Josh Furman facing three charges
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April 9, 2012

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan safety Josh Furman has been suspended from the football team and is due in court April 23 to face one misdemeanor count each of domestic violence, assault and battery and...
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PetRobGra 
Okay, so here's the deal...I was the person that called the cops in the first place and the incident took place in my apartment. I'm fairly confident that he will be acquitted from all charges. They weren't warranted for what actually took place.
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Dfense344 
LOL, big10 football, what a joke.
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megadrrewton99 
Entered date preparer signed up in the federal preparer information
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MRHuron2 
"The Leaders and Best"
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MRHuron2 
Hoke would.
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jayfrancy 
"Would you like fries with that?"
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blood_money69 
i cant wait to laugh at all msu fans when theylose to BSU .... MSU suxs a$$...GO BLUE
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PastorBater 
Nope......SUGAR BOWL!!!!!!
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MRHuron2 
Things are looking up (and great) for Spartan fans. You mad, bro?
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DukesFriend 
Wins against bad UofM coaches don't count, but wins against bad MSU coaches do. It's true. Just ask most UofM fans.
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Detigers09 
Of course they all count. The difference is that Michigan State's argument holds less water because they have been suffering from "bad coaches" for the past 40 years before Dantonio (excluding Nick Saban).
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MRHuron2 
Wins are wins, regardless of who's coaching. MSU fans have been through their share of coaching turmoil as well. Take your losses, learn from them and don't be so arrogant if you win. Karma comes around.
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daniel44022 
haha, it appears that midway through typing your comment you realized the patent hypocrisy as an MSU fan, then added the last paragraph. nice backpedaling. we'll be taking the paul bunyan back next year. congratulations on beating rich rod.
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Walt of Tribal Council 
Hmm. Michigan has been humiliated by Michigan State for four straight seasons (soon to be five). The Paul Bunyan Trophy is essentially retired in East Lansing. It seems to me that U-M should be worrying about keeping their players out of jail, since currently two of them are undergoing criminal proceedings --- Josh Furman and Marvin Robinson. Note this is not an indictment against the UM program per se - all major programs face such challenges. It is simply proof that UM is no different --- and by the numbers alone actually somewhat worse ... than many other big-time football programs.
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Tyler Eisemann 
College kids are going to do stupid stuff... it's the fact that Hoke Has the class to ssuspend and not play these guys that counts. Dantonio is a scum bag who plays criminals unlike hoke
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trainpts 
Mr.Pozzum - Yes, it was humiliation to lose to such a garbage program. Glad we now have a coach who will beat tjhose criminals A michigan fan talking about other team's "criminals". You don't follow um football at all, do you?
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msuNtx 
Yet your coach did not and already had a chance.
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Mr.Pozzum 
Yes, it was humiliation to lose to such a garbage program. Glad we now have a coach who will beat tjhose criminals
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ThickRick827 
New coach...same thug program, same thug playas, same $hitty school!
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MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
This has to be a joke. Haha!
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MichForce 
You shouldn't talk about State like that... I have friends who went there
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MRHuron2 
The article is about U of M, read a book.
142 Days ago
Detigers09 
I wonder how many State fans have actually been State fans their entire lives. How many of you sat through the 49-3 drubbings of the 90's and 00's. How many of you remember going 18 years without winning a game in Ann Arbor? I bet 90% of State fans had never even heard of the BCS before 2010 because you were never a relevant team. That must be why you were so surprised when a loss in the Big 10 championship game knocked you out of the BCS, even though it has happened almost every single year in other conferences. You guys talk about Walmart Wolverines, but State fans came out of the woodwork like none other after Dantonio turned the program around.
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joshnumber21 
Isnt it true that 30% of MSU students actually went there while >1% of UM fans went there?
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Detigers09 
Well I would hope that actually 100% of MSU "students" actually went there.
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Mr.Pozzum 
How many State fans actually went to state? How many Ohio fans went to that school? Very few
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trainpts 
65-60.
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LordOfMeats 
I think ESPN should make people take an IQ test before they're allowed to post. Pretty much all the arguments on here are invalid coming from both sides. FYI as a UM student, no one on ESPN conversations are more annoying than walmart wolverines
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Detigers09 
I am a UM alum, but my issue is more with fans who just jump on the bandwagon. If you are a UM or MSU fan because you love the tradition and respect the institution, then great. If the only reason you became a UM fan was because they were better than Michigan State, then you became a fan for the wrong reason. Similarly, even if you went to MSU but never watched a Michigan State game before 2009 and all of a sudden think "MSU OWNS the state of Michigan!@#!@", then you became a fan for the wrong reason and have no right to be a State fan. Same thing with hardcore Detroit Tigers fans who never watched a game before 2006, never suffered through the 90's and early '00s.
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trainpts 
Pozzum--you DO realize when the UM student is talking about "walmart wolverines" YOU are one of the poster boys. He's talking to YOU.
