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|3 years 41 weeks ago||AGREE!!! Please start posting||
Please start posting again- I miss your updates!
|3 years 42 weeks ago||Agree. Failing a test in||
Failing a test in college when tests are random- not too big a deal- many players smoke and do fine.
Failing a test you know you must take- idiotic. Either he doesn't care or is too big an idiot- either way makes him look pretty bad- and won't help him with the draft.
|3 years 42 weeks ago||59 years old with 1,098||
59 years old with 1,098 wins. She could have had a couple decades left with who knows how many wins. She built Tennessee into arguably the top program in the country (or at least right behind UConn and way ahead of anyone else).
Besides being perhaps th etop coach (man or woman in the country) she seemed like a class-act as well. Wish her and the family the best!
|3 years 42 weeks ago||This is a terrible and tragic||
This is a terrible and tragic story- and my condolences go out to David and his family.
It's obviously no replacement- but I am happy he will be at a place like Michigan where the coaches treat the players as family, and instill strong virtues and respect the student in student athlete. I hope he can find support from the UM community and team- and that he and his family can get the support they need.
|3 years 42 weeks ago||Good luck||
Best of luck to him in MD!
Hard to see him go- would have been huge to have him for what is looking like a fantastic year coming up.
But for the students its best to be where you are happy- and I hope he has found that.
|3 years 43 weeks ago||UM: 108 x 62 = 6,696||
UM: 108 x 62 = 6,696 ft^2
Ohio: 124 x 42 = 5,208 ft^2
That is the sturcture measurements- not sure what that means for video dimensions...
|3 years 44 weeks ago||Who decides?||
Players have to agree to a redshirt correct?
Do coaches identify players they want to redshirt and just ask? Can players essentially be forced to redshirt?
If the player decides not to and doesn't want to do 5 years who is anyone to say that's wrong. Even if it hurts the teams chances ultimately by not having a player have a good fifth year instead of doing nothing year one it's the kids life/education...
Looking for someone who knows more about how the process works!
|3 years 44 weeks ago||Any Meyer is not a good coach||
Any Meyer is not a good coach comment is just silly.
Sure argue Hoke may be better- and arguement may be made. But Meyer has a NC, success everywhere he's been, and is a terrific recruiter and will be great at OSU- maybe not te best- but becasue he hasn't coached in the Big Ten yet means nothing about how good of a coach he is.
|3 years 44 weeks ago||CHART?||
Can we get a chart on this (any MGoNlogger with more time than me...)?
Maybe a HS list, a college list, and an NFL list?
Could it have this info:
When at UM
|3 years 44 weeks ago||Lots of Big Ten||
14 - MSU
Not too bad having 5 of top 14!
|3 years 45 weeks ago||Dwon by 39||
Down 1,296 to 1,257
|3 years 45 weeks ago||Why leave? I agree- why||
I agree- why leave? Is it to play elsewhere? Seems like a medical hardship at ND would be the way to go- free education at a top school is hard to beat.
Real sad to see anyone face this type of situation though- and wish him the best with regards to recovery.
|3 years 45 weeks ago||I never knew either.||
I never knew either. Fantastic write up!
Real interesting how their program does work. Have to respect the service academies and their teams- with the way modern football works it is just so tough for them to compete but its always nice to see them win (just hopefully not against us!).
|3 years 45 weeks ago||True some Catholics may||
True some Catholics may choose ND because of religion but its silly to question why someone would want to play for ND (meant as general reply not just for you).
One of the biggest fan bases- means many recruits grew up fans (also national fanbase as opposed to regional like many schools).
Popular in media- no matter how good they are they get top-5 exposure year in year out
Popular in culture- movies (Rudy), hats, merchandise- so it has appeal in that sense
Success- Yeah they are not the ND of old- but they are consistently a BCS threat- and with BCS rules if they qualify they get into a BCS bowl- thats appealing
Tradition- Hard to compete with ND tradtion (in no way can it be a negative- maybe not heads up against UM but even that will be debated by many)
Lack of recent success- many top programs have not won recently- and most either don't have NC's or not for long time- so its unfair to use that as a major point
Coaching- Don't buy it- but many are saying it- he has results in his stops- and coach's atitdue and personality can be a plus to some and a negative to others- seems to work as far as getting good players for him though
Anything else?- All the rest I've read or hear people talking about is nonsense...
Yeah its fun to hate on ND- but it gets silly when there is so much talk about ND being an odd choice for a rectuit- makes UM fans seem obnoxious IMO- lots more positives for ND than negatives
|3 years 45 weeks ago||Yeah I just saw that||
Yeah I just saw that too...
