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11/13/2018 - 9:05pm At 6'4" his sitting height…

At 6'4" his sitting height and butt-knee length will be close but main concern will be getting under the weight limit ~235 lbs

09/29/2018 - 8:45pm Poor Damn Fitz Toussaint…

Poor Damn Fitz Toussaint gets no love

09/29/2018 - 8:42pm It was a really, really…

It was a really, really awful, inexplicable and a call with a high probability of a significant impact on the outcome of the game. 


It will be interesting and enlightening to see the clarification provided, which somehow I doubt will be characterized as "makeup call."

09/06/2018 - 12:24am I wonder what Brian, with…

I wonder what Brian, with his background in computers/EE, thinks of the website.  Good enough to publish I guess... I would imagine he's got some serious issues with the site design as well.

05/23/2018 - 9:00pm Audi "Ahab" commercial

09/02/2017 - 12:02pm Gary

Rashan Gary 31 yd keeper out of the Garycat

12/26/2016 - 8:24pm Cuz I fiiiiiiiiinnnddd

Cuz I fiiiiiiiiinnnddd youuuuuu!

12/26/2016 - 6:12pm I'm insinuating his age is

I'm insinuating his age is catching up to him as an explanatory factor behind his "demotion" to defensive line coach, drop in apparent recruiting ranking, and general All Quiet on the Mattison Swag Front.  Yeah, I get the circumstances behind the nature of his job title change but it could be termed a demotion in so many words.  


I think Meyer was moreso speaking truth, having coached over GMatt at UF and enjoyed the fruits of his recruiting labors at that time.


I would tender that they look well coached, don't get me wrong... and I think we all know the difference coaching makes seeing the same/similar talent produce vastly different results under previous HC's.

12/26/2016 - 6:06pm Glad to have a secretary

Glad to have a secretary

12/24/2016 - 2:37pm GMat

Interesting to see Greg Mattison drop to #3 on our own staff and.. telling... very telling...



This coaching staff is loaded, top down.

All the same, I wonder if his age is catching up with him.

See Urban Meyer's comments from a few years ago:

06/29/2016 - 12:44pm Nissan Maxima

5.5 gen (2002-2003) Nissan Maxima


3.5L VQ 255hp motor basically bulletproof and on Ward's 10 Best since its inception.  Reliable electronics, fast for a family sedan, pretty good gas milage, HIDs (which I think are a huge safety feature - gotta see to avoid) cheap to fix.  Can be had easily for $5k with relatively low milage, not that that matters... mine was at 255k before I got rid of it, and it was in great shape still.  It surprisingly looks pretty modern still too, for a decade and a half old car

09/01/2015 - 2:29am Stakeholder

THE KNOWLEDGE was/is, bar none, the best poster on this site, with the possible 1 time exception for chunks the hobo's masterpiece expose on Dave Brandon urinating on him in a trenchcoat before the proles knew him as capable of such feats.  Besides Brian's analysis, which has changed a great deal over the years since '05/'06, and the expanded authorship (not all would say for the better), THE KNOWLEDGE has been the singular tie holding the commetariat together since the haloscan days.  Indeed, I feel as if the good ol' days had a much, much higher originiality or humor element/post vs nowadays, where the flood of comments on each post are basically not worth wading through to find the few gems here and there.  Each and every post in 2006 is worth revisiting, if only to dig out the treasures haloscan holds, and I cherish them, along with the time I called Les Miles impersonating Russell Shephard, and told him I was decommitting because my girl and I weren't solid (she a SA at LSU at the time).


Who else can close a post with









and expect, nay, KNOW, success??

01/22/2014 - 3:21pm AR15

Is not a "high-calibare" rifle.

12/14/2013 - 3:33pm GO NAVY BEAT ARMY

Navy's helmets are sweet. Beat the whoops!

- Navy pilot

12/05/2013 - 2:19pm hashtag

Does his hashtag mean he's typing his tweet on an IBM computer?