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Mr.Pozzum 
LordOfMeats - I think ESPN should make people take an IQ test before they're allowed to post. Pretty much all the arguments on here are invalid coming from both sides. FYI as a UM student, no one on ESPN conversations are more annoying than walmart wolverines Yet you are here all day long
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MichForce 
Than who would trainpts argue with all the time?
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trainpts 
IDK. Personally, I've been an MSU fan since I was a young kid. I also went there and graduated from there. The BCS comments are general frustration at how obviously broken the whole BCS is, and there isn't a single CFB fan who wouldn't agree with that.
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Mr.Pozzum 
825 days
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MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
Ah! A fat joke. Keep 'em coming. Nothing else about this team you can make fun of.
143 Days ago
MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
I love how MSU thinks they are a powerhouse football team now. First they finally got a streak going against us after we hit rock bottom 4 years ago and beat three of literally the WORST teams in 132 years of Michigan football, and I use Michigan football loosely from 2008-2010. And then they make fun of us for beating a down OSU team this year when they themselves brag about it even though non of the suspended players were on the field that day and the OSU team they beat in Columbus was the same team that almost lost to Toledo. Face it, MSU prides themselves on beating high caliber teams when they're down. Kudos, sparty.
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BigZx2 
MSU has best B10 record over the last 5 yrs... hardly a powerhouse.. but pretty solid program...
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msuNtx 
Only in 2008 was Mich St blown out by Ohio St. 2007 was a competitive game and Mich St beat Ohio St in 2011. Mich St only has played Neb once. Need I mention Appalachian State. Talk about a weak opponent. Oh wait you lost to them...
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GTCruzer 
How about reality? Does that count?? We are talking about 2007-2011 as the last 5 years. Based on winning percentage, MSU is tied with UW for third. OSU = 31-9 PSU = 27-13 MSU = 27-14 WISC = 27-14
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HateBrass 
In the Dantonio era, MSU has won one bowl game, shared one Big 10 title, been blown out three times by Ohio State, twice by Penn State and beat a bunch of wimp teams while getting blown out twice by Nebraska, blown out by Alabama, getting blown out by Notre Dame. Go bcak and look at how weak MSU's non conference schedule has been. Florida Atlantic and some teams I have never heard of.
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BigZx2 
just caught up.. mad that I missed the rush an hour ago.. Good god, the delusion reaches new heights.. My new fav.. UM basketball is National title contender in 2012..
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trainpts 
Haven't you read any of the um posts?? You should know the last 5 yrs don't count...
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trainpts 
While michigan fans pat themselves on the back for wins against high school teams (literally) in the 1800's...
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BigZx2 
umm.. who is UM facing in the OOC after this year? @UCONN and who? ND? DB already gone on record saying he won't have anymore OOC non-home games outside of ND because the $$ is too good..
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hellbringer213 
Okay, but that's not what you said at all.
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pomeroyarn 
2010's
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trainpts 
I'm just saying that game will be their 2nd or 3rd as a BCS team and they will basically have FCS talent. It takes awhile to build a competitive BCS team.
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trainpts 
Yes, they are
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hellbringer213 
They haven't played a game yet. It would be impossible to play only 2-3 games as a BCS school. They are no longer a FCS school. That spin you put on it, didn't really work to well.
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trainpts 
hellbringer213 - UMASS? Sorry they are BCS Please. They will have played, what, 2-3 games as a BCS. They are still a FCS team.
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hellbringer213 
I'll agree with that. Is BSU the season opener for MSU?
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trainpts 
Both teams have scheduled bad teams over the years and both teams have stronger OOC schedules coming up in the next several years.
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hellbringer213 
UMASS? Sorry they are BCS
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hellbringer213 
trainpts And the 6 you had before Dantonio got there was not "MSU football". ---------------------------------------------- Yes those 6 wins came against teams that would qualify as "MSU football." The last 2 season for MSU would qualify as "not MSU football." Middle of the pack school in football that is "MSU football." Funny how you have 2 good seasons in a 20 year stretch and you guys consider yourselves to have a great program. Fact is, your second rate compared to Michigan, OSU and Wisky and even Nebraska in the B1G.
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trainpts 
Yet our poor "second rate" school keeps beating your team.
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ShapGnuts 
hahaha...you think ESPN is unbiased...that's funny...
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trainpts 
In the ESPN telecast MSU versus michigan last year, they mentioned the CURRENT streak FOURTEEN times!!! They mentioned the all time series ONCE, before kickoff, in a table of stuff that also had the current streak. Weird how the unbiased seem to put so much more credence on the current streak than the biased um fans...
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MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
They can have those 4 wins. They could use them and even a few more, but that probably wont happen.
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hellbringer213 
It happens from time to time. And I called your program second rate, not your school.
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MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
You only beat us 4 times. Haha!
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RoughWave 
"It's kind of a goofy case where everyone involved, they are all friends..." Domestic violence, assault, battery???? Don't sound like "friends."
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Mr.Pozzum 
Havent been around the planet for very long huh?
