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|20 hours 33 min ago||Technially 7/31/2016, but a||
Technially 7/31/2016, but a new contract should be in place a year in advance.
|20 hours 44 min ago||Texas and Alabama has||
Texas and Alabama has maintained the same look with Nike. It's up to the school, not Nike to push for alternate uniforms.
|1 week 1 day ago||the video of his speech has||
a video of a portion of his speech has been uploaded to the newspaper site not to be mentioned on this blog
|1 week 1 day ago||they're a throwback to the||
they're a throwback to the 1989 national championship season.
|2 weeks 2 hours ago||I have to agree on the||
I have to agree on the hilarity of Harbaugh photos. There is even a website of his faces: http://www.facesofharbaugh.com/
|2 weeks 3 hours ago||yes, on early enrollment|
|2 weeks 23 hours ago||if that's the case, my guess||
if that's the case, my guess would be Gardner, Beyer, and Ryan.
|6 weeks 1 day ago||we know Jim Harbaugh is||
we know Jim Harbaugh is better with student athletes. proof:
|10 weeks 6 days ago||Tony Dungy||
|11 weeks 5 days ago||in the past, replays have||
in the past, replays have been immediately available.
|15 weeks 5 days ago||if any mods are reading this||
if any mods are reading this thread, they should remove the photo for the OP
|16 weeks 6 hours ago||i second this.||
i second this.
|16 weeks 1 day ago||i stand corrected. your||
i stand corrected. your fantasy team is a "major source of interest" to the entire michigan football fanbase. also, the other thread about posting fantasy football teams wasn't enough - we needed this.
|16 weeks 1 day ago||OT season is over. please||
OT season is over. please don't clutter up the boards. thank you.
|16 weeks 2 days ago||from an old friend||
this game could be the turning point for Michigan being truly "back." I'd hate for you to miss it.
never mind all the politics and anti-hype around this game. I will be watching in person and will be supporting players and coaches who love this program as much as I do.
you're paying attention to stuff that really doesn't matter. you are making a mistake not watching, but you have 5 days to reconsider.
it will be my first game in person in two years and I look forward to a glorious and tradition filled day only a few other campuses can match. come on over and we can go to the game together
|16 weeks 6 days ago||i know that intersection too||
i know that intersection too in Orchard HIlls!
|17 weeks 19 hours ago||it probably has as it was a||
it probably has as it was a part of the countdown series:
|21 weeks 5 days ago||Bill Snyder||
This thread is another example of how he is so often overlooked. Wins with lesser recruits. Operates with class. Loyal to his program. Truly humble person.
He is to KSU what Bo is to Michigan.
|29 weeks 6 days ago||Bo Schembechler He lived a||
He lived a good life and we all are mortal beings, but the downward trend of the program started when we lost Bo. I don't believe it's just a coincidence.
|29 weeks 6 days ago||George Campbell Damien Harris||
|34 weeks 1 day ago||based on the existing||
based on the existing contract, talks for the next contract start this september.
|40 weeks 6 days ago||Jerod Ward for the #1||
for the #1 recruit in the nation for giving Michigan a shot
for not partaking in the Ed Martin scandal while his teammate did
for being a person of high character on and off the court
|42 weeks 5 days ago||they finished the game today.||
they finished the game today. they played the 5 minute overtime.
|44 weeks 5 days ago||would they dare put hardaway||
would they dare put hardaway sr in a knicks jersey? that will certainly draw many boos from the knick fans.
|45 weeks 5 days ago||i wouldn't say 90%, but||
i wouldn't say 90%, but market reports show nike is still the dominant brand.
|45 weeks 5 days ago||You're contradicting youself.||
You're contradicting youself. First you say that shoe companies impact ingrecruting is false. now you say that it is a factor. No one is arguing that every recruit's decision is solely based on the shoe company.
Let's set aside the major football powers for now. Other college football programs without large budgets and product-only contracts with Nike still align themselves with Nike because of Nike's strong brand influence. in their recruiting pitch, they do play up the fact that they have nike prouducts. The major football powers will have other factors like facilities, education, tradition that should trump the logo on the shoe, but for some recruits, it's still a factor.
Another aspect that is not being discussed is that these shoe companies can help build the school brand. Oregon would not be where they are without Nike's help. Notre dame jumped to under armour with the expectation that UA will help market/build/maintain their brand. With a program like Michigan with so much tradition, we may not think much help is needed, but with so much competition, every little bit helps.
We want the University of Michigan football program to be sucessful, so for me the question isn't what logo do I want to wear for me, but what associations should Michigan make to bring the highest chance of success? Every detail matters.
|45 weeks 5 days ago||yes. in my line of work,||
in my line of work, i've spoken with college football players and in casual conversation they have said the brand did have an effect on their college choice.
georgia knows the brand has an impact and proudly displays the nike swoosh on their twitter page: https://twitter.com/footballuga
of course, not every recruit cares about the apparel/footwear brand, but to say it doesn't have an impact on recruiting is an uninformed statement.
|45 weeks 5 days ago||It affects recruiting and||
It affects recruiting and marketing of the Michigan brand. It's not just about fan preferences.
|45 weeks 6 days ago||CHART! Here are ar the stats||
Here are ar the stats from last year:
Looks like you have a decent shot.
My time was too long ago to be relevant, but do make sure that you have a plan for how to repay the out-of-state tuition costs, like getting a degree in readily employable major like someone else mentioned. You don't want to be in $100,000 in debt without a job, no matter how much you love Michigan. Don't forget it's an economic decision as well.
With your success in academics, you can also consider Michigan as a graduate school option. Yes, it delays gratification, but you can get assistanceships (teaching, research) that makes it much more afforable for out of state students. Grants, loans, and scholarships got me through undergrad at Michigan, but research assisantship paid for my grad school.
I'm not trying to talk you out of your dream of reaching Michigan, just trying to show that there are other routes.
|45 weeks 6 days ago||might be easier to buy one||
might be easier to buy one off of ebay and use it as a template. like this one: