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|17 hours 22 min ago||To my untrained eye, the Brad||
To my untrained eye, the Brad Hawkins highlight video is one of the best I've ever seen. I think if he was in regular high school this year with more scouting he'd be a consensus 5-star. I'm sure competition caveats apply but look at his leaping ability and the height at which he is making the catch. That kind of ability applies no matter the competition level.
I'm going out on a huge limb here but I'm going to predict he is our #1 receiver next year assuming he is on campus on time and playing. Call me crazy but he really looks that good to me.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||I'd imagine this would be a||
I'd imagine this would be a hard UFR to get through due to sheer boredom and irrelevancy towards performance against still-breathing opposition.
The defensive UFR will be even worse: "UM dlineman bursts into backfield as though Rutgers Oline is no more substantive and a hologram. Here have a +2 or +3 or whatever."
|8 weeks 3 days ago||Jabrill desperately lobbying||
Jabrill desperately lobbying Harbaugh for a rekick was my favorite moment of the game, really glad that made it in here.
Heck, I felt the same way. Every time Jabrill fields a punt I get an electric jolt of anticipation about what he is going to do next.
|9 weeks 18 hours ago||Check out onthebanks.com for||
Check out onthebanks.com for the SB Rutgers blog. For the most part they realize they gonna die.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||I'm very surprised Peppers||
I'm very surprised Peppers played all 53 snaps on defense. Seems like the perfect game to limit his snaps on defense and give him some more time on offense given the struggle to score points and Wisconsin's offensive style.
I think it gives some insight into the Don Brown philosophy. His approach to small quick linebackers is not just a spread counter thing but truly his preferred defense against all types of offense.
|15 weeks 15 hours ago||Take your inspiration from||
Take your inspiration from Harbaugh and go OMG shirtless.
Also imagine that Harbaugh is looking over your shoulder telling you to lift (or run or whatever you do) with an enthusiam unknown to mankind. You will have the best workout of your life.
|30 weeks 6 days ago||My wife and I had our||
My wife and I had our reception in the lobby of the power center and it was a wonderful location, but you can't have any alcohol. We didn't realize that until we were already booked, but it was still pretty nice.
|40 weeks 4 days ago||Thanks for the update, I||
Thanks for the update, I appreciate you writing it up here.
It is a bit of a tangent but I think the 225 for reps at bench is a dumb test for the lineman. At the number of reps the guys are able to do, it has a strong endurance aspect rather than strength. I know those two concepts are somewhat related here (I'm sure a guy with a 400lb bench can almost always rep more than a guy with a 300 bench) but I don't think there is that much significance to being able to bench 225 30 times versus 35 times.
I think for lineman I think they should test for reps at a much higher weight. Maybe 315 or something like that. I'd bet that Henry would test better in an absolute test of strength as opposed to a rep contest.
|42 weeks 1 day ago||I feel like it took the||
I feel like it took the hatter a week or two to find the line between funny and poor taste. I mostly find him (her? no obviously a him) funny these days.
|42 weeks 2 days ago||Hypothetical: who would win a||
Hypothetical: who would win a team of 11 Rashan Gary(s) or a team of 11 Jabrill Peppers? I am shocked that it has taken us this long to discuss this important question.
|44 weeks 4 days ago||Wow, lots of stuff going on.||
Wow, lots of stuff going on. I always try to keep my distance from recruiting because you never want your happiness tied to the whims of 18 year olds so I...WTF WHY IS RASHAN GARY'S LAST VISIT TO F***ING CLEMSON!?!?!?! I READ ON AN INTERNET MESSAGE BOARD THAT GARY WORE ORANGE SOCKS TO MATH CLASS LAST THRUSDAY. PLZ EXCUSE WHILE I CUT MYSELF AND OFFER RITUALISTIC SACRIFICES TO PAGAN GODS TO BRING GARY TO MICHIGAN.
Ahem, yeah. That crootin, always so interesting.
|45 weeks 2 days ago||You deserve all the upvotes.||
You deserve all the upvotes. Luckily you just spammed a bunch of posts in a row so that makes it very easy.
|45 weeks 4 days ago||My favorite part is at the||
My favorite part is at the 7:13 mark where instead of highlighting him, they highlight the poor sap on the other team who he is about to bulldoze.
|46 weeks 1 day ago||If I recall his tape wasn't||
If I recall his tape wasn't the most impressive (I haven't watched it since his commitment), but I thought his track verified speed and crazy stats suggested he was a pretty good player. I know it is against bad competition but still.
