further adventures in Jed York being unsuited for his position
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|25 weeks 3 days ago||Your breakdown is too||
Your breakdown is too simplistic. You're essentially commenting on his success based on his titles and positions held rather than things he's actually DONE in those positions. Bad leaders are hired at places all the time. Sure, maybe he's made the program more profitable now, but he's alienated and pissed off so many fans in the process, what's the point? Marginally better profits now for no long term profit potential because he's driving everyone out of the stadium? Just because you get hired into a top position doesn't mean you're good at your job.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Tell him to man up (as much||
Tell him to man up (as much as an 8 year old can) and be a real fan. It's easy for anyone to follow the crowd, be fairweather, and go with the team that's winning. True fans stick with their teams through the good and the bad.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||After losing Burke, how could||
After losing Burke, how could you not expect a step back when you've got a freshman taking point? The losses this year are tough, but I don't see them as terrible at this point because every setback early on is an opportunity for these guys to develop. If we're losing games like this in Feb-Mar, then be concerned.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Did you really just compare||
Did you really just compare Michigan to MSU?
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Since the PSU game? I've||
Since the PSU game? I've been saying that since the Akron game.
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Edit: disregard, put this in||
Edit: disregard, put this in the wrong thread
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Mani pizza is largely||
Mani pizza is largely overrated. Even for higher end gourmet pizza, I've had much better.
If you're looking for a great traditional mom and pop pizza place in A2, check out City's Pizza on Packard, just off of Platt.
|1 year 15 weeks ago||What koolaid have you been||
What koolaid have you been drinking?
|1 year 16 weeks ago||Our football team is||
Our football team is succeeding in fulfilling all my wildest nightmares
|1 year 17 weeks ago||You really think Gardner is||
You really think Gardner is "decent"? What games have you been watching? He's incredibly inconsistent, throws inaccurate balls most of the time, and now he looks scared to even throw anything after 11 picks. He had one really good game against ND. Minnesota and Indiana were defensive jokes.
I never got the hype around Gardner. His high school film never looked good to me, and while he finished last season pretty well, he hasn't improved much since he got here, and I doubt he'll be much better next year. He is simply terrible.
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Aside from the two picks he||
Aside from the two picks he threw, one of which was pretty much a fluke, Rees had a good game and kept ND in this one. We were just better.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||"It's always disappointing||
"It's always disappointing when your team comes up just short, not because you're disappointed in them, but for them"
Admittedly, most of the time we lose, anger comes with disappointment because I think of what could've been. What if we made this shot, completed that one pass, stopped that one play. The feeling after this game was different - just pure disappointment for the team. After the incredible run this team made in the tourney, I wanted so badly for them to come out on top because they deserved it.
|1 year 48 weeks ago||If there were 13 other games||
If there were 13 other games with a lower probability by Kenpom's standards, then maybe there's something wrong with the calculations. I don't believe the chances of comebacks like that are that low.
|2 years 16 weeks ago||That was my freshman year and||
That was my freshman year and I sold my ticket because I wasn't a huge football fan yet. I was in my dorm with a couple other friends watching the game, and a couple doors down there was a guy with three of his MSU friends. The entire time, they were cheering obnoxiously and came over regularly to rub it in our faces whenever Sparty scored. After we pulled off that win, going over to that room and letting them have it was one of the most satisfying feelings ever.
|2 years 16 weeks ago||We left the Wisconsin game at||
We left the Wisconsin game at halftime in Rich Rod's first year, down 20-0. I vowed after that game to never leave early if there's even a remote chance.
One of my friends left after NW converted that 4th down, while the rest of us decided to stay since we figured there'd be 20-30 seconds for us to do something. I think some people just need that one experience to make them realize that a game can almost always be within reach.
|2 years 16 weeks ago||Yes, I know there's a||
Yes, I know there's a waitlist because I'm on it. Doesn't mean I have problems finding tickets to every game the last four years since I've been out of school - I've been to every one. If people want tickets to the games, they'll find them. I was able to get my tickets for face value every year; it really isn't that hard.
|2 years 16 weeks ago||If there were enough die-hard||
If there were enough die-hard fans to fill the seats every game, then there wouldn't be any of these casual fans at the games that you seem to hate so much. It's part of what comes with an elite football program - get used to it. There will be die-hards, and there will be people getting tickets for the sake of it because it's Michigan.
|2 years 16 weeks ago||Well you should understand||
Well you should understand that not every student is a die-hard Michigan fan the moment they buy tickets. Before I went to Michigan, I couldn't have cared less about football in general, but my brother convinced me to get season tickets because it's such a big part of the UM culture. I was guilty of showing up late to games for the first couple years, but as I became a bigger fan, I understood what it meant to get to the games on time. Just glad I had my brother to steer me in the right direction because now I am a die-hard fan. Give the students a break - they'll appreciate it more eventually, and those are the ones who do show up on time.
|2 years 16 weeks ago||Sorry, but that's a really||
Sorry, but that's a really bad analogy. Kids go to class because they have to most of the time. Going to a football game is completely different, especially when a big part of the student culture is tailgating/partying. There are no consequences for showing up to a football game on time or 30 minutes late, so they don't care, and you can't really change that.
|2 years 16 weeks ago||Not really true - I'm in row||
Not really true - I'm in row 2 and there were empty seats around us until the second quarter. People definitely didn't show up on time today.
|2 years 16 weeks ago||Glad I paid for the BTN||
Glad I paid for the BTN subscription to watch the wrong broadcasts
|2 years 23 weeks ago||I can't wait to play ND||
I can't wait to play ND
|3 years 9 weeks ago||Best: Le Creuset dutch oven||
Best: Le Creuset dutch oven (best thing EVER)
Worst: in general, going to the in-laws for Christmas day
|3 years 10 weeks ago||ditto||
|3 years 13 weeks ago||For the lazy||
|3 years 13 weeks ago||Yeah, but I think it's||
Yeah, but I think it's pointless for Dantonio to complain about a flop when he probably coaches his own punter to do the same in the same situation. I'd think any good punter in the country would've done the same thing - heads up play to sell it to the refs.
|3 years 13 weeks ago||I'm shocked that MSU fans are||
I'm shocked that MSU fans are crying about the penalty, claiming that it was a bad call or that the MSU player was blocked into the kicker.
1. Don't call a punt block with the kind of field position you can get with plenty of time on the clock and an offense that had been moving the ball really well. It was almost guaranteed to at least go into OT.
The penalty wasn't even remotely close to "borderline" as some Sparties are saying. Quit making excuses and own up to your team's mistakes.
|3 years 13 weeks ago||The punter was legitimately||
The punter was legitimately hit, and that will get called all the time.
|3 years 13 weeks ago||Disagree. What happened in||
Disagree. What happened in this game will get called 100% of the time, and a Sparty fan I was watching it with agreed. Bad way to end the game for them, but schadenfreude for us!
|3 years 13 weeks ago||Iowa State has some talent,||
Iowa State has some talent, but I don't think it matches Michigan. The score is showing that now, but you could tell even earlier in the game - we just needed our shots to drop.