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|17 hours 20 sec ago||Great analysis. Except Hoke||
Great analysis. Except Hoke can be more than fairly successful as a big-time DL coach. He can be hugely successful -- that is where the guy has serious competency. That would be a pretty precipitous fall from his glorious first press conference at Michigan. I think it more likely that he goes down a level or two as a head coach. One or the other seems to be the only way to save his career.
|17 hours 6 min ago||Glasgow was still recruited.||
Glasgow was still recruited. If I remember correctly, he hadn't played much football but had been a wrestling star, which is why he lacked scholarship offers. There was still a PWO battle for him that Hoke won. Glasgow did not walk on the way that Jordan Kovacs did -- he was a recruited walk on and Hoke should get credit for him.
|17 hours 9 min ago||The thing is that he was||
The thing is that he was reasonably successful as a head coach prior to coming to Michigan. I wonder if he lost his confidence with his firing. Brady's a great guy, though he failed miserably with us. I hate to see him do so badly. Maybe he does need to go back to a DL position and regroup his career.
|1 day 10 hours ago||This is good news. I am||
This is good news. I am assuming that the Mud Bowl Club is a pseudonym for "SAE's without their charter." Therefore, I am also assuming that PDT vs. MBC = Actual Mud Bowl between traditional rivals. Hopefully, the Phi Delts can make it happen this year.
|1 day 10 hours ago||Metellus looks pretty good||
Metellus looks pretty good for a freshman getting his first playing time. It's nice having awesome veterans we love teamed with talented youngsters we are excited about. Sure is nice having a Harbaugh...
|1 day 12 hours ago||I played in three Mud Bowls,||
I played in three Mud Bowls, going 1-1-1. My senior year (1981), we Phi Delts had a touchdown lead late in the game. On fourth and long an egregious pass interference call was made against me that gave the dreaded SAE's a first down and good position, allowing them to cash in and tie the game. One of the worst injustices I have ever suffered!
It is a shame that current SAE's have chosen power over tradition by refusing to play the Phi Delts and instead turning a classic revivalry into a PR machine.* Of course, the game was started by a Phi Delt who challenged the SAE's, so the Mud Bowl hardly belongs to SAE. Their physical possession of the field has allowed the SAE's to claim what does not actually belong to them. PDT needs to win the game and then stake their claim anew.
*I do realize that money is raised for a good cause.
|2 days 4 hours ago||Michigan, Alabama,||
Michigan, Alabama, Washington, Clemson
UM 45 MSU 9
UM 41 IU 17
|1 week 1 day ago||Except we may end up thinking||
Except we may end up thinking Higdon is the better player.
|1 week 4 days ago||And much as I appreciate||
And much as I appreciate Wilton, if O'Korn couldn't beat him out he isn't going to the NFL. Might as well run out your college career at good ole Michigan.
|1 week 5 days ago||This is for sure. We know||
This is for sure. We know that Harbaugh loves Deveon. But that hasn't kept him from giving an increasing number of carries to Evans/Peppers/Isaac. So you can be sure that Peters will have every opportunity to beat out Wilton next year.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||If we don't win the Natty||
If we don't win the Natty this year, I think he will come back. It seems that the degree is important to his mother and to him. And there is insurance to cover injury.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||31-16 M||
|5 weeks 13 hours ago||Because he turned down the||
Because he turned down the NFL to play Michigan football this year, not to sit there like a china doll.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||Yep, 12-0||
Glad to see that somebody has a little spirit. There is every reason to think this is a great team. And it's a season when MSU and tOSU should be a bit down (not actually down, just a bit). We should play in the National Title Game. Which will be a crap shoot, so can't be predicted.
|7 weeks 1 day ago||He may not end up being the||
He may not end up being the best ambassador for our great game. He may also end up stinking as a football coach.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||Dude, please||
I watched this five times trying to read the writing on his belly.... Then I realized I had watched this five times. It wasn't a good feeling.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||I remember when we used to||
I remember when we used to open the season against Notre Dame, when they had already played a game. We often underperformed in that scenario, so I guess we learned that lesson. In the case of Hawaii, I guess it probably won't turn out too bad.
