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Fox Sports Detroit:
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Fitzgerald Toussaint watched Michigan's 41-14 loss to Alabama with members of the wrong team.
Instead of being in Dallas with his teammates, Toussaint was back home, taking in the game along with members of the men's basketball team at assistant hoops coach's Bacari Alexander's house. Toussaint was suspended from the game after a July arrest for drunk driving.
"It meant a lot to me that they invited me over because they showed me that I'm still supported by the people on campus," Toussaint said Tuesday. "The basketball team has always been great to us, and I was glad to have the company.
"It was emotional to watch the game. I was really getting into it."
Although he enjoyed the company, Toussaint doesn't intend to put himself in that position again.
"I left my team down, I let my family down and I wasn't trustworthy," he said. "That's been the hardest part of all of this. I didn't s...
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The Michigan Wolverines fought valiantly against Alabama in a season opening 41-14 loss. However, they were overwhelmed by the Crimson Tide’s outstanding play in the trenches and their impressive wealth of talent. Alabama out-gained the Wolverines 431-269. That’s obviously not good, but that is standard operating procedure for Alabama’s defense. In last year’s national...
The Michigan Wolverines will host Air Force in their home opener on Saturday afternoon at the Big House. The game will kick off at 3:35pm and be televised on ABC. Michigan enters the game as a 21 point favorite.
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I've been on the road the last two days, so content has been sparse. We'll resume normal programming tomorrow.
Official word from UM media relations:
University of Michigan football sophomore cornerback Blake Countess (Owings Mills, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel) will miss the remainder of the 2012 season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered in last Saturday...
Brady Hoke thinks his Michigan team's spirits are still high following Saturday's 41-14 loss to No. 2 Alabama.
The Wolverines weren't as lucky on the physical side.
Hoke confirmed that starting cornerback Blake Countess will miss the rest of the season after tearing his ACL on a special-teams play early in the game. Countess, who will take a medical redshirt, will be...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Brady Hoke made sure his Michigan Wolverines understood the week's big message.
Hoke said when he met with the media on Monday, and so did both Elliott Mealer and Devin Gardner.
"We can't let Alabama beat us twice."
Hoke is worried that, after being humiliated 41-14 by the Crimson Tide on national television, his team won't be in the right...
Michigan has lost starting cornerback Blake Countess because of a season-ending knee injury.
The team announced Monday that Countess tore an anterior cruciate ligament against Alabama. He was hurt early in Saturday night when the eighth-ranked Wolverines lost 41-14 to the second-ranked Crimson Tide.
Countess played in 12 games and started six last season as a freshman.
Michigan Head Coach Brady Hoke fought through a weak voice earlier this afternoon addressing media after the Wolverines season opening loss. Hoke delves into Michigan’s struggles against Alabama, updates on the injury front and how they plan to avoid a letdown in week two.
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This may just be a shock to everyone, but players for the Michigan St. Spartans do not like Michigan. I know, just a crazy revelation. A few Spartan players let anyone who followed them know about it during the Michigan/Alabama game. Many of them cracked jokes and ripped on Denard Robinson, as the Crimson Tide [...]
Brady Hoke confirmed Monday that Countess would undergo surgery and miss the rest of the season, delivering a huge blow to the Michigan defense Continue reading →
University of Michigan football sophomore cornerback Blake Countess (Owings Mills, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel) will miss the remainder of the 2012 season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered in last Saturday’s game against Alabama. The loss to the Crimson Tide was bad enough, but now there’s injury added to insult for the Wolverines.
Countess started six of...
During Saturday night's ESPN college football television broadcast of the Michigan-Alabama game on ABC, the audio was cut for a few seconds as Brent Musburger was talking at the 2:30 left in the third quarter. As the audio came back, viewers saw Kirk Herbstreit laughing and Musburger admitting to a Freudian slip. Naturally, everyone wondered what Musburger said. Fortunately...
These are my preseason scouting reports. They are meant to just lay a foundation for where these players are going into the 2012 College Football season. Obviously when I do final scouting reports on these players after the season, things will change. No guarantees they will change for the better, and I do my best to be objective and pragmatic. You all may take that as being...
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Yahoo!: Michigan State players share their critiques of Denard Robinson’s play on Twitter (then delete them)
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