Posted October 04, 2012 on
Michigan defensive players Desmond Morgan, Jordan Kovacs and Kenny Demens talk about the defensive focus on pursuit drills and playing as a cohesive unit against the Boilermakers Saturday.

Michigan's Health, Fitz Toussaint and important takeaways from Brady Hoke presser

Here are some huge takeaways from the Michigan football pressers, even including the ones that seem absolutely loaded with BS. Like it seems all coaches are scripted to do unless the conflicting approach has the cover blown off of it prematurely, Brady Hoke says all of his guys are a-ok! The transcription is courtesy of MGoBlog. How’s your health coming out of the bye? “I feel...

Brady Hoke doesn't like headsets.

A lot of college football coaches wear headsets on the field, getting pivotal information for calling plays and whatnot. Don't include Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke in that category, though. He thinks wearing headsets on the sideline is "overrated." “It is overrated,” Hoke said today, during his weekly radio segment on WXYT-FM (97.1). “You ever...

Extra points: Michigan football at Purdue news and notes

Michigan Football will open the Big Ten season at Purdue on Saturday afternoon. Kick off is scheduled for 4pm with TV coverage on the Big Ten Network. You can read my complete game preview here: Michigan Football at Purdue, for the extra points read on. Jordan Kovacs needs 4 tackles to become the 15th player and first defensive back in school history to join the 300 tackle club....

Michigan searching for offensive rhythm

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- For Michigan, the real season starts on Saturday. Sure, there might have been Wolverines fans dreaming of a berth in the national-championship game, but those were dashed pretty quickly by Alabama. After that, the goal has been what Brady Hoke always said it was -- a trip to Indianapolis for a shot at the Big Ten title. If Michigan wants to get there, they are...

Friday Focus: Michigan Offensive Coordinator Al Borges

Well, breathing time is over.  It’s back to work for Team 133 as they return to the road to take on the surprise Purdue Boilermakers in West Lafayette and begin the B1G season. Purdue is 3-1, boasts the 22nd best rush defense in the country, has eight interceptions and is another team that has a very stout defensive line led by monster senior Kawann Short.   So once again the...'s Best Bet for Week Six

Michigan – Purdue U 59 I’ve seen all four Michigan games this season and I’ll assume that HC Brady Hoke knows what he is doing in trying to turn Denard Robinson into a pocket passer, but I’ll admit I am not seeing it. Robinson definitely does not look comfortable in the pocket and his passing numbers have suffered. His pass efficiency is down, his completion percentage is...

Hoke hoping practice translates (w/video)

Michigan Head Coach Brady Hoke is encouraged but not satisfied with the defensive performance against Notre Dame. The man in charge of the Wolverines got back to basics in practice over the past couple weeks hoping to create more consistent play heading into the Big Ten.

"A throw away can be a good play" (w/video)

Michigan senior quarterback Denard Robinson has been the center of scrutiny and praise throughout his career as a Wolverine. With really high highs and very low lows, if Michigan hopes to win the Big Ten, Robinson will need to find a middle ground. **With VIdeo**

Borges: “We can win the Big Ten” (w/video)

Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges believes that if the Wolverines play the way they’re capable of they can win the Big Ten—however, Denard Robinson and the offense will need to be much better in order to do it.

Michigan needs to play up their strengths, not their weaknesses

Photo via the 2011 Purdue photo set. Offensive coordinator Al Borges met with the media yesterday to discuss what he's been up to since Michigan's loss to Notre Dame on September 22nd. [presser transcript via Mgoblog] Offense struggling away from home … what do you make of it? “I’m never sure exactly what to make of it. All I know is to look at the raw data...
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