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  1. Woody

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    I find all this hoop-lah rather humorous.

    First, Rodriquez was courted last year by Alabama,this year by Michigan, and, had he not gone to UofM, he probably would have been courted next year by Notre Dame, FSU, and who knows who else, followed the following year by another group of schools.

    The process of retirements, and firings is endless, and the recruitment of new coaches is equally endless. The 40 year tenure is very rare. Spurrier, Holtz, Carroll, and others are the norm not the exception.

    So, Rodriquez is just one in a long list of coaching changes. The timing may be poor, but it's not that all unusuall.
     
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    Doesn't really matter cause all he needs to do to keep his job is finish in the top half of the conference yearly and run a clean program, and they'll keep him. Even I could do that with the big and powerful U of M football machine of arrogance behind me.
     
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    I don't understand why they didn't wait a couple more weeks to announce the hiring. IMO nothing should have been said until after the Fiesta Bowl because this knowledge kinda taints the game. Not a classy move by Rodriguez. I doubt waiting a little longer would affect UM's recruiting very much.
     
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    What I heard is he fronted the needs of the program against the Bama contract. And all the boosters paid up. UV got new buildings. But the draw of the Big House was too much.
     
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    I don't get that either. What's the hurry? That was the problem with the Miles situation too. He would either have to lie or make his team play worse, because of the timing.
     
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    I wonder if Martin & Coleman felt pressured by the alumni to do something fast. JMO but I don't think it serves either UM or Rodriguez well.
     
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    With all the big coaches now, it blank the old school, show me the money.
    Makes you appreciate LLoyds "I did it all for Michigan", rant.
     
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    Rodriguez is a hated man in Morgantown right about now. He basically pulled an Art Modell - but left the team there (although he's trying to bring his recruits with him).
     
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    He could have schmoozed his recruits to UM after either winning or losing the Fiesta. Instead, WV will be a disheartened & befuddled bunch going into the game...an almost guaranteed loss now. Rodriguez showed his true character today and I don't think it fits with the dignified heritage of UM football. JMO...today should call a question to all prospective UM recruits.
     
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    This is the big leagues...strickly hardball and mostly high and tight.
     
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    UVW DJ suspended for playing "hail to the victors"

    West Virginia radio host suspended for playing Michigan fight song

     
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    Ha,
    Those assistants get their dough because Carr signed them for one extra year, right.
     
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    correct... thats why carr went to bat for his coaches class act and the new coach doesn't have to feel pressure to keep the old staff. they can get new jobs when they come along and don't have to feel pressured to just take anything.
     
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    UCLA 69 Michigan 55
    Watch the Mens BB team put up a fight vs UCLA in the first half with a lot of hustle, as they led the Bruins 27-24. But as I told my wife then...UCLA will win in the end and that they did. Michigan tossed up over 30 three ball attempts as they refused to attack the rim in the second half as UCLA turned an 8 point deficit at the 14 min mark into a 14 point victory. Most of the Briuns points came in the paint while Michigan continued shoot from the outside and in the end there was no lift in their arm or legs so the better team won.

    Now they have lost to such powers as Duke, Georgetown, UCLA, Butler and Harvard and Central Michigan:sssh:
     
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    Isn't that Beilen's offensive philosophy? Several three-pointers.
     
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    It's totally acceptable losing to those teams...in chess! :sssh::stirthepot::pound:
     
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    Great win for the Wolves and coach Carr.

    Henne will be a pro quarterback than T-Bone

    Henne has a better arm and the size.

    T-Bone is too small and his arm is not good enough.

    :hoops:
     
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    We lost the turnover battle 4-0. Many would think that with that disadvantage and being a 12 point underdog, that Michigan would get killed. But with 31 first downs and a total of 550 offensive yards, Tebow got stuffed. America saw what a healthy Michigan team could do when pushed. Watch for more Michigan players to get drafted higher than expected............Thank you LLOYD CARR for your excellent coaching career...........
     

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