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|4 weeks 6 days ago||Having played QB (only in||
Having played QB (only in H.S.) I can attest that having a struggling O line is a very difficult mental hurdle as well as physical hurdle. Even on plays where the line doesn't allow pressure, your internal clock and mechanics are already impaired by the relelntless beating you have taken on previous plays. My question with Gardner is will he be forever lacking that confidence and security ( a la David Carr, Ken O'Brien, Jeff George, Tim Couch - who all found themselves in the top 15 of the all time sacked in a season list before they were 25 years old), or will he be able to forget last year and start fresh. The difference between standing calmly in the pocket and stepping smoothly into a throw, and dropping back 60% sure someone is one step away from knocking your head off are two hugely different things. Statisticians count sacks and hurries, incompletions and completions, but it is hard to quantify that additional factor.
I think he performed admirably last year under tough circumstances, but it might be tougher than people realize to recover completely.
|13 weeks 6 days ago||Mark's brother?||
|18 weeks 3 days ago||You can catch a minute of one||
You can catch a minute of one of his lectures in "answer this!" by the way.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||The works of Primo Levi with||
The works of Primo Levi with Ralph Williams. That guy is what I always thought a college professor should be.
|24 weeks 6 days ago||The issue I take with the||
The issue I take with the term is that is somehow implies that everyone who cheers for MSU is an alum which is ridiculous. Having spent a few evenings passed out on some filthy couch in a cedar village apartment does not make you an alumni.
|28 weeks 6 days ago||It isn't good enough to just||
It isn't good enough to just be there, though. Get something done while you are there. Make it worth it. Remind yourself how many kids would kill to be in you shoes and take advantae of your opportunity. Not just to get the degree, but experience the culture of campus, volunteer doing something worthy (I volunteered at Project SAFEhouse, the UofM emergency room, with a program at local elementary schools, etc. and probably got more out of that than anything I learned in a classroom), go to lectures and speeches, and make sure you leave in 4-5 years a better person than you are now. That is the trick.
|29 weeks 22 hours ago||Sean Higgins putback sticks||
Sean Higgins putback sticks in my mind. It is easy to look back on great runs like last year and 89 and forget that it takes a lot of little miracles to reach that level.
|29 weeks 3 days ago||Stealing Home||
He was also in one of my all-time favorite movies, "Stealing Home," with Mark Harmon, Jodie Foster and a young Jonathan Silverman. Classic - especially if you are like me and have a special love for baseball movies.
|30 weeks 20 hours ago||What is the point in this||
What is the point in this movie? What is the rule of thumb, now, 5 years before a remake? 3?
|30 weeks 20 hours ago||Except for Orange is the New||
Except for Orange is the New Black, the new season of Arrested Development, and House of Cards which are all wildly popular, so yeay, they do produce new content.
|30 weeks 20 hours ago||I totally agree that I could||
I totally agree that I could be wrong on this. I just felt that his wierd lack of concern either implied that she wasn't as incapacitated as she is showing or he is a heartless sociopath. That, coupled with the fact that she shows at lease some ability to control her body made me think she is probably not unconscious. Again, I could be completely wrong and maybe she is woozy to teh point of only having a slight bit of control. I also want to reiterate that whether he struck her unconscious or struck her to some level below that is the same level of depraved in my opinion. I don't care if she hit him first or not. Even if she came at him with a bat, he is an NFL caliber athlete and should be able to protect himself without hitting her.
|30 weeks 20 hours ago||I am not even sure how to say||
I am not even sure how to say this without sounding like I am defending Rice - as I am not, but it doesn't look to me like she is unconscious. When he lets go of her after dragging her out, she doesn't slam head first into the floor, which unconscious people do, and when he pulls her up again later, she holds herself in a slumped position. It is kind of irrelevent, as if he touched her at all he should be prosecuted and suspended from football, but I wonder if she isn't just going limp which might explain his seemingly unconcerned attitude towards her condition.
|31 weeks 3 days ago||Correct use of affect /||
Correct use of affect / effect only to misspell snapping. So close.
