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|2 hours 24 min ago||He played sideline at||
He played sideline at Michigan.
|6 hours 15 min ago||You gotta have Hart||
You gotta have Hart
|8 hours 51 min ago||Feels like Tommy Armstrong||
Feels like Tommy Armstrong has been at Nebraska forever. Is he a 10th year senior?
|13 hours 23 min ago||So the strategy here is, I||
So the strategy here is, I bought several top recruits out of my own pocketbook and I finally got busted by the NCAA. If I serve the 2 game suspension, the thought of me being fake dead will inspire you to play better on the field?
|16 hours 30 min ago||Mason had that beautiful pick||
Mason had that beautiful pick six against Iowa. That was awesome.
|17 hours 24 min ago||His voice is a little odd,||
His voice is a little odd, I'll give you that. But I disagree with everything else. I like Ira. He and Sam work well off each other. I love listening to them. And come on, to say he's not a Michigan fan?
|1 day 9 hours ago||*sigh* 300 missed tackles on||
*sigh* 300 missed tackles on him in that damn Rose Bowl and if you take away just one or two, things are very different. 298 missed tackles wins the game.
|1 day 13 hours ago||Oh, how could I forget that?||
Oh, how could I forget that? Yes, Brady fake limped off the field and the team on the sidelines was laughing over how bad his acting was. But the transcontinental pass worked between Henson and Dialo Johnson.
|1 day 15 hours ago||Yeah. That doesn't surprise||
Yeah. That doesn't surprise me in the least.
|1 day 16 hours ago||Why does MSU have to agree?||
Why does MSU have to agree? Michigan never agreed to play there in back to back years. It was just scheduled that way and Brandon never argued against it.
|1 day 16 hours ago||Was that really confirmed as||
Was that really confirmed as true or just speculation? I don't doubt folks hated Brandon but wow. In the end, did it make any difference? All I remember is us, the fans, doing the complaining. I don't ever remember Brandon even addressing the topic.
|1 day 17 hours ago||I can see why he saved that.||
I can see why he saved that. Hilarious.
But there's no way you don't notice that before you mail it out. If it was 5:00 on a Friday as Clint suspects and you're too lazy to go back and type it over, couldn't you just cross out the 'unt' with a black highlighter?
|2 days 2 hours ago||My favorite Tom Brady memory||
My favorite Tom Brady memory was the 1999 Penn State game, which was the final home game of child rapist (but let's not do anything about it for 40 years) Jerry Sandusky. If you go back and watch that entire game, it's a 3 hour love fest for Sandusky, which is beyond creepy knowing what we know now.
As for the game itself, the defense played spectacular in the first half. Penn State's only points came from a punt return thanks to the old "don't break the halo rule," which was eventually changed. Michigan got flagged for it and then on the rekick, all the defenders awkwardly put the breaks on which was enough for the PSU returner to get loose and take it to the house.
Midway through the third quarter, we lead 17-7 thanks to some great passing from Brady to David Terrell and Marcus Knight. A-Train had a couple nice runs as well. PSU quarterback Kevin Thompson made about a dozen horrible throws directly at Michigan receivers that should have been picked off (Think Devin Gardner against Northwestern in 2013) but we could never come down with any of them. Our guys pick just a couple of those off and the game is over early. It never happens and Penn State's offense finally starts clicking in the second half.
Now we trail 20-17 with just a little over 7 minutes left in the game....and Brady throws a pick six. Trailing 27-17, I figure we're done. Michigan gets the ball back, Brady makes a 15 yard run with his 'Chariots of Fire' speed to mid field. A couple passes to Terrell and Marquise Walker and then Brady runs and reaches the goal line for the score, causing Sandusky to throw his headphones off in disgust. Now down 3 with a little over 3 minutes left, the defense holds PSU to a 3 and out and Dialo Johnson returns the punt to the PSU 35. Three plays later, Brady throws the go ahead TD to Marcus Knight.
In the final minute and a half, Penn State drives to the Michigan 35 when Ian Gold knocks the ball out of Thompson's hands and Larry Foote recovers, causing Brent Musberger to scream, "Michigan wins it! Michigan wins it!" And Beaver Stadium turns into a library.
After throwing that pick six, Brady was calm, made great decisions with his throwing and his feet and won the game. Still one of my favorite victories ever.
|2 days 9 hours ago||I'm waiting for the breaking||
I'm waiting for the breaking news that they've signed several 5 star towel boys.
|2 days 14 hours ago||Even though that loss ended||
Even though that loss ended up being a blessing sending Cooper to Columbus, it may have been the most WTF loss in the Rose Bowl under Bo, save the the 78 game against unranked Washington.
My dad and uncle went to the '87 Rose Bowl and took these pics...
