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|1 week 13 hours ago||Not Kentucky...||
|2 weeks 2 days ago||+1 Stephan Humphries||
blocked for Jimmy back in the day and managed to leave with an engineering degree. That doesn't mean Harbaugh wasn't steered toward a particular curriculum, just that it was (and still is) possible to get a real education while playing high level collegiate football... if you're very smart, work your ass off and don't need a social life.
|3 weeks 1 hour ago||So Tressel didn't whine||
but he did cheat and lie. F'm both (Dantonio and Tressel)
|3 weeks 3 hours ago||That may be because||
Georgia suspends players for things other schools sweep under the rug... or try to (see Florida)
This is provided as an explanation, not an assertion of fact - although I do find it very believable.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Well, he did grow up in||
East Lansing, fwiw, and does have strong Spartan connections as you say. One thing I haven't seen mentioned while quickly skimming, is the time he spent working in Oregon's athletic dept.
Separate from AD qualifications I can say he is a good guy (personal experience) - very much so in comparison to DB.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||J. Harbaugh||
|6 weeks 8 hours ago||Imagine harder (Rutgers AD anyone?)||
I don't understand how some people rise to the level they do.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||Plus the yellow shoes gotta go||
I kept thinking there were flags thrown when there wasn't. Overall, I didn't care for the uniforms much at all and don't believe we should aspire to become Oregon, etc.. Of course I was born in the last century as well.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||This followed a timeout?||
It's bad enough to screw this up in the normal (hectic) flow of a game but to send ten players onto the field following a timeout is truly unfathomable. Incredible. Mind blowing. Or, more accurately a(nother) poster child for incompetent coaching.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Brandon expressed his true thoughts||
regarding students (and other malcontents) in a private conversation: Fu@k'm.
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Seeing The Cure video brought about the realization that||
Michigan football has aged as gracefully as Robert Smith. I give you:
|15 weeks 6 days ago||If he's cheating on the recruiting||
trail he isn't very good at it. Speculation around PED's may be another matter, but I would guess there's a bit of that going on everywhere. The degree is another matter...
|16 weeks 1 day ago||It is amazing||
how accurately centered the text is. It almost makes a person think that adding one letter might just throw everything off... So, you know, it wouldn't appear accurate anymore.
|23 weeks 2 days ago||Well, it's pretty cool||
to someone else who was there... I saw him a few times back in the day
|23 weeks 2 days ago||She looks a little young||
to be called a Cougar...
|25 weeks 5 days ago||Does it clarify||
whether it's UM (University of Maryland) or UM (University of Michigan)?
|28 weeks 3 days ago||One thing season tickets||
offer that you can't get on the secondary market is an opportunity to get to know surrounding ticket holders, sit in the same spot and develop some comradery. Unfortunately, with the volume cranked up during any downtime it is becoming increasingly difficult to talk at games. This in turn makes it challenging to develop the comradery comparable to years past. Here's hoping they eventually develop some balance between piped in music, ads and just letting things be.
|29 weeks 2 days ago||Well, Larry Brown has a history||
Of winning championships. Combine that with SMU's notable recruiting history (while more football oriented, it would make Calipari proud for the younger readers out ther) and it shouldn't be a surprise to see them bringing in a talented class.
|31 weeks 5 days ago||What about||
The bowl game leads you to believe Shane might be more accurate than Devon?
|32 weeks 6 days ago||Makes sense||
seeing how he is Canadian and all, it's a natural path for him. In fact, close sources suggest it's the only path...
|34 weeks 9 hours ago||They were in my dorm||
as freshman and definitely arrived with B1G approved physiques. Honeslty, I think Butch should have played football as an insane MIKE. He didn't have the hands to make a great tight end a la Paul Jokisch.
Based on this year's team, I am ok with skinny but talented freshman. Bulk may nice but perhaps an overrated luxury compared to years past.
|34 weeks 6 days ago||I was at that game||
and sat in a section surrounded by Wisconsin students. I have to admit it was one of the funnest games (football aside) I have ever been to thanks to the Badger students. Not just because they were launching water balloons onto the field either (I don't recall anyone getting kicked out but couldn't swear by it.)
I should probably mention I grew up in Lansing and was in junior high at the time. Kirk Gibson was on that Sparty team, fwiw. They were nailed for NCAA violations following that season...
|36 weeks 2 days ago||I thought Oregon||
had the Duck market cornered.
|37 weeks 8 hours ago||Seems to be?||
Damn straight we need to be State.
|37 weeks 23 hours ago||Funny thing is I agree||
with you. Reading my post over it looks like I started out on track but went astray. To clarify, I don't think the poverty angle really works when you consider there are more caucasians (let's add hispanic and asians to make it even more lopsided) than african americans living in poverty in the U.S.
|37 weeks 1 day ago||Gotta love statistics||
but consider this. While a significantly higher percentage of african americans live in poverty compared to caucasians, I can (almost) assure you that there are more caucasians living in poverty than african americans... simply because there are so many more caucasians in the U.S. Now, if you adjust for living in an urban setting that might change... of course there's always Larry Bird to represent the rural white boy contingent.
Personally, I would argue that basketball talent comes from growing up playing basketball (combined with some physical talent of course). Go jump into pickup games in Indiana or Utah where middle aged white guys will take you to school if you don't have any game (I don't, btw, but have been exposed to enough ;-)
|37 weeks 1 day ago||One scenario not mentioned||
Would be the loss of an assistant coach. Let's hope that doesn't happen but you have to think Jordan (and Bicari) is on plenty of AD hiring lists.
|37 weeks 5 days ago||MORE Basking||
|38 weeks 4 days ago||Think civil law vs. criminal law||
That gets you most of the way there in explaining how/why the U can expel students based on a preponderance of evidence. There's no right to trial by a jury of your peers, beyond a doubt, etc.
|39 weeks 4 days ago||And there's your player development||
Did Max' dad play for MSU under Perles? (or uncle, whoever it was)