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The Top 5 College Football Teams Fans Are Betting On To Win The National Title

College football fans are likely happy with Michigan’s quick turnaround under Jim Harbaugh – simply because a good Wolverines team makes the sport more interesting. But apparently, a lot of them are actually starting to believe that UM can both reach this year’s College Football Playoff and – wait for it – win it all too. According to ESPN’s David Payne Purdum, the top...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Trending For Top DE Prospect

Four-star DE Luiji Vilain, who will be in Ann Arbor this weekend, continues to see movement on his Crystal Ball go in favor of the Wolverines. Michigan has seen the last 14 predictions for the defensive end out of Canada: Luiji, the No. 92 prospect in the 2017 class, will be one to watch moving forward. The post Michigan Trending For Top DE Prospect appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh Has Mother Of Top Target Speak For Campers

Dorian Hardy, a four-star DE in the 2018 class, is visiting Michigan this weekend.  While the Michigan staff held a camp on Saturday for kids in Washtenaw County, Jim Harbaugh took the opportunity to get Sharon Hardy, the mother of Dorian, an opportunity to speak in front of parents: 4-star recruit Dorian Hardy is at Michigan for a visit, and Jim Harbaugh just had his mom come...
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh tells youth campers that 'football's never been safer'

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is never shy to voice his opinion or find controversy. His cooments to campers on Saturday at a youth football camp in Washtenaw County figure to cause another stir.Per Freep.comDon't know of any other sport that requires toughness, courage, discipline, being on time, teaching youngsters to be a part of a team," Harbaugh said. "So many good things come...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

James Hudson III excited about possibly playing with Rashan Gary

2017 three-star defensive end James Hudson III recently de-committed from Kentucky and it looks like he could be getting ready to make his next decision very soon. He visited Michigan this weekend and he seems excited about playing with 2016 top-ranked defensive tackle Rashan Gary. Gary was the top ranked 2016 recruit and he signed with the Michigan Wolverines back in February. He...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

A look at Michigan Football’s quarterback battle

Michigan Football heads into the summer months with high expectations and lofty, though virtually meaningless, preseason rankings. They have a favorable schedule to kick off the season as they play six of their first seven games at home and only leave the state of Michigan once in their first eight games. They have one of, if not the best, defenses in the country. One thing the Wolverines...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday Roundup: Assistant coaches, Big Ten race, transfers and more

Here’s a rundown of some recommended reads across the Michigan basketball landscape.  MLive’s Brendan Quinn profiled new assistant coach Saddi Washington. Washington dismissed Michigan’s recruiting mandates as a detriment. “We’ve won Big Ten championships and we’ve been to the Final Four — I’m not one to come here and disturb the pot,” Washington said. “There’s...
Via UM Hoops
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan football’s summer Australia camp canceled

The University of Michigan football program had planned to hold a camp in Australia this summer. As of Monday, this plan is now dead, per ProKick Australia. The camp was meant to give Australian football players a means to learn how to play the game under rules used in the United States. Every Michigan positions coach was expected to be present this June to help teach the players...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What Time is Michigan Football?

Back in the day...before television networks dictated college football schedules and kickoff times, Michigan could normally be expected to kickoff around 1 o'clock on any given Saturday...with the Ohio State noon kickoff time being the usual exception. During the Bo era, this was typically the case. Which is how he preferred it.  So much so that on the statue of Bo outside...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh’s satellite camp down under in Australia canceled

It was bound to happen, but Jim Harbaugh’s grand satellite camp plan ran into a bit of a wall built by the NCAA. A satellite camp planned to take place in Australia has been canceled as a result of a potential violation of NCAA rules, specifically one that would classify the host as a recruiting agency. Sorry to announce that due to some NCAA rules, Prokick can NOT host the...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dylan McCaffrey Wants This Five-Star WR To Join Him At Michigan

Dylan McCaffrey, the top quarterback in the 2017 class and a Michigan commit, talked with 247sports following last weekend’s The Opening Regional in Oakland about Jim Harbaugh, Jedd Fisch and who he’s recruiting (Donovan Peoples-Jones, Cesar Ruiz and Brett Neilon) to join him in Ann Arbor. The post Dylan McCaffrey Wants This Five-Star WR To Join Him At Michigan appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Braylon Edwards not sold on Dylan Crawford having No. 1 jersey yet

Having the No. 1 jersey for the Michigan Wolverines is a pretty big deal today. Freshman wide receiver Dylan Crawford looked to be in line for the jersey, but former Wolverine Braylon Edwards is not too sold on it being a done deal. Only six receivers have donned the No. 1 jersey since All-American Anthony Carter first did in the early 1980s. Edwards was one of those six players...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Michigan RB was run over by forklift last month

