Posted December 05, 2011 on
Ryan Van Bergen and Kevin Koger discuss Michigan's selection for the 2012 Sugar Bowl, react to critical comments from Michigan State about being passed over, and more.

Michigan Football Recruiting Update: Amara Darboh commits

The Michigan Wolverines have received a verbal commitment from 4-star WR Amara Darboh out of Des Moines, Iowa. Darboh has been clocked at 4.42 in the 40 yard dash. Here is an excerpt of his scouting report on ESPNU Darboh is a combination of strength and quickness as a big receiver with a sturdy build, long arms and nice height. He is part playmaker and part possession player… At...

Michigan Football: Wolverines to play VT in Sugar Bowl

The Michigan Wolverines (10-2, 6-2) will play Virginia Tech in the Sugar Bowl on January 3rd at 1pm. The game will mark Michigan’s first BCS Bowl game in 5 years (2007 Rose Bowl). Michigan has played in the Sugar Bowl once, a 1984 loss to Auburn. Stay tuned for more information.

MZone Autopsy: Bowl Selection Edition

Michigan got rewarded for its big turnaround in 2011 (and, let's be honest, for being Michigan, fergodssake) with a Sugar Bowl invite.  The Wolverines will take on the Virginia Tech Hokies on January 3rd in the first ever meeting between the two schools.Let's take a quick look at the Sugar and a couple other bowl matters.MZone Autopsy: Bowl Selection Edition* The early line...

Oh So Sweet: Michigan to Face Virginia Tech in Sugar Bowl

Imagine how you felt at this time three years ago, watching the bowl selection show and knowing Michigan was staying home for the first time in nearly four decades. Then move forward a year and think about watching bowl season without your beloved Maize and Blue for the second straight year. Now advance to this time a year ago, finally being bowl eligible, but limping into the Gator...

Dave Molk Named Rimmington Finalist

Michigan Offensive Center David Molk, already B1G Offensive LIneman of the Year, is a Rimington Trophy (for the Top OC) finalist for the second year in a row.

A Closer Look: Trey Burke

Last spring Trey Burke was spending his days collecting high school accolades and working out in the gym. He didn’t know what Darius Morris was going to do but it didn’t matter. Burke wanted to be the starting point guard in Ann Arbor. By the time Burke arrived at Michigan, Morris was a Los Angeles Laker and Burke was the only point guard on the Wolverine roster. Just a freshman...

A Closer Look: Evan Smotrycz

Ken Pomeroy released his first series of individual player statistics for the 2011 season on Sunday afternoon which allows us to dive a little deeper into the performance of notable 2011 Wolverines. The first player we’ll examine is Evan Smotrycz. A large jump in production was expected from Smotrycz this season. At the time he was committed he was the most highly regarded commitment...

Video: McLimans & Akunne Seize Opportunity

Seldom used players Blake McLimans and Eso Akunne played key minutes and made timely contributions in Michigan's 76-66 victory over Iowa State Saturday. After the game both players discussed their performances and how they stayed ready and how they stayed confident.

Video: Hunger Returns to UM's Offense

Trey Burke, Jordan Morgan, and Tim Hardaways Jr. discuss Michigan's bounce-back effort on offense in the Wolverines' 76-66 victory over Iowa State Saturday.
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