Found November 08, 2013 on Know It All Football:
One of the problems with coaching at places like Michigan is dealing with expectations. About a week and a half ago, I wrote a piece about Nebraska fans and their sense of entitlement that lit a fire under the Husker fan base. Most of what I said in that article could be true for Michigan as well. There are whispers around the web that indicate that Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke may be on the hot seat. Even if he’s not actually on the hot seat in the eyes of the University of Michigan, his employer, the fact that it’s even being mentioned indicates that a considerable amount of Michigan fans and media feel like he should be. That doesn’t make a whole lot of sense to me. Less than three seasons ago, Michigan fired Rich Rodriguez after he was only able to win 15 games in three seasons. Obviously, winning five games a year at any school, let alone Michigan, is enough to get you canned. Enter Brady Hoke, a midwestern guy who knows Michigan and Michigan football. Hoke has spent...

Nebraska Ends Hoke’s Undefeated Home Streak, Wins 17-13

A streak no more! Michigan falls to Nebraska 17-13. Brady Hoke’s home win streak ends at 19 straight. To say it’s been a down two weeks for our Maize & Blue would be an understatement. After falling to MSU last week, the Wolverines couldn’t shake the loss and were unable to sustain a strong defensive second-half performance by the defense and the team ultimately allowed...

Extra Points: Michigan Football vs Nebraska

Michigan Football will host Nebraska on Saturday at the Big House. Kick off is scheduled for 3:30 and the game will be televised on ABC. For a complete game preview, click here: Nebraska at Michigan. For the extra points, read on. Michigan leads the all-time series vs Nebraska with a 4-3-1 mark. Michigan is 19-0 at home during the Brady Hoke era. Devin Gardner ranks 7th in school...

Opponent Preview: U-M vs. Nebraska

Michigan football returns to the Big House on Saturday afternoon with the Wolverines looking to extend their home win streak to 20 consecutive victories under head coach Brady Hoke.  But the Maize and Blue will be playing against arguably the toughest opponent they have faced in Ann Arbor so far this season...

The Fallout: Johnny Manziel, Brady Hoke, Will Muschamp, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Week 11 edition.  It's the Same Old Song.  Alabama defeats LSU 38-17, ensuring the Crimson Tide will remain atop the BCS standings. (AP/Yahoo! Sports) Five for Fighting. Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel scores five touchdowns as he leads the Aggies over Mississippi State 51-41 at Kyle Field. (AP/Yahoo! Sports) Blow, blow...

No Longer WR, Gardner at QB vs. Nebraska

One year ago at this time Devin Gardner was lined up at wide receiver as the Wolverines headed to Lincoln to take on Nebraska. One year later, Gardner is eager to see the Cornhuskers under center.

McGary to sit out Michigan's opener

Associated Press Preseason All-American center Mitch McGary will sit out Michigan's season opener, Friday night vs. UMass Lowell at Crisler Center. Asked on WTKA-AM (1050) Thursday morning whether McGary would play, Beilein said, No, he wont. McGary, who's nursing a lower-back condition, didn't play in the Wolverines' two exhibition games either, but Beilein sounded...

McGary won't play in opener for No. 7 Michigan

Michigan center Mitch McGary will miss Friday night's season opener against UMass-Lowell because of a lingering back problem. Coach John Beilein didn't offer many details about McGary's condition or progress. The 6-foot-10 sophomore was named to the AP's preseason All-America team, but it's not clear when he'll be able to take the court this season. The seventh...

Michigan week: John Papuchis

The Huskers gets set for Devin Gardner and the Michigan Wolverines.

Video & Quotes: John Beilein reacts to season opening win

John Beilein met with the media after Michigan’s season opening win against UMass Lowell on Friday evening. Watch Beilein’s press conference in the embedded media player below or read the transcript below. Opening statement: “I’ve known Pat Duquette for a long time at UMass Lowell and turning around a program in Division I is quite a challenge, but he’s got a great plan...

B1G Things: Power Rankings

1. Ohio State:  Not a debate and the only intrigue remaining is how badly will Urban Meyer house Michigan and will it be enough to get Brady Hoke fired? 2. Wisconsin:  This is a close call between them and Michigan State, but I go with the Badgers because I think they could move the ball some on MSU and Wisconsin’s defense is good enough to where MSU would struggle to score more...

The Michigan Defense: Where are we now?

Greg Mattison came to Michigan with the job of restoring pride in the Wolverine defense. Before he got to campus some three years ago, the Wolverine defense was terrible; 110th overall as matter of fact in 2010. Maize and Blue fans expected it could take awhile for the defense to come around. But it was actually the spot of greatest improvement right away in Brady Hoke’s first...

Offense Sluggish, Defense Strong in U-M Win

Michigan coach John Beilein went small for Friday night’s season opener against UMass Lowell as sophomore wing Caris LeVert started over senior forward Jordan Morgan. Offensively, the Wolverines have some kinks to work out despite the victory (VIDEO included).

Recruitaholics: Ooooo Kill Em'

This Week's Dose: The Day is (Almost) Here, Commits in (Lights, Camera) Action, New '16 Offer, Nebraska Visitor List, OT, and she's back, Sayonara Suckas.  The Day is (Almost) Here Hand enjoying his time at the UTL II Game.  Image It's been a long, grueling process for top prospect Da'Shawn Hand, and a long, grueling waiting period for us Wolverine...

Game 1: UMass Lowell at Michigan Open Thread

Dustin Johnston Michigan basketball is back. Seven months ago the Wolverines walked off the floor at the Georgia Dome after falling short against Louisville in the National Championship. It feels like yesterday, but Michigan finally has a chance to move on as it tips off the 2013-14 season at the Crisler Center tonight. The Wolverines will hold a Final Four banner raising ceremony...

Recap: Michigan Defeats Umass Lowell, 69-42

VIDEO: FOXSportsNEXT's Andre Barthwell & Kyle Bogenschutz recap Michigan's season opening win over UMass Lowell, the play of sophomore Caris LeVert who lead the Wolverines with 17-points, low turnovers out of the point guard position, and more.
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