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|6 hours 6 min ago||ESPN might want to pick it up||
ESPN might want to pick it up just for the halftime show.
|6 hours 41 min ago||Why the Fred Jackson hate?||
Why the Fred Jackson hate? Michigan has had so many good RBs under him, and we've tended to have very good or better RB play every year we had a competent OL. Remember every RB between Rickey Powers (is that about when FJ got here?) and Mike Hart? All awesome. After that we had a talent drop, but Brandon Minor and Fitz Toussaint had very good upperclass years and both Drake Johnson and Derrick Green were looking good this season until injuries.
There are far bigger problems with our staff than Fred Jackson.
|13 hours 24 min ago||You know it's been Christmas||
You know it's been Christmas shopping season for the last three months so checking MDen isn't the weirdest thing in the world.
|1 day 12 hours ago||Well that's not merry||
Well that's not merry Christmas news.
|2 days 8 hours ago||The context of this would be||
The context of this would be nice too.
|2 days 8 hours ago||Exactly. That's what I was||
Exactly. That's what I was thinking too. If my brother was in that spot and a reporter asked me if I urged him to do one thing or another I would say, "No, I told him to do whatever he wants." Is John supposed to say, "Yeah, he's doing it because my dad and I told him to."?
|2 days 9 hours ago||It would be funnier if||
It would be funnier if Hackett paid Schiano to show up so he could run out, get booed, and then Hackett comes back saying "Just kidding you guys, it's Harbaugh" and then Jim runs out to everyone going nuts.
That's what I would do, at least.
|2 days 9 hours ago||Can't it be both?||
Can't it be both?
|2 days 9 hours ago||OK that's not really the||
OK that's not really the point but thanks for convincing me I have cancer.
|2 days 9 hours ago||That actually would be pretty||
That actually would be pretty awesome. I hope we do that.
|2 days 9 hours ago||Not applicable because it's||
Not applicable because it's happening dot gif.
|2 days 9 hours ago||So Dana Jacobson for OL||
So Dana Jacobson for OL coach?
|2 days 9 hours ago||Your post makes sense. We||
Your post makes sense. We all have preferences. But to say that you won't order any apparel for years just because it's Adidas instead of Nike is outrageous and silly.
|2 days 9 hours ago||When it comes to apparel,||
When it comes to apparel, money should be the determining factor. Not the only factor, but if they money isn't close to equal, I would hope the AD takes the most lucrative deal.
We all want things that cost lots of money (like Jim Harbaigh, hello). In order to have those things that cost lots of money, we need lots of money. And since everyone bitches about ticket prices and PSDs, why not let Adidas fund that stuff for us?
|2 days 10 hours ago||It's not that simple.||
It's not that simple. Dantonio hasn't been a DC for over a decade and isn't going to do it all himself. He's also not super young and has had some health problems so doing too much is not in his (or MSU's) best interest. Narduzzi didn't win the 2013 Broyles Award or get the Pitt HC job by being Dantonio's puppet. That was Narduzzi's defense and Narduzzi ran it.
Narduzzi was also a guy who got the MSU players very riled up and was a great recruiter. That all needs to be replaced now.
|2 days 10 hours ago||It's a little bit of both.||
It's a little bit of both. Dantonio is a very good coach, but he wasn't running the defense all by himself, and like others have said, the D that has been so successful at MSU the last handful of years was Narduzzi's D, not Dantonio's D. Narduzzi was also especially good at watching opponents' film and scheming to stop it - it's not like a DC just implements a defense and then says "go run it" every week. Narduzzi was the one gameplanning in practice every week and tweeking the D for each opponent. He was obviously quite good at that, and that will be lost.
Now, Dantonio knows defense well himself and they'll likely hire someone good. But this is certainly a loss for MSU.
|2 days 11 hours ago||It depends on how you define||
It depends on how you define Christmas. If it's the day you get your gifts, then yes, that would be the new Christmas. But if you define it as the day our savior is born, Jim's birthday was yesterday.
|2 days 11 hours ago||Christmas is the day Harbaugh||
Christmas is the day Harbaugh is official, as far as I'm concerned.
|2 days 11 hours ago||Sounds like that might be a||
Sounds like that might be a good idea. Also might be hard to come by if you don't hurry.
|1 week 2 days ago||If that was his goal, you||
If that was his goal, you know he could just tell them, right? That's what an agent's job is. You don't have to leak it to the press for your other potential suitors to know what they need to pay.
|1 week 3 days ago||First - Martellus Bennett is||
First - Martellus Bennett is not that good. Second - Matt Forte is 29 and Brandon Marshall is 30. Both of those guys have just a couple high level years left. And Jay Cutler sucks. The Bears aren't doing anything for a while.
|1 week 3 days ago||Champions refers to more than||
Champions refers to more than just the football field.
|1 week 4 days ago||4 Loco till dawn for me.||
4 Loco till dawn for me.
|1 week 4 days ago||I kinda thought I had dibs on||
I kinda thought I had dibs on MGoBrewMom.
|1 week 5 days ago||You could certainly argue||
You could certainly argue that Ross has more invested in Michigan, between time and money, than he has in Miami. He could sell the Dolphins today and recoup what he paid and he's done. He's not getting his 250MM back from Michigan.
|1 week 6 days ago||I'm not sure how many of the||
I'm not sure how many of the UK guys are lottery picks - though most of them are draft picks.
Remember - all of the 76ers are NBA draft picks, and have gotten better since then. And many were lottery picks, plus you've weeded out who is a bust.
|2 weeks 4 hours ago||I don't get it.||
I don't get it.
|2 weeks 6 hours ago||Hutchinson was from Florida||
Hutchinson was from Florida too, IIRC. And current standout Mason Cole. I wouldn't mind another Martavious Odoms, either.
|2 weeks 11 hours ago||Any coach who comes in with a||
Any coach who comes in with a track record for success will recruit very well right off the bat. Look at James Franklin - PSU isn't as big of a name as MIchigan and James Franklin hasn't had a ton of success as a HC, but some. Yet just by being "new" and selling "hope" he has recruited incredibly well. Hoke did the same thing, remember? Any new Michigan coach will sell to recruits all the normal Michigan stuff plus "bringing Michigan back to the top." That will last a couple years regardless of on-field success, and then we will have to win.
That's why I don't care how long it takes to get a coach. When we get one, recruits will come. What I care about is getting a coach who can win so that the recruits keep coming 3+ years down the road.
|2 weeks 11 hours ago||In regards to your 3rd||
In regards to your 3rd paragraph - yes that's possible, but we have no reason to assume this. It's a successful firm that has worked with lots of other big organizatoins (with good results). To assume they totally botched what they do well is probably not the safest assumption.
As for your last paragraph - do you want the guys those schools hired? Because I sure don't. But you're exactly right that if we wanted to avoid the search firm and hire a mediocre coach, we could have done that by now.