frank beamer #1
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|1 hour 9 min ago||Site search||
looked up "boxscore" and all my old boxscore diary links popped up. The MGoBlue.com website doesn't have the old boxscores in a prominent location, so it's a good thing (for me, at least, and everybody who cares about old boxscores) that I have links through this site.
|4 hours 39 min ago||Wrestlemania 150?||
I don't believe they've had Wrestlemania 150 yet.
|7 hours 42 min ago||ST plays||
Out of curiosity, I counted up the number of special teams plays in last season's M-Maryland game. Michigan had 59 offensive plays, Maryland had 69 offensive plays, and there were 26 ST plays total (punts, kickoffs, FGs, extra points.) That's about 17%, or 1/6 of the total number of plays. I'm sure that varies considerably from game to game, but I'd guess it's closer to 1/6 than 1/3 over the course of a typical season.
EDIT: OSU game - 29 ST plays out of 163 for 17.8%. Granted, 10 of those were XPs which should be automatic, but they are "scoring plays" so they are still important.
EDIT2: MOON game - 23 ST plays out of 166, or 13.9%. I thought that would have more with all the punting, but scoring plays give you two ST plays (XP and kickoff) and there was no scoring in that game. NU did run 84 plays to our 59. Let's just move on...
|1 day 19 hours ago||That's what Georg Festrunk said||
|3 days 3 hours ago||Caitlyn Jenner||
I hear she has man hands.
|5 days 6 hours ago||sorry about that||
sometimes I have a rather dark sense of humor
|5 days 6 hours ago||child hostages||
actually, that crosses the "no religion" rule.
(not really, because they just behead their child hostages.)
|5 days 7 hours ago||LA||
Counting Serth, myself, and WolvinLA2, there'd be at least three people there. I would includ HermosaBlue, too, but I think he moved.
|5 days 23 hours ago||Indiana||
I can assure you, you haven't missed anything.
|5 days 23 hours ago||Ibi||
|6 days 1 hour ago||or||
|6 days 5 hours ago||or||
you could put giant helmet stickers on the boxes
|6 days 7 hours ago||Big Ten||
As much as we would all like to unscramble certain eggs, I think we're stuck with at least Nebraska and probably Maryland and Rutgers as well. To hell with Notre Dame.
|1 week 5 hours ago||My guess||
A thunderdome-style battle between a koala and a cat. Two adorable internet memes enter, one adorable internet meme leaves.
|1 week 5 hours ago||Four 16-team conferences||
with two 8-team divisions each. Division winners play in the quarterfinals, conference winners play in the semis and those winners play in the finals. That's the future.
|1 week 5 hours ago||What about Utah?||
I see this is a throwback to a bygone era, but any sensible solution going forward has to include Utah. They are a PAC-12 member. They belong somewhere.
|1 week 3 days ago||2014 QB ratings||
Are the QB ratings for the Maryland and Nebraska games correct? They are exactly the same, making me think one's a copy and paste typo.
|1 week 3 days ago||Common opponents||
It's really sad that two quarterbacks from the same conference only had 3 common opponents in 2014. When that's the case, can you really call it a conference? It's more like two separate divisions that have a conference championship game to see who gets to play in the CFP. It's really just a quarterfinal game in the playoff.
|1 week 4 days ago||Texas Tech called||
they want their uniformz back
|1 week 4 days ago||Will it be Rudock||
Or the guy that beat him out, C.J. Beathard?
I wanted to post a photo of C.J.'s gloriously flowing mane, but it looks like he cleaned up for this year.
|1 week 5 days ago||Southpark||
Your comment reminds me of a SouthPark episode I saw where Cartman eats food through his anus and poops out of his mouth, and that is why I don't watch SouthPark.
|1 week 5 days ago||Haas||
In the few Purdue games I saw, Haas outplayed Hammons. I was surprised to see Hammons' season stats were considerably better than Haas'. Perhaps the draft expert expects Haas to take away more of Hammons minutes.
Hammons reminds me of OSU's Amir Williams, who wasn't drafted this year. Yes, Hammons has better stats, so maybe he gets picked in the 2nd round. Like others have said, it's more about his motivation than his talent.
|1 week 5 days ago||I'll save you the trouble of reading the article||
The Ohio fan was incensed at being called a "bucnutz."
|1 week 6 days ago||Just visited the site||
and all I can say is, what the hell is this:
|1 week 6 days ago||how many||
rubles did that cost you? I kid, I kid. Actually, I blame it on the "try dating Russian women" banner ad that keeps popping up.
|1 week 6 days ago||A little history lesson||
In the summer of 1969, the good writers at MGoNewspaperColumn decided to have a little fun and they held a draft of Big 10 football players. At that time, there were at least 8 or 9 teams in the Big 10; my memory isn't so good. Rex Kern was the first player taken in the draft. He was quickly followed by Jim Otis and Jack Tatum. A slew of fellow buckeyes followed. (Just like this draft, no Maryland or Rutgers players were selected.) But a funny thing happened on November 22, 1969. 24-12, indeed.
|2 weeks 23 hours ago||Looks like||
you were going to make a bold statement, but reconsidered.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||No arguing that point||
but I wish the B1G Network would dig into the archives and show more classic Bo/Mo/Lloyd games.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||highlight games||
Yeah, I'm glad we beat Tebow and the Gators in that bowl game a few years ago, but it seems like that's the only Classic M game that the B1G Network shows any more. That and UTL I.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Release||
Based on your avatar, I'd guess that your favorite form of release is stroking your instrument around your mid-section.
Your guitar of course.