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|3 weeks 4 days ago||Parallel to MBB||
After reading these overviews of the offense and defense, I see a real strong similarity with the M hoops team; A roster full of talent that could be a national contender without one gaping hole in the middle.
For hoops, obviously it is the loss of Mitch leaving us untested options at the 5. For football, it is the question mark on the OL. Everything else for both teams seems great, and it is kinda sad that some bad planning/recruiting and a fluky suspension likely prevented the possibility of a glorious Michigan sports year. Should still be fun, though.
|5 weeks 5 days ago||my issue||
my issue with him burning his redshirt is that it leaves us with only 3 RS junior and senior OL in 2018 (presuming they don't get any more in 2015 which seems like the present assumption). That means we are in essentially the same place we are now with OL experience, which isn't great. Hopefully the decision to play Cole means they go after one or two more in 2015.
|7 weeks 5 days ago||Back to the Future II references?!||
Back to the Future II references?! Sold!
|8 weeks 3 days ago||homebrewed Saison||
did a split batch with different yeasts. One with brett probably needs a bit more time.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||Listened to Ressurection by||
Listened to Ressurection by Common today and it is definitely near the top of my list.
|10 weeks 4 days ago||Agreed||
It seemed so impossible at the time, being down 17(?) with 8 or so minutes left. I remember a guy next to me saying we still had a chance and the rest of us being utterly dismissive.
One of the most exciting things in sports, for me at least, is a when a great player transcends, and Braylon did just that.
|15 weeks 6 days ago||hmmm||
maybe he meant Natty Ice?
|21 weeks 3 days ago||GRIII got plenty of side ball screens and curl||
GRIII got plenty of side ball screens and curl screens that opened up all those elbow jumpers he took. I think the scenario you present was more true last year, as he got a decent amount of sets tailored to his game this year
|21 weeks 3 days ago||Interesting topic||
In GRIII's case, I never really understood his perceived preference to play "SF", because in Beilein's offense there is no SF. There are two guards (1 & 2), two wings (3 & 4), and a big (5). So basically the 3 and 4 in Beilein's offense play similar roles, out on the perimeter. The only difference between the two wings is that one guards the other teams 4, which is what GRIII had to do.
Was that preventing him from showing his potential? Maybe he thought it made him look a little smaller cause he had to rebound against bigger players? I dunno.
For Horford, he has more of a case to me, because there really is no back-to-the-basket post game in the offense. I don't necessarily think he is gonna turn into Tim Duncan by going to a different offense, but if he thinks that's where his strength lies and he doesn't get to do it in games, let alone work on it in practice, then I see where he's coming from.
Wish 'em both the best though.
|21 weeks 6 days ago||Hearing about his little brother getting recruited||
Hearing about his little brother getting recruited is a real "I'm old" moment for me. I remember when that little rugrat was running around Yost with his little buddies back in the day. Man, JMFJ was a monster. good memories.
|23 weeks 8 hours ago||seconded||
A real "we aren't in Kansas anymore" moment for the program, in my estimation.
|25 weeks 6 days ago||Some context||
I understand where this tired argument comes from, but without the context that is the revenue that football players generate, any list of their compensation is meaningless.
According to Forbes, Michigan Football had $85M in revenue in 2011-2012. If you figure that each scholarship player gets $100,000 in scholarships/room/board which seems high but I will go with it, together they receive $8.5M in compensation or 10% of the revenue. NFL players receive around 50%.
Maybe some macroeconomist can chime in and say if receiving 10% of the revenue you generate is pretty standard in the workplace but it certainly is low compared to the professional sports leagues.
|29 weeks 6 days ago||Yeah, I learned about this one time back in high||
Yeah, I learned about this one time back in high school when I told my pops that some friends and I were going to go ball down at the park. He didn't know I was talking about hoops...
|31 weeks 3 days ago||Cool story, but wouldn't the lander have plummeted||
Cool story, but wouldn't the lander have plummeted down if that scenario was the case?
|31 weeks 6 days ago||some great names||
however, with all do respect to the SBNation author, Dee Liner is clearly the most appropriate name for a defender (he was/is a DL no less!) in recent memory, if not ever.
|33 weeks 4 days ago||I know||
It was said with tongue in cheek. I just like his enthusiasm on the bench.
|33 weeks 4 days ago||McGary return schedule||
Is there any update on Mitch's expected return date because I am a little concerned about losing our All-American quality hype man. He is clearly the reason behind our recent success.
|35 weeks 10 hours ago||as for his "quotable" nature||
when do assistant coaches (excluding coordinators) every get interviewed or attend press conferences?
|41 weeks 1 day ago||It all makes sense now||
They must have slashed the referee budget in favor of pregame festivities.
|49 weeks 5 days ago||I mean||
he was 17th in the AL in slug pct. this year after being 7th last year. He might be a little overpaid, but he's no slouch.
|1 year 5 days ago||I believe it was reported that Magnuson came on||
I believe it was reported that Magnuson came on the field briefly while Lewan was shaking off an injury, but didn't take a snap. What I don't know is if that means he would still be the 2nd string right tackle or if that would be Braden
|1 year 2 weeks ago||That home schedule.||
That home schedule. Lulz.
|1 year 8 weeks ago||dinner spot||
for dinner, try l'ardoise, near the Vendome. reasonable prix fixe menu that was outstanding.
|1 year 9 weeks ago||Frankly, I think the role he played last year||
Frankly, I think the role he played last year (corner 3's, cutting to the hoop, cleaning up around the rim) pretty well matched his strengths. Hopefully he will diversify his game a bit more for this year, but I think it's inaccurate to say he was held back last year by his position.
|1 year 23 weeks ago||Exactly||
People reacting emotionally to sporting events, which in the grand scheme of things are quite trivial, is ironic and thus often amusing. We are not laughing at serious human suffering, after all.
|1 year 23 weeks ago||You missed that one||
It took me a couple viewings myself to see what Ace was referring to so I get why you did not understand. He was referring to the Syracuse mascot, who flopped over after the play.
|1 year 26 weeks ago||To the Kenpoms||
We have been a top 5 offense all year according to Kenpom and there are questions about the effectiveness of our offensive structure?
You ask why we don't "leverage the post to open up the perimeter". Beilein's offense does the opposite, by opening up cuts and drives to the lane with the threat of the 3-point shot. Seems to be working pretty well, no?
|1 year 26 weeks ago||This was a good strategy||
This move did work 70% of the time, but the REAL trick was starting at an icing face-off circle, skating across the goal mouth, and slotting in at the back post when the goalie couldn't keep up. That baby worked 100% of the time.
|1 year 30 weeks ago||I would like to take this||
I would like to take this moment to thank the heavens for Lewan's return. Imagine doing this thought exercise without him penciled in.
|1 year 31 weeks ago||I'm no expert||
But I think the hairstyle was just a fade, and not a high top fade, no? Whatever it was, I loved it in combination with the throwbacks.