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09/15/2017 - 12:29pm I was in the group saying

I was in the group saying speight was probably good enough - B-, Dilfer, whatever. Then after watching him in Cinci game, watched Baker Mayfield destroy OSU. Wow. If Speight is B-,Mayfield must be A++++++. Grading on a curve with Mayfield as A, Speight would be C-.

09/09/2017 - 5:22pm Yes !!

Speight Apologists is exactly right. He's not adequate, competent, B10 average, etc.

He's terrible - would take any starting B10 QB over him right now

09/03/2017 - 3:09pm I'm with you. Bush way better

I'm with you. Bush way better than expected (also Isaac, Furbush). Speight was a disaster - I see people saying B- and trying to say his few good throws etc made it an "average" "expected" performance. No way. That was a miserable game for him

09/02/2017 - 8:17pm Speight

You are way too kind. Speight is like one of those B10 QBs that this site always makes fun of. He sucks

09/07/2016 - 8:40pm 28-3 M

28-3 M

05/18/2016 - 5:44pm espn

I work at ESPN.  We really wanted to keep Tirico and Skip.  They got big offers from ESPN -- but amazingly huge set for life offers from NBC and Fox.   Nessler was close call -- he just picked CBS.  It happens.  All the others were just not renewed.  Not a cost issue per se, just an improve the broadcast call.

01/29/2016 - 6:10pm Fascinating is key

Think that applies to Elliot, Vic, Mecole and Little. All others mentioned are already known friends and trusted agents

08/04/2015 - 2:22pm Cool bro story

Mel was my neighbor on lakeview court. I was his paper boy and he used to invite me over after route was done to play 2x2 bball in driveway w him, Lem and Charlie. Pretty amazing athletes (especially Lem).

10/29/2014 - 3:07pm harbaugh

lots of way way over the top anticipation around harbaugh.  why in the world would he ever come back ?  If he left SF (where he will probably stay), he would pretty much have his choice of open HC jobs -- Oak, Miami, Bears, Jets, Giants.  as has been pointed out here several times, failing NFL coaches go back -- successful ones do not.

09/03/2013 - 11:34am Hear hear -- completely

Hear hear -- completely agree. Harmon stands alone in the Michigan pantheon. He defined Michigan football and was the dominant player in all of college football. This number shouldn't be given on the come to a first time starter (DG), a scrappy kid (dileo), it should only be given to a proven all American -- only one possible choice.

01/19/2013 - 12:05am Wow -- Dave Baxter (25) --

Wow -- Dave Baxter (25) -- was pretty amazing to watch him run up and down the court. Memory lane.

03/25/2012 - 5:19pm LA

dont know about the visit, but its been pouring rain here (LA) all day and about 50 degrees.  Not an I Love LA least Ty won't choose b/c of better weather

11/03/2011 - 8:41pm zingermans

is better than all NY/LA.  Maize and Blue is like Carnegie -- huge, huge sandwitches -- good, but not great.  Zingermans is better than Katz's and way better than Langer's (hate that place)

08/26/2011 - 6:12pm O'Brien

O'Brien (and Pipkens) were WAY better on tape and in camps than Shittu. 

Really want O'Brien.


07/08/2011 - 8:46pm bucknuts comedy

you should check out the commentary on bucknuts....generally they think the penalty was too HARSH...its great for a quick laugh

07/06/2011 - 4:55pm silent recruit

forgive my newbie status -- I know what a slient recruit is, but I dont know why. Why is it in anyone's interest to be slient ?  what is the player or school getting out of it ?


Been reading that Kalis is or maybe a silent recruit...and I just dont get it. 

06/24/2011 - 12:12pm He's just a kid

I grew 6" between jr and sr year in high school, practiced at a whole different level, worked out differently -- and went from 8th man to starter and all conference...

Point his that Jeremy is just a kid -- not all of these guys are full developed athletes at 16 -- its very possible that he's much better as a senior


06/23/2011 - 5:51pm damn

forgot wilson.  slot him in at 4

06/23/2011 - 5:50pm Pipkins, Pipkins, Pipkins

1.  Pipkins

2.  O'Brien

3. Kalis

4. Wormsley

5. Diamond

6. WR

7. QB

8. Hold for random 5 Star

06/23/2011 - 12:44pm Peat has another brother

Little brother is going into 9th grade --   6'3" 220 lb QB (think Cam Newton).  Named Cassius.  Great name.  Said to be the best athlete of the family.

06/22/2011 - 7:31pm love that guy

love the formula -- he should have his own blog !

06/22/2011 - 2:54pm true, but

sure, godin would benefit from college level weight training....but can you imagine Pipkins and O'Brien with that same training ?

06/22/2011 - 2:48pm my totally made up view

Since we are all shooting in the dark...

RB/FB:  I think they offered Hill b/c they dont think they have much of a chance with the other running backs and want to really focus on Ohio for now and future.

DL/OL:  They have several 4+ star highly nationally recruited guys lined up.  Some will go elsewhere.  Best to keep them all in play

DE:  They really like Wormley

S:  They really like Wilson -- turned away the two corners to focus on him

QB:  Do need a QB in each class

WR:  This one I cant figure out.  They definitely need a big receiver and other than Stanford and Burbridge, there doesnt seem to be any heat here -- they are listed for several of the top guys, but they sure dont seem to be visiting, tweeting or thinking GBOD.



06/22/2011 - 12:10pm great football instincts

from these clips, looks like Alden has great vision/instincts -- can find the openings, follow blockers, etc.  Stuff you can't teach.  I like a big guy that can do that

06/22/2011 - 11:14am Lineup fillers

Love the 5 big guys and for sake of argument, will give Jackson a pass.  The problem is that the other 3 spots need to be filled with guys that can hit .250-275, provide a little speed or power...something.  Not asking that we have a Red Sox lineup -- just that the other 3 spots in the lineup have been black holes of doom.  Raburn is probably about the worst hitter in the league -- Figgins has been worse, but he at least has a little speed and isnt a complete disaster in the field.  Dirks, Wells, Worth, Maggy, Santiago...feh

06/22/2011 - 10:42am game last night

I was also at the game last night (huge showing of Tiger fans).  What struck me was how weird of a lineup and collection of talent -- they have huge "A" talent in Cabrera, Martinez, Avila, Bosch (maybe)...then really no "B" talent -- everyone else is "C" or below.  With Raburn -- horrible, Dirks, Santiago, Kelly in the starting lineup -- I dont know how you can consistently win with that team

06/21/2011 - 6:14pm Pipkins, Pipkins, Pipkins

WOW -- seen many cutouts/clips of all of these camps -- but nothing this impressive -- Pipkins is WAY better than the rest.  Johnson/O'Brien both pretty good -- but Godin seemed like a small child compared to these guys.