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|18 weeks 6 days ago||Poundage||
Nope, 5-10 pounds per person would be reasonable, 1.5# is not nearly enough. And this is a non-sarcasm tone.
|19 weeks 4 days ago||Doesn't seem predictive...||
Looking at Week 6 of the previous 3 years (Teams who actually ends up in Top 4 after Conf Championships are in bold)
2015 Top 8 in Week 6: Utah, Florida, Tex A&M, Ohio St, TCU, Iowa, Clemson, Michigan
2014 Top 8 in Week 6: Auburn, Miss St, Miss, Zona, Fla St, Notre Dame, Ga Tech, UCLA
2013 Top 8 in Week 6: Stanford, Fla St, Clemson, Bama, Oklahoma, Georgia, Mizzou, Ohio St
So based upon the previous 3 years... It appears, landing in the Top 8 of Colley's Week 6 rankings gives a team approx 16% chance of finishing in the Top 4 and making the Play-Off. Similarly, Colley's only correctly predicts (in week 6) a Top 4 finisher 16% of the time.
|23 weeks 5 days ago||Trickery||
I clicked and looked. The teams on the site are listed in order of offensive rating, not overall rating. Look carefully and you will see M with an overall rating of 97... which is the highest and ranks #1.
|26 weeks 1 day ago||Moldova||
Was researching TB for a year in Moldova. My girlfriend (now wife) would take her laptop to our usual football parties in NOLA, prop it in front of the TV, and I would Skype in to watch the games. I became known as her "boyfriend in a box." And she demonstrated one more reason to make her my wife. Good times! :)
|42 weeks 6 days ago||Indeed||
Giving Harbaugh some time in the kitchen is a big part to the recipe for success. Summer is going to be great just knowing he's got everything simmering, mixing away like the Swedish Chef. Success smells delidious, and I can already smell what he's got cookin'!
Also, time to get the grill fired up...
|47 weeks 5 days ago||Coach Harbaugh scoffs at your||
Coach Harbaugh scoffs at your milk thistle seed, as he only takes whole milk thistle seed.
|47 weeks 5 days ago||Strong academic presence||
In analyzing his list of offers for well respected academic schools, aside from Duke, Ga Tech and Vandy, I would also highlight Tulane.
|1 year 1 week ago||Ah Philly,||
The city of brotherly mugging. Great history though!
|1 year 1 week ago||Indeed||
And with recurrent mottoes like "fuck off" it sounds like a place of great hospitality... which in this case is appropriately just a few consonants from hostility.
|1 year 3 weeks ago||Thank You||
I hadn't thought about my age yet today. I'm going to go pour a highball of the 900th Anniversary Chartreuse to make me feel young again. :)
|1 year 3 weeks ago||Better granularity||
I think you're on to something, Turd. As you stated, just utilizing all the stars would give us a better feel of separation among schools (more specifically, schools we care about.). That would be killer.
How about: Assume average of 24 players to be selected by each of the top 50 schools - 1200 players total. Pre-set the ratio of each position group to the total. Create equal strata within the position groups and give them 5-stars, 4-stars, 3-stars, and 2-stars. Anyone outside the top 1200 gets a 1-star. For a continued sense of dominant NFL men among boys, give a gold star to the top 25 players each year, regardless of their position and ratio of that position.
If you're a fan of what you consider a top 50 team, and your team has a few one stars on it... you lost a few position battles. If your team has three 5 stars in a given position... they killed it!
|1 year 3 weeks ago||I Agree with you completely||
Gary will make a terrifying TE.
As an aside, love your username. I met my wife at a toga party down at LSU - she was dressed in an elegant green satin, while I had wisely chosen a sky blue flannel covered with clouds, rainbows, Winnie, and the statement 'pooh-licious' scribed all over it. Go pooh go!
|1 year 5 weeks ago||Gump||
Gump style runner? Worked well for Bear Bryant, if I recall my history correctly.
|1 year 13 weeks ago||Party of 4||
My brother, myself, and our wives... Ready to rock the Big House! Looking forward to it. See y'all there!
|1 year 26 weeks ago||Up||
Per Google, Columbus altitude 781 ft and Ann Arbor 900 ft. Therefore 'up' regardless of being a flat mapper or a topographical snooty snoot. You've taken grammar nazi to new heights. I'm putting all of my money on Michigan due to their superior natural erythropoeitin levels, it's science!
|1 year 39 weeks ago||Ahh.||
Was not aware of such a loophole. Looks like the trolls have won again. Such wanton destruction.
|1 year 39 weeks ago||Strange Response||
Reduce argument to a non-argued point ('someone suffering') + make assumption that anyone who disagrees with you is lacking life experience ('clearly you've never...') + name-calling ('asshole') = proof of the art of discourse vanishing before our eyes. You really are not displaying a knack for improving the public good through discussion, and have just proven why a sports blog should not be a realm of political discussion while simultaneously trying to villify (perceived) opponents as opposed to engage them.
