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01/18/2018 - 6:35am (No subject)

01/09/2018 - 12:06pm I completley understand.

I completley understand. Football is a horse of a different color with limited data. But that data is all we have. How else do we judge teams? We are trying to avoid the old "Eye Test". 

 

If we say UCF is one of the best teams in the country and should have been in the playoffs with out using some sort of data to compare them to other teams then we should just go back to the coaches and AP poll deciding everything. 

01/09/2018 - 11:05am I dont think any team that

I dont think any team that plays the 56th ranked SOS should be considered as the best team in college football. 

 

UCF getting in to the playoffs would strenghthen the case for Power 6 schools to schedule nothing but FCS teams in Non conference. 

 

Mount Union went 15-0. Maybe they should be the best team in college football.

01/07/2018 - 10:02am Playoff are fine as is. Leave it alone

Here is why 4 is best and shouldn't change.

1) To date, no undefeated power 5 team has missed the playoffs. That means that at the beginning of the season every power 5 team has a ticket to the playoffs. The second after they lose a game they leave thier fate to a room of men and women. Until then they control their own destiny. Wisconsin wins the BIG champ game, they are in. OSU wins both games they lost, they are in. That is why you cannot (should not) complain if your team doesnt get in. They had their chance and blew it. In the NCAA Tournament 72 teams make the tournament and people still complain when thier team doesnt make it. We complain about 12 seeds not getting in!

 

2) This is a playoff to determine the best team in college football,  NOT A CHARITY. UCF has no legitimate gripe. Yes they went undefeated. Who cares? They played the 54th ranked schedule. The lowest playoff team played the 7th ranked. Even if you expand the playoffs to 16, the next lowest SOS is Washington at 26.  Play the Power 5 teams week in and week out and if you survive the meat grinder then you have earned a spot. Beating Memphis twice doesnt cut it.  Yes, Alabama played Mercer, but UCF played Austin Peay. Alabama played 4 ranked teams. UCF played the same ranked team twice. 

12/23/2017 - 10:57am everybody loves their own

everybody loves their own brand.

11/29/2017 - 5:52am Schiano

Schiano would be a good fit in Tennessee. They should give him a look. great fan base.

01/16/2017 - 2:00pm I do actually. My point is

I do actually. My point is this. This thread has been talking about players who never played for Michigan many of whom were big hype guys who never did much at the school they played for.  

I think about players who left us for other schools after playing for us who did make a difference. Think about what would have happened if Mallett stayed. Maybe Manningham and Arrington stay. Those two and Matthews (they might have made their decisions first, a historian could correct me).

Maybe we dont go through the horror we had for 5 years. 

 

My comment also points to the fact that Ryan Mallett actually committed to Michigan. Its not actually a commitment if you dont sign on the dotted line.

01/16/2017 - 8:40am You mean verbally committing.

You mean verbally committing. Which really isnt a commitment at all. 

I know the difference, thanks though. 

Im making the point that most, if not all of the other guys mentioned never did anything anywhere else. Mallett did, and he left a void not filled for 2 years. So we really could have used his commitment. 

 

 

01/16/2017 - 7:32am Ryan Mallett, He was

Ryan Mallett, He was committed to Michigan then he decommitted and committed to Arkansas. We probably could have used him. No offense Sheriden and Threet. Literally NO Offense.

09/25/2016 - 12:15pm Tajae Sharp or Davante

Tajae Sharp or Davante Parker. Non PPR

09/18/2016 - 12:41pm Flex: Diggs/Sanu/Terrence

Flex: Diggs/Sanu/Terrence West

 

 non ppr

08/17/2016 - 10:50am I cant explain how much I

I cant explain how much I love Harbaugh for this. 

 

At times I wish hed be more open. I feel like I can watch some interviews and I already know what his answer to the question will be. 

 

But when he takes his shots he swings for the fences. LOVE IT. 

01/01/2016 - 12:32pm Shorts? Really Fitz?

Shorts? Really Fitz?

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11/19/2015 - 11:52am If they are all gone how are

If they are all gone how are so many of them offended? Confusing times...

06/26/2015 - 6:53pm No

There will be no college football video game this year, or next year or any year after.

06/08/2015 - 6:54pm At some point they need to

At some point they need to have a serious talk about lowering the rims. Would make the game much more exciting.

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04/15/2015 - 6:21pm I live in Cleveland. Everyone

I live in Cleveland. Everyone I know likes them. I like them too.

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04/01/2015 - 5:03am right

gotta be doing something right if he is pissing off the SEC.

02/08/2015 - 5:31pm DO NOT ATTACK...ATTACK!

 

 

01/18/2015 - 2:33pm That video

Than video just cured my Erectile Disfunction.

01/17/2015 - 8:35am   "Was that wrong? Should I

 

 

Was that wrong? Should I have not done that? I tell you I gotta plead ignorance on this thing because if anyone had said anything to me at all when I first started here that that sort of thing was frowned upon, you know, cause I've worked in a lot of offices and I tell you people do that all the time.

01/16/2015 - 1:31pm I felt bad for him

10/31/2014 - 2:55pm The athlete had a great

The athlete had a great experiance with the Athletic Director. I would say that his opinion is more valid then all the non athletes. He had a direct relationship with the AD. His Michigan experiance was more directly influanced by Brandon than any non athlete.

10/31/2014 - 2:47pm "Let's hope the new AD can

"Let's hope the new AD can move things forward in a way that doesn't perpetuate these divisions within the University."

 

 

I read this as " Lets hope they hire an AD that agrees with me and convices everyone else to do the same"

 

 

09/28/2014 - 2:52pm  
How exactly does Brandons

 

How exactly does Brandons "branding" effect the football team? Does Dave tell Brady what plays to run? What personell to put in the game? Who to recruit? 

