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|4 hours 16 min ago||Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm....cupc||
|22 hours 3 min ago||Like school on Thanksgiving.||
Like school on Thanksgiving.
A turkey with no class.
|23 hours 17 min ago||To me it's pretty simple and||
To me it's pretty simple and can actually be explained. When playing sports you try to repeat a motion and move through different periods of focus. There will be times you get really focused and also feel the perfection of a repeated movement. You then repeat that perfected movement as many times as possible in a row while maintaining focus. Boom, your hot streak. Then, you either lose some focus or you change something which prevents you from repeating the perfect motion. End of hot streak.
|2 days 7 hours ago||Apparently UNC's athletic||
Apparently UNC's athletic department took Chris Carter's advice.
"You always have to have a fall guy".
|5 days 45 min ago||Yeah, that's what she said.||
Yeah, that's what she said.
|1 week 1 day ago||Isn't it Floyd of Rosedale?||
Isn't it Floyd of Rosedale? If you are going to pick an obscure rivalry, get it right!
|1 week 3 days ago||So MeanJoe, what exactly were||
So MeanJoe, what exactly were your intentions for that back tire once you caught the four wheeler? Hmmmmmmm.....
|1 week 5 days ago||I don't know if Emtman was||
I don't know if Emtman was the best, but he had a hell of a game against Michigan in the Rose Bowl. Russell Maryland gets forgotten because there was so much talent around him, but man did he anchor the interior of that great Miami defense. He was a disrupter also, not just a plugger. For a single season it would be hard to not pick Suh. He was killing people.
|1 week 5 days ago||Alright so check this out. A||
Alright so check this out. A friend of mine, just got back from dinner with some of his friends. He eats dinner early.
A friend of my friend, happens to have very insidery insider connections with "folks in the know" at the university. He gave my friend quite the nugget, packed with juice. The players were not receiving the highest level of coaching last year.
However, only the most inside of Michigan insiders know this. Including my friend of course, who told me. It'll be going public quite soon, I assure you. You'll all be depressed peckers when the news breaks.
All props to the wiener which is spicy named Carlos.
|1 week 6 days ago||I have not seen it in person||
I have not seen it in person (only pictures and on TV) but I think their stadium is unique and part of who they are. It is old, antiquated, and an eye-sore but it has been that way long enough, why change it now?
I have always liked the fact you can see all of the lights at night from the outside. Looks like an oil rig.
|2 weeks 5 hours ago||Let's say your general cutoff||
Let's say your general cutoff is the Barry Sanders era since he is the oldest person on this list. Here are just a few names to consider:
Jonathon Ogden - OT - UCLA
Tim Brown - WR - ND
Rocket Ismail - WR - ND
Michael Irvin - WR - Miami
Peyton Manning - QB - Tennessee
Ty - Detmer - QB - BYU
Russell Maryland - DT - Maryland
Jerome Brown - DT - Maryland
Steve Emtman - DT - Washington
Marvin Jones - LB - FSU
Derrick Brooks - LB - FSU
Derrick Thomas - LB - Alabama
Deion Sanders - DB - FSU
Ronnie Lott - DB - USC
Mark Carrier - DB - USC
Ed Reed - DB - Miami
Sean Taylor - DB - Miami
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I have three all from the||
I have three all from the same basic era of Big Ten basketball. Steve Smith, Jimmy Jackson, Glenn Robinson. All three were so silky smooth and hit big shots. They were fun to watch. As long as they were not playing against Michigan, I would secretly be hoping they had big games. All three also had middling NBA careers which earns them a little sympathy.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||I used the wrong term becuase||
I used the wrong term becuase I was supposed to be paying attention in a meeting. I was not trying to compare absolute number of scholarships, that 's why I used the incorrect term of per capita. The easy math (as you pointed out) shows that not to be true.
What is true, and was my intended point: as a percentage (number of potential scholarships per school) there are more opportunities for an athlete to earn a full ride D1 scholarship in basketball than there is in football.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||There are far more layers of||
There are far more layers of sifting to go through for basketball recruiting than football. There are not many kids that are missed by the time you get to the D3 level.
