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|1 week 3 days ago||Long hauls||
My family has been doing annual trips to Florida and each time it reinforces to me what a pain in the ass it is (and expensive) to pack for a week+ and fly with two young kids. If I could load the family hauler to the gills, hit the road, flip to AUTO and then grab some take out and a movie before going to sleep and waking up within shouting distance of the Mouse-- all while skipping the airport, jammed airplanes, rental cars, baggage limits, TSA, etc, then sign me up.
|1 week 3 days ago||Internships||
When I was an undergrad I had a paid internship and got 3 credit hours while I worked. Couldn't the role of student athlete and paid intern be blended? I feel like Brian has floated something like this before. Maybe not but this doesn't seem crazy:
Student gets scholarship.
Student practices 20 hours per week enrolls in Football & Athletic Studies for 3 Credit Hours(PREREQ: must be NCAA qualified and member of UM Football team)
Athletic Department hires paid 'interns' from the Football & Athletic Studies program and pays them for game days (whoever is on travel list?) and ancilliary promotional events.
Say it's $1000 per game and you're paying 100 guys. That's $1.3 million over a season. That's $13000 a year for a 'part-time' job for a college student.
|4 weeks 2 days ago||4 star||
You say no to attending two Michigan camps, pull the "I'm a 4 star, watch my senior tape" bit with Harbaugh and then put out a lackluster year and then you're surprised that Jim Freaking Harbaugh wouldn't guarantee your spot....oook buddy.
|9 weeks 19 hours ago||Actually||
Mix some jerk seasoning with some finely chopped chives and voila, you have yourself some JIVE. And come to think of it, that would make for a decent addition to Alton's recipe which I've used in the past.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||bah||
Call the 4th and 1 short and that narrative is turned on its ear and its one of the great wins in M history.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Ouch||
Didn't even get to Isaiah Prince who I believe just got beat for another sack.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Conflicted||
Part of me wants Clemson and Washington to win their games so I don't have be hyper annoyed if a team we beat by 3 scores gets into the playoffs with the same number of losses. While I also 'get it' because conference championships should count for something and we lost to damn Iowa.
Another part of me realizes that we would beat the #2 team in the country 7 out of 10 times on a neutral field and WHY U NO CALL DPI!!
In the end, if we get in, we've earned it. If we don't, we probably earned that too and we'll get to say "I told you so" after Bama nukes #4 and we nuke whoever the hell we draw in the Orange.
|12 weeks 3 days ago||Iowa||
Stupid damn Iowa.
|14 weeks 2 days ago||Glasgow||
Seth-- you leave the reader wanting more. Did they try this at all against Glasgow? Have you noticed this with other manball teams this year against UM? I'd imagine you'd need some particularly smashy types at FB and TE to pull this off with much consistency.
Great stuff. Thanks.
|17 weeks 2 days ago||Michigan Flag||
Every Saturday morning my kids, 6 and 4, get up early and compete to help me put the Michigan flag on the porch while in their pajamas. It's a mostly fair, not at all open or honest and probably unhealthy competition as the temps get colder. It takes all of two minutes but the kids love it and I know they'll remember it forever.
|17 weeks 3 days ago||LOL||
We have a chip, it's going to be the greatest chip. Big league. Believe me.
|21 weeks 3 days ago||Losing a dude||
Losing a guy for the year sucks. Full stop.
|23 weeks 3 days ago||Depth Chart||
I just want to hear Grapetine deadpan one of the names from the roster, "The Dude abides at the Colorado 15 yard line."
|29 weeks 3 days ago||Finish||
I"m not a paint expert but I did shop at a Sherwin Williams last weekend. Definitely more of an eggshell or satin finish as others suggest. Both descriptors you won't see attached to football helmet paint finishes for obvious reasons.
|45 weeks 3 days ago||The Cavs are still in play||
^^ is that how this works?
|48 weeks 4 days ago||Wait just a minute||
I know this blog has gone over the various strata on Sarge Brown's ranking system but have have we overlooked the apparent Highest Order of dudedom? The Certified Dude. You'll notice that Jabrill's introduction as a Dude included #CertifiedDude. To me, that says this guy (as in person, not as in Guy of the Day) is a Dude unless notified otherwise.
Anyway, something for the committee to consider. Carry on.
|50 weeks 2 days ago||Nissan||
For all the publicity Infiniti is getting out of this, you'd think Nissan could cough up more than $100k to the winner and $350k overall. Here's to ChadTough bringing in what they can!
|1 year 1 week ago||true||
But swat kicking in your door executing a search warrant in the middle of the night is legal and certainly scary and obtrusive to neighbors but at the end of the day they're just after you, right? It's an interesting argument to be sure but sometimes I think it being technology-related complicates the question of whether the government is right to ask for it (this specific question).
|1 year 1 week ago||sure it does||
B is standing in the way of A getting C.
|1 year 1 week ago||COMPUTERZ||
I see this all the time in my line of work where people immediately think of information differently solely because it's sitting on a piece of silicon instead of a piece of paper. If the terrorists had all their evil plans in a notebook somewhere and only Apple knew the location, wouldn't they be compelled to spill it under court order.
|1 year 1 week ago||LOL||
Wait until the author figures out we paid Brady Hoke millions of dollars to NOT come to work. Scandalous I tell ya!
|1 year 2 weeks ago||Best aspect of PJ||
I don't think they've ever put outa true stinker. I get the chronology mixed up but I usually put Yield and Vs as my top two. No Code, Pearl Jam, Backspacer...lots of great stuff mixed in there.
Shifting back on topic a bit, I always thought Faithful or Hail, Hail would make for a pretty great hype video.
|1 year 2 weeks ago||Pearl Jam Hot Take...||
Vs. was better.
|1 year 8 weeks ago||Vino||
Roederer Estate Brut and a 2007 Regusci Estate Cab. All Cali today I guess. Happy new year and Go Blue!
|1 year 11 weeks ago||Wrapped||
I've wrapped myself in the idea that down the line we'll look at a stretch of UM/MSU games and say, "One of Sparties' two wins in the last 7 years was on a total fluke. Harbaugh erased the gap in year 1 and has only but rarely given up M's stranglehold on this series."
Yea. That's the ticket.
|1 year 11 weeks ago||uhh||
You serious Clark?
|1 year 12 weeks ago||can't blame him but||
What was the rush? No reason he couldn't have waited until November 29th to start talks with Maryland.
I have a normal job and when promos or job changes come up it takes significant attention away from your day-to-day. Thats just a bad look heading into the Game. Harbaughs feelings on it will on display next year when the Terps roll into Ann Arbor I suppose.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Sugar Bowl||
MSU would have a second loss in that scenario where OSU just has the one-- which is a key distinction between that and what happened in 2011. I got into it with some Sparty friends over that and never understood their argument-- I think any Michigan fan would have traded that Sugar Bowl spot for a shot at the B1G championship and the Rose Bowl.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||Still yes||
OSU's been to the mountaintop so if they stay up there another year nothing much has changed. For MSU to beat us on The Fluke, beat the OSU "hibernating bear, oh crap you stole my honeypot now i must kill everyone" edition, have their loss to Nebraska essentially not count, and now only to face a who-knows-how-good Iowa team for their own shot at the CFP....that just irks man.
So yes, still wish OSU had won.
|1 year 12 weeks ago||well yea||
but we've gone thru 4 coaches! We win!