maiznblu_757
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We Got A Coach!

Sun Dec 16, 2007 7:52 pm

Look out! Hes a good one too. Bring on that spread offense and bring Terrell Pryor with you RRod!
 
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 7:55 pm

I thought maybe Bobby Petrino had second thoughts on Arkansas and went to Ann Arbor...
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 8:02 pm



Quoting AA61Hvy (Reply 1):
I thought maybe Bobby Petrino had second thoughts on Arkansas and went to Ann Arbor...

Not the only one thinking that. Maybe he'll change his mind and go to WV instead.......
 
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 8:03 pm

Is he going to bring that gimmick-laden offense to Ann Arbor, or will he adapt to a pro-style attack?
 
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 8:31 pm

With the $4 million dollar buy-out, on top of the basketball coach earlier is Michigan funding the athletic department at West Virginia or is WVU going to become Michigan-East?
 
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 8:34 pm



Quoting HuskyAviation (Reply 3):
Is he going to bring that gimmick-laden offense to Ann Arbor, or will he adapt to a pro-style attack?

If he can recruit some fast players then that so-called gimmick offense will work wonders against the slow ass corn-fed boys of the Big10/11. The rest of the league would be playing catchup for a couple of years if he can strike quickly.
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maiznblu_757
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 8:43 pm

Looks like Terrelle Pryor got the news first. He has added M to his list (again!)

http://recruiting.scout.com/2/711864.html

[Edited 2007-12-16 12:44:19]
 
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 10:09 pm



Quoting DeltaGator (Reply 5):
If he can recruit some fast players then that so-called gimmick offense will work wonders against the slow ass corn-fed boys of the Big10/11. The rest of the league would be playing catchup for a couple of years if he can strike quickly.

Well recruiting some fast players will take time, so unless the other teams of the Big 10 get caught completely flat-footed, then it won't be much of a surprise.

We've probably seen the last of Michigan producing NFL-ready QBs, which I have no complaints about.
 
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 10:20 pm

With the underachieving and failure to win the big games late in the season the last few years, Rodriguez seems like a perfect fit for Michigan.  bigthumbsup 
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 10:22 pm

It's pretty lame that he contacted Pryor before he resigned from his WVU job. I'm sure West Virginia loves the fact that he called a top recruit who he was talking to about going to WVU and told him to go to his new school. So does Pryor think everything he told him about WVU was BS?

[Edited 2007-12-16 14:24:20]
 
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 10:24 pm

Congrats on getting like your third or fourth choice. Let's see if he can beat Ohio State.  Smile
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 10:48 pm



Quoting Flybulldog (Reply 9):
It's pretty lame that he contacted Pryor before he resigned from his WVU job.

Not lame in the slightest, from a UM perspective anyhow.  Smile In fact it was very smart. Pryor wasn't going to WVU without RR there, common sense should tell you that. (WVU is officially off his list now)

I think the #1 recruit in the country deserves to be told that his #1 school wont have the same coach. Whether or not he will goto UM, I'm sure we will find out soon.
 
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:03 pm



Quoting Maiznblu_757 (Reply 11):
In fact it was very smart. Pryor wasn't going to WVU without RR there, common sense should tell you that. (WVU is officially off his list now)

I agree with you, Pryor should have been told that RR was leaving, if RR had made any commitments/promises to him regarding his tenure at WVU. But what would be inappropriate in my opinion is if RR implied to UM that he could get Pryor to come to UM if he was hired as their coach.
 
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:14 pm

How is Double R any different than Bobby Petrino? I mean didn't he accept a job at Alabama (although he "denied" it) only to then return to West Virginia. Now he is bolting again to Michigan...I think its a good move for Michigan, but what is the purpose of a contract if coaches can screw out of them on a whim?
 
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:20 pm



Quoting Flybulldog (Reply 9):
It's pretty lame that he contacted Pryor before he resigned from his WVU job. I'm sure West Virginia loves the fact that he called a top recruit who he was talking to about going to WVU and told him to go to his new school. So does Pryor think everything he told him about WVU was BS?

The WVU and Arkansas debacles prompt the following question. Why should any future Arkansas or Michigan recruit believe a single thing they are told? Both Petrino and Rodriguez are scum - Petrino for bailing out on his team with three games left in the season, and Rodriguez for stiffing his players before their upcoming bowl game.

So much for integrity.
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:26 pm



Quoting Halls120 (Reply 14):
Why should any future Arkansas or Michigan recruit believe a single thing they are told? Both Petrino and Rodriguez are scum

In all fairness to RR he isn't even in the same ballpark of scum that Petrino inhabits on his own. He's a dick for leaving early especially since Carr is coaching the Citrus Bowl but whatever floats his boat.
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:28 pm



Quoting KROC (Reply 13):
Now he is bolting again to Michigan...I think its a good move for Michigan, but what is the purpose of a contract if coaches can screw out of them on a whim?

I have no idea how these contracts work, there HAS TO BE some small print in there that allows this sort of thing, it just happens way to much. On another note, he (well, Michigan) is paying his buyout of 4 mil. 2 mil up front and the other 2 mil by 2011.


