Michigan looked like it was going to roll to an easy victory until the Wolverines forgot how to play and Iowa decided to become killers. The score does not show how close the game was to taking a quick downward turn. The Maize and Blue will take an undefeated record into Indiana, but things have to be cleaned up or Penn State and Michigan State … Continue reading Winners and Losers from Iowa-Michigan
It wasn’t what people hoped in a 17 point favorite. They struggled on defense, and JJ McCarthy struggled to make good decisions. Still, they showed that they could win tough games and did make some adjustments that paid dividends. Still, the announcers commented multiple times that the play calling was suspect, which was extremely obvious. Though adjustment were made, the staff didn’t show the ability … Continue reading Wolverine Football Grades Week 3
The sure thing wasn’t so sure, and the question mark is no more. Two experiments were on display with one showing success and the other a dismal failure. Michigan was everything we hoped for and everything we feared. In the end, the Wolverines walk away with a 51-7 victory and a 1-0 record. Offense: C QBs: C OL: B WR & TE: B RB: A- … Continue reading Grading Michigan Football Week 1
When I was eight, my mom’s boyfriend took me for a ride in his black, 1960s Corvette; since that day, I have wanted a Vette. I have gone online to customize my Vette a hundred times. I have never actually bought one, nor have I ever even test driven one. For all I know, I wouldn’t fit in it or even like driving it, but … Continue reading Harbaugh’s Corvette is what is wrong with the world.
Welcome to your weekly sports recap, The Week That Was, where we will do a quick overview of the stories, scores, and items from the world of sports that you might have missed. Checkout out the rest of MentalDimes.com for sport-specific content on your favorite teams and do not forget to check out our podcast, which is available on Spotify, Apple, and YouTube; search for Mental Dimes. NCAAF … Continue reading The Week that Was 8/21-8/27
It’s that time of year again folks. College football is right around the corner. Every player is fighting for a chance to start at their position, but the quarterback is deemed to be the most sought after performer. Let’s take a look at the top quarterback battles of the upcoming season and who will become the starter on opening day. 1. Texas A&M- Haynes King … Continue reading The Top QB Battles heading into the 2022 College Football Campaign
I am going to start with a spoiler alert: don’t read this article if you plan on watching the television series Friday Night Lights. Also, please don’t message me and spoil any of Season 4 or 5 as I am still making my way through it. With that said, I dislike JD McCoy. Matt Saracen is a normal guy that we can get behind. He … Continue reading Is this U of M Football or Friday Night Lights
Michigan Football, the granddaddy of all programs, the winningest program, the unstoppable Maize and Blue. When we speak of Michigan, we speak a lot about the past and little about the present. Well, we didn’t speak of the present until Jim Harbaugh and his khaki super hero outfit. Stick around the state of Michigan last December and January, and you would have been assaulted with … Continue reading Harbaugh, Harbaugh, Pants on Fire