|8 weeks 1 day ago||It could just be that Speight||
It could just be that Speight has played really well.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||Absolutely. A guy who will||
Absolutely. A guy who will back-out of his commitment to Michigan football over an errant letter was not a guy who really wanted to be there. Or he is such a prima donna that you wouldn't want him on the team anyway. It's the way a guy talks about a girl he just dumped. It also means, as in most cases, that after the decommitment there is no way he will pick us later.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||I dislike Bama, but you have||
I dislike Bama, but you have to respect them. I thought the National Championship Game last year was tremendous. Bama had to make about five different plays to win that game and they made them all. They should rezilience and character. And they play with great technique. You have to give it to Saban, too. He pulled the national championship out of the fire last year with that on-side kick.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||Yes, rooting against our team||
Yes, rooting against our team makes you a bad American. But thinking about it does not. It is only natural to want Coach K to lose.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||Don't you get the impression||
Don't you get the impression that the coaches think Shane should transfer? They never mention him -- here, Fisch goes from Wilton & O'Korn to Peters -- until the reporter says, "What about Shane?" If he's going to transfer, it would have to be any day, it would seem. Makes me sad for him if it is true. He would be another Borges casualty.
|11 weeks 13 hours ago||Our coaches really know how||
Our coaches really know how to recruit. This looks like some seriously good times.
|13 weeks 18 hours ago||As a piano player, it saddens||
As a piano player, it saddens me that no one has mentioned:
Elton John: Honkey Chateau, Don't Shoot Me, Goodbye Yellowbrick Road
Billy Joel: Turnstiles, The Stranger, 52d Street
If I had to vote, I can't choose between Zep 2-3-4 and The Who Tommy - Who's Next - Quadraphenia
|14 weeks 1 day ago||I'm actually pretty excited||
I'm actually pretty excited by what I see of him. I've been watching high school running back film on this website for quite awhile, including Derrick Green's and those awesome Deveon high school clips. Walker shows a sense of vision and a burst that stands out. Yes, he is not Fournette. But if he was still going to tOSU I would be pretty bummed by what I saw on this video. If Drevno can induct the O-Line into the tao of ass-kicking, this guy can get through the hole and gain some yards.
|14 weeks 4 days ago||This is exactly right. It's||
This is exactly right. It's hard to put ourselves back into that context, but that's the way it was then. I don't think it was as well understood just what the effects are in these boys. I say this with no intention at all to justify the attitude -- it really is hard to comprehend today. But that is just how it was in the 70's and probably 80's too.
|15 weeks 1 day ago||What is the status of this||
What is the status of this rumor about Ahmir Mitchell transferring? I dearly hope it is false.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||I've been following Michigan||
I've been following Michigan football pretty closely for about ten years. I have never heard any evidence to suggest that we are paying players. Would you give some evidence for this claim? Other than, well, Ole' Miss, Bama, and tOSU are doing it, so we must be doing it, too.
|18 weeks 1 day ago||Yes, but on the other hand,||
Yes, but on the other hand, when you been caught cheating over and over, don't be surprised if your reputation suffers. Some of these schools -- Ole Miss at the top of the list -- deserve the scorn they get when a 5-star from Illinois flashes their cash. But there are other Southern schools that have records that I believe are just as good as ours. I hate it when I mention Michigan and someone says, "Oh, that's because you pay your players!" Where is the shred of evidence for that? But the same is true for Georgia, Clemson, and others. Some of these schools don't need to cheat to get top recruits. I just took my son for his freshman orientation at Clemson. If we had seen that campus, etc., half of Bursley Hall my freshman year would have transfered there by mid-January. So, I agree, not everybody is cheating down South. But those who are deserve the suspicion they get.
|18 weeks 1 day ago||Thank for your the lucid and||
Thank for your the lucid and gracious thoughts. This place is starting to sound like the Red Cedar Message Board. The fact is that there are places all over -- north, south, east, and west -- that have charm and are doing some pretty cool things. Yes, Oxford, MS is one of them. If you don't think the whole Grove thing on a Saturday is pretty compelling stuff then, well, you should be on RCMB.