Big Michigan Football Surprise Open Thread

Submitted by GoWings2008 on February 15th, 2013 at 9:09 AM

I don't know about you all, but I'm terribly excited to find out what the big news is supposed to be.  Any intel on when its supposed to happen?



February 15th, 2013 at 9:27 AM ^

Why would Brandon or Hoke let Ferns (just a verbal commit) make a big announcement about UM football?

Just expect Ferns to say something like he and Wilton are creating an annual recruiting comp between O and D with the 1st commits as "captains". Fits with Shane and Dymonte pursuing kids last year.


February 15th, 2013 at 11:03 AM ^

I have no guess. I'm just waiting to see what it is. I was just saying that the concept you were suggesting isn't newsworthy in my opinion and from what we've heard it's pretty cool (not amazing by most accounts but at least worth a small announcement). For the record, I didn't tag your comment as flamebait. I don't know why anyone would think it was.


February 15th, 2013 at 9:40 AM ^

tough crowd.  I didn't want to ask the question in another thread for fear of being labeled off-topic, so I created a thread about any intel on it.  If I knew there was so much criticism out there on this, I would have just kept on knitting.


February 15th, 2013 at 10:29 AM ^

Your post was fine - you clearly labeled what it was about, so if anyone was uninterested, they didn't have to click.  Those that did, and then posted, essentially are saying nothing more than:  This is a stupid topic and wasted my valuable time.  My time is so valuable that I come on a sports blog in the morning, click on threads that absolutely do not interest me, and then take more of my valuable time to comment on how I don't like the thread, or perhaps even try to post a comical reference that is so clever that only 4 other posters made the same joke.

Personally, I would take this topic over some of the random OT threads.


February 15th, 2013 at 10:47 AM ^

You didn't explain what you were talking about.  Not everyone follows Michael Ferns on Twitter.  Next time you should give a little more context about where the story is coming from.  "I'm excited about a big surprise" isn't very informative.


February 15th, 2013 at 10:23 AM ^

I am letting it roll.  The gif is sarcasm, a favorite source of humor of mine, and the response to the other guy was to let him know I'm fine with it and that I was just voicing frustration.  If I really was being defensive, my response would have been a lot longer and more involved, but I'm just making a statement here.  It really isn't a big deal. 

See?  Now you've got me waxing poetic about it when I really didn't want to.  I realize that going on and on and on doesn't improve things.  But when someone tells me to "relax" is the precise time that I am not relaxed.  So...yeah.


February 15th, 2013 at 9:52 AM ^

Asteroid DA14 will actually hit Columbus, according to University of Michigan scientists.

After turning the city into a smoking pile of rubble, it will be an actual improvement.