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|14 hours 32 min ago||Maybe because Wisconsin was a||
Maybe because Wisconsin was a total joke in football and basketball for a hundred years. Then the last 15 years or so, it seems they always put up these great seasons year after year and never need to rebuild.
I'd like to see them suck again.
|15 hours 17 min ago||Yes, it does suck. Kind of||
Yes, it does suck. Kind of like when Notre Dame played Bama for the football title. Didn't want to root for the Tide but I'm sure as hell never going to root for ND.
|15 hours 24 min ago||This blows...seeing Notre||
This blows...seeing Notre Dame play so well.
And North Carolina/Wisconsin...hate both teams and want them both to lose. But at least it's a good game so far.
|20 hours 33 min ago||The old pressbox, while||
The old pressbox, while nostalgic, had really become an eye sore. It long needed to be replaced. The only sight lines no completely visible were on each side of it. The old boxes were very meh. And even more tired looking on the outside of the stadium...
But I loved that they kept the old Michigan Stadium letters and put them on the concourse entrance, once again leaving the S upside down...
The renovations really helps keep some of the sound in. And it still has a majestic look. So I love it. Honestly, would you rather have this...
or Penn State's erector set....
|20 hours 53 min ago||Horrible flag. But as for||
But as for the play itself, Mike Gillette's fake punt for a TD against MSU was much better. He had 4 Spartans charging at him to block it and the stupid ref was standing in his way so he had to knock him over.
37 seconds in...
|1 day 20 hours ago||I'm surprised how popular the||
I'm surprised how popular the stripes are with so many people. I thought the stripes up the sleeves were the dumbest thing about every "legacy" and "throwback" jersey under Brandon.
To me, the away uniform was at it's best in the late 90's when they brought the block M back on the sleeves.
Not that the Schembechler away jerseys weren't classic as Jamie Morris shows here...
|3 days 50 min ago||Now THAT I wouldn't mind for||
Now THAT I wouldn't mind for an actual throwback jersey.
|3 days 1 hour ago||The Tom Brady look. It's||
The Tom Brady look. It's perfect.
I'll take the Desmond or the Harbaugh look too because they are so minor. But get rid of that stupid piping.
|4 days 1 hour ago||Hmmm...I seem to be in the||
Hmmm...I seem to be in the extreme minority on the helmet stickers. I don't exactly hate them and I'm not going to waste energy complaining about them. I just think they're highly unnecessary. Lloyd's philosophy was absolutely correct about this being a TEAM sport. But based purely on aesthetics, I see them more as clutter.
Compare it to the epicness that is the big house. Unlike the rest of the stadiums in the country, Michigan doesn't showcase in HUGE numbers the years of every national title, the 42 conference titles, the Heisman winners, etc. all over the inside of the stadium and all over the pressboxes. The stadium speaks for itself. It's majestic on it's own. It has no need for clutter. I feel the same way about the helmets. But that's just me.
I guess it's a better trade to live with knowing the legends jerseys are gone. Seeing someone wearing the 98 felt wrong on so many levels.
|1 week 23 hours ago||It's all about Harbaugh. It||
It's all about Harbaugh. It will be the first time I'm in the big house the same time as him since the 85 Purdue game.
And because we are Michigan fans, I still kind of expect to see the negative feedback AFTER the spring game about how awful we are....and this tradition goes back many years, even when the program was good.
|1 week 1 day ago||At age 17, I tripped while||
At age 17, I tripped while playing laser tag, landed on my wrist funny and ended up breaking it. That was the same day as the 97 Notre Dame, which we ended up winning despite losing 3 fumbles in the second half. That night while in the waiting room at emergency, the TV showed highlights and despite holding my wrist in severe pain, I smiled at the shot of Lloyd screaming, "Yes!!! Yes!!!!" during the final seconds.
|1 week 2 days ago||That's insanely cool.||
That's insanely cool. Especially since I thought Grbac had disappeared off the face of the earth.
|1 week 3 days ago||I watched the endings of most||
I watched the endings of most of Kentucky's close calls this year. They had a home overtime escape against Ole Miss 89-86.
They went to OT in their next game, A&M missed a close shot that would have sent it to double OT.
LSU had the final shot against them trailing by 2 and they chose to go for the win instead of OT, their 3 point attempt rimmed off.
They had 4 other single digit wins against meh competition but you never got the sense they were going to lose.
