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Jim Harbaugh Pens Article For Players’ Tribune: “Who’s Got It Better Than Us?”

Twitter/Harbaugh Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh is doing everything he can to stay top-of-mind with recruits ahead of National Signing Day this Wednesday. That apparently includes penning a very personal article for The Players’ Tribune.  Monday morning, Harbaugh, who took the job with the Wolverines a year ago, released the post, which details much of his childhood. The article...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Writes Emotional Article Explaining Reasons For Return To Michigan

It has been over a year since Jim Harbaugh stepped on a stage at the University of Michigan and announced that he was returning to his alma mater as their next head football coach. The honeymoon doesn’t seem to be ending anytime soon between fans of the Wolverines and their leader, in part thanks to a ten win season in 2015 and what appears to be a top five recruiting class in...
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh: Who’s got it better than us?

On Monday, Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh released an article in The Players’ Tribune, titled “Who’s Got It Better Than Us?” The post details the head coach’s childhood, along with his decision to return to the college ranks to lead the Wolverines. “A lot of people outside of Michigan asked me why I decided to make that third move to Ann Arbor. It’s pretty...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hall Of Famer Poker Player Phil Hellmuth Is Heading To Ann Arbor To Support Jim Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh keeps very interesting company. Michigan alumnus and NFL superstar Tom Brady, and New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter are both heading to Ann Arbor for the Wolverines’ Signing Day party, as is wrestler Ric Flair. It appears that poker star Phil Hellmuth will be joining them at the event. Finished 3 days of filming @PokerNightTV at @TVPokerRoom: won $13,700 total....
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Caris LeVert closer to return, still day-to-day

After over a month on the sidelines, Caris LeVert is close to a return. He’s still listed as day-to-day, but tested the injury more rigorously in practice than he has in weeks. “Caris did more yesterday than he’s done at all,” said Michigan coach John Beilein in a Monday press conference. “It was really the first time that he has tested himself more than he had (before...
Via UM Hoops
12 days ago  |  Discuss

With LeVert’s status in limbo, Michigan prepares for No. 22 Indiana

For the past two weeks, no one outside of the Michigan basketball team has known Caris LeVert’s injury status. But for the past two weeks, it hasn’t mattered, either. Playing Minnesota (14th out of 14 teams in the Big Ten standings), Nebraska (ninth), Rutgers (13th) and Penn State (11th), the Wolverines have somewhat coasted to a four-game win streak. They weren’t utter blowouts...
Via UM Hoops
12 days ago  |  Discuss

PGA Golfer, Iowa Fan Zach Johnson Is “Fed Up” With Jim Harbaugh

This afternoon, Detroit (Mich.) Renaissance three-star offensive lineman Alaric Jackson was supposed to announce his college choice, and he appeared set to pick the Hawkeyes. However, Michigan swooped in with a late offer, and Jackson announced he was pushing back his decision.  Due to some difficulties going on in this process of recruiting I will be postponing my commitment to...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh’s party guests, ranked

(Getty Images) Jim Harbaugh sure knows how to throw a party. Whether it’s a sleepover on the floor of a high school senior’s bedroom, an appearance on Judge Judy, or a National Signing Day celebration, Harbaugh only knows how to do it one way. He does it BIG. On Wednesday, Harbaugh will return from a fortnight of country-wide tree climbing and birthday cake baking to officially...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
11 days ago  |  Discuss

PGA Golfer Takes Shot At Jim Harbaugh’s Recruiting Tactics About Flipping Player

As his first full recruiting cycle as head coach of the Michigan Wolverines, Jim Harbaugh is making waves that are either good or bad, depending on who you are talking to. Harbaugh has done some pretty outrageous things this offseason, including sleepovers and climbing tress … but it’s working and there is an outside chance that the Wolverines may have the top class in the country...
Via Gamedayr
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Is Expected To Land A Commitment From The No. 1 Recruit In The Country Tomorrow

Jim Harbaugh will put a bow on his first true recruiting class as Michigan’s head coach tomorrow.  That bow will potentially come in the shape of a 6-foot-5, 293-pound defensive tackle from New Jersey.  Rashan Gary, the No. 1 recruit in the 2016 class, will be making his college decision tomorrow. He’ll announce where he’ll be playing college football live on SportsCenter...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan players react to loss to Indiana

Zak Irvin and Duncan Robinson met with the media after Michigan’s humbling home loss to Indiana. The Wolverines gave up a 25-0 run to close the first half and the final margin was forgiving on an otherwise embarrassing night. The post Video: Michigan players react to loss to Indiana appeared first on UM Hoops.com.
Via UM Hoops
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: John Beilein discusses loss to Indiana

John Beilein was naturally frustrated with his team’s performance as the Wolverines dropped to 7-3 in the Big Ten with a double-digit home loss to Indiana. The Wolverines started strong but watched the wheels fall off late in the first half as Indiana unleashed a 25-0 run. Watch Beilein’s comments in the attached embedded media player.   The post Video: John Beilein discusses...
Via UM Hoops
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football recruiting: Keyshawn Young update

Three-star wide receiver Keyshawn “Pie” Young has a big decision looming on Wednesday’s National Signing Day, and he’s reportedly got his options down to three teams. Louisville, USC, and Michigan all remain in the running for the Miami native, and the latest projections and reports seem to indicate that the Wolverines may not be at the top of that list. However, Jim Harbaugh...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Four-Star CB Lavert Hill Picks Michigan