Hard to know what any of it means. Has he had similar tweets about other teams recruiting him?
Can't be bad- but also may really mean nothing at all as far as him coming to the Big House...
|3 years 46 weeks ago||Isaac||
I really want Isaac to commit
|3 years 46 weeks ago||I think the better way to||
I think the better way to view it is as favorite and as underdog. Many conferences have lower ranked teams so should have losing records because they play top teams.
A better chart would have two rows- as underdog, and as favored team.
May not change any of that right now (have not looked thorugh the bracket)- but it is a much fairer way to show how conferences performed.
|3 years 47 weeks ago||Big Ten Rankings||
Rose Bowl- Michigan (v. Oregon- USC in title)- said we were Big Ten winner
Fiesta Bowl- Wisconsin (v. Rutgers)- put them as # 2
Note all Big Ten Ranks will be one higher than acutality with 2 teams in BCS
Capital One- Big Ten 2 - Nebraska (v. Georgia)
Outback- Big Ten 3- Michigan State (v. South Carolina)
Gator- Big Ten 4/5- Iowa (v. Florida)
Insight- Big Ten 4/5- Illinois (v. Oklahoma St)
Meineke- Big Ten 6- Penn State (v. Texas)
TickeCity- Big Ten 7- Purdue (v. Tulsa)
Little Caesares- Big Ten 8- Northwestern (v. Northern Illinois)
That's 9 teams:
Ohio State inelligible- so obviously they would mix up the order
Not Qualifying- Indiana & Minnesota
|3 years 47 weeks ago||Winning by 5||
A 4 seed winning by 5 is way too close. All top 4 seeds (top 16 teams) really should all win by 10+ and not have close calls. Not sure why the prediction is so close- Ohio is not a very good team (as most 13s aren't). No they aren't terrible- but if they give us a close game it will not bode well (although teams have had close calls and made runs- I feel that early close calls expose weaknesses and overseeding more than anythine else)
|3 years 47 weeks ago||It'd be weird if we played||
It'd be weird if we played Memphis and Duke just like at the start of the season- but I think that part of the bracket looks pretty decent for us if it happens like that.
Yeah I hate Duke just like everyone else- but enough with the refs favoring them stuff. Fans see what they want to see and everyone hates Duke so 50-50 calls are all horrible calls in fans eyes similar to how any close call in a Michigan game that doesn't go our way was clearly bad officiating...
|3 years 47 weeks ago||Iverson is one of the top NBA||
Iverson is one of the top NBA scorers of all time. He was incredible. Burke is a freshman in college lets not get ahead of ourselves here.
|3 years 47 weeks ago||If we beat OSU and MSU we not||
If we beat OSU and MSU we not only win the conference tourney but end up 2-1 against both beating of them at home and at a neutral site and losing away. Then it makes it hard for anyone to talk shit about us being co-champs.
|3 years 47 weeks ago||He must be skinny as hell...||
He must be skinny as hell... Unless he hits the gym real hard its tough imagine him playing soon if he is that skinny.
|3 years 47 weeks ago||Glad OSU won. Will help us||
Glad OSU won. Will help us be prepared better and can help with seeding- particularly with a win.
|3 years 47 weeks ago||He played one hell of a||
He played one hell of a game!
Impressive how effective his game was with so few misses.
We need to hit freethrows and rebound better if we want to win another tournament game (Big Ten or NCAA)
|3 years 47 weeks ago||PSU getting top recruits||
PSU getting top recruits seems to hurt OSU a lot more than Michigan- is that due to recent thinking with OSU stealing PSU recruits and this- or is PSU getting top guys likely a good thing (relative to UM-OSU rivalry) for Michigan because it will keep OSU down with recruiting more than us
|3 years 47 weeks ago||Good weekend||
Excited of the weekend.
If we get a couple commits it will let us be even more selective for our last recruits. It seems like the staff is keeping spots for top targets- so there can't be too many other spots not counting those left- so recruits are really feeling the pressure to commit it seems like
|3 years 47 weeks ago||Damn||
That's a huge project! Pretty remarkable!
Glad he also supports UM!
|3 years 47 weeks ago||Too bad||
That will hurt their seeding too- that stinks for them. It's good for the Big Ten when Indiana is a good (if not great) program- so it has been good seeing them get back to that level- too bad this could mean a quick tournament for them.
|3 years 47 weeks ago||Rooting for no upsets||
I'd rather have no upsets. I think it's best for tournament preparation and seeding if we play OSU and MSU- although playing Indiana/Wisconsin instead of MSU wouldn't be too bad- but if we win today it'd be best to play OSU instead of Purdue IMO.