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07/13/2018 - 1:16pm Can anyone explain Eric Gray…

Can anyone explain Eric Gray's changes? Grade went down slightly on 247, but ranking went up. Which means a ton of other people in front of him got downgraded...?

But then even though Rivals and ESPN didn't change, his Composite rating went up, even with the 247 rating downgrade... But then his overall Composite ranking went down significantly. That seems like 3 or 4 different backassward conflicting changes.

07/13/2018 - 10:59am I mean... at least they…

I mean... at least they dismissed players. That's more than we can say about Florida or what any other SEC team would do.

07/10/2018 - 2:56pm I think I would've gone with…

I think I would've gone with Tarik Black. Was our #1 WR until his broken foot and likely will be this year, but overshadowed in the B1G and nationally by DPJ.

07/10/2018 - 2:48pm Might be a harder position…

Might be a harder position to learn for someone who's never really played football. Diagnosing defenses and blitzes has to be a lot harder mentally than rushing the QB.

07/06/2018 - 12:52pm I also don’t really see it…

I also don’t really see it as a problem for him. If the Lakers want to use him this year, it’s probably going to be for like 15 minutes a game. He can’t get 6 fouls in that amount of time.

06/28/2018 - 10:59am Don't you worry. Right about…

Don't you worry. Right about the time that this ends, you'll have Draftageddon to complain about.

06/27/2018 - 8:50pm Mr Poole would like a word…

Mr Poole would like a word with you

06/22/2018 - 10:43am Conspiracy theory: Bluey is…

Conspiracy theory: Bluey is actually Brian. Website traffic is down so he's created an alter ego to say things to piss people off, driving more clicks and views on these posts when people come to argue with him and call him an asshole.

06/22/2018 - 9:16am I got the joke now... It was…

I got the joke now... It was early.

I just think our current impression of Rutgers and how bad they've been since joining the B10 is influencing our opinions. Indiana has the lowest all time win % of any P5 team, followed by Northwestern.

I think Northwestern is an incredibly hard place to build a program, but we don't see it that way because of how good of a job Pat Fitzgerald has done.

06/22/2018 - 8:10am Rutgers has some history, is…

Rutgers has some history, is in a good recruiting footprint, and Rutgers was tied for 9th in the B10 standings last season.

Also, you really aren't sure how to spell Rutgers...?

06/18/2018 - 3:00pm But why would they align it…

But why would they align it in the wrong spot..?

06/18/2018 - 2:08pm Maybe its just my OCD... but…

Maybe its just my OCD... but the text doesn't look like its centered up/down in the endzone. More blue underneath the word.

06/18/2018 - 2:05pm Why? Everything you'd be…

Why? Everything you'd be reviewing is in contrast to the white (Ball Crossing the Goal line or Toe Out of Bounds)

06/18/2018 - 1:52pm If we were in different…

If we were in different conferences yes. Being in the same conference and playing each other the last game of the season, they'll take the head-to-head winner or if someone goes on to the win B10 Championship.

06/18/2018 - 11:44am Almost 700, and about 18% of…

Almost 700, and about 18% of us... Still could be valuable, but I'm guessing their participation is starting to diminish now that they are tied for being the weakest team in the game.

06/18/2018 - 11:41am How does the Overall Star…

How does the Overall Star Rating work?

I am a 1-1-1-3-5 for the categories, which would average to 2.2, but am still a 1-star overall.

06/18/2018 - 10:34am Agreed, when alliances were…

Agreed, when alliances were formed we should've made some sort of minimum stars/users agreement. If you fall below that we are allowed to attack you. Having 1 territory, I doubt many of their users are good about playing daily now. They are essentially hurting us because they have a valuable territory in our area that we cannot help defend.

06/18/2018 - 10:28am I mean, OSU and Alabama do…

I mean, OSU and Alabama do have an scheduling advantage, but it's that they don't have to play the highest ranked team in their conference (themselves).

If your either of those teams, I personally don't see a difference if you schedule a Rutgers/Illinois/Kansas level opponent or and FCS team... Both games are going to be a blowout.

