DERRICK GREEN RUMORS

Michigan's Derrick Green talks dropped weight, says he feels 'faster and more explosive'

When Derrick Green made his highly-anticipated arrival at Michigan last season, he did so at a weight that wasn't going to work. Those are his words, not the coaching staff's. Not Brady Hoke's. Not running backs coach Fred Jackson's. Green entered fall camp at 240 pounds, roughly 20 pounds heavier than he was when he starred as a senior at Hermitage (Va.) High School...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Smith, Green Have ‘One-Two’ Punch in Mind

Michigan sophomore running backs De’Veon Smith and Derrick Green experienced adversity in their first season in Ann Arbor. Now back for round two, spring practice is all about competition and prepping to be the focal points of Doug Nussmeier’s offense.
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Football spring practice position preview: Running backs

Throughout the disappointing 7-6 season last year, the Michigan football team struggled mightily when running the ball. A lot of that blame goes to an offensive line that just couldn’t get it done up front. However, the running backs still could have done a better job. Despite losing a couple guys, most notably Fitzgerald Touissant, the Wolverines return a lot of talent in the...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan football vs Iowa game preview

With only two weeks of the college football regular season remaining, a number of teams across the country have a lot to play for. But not for Michigan and Iowa. Michigan has had a disappointing season thus far, as they enter the game at 7-3 and 3-3 in the Big Ten. Iowa comes in as a six point favorite, but they also don’t have much to play for. The Hawkeyes come in with a 6-4...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Jerry Kill, bowl projections, and more.

Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and influence over college football.   Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Minnesota head coach Jerry Kill discusses the adjustments he's made in his life following suffering a series of epileptic seizures in October. (ESPN)  New Year's Day bowl projections. Off Tackle Empire's latest BCS bowl projections sees Ohio State facing...
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan football: Derrick Green player profile

You’re bound to turn a couple heads when you’re a 240 pound running back. Derrick Green, the nation’s top-rated running back coming into this season is a big back with even bigger potential. What we’ve seen so far While Green hasn’t made a huge splash in the 2013 campaign, the expectations remain high. A preseason injury sidelined Green for a couple weeks, slowing him down...
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October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Urban Meyer on Kenny Guiton, Derrick Green, Michigan State, and more.

Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and its influence over college football.  Quarterback controversy? What quarterback controversy? Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer said that he and his coaches were trying to figure out how to give backup quarterback Kenny Guiton more playing time. Starting QB Braxton Miller struggled some last Saturday before leading the Buckeyes...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAAF: Best Games Of Week Two

Entering Week Two of the 2013 college football season, most teams continue their non-conference schedule leaving us with few intriguing match-ups. For example Ohio State plays San Diego St, Clemson is playing South Carolina State, and Alabama has the week off. However, there is one game in each time slot: noon, afternoon, night, and late night, that should satisfy your college football...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Borges Talks Mistakes vs. CMU, Morris/Green

Michigan offensive coordinator Al Borges discusses the correctable errors made against Central Michigan, freshman Derrick Green’s jump to No. 2 on the depth chart, Shane Morris’ debut, and more (VIDEO included).
Via michigan.scout.com
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Toussaint back to 100 percent, wants to start for Michigan

ANN ARBOR -- Fitz Toussaint knows one things about the 2013 football season. It can't possibly be worse than 2012. For the second summer in a row, Toussaint is expected to be Michigan's starting tailback, especially after the injury to five-star freshman Derrick Green. This year, though, he hopes things work out a little better. The senior spent last summer knowing he...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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