Detroit King cornerback Lavert Hill announced Wednesday morning that he plans on playing his college football in Ann Arbor for Michigan. Lavert Hill announces that he will be playing for @UMichFootball in the fall. #SigningDayOnBTN https://t.co/9iNvxYFk4I — Michigan On BTN (@MichiganOnBTN) February 3, 2016 Hill, ranked as the No. 6 cornerback in the country to 247sports, picked...
Via Diehardsport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s relationship with The Players’ Tribune: press releases for a new generation

Plenty of media companies invest heavily in covering Wednesday’s National Signing Day, but one has developed an exclusive relationship with and provided a remarkable level of control to a school. That would be The Players’ Tribune, which has found plenty of success in general with stories across a wide variety of sports. On Wednesday, they’ll be particularly focused on the...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

THE LATEST: Sleepover helps Michigan land top-rated kicker

The latest developments on college football signing day (all times EST): 12:11 p.m. SLEEPOVER The sleepover worked. Quinn Nordin, the nation's No. 1 kicker, signed with Michigan. Nordin, you might recall, was previously committed to Penn State but Jim Harbaugh lured him away with a sleepover. During the Wolverines' signing day extravaganza in Ann Arbor, Harbaugh said his bed at...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Jim Harbaugh and Michigan just flip the script for National Signing Day?

National Signing Day is a weird phenomenon in our culture. College football recruiting has become big business, which invites a fine line between the positive and the negative. The impact of social media on recruiting is huge — it can be a positive influence by getting recruits the visibility they crave. It can also be a negative when overzealous fans interact with recruits in...
Via The Student Section
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan lands Rashan Gary, top overall recruit in the country

The nation’s No. 1 recruit – five-star defensive tackle Rashan Gary – has made his decision. Gary, a product of Paramus Catholic in Paramus, N.J., is officially headed to Michigan. The 6-foot-5, 290-pound star announced his intentions to play for the Wolverines live on both SportsCenter and ESPNU moments ago. Gary had reportedly been down to either Clemson or Michigan. It’s...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Jim Harbaugh’s Reaction To Rashan Gary Picking Michigan

No. 1 recruit Rashan Gary announced for Michigan on SportsCenter on Wednesday. Watch the reaction from Jim Harbaugh finding out the news: No. 1 recruit Rashan Gary picked Michigan.Here's how Jim Harbaugh found out. pic.twitter.com/t13QC4ZC0R — Brad Galli (@BradGalli) February 3, 2016 The post Watch: Jim Harbaugh’s Reaction To Rashan Gary Picking Michigan appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jim Harbaugh Used Mike Tirico’s Phone To Find Out About Rashan Gary’s Decision

Minutes ago, Rashan Gary announced his college decision on SportsCenter. Thousands (millions, maybe) of people watched the five-star defensive tackle tell the world he’ll be attending Michigan.  Jim Harbaugh was not one of those people.  How’d the Wolverines’ head coach find out about Gary’s commitment? He was backstage at his National Signing Day party, “Signing of...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan caps off National Signing Day with signing of No. 1 player Rashan Gary

Michigan Wolverines football is back in the national spotlight, and the 2016 national signing day won’t just be a thing to remember for those involved with the program. Thanks to #SigningOfTheStars and the star-studded event that it was, few who follow recruiting will forget the day. However, it all wouldn’t matter much if a certain player or two didn’t end up committing to...
Via Talking 10
10 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Michigan Holds Star Studded Signing Party For Wolverines Fans

In his first full recruiting year as head coach of the Michigan Wolverines, Jim Harbaugh wanted to do things big to celebrate National Signing Day. As it turns out, nothing would be bigger than having thousands of fans enjoying the day with some former Wolverines greats … and a legendary professional wrestler who threw shade at their biggest rivals. Labeled “Signing With The...
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lou Holtz, Jim Leyland dabbed at Michigan’s signing day party

Many celebrities attended Michigan’s National Signing Day party, and apparently one of the conditions for their attendance was that they had to dab. The guest list for the school’s “Signing of the Stars” event was eclectic to say the least, ranging from athletes such as Tom Brady and Derek Jeter to Ric Flair to hip hop trio Migos, who are the ones who launched the dab craze...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

New in Blue: 2016 DT Rashan Gary

(David Lake, 247 Sports) Rashan Gary – DT | 6-5, 293 | Paramus, N.J. – Paramus Catholic ESPN: 5-star, #1 DT Rivals: 5-star, #1 DT 247: 5-star, #1 DT Scout: 5-star, #1 DT Other top offers: Everybody Michigan fans had to sweat it out until the very end, but the wait was worth it when the nation’s top recruit, defensive tackle Rashan Gary announced his commitment to the...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football Recruiting: Devin Asiasi goes Blue

Four-star tight end Devin Asiasi has just declared that he will be playing football for Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan Wolverines in 2016. Asiasi, from De La Salle high school in Concord, CA, was recruited heavily by Harbaugh, who even attended De La Salle with Asiasi and took classes with him. For his part, apparently Harbaugh even participated in class. But this signing is not about...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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