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan running back Drake Johnson was run over by a forklift in a bizarre accident last month at the Wolverines' indoor track building, according to reports Tuesday. The Detroit Free Press and Detroit News, citing information obtained from public-records requests, said the forklift driver felt a bump and thought he'd run over a starting block. He then realized...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Michigan RB Johnson was run over by forklift last month

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan running back Drake Johnson was run over by a forklift in a bizarre accident last month at the Wolverines' indoor track building, according to reports Tuesday. The Detroit Free Press and Detroit News, citing information obtained from public-records requests, said the forklift driver felt a bump and thought he'd run over a starting block. He then realized...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

1 Big Distraction

Here we go again.A new head coach, the #1 jersey, and the tired conversation about Braylon Edwards.For a program that's getting back on it's feet, Edwards' stewardship over the legacy of the #1 jersey is becoming more and more of a useless distraction that has spanned 10 years and 4 head coaches. And now, Edwards' is trying to use his leverage to work his way back into the Michigan...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Running Back Drake Johnson Suffers Horrific Forklift Injury

Michigan running back and track star Drake Johnson was injured in an accident in April, but the details of the injury were kept quiet until the Detroit Free Press obtained the accident report. According to the report, Johnson, a red-shirt senior, was run over by a forklift on April 13 in the Michigan track building. NESN.com’s Rachel Holt has the details on the incident and injury...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan's Drake Johnson was run over by forklift; Harbaugh calls it 'a miracle' he lived

The same week Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh told youth campers that "football's never been safer", it was revealed that one of his players was run over by a forklift -- in a freak accident that luckily wasn't as bad as it could've been.The accident actually occurred at Michigan's indoor track facility last month, where running back Drake Johnson, who also runs track, was stretching...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Michigan Defense: The Revival’ Hype Video

This video Michigan defensive tackle Mo Hurst shared called ‘Michigan Defense: The Revival’ will certainly have you ready for September 3rd against Hawaii. Michigan Defense: The Revival https://t.co/42e3OzO0zn — Maurice Hurst Jr (@BigPappi73) May 25, 2016 The post ‘Michigan Defense: The Revival’ Hype Video appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five-Star Cornerback Says This Michigan Commit Is His Best Friend

Darnay Holmes, the No. 8 ranked prospect in the 2017 class, will take an official visit to Michigan this summer. David Long Jr., a 2016 Michigan pledge, could help the Wolverines’ chances with the Calabasas, California native “Coach Jim Harbaugh is building a monster up there,” the 5-foot-10, 190-pound cornerback told 247sports. “My best friend David Long is going up there...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan football’s satellite camp in Australia is back on

The Michigan football program was set to take it’s satellite camp tour to Australia before NCAA rules squashed plans with ProKick Australia. However, with Jim Harbaugh and company being the innovative crew they are, the camp is back on. The camp will now be hosted by the University of New South Wales Raiders Gridiron Club, according to the Detroit Free Press. Sadly, Jim Harbaugh...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Legitimized Rutgers As A Recruiting Threat

In attempting to harvest the garden, Michigan actually helped reinforce the fencing of New Jersey for Rutgers. It's only been a little more than six months since Chris Ash was hired as the head coach of Rutgers football. In that short time, he has dramatically changed the perception of Rutgers and its future on the recruiting trail. As we discussed earlier this week, the current...
Via On the Banks
17 hours ago

Video: Michigan Football Releases #ProtectTheHomeland Video Aimed At Detroit-Area Recruits

Michigan’s football program has and will recruit nationally under Jim Harbaugh, but securing the state’s borders remains a priority.  Specifically, the Detroit area, which features the prominent Cass Technical program, is an area of focus for the Wolverines’ recruiting staff.  This was especially clear this morning, when Michigan’s director of player personnel, Tony Tuioti...
Via College Spun
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan football team's spring break trip cost more than $348k

The Michigan Wolverines football team took a trip during spring break, all the way down to sunny Florida where they trained at IMG Academy. It wasn't a college kid's typical spring break filled with beaches and partying, but it wasn't cheap either.According to the Detroit Free Press, the trip cost Michigan $348,553, as revealed by the school's expense summary. The biggest chunk...
Via Fox Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan Making Push For Cousin Of One Of Nation’s Best

Desean Holmes, a four-star wide receiver, committed to San Diego State back in 2015 but wasn’t with the program for more than a week. According to 247sports’ Steve Lorenz, Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines have reached out to the Pasadena, California native, and are looking for him to visit in the near future. The 5-foot-10, 175-pounder also tweeted the following on Thursday...
Via Diehardsport
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan State Spartans Football Preview: Predicting the 2016 schedule

What will Michigan State do for an encore? After steadily climbing the Big Ten and national mountain, the Spartans were smacked off the peak by Alabama in the College Football Playoff semi-final this past season. That needs to stay in the past, and given the stability of the program overall this season has some massive potential behind it. Will the Spartans reach the potential and...
Via Talking 10
14 hours ago  |  Discuss
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