Found September 01, 2013 on UM Hoops:
Since decommitting from Indiana last month, James Blackmon Jr.”s recruitment has had no shortage of hype. The 6-foot-3 senior has received interest from nearly every top school, including Kentucky, Louisville, Michigan State, Florida, UCLA and Michigan, along with continued recruitment from Indiana. Blackmon has visited Louisville, Kentucky, Michigan State and Indiana since his deccommitment, and on Saturday he was in Ann Arbor to watch Michigan football defeat Central Michigan 59-9 at the Big House. He also added a scholarship offer from Michigan while on campus. “I thought it was nice,” Blackmon said of his experience at the game. “I thought it was real fun and exciting.” After touring campus with the coaches and checking out the academic buildings, Blackmon dropped by the team tailgate at the Crisler Center to talk to the current Michigan players, saying he talked to Mitch McGary and Zak Irvin the most. He relayed that they told him “how good things were.” “I think it just has a ...

What we learned in Michigan’s 59-9 blowout of Central Michigan

Michigan opened up their 2013 season with a bang Saturday afternoon by way of a 59-9 deconstruction of Central Michigan from the Big House. The Wolverines, despite the Chips probably not set up for success this season looked every bit a Legends division contender and displayed that life does in fact go on in an era without Denard Robinson. And aside of a couple of shaky plays, Devin...

Michigan RB Johnson out for season

Michigan running back Drake Johnson will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL sustained in Saturday's 59-9 win over Central Michigan. The redshirt freshman was listed as the No. 2 tailback on the Michigan depth chart, but was injured on his second carry against the Chippewas, and the team announced Monday that he will not return this year. Highly touted freshman...

Photo: Michigan marching band trolls Ohio State during Week 1 halftime

The Michigan Wolverines' marching band mocked Ohio State's "Script Ohio" on Saturday during their halftime performance.

Michigan Wolverines suspend safety Thomas Gordon

Two short seasons after starting his Michigan Wolverines career on one of the nation’s worst defenses, Thomas Gordon, with the help of Brady Hoke, enters his senior season as an anchor on one of the nation’s best defensive units. Then again, they’ll start two safeties today with zero combined starts. The Michigan Wolverines suspended Thomas Gordon today for the game versus...

Fitz/Gardner Fought Through Emotions vs. CMU

Junior quarterback Devin Gardner and senior running back Fitz Toussaint had meaningful returns to Michigan Stadium Saturday afternoon in the season opening win over Central Michigan. Gardner and Toussaint discuss the anxiousness each felt, how they believe they fared (VIDEO included).

Hoke, Michigan Look Ahead to Irish

Michigan coach Brady Hoke discusses the film from the Wolverines win over Central Michigan, looks ahead to challenges with Notre Dame Saturday, the history of the rivalry, injury updates, and more (VIDEO included).

Hoke: Positives & negatives in win over CMU

Michigan coach Brady Hoke discusses the play of his Wolverines after a 59-9 win over Central Michigan Saturday and looks forward to the primetime match-up with Notre Dame in Ann Arbor (VIDEO included).

Thomas Gordon Suspended for the Opener

Via UM press release: Michigan football head coach Brady Hoke announced Saturday (Aug. 31) that senior safety Thomas Gordon will serve a one-game suspension to open the 2013 season for a violation of team rules."It is important that our 115 sons represent this university and program to the high standards we hold," said Hoke. "But at times, like in society, our...

Settle It: Notre Dame vs. Michigan, who will win under the lights in the Big House?

The Michigan Wolverines play host to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the Big House on Saturday. Which top 15 team will leave with a victory?

Drake Johnson out for season with ACL

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan football redshirt freshman running back Drake Johnson will miss the remainder of the 2013 season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered in last Saturday's game against Central Michigan.

Week 1 Intel with Darrell Funk

Michigan offensive line coach Darrell Funk breaks down his unit heading into today’s opener versus Central Michigan. He discusses Taylor Lewan’s leadership, the emergence of Graham Glasgow and Jack Miller, the progress made by Chris Bryant, Ben Braden, and Erik Magnuson, the challenges presented by the Chippewa defense, and more.

Michigan rolls rolls over the Chips, 59-9

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Devin Gardner ran for two touchdowns and threw for another in the first half as No. 17 Michigan went on to beat Central Michigan 59-9.

The Michigan Wolverines kickoff the season with a workman like 59-9 blowout of Central Michigan.

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