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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.

Extra Points: Michigan Football vs UMass game news, notes, predictions

The Michigan Wolverines (1-1) will host UMass (0-2) on Saturday at the Big House. The game will kick off at 3:42 pm with television coverage provided by the Big Ten Network. For the complete game preview click here: Michigan vs UMass. For the extra points, read on. Michigan will honor Ron Kramer on Saturday as a Michigan Football Legend. His #87 will be unretired and a current player...

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 [...]

Massachusetts vs. Michigan: Three Bold Predictions

Bold Prediction #1: UMASS Offense will get going in Ann ArborSure UMASS only scored 6 points in two weeks in their inaugural FBS season and they are only scoring three points per game (124th in the nation), but the Minutemen can only improve right?I’m not completely sold on Michigan’s defense as their pass defense is very shaky. UMASS runs a no huddle offense and was able 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.

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.

Ryan: D needs to be more physical (w/video)

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-Massachusetts preview

When people think about Michigan playing Massachusetts in football, they probably remember the game two years ago where the Wolverines struggled to a 42-37 victory. This time is probably going to be a lot different. Not only has Michigan taken big steps forward in the Brady Hoke era, but UMass is a shadow of the team that came to the Big House in 2010. The Minutemen, then an FCS...

Michigan Basketball: Stu Douglass interview transcript

Can you update us on the start of your pro career? Where are you living? Who are you playing for? What’s the makeup of the team? What is your expected role? I’m in Pamplona, Spain playing for Navarra Club. Team is looking good so far. We play a different style than at Michigan with two big guys in the low post (finally a seven footer I’ve always dreamed of playing with. No...

Michigan Basketball: Zack Novak interview transcript

Recently, had the chance to interview Stu Douglass and Zack Novak to get an update on their pro careers, some reflection on their time at Michigan, and their thoughts on this year’s Wolverines. Read below for the full transcript of Zack Novak’s interview: Can you update us on the start of your pro career? Where are you living? Who are you playing for? What’s...

Friday Focus: The Michigan Offensive Line

Allow me to introduce myself. No, this is not a Jay-Z track.  My name is Adam DiBartolomeo and, like most of you, I am a life-long passionate fan of the Michigan Wolverines.  I am absolutely thrilled to be a part of the Hokeamaniac team and share my thoughts with the Wolverine Nation every week.  In [...]

Stu Douglass & Zack Novak forged Michigan basketball revolution

About 5 years ago the Michigan Wolverines basketball team was in a total rebuilding mode under John Beilein. Looking to fill a few roster spots to help round out his team he tapped two shooting guards from nearby Indiana. In came Zack Novak and Stu Douglass with little fanfare and perhaps even less expectation. What took place over the next 4 years from this tandem of tireless leaders...

Q&A: John Beilein checks in on U-M priority Devin Booker

One of Michigan’s highest recruiting priorities, 2014 combo guard Devin Booker, is receiving attention from all over the map. Booker’s recruitment continues to surge with major interest from strong interest from Alabama, Florida, Louisiana State, Michigan, Michigan State, Mississippi State and Missouri among others. Michigan continued its full court press for the Grand Rapids...

iSportsWeb chats with Zack Novak and Stu Douglass

Joe White, of iSportsWeb, caught up with Zack Novak and Stu Douglass to discuss the early start to their pro careers as well as their thoughts on Michigan’s upcoming season. White’s feature article can be found here or you can read transcripts of his conversations with Zack and Stu. Can you compare the talent level on the court for this year’s team to what you had while you...
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