Posted September 04, 2012 on
Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges touched on several subjects Tuesday afternoon including his game plan against Alabama, the performance of Denard Robinson, and the offense as a whole heading into Air Force.

The aftermath of Michigan Football’s loss to Alabama

The Michigan Wolverines fought valiantly against Alabama in a season opening 41-14 loss. However, they were overwhelmed by the Crimson Tide’s outstanding play in the trenches and their impressive wealth of talent. Alabama out-gained the Wolverines 431-269. That’s obviously not good, but that is standard operating procedure for Alabama’s defense. In last year’s national...

Game Preview: Michigan Football to host Air Force in home opener

The Michigan Wolverines will host Air Force in their home opener on Saturday afternoon at the Big House. The game will kick off at 3:35pm and be televised on ABC. Michigan enters the game as a 21 point favorite. A little about Air Force The Falcons cruised to a 49-21 season opening win over Idaho State last week. They rolled 626 yards of offense, including 484 rushing yards. Their...

NCAA Football: Wolverines Downplay Spartans Comments Regarding QB Michigan Denard Robinson

The Michigan Wolverines and Michigan State Spartans hate each other. It is not worth trying to put it any other way. Simply put, the hatred these two teams feel toward each other is almost beyond words. But that does not stop either team from adding fuel to the fire. This time, it is the Spartans stirring the rivalry pot. Following the Wolverines’ opening blowout at the hands of...

Spartans rip Denard Robinson on Twitter

This may just be a shock to everyone, but players for the Michigan St. Spartans do not like Michigan. I know, just a crazy revelation. A few Spartan players let anyone who followed them know about it during the Michigan/Alabama game.  Many of them cracked jokes and ripped on Denard Robinson, as the Crimson Tide [...]

Michigan State players mocked Michign QB Denard Robinson on Twitter during Alabama-Michigan game.

What do Michigan State players do while watching rival Michigan get slobberknockered by Alabama during last Saturday night's season opener? Tweet snarky remarks about Wolverine starting quarterback Denard Robinson, of course. "Is this guy really a QB I'll say my mans (walk-on Tommy Vento) is a better QB lol," - linebacker Denicos Allen "DENARD...

Mayweather cashes in big on Alabama

Entering this weekend’s mega-showdown that wasn’t between Alabama and Michigan, there were plenty of stories that captured the attention of college football fans. How would Nick Saban’s defense handle Denard Robinson? How would Michigan hold up against the Crimson Tide’s running game? How much would Floyd Mayweather lose betting on the Wolverines? Wait, what? Oh yeah...

Local Big Ten Review: Le’Veon Bell, Denard Robinson Could Flip Roles Early in Heisman Race

While it is still very early in the college football season, after the first weekend of local Big Ten play, it’s clear another new Heisman Trophy contender may have emerged from the state of Michigan. Friday night in a nationally … Continue reading →

Tuesday Lowdown Tweets Schadenfreude, Then Deletes It

Week 1 of the college football season is in the books, and it was not memorable. Here's the Tuesday Lowdown to help heal those wounds. Yahoo!: Michigan State players share their critiques of Denard Robinson’s play on Twitter (then delete them) File this one under "Sparty No!". Bonus points because it took place not on a gameday. Trolling is the art of...

Week one Heisman Notes

The first weekend of the 2012 college football season might have been lacking a bit when it came to compelling team matchups, but there were a lot of intriguing developments on the Heisman front: 1. Denard Robinson’s Heisman hopes shattered after the lopsided loss to Alabama I wrote before the season that the Michigan-Alabama game presented Robinson with a [...]

Dantonio angry with MSU players ripping Denard Robinson and Michigan Saturday night

Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio wasn’t too pleased with the actions of some his players Saturday night on Twitter. During the course of Michigan’s 41-14 blowout loss at the hands of Alabama, a few different Spartan players took to the social forum to rip into their Big Ten rivals, more notably Michigan QB Denard Robinson. Here are some of the tweets via the Detroit Free...

Alabama drubbing signals another BCS season

They must have been overrated. On a hand-wringing Monday morning, that is the most prevalent post-game analysis for the whipping Michigan took at the hands of the Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday. The pre-season pollsters simply got it wrong. For all the hype the flash and burn spread offense and talent of quarterback Denard Robinson, and the supposedly strong secondary these...

Air Force Preview: Statistical Breakdown

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Michigan State Football: What happened to Freedom of Speech?

East Lansing, Mich. — “Our guys need to keep their mouths shut, especially those that aren’t even playing.” These are the fiery words that came out of Michigan State head football coach Mark Dantonios’ mouth during a press conference on Tuesday when talking about the tweets that some of his players sent during the Michigan and Alabama game that bashed the in-state rival’s...
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