I'VE HAD JUST ABOUT ENOUGH OF YOU SONNY
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|1 year 12 weeks ago||Speed-wise, Wheatley = Robinson||
Michigan's track record book says Wheatley ran the 100 in 10.46. Robinson did a 10.44 in high school. Robinson ran a 6.81 60m at least once, according to U-M's site; Wheatley's best time was 6.80, although that was converted from 55m.
So they're basically equal, which shows what a ridiculous athlete Wheatley was. The guy was 25 pounds bigger.
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Agreed. But...||
There's a reason Black and Roh are playing 3-tech and SDE despite being undersized. If the coaches had faith in the DL depth, they wouldn't have rearranged the line to avoid relying on it. And if the coaches lack faith, fans should as well.
|1 year 22 weeks ago||USA/Spain||
Everyone ignores the Confed upset, but it wasn't like Spain had its B team there. Pretty much everyone played save Iniesta (their best guy, granted, but still).
|2 years 15 weeks ago||A fine list, but but but...||
What about Spots?!
|2 years 26 weeks ago||stickers...||
It's fine to be anti-stickers, but it's silly to quote "The team, the team, the team" as justification. That's using a Bo quote to discredit a Bo practice.
|2 years 30 weeks ago||Poor Eastern.||
Being in the FBS obviously isn't going so well, but I'm not sure moving to the FCS (which the author didn't suggest, but others did) is the answer either.
Where would Eastern play? There are no Michigan FCS schools. The closest ones are Dayton and Youngstown, which are both a good three hours away. If Eastern moved to the Missouri Valley—the most attractive conference in the region—only three conference schools would be less than a 7-hour bus ride away (YSU, Indiana State and Illinois State).
So while they'd be saving money on scholarships, they'd also be burning quite a bit by going from a bus league to an airplane one. It probably would make more sense to go down a step further to D-II, where there's a more reasonable landing spot (the GLIAC) and a few peer institutions (Wayne State, GVSU, Ferris).
|2 years 36 weeks ago||It'll be interesting to see||
It'll be interesting to see how that plays out. The attitude toward Michigan in B10 territory is reliably ornery. In Milwaukee at the '96 hoops tourney, the crowd booed The Victors every time it was played.
|2 years 38 weeks ago||Jimmy King response|