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Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Taking Some Time Off

Burned out. Don't have much to say of late. And real life beckons. Couple that with an upcoming trip and I need to get away for a bit.

Thanks for understanding.

58 comments:

god of the whoppers said...

Fine, be that way.


relax on that trip.

TitleIX said...

we are all in 'summer mode' Yost
go
enjoy
don't worry about us
we will all be here when 2-a-days start ;-)

family obligations will keep me from this Saturday's Women's Football Academy. Any one of the female variety attending???
Do send news of the RichRod!

Yorzinlax said...

Enjoy deserved time off. Your first order of biz upon return is to make available the university of Ohio St tshirts suggested by the great orator, TP. Cheers.

Catie said...

Yost, take your time........re charge those batteries we are going to need you in the fall!


T9.....why have I not heard of the Women's Football Academy? Do they not advertise it? I would be in a heartbeat!

Lane said...

take a breather - we'll just stare @ catie's cleavage & see you when you get back.

Sgt. Wolverine said...

You're lucky -- I start getting my football fit this week, when the local high school program has a varsity camp. And then the next week, when they have a youth camp. Those will mitigate the pain of your absence.

Zen Wizard said...

I don't see how talking about sports with a bunch of obsessive guys could ever get old...

But mazel tov!

Sgt. Wolverine said...

Oops. Football fit = football fix. One day I will have a competent proofreader.

Loyal Reader said...

Why don't we all talk about this highly suspicious story out of South Carolina where Coach Rod allegedly offered a full scholarship to a kid who has never played a down of varsity football and who had been kicked out of school the last two years?

carl tabb said...

Alright. You start.

Vadatripp said...

I was hoping Whets would provide us with yet another update on Arizona baseball's march to the College World Series. Last time he posted, his Wildcats had won the first game against Miami in the Super Regionals.

Maybe he's on vacation.

TitleIX said...

www.mgoblue.com on the right
not too late to sign up, but it is a fundraiser for cancer and requires a minimum donation.....

srudoff said...

get some rest

must take a physical and mental toll blogging on all things wolverine, what with good news every six years or so

;)

Catie said...

Ok, I am registering for the women's football academy! Yay!

Has anyone seen the new uni's???

They SUCK!!!!!!!!!!!!

GO to by blog......to see the photo!

OSURulz said...

Yost, I totally think you deserve a break, but Justin Boren is calling you a quitter.

Adam said...

Enjoy your trip, Yost. I'll start writing my blog while you're gone.

Can't wait for the TUOS tees.

whetstonebuck said...

"Maybe he's on vacation."

No, no, I'm in mourning. Our ladies lost and ASU won the women's championship (I should be glad for the state, but jeez, ASU?).

The guys also lost after a good start against Miami. Oh well, I think they ran out of space on the outfield wall in Tucson for another National Championship sign. Maybe next year.

carl tabb said...

Catie - I didn't look too thoroughly because I was gagging but do you have a link or some other concrete evidence that these are indeed the new jerseys? Methinks you might be f-ing with us. I really didn't read too far into your blog because of time constraints. There's gotta be shit storm coming if this is correct.

Emerson said...

Some fodder for all who hate the ass-clown (when you return, of course)...
http://www.kuklaskorner.com/index.php/A2Y/comments/drew_sharp_responds/

Out of Conference said...

Benny - if you can read this, thank a Yost!

Where the hell ya been? You're late on rent, the garbage is piling up, and the late night music is getting old.

Catie said...

I have it on fairly good authority that these are the new Uni's, but then, you never know.


I sooooo hope that my contact is wrong because they are TERRIBLE!!!! It almost seems as if they are trying to go with an Oregon type look........only......not so much........meh.

carl tabb said...

Agreed with your last part. There is going to be hell to pay if this turns out to be accurate. They look like crap!

whetstonebuck said...

Ahem. The new Michigan uniforms?

This proves you can take the boy out of West Virginia, but you can't take West Virginia out of the boy.

Has to be a hoax--for your sakes.

Sgt. Wolverine said...

I have a very hard time believing those would be approved as official uniforms. I'm basing this almost solely on my guess that the away jersey wouldn't even be acceptable under some state high school athletic associations (too much blue -- large patches of dark colors on away jerseys tend to be a no-go), so I'm not sure the NCAA would go for it.

Besides, I think something definitive would have leaked out about jersey changes by now, and I know the U-M fan base would be apoplectic by now.

Bigasshammm said...

Yes definitely well deserved. I have been sparse on here as of late due to being promoted to full time for the summer so now instead of working 18 hour weeks I'm working 60. Kind of a big change but oh the moola is fantastic. Will hopefully pan out into a couple of MI games this fall since we will have the extra cash.
All my best to all. Will get on when I can.
Kris

Mikoyan said...

Arggggggggggggggg.....My eyes....

Those things are hideous. I don't even thing EMU would go for something that hideous looking (and they have come close mind you). Gah. Those are garish compared to the uniforms of the XFL.

Sgt. Wolverine said...

Now I'm picturing one of those Michigan jerseys with "He Hate Me" on the back. I'm not sure how I feel about that.

klak said...

Those are made by Coliseum. They're "replica" jerseys, but since Nike has the Michigan contract, they can't put out a jersey that looks anything like the real thing. Coliseum has been putting out garbage like this for years, and stupid people keep buying them.

Michigan is not changing their jerseys. Step back from the ledge.

TitleIX said...

actually, technically Michigan will be changing jerseys since we are now an adidas team and not a Nike team....

but they sure as heck won't look like those....particularly with the extra bunting in the front for (man) boobies.....

Catie said...

Klak, Michigan IS changing their Jerseys as Adidas has the NEW contract with Michigan that starts this year. If you missed THAT news, certainly you have not been keeping up.

