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Michigan announces 2016-17 non-conference schedule

Michigan announced its 2016-17 non-conference schedule this afternoon. The Wolverines’ non-conference slate is highlighted by home games against Texas and Virginia Tech, road trips to UCLA and South Carolina, along with a trip to New York City for the 2K Classic. Michigan will open the 2K Classic against Marquette on November 17th and then face either SMU or Pittsburgh on the...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago

Mailbag: Charles Matthews, recruiting philosophy, 3-point shooting

The UM Hoops Mailbag is a collection of questions tweeted (@umhoops), e-mailed or sent via our Facebook page. Submit your questions and we’ll answer as many as we can.  UMHoopsFan: What position do you think Charles Matthews plays at UM? Any significance to the fact that he’s listed as a guard while, say, Ibi Watson is listed as a guard/forward? I think it is probably a bit...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago

Michigan Football: What Needs to be Done in Non-Conference

Everyone wants to focus on Michigan football winning competing for a national title, but they need to win all their non-conference games first. The Michigan football team has high expectations for the 2016 season, but they won’t get anywhere unless they take care of what should be an easy non-conference schedule. Unlike a year ago, […] Michigan Football: What Needs to be Done...
Via GBMWolverine
2 days ago

Jim Harbaugh Doesn’t Need To Apologize For His Social Media

When asked at Big Ten media days about his social media use, Jim Harbaugh stood behind the things he’s tweeted and the shots he’s taken. As he should. From tweeting shots at SEC coaches to posting pictures of his players with their moms on Mother’s Day, Jim Harbaugh has become more than a coach who […] Jim Harbaugh Doesn’t Need To Apologize For His Social Media - GBMWolverine...
Via GBMWolverine
2 days ago

Michigan Football: The Jabrill Peppers effect

Jabrill Peppers bounced back from an injury shortened freshman season and flashed the potential that made him such a highly rated player coming out of high school.  Not only was Peppers a pivotal piece of the Michigan Football team’s extremely improved defense, but he also provided a spark on an offensive unit devoid of playmakers outside of tight end Jake Butt.  Peppers took...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday Michigan Recruiting Roundup: 2016 LB Dytarious Johnson to Enroll Early

In this edition, Michigan nabs a spot on a top list, a commit announces his early enrollment, and more. Michigan Cracks Top 16 for 2017 4* OT Per his Twitter page on Sunday, 2017 four-star offensive tackle Aaron Banks (CA) has listed Michigan in his top 16 list. Also included were Arizona State, Notre Dame, and USC, among others. The 247Composite lists Banks as the 20th-ranked...
Via Maize n Brew
2 days ago

Michigan Football: Jim Harbaugh Takes Man’s Man Approach To Road Games

While some fans are worried about the 2018 Michigan football schedule featuring three rivalry road games, Jim Harbaugh stays tough in his approach. When Michigan football announced the renewal of its rivalry series with Notre Dame, beginning in the 2018 season, the entire Wolverines fan base was ecstatic to have it back. But after a […] Michigan Football: Jim Harbaugh Takes Man’s...
Via GBMWolverine
2 days ago

Is Michigan Football using negative recruiting tactics on a certain rival?

Penn State head coach James Franklin is fighting a losing battle that appears to not be dissolving, despite a solution being disclosed over four years ago. With Franklin set to begin his third year in Happy Valley, the hurdles placed in front of the program are high, considering three other teams within the Big Ten East division are expected to be ranked in the top 15 come week...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: Jim Harbaugh Dominates Big 10 Media Day

What did we learn from this year’s Big Ten Media Days? Frankly, when it comes to Michigan football, not a lot. At one point early in the day, Michigan Football coach Jim Harbaugh said about his team, “Our goal is to get better every day.” But then of course he’s been saying that ever since he […] Michigan Football: Jim Harbaugh Dominates Big 10 Media Day - GBMWolverine...
Via GBMWolverine
3 days ago

Michigan Football: Expect Another Round of Quarterback Insanity

Without a returning starter at quarterback, Michigan football has to find something it didn’t have last season. That means we’ll be left in the dark again. When the final whistle blew in Michigan football‘s crushing of Florida in the 2016 Citrus Bowl, it meant the end of two key happenings: Jim Harbaugh’s first season with […] Michigan Football: Expect Another Round of...
Via GBMWolverine
3 days ago

Taco Charlton Ready To Prove He’s Nation’s Best DE

30+ days until I get to prove why I think I'm the best DE in the country! #TacoTuesday — Taco Charlton (@TheSupremeTaco) July 26, 2016 Here’s what NFL.com wrote about Charlton: There might not be much mention of Charlton in the preseason considering he has started just four games headed into his senior season, but film doesn’t lie, and NFL scouts have Charlton pegged squarely...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh Will Throw The First Pitch Before Tomorrow’s Cubs Game At Wrigley Field

We know Coach Harbaugh has an arm on the gridiron, but can he throw a strike?  Harbaugh will reportedly throw out the first pitch before tomorrow’s Cubs game against the White Sox, but can he live up to expectations? Jim Harbaugh is throwing out the first pitch Wednesday at Wrigley Field. Phillipp Lahm will Thursday. Who’s more internationally famous? — JJ Stankevitz (@JJStankevitz...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Player Calls Paul Finebaum A ‘Hater’, Stands Up For Jim Harbaugh

