landing spot. will be interesting to see how he does.
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|17 weeks 5 days ago||Bet he sticks at RB||
I actually see more upside for him on offense. Really good vision and burst and great hands. I know the need is at S/LB but I'm crystal ballzing him to stick on O after playing on both sides.
|21 weeks 4 days ago||Gametime!||
|21 weeks 4 days ago||Karma||
This should be out given the earlier blown call on Tanner McEvoy.
|21 weeks 4 days ago||What a Trophy!||
Much bigger than the Iron D
|27 weeks 8 hours ago||My son has the same PJs and is the same age||
That is one devastating photo. My heart goes out to the Carr family - my wife is a '99 RN specializing in Pediatric Oncology and has seen this bastard of a disease firsthand; it's one of the worst pediatric cancers there are. RIP Chad hell of a fight you put up.
|43 weeks 4 days ago||More Yedlin||
We here in Seattle agree 100% with Brian.
|46 weeks 6 days ago||Blue and White Pants on the Road||
Would be cool for a change up.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||Wolverbear Whites!!!||
Adaptation of the '62
Blue sugar bowl numbers and blue stripe on shoulder, blue block M on the collar
Wolverbear on the hip, thin Maize and blue stripe down side of the pants
Jack and coke - do it..
|1 year 29 weeks ago||The Michigan I grew up with||
Harbaugh, Elliot, Kolesar, Morris.. Winning B10 Championships and losing Rose Bowls. Bo screaming at the refs and me yelling at the TV with my Dad in our neighbor's basement at 5pm on New Years Day. Thanks for the memories.
|1 year 33 weeks ago||I Demi Lovato your Josh Groban||
To quote my children's favorite song of the past xx months:
Let it go, Let it go,
Can't hold you back anymore
Let it go, Let it go,
Turn my back and slam the door
of course ESPN is twisting the dagger for dramatic effect, what else would you expect.
Don't worry about the past live in the future with "THE KNOWLEGE" where this entire arguement is rendered moot!
|1 year 33 weeks ago||Nice Analysis||
Got the same feel from watching how things have progressed and reading the UFRs. Learning a new system and getting comfortable with a coach's rhythm in calling plays and learning what works with the players (especially QBs as different in style as Shane and DG) takes time and apparently spring ball and fall practice wasn't enough, but in those practices you focus on "your stuff" and not as much on the different fronts and coverages that opponents will throw at you week to week and the game planning chess match.
Unfortunately we didn't have much of a luxury with this year's early opponents looking better than we thought, my view having watched Rutgers in person vs. WSU was it was always going to be a tougher game than anticipated, given the environment and Utah is better than advertised, although they seem to be an enigma losing to WSU then beating UCLA. Both teams we should beat by the M standard as referenced ad naseum here on mgoblog.
The Minnesota game is the one thing I just can't figure out. That team is not good, but I'm curious to know what the "sitting Devin" issue was, as it seems like something deeper than the yips and turnover issues. In all the interviews (e.g. Norfleet and Clark) the players and coaches allude to something he did though we'll probably never know what. Even without the program drama and Devin's issues these look like risky/poor decisions by the coordinators: bet the D scheme on Peppers along with hope for a pass rush we've never really had and too much tight formation manball and waggles on O. This alone doomed us from a scheme and RPS POV, but maybe that was Coach Brandon (that will be my own baseless internal narrative), at any rate it just piles up to a Mt. Everest of suckiness and ennui.
Would really love a candid interview with Nuss to compare the atmosphere and position coaching/player development between 'Bama and UM. Maybe we'll get that after this season.
Sucks that this is the situation, hopefully they team learns and can pull an upset or two out of this trash heap of a season while the program moves on to better days under a new regime. Would be nice to beat PSU, but then again I thought we would take it to Rutgers.
|1 year 34 weeks ago||kenyon college lords and ladies.||
D3... Was taken out of my last game as a senior when concussed after a tackle on a punt return. I couldn't remember anything for about 15 mins, plays, what I had for breakfast, my girlfriends name. I wanted back in but the team doc took my helmet and refused. This was in 1998. Also we had the Oberlin yeomen in our league..
|1 year 34 weeks ago||It's always better on paper||
Cy Young winners
When does basketball start?
|1 year 34 weeks ago||adversity||
This team 135 does not do well with it. 98's presence is worth at least 10 points. Rutgers 19-13.
In an alternate universe before Brandongate: Peppers plays offense, DeVeonGreen rushes for 100 and DG passes for 350+ with a couple nice scampers. M 27-17..
|1 year 34 weeks ago||Congrats Rich!||
Great win for Rich, team looked tough on D, some outstanding RPS+ on O. It also shows how big a difference experience O linemen make.
