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Last night it was the Michigan Wolverines being put under the 2nd annual B1G Countdown to Kickoff microscope. Helping us to break down the Maize 'N Blue was Brad Muckenthaler of Maize 'N Blue Nation.
Denard Robinson's passing game
The brutal schedule
How important is the Michigan State game?
What young players could contribute in 2012?
and much, much more
So for the best lowdown on all things Michigan check out the show here:
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BEST OF MAXIM
Welcome to part 1 of our 3 part Michigan Football season preview. In this edition, I will focus on the offense which of course starts. Last year, season one under Brady Hoke and Offensive Coordinator Al Borges, Michigan ranked 13th nationally and 2nd in the Big Ten in rushing offense (221.8). They ranked 26th nationally and 2nd in the conference in scoring offense (33.3).
SPEED VS. SPEED
Michigan Wolverines quarterback Denard Robinson claims that he could beat Olympian Usain Bolt in the 40-yard dash.
Last season in the NCAA was a turning point for a lot of programs. One, in particular, made a wave of change that rippled through the very core of collegiate athletics.
There was a shift in a program that made impact on a university, a conference, and on a nation. Yes, you already know who this refers to: The Michigan Wolverines.
What this college football program turned around...
Michigan's football team has restored some of its lost luster.
Brady Hoke's leadership, Denard Robinson's talent and an improved defense helped the Wolverines cap a comeback season with an 11th win in the Sugar Bowl.
It starts this season with high expectations after winning a BCS bowl for the first time since 2000.
Hoke enters his second season in charge of college...
Michigan sophomore cornerback Blake Countess is looking to create turnovers this season. GBW caught up with the rising sophomore as he talked about his expectations this season, his reflection on his freshman campaign, his thoughts on Alabama, and more.***Video Interview included***
[Ed.: Chris has returned to provide expert analysis in his regular Monday Morning Quarterback feature this season. He's a former Air Force quarterback, so he knows a thing or two about the game - especially the quarterback position. He assures us he'll be rooting for Michigan on Sept. 8]
If you’re anything like me, and you probably are since you’re taking the time to...
Linebacker Jake Ryan had a breakout redshirt freshman season and is back for an encore as he looks to lead the Wolverines to a Big Ten title.
2011 Record: 11-2 (6-2 in B1G)
Head Coach: Brady Hoke (58-52 All-Time; second year at Michigan)
Last Bowl Game: 2011 season Sugar Bowl: beat Virginia Tech 23-20
2011 Exit Survey
2012 Schedule Link
Out of Conference: 9/1 vs Alabama, 9/8 vs Air Force, 9/15 vs UMass, 9/22 at Notre Dame
Revenge: 10/20 vs Michigan State, 11/17 vs Iowa
Normally, if the third string quarterback has to enter the game, that means trouble, but that might not be the case with the Michigan Wolverines, as redshirt freshman Russell Bellomy is proving to be more than capable.
Prodded by dreamy backup signal-caller Devin Gardner, dynamic University of Michigan Wolverines quarterback Denard Robinson claimed Sunday that he could trump legendary Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt in a 40-yard dash. The 6-foot, 197 pound Robinson, who established the single-season Division … Continue reading →
Everyone wants a piece of Usain Bolt these days. In what is becoming some sort of hip trend, another non-sprinter is confident he could go step-for-step with Bolt in the 40-yard dash. This time around, it's Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson. "I've watched [Bolt] run, and I'm pretty sure I can beat him in a 40-yard dash," Robinson said at Michigan's media...
Another day, another football player who thinks he is faster than Usain Bolt. With the Olympics having just ended, Bolt’s speed has been a popular topic of discussion among athletes in non-Olympic sports. Everyone wants to be the fastest guy on the team. But being faster than the fastest man in the world would give you serious bragging rights. Even if it’s only in the 40-yard...
It's time. Football is near. Let's dive in. First up is our 2012 preview of the Michigan offense.
Lettermen Returning/Lost: 22/10
Starters Returning/Lost: 6/5
Devin Gardner and Denard Robinson.
Returning: Denard Robinson (Sr), Devin Gardner (Jr), Russell Bellomy (So)