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|2 days 19 hours ago||flipping a coin is decidely||
flipping a coin is decidely BETTER odds than anything Vegas lets you bet on.
|5 days 13 hours ago||The ankle pick is the best||
The ankle pick is the best takedown. Especially when you also have an effective low single.
|1 week 1 hour ago||That's just not true.||
That's just not true.
|1 week 14 hours ago||Interesting. I knew Kentucky||
Interesting. I knew Kentucky was the meth capital of the world, but I guess they have good ecstasy too...
|1 week 1 day ago||What A-Train said.||
What A-Train said.
|1 week 1 day ago||No I'm saying they are equal.||
No I'm saying they are equal.
|1 week 1 day ago||For non-athletes, yes. For||
For non-athletes, yes. For athletes receiving full scholarships, no.
|1 week 3 days ago||Approaching this as a victory||
Approaching this as a victory is really disgustingly disrespectful to the victims.
I don't care whether the wins should have been revoked, whether they still should be, or anything of the like.
Nothing about this situation should be celebrated.
Fuck penn state.
|2 weeks 4 hours ago||I literally don't know anyone||
I literally don't know anyone who is a buckeye fan in real life, so I feel obligated to tell you: congratulations.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||This reminds me of that time||
This reminds me of that time James Harrison refused to go the White House on the grounds that he was only invited because he won the super bowl...
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Bark bark. I'm in Milwaukee.||
I'm in Milwaukee.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||This is what happens when you||
This is what happens when you hire a to 5 overall (NFL + CFB) coach.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||You've basically nailed the||
You've basically nailed the essence of recruiting (while also making some false conclusions yourself). On the large scale, a greater percentage of 5-star recruits will be very succesful (apply fuzzy logic however you want to quantify "very succesful") than 4 star recruits.
Statistical misconceptions are made WAY too often when it comes to recruiting. Mostly due to anecdotal evidence, small sample sizes, and straw man logic. This is where you see "Glasgow was a GREAT player, and he was a walk-on, therefore, starzzzz are irrelevant). Yes. There are many good walk ons, many good 3 stars, many good 4 stars, many good 5 stars. Can you conclude that star ranking does not matter? No. statistics have shown that the mean performance level of 5 star recruits will be better than that of 4 stars, and same for 4 vs 3, etc...
This does not mean we should be only concerned with star level, for all the reasons you cited. Recruiting sites try and quantify something that is extremely difficult to quantify, and definitely cant capture all the heuristic variables present in evaluating the potential of a football recruit.
Conclusion: I cant fucking wait til football season.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||9-4 including bowl game.||
9-4 including bowl game.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||not to mention||
not to mention the possibility he enters the draft early. Taylor Lewan staying for his senior season despite being a projected first rounder was the exception to the rule.
If Cole continues to improve and is projected in the first one or two rounds after his senior (or junior) season, the redshirt he didn't get may not matter one iota.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||It's different when you live||
It's different when you live here.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Yeah, when you live here that||
Yeah, when you live here that perceived rivalry makes them never shut up.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Fuck the badgers. Their fans||
Fuck the badgers. Their fans are insufferable. Partly because they are also all insufferable packer fans.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Auburn by 35||
Auburn by 35
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Claiming a guy who has played||
Claiming a guy who has played in zero games for Michigan will rush for over 1000 yards behind a line that has been an embarrassment for years isn't bold?
|3 weeks 5 days ago||But you are failing to||
But you are failing to recognize the HARBAUGH factor. If we lose to Oregon state at home I will eat a lemon on the internet.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||You're that down on Harbaugh?||
You're that down on Harbaugh? One game improvement from this past year? I think I'd like to ask you to leave.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||I don't like your prediction.||
I don't like your prediction.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Ty Isaac will put up the best||
Ty Isaac will put up the best running stats of any Michigan running back in the past 7 years.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Colin Kaepernick isn't||
Colin Kaepernick isn't exactly a pocket quarterback.
I'd give my left arm to see Gardner get four years under Harbaugh, rather than 3 completely divergent offensive coordinators.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Interesting part at the end||
Interesting part at the end about him being a good recruiter because he is a good evaluator of talent rather than just a star chaser.
Compare that description to the general consensus about Urban Meyer if you wish to do so...
|4 weeks 31 min ago||The Harbaugh bump.||
The Harbaugh bump.
|4 weeks 59 min ago||While I am not technically a||
While I am not technically a statistician, I am a quality engineer, so I work almost exclusively with statistics.
I would suggest that this type of situation is not appropriate for statistical analysis, due to all the moving parts and qualitative details.
Heuristic approaches would be better and it is clear that hiring a rockstar coach will improve recruiting. therefore: let's all get excited.
|4 weeks 17 hours ago||So have we all forgotten that||
So have we all forgotten that Ty Isaac is on the roster next year?
|4 weeks 18 hours ago||The point is that he was||
The point is that he was responding to the comment that Roman "was not the OC during Stanford's GOOD years."
He was, in fact, the OC during Stanford's good years.