Posted September 14, 2013 on
Michigan coach Brady Hoke spoke with a raspy, disappointed voice after the Wolverines held on to beat Akron 28-24 Saturday afternoon in front of 107,000 fans. Hoke gives credit to the Zips, evaluates his pass rush, talks secondary, and more (VIDEO included).
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After a stunning win last week this week the biggest focus will be on technique, consistency, and hopefully getting reps for the younger guys.
So here are my Final Five Thoughts about the game against Akron today in The Big House.
1. Defensive Line
After a lackluster performance against Notre Dame this position group will be a focal point. Although Akron is not Notre Dame, they...
Tailgating just got a lot sweeter for University of Michigan students.
Head coach Brady Hoke has been promoting Saturday’s noon contest against Akron as the “glazed donut game,” and he will be handing out those tasty treats to the first 5,000 students who show up to The Big House, courtesy of Tim Hortons.
Hoke made the announcement on Thursday on Detroit’s 97.1 FM, and revealed...
Michigan coach Brady Hoke says it'll be a ''glazed-doughnut game'' when the 11th-ranked Wolverines play Akron.
Hoke explains that when he was growing up and playing football, eating a glazed doughnut the morning before games was part of his routine.
He is now trying to bring his childhood ritual to Ann Arbor, promising early-arriving students they...
With a goal line stance, Michigan beat Akron 28-24 in the final seconds. After the game, the Michigan locker room was deafening silent.
“This is embarrassing for the University of Michigan football team,” senior left tackle Taylor Lewan said. “We won the game. We’re 3-0. That’s great. But it was embarrassing.” That sums up the sentiment of the Wolverine Nation.
ANN ARBOR -- Brady Hoke didn't take long to show Michigan what he thought of their performance Saturday against Akron.
When the players showed up Sunday, expecting a usual light practice to go along with watching game film, they got an unpleasant surprise.
"We went out and practiced with helmets and shoulder pads, the whole thing," Hoke said. "I wouldn't...
YOU get a doughnut! And YOU get a doughnut! And YOU get a doughnut!
Earlier this week Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke refereed to Saturday's Wolverine home game against Akron as a "glazed doughnut game." This terminology allegedly refers to Hoke's youth playing Pop Warner football, when he would supposedly get a doughnut on his way to the game.
Michigan Football will host Akron on Saturday at the Big House. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:01pm and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network. For a complete game preview click here: Michigan vs Akron. For the extra points, read on.
Michigan has the longest active home winning streak among BCS teams. The Wolverines will look to extend that streak to 17 against the Zips....
After one of its worst performances in the Big House, No. 15 Michigan is about to take its show on the road.
And Wolverines coach Brady Hoke is going to be staying up nights thinking about it.
''It's something I always worry about, and it is worse because we've got such a young team,'' Hoke said about this week's trip to East Hartford to face Connecticut...
Michigan Football (3-0) pulled out a much tougher than expected 28-24 win over Akron (1-2) on Saturday afternoon. The first half was sluggish and uninspiring as Michigan’s ground game sputtered out a meager 19 rushing yards and Devin Gardner turned the ball over three times. The Zips went into the locker room feeling pretty good about their chances of pulling off what would have...
STORY: After narrowly escaping with a 28-24 win over Akron Saturday, Michigan senior captain Taylor Lewan had strong words about the leadership and preparation of the Wolverines. Quarterback Devin Gardner and Michigan coach Brady Hoke offer their thoughts as well.
Michigan linebacker Brennen Beyer came up with the big play to help nail down the Wolverines win over Akron on Saturday. Beyer discusses his blitz up the middle and senior safety Thomas Gordon touches on the defenses lack of focus and young corners seeing the field. (VIDEO included).
VIDEO: Michigan senior captain Taylor Lewan and junior quarterback Devin Gardner weren't messing around in their post game press conference following a closer than expected 28-24 win over Akron.
VIDEO: FOXSportsNEXT's Josh Newkirk and Kyle Bogenschutz hit the field of the big house to wrap-up Michigan's 28-24 win over Akron, take a look at the pass rush issues, Devin Gardner's turnovers, and the inability to run the football.
I keep trying to think of things I can say here that will somehow make sense of this game. I keep writing paragraphs and then deleting them and starting over. The truth is, there is now way to somehow draw any real sense of reason and covey it in a way that makes any sense.
All that really matters from yesterday is that Michigan won the game. That's it. Period.