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|12 hours 49 min ago||If he misses this year, he won't be back||
It doesn't really make sense for him to redshirt and come back. He returned this year to improve his stock as an NFL QB. Based on the arm issues, that isn't happening--and it seemed unlikely to begin with, given the general lack of accuracy on his throws downfield. Time to pick a new position and start preparing to play that in the pros. If he works at that all year, this could turn out to be a blessing in disguise for his pro career. Furthermore, if he misses the entire year and ohio moves on with Barnett or Jones, and gets decent play from either, it would be fairly awkward for him to come back.
|15 hours 52 min ago||Bad relief pitching||
That was the Tigers problem last year too. You want to dump on DD, how about his failure to fix that in the off season? Nathan hasn't seemed like the same guy for a while now, and that was his big move.
|16 hours 11 min ago||Denard||
Well, of course. Injuries happen, and you play nonetheless. I don't recall any ohio fans sighing and saying they didn't want to count the win they had two years ago because Denard was hurt.
|1 day 12 hours ago||ND does matter||
This is the last scheduled game. They opted out right before the game three years ago to assure they got two games to our one. They are jerks, and beating them at home and letting them stew in that loss until whenever would be delicious.
|4 days 11 hours ago||Not buying that||
We have an even better emotional edge: the last game in a series they chickened out of, and did in a sleazy way right before the game in AA started to guarantee they got 2 of the last 3 games at home. I suspect the coaching staff will remind the players of that when we play them.
|4 days 12 hours ago||Yes and no||
I agree with your point generally, but if the rumors reported by the OP are true, this goes somewhat beyond cheating. I would think most schools would treat trading "services" for schoolwork a bit more seriously than "someone did a term paper for me because I'm on the FB team." It is a bit more unseemly when there is a quid pro quo.
|4 days 12 hours ago||Pipkins?||
No mention of Pipkins on the DL? Meaningful omission, or just an oversight? I thought I had read that he was having a good camp.
|6 days 14 hours ago||Not correct||
Bentley went to Ignatius; Kalis to Ed's. The schools are bitter rivals.
|1 week 11 hours ago||Lincoln, Madison||
It's easy to mix up dead Presidents.
|1 week 14 hours ago||Pelini free forever!||
Unless things start to pick up in Lincoln, not seeing Pelini in the next four years means we may never see him again.
|1 week 14 hours ago||ah, but you forget||
Duke is very easy to hate--just in general.
|1 week 5 days ago||That mugshot||
Just awesome. I mean, you have to be a jerk to wear that shirt in the first instance but immortalizing it in a mugshot after an arrest for battery is a perfect 10.
|1 week 5 days ago||Agree totally||
Given our coverage issues last year, and the praise heaped on Lewis in the spring, I expect he will push for a starting CB spot, and get one by the end of the year. He always seemed to be close to his guy in coverage last year, and was beaten by some perfect passes. Countess and Taylor were at times far away from their WRs. And I don't see why anyone would think Ross loses his job at this point based on how he played the last two years. It's great if someone is better, but I will believe that to be the case when the coaches run someone else out there to start.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||it's not just you||
I think Gedeon will be a beast. Probably not until next year, though. But I think his ceiling is highest of the three. I thought he was pretty impressive for a true freshman last year, and he has better size than the other guys.
|3 weeks 11 hours ago||Just put your finger on a key point||
Retention is critical, because without it you have underclass-heavy rosters continuously. The improved retention of players under the Hoke regime should begin to pay off this year and really pay off next year.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||Rose colored glasses?||
Maybe, but I don't think the OL will suck. After watching the incoherent offense last year, with a different approach almost from week to week, it is easy to imagine why the line was having issues. Finding 5 or 6 guys from the highly recruuited bunch that we have, giving them a clear philosophy, simplifying the playbook and blocking, and adding a year of conditioning and experience, all should help these guys play better. I don't think we will be great on the OL, but I think we will be adequate.
|3 weeks 4 days ago||These guys are idiots||
If they had gone to Ohio State, none of this would have been a problem.
|4 weeks 4 days ago||Glen Close||
When I saw the picture of her with that crazy hair at the start of the last video, I thought we were going to see her boiling a rabbit in the cut. This was much better.
|4 weeks 5 days ago||very classy stuff||
Who knows what sells an 18 year old, but I like to think that I would have been really put off even at 18 by that sort of crap. Tell me what's good about your school and why I will like it, develop as a player, fit in, and enjoy myself. I will evaluate the other schools on my own and see what I think. If I were there as a parent, I sure as hell would tell my kid to stay away from people who approach recruiting that way.
|4 weeks 6 days ago||I wonder where he ends up||
Plenty of time to de-commit and go elsewhere.
|5 weeks 1 day ago||Too bad||
Would have been nice if the game were Sooner.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||Awesome||
We are really stocking up on quality TEs. Hopefully, the days of Michigan exploiting the TE as a huge weapon are upon us once again.
|8 weeks 5 days ago||I'll start calling them Ohio State||
Just as soon as they start calling themselves that--like they used to--instead of THE Ohio State University. Till then, I'll just go with Ohio.
|10 weeks 1 day ago||Interesting||
everyone else thought it was coming . . .
|10 weeks 6 days ago||agree 100%||
Lots of great games have been mentioned, but if you actually saw this one--and the look of utter disbelief on the Ohio fans and players at the end, their absolute incredulity and despair--and remember how that prick Woody ran up the score the year before, there has never been a more satisfying win in the last 45 years. Ever.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||I don't know||
if Taylor was provoked or not, if he lied or not, if Dileo's sister lied or not, if Taylor is a good guy or a jerk, or whether the team would have been better if he had gone pro a year ago because of "chemistry" issues. What I do know from years of representing the media is that stories get sensationalized with distressing frequency, that news reports in even the best media publications are sometimes sloppy and are almost always written based on the POV of the reporter, that police have major biases too, and that you never really know for sure what happened in most cases, but that you have a much higher level of confidence in the truth after a trial where people are subjected to cross examination. So I am inclined to wait before reaching any judgment about Taylor's actions in this matter.
|11 weeks 5 days ago||Absolutely second the motion||
I read the article, and you're right, it was fascinating. Thanks.
|11 weeks 6 days ago||If his back is OK||
then someone is going to get a real prize in the latter half of the first round of the NBA draft with McGary. He reminds me of Dave Cowens wth the energy he brings to the game, and he does kick the ball out in the manner of a Wes Unseld. I don't know that we have ever seen his like at Michigan, albeit we saw only a glimpse of it; and I doubt we ever will see anything like him for a long while. It would have been something to watch a full season of a healthy McGary playing with Stauskas and Robinson.
|12 weeks 4 days ago||Jobu?||
he wasn't that pretty, IIRC. Sanitizing him for the kiddies. And does he come with a shot of rum?
|12 weeks 4 days ago||Ah, so it's not a joke!||
It's delusional. Not sure which is worse.