Mason NEEDS this, Pistons, after all you've put him through
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|18 hours 35 min ago||Some good ideas, but a few issues too.||
Title IX may be a stumbling block for only paying football and MBB athletes. There is also a basic fairness question. What about other sports that turn a profit, like hockey at Wisconsin? Of all the NCAA regulations, I would think the limit on practice time is the most important for protecting the athletes.
|22 hours 3 min ago||I think this analysis is flawed on several levels.||
7 OL in one class is too many. Not only are you setting yourself up for roster balance problems down the road, but they redshirt at a much higher rate than other position groups. It's just not realistic to spread those players out over two classes. Aiming for 7 is also very likely going to make it more difficult to get the caliber of player you want. We've heard rumblings before from our recruits about taking 6.
I don't think anybody carries 19-20 scholarship OL. There are several factors why you shouldn't want to. They generally don't play special teams at all. They don't rotate in much, if at all, during games, and they have a lot of positional flexibility within the group. Coaching staffs routinely rep the players at multiple spots. 15-16 should generally be enough. There is no way you can be prepared for every eventuality with a scholarship cap. Overdoing one position group leaves you vulnerable elsewhere.
Unless you simply refuse to recruits players who are going to announce late, you can't be sure of your numbers in each class. That's part of what makes recruiting difficult. By the time we lost out on Garnett and Diamond, (players we were rated to have very good chances with) there's not much opportunity to replace them with quality players.
|1 day 5 hours ago||Yes,||
and at this stage I wouldn't expect them to brought in for a visit unless their offers were planned.
|1 day 6 hours ago||He had a strange recruitment.||
He scheduled an announcement right after a visit here. He said he would choose between us, ND and WVU, but there was disagreement about whether he even had an offer from us. He chose WVU and decommitted as soon as the OSU offer came.
|1 day 6 hours ago||NO||
They would never do that. Shame on you for even asking.
|1 day 16 hours ago||A good opportunity for||
A good opportunity for coaches to speak to the faculty?
|1 day 23 hours ago||You keep referencing Robinson and Nuss,||
but I think you could add pretty much every coordinator ever. New coordinators don't bring in their own staff of assistants.
|2 days 2 hours ago||I think you're misunderstanding his lists.||
Solidly in top 2-3 does not necessarily mean Michigan is #2 or #3. It can also mean we're the recruit's favorite or that BB doesn't know who the favorite is. Brandon can correct me if necessary, but I think trending blue is reserved for players he expects to commit here soon.
|2 days 19 hours ago||Dawson is a tweener in college.||
In the NBA he'd be kind of small to play SF, way undersized for PF. As you said, he just looks like a potential role player as a defensive stopper.
|2 days 19 hours ago||Where was Appling a 5*?||
Or Lucas for that matter? I'd add Summers to any bust list. He got worse every year under Izzo. Roe was a good player with knees that couldn't hold up.
|3 days 20 hours ago||My expectations are simple.||
I expect to watch a team that always plays hard, with an entertaining style. I expect to see at least one player take a big step forward and look forward to seeing what the freshmen can provide. I'm curious to see who's going to become the leader and what adjustments Beilein is going to make.
|4 days 2 hours ago||That will be just as true||
if he wins four games. Hoke's choice of words is an insignificant part of this story and his resume.
|5 days 1 hour ago||try to be fair||
Lewis has been here less than one year.
|5 days 3 hours ago||If there were an early signing period,||
it would be sometime in the fall. As long as coaches take early verbal commitments there are going to be decommits.
|5 days 17 hours ago||Charlie Baggett||
was their Michigan recruiter.He played QB and coached at MSU.
|5 days 19 hours ago||The comment I responded to||
The comment I responded to got deleted.
|5 days 19 hours ago||academics||
something Rice is known for
|6 days 3 hours ago||dumbest comment I've seen for awhile||
Try to show a little class.
|6 days 16 hours ago||While Hatch may well end up on a medical||
scholarship, I don't there is any way he gets put on one before he even enrolls. Beilein isn't going to kill his dream of a comeback without even giving him a chance, certainly not for a fourth late addition.
|6 days 17 hours ago||We don't know if Beilein has the same rule||
for transfers. He hasn't recruited any here yet and their circumstances are different. HS school players can take official visits paid for by the school, prospective transfers cannot. It just seems wrong to assume he's going to adopt a counterproductive approach.
Also, we have a maximum of 3 open spots. We were going to be 1 over if everyone returned.
|6 days 19 hours ago||Just like it did two years ago?||
Isn't it time to accept that Beilein knows what he's doing?
|6 days 21 hours ago||That's a hard position to find sleepers,||
especially ones ready to play right away. 6'10" guys are usually well scouted and often offered based on potential.
|1 week 3 hours ago||congrats to the OP||
I'm going to have a taxing weekend.
|1 week 18 hours ago||I'm not agreeing to any such thing.||
What you said was both insulting and delivered in an insulting tone. If someone said something like that about you, can you honestly say you wouldn't consider it a personal attack?
|1 week 18 hours ago||You can hold any opinion you like.||
But posting personal attacks on a player here should require more than just a completely uninformed opinion.
|1 week 21 hours ago||Who took nearly 100% of the backup minutes||
this season at the 4? While Zak Irvin is obviously not a prototype PF, that won't stop Beilein from continuing to use him there. If GRIII is playing the 3, that's the main way to get Irvin on the floor. I can't imagine Doyle or Bielfeldt taking significant minutes away from Zak.
|1 week 1 day ago||1. I'm looking forward to||
1. I'm looking forward to watching it, but it's not even my favorite golf event on the calendar. Ryder Cup (I know it's not on the calendar every year), British Open and US Open are all higher on my list. World Cup, NCAA march madness, UM vs OSU football are all much bigger in my eyes.
3. I always root for one of the old-timers and an amateur. Their presence is something that adds to the appeal of the Masters for me.
|1 week 1 day ago||He wasn't yet ready to play this season.||
Extrapolating that to say he won't ever be ready to play at Michigan requires more information than any of us possess.
|1 week 2 days ago||good news||
Denard should never be even semi OT.
|1 week 2 days ago||Jealous of whom?||
Georgia for playing Notre Dame, or ND who only play five conference games? Either way, I'm not.