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Zak Irvin, Mark Donnal and Derrick Walton are officially Michigan Wolverines. The trio of 2013 prospects made their commitments official this week by signing letters of intent. Donnal and Irvin signed their letters on Wednesday while Walton signed his at his school on Friday afternoon.
Michigan’s recruiting class is regarded as top-15 nationally in the class of 2013 and all three future Wolverines are consensus top-100 prospects. Irvin ranked 29th, Walton 45th and Donnal 97th.
The Michigan basketball program released a statement with quotes from John Beilein on all three future Wolverines. Here are Beilein’s comments on the class.
“We are excited Mark, Zak and Derrick have joined the Michigan Basketball family,” said Beilein. “These are three young men coming from outstanding families with strong academic backgrounds. They are very talented young men who also value being great teammates. They will fit right in as we continue to build a positive culture within this basketball program...
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The early signing period for the 2013 basketball class was this week and Michigan Basketball reeled in a Top 10 class with 3 Top 100 recruits. John Beilein and his staff continue to impress on the recruiting trail with their eye for not only talent, but also for high character young men. ESPNU ranks Michigan’s class #8 overall and #2 in the Big Ten, behind Indiana. Here are the...
When Derrick Walton was about four years old, he would go to basketball games at Kettering High School, where his dad, Derrick Walton Sr., coached. The younger Walton would often wander onto the court during halftime and put up jump shots.
“He used to shoot jump shots at halftime and he would shoot 3-pointers at 18-19 feet when he was a four-year-old,” Walton Sr. said. “It...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Devin Gardner is still the quarterback at Michigan at least most of the time.
Gardner was the star of Michigan's 42-17 victory over Iowa, running for three touchdowns and throwing for three more, but Denard Robinson's new role might have been the bigger story.
In a scheme drawn up by offensive coordinator Al Borges, Robinson returned from injury to...
Devin Gardner has done a pretty admirable job filling in at quarterback for Denard Robinson the past couple weeks. He led Michigan to a 35-13 drubbing of Minnesota in Minneapolis and then a comeback overtime win against Northwestern at home. There were 112,510 people at Michigan Stadium for last Saturday’s game. It was the most attended football game of the weekend. But according...
Michigan has put Denard Robinson back in the starting lineup.
The senior lined up at running back in his final home game and gained 3 yard on a toss sweep the first time the 23rd-ranked Wolverines were on offense Saturday against Iowa.
Devin Gardner made his third straight start at quarterback in place of Robinson, who has been out with nerve damage in his right elbow.
Devin Gardner accounted for six touchdowns to help No. 23 Michigan rout Iowa 42-17 Saturday.
The Wolverines (8-3, 6-1 Big Ten) weren't stopped on offense by the hapless Hawkeyes (4-7, 2-5) until Gardner threw an interception early in the fourth quarter.
Gardner threw three touchdowns and ran for three scores. He became the first Michigan quarterback to account for six TDs since...
Michigan’s starting running back Fitzgerald Toussaint was carted off the field after this apparent ankle injury. It looks like it’s fractured, but I’m sure all Michigan fans, are hoping that it isn’t that severe. We’ll keep you posted as we get more information.
The University of Michigan football program will be featured in a 13-minute segment aired on CBS’ 60 Minutes this Sunday, Nov. 18, at approximately 7:30 p.m. EST, following the networks NFL doubleheader. The feature hosted by Armen Keteyian looks at the business of college football.
Athletic Director Dave Brandon, head football coach Brady Hoke, quarterback Denard Robinson and...
Michigan is still playing for the Big Ten Legends Division title and after a 14 yard run that put the Wolverines inside the Iowa 15 yard line their chances took a big hit as star running back Fitzgerald Toussaint went down hard and funny on that 14 yard run, suffering a nasty injury to his leg:
That injury saw him in air cast and off to the UM Medical Center via ambulance...
The Hawkeyes are playing vanilla football and Michigan has found a way to deal with the injury of Denard Robinson and still get it done. This game seems pretty cut and dry on paper but here are three bold predictions for this game that might surprise you!Michigan loses this game if Robinson playsAll you have to do is look at the 2010 Hawkeyes win over Michigan and know that Iowa...
Michigan scored touchdowns on its first six drives and Devin Gardner had a career day as Michigan routed an Iowa team that had beaten it the past three seasons. Denard Robinson played his last game ever in the Big House, and boy was it a good one.
Michigan 42 – Iowa 17
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Zak Irvin should be going to Indiana next season.
The lanky 6-foot-6 athletic sharpshooter from Fishers should be on the fast track to playing significant minutes for one of college basketball’s most storied programs. After all, Irvin is an Indiana kid, born and raised. His prodigious talent has been evident almost his whole life. His father, Jimmy Irvin, said he first noticed...
Michigan senior linebacker Kenny Demens made possibly the biggest hit of his career at the end of last Saturday’s 38-31 overtime victory over Northwestern. Demens talks about the play, and how he has improved as a player on and off the field.
Michigan running back Fitzgerald Toussaint was sent to a
hospital for surgery soon after sustaining a serious injury to his