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Could be, I thought his post didn't quote anyone and was random.
Mobile double post.
This post was edited by xxmgobluexx 2 years ago
Calling the past 4 years meaningless is dumb. They stung, there is no doubting that. What I don't get about MSU fans is they're regarding our positive recruiting momentum as something we've had all along and they've overcome the whole time. Maybe, but if you really take a look at RR's classes you'll notice that while he did recruit "high star" classes, they never addressed needs properly. This is blatantly obvious when you look at our current line depth. To top it off, I don't think they were really developing players worth a damn. I think the former defensive staff just flat out could not coach, or develop players. Even if you have talent, having them lost on the field without a clue where to be doesn't make it worth a damn. Hoke on the other hand is recruiting higher ranked classes, but with bulk. He wants to play grind it out, smash mouth football eventually, though he knows he doesn't have the personnel to run that system quite yet. He is going to systematically adapt as he gets his players. I also don't think this means Dantonio is going to slouch, but I don't think he'll get all the pro style talent he desires now that RR is gone. It'll be interesting to see what happens, but I'm cautiously optimistic about our future. I don't envision a game breaking 2012 season, but I think 2013 could be a big year for UM and the B1G in general. That being said I think MSU is probably the odds on favorite to win the B1G in 2012, but that game in Ann Arbor is probably going to determine the legends division winner unless both of us have dismal performances elsewhere.
We have won 4 in a row. How is it that MSU would likely Come up short vs UM?
Michigan has always had better recruiting classes than MSU. Yet MSU has still won 4 in a row with, according to the recruitniks on here, inferior talent.
Why would that be?
Coaching change and scheme change blew up what Michigan had established. 3 wins, 5 wins and 7 wins show that overall Michigan sucked ass because of those changes.
Michigan is changing back, the best recruits of the Midwest coming to Michigan shows that, and the 11 wins is the on the field prove it.
Edit: I am not saying MSU can't keep winning, but the landscape in AA is changing for the better.
Rich Rod and Greg Robinson would be the reason.
Yet MSU still beat a "good" Hoke team last year. If MSU wins next year will it still be because UM is not back? What if it's another 4 years, UM is still "down"?
I'd be willing to wager it won't be another 4 years. I also don't think either team is going to break off a stretch of 3 straight anytime soon either. I think the home team will take the majority of the games in the next decade, but that's just me.
Then MSU beat a solid team, just like this year.
What if Michigan wins this year? What if Michigan rolls off another 6 game win streak? Will it be back to SOS?
What if games are so fun, aren't they? /s
Oh...I thought Carr left the cupboard bare?
And, now RichRod left the cupboard bare.
You guys sure like to recycle.
And how did you come up with that out of what he posted?
Carr did leave the cupboard bare, RR and Greg Robinson were terrible coaches for Michigan. Those are reasons.
This is Michigan, fergodsakes.
Reading isn't a great skill of Nigels, why do you think he struggles answering questions so often?
Go Blue and Go Titans!
I would definitely add you to that list. I meant more at that moment than in general.
MSU's average rank for the previous 5 classes (before Dantonio was hired) was 48.6.
If Carr left the cupboard bare (with mostly Top 10 classes), how would you describe the cupboard in EL when Dantonio took over?
My bad. I just invented those excuses. I have never heard them used at any time in the past. Clearly, bare cupboards have never been used to describe the football program in Ann Arbor...at any time...during the last 2 coaching changes.
Please accept my apology for disparaging your cupboards.
Bare as in little experience and a lot of attrition. But to answer your question, not good.
Well he wasn't talking about them. And I don't understand how RR's recruiting was so good when MSU fans always make fun of the "short midgets" that RR recruited.
I find a lot of the things you post amusing.
Short people...not midgets.
Isn't dwarves actually politically correct?
I think you've come in here with the most rational analysis.
I think the recruiting is more clear and has more of a strategy for a system that should be successful at Michigan. I think Rich Rod had the O side of the ball figured out but was clueless with D.
I think Hoke will produce solid teams that are going to consistetnly be competitive at the top of the B1G.
I don't think the series will resume the shape it had under Coach Williams or Smith where UM won 6 straight. I think it'll take on the shape it did under Perles and Saban where the games were absolute wars and we still were able to upset great Michigan teams. Does anyone disagree with that?
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