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07/01/2015 - 8:02am Google Search

All you have to do is Google search U of Tennessee colors to see they are:

Orange, Grey, and White

06/22/2015 - 3:18pm Winslow at #4

Winslow could potentially be available at 8. Most mock drafts look something like this

1-4 in no order:

Towns, Okafor, Russell, Porzingis

After that there is a whole group with Winslow included, but the next two are probably Mudiay and Hezonja. 

 

05/05/2015 - 10:32am Pac 6 years ago

I am a huge fan of boxing and had been looking forward to this fight for years. While I agree that Manny has lost a bit, so has Mayweather. You should go back and watch some of his fights from his younger days when his right straight actually had power. 

I can tell you are a big Manny fan, but to say he would have won easily is absurd, though I guess if you take a hard stance on something that objective you can try and back it up without facts.

Floyd is and was a better technical boxer, as boring as that may be, beat all of the same opponents as Manny, and has held the #1 pound for pound title per experts basically the entire time the two of them have been boxing. 

Not really a fan of either, just hate when people take historic stances like that and ignore all facts. 

12/09/2014 - 12:05pm This news broke last week

Unfortunate situation for all involved. Tough on the journalist's part not fact checking with the accused...

12/06/2014 - 6:10pm Take it for what it is....

Take it for what it is (which is little and defintely not a party room style statement), but I have a fraternity brother whose father is a big donor to the AD. He sent me a message last Friday on Gchat and said that the Harbaugh deal is done and they are just waiting for it to get signed. Said he heard from within the AD. If this adds anything to it, the kid put a lot of money on Harbaugh to Michigan at 8 to 1 odds.

Obviously sounds like a ridiculous statement, and I am generally not one to perpetuate such,  but he is very looped in and his speak + bet seams to show he is very confident. 

11/22/2014 - 8:19pm the sad feeling

the sad feeling I have.... that this program is years away from getting out of the gutter. Recruiting demographics.... general administrative preference for MANball.... so bad. 

11/12/2014 - 7:26pm True

That is a good point. That said, if you take a look at the Football National Championships won by the Big 10 by decade, I think that it would show the Yost and Crisler were competing in a significantly stronger conference. BIG Football championships decade (note early years had more than one Big team share the title and multiple ties with non-BIG teams):

1901-10: 6

1911-20: 4

1921-30: 6

1931-40: 8

1941-50: 6

1951-60: 4

1961-70: 5

1971-80: 0

1981-90: 0

1991-2000: 1

2001-10: 1

2011-Curent: 0

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Big_Ten_Conference_national_champi…

 

 

11/12/2014 - 6:02pm Schembechler

I understand the fan base's affinity for Schembechler, especially how he won a lot of games / Big10 championships and did it the right way.....

That said he never won a National Championship. His offense was apparently (I am too young to have watched so correct me if wrong) not forward looking at all. 

Meanwhile Michigan had Fitz and Yost coaching pre 1950's who by all accounts were incredibly innovative compared to the rest of the country and each won multiple national titles. 

Why do so many want to point to Bo as the peak of this program in regards to coaching? Isn't the fans and coaching staffs insistance on this "toughness" as opposed to innovation what has essentially stalled the program?

 

 

10/29/2014 - 3:07pm AFAM

Not a difficult thing to figure out. Unfortunately for them you would have to track those too far into the program to graduate with general studies. 

Not trying to be a prick, but honestly I thought your response as well as this one deserved it. 

And I read what you said. I didn't think the question you brought up was a brain buster...

10/29/2014 - 2:07pm 1. You can pull a department

1. You can pull a department and slowly work classes back into existence with proper oversight

2. That includes room and board and is still significantly cheaper than going to comaprable options that are out of state. 

 

I think both of you should probably sit this one out. If you actually think that is a realistic penalty you are out of your minds. The impact to the local economies, current and prospective students, and the state in general does not match the crime. 

