further adventures in Jed York being unsuited for his position
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|6 weeks 1 day ago||You’re definitely glad he||
You’re definitely glad he wasn’t retained? You don’t know him or anything he has or hasn’t contributed to the program. The reason Mo hired him and Carr, RR, and Hoke all retained him is because he’s an incredible person, a great recruiter, and a very good coach. Every player loves him and he’s been a father figure to 25 years worth of Michigan football players. I’m a coach so I’m slightly biased but there is so much more that goes into the program than RB yards per carry, which was excellent for many years until recently (which if you haven’t noticed, was majorly in part to the struggles of the offensive line). This may come off as harsh, but you’re not really qualified to have an opinion on if he should have been retained or not.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||OT and obviously not thread worthy||
but does anyone know the correct spelling of our new DFO Colonel Jim Min[n]ick? I've seen it spelled both ways all over the internet and the directory search that we all know and love has a James / Jim Minick as well as a James / Jim Minnick. I'm working on a story so if anyone could point me in the direction of something official about him it would be much appreciated. Thank you!
|8 weeks 16 hours ago||You just made that up. The||
You just made that up. The pro style punt is still very much used and it's about 50/50 in all levels of college football. It's a philosophy just like offense or defense. Stanford's offense in 2010 worked just as well as Oregon's this year. If coached well and executed well, then you will have a lot of success. If the gunners, wings, and tackles fan out correctly then it makes no difference.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||There is always a need to||
There is always a need to check others out. Hackett better be willing to walk down 100 dead ends to find the perfect fit.
|17 weeks 6 days ago||I completely agree with you||
I completely agree with you and think you said that perfectly. If that's the accepted definition of a Michigan Man, then I hope like hell every coach is a Michigan Man. However the definition IMO has been highly skewed. I feel like a lot of people have been interpreting it as needing someone who has been here before which I think is detrimental to the success of the whole athletic program.
|18 weeks 2 hours ago||The michigan man thing is||
The michigan man thing is horrible. It narrows the pool of legitimate candidates by a lot and it's perfectly in line with the athletic department wide arrogance.
I'm really not happy with the arrogance and the stubbornness of the program. The phrase "this is Michigan" has done way more harm than good by bringing complacency and entitlement. They expected winning to be handed to them on a platter just because they're Michigan.
|25 weeks 4 days ago||Disagree.||
It's not patently false at all. When the game was close and we were able to call mix down plays with balance we were able to move the ball against anyone. A downside of the defense giving up points on every single drive is you have to play catch up and you become unbalanced.
|25 weeks 6 days ago||Not saying I disagree - I||
Not saying I disagree - I probably would go for it. But as a coach, I have to say t's A LOT different when your career and family's well being is on the line. This is a profession where you get fired for losing games and your kids have to move schools.
|29 weeks 1 day ago||I think the message the past||
I think the message the past few weeks has been that they're all getting reps everywhere. Magnuson, Braden, and Dawson have been playing guard and tackle for sure.
|29 weeks 1 day ago||A lot of Jake Butt doing||
A lot of Jake Butt doing combo drills with Mags that looked pretty close to full speed.
|29 weeks 2 days ago||I can't wait for tomorrow.||
Magnuson is hilarious. He had me cracking up at fan day and I find myself laughing everytime I hear him interview.
|30 weeks 3 days ago||BREAKING NEWS: QUOTE FROM BLAKE||
Blake countess in the Sheraton Hotel parking lot as he was checking in for training camp: "You know, growing up YouTube was everything. Making highlight tapes was a game in itself and obviously we idolized the best to do it. I was in 8th grade and I really looked up to one legend in particular. So this fall I'm going to wear #2 to honor the great Sam McGuffie".
|30 weeks 3 days ago||I heard he's also going to||
I heard he's also going to wear it on his chest but that's not confirmed yet.
|30 weeks 3 days ago||Blake wearing the JT Turner||
Blake wearing the JT Turner #2?!
|39 weeks 6 days ago||Rangers are effing fast.||
Rangers can fly and if the goalie plays like he has all year then they have a chance against anybody
|43 weeks 4 days ago||How did Brand not at least||
How did Brand not at least say hi to Jon!!??
|44 weeks 2 days ago||Coach Nuss' niece plays water||
Coach Nuss' niece plays water polo for Michigan. Not his daughter
|50 weeks 5 days ago||GO BLUE!!!!!!||
I just realized why I always loved the Smurfs. All blue and fought against Ohio's head basketbal coach, Gargamel.
|51 weeks 2 days ago||Jordan Morgan||
I know Jordan Morgan was in engineering and always read about how smart he is but I have never really heard him speak before. Jordan is extremely well spoken and I'm very proud of how he embraced his role on this year's team. He's excited about being a leader and being a force in the middle of the defense. The high tide really raises all boats but his attitude is a major reason why he's been successful. GO BLUE!
|1 year 12 weeks ago||I believe it is. A friend who||
I believe it is. A friend who is a student-trainer told me after the game that he had a badly sprained ankle and during the game they thought it may have been broken which is why a) they didn't want to go into overtime and b) they didn't roll him out on the 2-PT play.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||From LA. It's not. They're||
From LA. It's not. They're all over the place
|1 year 25 weeks ago||I agree... However, we'll see||
I agree... However, we'll see what happens when Texas (undoubtedly the best job in CFB) offers $4M a year. As of now my bet is Art Briles to the Longhorns and Steve Sarkisian back to USC.
|1 year 27 weeks ago||No joke I was asked to remove||
No joke I was asked to remove my red tshirt at the 2011 coach's clinic. A student manager came up to me with a Michigan tshirt and asked me to change.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Brandon's words could be||
Brandon's words could be motivating, they have a little sting to them. On the other hand, I just don't see how Hoke's quote could give motivate them at all.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Kind of irrelevant but it||
Kind of irrelevant but it seems like Russell Bellomy knew Polo. He wrote this on his facebook page this morning:
"Can't believe the news i received about Polo Manukainiu this morning. As an opponent, I had the upmost respect for him. I cannot imagine the level of respect he warranted from his friends, family and teammates. My heart goes out to his loved ones, Texas A&M and Trojan Nation. RIP Polo"
|1 year 31 weeks ago||The replies to that tweet||
The replies to that tweet make me sick. "Pull over we don't need another tragedy" and "you never texted me back". Puts it into reality.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Anyone else notice Kevin||
Anyone else notice Kevin Koger in the Campbell/Hoke picture? Is he coaching? Maybe a GA?
|1 year 31 weeks ago||I did some amateur investigative work||
It seems like each player is wearing their high school number in this pic. I wouldn't read into it.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||OP identified Mason Cole he's||
OP identified Mason Cole he's talking about the other # 52 far right
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Yep!||
Pretty shocked that this wasn't posted here yet.. MgoPeople usually love this stuff, had to share. I think I've caught the bug of this video... I've shared it with almost everyone I know.