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|7 weeks 6 days ago||You're right, alum96, that||
You're right, alum96, that does seem like a great fit
|13 weeks 5 days ago||Not sure but...||
I have ND at 0.724 currently if wins and total games are reduced by 21, and .712 if only wins are reduced by 21. If the 0.724 is correct, that keeps them in #2. However, in total wins, they would drop from #2 to #6.
With respect to Boise State, they would be #1 all time at 0.772, but they've only been Div. 1A since 1996, so most people don't include them in the all-time ranks.
|13 weeks 5 days ago||How to do the math...||
Does vacating the wins remove them from the total games played as well? In other words, in 2012, does ND's record go from 12-1 to 0-1 or 0-13? It makes a big difference in overall win percentage. Your calculation assumes 0-13, since you removed the wins, but didn't lower the number of total games. I'm not sure which way is right.
|16 weeks 6 days ago||I disagree||
It would be in poor taste if the players were seriously injured, but is showing a player's physical pain significantly different than showing Dantonio's emotional pain? They are football players. There is nothing wrong with pointing out when you've inflicted pain on an opponent in the natural course of a game. This isn't badminton.
|23 weeks 3 days ago||It's been a few years since||
It's been a few years since I've parked at the driving range, but it's typically pretty easy to get a spot without getting there early, and it's small enough that there isn't a huge difference in spots.
|23 weeks 3 days ago||Agreed||
The stadium was full. My friends and I stood silently staring at the field for several minutes after the game ended. Five or ten minutes after the final play, the stadium was probably still half-full of silent, stunned fans. Wheatley is remembering wrong. Maybe he remembers it as empty because of the silence, but we were all still there.
The drama at the end was impossible to forget, but what I hadn't remembered until I looked back at the game years later: Michigan had a 12 point lead with 5 minutes to go in the game. It never should have come down to a hail mary. For all of his success, Carr had a problem holding on to leads in the fourth quarter. Michigan was so much better off trailing going into the fourth quarter than trying to preserve a narrow lead.
|23 weeks 5 days ago||The worst parts of that depth chart:||
- A couple people, including the person who created the article titles, didn't understand that the fake depth chart is for CU, not Michigan. You aren't lining up AGAINST Eric Cartman. You're starting him!
- After Halfback, they list One-Fourth Back. The creator of this list doesn't do the maths so good. Above Halfback is Quarterback, so the One-Fourth Back name is a little redundant. It would make more sense if they went Halfback, Quarterback, One-Eighth back.
|24 weeks 9 hours ago||I agree with your initial point (only 7 or 8 in the box)||
But I disagree with your conclusion. Just looking at the first two offensive plays of the game, the deep safety (not in the box) has 1.5 tackles, one at the line of scrimmage, and one behind the line of scrimmage. He can't make those plays unless the defense is selling out. How do you defeat a team that is activating safeties that quickly? Play action. That's what Michigan did.
|24 weeks 9 hours ago||I saw it too||
It's subtle, but it may have been the difference between a TD and an incompletion. The way you can see it is to watch Chesson's shoulders. If your shoulders are turned back to the ball, you can't run full speed. You can see that Chesson is turned a little bit, and then realizes the ball is going over his head and squares his shoulders back up to try to get under it.
|24 weeks 10 hours ago||He is right||
There were not 9-10 guys in the box. There were frequently only 7. However, UCF had their deep safeties flying forward immediately, so while there weren't 8 or 9 in the box at the snap, the safeties were selling out to stop the run. Michigan scored 51, because they effectively used play-action to keep those safeties charging forward as Speight threw the ball all over the field.
|24 weeks 10 hours ago||This is only sort of true||
There is more than one way to sell out against the run. While it's true that they usually only had 7 in the box, a deep safety was involved in each of the first two tackles on Michigan's opening possession, one at the line of scrimmage, and one in the offensive backfield. He wasn't in the box at the snap, but he was screaming forward immediately. It is why play-action worked so effectively all game -- their safeties were selling out against the run with a very high frequency.
|24 weeks 16 hours ago||How about blame neither||
When the safeties are racing forward at the snap, it's hard to block everyone. The solution is to run play-action, and make them pay. You still have to hand it off sometimes to make them think run and keep them racing forward. As a result, running numbers will look bad, but passing numbers look good. The 51 points indicates that play-calling was effective, so no need to blame play-calling. It doesn't mean everyone executed perfectly, but it does mean there doesn't have to be much blame passed around.
|24 weeks 16 hours ago||I didn't get to watch the game live...||
because i was on an airplane. I was worried about the lack of running success when I looked at the stats, and wondered if UCF had been stacking the box. After watching today, my general observation was that they weren't consistently stacking the box, but that the safeties were racing forward at first sign of run. As a result, Michigan went to repeated play action passes, and Speight had a good game. UCF consistently called rock, so Michigan's coaches alternated between rock and paper.
|28 weeks 2 days ago||While it's true that the||
While it's true that the margin is huge compared to historical numbers, it's a new scoring system that rewards degree of difficulty. Any comparison to the old scores is invalid.
|30 weeks 2 days ago||That goofy touchdown||
Part of the trickery of that goofy touchdown play was due to illegal motion. You can't see it in the first view, but the replay shows the RB shifting sides in the backfield, but not getting set before the QB starts moving around making his fake audibles. The QB is still moving at the snap, so it is illegal motion. The first player must be set for a full second before the QB starts moving, or the QB must reset before the snap. Neither happened. It may seem minor, but when they have an illegal shift, it further convinces the defense that the ball is not about to be snapped.
It clearly fooled the refs too, because they wouldn't normally miss that illegal shift.
|31 weeks 5 days ago||It looks to me that he knows what it means||
Edit: I was wrong.
|32 weeks 4 days ago||The correct term is||
|39 weeks 3 days ago||I wonder how quickly that||
I wonder how quickly that Baylor number will move.
|42 weeks 3 days ago||This is the correct answer.||
This is the correct answer.
|43 weeks 5 days ago||You stated that Burke was the||
You stated that Burke was the last Mr. Basketball from Ohio. You missed one: Caris.
|44 weeks 4 days ago||No, the Power 5 conferences'||
No, the Power 5 conferences' votes count as 2, so switching the PAC12 and a group of 5 vote is a three vote swing. 8-7 to deny the ban.
|44 weeks 4 days ago||I like the 1 Middle Tennessee||
I like the 1 Middle Tennessee State donor at $90.81
|50 weeks 2 days ago||Plus UM Bielfeldt is a||
Plus UM Bielfeldt is a traditional 4, but UM doesn't use those, so he was an undersized center. He is too small to cover centers, and isn't a good enough outside shooter to play the 4 in Michigan's offense.
|1 year 1 week ago||It was a great reply by||
It was a great reply by O'Korn, and I only found it because of the OP, but fast isn't always best.
|1 year 4 weeks ago||Offered assistant head coach||
Offered assistant head coach job? Aren't all of the coaching positions filled? Recruiting and analyst positions are open, but coach?
|1 year 4 weeks ago||I'd prefer that he come back||
I'd prefer that he come back a game earlier and get his legs back before a big game.
|1 year 4 weeks ago||Do you like Huey Lewis and||
Do you like Huey Lewis and the News?
|1 year 6 weeks ago||And the "sending" was from||
And the "sending" was from her device to his.
|1 year 6 weeks ago||That was the charge, because||
That was the charge, because he sent it to himself electronically from her phone. Different than distributing it to others.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||They probably misheard how he||
They probably misheard how he said it. It is certainly not a v sound.