And since we were huge favorites, my dad got excited a little too early and took this picture of the scoreboard in the 2nd quarter, which probably jinxed us.
|2 days 15 hours ago||Jamie Morris fumbled,||
Jamie Morris fumbled, Harbaugh dove to recover it and in the process, had his arm snap the wrong way...
I too thought it was just the wind in that pic at first but I'm not so sure.
Edit: Uh, nevermind.
|2 days 16 hours ago||Thanks for everything, Ace.||
Thanks for everything, Ace.
|3 days 2 hours ago||Good Lord, that was amazing.||
Good Lord, that was amazing.
|3 days 5 hours ago||Hey! I remember that guy!||
Hey! I remember that guy!
|3 days 12 hours ago||In 2012, USC was the AP||
In 2012, USC was the AP preseason #1. They finished 7-6.
In 2011, Oklahoma was the AP preseason #1. They finished 10-3.
In 2009, Florida was preseason #1. They finished 13-1 and out of the title game after losing to Bama in the SEC championship game.
Last year, OSU was unanimous #1 in all polls. And as we all remember, they didn't even try to win that MSU game so they were left on the outside looking in.
All four years, Bama won it all. I'd love it if they didn't even contend this year but for that to happen, they're going to have to lose two regular season games. 3 of their 4 national title teams stumbled once, sometimes at the beginning of the season and sometimes at the end but they were always left in perfect position for the title game. And of course, the rules that kept Michigan out in 2006 did not keep Bama out in 2011...but let's not go down that road again.
|3 days 16 hours ago||Ole Miss at #11? All those||
Ole Miss at #11? All those top recruits Hugh Freeze bought are now in the NFL. Shouldn't they take a step back?
|4 days 2 hours ago||This list gets more confusing||
This list gets more confusing after every reveal. I expected Glenn Rice to be in the top ten, maybe even top five since...you know, he's the best basketball player in the history of our program.
|4 days 13 hours ago||It was a blast. Stressful||
It was a blast. Stressful until the end but fun afterwards. Truth be told, the game never should have come down to the ending it had. When Leon Hall made that interception with a couple minutes left, that was when we should have iced the game. But the celebration penalty took us back and we ended up with no points on a drive that should have started at the 20 yard line (or somewhere close, I can't remember the exact yard line we were on.)
Walking down Hoover Street after the game, a frat guy was on the balcony with a megaphone saying things like, "7 in a row!!!" and "Attention! Joe Paterno.....is dead." Immature, yes. But it still made me laugh.
|4 days 13 hours ago||I wasn't at that one but a||
I wasn't at that one but a few friends who were said the heat was torture, in the upper 90's all day. Some fans were passing out from the heat and had to be carried out of the stadium.
|4 days 13 hours ago||I was at that Penn State game||
I was at that Penn State game as well. Sitting in the north end zone, I saw the ball leave Henne's hands but it quickly disappeared from view. I had to watch the crowd's reaction on the other side of the stadium to know if we'd won the game or not. When I heard the screaming, I knew it was OK to celebrate. What I also remember about that day was the trip to Ann Arbor listening to the OSU/MSU game on the radio. We had just pulled off the State Street exit when John L. Smith had his meltdown at halftime, "THE COACHES ARE SCREWING IT UP!!!!" My dad and I laughed our asses off.
I was also at Braylonfest. It was the day before Halloween, kind of cloudy. Walking to the stadium I noticed how windy it was and naturally that made me nervous for the kicking game. Throughout three quarters, the crowd was screaming and pleading with Carr to throw the damn ball to Braylon. Once we were down 27-10, they finally did it and good things happened. I was in the south end zone for this one and all the action happened in the opposite end zone, naturally. My main memories are looking up at the night sky and thinking this will probably be the closest thing Michigan will ever have to a night game. And once it was all over, the stadium going crazy. I turned around and literally hugged the guy behind me, who I didn't know. But he hugged me back so it was all good. That was a game that's truly hard to put into words. After yelling and celebrating, I literally had to sit down because I was afraid I was going to pass out.
|4 days 16 hours ago||I love it too. Those players||
I love it too. Those players better hand over their wrists immediately. They're about to get a slap that will hurt for seconds.
|5 days 5 hours ago||No. This is one of those||
No. This is one of those meteor games. F*ck both teams.
|5 days 14 hours ago||A Dave Brandon wet dream.||
A Dave Brandon wet dream.
|5 days 15 hours ago||A couple hot dogs and a coke||
A couple hot dogs and a coke are normal to get before playing an easier opponent.
But if it's a big game, I'm usually too nervous to eat anything for fear of making myself sick. And that also applies to when I'm watching the game from home.
|5 days 15 hours ago||If you play for Mr. Purple||
If you play for Mr. Purple Face in South Bend, 3 DUI's would be handled by telling the media the player paid for his crimes during the offseason and the guilt of that would be harsher than any game suspensions.