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Jim Harbaugh Jokes About The Positives Of Global Warming, For The Recruiting Benefits

Global warming is not usually a considered a good thing, but don’t tell that to Jim Harbaugh. For Michigan’s head coach, anything that makes Ann Arbor a bit more attractive to recruits is a positive. He explained on Michigan’s “Signing Of The Stars” event. Jim Harbaugh a proponent of climate change. “We’ve got global warming now. That helps with recruiting.” —...
Via College Spun
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Michigan lands No. 1 K Quinn Nordin

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh’s sleepover technique appears to work, as No. 1 kicker Quinn Nordin has flipped his commitment from Penn State to Michigan. Nordin’s announcement was posted to Twitter by Mitch Fick of FOX 17. Harbaugh gets the nation's top-ranked high school kicker. Rockford's @QuinnNordin is officially a Michigan Man. pic.twitter.com/1EuLyc1VjF — Mitch Fick (...
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2 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...
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Great American Cookies creates cookie for Rashan Gary’s commitment

Later this afternoon, the No. 1 high school football recruit in the nation, Rashan Gary, will be announcing where he will be starting his collegiate career. For the five-star defensive tackle, his National Signing Day decision comes down to the Michigan Wolverines and Clemson Tigers. In honor of the big decision, the folks at Great American Cookies have created a special piece of...
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Jim Harbaugh throwing footballs into crowd for Signing Day party

If you are lucky enough to be at Michigan’s National Signing Day party, you may have the opportunity to catch a pass from a former NFL quarterback and current Wolverines head coach. During Wednesday’s party, video surfaced of Jim Harbaugh tossing footballs into the crowd to get those in attendance hyped. Did the fan catch @CoachJim4UM's pass, that's the only question? pic.twitter...
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Video: Jim Harbaugh Is Throwing Passes Into The Crowd At Michigan’s Signing Day Party

Give Jim Harbaugh a football and he’s going to throw it.  The Michigan coach is on-stage at the Wolverines’ National Signing Day party, “Signing of the Stars,” and he’s throwing passes into the crowd.  A suit and dress shoes aren’t stopping the former NFL quarterback from having perfect form, either.  Did the fan catch @CoachJim4UM‘s pass, that’s the only question...
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Another of Jim Harbaugh's unique tactics worked for Michigan

Remember the first time Jim Harbaugh spent the night at a recruit's house to impress him? That kid is going to be a Wolverine. Quinn Nordin signed a letter of intent Wednesday to play for Michigan. That gives Harbaugh the nation's No. 1 kicker and 27 players in his 2016 class. Nordin initially committed to Penn State before reopening his recruitment in January. He also considered...
Via Fox Sports
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Harbaugh turns up recruiting volume with signing day show

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- College football's recruiting circus seems to have found its ringmaster: Jim Harbaugh.The coach has turned the Wolverines' signing day into a "Signing With the Stars" spectacle.Tom Brady, Derek Jeter, Jim Leyland and even Ric Flair are expected to be in a packed auditorium on campus Wednesday. Minutes before the event started, fans started shouting, "Woooooo...
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Harbaugh draws cascade of stars to Michigan for signing day

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) College football's recruiting circus seems to have found its ringmaster: Jim Harbaugh. The coach has turned the Wolverines' signing day into a ''Signing With the Stars'' spectacle. Tom Brady, Derek Jeter, Jim Leyland and even Ric Flair are expected to be in a packed auditorium on campus Wednesday. Minutes before the event started, fans started shouting, '...
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New in Blue: 2016 K Quinn Nordin

(Taylor Ballek, MLive.com) Quinn Nordin – K | 6-1, 200 | Rockford, Mich – Rockford ESPN: 3-star, #9 K Rivals: 3-star, #1 K 247: 3-star, #1 K Scout: 4-star, #1 K Other top offers: Penn State, USC, Baylor, Arizona State, Michigan State, Georgia, Iowa, Pittsburgh He’s not the flashiest commitment in Michigan’s class, but Rockford, Mich. kicker Quinn Nordin pledged his...
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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...
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Photos: Packed House For Michigan’s ‘Signing of the Stars,’ Students Waited In Line For 2+ Hours

Jim Harbaugh’s National Signing Day party will be a crowded one.  It will be a packed house at Hill Auditorium for Michigan’s “Signing of the Stars” recruiting event.  Students reportedly showed up two-plus hours outside the campus building for the party, which will be attended by Tom Brady, Derek Jeter and Ric Flair, among others.  Great knows great. Ric Flair: ...
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4-Star CB Lavert Hill Picks Michigan Over Michigan State, Penn State

Score one for Jim Harbaugh on National Signing Day. Hopefully for the Wolverines, more are coming. Four-star cornerback Lavert Hill, the younger brother of team safety Delano Hill, has officially picked Michigan. Hill chose UM over Big Ten rivals Michigan State and Penn State. BTN captured the moment on video: Lavert Hill announces that he will be playing for @UMichFootball in the...
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New in Blue: 2016 CB LaVert Hill

(247 Sports) LaVert Hill – CB | 5-10, 176 | Detroit, Mich – Martin Luther King ESPN: 4-star, #21 CB Rivals: 4-star, #14 CB 247: 4-star, #6 CB Scout: 4-star, #7 CB Other top offers: Michigan State, Clemson, Tennessee, USC, UCLA, Ohio State, Georgia, Miami One of the more dramatic recruiting stories for Michigan’s class has ended in Michigan’s favor with a commitment from...
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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...
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Michigan searching for toughness after crumbling vs. Indiana

When Indiana pulled to within two of the Michigan basketball team with 8:40 to go, it was clear the Hoosiers were gaining steam. Down 15-4 just a few minutes prior, Indiana had made it a 24-22 game, hushed a star-studded Crisler Center crowd and looked in control — but was only getting started. As the Hoosiers picked up speed, the Wolverines tried to keep pace, but quickly began...
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Which new Wolverine is most likely to have an early impact?

Michigan will enjoy the return of a huge number of starters in 2016, but there is one position where an exodus has occurred: Linebacker. All three starters graduated, and James Ross was listed as the primary backup inside while starting on the outside. Devin Bush Jr. is not the highest rated Michigan recruit, but he could be walking into a situation that calls for him to see the...
Via Fox Sports
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Lavert Hill Sent Out This Tweet Ahead Of His Announcement

Lavert Hill, getting ready to decide between Michigan, Michigan State and Penn State, could still be deciding where to go based on this early morning tweet: 🤔 — Ghost (@VertHill21) February 3, 2016 Which one will it be " class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" />" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> — Ghost (@VertHill21) February...
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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...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana 80 – Michigan 67: Hoosiers overwhelm Michigan in Bielfeldt’s return

(MGoBlue.com) Michigan started strong, racing out to a 17-6 lead, but went ice cold over the final nine minutes of the first half. Indiana closed the half on a 25-0 run and added a three to start the second half. Michigan couldn’t stop the bleeding. The final score of 80-67 doesn’t reflect how wide a margin the game really was. After cruising through the easy portion of the conference...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 22: Indiana at Michigan Recap

Three years ago to the day, Michigan and Indiana faced off as the No. 1 and No. 2 ranked teams in the country. Tonight, the Wolverines were beaten down on their home floor by Indiana in a double-digit home loss where the final score felt forgiving.  The loss was a stern reminder of just how far Michigan has to go to come close to that level again, which felt worlds away as Indiana...
Via UM Hoops
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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