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|3 days 7 hours ago||I agreed with you that I was||
I agreed with you that I was stunned Brady fell so far, though I wasn't on Montana level. My basis was Griese was an okay quarterback at that point in history, and I knew Brady was way better than Griese. His '99 comebacks (Indiana needed one, and then the Orange Bowl) sold me on him; in '98 I wasn't a fan so I had to come a long way.
Re:Dhani, I thought he'd be great. His name was just always being spoken on TV, or as the tackler in the Big House, or around campus for some poetry thing or whatever. Dhani seemed like the defense's superstar after Woodson. Him or Renes.
|3 days 10 hours ago||He did well for those around||
He did well for those around him. Remember he centered the best line in hockey for a few years with Naslund and Bertuzzi.
|3 days 13 hours ago||Huh?||
|4 days 7 hours ago||I can't tell you how much I||
I can't tell you how much I appreciate this comment. Thank you.
|4 days 10 hours ago||Where did you see an autoplay||
Where did you see an autoplay ad? There shouldn't be any running.
|4 days 11 hours ago||Only the 2013, 2014, and||
Only the 2013, 2014, and hoops books taste like Jimmy Johns.
The 2012 ones were printed on a recycled pulp that's almost identical in smell and texture to a Subway roasted chicken. We've learned a lot since then.
|4 days 12 hours ago||We're checking it out; 90%||
We're checking it out; 90% sure they're Gildan Heavy Cotton shirts, unless Underground Printing (who supplies them) has changed up suppliers. My understanding is the American Apparel shirts cost us a LOT more, which would add up quickly when we're doing volume like this. They also don't last as long; part of having an annual shirt that's only for the kickstarter people is that it's supposed to last--you can never re-buy it, and it'll become a vintage shirt by being worn until it's vintage. My Woodson shadow shirt is finally entering this phase of its life cycle.
The American Apparel shirts are the shirts UGP prints the defunct sports team etc. shirts on--I designed the Bandwagon '89 shirt specifically for the American Apparels, but every other shirt we've done has been the Gildan heavy. We've always done the Gildan heavy for HTTV.
|4 days 12 hours ago||When I got to talk to Marcus||
When I got to talk to Marcus Ray for a bit at one of Marlin's events last year I asked him about young safeties and communicating and he was adamant that it's not about youth: football at his level forces kids to grow up early, and there are guys who are confident and communicative and guys who are hesitant and will always be that way, and sometimes there are guys who are way too aggressive but that's rare. He was way more down on Jarrod Wilson than anyone on MGoBlog. But he also brought up Jamar Adams as an example of the right kind of guy and I'm like "they're exactly the same player, down to the uniform number!"
|1 week 2 days ago||If you have a nice-ish table||
If you have a nice-ish table (no glare) and a smart phone just take a picture. Just take a long breath and hold your hand steady when you take it.
|1 week 2 days ago||yes||
|1 week 2 days ago||Can't use just anything we||
Can't use just anything we find because if the author comes forward and says "don't use that" I can't reprint or make it right. Everything has to have the rights tracked or given personally.
|1 week 2 days ago||Way ahead of you. Dooley is||
Way ahead of you. Dooley is nearly done w/ his article; I have Sap's helment already in this article (by Kryk).
|1 week 2 days ago||What about the guy whose||
What about the guy whose adult life began in the middle of the Great Depression, who scratched and clawed all his life to give his children a stable life in Ann Arbor, and took them to football games at Michigan Stadium every fall Saturday since 1950 while saving money to one day send two grandchildren to the University of Michigan, and was attending a Michigan softball game with them when I met him last week?
I appreciate your measured response to my calling you a name. I'm still putting you behind that guy.
|1 week 2 days ago||MGoshirts||
|1 week 2 days ago||I agree that the NCAA had||
I agree that the NCAA had little under the actual auspices of the NCAA to go on when instituting those sanctions. But this is one of those things--like a vigilante killing a murderer who got off on a technicality--where the actual method of justice disgusted me, but the punishment itself was just.