RR has some ties to UM as well. Don Nehlan was a coach under Bo in the late 70's, Nehlan coached RR at WVU and is his mentor. Im sure he gave him some advice.
 
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:30 pm



Quoting DeltaGator (Reply 15):
Quoting Halls120 (Reply 14):
Why should any future Arkansas or Michigan recruit believe a single thing they are told? Both Petrino and Rodriguez are scum

In all fairness to RR he isn't even in the same ballpark of scum that Petrino inhabits on his own. He's a dick for leaving early especially since Carr is coaching the Citrus Bowl but whatever floats his boat.

They are the same flavor of scum. They both walked out on their teams before the season ended.
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:45 pm



Quoting Halls120 (Reply 17):
They are the same flavor of scum. They both walked out on their teams before the season ended.

Awe. lol  Wink
 
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Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:47 pm



Quoting Maiznblu_757 (Reply 18):
Quoting Halls120 (Reply 17):
They are the same flavor of scum. They both walked out on their teams before the season ended.

Awe. lol

we'll be LOL when Rodriguez either falls on his face or walks out of his contract seeking greener pastures.
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Mon Dec 17, 2007 12:53 am



Quoting Falcon84 (Reply 10):
Congrats on getting like your third or fourth choice. Let's see if he can beat Ohio State. Smile

 bigthumbsup 

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Mon Dec 17, 2007 1:02 am



Quoting Tb727 (Reply 20):
I don't think you can beat the Sweater Vest.

I know who can beat the Sweater Vest and then some!

Signed,

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Mon Dec 17, 2007 1:10 am



Quoting Falcon84 (Reply 10):
Let's see if he can beat Ohio State. Smile

I guess we will see in a short 342 days.


For now, OSU fans should worry about the game in a few weeks.
 
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Mon Dec 17, 2007 4:17 am

I can't believe RR would walk out on us before a big bowl game for us. He made it so as if he was extremely loyal to us, and then he went behind our backs. Scum, I say, he is scum. I know if he ever comes back to WVU for some reason, every student here has made it apparent that he is not welcome anymore. I bet he made us loose to Pitt just so he had a reason to bail on us. Man, what a piece of shit.

Well, all I can say is LETS GOOOOO MOUNTAINEERS. We need to overcome this and win over the spoon...i mean....sooners.
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Mon Dec 17, 2007 4:29 am

Quoting Tz757300 (Reply 23):
I bet he made us loose to Pitt just so he had a reason to bail on us.

No, your weak willed QB who couldn't play with a busted hand took care of that loss for you.

Signed,

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Quoting Tz757300 (Reply 23):
I can't believe RR would walk out on us before a big bowl game for us. He made it so as if he was extremely loyal to us, and then he went behind our backs.

ESPN had some blurb this evening about a issue with his relationship with the athletic department. Read into that what you will.

Edit: Horrible grammar  Wink

[Edited 2007-12-16 20:34:21]
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Mon Dec 17, 2007 4:32 am



Quoting DeltaGator (Reply 24):
No, you're weak willed QB who couldn't play with a busted hand took care of that loss for you.

Signed,

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Oh Boo.

Quoting DeltaGator (Reply 24):
ESPN had some blurb this evening about a issue with his relationship with the athletic department. Read into that what you will.

True, but I'd rather know how horrible the relationship was to toally bail on us unexpectingly before a bowl game. I mean, he talked to news people yesterday and denied having spoken with Michigan.
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Mon Dec 17, 2007 4:36 am



Quoting TZ757300 (Reply 25):
he talked to news people yesterday and denied having spoken with Michigan.

Just like he said he never accepted an offer from Alabama last year.  Wink

He's a snake with nothing to show for it except a couple of Big East championships. You're better off without him. Off course if you get Terry Bowden like is bing bantered about hide the President's married daughter in case he decides to hook up with her in the offseason.  Wink
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Quoting DeltaGator (Reply 26):
You're better off without him.

I sure hope so.

At least I know WVU searches for good people, Bob Huggins is doing quite well with the Basketball team have Michigan courted Belien. I hope we find someone comparable to RR to keep us doing well.
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Quoting TZ757300 (Reply 25):
rue, but I'd rather know how horrible the relationship was to toally bail on us unexpectingly before a bowl game. I mean, he talked to news people yesterday and denied having spoken with Michigan.

Ummm, if you are talking about the interview he threatened to axe, I didnt hear him deny talking to Michigan once, he said no comments regarding any of the Michigan rumors.
 
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Quoting Maiznblu_757 (Reply 28):
I didnt hear him deny talking to Michigan once

We know he was at Michigan, you can't deny being somewhere where everyone knows you are there.
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Quoting TZ757300 (Reply 29):
We know he was at Michigan

Toledo is not Michigan.  butthead 
 
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Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:35 am

Damn, why couldn't MSU be playing WVU the next two years instead of these past two years? WVU is going to suck next year with a new coach and Slaton and that other guy gone.
 
