Hoke was top notch at this aspect of his job.
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|37 weeks 4 days ago||Don't you people..||
..have anything better to do with your time? Sheesh
|1 year 26 weeks ago||If you can believe..||
...a man who did not maintain his dignity, the white-shirted gent was AD Jim Phillips > http://www.nusports.com/school-bio/nw-athdir.html
|1 year 35 weeks ago||link..||
..to the post with this shot
|1 year 38 weeks ago||Kryk's piece on the '73 vote and aftermath..||
...was worth the price of HTTV '13 alone. FWIW here's the assumed breakdown of the vote:
OHIO STATE (6)
|1 year 40 weeks ago||"helmet branding" guy...||
..is working on a piece on the history of the helmet & wanted something from Hoke. That's my gut feeling
|1 year 46 weeks ago||Lion Kim's bag||
FWIW, here's post on what U-M's Lion Kim had in his bag via an interview prior to the 2011 Masters.
|2 years 35 weeks ago||MVictors is calling Brandon "#1000SSS" for some reason||
Damn you Cook
|2 years 51 weeks ago||I feel it's my duty..||
...to periodicly remind folks that Steele left eventual MVP Brandon Graham completely off his MIDSEASON all Big Ten teams (1st, 2nd and 3rd - no BG) in 2009.
|3 years 3 hours ago||The Shift||
I can't speak for Kryk of course, but I don't believe he found a lot on Yost being concerned over Rockne's recruiting habits. Speaking of the rules, a major beef of Yost's, which Maisel doesn't really hit on, was Rockne's use of "the shift". Kryk wrote in Natural Enemies and explained some of that here in this post:
A big reason why no one would schedule the Gophers was that Minnesota’s coach, Doc Spears, ran his offense out of “the shift”. Spears was buds with Knute Rockne—the man who perfected it. Here’s how Rockne’s official page on the Notre Dame website sums it up:
|3 years 26 weeks ago||Nice review||
re: "and they discuss an unpublished Michigan Daily editorial covering the incident by Arthur Miller, but do not show it (I am not sure it exists, but if it does it would have been really interesting to see)."
I've tried. Nothing at the Daily and I contacted the library holding the Arthur Miller archives last year. They looked but found nothing.
You can support the project and get the DVD here (with free shipping):
|3 years 33 weeks ago||Correct||
Yes, Rothstein didn't write that headline and once again, it doesn't really fit the piece yet causes overwhelming criticism. I don't get why that happens again and again. Anyway, he hedged his bet against any MVictors wrath by quoting me in the artice :)
|3 years 49 weeks ago||I back you||
for holding your clocks to standard time. Daylight time is for the suckers
|3 years 50 weeks ago||Steele left||
...Brandon Graham completely off his 2009 mid-season Big Ten teams (1st, 2nd, 3rd):
|3 years 51 weeks ago||Mule gets Goat||
Here's the Buckeye reaction to the 3-3 tie with Michigan in 1910 via the Michigan Daily:
“When the timer’s whistle made it certain that Michigan had indeed been tied, the Ohio rooters, who packed the stands, rushed onto the field and danced madly while their band played and the student clowns capered about “Berky” the mule, that was advertised as ‘having Michigan’s goat’. Factory whistles screamed and cannons boomed in honor of what the Ohio backers felt to be a triumph.”
|4 years 3 days ago||Prettyman||
Man, I've been standing by patiently to break this out. The Horace Prettyman Experience:
More on Prettyman here.
|4 years 17 weeks ago||Gotta love||
Clans 2.0. Need to add a favorite song column in v2.5. A start - Decatur Clan: "Love the One You're With."
|4 years 19 weeks ago||A great find by Kryk||
As usual. Natural Enemies is fantastic and I'm sure the new book will be the same
|4 years 27 weeks ago||word to that|
|4 years 29 weeks ago||audio||
OK, snagged the relevant audio from the show, posted here.
|4 years 37 weeks ago||I hear||
Probably will use the canes but we'll see.
|4 years 38 weeks ago||I can confirm||
He said that. I might have the audio somewhere. Someone asked him why he wasn't there (at the workouts) - he said working on academics (paraphrase). He didn't say that was an excuse.
|4 years 38 weeks ago||Shoulder question||
Was asked by Angelique
|4 years 40 weeks ago||Cheers||
|4 years 40 weeks ago||Yes, after RR left the podium||
Posted the clip here.
|4 years 40 weeks ago||Some post-presser grumbling...||
about the practice ban....
|4 years 41 weeks ago||ND||
I think the whole contract is up in the air at this point. I definitely want to hear Brandon comment on this, hopefully he'll be at the media event Monday. Last I heard Brandon said as much, but I figure it was just a matter of sorting out the changes. We'll see in light of the Big Ten division talks/9 conference game schedule.
|4 years 41 weeks ago||The golf course||
Was indeed considered "Site A" for a while (vs. the "Miller Tract", aka Site B - the current site of the stadium), but I don't recall that site ever being denied. IIRC the contours of the current site seemed more favorable for construction and it was/is closer to campus. They didn't have Stadium Blvd yet but knew it was coming.
|4 years 41 weeks ago||Not true||
That's one of many Michigan myths, according to Dr. Robert Soderstrom, author of the The Big House. I mentioned this in HTTV '10 as well. The guy pored through records, memos, docs, and news stories -- while the spring they hit during the dig was a giant disaster, he found no evidence of a steam shovel or crane sinking and not recovered.
|4 years 42 weeks ago||Cool. More on Devine||
|4 years 42 weeks ago||From media relations today:||