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Michigan's decline

Discussion in 'Colorado Football Message Board' started by Darth Snow, Sep 11, 2014.

  1. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    It's been slow, but almost certain. Like a much better funded and supported version of CU (sans scandal). You wonder what will happen if their next hire doesn't get it done. That said, definitely a much higher level than us. Great read here:

    http://grantland.com/the-triangle/michigan-wolverines-brady-hoke-2014-outlook-big-ten/

     
  2. J.R. Ewing

    J.R. Ewing Club Member Club Member

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    Michigan's surge and decline has been a bit of a head scratcher. Brady Hoke was recruited fairly well, but the results on the field keep getting worse.

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    I think a big part of the problem is that he's hung on to some coaches that couldn't deliver. Their offensive line was one of the worst in the country despite the 1st round draft pick and a number of 4* guys. Somehow they brought back the offensive line coach this year.
     
  3. Darth Snow

    Darth Snow Hawaiian Buffalo Club Member Junta Member

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    RichRod was a good offensive coach who screwed up with his defensive hire. It remains to be seen whether Hoke is a good coach.
     
  4. leftybuff

    leftybuff Iconoclast Club Member

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    How long has Hoke been there, and could he realistically be on the hot seat?
     
  5. J.R. Ewing

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    Year 4 and yes. He needs to show improvement over last year IMO.
     
  6. EddieCrowder

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    They can call Todd Graham,... I am sure its his "Dream Job" just like the last 3 have been
     
  7. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    see you at the bottom Michigan 9/17/2016
     
  8. The Ogre

    The Ogre Club Member Club Member

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    They say misery loves company, but Michigan's malaise doesn't make me feel any better about the Buffs. Mostly, I just feel numb about college football (I've never followed another sport as closely).
     
  9. Swish

    Swish Half a bubble off Club Member

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    Calling Chris Fox
     
  10. PhillyBuff

    PhillyBuff Club Member Club Member

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    I feel the same way.... but you all have it wrong...

    I went to CU
    Wife went to Michigan

    We are both big supporters and have asked that both schools stay away from the top 25 until we have raised our children to the point that we can both actively follow our programs. My youngest is 2.... so it should only be a few more years.....
     
  11. ZKobalt

    ZKobalt Well-Known Member

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    It's obvious that he's not. He was a sub .500 coach when he was hired by Michigan and they only hired him because he was friends with he's friends with people behind the scenes at Michigan.
     
  12. goalline

    goalline Club Member Club Member

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    How much did you have to donate to get that kind of commitment? sorry UBL?
     
  13. SECOBuffsFan

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    Notre Dame showed Michigan just how irrelevant they are...31-0 and it wasn't that close
     
  14. The Ogre

    The Ogre Club Member Club Member

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    They gave him that commitment for his birthday (undersigned by Old Scratch), but now they'll all be fighting over rights to his first born when they are ranked 1 & 2 in twenty years. I (and hopefully I'm not alone) certainly appreciate your long range thinking and sacrifice, Philly.
     
  15. aik

    aik Club Member Club Member

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    Seriously. Maybe we can even play Shane Callahan some to demonstrate that it would be an ideal transfer.
     
  16. White_Rabbit

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    I didn't see much of the ND game, but I was floored they still had a RichRod option guy at QB. I still think he's a good coach (turning around Balls Tate and SDSU isn't overly easy), but whatever he is doing aint working up there.
     
  17. buffaholic

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    How long did it take at Ball State and SDSU? He had a really good QB at SDSU.
     
  18. White_Rabbit

    White_Rabbit Club Member Club Member

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    5th year at Balls 7-6, then year 6 went 12-1. SDSU was 4-8 year1 then 9-4 year2.
     
  19. o_robbie

    o_robbie I don't think before I post

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    The class of 2013 looks pretty dang good. I'm not sure CU has ever had a class like that. If he can't get it done with those guys as JR's next year I am guessing his seat starts to get very hot.
     
  20. MiamiBuffs

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    Ive been to games in that stadium. I hope they can turn it around. BlowHighOh State took how long between Woody Hayes to Jim Tressell?

    It takes a long time as we all know. :cry:
     
  21. sackman

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    They have a long way to fall to get to where we are now.
     
  22. CUFan

    CUFan Welcome back Club Member

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    If ND only put 31 on us, we'd be jumping for joy.


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