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Michigan Offensive Center David Molk, already B1G Offensive LIneman of the Year, is a Rimington Trophy (for the Top OC) finalist for the second year in a row.
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[The Athletic Department made Ryan Van Bergen and Kevin Koger available for short interviews following the BCS bowl announcement. Brady Hoke was not available because he is currently in New York for the Football Hall of Fame Inductions. Hoke will be back for a Wednesday presser, and bowl practice will commence at the end of the week.]
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The Michigan Wolverines have received a verbal commitment from 4-star WR Amara Darboh out of Des Moines, Iowa. Darboh has been clocked at 4.42 in the 40 yard dash. Here is an excerpt of his scouting report on ESPNU
Darboh is a combination of strength and quickness as a big receiver with a sturdy build, long arms and nice height. He is part playmaker and part possession player… At...
The Michigan Wolverines are hoping to land the services of 4-star RB Bri’onte Dunn. The 6-foot-2, 220 pound Dunn is the type of power running back that Brady Hoke covets for his offense. Dunn plans to enroll at his school of choice in January.
Newly minted Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer is trying to convince Dunn that he can thrive in his quarterback-run oriented...
The Michigan Wolverines (10-2, 6-2) will play Virginia Tech in the Sugar Bowl on January 3rd at 1pm. The game will mark Michigan’s first BCS Bowl game in 5 years (2007 Rose Bowl).
Michigan has played in the Sugar Bowl once, a 1984 loss to Auburn. Stay tuned for more information.
Michigan got rewarded for its big turnaround in 2011 (and, let's be honest, for being Michigan, fergodssake) with a Sugar Bowl invite. The Wolverines will take on the Virginia Tech Hokies on January 3rd in the first ever meeting between the two schools.Let's take a quick look at the Sugar and a couple other bowl matters.MZone Autopsy: Bowl Selection Edition* The early line...
The Home Depot College Football Awards used to be a regular stop for the Michigan football program. But since 2007, when U-M had three finalists for major awards, only one player -- punter Zoltan Mesko in 2009 for the Ray Guy Award -- has made the trip to Orlando as a finalist.
Imagine how you felt at this time three years ago, watching the bowl selection show and knowing Michigan was staying home for the first time in nearly four decades. Then move forward a year and think about watching bowl season without your beloved Maize and Blue for the second straight year. Now advance to this time a year ago, finally being bowl eligible, but limping into the Gator...
Last spring Trey Burke was spending his days collecting high school accolades and working out in the gym. He didn’t know what Darius Morris was going to do but it didn’t matter. Burke wanted to be the starting point guard in Ann Arbor. By the time Burke arrived at Michigan, Morris was a Los Angeles Laker and Burke was the only point guard on the Wolverine roster. Just a freshman...
Ken Pomeroy released his first series of individual player statistics for the 2011 season on Sunday afternoon which allows us to dive a little deeper into the performance of notable 2011 Wolverines. The first player we’ll examine is Evan Smotrycz. A large jump in production was expected from Smotrycz this season. At the time he was committed he was the most highly regarded commitment...
Ryan Van Bergen and Kevin Koger discuss Michigan's selection for the 2012 Sugar Bowl, react to critical comments from Michigan State about being passed over, and more.
Michigan football coach Brady Hoke was one of the coaches featured this week on CBS Sports Network's "Inside College Football."
The show aired on Tuesday.
Here's an excerpt from the interview you can view here:
"I'm a D-Line coach. When my wife introduces me to this day, she says, 'he's a defensive line coach at Michigan.' And that's...
I'm just… all. Terrifying HSR photoshop:
Now you're going to have "Push It To The Limit" stuck in your head all day. Q: how did that gem escape Special K's playlist this year?
Staying with usually illegal things. Lines. They are out. The Wynn opened VT a 2.5 point favorite; my go-to-line aggregation site says Michigan actually opened –1.5. Unsurprisingly...
Denard: still making them.
Kovacs for Heisman.
@ Michigan, 34-10 (L)
Nicholls State, 38-7 (W)
Central Michigan, 44-14 (W)
@ No. 24 Illinois, 23-20 (L)
@ Connecticut, 38-31 (W)
Bowling Green, 45-21 (W)
@ Northern Illinois, 51-22 (L)
@ Eastern Michigan, 14-10 (L)
Ball State, 45-35 (W)
@ Toledo, 66-63 (L)
One key to Michigan's basketball season will be the ability to give starting point guard Trey Burke a breather once in a while. That's why the emergence of junior point guard Eso Akunne is so important.