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11/15/2018 - 11:06pm "...with interest". - Chase… "...with interest". - Chase Winovich
11/13/2018 - 11:54am Well...

Would they have any…


Would they have any incentive for protecting their coach?

(insert thinking emoji)

11/13/2018 - 11:52am Hmmmm..

I am sure they feel…


I am sure they feel they missed out on Jon Reschke

11/13/2018 - 11:50am I don't get the whole…

I don't get the whole polyanna/Chicken Little business where M fans get concerned that media might motivate tOSU and their players. Michigan (with an operable Patterson a wrecking crew on defense) is the better team, officials be damned. It is encouraging that tOSU fans are nervous; they should be. Outside of a bunch of "little man Tate" 11/11 packages not much Urban is going to do to scare in that game and even then the M defense has handled spread to run effectively this year (Tate gonna get injured in such a scenario, IMO).

As to Meyer, just keep him away from my Browns and hire John Harbaugh.


11/13/2018 - 11:38am Okay cool. Hook 'em

Okay cool. Hook 'em

11/12/2018 - 10:12pm Pride...something, something Pride...something, something
11/06/2018 - 12:37pm That's pretty weak.

That's pretty weak.

Apologism at its finest but he knows who pays his bills.


11/05/2018 - 7:27pm I don't always agree with…

I don't always agree with Don but he is totally correct here.

So tired of the feelings ball.

11/05/2018 - 7:19pm Hmmmm...

As a scientist I…


As a scientist I find this kind of exercise always a frustrating read on the blog. The OP states his bias up front as "stars guy" then uses these same rankings to draw causality. The problem with this kind of approach is that associating strength of conference outcomes with the input of pure recruit strength misses a ton of data points (and potential confounders) and basically infers a causality out of what seems merely potential correlation. It is a big and mistaken leap.

Now, is the SEC probably top/bottom stronger than other conferences? Potentially. A more telling stat would consider Strength of Schedule (including non-Conference) for each conference over a period of years allowing a more apples/apples comparison based on outcomes.

Now, that stat would be interesting to look at in then considering the recruiting ranking inputs over the same period (i.e., over/underperformance versus recruiting outcomes over time). FWIW, there has to be someone out there who has looked into that concept (which would hold value for teams in negative recruiting, for example.

Interesting topic, anyway.

11/05/2018 - 4:25pm Harbaugh can't recruit, bro
Harbaugh can't recruit, bro #maizened (or #shawnlmartined or whatever)
11/05/2018 - 4:22pm Ace! Respect. Ace! Respect.
11/04/2018 - 5:19pm "Ohio State cooled on him."
"Ohio State cooled on him." Schiano doesn't want any pre-Madonna's on that defense". "Doesn't want to compete with all that defensive talent" Posts coming soon to an 11W/Ozone near you...
11/03/2018 - 9:46pm Ace (fist bump) Ace (fist bump)
11/03/2018 - 8:44pm Well, I see the concern… Well, I see the concern troll is back. Peters would be better this year behind that line and with that running game. Bottom line. Hope the team does not require his services.
11/03/2018 - 7:21pm Am I the only one who…

Am I the only one who enjoyed the constant mocking of McSorley’s past celebrations by both offensive (DPJ) and defensive (Winovich, Hudson)?

Harbaugh/Brown/Mattison etc al. with long and vindictive memories.

11/03/2018 - 7:18pm At 14-0 it was over at the…

At 14-0 it was over at the half

11/01/2018 - 8:44pm As the board's (probably)… As the board's (probably) only Temple alum I'm all in on this game. I assure you, the Owls will not be "outhit" in this game
10/30/2018 - 12:39am No problem with the "Little…

No problem with the "Little Brother" as MSU has consistently earned the status. Whether it's the free chiropractic adjustments for Denard, the protecting of all manner of miscreants, Coach Ontario's scowl, Izzo's lying, former assistant coaches sexually assaulting (allegedly), academic sliding, Nerds being raged against, ski-masks being employed, steroid abusers being covered up (Bullough's first exposure to PED's was his NFL suspension, right?), Nassar being protected and a tone f'n deaf administration bent not on truth and reconciliation with the victims but of simply covering their asses and protecting the brand.

Little Brother does Little Brother f'n things. To hell with Michigan State. They are Little Brother and to hell with the apologists on here for Sparty who fear calling them who they really are.

10/28/2018 - 10:22pm Makes sense to say.

He had…

Makes sense to say.

He had 94 reasons.

10/28/2018 - 5:22pm Sparty/Purdue taught me that…

Sparty/Purdue taught me that Vegas is usually pretty correct.

However, 11.5 seems a lot. 

I suspect it bet down to 7.5 or less

10/27/2018 - 6:57pm PSU contant rock music…

PSU contant rock music/growling lion thing is pretty annoying

10/27/2018 - 3:33pm "They get somewhat…

"They get somewhat embarrassed on their home field last week versus Michigan..."

Yeah, a little bit.

10/27/2018 - 3:32pm That deserves a few crying…

That deserves a few crying laughter emojis

10/27/2018 - 3:30pm "That's the future of…

"That's the future of Michigan State football right there, Rocky Lombardi"

Okay then.

