first_imgA general view of Michigan's football stadium.ANN ARBOR, MI – SEPTEMBER 10: General view of the fans filling University of Michigan Stadium prior to the start of the game between the Michigan Wolverines and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on September 10, 2011 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray wasn’t the only star college football quarterback taken in this year’s MLB Draft. A top Big Ten QB was just picked, too.Michigan’s Shea Patterson, who’s eligible to play for the Wolverines right away this season after transferring from Ole Miss, was just taken in the MLB Draft. He was a 39th round selection.The Texas Rangers took the former five-star recruit with pick No. 1169, labeling Patterson as a third baseman.39 (1169): @Rangers select U Michigan 3B Shea Patterson. #MLBDraft— MLB Draft Tracker (@MLBDraftTracker) June 6, 2018Don’t worry though, Michigan fans, Patterson isn’t going anywhere.“We know he’ll be with us this season,” Michigan’s official Twitter account wrote immediately after Patterson’s selection.Shea Patterson has been selected in the #MLBDraft. ?But we know he’ll be with us this season. #GoBlue | #ProBlue— Michigan Football (@UMichFootball) June 6, 2018That’s good. It’d be pretty brutal for Jim Harbaugh to lose the star quarterback he had been wishing for before he played in a game.Patterson and Michigan are set to open the 2018 season on a big stage. The Wolverines kick off the year on Sept. 1 at Notre Dame. The game will start at 7:30 p.m. E.T. on NBC.last_img read more

first_imgzoom The world’s largest cylindrical  floating production, storage and offloading vessel Goliat FPSO has left Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Ulsan shipyard in South Korea, and is headed to Norway on board the Dockwise Vanguard.The 64,000 ton cylindrical floater, measuring 112m in diameter and 75m in height, is designed to store one million barrels of crude oil per day.Eni Norge will install the FPSO in the Goliat field in the Barents Sea, 85 km northwest of Hammerfest, with start-up expected by mid-2015.Following some final preparations, the vessel departed on its 60-day journey around the southern tip of Africa, and should arrive in Hammerfest by the middle of April. The platform will make a brief stop-over before being towed out to the Goliat field location. Tie-in operations and preparations for production will take place during the summer.The platform will be supplied with electrical power from the mainland using the longest submarine cable of its type in the world. The field is planned to come onstream in the middle of this year.The design and manufacture of the project complied with the NORSOK standards. The FPSO features a cylindrical shape designed to withstand harsh sea conditions.Images: Eni Norgelast_img read more