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Michigan sophomore linebacker Joe Bolden has made significant weight and strength gains since this time last year. Now he is working hard to turn that growth into production on the football field.
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Michigan lost a key part of its offense last weekend, becoming the latest victim of a plague of preseason injuries that has hit both NFL and NCAA teams.
Sophomore wide receiver Amara Darboh injured his foot in a Saturday scrimmage, and the team announced Wednesday that he will require season-ending surgery.
"I love Amara, and just hate it for him, how hard he worked through...
Michigan Football announced on Wednesday morning that sophomore receiver Amara Darboh was out for the season with a foot injury that would require surgery. ”I love Amara, and just hate it for him, how hard he worked through the offseason and fall camp to earn a starting role,” said Brady Hoke. “We’ll rally around him like a family does and help him get through...
Michigan Football’s season opener against Central Michigan is rapidly approaching and our position preview series is reaching the final few editions. In this installment, I’ll zero in on the defensive backs. There are three returning starters in the secondary and a bumper crop full of young, talented guys battling for playing time.
What we know
Thomas Gordon (Photo by Leon Halip...
Brady Hoke is an inventor, a genius, a creator. This season at Michigan, he's going to unveil something you don't see in college football:
An offense that involves running ... OVER ... people. Or, through them, either way.
"It's what I believe in,'' Hoke, in his third year as Michigan's coach, told me the other day after the final two-a-day practice...
This installment of the Michigan Football position preview series zeroes in on special teams.
What we know
Matt Wile (Photo by: Leon Halip/Getty Images)
Will Hagerup is the reigning Big Ten punter of the year, but he will not play in 2013. Hagerup is sitting out this year after disciplinary issues. He is working out with the team and will play his final season of eligibility in 2014...
With a preseason game against Detroit on Thursday night, Tom Brady headed to Ann Arbor early to give a speech to the current crop of Michigan Wolverines.
Amara Darboh was expected to play a critical role on the Michigan Wolverines’ receiver-starved roster this season. On to Plan B …
Michigan announced Wednesday that Darboh, who reportedly had not practiced since Saturday’s team scrimmage, would miss the entire 2013 season with a foot injury that requires surgery.
“I love Amara, and just hate it for him, how hard he worked...
Ask Michigan redshirt freshman offensive guard Kyle Kalis if he believes he could’ve played in 2012 and he’ll leave little doubt, lacking no confidence in his answer. Now in 2013, redshirt year done and over-with, Kalis is working to ensure he never leaves the field for the Wolverines (VIDEO included).
Senior defensive back Thomas Gordon is looking for the Wolverines to vie for the Big Ten championship this season. He talks to GBW about the work his team has put in during the off-season and the expectations the coaches have for them.
There’s a hunger that permeates throughout Team 134. The Wolverines collectively make no bones about their failure to live up to a constant standard in Ann Arbor. It has been almost a decade since any player donning the winged helmet could call himself a champion, and that’s something they all take personally. For veterans like Desmond Morgan it’s a source of constant motivation.
With the Wolverines expected to run more of a pro-style offense now that Devin Gardner is the full-time quarterback, the receiving corps was under...
Lose one weapon, gain another: The Michigan Wolverines have named Fitzgerald Touissant its starting RB, but lost starting WR Amara Darboh for the year.
VIDEO: Michigan senior running back Fitz Toussaint said he would be the starter in the season opener on Aug. 31 against Central Michigan. After receiving an endorsement from Michigan coach Brady Hoke, Toussaint discusses the job, his recovery, and more.
And you thought Michigan's Nik Stauskas could only drain three-pointers. This dunk video proves that he isn't just a one-hit wonder.
Previously: The Offense
The 2013 defense is going to be a nice step in the right direction statistically from 2012. Whereas there were good playmakers in many positions in recent years, that's still the case for Team 134, but now there's good playmakers on the depth chart as well.
This is beneficial for two reasons. One, depth is always good, especially on defense...