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|13 weeks 4 days ago||The only decent barbeque in||
The only decent barbeque in the state is Ricewood - their brisket will blow your mind.
Actually Westside isn't bad either.
|18 weeks 3 days ago||2007 OSU game. Injured Henne||
2007 OSU game. Injured Henne in the rain throws 34 times. Hart is useless because he's injured and OSU's defense has done nothing but practice defending our single run play for a week. 91 total fucking yards.
|25 weeks 5 days ago||They're losing because they||
They're losing because they lack players at O-line, D-line, and safety
|31 weeks 3 days ago||Because the rule is against||
Because the rule is against "substitution with intent to deceive", not deception in general.
|1 year 20 weeks ago||So Ohio State but better? We||
So Ohio State but better? We didn't fare well against good defenses with elite athletes.
|1 year 21 weeks ago||whah||
|1 year 23 weeks ago||I'm not worried that Indiana||
I'm not worried that Indiana played us close. I'm worried that Ohio State can replicate Indiana's strategy with much better playmakers and a great running quarterback.
|1 year 27 weeks ago||They're up, Michigan is #1||
They're up, Michigan is #1
|1 year 28 weeks ago||27-6||
|1 year 50 weeks ago||actual answer||
As you approach the speed of light, addition of velocities isn't linear.
According to the top train, they are moving 100 MPH relative to the 2nd to top train. However, they see themselves moving less than c (speed of ligh) relative to the bottom train. This is true no matter how many trains are in the stack - and every train still sees itself moving 100 MPH faster than the train below, and 100 MPH slower than the train above. With enough trains, you'll get arbitrarily close to the speed of light, but not quite there.
|2 years 11 weeks ago||Ashley's had some last week.||
Ashley's had some last week. Great bar even if they don't have Hopslam.
|2 years 14 weeks ago||Quick physics calculation||
EDIT - first attempt was wrong, didn't account for gauge pressure vs actual pressure.
Actually, this is most likely what happened. Assume the balls measured 10.5 PSI at 45 F, they would measure 12.5 PSI at 85 F. The balls would be a little warm.
|2 years 27 weeks ago||Dammit. We beat the spread||
Dammit. We beat the spread though.
|2 years 27 weeks ago||Michigan has only been||
Michigan has only been double-digit dogs 9 times since 1990:
13 - OSU - 17 - L
12 - Bama - 13 - L
10 - OSU - 16.5 - L
09 - OSU - 10 - L
09 - Iowa - 9.5 - W
08 - OSU - 20.5 - L
08 - PSU - 24.5 - L
08 - Florida - 10 - W
96 - OSU - 17 - W
98 - OSU - 10 - L
96 - Colorado - 9 - W
I may have missed a few, here's the data:
|2 years 29 weeks ago||Yay.||
Now we get to start a back that managed 3.1 ypc against Rutgers.
|2 years 29 weeks ago||Not a chance. Do you remember||
Not a chance. Do you remember how terrible those defenses were?
|2 years 30 weeks ago||Yay.||
|2 years 30 weeks ago||I think you're on to||
I think you're on to something. He has a much better track record than Hoke at underperforming based on available talent. Seriously, I don't think there's a better coach out there at bringing in top 5 recruiting classes, and then going 8-4. Maybe we could go after Kiffin too, he had some of the same success at USC.
|2 years 31 weeks ago||Fuck this shit||
Fage 4 life
|2 years 33 weeks ago||What you actually mean is||
What you actually mean is "lack of any plays that did anything." Which is true. Lack of "playcalling" is the laziest critisism you can come up with. We couldn't run the ball, Gardner got no pass protection, Gardner kept throwing picks. What exactly did you want?
|2 years 37 weeks ago||Are there any specific rules||
Are there any specific rules in the NCAA that stop, say, a linebacker from lowering a shoulder into a reciever before the ball is thrown?
|2 years 51 weeks ago||First of all, talk to the||
First of all, talk to the advising and admissions offices. They'll be very willing to answer any questions you may have.
Secondly, Calc III at Michigan is really shockingly difficult. I've seen many future engineers struggle with the material and the workload. Don't let that surprise you. Places like Washtenaw will be considerably easier. (In high school, I took Calc III at UM-Dearborn - it was a cakewalk compared to the Ann Arbor class).
Take a look at the exams for last semester's Calc II class to see the material you'll be expected to know. Much more difficult than the AP exam:
Everything you should know about transfer credit:
Read this page about the math different math sequences:
|3 years 11 weeks ago||Pretty charts are welcome,||
Pretty charts are welcome, but not the background images
|3 years 23 weeks ago||You're right and that's||
You're right and that's depressing.
|3 years 23 weeks ago||While I agree that running||
While I agree that running the ball on 4th and 2 might have been successfull less than 30% of the time, I believe there are less conservative playcalls that would have done better. Spreading the field and looking for a quick slant/hitch/out + have Devin scramble if nothing is open HAS to be at least 30% successful - I would suspect much more.
Love the going for it, hate the play.
|3 years 24 weeks ago||It's pretty telling that in||
It's pretty telling that in 2008, that tire-fire of an offense with zero credible passing threat, our running backs never performed this terribly. Against Utah - the worst rushing game of the year - our backs still got 2.4 ypc. I just can't believe that the offensive talent level on this team is worse than 2008.
|3 years 25 weeks ago||This play could so easily||
This play could so easily option off that slot LB. Have Funches run a slant or a hitch, give Gardner an actual read at the mesh point. If Gardner pulls on the second play, any throw to Funchess is at least 5 yards with a single safety to beat. There's got to be something in place to punish that blind aggression.
|3 years 27 weeks ago||Alright, I put way too much||
Alright, I put way too much effort into this, but it's an interesting question. Weighing all of those factors is difficult, so I looked at the results of previous years.
From 2005 to 2013, there have been 823 overtime drives. I looked at only the first drives of each overtime.
Scoring - 72%
TD - 44%
FG - 28%
Turnover - 14%
So Gibbons kick is 65% vs 72% playing normally. The chances are much closer than I thought they would be. Figure in that our offense was playing badly, Devin is turnover prone, and Gibbons is an above average kicker - the correct decision might have been the kick.
(A game ending pick 6 has only happened twice in the last 7 years - less than .5%. The games were Pitt vs Ohio 2005 and Vandy vs Tennessee 2011)
|3 years 27 weeks ago||For an average college||
For an average college kicker, missing the both the 4th quarter + 1st OT FG is ~18%. Seriously, even with all that happened in this game, I think we win it 9 times out of 10.
I won't extrapolate Gibbons stats because of low sample sizes, but he is 6/11 from 40+ over the last 2 years (4/9 before this game).
Predicted points from from an average kicker during this game was 14.25, and Gibbons scored 12. He definitely performed below average, but not by much.
|3 years 27 weeks ago||Risk can be quantified. "a FG||
Risk can be quantified. "a FG wins it" - College kickers can hit a 40 yarder ~65% of the time. Why throw the ball? Because we shouldn't be so afraid to throw the ball that we accept a 35% chance at 0 points.
Sure, Gardner is a turnover machine - 7% of his throws get picked off. So give him some easy reads, get away from a run game that hasn't worked all night (does the reason really matter?) and go for the win. Or at the very least give poor Gibbons a better at the kick.