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- Why should the offense have to wait for the defense to sub? The defense can have substitutions planned out for right at the whistle, or just have their players in better shape so they don't need to sub in the middle of a drive. It's not like the offenses are cycling fresh players in, because the defense gets an opportunity to sub in those cases.
- Most don't, but some do, and it shouldn't be a penalty if they do.
- How is it absurd? If you're hurt, stay on the ground. Clock stops and you get a chance to sub. This works against slow down offense too.
- As for the rules lobbying, that's a red herring argument. The changes you mention help any type of offense, not just hurry up. And those change you mention were in the NFL and were due to the people in charge looking for more scoring to appease the average NFL fan, not any neanderthal coaches.
- April 6, 2012: Spike Albrecht to Michigan
- April 11, 2012: Michigan, Amedeo Della Valle move in separate directions
- May 11, 2012: Caris LeVert to Michigan
|1 week 2 days ago||According to KenPom|
|1 week 4 days ago||There's a reason people get||
There's a reason people get upset "trust the coaches" type statements: it's a lazy argument from authority:
There are probably plenty of reasons why Brian is fretting too much about these changes - many of them mentioned above. But simply using "trust the coaches" logic is lazy and annoying. Please stop it.
|1 week 5 days ago||I really think this GIF is||
I really think this GIF is required posting any time Tim Miles is mentioned on this site:
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Other problem compared to||
Other problem compared to your day - back then, didn't the NCAA limit teams to two television appearances per year? Meaning that you needed season tickets if you wanted to see more than a couple games per year. Now it's an outrage if a game only gets regional primetime coverage, softening the blow for those not wanting to pay for tickets.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Making the games more like||
Making the games more like minor league baseball games might make them more attractive to the casual fan, but the problem I see is that they are still charging die hard prices. If I'm a casual family of four from Grand Rapids, why would I pay several arms and legs to take my family to a Michigan football game when I can get the minor league baseball experience at a minor league baseball game for a fraction of the price? In the mean time they are making the games less attractive to the actual die hards to the point where they are having second thoughts about paying die hard prices too. It's not surprising watching on TV is becoming so attractive to lots of people.
|2 weeks 2 days ago||I thought we already assigned||
I thought we already assigned Caris Levert and Zak Irvin to some of these roles. Didn't they get the memo?
|2 weeks 3 days ago||Just get a large bag and deal||
Just get a large bag and deal with it. Yes, it's annoying when it's overkill for a short, quick trip, but you're going to need it for other trips. But if you also get a smaller bag that isn't overkill on short trips, then you have to keep two bags stocked or constantly switch stuff from one bag to the other. And even that half the time you take the smaller bag you're going to wish you had something you left out. We started with a small bag on kid #1 (it even matched the stroller and car seat!), quickly bought a bigger bag, and almost instantly that small bag started collecting dust. That hasn't changed now with kid #2 as well.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Why should the offense have||
|2 weeks 5 days ago||The problem is that the||
The problem is that the speed-up coaches aren't playing football the neanderthal way, and it's working. So instead of figuring out how to stop it, the neanderthals are trying to make it illegal, and using "think of the children!" to justify it. That's bullshit, and justifiably being called out as such.
|3 weeks 2 days ago||IIRC didn't Stacey Augmon||
IIRC didn't Stacey Augmon already take Plastic Man?
|3 weeks 2 days ago||From what I've read, this||
From what I've read, this might have a decent chance to make it through the DOJ since their coverage markets don't overlap. This is two regional monopolies (in different regions) joining up to form a monopoly on a larger region. It isn't like this is two competitors joining up to limit competition; it was physically impossible for any TWC or Comcast customers to switch from one to the other. It'll still be the same evil of both old companies, just combined under one name.
|3 weeks 5 days ago||Can we ban this guy already?||
Can we ban this guy already? I'm pretty sure "being incredibly annoying all the time" has already been established as banhammer worthy.
|5 weeks 2 days ago||Going back through the||
Going back through the UMHoops Archives:
So it looks most likely that ADV got dropped due to Spike committing, although it's hard to tell if the potential to land Caris had any influence.
|5 weeks 4 days ago||It's a given those things are||
It's a given those things are reprehensible, no comment necessary. But any assumption that the people in charge of the University, AD, and football team would handle those things in an honest, timely, and appropriate manner is very much in doubt.
