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- retire numbers 1, 2 and 21
- re-retire the legends numbers
- stop the legends patches
- ban any and all future number retirements
|25 weeks 4 days ago||So they are losing||
Anyone else? Hayes? That's basically the entire starting lineup.
|35 weeks 2 days ago||thanks!||
|35 weeks 2 days ago||running adblock and noscript||
but screen is blank. hmmm
|35 weeks 2 days ago||No antenna that I know of||
Unless they are built into TVs or something? I'm totally ignorant of these things
|35 weeks 2 days ago||Emergency! any streams?||
Snow has knocked out cable....
|41 weeks 1 day ago||hard edge||
|41 weeks 4 days ago||Stock options?||
In the stock of....what?
I'd like to purchase 250 shares of the University of Arizona, please.
|43 weeks 5 days ago||ROFL||
|43 weeks 5 days ago||lol||
Seriously though, our stable of coaches as a conference has really gone downhill as a whole. I hope we manage to hire someone who isn't a complete joke.
|44 weeks 8 hours ago||I don't think I've ever||
read someone on here say he was perfect. In fact, it's practically an unwritten rule that you must first acknowledge everything he did wrong while he was here before giving him any sort of praise or even wishing him well.
|44 weeks 8 hours ago||Amount of||
salt in this thread (and, really, all RR threads) is hilarious.
|44 weeks 9 hours ago||No to UF||
as they already ruled him out.
I wonder if any of the bigger schools will take a swing at him this year? Given his track record and what he's done at Zona in a few years, I would think most programs would now view his time at Michigan as an aberration.
Since everyone is calling shots these days I'll call mine - Les Miles to Michigan, then RichRod to LSU. LSU fans want offense, after all.
|44 weeks 12 hours ago||I want to be an agent||
Sit around and chill for 360 days a year, float a thinly-sourced rumor about your client being considered for a job, day or 2 of negotiations for a new contract with the lawyers doing the heavy lifting, pass Go and collect 10%.
|44 weeks 12 hours ago||WELP||
|44 weeks 1 day ago||Strongly disagree||
You only keep Hoke if we cannot get anyone better than Hoke. Since there are approximately 231,043 better candidates out there, I think we need to pull the trigger. Hoke more than had his opportunity and we know for a fact that he is not a good coach. The decent candidates will almost always need to be pried from an existing program and there will always be competition for decent prospects - no point in waiting until next year. If we can't do it this year we can't do it next year.
The one thing Hoke did was recruit players with high star ratings. If we can't get the obvious top choices then just hire anyone with a history of developing players and getting the most of his available talent. Our current staff clearly is no good in this department and we have plenty of data to evaluate.
|44 weeks 6 days ago||Yeah (minus the milk toast, weird)||
It doesn't get brought up that often, but the BIG has been complete garbage 2011-forward, while it was good to great prior to 2011. Weren't there like 3 BIG teams at 11 wins in 2009 and in the top ten or something like that? Hard to imagine looking at today's BIG.
My personal theory is that DB knew 2011 was setting up to be a monster year for whoever the HC was, so he wanted to install a guy and make himself look like a genius (which he did). DB knew if he kept RR on for 2011 he would have done pretty well (possibly earning an extension/buying a few more years) and then DB never would have had the opportunity to satisy his giant ego by installing a HC.
|45 weeks 12 hours ago||Love the subtle jabs||
at the previous coaching staff:
"We win our first year? How’d that happen? Man. I dunno. Something right happened. Now, was it loaded that first year? What, we have two guys drafted? That wasn’t a mirage. That was Brady Hoke who did that. I mean, let’s be really, really honest. That was him who did that."
The mental gymnastics it takes to attribute 2011 solely to Hoke and to completely discount everything since then is completely hilarious.
|45 weeks 1 day ago||I don't see||
what Maritime Law has to do with all this.
|45 weeks 4 days ago||2 of my favorite players||
in this clip. He's pointing out his potential blocking assignments though, not the Mike.
|45 weeks 4 days ago||The offense is generating||
90-95% open looks for our best players. That's all you can ask. Sometimes, they all go in (see first half of Bucknell game). Other times, nothing goes in (see first half of Detroit game).
It's strange how people on this blog of all places still cannot grasp how it's a high variance game. Everything can fall against a very good team and they can lose to a crap team (Charlotte last year) while still having an amazing season.
We will see growth in our players throughout the year and we will soon be hoping Walton and Irvin do not declare early to join Caris in the draft.
|48 weeks 1 day ago||If I was AD for a day||
I am just so sick of all the number discussions and changing. The "living up to" numbers and "earning" a number is just stupid IMO. I don't even care if it provides some with some nebulous motivation. It's become a distraction and hurts more than it helps. It's time to honor the past through number retirements, limit retirements to avoid not having enough numbers, and have a clean break moving forward so we can embrace the future with a new coach and hopefully a renewed resolve to not be stuck in the past.
|49 weeks 10 hours ago||I've never regretted||
an email I've sent in a professional capacity and I suspect most of us on this blog who have retained a job where we send a bunch of emails every day feel the same way. I've never even thought about sending an email approaching the level of a DB email and I'm 100% positive I would be fired immediately if I sent one.
Why are people still holding him to the same standard as a blogger? He is a leader of a gigantic enterprise and "speaking" with people that potentially pay $1000s/year to his enterprise. His emails read like Youtube comments.
|49 weeks 10 hours ago||Likely not enough for Cause||
I forget his actual contract language but most only provide for Cause if it's a felony or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude. I'm not sure if this is an MDM, but even so, there would be an argument over whether moral turpitude is involved.
As I've noted in these threads before, Cause terminations are exceedingly rare, even when a ton of money is involved and the facts are heavily in favor of Cause. 95% of the time a new severance agreement is negotiated with lower severance and a bunch of other provisions to protect the parties.
|49 weeks 5 days ago||Juicy News||
is gonna mooooooooove ya
|49 weeks 5 days ago||Didn't Hoke||
explicitly say that he was cleared to play? I know he said that for the PSU game and it turned out to be...not true...but after the game didn't he again say he was definitely good to go in the future?
|50 weeks 7 hours ago||You are unhinged||
|50 weeks 8 hours ago||Probably best||
to simply delete all the comments in this post and prevent any further comments. Not the most solid decision to allow comments on a topic like this one.
|50 weeks 8 hours ago||Pretty much exhibit A||
as to why politics are banned on this blog generally.
The mouthbreathers simply cannot help themselves.
|50 weeks 4 days ago||It's a near certainty||
that you are on the payroll under DB or somehow have some other financial interest in having DB/Hoke stick around. Are you in an office pool or something? I can't come up with any other explanation.
|51 weeks 6 days ago||Translated||
"I'm telling Nuss not to run the QB much." Handcuffs.