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This Week in College Football [TWCIF #8} – The University of Michigan has an enormous fan base, one of the richest in college sports (which includes yours truly for over 30 years), but it also drives some of us crazy when you see the potential for a memorable season slip away because the coaches got conservative and left the deciding outcome on the foot of their field goal kicker. Well the results speak for themselves, a 4OT loss to Penn State.
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At this point it is obvious our young Michigan Wolverines team is working through some growing pains. The four-overtime cardiac-clutch of the game this past Saturday was both appeasing and infuriating.
While it seems the defense made some strides, the offense still looked to struggle. The offensive live was the most disappointing position group as has been the case most of the year...
It took 4 overtimes for Michigan to finally snatch defeat out of the jaws of victory in the Wolverine’s 43-40 loss to Penn State. There were at least a dozen events in the game that could have changed the outcome for Michigan. However none of those possible scenarios occurred and at the end of the four-overtime day Michigan came up short.
Not surprisingly, some in Wolverine...
The 2013 Michigan football team suffered their first loss of the season in a quadruple overtime thriller against Penn State Saturday night. Wolverine fans saw their beloved team fail to build off their complete performance against Minnesota a week prior. Turnovers, mistakes, and missed opportunities that have plagued Michigan all season were finally too much to overcome against Penn...
Following its first loss of the 2013 season, Michigan will look to rebound against Big Ten opponent Indiana. Michigan (5-1, 1-1) lost last week to Penn State, a team that Indiana (3-3, 1-1) defeated two weeks ago 44-24. The Wolverines will kick off against the Hoosiers Saturday at 3:30 ET and will be broadcast on Big Ten Network.
Devin Gardner (AP Photo)
Michigan dropped from the...
Brady Hoke and Greg Mattison (Photo credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)
Michigan Football’s upcoming schedule is littered with roadblocks, barricades, and cause for real concern. The Wolverines are sitting on a 5-1 record, but are very fortunate to not be 3-3. In the following, I will explain what the root of the problem is and how long we will have to wait until it is fixed...
Groom’s cakes are serious business, and we’ve seen time and time again that sports fans use them as a platform to demonstrate their fanhood — today we got another great example of that. One Michigan State fan decided to get a groom’s cake featuring Sparty stomping on the back of a fallen Michigan player: That’s a pretty amazing cake — it’s a very accurate depiction...
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Opening statement ... "It's obviously disappointing to lose;
you don't play to lose. It is disappointing -- we need to execute better
in multiple areas, and when the opportunity comes we need to take
advantage of it. And you've got to make...
Michigan coach Brady Hoke says he doesn't think the team's play-calling was too conservative in the Wolverines' four-overtime loss to Penn State, but he did take the blame for a delay-of-game penalty late in regulation that led to a punt.
The Wolverines lost a 10-point, fourth-quarter lead at Penn State and fell 43-40 on Saturday. On Sunday, Michigan dropped of The Associated...
There were scapegoats abound for the Michigan Wolveries’ stunning 43-40 overtime loss to the Penn State Nittany Lions on Saturday night, but plenty of people continue to look in the wrong places.
Brendan Gibbons missed multiple field goals which could have won the game, while Devin Gardner turned the ball over too many times (again) and Brady Hoke and the coaching staff played...
Michigan coach Brady Hoke met with the media for the final time leading up to Indiana on Saturday. Hoke addressed the offensive line reps, Erik Magnuson’s play at Penn State, his skill set, updated the status of Taylor Lewan, and prepping for Indiana’s tempo offense (VIDEO included).
VIDEO: Michigan senior wide receiver Drew Dileo discusses the senior leadership for the Wolverines attempting to rebound after the loss to Penn State and how Devin Gardner is handling his criticism.
Brady Hoke reflects upon Michigan's 43-40 quadruple overtime loss to Penn State. The Wolverines' headman discusses the performance of the offensive line, the offensive philosophy moving forward, potential lineup changes, and much much more.
Michigan coach Brady Hoke took full responsibility for the delay of game penalty late in the Wolverines' loss at Penn State. Hoke addressed that, the issues with the running game, the competition at left guard, and whether or not he believes the coaches took a conservative approach in the fourth quarter and overtime (VIDEO included).
VIDEO: Former Michigan stars Stan Edwards and Marcus Ray provide insight only they can on just how the Wolverines will utilize the final six games of 2013 in hopes of pushing the program forward under head coach Brady Hoke.