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Maize & Blue Nation:
If you want to be elite, you have to beat the teams you're not
supposed to beat. You have to win the games on the road against better
opponents in hostile environments. The 2012 season saw plenty of those,
and Michigan lost every one of them.
To prove the
widely-held claim after the 2011 season that Michigan was "back", they needed to do
the things great Michigan teams have done in the past. You have to at least
compete with Alabama. You have to beat Notre Dame and ruin their season
like we always do. You have to win your division and make it to the Big
And most of all, you have to beat Ohio State.
2012 season was rough. It was a daunting schedule. It was a harsh look
in the mirror for a program that thought it had suddenly emerged from
the shadow of Rich Rod. The successes of 2011 washed away a lot of the
frustrations of the 3 years prior. But it did not result in a
championship...a prerequisite for any kind of...
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George Campbell (Photo by: [Jim Damaske, Times]Michigan Football’s 2015 recruiting class, picked up a huge commitment on Saturday when 5-star wide receiver George Campbell (East Lake, Florida) committed to the Wolverines. He is in Ann Arbor for Sunday’s the BBQ at the Big House and made his commitment while in town. As a sophomore, Campbell racked up 766 receiving yards and scored...
As you know, successful teams must effectively engage their fans to drive both revenue and performance. Keeping this in mind, TicketCity created an algorithm (measuring social media and ticket data) to determine which college football teams across all conferences have the most engaged fan bases. Michigan is #1 most engaged fan base in college football. Michigan’s Coach Brady Hoke...
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Michigan Football picked up a major 2015 commitment on Saturday when 5-star WR George Campbell committed to play for the Wolverines. On Monday, 4-star 2015 running back Damien Harris committed to play for Michigan. Harris is ranked #20 overall by ESPN.
The 5-foot-11, 195 pound Harris, hails from Berea, Kentucky and gives Brady Hoke another highly...
On September 6th, Michigan will host Notre Dame for probably the final time, for at least a while. The event is sure to draw the same if not more attention than the previous "Under the Lights" matchup in 2011 due to the fact that Notre Dame just played for the BCS National Title, and the last two primetime matchups have provided some thrilling games for both schools.