I was  a Hoke fan but lets be real. He had no track record of success. He has had his most successful season at Michigan with players that played most of their career under Rich Rod.

 

I fail to see how this is Brandons fault other than the fact he hired Hoke. (Which if this is your basis for wanting him out I can understand that, not with his "meddling "branding" strategies"

Im not a student at Michigan and I know Brandon is the devil because he had the audacity to try to entices students to show up early and because he was dumb to try and bring Michigan up to speed with other schools who had passed us by 10 years ago, with "Uniformz" and Neutral site games. 

 

Michigan stopped trying to be "Leaders" before Lloyd left. Michigan,and its fans, have been riding past success.The sense of entitlement by current Michigan fans/students is embarrassing. 

 

I also love how we couldn’t get the coaches on the top of our list 4 years ago, but somehow we are going to pull either Harbaugh from successful NFL teams. We all need a reality check.

07/22/2014 - 1:05pm "Last man standing gets the #1 pick"... of a

"Last man standing gets the #1 pick"... of a player or a new liver.

06/30/2014 - 4:48pm I used to live in Northwood

I used to live in Northwood (Stone Dr.) as a kid. It was really great for my family and for my dad who was going to school at the time. Quiet but kid friendly at the same time.

06/22/2014 - 9:50pm Downloaded the rosters and

Downloaded the rosters and played the first year in a Offline Dynasty. Morris was my back up and Wilton was given a redshirt. Both of them transfered at the end of the season. That left Bellomy as my only QB. I didnt even recruit a QB because I had so many. 

06/19/2014 - 8:10am I live in Ohio. My wife went

I live in Ohio. My wife went to Ohio University in Athens. I still call Ohio State "Ohio". 

Why? It pisses them off to no end. Every time a Ohio fan tries to correct me I reply. What is the name of your football stadium? What does the band spell out before the game? You don't give a damn for the whole state of Michigan your from...? What do fans yell out at any given time? (o-h-i-o). So tell me again how I am wrong?

 

Its the same disregard that they show me when they say TSUN.

03/27/2014 - 3:20pm Until people realize that

Until people realize that there really is no difference.

 

 

03/27/2014 - 11:04am 10 am tomorrow. Wanted it

10 am tomorrow. Wanted it scheduled last friday but it was booked solid. If I have to get it done, and I do, then what better time? Masters would be good as well.

 

Born in Michigan, now live in Cleveland.

03/27/2014 - 9:51am The man is in charge of a

The man is in charge of a multi million dollar orgainizaiton. Pay him what hes worth. If he was the CEO of a steel plant he would be getting performance bonuses as well. If people he had never met did a great job that earned the company a lot of money he would get a bonus. Likewise if people who he never met did a horrible job, he would be held responsible for fixing the problem or he would be shown the door.

01/16/2014 - 2:49pm When I started out I only had one cell. But since

When I started out I only had one cell. But since the early 80's I have increased that number to over 10 trillion! Production has slowed over the last decade. Now I find myself replacing the 1 million cells I lose each day. Even with high turnover rate I still find time to read MGoBlog everyday.

01/10/2014 - 3:02pm I submitted some other names

I submitted some other names but this was the only one I spelled correctly. 

01/10/2014 - 11:09am Of course the mute

Of course the mute button!

 

Well that didnt work... maybe I should check to see if my Computer is turned on...or if I actually have a computer...

 

Thanks for the help!

01/10/2014 - 11:06am Im not getting any sound.

Im not getting any sound. Anyone else having this problem?

01/08/2014 - 7:38pm Tim Tebow?...Anybody?

Tim Tebow?...Anybody?

01/01/2014 - 8:23am Gary Moeller

They gave up on him too soon. 

12/31/2013 - 4:12pm Awesome. Read this in line at Walgreens and

Awesome. Read this in line at Walgreens and actually lol-ed.(a piece of me died when I typed that)

12/24/2013 - 9:40am Funny because here in

Funny because here in Cleveland the motto is "At least were not Detroit". Grass is always greener.

12/22/2013 - 1:39pm I have gone to 4 of Motor

I have gone to 4 of Motor City/ Pizza bowl games.  This might be the best matchup since CMU and Purdue. Prob even better. 

12/21/2013 - 8:43am Its hard to justify going to

Its hard to justify going to Arizona when we have such a prestigeous bowl game right in our own backyard. And what a matchup. BG/Pitt for all the Pizza! A game for the ages!

12/13/2013 - 3:06pm You say get me some

You say get me some Hotpockets, that's what you say.

12/11/2013 - 7:19am Aint that the tooth.

Aint that the tooth.

12/05/2013 - 11:05am If Ohio parents are unable or

If Ohio parents are unable or unwilling to teach their kids to be respectful. Then a man from Michigan will. (I was born in the D and lived in AA)

12/04/2013 - 11:17pm I gave two students detentions this week for

I gave two students detentions this week for giving me crap about the game.(I live and teach in Ohio)

08/01/2013 - 8:15am Great work. I like the logo

Great work. I like the logo and would be proud to wear it.

06/20/2013 - 7:09pm favorite Carr memory

I dont remember the team or year, but during the last minute of a blowout our #2 qb threw a PA bomb for a TD. After the game the reporter asked him why they threw the ball that late in a blow out. His response with a confused look was," It was third down and long...wasnt it?"

11/11/2012 - 8:34am I agree. I've always like Pat

I agree. I've always like Pat Fitzgerald, thought he was good for NW.  But that reaction was absurd. Might have given his team the impression that the game was over.

10/13/2012 - 7:27am Ross Douglas

I coached agianst him last night. We refused to kick off to him. So he had no returns. Ran the ball well. 198 yards mostly in the first half, one TD. Gave him a "Go Blue" as I walked through the handshake line.