 

Edit: Your tuition cited includes Tuition $ fees ($8,374), Room (5,928), Board (4,664), as well as books & supplies, travel, health insurance, loan fees, and "personal" 

http://admissions.unc.edu/afford/cost-of-attendance/

 

10/29/2014 - 1:57pm Ace's search

This is awesome. I really hope the Mgoblog search into the emails looked like this. 

10/29/2014 - 11:59am Not worth considering

I am from North Carolina. Obviously this is very troubling, but the concept of pulling accreditation from a publicly funded University (oldest in the country) is too stupid to even consider. You are going to punish current academic students and pull the best option for cheap higher education for North Carolinians (~12K per year) due to what I admit was horrific failings in one department. 

Shut down the AFAM department until you can prove it is clean. Remove accreditation for a publicly funded state institution that provides an incredible opportunity for kids all over the state to receive a top education at a reasonable price? Absurd.  

10/08/2014 - 11:48am Class of 2007-2011

I opened with App State and ended with Miss State. Can honestly say that those teams were at least entertaining to watch. Our offense was great and after a enough beers our defense was at least comical. 

This years team is unwatchable. I was at the Rutgers game tailgating when I met the parents of three players (two starters). They assured me the boys were fired and going to "kick ass for Hoke." That was followed by a game I at no point had faith we could win. 

I am not originally from Michigan (quite the contrary, I am from NC and might have been the only person at the horror who had laid down $150 of bets with friends at App State), but I did buy into the hype of Michigan football. Guess after 7 years I am beginning to realize that the ideal probably doesn't exist.

Too many people here refuse to evolve with the game. It is funny considering Yost (forward pass) and Chrysler (innovative mad magician offense) won national championships because they were evolving beyond the norm. Yet people here only talk about Bo. Bo never won (I am prepared for neg). Michigan is scared of change, the program buried itseslf. 

 

06/20/2014 - 11:47am Comparison

It would be interesting to see how those numbers, as well as the ratio of employees to student expenditure, compares to a similar program like ohio

06/11/2014 - 6:35pm that is correct

Zeller was getting equivalent minutes to McGary as a freshman before breaking his wrist. He returned in the ACC tournament and played a role in them winning the title. 

06/11/2014 - 6:24pm Would not go that far

There have been similar Kentucky teams of recent years and certainly some seriously star powered programs in the 80's and 90's prior to kids jumping to the pros. Recently the 2009 UNC team that won the national championship saw these guys go pro:

Ty Lawson - First Round

Wayne Ellington - First Round

Tyler Hansbrough - First Round

Tyler Zeller - First Round

Ed Davis - First Round

Danny Green - 2nd Round

12/06/2013 - 4:20pm Two Scenarios

There are two Scenarios here (in my mind):

 

1. OSU wins, goes to the national title game where, dear lawd, B10 might get its first national title in one of the major two college sports since 2001 (so pitiful it is almost worth pulling for it).

2. OSU loses, FSU has to face Auburn/Bama and loses. SEC reigns supreme. Every god damn person from my home town continues to text message me about how the levels of football are FBS --> SEC --> NFL.

 

I will take option 1.

12/06/2013 - 4:01pm I agree

I rarely actually post, but my avatar is my identity. Without it, I am nothing.

08/06/2013 - 12:52pm So does Brendan Gibbons...

6'1 240. Little size on that kicker.

06/28/2013 - 11:42am He played

He helped as much as Maguette, which is none. Both rode the bench and we got a 1st round pick out of it, which was the reason we made the trade. Trust me, nobody was bringing in Gordon as a solution for the Bobcats.

 As I listed, if it isnt next year then we get any selection you have that isnt number 1, and if you are number 1 then we get any pick the year after.

If you do not see how Dumars screwed up here, then you are just blinded. Rat.

06/28/2013 - 11:26am Gordon's deal

Lasted one additional year. That is not worth a first round draft pick, especially with: 1. one of the deepest and best drafts in recent memory coming up, and 2. If your team is not improving and you are going to give up a top pick.

I will admit that I am a Bobcats fan and was shocked that MJ and the crew could actually work somebody over like this.

