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Comment 20 hours ago

You've compared him (athletically) to Sweat, but I'm curious how he compares to Spence. I can imagine them both having a similar speed-driven style off the edge. 

Comment 20 hours ago

Hopefully we can have a rotation going that keeps everybody fresh and hungry without any drop off between the ones and the twos. We have the potential to be so deep with elite talent that the "or"s on the depth chart really mean or, and we have basically two first string units getting almost equal snaps. 

Comment 23 hours ago

If you think about it, this is the last year he has to see his brother play college ball because next year he will be on a different team. Personally, I would unofficially visit my brother as much as I could knowing that I won't be able to see him suit up again during college unless its across the opposite sideline. 

Comment 21 Oct 2014

I love that the defense looks better every week. You can see it gel in front of your eyes. As long as they don't hit a wall in their development they will be nasty by the end of the season. 

Comment 21 Oct 2014

Hey guys, take it easy on the Nick Vannett hype campaign, we want him to come back for next year. 

Comment 20 Oct 2014

With four spots in the playoff and very few undefeated teams, all one loss teams are contenders of varying likelihood, but contenders all the same. 

Comment 19 Oct 2014

If JT can come out and play smart and confident and distribute the ball like he has been all year, I'll feel a hell of a lot better about the trip to MSU.

I am really glad that he gets to experience it in a very winnable game against an over matched PSU team before experiencing it against a formidable opponent like MSU. Assuming that PSU plays as poorly as I expect them to, this should be a great training wheels introduction into hostile road games at night.

Comment 19 Oct 2014

Ok, I understand.  I just didn't read closely enough, but it sounds like we want the same thing because you still have the conference championships right after the season.  I wouldn't mind a one week break before them, but I don't like waiting to eliminate any of the eight teams in a playoff until late December or early January, with the rest of the playoff the weeks directly after, as I have seen suggested by others who support an eight team playoff.  More than anything else, I don't want the playoffs to be three straight weeks of games which would be more about avoiding injuries than being the better team.

Comment 19 Oct 2014

If I had money to bet, and a way to do it that I felt comfortable in, I would jump all over that line.

Comment 19 Oct 2014


Comment 19 Oct 2014

I think he's thrown more interceptions than touchdowns up to this point.  Also, he has a completion percentage slightly below sixty.

I'm not too worried.

Comment 19 Oct 2014

Mr Baker come on down. 

Comment 19 Oct 2014

I think everyone understands the need to win with a statement every game when you're trying to make up ground in the rankings. It's nice that he has the wherewithal to admit it to himself rather than be spiteful. 

Comment 18 Oct 2014

 I wouldn't necessarily consider this season a failure after some of the adversity we've faced if we still get the chance to play against, and defeat, a big name team in a bowl game.

i really agree with this. I just want to win out. If that doesn't include the playoffs, so be it. It will be a lot of fun anyways, and set us up well for next year because the team will be pissed about being left out. 

As for who we play, I just want it to be whoever has the best record and gains us the most respect by us beating them.  I'm more interested in getting closer to national respect than grudge matchups, but if we could have both at the same time I would be ecstatic. 

Comment 17 Oct 2014

It is relatively easy for us to make an argument about us not being the same team that lost to them. We were really young, particularly at quarterback, and have improved by an incredible amount already. Whether they buy what we are selling or not is another matter entirely, however that is our argument. 

Also, our fan base has money and would travel to Antarctica to watch us play. People may say this doesn't matter, but until small schools get into the playoff, I will believe that money talks. 

Comment 16 Oct 2014

I really want a number 16 jersey.  Has anyone seen any yet?  I have mostly just seen the and 1 jerseys.

Comment 16 Oct 2014

Meyer said they were trying to keep from wearing out Barrett's arm so I wouldn't be surprised if they practiced it more over this bye week. It'll have the most success if he has enough reps to run the zone read with the right reads consistently.  I wouldn't mind if we practice it but save it for MSU. 

Comment 15 Oct 2014

Playing both Michigan and Penn State already this year will make a defensive line look good, or at least better than they are, so I have no idea how good Rutgers is.