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If Taylor Lewan's college career is indeed over, he's going out with a bang.
Michigan's star offensive tackle added another award to his growing collection Tuesday when he was named a first-team All-America by the Associated Press.
The only other in-state player to make the All-America squad was Central Michigan offensive tackle Eric Fisher, who was selected to the third team.
Lewan was also a consensus pick for first-team All-Big Ten and won named the Big Ten Offensive Lineman of the Year. Last season, as a sophomore, he was chosen second-team All-Big Ten.
Brady Hoke has acknowledged that he and his staff are advising Lewan on his decision to go pro or return to Michigan for his senior season.
"Our recommendation will be based on our due diligence, including talking to the NFL's draft committee, and will be based entirely on what is best for Taylor," Hoke said recently.
Either way, Lewan will finish this season with one of his toughest assignments of the year. He will face another first-team All-America selection, South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, in the Jan. 1 Outback Bowl.
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Michigan Football recruiting update with Derrick Green. The nations top running back recently updated rivals.com on his recruitment. His top six schools are Michigan, Auburn, Tennessee, Oregon, Miami and Ole Miss. Green has visited Michigan, Auburn and Tennessee. He plans to visit Oregon and will then have one visit left which will be to either Miami or Ole Miss.
It's official. Michigan will play Notre Dame in primetime on September 7, 2013. Also, Tom Harmon, Old 98, will be honored as a Michigan Football legend.
Maybe it's just me, but 2013 is already starting to have a special feel to it. This game will be huge.
Via UM press release:
Michigan to Face Notre Dame in Primetime, Honor Tom Harmon as Michigan Football LegendAnnā...
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer Michigan offensive tackle Taylor Lewan has put himself in a position to make a lot of money this spring.
Lewan isn't sure if he's ready to cash in on his production and potential just yet.
The Associated Press All-America first-team selection is undecided about whether to stay for his senior season, and fifth...
A South Carolina native, Michigan senior cornerback J.T. Floyd is already hearing plenty of bowl-related ātalkā from back home, and he expects to hear even more as the Wolverines prepare for a matchup with the Gamecocks on New Years Day.
The third-ranked Michigan Wolverines are in line for an NCAA Tournament date at The Palace of Auburn Hills, according to ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi. In his first bracket projection of the regular season, Lunardi handed Michigan the No. 1 seed in the West, with Rounds 2 and 3 set for Auburn Hills.
You can check out Lunardiās full bracket here.
Michigan, presumably, has the...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan did everything they needed to do Tuesday night.
No one got hurt, the bench players all got to play and they played quickly enough that everyone could get home in time to study for finals.
Oh, and they beat Binghamtom 67-39 in a game that was probably less competitive than an intrasquad scrimmage.
"This is nice because we played good defense and...
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Irvin had 27 points and 17 rebounds in a 74-49 victory over Lawrence Central. Irvin also had 21 points on 7-of-19 (3-8 3pt) shooting with 10 rebounds, four assists and two steals in a 53-41 win over Noblesville.
John Beilein joined the rest of the Big ten coaches on a conference call Monday morning. You can read selected notes and quotes from the conversation below:
On how different the top of the conference looks this year as opposed to last year: āItās probably too early for me to even judge that. ā¦I see the records, and I follow it the best I can, but Iām probably not educated...
Nik Stauskas had another nice shooting performance from long range versus Binghamton, going 4/8 from behind the arc. That said, the Michigan freshman has noticed more attention coming his way from the opposition. After the Wolverines' 67-39 victory over Binghamton Stauskas discussed his team's oncourt chemistry, expanding his offensive attack, and more.
Michigan Head Coach John Beilein is being as realistic as possible when it comes to his Wolverines. Despite the 10-0 start, he says, setbacks are bound to come.
Trey Burke, Caris LeVert and Nik Stauskas met with the media after Michiganās 67-39 win over Binghamton on Tuesday night. Watch their interviews in the embedded media players below:
LeVert and Stauskas after the jump.
Trey Burke scored 19 points and freshman Nik Stauskas added 12
to lead No. 3 Michigan to a 67-39 victory over Binghamton on