MICHIGAN WOLVERINES NEWS

Harbaugh adds Lempa as defensive analyst on Michigan staff

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Jim Harbaugh has added Kevin Lempa as a senior defensive analyst on his Michigan football staff. Lempa said Wednesday he is fired up to work with Wolverines defensive coordinator Don Brown again. He coached defensive backs at Boston College from 2013 to 2015 while Brown was the Eagles' defensive coordinator. Lempa was Hawaii's defensive coordinator last...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball To Honor ChadTough Foundation This Weekend

The Michigan basketball program will honor The ChadTough Foundation for this weekend’s game against Purdue, the school announced on Wednesday afternoon. Wolverines head coach John Beilein said his staff, the players and the Michigan student section will all be wearing “Chad Tough” t-shirts as a way to bring awareness to the foundation and its cause. The ChadTough Foundation...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago

Michigan Basketball Hangs On At Rutgers For John Beilein’s 500th D-I Win

It definitely wasn’t as pretty as Michigan basketball wanted it to be, but the Wolverines finally have another road win after beating Rutgers. It’s a good thing Michigan basketball doesn’t have room to be apologizing for wins. If it were, the Wolverines may never stop saying sorry after this one. Michigan traveled to Rutgers and […] Michigan Basketball Hangs On At Rutgers...
Via GBMWolverine
4 days ago

Video: John Beilein recaps win at Rutgers

Michigan head coach John Beilein was pleased with his team’s “really great win” at Rutgers on Wednesday night. Here’s what the coach had to say. The post Video: John Beilein recaps win at Rutgers appeared first on UM Hoops.com.
Via UM Hoops
4 days ago

Game 28: Michigan at Rutgers Recap

Michigan had everything to lose and very little to gain on its Wednesday night trip to The RAC and it played like it was feeling the pressure. The Wolverines led for most of the evening in New Jersey, but every time it felt like they could put the game away the Scarlet Knights crept back into the action. After extending the lead to 10 points in the first four minutes of the second...
Via UM Hoops
4 days ago

John Beilein earns 500th division I win after Michigan victory over Rutgers

Four of five Wolverines scored in double figures as Michigan defeated Rutgers 68-64 on the road for John Beilien‘s 500th career division one win. Zak Irvin led the way for the Wolverines with 16 points while Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman followed that up with 14 points. Up 35-28 at the half, Michigan was outscored in the second 36-33 and lost the lead with 7:58 remaining the game...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
4 days ago

Quick Analysis: What Aidan Hutchinson Brings To Michigan

Strengths: The definition of a lineman-athlete, extremely quick and active for someone on the line of scrimmage, but also blessed with a frame that can add a lot more muscle over the coming years, very long arms for controlling offensive linemen and tackling athletes, a nose for the ball, an ability to track down athletes in space, great change of direction, very quick reflexes,...
Via Maize n Brew
5 days ago

Sean Magee becomes Michigan Football Director of Player Personnel

"We are excited to have his military experience, leadership skills and organizational talents help make our program great.” The latest addition to the Michigan Wolverines football staff is Director of Player Personnel Sean Magee. Per a release from MGoBlue.com, Magee comes to Ann Arbor after serving in the same position at the U.S. Naval Academy: "Sean brings a strong recruiting...
Via Maize n Brew
5 days ago

Jim Harbaugh confirms Devin Asiasi transferring from Michigan

The former four-star recruit is moving on. Michigan tight end Devin Asiasi is transferring out of the program, head coach Jim Harbaugh confirmed to the media on Tuesday evening. Rumors had been swirling on the Asiasi front since the end of the regular season, with reports indicating that he would be transferring out of the program to be closer to his family in California. It is...
Via Maize n Brew
5 days ago

4* 2018 DE Aidan Hutchinson commits to Michigan

Michigan pulls another in-state star under Jim Harbaugh Michigan received great news tonight in the form of 2018 defensive end Aidan Hutchinson (Dearborn, MI), who has committed to Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines. The four-star Divine Child HS product stands at 6-foot-5 and 234 pounds. He' is the fourth-ranked player in the state of Michigan and a top 10 ranked strong-side defensive...
Via Maize n Brew
5 days ago

Michigan HC Harbaugh Confirms TE Asiasi to Transfer

TE rumored to be yearning to move back to the West HC Jim Harbaugh confirmed previous reports that TE Devin Asiasi is going to transfer out of Michigan in good standing. He refused to elaborate on the issue. Asiasi was not recruited by Cal out of De La Salle due to the fact that our scheme did not run with TEs. However, now with the change to Beau-Ball and the recruitment of Moos...
Via California Golden Blogs
4 days ago

Jim Harbaugh elaborates on ‘Pete’ Finebaum tweet: he showed his ‘true colors’

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is known for taking the fight to the SEC. Harbaugh has fired shots at “the Georgia coach,” Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze and Alabama. The feuds escalated when Harbaugh held recruiting satellite camps in the South. His latest victim? SEC super fan and ESPN talking head Paul Finebaum. Finebaum criticized Harbaugh for reportedly hiring Michael Johnson...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh on Finebaum criticism: ‘No good deed goes unpunished’

