Posted October 07, 2013 on AP on Fox
Michigan defensive tackle Ondre Pipkins will miss the rest of the season after tearing an anterior cruciate ligament in one of his knees during Saturday's win over Minnesota. The team announced the loss Monday. Pipkins, a sophomore, had appeared in all five games, totaling seven tackles. The 18th-ranked Wolverines play at Penn State on Saturday. Michigan is allowing opponents to convert 41 percent of their third-down plays, ranking them just 78th among Bowl Subdivision teams. In Michigan's 42-13 win against Minnesota last weekend, the Golden Gophers were 8 of 15 on third-down conversions and put together scoring drives of 16, 11 and nine plays that ate up more than 20 minutes of game time.

Michigan's Ondre Pipkins out for season with ACL

ANN ARBOR -- Michigan defensive tackle Ondre Pipkins will miss the rest of the season after tearing his ACL in Saturday's victory over Minnesota. The sophomore had earned a regular spot in Michigan's defensive-line rotation, making seven tackles in five games. "You hurt for Ondre, and I really do because I coach him and he's in my meeting room every day,"...

Pipkins Out With Torn ACL

Media Day Perry the ACL-ephant, it appears, has switched teams. UM press release: ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- U-M football sophomore defensive tackle Ondre Pipkins (Kansas City, Mo./Park Hill) will miss the remainder of the 2013 season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered in last Saturday's game against Minnesota, the team announced today (Monday, Oct. 7).Pipkins...

The Jug Stays: Michigan Wolverines Now 5-0, But…

It was the 100th meeting of Michigan and Minnesota for the Little Brown Jug. Bottom line: Michigan won and as usual the jug stays in Ann Arbor.  Michigan has won the competition 73 times compared to Minnesota’s 24 wins.  There have been 3 ties.  However, it wasn’t quite what we had hoped for.   Michigan didn’t dominate Minnesota, despite what the 42-13 score suggests....

Michigan Football: Grading the Wolverines’ performance against Minnesota

The Michigan Wolverines defeated the Minnesota Golden Gophers in their Big Ten opener by a score of 42-13 yesterday afternoon. The win gave Michigan their 5th win of the season, and it was made possible in large part due to the lack of turnovers (zero!) and the emergence of Devin Funchess. Let’s see how each unit for the Wolverines graded out. Quarterback-B Turnovers, turnovers...

Michigan-Penn St. Preview

Losing interior lineman Ondre Pipkins for the season is a tough blow for a Michigan defense coach Brady Hoke feels still has room to improve. The potential return of All-Big Ten linebacker Jake Ryan may help it reach the level Hoke expects. The 18th-ranked Wolverines look to remain unbeaten Saturday as they visit a Penn State team also searching for some consistency on the defensive...

Michigan football: Jake Ryan’s potential return

On March 19, Michigan’s best defensive player in Jake Ryan tore his ACL and has been on a long road to recovery. Well, not as long of a road as many expected. In fact, his recovery has been much faster than most other athletes who come back from the same injury.If Ryan returns this Saturday against Penn State, it would have taken him just 7 months to recover. Adrian Peterson... Cover Shot Game #5: Fitz' Happens!

Fitz’ Happens! I know Devin Funchess had a career day on Saturday and our quarterback Devin Gardner played his most efficient game of the season completing 13 of 17 passes for 235 yards and a touchdown (while not turning the ball over once). But, if these 2013 Wolverines are to be “really” successful this year, everything begins and ends with the offensive line and running...

Michigan rediscovers TE Funchess in passing game

Michigan has rediscovered tight end Devin Funchess. The sophomore set career highs with seven receptions and 151 yards receiving on Saturday against Minnesota. He caught a 24-yard, go-ahead touchdown pass late in the first half and made some more catches in the second half to help the Wolverines pull away and beat the Golden Gophers 42-13. Funchess had a total of just eight catches...

Michigan improves to 5-0 with victory over Gophers

In the 100th meeting in the Battle for the Little Brown Jug, the Michigan football team knocked off Minnesota 42-13. Michigan (5-0, 1-0 B1G) was able to overcome a lackluster performance in its previous two games and defeat Minnesota (4-2, 0-2). The Wolverines got off to a slow start in the first half but was able to score 28 points in the second half to pull away from the Golden...

Hoke Pleased With Bryant, Glasgow Moves

Michigan coach Brady Hoke appeared pleased with the efforts of left guard Chris Bryant and now starting center Graham Glasgow following Saturday’s win. Hoke discusses the running game and Taylor Lewan offers his thoughts and also talks his role on the offensive line.

5 Takes From Minnesota

When Devin's happy, I'm happy. Devin Funchess It seems Devin Funchess has found his role in the Michigan offense and it's not at tight end. The sophomore led all receivers with 7 catches for 151 yards and a touchdown...easily his best outing of the season. What was most impressive, other than the fact that he's a tight end playing wideout, is that on his...

Devin Funchess: 'It Helps The Offense'

VIDEO: Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner and TE/WR Devin Funchess run through their big day in the Wolverines 42-13 win over Minnesota.

Hoke Saw Progress vs Gophers; Wants More

Brady Hoke met with the media Monday to reflect upon his team’s 42-13 victory over Minnesota and look ahead to Saturday’s match-up with Penn State. Michigan’s headman discussed the performance of the interior line, the running game, the defense, and more.

Michigan Basketball recruiting: DJ Wilson goes blue

Michigan Basketball’s 2014 recruiting class took a little while to start coming together, but the Wolverines picked up a commitment from Kameron Chatman on Tuesday. DJ Wilson (Sacramento, California) became the latest to commit when he pledged on his official visit this weekend. DJ Wilson Wilson is a 6-foot-9, 205 pound, above the rim player. He fits the mold of a John Beilein...

Mitch McGary hoping to return soon, but back injury becoming worrisome

ESPN’s Jeff Goodman was at Michigan basketball practice over the weekend. He tweeted some thoughts about practice but also reports that there’s reason for concern regarding McGary’s injury. “We’re just being cautious,” said the 6-foot-10, 260-pound big man, who has been out since the start of practice with what has been deemed by the school as a lower back condition...
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