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|2 days 7 hours ago||not a success at UA||
My son overlapped Richrod at UA for two seasons. Was very excited about Richrod, thought he fit with UA perfectly. The bloom has now worn off and he says he and others find Richrod a big disappointment. Usual complaints, defense,etc.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||History||
Grew up in Philly (Lower Merion HS, other grads are Kobe Bryant and McLovin). I was in 11th grade the year before Springsteen exploded with the Born to Run album. (Kids, an album is . . Ok). In Philly, Bruce was everywhere a full year before that, while unknown nationally. He was constantly on FM radio. WMMR, etc. All the songs from the first two albums. He would frequently play at the Tower theatre (2000 seats) but I never went. The songs were hard to hear, as the songs were high in emotion but not high in melody. One day I heard "For You" for the hundredth time, and I finally could hear it.
When he exploded one year later, I realized I missed the old piano player and the old dynamic arrangements (that was a thing back then), and I didn't care for the Born to Run album. For me, there will never be anything like The Wild, the Innocent and the E Street Shuffle. Kitty's Back, Rosalita, Sandy (the latter had to be listened to on the boardwalk at Atlantic City before gambling), Incident on 57th street, and the late night song at the end. There was nothing like it, to this day, even by the Boss. Wanted you to know.
|7 weeks 12 hours ago||i can't let this stand. Neg away.||
The Weathermen and some others were totalitarian, not anything good. They were only good in the mindless mythology of certain people of that time. Will you ever wake up. Advance apology. Had 1 1/2 margaritas at Maria's in Santa Fe. Should have had one more to ignore this guy. Just can't walk away, probably bec at one time I shared this view.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||Thanks for posting the vote tallies||
I did not realize that Woodson won in a blowout. It was not even close.. Manning failed to win anything but the South, and failed to even place 2d in the West. We all know the reason, that Woodson performed in clutch situations and Manning did not. We all know of events after the vote, like is epic fail against Nebraska followed by epic failures year after year in the NFL playoffs (other than one Super Bowl victory. The recent Super Bowl victory we all know was not earned by Manning). In other words, the aim was true for the 1997 Heisman voters.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Also agree||
But the breakdowns I see are correctable brain farts, like where a player doubles the man with the ball and loses track of his own man, even when his own man is shooting lights out . Or misplays a screen. Be patient, they will improve on defense. Despite my agreement with the RR comparison, I am more worried about lack of offense with this team. Levert's return won't change anything overnight. Frustrating, as the sophs had so much playing time last year i thought they would play in a more heady way now.
|16 weeks 4 days ago||stretching||
Did Rosenberg identify the specific weeks where too much stretching occurred? Was it during class time, or in the summer. Did he ask his sources about their summer schedule?
|16 weeks 4 days ago||I don't like anything about||
I don't like anything about your comment. Keep it to yourself.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||Evenyoubrutus is correct||
I recall the story when we hired Shafer in 2008. He had just finished the 2007 season at Stanford, and there was a story about Harbaugh finding him by looking at statistics of Shafer's time at WMU. Harbaugh did not just hire someone he already knew. One would hope that after identifying Don Brown, Harbaugh was pleased with what he learned about the specifics of his personality, coaching style, etc., and didn't just go for the statistics.
|22 weeks 3 days ago||Trouble||
there have been a few plays this year by Willie Henry showing lack of judgment. Don't want to see a replay of the 3rd down penalty against Crable, 2006.
|24 weeks 5 days ago||Jew lawyer here||
-covering up the concrete is not admissible for purposes of fault, but some people will know about it anyway
-I have no opinion on Reggie Bush, but when watching the Denver game yesterday, I reacted to the Talib eyepoke with the thought that it was a criminal act. If there were physical damages, I would consider a civil claim. The laws of each state are different, and there are various exceptions, not to mention contract clauses, that will protect defendants in these situations, so I have no idea if a civil claim would succeed. Just my own thought that it was a criminal act. Nothing about the violence of the game justified what he did. I would also suspend him for multiple games. But that is just me, a Jew lawyer.
-as far as the Jew lawyer comment, regardless of the "pro-Semitic" concept that having one would guarantee success, I was insulted on a Monday morning, thank you very much. There was no /s, and I have never heard of that show, because I am old. Consider your viewers when you broadcast this kind of thing. Jew lawyer, Lower Merion class of '77, JD '85, living in New Mexico since '88. My whole family has 1 or 2 UM degrees. Some of us are Jewish and some are not. We know how to kid around successfully, and this post would tick us all off. Do I have to keep going?
|28 weeks 3 days ago||keith jackson||
Referred from time to time to the Wolves
|28 weeks 4 days ago||hasselbeck||
|29 weeks 20 hours ago||It is true that Renes came on||
It is true that Renes came on with each additional year, to the point he was a monster against Alabama (at least that is the way I remember it, including one play that somehow was deleted from the Alabama game film. I am sure that is why I can't find it.)
