Posted September 12, 2012 on
Recently awarded the number 47 to honor former Michigan football great Bennie Oosterbaan, Wolverine sophomore linebacker Jake Ryan talks about the challenges defending Air Force, assesses the defense through two games, and looks forward to UMass.

Michigan Football game preview: Wolverines to host UMass

The Michigan Wolverines (1-1) will host UMass (0-2) on Saturday at Michigan Stadium. Kick off is scheduled for 3:42pm and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network. Minutemen UMass is in their first season in FBS and they are now part of the MAC. The Minutemen opened the season with a 37-0 loss at UConn. Last week they were clubbed 45-6 by Indiana. Michigan fans will recognize...

Wolverine Frank Clark pleads guilty, will stay with team

Michigan Wolverine sophomore defensive end Frank Clark pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a felony charge of second-degree home invasion. The maximum penalty that can be given to Clark when he faces sentencing on October 23rd is 15 years in prison and up to a $3,000 fine. Although, Clark is expected to receive something closer to [...]

Hoke: "Important week for us" (w/video)

With UMass set to take the field at the big house Saturday at 3:30pm, Michigan Head Coach Brady Hoke knows how important this week of prep is. Hoke talks about team 133’s attitude, what the Wolverines need to improve, and an injury update.

Schofield more comfortable at tackle

Michigan redshirt junior right tackle Michael Schofield is back to his natural position after spending 2011 as a guard for the Wolverines. Schofield talks about his comfort level, getting the tailbacks going, and the offensive line as a whole.

J.T. Floyd receiving halftime texts (w/video)

Michigan senior cornerback J.T. Floyd is being counted on even more than before after the season ending injury to sophomore Blake Countess. Floyd talks about his relationship with Countess, advice he’s receiving, and preparing for UMass this Saturday.

Stephen Hopkins embraces position change

Michigan junior Stephen Hopkins made the switch from running back to fullback last season. Hopkins talks about the position change and how he is working to become a better fullback.

Top NBA Draft Prospects in the Big Ten: No. 2 Trey Burke

Draft Express goes in-depth while scouting Trey Burke’s NBA prospects, slotting him as the league’s second best prospect behind Cody Zeller. A few highlights: As the primary ball-handler of the slowest tempo team in the Big Ten conference, with no real post presence and very few creators besides him, Burke is by nature a very ball-dominant point guard. A huge amount of his offensive...

The Michigan Medley channels the Verve Pipe

We were merely freshmen Rich Rodriguez’s first recruiting classes are now the team’s upperclassmen and they have produced some stars, most notably Denard Robinson. But there are considerable talent and depth deficiencies that Hoke’s first two classes are beginning to fill. On Saturday against Air Force, we saw eight freshmen play considerable roles for the Wolverines and their...

Local Big Ten Review: For Spartans and Wolverines, Sharing the Football is Caring

The Michigan Wolverines got back on the winning track last weekend and the Michigan State Spartans sustained some early season momentum, due in large part to each of their quarterbacks sharing the football with a couple different receiving options. Though … Continue reading →

UMass: first look

Read our preseason UMass preview here. It wasn’t easy, but Michigan picked up its first win of the season on Saturday against a feisty Air Force team. This week, the Wolverines host a team that can probably be described as the exact opposite of feisty – the UMass Minutemen. You may remember two years ago, in Rich Rodriguez’s last season, Michigan hosted UMass and had to hold...
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