11/14/2013 - 12:56am Ohio State is favored

Ohio State is favored

09/11/2013 - 1:58pm Hello: John Navarre II

I for one welcome the return of the buffalo stampede.

09/07/2013 - 1:45am Rolling Rock

No Washington hipster beers here

02/22/2013 - 1:38pm Falklands

Were quite the near run thing for the Brits.  If the sale of Invincible, the newer half of the carrier task force, had gone through to Australia, the Royal Navy wouldn't have had a fleet to send to the South Atlantic.  The RN was a shadow of it's strength even in the 1970's, where it had a small force of conventional carriers to project power.  The fight in the South Seas was also a much closer contest than the results indicate.  Had a few of the Argentinian bombs fuses been set correctly for their low level employment,



a couple more British warships would be on the bottom of San Carlos Water, and the expeditionary force would have been forced to retire back to the UK, I'm sure much to the chagrin of Fleet Street, which would have eaten Thatcher alive.

01/03/2013 - 1:36pm Homage

I like this one, simple, pays tribute to the original blogspot banner.  Plus, the flow.

12/26/2012 - 5:21pm SSD

If your graphics card is adequate, a solid-state hard drive is by far the best upgrade you can spend you money on.  It will make everything about your computing experience faster and will be very noticable with day to day use.  Good drives from Crucial, Samsung, and Intel are in the $150-170 range now for a 256GB model.

12/24/2012 - 4:57pm The Little Things

I don't think Denard is good enough at the read part of the zone read to be really really great at it.  It's the small things that other QBs do that put them over the top. I believe Pat White was a better fit in RR's offense.  Watch Taylor Martinez on an inverted veer handoff and how long he holds onto the ball before taking off upfield.  Would be very interesting to see though.  Makes one wonder if Oregon's success would be sustainable without their mastermind.

12/15/2012 - 3:00pm Delano Hill

Too tall for Cass Tech miniature DB.  Suspect height fraud

11/22/2012 - 12:51am Unstoppable

The way both teams were moving the ball and scoring, I just can't see us failing to score there.  Henne's overthrown bomb to The New Math early on also kills me.  A lot of people were blaming the turf but Brian was adamant that Manningham slipped coming out of his break.  It was the difference either way.

11/21/2012 - 12:31am Tiresome

It would be fatiguing just shooting that many shots.

11/19/2012 - 1:18am *Alleged

*Allegedly killed.

Craig James allegedly killed five hookers.  Allegedly.  Five (5).  Dead hookers. 




eat that up google search engine algorithm

11/18/2012 - 2:38pm This may be the best one

This may be the best one you've done, BZ

11/11/2012 - 9:43pm Vacation

I need one, plus its Veterans Day tomorrow, will you send me to Bolivia for the day?  I hear its nice this time of year.

11/11/2012 - 9:35pm Haloscan

Was amazing, unmoderated, and hilarious.  I miss chunks the hobo and his amazing dream followed by the rude awakening of Bill Martin urinating on him

11/11/2012 - 5:20pm He got in his ear and gave

He got in his ear and gave Successful Quan the mono

11/10/2012 - 1:52pm I bet JDK looks decent

I bet JDK looks decent against Minny and NW.  Too bad Notorious C.O.N.E. can't play, he'd drop some fools

11/10/2012 - 1:10pm Did the universe forget about

Did the universe forget about daylight savings time?

11/05/2012 - 11:18am Hundred Level

When we see JDK and Rey together on the field again they gonna drop 100 on somebody

10/22/2012 - 11:43pm Android App Freeze

MGoApp has occasionally been brining my OG Evo 4G to it's knees.  Granted, it's getting old, and I'm running MikG 3.11, but it should be able to multitask a few apps just fine, especially pared with ATK.  Sometimes the phone will become unresponsive to any input, refusing to register touches to the hardware buttons.  It's gotten so bad I am intermittently unable to unlock the phone while the app is running and the screen has timed out, forcing me to take the battery out.  Anyone else have a rough time with MGoApp and resource usage?

