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Shouldn't Frank Clark still be in jail somewhere?
Time and change will surely (truly) show
How firm thy friendship ... OHIO!
I bet Brax wishes he was
Nah, who knows, maybe his backup could have actually slowed Hyde down.
Braxton looked just fine post game...
And I shall rejoice in victory for another 365 days over That School Up North.
_ichigan Football would be Minnesota without The Great State of Ohio!! O-H! I-O!
Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son.
-- Dean Wormer
The ol' bumparooski...
Good morning, Blue
This post was edited by BBucksorBeGone8 17 months ago
No Mercy ITT
Should start lobbying to get this pinned to the top for a while.
I could pin it but, the way it get's bumped would waste a pin.
Ideally this will get bumped until next November. That'd be a hell of a feat.
I'm honestly surprised Brax wasn't crying after that hit. He has a tendency to cry and go to the hospital during games when he isn't really injured.
I mean it's not like he missed games with an funny bone dinged up...
I like seeing you cry... your tears are like sugar.... delicious....
Only guy who is crying is Brax.
I believe he was caught crying twice during this years schedule. That's not going to fly on the next level.
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That Was Michigan...Unfortunately This IS Michigan
For God's Sake
I’ve got a lot to say this week,and a lot of this isn’t very nice. If you’re the type that you’re a trained seal and you’re going to clap for whatever is trotted out there as long as it’s wearing maize and blue, you’ll want to click off this site before you go any further. If Brady Hoke and Lloyd Carr could do no wrong in your eyes, you’ll hate this. You’ll say I’m not a real fan. You’ll say I’m fair weather. You’ll say a lot of things and I really don’t give a damn. The truth hurts...and it hurts me and hits me awfully hard.
After Rich Rod, I promised myself I’d enjoy every victory and not take anything for granted. That’s over. I’m a Michigan Man and my standards have not dropped just because the football team doesn’t hold itself to the same standards any more. My standards have not changed because we have had a string of Athletic Directors that value the dollar more than the victory.
This is Michigan?
You know. Michigan. The team that always contended for the Big Ten Championship when the conference was arguably one of the toughest in the country. The team that seemed completely out of sorts when it went THREE years without going to the Rose Bowl or winning the Big Ten Championship. The team that never lost but only ran out of time because they would had superior coaches…they would make the adjustments. The team that had players that could hold their own with any in the country. A team of undersized or undervalued recruits that played like demons and would go toe to toe with any national power no matter how much that other team cheated. The team that would march into any stadium in the country and would never be intimidated and would play it’s best and take the crowd out of it. In short...the team that kept Bo's promise. Those Who Stay Will Be Champions.
You know…the Leaders and Best. You know…the Champions of the West. Ahem.
This is Michigan for God’s sake. No…no my friends. That WAS Michigan. It hasn’t been Michigan for over decade. It’s not been Michigan for Lloyd’s reign…certainly not for Rich Rod…now not Brady Hoke. Not yet. Not even close. After Year 2 of Brady Hoke, I’m not as convinced as I was after Year 1 that he will be the man that gets us back.
Big Ten Championships. Mental toughness to win on the road. Play toe to the toe with the nation’s best. Contend for National Championships. THAT WAS MICHIGAN!
Being a mediocre team in a conference that is now the weakest major college football conference? Being pushed around the field. Mental weakness. Inexcusable losses. Unacceptable coaching decisions. Unprepared players. THIS IS MICHIGAN! This is Michigan right now.
Shallow words and empty promises. THIS IS MICHIGAN. THIS IS MICHIGAN for God’s sake. I can’t take one more offseason of how this so-and-so is our next Heisman trophy winner, how this person is the next Charles Woodson, how this team is so improved, how this coaching staff has done this and that to make us the next big winner, how Michigan will of course be back and Big Ten Championship contenders next season. You see, it seems next season is all Michigan fans have had to look forward to for over a decade…maybe since Moe was fired…maybe since Bo retired. Outside of 1997, what have we accomplished. I could say 2003 and 2004 were great teams…but how about the inexcusable losses that even came in those seasons. How many of these years have been with year after year after year of Top 10 recruiting classes? The ‘life contract’ with Lloyd Carr after winning the national championship was the worst thing that ever happened to this program.
This is Michigan.
No more. I’m not being fooled anymore. This is Michigan. This is Michigan right now. Unacceptable. Uninspired. Mediocre football in an awful conference. THAT IS MICHIGAN. I’m done.
There’s been one coach in my lifetime that truly had a life contract and was above reproach in my humble opinion…and that was Bo. There were people that thought he lost it in the rare, rare occurrence that he lost four games in a season. There were people that wanted Moe out after two 8-4 seasons and many still contend he’d still be the coach if we had been coming off a Big Ten Championship in 1994.
Now we live and breathe 8-4. Now we celebrate 8-4. The Big Ten runner up trophy should be called the Lloyd Carr trophy.
Not me. Unacceptable. A mediocre team in a bad conference. Inexcusable.
I’m mad and it seems like I get madder as we put the Buckeyes and the season behind us.
We can’t do anything about Denard’s injury, but Gardner not being ready at #2 for Nebraska is inexcusable and unacceptable. How do you not have your best #2 ready? Whether he was in the Borges doghouse or Bellomy was a practice all-American, how could he not be put in after Bellomy’s first few series? Would we have won? I don’t know. I do know we wouldn’t have rolled over.
We were outcoached in the second half against Ohio State, and you can’t just throw away winnable games in Columbus. What worries me the most was that 4th down call in our territory not to punt. If it was Borges, he should be gone. If it was Brady, that scares the hell out of me because it’s inexcusable…and my opinion doesn’t change even if he makes it.
At the end of the day, we are a mediocre team in the worst major conference in the country and we’re heading right into loss #5 in the bowl. That is unacceptable. And it scares the hell out of me that I don’t think we’re much closer next year despite the number of games at home. I hope I’m wrong. After all, this is Michigan.
This is Michigan...an 8-4 team that's an incomplete Hail Mary and a missed field goal away from being 6-6...and losing to Sparty five years in a row. Then how do you feel about this year? How do you feel about 133. How do you feel about Brady Hoke? You are what your record says you are? Ok. We're mediocre in a bad conference. We can't even make the championship game in a conference where the whole league wears clown shoes.
Our offense is awful, and if Brady Hoke wants to die on the cross with Al Borges, that's his call. This season is unacceptable and I give no passes beyond 2014 for this coach or his staff. Last year I was 99% convinced we had the right guy for the job. Now I'm 50/50. Our biggest concern would have to be that the infallible David Brandon would have to admit he made a mistake.
Everything great about Michigan Football...THAT WAS MICHIGAN. Outside of the helmets, the fight song, and the history, we're just a mediocre team in a bad conference. This is Michigan. This is Michigan for God's sake.
Demand better Michigan fans. Demand accountability. Demand results. Your program has been mediocre for a very long time...for a generation of kids...and that's just the plain damn truth.
Go Blue and God bless you and whoever the hell can clean up this mess and make us truly relevant again.
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