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|3 days 22 hours ago||And none of them have the||
And none of them have the other accomplishments that Lloyd can claim vis-a-vis conference titles, overall winning percentage (not even close), sustained success, big wins, etc.
So, again, what's your point? Lloyd isn't elite because why? I'm still waiting for your criteria and not straw men. is it multiple NCs? Fine, that's your criteria, but it would eliminate a LOT of good coaches, including Bo, who is almost univerally recognized as an elite coach.
Let's cut to the chase. Why don't you like Lloyd man?
|3 days 22 hours ago||Cite for the economy||
Cite for the economy statement other than "everybody says Michigan is bankrupt"?
|3 days 23 hours ago||To be fair, most of Metro||
To be fair, most of Metro Detroit isn't like the stereotypes of Detroit either.
|4 days 4 hours ago||Man you're beggin the||
Man you're beggin the question...
"Can you honestly say if Lloyd hadn't won that national title that he would be considered an elite coach?"
What?! Doesn't winning NCs make you elite? Let me try this:
- If Phil Jackson doesn't win 10 (11?) NBA titles, would you consider him elite?
What are you really asking here? Does NC make you elite? Can you be elite w/o a NC?
|1 week 8 hours ago||I agree, if we're classifying||
I agree, if we're classifying "anyone" as paying customers - fans, alumni, season ticket holders, etc.
If you're lumping in athletes and coaches, I think Brandon's actions don't reconcile with that at all. What money was to be made from paying non-revenue sport coaches above market to keep them at Michigan? What about from the various improvements to facilities for the field hockey, soccer, swimming, etc. etc. etc. teams that produce a net negative in terms of the AD budget?
Brandon was villianized for a lot of really good reasons, but the position that he didn't actually care about student athletes at Michigan (and their coaches) above a "what can you do for me? / can I make money here" perspective is inconcistent with his actual behavior.
|1 week 9 hours ago||In general, you'll get no||
In general, you'll get no argument from me when stating Hackett >>> Brandon almost across the board, but implying that Brandon didn't treat athletes well or care what they thought is a stretch (being extremely kind with that choice of words). There was a reason a lot of coaches and athletes came out in support of Brandon. He gave them A LOT, especially the non-revenue sport athletes. The main group of people Brandon pissed off were fans and alumni (i.e., paying customers).
|1 week 1 day ago||Yeah, would be fun, but would||
Yeah, would be fun, but would be a bit different since they all would recognize Laettner.
|1 week 2 days ago||Kid could've shut it down,||
Kid could've shut it down, had surgery, and been 100% for the combine in order to run a sub 4.6 and ensure a top-15 selection in the first round. Instead he played, for a lost cause coaching staff at a that, because he, what? Was selfish?
|1 week 4 days ago||So you only knew classmates||
So you only knew classmates that went IB in NY or management consulting for one of the Big 3? VERY FEW Ross BBA grads make the kind of money you've quoted. Most are going to make between $50-65k with small bonuses.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||It's hard to argue against||
It's hard to argue against prior players' results in Camp Sanderson, but staying in AA for the summer and "not trying to be your best" are not the only possible outcomes. Sanderson has worked wonders with a handful of guys the last few years, but there are plenty of trainers, coaches, facilities, etc. that get the same result from players that want to put the work in. If a player wanted to spend the summer back home working out with a professional trainer that his parents are footing the bill for, it's not too far fetched to think you could see the same player development.
What I DO think you can't replace is the focus on Michigan basketball and a boost in team comraderie/chemistry that these players get from spending all summer sweating in Crisler together and hanging out on campus together.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Who?||
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Starting freshman||
Starting freshman quarterbacks is almost always bad m'kay? I'm all for kids getting a chance to develop in live situations, but most successful programs start a non-freshman. Malzone, Speight, and Gentry will have 3 or 4 years (if Malzone or Gentry rshirt) to play, ya know, like most QBs. Also, there is a non zero change that starting a freshman could do more bad than good if they are overwhelmed and lose their confidence - see Bellomy, Russell and/or Morris, Shane.
Bringing in Rudock is really only impacting Morris in the long-run. Honestly, it may give us a chance to redshirt him? That would create a huge back log of QBs, but, oh well? More the merrier and it would seem that Rudock would automatically be the best answer for 2015 if he came in.
You gotta pull the trigger if he's game.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Not disagreeing, whether it||
Not disagreeing, whether it meets any definition of "hate speech" it was awful and is awful and they should feel awful, etc.
For philosophical discussion purposes only, in order for speech to "offend, threaten, or insult" a protected group of people, does there need to be intent on the part of the person speaking or for someone from that protected group be part of the audience? Put another way, because this occurred in a setting where (for argument's sake) all participants/attendants were not offended/threatened/insulted and/or part of a protected group, and the singers knew this, could it be argued that this can't be hate speech? Or, due to the video being taken and it being leaked, must one assume the maximum amount of exposure for one's words when determingin whether what they say could be construed as hate speech?
