Posted August 26, 2013 on
Michigan senior defensive back Courtney Avery is out at least two weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, according to Coach Brady Hoke. Avery, transitioning to safety in camp, discusses his recovery, being named captain, and mindset moving forward (VIDEO included).

Michigan recruit Jabril Peppers shouldn’t be playing high school football

Paramus Catholic’s Jabril Peppers is just too good to be playing high school football. Unfortunately, a buncha schools in New Jersey will have to see him all fall, as he terrorizes defenses as a running back. Oh, he also happens to be the top cornerback in the country too. Like I said, it isn’t fair to the rest of the New Jersey. He verbally committed to Michigan for 2014, and...

Michigan Football preview: projecting the Wolverines record

Michigan Football will begin the 2013 season on Saturday, Aug. 31 when Central Michigan comes to the Big House. In this final installment of our Michigan Football preview series, I will project the Wolverines’ record. Before I sat down to complete these game-by-game predictions, I downed my usual, daily portion of Maize and Blue Kool Aid. You can follow me on Twitter @isportsRob...

Michigan Football recruiting update: Tyree Kinnel commits

On Friday, Michigan Football picked up a commitment from 2015 recruit Shaun Crawford. On Saturday, they added another 2015 prospect when Tyree Kinnel (Huber Heights, Ohio) pledged to play his college football for Brady Hoke and the Wolverines. Checking in at 6-foot, 190 pounds, Kinnel is a 4-star recruit who plays cornerback at Wayne High School. He projects as a safety at the collegiate...

Lewan, Avery, Gordon, & Ryan Named Captains

For the third time in program history, the Michigan football team has named four captains - Taylor Lewan, Courtney Avery, Cam Gordon, and Jake Ryan.

Michigan releases depth chart as the offensive line questions are finally answered

Brady Hoke and the Michigan Wolverines finally have the roster and subsequent depth chart ready to go heading into opening weekend this Saturday against Central Michigan. Some positions were pretty clear as to who was going to emerge as the starter for instance everyone knew that Devon Gardner was going to get the nod at starting QB over Shane Morris and despite his season ending...

Michigan Football: 2013 season preview

Over the course of the last few weeks, I’ve rolled out my Michigan Football season preview in a series of articles. Here you will find links to all the position previews and the game-by-game predictions. Game-by-game predictions What could, should and will happen for the Wolverines in 2013  Offensive position previews Quarterbacks Running backs Wide receivers/Tight ends Offensive...

Michigan Wide Receiver Joe Reynolds Shows Off Some Crazy Hand-Eye Coordination in Scrimmage

It was a good that I ended up being a big guy otherwise there would not have been much use for me on a football field. I'm not fast (the size sure didn't help), and my hand-eye coordination is terrible. Whenever I played backyard football growing up if the quarterback didn't hit me in the hands there wasn't a chance in he** I was catching it. It's that...

Michigan Has a Good One in 2014 Recruit Jabrill Peppers

When Michigan received a commitment from the No. 2 recruit in the nation the Wolverines Nation was happy to say the least. The cornerback from Paramus Catholic in New Jersey is going to be a beast in the secondary for the next three years if not four. Lets be real; if he is as good as advertised he'll be headed to the NFL after his junior season. While he is officially...

Cent. Michigan-Michigan Preview

Despite graduating one of the most dynamic players in school history in Denard Robinson, Michigan feels pretty good about replacing him under center with Devin Gardner. The bigger concern for the Wolverines is who Gardner will throw to. No. 17 Michigan hopes for another top receiver to emerge alongside Jeremy Gallon on Saturday as it opens the season at home against Central Michigan...

Michigan Wolverines football preview 2013: Best case, worst case, prediction

In our Michigan Wolverines football preview, we break down the best case and worst case scenarios for 2013, as well as predictions for the upcoming season.

Avery, Funchess and Gallon to Wear Legend Numbers

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Michigan's Avery has knee surgery

Michigan surprised many observers when they announced they would have four captains this year. As it turns out, they are going to open the season with just two. Linebacker Jake Ryan is out until at least October as he recovers from a torn ACL, and Brady Hoke said Monday that safety Courtney Avery is expected to miss two weeks after having arthroscopic knee surgery over the weekend...

Big Ten Conference preview 2013: Ohio State to win Big Ten but lose in the Big House

Ohio State is the definitive favorite to win the Big Ten Championship, but an unblemished season will be a hard achievement. The Buckeyes have one of the more manageable schedules in the conference, but they still have some difficult games. OSU should beat Cal though it may be a more challenging game than expected with the long trip. There's a good chance that Ohio State will...

Understanding Key to Kalis’ Rise

Kyle Kalis is listed as the starter at right guard on the tentative depth chart released today by Michigan football.

Hoke’s Roundtable – Week 1

Michigan headman goes in-depth on his running back depth chart, Devin Gardner’s camp showing, Central Michigan, and more.
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