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|13 min 53 sec ago||no, all three are idiots||
Different types of idiot and different degrees of idiot, but idiots nonetheless.
|1 week 6 days ago||Blanco||
Last season she struck out 29 batters in 29.1 innings and allowed just 1 HR. Her only problem was that she threw 17 walks. Basically she was a poor man's Betsa. If she could just replicate that on a larger scale, she'll be a decent #2 pitcher.
But today she wasn't close to that. She struck out just 2 batters and allowed 2 HR. If she doesn't return to form things could get dicey.
|1 week 6 days ago||Autocracy.||
|2 weeks 4 days ago||well||
The Crusaders who sacked Jerusalem and massacred the population in 1099 claimed to be upholding Christian values.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||heh||
You just gave a pretty good description of the Rivals board during the Carr era.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Carr kept switching back and forth||
until the Illinois game, when Henson had just two series that went nowhere. In fairness, Brady hadn't played that much better than Henson up to that point, excluding the 4th quarter against MSU the week before when Sparty was on cruise control.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||pretty much this||
The NCAA could respond by expelling all Mississippi schools.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||The central coast counties||
The central coast counties are interesting because their coastal areas (or at least the rare inhabitable parts) resemble some of the less built-up parts of the bay area or the SoCal coast, while the inland areas (Salinas, Paso Robles, Santa Maria, etc) have more in common with the San Joaquin valley.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||without looking||
Sonny Dykes 2013-2016
Jeff Tedford 2002-2012
Tom Holmoe 1997-2001
Steve Mariucci 1996
Keith Gilbertson 1992-1995
Bruce Snyder 1987-1991
Joe Kapp 1982-1986
Roger Theder 1978-1981
Mike White 1972-1977
Ray Willsey 1964-1971
My undergrad degree is from Cal.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||believe this||
Tom Holmoe, a BYU grad and the current athletic director at BYU, was Cal's head coach from 1997 to 2001.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||heh||
Having lived in both (4 years in Berkeley, 9 in AA) I have to agree. Ann Arbor is your basic quaint college town. Berkeley is...interesting.
|7 weeks 2 days ago||the only guaranteed win is Rutgers||
Cincinnati - not a pushover
Air Force - their option gives most teams fits
@Purdue - on the road, they may be improved
MSU - has had our number, should bounce back a bit
@Indiana - we usually struggle there, trap game between MSU and PSU
Minnesota - usually plays us close, often beats us
@Maryland - see Purdue
Ask me about any of these games individually, I think we win. But I'd be surprised if we sweep them. MSU, Indiana, and Minnesota look to be the most worrisome, and you can never sleep on Air Force.
|7 weeks 3 days ago||sounds about right for the offense||
QB play should improve, which should roughly make up for the loss of so many receivers and linemen.
I think the defense takes a step back, probably about to where it typically was under Hoke. The starting DL should be excellent, but the rotation guys are unproven. The back 7 will have McCray and...a lot of guys who should be serviceable but didn't make much impact this year.
I think 9-3 with 2-2 in the 4 toughest games (Fla, @PSU, @Wis, OSU) and 7-1 in the others would be a good result.
|7 weeks 4 days ago||lol yourself||
Sure, we were 3-3 in those games, but the 3 wins were all decisive and the 3 losses all agonizingly close.
The 2004 team really was not that good. In addition to losing to ND, we lost miserably to OSU and pulled out home wins against mediocre Minnesota and MSU teams by the skin of our teeth. Our point differential was just +91 compared to +341 this year.
The 1999 team was not that special either. We got cuffed around by MSU in a game that wasn't as close as the score, and followed it up by losing at home to a mediocre Illinois team. We beat OSU, but they were terrible that year. Our point differential was +114.
|7 weeks 6 days ago||I was at UM from 98-04||
This year's team would have beaten any of those teams at least 6 times out of 10, and probably all but the 2003 team 8 times out of 10.
|8 weeks 8 hours ago||I'd give him an A||
He has the program in the best shape since probably the 1970s. The last two years have been memorable mostly for the painful losses, but we missed the playoff by the slimmest possible margin this year. With Harbaugh's track record in recruiting and player development I think we'll be in good shape to contend for the playoff more often than not. Probably not in 2017, though.
|8 weeks 17 hours ago||he got burned by 6 yards||
The safety should have been there, but that was the single worst play I have ever seen Lewis make.
|8 weeks 17 hours ago||he might well have stopped that 3rd and 22 run||
Without that play, M probably wins.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||yep||
"I don't know what you're talking about" is a more polite way of saying 'grow up' or 'f**k off'.
|9 weeks 3 days ago||Those black plastic frames are awesome||
I hope she plays every game with them.
Looks like she swings a mean bat too.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||good that he got his degree||
Hope he winds up somewhere where he can start on the field and get a good graduate degree off of it.
|15 weeks 3 days ago||more like MSU last year||
Everything seems ok, and then...
|16 weeks 4 days ago||why couldn't AT have just taken a knee...||
after he crossed the first down line?
And why couldn't we move the ball at all in the second half against the Boilers after going right through them every time in the first half?
|16 weeks 4 days ago||but they won all 3 of those||
OU's offense is legit, and OSU went into their house and beat them by 3 TDs. But as we've seen from OSU's last few weeks, hanging 45 on OU is like hanging 30 on an average B1G defense.
|16 weeks 6 days ago||let's hope so||
but last year we thought we'd have our Indiana issues taken care of by OSU, and we didn't.
|16 weeks 6 days ago||it wasn't a fake comeback||
With about 2:30 left it was 30-17 and MSU had a first down at our 18 and 2 time outs. At that point they were absolutely still in the game. Their last TD was cosmetic, but it was still disappointing to see our starting defense give it up.
|17 weeks 6 min ago||he just has a short memory||
The OSU game last season wasn't that long ago.
|17 weeks 16 min ago||more like 30% of the game||
The first 7 minutes, and the last 11. This was still our worst performance of the year by a wide margin.
|17 weeks 18 min ago||2nd half||
We didn't really start to go bad until after our FG. From that point we had 1 first down and 3 punts. MSU had 4 long drives, 2 for TDs, 1 for a missed FG, and 1 where they turned it over on downs. Over that period, they outgained us 227-41.
|17 weeks 3 hours ago||MSU ran 70 plays||
Doesn't sound like much, but it's a lot more than our first string is used to seeing.