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Since we're playing them in the Outback Bowl, I need some info.
The only time I saw them all year was when they were getting murdered by Alabama.
Should we worry about the guy that can't tie his shoes?
This post was edited by RubberBandCock 19 months ago
Douchebags. All of them.
no. you should probably worry that your name sounds like a sexual device.
What do you mean?
just pulling your chain, bro.
You should be worried
They know how to handle cocks
They aren't very talented, but they are disciplined and wait for other teams to make mistakes.
Frank Clark is a felon. Hoke doesn't care.
"Put your mother in a straight-jacket you punk ass white boy." ~ Mike Tyson
Yes, but only if he isn't playing QB. If he's playing QB, expect your rush to force him into poor throws.
They have a very opportunistic defense and a fundamentally sound secondary. They run a 4-3 under with SAM Jake Ryan playing at the LOS often; it'll look like a 5-2 or a 3-4 at times. He's their best rusher, though he's an LB (14.5 TFL, IIRC).
They aren't particularly stout against the run; they have some big DTs, but they're more space eaters than playmakers. The aforementioned Clark and DE Craig Roh are decent, though Roh seems to be a case of never-reached expectations (along with DT Will Campbell).
Offensively they're a read-option team transitioning into a pro-style. QB Devin Gardner is a big guy (6'4/6'5 225ish) who played WR earlier this year. He took over when Denard went down and is a better passer. Not as fast as Denard, but harder to wrap your hands around. He's good for 1 broken play 59 yard pass/game.
Their RBs are kind of "meh". Thomas Rawls is a power back, but they don't quite have the OL/TE/FB to do that effectively. Their best spread RB, Fitz Toussaint (who had over 1000 yards and over 5.5 YPC last year) had a poor season and hurt his leg; he's out.
Receivers have pretty darn good hands. 5'8 Jeremy Gallon is very tough can can make some pretty nice YAC. Roy Rountree went from stud as a Sophomore (900+ yards, 7 TDs) to an afterthought last year and most of this year . . . and now he's averaging just under 100 YPG in his last 4. He's 5'11/6'0 180ish, plenty of speed. They have a true FR TE Devin Funchess who's 6'5 225 and acts as a RZ threat/big WR. Hasn't gotten a ton of looks, but he could be worked in more.
Their punter, Hagerup, has a huge leg; if he had enough attempts, he would have the best punt yardage in the conf (MSU's punter is #1 absent Hagerup). Their kicker is reliable from about 42 yards in. Not a ton in their KR/PR games; watch for true FR Dennis Norfleet at KR though.
UM lurkers are free to correct anything, I'm just going off the cuff here.
Michigan State does not and will not run the 3-4 defense.
Like I said. Douchebags.
I was just trying to give him NEW info here, sheesh
Just wait, one of their fans will soon show up, uninvited, to your board and post a lengthy introduction and historical reference about the significance of Michigan football in the pantheon of college athletics, painfully recapping all of their mythical accomplishments in the name of "sportsmanship".
When that happens, just imagine 500,000 just like him.
This post has been edited 3 times, most recently by SeeRockCity 19 months ago
Don't post poop!
And Taylor Lewan is a huge racist neo-nazi douche.
Since light travels faster than sound, people appear bright until you hear them speak.
Man, Rocky you're probably the only person I know of who can give a by-position team analysis and breakdown 'off the cuff' and in like 10 minutes. Holy crap.
To be fair, I DID write a 26 page preview of their football team just about 6 weeks ago . I couldn't do that for South Carolina.
I wonder what he'll say to Jadeveon right before he gets pushed to the ground...
"Thank you sir may I have another?
When did I let you out of my pants?
Their fans are pretty big jackasses. The ones who went to the school are cool, a good chunk of the bandwagoners are annoying as shit. Most of the B1G dislikes them - not just their rivals. Tells you something about them.
"I've sprung a second anus!"
This. Absolutely this.
Taylor Lewan (OL) is the self-admitted and teammate recognized dirtiest player in college football.
This post was edited by Beardy 19 months ago
"I love March!" - Tom Izzo
Lots of felons. I would advise you to hide your women, but "Michigan men" aren't too skilled in that domain.
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