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Erik Swensen, Michigan’s First Commit In 2016 Class, Likes The Way Class Is Unfolding

Four-star tackle Erik Swenson, committed to Michigan back when Brady Hoke was still the coach. Ranked as the No. 177 player in the composite rankings, the Downers Grove, Illinois product kept his pledge with the Wolverines even through the coaching change.  Following Ron Johnson’s commitment on Thursday, Swensen sent out the following message regarding the […] The post Erik...
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football recruiting: Star gazing fans in a tizzy

There is a contingent of Michigan Football fans who are overreacting to a perceived lack of star power in Michigan’s 2016 recruiting class. To that I ask, did we learn nothing from the Brady Hoke era? During Hoke’s tenure, he routinely put together highly rated recruiting classes, loaded with 4-star and 5-star prospects. However, that success on the recruiting trail did not...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Brady Hoke’s Ann Arbor home up for sale

Michigan fans, here is your shot to make sure former Wolverines football coach Brady Hoke never calls Ann Arbor again.  His 10,478 square foot home is up for sale for a mere $2,995,000.’s write-up highlights the tall ceilings, the ridiculous patio entertainment area, the view of nature with a large pond in the backyard and a well-loved kitchen. Fine, I added the well...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines Football Preview: Hoke didn’t spring anew for U-M in 2014

Welcome to the start of Michigan football preview week for the 2015 season! Last week it was the Iowa Hawkeyes getting the full week-long preview treatment, so make sure to check out all the action here. But, this week is all about the University of Michigan football program and it’s 2015 season. We can’t move forward though without remembering how we got to the place we are...
Via Talking 10
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

4-star QB recruit decommits from Michigan

Just a few days after adding four-star quarterback Zach Gentry to its 2015 class, Michigan has lost one of the signal callers that had committed to the previous coaching staff. Messiah DeWeaver, who pledged to Brady Hoke and the Wolverines back in June and is a member of the 2016 class, announced his decommitment from the school via Twitter. — Messiah...
Via College Spun
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Duke coach turned down Michigan job

According to a report by’s Gil Brandt, Michigan football targeted Duke head coach David Cutcliffe as a potential person to fill its head coaching vacancy. The university even went as far as offering the job to the 60-year-old Alabama native. However, Cutcliffe reportedly turned the Wolverines down, opting instead to stay in Durham and coach the Blue Devils. Was told...
Via College Spun
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Oregon State reached out to Brady Hoke about job

Brady Hoke may not be out of work for very long. According to a report by Josh Newberg of 24/7 Sports, Oregon State has reached out to the former Michigan coach in regards to its head coaching vacancy. Source tells me Oregon State has made contact with Brady Hoke about their head coaching job. — Josh Newberg (@joshnewberg247) December 8, 2014 Longtime Beavers coach Mike...
Via College Spun
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Eight candidates to replace Brady Hoke at Michigan

Michigan is the second Big Ten coaching position to open this offseason, as coach Brady Hoke was fired on Tuesday. Hoke went 31-20 in four seasons...
Via Athlon Sports
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

4-Star LB recruit Darrin Kirkland Jr. de-commits from Michigan

Michigan hasn’t had its finest season on the gridiron, and surely recruits around the country have noticed. As we’ve seen the past few months, not every player who has committed to play for the Wolverines will be staying true to their word. Thursday, another big get, four-star linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr., decided to re-open his recruitment. He took to Twitter to make the announcement...
Via College Spun
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Hoke apology for stake on field at Michigan State

Michigan head coach Brady Hoke's statement and apology for stake being brought on the field at Michigan State: “I want to publicly apologize to Coach Dantonio as well as the players and supporters of Michigan State for our act of poor sportsmanship displayed pre-game yesterday. I spoke with Mark earlier today and expressed to him that we meant no disrespect to his team. During...
Via College Football Universe
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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