I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
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|9 hours 24 min ago||Chiefs were great. Okoye in||
Chiefs were great. Okoye in excellent would bounce everyone off him. Thomas flew around, and Stephone Paige and Neil Smith were very underrated.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Go watch the play. There was||
Go watch the play. There was nowhere to "tuck it and run forward" without reversing field.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||Gardner is calling slide||
Gardner is calling slide protections now? That's news to me. When did this start happening?
Can you explain what "awareness" is? That's a pretty vague term for something you're a cussing someone of being bad at.
On the particular play you're referencing, I don't mind the decision to change fields - nobody was open and sitting in the (moved) pocket has not been working out. I would have rather seen him cut it up field a little sooner, but that's from the benefit of a top angle camera. Getting to the outside makes sense from a clock management perspective and because he should have a shot at turning the corner on a DE.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||I just keep shampooing my||
I just keep shampooing my hair over and over again for 0.93 yards per shampoo.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||There was a decent amount of||
There was a decent amount of criticism of him while he was at Baltimore for being too conservative. It's a bit of confirmation bias, but if you google for old articles or message boards from when he left Baltimore there's a lot of statements which might sound all too familiar ("enjoy it when he rushes 3 on 3rd and 19 against OSU" etc).
I like Mattison, and think he's a good coach and great recruiter... But I do think he's too conservative at times. Especially with a small lead. It worked against ND, Akron, and UConn when they all made a mistake. It did not work tonight.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Morris RS was burned in||
Morris RS was burned in Central game.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||I asked myself the same||
I asked myself the same question... I think it's probably not a good sign.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Bacari Alexander||
Bacari Alexander (@bacari34)
|12 weeks 3 days ago||Had 2 extra, couldn't sell||
Had 2 extra, couldn't sell them together (pathetically), all scalpels were trying to dump.
Mostly $20 for tickets, I sold a single for $10 as I was walking in, because 10 > 0
|18 weeks 1 day ago||Not sure on the article||
Not sure on the article posted, I was having issues getting my insider to work on my iPad, but I'm a consistent FO reader from the NFL-side. Their metrics are pretty good for that.
On the college side, their 2013 Almanac has UM projected at 7-5 (4-4), and they note that "if blue-chippers click... [Michigan could] vastly exceed their projection". So... I'm not really sure without reading that article what the numbers actually mean, but it's apparently not the same as FO has projected and published on their website.
Edit: got insider to work. Very weird. The metrics BF uses there are not the same as most others FO use, so don't kill FO for it. The FO Almanac is much more upbeat about Michigan, though notes they are young in some key areas.
|24 weeks 6 days ago||jackrobert - Since you do||
Since you do class action for a living, are you little frustrated with the analysis (or lack thereof) of certification? I feel most journalists (save McCann's primer @ SI) have glossed over the certification angle.
I'm going to go law-nerd for a moment, but one of the most significant things that has impact my area of law in the past few years in terms of being fearful of a class action is Wal-Mart v Dukes. While I don't touch class actions (in-house employment law) I feel there are definitely some commonality and typicality hurdles for O'Bannon to overcome. It might be quite dull for most people, but it seems crazy to me that there are ton of articles out there about certification and rarely any of them mention Dukes and the increased focus that has been placed on certifications recently.
Again, I don't deal with class actions enough to know it in all the detail someone like you might, but I've read enough about it over the past few years to like having that quiver to attack potential classes, and seems to be really glossed over.
|29 weeks 2 days ago||No, it's Inigo|
|41 weeks 1 day ago||I love the Manning||
I love the Manning suggestion. While others have comments on Hart being good on recruiting due to his personality, in my opinion Manning would likely bring the same. I had classes with him while he was playing and he was incredibly social and a really nice guy. Always talked to people and got along with all the different groups. Great guy and would love to see him here.
|1 year 15 weeks ago||Seconding the recomendations||
Seconding the recomendations of footballguys.com . Hands down the best FF website out there. They also have a weekly podcast if you're into that sort of thing. Sigmund Bloom is one of the best FF analysts out there right now and they routinely go deeper than most FF websites.
As someone else mentioned Fantasypros.com is great for weekly lineup decisions.
