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|1 hour 57 min ago||Are you the youngest FBS||
Are you the youngest FBS assistant? You’re among the youngest.
“I don’t know. That’s your guy’s job.”
Jay Harbaugh is my new hero.
|16 hours 23 min ago||I was living in Austin, TX||
I was living in Austin, TX when I met my now MGoWife. Our first date she found out I worked for a Minnesota based company and she clearly let me know she would never move there. She had only lived in California and Austin. Our first five years of marriage she made it abundantly clear we would never move to Minnesota. When I finally broached the idea of moving to Minnesota the answer was no way. We sat down and talked about what was most important to our family and I suggested we take a trip to check it out. She just survived her first winter ever and loves it here.
|3 days 23 hours ago||so long farewell auf||
so long farewell auf wiedersehen goodbye
|4 days 3 hours ago||Ok. and I'll hold you to||
Ok. and I'll hold you to holding me.
|4 days 4 hours ago||I can't imagine Harbaugh will||
I can't imagine Harbaugh will using "or" on the depth chart. If you win the position for that week, you win it. Doesn't mean you will be there next week, but it will not be "or".
|4 days 4 hours ago||Didn't Michigan almost always||
Didn't Michigan almost always win the time of possesion battle? It doesn't matter if you hold the ball for 8 minutes if you allow the other team to score in 2 minutes.
|4 days 4 hours ago||I agree an offense can help a||
I agree an offense can help a defense, but a defense also needs to stand on it's own merits as well. A poor offense does not account for the paltry rate of turnovers generated or the low number of sacks when there was plenty of depth to rotate player to keep them fresh.
|5 days 17 hours ago||The team played hard tonight,||
The team played hard tonight, but I continue to wonder when was the last time Michigan truly won a critical game. Since losing in the National Championship game, it seems when all the marbles are really on the line, Michigan keeps coming up short no matter how hard they play. Sigh...
|1 week 1 hour ago||I love the photo of Coach||
I love the photo of Coach Jackson. Kind of a "I'm interested in what you have to ask, but it better be good" look.
|1 week 3 hours ago||If he has all this money to||
If he has all this money to promote the idea, why doesn't he just pay to do it himself? Then he can watch it anytime he wants and the rest of us never have to hear about it again.
|1 week 2 days ago||You can't have a Micigan team||
You can't have a Michigan team without Ann B. Davis on it. She cleans up on the glass.
|1 week 3 days ago||It took you two years to sign||
It took you two years to sign up for an account and you did it on Christmas Day? I don't know why, but I find that interesting.
|1 week 3 days ago||$13M is a nice start to an||
$13M is a nice start to an endowment to fund coaching salaries.
|1 week 3 days ago||Don't make me go copy and||
Don't make me go copy and paste a bunch of other useless info to keep supporting my argument!!!
|1 week 3 days ago||This doesn't make the season||
This doesn't make the season look any better....sigh.
|1 week 4 days ago||Five per game not per half||
Five per game not per half you say? Okay, if I wasn't male, I would admit I was wrong. Instead, I'm going to copy and paste a bunch of stuff from the NCAA rulebook. Deal with that!
Art. 3. In games not involving electronic media and also those with typed Internet
coverage but without audio or video broadcast, the timeout format shall be:
a. Four 75-second timeouts and two 30-second timeouts for each team per
b. The four 75-second timeouts may be used at any time.
c. The two 30-second timeouts may be used at any time.
d. A player or a coach from the same team may request successive 30-second
1. When successive timeouts are granted, players are permitted to sit on
their bench only when the request has been made in advance.
2. When successive 30-second timeouts are granted, a warning signal
shall be sounded 15 seconds before the expiration of the final 30-
e. When there is an extra period(s), each team shall be entitled to one extra 75-
second timeout per extra period in addition to any timeouts it has not used
1. The extra timeout shall not be granted until after the ball becomes live
to begin the extra period(s).
f. Cheerleaders and mascots are permitted on the playing court only during a
full timeout or an intermission.
g. Bands/amplified music are permitted to play or be played only during
any timeout or intermission.
Art. 4. In games involving electronic media (i.e., radio, television, or Internet audio
or visual broadcast), when the electronic-media format calls for at least three
electronic-media timeouts in either half, the following shall be in effect:
(TELEVISION, RADIO OR INTERNET AUDIO OR VISUAL BROADCAST MUST
BE PRESENT TO USE THIS ELECTRONIC-MEDIA TIMEOUT FORMAT.)
a. When television is employed, there shall be four electronic-media timeouts
in each half. These electronic-media timeouts shall occur at the first dead
ball after the 16-, 12-, 8- and 4-minute marks when the game clock is
1. The first timeout requested by either team in the second half shall
become the length of a timeout called for by the electronic-media
2. When the first timeout requested by either team in the second half is
granted and creates the first dead ball after one of the 16-, 12-, 8- or 4-
minute marks, the electronic-media timeouts for those specified times
shall occur after the next dead ball.
