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03/03/2018 - 2:31pm My code


Go Blue!

09/14/2017 - 3:32am How do you rate Isaac's play

How do you rate Isaac's play this year? It seems like he isn't the fastest (Evans), not the quickest direction changer (Evans), not the most powerful (Higdon), doesn't break the most tackles (Smith last year), but he does seem to play with impressive vision. What do you think?

06/08/2017 - 9:00pm Cool, makes sense. Did we

Cool, makes sense. Did we recruit a Viper this recruiting class or someone who could switch to Viper, or is Harbaugh and Brown happy with Hudson and Glasgow?

06/08/2017 - 7:08pm Viper?

Why do you consider Jordan Anthony as a MIKE or WILL? Describing him as a spacebacker with excellent open field tackling skills seems to be a Viper to me. Is there something I'm missing here?

03/31/2017 - 10:53pm Final shot

I feel terrible for Walton missing that final shot against Oregon. According to this, missing the gamewinner is Walton's worst nightmare and it came at the worst possible time.…



02/25/2017 - 7:20pm I really wanted him to dunk

I really wanted him to dunk the ball on Purdue!

12/20/2016 - 6:00pm Anyone selling 2 tickets in

Anyone selling 2 tickets in the Michigan alumni section? I've already bought plane tickets and booked the hotel, just searching for tickets now.

11/03/2016 - 10:37pm Refereeing.


11/03/2016 - 6:45pm This is in response to

This is in response to Brian's UFR posted today.

11/03/2016 - 6:44pm It's from Brian's UFR posted

It's from Brian's UFR posted today:

10/28/2016 - 3:32pm What happened to Terry

What happened to Terry Richardson? He could have been another JD.

09/19/2016 - 5:45pm Wow this comment from that

Wow this comment from that Derrick Green recruiting post is just brutal in retrospect:


Is it an inappropriate comparison to say that the backfield of Gardner/Toussaint/Green is comparable to that of Smith/Pittman/Wells?  The biggest difference is that Gardner is a far more accurate passer than Smith, and probably has a stronger arm too.

07/14/2016 - 7:32pm This is important: who is the

This is important: who is the coach?

01/04/2016 - 1:47am Before the season I predicted

Before the season I predicted 7-5. I thought that the team would lose some games that they should have won, but win against MSU and OSU. Instead, they took care of business - although they did win some games with much larger margins than predicted (3 game shutout streak, Florida). We were pretty close to losing against Minnesota and Indiana though: losing would have resulted in a 7-5 regular season as predicted with a much weaker narrative. Thankfully we didn't and reached 10 wins.

10/12/2015 - 2:05pm (No subject)

10/10/2015 - 2:17am 16-0 Michigan

16-0 Michigan

06/12/2015 - 4:29pm Harbaugh went 4-8 in his

Harbaugh went 4-8 in his first season at Stanford in 2007, with wins over their rivals #2 USC and California, breaking a 5-year losing streak against both USC and Cal, a 36-game USC winning streak at home, and dashing USC's national title hopes. The USC game was considered to be a bigger upset than App State. If Michigan went 4-8 with wins over OSU and MSU, I think most people will be quite satisfied.

10/23/2014 - 5:58pm UMich only keeps their emails

UMich only keeps their emails backed up for 7 days, so if David Brandon deleted this email they would have no way of recovering it for the FOIA request.

Source: worked for CAEN

10/09/2014 - 4:31pm It would be interesting to

It would be interesting to compare this to RichRod.

08/26/2014 - 4:40pm "Defense of line"

Really? Please proofread, we're Michigan fergodsake!

08/11/2014 - 2:44pm Yes, Austin is still an

Yes, Austin is still an awesome place. In fact, out of all the places I've lived in (Ann Arbor, Portland, Santa Clara, Seattle) it's still my favorite. The drawbacks you listed are indeed correct. Traffic is terrible and you'll probably want to start and end work at more unusual times in order to avoid rush hour. If you don't want or can't do this, then I suggest living on the same side of the river (Lady Bird "Lake") as your job. The weather in the summer can be terrible and sometimes breaks even 110F in the summer.

However, everything else is truly awesome. Real estate is currently still cheap (but quickly rising), the city is liberal and quirky and accepting of everyone, the music scene is terrific, the food is multi-cultural with terrific Texan BBQ, every season other than the summer is great, Texas has no state income tax, Google Fiber is coming soon, and it's quickly becoming one of the leading tech hubs in the US. Best of all, there's a major Michigan alum presence with plenty of places to watch Michigan football and basketball. Go Blue!

12/11/2013 - 4:40pm Well, technically he's

Well, technically he's correct. If the same thing happened to us with OSU, then we'd be furious and the board would be melting down. It's just hilarious for us since it's Michigan State.

08/26/2013 - 12:01pm Terry Richardson

Where's Terry Richardson? He's completely missing from the depth chart. Did something happen with him?

10/15/2012 - 8:40pm Mark Moundros, a walk-on FB,

Mark Moundros, a walk-on FB, was starting for Michigan too during the RR years

09/06/2012 - 11:46pm That's me, I'm the elephant!

That's me, I'm the elephant!

09/06/2012 - 11:46pm Yeah this is how I meant it.

Yeah this is how I meant it.

08/23/2012 - 12:38pm In today's environment that

In today's environment that sounds awfully political...

06/28/2012 - 12:43pm I get the play off Fab 5, but

I get the play off Fab 5, but why are they mad?

06/07/2012 - 12:59pm No I think that only

No I think that only Northwestern is violet, Michigan is Maize and Blue.