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MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
It's cute to see guys like trainpts talking a little trash. And they have every right to. I mean, they are on a 4 game win streak against a team that has owned them prior to Michigan hitting rock bottom 4 years ago. It's about damn time they got some wins too. God knows they needed them.
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trainpts 
While I certainly COULD talk trash (see, that's one of the benefits of owning the CURRENT winning streak) I am just stating facts. I've found actual facts to be so inconvenient for um fans. They would rather just see things with their blue glasses on.
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Mr.Pozzum 
Rucker got 4 dasys suspension and played after the half during the Iowa game. Didnt help. Sparty got smoked
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trainpts 
"Keep in mind this OSU team beat the team that beat you in Indiana." What??? So now you've resorted to the transitive?? Didn't MSU play OSU H2H?
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MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
It wasn't a good OSU team, but it doesn't matter...it's OSU. We've beaten them when they were good and when they were mediocre. Keep in mind this OSU team beat the team that beat you in Indiana.
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trainpts 
THIS YEAR??? The worst OSU team in how many decades that you barely beat AT HOME with a freshman QB and an interim HC?? So that's a quality win but MSU's wins against UM were not quality wins?? WOW.
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MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
This year. We snapped a much needed 7 year slide. OSU is a bigger priority to us. AND if OSU played like they did against us in Ann Arbor they would have had a better record and their tattoo players were able to play, something MSU lucked out on. Let's not forget they beat Wisconsin, the team MSU fans say we ''Avoided''.
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trainpts 
And when was your last "quality" win against OSU???
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MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
Why are you bringing basketball up? Okay, let me address the basketball comment. Michigan had NO business beating MSU in basketball this year. And the fact that they are co-big ten champs is beyond me.
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MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
Haha! I never said a win wasn't a win, but if you honestly think you beat Michigan at it's best you're kidding yourselves. Period. Especially 2008-2010. If you're really THAT proud of that, then your program is more sad than I already thought it was. And yes that was MSU football. Haha! You guys aren't even in double digit bowl wins yet.
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trainpts 
And the 6 you had before Dantonio got there was not "MSU football". Just can't wait to hear what the excuses will be after this year and next year.
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MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
Face it, Dantonio has ONE quality win vs Michigan, and that was this past year. Because the other three was NOT Michigan football.
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CbusWolverine 
Fact - Furman was suspended right after his arrest from all football related activities. It did not take Coach Hoke time to find this out and act, he acted swift and is doing what is legally correct in following innocent until proven guilty play through the court system. Since no innocent person has ever been arrested I hope you think this is OK (sarcasm dripping). All the haters can keep on here but don't ever let facts cloud your judgement, please leap off the cliff with all of the other lemmings. Sparty's - If Hoke takes him from jail to practice field in the same afternoon please point your fingers. o$u fans - (he says with a deep sigh) you cannot really look at this and try to point a finger can you????
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trainpts 
"Jail to practice field"??? LMAO, players were ALREADY SUSPENDED for actual GAMES. Learn facts, then repost (or, don't). And you DO realize how IRONIC it is for ANY michigan fan to type "O$U"...
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zelmo83 
I'm sure he has always been a model citizen.
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CbusWolverine 
Considering the public records report and what is going around the "rumor" lounges, yes he could have always been a model citizen and your wonderful insight has now shown the true path of ignorance.
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trainpts 
"The true path of ignorance"??? This coming from a um fan whose posts are completely ignorant. REALLY???
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MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
Hey sparty and buckeye fans, go ahead and keep taking shots at us for something that quite frankly is not a big deal, it just shows that you'll find ANYTHING to try and talk bad about us. Just remember your place in line while you're having said fun. We can afford some losses to you guys, you can't.
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DukesFriend 
OSU and MSU fans didn't write the article, but thanks for playing.
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z_Spartan 
And Michigan loves to forget that a significant majority of the games were at UM since they would not come to MSU to play for a long time. If you want to talk about the story though, Hoke is right to suspend him from team activities until he works this out, and then once a ruling is made he should make a decision including a way for him to earn his way back on the team if Hoke sees fit.
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MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
Okay..so what you're saying is Dantonio is the only decent coach in MSU history? That's sad. Because Michigan has owned MSU throughout. Not just the six year streak before Rich Rod.
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trainpts 
Your streak before that was a direct result of the two worst HCs in the history of MSU, so I guess none of those games count, either, huh???
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MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
Haha! Well ahead? I'm glad sparty is proud that they have a streak resulting from when Michigan hit rock bottom four years ago. Kudos. I hope you're very proud.
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trainpts 
"Just remember your place in line while you're having said fun." Our "place in line" is well in front of you--four years and counting
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MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
Now you're putting words in my mouth. Haha!
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DukesFriend 
Right. And UofM fans don't "find" articles on OSU and MSU...their bad mouthing of these programs is just spontaneous.
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MichiganWolverinesGoBlue1989 
? Was not talking about who wrote the article.
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