This Week: Commits in Action, Rivals100 Update, Big Visit Weekend, More Highlights, In-Home Visits and Offers, OT
Let's start with some news that affected both the recruiting world and also the current team. RB Stephen Hopkins has left the program. After reading Brad's recation, you're probably wondering how this affects recruiting. Let me tell ya. Technically...
Michigan junior fullback Stephen Hopkins has left the team.
Wolverines coach Brady Hoke made the announcement Monday, but declined further comment.
Hopkins started in four of eight games this year and didn't get the ball once. He had 48 carries for 194 yards rushing and four touchdowns in his first two seasons.
No. 19 Michigan is preparing to play No. 11 South Carolina in...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2012
Hopkins at 2012 media day.
Tweeted out during Hoke's presser today...
Stephen Hopkins has left the team.
— Michigan Football (@umichfootball) December 3, 2012
And then Hopkins himself...
I love the University of Michigan and everything it means to be a Michigan Man. I look forward to getting my degree.
— Stephen Hopkins (@younghopkins) December 3, 2012
Michigan junior Stephen Hopkins made the switch from running back to fullback last season. Hopkins talks about the position change and how he is working to become a better fullback.
Cox spent much of last season not seeing the playing field. Between Fitz Toussaint, Vincent Smith, Michael Shaw and Stephen Hopkins, Cox was relegated to just a few kickoff returns. He exits Ann Arbor with only one year of eligibility left. Greener pastures for Cox exist elsewhere. And apparently, elsewhere is UMass. Oddly, UMass is on Michigan's schedule as...
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Bo turns Perles into goo.
Stephen Hopkins on how he carved out full-time role at fullback
"I brought it to them because I kind of wanted to play the position," Hopkins said Friday during a team bowling trip in New Orleans. "I was just hoping to get...
Formation notes: A lot more under center in this game. I've got Michigan with 9 snaps in an ace formation, four in Denard jet, and 14 in I-Form. Michigan had 26 shotgun snaps in hurry-up time and 22 outside of it.
Of Michigan's 49 snaps in their base offense, 22 were from the shotgun, a 45% rate. Big dropoff from before the bye week.
I called this "ace tight"...