06/07/2012 - 12:58pm No, if you did something bad

No, if you did something bad it would be your employer who gets sued. This is because you don't have millions of dollars, but your employer does.  They would sue your employer for poor workplace environment, lack of employee training, etc.

Here's an example: if you get hit by a truck, your family can sue the trucking company for millions of dollars in damages if the trucker is an employee of the company.

06/06/2012 - 11:34pm Kaplan has a list of 40 or so

Kaplan has a list of 40 or so words that commonly appear on the GRE. For me, at least two of the words appeared (it's been a while so I'm not sure about the details). Be sure to learn those 40 words, it's probably one of the best bang-for-your-buck areas to cover. Also, to get this list, you can find it through Google's book project for free. They scanned the book and you can search for the list in the book.

05/12/2012 - 4:08pm Get with the times

And come on, seriously, get with the times. Even Houston (yes, the major city in redneck Texas) has an openly gay mayor.

05/12/2012 - 3:58pm Oh no, gonna catch teh gayz

Oh no, gonna catch teh gayz disease!



04/19/2012 - 1:38am This paper reminds me of the

This paper reminds me of the randomized CS research paper generator:

Similarly to this story, the paper generator's authors were able to get one of their nonsensical papers into a for-profit journal.

01/25/2012 - 11:21pm lol penis

lol penis

01/18/2012 - 1:04pm Devin Lucien

Don't forget about Devin Lucien from last year... a 4 star WR that was close to committing to RR and Hoke tried to re-offer as a CB. I hope Hoke's regretting it now, as we all were back then...

01/08/2012 - 9:46pm It's because you said "Roll

It's because you said "Roll Tide"

Obviously your opinion is being skewed due to the team that you're rooting for

12/27/2011 - 2:28pm  

Hilarious, the


Hilarious, the "slippery slope" argument. If you've never discriminated on any basis as you so claimed, then signing it should be a trivial matter.


[quote]In 1975, the federal government said that Hillsdale had to sign a form stating that we did not discriminate on the basis of sex. Hillsdale College had never discriminated on any basis, and had never accepted federal taxpayer subsidies of any sort, so the College felt no obligation to comply, fearing that doing so would open the door to additional federal mandates and control.[/quote]

11/29/2011 - 6:58pm [quote]You whine that the

[quote]You whine that the schedule is too easy, then you whine when we schedule Appy State or Arizona.[/quote]


I don't think you said that right... you think that scheduling App State makes the schedule harder?

10/28/2011 - 3:14pm Of course.

I'm going to UT for grad school. I think getting WVU is great (assuming that the best course of action is for the Big 12 to survive). The Big 12 has horrible academics overall: now that A&M has left, the only good school left in the conference is UT. The Big 12 has generally been UT, OU, and everyone else (although Oklahoma State is currently surging), WVU would probably be a high-tier team within the conference. The only downside is that it's far away, but I think that the upside far outweighs the downside.

10/12/2011 - 9:44pm 17-10 Michigan

Predicting a low-scoring game

08/01/2011 - 11:27pm Same thing! I went to

Same thing! I went to Michigan for undergrad and now I'm getting my PhD at UT Austin.

Do you know about the Austin chapter of the Michigan Alumni Club? We meet at Pluckers in South Austin to watch the games.

07/29/2011 - 9:58pm Looks like Colt Mccoy

07/29/2011 - 1:35pm Klinsmann: The RichRod of

Klinsmann: The RichRod of soccer. Hopefully his tenure as the USMNT coach goes better than RichRod's at Michigan...

07/27/2011 - 3:11am if the player commits

if the player commits

07/15/2011 - 12:41pm Lets use facts rather than anecdotes here...



About Michigan

2010 Freshman Class Profile

  • 30,947 Applications
  • 15,436 Admitted
  • 6,300 Enrolled
  • Average High School GPA: 3.8
  • Middle 50th Percentile of the Admitted Class:

    • ACT Composite of 28-32
    • ACT English of 28-34
    • ACT Math of 28-34
    • ACT Science 26-32
    • ACT Combined English/Writing of 27-31
    • SAT Total of 1960-2200
    • SAT Critical Reading 620-730
    • SAT Math 670-770
    • SAT Writing 640-740
  • AP and/or IB Credit was granted to over 3000 new freshmen
07/15/2011 - 12:34pm About time the acceptance rate was lowered


If you want to be the best, you need a low acceptance rate. Sorry guys but that's just how it is.

Here are the acceptance rates in 2006. 60% was just way too high for a world-class university. Even Notre Dame had an acceptance rate of 30%, which is surely lower now (as it is with all schools). When even the University of Tennessee and Florida have a lower acceptance rate than you, you know something's wrong.



HARVARD UNIVERSITY 19,690 2,054 10.4%








UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME 11,490 3,488 30.4%


NEW YORK UNIVERSITY 34,457 12,008 34.8%






UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA 22,458 11,928 53.1%




07/15/2011 - 12:34pm And the saga continues...

And the saga continues...

05/31/2011 - 12:38pm How hard would it be to

How hard would it be to remove a full-sleeve tattoo via laser?

05/31/2011 - 12:36pm Um, things are exactly as

Um, things are exactly as they seem. Tressel's issues involving NCAA rules, were well known even before this scandal broke. See: Youngstown State, Maurice Clarett, and Troy Smith. Don't forget the pictures of Pryor and that Corvette.

He's exactly like one of those supposedly pious, anti-gay-marriage Republican senators that get caught in the public bathroom cheating on his wife by having gay sex.