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Quoting MD-90 (Reply 31):
Damn, why couldn't MSU be playing WVU the next two years instead of these past two years? WVU is going to suck next year with a new coach and Slaton and that other guy gone.

Conveniently, the Buffs have a home-and-home scheduled with WVU for the next 2 seasons  Smile
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Mon Dec 17, 2007 11:49 am



Quoting Maiznblu_757 (Reply 16):
I have no idea how these contracts work, there HAS TO BE some small print in there that allows this sort of thing, it just happens way to much. On another note, he (well, Michigan) is paying his buyout of 4 mil. 2 mil up front and the other 2 mil by 2011.

I know the small print exists, but these contracts are so the coaches don't get screwed etc. If they sign a 5 year deal then get canned after 2 years, they still get the remaining money on that contract or accept a buyout. However, if a coach just wants to up and leave, they can leave and screw over the team. A 4 million dollar buyout is not going to prevent WVU from going back into the crapper now that RR has left.
 
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Mon Dec 17, 2007 3:33 pm



Quoting Maiznblu_757 (Reply 30):
Toledo is not Michigan.

Would be a better city if it was...anyways. LOL

Grats on the new coach. Definitely one of the top jobs in the nation that had to be filled. Soon as the press leaked he was in Toledo meeting with UM officials in a "neutral site"...you kinda expected this to happen pretty fast.
 
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Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:47 pm



Quoting Maiznblu_757 (Reply 30):
Toledo is not Michigan. butthead

Well back in 1836..Michigan claimed Toledo as it's own, until Congress awarded the Toledo strip to Ohio. Probably the only time in the history of mankind that anyone wanted to claim Toledo.  bomb 
 
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Tue Dec 18, 2007 1:15 am



Quoting Halls120 (Reply 14):
The WVU and Arkansas debacles prompt the following question. Why should any future Arkansas or Michigan recruit believe a single thing they are told? Both Petrino and Rodriguez are scum - Petrino for bailing out on his team with three games left in the season, and Rodriguez for stiffing his players before their upcoming bowl game.

Couldn't you also throw Paul Johnson in that category as well? He left Navy to take the Georgia Tech job and Navy still has a bowl game to play.......
 
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Tue Dec 18, 2007 1:30 am



Quoting Srbmod (Reply 36):
Quoting Halls120 (Reply 14):
The WVU and Arkansas debacles prompt the following question. Why should any future Arkansas or Michigan recruit believe a single thing they are told? Both Petrino and Rodriguez are scum - Petrino for bailing out on his team with three games left in the season, and Rodriguez for stiffing his players before their upcoming bowl game.

Couldn't you also throw Paul Johnson in that category as well? He left Navy to take the Georgia Tech job and Navy still has a bowl game to play.......

Yep. Add him to the list of scum.
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Tue Dec 18, 2007 1:31 am



Quoting AirCop (Reply 35):
Well back in 1836..Michigan claimed Toledo as it's own, until Congress awarded the Toledo strip to Ohio. Probably the only time in the history of mankind that anyone wanted to claim Toledo.

The good ol' "Toledo War." The peace offering by Congress was giving Michigan the UP. Nowadays not even Ohio claims Toledo as very little state funding even goes there - granted the state did pay for the $250 million Skyway bridge that now carries I-280, but whatever.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toledo_War

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http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Im...eterans%27_Glass_City_Skyway_1.jpg
http://www.joethielen.com/JoeThielen...ity_Skyway_3_20070624_1024x768.jpg

Anyways...grats to UM again. Will be interesting to see them with the full spread offense now.
 
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Tue Dec 18, 2007 3:45 am

As a graduate of Michigan State, it amusing to see the fiasco that the once-vaunted University of Michigan football program has become.

Before the season started, ex-UM QB Jim Harbaugh, currently the Stanford coach, observed that Michigan footballers routinely cut classes and were given lighter academic loads (as if that's not the case at every large college football program). The response from the University was a public denouncement of Harbaugh, and haughty retorts that Harbaugh was not a "Michigan Man" for making such comments Next, the humiliating loss to Appalachia State, an istant evaporation of national championship dreams, yet another loss to Ohio State, culminating in the forced retirement of Lloyd Carr.

Now, in the search for a new head coach, Michigan can't do anything right. Ex "Michigan Man" Les Miles at LSU said maybe, then no, but Michigan still kept calling him. The Rutgers coach said no. Now the West Virginia coach is being courted. I suppose AD Bill Martin has to get a big share of the blame. The previously supportive media in Detroit is now calling for Martin to be canned. This entire episode is an overdue does of humility for a program that for years has been steeped in hubris. Michigan football is starting to resemble the Detroit Lions.

Oy.
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Wed Dec 19, 2007 7:24 pm



Quoting Stretch 8 (Reply 39):
This entire episode is an overdue does of humility for a program that for years has been steeped in hubris. Michigan football is starting to resemble the Detroit Lions.

UM will continue to walk over MSU though.  Smile I can promise you that.
 
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Wed Dec 19, 2007 8:15 pm

"UM will continue to walk over MSU though. I can promise you that."

Not on the basketball court, chief.
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