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Denard Robinson's NFL future might not be at wide receiver after all.
Although Robinson worked out as a wide receiver at the NFL scouting combine, he showed off his talents as a running back and kick returner at Michigan's Pro Day Thursday in Ann Arbor.
Many observers have wondered if, given Robinson's experience and talents, he might not be better suited to a third-down backWildcat role than to receiver, and legendary talent evaluator Gil Brandt agrees.
Brandt said on NFL.com that Robinson's "best NFL position might be running back -- even if he worked out at receiver at the combine -- as he can really make things happen when the ball is in his hands."
Robinson chose to keep his 4.43 40-yard time from the combine, and did not throw passes, despite saying that he expected to be able to do so.
Robinson was the only Wolverine to participate in the official combine, so Thursday was a chance to show off for seniors who are hoping to be picked late in Apr...
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Denard Robinson is working hard in preparation for the NFL Draft. The former Michigan quarterback is also working hard to finish his degree. “I’m graduating on May 4,” Robinson told YahooSports. With five classes left this semester, Robinson is working towards a degree in sociology. Traditionally college athletes who ha
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Former Michigan QB Denard Robinson talked to the media after his pro day Thursday. Robinson talks about his performance and what he needs to improve before the NFL draft, on finally getting the wide receiver routes down, on the health of his elbow, staying in school to graduate, being on the cover of NCAA Football video game, and more.***Video Included***
Future Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson wanted to play defensive back when he started his high school career. He tried out for the varsity team in 9th grade, focused on becoming his high school’s starting defensive back. The eventual high school and college star quarterback didn’t get the starting job, but showed to the coaches he was open to doing whatever it took to get...
Devin Gardner and Michigan look to get back on track this fall after plugging some holes. Photo: USA Today Sports
Spring Practice Opens: March 16
Spring Game: April 13
Michigan is ready to go with a pro-style offense in 2013. If successful, the Wolverines could be making their way to Indianapolis for a shot to capture their first Big Ten title since the 2004 season. It...
Michigan coach Brady Hoke addressed the media for the start of Spring practice today: redshirt junior quarterback Devin Gardner's new found leadership and maturity, how they'll utilize the play action more with Gardner at the helm, the youth on the offensive front, Taylor Lewan coming back for his senior year and improving and the overall improvement of the running back group.
It didn't take Brady Hoke long to get Michigan back into contention for conference titles and BCS bowls. He also ended the long losing streak...
The Twitterverse was, luckily, only mildly disappointed when the Michigan Wolverines went out on a limb and decided to sport the Zubaz-style adidas camo jerseys against Wisconsin.
Manti Te’o‘s strange saga has ended up having repercussions far beyond his own social media fate.
In the wake of the combine, several prospects, including Michigan’s Denard Robinson and Michigan State’s Le’Veon Bell, were asked, indirectly, about their sexual orientation. According to radio interviews the players gave, they were asked questions like “Do you like girls...
With 14:12 left to play in the first half of its first-round match-up against Penn State in the Big Ten tournament, Michigan found itself down 14-3. The Wolverines were letting the Nittany Lions score at will in the paint, and they were unable to convert layups of their own. They needed a boost, desperately.
Enter: Mitch McGary.
Michigan’s freshman spark plug went to work immediately...
2014 Michigan target Edmond Sumner is one of the fastest rising recruits in the state of Michigan, and his stock continued to drastically increase after Monday’s Regional Semifinal victory.
The 6-foot-4 point guard scored 20 points and led Detroit Country Day to a dominating 75-57 win over 2013 Michigan signee Derrick Walton and Chandler Park Academy.
After taking a three-point...
Michigan sophomore point guard Trey Burke opens up about being player of the year in the Big Ten, Jared Sullinger's support from the stands today, his performance against Penn State, and the play of the freshmen experiencing post season ball for the first time.
Michigan big men Jordan Morgan and Mitch McGary discuss the loss to Wisconsin, the poor performance defensively, and how Morgan can help lead the team past defeat.
GoBlueWolverines' Andre Barthwell goes 1-on-1 with Michigan assistant Jeff Meyer after the Wolverines 83-66 win over Penn State. Meyer touches on the change from the first half to the second half, Trey Burke's leadership, and the play of Horford and McGary.
Michigan sophomore point guard Trey Burke on the communication defensively, inability to knock down open shots offensively, and looking forward to the NCAA tournament.
Michigan’s big men, along with Nik Stauskas, were also available to speak with media following Michigan’s second-round Big Ten tournament exit. You can watch all four interviews using the embedded media players below.
Stauskas, Morgan and Horford after the jump.