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Saturday, October 01, 2011

Michigan vs. Minnesota Open Thread

UPDATE: Michigan - 58, Team Formerly Known as Minnesota - 0.

Michigan starts Big Ten play today against Minnesota in the showdown for The Little Brown Jug.  Leave us your thoughts, comments and musings about that game and all the other CFB action today.


Special thanks to Mikoyan for today's Open Thread pic-slash-wallpaper!

29 comments:

wingedhelmet said...

"Ok. I guess we're playing for keeps now. I guess the kidding around is pretty much over, huh?"

"It's the gopher[s] mwah ha aah ha haha aaaaaaa!"

B10 Opener for Brady Hoke and crew.

GO BLUE!

Tom C said...

paid the extra to get the BTN and am set to go!

wingedhelmet said...

@Tom C ...no BTN available in the Chesapeake Bay area so I have to find a stream or listen to the radio.

Enjoy the game and GO BLUE!

Andy said...

Just saw we were wearing numbers on the helmets today. Looks very cool.

wingedhelmet said...

I will never get tired of seeing the Band playing the Victors!

It is Great to be a Michigan Wolverine!

wingedhelmet said...

I am "abcessed" with Denard's new found accuracy.

Caring Hands Glass Art, Fine Jewelry and Gemstones said...

HAIL! Love to see such perfection! We just need this team to show up for Sparty, Nebraska and that team from Ohio! GO BLUE!

Andrew said...

GO BLUE! It has been awhile; it is good to see a Defense & Offensive. Feels good.
Go Blue

Yost said...

This is simply... beautiful

wingedhelmet said...

Offense - check.
Defense - check.
Field Goal - check.

Welcome back MICHIGAN!

GO BLUE!

Yost said...

I forgot what these games were like. LOVE THEM

wingedhelmet said...

@Yost I am with you brother. I don't want to get ahead of myself, but it is clear that there is improvement in every phase of the game. I love this. I especially love the 0.

Rigby said...

Nice to see Devin Gardner coming in to get some significant time.

Mikoyan said...

My Eagles are not looking that good

wingedhelmet said...

OMG..2 Count em two FIELD GOALS in one game.

Andrew said...

field goal unit comes on & it is not like oh shit...here we go..
you gotta like the execution & taking care of the ball.
GO BLUE!!

wingedhelmet said...

@Jimmy Carter..says the Field Goal crisis of confidence is history.

3 Field Goals..

Yost said...

LOL, Winged.

wingedhelmet said...

Oh my..oh my..Rich Rod says he thinks hirinng GERG was a turning point in his opportunity to eat the cookies.

TitleIX said...

Just a reminder about "jug security"
http://spawnofmzone.blogspot.com/2008/08/sports-science-friday-breast-support.html

TitleIX said...

We now have football coaches. The better these kids look the worse RR and his crew seem.

The new formation with Gardner under center and Denard in the backfield will be brutal on defenses!

Denard looked better in the pocket today and worked his progressions. Although the wind might have kept him from overthrowing...

The O line looked good, and I now want a number 18 jersey...Countess...beautiful!

Yes, sports fans, a great opportunity for some new looks, building confidence, and getting the youngins some playing time.

Happy Happy, Joy Joy!

Caring Hands Glass Art, Fine Jewelry and Gemstones said...

Wow, Sparty and that team from Ohio......Look TERRIBLE!

phil said...

Talk about a friendly town. I just drove past Luke Fickell's house and a bunch of Ohio State fans are loading up all his furniture into a moving van. I'd say he is moving to a nicer neighborhood but a banner on the van says, "Mexico or bust!"

Yost said...

LOL, Phil. Might have to steal that one for MZone Twitter

Naturally, w/ only 140 characters, you get no credit.

GoBlueBob said...

The day started off cool and wet but the weather improved and it turned out to be a great day. Hammm came up from Ohio and tailgated with us and I think his group enjoyed it. The team looked very good but I am not sure how much of it was how bad Minnesota was but at least Michigan did what they had to. It will be nice to have an away game finally and get a rest from the tailgate prep and clean up. Got the Tigers baseball game to watch tonight and several good football games.

Ramona said...

Can I say... wow!!! It is all falling into place!!

It feels like fall used to be, blue sky, gold leaves, band playing, football saturday... and leadership from the coaching staff.. it is showing in the scoring, the defense and the lack of penalties...

Jim said...

Don't know what this game says about us (Minnesota was aweful), but it was fun to watch. Like Coach Hoke more all the time.

Mikoyan said...

Oh yeah Eastern had a live eagle at the game toady. Michigan should do something similar, it would be awesome.

Yost said...

Jim, I agree, they are bad. But I concur re: Hoke.