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Michigan Football: Chris Evans should be the Wolverines bell cow

Michigan football has a talented stable of running backs. But if the Wolverines were smart, they would make Chris Evans the bell cow. Michigan football actually ran the ball pretty effectively in 2016, especially when compared to the rest of the Big Ten. But if the Wolverines had rode Chris Evans a little harder, they […] Michigan Football: Chris Evans should be the Wolverines...
Via GBMWolverine
3 hours ago

Let’s Remember These Classic Jim Harbaugh Commercials

Jim Harbaugh might be known as the khaki-wearing, milk-drinking head coach of the University of Michigan’s football team now, but he is, of course, a former successful Indianapolis Colts quarterback — which presented some awesome commercial opportunities
Via Colts.com
6 hours ago

Michigan Football: Grant Perry Should Now Be Suspended From Team

Now that Michigan football wide receiver Grant Perry has accepted a plea deal, he should be suspended for at least a game this upcoming season. I’ve been fairly critical of how the Michigan football program has been handling the Grant Perry case to this point, and now that he has reportedly taken a plea deal, […] Michigan Football: Grant Perry Should Now Be Suspended From Team...
Via GBMWolverine
8 hours ago

Michigan Football: Can Aubrey Solomon imitate Rashan Gary?

Rashan Gary made an immediate impact as a freshman for Michigan football last season. Can Aubrey Solomon do the same for the Wolverines in 2017? Michigan football will have a lot of fresh faces on the defense this season, but face that isn’t new is Rashan Gary. Gary, a sophomore defensive end and former top […] Michigan Football: Can Aubrey Solomon imitate Rashan Gary? - GBMWolverine...
Via GBMWolverine
12 hours ago

Insider Has ‘Gut Feeling’ Michigan Will Land State’s Top Recruit

Brandon Johns, a forward out of East Lansing, is ranked as the No. 1 recruit in the state of Michigan for 2018.  While many believed the Spartans would be the eventual destination for the No. 54 recruit, Scout.com’s Sam Webb tweeted his ‘gut’ tells him the 6-foot-8, 200-pounder will be a Wolverine. It’s still unknown when Johns will be making an official announcement but...
Via Diehardsport
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Risers and Fallers: Michigan State’s rebound, Michigan’s defensive retooling, and more

The Big Ten had a banner year during the regular season in 2016, and the conference is looking to repeat that performance heading into this season. Widely viewed as the best conference in the country last year, there are still loaded teams at the top looking to continue the Big Ten’s resurgence. It is expected to be rare air at the top of the conference again, but what about...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball: North Carolina will provide early-season test

Michigan basketball hasn’t always done well in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge, but this season, the Wolverines will get a chance to right some of those wrong against North Carolina. It’s hard to say right now exactly how good the 2017-18 Michigan basketball team will be. But the good news is, we won’t have to wait long […] Michigan Basketball: North Carolina will provide early...
Via GBMWolverine
2 days ago

Michigan Basketball has had more talent then you realize

A lot of Michigan basketball fans love to criticize John Beilein for not getting enough good players.However, his track record, tells a different story. During head coach John Beilien’s time leading Michigan basketball, he has always been criticized for not getting enough big-time players. But if getting players that go to the NBA is the […] Michigan Basketball has had more talent...
Via GBMWolverine
2 days ago

Northwestern officially announces Billy Donlon hire

Billy Donlon was officially announced as an assistant coach at Northwestern this afternoon. Donlon, who coached at Michigan for one season, is the second assistant coach to leave the Wolverine program in the last month. Today’s Patreon column addressed why Michigan finds itself in this position and what comes next. Here are reactions from John Beilein and Billy Donlon as released...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago

Michigan Football: Eddie McDoom Could Be More Explosive In 2017

Michigan football receiver Eddie McDoom says the offense will be more explosive under Pep Hamilton, and we think he’ll be a big part of that. It’s no secret that Michigan football’s offense lacked an explosive element at times last season. Off the top of my head, I’m thinking about games against Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, even […] Michigan Football: Eddie McDoom Could Be...
Via GBMWolverine
2 days ago

Making sense of Michigan’s second staff shake-up in as many years

John Beilein lost two assistants last week and we take a look at what it means and what is next in this week’s Patreon column. Read the full column on Patreon, or on our subscriber forum. The post Making sense of Michigan’s second staff shake-up in as many years appeared first on UM Hoops.com.
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago

