"Northwestern fans can be both heartened and disheartened by the loss to Minnesota just like how nineteenth-century resurrectionists were heartened when they pried a heart from a freshly-buried corpse and then disheartened it when they sold it to a disreputable anatomist."
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|7 hours 16 min ago||Boogie!||
"Get on up on the floor / Cuz we're gonna boogie oogie oogie / Till you just can't boogie no more (boogie) / Boogie no more…"
Yes! Go Blue!
|1 week 10 hours ago||Hope they break out the blue||
Hope they break out the blue pants on the regular basis--with the home or road jersey. Great alternate look...
|1 week 1 day ago||Better to win an ugly slog||
Better to win an ugly slog than to lose one. Gardner was a true leader. out there Seeing him scream at the D near the end to hold that lead was moving. Glad too that the attendance was a legit 113,000. However you feel about DB and Hoke--and I have a negative regard for both--the team needed that.
|2 weeks 2 hours ago||To hell with Notre Dame||
Go Blue! I hope we break a foot off in that ass.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||This may be the silliest||
This may be the silliest thing I've ever read here.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Diesel out of a glass pipe.||
Diesel out of a glass pipe. Nothing fancy like a vape.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||How can a fat man get so many girls?||
Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||High quality weed!||
High quality weed!
|2 weeks 5 days ago||I'm stuck in 1979||
I'm stuck in '79
It's a crime
It's so, so blind!
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Go Blue!||
|3 weeks 23 hours ago||I used some on my precious||
I used some on my precious Mgopoints to neg Civproprof. Seriously, man? Aside from the fact that we've gotten buried by non-powerhouses Utah and Minnesota and have shown no signs of competing with either dread rival lying in wait, you can't kool-aid away the negligence of Hoke in looking after his player's safety. And that statement is appalling. No mention at all of the concussion? And Shane could barely walk BEFORE the concussion and they left him in. After the concussion they left him in for what, 2 plays? then SENT HIM BACK IN.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Brandon is leaking this||
Brandon is leaking this because of those "Fire Brandon" chants yesterday. This is about him saving his own job ("I'm working on getting you the coach of your dreams!"). And yes, the top of my skull would blow off my head if we could bring in a Super Bowl champion coach--and one who has shown himself to have a strong ethical sense--to get this tire fire turned around.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Ha! I know what's happening||
Ha! I know what's happening here and no way am I clicking that. But Carlos Spicyweiner's doppleganger is a-okay in my book.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||The entire rational Hoke||
The entire rational Hoke gives for not wearing a headset is so that he can "coach up the kids"--that clap-clap, butt-slap, "Let's go, fellas" thing he does every week. So he can't see that his quarterback is hobbling around on a bad leg and that he was ineffective before injuring himself? Hoke can't see his player take a shot to the chin and then stumble into a teammate who had to prop Morris up to keep him from falling to the turf? Hoke can't see those teammates signalling for medical attention? Then he fucking sends him BACK OUT ONTO THE FIELD rather than take a time out when Bellomy couldn't find his helmet? Disclaimer: I actually had Shane in a class I taught last summer--I can't help but be enraged by this.
Another troubling thing--while I don't condone fighting on the field in most instances, it bothers me that not one of Morris' teammates thought to take it to Mr Minnesota Cheap Shot. For all Hoke's blather about toughness the team accepts dirty hits to teammates as passively as they accept losing. That's on Hoke too.
I can't help but think now of that post on what opposing coaches had to say about the team in the Athlon Michigan write-up. Every one suggested incompetence at the top. I wrote it off at the time, but yeah...
|3 weeks 1 day ago||You think we're a top 20 defense||
After watching us give up 30 points and get carved up by Cobb? This, after making Utah's O look great? Okay, whatever. Seems like your Kool-aid is laced with opiates to me, but hey, I hope it feels good.
|3 weeks 1 day ago||Forget it||
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Coaching malpractice||
I thought Hoke's hiring was questionable, but he won me over with the "This is Michigan, fergodsakes" speech. Then we went 11-2, and I thought we had our own Tressel. But after years of steadily declining returns, and now arriving at the point of having no hope of beating any team with a pulse--getting blown out by the likes of Utah and Minnesota--complaints of Hoke doubters I thought petty I can now see as serious problems. That he spends the entire game engaged in "cheerleader-in-chief" clapping and butt-slapping. The refusal to wear a headset. The non-answer/platitude/drivel press conferences. When we see a team that never makes adjustments, that always looks slow in every facet of the game--mentally and physically--a team that alway looks undisciplined, that never shows any fight or heart, that can never dominate the l.o.s. on either side of the ball no matter how weak the opponent, how can he not seem completely clueless? Today was the last straw--not taking Morris out when he'd clearly busted his ankle, and as a result taking that shot to the chin, then sending him BACK OUT rather than calling a t/o...just disgusting. As a poster on another thread said, it is coaching malpractice. I hope he's gone at the earliest possible occasion.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Fire Hoke||
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I look forward to hearing||
I look forward to hearing about what a great week of practice we will have next week, and how there are great kids and strong leadership in the locker room
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Well then...20-7||
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Everyone involed with the||
Everyone involed with the program knows they are coaching and playing for Hoke's job and this is the best they can do. It's sad really. The team looks worse and worse, more uninspired apathetic, with each passing week. I've been a big believer in Hoke until these last few games, when it's become clear that he really is a mediocre MAC head coach. Everything about the team is slow: on defense, slow to the ball and slow to make adjustments; on offense, slow to get calls in, slow to the line. The team has no fire and no heart. Hoke must go.
|4 weeks 1 day ago||Dave Brandon! From hell's||
Dave Brandon! From hell's heart, I stab at thee!!
|4 weeks 3 days ago||We're not just serious about||
We're not just serious about ouur conditioning program, we're Yahoo Serious.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||Same problem as the||
Same problem as the offensive. A complete lack of playmakers and playmaking ability. A failure to coach up talent and to put that talent in a position to succeed.
|9 weeks 2 days ago||Go Blues!||
Another Chelsea fan here. Got into them because of Didier Drogba--love the way he played, and the fact that he's so exceptional off the pitch as well. (Happy to see him back in the number 15 jersey this season.) It also helps that they are the Blues, and I cannot root for any team that wears red.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||Hmmm||
All that talk about eggs and hatching made me a bit peckish. I could go for a few farm fresh eggs right now. A rasher of thick sliced bacon to go with them: yes.
Anyway, congrats to Bakich. Looks like he has the program on the right track.
|11 weeks 3 days ago||That Miami-Maryland game is||
That Miami-Maryland game is just like when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor during the Franco-Prussian War. Did Charlemange back down? Hell no!
|18 weeks 4 days ago||"I am Number 2--you are Number 6."||
"Who is Number 1."
"That would be telling..."
"I am not a number, I am a free man!"
|20 weeks 9 hours ago||Nothing says "proud football tradition" like||
High Point Solutions Stadium. Good grief...
|25 weeks 2 days ago||<whew>||