And of course, FootballOutsiders.com is good if you invest in the KUBIAK projections if you're a stat-head.
|1 year 43 weeks ago||The phrase that the "helmet||
The phrase that the "helmet has wings" was something that I pre-dates RichRod, but I definitely was referencing the commercial in the title, although tidied up a bit, as "our helmet's got wings" (as you pointed out) just sounds odd. I did consider changing it at one point, but I'm sticking with it.
|1 year 44 weeks ago||He's announcing at 8 PM||
He's announcing at 8 PM eastern.
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Meyer's success at Florida||
Meyer's success at Florida (recruiting and otherwise) get him every benefit of the doubt with reporters.
It's just presumed that he will recruit very well and win. Unfortunately, not much to do except point it out at this point, and hope he doesn't win.
|1 year 45 weeks ago||Well said, can't believed||
Well said, can't believed this is lost on so many people.
Yes, the Onion is parody, but it often has a point to it, not just some dumb site you go to to watch a dude get hit by a football thrown by son.
|1 year 46 weeks ago||Looking back on it, although||
Looking back on it, although career-wise it didn't have many follow ups, I'm glad I chose History as well.
Quick question - what was your favorite history class? favorite prof?
|1 year 46 weeks ago||Thanks. I was thinking||
I was thinking about recruiting pitches for future football players there. There's very little which would encourage anyone to attend the program in the next few years. Sure, maybe O'Brien wins in the next few years (I'm not of that impression), but I just can't see this program ever being the same.
Perhaps 5-10 years from now there will be some attempt, but there's still open wounds then.
|1 year 47 weeks ago||Much more explosive than||
Much more explosive than Smith.
No reason to worry about it at this point, we need to see how well he does in offseason and next year's camp.
|1 year 51 weeks ago||My friend worked for a hotel||
My friend worked for a hotel in Ann Arbor during college. He said most busy weekends they would be overbooked and would end up sending people elsewhere.
Essentially their phone reservations and online reservations are run separately and don't always sync up. They simply want to rent out as many rooms as possible. Most nights this works fine, but when it gets crazy busy it leads to overbooking.
They'll send you somewhere else assuming it's within their ability 99 times out of 100.
But, not even worth getting a lawyer involved. Yes, contract, etc., but ugh, it's a mess.
|2 years 1 week ago||Well said. I was a bit||
Well said. I was a bit surprised at the backlash that he got for doing this. It was funny, and well done. He had some fun with a process that you could tell was fun for him at times, but annoying for him at other times.
He hardly came across as a diva, and even went out of the way to engage some fans in a very jovial manner on twitter.
I always thought him going to TN because of the WR coach (he coached Charles Rodgers!) was a mistake (First, you don't pick a school based on a WR coach), and I'd be incredibly happy if he wound up in Ann Arbor.
|2 years 22 weeks ago||Still being worked on. I can||
Still being worked on. I can already tell you that there are some tough decisions to make on who gets included in Michigan's roster.
|2 years 41 weeks ago||Alcohol||
|2 years 43 weeks ago||I totally agree, a lot of||
I totally agree, a lot of kids just give academics lip service. I was more trying to state that I believe it is a serious consideration for Alt while making that point.
|2 years 43 weeks ago||While I agree with you||
While I agree with you generally about some recruits saying "academics" and then making a decision that makes you scratch your head, I think it's safe to say that it is important to Tyler Alt. For one, it's not the first time he's mentioned it an interview. He's proud of the fact that he takes a challenging schedule which includes AP classes and doesn't hide it.
That being said, there is a lot that goes into "academics" and while I think Michigan excels at all of those areas, other (perhaps lesser-ranked) schools do a good job of selling their program. Academics can also be one of many factors, so saying "academics is important" doesn't necessarily imply that someone is going to go to the best school he gets in to regardelss.
|2 years 43 weeks ago||I wouldn't count on this,||
I wouldn't count on this, Richardson is probably hardest of the three defenders everyone talks about (RJS, Ross) to get.
|2 years 43 weeks ago||Yeah.... that's Justin Boren.||
Yeah.... that's Justin Boren.
|2 years 43 weeks ago||It isn't him.||
It isn't him.