06/28/2013 - 11:12am Joe Dumars is not just bad in the draft...

He is potentially worse through trades. The Pistons need to hope that they are really bad next year. Joe Dumars included this little gem when he traded Ben Gordon to the Bobcats for Corey Magguette (sidenote: saddest trade of all time):  2013 Pistons first round pick to the Bobcats (protected top 14 in 2013, top 8 in 2014, top 1 in 2015, unprotected in 2016)

02/03/2013 - 2:46pm Mark Stone

Michigan has really been lacking a game-changer in the net since the departure of Mark Stone. He is generally considered the best player in Michigan Lacrosse history. He had a save percentage upwards of 80% and last I heard has been courted by numerous NLL teams. 

 

We need another Mark Stone. 

07/26/2012 - 5:07pm How

How can we take seriously the opinion of a man who misspells the last name of the greatest pitching coach ever?

07/11/2012 - 6:25pm Name

Unless that is your real name, that qualifies as a total fail. Don't mess up Brickma.

05/11/2012 - 5:04pm recruits

are not going to go to a school that is pitching they can win the National championship if the AP voters decide to vote for them. They want Monday night last game of the year under the lights. Period.

05/11/2012 - 5:02pm thats so true

becuase the Big 10 has dominated the national championship for the past 25 years. Oh wait...

05/11/2012 - 12:42pm the evil twin

04/18/2012 - 11:20am Leave Newton alone..

The Lions are cursed forever, let the Panthers have our glory years

04/13/2012 - 1:39pm So you're telling me there's a chance?

04/09/2012 - 5:43pm I think

that Brundridge and Burke would be 2 legit scholarship point guards. I know he did not work out but Brundridge was a top 100 recruit.

04/09/2012 - 4:42pm Gate City

Nothin better than the G-Spot

04/09/2012 - 4:38pm Take out

The two games post Marshalls injury and he played 3.7 minutes per game and had 19 assists for the year (0.5 per game). Honestly probably accurate for what to expect here considering Burkes high usage and the possibility that Stauskas can slide to the 1

04/09/2012 - 4:29pm Follow UNC all year

From Greensboro. White was never going to get any burn, he was literally brought on for a worst case scenario everyone gets injured (which happened). Not a highly touted recruit, and was not recruited by any other big teams so ya he would have gotten more time on a UNC Wilmington but not on a big time team.

04/09/2012 - 4:03pm Stillman White..

So he is going to be a one year player who gets no time barring injury and leaves to go on a Morman Mission...

04/06/2012 - 9:11am Position of need

I think people might be overthinking this. Most freshman who are not studs do not play on elite basketball teams (at least not more than 5 to 10 minutes). I think this is a good pick up for safety purposes in case of injury, much like how UNC added Stillman White. Michigan will still be better off playing some combo of Stauskas and (yikes) Akunne.

It is almost unheard of for unranked recruits to step into a major conference and be ready to run the show at PG. I see the point that Beileins offense does not need a great PG. That is not exactly true, even at WV he had a PG whose main purpose was to initiate the offense and penetrate.

For Michigan to be elite they need a top notch PG. Burke stays and we are set, otherwise I think next year will be a plateau at best.

 

 

04/05/2012 - 9:54am I don't think

bashing him really makes that much of a difference. We will be the only big-time program (or any program?) who is going to offer him. This is probably a move for depth. Stauskas will most likely start at point before him. This is not a "late bloomer" as his season is done and still nobody has offered. Burke had a bunch of other D-1 offers.

03/28/2012 - 9:30am In America

its called the field.

03/22/2012 - 5:49pm Its not

his shooting wrist. Also the injury was in a position that gets good blood supply. He won't play vs. Ohio but he is going to try it out against KU.

Also, I understand your wife is a doctor, but unless she performed the surgery I doubt she can say "zero chance" for the rest of the tournament.

03/22/2012 - 5:36pm I have a feeling

that the doctors probably have a better idea of his long term safety than you do from reading up side-effects on webMD