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Bacari Alexander watched class of 2014 wing guard Javon Bess in open gym last week and Michigan head coach John Beilein was in attendance on Monday. Bess said he thought he played well in front of Michigan’s coach.
“I think I played well, I think I played pretty well,” Bess said in a brief conversation on Monday. “I shot the ball well, made some plays coming off the pick-and-roll, made a couple good passes. I think I played pretty well.”
Afterward, Bess and his father got a chance to sit down with Beilein and go over some basics about Michigan. Given that Michigan is late to Bess’s recruitment, both school and player are familiarizing themselves with one another.
“He just let us know about everything about visiting. And then he let us know about the school and the educational part of it,” Bess said. “I liked that a lot. It’s tough to go to Michigan. The school is tough. He let us know about that, he let us know about the new facilities, and that was really it.”
Later in the conversa...
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James Blackmon Jr., one of Michigan’s top priorities in the class of 2014, will be taking his official visit to Ann Arbor the weekend of September 27th.
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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...
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Michigan fans love Brady Hoke. Absolutely love him.
Before the Wolverines’ game with Akron, a skywriter penciled Hoke’s name into the sky over Michigan Stadium. Later, Hoke received an ovation from the crowd for providing students with donuts before the game’s noon kickoff.
He is a “Michigan man”, who returned home to save the program after the nightmarish Rich Rodriguez...
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 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).
Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges isn’t panicking. Unable to find a true rhythm with the run or pass in the win over Akron, the long time coordinator discusses the competition and play of his offensive line, Devin Gardner’s mistakes and development, and the run game (VIDEO included).