Best part of your aggressive response? I didn't even engage in an argument about poverty.
But hey, Go Blue.
|1 year 39 weeks ago||Politics||
Hmmm.... Looks like half of a political conversation was removed. Is this 'The Michigan Difference' we so proudly boast of? I understand a sports blog banning political speak. Having one sided political discourse is another entity entirely.
|1 year 49 weeks ago||Hope y'all had a great day!||
Hope y'all had a great day!
|1 year 49 weeks ago||Nope||
She's a doctor. She is licensed. She has a federal id for prescribing. She carries her own insurance. And sadly, she is the one who will lose everything if she makes a bad mistake. That is why most doctors prefer to train in a residency (under someone else's malpractice - although major mistakes are tracked under an individual id and impact future costs of malpractice) where they have the shield of an attending physician looking over their shoulder and teaching.
When you go to a Doc in a Box operation, there is a large chance you are seeing a licensed, but non-boarded, physician.
|1 year 51 weeks ago||Igors||
Sounds like I have found a probable fan of Igor's, where one may obtain a burger at 3:45am while still drinking into the sunrise...
|2 years 6 weeks ago||Chris Floyd||
Used to dine with Dhani in East Quad, baller on the field and awesome in life. With that bias stated (and acknowledging that Woodson was a once in a lifetime game changer) I would say that Chris Floyd was the most delightful fullback I have ever watched. Without the bubble he gave to Griese on an every play basis, M does not win the NC. I had never seen FB play like that, and haven't since then. How I long for Shallman, or Houma, or Kerridge to channel his play... Let the line create the pocket, let the FB blow up any who enter. Title.
|2 years 12 weeks ago||High Expectations||
Les Miles will always be a single season away from being fired at LSU. Must always win, and win big while looking good doing it.
|2 years 25 weeks ago||thank you jblaze||
Am looking to capture the video that is going to my screen - not interested in DVRs as I am more interested in recording very few events each year - 15 Michigan games and 15 LSU games. OK, and a few basketball games in there as well. All in all, the video editing options of the PVRs are more intriguing to me than the ability to record 12 channels simultaneously for $15/month.
|2 years 25 weeks ago||Cost||
I'm Verizon FiOS, and I believe its more along the lines of $15 a month.
Just felt there might be a better option to maximizing the value of the television stream I am paying for, including being able to watch games I miss while at the hospital. I don't need all the tuners that DVRs come with... not enough time to follow 12 shows simultaneously. And it's looking like these "capture cards" even come with editing software. When M goes undefeated this year, I'm going to mash up one hell of a video to commemorate it.
|2 years 25 weeks ago||Thank you for the site Karpodiem||
Will have to check it out, as I will not have a PVR in place by tomorrow.
|2 years 27 weeks ago||have to admit...||
great concise article. enjoyed it. thank you Dr mgoblue.
|2 years 28 weeks ago||Consider Stanford||
This sounds to be word for word the national sentiment re: Ducks going into the Stanford game the last two years -"Oregon's going to get their points, but if Stanford can keep up into the 4th..." Oregon then scored 14 points and 20 points each year. Seems to me, Stanford is built around solid D with good line play (both sides) and a reliable QB with a solid RB. That sounds remarkably similar to MSU's teams recently. Perhaps MSU is more aggressive on D, and perhaps Oregon will better exploit that aggression. However, I don't think a low scoring affair is out of the question.
|2 years 47 weeks ago||While we're on abbreviations,||
You sport yours in NoVa and I'll sport mine around RiVA. I'm sure there are some AA hippies running around NOLA to pick up my slack...
|2 years 47 weeks ago||I am listening to...||
Ora by Ludovico Einaudi. Little dude was putting up some mean cross rhythms for a second there, and then a nice gallant strut through the refrain.