Michigan Football: Introducing Drake Harris and Freddy Canteen

For Michigan football it’s unclear who will be featured as the second wide receiver behind junior Devin Funchess, but don’t look past early-enrolled freshmen Drake Harris and Freddy Canteen. Harris, out of Grand Rapids Christian, was ranked by 247sports as the nation’s 12th-best wide receiver. He has been complimented as a great route runner and is excellent at using his 6...
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Funchess Eyes Big Role, Says Canteen ‘Blazer'

Emerging as one of the biggest weapons on Michigan’s football team in 2013, junior pass catcher Devin Funchess is hoping to do even more in 2014. Funchess delves into his first practice with offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier and a freshman that caught his eye.
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Football spring practice position preview: Wide receivers and tight ends

The most consistent offensive units for the Wolverines last season were the wide receivers/tight ends.  While there were no true superstars catching passes from Devin Gardner last season, these guys performed well on a consistent basis. Unfortunately, the leader and best player of the group, Jeremy Gallon, is heading to the NFL. With Drew Dileo also graduating, there is a huge opportunity...
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan football set to play Kansas State in BWW Bowl

In what has been an up and down (mostly down) year for the Michigan football team, it will hope to make the most of it in its final game against Kansas State in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. Michigan (7-5) will face Kansas State (7-5) for the first time ever in Tempe, Arizona on December 28 at 10:15 p.m. ET. It will also mark the first time Michigan will play at Sun Devil Stadium...
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Devin Funchess hurdles a Ohio State defender

Michigan’s sophomore tight end Devin Funchess showed off his impressive athleticism during Saturday’s The Game. Funchess hurdles OSU CB Dorian Grant en route to a 20-yard gain. The hurdle eventually led to a touchdown for Michigan, giving them a 21-14 lead over No.3 Ohio State.
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan’s Devin Funchess Displays Amazing Athleticism, Hurdles Defender

Ohio State is having some serious trouble slowing Michigan down today – the Wolverines have racked up nearly 250 yards of offense in just over one quarter of play. The Buckeyes are having trouble both staying with and tackling the Wolverines’ wide receivers. The 22-yard play just made by Devin Funchess sums it all up perfectly.  Funchess’ hurdle job set the Wolverines up...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: Grading the Wolverines’ performance against Minnesota

The Michigan Wolverines defeated the Minnesota Golden Gophers in their Big Ten opener by a score of 42-13 yesterday afternoon. The win gave Michigan their 5th win of the season, and it was made possible in large part due to the lack of turnovers (zero!) and the emergence of Devin Funchess. Let’s see how each unit for the Wolverines graded out. Quarterback-B Turnovers, turnovers...
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan rediscovers TE Funchess in passing game

Michigan has rediscovered tight end Devin Funchess. The sophomore set career highs with seven receptions and 151 yards receiving on Saturday against Minnesota. He caught a 24-yard, go-ahead touchdown pass late in the first half and made some more catches in the second half to help the Wolverines pull away and beat the Golden Gophers 42-13. Funchess had a total of just eight catches...
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October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Funchess “shocked,” Honored to Wear No. 87

Michigan sophomore tight end Devin Funchess discusses his new No. 87 to represent Ron Kramer as a Michigan legend, his expanded role in the passing game, and explains how Brady Hoke told him of his new honor (VIDEO included).
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Are Michigan and Adidas on the Outs?

Devin Funchess during pregame at Ohio State. Some universities are taking issue with the way adidas is doing business. ESPN's Kristi Dosh reports. Lost in the chatter about the new uniforms adidas created for some of its partner schools during March Madness: the fact that 17 schools terminated or suspended their contracts with the apparel giant. What did adidas...
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May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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