They have had their escapes but I don't get the sense that they're going to trip up in the tournament. Don't they have three players who are 7 feet? I dread the thought of Calipari winning it all because he's a massive tool. It's the only silver lining of Michigan not being in the tournament this year...knowing Kentucky is just going all the way regardless. The title will be vacated in several years because....you know....Calipari. But in the meantime, get used to seeing many happy shots of Ashley Judd.
|1 week 3 days ago||Random observation aside from||
Random observation aside from Harmon that I always found odd, there's no celebration from the players every time he scores. I also noticed this in the 48 Rose Bowl highlights against USC. And in the 65 Rose Bowl against Oregon State, Mel Anthony rips off a 75 yard TD run and there's no reaction from the Michigan players.
|1 week 5 days ago||I don't think it's any real||
I don't think it's any real loss. But we'll always have Dion Harris...
Harris shot the game winner in South Bend the year before as well.
|1 week 5 days ago||After Harbaugh broke his arm,||
After Harbaugh broke his arm, Zurbrugg finished the season: 63 of 113 passes for 691 yards, 6 touchdowns and 7 interceptions.
|1 week 6 days ago||I wasn't expecting a win||
I wasn't expecting a win today. But the officials have been a joke all game long. Wisconsin has gotten away with pushes and a no charge. A ball even went off a Badger player, we were given possession and then the officials overturned it after Bo Ryan and the Wisconsin bench lost their shit.
|2 weeks 22 hours ago||Loving every minute of this.||
Loving every minute of this. Fuck Illinois. We had no business losing that game in Champaign.
|2 weeks 23 hours ago||Yeah, that makes sense. 30||
Yeah, that makes sense. 30 seconds of game play and then right back to commercials.
|2 weeks 23 hours ago||Traditionally, we don't get||
Traditionally, we don't get offensive rebounds. We won the B1G outright last year and couldn't get offensive rebounds.
But I'd kill just to see us get a couple per game.
|2 weeks 23 hours ago||The story of the season has||
The story of the season has been every single opponent making every 3 they shoot in the final 2 minutes of the game, whether they're defensed or not. But blown layups isn't far behind.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Damn those uniforms are bad.||
Damn those uniforms are bad.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Love it. I also admire the||
I also admire the student who had the strength to walk up to him and show him the bracelet. I don't think I would have the guts to approach him.
At the 2004 spring game (back in the days when fans were allowed to go on the field afterwards) a friend of mine who is on the alumni board, took my hand and said, "I'm going to introduce you to Lloyd," and my mouth dropped and I had a little trouble breathing. We got to the tunnel and Lloyd had just left. But I still remember the near heart attack feeling.
I would imagine I'd still be like that if I were in the same restraunt as Harbaugh. Too chicken to go come near him because I wouldn't be able to speak.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Proud to say my dad||
Proud to say my dad (WolverineHistorian Sr.) is now a regular addition to the 8 million views a month.
I got him addicted during 'Its Happening,' month. Now he's checking MGoBlog on his phone several times a day and accepts Brian as his leader. He was practically star struck when I told him I've exchanged emails with our leader.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||B1G has been kinder. ESPN||
B1G has been kinder. ESPN Classic religiously showed every horrible loss this program had from Bo all the way through Lloyd.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I got bored with the spring||
I got bored with the spring games and stopped attending (although the alumni flag football game with the former players coming back under RichRod was fun to watch.)
But there's no way I'm missing this spring game. It will be the first time I'll be in the big house the same time as Harbaugh since the '85 Purdue game.
|2 weeks 3 days ago||I wouldn't mind a return trip||
I wouldn't mind a return trip from Patrick Stewart to conduct the MMB again.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||I used to despise 3:30||
I used to despise 3:30 starts. But I've changed my mind since noon starts these days means the student section is about 50% at kickoff. We'll get about 70% of the students at a 3:30 kickoff now.
I'm not opposed to more than one night game. Nebraska almost always takes their 3 biggest home games and makes them ALL at night.
But OSU at night still doesn't feel right to me.
|2 weeks 6 days ago||Maybe I should start this||
Maybe I should start this with GET OFF MY LAWN!
With that out of the way, I hate the idea of super conferences. The more teams you add, the less you play them during football season and too many one game deals in basketball.
The asshole programs keep benefiting schedule wise with the addition of teams. Two straight years of traveling to East Lansing in football, 2 years of one season games against OSU in Columbus with no games at Crisler.
No more of that crap.
|3 weeks 13 hours ago||Those are fun. The video||
Those are fun.
The video from the 87 Minnesota game is weird to watch. Bo mentioned in his book that he did not feel right on the sidelines during that game. The symptoms got worse over the next couple weeks and then he had another heart attack and needed another quadruple heart-bypass.
He looks so happy in the video. You would never know how crappy he actually felt.