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|9 hours 18 min ago||Unfortunate, but a helluva||
Unfortunate, but a helluva way to go out.
|9 hours 23 min ago||MAAR OUTRAGE! on the court.||
on the court.
|1 day 10 hours ago||Today? or on signing day?||
Today? or on signing day?
|2 days 18 hours ago||Fat, drunk and stupid is no||
Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life son.
|3 days 22 hours ago||If a couple had a new large||
If a couple had a new large house in the nicest neighborhood with two new luxury cars and a new swimming pool only to find out they were massively in debt, would you say they were struggling to balance their checkbook? I have no sympathy for colleges that can't run a non-profit organization to break even when there is plenty of money floating around.
|1 week 5 hours ago||I guess patience will have to||
I guess patience will have to wait for the next generation.
|1 week 9 hours ago||You have to love this quote||
You have to love this quote from a College President:
"Nor is it primarily a matter for the NCAA, which is more a cause of than a solution to the problem of athletics in American higher education."
|1 week 1 day ago||This was my first thought,||
This was my first thought, would the DOJ (which does have investigative power and resources) look into how this vote happened. If so, at the very least the corrupt efforts of the SEC and part of the ACC would at least probably become public with proof. That would be rich!
|1 week 1 day ago||Turtles for everyone.||
Turtles for everyone.
|1 week 1 day ago||Well, sure, because you're,||
Well, sure, because you're, like a wolf. man.
|2 weeks 4 days ago||“I’ve not heard that — you’re||
“I’ve not heard that — you’re the first one that’s told me that,” he said. “But he’s not afraid to do things different, I’ll give him that. I wasn’t afraid to do some things differently as well. But he follows the rules."
Got to love the final sentence of this quote by Spurrier about Harbaugh.
|3 weeks 5 hours ago||How could we get this far and||
How could we get this far and not mention Hoke turning the tide and getting jerseys to sell like hotcakes in Ohio.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||It's all corrupt. The whole||
It's all corrupt. The whole thing is corrupt!!! Burn it all.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||I know, I know. I heard you||
I know, I know. I heard you can go blind from soap poisoning so I make this comment with severe gravity. But if Harbaugh wins multiple national titles and reforms college sports in the process, with the coaching tree he has created, I know he would leave Michigan in great shape for the future.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I actually think he likes the||
I actually think he likes the challenge of winning the proper way. I bet he would love nothing more than to beat a few SEC teams in route to winning multiple National titles. In the process trying to clean up the travesty the NCAA gas become. If he does all that maybe he goes back to the NFL. If so, fine.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Signed it. What can it hurt,||
Signed it. What can it hurt, and if it helps...
|3 weeks 4 days ago||WHAT THE FUCK IS GOING ON IN||
WHAT THE FUCK IS GOING ON IN THAT BUILDING?!?!
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Then kick him in the hoo-ha.||
Then kick him in the hoo-ha.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Magnus, I didn't say the only||
Magnus, I didn't say the only reason and you know that. You are wrong on this one because you chose the contrarian position. Your choice, but don't resort to the same tactics you accuse others of doing when they are wrong.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Someone needs to go kick Mark||
Someone needs to go kick Mark Emmert in the balls.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||There are infiinte ways to||
There are infiinte ways to build relationships, but satellite camps were a great way to do it that benefited pretty much everyone involved.
Regarding Washingto & Davis, they may have committed before the camps were actually held, but (at least for Davis for sure) they committed most likely after the head coach at Prattville knew and agreed to the camps. Again, relationships.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||I think your conclusion that||
I think your conclusion that these camps did not help last year is a bit short sighted and wrong. Everyone will agree that recruiting is about building up long term relationships with key programs across the country. You may not see the immediate result in one year, but benefits will come over time.
Regarding the short term benefit, look at the number of players Michigan is already gaining interest in from Alabama and Florida after just one year of satellite camps. Washington & Davis (already on campus) and Woods (committed but not signed) from Alabama is more in a two year period than I have seen in my history of following Michigan.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||What value does the NCAA get||
What value does the NCAA get from capitulating to the SEC and southern half of the ACC? I don't see the real benefit.
The B1G has just as many fans who spend just as much money. All of the data over the years continues to support this despite the dramatic shifts in population regions over the past 20 - 30 years. If anything, the NCAA should be doing what it can to maintain competitive football in the B1G footprint.
The B1G (minus OSU) and PAC12 (minus USC & Oregon) need to really ramp up the public dialog about illegal recruiting tactics and see what pressure they can create to get a make up call on this satellite decision.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||I completely agree defensive||
I completely agree defensive technique and execution can be taught, but you have to have players who want to learn and are motivated to perform. That's were I see the big disconnect in who Beilein favors as a recruit. If you can play great defensive while being a great offensive player Beilein will be happy, but in general Beilein is more likely to pick the higher upside offensive player with defensive "weaknesses" than the defensive stalwart who needs to learn offense.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||You assume the Power Five||
You assume the Power Five conferences are going to agree...you know, on things like satellite camps, spring break practice locations and what not.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||I disagree about hiring||
I disagree about hiring someone becuase they have a history of being on teams with good defensives. Almost all teams play combinations and variations of zone and man during a season or game, even often times switching things up play to play. Playing good defense in basketball is as much about the people you recruit as it is about general philosophy and coaching ability. I don't think that will mix well with Beilein's recruiting strategy which focuses more on offensive skill set. No reason to bring someone in who is not going to be on the same page as the head coach when it comes to recruits.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||For those that want more||
For those that want more night games, I would like to hear the reasons for this. I have yet to hear a well articulated explination as to why some people prefer night games.
I hear lot's of comments about other teams doing it and Michigan should get with the times, but none of those are tangible reasons why Michigan should have more night games.
Please do not include any comments about being better for recruiting. That is up to the coaches and they would push for more if they really thought it mattered.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||I focused on Bobby Henderson||
I focused on Bobby Henderson while he was in the game and I thought he did well as a blocking back.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||I'm Rick James,||
I'm Rick James, Bitch.
Obligatory for anyone old enough to remember.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||But what is the source of||
But what is the source of that evidence, and can it be dis-credited? This is the problem of how the relationship between the NCAA and the shcools is set up.
In Michigan's situation the FBI came along and said "Michigan, we were investigating this guy and we have rock solid evidence that you have a problem and this info will become public".
In UNC's situation an indivudal or gorup of individuals have said "UNC has been cheating and we have info to prove it".
There is a huge difference between those two scenarios.
UNC can weigh the options of: can the evidence be dis-credited, can the individuals bringing the data forward be dis-credited, can they create a credible PR campaign to refute it, what leverage will the NCAA actually have?