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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Michigan vs. Penn State (and Other Games Today) Open Thread


(HT to our friend Mikoyan and the use of the image from his site Michigan Exposures)

55 comments:

TitleIX said...

Go Hawkeyes!!!

TitleIX said...

PLEASE tell me someone else is watching Sparty suck! Int and a lateral for the Hawkeyes!?! Gleeful,

TitleIX said...

Uh oh....this might be a Honeydew Day for you guys.....hope you are getting stuff done while I am kicked back with beer and football! Tee hee!

Yost said...

LOL, T9. I'm here, I'm here! Just late to the party.

TitleIX said...

And another INT! Watching Iowa today makes me feel much better about our battle with them AND makes me believe in victory tonight.

TitleIX said...

Chris Rucker. that is all.

TitleIX said...

30-0 Iowa at the half. The Iowa fans sing song "over-rated!". No let up Hawks, no let up.

Yost said...

Man, is this ugly. Karma on Dantonio for playing Rucker.

justthinking said...

Love the Iowa time out with 3 seconds left in the half. I think that was a warning shot for the 2nd half - State better bring it cuz Iowa isn't going to let up.

Bummer that Rucker got the fumble back too.

2.5 hours to go - whooo.

phil said...

I was just talking to Derek Dooley and he said Michigan State is facing their Waterloo with a beating much like Napoleon experienced from the advancing Prussian army. Then Dooley went into a nonsensical rant about Napoleon not having very good binoculars because they hadn't been invented yet.

hmbfossil said...

Ok, good half, but I've ridden this Hawkeye roller coaster many times before.

However, I gotta believe this is the week the Hawks figure out the difference between "keeping your foot on the gas" vs. "throwing gas on the fire!"

Yost said...

LOL, Phil!

Yost said...

They look good this week, hmb. Should have won last week if they'd done what you said.

TitleIX said...

I want 50 points !!!! As Andy would say: When is Stanzi gonna graduate?! Maybe the Lions could draft him...../snarky smile/

hmbfossil said...

This score had better hold or it could be a long Trick or Treat tonight. My 9 y.o. is going as Ricki Stanzi and my 3 y.o. twins are each going as Herky! :)

Yost said...

That's awesome, hmb!

Yost said...

Tulsa?!

Yost said...

This is how you know we've fallen...

The announcers in the MSU/Iowa game were talking about the remaining schedules of the 1 loss B10 teams and looking at Wisco's schedule of @Purdue, Indiana, @Michigan, NW they said, "And Wisconsin's schedule doesn't look to be too tough."

Wow a game against Michigan at Michigan is no longer considered a tough game for a team trying to win the B10 title. Ouch.

TitleIX said...

heading to a game-watching gathering. will be mainly twittering @SpawnsTitleIX for those of that ilk.


GO BLUE
BEAT PSU

Andy said...

Notre Dame getting beat by Tulsa has to the equivalent to losing to Toledo.

Bad week for Notre Dame football.

Andy said...

Oh yea, my eyes are all watery for Sparty....

Couldn't happen to nicer bunch of folks.

phil said...

Notre Dame has just uncovered an egregious hiring mistake. Rather than hiring the brilliant Cincinnati coach, Brian Kelly, they unknowingly hired Brian Kelly, the plumber, from south Cincinnati. The hiring mistake became patently apparent by the play calling in today's 4th quarter vs. Tulsa.

Andy said...

Why run Smith on 3rd and short?

Andy said...

Penn State might make our defense look decent.

Andy said...

Penn State QB = Nick Sheridan?

Andy said...

Our D = a thousand paper cuts

Andy said...

Penn State leads 7-0. I was wrong. No one can make our D look decent.

So far their QB is Nick Sheridan versus Minnesota in 2008.

Yost said...

Wait! We have a pulse...

Bigasshammm said...