|5 weeks 6 days ago||At least they got all the||
At least they got all the tables out if the film room, although they should probably put padding on the TV just to be safe.
|6 weeks 2 days ago||Pedantic note: The FCC only||
Pedantic note: The FCC only regulates broadcast content, not cable. So the BTN is free to show as many f-bombs, wardrobe malfunctions, or Purdue-Northwestern games as they want.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||Yes, technically there was||
Yes, technically there was hope for a Big Ten title a month ago. But a month ago people were too busy discussing what we needed to do to make the tournament to discuss Big Ten title scenarios. This is much nicer.
|6 weeks 5 days ago||I love this comment. A month||
I love this comment. A month ago, who thought we'd be seriously discussing this team's path to a Big Ten title?
|8 weeks 1 day ago||The bottom line, if you're a||
This is a guy who went on ESPN's live national coverage of the Hoke hire to call Michigan a regional program. Logic isn't his strong suit.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||Good news by itself, but is||
Good news by itself, but is this a predecessor to wholesale defensive changes? I kinda liked their current defensive staff as is.
|8 weeks 2 days ago||It's not like Alabama is||
It's not like Alabama is immune to this sort of stuff - even with all their talent advantages they've only gone one year without losing a clunker, 2009. In 2011 and 2012 they were given the benefit of the doubt by the polls, but they still dropped clunkers. And I think Auburn 2010 and FSU 2013 belong in the basketball-on-grass offense category, but you left them out for some reason. I think you're cherry-picking your data a bit.
|8 weeks 3 days ago||I understand from ready many||
I know for a while Omameh has been mentioned anytime players majoring in engineering gets brought up, but his bio mentions him as "enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, majoring in communication and sociology." Obviously it hasn't been updated since he graduated, but it doesn't look like he did it. Does anyone know what happened here?
|8 weeks 3 days ago||For the amount of money they||
For the amount of money they are paying Borges, you would think they could find at least one OC who would automatically be an upgrade. Although I guess that assumes there wouldn't be any Schafer at Michigan/Franklin at Auburn assistant undermining, but that isn't a problem with the OC.
|8 weeks 4 days ago||"Should they go for two||
"Should they go for two here?"
|9 weeks 1 day ago||Go read this right now - Bob||
Go read this right now - Bob Stoops was just trolling Bama
|9 weeks 4 days ago||Brian posted a while back||
Brian posted a while back that Ace had signed up for an account on this site with an email that led back to a metro Detroit high schooler. But currently there's nothing for people without access to account information on this site.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||FWIW couldn't you do this||
FWIW couldn't you do this just as well with home-and-homes instead of neutral site games, with the added benefit of not being in a soulless NFL stadium? I'm OK with this one game because DB got hosed by ND backing out and he has a lot of home-and-homes scheduled in the future, so hopefully games like this are the exception, but I don't see anything this game provides that wouldn't have been improved if it had been part of a home-and-home.
|11 weeks 2 days ago||This. I'd prefer a quatlity||
This. I'd prefer a quatlity home-and-home, but that was supposed to be ND (a series Brian never wanted to end) and they bailed and now Brandon has to scramble to fill in a quality opponent. Pretty much anything besides The Horror Part III gets a pass from me.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||Yeah, I'm sure they would be||
Yeah, I'm sure they would be acceptable to the Michigan Man segment. One other person I had in my head was Jerry Montgomery. The problem with all these names though is that they are all young and several years away from being qualified head coaching candidates, assuming they even reach that point. As long Hoke is here for a long time one of them (or another unnamed assistant or player) should break through and earn the job for reasons other than Michigan Man-ness. But if another hire is needed in the near future, it could get icky.
|12 weeks 1 day ago||FWIW I don't think hiring||
FWIW I don't think hiring ex-coaches is necessarily bad - all other things being equal, it would probably be better to have someone familiar with the program. The problem is when you combine a reluctance to hire anyone but ex-coaches with coaching trees sparse on anyone qualified to coach the program. Which is where we are going to be sooner or later unless Hoke starts making his own coaching tree, and not being able to start that with either Borges or Mattison makes it more difficult.