06/15/2018 - 10:24am It's not that similar to…

It's not that similar to real risk IMO. You get the number of armies that you have users/stars each day, so there is not penalty for attacking a territory and losing, or benefit to waiting and building your army.

06/15/2018 - 10:12am There's a link to it on the…

There's a link to it on the site after you get your orders

06/14/2018 - 2:31pm It was unexpected, but now…

It was unexpected, but now that it has happened, it is expected.

06/14/2018 - 12:38pm My reply was actually to Don…

My reply was actually to Don, and I started writing it before yours was there. He would be a good choice, but would he come to Michigan? Would he leave a weak P5 conference to come coach in the hardest division in college football? To a school that would have had a coach not last more than 4 years since Carr? Who just fired the coach that was seen as being their savior?

If Stephen Ross is willing to pay Saban and Belichick $25 million each to come be co-HC, we should fire Harbaugh today. Personally, I don't think Michigan can do better than a HC that 1/2 of current NFL teams would fire their coach to have. No matter what his record is against rivals.

06/14/2018 - 12:14pm You don't just fire someone…

You don't just fire someone based on wins/losses to spite them. You do it because you think a replacement could do better.

Name 1 person you think would actually come to Michigan and would do better than Harbaugh? I'll wait...

06/13/2018 - 3:05pm Definitely a motivational…

Definitely a motivational tactic, but I could also see it as a way to indirectly tell a scholarship player its time to transfer.

06/13/2018 - 1:25pm Might be a good reason to…

Might be a good reason to try to schedule Rutgers, Illinois, Maryland, in November. Get the double benefit of having them available to help in case of an injury, and still have games they can get in to develop if there aren't injuries.

06/13/2018 - 12:44pm Like I said, I think the…

Like I said, I think the better way would be for them to get posted on the board first, then pinned as a diary. Then I'd be fine with it being elsewhere.

But for example, there was a ton of work put into the 2017 punting diary, and yet its got 5 comments. For the work that guy put in to create that, it should be getting more exposure. A topic about the App being gone that was clearly stated with a reason why in the MGoBlog 3.0 post gets 50+ comments because it's on the board that people check,

06/13/2018 - 11:56am I kind of like that because…

I kind of like that because I think it gives diaries more exposure they deserve. I think a better solution than the current setup though would be to have diaries be posted on the board when they are first posted, and then pinned as a diary.

06/11/2018 - 12:45pm Not that it would've had…

Not that it would've had much of an effect on the depth chart at WR, but we technically did lose Maurice Ways as well

06/08/2018 - 12:14pm So someone would just have…

So someone would just have to create a burner account with a Michigan flair to check?

06/08/2018 - 10:49am Maybe this has already been…

Maybe this has already been covered in one of the other posts, but doesn't having the orders be on a public site allow other alliances to figure out what we're planning to do?

06/08/2018 - 9:50am I think it's clear Patterson…

I think it's clear Patterson is going to be the starter, but I would bet money that Peters ends up the one who comes in for clean-up duty of if there's an injury. I think people are putting WAY too much emphasis on a bad bowl game after coming back from a concussion. He looked solid when playing leading up to the concussion.

Also, I find it hilarious how quickly people go from a player being our savior to not really caring if he transfers. Although I don't think it'll happen, I'm rooting for Peters to win the starting job for a few reasons:

1) If he does beat out Patterson, it means he is playing better than a relatively known quantity. That means we probably get B+ to A- QBing this year.

2) He doesn't just want to play 1 year and go to the NFL, and doesn't currently have any draft hype. If Peters plays and is the 1st/2nd best QB in the B10, it's likely he'll be back another year to improve.

3) Peters chose Michigan. Patterson chose Ole Miss.

06/07/2018 - 2:19pm Thank you sir, and seeing as…

Thank you sir, and seeing as though you are a judge, I'm going to take that as an official ruling.

06/07/2018 - 11:06am They aren't scheduled in…

They aren't scheduled in 2019 or 2020, so unless Dylan is still around as a 5th year senior or we meet them in the B10 championship, it's unlikely. Although it would be cool to watch.

06/07/2018 - 10:44am He's gay?

