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|6 hours 58 min ago||Oh please, please, please let this be true||
|10 hours 22 min ago||Actually, it's not speculation.||
Yes, he has free will, and maybe he'll decide to go coach semi-pro rugby in Australia next season. That is also possible, I grant you. For purposes of discussion, it's not worth consideration.
As far as "how I know," not only do I live in the SF bay area and am constantly inundated with 49ers (and Stanford) news, my upstairs neighbor all last year was a 49er you would know. We'd often walk our dogs in the same park and chit-chat about the team and NCAA. I asked a lot about Harbaugh. Suffice to say, he has the free will to leave for Ann Arbor. That's fine. And I have reasons to believe he just. ain't. coming.
And I'll post accordingly when he comes up in the discussion. I'd love, love, love it if he came, but if we're discussing reasonable possibilities, I think we should leave him out.
|11 hours 11 min ago||Shout it from the bell tower, man||
I hate seeing the fanbase this delusional. Harbaugh is in his dream job right now. Plan B and C and D and E for him would be other NFL teams. Not Michigan. If he crashes and burns in the league, after enough years of waiting and maybe a year or two as a CBS studio analyst, yes, maybe, send him an invite for coffee in Schembechler Hall and he'll be open to discussion. And probably still say no.
|14 hours 46 min ago||Well played.||
A fine retort.
|14 hours 50 min ago||Maybe a little overkill. I'd settle for this:|
|2 days 10 hours ago||He's been a net positive.||
In the sense that the whole "Michigan Man" bullshit can't possibly survive this.
If you're qualified, you can coach here.
If you're not qualified, having a Michigan connection doesn't make you qualified.
End of story. We needed this kind of fiasco to finally slay this dragon.
|2 days 10 hours ago||I don't have a pic of it||
but I distinctly remember the "Fire Carr" signs in the student section of the 2007 39-7 Oregon game.
|2 days 10 hours ago||This about sums it up.||
|2 days 10 hours ago||On the other hand||
at least our school didn't drive a football player's rape victim to commit suicide. So there's that.
|2 days 11 hours ago||In fairness||
Morris can overthrow it more than Gardner can overthrow it. So not equal.
|2 days 12 hours ago||Someone please tweet this same message to Brady Hoke.||
Before the restart. Please.
|2 days 12 hours ago||Quick, someone tell the team we restart at 8:47||
but tell Hoke the game has been called and he can go home.
|2 days 12 hours ago||one major point of disagreement||
"We all wanted Rodriguez gone."
That was one of the most divisive debates the fanbase has ever had. The W-L record was improving year to year and set up with experienced upperclassmen for the 2011 season, which would be the first time we had RR's guys up and down the roster. Lots of us wanted to at least watch him coach Denard for another 2 years. Instead he got 2 years of Borges and regressed each year, just as Gardner has regressed each year, and the team has regressed each year of the Hoke administration. Rodriguez went off to Arizona to inherit a mess of a team to almost instant respectability and bowl games.
Anyway, I'd take either option C or D as long as we have one absolute golden rule:
NO "MICHIGAN MAN" BULLSHIT.
IF THE CANDIDATE IS NOT QUALIFIED, HAVING A MICHIGAN CONNECTION DOES NOT MAKE HIM QUALIFIED.
That is all.
|2 days 13 hours ago||Is this good news or bad news?||
I mean this: I'm watching the game in NoCal with my girlfriend and we split at the suspension of play. We sit outside and enjoy an ice cream on a beautiful day and plan what else we'll do with the afternoon. I had fun.
It occurs to me that this could not possibly have happened a few years ago. There is no such thing as "enjoying the rest of the day" when Michigan loses. Which suggests to me that I've just disconnected from the program in a way I never thought possible.
Ugh. I'm having a nice day. Ugh.
That said, if they restart play, I'm watching. So maybe there's a flicker there still. The idea of Michigan playing without me watching is still even more unthinkable than me enjoying the rest of my day.
|2 days 19 hours ago||Total yards at half of MSU-EMU: 320-1.||
320-1. I don't think I've ever seen a stat like that in a video game, much less an actual college game.
|2 days 20 hours ago||This just isn't the issue at all.||
It's a strawman argument to suggest "all NFL players are abusers."
