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  • SPORTS MOMENT: Sad to say, 8th grade year. Last minute red zone stand versus hated rival and I make a tackle at the three-yard line to save the game. Long gap... then I ran a marathon when I was 30. Not exactly Highlight Express.
  • NFL TEAM: Pittsburgh Steelers
  • NHL TEAM: Chicago Blackhawks
  • NBA TEAM: Chicago Bulls

Recent Activity

Comment 02 Sep 2015

My neighbor is a Michigan alum. After his senior year victory, he would only refer to him as "Fucking Troy Smith".

No greater honor has ever been bestowed.

Comment 02 Sep 2015


Anything more specific than "fall"? No complaints, just seeing if he was thinking it would be a September thing or more towards the end of the season.


Comment 31 Aug 2015

You see another side of him, that of a hands-on parent who wants to see his son make a good decision and be around sold people, that a lot of us can relate to.

Comment 31 Aug 2015

No doubt he's been impressive. I still think that they would like to add a space-eater like Jackson (or, obviously, Gary or either of the Lawrence boys) to compliment Barrow, who is "small" at the 270-280 lb. range. With Bosa, Cooper, and Barrow, though, we've certainly lined up three extremely disruptive D-linemen.

Comment 30 Aug 2015

Best of luck to him. Loved his tape and, from every communication Birm relayed, seemed like a solid, down-to-earth kid. That said, it's not yet September and we have time to adjust.

Comment 28 Aug 2015

I love recruiting rumors that coming seemingly from out of nowhere. There's usually something there.

Comment 28 Aug 2015

PJ Fleck is my guess, too. Said it to a co-worker the minute I heard Beckman was out. Narduzzi is certainly an interesting choice, too, but I would be worried about getting out of Pittsburgh alive if I were him and became the latest coach to skip town. Illinois' unique place in college football has to be a move up for someone and I think Fleck's situation represents the most logical promotion.

Comment 28 Aug 2015

5. Devin Smith bailed out Cardale of at least 2 interceptions during the playoff. Thata fine, thats how deep ball throws go. But a qtr of an inch to the left and Smith makes 1 td vs Wisky instead of 3.

Why this was never mentioned by anyone is beyond me. The first TD was really a flat jump-ball.

Comment 25 Aug 2015

Nothing you said about Mad Men was incorrect, especially regarding the repetition, but my dad (40 yrs in the ad biz) was quick to comment on how spot-on it was.