Spring QB Competition Pushing Gardner

Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner received a nod of confidence from Coach Brady Hoke this spring. Gardner reflects on the competition behind him and where his progression is at in the Wolverines’ new offense as fall nears.
15 days ago  |  Discuss

It's now or never for fifth-year senior Devin Gardner

One of Michigan's athletic-department officials helped clear a path through reporters so that quarterback Devin Gardner could hold court on the other side of the media room. It might be the best blocking Gardner gets all season. From all indications, Gardner has maintained his hold on the Wolverines' starting job following 15 spring practices that ended Saturday before...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Gardner says QB competition in spring made him better, but this is still his job

It was a different spring for Devin Gardner, from start to finish. He entered with a new offensive coordinator in Doug Nussmeier, he had to work through a foot injury that limited his winter conditioning and he had to go through a real quarterback competition. Unlike last season, when Gardner entered the spring as the unquestioned starter, the fifth-year senior split reps this...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Taking an early look at Michigan Football’s 2014 schedule

Michigan opens the 2014 season on September 1st looking to go on a redemption tour to make up for the disappointing 2013 campaign. The changes to the coaching staff have created a bit of buzz around “Team 135″ as many saw the offensive play calling of Al Borges to be the principle reason for Michigan’s struggles offensively. Bringing in coach Doug Nussmeier from Alabama was...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: Quarterback race is open competition?

Devin Gardner (Photo Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports) Michigan Football began their second week of fully-padded spring practice on Tuesday and from the sounds of it, the starting quarterback position is up for grabs. While some might see the starting job already in the grasps of fifth-year senior Devin Gardner, that doesn’t seem to be the mentality of the players, especially...
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Football spring practice position preview: Quarterbacks

Michigan Football will begin spring practice on Feb. 25 and the annual spring game will be played on Apr. 5 at Michigan Stadium. This edition of our spring preview will focus on the quarterbacks. The quarterback position and potential starter for next year remains a hot-button issue for many Michigan fans after the disappointing 2013 season. With the young talent more suited to...
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan will have open QB battle between Devin Gardner, Shane Morris and others

Michigan senior quarterback Devin Gardner nearly became the second player in school history to eclipse the 3,000-yard mark in a single season. Gardner had games of 500-plus passing yards and 400-plus passing yards in 2013. But Michigan finished 7-6. And, per Michigan coach Brady Hoke, once Gardner is healthy enough to practice in full, he'll be engaged in an open competition...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Football weekly: Early enrollees, QB notes and other rumors

Hi folks! This is the first installment of a new weekly column that will be featured on the isportsweb Michigan Football page. Each week I’ll be tackling some of the news and rumors surrounding the program. If any of you have any ideas or questions on things you would like to be included in a future column, please feel free to email me and let me know! Without further ado, let’s...
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Devin Gardner should dust off the WR play book in 2014

It is hard to imagine telling someone who had one of the best statistical seasons for a QB in Michigan history to switch back to a position he played for a few games in 2012, so why should Brady Hoke do it? Red Shirt Junior QB Devin Gardner just completed his first full season at the helm of the Wolverines and threw for almost 3,000 yards (2,960) ranking second all-time in passing...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan QB Devin Gardner still slowed by turf toe, iffy for bowl

Michigan coach Brady Hoke says quarterback Devin Gardner is still slowed by a turf toe injury. Hoke says if the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl was on Monday, freshman Shane Morris would take snaps for the Wolverines against Kansas State. The coach says Gardner, who is wearing a protective boot, would have to practice by Wednesday to play in Saturday night's game. Hoke says Gardner...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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