10/22/2012 - 11:29pm I don't feel bad for 'tree

I don't feel bad for 'tree about his lack of production because I'm pretty sure he enjoys blocking more than catching the football, especially getting a good shot at somebody every now and again.  Tough dude for a skinny 165lb Purdue commit

10/21/2012 - 1:40am Throwaway

I thought the exact same thing seeing the play live, wondering which DB (answer: not found) was athletic enough to sky and reenact the most impressive play of Chuck's career at Michigan.

10/21/2012 - 1:35am Deal-io

Is 5'9" on a good day

10/20/2012 - 6:54pm FYS


10/18/2012 - 2:04am Did your roommates get you a

Did your roommates get you a sweet car bed too?  I'm getting a CB radio so I can talk to other car beds...

10/15/2012 - 11:27pm I don't have to drink my own

I don't have to drink my own urine but I do, because it's sterile... and I like the taste

10/14/2012 - 7:31pm On one of the drops he pretty

On one of the drops he pretty much gunned it over the middle to Roundtree, who was at about linebacker depth.  Looked to me like it was thrown unnecessarily hard for the conditions and 'tree just couldn't hang on.  Bellomy probably had a bit of nerves and was throwing as hard as he could, I know I would in that sort of situation.

09/08/2012 - 7:59pm Red Zone O

I didn't watch the game so maybe this comment is completely useless, but perhaps Coach Rod's team has trouble without the open field in front of him.  Michigan didn't seem to do great in the red zone in 2010 despite putting up tons of yards.  I don't think WVU had trouble putting points on the board inside the 20, so maybe not a negative attribute of the system, but then again they also had Pat White and Steve Slayton.

09/08/2012 - 7:11pm BSPI

Wisky just got bailed out on a hell of a PI call

09/07/2012 - 8:02pm My name - Jose Jimenez

"Are you SURE the Navy has Good Pilots? They Call Them AVIATORS In the Navy. They Say they are BETTER Than Pilots!"


Seeing those Scooters trap and the F-8 cat shot is pretty awesome at what was surely one of the best periods of NA

09/06/2012 - 9:05pm Forgotten War

B-52 in the Korean war?  No sir

How about v. MiG-17/21 in Vietnam?

MiG-15 v. B-29 in Korea, maybe

You go read a book, Heiko!

06/29/2012 - 4:00pm Wine

WolvinLA2, I read your post, scrolled down some while tossing about your ideas in my mind, and then scrolled back up to upvote it.  Fine metaphor you present.

06/27/2012 - 9:32pm Results

I was not particularly impressed with Mattison's scheming against Ohio's fairly inept (season-long, speaking) offense.  Granted, they pretty much threw the kitchen sink at us, but the NFL-style calls he made nearly cost us free TD's on a couple occasions, saved only by Miller's misses (I suppose I contradict my original post here).  I actually find this difficult to type as I've been a huge fan of him and think he is probably a key part of Hoke's success.


Hell, I should quit while I'm ahead.  At least he's aggressive, and I haven't seen Chris Graham matched up on Gonzo yet.

06/26/2012 - 10:12pm If DeVier Posey was returning

If DeVier Posey was returning with Braxon Miller, I think they would have been a force to be reckoned with in the B1G.  I am haunted with visions of Miller becoming Troy Smith's Michigan-killing visage with his superior athleticism and ability to scramble.

06/26/2012 - 10:08pm Less improvement

I see sophomore maintenance instead of a Rich Rod-esque 2nd year leap.  I think if Denard had a third year in the system, we would see a really incredible season out of him.  It's unfortunate and really hard to believe this is his last season.  What an icon he's become.


If we see 3 dominant games out of him a la Nebraska/tOSU 2011, I'll be pretty thrilled with the offensive progression.

06/21/2012 - 6:43pm Dogs in pain

I hate seeing dogs shaved like that.  It makes me pity them, I feel so bad that they can't do anything about whatever sort of discomfort they're in.  Hope your pup is doing great