Posted September 02, 2012 on
Michigan headman Brady Hoke reflects upon his team's 41-14 loss to Alabama in the Cowboy Classic. **With Video**

Michigan Football recruiting target Derrick Green to decide in October

Derrick Green (photo: Richmond Times Dispatch) 5-star running back Derrick Green is expected to announce his commitment in October. Meanwhile, he is planning on taking official visits to his final 5 schools. He has scheduled his Michigan official for October 20th when the Wolverines host Michigan State. Green is also expected to make official visits to Auburn and Tennessee as well...

Hoke: “You can’t let one team beat you twice”

Michigan Head Coach Brady Hoke fought through a weak voice earlier this afternoon addressing media after the Wolverines season opening loss. Hoke delves into Michigan’s struggles against Alabama, updates on the injury front and how they plan to avoid a letdown in week two.

U-M must not let big loss linger into next week

ANN ARBOR, Mich. Brady Hoke made sure his Michigan Wolverines understood the week's big message. Hoke said when he met with the media on Monday, and so did both Elliott Mealer and Devin Gardner. "We can't let Alabama beat us twice." Hoke is worried that, after being humiliated 41-14 by the Crimson Tide on national television, his team won't be in the right...

Michigan regroups after Alabama thrashing

Brady Hoke thinks his Michigan team's spirits are still high following Saturday's 41-14 loss to No. 2 Alabama. The Wolverines weren't as lucky on the physical side. Hoke confirmed that starting cornerback Blake Countess will miss the rest of the season after tearing his ACL on a special-teams play early in the game. Countess, who will take a medical redshirt, will be...

No. 8 Michigan loses 41-14 to No. 2 Alabama

The toughest of tests was too much for coach Brady Hoke and Michigan. This was Alabama - still at its very best. After an 11-win season and BCS victory in Hoke's first season, the last thing the Wolverines expected was to start year two with a confidence-shaking performance. ''Obviously, we didn't play Michigan football, and that's something that bothers our...

No. 2 Alabama shatters any thought that No. 8 Michigan is “back,” 41-14

Michigan still on right path, but far from elite The Michigan Wolverines thought they were back after having a quick turnaround season under Brady Hoke ending with a victory in the Sugar Bowl and creating strong momentum in recruiting over the past year. The stains left from the Rich Rodriguez were seemingly removed but in ironic fashion it was Tide that brought them back. Crimson...

Hoke: Toussaint and Clark Will Not Make Trip to Dallas

Via UM media relations: Statement from Head Coach Brady Hoke on running back Fitzgerald Toussaint and defensive end Frank Clark:"Fitzgerald Toussaint and Frank Clark have been suspended for one game and will not make the trip to Dallas for Saturday's game."The decision was not easy, but I feel it is in the best interest of this program and for these kids, and those...

Good to see right choice was made in college football for a change

What do you do when you go into the biggest game of the year against the defending National Champions in the fantasy building Jerry Jones built and you have to decide whether you play your star tailback or not, especially when this game could decide a BCS title or not? University of Michigan football coach Brady Hoke has been mulling that very decision for the past month whether...

Michigan to sit RB Toussaint versus Alabama

Michigan coach Brady Hoke waited until just about the last possible minute to announce today that running back Fitzgerald Toussaint and defensive end Frank Clark will be held out of the Wolverines' opener against Alabama. Quick question: Seeing as both offenses took place in July, what took so long to come to a decision on this? Smells like a little gamesmanship....

Michigan, Alabama aiming to make big statements

The Michigan Wolverines are trying to prove they're back. No. 2 Alabama wants to show it's not going anywhere. The eighth-ranked Wolverines and defending national champion Crimson Tide -- two of college football's winningest programs -- meet Saturday night at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The Tide is a nearly two-touchdown favorite in the first regular season...

Blake Countess’ Injury Leaves Michigan Fans Questioning His Presence on Special Teams

Brady Hoke confirmed Monday that Countess would undergo surgery and miss the rest of the season, delivering a huge blow to the Michigan defense Continue reading →

U-M’s Fitz Toussaint and Frank Clark Suspended for Alabama Game

Michigan head coach Brady Hoke announced today that starting runninback and backup defensive end, Fitzgerald Toussaint and Frank Clark will be suspended and not make the trip to Dallas for game against Alabama.“The decision was not easy, but I feel it is in the best interest of this program and for these kids, and those always will be my priorities,” Hoke told ESPN. “We have...

Michigan leading rusher suspended for opener vs Alabama

For the Michigan Wolverines, tailback Fitz Toussaint will be a major player this season. He’ll be one of the top rushers in the Big Ten, but he won’t be playing in week one. Here’s what Michigan coach Brady Hoke had to say in a statement: “Fitzgerald Toussaint and Frank Clark have been suspended for one game and will not make the trip to Dallas for Saturday’s game. ...
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