|32 weeks 6 days ago||I am impressed as always by||
I am impressed as always by the board's quick responses. I have wanted to use that screenshot since I joined and appreciate the find.
|33 weeks 16 hours ago||You have done it! well done,||
You have done it! well done, sir!
|33 weeks 19 hours ago||Apparently the board has||
Apparently the board has gotten snarkier since my last question. I didn't ask if anyone could verify the film existed with IMDB or a google search. I asked if anyone had an image or video of the Dad in gear, and if you remembered the film in general.
|33 weeks 20 hours ago||I liked A and B, the SAT||
I liked A and B, the SAT question guys.
|33 weeks 3 days ago||Really?! I was hugely||
Really?! I was hugely disappointed in that flick. I like every actor involved, and the story line seemed to be full of potential, but it fell flat. It just sort of ends. There is no build up, no climax, nothing.
|33 weeks 3 days ago||I just finished watching teh||
I just finished watching the whole West Wing series again. Probably the smatest show ever written.
|36 weeks 2 days ago||My daughter (2 at the time)||
My daughter (2 at the time) was going in for heart surgery to fix a PDA at Mott children's a few years ago and the surgeon (who looked like she was 20) had a similar talk with my wife and I. She kept sayign that she understood that it was the most important day of our lives up to that point but for her it was just Tuesday. I was slightly taken aback at first but she made sense. She said it wasn't like she didn't care about my daughter, but we could feel some comfort in the fact that she came in every day and performed that procedure and was very good at it. She wasn't nearly as nervous about it as we were.
|37 weeks 3 days ago||I haven't followed super||
I haven't followed super close this year but I noticed Taylor Massa hasn't been wrestling in tourneys. Why is he red shirting?
|41 weeks 3 days ago||I think that a poll of||
I think that a poll of parents would tell you that your perspective on a LOT of things changes once you have a child. When I was younger, single, and childless, whether or not Michigan won would determine my mood for days if not weeks, and it seemed critically important. Now, I have real life worries and pressures which make the game seem less important, plus the fact that I can enjoy the fact that I am watching a great game in the company of my kids, all of us healthy and happy makes it hard to get too upset about the outcome.
|46 weeks 1 day ago||I think you need to read his||
I think you need to read his quotes before jumping on him. To me, and to be fair I was just reading the snippet quotes, he is just saying that Hart called them little brother and they took offense to it. I am not sure if that is groundbreaking or bulletin board material.
|1 year 1 day ago||I was in school for teh death||
I was in school for thr death of the marshmallows and the naked mile. The best of times, the worst of times...
|1 year 1 day ago||keeeeeeey plaaaaaaaay!!||
|1 year 1 day ago||I mess the student section||
I miss the student section marshmallow fights. True story - when they decided to put a stop to the marshmallows, I looked up from pouring whiskey into a cup of coke to find a police officer walking down my isle inches in front of me. He looked at the bottle of whiskey and my shocked face, told me to put it away, then continued down to grab the kid in my aisle with the bag of marshmallows.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||May the maize and blue go||
May the maize and blue go undefeated, the green and white lose but one game, and may those who don the scarlet and grey lose every game, and as a punishment be forced to live out their days in Columbus, Ohio. Let the season begin.
|1 year 4 weeks ago||After arguing with an OSU fan||
After arguing with an OSU fan I felt the need to voice my opinion to an audience with an IQ greater than their boot size. I missed the John U. bacon thread. Sorry, and thanks for indulging.
|1 year 7 weeks ago||I saw him play live in a game||
I saw him play live in a game against the Tigers this year and he made a great play at third, had an infield single and a triple. I came away impressed, and although speed doesn't always translate to lots of stolen bases (see Austin Jackson), that kid can fly.
|1 year 10 weeks ago||I can tell you to be careful||
I can tell you to be careful whatever you do use. My brother got Payne Stewart to sign a golfball at the Buick Open when we were kids and someone told my dad he should spray hairspray on it to seal it. He had the can too close to the ball and the hair spray ran and basically washed the name right off the ball.