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|1 day 3 hours ago||Writing tip||
You probably don't want to start a comment with "I have only taken the class once".
|1 day 3 hours ago||Jim Harbaugh got an A+ in EECS 280||
That'd be like an A++ today.
Question: Why is it called C?
Answer: Because it came after B. Seriously.
|1 day 10 hours ago||After he puts his drunk to bed, what should he do?||
|1 day 10 hours ago||And you think Michigan Football isn't a comparable||
money printing press?
Average annual NFL team profit = $43 million.
Michigan Football annual profit = ~$60 million.
There are no Colin Kaepernick expenses of ~$13 mil/yr in college.
|1 day 10 hours ago||and the other thing.|
|1 day 11 hours ago||The best things come in pairs||
|1 day 11 hours ago||Nice Bank Shot!||
Take that, Minnesota Fats!
|1 day 11 hours ago||It's a sign!||
At my birthday dinner, there was a young girl sitting across from me in another party at a Japanese steak house. (Where the chefs cook in front of you.) I was sure that she reminded me of someone, but for a while, I couldn't place it. All of a sudden, it hit me: McKayla Maroney.
Then I had to make a wish, and I wished for
See, more proof it's happening!
|1 day 21 hours ago||What makes Ohio O so QB friendly?||
The O is shaped like the vaginas they're used to
|1 day 22 hours ago||You'd have to exclude Tom Brady from that list||
I recall Ron Jaworski being amazed at Tom's read progressions in his first game. Jaws said something like "there are maybe 5 QBs in the league that can do that".
|2 days 18 min ago||I'm also going to apply||
Holiday Inn Express 12/16/2014
|2 days 25 min ago||"style of marketing"||
Don Canham, a pioneer of college sports marketing, understood that Bo's success was a prerequisite of his own marketing success.
It's the Football, Stupid!
|2 days 30 min ago||At Steelcase, Hackett "converted Steve Jobs||
from a Herman Miller fan to a Steelcase customer".
Brandon, meanwhile, focused upon maximizing the sales of an ordinary product at Dominos. (But Brandon did try to charge extraordinary prices at Michigan.)
|2 days 35 min ago||It should also be noted that Brandon||
was a Marketing of an Uunremarkable/Mediocre Product Guy
His attempts to sell Michigan with marketing while neglecting the quality of the product were exactly the wrong prescription for Michigan.
|2 days 1 hour ago||It's also bigger than Lochman's pie hole||
|2 days 1 hour ago||Harbaugh should hire Mario||
as the Opponent Play Predictor since he is a walking Cristobal.
|2 days 1 hour ago||Does the prospect of paying the players||
change the calculus of the amount or length Michigan is willing to pay Harbaugh?
I say definitely no to the amount, and a less strong no to the length of the contract.
Say players averaged $100K. That would amount to an $8.5 million additional expense. Which would certainly subtract from the annual $60 million profit that the football team generates.
However, the focal point of the CC: has to be that the current Michigan team is not an elite program and has not been since at least 2007. (Being generous here.) Nonetheless, Michigan Football is still an elite Top 5 revenue generator, which provides a path back to becoming an elite program. (Go spend a few extra million per year to hire an elite coach who will make the program elite again.)
That $8.5 million amount would surely squeeze the subsidy amount available to the negative profit sports, however.
|2 days 2 hours ago||(No subject)|
|2 days 2 hours ago||I'd suggest that you think of it from two angles||
1. Viewed from one angle, the two parties have different visions of government, which leads to gridlock. Which is exactly what the Founders intended. Would you rather have the "Gangs" unchecked? This dynamic is somewhat protected from voter/public apathy. The exception being when a super-majority exists. In that condition, the lack of competition can lead to bad policy. Especially because of #2 below.
2. Viewed from another angle, the two gangs behave nearly alike, whoring the same but for a different set of donors/johns. This dynamic thrives under voter/public apathy. Public attention on the protection racket and giveaways followed by primary challenges for the worst congressional actors is the tool the American public has to stop this type of gang behavior. Unfortunately, with incumbent losses in primaries being rare, this tool is rarely used by the public.
|2 days 2 hours ago||Your post definitely nails the "force of gravity"||
that will be in effect.
|2 days 3 hours ago||I'm Mister Blue||
I'm Mister Blue Christmas
I never want to see a yardage
I'm Mister, Maize Christmas
I never want to see a score
|2 days 18 hours ago||Do You Hear What I Hear?||
I Saw Hackett Kissing Harbaugh
Here Comes Jimmy H
Jimmy Bells (, Jimmy Bells, Jimmy All the Way)
Let It Bo, Let It Bo, Let It Bo
|3 days 4 hours ago||I gave up sleeping after Brandon was shoved out the door||
|3 days 4 hours ago||"it’s going to be exactly like Y2K"||
You mean we'll beat Bama in the Orange Bowl?
I'm OK w/ that.
|3 days 4 hours ago||The MGoBlog auto-title function improved your post||
|3 days 16 hours ago||Plus, Michigan will not be facing NFL defenses||
The success that Kaepernick had at Nevada or the success that RGIII had at Baylor would be just fine.
|3 days 20 hours ago||Harbaugh got immediate improvement out of Alex Smith||
by stripping out complex hot reads on the part of both the QB & WR. Instead, he simplified by having one of his WRs run a hot read route on every play. It lowered what he was asking his QB & WRs to do, and they became more successful.
In the same vein, I think Harbaugh will study what Morris, Speight, and maybe even Malzone do well and then put them in a position to succeed.
He won't get All B1G out of the eventual starter, but I strongly suspect he'll get "good enough" if Jim comes.
|3 days 21 hours ago||The NFL is not quite the same as a college program||
Contracts and the draft bind players to a team. There's nothing binding incoming college recruits until signing day and on-campus players can transfer if they are willing to sit out a year. In the NFL, players are released the following year if they don't make the team.
In short, both player and coaching turnover makes the NFL much more of a year-to-year proposition.
Not making the playoffs is a bigger blow to immediate morale than Harbaugh leaving. The goal for this year is unreachable, and players will be mustering their enthusiasm from professional pride and from knowing that every game provides evaluation film on each player.
The confirmation that the 49ers will have a different coach next year--a common occupational hazard--is well down the list of motivational factors.
|3 days 23 hours ago||What did 3rd place among the B1G get Bo Pelini?||