The NCAA's credibiilty in assessing punishment to Penn State was dubious; that Penn State deserved what they got--and didn't deserve to be let off the hook--is not.
|1 week 2 days ago||How to WiFi Before WiFi||
Dr. Labes was the next door neighbor (nice guy, big M fan). So my brother and I decided we'd name the new dog "Doctor Labes." The afternoon of fun we got from this was totally worth the Saturday raking leaves on his lawn afterwards.
|1 week 2 days ago||Cool story bro: My brother||
Cool story bro: My brother and his roommates in late college had a wifi named "The Sugar Mines." That's a cute name, but the problem is I'm still friends with all of these guys and whenever I go to their houses they all still have the same WiFi as my brother, and they all believe in changing up their passwords often. None of these people are willing to change the name of their networks after having it for a decade+ and Apple still can't figure out how to solve the "linksys" problem of affecting all networks by that name when you forget one.
Cooler story bro: Mine is Go Go Gadget Internet.
|1 week 3 days ago||The word has a particular||
The word has a particular meaning that includes all former students, not just graduates. That's why we have another word for graduates. You're a University of Michigan alum. Go Blue.
|1 week 4 days ago||ah that makes more sence.||
ah that makes more sence. easy fix.
|1 week 4 days ago||Red is Hoke, Orange is||
Red is Hoke, Orange is Harbaugh.
|1 week 4 days ago||Did I? That would obviously||
Did I? That would obviously be an error.
|1 week 5 days ago||I'm totally hoping to revive||
I'm totally hoping to revive this thread I discovered while looking up stuff for today's column formerly known as Hokepoints.
Best athlete I grew up with was Matt Ishbia. He was one of the shortest kids in our grade, and a MASSIVE Michigan fan and because he basically ran recess the rest of the class all became Michigan fans. He lived on my block and bought me the Michigan football we used every recess until the Bad Boys and Fab Five switched us to basketball.
Ishbia ended up being the Andrew Dakich of Michigan State's 2000 Championship team. He took over a department of his dad's company and made it bigger than the company so he's doing well for himself now.
Close behind Ishbia was John Whitledge, a guy who moved here from California and rooted for UCLA. Whitledge was faster than Ishbia by just a little, and had model looks. Last I heard he was a clothing designer.
|1 week 5 days ago||Ask Joey if he remembers Cat||
Ask Joey if he remembers Cat Rychlinski. She married one of my best friends--has twins plus a newborn and lives in Kentucky now.
|1 week 5 days ago||When someone applies the||
When someone applies the adjective "real" to "fan" my eyes climb into the tippytoppomost of my skull. There they'll remain they can be coaxed down with promises of things either the sun or the daughter are doing.
|2 weeks 22 hours ago||I got far enough into that||
I got far enough into that game to reach a quest where you have to choose what to do about a pair of friends you discover have been hooking up. "Tell on them" is the answer that leads you to the most light points. There's your contrast between my view on the moral ambiguity of sex versus George Lucas's Paulish take on the same.
|2 weeks 22 hours ago||yeah. Also expect a question||
Also expect a question in to YOU soon on an article about HSPs.
|2 weeks 22 hours ago||From the podcasts. Brian||
From the podcasts. Brian calls them that all the time.
|2 weeks 22 hours ago||Close. You found the||
Close. You found the abandoned port-a-potties at base camp 1 in the foothills.
|2 weeks 23 hours ago||Unfortunately, like||
Unfortunately, like quarterbacks, OSU has so much fan goodwill they can afford to burn off a ton without effect.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Wrong on all accounts. The||
Wrong on all accounts. The sentiment around here is has long been we need facilities, and are glad Michigan has the very best, and need recruits, and seem to be getting some damn good ones, and we need spring attendance, and are really happy that this one had it.
And lest you forget the movement to remove the guys who thought we'll win because we're MIchigan began here.