He's gay?

06/07/2018 - 10:43am For some reason they also…

For some reason they also didn't feel the need to mention that he's "well-spoken'... weird.

06/07/2018 - 10:29am I guess "Even though he's…

I guess "Even though he's white, he's still a true dual-threat QB" didn't make the edit...

I mean come on. His older brother damn near won a Heisman as a dynamic RB/returner. The name on his jersey alone makes it impossible for him to be a "sneaky good athlete".

06/07/2018 - 9:06am http://mgoblog.com/user…

http://mgoblog.com/user/XXYYZZ/edit to edit your user profile.

To find your user number, start posting a picture in a comment. Replace the XXYYZZ above with your number.

06/07/2018 - 8:09am Seth, this is how I was able…

Seth, this is how I was able to change my photo.

http://mgoblog.com/user/XXYYZZ/edit

Find out what your user number is by clicking on the image button when commenting and replace the XXYYZZ part with that.

06/07/2018 - 8:06am http://mgoblog.com/user…

http://mgoblog.com/user/XXYYZZ/edit

Find out what your user number is by clicking on the image button when commenting and replace the XXYYZZ part with that.

06/07/2018 - 8:04am Thank you! I was watching…

Thank you! I was watching the first 5k of this last night, then switched over to check on the Warriors/Cavs and forgot to switch back. Was really annoyed I didn't get to see the end when I saw this posted.

06/06/2018 - 7:34pm If you get your username or…

If you get your username or password wrong enough times, they’ll send you a link to reset. It also comes with a link to edit your profile. Backasswards way to do it, but only way I could find

06/06/2018 - 3:41pm I feel like naming something…

I feel like naming something after someone who hasn't retired yet is tacky, but maybe that's just me.

I've never liked the Izzone because of that. Wait until someone finishes their career before you name something after them. Because what if they end up being involved in a sexual assault scandal and disgrace themselves... then you gotta make a public change of whatever you named.

06/06/2018 - 3:23pm Haven't reached the goal yet…

Haven't reached the goal yet (3:23pm)... I'm ashamed of you MGoBlog

06/06/2018 - 12:56pm Never knew that... So people…

Never knew that... So people who created NEGBANGS weren't actually getting negged? Now I know if I ever start one to immediately comment "Give it to me, I like it rough!" so people can actually neg me.

06/06/2018 - 12:51pm 2 other things I've noticed…

2 other things I've noticed so far:

1) You can't change your profile anymore (easily). The changeover reset my username and picture to what it was a couple of months ago, so when I did the password reset I was able to change it back with the http://mgoblog.com/user/XXYYZZ/edit link, but I don't think there is a way to do it otherwise.

2) Michigan Bar Locator is under the MGoBoard tab, although this might cause more awareness that it exists and keep people from creating "Where to watch the game in Ethiopia" posts.

06/06/2018 - 12:31pm This is obviously just a…

This is obviously just a ploy to increase his staff pay when he's coaching the Pistons.

/s

06/06/2018 - 11:22am Very interesting analysis…

Very interesting analysis. Looked up some quick other stats. Looks like the average team punts about 5 times per game, and scores 1 point every 14 yards.

Rough Estimates taking the average of your gross/net numbers:

2016: (5 punts)*(2 teams)*(-3.63 yards)*(1 point / 14 yards) ~ +2.6 pts/game

2017: (5 punts)*(2 teams)*(-1.63 yards)*(1 point / 14 yards) ~ -1.2 pts/game

On average we got 3.8 points per game worse from 2016 due to punts alone... That seems crazy, but I believe it. I think it really emphasizes the hidden benefit Peppers had fair catching everything.

06/06/2018 - 8:40am Was the Michigan Bar Locator…

Was the Michigan Bar Locator intentionally put under the MGoBoard Tab to keep people from posting "Where to watch the game in XXX" posts?

06/06/2018 - 8:04am Never mind, it notified me…

Never mind, it notified me it didn't recognize it. I think it's because the link ends with WD's twitter handle.

06/06/2018 - 8:03am New site, why you no auto…

New site, why you no auto-recognize something is a link?