Y'know I'm starting to hate this scheme. Why would you want to play at Michigan where it's the denard show on every down. There are TEN OTHER players on the field. I would much rather see Tate "lead" this team than DR run every play.

Andy said...

I have no words....

Penn State 14-7.

Yost said...

I do Andy - WTF?!?!

kristy said...

this looks to be offense vs offense. the D looks the same as always, y'know, why change it up at all?! why aren't we wrapping the runners up?! my 12 y.o. knows to wrap up the runner and not just throw an arm out and hope the guy will fall!!

Bigasshammm said...

We f'n suck.

Disclaimer. I've be. Up since 330. After working 9 hours I did the leave in my yard then 2 hours of trick or treat. Now it's a race to what makes me pass out first, beer or the awfulness of this team. Even if we win I'm already disappointed.

kristy said...

gophers have at least scored on the bucks.

kristy said...

tate is warming up? hmmm, do we have anyone to warm up for, say, the whole D?

srudoff said...

sorry but denard is brittle. he's hurt every week it seems

Yost said...

Kristy, if you live anywhere near Happy Valley, please send your 12 yr old over there. STAT!

kristy said...

did anyone see the highlight earlier this week about the college game that ALL the lights in the stadium went out?! how crazy would that be at the Big House?!

Yost said...

Would our defense know, Kristy?

Ziiiing!

kristy said...

Good one Yost!! OMG!!! a field goal!!! straight and not blocked!!! unfortunately, I'm concerned that if we don't put 7 up whenever we can, it's gonna be ugly. How about tate at QB, with a bit of DR on the field as well...little confusion, maybe some craziness...whooo hoooo! what do we have to lose?!

Bigasshammm said...

Can you fire a coach midgame? Seriously what did you do with those two weeks?

kristy said...

does anyone have Ron Englishs' phone #?

Andy said...

We are done. 28-10 Penn State.

Hello 5-7.
Goodbye RichRod

surrounded in columbus said...

Looks like the beginning of the end to me.

About 30 minutes of game time before the speculation about the timing of the firing & the choice of a new coach can begin in earnest.

Andy said...

Disgusting.

We are making this TERRIBLE Penn State team look like the '78 Steelers.

Look at it this way: We are down 3 scores. Does anyone out there think our defense can make 3 stops in the second half?

bigGexpress said...

I am officially out of any excuses for rr and am on the band wagon:
HARBAUGH, HARBAUGH, HARBAUGH!!!

D.C. I agree kristy. The letter should look something like this.
Dear Ron,
Remember a few years ago I was complaining that you couldn't stop anyone and were a below average coordinator. Haha, j/k. Please come back.
Michigan Fans

kristy said...

that was a dumb call!! run the clock down?! good throw by tate, but what was the point?! And they get the ball to start the 3rd quarter?! UGH!!!!!! It is Halloween weekend, can we trade jerseys or maybe slip them some bad candy?!

phil said...

It's not looking good, at this point in time:
"We better wait until Rommel tells us what to do."

bigGexpress said...

How about the first ever "in game" healing.

5 words
Five Field Goals Versus Temple

surrounded in columbus said...

Nothing to do now but stand on the stern while the band plays "Nearer My God to Thee"

bigGexpress said...

Sic, hahahahahahahahaha!

The worst part about this is where is our Juggernaut offense that can't be stopped.

surrounded in columbus said...

All is lost, save honor

Andy said...

From T9:

We ARE..... a shell of our former selves.

31-41. Penn State has the ball with little time left.

Rodriguez now has a 4-16 record in the B10.
I don't care if we beat Purdue and get to a bowl. I am done. I hope Dave Brandon is also.

dave said...

It's really sad, we finally get an exciting type of offense and the defense leaves town - what is the big draw of a 3 man rush

bigGexpress said...

I can't figure out how to post a picture or a link, so copy and paste if you wish. Sic has inspired me.

http://junpierre.net/words/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/leonardo_682x400_453794a.jpg