Doesn't really matter, I guess, since it's universaly regarded as disgusting, but interesting debate nonetheless.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Meant to say, favorite||
Meant to say, favorite restaurants in DC so far are zaytinya, hanks oyster bar and dukes grocery. Where else should I try?
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I know what you mean. A lot||
I know what you mean. A lot times it's packed and I just get what I know I like and call it a day without trying other stuff. Gotta go when it's not as crazy and get a few short glasses from different groupings as a start. I like Birch and Barley, but the best part is the beer list to no surprise.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Well, does DuPont circle mean||
Well, does DuPont circle mean you live in DC? If so, do yourself a favor and go to Church Key (in Logan Circle at the corner of 14th and Rhode Island). Huge tap list and a ton of bottles available. Beer is organized by flavors to make it a bit more approachable. Best craft beer bar in the district in my opinion. And they carry a lot of Michigan beers, which is always good. They serve 4 oz. glasses for a decent price of you wanna try a bunch. Hell, if you're up for it I'll buy your first few tasters since I live close by.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Gotcha. Was likely the same||
Gotcha. Was likely the same time frame as Wohl's stardom given the amount of injuries.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I'd say it's improbable that||
I'd say it's improbable that Beilein, who has NEVER really had top talent and a string of hugely successful years that gave that talent NBA exposure, contemplated a bunch of early entries. He's been operating in a totally different environment the last 5 years than at anytime in his career.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Could you be thinking of||
Could you be thinking of Danny (Donny?) Wohl? He was a walk on that started at PG when Horton was out. Rough stretch when Dion Harris was our only offense.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Don't you mean moose knuckle?||
Don't you mean moose knuckle?
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Jebus man. Zero to sixty on||
Jebus man. Zero to sixty on that hot take! You don't think maybe, even after GRIII shot up the rankings late, that Beilein had a better sense of his talent? Or, he underestimated the success the team would have as a whole and the exposure it would give those guys? I'd say it's much more likely he honestly thought GRIII was a four year player than him telling lies now.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||I think a lot of it has to do||
I think a lot of it has to do with Beilein's system being very flexible and featuring young players early, as compared with Izzo's and Ryan's systems being VERY rigid and not necessarily player friendly (except for upperclassmen who've been around the block). I also think Beilein's personality is just not overpowering, so, although I'm sure he gives advice, he defers to the player and won't pressure them to come back.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||Cousins has been one of the||
Cousins has been one of the worst QBs in the NFL in games he starts by pretty much any measure. The games that stick out on the positive side are the late game rallies he's piloted after RGIII got hurt. Not sure what to make of that, other than he's probably only going to be a good back-up.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||My wife had the same reaction||
My wife had the same reaction when I told her the premise. Basically an "OK, that's cool I guess, but why?" reaction.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Of the nominees I've seen,||
Of the nominees I've seen, Whiplash gets the nod from me. Maybe because I was more surprised than anything. Thought that was an awesome movie with two great performances. Birdman was cool but didn't grab me emotionally, American Sniper was good but was more impressed with Bradley Cooper than the movie a whole, Grand Budapest was really fun as well, and Theory of Everything was interesting but kinda slow.
Lego Movie is a HUGE snub, best "kid" movie in years. I thought Jake Gyllenhaal got snubbed big time as well - so creepy in Nightcrawler.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Unlike BEBackflip I will not||
Unlike BEBackflip I will not respect your opinion. Can you please cite proof that he "quit on his team" other than a handful of dropped passes late in the year or a misplaced quote here or there? Was he not showing up to practice or openly undermining the coaching staff or team leaders? The coaching staff quit on him, not the other way around.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||Be more self righteous. You||
Be more self righteous. You haven't maxed it out yet, and I personally want to see you get there. Maybe explain how you've handled yourself in similar situations so we have something to compare 20 year-old Devin Funchess to. I'll wait.
|5 weeks 3 days ago||You're glad he's not coming||
You're glad he's not coming back? Come theee freak on. It's not like he is some cancer. He's a guy who played well below preseason expectations mainly due to how the coaches chose to use (or NOT use) him and did not respond well to the circumstances (something a lot of people spouting BS on this board would probably do in similar circumstances). The attitude would be fixed quickly if he stayed simply due to being coached by a non incompetent staff. He'd instantly be our best offensive weapon and take a lot of pressure off whichever inexperienced QB starts in the Fall. I would LOVE to have him back.
|6 weeks 3 days ago||You actually forced me to||
You actually forced me to look this up to make sure you didn't have that in your bag ready to pull out. Now, for some reason I can't understand, you've brought Temple University into this. Or maybe Rice? WAIT! This is a Sam McGuffie thing right? Full circle...
Leviticus 11:17 -
17 the little owl, the cormorant, the great owl,
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