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|1 week 1 day ago||Nothing new...||
Kids choose their college based on "ridiculous" factors all the time. What is important to one person could mean nothing to another.
While everything on this list would probably be less important than academics and cost to the average person, they all play a role in the overall package of a school. For kids that grow up in a world where "status symbols" are important, wearing the new Jordan's before they are released to the public could play a very big role. I mean, for athletes, the Nike/Jordan deal essentially dictates what clothes they will be wearing for the next 4 years.
|1 week 4 days ago||Something like this...||
|1 week 4 days ago||Call to the parents...||
I really, really like the fact that Harbaugh made a call to the parents to talk it over with them. Seems like a smart move all around to make sure everybody involved (cause let's face it, these are still kids) is onboard.
|1 week 4 days ago||As someone with multiple ACL surgeries...||
This is correct.
From a previous post of mine...
> I've (unfortunately) been through 2 ACL surgeries, so I have quite a bit of knowledge on the subject. The first ACL replacement was a cadaver allograft, while the most recent one being a patellar autograft.
My surgeon, a lead orthopedic surgeon for an NFL team, chose to use a cadaver allograft the first time due to an almost similar recovery time and research at the time suggesting they held up as well as a patellar or hamstring autografts. However, that was about 4 years ago and after the wave of cadaver allograft use, more and more research is showing that there is a significantly higher retear rate with the allograft over either of the autografts. Last reports I've seen say that the retear rate of ~4% for autografts and ~ a 4 to 5 times higher rate with the allograft.
My surgeon (the orthopeadic surgeon for an NFL team) says that pretty much unanimously across the board of NFL player's - patellar or hamstring autografts are used now. Patellar is a bit more common though as there are generally less side effects with the harvested tissue. It's really just a preference of the surgeon.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Dam||
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Interesting.||
I'm not sure whether to be excited that AJ caught a 50-yard pass... or concerned that it was AJ who caught a 50-yard pass.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Ehhh...||
I can't think of another way to say this, but Manningham was just a silky smooth runner. Like he slid through coverages. I feel like Grant's tape is more of start, stop, precision type of player. Just my 2 cents.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Where?||
I've seen a post on about the cover of ESPN mag, but no mention about this specific article. Prove me wrong.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Getting Better (Good but not great)||
It's my understanding that we are continually getting better classes, but still not on the elite level.
Michigan has the name recognition in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic which is king for lacross - what we don't have is the historically good program at a varsity level. In time we'll get there.
|10 weeks 9 hours ago||Didn't know that.||
Kozen was exactly the type of recruitment that I was talking about in my question. Not so much a "shaddy" recruitment, but one where the player seemed to 2nd guess his choice over and over.
|10 weeks 13 hours ago||My personal favorite moment at a trial...||
|10 weeks 14 hours ago||Serious Question||
Has there ever been a player that had a "unique" recruitment (as in multiple commits/decommits) that has gone on to be a star player in college? I can't think of one and feel like most of the high profile players who go through lot's of "strange" happenings during recruitment end up just fizzling out.
|10 weeks 2 days ago||There are rumblings of a||
There are rumblings of a decommit happening on Twitter. A pay walked link from Sam and a bunch of responses to it. The players name in question is on a visit to Louisville and if I had to compare his name to a snack it would be Reese's peanut butter cups.
|10 weeks 3 days ago||The real story...||
Harbaugh found some old footage of Vicious Vic as a kid and simply had to offer him.
|11 weeks 7 hours ago||Magnus||
You don't sounds very high on him as a player.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||I cannot wait until Michigan||
I cannot wait until Michigan can simply impose their will on other teams. It's going to be gloriously fun to watch.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||What the hell?||
This is a sports blog, not a marketing center for Michigan Alumn's and their new businesses. Good luck to your buddy, but I hope to never see posts like this again.
|11 weeks 4 days ago||Daelin Hayes||
I assume he was referring to Daelin Hayes based on his physical stature and athleticness.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Money, money, money...||
|12 weeks 3 days ago||Oh yisss... Commit party has started.||
|12 weeks 6 days ago||Yep, that's exactly what I do||
Yep, that's exactly what I do now - data analytics for retailers. And I feel like the field is still in infancy. Sort of lucked into this consulting niche, but it's worked out well and I feel with an IOE degree you can just go so many directions.
|12 weeks 6 days ago||Went IOE and wouldn't change||
Went IOE and wouldn't change a thing. Most of my good friends in the major are at major consulting firms. I get to travel a bunch and am making over $100k at 25. Honestly, I'm very happy with how things worked out but had to just my ass and network like hell to get here. I just feel like IOE from michigan opens a lot of doors if you take advantage.
|13 weeks 13 hours ago||I honestly wish I had more of a unique name...||
I have just about one of the most basic guy names of the last 20 years, but wish it were more unique. Think about when you meet someone with a cool name (not an absurd one) - you instantly remember that person.
I feel like this could really be benificial throughout life - having poeple immediately remember you from a first introduction. Names like Fletcher, Cortland, Bo - all good in my book.
|13 weeks 3 days ago||According to Gary Battle,||
Someone please correct me if I'm wrong... but wasn't there a rumor that Bacardi's mouth has gotten him into some hot water before (specifically with Jaylen Brown)?
Maybe he should think twice and speak once from now on.
|14 weeks 7 hours ago||Wow...||
Today I learned - I'd get owned in a drawing contest with a 7 year old.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||In hindsight||
|14 weeks 3 days ago||Same.||
I read the headline as "Guy going to play quarterback at ND gets call from J(ohns) H(opkins) and switches to lacrosse."
And my first thought was - Good. To hell with Notre Dame.
|17 weeks 1 day ago||Atlanta||
|18 weeks 9 hours ago||Too good not to share again.||
|18 weeks 9 hours ago||This explanation of events from another site had me in stitches.||