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|6 days 20 hours ago||Seems like you really got||
Seems like you really got some great evidence to back that statement up.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Isnt there a diary right now on this same subject?||
Isnt there a diary right now on this same subject?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||I think the issue is||
I think the issue is distinguishing between news that "player X committed to school" vs "interviews/detailed info and analysis". If all you care about is the news that a player commits, well then that of course comes here immediately and is on twitter immediately. If you like following the story/saga and all the camp reviews, then that info definitely does not come here immediately and may just have snippets show up a few days later in a roundup. Some people only care about the first thing so the pay subscription would be a complete waste of money. Some others actually enjoy the analysis and story surrounding recruiting so then it may be worth it to pay for it if your enjoyment for it is worth $100/yr. For me, it is so I do pay it but if I only cared about news that someone committed then it would definitely not be worth it.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Interesting followup||
Interesting followup then...if they make it free and can support their sites just from ads, would it actually hurt the free sites like mgoblog. Why would you then look to get the info at mgoblog if you could get it free directly from the source?
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Great point...why do the||
Great point...why do the writers of this blog subscribe if these thing are stupid and a waste of money???
|4 weeks 1 day ago||If the news is a coach||
If the news is a coach visited a recruit, a recruit scheduled a visit, a recruit committed, etc....then its pretty easy to fit that info in 140 characters. A well written article expanding one piece of info into 4 paragraphs could be considered a complete waste of time to read the extra fluff.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||I hardly find an issue with||
I hardly find an issue with someone paying $100/yr for info on something they find interesting and enjoy following. Someone else might spend that $100 on a few books on some topic they find interesting but has no interest to the other person.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||I guess the question to you||
I guess the question to you is do you get anything new out of the recruiting roundups here? If your anser is yes which I assume it is for many, then that means that all off that info was for subscribers 2-4 days prior to that usually since Ace does 2 a week and that is the source for his info.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Correct..the recruiting||
Correct..the recruiting roundups are great for those who dont subscribe but are largely a twice a week summary of the info from all the various pay sites over the prior few days with quotes and sections reproduced.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||I also wonder if twitter||
I also wonder if twitter hurts free blogs like this. Let's be honest..most of the recruiting topics on the board here are just some twitter user posting it so that the non-twitter users can see it...new RB offer going out, Lavert Hill to PSU and all of the topics of past few days are just tied back to tweets. It used to be that there was info on boards like these because no one had a source for info. If you follow a wide assortment of michigan beat writers and recruiting analysts in twitter, then you really dont get any other info on these boards as most just are reporting on a recent tweet that you would have definitely seen by following that group.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||That is as long as they allow||
That is as long as they allow Ace to do his recruiting roundup with a cut and paste of all of their quotes and info.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Good post... The buzz in the||
The buzz in the fall seemed to surround Montemarano being a vastly improved hitter. In fact, she was hitting behind Romero in the fall games. They had Romero hit in 2 spot for a couple games and in 3 spot for another game...all of those times she had Monetmarano behind her.
Also, they had Blanco hitting in the DP spot in several of the games so she may be in line for a lot of playing time even when not pitching. She struggled a little at the plate but did have a HR in the fall.
|5 weeks 22 hours ago||I doubt he will get one. The||
I doubt he will get one. The numbers are extremely tight right now (see Depth Chart by Class on this site for updated numbers) plus there are 3 walk-ons ahead of him in line for a scholarship...G Glasgow, R Glasgow, and Kerridge.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Where have you seen that||
Where have you seen that Pickard is being looked at as DE not TE?
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Depth chart by class on this||
Depth chart by class on this site has been updated for these 2 commitments...
|5 weeks 6 days ago||i think this is very common||
i think this is very common with transition classes...look at Hoke's 2011 class. I dont recall seeing many snaps out of that 2011 class from Tony Posada, Tamani Carter, Greg Brown, Kellen Jones, Antonio Poole, and Chris Rock.
|6 weeks 4 hours ago||Regarding your concern over||
Regarding your concern over uncertainty for Michigan's few spots, I guess there is always a chance he could tell coaches but wait to announce it publicly until the spotlight on signing day...the silent commit route
|6 weeks 1 day ago||I think it must be for||
I think it must be for all...it would be very hard to do it for football only given title IX concerns.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Current room and board rates||
Current room and board rates for Michigan at link..not sure which room type they get an equivalent amount check for.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||This is true..see below||
This is true..see below excerpt from an article in Ann Arbor Chronicle about UM budget.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||I didnt make any judgement on||
I didnt make any judgement on whether its bad or good...Im just making the statement that cutting coaching salaries will lead to more coaches making that jump as you say. its not really that bad but it does have an effect. You make a statement that its so limited but reality is even under the current state of affairs, in this state alone we currently have a football coach (Harbaugh) and a basketball coach (Izzo) who have been courted at various times by both pro and college. The amount of coaches this would occur with would increase dramatically and would also include assistant coaches. There are many assistant coaches on this new FB staff that came from pros that might not have done that if dollars were substantially different....so there are alot of coaches impacted in this state alone not just Harbaugh.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Yes. If they dont live in||
Yes. If they dont live in dorms, they get a monthly stipend check that is equivalent to the university room and board amount. They are able to spend that however they want on housing, food, or whatever they want. This is why you often see alot of Michigan football and basketball players live far off campus in Ypsilanti or near Briarwood as the housing options are cheaper far away from campus so they can keep more of that housing check for whatever they want to spend it on.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||See my response below...they||
See my response below...they get a monthly check equivalent to university room/board amount to spend as they wish.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Your comment makes no sense||
Your comment makes no sense given that universities are already tax exempt...so this will impact them dollar for dollar spent.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||That is a very easy solution||
That is a very easy solution in a make believe world where there is no competition...but when you are competing with the NFL/NBA for coaches, it is not easy as you say. That is why coaching salaries get outrageous...a coach can choose between coaching professional or college teams so if a college team wants to keep/get a coach, they need to be competitive with that other alternative.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Two questions:1) Does anyone||
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I think the answer is they didnt really come from Lebron.||
I think the answer is they didnt really come from Lebron.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Here is tweet i mentioned||
Here is tweet i mentioned from an Oregon player also...@MattMcgraw_: Thanks for the gift to our team @beatsbydre !! http://t.co/TXGlAnbFBR
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Oregon players got them||
Oregon players got them too...have seen tweets from their players showing the same. This is no different than the bowl game gifts every team gets as this is their bowl game. Move along - nothing to see here.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||You removed Bosch from "Depth||
You removed Bosch from "Depth Chart by Class" but failed to update any of the numbers/scholarship counts. I updated numbers so they are good now.