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|4 weeks 6 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?
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I don't like anything about||
I don't like anything about your comment. Keep it to yourself.
|6 weeks 4 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.
|10 weeks 4 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.
|12 weeks 6 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?
|16 weeks 4 days ago||keith jackson||
Referred from time to time to the Wolves
|16 weeks 5 days ago||hasselbeck||
|17 weeks 2 days 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.)
|17 weeks 2 days 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,
|17 weeks 2 days ago||couldn't agree more||
There is no comment beyond the subject as nothing more is needed
|17 weeks 2 days 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.
|19 weeks 3 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.
|20 weeks 4 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.
|21 weeks 4 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?
|22 weeks 2 days 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).
|38 weeks 4 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 3 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 5 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 7 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 8 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 8 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 9 weeks ago||what an unpleasant group you are.||
I shouldn't be in any group that has you as a member.
|1 year 9 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 9 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 9 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.
|1 year 15 weeks ago||Prediction of victory||
-I have been too optimistic each year since 2007
-I am almost always wrong
-but, given that people on this blog are trying to pretend there is no game on Saturday because of the monstrous beatdown we all expect, it has come to my attention that there is only one realistic outcome: victory. That is my prediction.
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Speaking of defensive coaching||
In the second half, I knew each time Rutgers lined up a cluster of three receivers that our secondary would get flummoxed, and screw it up, and they did. The only surprise was why Friedgen didn't do it more. When he did it, I thought to myself, our guys are not trained well enough in the basics to play this right. What is wrong with the defensive coaching where Friedgen could predict they are not well trained.
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Unrelated point on Coaching search||
Saw Dan Mullen on Sports Center talking to his team after yesterday's victory. Talked about domination on every play. Nothiing wrong with that kind of intensity/passion. Perhaps every coach shares that but I am taking notice because of this year's success at MSU (NTMSU).
|1 year 19 weeks ago||the 2001 defense||
the 2001 defense was not good. It was just better than 2000. 2000 was a big drop off from 1999 when all the 1997 sophomores finished their eligibility. Current defense should be much better than 2001, which gave up 45 points to Tennessee, lost to a mediocre OSU team, etc.
|1 year 19 weeks ago||I agree with the comparison to 2008||
What does this offense do that is better than the tire fire in 2008 when we had lost Henne, Hart, Long, Manningham, Arrington, etc. We had Threet-Sheridan, plus played freshman running backs instead of Brandon Minor and Carlos Brown, receivers may have been Stonum and Mathews. Won three games. Was a bad offense. How is this 2014 offense any better than the 2008 disaster of an offense.