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|18 hours 55 sec ago||I'm confused||
do they take one giant dump once a month and wipe with a $10 bill, or take a dump every three days and use singles? I'm not wiping with quarters...
|1 day 27 min ago||higher ed bubble||
As long as college graduates have a higher employment rate and the wage premium exists, the bubble will not burst.
|1 day 2 hours ago||I have no problem with it||
Angelique asked about bullying after last year's game:
It's been a recurring storyline. The question might have been better directed at Nussmeier or Hoke, but they know they can get a reasonable answer out of Mattison.
|1 day 22 hours ago||128||
There are 128 teams in FBS according to this:
Yes, we're dead last in turnover margin. Fix that and we're not horrible/mediocre/pedestrian etc. etc. etc.
|2 days 1 hour ago||Broken Gardner||
You write about a unbroken/broken Gardner as if this is something that can factually be proven. How do we know his less than stellar performance this year is a result of too many hits last year versus poor offensive scheming this year?
Nuss has a 5th year senior quarterback, a bunch of 4 star offensive linemen that are a year older, two stud running backs - at least according to the recruiting services - and enough weapons at the WR position that we should be throwing the ball downfield occasionally, like, more than once per game.
|2 days 2 hours ago||Kill / Hazell||
Can you imagine what would have happened if that had been Hoke instead of Kill who couldn't identify the Purdue coach? The interwebz would have asploded. But since it's just goofy Jerry, he gets a pass, and this isn't even a one day story.
|2 days 3 hours ago||Borges could be inconsistent||
but at least he had some good games.
|2 days 4 hours ago||RE: the beyond ugly article||
I apologize for every bad thing I ever said about Al Borges.
|2 days 22 hours ago||another highlight||
we didn't lose this weekend
|3 days 39 min ago||Look who's talking||
Put a shirt on already
|5 days 43 min ago||While we're asking questions,||
is there going to be an offense UFR today? I wouldn't blame Brian for skipping this...
|5 days 6 hours ago||Earle Bruce||
You mentioned thinking if Hoke loses to both rivals he is gone. This season actually reminds me of Earle Bruce's last season in Columbus. The guy had gone seven years in a row with 3 losses, and the first poor season he had, he was out the door BEFORE the game. The Bucks came into that game at 5-4-1. At this point, I'd be happy for us to have a winning record going into the game with Ohio, but if we lose to MSU, and we're at 6-5, does a win over Ohio salvage the season and Hoke's job? That puts us at 7-5 and guarantees we're no worse record-wise than last season. The big problem with Hoke's record is the downward trajectory. If he can turn things around in the second half of the season and finish 7-6 or better, I think Brandon keeps him. That's a tall order, though.
|5 days 7 hours ago||+1 for Rosecrans||
I pass Rosecrans on my way to work. There's a good Cafe Rio right there at the corner of Rosecrans and Aviation. Really good pork barbacoa enchiladas.
|5 days 18 hours ago||or 3 1/2 hours early||
for those of us on the left coast.
|5 days 19 hours ago||Stitt's offense||
It reminds me of Baylor. He spreads the field and makes you decide whether you want to cover the middle of the field and leave the wideouts in single coverage, or give help to the DBs outside and make yourself vulnerable to the run game. It's such a simple concept. It bothers me when Michigan brings the wideouts near the tight ends and puts all 11 players in the center of the field. The defense has more players near the ball and it forces all 9 blockers to execute (against 11 defenders) versus just the 5 interior linemen against 5 defenders. It's much easier to get 5 good blocks than 9.
|6 days 1 hour ago||Average||
average is a synonym for mediocre. Are we average? I'd prefer to use the median instead of the mean. There are 128 FBS, putting the median at 64.5. We're better than the median if you consider all FBS teams, but I think the expectation is that of course we're going to be better than the MAC schools and other non-Power 5 teams. Being 11th in the Big Ten puts us solidly below average.
|6 days 1 hour ago||Advanced stats make my head hurt||
If you are like me and wondered why Walton had a 2:1 assist to turnover ratio, but his assist rate and turnover rate are approximately the same, let me help you out. Assist rate is assists/field goal made, while turnover percentage is turnovers/number of possessions.
|6 days 4 hours ago||and why||
are they written in crayon?
|6 days 4 hours ago||Just because...||
|6 days 23 hours ago||Thanks Turd||
you're a pal.
|6 days 23 hours ago||5K MGoThings||
Do I get my 5K jacket in the mail or do I have to pick it up somewhere?
|6 days 23 hours ago||Section 1||
Section 1 was fine with moondust until Title IX got involved and messed everything up.
|6 days 23 hours ago||thanks for the correction||
I meant Rice.
|6 days 23 hours ago||The reason they won is obvious||
God hates USC.
|1 week 2 min ago||How about this one||
Engineers are nerds. (As an engineer, I can make that joke.) In fact, there's a very popular sitcom based on this stereotype.
|1 week 6 min ago||If only||
Hoke would answer every question like the Norfleet questions, but right after that it's back to the evasive injury stuff. Or maybe the reporters just need to stop asking about injuries.
|1 week 2 hours ago||one-and-done||
He apparently did the same thing to Tulsa. One time I can overlook, but twice?
|1 week 4 hours ago||The money letter||
in the money quote, is "S". As in, sourceS told ESPN's... Not A source, but sourceS, plural. So this has to be true.
|1 week 21 hours ago||Stanford||
it's a mascot joke.
|1 week 1 day ago||Scope||
GVSU's athletic department expenses were $11.4M.
Michigan's were $111M. That's a factor of 10. That's a pretty significant step up in responsibility.