Michigan football: Impact of Doug Nussmeier as offensive coordinator

The Michigan football team officially announced today that Doug Nussmeier would be taking over for recently-fired Al Borges next season. Nussmeier most recently held the offensive coordinator position at Alabama for the last two seasons. Many fans were unhappy with the way the Wolverines performed, especially on offense. Much of that blame rested on former offensive coordinator Borges...
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan football ends season with a BWW Bowl loss

Well, the Michigan football season is finally over. After months of inconsistency and frustration, the Wolverines wind up with an unspectacular 7-6 record after their loss to Kansas State 31-14. The Wildcats dominated the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl and it was over early. Shane Morris Probably one of the only the positive things you could take from this game was the performance from...
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan loses to Kansas State 31-14 in BWW Bowl

Shane Morris looked at ease in his first career start, calmly leading Michigan on two scoring drives to open the game. The Wolverines had to settle for field goals, though, and never were able to catch up against Kansas State. Morris threw for 196 yards, but Michigan's offense failed to capitalize on its early chances and its defense struggled all night in a 31-14 loss in the...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl preview

Michigan and Kansas State are both facing one major question as they prepare for Saturday night's Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. What is Michigan's freshman quarterback Shane Morris going to do? Kansas State is trying to prepare for a quarterback who only threw nine passes this season, all in mop-up duty, while the Wolverines try to prepare a game plan for a player with different...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: They’re in a bowl game, may as well win it!

Bowl Season is here! Michigan will take on Kansas State in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl tomorrow out in Arizona and for many Wolverine fans, that fact is a major disappointment. While many Michigan supporters did not expect the season to go the way it did, a win on Saturday could do wonders for the confidence of this team heading into the off-season. Michigan has a very young team...
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: 5 things to watch for in the BWW Bowl

The Michigan Wolverines (7-5) will be taking on the Kansas State Wildcats (7-5) on Saturday in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. While both teams and fan bases will be the first to tell you that this has been a disappointing season, this should still be a good game between two evenly matched teams. Let’s take a look at the top five things to watch for Saturday night Shane Morris starting...
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan freshman QB Morris to start bowl game vs. Kansas St.

Michigan freshman quarterback Shane Morris will start in place of Devin Gardner in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl. Gardner sustained a turf toe injury in the Wolverines' final regular-season game against Ohio State and showed up in Arizona wearing a protective boot. Coach Brady Hoke announced Thursday that Morris will make his first college start against Kansas State after Gardner...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Gardner out, Morris to start for Michigan in bowl

Shane Morris sat out most of his senior season in high school and spent a good portion of his first in college watching games from the sideline. After two years of mostly idling, the big-armed quarterback will be thrust into a spotlight unlike any he's seen before: as Michigan's starter against Kansas State in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl on Saturday. ''Just getting...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Morris to start at QB for Michigan in bowl game

Freshman Shane Morris will start at quarterback for Michigan in Saturday's Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, replacing Devin Gardner. Gardner has not practiced since the Ohio State game with what the team originally thought was turf toe, but is now believed to be a fractured foot. Brady Hoke said that at Thursday's press conference that he expects Gardner to be ready for spring practice...
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December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

With Gardner Likely Out, the Focus Shifts to Freshman Shane Morris

The Wolverines arrived in Scottsdale, AZ on Monday of this week to continue their Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl preparations, and with them a hobbled Devin Gardner still reeling from a turf toe injury suffered in the Ohio State game. At least we've been told it's a turf toe injury...which may have been the straw that broke the camel's back as Gardner has taken a career'...
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December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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