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Michigan Football: All-time best running backs

As part of our Best of Michigan Football series I have ranked the best running backs in school history. The task of assembling a list of the 10 best was very difficult and certainly I have left off some worthy backs. I will mention some of them at the end of this column. Since the Big Ten actually has 11 teams I decided that this list of Michigan’s 10 best running backs could have...
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WMU football program to hire former Michigan star Mike Hart as running backs coach

Former University of Michigan star running back and Eastern Michigan assistant coach Mike Hart will be joining the Western Michigan University football program as an assistant coach, according to school officials. Hart will replace Charles Huff, who left last week to join James Franklin's staff at Penn State University. Hart spent the last two seasons as Eastern Michigan'...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Incoming: Damien Harris

Commit #4 Image Meet Damien Harris Scout: NR 5'11 198 4.44 ESPN: 4-star, #20 OVR, #3 RB 5'11 190 247Sports: 4-star, #91 OVR, #10 RB 5'11 205 4.4 Rivals: NR 5'11 205 4.5 MGoHello And boom goes the domino(?).  Another commitment was almost certain to fall after Campbell pledged to the Wolverines on Saturday.  Monday afternoon, it happened, and it...
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August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan 12, Michigan State 10: The Wolverines come out smelling like roses

Was it ugly? Gut-wrenching? Should those with weak constitutions have looked away at several points? Yes, but that’s Big Ten football. It’s beautiful in ways, yet powerfully disturbing in others. One of three prime examples of that today was this year’s bout for the Paul Bunyan Trophy. Former Michigan running back Mike Hart referred to Michigan State as “little brother”...
Via Crystal Ball Run
October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan vs Michigan State game preview

We all know the well-worn refrain about little brothers by now. Whether the statement made by Mike Hart following Michigan’s win in 2007 had anything to do with the following four years or not, the simple fact of the matter is that Michigan State has controlled the rivalry since then. It has certainly been quite a ride for our brethren to the northwest to the point that our green...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Aledo's Gray sets HS national TD record

Aledo running back Jonathan Gray set the national touchdown record Saturday at Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, Texas as Aledo captured the 4A Division II state championship in a 49-28 win over Manvel. Gray ran for 241 yards and a touchdown, the 205th of his career, breaking the previous record held by Mike Hart of Nedrow Onondaga, N.Y, who went on to star at running back for Michigan...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss
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