|29 weeks 20 hours ago||I appreciate your taking the||
I appreciate your taking the time to reply, and this helps me understand the grades. Now I have to take up the grading system,
|29 weeks 1 day ago||couldn't agree more||
There is no comment beyond the subject as nothing more is needed
|29 weeks 1 day ago||what?||
Did you actually see the 1997 defense? Those grades are way too low. I also agree with the comment that Biggs was better than your grade. I was so stunned by the 97 grades I couldn't read any further. Back to work. And don't forget Ian Gold was on the 97 team, and actually played.
|31 weeks 2 days ago||1995||
The article said the campus visit was January 1996, but it had to be 1995. I also see no mention of Lloyd Carr. I have often wondered about the success of the 1997-99 seasons, and how much of that was due to Carr and how much to Gary Moeller, especially with recruiting. Chalk this one up to Moeller.
|32 weeks 3 days ago||perspective||
How does this team compare to the one that beat Indiana last year. Was that 34-10? Where did that get us. As someone who tried to explain away last year's drubbing by Notre Dame, I now just enjoy when the team plays well. Having a top line is great, but not enough by itself. Our super defensive line in 2006 (1-1-2007) did not help stop the pass in the second half against USC. The line only can do so much.
|33 weeks 3 days ago||What about Wisconsin's championship game bounce||
So does this mean Wisconsin did not benefit from a championship game bounce with Mr. Simpson?
|34 weeks 1 day ago||reality check||
Remember all the scoring in the spring game? No, because the offense in the spring game was terrible. The only change is a new quarterback with virtually no time to learn the system and work with the receivers. There has been a lot of improvement since the spring game. Expectations should be managed. Offensive line and running backs were weaker than expected, receivers were stronger, QB was very good on many throws, but with 6-7 serious problem plays mixed in. The problem with this offense is not the QB. It is the running game. It will improve. (I also said this after 2014 Notre Dame).
|50 weeks 3 days ago||Tonight's the Night, Neil||
Tonight's the Night, Neil Young
Tears of Rage, Dylan
Who by Numbers
New York City Serenade
|1 year 14 weeks ago||Do you remember||
that the Rodriguez staff had multiple guys with coordinating experience? I don't recall that helping, and I bet people forgot because it was useless. Also, the 2008 DC was the DC for that amazing Stanford team that knocked off USC in 2007, also something that didn't help us much. And while I appreciate Jim Harbaugh's coaching tree (he has one), he hired said DC not by evaluating film or but by looking at statistical improvement. When we stole his guy, it didn't help. (Commence argument about whose fault it was that the defense performed below expectations in 2008 - and of course that turned out to be the high water mark in defense in the RR years). I am as excited as anyone, but I suggest that we can be enthusiastic without talking like we have already kicked ass.
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Title objections||
this is my first such objection EVER!
stop with the caps, the exclamation point, the puffing, and the implication that something just happened when nothing just happened. I couldn't be more annoyed with you and the way you made your point. Try a little harder next time. I will actually pay attention to what you say if you say it right, asshole. (I just wrote asshole to show you that you stop paying attention when someone goes over the top. Did not actually mean you are an asshole. Object lesson).
|1 year 18 weeks ago||bullets||
-cowherd is very ratings oriented
-he sees midwest college football recruiting as challenged due to weather
-he has strongly promoted Rosenberg, of course without mentioning stretchgate
-he is not always wrong. But he strives to have strong opinions, probably for.ratings
|1 year 19 weeks ago||you haven't raised the right question, Mr. Denver||
With all the Buckeye position advantages against a team with a losing record and an awful head coach, how was this game tied late in the 3rd Q, 1 week before your 59-0 game. Huh? Answer that for me. Mr. Santa Fe
|1 year 20 weeks ago||More to the picture than meets the eye||
I saw the Boston show of that tour in fall, 1978. The second hand smoke made it seem better at the time than it was in retrospect.
|1 year 20 weeks ago||what an unpleasant group you are.||
I shouldn't be in any group that has you as a member.
|1 year 20 weeks ago||chicks||
Do you use the term chicks just behind their backs, or directly to them. Just curious . I have been fighting this 1960s hippie derived misogyny for 35 years (born in late 50s). You can keep keep it to yourself. It is neither politics nor gender. Call it manners.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||the last time I heard 'you will like it a lot'||
When Borges was fired, Herbstreit said Michigan fans will like the next hire a lot, i.e. Nuss. I did like it a lot, until the season started.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||two issues||
1. UM does not want to interfere with Harbaugh's contract. This is separate from internal NFL rules on tampering.
2. UM must compete with NFL teams that can offer draft picks. We must offer cash to the 49ers, plus pay Harbaugh's salary. 49ers won't pay his salary whether he comes here or stays in NFL.
This is a great idea. Compete directly with the NFL.