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Crystal Ball Run:
(Photo Courtesy of USA Today Sports) For anyone who watched Michigan’s 78-53 second round (or is it third round?) NCAA Tournament beat down win of VCU over the weekend, two things stood out above all others: 1. Man, Michigan can play. 2. And also, man, that Mitch McGary is one tough...well, you know. McGary, is listed 250 lb., and uses every pound on his 6’10 frame to his advantage. In an era where most guys his size prefer to hang out on the perimeter and shoot three’s, McGary plays with his back to the basket in a bruising, punishing, physical way that so few big men do anymore (we also have to assume that likes his steak tough, his cars fast and his cigarettes unfiltered as well). Specifically, McGary’s (legal) screen on VCU’s Briante Weber on Saturday was one of the most vicious we’ve seen in years, and a play which sent Weber to the ground, and propelled the Wolverines into the Sweet 16. But really, watching Saturday’s game, we couldn’t help but think one thing ab...
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The University of Michigan has announced an agreement with the University of Cincinnati. The Wolverines and Bearcats will match up in football and basketball in the coming years.
Cincinnati will play Michigan in football on September 9, 2017. The game will be played at Michigan Stadium.
Additionally, the two schools will meet twice on the basketball court between the 2015-16 and...
Once a weakness, the defensive line is now a position of strength for Michigan Football. Thanks to a recruiting emphasis on defensive linemen, the Wolverines have a deep and talented group of players competing for starting assignments. There are so many promising players that there are numerous potential combinations for how the starting unit could shake out.
Defensive line coach...
Michigan Football lost their best defensive player, Jake Ryan, to a likely season ending knee injury. Last year, Ryan, who was injured early in spring practice, led Michigan in tackles (88), tackles for loss (16), sacks (4.5) and forced fumbles (4). Where do things stand in the wake of this most unfortunate injury? The good news is, that linebacker is one of the deepest position...
Gallon and Gardner, via the 2012 spring game gallery.
Spring football is going on. Things are happening. Rumors are swirling. We must discuss them.
Devin Gardner's better-than-expected performance at the end of last season generated plenty of hype going into the 2013 spring session. No doubt, this has helped ease the transition to the post-Denard era of the...
This is the time of year that college football rarely gets the run it deserves. While we fans are off dancing with hoop dreams and getting warmed up for opening day, our favorite football squad is getting it done in weight, film and training rooms across the country. What happens the next several months, and namely this spring, will set the tone for their success this upcoming season...
Michigan redshirt senior Michael Schofield and senior Jeremy Gallon discuss their new roles as leaders on offense. And Schofield talks about the emphasis on establishing the run. ***Video Included***
Michigan senior cornerback Courtney Avery and redshirt senior defensive tackle Quinton Washington talk about their units, the units playing alongside them and opposite them, and their leadership roles going into next season.
Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges is having a “fun” spring, evaluating and coaching up the inexperience, leaning on veterans at certain spots. Two underclassmen are providing intrigue at wide out in Amara Darboh and Jehu Chesson.