Category Archives: Rodriguez Firing

Bill Martin’s Train Wreck

Scott Draper, we are told, resigned the other day. Who? Scott Draper, Assistant AD for Football, under Bill Martin. Scott Draper? Still don’t recall?  He was one of the Three Amigos (along with Rich Rod, and Dir. of FB Ops … Continue reading

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Brandon Passing His Halfway Moment?

Try this one on:  “Every great mistake has a halfway moment, a split second when it can be recalled and perhaps remedied.” (Pearl S. Buck) The “halfway moment.” Once you stop and think about this notion, it will stick with … Continue reading

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@RichRod– RR’s First Post-Firing Tweet: “Have Shredder, Will Travel”

  When he departed WVU, Rich Rod burned alot of bridges – friends, relatives, associates.  He made sure he called prize-recruit Terrelle Pryor to tell him about Rich’s acceptance of the Michigan job — even before he informed the WVU … Continue reading

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Publicity Hound Brandon Fritters Away Crucial Recruiting Days

Brandon’s self-created media circus here violates his number one “triage” duty: to not waste one hour or day of precious recruiting time between Jan. 1 and the Feb. 5 “signing day.” Every second is valuable. Brandon’s had 5 weeks since … Continue reading

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M Go Ogle: Rich Rod’s Google Search Log

Brewonsouthu has just been provided, from an anonymous but highly reliable source, a partial copy of Rich Rod’s Google Search log on the night before the MClub Football Banquet on Dec. 3, at which he eventually attempted to lead the … Continue reading

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Brandon Preens While Rich Rod Shivers, and Mary-Sue C Feels a Draft

One of the bigger pictures here, these last several months, and particularly since the OSU debacle, has been missed by the media and most fans.  It is a brand-new, never-before-seen phenomenon, at the U of M, or any other major … Continue reading

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If Not Harbaugh, Michigan Should Hire Chip Kelly

Chip Kelley of Oregon.  See the excellent Sunday, December 5 New York Times feature on him, “Speed-Freak Football” (http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/05/magazine/05Football-t.html) and the ways he may be changing the game. Reading that article reminded me of someone’s (Gen. Patraeus?) shorthand history of … Continue reading

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