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|1 hour 12 min ago||It hasn't been long since he could have||
gone straight to the NBA. I don't think that was a time free from shady dealings in the college game. If you were to take the top 20 players off the table, wouldn't college programs and their boosters want the next 20 just as much? Probably even more, since they're less likely to be one and done.
|5 hours 31 min ago||Most basketball players are pretty skinny,||
especially guards. Let's not forget that Caris played awfully well last season. Adding some muscle is good, transforming his body type is not necessary.
|9 hours 58 min ago||He's also grown an inch.||
He's listed now at 6'9". That makes it easier to put on good weght.
|10 hours 1 min ago||Bielfeldt played zero minutes at the 4 last season.||
I predict more of the same this season. He may be called upon as an emergency 5 more often, but his change in class designation on the roster signals to me that he's not competing for serious playing time.
|1 day 3 hours ago||Rice said Michigan didn't recruit him||
until after he'd already made up his mind. Given all of his off the court problems, it's not a decision I'll question.
|1 day 3 hours ago||Do we take a wing and a guard in 2015?||
We've widened our recruiting net lately, but I wonder where McQuaid would fall on Beilein's board. A combo guard sure looks to be the top priority.
|3 days 23 hours ago||You do realize you're talking about Jones' second class?||
It sounds like you don't.
|4 days 4 hours ago||Beamer's at the top of my list, too.||
He's as classy a coach as I've seen. I have a soft spot for John L. Smith. He's not a great coach, but he was entertaining and doesn't take himself too seriously.
|4 days 4 hours ago||Didn't he give out scholarships||
to an unusally high number of walkons? They had attrition with the coaching change and they were available. Isn't that better than leaving them open? That's what he probably would have done if he couldn't recruit for those spots in the next class.
|4 days 18 hours ago||The weights of every returning player||
are listed as exactly the same as last year. Pretty clear they haven't been updated yet.
|4 days 21 hours ago||Yup, just like McLimans||
Yup, just like McLimans before him.
|4 days 23 hours ago||It's mentioned in the comment you responded to||
|5 days 45 min ago||It doesn't look that way, Don.||
from the mlive.com article
|5 days 53 min ago||Loud noises at night||
will likely draw more complaints from nearby residents.
|5 days 59 min ago||OP, you might add||
that he has been suspended for 3 games.
|5 days 2 hours ago||I think it's not even close in the other direction.||
Your first point is what does it for me. It was apparent that GERG knew practically nothing about the 3-3-5 when he was canned. He either didn't bother to or was incapable of learning it. My vote is for the former. As far as Obi Ezeh, after he had been replaced by Demens, it was RR who had to intervene after GERG sent him back out to MLB. Maybe GERG would have been competent running his own system, but as far as doing the job he was hired to do, he's the worst ever in my book.
No doubt Borges had a bad year in 2013. He didn't adapt well to the big hole in our offense. He wasn't so bad until then so I don't know where to place him overall. Agree completely with your last point.
|5 days 18 hours ago||It's only fair to have a waiver||
for coaches that were hired before their kids were born.
|5 days 23 hours ago||So Patrick Beilein||
would have had to go somewhere else? Also Andy Moeller, Jason Carr and many more, even Roger Reid. Do we really need more restrictive rules from the NCAA? I don't think it's a shady move, but even if it were, the cure would be worse than the problem.
|6 days 55 min ago||I'd like to see that.||
This sounds like a good step in that direction.
|6 days 1 hour ago||There aren't.||
The rankings referenced were his brothers'.
|6 days 3 hours ago||Alabama recruited him to play TE/H-back.||
The main knock on Poggi as a DT were questions about his ability to carry enough weight. If he were to switch positions, blocking TE would be the logical destination.
|1 week 18 hours ago||Bielfeldt played maybe ten minutes||
in the entire Big Ten season other than garbage time. It's hard to argue that's worth burning a redshirt for even if you knew he would play better, and there's got to be some doubt whether Donnal would have.
|1 week 22 hours ago||I find it mind blowing that anyone would||
complain about a person getting paid for doing something they're good at in a country where Matt Millen can still make a living evaluating football teams, players and coaches. And even then, he has to leave our country to cash in.
|1 week 2 days ago||Congrats, coach B!||
Congrats, coach B!
|1 week 3 days ago||I don't think our perceived chances||
with Cornell were important. He asked to visit and was planning to commit soon. It wouldn't take up a lot of resources to at least have him take that visit. We've hosted plenty of longshots before. To me that's a very clear indication that our coaches were no longer interested, nothing more.
|1 week 4 days ago||Our 2016 QB commit is even||
Our 2016 QB commit is even older.
|1 week 4 days ago||You can't really compare that.||
Messiah's offer came too early. He was a 4* on 247, but not yet rated anywhere else. Scout left him off their top 300. ESPN and Rivals hadn't released any rankings.
|1 week 6 days ago||Given Landon Donovan's comments||
after being left off the roster, how well would he have accepted the role Davis had? I'm inclined to give Klinsmann the benefit of the doubt regarding team chemistry.
|1 week 6 days ago||Mattison and Nussmeier||
were both paid far above previous levels at UM. Hoke could never do that on his own. It's only fair to give both Hoke and Brandon credit for raising the level of the coordinators.
|1 week 6 days ago||I agree with those points,||
except the readiness of the freshmen. Last season we needed contributions from two freshmen, with Walton's being critical. This season we'll need more, but have six candidates instead of three.
While it's true this team faces more uncertainty, last season's team actually took a step forward after replacing a lot of production. It's very reasonable to predict this team takes a step back, but dropping them all the way back to 10th in the Big Ten is extreme. When an Indiana site does it citing those statistics, it looks like they are just making excuses for their own team's poor performance. Not saying you agreed with them.