10/27/2018 - 3:28pm Hmmmmm...

What does this…


What does this say of tOSU?

10/27/2018 - 3:26pm So does this make Michigan…

So does this make Michigan State the best team in the conference since they beat the best team in the conference?

Asking for Marcus Ray

10/27/2018 - 12:54pm MSU isn't very good but…

MSU isn't very good but Purdue does not scare me at all. 

Michigan defense and athletes wreck that team.


10/27/2018 - 12:50pm "They have already surpassed…

"They have already surpassed their yardage from last week against Michigan"


10/27/2018 - 12:23pm Re Irony: This.

It seems…

Re Irony: This.

It seems that the only D in East Lansing is Deflection.

10/23/2018 - 9:57am SAWFT


10/21/2018 - 2:15am Chuck that's funny. Purdue…

Chuck that's funny. Purdue is such a garbage loss it puts OSU behind pretty much all other 1 loss teams who might win a conference. 

Your delusion is hilarious tho

10/21/2018 - 1:51am Your join date is 2018; don…

Your join date is 2018; don't lecture anyone here about complaining on the blog noob. FFS

10/20/2018 - 11:21pm Our collective hate has made…

Our collective hate has made us stronger.

10/20/2018 - 5:25pm Approved. I enjoyed him…

Approved. I enjoyed him saying that and calling it for what it was. Starts at Dantonio. Good on Harbaugh for calling them out. That's how you earn the Little Brother name.

10/20/2018 - 5:21pm Amen.




10/15/2018 - 10:26pm "a crappy Northwestern team"…

"a crappy Northwestern team" 

That beat Michigan State in East Lansing...

10/14/2018 - 5:04am @catchafire

What is this bs…


What is this bs? Loud as fcuk in my section. As intense and loud as I've heard.

Get the hell off my lawn.

10/09/2018 - 10:57pm I am a Leafs fan and I'll…

I am a Leafs fan and I'll put that out there before my take which you may agree or disagree. I'm old enough to remember driving to Detroit for Leaf games in the 80s before Yzerman when perhaps Reed Larson was your best player. Those were dark days and it was easy as a Leafs family to get good seats unlike Toronto under Ballard, even then.  The Wings of the 90s and early 2000s were a well managed version of the wealthy teams in the league. They drafted well, developed reasonably but they bought smart flexing the kind of muscle financially that Toronto, NYR, Chicago could do but they did it judiciously and effectively. Post cap they had enough quality players and a good coach to make it last although the playoff streak chase was pathetic and set the franchise back IMO. 

Lots of teams are front runners when it comes to attendance based on success. The 1996 "Hockeytown" trademark and marketing campaign by the Wings underscores this fact. Without winning product  "Hockeytown" is just marketing and painting the seats black reflects that acknowledgement. Maybe you guys get Yzerman back next year and do a complete Tampa/Leafs style rebuild but I can tell you from experience that takes years. Do you believe your fanbase would accept that? Clearly management doesn't and is ordering new seats. 

10/08/2018 - 9:24pm Thanks Ace. The sensible…

Thanks Ace. The sensible voice of reason on every podcast and definitely my favourite MGoWriter. Gifted in analysis and with an ability to make the Recruiting Roundup rather hilarious. Few of us achieve excellence in our jobs Ace but you got there. I hope once you can get through your recovery journey that you have the same success regardless of endeavour.

Thank you.

10/08/2018 - 1:37pm Heh.

A garbage monsoon?


A garbage monsoon?

10/07/2018 - 2:54pm Get well soon Ace; your…

Get well soon Ace; your contribution on podcasts missed.

10/07/2018 - 2:53pm Yep. The mature lady in…

Yep. The mature lady in front of me every game is always full of the cringe worthy:

"Stop running up the middle"

"Why do they run sideways?"

"Oh my god, tackle him" (opponent gets 3 yards)

"Run faster"

Thankfully I don't think she can operate the internets.




10/02/2018 - 6:38pm "Good shit SAMgO" 


"Good shit SAMgO" 


10/02/2018 - 6:27pm Indeed.

Pay that man his…


Pay that man his money.

09/23/2018 - 2:37pm Disagree. On Friday analysis…

Disagree. On Friday analysis was all about Nebraska defense being solid vs run and averaging five sacks per game. Most had Michigan probably pulling out a close win. Nebraska gets housed by the better team and now they are JV? #revisionist

No guarantee this line is any more than average by end of season but average could be enough...

09/16/2018 - 11:11pm This.


09/16/2018 - 11:43am Hmmmmmm...

This take seems…


This take seems kinda Snowflakey.

09/12/2018 - 7:50pm Logged in to note that this…

Logged in to note that this is a bad thread OP

Don't click enter next time.

09/09/2018 - 2:38am Sparty was over-rated.


Sparty was over-rated.

They should be 0-2.

Michigan rolls either of these teams (Sparty Super Bowl be damned)

I guess Tom Izzo didn't really help, either, although he can help them talk about taking bullets after this loss...

09/09/2018 - 2:20am "Where is all the Sparty…

"Where is all the Sparty apologists at"?