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- The Bonfire of the Sanities
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- Burning Plan
- Smoke Point of Eligibility
- Brady's Inferno
- Burning Push
- The Burning grates
- Boo-fan - Fans booing correct calls. Booing a guy who did his job correctly is ridiculous.
- Instruction fan - telling the players what to do from 90 rows up. "Run" "Tackle" "Throw it!" Oh, well thank you kind sir, I would not have thought to take a jaunt to the end zone had you not kindly informed me of my ultimate task. Especially worse if you're the guy behind me who sounds like Larry the Cable Guy and does this (Any Sec 39'ers out there?
- Explain It-fan - The guy who is explaining the play, call, penalty, etc. to his child/wife/girlfriend and has no clue what he's talking about. Every passing play is not a slant, and every run is not a read option. Unless you're playing me in NCAA Football.
- Parent of Uncontrolled Child-fan - The parent of the little kid who is constantly flinging the pompon into the back of your head or hitting you with his foam finger and is completely ignoring it.
- I'm an Important Business Guy fan - Guy who is trying to handle a business call or handle something clearly non-urgent while sitting in the stands instead of heading to a concourse. Nobody cares that you streamlined your gamificiation to incentivize your synthesizing of ideating your horitzontal management structure paradigm.
|1 week 3 days ago||In my opinion this is a||
In my opinion this is a scummy move by Bielema, he's trying to co opt a serious issue (player safety) into his own personal agenda against up-tempo offenses.
|1 week 4 days ago||Throw an out-of-control party||
Throw an out-of-control party with lots of property destruction at a northern Michigan ski resort.
What, too soon?
|1 week 4 days ago||No. There should be more to||
No. There should be more to it than that. Brotherhood is not about a wall of silence or ignoring right from wrong. Some may feel differently, but from my experience that's my opinion. You're doing your fraternity and all other innocent brothers wrong by not trying to correct a situation. It's probably less likely to occurs here since the damage was so widespread and so many people were probably involved, you'd be talking about a good number of guys.
Of course, it's easy to see now, but I can't say I would have seen that as an undergrad. Groupthink is powerful.
|1 week 4 days ago||I dont think it's a bad||
I dont think it's a bad comment. Group dynamics play a part. Fraternities, more so than other groups, tend to encourage solidarity and group think. Other groups do too, but fraternities probably have the most profound effect in my experience. It doesn't mean that the fraternities in themselves are bad, but the groupthink tends to get exacerbated.
Simply because you didnt have an experience do does mean his point is less valid. if you think the issues of groups having racist thoughts, being stupid, or engaging in illegal activities while in college is limited to fraternities I'm not sure what world you've been living in.
|1 week 4 days ago||Ah yes, nothing like posting||
Ah yes, nothing like posting criminal activity to facebook. I fear for having to explain to my kids about how some things don't need to go on the Internet, because somehow that seems to not be obvious.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Can we spend too much time||
Can we spend too much time coming up with a silly nickname for this practice? I prefer pop-culture references:
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Agreed.||
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Not sure if that is serious||
Not sure if that is serious or sarcastic, but actually I think that's a great summation of the playing time issues Hoke had.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||All players may want to play,||
All players may want to play, but the coaches job is to balance those desires, along with the overall performance of his program and determine whether playing or redshirting is best for the player and the team.
Yes, there are exceptions, but player "decisions" to play are one of many factors, and a good coach should be able to manage player desires, not bend over to them. I don't believe that occured here, but if it did that would be a bigger indictment of Hoke than the redshirt bonfire.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||He was great in 2013, but of||
He was great in 2013, but of course got hurt again.
There's talk the Rams might bring him back (even with the drafting of Robinson), but whoever signs him needs depth at LT, Hea great when he's healthy, but he's missed a lot of time or struggled through injuries for the past few years. He'll probably end up being one of the ultimate "what if" guys.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Yeah, he is not doing anyone||
Yeah, he is not doing anyone any favors.