Agree with Yost, there is no Wisconsin on the PAC12, save Stanford, so I will be interested to see the outcome of that matchup, the weather makes a big difference and if you look at Oregon's style in the big games they've been in vs. athletic D lines (Auburn NC Game, Rose vs. OSU) they aren't nearly as explosive.
|1 year 34 weeks ago||Scooby was a 2*||
Look at him now!
|1 year 34 weeks ago||Manball!!!||
That guy is Vincent Smith size
|1 year 34 weeks ago||Women's soccer manager||
Can kick better than our ranked recruit of a kicker.. Rod wasn't kidding when he said he would audition anyone.
|1 year 34 weeks ago||Washington is not playing tonight||
|1 year 34 weeks ago||I understand the point of an awareness campaign||
Twas' a bit of a rhetorical question and I while I don't doubt the intent, i disagree with Oregon's execution. Uniformz cost a lot of money, probably a lot more than gloves or towels or wristbands.. I'd love to see the financials on the campaign vs. ROI on donation. Seeing as how nearly every team does some variant of this do you really believe that the donations they get will exceed the cost of the gear (Uniformz, Shoes, etc)..Phil Knight can't keep from grandstanding even when it comes to charitable causes.
|1 year 34 weeks ago||Why can't we run that play with Peppers on O||
|1 year 34 weeks ago||My wife made the point||
Instead of spending money on special breast cancer awareness unis, why not just donate the money..
|1 year 34 weeks ago||Sack Time!!!||
|1 year 34 weeks ago||Luck o' the Duck||
Looked like Solomon could've pulled and ran for the first but I think that last fumble was on his mind. Same thing happened vs. WSU.. Oregon is not the second best team in the country, but I will eat my words if they win the PAC 12.
|1 year 34 weeks ago||At least their return man||
knows where to go with the ball.. Two holding penalties though
|1 year 34 weeks ago||17-3||
Hard to do anything starting backup tackles. If we're dealing in hypotheticals, how much better would M be with Dior Mathis and Jake Fisher.
|1 year 34 weeks ago||Here come the track stars||
So nice to watch an exciting game
|1 year 34 weeks ago||Saw them in Seattle vs. WSU||
Agree w/Ace's take on their D. This team is a lot like Utah, with a slightly worse quarterback and similar defense with worse DBs. WSU is a gun, three step, leach-n-shoot and Halliday went bombs away after WSU stretched out Rutgers' D. Their pass rush was good and they held WSU to 6 yards rushing (on 14 carries I think knowing Leach they were called as pass plays and Halliday misread the signal). Caroo seems like the real deal, would be nice if we could just hand him to Peppers and say "give him nothing".. That's obvs not an option. Hopefully Louis/Countess/Taylor can stick with him as our safties are young and late on their help. Agree on that the less derpy offense wins. There's a chance If M goes DG Shotgun 4 wide with a few designed QB runs to keep them off balance. The slant game should be open, but having flown cross-country to attend the Minnesota debacle in person with my 5 year old son (his first game at Michigan Stadium), I expect to see lots of 3TE waggles and 3rd & long PA instead or whatever this weeks' version of the RPS takedown is..If somehow we can run the ball that would be a breakthrough, but that would actually take Nuss and Hoke giving more carries to the better running back vs. trying to keep things "equal" and going back to Green who is less than decisive with his cuts. I like how Smith runs out of the gun alot, Smith + DG = someone gets open somehow. Unfortnuately due to the transitive powers of college football, Rutgers beating WSU, WSU beating Utah at home and Utah beating M at home, I predict a 3 sack 3 interception outing for Garder with 67 yards rushing and 318 yards passing and a 17-10 loss with a blocked punt returned for a TD and inability to convert on 3rd and long being the main culprits.
|1 year 42 weeks ago||Walter Smith '94 Captain||
Is the player I was referencing, whoops. Also, couldn't find any pictures online so maybe a figment of my imagination. will search the freep archive.
|1 year 42 weeks ago||Could've done better||
Concur with the majority of posters on the iconic nature of the home uni. I don't know why it's so hard keep the classic design language but make it look modern, just use the normal solid number unis with thin single maize striped shoulders would look soo much better with the blue pants. The number font and "fake" stripes just kill this design, which in total is not so Uniformzy. Concur w/blue pants on the road. Didn't we do that once or twice during the mid 90's? I recall a photo with Walter Johnson wearing them possibly?