mad rap skills
|6 years 6 weeks ago||I don't see rushing defense||
I don't see rushing defense on the list, which makes me wonder why is was left out.
|6 years 6 weeks ago||I agree, the current one does||
I agree, the current one does not serve much purpose beyond showing the score/penalties/shots. It would be nice to have live video on it instead of the gaudy tvs that currently hang underneath the press box and club seats.
Personally, I don't think we need a huge HD screen. I agree that we do need an upgrade from the current screens. Michigan already has a pride/history attached to the scoreboards, being that the Big House was the first stadium to use an electronic scoreboard.
|6 years 6 weeks ago||first off, you get a +1 for||
first off, you get a +1 for the user name (first time I have seen you post)
second, I agree that the optimism for this year has helped to fuel my excitement for the season. I have always followed Michigan football, but the biggest thing that gets me ready for saturdays in the fall is the fact that I am a student. The year I was accepted was the year of The Horror, but my first game after being accepted was the Minnesota Homecoming game that year. Being an actual student of the University is what jumped my fandom (is that a word?) to a whole new level.
|6 years 6 weeks ago||wow, the bats have really||
wow, the bats have really come alive tonight. I just hope they can keep this up
|6 years 6 weeks ago||good way to look at it, but I||
good way to look at it, but I doubt that a majority of Sportsnation knows who Tate and Shoelace are.
|6 years 6 weeks ago||That would be||
That would be Superfan
|6 years 6 weeks ago||ESPN users do not know that||
ESPN users do not know that Sheridan=Death like we do. They see junior and think he has the experience advantage over the far more talented freshmen. This just goes to show you how ignorant and uninformed people are about our situation.
|6 years 6 weeks ago||nice homer by miguel||
nice homer by miguel
|6 years 6 weeks ago||Consistent play||
exactly, we had the purdue game under control at the beginning of the game and then gave it away. The main problem I saw last year was the team played well at times, but they didn't play consistent football. Take the Wisconsin game for example: First half, we had 5 turnovers and 0 points. Second half, I don't have to remind you guys how it played out. The same thing happened with the Penn State and Purdue games, except we came out of the gun running and after the first quarter or so, we slowed down and gave up our lead.
As long as the team plays well for four consistent quarters, I will be happy with the performance.
|6 years 6 weeks ago||It's good to hear about the||
It's good to hear about the people that are behind the scenes of the sports. Without them, we would not be able to enjoy our sports to their full extent.
To me, it sounds like Matt has done his homework on the viewers of their content to focus on delivering it to those who actually read it.
|6 years 6 weeks ago||As much as I would love to||
As much as I would love to finish 1st or 2nd in the Big 10, I realize that we still need to gain a little more experience in certain positions in order to fully compete for the title. Realistically, I think we will be 7-5 this year. A winning record and a trip to a fairly decent bowl game would be good enough, as well as a win against MSU and ND.
|6 years 6 weeks ago||Forgot about this picture. My||
Forgot about this picture. My cousin is actually the one holding the "Fire" sign. The ushers took it away at halftime, so good luck keeping the sign if the ushers see it.
Seriously though, the man has already been fired and the situation has been resolved in Detroit. The Lions just need a few years to get things back in order.
|6 years 6 weeks ago||Of all the hype videos I have||
Of all the hype videos I have seen, this one is by far the best one. You make the video flow so well with the transitions as well as the music. I personally think that FTATR fits in perfect for this year, going with the team's attitude towards redemption from last year
|6 years 7 weeks ago||Personally, I think that tOSU||
Personally, I think that tOSU fans are douchier than ND and USC. Better yet, the worst state ever is douchier than ND and USC.
I assume that is Colorado-Boulder on the list. I heard from a friend that went there (he transferred after fall of freshmen year) that everyone there is a complete douche, professors, students, locals.
|6 years 7 weeks ago||Bacon's class gets great||
Bacon's class gets great reviews from everyone I have talked to about it. I wanted to take it this fall, but it filled up before I started my registration. From what I have heard, it is a must take class and I plan on taking it before I graduate.
|6 years 7 weeks ago||Grand Valley is||
Grand Valley is D-II
|6 years 7 weeks ago||As a sign in the Yost student||
As a sign in the Yost student section on Dec 5 said, "Sparty says remember to check the safety."
|6 years 7 weeks ago||Here is the data from the||
Here is the data from the Michigan class of 2012 (freshmen starting fall of 2008):
Office of Admissions has its reasoning for accepting almost 12,000 students. They expect attrition mainly from out-of-staters who decide to go Ivy or the in-state students that decide to go to MSU or a lower level school within the state of Michigan for financial reasons or God forbid, academic reasons.
|6 years 7 weeks ago||A few of the chants at Yost||
A few of the chants at Yost were originally from Cornell but over the years, the student section has modified them and made the chants our own ie. the Cya Chant, which no one else has come close to.
