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|3 days 11 hours ago||Fun fact||
My phone is trolling me with that feature, as I will now demonstrate by typing a name.
Brady Hoke is a very innovative and visionary offensive mind.
|4 days 20 hours ago||I was terrified this was Coach Schiano||
Sorry man, if you end up here, but the thought of Greg Schiano in a Michigan polo makes my skin crawl, and I puke a little in my mouth
|6 days 11 hours ago||I thought Saban and Les were already making more||
At least IIRC there were a few guys in the 6 million a year range at that time
|6 days 18 hours ago||Did you know||
That if you twist one of your e's into a u, and the other into an h, your name is an anagram of Harbaugh?
|6 days 19 hours ago||Nah||
Still more work in college. Acquiring players is just a much more time consuming task in CFB than it is in the NFL.
|6 days 19 hours ago||Sorry if this is out of line, but here's some wild ass speculati||
This feels like the kind of article that gets written when some big wig see's the "48 Million Dollar" report on TV and calls the office saying "I just saw an obscenely large number next to a dollar sign on Sportscenter, get the sports econ dude on this!" which then causes him to get on real quick and stretch 2 regurgitated talking points into an article because there isn't any real sports econ story here.
Not that he's necessarily wrong, Harbaugh might stay in the NFL for those reasons, it just seems lazily written and out of this guys wheelhouse
|1 week 1 day ago||P.J. Fleck is the name you were looking for||
Row the dang boat
|1 week 3 days ago||How much does he put into the dolphins?||
It's not like owning an NFL team is cheap
|1 week 3 days ago||Too smart for his own good?||
Christ you sound like Skip Bayless with that
|1 week 5 days ago||Don't diss Wet Herrera||
The greatest coach in the history of organized sports
|1 week 5 days ago||They are 20 million over the cap next year||
So they take this team, which is already relatively old and not that good, and dump 20 million in salary, plus either the money to pay their picks or the picks themselves in the draft.
They are going to win maybe 7 games then have to flat out cut starters this off season. They are a tire fire
|1 week 6 days ago||I can see it now||
"Jim, before I take this job, there's one thing I absolutely have to do. I'm gonna need your plane, I'm going to need the entirety of my contract, in full, in non sequential peso's, 20 pounds of rotel and velveeta, and one of those bomb suits. Yeah, like from the hurt locker"
|1 week 6 days ago||He's a GIANT improvement defensively||
going from the worst OF in the game to Cespedes is a huge upgrade, and he's at least as good offensively as Hunter
|1 week 6 days ago||That might be bullshit||
He's not coming to Michigan, but New Orleans is going to be a trainwreck next year, and he's just watching it slowly crash. It wouldn't absolutely shock me if he took another NFL job because he doesnt' want to be stuck in rebuild mode
|1 week 6 days ago||Yes||
It was 3. You can get Simon's production off the damn scrap heap, you don't need to be trading players for it.
|1 week 6 days ago||He's hot ass garbage||
He was incredibly lucky over the first half of last year, he's much more the guy who had a 4.5 era in the second half of the year. That is hot ass garbage in the NL.
|1 week 6 days ago||Was Harbaugh at Stanford for 11 years?||
Or are you just gonna ignore that part of it?
|2 weeks 1 day ago||You could make it about the product too||
They have been extra terrible lately. The fact that they even published the Dr. Football bullshit shows where they are
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Much like the 49'ers O-line||
I failed to properly execute, and have double posted.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||O-line regression is probably the biggest culprit||
They went from being probably the best unit in football to not very good at all in a year. Without that killer run game defenses have been able to key in on Kaepernick, and though he's a very good QB, he's not in the class of guys who can beat you even if you gameplan entirely around stopping them.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||To steal a line from PFT_Commenter||
this is about teling not speling smh
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Sorry||
But local papers aren't going to stop covering a coaching search at a Michigan out of common courtesy.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I follow him on Twitter||
It's absolutely fascinating. He's not dumb, he's fairly well versed in like, the space program, he's relatively religious, he has a warped up in depth knowledge of history.
Like, one second he's saying how ridiculous it is that someone thinks we faked the moon landing, and his next tweet is about how aliens built the pyramids.
|3 weeks 18 hours ago||Stephen Ross doesn't either||
I'll be he's got some say though. Just because you don't have a job title doesn't mean you have zero influence on the decisions made by the university, and there are ways to buy that influence other than cash.
|3 weeks 18 hours ago||I was at the Oregon game||
It wasn't all sunshine and fucking rainbows
|3 weeks 18 hours ago||He's not Hoke||
He's Ferentz. If you gave Ferentz what Harbaugh left Shaw, I'm convinced the exact same thing would have happened. Terrible game manager, archaic offense. It works if you can absolutely destroy up front, which Ferentz has been able to do every 3 or 4 years when he develops a full O-line together, and Shaw had when he was left with what remained of the Harbaugh O-lineman, but it's not a great strategy.
Shaw isn't a bad coach, and he could probably get Michigan to be what Nebraska was under Pelini due to the slight recruiting advantage he would have over Ferentz, but I'm not thrilled about hiring a guy who probably has a ceiling of what just got Nebraska's coach fired.
|3 weeks 18 hours ago||The lid won't be as tight||
It just can't be, there are too many moving parts in a coaching search. No one outside of Schembechler hall and the search firm Hackett has been talking to needed to know about this news, and even then he could have kept his forays into looking for a coach vague enough that no one would come forward as a strong source.
This is different though, you're going to have to have much more direct conversations with interested parties, and those parties are well outside of Hackett's control at the moment. Harbaugh, Miles, Mullen, every candidate he talks to that would seriously consider the job is going to tell someone. Whether that be Harbaugh or Miles talking it over with family/friends to try to come to a decision or Mullen going to his AD to see if he can't get a contract to match what Michigan is willing to pony up, there will be loose ends that can't be tied off.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||The results are in!||
And it looks like the Michigan faithful have elected.... The muppets..... The muppets are going to coach Michigan....
Animal would be a hell of a recruiting coordinator. He's basically a slightly more hairy Coach O.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Schiano is literally last on my list||
Like, I'm reaching out to Howard Schnellenberger before Schiano.
He might be ahead of O'Neal, actually.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||What was that old nickname for the big ten?||
Big 2, little 8? Remember that?
Take out the stuff before forward passing was invented and Nebraska is on even footing with Michigan.