Oh well, really hope this one doesn't haunt us. We don't exactly have the best track record of picking RBs over Indiana.
|46 weeks 2 days ago||I was accepted to UofM my||
I was accepted to UofM my junior year and due to life circumstances had pretty bad grades my senior year. I want to say somewhere in the C to B- range.
I got a notice from UofM that they were considering pulling my acceptance pending an explanation for the grade drop.
I ended up getting in because I had an obvious reason for why my grades suffered, but this is a long way of agreeing with you that UofM does indeed pull acceptance at the last freaking minute (this was like a month before I was set to go to school or something like that) for merely bad performance in your senior year (not flunking).
|46 weeks 4 days ago||He's got almost 8k points so||
He's got almost 8k points so it is unlikely he has been a hidden OSU fan all this time. Rather, I think he is terrible at interpreting recruiting prowess.
|50 weeks 4 days ago||I find your lack of||
I find your lack of interest...disturbing.
|51 weeks 3 days ago||Were you born 6 years ago? If||
Were you born 6 years ago? If so this perspective makes sense. Otherwise you are commenting on a strong 6-year run that does not guarantee long term success.
|51 weeks 6 days ago||It was just a skill set||
It was just a skill set comparison. If I had to compare him to a player in all aspects I would probably choose Jerry Rice.
|51 weeks 6 days ago||Steve Smith also immediately||
Steve Smith also immediately jumped to my mind after watching his tape. Obviously that would be the high end of his potential but that reminds me of his skillset.
|51 weeks 6 days ago||No joke, pretty obvious why||
No joke, pretty obvious why this guy is exploding.
I wouldn't say he is a burner which is probably why some of the sites are overlooking him, but he has amazing hands and really impressive strength and after-the-catch running ability.
|1 year 16 hours ago||Ah, yes. Jabrill is now||
Ah, yes. Jabrill is now beholden to all of us (the Michigan fan base) because of his prodigious talent. "Selfish" for risking our happiness over his own personal issue.
What a load of bullshit. Jabrill owes us nothing. I hope he makes wise decisions for his own sake, not due to some perceived obligation to people who have done literally nothing for him.
|1 year 1 day ago||Proper aggregation of||
Proper aggregation of internet rumors presented in context (strength of the source/credibility) is an extremely valuable service and one that many people can't do on their own very well. So yeah, well done.
|1 year 2 days ago||Given Harbaugh's history of||
Given Harbaugh's history of trying players out at any and every position, I don't see why anyone would assume he would be assigned a position right away with no chance to move.
As much as I am hyped about Peters, I think in the long run Harbaugh will be looking for someone more mobile (in general). Of course if a guy like Peters is available you take him but I think we haven't seen the end of mobile QBs at Michigan.
|1 year 3 days ago||Stretching the defense is||
Stretching the defense is about more than speed. Butt's combination of size and catching ability make for a lot of bad matchups with safeties and linebackers.
I mean, I am not doom and gloom about this. We will indeed be fine without him. I just think we need to be honest that losing Jake would definitely be a hit to our offense.
|1 year 3 days ago||I don't understand this||
I don't understand this sentiment at all. Who has shown the ability to stretch the defense from the tight end spot outside of Jake? We have a few maybes (Bunting, Wheatley, not really Hill since he is more of a pure H back imo), but that is purely conjecture as we have almost nothing to go on for those players. Personally I don't think anyone currently on the roster can replicate Jake's role in the offense.
|1 year 3 days ago||Why does it mean he is gone?||
Why does it mean he is gone? Can't it mean exactly what he said, that he hasn't decided and it depends on his draft grade/Harbaugh's input. I don't see why he would lie about it.
|1 year 3 weeks ago||I think in an interview Gary||
I think in an interview Gary said he was about 285 right now, so I think we can have a pretty good idea how big he will be.
|1 year 3 weeks ago||As I get older I also need to||
As I get older I also need to check my gut on a regular basis.
|1 year 5 weeks ago||"Only gets yardage off of||
"Only gets yardage off of gimmicks"
Brady Hoke and co. have brainwashed you into thinking that good play design and misdirection is somehow a football sin.
All good teams score points with offensive wrinkles and unexpected plays, that is part of what makes them a good team.