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|12 hours 9 min ago||Considering Devin started at||
Considering Devin started at Michigan under Rodriguez that would mean that two offensive coaching staffs failed him in this particular area of development. How likely is that?
|15 hours 4 min ago||Hell yes! Now I have even||
Hell yes! Now I have even more ammo to use to convince my wife to buy a boat. I'll host the sailgate if you all bring the Bell's.
|5 days 13 hours ago||All this means is that Urban||
All this means is that Urban Meyer will be trying to pick Notre Dame's bones clean instead of some other school this year.
|5 days 16 hours ago||Sooooooo, do we get Crawford||
Sooooooo, do we get Crawford back if true?
|1 week 6 days ago||To add specifics to my snark||
To add specifics to my snark here are results (MSU yards allowed to Michigan / (%) over/under season average
2011: 250 total yards allowed / -9.9%
2012: 326 total yards allowed / +18.8%
2013: 168 (ugh) total yards allowed / -33.4%
Borges slightly bolstered defensive numbers for MSU in '11, significantly hurt defensive numbers for MSU in '12, and heavily bolstered defensive numbers for MSU in '13. These are not sack adjusted so slight grain of salt (very slight).
|1 week 6 days ago||Just a random spitball but||
Just a random spitball but I'd imagine the game against Michigan contributed approximately 1/14 to MSU's total season stats in 2011, 1/13 in 2012, and 1/14 in 2013.
|1 week 6 days ago||None of the back seven's||
None of the back seven's problems are related to talent. They're a year smarter and another year stronger with arguably the best recruit in the nation joining for nickel packages.
|1 week 6 days ago||Am I the only one that thinks||
Am I the only one that thinks Dantonio is the reason MSU has such a great defense and not Narduzzi?
|1 week 6 days ago||Texas is a binary state. You||
Texas is a binary state. You either love or hate UT. The hate that longhorns fans have for the Sooners is not enough to overcome the hate that A&M, Texas Tech, TCU, Baylor, and other fans in the state generate for the longhorns.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||You've had an easy life then||
You've had an easy life then
|5 weeks 5 days ago||They do still have to live in||
They do still have to live in Ohio.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Maybe not by us but they'll||
Maybe not by us but they'll definitely get their heads caved in the playoff semifinal
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Brazil is OSU football.||
Brazil is OSU football.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||According to fangraphs||
According to fangraphs PitchF/X his average fastballs velocities in a given season are thus:
He can still run it up there but he has lost some velocity since his best years in '09-'12. This is probably a combo of everything people have cited so far: age, innings load, injury, motivation and work ethic. If he wants to be one of the best again he's gonna have to learn to pitch smarter not harder because his best stuff is probably behind him now.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||People are gonna hate me for||
People are gonna hate me for this but I love Pete Carroll. He is the perfect example of how winning can affect your perception of a person. I was at USC during his reign. I'm from the Pacific Northwest so am a huge Seahawks fan. I'm 95% positive Pete is dirty, or at least keeps himself willfully ignorant of the dirty aspects of his profession. I know that, and it's tough for me to care because I've been watching his (my) teams win so much and had to endure them being awful when he wasn't there. That's a fault of my own, but dang if he doesn't make it difficult for me. Plus he is super charismatic and entertaining as hell. Once you've met him it's really difficult to dislike him.
It's very easy to understand how some fans can rationalize how dirty their programs are when you've experienced it first-hand.
|15 weeks 1 day ago||If he's already there doing||
If he's already there doing his thing I may as well get something out of it.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||That's kind of the point||
That's kind of the point though isn't it? Unless you win it all is your season a success compared to a team that won the league outright by 3 games? Would you trade another final four appearance for the Big Ten title? In other words, would you trade M's results this season with Wisconsin's results?
I don't think there are right or wrong answers to these questions. Each of the three top teams in the B1G can hang their hats on something. Gun to my head though I'd rather have the B1G title than a final four appearance.
|19 weeks 2 days ago||Best season-Michigan Best||
Best tourney run-Wisconsin
Best heart grit and determination-clearly MSU
Best flameout-Indiana by a country mile
|20 weeks 3 days ago||So now Sparty can shut up||
So now Sparty can shut up about Izzo never having a class that hasn't reached the Final Four.
|20 weeks 3 days ago||I wanted the game more last||
I wanted the game more last year. Mainly because it had been so long since they were in a final four and they were loaded with talent playing at a high level I thought it was their best chance to make it for a long time. This year I'm so amazed at how they have performed despite all the personnel losses that everything they get at this point is gravy to me. It also reinforces that Beilein can get these guys here even when on the face it's not his best team so a loss here doesn't convince me that they can't make a run to the title again in the future.
|20 weeks 4 days ago||All that and they can't even||
All that and they can't even get a shot off.
|20 weeks 4 days ago||That's as much Arizona ball||
That's as much Arizona ball today as it was Michigan's yesterday. So clearly it's gonna stay with Wisconsin.
|20 weeks 4 days ago||That was fucking terrible||
That was fucking terrible
|20 weeks 5 days ago||There is nothing, NOTHING to||
There is nothing, NOTHING to dislike about an 8-year old girl fighting cancer and her relationship with MSU basketball players.
|20 weeks 5 days ago||So cathartic to see||
So cathartic to see Louisville lose despite the refs trying to gift-wrap it for them in the final two minutes.
|20 weeks 5 days ago||I still can't stand Luke||
I still can't stand Luke Hancock.
|20 weeks 5 days ago||I lover everyone except those||
I lover everyone except those refs
|20 weeks 6 days ago||People have either forgotten||
People have either forgotten or chosen to dismiss how good Bonds was even before the roids. He was amazing.
|21 weeks 2 days ago||I've always said Gottlieb had||
I've always said Gottlieb had no idea what he was talking about, now my score proves it. Suck my balls Gottlieb!
|21 weeks 3 days ago||In 11 years Self and Kansas||
In 11 years Self and Kansas have had 2 inexcusable losses, lost to a Cinderalla once, lost to final four participants twice, lost to national title runner ups 3 times, been national title runner up once, and national champs once. We have to wait and see what happens with Stanford, but I definitely wouldn't say Kansas is usually a paper tiger.