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh insists he was in the right when he tried to hire a former assistant whose son is a top recruit, despite what Paul Finebaum says. Harbaugh told The Mercury News’ Tim Kawakami that he was “doing a good deed” in trying to hire Michael Johnson as an analyst for the Wolverines. So when the SEC Network host accused Harbaugh of cheating, the...
Via SEC Country
4 days ago

Jim Harbaugh says he deserves a medal for lasting so long with 49ers

Jim Harbaugh helped the San Francisco 49ers go from also-ran to Super Bowl contender almost overnight when he took over as coach in 2011. But despite his immediate success – going 44-19 in four years, including three playoff appearances – the franchise parted ways with the fiery head coach after the 2014 season. Harbaugh, now the head coach at Michigan, reflected on his brief...
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Watch: Rashan Gary Shows Off Ridiculous Athleticism In Drill

Offensive lineman facing Michigan in 2017 better watch out for sophomore Rashan Gary.  Jim Harbaugh showcased the athleticism of the former No. 1 recruit in the video below: The post Watch: Rashan Gary Shows Off Ridiculous Athleticism In Drill appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 29: Purdue at Michigan Preview

Basics Who: Purdue (23-5, 12-3 B1G) at Michigan (18-10, 8-7 B1G) Where: Crisler Center (Ann Arbor, MI) When: 4:00 p.m., Saturday, February 25th, 2017 TV: ESPN2 In a match-up that will be pitched by many as finesse vs. brawn, Michigan and Purdue will face each other for the first and only time on Saturday afternoon. Apart from the literal size of Purdue’s massive front line...
Via UM Hoops
3 days ago

Michigan Hockey Continues Its Road Trip Against Ohio State

Michigan hockey continues its road trip by traveling to Value City Arena in Columbus to take on Ohio State, this time on the ice. Michigan hockey wraps up its tour of the multipurpose arena wing of the Big Ten this weekend. The Wolverines kept both games at Wisconsin tied into the third period but fell […] Michigan Hockey Continues Its Road Trip Against Ohio State - GBMWolverine...
Via GBMWolverine
3 days ago

Finebaum Won’t Stop Talking About Jim Harbaugh And Michigan

  After Jim Harbaugh dropped the hammer on ‘Pete’ Finebaum, the SEC talking head had the following reply about Michigan and their headman: The post Finebaum Won’t Stop Talking About Jim Harbaugh And Michigan appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Jake Butt Looks To Be Recovering From ACL Injury

Several Michigan players were on Barstool UM’s Snapchat on Friday working out ahead of the NFL Combine. Jake Butt, who tore his ACL twice during his Michigan career, is seen doing some leg workout below: The post Watch: Jake Butt Looks To Be Recovering From ACL Injury appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball Could Secure NCAA Tournament Bid With Win Vs. Purdue

It seemed like a long shot just a short while ago, but with a win over Purdue on Saturday, Michigan basketball could very well lock up an NCAA tournament bid. In what could reasonably be described as the biggest game of Michigan basketball‘s season thus far, the Wolverines might be able to secure a spot […] Michigan Basketball Could Secure NCAA Tournament Bid With Win Vs. Purdue...
Via GBMWolverine
3 days ago

Video: John Beilein, Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin talk Purdue, Senior Night

John Beilein, and seniors Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin, met with the media before Michigan’s home finale against Purdue. The post Video: John Beilein, Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin talk Purdue, Senior Night appeared first on UM Hoops.com.
Via UM Hoops
3 days ago

Spike Albrecht ready to return to Crisler

The Spike Albrecht facts are not easy to wrap your head around: He is still playing college basketball. He now wears a Purdue uniform. He’ll be on the Crisler Center floor for Michigan’s Senior Day for a second straight season. Albrecht arrived in Ann Arbor in 2012 as part of the “Fresh Five.” Mitch McGary, Nik Stauskas, and Glenn Robinson III were all selected in the 2014...
Via UM Hoops
3 days ago

Michigan basketball a No. 9 seed in latest ESPN Bracketology

Wolverines could take on Dayton in round 1. The Michigan Wolverines are projected as a No. 9 seed in the NCAA Tournament per Joe Lunardi’s latest Bracketology. Lunardi’s projection has UM facing off against the Dayton Flyers during round one in Salt Lake City. It’s a slight improvement over a mid-February projection from USA Today that had Michigan as a No. 10. The bad...
Via Maize n Brew
4 days ago

Notebook: Senior Day, defending Caleb Swanigan

Outside of Ann Arbor, those who tune in to a Michigan game and hear Derrick Walton’s or Zak Irvin’s name often think, Those guys are still around? Every conference has a handful of players like that, seniors who have been in the spotlight seemingly beyond their allotted eligibility. Walton and Irvin certainly fit the bill. Tomorrow, the captains and roommates will play their...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago

Michigan aims for another upset against No. 14 Purdue

It will be like a shampoo bottle in that it will be rinse and repeat from just over a week ago for the Michigan basketball team on Saturday. Last Thursday, Michigan geared up for an anticipated home game against a ranked opponent, Wisconsin, which offered the Wolverines a chance to give a huge boost to their NCAA tournament resume while at the same time hurting a contender's chance...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago
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