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Two short seasons after starting his Michigan Wolverines career on one of the nation’s worst defenses, Thomas Gordon, with the help of Brady Hoke, enters his senior season as an anchor on one of the nation’s best defensive units.
Then again, they’ll start two safeties today with zero combined starts. The Michigan Wolverines suspended Thomas Gordon today for the game versus Western Michigan.
After seeing action as a hybrid linebacker while a redshirt freshman, Gordon’s move to safety his sophomore season has proved beneficial for the Michigan Wolverines defense. His ability to play both strong and free safety, overall athletic ability, and natural instincts make him a problem for opposing offenses and a target for NFL scouts.
Of course, they didn’t tell us why. And no one who covers the Michigan Wolverines can tell us why. I’d copy and past the Brady Hoke statement, but you know how those things are. They never say anything worth while. Plus, you’ve probably already seen it.
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Despite graduating one of the most dynamic players in school history in Denard Robinson, Michigan feels pretty good about replacing him under center with Devin Gardner.
The bigger concern for the Wolverines is who Gardner will throw to.
No. 17 Michigan hopes for another top receiver to emerge alongside Jeremy Gallon on Saturday as it opens the season at home against Central Michigan...
Michigan opened up their 2013 season with a bang Saturday afternoon by way of a 59-9 deconstruction of Central Michigan from the Big House.
The Wolverines, despite the Chips probably not set up for success this season looked every bit a Legends division contender and displayed that life does in fact go on in an era without Denard Robinson. And aside of a couple of shaky plays, Devin...
Michigan will open the season on Saturday when they host Central Michigan at the Big House. Kick off is set for 3:42pm and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network. For a complete game preview click here: Michigan vs Central Michigan. For the extra points, read on.
Michigan is 109-21-3 all-time in 133 season openers.
The players elected four captains for this season. They...
Via UM press release:
Michigan football head coach Brady Hoke announced Saturday (Aug. 31) that senior safety Thomas Gordon will serve a one-game suspension to open the 2013 season for a violation of team rules."It is important that our 115 sons represent this university and program to the high standards we hold," said Hoke. "But at times, like in society, our...
Junior quarterback Devin Gardner and senior running back Fitz Toussaint had meaningful returns to Michigan Stadium Saturday afternoon in the season opening win over Central Michigan. Gardner and Toussaint discuss the anxiousness each felt, how they believe they fared (VIDEO included).
Michigan coach Brady Hoke discusses the play of his Wolverines after a 59-9 win over Central Michigan Saturday and looks forward to the primetime match-up with Notre Dame in Ann Arbor (VIDEO included).
Michigan Football opened the season in impressive fashion by thrashing Central Michigan to the tune of 59-9. 3 Stars Devin Gardner (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) Devin Gardner he did toss two interceptions, but he also accounted for 3 touchdowns in barely over a half of football. His final line was 10-15 passing for 152 yards and one touchdown. He also churned out 52 yards...
If you're looking to get juiced up for the start of the Michigan Wolverines' 2013 season, and you've got about eight minutes to spare, this hype video should do you just right.
Michigan offensive line coach Darrell Funk breaks down his unit heading into today’s opener versus Central Michigan. He discusses Taylor Lewan’s leadership, the emergence of Graham Glasgow and Jack Miller, the progress made by Chris Bryant, Ben Braden, and Erik Magnuson, the challenges presented by the Chippewa defense, and more.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Devin Gardner ran for two touchdowns and threw for another in the first half as No. 17 Michigan went on to beat Central Michigan 59-9.
The Michigan Wolverines' marching band mocked Ohio State's "Script Ohio" on Saturday during their halftime performance.
Some of my favorite photos from yesterday. Click to embiggen.
View the entire set here.
Now, on to the recap...
"This is all about winning a championship. And if we get satisfied (with) one effort, then...you know, we're not going to win it." -Brady Hoke, post-game.
The day went as planned. Invite an inferior MAC...
With Notre Dame looming, this was a workout the rust gam