The question that rightfully needs addressing is "how is the NFL dealing with the bad ones?"
The answer to the above has been "as though they either don't care or are completely clueless."
|2 days 21 hours ago||The drop has been dramatic||
Here's an article from the public radio show Marketplace on the subject (with one of the unintentionally dirtiest titles you'll ever see on a serious article):
This one doesn't get into the numbers so much, but college recruiting (not for athletes, just for regular students) is becoming an issue at many schools in the midwest as the applicant pool declines. It's going to get worse:
The other thing is, they play spring football in places like FL and TX, so it's year round. And kids probably just spend more time outside playing overall, which is where you develop that athleticism. Also, chasing rabbits.
|5 days 8 hours ago||31-23 bad guys||
This way, if I win, I'll be in a mood to actually use the pitchfork. Would prefer a trident, though.
|5 days 9 hours ago||Living the IM QB dream....||
Hey, where was MY call? I QB'd back-to-back IM champions at Michigan! I was totally qualified to hold a clipboard and doodle.
Small world-- that Greenwood kid played at my high school's arch rival, Kinkaid. Old private school in Houston, maybe 120 kids per graduating class. Very far from class 5A football that normally provides the D1 recruits in Texas. Very. Far.
|6 days 12 hours ago||That appears to be a "snorting cocaine" personal foul by UF||
But the penalty on Brown was 100% worth it for future intimidation value. Who is going to want to tackle this dude in space, ever?
"Who else wants some?" sayeth Antonio. Opponents clasp their hands around their precious larynxes and shuffle away quietly.
|6 days 13 hours ago||Stiff-Leg is even better||
Get Antonio "Enter the Dragon" Brown on the case.
|6 days 14 hours ago||Next year's coach:||
"These kids have had six head coaches in six years..."
|6 days 14 hours ago||This is from a few years back||
(2010) but The Economist, generally considered a highly respectable publication across most of the spectrum, laid out some of the background to these rankings and the criticisms of various methods for generating the rankings. Enlightening and relatively short read.
|6 days 14 hours ago||Agree, very good school||
but holy hell, have you ever been to Champ-Urb? Went for a game once. How does anybody not become a hard-core alcoholic at that school? The campus is just out in the middle of miles and miles of open flat farmland-- about as literally in the middle of nowhere as you can get without being in a desert. They should move the whole thing to Chicago and join the existing UIC as flagship of the system.
|6 days 21 hours ago||Dear Every Other State,||
You're not dead last on any list of socio-economic status. You're welcome.
|1 week 16 hours ago||I wouldn't complain.||
I live a mile from Levi's Stadium. At least it would make us full of anticipation to be in a third-rate bowl. The meltdown on this site would open a portal to another dimension.
|1 week 21 hours ago||I think they're ready to bowl a few innings||
Question is, will we stop the game for afternoon tea break?
|1 week 1 day ago||You have to maintain possession after going to the ground||
1. The receiver is still in the field of play after coming down with the ball, which then comes loose: as long as the ball never hit the ground after the receiver goes down, the receiver can regain possession of it and it's still a catch.
2. The receiver falls out of bounds after catching the ball with two feet down (or one knee or whatevs) and the ball comes loose subsequent to receiver hitting the ground: doesn't matter that the ball never hit the ground, it's incomplete. You must complete the catch after hitting the ground, not just the moment you hit the ground with possession.
In Calvin's case in this game, it's neither of these. The ball did hit the ground, even though it was after he went down, so no catch even though he had clear possession when he hit the ground.
|1 week 1 day ago||People in DC have been calling for Cousins to start||
going back to his rookie year in preseason with RGIII, when he largely outplayed him. RGIII went on to have a successful first year, but esp. after his knee injury, the Start Cousins noise has been louder and louder. Cousins has outplayed him at every opportunity and should be starting from what I've seen of the Redskins.
|1 week 1 day ago||Supplies are limited.||