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JON HORFORD RUMORS & GOSSIP

Florida president questions ex-Michigan hoopster Jon Horford's transfer

Not everyone in Gainesville is happy to see forward Jon Horford be able to transfer to Florida and play immediately. The SEC eased its stance Friday on graduate student athlete transfers, allowing them to play immediately without going through a waiver process as long as the transfers meet certain standards. That includes Horford, a former Wolverine, and Virginia football player...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida President Disagrees With Graduate Transfer Rule, Thinks Jon Horford Should Have Stayed At Michigan

Jon Horford transferred to Florida this offseason. The former Michigan forward graduated from the Ann Arbor university this past spring, and thus, does not have to sit out a year. Horford, who received minimal playing time under John Beilein, was reportedly seeking out more on-the-court action.  One person in Gainesville, Fla. hasn’t been too welcoming to the former Wolverine...
Via College Spun
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan's Jon Horford transferring, should be eligible immediately

Michigan is still awaiting NBA draft decisions on three key players, but the Wolverines are already losing one of their post players. The school announced on Thursday that redshirt junior forward Jon Horford is leaving Michigan and looking to play his final season of eligibility elsewhere. "My time at Michigan has been the most beneficial period of my life in terms of athletic...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Horford to transfer for final season of eligibility

Jon Horford will transfer from Michigan after graduating this May. Here’s the University of Michigan release. (Photo: Dustin Johnston) University of Michigan men’s basketball head coach John Beilein announced today (Thursday, April 10) senior forward Jon Horford(Grand Ledge, Mich./Grand Ledge HS) will not return to the Wolverine program in 2014-15, planning to transfer for his...
Via UM Hoops
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan basketball grabs big road win at Minnesota, 63-60

Michigan basketball (9-4, 1-0) shook off a wobbly 1st half to drop the Minnesota Golden Gophers (11-3, 0-1) at The Barn by a final score of 63-60. With Mitch McGary out indefinitely, Michigan will be looking to carve out an identity and what better way than a road win to kick off the Big Ten schedule. Playing without McGary and with Glenn Robinson III injuring an ankle early in the...
Via isportsweb.com
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

2012-13 Michigan basketball player preview: Jon Horford

To continue our returning player previews, today we take a look at big man Jon Horford. You can view previous player previews here. Jon Horford JorNumber: 15 Class: RS Sophomore Major General Studies Measurements: 6’10″, 250 pounds Hometown: Grand Ledge, Mich. High School: Grand Ledge High School Position(s): Power Forward, Center Career Stats...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
October 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-Michigan basketball forward Josh Asselin makes Dominican Republic national team

Despite earlier reports, University of Michigan officials confirmed that Jon Horford will not continue on with the Dominican National team. More from Nick Baumgardner: Current Michigan forward Jon Horford was also originally listed on the 15-man roster, but will not be a member of the team as it attempts to qualify for the Olympics, according to a Michigan spokesman. Horford...
Via UM Hoops
June 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan sophomore Jon Horford out for season

Michigan sophomore Jon Horford will miss the rest of the season with a right foot injury. Wolverines coach John Beilein said Friday that Horford would not play again this season. The 6-foot-10 Horford hasn't played since Dec. 10, but Beilein had previously stopped short of ruling out a return. Horford played in nine games, starting one. He averaged 2.7 points and 10.8 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2012  |  Discuss

ESPN: Horford says he’ll likely redshirt

ESPN’s Michael Rothstein caught up with Jon Horford after Michigan’s loss in East Lansing on Sunday and the sophomore big man reiterated that a redshirt remains the most likely option. “If coach said, ‘We absolutely need you to come back,’ I could come back,” Horford said Sunday following Michigan’s 64-54 loss to Michigan State. “But other than that, I’ve missed...
Via UM Hoops
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

2011-12 Player Preview: Jon Horford

Jon Horford was the number eight man in Michigan’s rotation last season and played fewer than seven minutes per game. Despite his limited playing time, the sophomore big man is regarded as the most likely breakout player on Michigan’s roster. Horford has the bloodlines – his brother exploded between his freshman and sophomore seasons en route to two national champions and the...
Via UM Hoops
October 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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