The Hot New Thing in the NFL: Ancient Big Ten Offenses – WSJ.com. In the NFL, schemes are constantly evolving. Plays can become outdated in the span of a quarter. But a handful of teams are adjusting to life in the modern game by borrowing strategies from a most unlikely source: the boring offenses of […]Read more "The Hot New Thing in the NFL: Ancient Big Ten Offenses – WSJ.com"
Can football season come. Meanwhile, the greatest: One Frame At A Time: Anthony Carter Watching that video, I felt the same anticipative stirring of the Michigan Stadium crowd — or, on the road, the same petrified silence — when AC touched the ball that I’ve only experienced at Michigan with Denard Robinson; there’s greatness, and […]Read more "Not soon enough"
Summer conditioning letters from Mike Barwis Fritz Crisler, for one… The back story (via 8 Barrel): To those of you who bleed Maize and Blue, know someone who does or just might find it interesting, attached is a letter from Fritz Crisler to an incoming player. It was forwarded to me by an acquaintance of […]Read more "Things people find in attics"
Reforged In Fire | mgoblog. Michigan won? What? Where the fuck was I? Oh yeah, passed out asleep on the couch. I saw it go to 17-17, then it was 2 a.m. and ESPN was blaring everything that happened that day EXCEPT the Sugar Bowl. No score on the crawl. No telltale upcoming blurbs about the […]Read more "Wait what?"
Lincoln : Continental Lincoln : Continental | eBay. This ^^ is what happens when: It’s football Saturday Michigan last #beatOhio in 2003. (Ohio does not have a win for last year, but that is not a Michigan win) Ohio: Beaten. Back monkey: removed. Blue beers are in order. FWIW, Blue Moon and PBR have 33 and […]Read more "Beer Goggles"
Now comes gravy time. Any bowl. Any where. Just let us keep on rolling. Finally beating the Buckeyes didn’t just end a humiliating streak: At 10-2, the Wolverines are guaranteed to move into the top 14 in the final BCS standings, and virtually guaranteed — assuming bowl officials consider the prospect of a sprawling, revved-up Michigan […]Read more "Ohio: Beaten."
Repeatedly. Mercilessly. Unequivocally. The Top Individual Performances in the Michigan-Ohio State Rivalry | Bleacher Report.Read more "Beat Ohio"
Herron, Toussaint Strike Twice, Michigan Whips WMU in Shortened Opener ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Senior weakside linebacker Brandon Herron (Stafford, Texas/Dulles) became the first Wolverine in school history to post two defensive scores in a single contest, helping lead the University of Michigan football to a 34-10 win over Western Michigan in the 2011 season […]Read more "That’s one"