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|1 day 6 hours ago||Given the givens...||
Given that the note had his name wrong, and the facts wrong, perhaps he just received someone else's thank you card. Did we misspell Aubrey as "Andre" and Solomon as "Seldon," for instance?
|4 days 10 hours ago||Who Will Win Draftageddon?||
How does someone "win" Draftageddon? There is no scoring metric used during the season. In other words, they all belong in the same tier.
|5 days 3 hours ago||Meyer's success at [two] programs||
Unfortunately for us, he's had success at each stop, which includes Utah and Bowling Green as well. His 2004 undefeated Utah team ended up ranked No. 4 or 5, was ranked the whole year, and won each game by at least two touchdowns. I'm glad we have Harbaugh, wouldn't trade him, but Meyer can flat out coach (and recruit).
|1 week 2 hours ago||As Aristotle said||
The great-souled man walks slowly.
"Other traits generally attributed to the great-souled man are a slow gait, a deep voice, and a deliberate utterance; to speak in shrill tones and walk fast denotes an excitable and nervous temperament, which does not belong to one who cares for few things and thinks nothing great."
|1 week 5 days ago||How to YouTube||
Enter "YouTube.com" in your web browser.
Type "2015 Michigan Indiana Football" in dialog box near top of screen and press magnifying glass icon (i.e., search).
On first page of results (fourth result for me), see "Michigan @ Indiana 2015 One Hour." Click that. If YouTube search capability is blocked at your office, click here:
Start drinking in bed.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Great stuff||
This is great stuff -- some of the most valuable insights I've read all year. The point about losing Graham Glasgow is a very good one, and something that I haven't seen mentioned much at all. (How quickly we forget how crucial good play at Center is!) Thanks for this.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Coach Funk||
"I've got a great offensive line coach[.]" - Brady Hoke, October 14, 2013 (one day after Michigan's 30-for-28 (30 carries for 28 yards) performance against Penn State)
|4 weeks 3 days ago||So say we all.||
So say we all.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||LSU pitcher||
Is her pitching motion legal? It seems like her foot isn't maintaining contact the way I suspect it needs to on some of her pitches.
|12 weeks 5 days ago||Big two?||
Hopefully our numbers will change significantly, but as of now, it's hard to put us together with OSU. Their class is obscene. The good news is MSU's recent recruiting success (trending upward the last couple years) might be tapering off. And of course, our class should still end up in the top 10, which is nothing to be disappointed about. Perhaps more important is shoring up specific position groups (e.g., OL).
|17 weeks 1 day ago||Your last tournament||
They let you fight Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu against a 9 year-old for over three hours? And you lost?
|28 weeks 1 day ago||Istanbul||
Even old New York was once New Amsterdam.
|32 weeks 8 hours ago||Bates at Miami U.||
I don't know the full details, but the short version was that he is a very good guy, cares tremendously about academics, but cratered their non-hockey athletics. Bates inherited Hoeppner (who left for Indiana after Roethlisberger's big year), and then hired Shane Montgomery, Mike Haywood, and Don Treadwell. I think they had two winning seasons spread over the eight seasons that group coached Miami.
|32 weeks 10 hours ago||Bates||
Some Miami U. alums would disagree with you on Bates.
|32 weeks 5 days ago||NFL v. College||
I absolutely agree with your conclusion and reasoning, but one quibble: Gene Chizik and Larry Coker would dispute that "if you win a national title you get at least a 10 year window before you are ever back on the hot set."
|35 weeks 2 days ago||2007 Michigan, Don Brown, and the spread||
The first game of 2007 for UM was a loss to App. State 34-32. App. State's previous game was a 28-17 victory over UMass (where Don Brown was DC) to win the 2006 FCS Championship.
The second game of 2007 for UM was a lost to Oregon 39-7. Oregon's OC was Chip Kelly, his first year after serving as OC for UNH. The last game for Chip Kelly at UNH was a 24-17 loss to UMass (with Don Brown as DC) in the 2006 FCS Quarterfinals.
|35 weeks 5 days ago||MSU's recruiting||
Their average (88.68) is virtually idential to UM's (88.87). The delta between our recruiting classes and theirs has narrowed significantly, presumably due to the sustained success of their program under Dantonio. Compare this, for example, to 2007 (UM:88.71; MSU:76.97) or 2010 (UM:86.87; MUS:81.73).
|36 weeks 4 days ago||2005?||
2005? (Not that I'm saying at all that this is a bad hire.)
|38 weeks 2 days ago||Greg Robinson||
Greg Robinson? Too soon?
|38 weeks 2 days ago||Jacob Eason||
Any indication he might be interested in us now? I know we were listed as one of four a month ago when rumors around Richt started swirling.
|38 weeks 2 days ago||This analogy||
Brady Hoke would have fallen asleep at a recruit's house while trying to decipher this analogy.
|41 weeks 3 days ago||I now know what to call||
when I am served a Pepsi.
|41 weeks 3 days ago||Don't chew gum with mouth open||
Talking to you, McElwain. And Pete Carroll.
|41 weeks 5 days ago||Namby Pamba||
Indiana put 47 on us . . . in 2013. RichRod was not our coach then. (We had a coach that said toughness a lot then!)
RichRod's teams beat Indiana both times they played, and Indiana did not hit 40 points in either.
Facts are a terrible thing to lose.
|41 weeks 6 days ago||Brady would not have punted on fourth down.||
Brady would not have punted on fourth down.
|43 weeks 4 days ago||DL prospects||
Is that common for an elite DL recruit?
|43 weeks 5 days ago||Hoke: No way I would have designed shorts like those.||
ESPN is attempting to get Hoke's take on these shorts. Update to follow.
|43 weeks 5 days ago||If Brady Hoke...||
If Brady Hoke were going to type this post, he would not have used the Shift key. (Brady Hoke does not go onto the internet.)
|43 weeks 5 days ago||Crushing MSU||
I do not understand why so many of us believe that we will be "crushing" MSU in the near-future. Yes, I think Harbaugh and his coaching staff are incredible, a 1000-fold improvement on the previous regime. But Dantonio is also an excellent coach who firmly believes his only purpose on this earth is to find a way to beat Michigan. Unfortunately for us, MSU is now recruiting on (or near) UM's level. (The 2016 recruiting classes are basically even, with MSU getting two top-100 defensive ends.) If Dantonio was able to put together top-5 national teams with lesser recruits, I do not see why his program is going to fall off a clif with the recruits they are getting now (even accounting for the loss of Narduzzi).
|43 weeks 6 days ago||Down 3 scores||
I think you're being generous if you believe Hoke and his coaching staff would have had Michigan playing to within 3 scores of MSU this year. (Not only would our secondary be lost, but our QB situation would have been much worse.)