As I said, I am not certain , but certain enough to at least show what was shared with me.

ps, I had a roommate from hell, who stole from me, including my checkbook, so the football academy is out. :o(

DaBraylon17 said...

wait, I don't see the link to the new jerseys. someone give me the link.

klak said...

My apologies, I missed that Adidas got the contract. I'm a Florida State fan, so the only Michigan news I get is from this blog. :P

Still though, you're in good shape with Adidas. They have the contract for Notre Dame and Tennessee among others--all of which are very plain, just like Michigan likes them.

Honestly, if you were worried about your jerseys changing drastically, you were more in danger with Nike. They have the Oregon contract. ;)

Notre Dame

Tennessee

klak said...

Here's some more of Colliseum's fine work. They've been doing this for a few years now.

Miami

Penn State

Oh, and my personal favorite, the Cal/West Virginia Combo Jersey!
Cal/West Virginia

TitleIX said...

Our jersey's been "kidnapped by K-mart" !!!!!!!!!!!!

Catie said...

LOL@T9

I hear that the locals here in Ann Arbor can tell the difference between the Walmart Michigan fans and the "real" Michigan fans.....if those Jerseys ARE for real.......it might prove to be difficult to detect the Walmart Michigan fan from the "real" ones!

God help us! Someone PLEASE prove me wrong!

WV: bubuua (yeah bubba, we got us some real nifty new jerseys!)

carl tabb said...

Cabrera just went yard. Walk off dinger. Tigs win 2-1.

surrounded in columbus said...

Adidas is developing the new unis, right? and the pic you have is NOT an adida brand jersey.

what are the chances that adidas would let another company have access to the new uni design so that the competitor could market knock off jersies before adidas began to sell its own?

i'm thinking slim & none.

beast in 'bama said...

K-Mart sucks

Sgt. Wolverine said...

Hey, what do you all have against Kenyon Martin?!

Mike Stuck in Traffic said...

No worries mate. Phil Steele came out this week. I got at least 2 weeks of material there. Tony Barnhart (Atlanta College football guru) took off this month as well.
See you in July!

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TitleIX said...

I dislike the Lakers and Kobe Bryant soooo much that I am actually now rooting for Boston.
What a crazy crazy game last night!!!!!

DaBraylon17 said...

for the love of BRAYLON EDWARDS, someone post the link to the supposedly new jerseys!!!!

DaBraylon17 said...
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DaBraylon17 said...

testing my sweet new photo

Catie said...

http://catiegreen45.blogspot.com/2008/06/new-michigan-unis.html


There ya go.

whetstonebuck said...

This whole jersey thing is a misdirection play. The powers that be are desensitizing you with fake uniforms because the real ones would send you over the edge. They will keep leaking out butt-ugly designs until game day when the players will run onto the field in the official uniform. By then you will be so numb you won’t care.

Here’s the dirty little secret: the new uniforms were designed by an OSU grad. The whole uniform is blue except for a three inch wide maize stripe that goes up the middle of the back of the jersey. My sources tell me it was an inside job. You might want to put your coaches and admin people to a loyalty test.

By the way, I’m not saying anything, but if you dust for prints don’t be surprised if you get a hit on Les Miles.

DaBraylon17 said...

those are not the jerseys. i will not believe it until i see it on mgoblue.com

Catie said...

I said that I had a fairly good source for this, but certainly not rock solid. I have serious doubts that they are the new jerseys, but hey......it gives us something to discuss while Yost is sipping tequila.

I hope to goodness that they are NOT the jerseys, because......uh......YUK!

klak said...

Am I the only one that can see my post where I linked all the other garbage that Colliseum has put out?

Trust me, I worked in sports apparel for a while. Colliseum will never EEEEEVVVVER by contracted by ANYONE to design a jersey. Junior Varsity Middle School teams wouldn't accept Colliseum apparel if it was free.

#1, Adidas has the contract, Colliseum does not.
#2, Michigan will never change their jerseys beyond a throat logo here, or a brand logo there. They will always be the same blue jerseys with maize numbers.
#3, regardless of how good your source is, doesn't change the fact that the "home" jersey is a 3 year old design and the "away" jersey is a 2 year old design, and on top of that, it's a women's cut!

In closing, if Michigan runs out on the field in either of those jerseys, I will give you a trillion dollars. Promise.

Joshua said...

Genius of Frivolity alert:

If any of you can find a way to incorporate THIS into my tailgates you're automatically my best friend which comes with all kinds of perks, not to mention instant fame.

However, please keep THESE away.

Hope everyone's having a good weekend, and in Michigan news, Tiffany O'Fili won the women's National Championship in the 100m hurdles. Ran a 12.86. Yup, she's sloooow.

TitleIX said...

joshua----

what's wrong with multi-colored sandcastles????

Mikoyan said...

I hear Rod Stewart likes those lighthouses....

Bigasshammm said...

Happy Papa's day to all who are father's... like me!

Enjoy your day.

Catie said...

Ok, Ok.....so the new Uni's were revealed at the Women's academy on Saturday. My original source updated me. I think you all will approve of these!!

Go here:

http://catiegreen45.blogspot.com/2008/06/real-new-unis.html

whetstonebuck said...

As ugly as ever, but the real story being the results so far of Barwis' program. Yikes!

Catie said...

LOL@ Whets!


Aside from the uni's being modeled by the female persuasion, I think they look very classy! And I certainly don't expect you to agree my dear Whets!

whetstonebuck said...

Those are females? I stand corrected. I thought those were two of the new bodies Barwis was bragging about. You know, from that ESPN article. He boasted about how the players would be taking their shirts off during the summer.

I wouldn't recommend that unless RR has money to bail out his players for indecent exposure.

I think Barwis needs to check the estrogen level in the weight room chocolate milk.