A basic filtering list would be:
D1 elite schools (Duke, UNC, Kentucky,etc)
D1 schools in power conferences (Iowa, Minnesota, Auburn, etc)
D1 schools in non-power conferences (Georgetown, Xavier, SMU, Marquette, Gonzaga, UNLV, etc)
D1 schools in the next tier down (Wichita State, Bradley, Creighton, BYU, etc)
D1 schools in name only (Coppin St, Harvard, Penn, Murray St, etc)
There are over 300 D1 basketball programs vs. @ 120 D1 football programs. Pet capita that is a lot more full scholarships being handed out.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||My comment was not made in||
My comment was not made in the vain of effort or caring. I believe Funchess really was giving his all given his injury. I respect him for that. But I have competed enough to know the difference between someone who has the will to win vs someone who has the will and desire not to lose. They are two different things. You can defeat the soul of someone who has the will to win. You have to kill the person who does not want to lose. I want people who do not want to lose. Combine that with athletic ability and intelligence and you have the truly special players/team.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||At the highest levels of||
At the highest levels of competition you need good athletes to compete, so some of the stars in recruiting matter. That said, I much prefer a team made up of people who have such a will and desire not to lose and are smart enough to figure out how to do it.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||There is sooooo much more to||
There is sooooo much more to that story than just that. Not going into religion here. But, there is a symmetry between the comments he made about Michigan while at Stanford and his return which is very much inline with components of the prodigal son story.
Yes, I'm a religion geek.
|3 weeks 3 days ago||Sometimes it is for||
Sometimes it is for recruiting exposure. Even thought the game is at Michigan it raises the awareness locally.
Sometimes it is to prepare for a certian style. For exmaple Eastern Michigan last year. Their coach is a Boeheim protege so they got a chance to go against a strong match up zone team.
Sometimes it is helping a friend/coach out. Giving the lower tier team the payday and exposure of playing a big time opponent for a former assistant coach or former player turned coach.
I'm sure there are other reasons.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Last time we went to AA we||
Last time we went to AA we stayed in a B&B within walking distance of the stadium. Worked really well. Maybe be a little late to do that now. If so, there are plenty of hotels anfB&B's within easy driving distance where you can still find a room. We have done that as well and parked across the street at Pioneer.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||We have a very open||
We have a very open relationship when it comes to public foliage.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||No kidding!!! I hope my wife||
No kidding!!! I hope my wife says something the next time I try to walk out the door wearing plants of any color.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||That is still a favorite line||
That is still a favorite line of my mother anytime she sees something new. She's 74 now.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||That is not Science. Applied||
That is not Science. Applied to life.
That is Stupidity. Applied to pants.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Sorry. Friday is the only day||
Sorry. Friday is the only day of the week I am allowed to be snarky. I'm supposed to be professional the rest of the time.
+1 back at you.
|3 weeks 6 days ago||Hmmmmmmm 1:50PM exactly. What||
Hmmmmmmm 1:50PM exactly. What could it be? What could it have to do with 150 years? 1:50PM, 150 years. Hmmmmm. 1:50, 150......what could it mean???
|4 weeks 7 hours ago||That's dumb.||
|4 weeks 9 hours ago||Allow myself to||
Allow myself to introduce...myself.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||My first thoughts when I saw||
My first thoughts when I saw the video were the same. Like what I see when he drives and finishes. Despite the accuracy from longer range, I do not like his shot. The release is low, slow, and unprotected (yea, that's what she said). It's going to be easy for people to strip the ball or simply close out too quickly for him to get his shot off with his current motion. Fortunately, he will be coached by Jordan and Beilein. If anyone can fix it, they can. They obviously liked what they saw and think he is coach able based on their direct interaction with him. Good addition.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||Thank you Wolverine||
Thank you Wolverine Historian. I live on your YouTube channel to get through the summer.
|4 weeks 3 days ago||At least you have time to||
At least you have time to replinish the bank account between college expenses.