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|3 days 17 hours ago||One comment on Durkin||
I wanted to take his waiting on Harbaugh as a positive for It's Happening.gif, but it could always be that Harbaugh has said, you're my DC no matter where I land. If it's Michigan or if it's an NFL destination where he has the control he wants.i still think Harbaugh comes home, but I don't think Durkin putting off TAMU is as conclusive a sign as one might hope.
|5 days 15 hours ago||I thought this was a possible||
I thought this was a possible reason for the video equipment yesterday, but based on the rumored details of the agent meeting today reported by the Edge, it makes more sense that the video equipment involved Harbaugh + Agent one one side, and Hackett + regents on the other.
|6 days 13 hours ago||On the other hand, it could||
On the other hand, it could also just be Michigan making sure to keep the full court press on and deciding to not risk letting a FaceTime connection screw things up and thinking HD is worth the money and effort.
|6 days 14 hours ago||I took the video equipment||
I took the video equipment comments on Rivals to mean that maybe Harbaugh would actually be addressing players. It seems like such a very Harbaugh thing to do, and it makes sense why you would need to send equipment + tech people. I'm sure Hackett would find a way to get to SF for a real face to face if it came down to it. I'm sure FaceTime or Skype would also work. But a video conference call with 100 players logging in remotely with video feeds in Aa and SF as sources sounds exactly like what would require people and equipment on a plane.
|1 week 6 days ago||Ugh. I think Harbaugh does||
Ugh. I think Harbaugh does have real interest in the UM coaching job, but I don't think he's any sort of lock. Tire fire or not, if Oakland throws the GM/coaching combo at Harbauh, I think he'd be very interested. The GM/coach combo worries me much more than the money.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||He's the director of||
He's the director of marketing, not the chief marketing officer, I don't care what his business's card says. I hate the C I front of things now.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I see what you did there, but||
He's Mullen' it over would have been better.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Don't rule out a face saving||
I don't know what Harbaugh is thinking or wants, but from what I've read about him, IF he were very interested in returning to UM, he doesn't seem like he would want to let it look like some 34 year old rich kid gave him the boot back to college, where his shtick would work better. He seems like he'd want to let NFL teams offer up draft picks to get him, simply to prove a point; that he's still very much a hot commodity. That would allow Harbaugh a chance to save face a bit when he then took the UM job. It would make it a choice he made out of love for his alma mater, and leave the NFL on his own terms, not York's. Not saying that's what he wants, but IF his mind were made up and terms basically reached with UM, this is exactly how it would play out in the media before then end of the season.
|7 weeks 14 hours ago||So.....||
Gruden, who has one few Super Bowl rings, a worse winning percentage, and has been in the broadcast booth for 6 years since getting canned by the team he took to the Super Bowl after a six year stretch with a losing record, gets GRUDEN!! type posts in every CC tread since forever, but Shanahan elicits universal DO NOT WANT posts?
|9 weeks 1 day ago||It makes me like JH more. I||
It makes me like JH more. I feel I'm a pretty driven guy, but I'm driven FOR my family, not irrespective of it. That he puts his wife and kids first isn't a knock on his ferociousness.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||With the way the AD is being||
With the way the AD is being run, in 20 years team 135 will look at their feet and mutter, "I can't afford the $10k Former Player Seat License".
|10 weeks 6 days ago||I do not envy the hangover||
I do not envy the hangover you're going to have Sunday morning two weeks from now.
|10 weeks 6 days ago||So let me get this straight.||
So let me get this straight. It's not the coach of the 115 sons in his 4th year, it's not the tough as nails 5th year senior QB, or the strong side turned middle LB whose middle name is Mother F'er. No, it takes the punter who was suspended for all of last year for a dope problem to light enough of a fire under this teams ass to get them to eek out a narrow win at home to a mediocre Penn State team still reeling from NCAA sanctions. Fabulous.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Wait, they lead the nation in||
Wait, they lead the nation in sacks? We have no deep threats and a porous OLine? We. Are. Getting. Shut. Out.
|12 weeks 3 days ago||What's his stance on the dean||
What's his stance on the dean of LSA? What about the issues facing the engineering school? How about the financial footing of Mott? Can he even name one non-athletic issue facing the university?
|12 weeks 6 days ago||Maybe if Hoke was wearing a||
Maybe if Hoke was wearing a headset, he might have heard the coach in the booth say, "gee, Shane looks addled". Did the guy in the booth say that? We'll never know, an neither will Hoke. I didn't know isn't an excuse when you don't even wear a F'ing headset!
|13 weeks 3 days ago||Sigh.||
|13 weeks 4 days ago||One common characteristic. RR||
One common characteristic. RR had some young defenses, filled with more underclass men then upper. Same is true of BH and his offense. Don't get me wrong, I've seen enough cluelessness to make me want Hoke gone, he's in over his head, but youth is a real thing. I wish I could find the link, but I'm pretty sure I read a mathlete post back in like 2012 that said that 2013 would be worse than 2012, and that 2014 would be the low point in terms of this, with a rapid maturing in 2015 and 2016.
|14 weeks 1 day ago||27-10 Michigan||
|14 weeks 1 day ago||Brandon has made it clear||
Brandon has made it clear that The expectations are for Michigan to compete for B1G titles. If Michigan finishes tied for second in the East (presumably behind Sparty), and give the winner of the East a reasonably competitive game, that will be enough to save his job even if we lose all of our OOC games.
|14 weeks 6 days ago||True, but it's not like the||
True, but it's not like the other teams in the top 25 were all playing great teams. Also, given how we struggled to run against anybody last year, even the bad non-conference teams, this line and our running attack is clearly improved. Is it up to standards of a decade ago? No. Still, if the line play and the run game continue to improve this year, I think Hoke's hot seat will cool down a bit. My confidence in Hoke was definitely shaken by the severity of the ND defeat, but the reality is that barring a Harbro wanting the job, a weak B1G should allow allow this team to improve as the year goes on and put the ND fiasco in the rear view.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||Let's all pull for the San||
Let's all pull for the San Fran bowl so that DB will be in the right place geographically to start the coaching search when we get blown out in yet another road game.
|16 weeks 1 day ago||No||
UM - 42 (The answer to life, the universe, and everything. Plus a natural number)
|16 weeks 2 days ago||I get it now!||
Given the wide spread cheating going on at ND, starting a rivalry with the "we ain't come here to play school" Ohio State University makes a lot of sense. I mean, it's Dumb and Dumber, not Dumb and Smarter.
|16 weeks 3 days ago||52-28 Michigan||
|16 weeks 5 days ago||To play devils advocate,||
To play devils advocate, playing WR in a run heavy offense might just make it a little easier for you to put up big TD numbers since the other team is probably overloading the box so often. All the more so if the offense is predicated on running over you and not caring if you know they are running because you can't stop them anyway, type.
|17 weeks 14 hours ago||Dude's got cat like reflexes,||
Dude's got cat like reflexes, so I'm calling him Voltron from now on.
|17 weeks 3 days ago||ACT is now overtaking SAT as||
ACT is now overtaking SAT as the test students take nationally. Given the higher out of state percentages at UM v MSU, it likely just represents a rise in ACT test taking by the out of state student body. Since it's hardener to get into any school as an out of state applicant, you'd expect a higher test score on average.
|17 weeks 4 days ago||I don't mean to overreact||
Maybe it was the "injure himself" part that gave me the impression that the fault was being attributed to his own actions, rather than simple misfortune.
|17 weeks 4 days ago||"A guy who retired after the||
"A guy who retired after the season because he couldn't get breakfast without injuring himself got two."