I completely agree that there needs to be more creativity in regards to coming up with Michigan specific chants. I also think that the band should start playing bulwinkle and the dudley do-right songs more often. These two songs are a Michigan tradition that seems to have fallen off except at Yost and Crisler.
|6 years 7 weeks ago||It is the freep so there||
It is the freep so there should be no surprise to anyone that the article was terribly written.
|6 years 7 weeks ago||Yeah you are right, I just||
Yeah you are right, I just looked over this years roster for UConn and they seem very green to me and the players that have started don't seem too productive. We are bringing back all of our major contributors which will definitely give us a distinct advantage over them. I'm sure that the atmosphere at Crisler will be the same as the Duke game last year so that will help. Even last year, we hung in with them to the very end of the game even leading them at a few times.
|6 years 7 weeks ago||Bad luck getting Ohio State||
Bad luck getting Ohio State at home on Jan 3. A good majority of students will still be on break because classes don't start until the 6th and the dorms probably won't open back up until the 5th.
I think if we can make it out of January with a decent record we will be set with the tournament this year. I don't think we will have the high profile upsets like the Duke and UCLA games last year, but we should hang close with Kansas and UConn.
|6 years 7 weeks ago||I have met Coach Beilein and||
I have met Coach Beilein and around campus and saw Desmond at the Titletown filming last year.
I have actually seen Beilein twice: first time I was picking up my paycheck from Weidenbach (I work for the Athletic Dept) and he was walking through the lobby as I walked in. He said how's it going to me. At first, I didn't even realize that it was him. I had to do a double take. The second time I saw Beilein was during the past spring semester. I went up to A2 for a day to take care of some things for classes and to visit a friend. We were walking to my friend's apartment after coming out of Angell. On the Diag, I saw Beilein walking towards me with what looked like a recruit and his family. He once again said hello to me and this time I responded with Hey Coach.
Desmond was really cool at the Titletown filming. Before everything started, he met with the small group of the band that attended. Afterwards, Desmond stuck around to sign autographs and talk to fans. I didn't have anything for him to sign so I ran into the Grad to get a piece of paper. I kind of snuck my way up to the front of the group of people around Desmond. I got up to him and asked him to sign my slip of paper as a reporter from the Daily? asked him if it was a hard decision to come back to Ann Arbor the filming. Of course, he says that there was no doubt that he wanted to do that and that he loved the fans.
|6 years 7 weeks ago||Don't forget about this||
Don't forget about this commentary as well http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OaKIRVidTU Somewhat similar to the Ball St guy, but not as bad.
I agree that having a few MGoBloggers comment on games and recruiting would be a great idea. There are some pretty insightful people on here who offer a good perspective on M sports.
|6 years 7 weeks ago||Oh I like Shaw too, I am just||
Oh I like Shaw too, I am just really excited by the way Smith looks so far. He has the potential to be really good for us especially after we lose our senior depth at Rb. I think Shaw will most likely have an impact at Rb too if given a decent amount of carries this year behind the seniors.
|6 years 7 weeks ago||I like the way Vincent Smith||
I like the way Vincent Smith looks. He has the ability to avoid tackles just like Hart and has a little more speed in the open field. I loved watching Mike Hart but it was painful watching defenders catch up to him in the secondary. I think that Smith will get a decent amount of reps this year behind Minor and Brown, as long as both remain healthy. If not, he could end up as the starter over Grady.
|6 years 7 weeks ago||honestly, I think that you||
Michigan just doesn't have much of a need to use the image of a wolverine because of the rarity of the name makes it unique to our team and easily recognizable. The winged helmets and the block M serve as our symbols.
|6 years 7 weeks ago||It seems like ever since the||
It seems like ever since the incident, Bertuzzi has just bounced around each year. Teams must see him as a liability on the ice or a problem in the locker room. That being said, he will provide the wings with a physical presence on the ice that only kronwall and stuart seem to possess.
|6 years 7 weeks ago||While I enjoy seeing a former||
While I enjoy seeing a former buckeye get wrecked on MNF, I would rather see a current one get run over by someone like Minor or see Pryor get picked off by our worst defender again.
|6 years 8 weeks ago||sounds like...||
All in for Michigan sounds like something the PR department for little brother would come up with. It's just a poor attempt to rally the fans after a disappointing season.
I like the idea of the towels better than the pom poms they give out now. The towels look much more intimidating than pom poms ever will. The only problem will be getting the students to buy them (unless RR decides to give them away to students for free) and of course the older alumni who may buy them but refrain from waving them.