Found March 20, 2012 on
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Ryan Van Bergen
Gardner is still the backup QB, but is he too good to keep on the sideline?
We're two practices into spring football and position switches abound. Some are more obvious than others, some are a work-in-progress which may or may not really happen. But most, if not all, are worthwhile discussion.
First, let's look at what fancy nuggets the spring roster has unveiled. And surprise surprise, all of them have to do with the DE spot.
Official roster position changes
Jibreal Black has switched from DE to DT. Jordan Paskorz switched from DE to TE, Brenden Beyer went from LB to DE and Chris Eddins went from DE to TE.
The WR role
On offense, the WR spot is up in the air at the moment with the graduation of Junior Hemingway and the early departure of Darryl Stonum. So to fill the void at flanker, Roy Roundtree has been moved to that spot.
I am curious who else will step up in that department. I would like to think that Jeremy Jackson and Jerald Robinson would be the...
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The Michigan Wolverines have officially hatched Team 133 as Spring Practice is underway. Offensive Coordinator Al Borges and Defensive Coordinator Greg Mattison have both shed light on some of the developments with Team 133. I’ll focus on the offensive side of the ball today.
The most startling roster fact is that Michigan is down to 7 scholarship offensive linemen...
Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges on Denard Robinson's progress, experimenting with Devin Gardner, replacing Junior Hemingway, and much much more.
Cox spent much of last season not seeing the playing field. Between Fitz Toussaint, Vincent Smith, Michael Shaw and Stephen Hopkins, Cox was relegated to just a few kickoff returns. He exits Ann Arbor with only one year of eligibility left. Greener pastures for Cox exist elsewhere. And apparently, elsewhere is UMass. Oddly, UMass is on Michigan's schedule as...
Five days after getting knocked out in its NCAA Tournament opener, Michigan's basketball program suffered another setback with the announcement that sophomore Evan Smotrycz is among three players who have decided to transfer.
Coach John Beilein announced Wednesday that Smotrycz, sophomore Colton Christian and freshman Carlton Brundidge are all leaving the program.
Maryland Region: Top seed takes on Big Ten throwback
From 32 teams to 16, the 2012 Worst College Football Uniform Tournament is on to round two! Starting in the Maryland bracket we have Maryland’s state-pride uniforms coming off a smashing victory against N.C. State and their all-red uniforms.
Maryland received 81.97% of the votes in round one, cruising to a victory as expected...
With the news of 3 players transferring from Michigan Basketball all eyes now turn to Trey Burke. The Detroit Free Press spoke to Burke’s father, Benji, and he told them where things stand with Trey and the NBA.
“Trey, he would love to come back, because he thinks they’re going to have a good team,” Benji said. “In the same breath, how do I pass up the opportunity of a...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — University of Michigan men’s basketball head coach John Beilein announced today (Wednesday, March 21) that sophomore forward Evan Smotrycz (Reading, Mass./New Hampton Prep [N.H.]),sophomore forward Colton Christian (Bellevue, Wash./Hargrave Military Academy) and freshman guard Carlton Brundidge (Southfield, Mich./Southfield HS) each decided...
MGoBlue.com: Coach Beilein announces that Evan Smotrycz, Carlton Brundidge, and Coltan Christian have decided to leave Michigan.
(Big Tentacles is the SWRT look at the Big Ten and the schools it not-so-secretly covets.)
How Does Your Gardner Grow?
Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges is looking for situations to give promising Wolverine backup quarterback Devin Gardner more playing time in 2013. (The Detroit Free Press)
The Policy of Truth.
Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke seeks reforms...