this week in unintentionally grim-sounding recruiting headlines
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|8 weeks 1 day ago||Hall||
A dollar says Jaraymond Hall.
|17 weeks 15 hours ago||Ducks?||
Why the Oregon love in the middle of Minnesota? And anyone surprised the Nebraska and Wisconsin are about the most consistently dominant teams, in their states?
|24 weeks 15 hours ago||Glove||
Harbaugh hoping to snag a foul ball at the A's game?
|24 weeks 6 days ago||oversigning.com||
This website had good historical info on this, but seems to be all jacked up now. Anyone know what happened?
|34 weeks 2 days ago||Miles||
Ok, can someone really explain the Miles thing to me? As Bacon emphatically repeated tonight, quoting quotes in his own books, Miles "would never say no to Michigan."
So what REALLY happened with the Herbstreit/Martin/Sailboat/SEC champ. game? Seems like someone who would never say no to Michigan wouldn't let some crossed up cell phone lines get in the way of taking the job.
Maybe I'm just obtuse, but I have never exactly understood what really went down - and I read the books.
|35 weeks 5 days ago||Who knows.||
I have heard that we have no more stringent standards for athletes than the NCAA minimums, so we are just like everyone else.
I have also heard that we have "higher" standards, whatever that means.
I have no idea what the truth is, and have wondered the same thing. Someone should look into this for us.
Seems certain we have higher standards than most for JuCo and transfers, but it's unclear when it comes to initial admissions.
|38 weeks 5 days ago||Crisler||
Come on, that's Crisler's seat. Yost dug the whole, so he gets most of the seats. Crisler has the ONE.
|39 weeks 4 days ago||two hearted||
here's two a better result than many expect.
|42 weeks 2 days ago||Bo?||
Didn't realize it the first time around, but I am definitely a member of the Bo Clan as described here (and in the past). I thought I was more progressive than that.
|46 weeks 6 days ago||State Smells||
Enough said. Go Blue. Go Ducks. Go Hokies.
|1 year 15 weeks ago||And us?||
So what's the consensus here? Do you think we have a bag man network in Ann Arbor?
On one hand, I say no because I hope we don't and I haven't really seen evidence of such. On the other, couldn't I just be naive with my head in the sand thinking that way?
|1 year 17 weeks ago||Marginal?||
Come on, it's more than "marginal" superiority, isn't it?
|1 year 25 weeks ago||Perspective||
This reminds me that recruiting, although important, is far from the be all, end all. Just look at QBs, for example - I am amazed how many top 10 high school QBs I have never heard of or did nothing of significance in college. What's the "success" rate of a top 10 QB, something like 25%? I feel like it should be higher, but this suggests otherwise.
|1 year 26 weeks ago||Is this a post bang?||
|1 year 27 weeks ago||yeah||
I am happy.
|1 year 29 weeks ago||No worries||
You are probably right. But remember, even if this was a playoff year, Sparty probably would have been on the outside looking in. I think Stanford would have gotten that 4th spot over them.
Of course the bowls this year showed that to be a flawed idea, but if the 4 team playoff was this year, I see it going like the pre-bowl BCS rankings: FSU, Aub., Bama and Stanford.
Just another argument to prove that we still don't have the right system.
|1 year 30 weeks ago||You are all behind.||
It is already 2014 in some parts of the world. The clock is striking midnight somewhere every 60 minutes. If you aren't drunk yet, you're slacking!
|1 year 30 weeks ago||Agree||
Sadly, I don't think you are going out on a limb with that.
I hope we are both wrong though.
|1 year 30 weeks ago||Don't listen to the naysayers.||
It's fine, bring your kid. My baby has been to the Big House, Yost and Crisler this year. My advice. (for yost and crisler):
1. You don't absolutely need a ticket.. If you have a whole family, just stack all your tickets together, hand them to the usher or fan them out to have them scan successively. Let your whole family through. Never tried that for football though.
2. Brought a backpack sized diaper bag, with bottles. No problem, can't remember if they searched it or not.
3. We have a baby bjorn thing - allowed in no problem.
4. Prepare to walk the concourse as needed.
5. It's really not that loud of a place. The crowd won't be nuts and there are no real loud intros or pyrotechnics or anything.
As long as you aren't planning on giving 100% focus to a basketball game for 40 minutes, and have no expectations of what you will actually see, it will be fun. Take some pictures. You'll remember the family event far longer than you will remember anything about the 2013 Holy Cross game (if you were to go without the kids)
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Awesome. I love this.||
Awesome. I love this.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||Kelly'd||
|1 year 32 weeks ago||Sort of agree||
Yes, unmet expectations suck. But I would rather fall short of a high standard than be so terrible as to not merit consideration to that standard.
And, Itoo have learned with age to invest far less emotional currency in the outcomes of sporting events - especially when I have risked no real currency on them.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||2008||
Although Hockey was good, football was historically awful and basketball was regular awful. 2013 was tough in relation to our expectations, but miles ahead of 2008 in raw performance.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||not as bad as it sounds||
Several of those are graduate transfers, so it's not necessarily a full-on dumpster fire over there.
But, they will be left with just 2 scholarship QBs, something we know too much about, unfortunately.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||Would we?||
Would we be happy to pay $7M/year for a coach that has the track record Saban does? I know we probably don't want Saban himself, but some less-annoying version of him that still wins lots of football games?
I say definitively yes.
|1 year 32 weeks ago||Uhh, what?||
I'm so confused....
|1 year 33 weeks ago||grounding?||
BGSU QB just got called for intentional grounding, he was getting pulled down by the defender and didn't get the ball back to the LOS. So, any time that a QB fumble is called an incomplete pass because his arm was going forward, couldn't intentional grounding be considered?
|1 year 33 weeks ago||90 minute||
90 minute ipa with some MACtion? Now that's a good night.
|1 year 34 weeks ago||Gone||
|1 year 35 weeks ago||With just 3 buttons?||
With just 3 buttons?