I don't see the reason we need a new threat every time there's an update, but have a feeling that the vigilient "defense" is part of the reason.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||It truly depends on the||
It truly depends on the company and the line within the company. Some run S/M and L/XL, some run S/M, M/L, and L/XL, some are stretch fit, some are more forgiving, etc. which means it varies too much to get clear answer based on only knowing that hat. I'd google New Era hat size chart to get a more detailed breakdown for the line it is. Generally I go by this, but again, it's rough:
6 3/4 or under = S
6 7/8 - 7 1/8 = M
7 1/4 - 7 1/2 = L
7 5/8 - 7 7/78 = XL
My guess is, based on the size you listed above (M/L and L/XL) you'd find one of these three sizes most comfortable: 7 1/4, 7 3/8, 7 1/2. Start with 7 3/8.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||Look at the first picture of||
Look at the first picture of Moore - Over the phone in the top right corner there's two framed photos. In the right-most picture it appears there's someone wearing a UM helmet.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||I didn't get you, and||
I didn't get you, and certainly not my intent to present it that way. Just clarified something that I knew about because I happened to see a Will Carroll retweet at the moment it happened (about the eye in the sky calling for an exam).
Not meant to (and does not) undermine anything else that was stated. As I mentioned above - I still do have an issue that Welker was not examined sooner, even if it was due to the way the testing is currently set up.
|5 weeks 7 hours ago||He'll be used as a move TE,||
He'll be used as a move TE, not as a WR. By comparison, Julius Thomas ran a 4.68. Not a bad time if you view Funchess as a never-blocking atE (I.e., Thomas and some of the other guys).
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Well, let everyone around you||
Well, let everyone around you know you are instructing your kid then! Though really, I'm pretty sure if he's playing college/pro football he knows to run!
|5 weeks 4 days ago||Regarding Edelman and your||
Regarding Edelman and your comment "Still we got the Edelman hit with 11 minutes to play in the 4th with no concussion protocol or independent review during or after the game"
Not sure that's accurate:
That being said - good to point out that Edelman probably should have been pulled off the field after getting up wobbly. No stoppage of play or referree saying that Edelman must go to the sideline means that the protocal was "technically" followed, but it still concerns me that it wasn't done in what should have been a timely manner.
But in any event, according to mutiple reports he was checked during the game.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Ha - well thanks for owning||
Ha - well thanks for owning it. I'd probably fall into the "know it all" group for some people's pet peeves, so it's all good.
EDIT: And to be clear - I have no issue with kids being at the games. I think it's great that people bring their kids to games - UM should be inviting to families and one day will be bringing my kid(s) to games. The vast vast majority of parents and kids are great fans and I have zero issue with. There's been 1 or 2 instances where parents have seemed to treat the game and the pompon as a baby sitter and basically ignored their kid for 3 hours that really ended up annoying my entire section last year.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||That's totally different! I'm||
That's totally different! I'm talking about at major college/pro sporting events.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Yes, but the "find the most||
Yes, but the "find the most random jersey" contest with my friends would not be nearly as fun without those guys.
The Wlliam Green Cleveland Brown jersey sightings are too much fun to pass up.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||BigNut did not go to OSU, he||
BigNut did not go to OSU, he went to Terra Community College.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Is there a Denard exception?||
Is there a Denard exception? Because there should be.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||A few people have touched on||
A few people have touched on these below, here's my own personal list:
|6 weeks 2 days ago||This. Fans booing a correct||
This. Fans booing a correct call is worse than objectivity guy. He's basically saying the rules don't apply to his team and is getting upset at refs for correctly doing their job.
I can deal with objectivity guy if it's not every call, and if he's actually correct.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Guy behind me yells "run"||
Guy behind me yells "run" every time a RB gets the ball.
Thanks, I'm sure the RB didn't think of that.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||In his a defense, Robert||
In his defense, Robert Duvall does love the smell of napalm in the morning.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Schindler's List, Rob Roy,||
Schindler's List, Rob Roy, Love Actually, Gangs of NY, Batman Begins...
|6 weeks 3 days ago||"If he's really as good as||
"If he's really as good as advertised" was not written in invisible ink...
|6 weeks 4 days ago||If you can find it, "Bill||
If you can find it, the full version where this clip was from was titled "Bill Belichick: A Football Life" which aired on NFL Network a few years ago. I'm not a giant Belichick fan (quite the opposite), but I have a good amount of respect for him as a coach. The Football Life followed him around for an entire season and you get a good sense of his personality and style of delivery.
It's also incredibly fascinating to watch, easily one of the best NFL-based documentaries I've ever seen.
|6 weeks 6 days ago||Yeah, definitely seems||
Yeah, definitely seems prophetic.
The move from Welker to Edelman was a good one, but only occurred after Welker started to decline as a player and his body started breaking down. Edelman was very rusty from 09-12 as he was learning the position. Certainly funny in the context but this was well planned out by the Patriots especially after all their misses at WR.