Paul Finebaum continued his swipes at Michigan and Jim Harbaugh on ESPN Tuesday afternoon. The SEC talking head continued to suggesting Harbaugh “should win games” and is the “Donald Trump of college football”, one Wolverine player stood up for his head coach.  Khalid Hill tweeted the following photo of Finebaum on ESPN with the caption “You sir.. Are a HATER, but we love...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Media Days: Jake Butt Podium Q&A Recap

We take a look at what Michigan Jake Butt had to say at Big Ten Media Days. Michigan Tight End Jake Butt was at Big Ten Media Days to answer questions from the media. MaizeNbrew was there to catch some of his comments. Here are some highlights from his Q&A- How he feels about quarterback battle: "I feel very great, they're all in great hands with coach Harbaugh, he's a quarterback...
Via Maize n Brew
3 days ago

Michigan Fan Gets Bicep Signed By Jim Harbaugh, Heads To Tattoo Parlor To Make It Permanent

Most fans – even crazy college football fans – get autographs from their favorite players and coaches on jerseys, footballs, pennants, or even just plain paper. But one Michigan supporter went a different route this week at Big Ten Media Days. A Michigan fan named Gerald got his bicep signed by Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh – and he’s looking to make it a permanent fixture...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Preview: Michigan's Biggest Strengths and Weaknesses

Strength on strength, this.Previously in 2016 preview posts: Michigan's "Should Win" Games, The Big 3 Away GamesThere are a million ways to preview an upcoming season. Offense, defense, specials teams, breakout players, new players, returning starters, schedule, coaching schemes. But most breakdowns come down to two things...a team's strengths and it's weaknesses.Every team has both...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
3 days ago

Harbaugh Praises Ty Isaac At B1G Media Day

While Jim Harbaugh has mention in the past that De’Veon Smith is the team’s starting RB heading to fall practice, the Michigan coach made sure to name-drop Ty Isaac as a running back could make an impact next year. Jim Harbaugh on the running backs for Michigan: "Ty Isaac has a really good chance to make something happen." — Evan Petzold (@EvanPetzold) July 25, 2016 Isaac...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten East Non-Conference Schedule Grades

Yesterday, I graded the Big Ten West’s non-conference schedules. Today, I’ll move on the East. The East might not be the toughest conference from top to bottom, but it is definitely one of the strongest at the top. Ohio State, Michigan, and Michigan State are three likely preseason Top 15 teams and potential College Football Playoff contenders. Did those teams schedule like CFP...
Via The Student Section
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers head coach Chris Ash: “No rivalry with Michigan... yet”

Michigan and Rutgers have bad blood, but Scarlet Knights coach Chris Ash says “no rivarly.” Michigan snatched six recruits from New Jersey in the 2016 class, which has caused bad blood between the Wolverines and Scarlet Knights. However, Rutgers head coach Chris Ash does not believe there is a rivalry with Michigan just yet. "I'll start by saying there's no rivalry with Michigan...
Via Maize n Brew
3 days ago

Michigan CB Jourdan Lewis wants to play on both sides of the ball in 2016

Jourdan Lewis wants to play offense, defense and special teams for the Maize and Blue in the 2016 season. Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh spoke at Big Ten media days in Chicago, Illinois with Jake Butt, Amara Darboh and Jourdan Lewis. The four passed on information about the 2016 season. Last campaign, the Wolverines finished 10-3 with a 6-2 Big Ten record. Lewis, a senior All...
Via Maize n Brew
3 days ago

Big Ten Media Days Podium Recap: Jourdan Lewis says Michigan receivers are best in country

We take a look at some of what Jourdan Lewis had to say at Big Ten Media Days Cornerback Jourdan Lewis was on hand at Big Ten Media Days. MaizenBrew was there for some of his comments. Here are some of the highlights: Does Harbaugh's competitiveness raise the level among the players? "Of course it does. Especially when you have a head coach so intense, so gung-ho and passionate...
Via Maize n Brew
3 days ago

Tuesday Morning Brews: Jourdan Lewis On Offense?

HtL: Rest In Peace, Sam And Mike SI Piece on Harbaugh This starts off really bad, but redeems itself. Another Chance At Beating Ohio State I liked this Eleven Warriors piece that framed Michigan’s Media Days in a Buckeye context. Speaking of which, this was a solid film study on Don Brown. Jourdan Lewis Wants To Play Offense Sounds terrific to me from a recruiting perspective...
Via Maize n Brew
3 days ago

Michigan Football Big Ten Media Days Coverage 2016

All of our coverage from Big Ten media days in Chicago in one handy space! Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh spoke at Big Ten media days in Chicago, Illinois and passed on information about the 2016 season. Last campaign, the Wolverines finished 10-3 with a 6-2 Big Ten record. Harbaugh said that besides “maybe one or two” players, everyone will be ready to roll for the start...
Via Maize n Brew
4 days ago

Harbaugh Compares This Wolverine To Andrew Luck

Jim Harbaugh compared Jabrill Peppers to his former Stanford quarterback, Andrew Luck, at media day on Monday. Harbaugh compares Peppers to Andrew Luck as the only players he's coached who instantly understand a concept without being told twice. — Nick Baumgardner (@nickbaumgardner) July 25, 2016 Here are Harbaugh’s complete quotes about the Wolverines’ two-way player: ...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh steals the show at Big Ten Media Days again

Love him, hate him or the rare indifference to him — Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh attracts attention unlike just about any head coach in football. After redefining what a media circus can look like at the 2015 Big Ten Media Day, Harbaugh managed to continue to steal the show at the 2016 version of the same event. However, it wasn’t him holding up a jersey, getting...
Via Talking 10
4 days ago
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