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As you know, successful teams must effectively engage their fans to drive both revenue and performance. Keeping this in mind, TicketCity created an algorithm (measuring social media and ticket data) to determine which college football teams across all conferences have the most engaged fan bases. Michigan is #1 most engaged fan base in college football. Michigan’s Coach Brady Hoke would be happy to see Michigan leading the pack in terms of fan engagement. In a June interview Hoke asserted that the Big Ten is near the level of the SEC. 1 of 3 Big 10 schools included in the top 10 ranking, but the SEC still dominates with 5 schools represented. While the Michigan fans might not be as loud and boisterous as some of the other fanbases, Michigan now has led the country in attendance for 15 consecutive seasons. Luckily, the sheer size of the “The Big House” keeps the average ticket price lower comparative to other schools with very strong demand (they rank #8 for highest home ticket price...
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Devin Gardner (Photo by: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
“In a Word”…proof…Michigan hasn’t had a legit WR threat since before RichRod was in Ann Arbor…and to be honest…they still don’t. That may only last one more year though. They now have a passer (and by passer I mean not Denard...
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Michigan Football picked up a major 2015 commitment on Saturday when 5-star WR George Campbell committed to play for the Wolverines. On Monday, 4-star 2015 running back Damien Harris committed to play for Michigan. Harris is ranked #20 overall by ESPN.
The 5-foot-11, 195 pound Harris, hails from Berea, Kentucky and gives Brady Hoke another highly...
The top overall running back in the state of Kentucky won’t be playing for the Wildcats. Instead, Damien Harris will join 5-star wide receiver George Campbell as the second highly-ranked position player to suit up for the Michigan Wolverines in the class of 2015.
Harris committed today on Twitter. Campbell was the first to congratulate him.
I have decided to officially commit...
If you want to be elite, you have to beat the teams you're not
supposed to beat. You have to win the games on the road against better
opponents in hostile environments. The 2012 season saw plenty of those,
and Michigan lost every one of them.
To prove the
widely-held claim after the 2011 season that Michigan was "back", they needed to do
the things great...
On September 6th, Michigan will host Notre Dame for probably the final time, for at least a while. The event is sure to draw the same if not more attention than the previous "Under the Lights" matchup in 2011 due to the fact that Notre Dame just played for the BCS National Title, and the last two primetime matchups have provided some thrilling games for both schools.
The Michigan Wolverines released the new Under the Lights logo for their game this September against Notre Dame. It will be the second ever night game at the Big House, and it will be the last time that Notre Dame comes to Ann Arbor for quite some time. The logo looks great and I’m excited to see if this game will produce the same exciting results it did the first time around...
While it is a very long time until Damien Harris may see the field in Ann Arbor, the 2015 running back from Berea, Kentucky (Madison Southern) committed to the Michigan Wolverines over offers from Florida, Kentucky, and others. While Kentucky never made it into the picture until Mark Stoops came to town, the new Kentucky staff was hoping to land this great in-state talent. Since...
Our series on the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry continues with a look at the two men who have restored the luster to their programs and thus The Game. Brady Hoke and Urban Meyer have shown in their tenures they're not only winning coaches but also good guardians for the rivalry.
Madison Southern (Ky.) class of 2015 running back Damien Harris had nearly his pick of the litter when it came to schools, but he went with his childhood favorite today, choosing the Michigan Wolverines. He talks about his decision here.