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|22 hours 43 min ago||I hope you're right but a lot||
I hope you're right but a lot of these kids on their 3rd coach already....no matter how talented, that will cauce problems. Defense should be pretty good but who the hell knows with the O having gone through 3 changes in 4 years and we haven't developed a QB since Henne.
My expectation is for 8-4 .... and I really hope I'm wrong.
|1 day 16 hours ago||Based on the last fee years||
Based on the last fee years results.....it remains to be seen what Hoke actually recruited. Our record the last 2 yrs and last 3 yrs even, don't compare to the respective OSU seasons before Meyer got there.
|2 days 19 hours ago||Craziest thing I've||
Craziest thing I've seen....this one time, at a football game, the fans in the stands would repeatedly pull out their car keys and wave them frantically in the air in an attempt to pump up the home team and intimidate the visitors. Crazy, crazy.
Second craziest thing I've seen was a guy parachute into Shea Stadium during the '86 World Series. Come to find out the next day the guy was my friends dad. My first experience ever witnessing "paparrazi" as newspaper reporters were swarming outside our classroom trying to talk to my buddy.
|3 days 17 hours ago||What the what? Where is this||
What the what? Where is this from?
|5 days 18 hours ago||Sam's BBQ sauce.||
Sam's BBQ sauce.
|6 days 21 hours ago||They had an event here in||
They had an event here in Denver where they let you tool around in one on a "closed course" outside of Mile High Stadium. The guy running the course said the old cars, without 4 wheel drive, are so good that one of thier biggest international markets is Finland. No problems in the snow.
|6 days 21 hours ago||I see your #1 & #2 and would||
I see your #1 & #2 and would add
#3 - Ford GT 40 or Aston Martin DB9
#4 - Jaguar XJL supercharged
|1 week 2 days ago||Seems like it would be hard||
Seems like it would be hard to keep this up over time and still recruit top tier talent. Not sure people would want to commit knowing they have to compete not only with new talent coming in but any potential grad transfers.
And hopefully his recruiting is good enough ongoing he won't need to get grad transfers unless there is a can't miss out there every once in a while. I see this need for immediate transfers as the last indictment of Hoke's tenure - not even his vaunted recruiting turned out to be as good as we originally thought.
|1 week 4 days ago||Recruiting is the only thing||
Recruiting is the only thing I can think of and we will have to see how that plays out over the next season or two.....the massive influx of QBs transferring leads me to believe harbaugh hasn't been wow'ed by what he was handed in at least that department.
|1 week 4 days ago||I think it's an insult to||
I think it's an insult to call the fans "fickle" given what it costs to attend a game these days. If you are shooting to be the top program in terms of revenue, you should have top coaches and top results. Putting up with a pain in the ass is #1 on every single employee's job description regardless of the job.
|1 week 4 days ago||Pointing out the truth, which||
Pointing out the truth, which is that Hoke was paid very handsomely for being completely in over his head as a HC, is not kicking a man while he is down. He was not qualified for the position other than checking off two boxes every coach we ever employ should have: "loving Michigan and representing the school well". That should be the bare minimum standard for ANY coach at UofM. And if winning isn't important, why pay someone top dollar for the position? Hell, I love Michigan and can represent the University well, how about you give me multiple millions a year to clap on the sidelines?
And for the record, I've never said I didn't like Hoke as a person. I just don't like him as a coach and especially as coach at UM. But I'm not sorry for him for what happened. He rolled the dice when he took a position he was never qualified for in the first place but, unlike most people who take a chance at their dream job and "crap" out, he is set for life.
He doesn't need my sympathy.
|1 week 4 days ago||Hi....that's a terrible straw||
Hi....that's a terrible straw man argument. What I'm saying is that most people hold Hoke in high regard because he "tried hard and loved Michigan". That standard is not enough for me so I have no love lost for him.
And equating him losing his dream job to my hypothetically being happy about losing a dream job of my own is such a stretch I don't even know how you got there. I've never said he should be happy....I just said I'M HAPPY we no longer have him as coach.