Note: For NCAA Division I tournament games, the men’s or women’s
Division I basketball committee may make the first team-called timeout in
both halves an electronic-media timeout.
b. When radio or Internet audio or visual broadcast is being used, electronicmedia
timeouts shall occur at the first dead ball after the 16-, 12-, 8- and 4-
minute marks or after the 15-, 10- and 5-minute marks, when the game clock
is stopped, depending on the electronic-media agreement.
1. The first timeout requested by either team in the second half shall be 75
seconds long or longer when called for by the electronic-media agreement.
2. When the electronic-media agreement calls for fewer than three
electronic-media timeouts in one half, these electronic-media timeouts
shall occur at the first dead ball after the minute marks specified by
the electronic-media agreement.
c. Each team shall be entitled to four timeouts, 30 seconds each in length.
d. Each team may carry up to three 30-second timeouts into the second half.
e. Each team shall be entitled to one 60-second timeout that may be used any
time during the game.
1. No conference shall be permitted to extend the 60-second timeout by
electronic-media agreement in electronic-media games.
f. A player or a coach from the same team may request successive 30-second
1. When these successive timeouts are granted, players shall be allowed
to sit on their bench only when the request has been made in advance.
2. When successive 30-second timeouts are granted, a warning horn
shall be sounded 15 seconds before the expiration of the final 30-
g. Unused 30-second team timeouts from the second half may be used in extra
|1 week 4 days ago||Soooooooooooo...did you get||
Soooooooooooo...did you get kicked out of practice too?
|1 week 4 days ago||I'm curious, in what small||
I'm curious, in what small way do your thoughts differ?
|1 week 4 days ago||Agreed. Fouling to trade||
Agreed. Fouling to trade shots is a tactic. The problem is when you have to cut to commercial break every freakin foul.
Three changes and all is solved:
1) Instead of 5 timeouts per half. You get five for the whole game. Save them all for the end or burn em as you go, I don't care. All timeouts are 60 seconds. And enforce the actual time of the time out. Refs are very slow in forcing the teams back on to the court in a timely manner for a multitude of reasons.
2) No more offiical intiated reviews. Coaches get one review request per game. Let the coaches choose if they really want to use it to try and get the flagarant called on an opposing player or just in case they need it to reverse a blown out of bounds call at the end of the game.
3) Limited number of commercial breaks per half. The idea that you go to a commercial break for anything other than a timeout with less than four minutes left in the game is ridiculous.
|1 week 4 days ago||Calipari & Williams would||
Calipari & Williams would have failed miserably. That's not a knock against them. As coaches, their best skill set is taking excessive amounts of talent and blending it together into a winning team.
Pitino & Coach K would have at least had them playing hard and would have utilized each individual's strengths.
I don't think any of the four could have had them playing hard and developed the in-season improvement Beilein did.
|1 week 4 days ago||Maybe not for casual fans,||
Maybe not for casual fans, but I played the game and I truly enjoyed watching this team play. They played really hard every minute of every game. Seldom were they flat blown out. Could you imagine the record Thad Matta, Tom Izzo, or Tom Creen would have had with this team? They wouldn't have even sniffed a .500 overall record or an 8-10 record in the B1G.
|1 week 4 days ago||Ace, I'm sorry, but you have||
Ace, I'm sorry, but you have been way off base about this season in your last two posts. It's not something to run away from and wish never happened. Sometimes you have seasons where key people are injured and getting the parts in place is a work in progress. If the team had tanked or given up, I'd agree with you.
|1 week 4 days ago||Oh well, proud of the season||
Oh well, proud of the season they had. Much to look forward to next year.
|1 week 4 days ago||I'm old school so my list for||
I'm old school so my list for basketball consist of: Duke, UNC, MSU, Indiana, OSU, Purdue, Illinois and Iowa.
|1 week 5 days ago||To be fair, it was a blow out||
To be fair, it was a blow out game and if I was forced to watch Pac12 basketball every night, I would go on a lot of tangents.
|1 week 6 days ago||I just knew when we got all||
I just knew when we got all this technology it would only ever be used to improve the world.
|2 weeks 3 hours ago||Everything you've said is||
Everything you've said is bred from familiarity. If you watch the same team every game, of course, you are going to start to nitpick. But that is a big mistake to make with a coach like Beilein. He is truly an elite coach, and the voice I take most seriously when it comes to that input is that of his peers. Repeatedly, Beilein is one of the first names mentioned by his peers as being one of the best.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Beneducci & Hardwick - those||
Beneducci & Hardwick - those sound like good fullback names.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Mike Cox mde it to the NFL.||
Mike Cox mde it to the NFL. Just because he wasn't great at Michigan doesn't mean he wasn't a great back. #Coachingsigh...yes, sarcasm
|2 weeks 3 days ago||There are a few nice B&B's||
There are a few nice B&B's within reasonable walking distance of the stadium. That's what my wife & I did the last time we were in town and it worked out really well.