Pretty big difference there.
|1 week 4 days ago||I like to think of the 10-2||
I like to think of the 10-2 season as the "golden-horseshoe-up-Hoke's-ass" season. We had the incredible last second win UTL game against ND, OSU was under the leadership of Luke Fickell (and we only won by 6) and then the OT win against VT that was painful hodge podge of offensive ineptitude.....a harbinger of things to come.
We were extremely lucky to get to 10-2 that season even with the rest of the BIG10 being terrible.
|1 week 4 days ago||I agree except I would||
I agree except I would include Hoke into that time period as well. He took a team that was just finally coming out of the dumps and promptly pushed them right back into them.
Thankfully we landed Harbaugh so all will be corrected in due time but Hoke did us no favors.
|1 week 4 days ago||I guess he figured out maybe||
I guess he figured out maybe he was wrong....you'd think after seeing highlights of Denard he would have been convinced otherwise..
|1 week 4 days ago||That is an incredibly low||
That is an incredibly low standard you just set there.....he tried hard and loves Michigan.
|1 week 4 days ago||1st. No, not another Moeller.||
1st. No, not another Moeller. Moeller was very successful and innovative, two things Brady is/was not.
2nd. why would Rich Rod ever want to step foot in Ann Arbor again? He was treated like shit from day 1 and people take great pleasure tearing him down whenever they can ... even now.
|1 week 4 days ago||Wasn't he paid $4mm a year||
Wasn't he paid $4mm a year for 4 years? He can pay a lot of bills for a long time with that money. He doesn't ever have to work again if he doesn't want to work.
|1 week 4 days ago||He's trying to learn how to||
He's trying to learn how to be a coach NOW??!?!??!!?
|1 week 4 days ago||Things are never that black||
Things are never that black and white.....probably wanted him there for reasons that may have had little to do with Michigan Athletics. Sometimes people place personal preference (alliteration!) above what is best for everyone else.
|2 weeks 23 hours ago||It's interesting the previous||
It's interesting the previous staff barely looked at Norfleet and used him sparingly but the new staff is thinking of using him in 3 different places. The difference between these two regimes is enormous and we will benefit.
|2 weeks 23 hours ago||My guess is because the #1 D||
My guess is because the #1 D was drafted first so if you're trying to get your #1 QB (Shane) reps against your #1 D, he (Shane) would have to be drafted by the second team. That, AND a bit of a motivational tactic as well.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Both of your examples are||
Both of your examples are unsportsmanlike behavior, IMO. You either make the interception or don't...winning by fooling the ref is a hollow victory.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||This has to be the last QB we||
This has to be the last QB we take, right? I mean, this is creeping up to Gruden at Tampa bay levels here.....in Harbaugh I trust, I guess.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I think every coach values a||
I think every coach values a good QB....the trick is whether they know how to evaluate one and then coach them up. Hole had no idea how to do those things.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||In his defense, I think||
In his defense, I think Griese was better than "game manager"....the guy had a pretty decent NFL career afterall.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||If memory serves, the #1||
If memory serves, the #1 Defense went first so by nature of being selected as 2nd QB, that is who Morris will be playing against. I don't know about anyone else, but I would want my #1 QB up against my #1 D to make sure he gets the hardest reps possible.
As such, I think Morris is in the lead for starting QB.....but who the hell knows.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||If she is from AZ and TX, has||
If she is from AZ and TX, has she ever spent any significant time in cold weather? If she is a sun person, you are making a huge mistake moving her to MI. The difference in weather will literally driver he insane.....it did for my wife who grew up in MI but then moved someplace sunny all year round and couldn't be in Chicago for more than two winters. And that was only having lived outside of midwest for two years or so.....forget taking a lifer out of a sunny state.
Also, pay cut plus higher taxes plus one income earner and no family help when you have kids = divorce. Do not do this if you love your wife.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||This is great and badly||
This is great and badly needed. Thanks.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Did you say "bubble||
Did you say "bubble screen"?