The over/under for Michigan Football in 2017

After setting the over under in several categories for Michigan Football’s 2017 season, we polled four of our Michigan Football writers to see if the Wolverines would go over or under in each category. See the results below and  be sure to cast your votes in the polls. Wins: 9.5 Over Maxwell Tendero: Michigan has eight fairly easy games on the schedule, the neutral-site opener...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball: Everything Is John Beilein’s Fault

With reports that Michigan basketball assistant Billy Donlon is leaving for Northwestern, we come back to a familiar place: It’s John Beilein’s fault. I’m not sure if they’re still popular, but do you remember the “Thanks Obama” meme phase we went through? Honestly, they were pretty funny, but those are going to serve a greater purpose […] Michigan Basketball: Everything...
Via GBMWolverine
2 days ago

Reports: Billy Donlon headed to Northwestern

As we spelled out in yesterday’s notebook, Billy Donlon will be on the Northwestern bench next year. Scout.com’s Brian Snow and Tom Davis of The News Sentinel are both reporting that Donlon is leaving Michigan for the open assistant coaching job at Northwestern. This jives with the word on the street at Michigan’s recruiting camps over the weekend,where Donlon was notably absent...
Via UM Hoops
3 days ago

Michigan Football needs a big season out of Mike McCray

Michigan football is going to need a lot of defenders to step up, but one player that needs to build on his success from a year ago, is Mike McCray. The Michigan football team lost two very good linebackers from last year’s team in Jabrill Peppers and Ben Gedeon. However, there is one stalwart that […] Michigan Football needs a big season out of Mike McCray - GBMWolverine - GBMWolverine...
Via GBMWolverine
3 days ago

Michigan Football Gets Its First 2019 Commit

We’ve still got a while before the 2019 recruiting class signs, but Michigan football is off to a good start with a four-star inside linebacker. We still have about eight months until the 2018 recruiting class signs its letters of intent, so the fact that Michigan football has already landed a commitment from 2019 four-star […] Michigan Football Gets Its First 2019 Commit - GBMWolverine...
Via GBMWolverine
4 days ago

Michigan Basketball: Would Moe Wagner have been a first-round pick?

Former Michigan basketball standout D.J. Wilson went 17th in the 2017 NBA draft, which got me thinking, where would Moe Wagner have gone had he stayed? It wasn’t a surprise to hear former Michigan basketball player D.J. Wilson get his name called in the first round of the 2017 NBA Draft. Yet, when it was […] Michigan Basketball: Would Moe Wagner have been a first-round pick?...
Via GBMWolverine
4 days ago

Notebook: Camp weekend standouts, Billy Donlon

Michigan hosted its College Practice Camp and Team Camps this weekend in Ann Arbor, here are some notes from the weekend thus far. Brandon Johns shines at College Practice Camp The best player at Michigan’s College Practice Camp on Friday afternoon was four-star forward Brandon Johns. He wasn’t just the most talented player in attendance, he played like it as well. Johns has...
Via UM Hoops
4 days ago

Michigan Football: Predicting the 2017 tight end depth chart

Michigan football has a lot of depth and talent at tight end. Here’s a prediction of who could be starting and playing in 2017. Tight end is a great example of what Michigan football will be dealing with during the 2017 season. There is plenty of talent sure, but the Wolverines also need to replace […] Michigan Football: Predicting the 2017 tight end depth chart - GBMWolverine...
Via GBMWolverine
4 days ago

Michigan Football: Same Goals Are Realistic This Season

Although Michigan football is only returning five starers, the same lofty goals of last year are still going to be realistic this season. We had quite a few high expectations for Michigan football heading into the 2016 season, namely that the Wolverines were going to win the Big Ten and go on to make their first appearance […] Michigan Football: Same Goals Are Realistic This...
Via GBMWolverine
4 days ago

Michigan Basketball: D.J. Wilson is a perfect fit for Milwaukee Bucks

Former Michigan basketball star D.J. Wilson wound up making a wise decision by staying in the NBA draft. Here is why the Milwaukee Bucks were a perfect landing place. The NBA draft is always a crap shoot, especially after the Lottery. That’s why the Milwaukee Bucks taking a shot on D.J. Wilson of Michigan basketball makes […] Michigan Basketball: D.J. Wilson is a perfect fit...
Via GBMWolverine
5 days ago

Michigan Basketball: Derrick Walton Jr., Zak Irvin Getting NBA Chances

They weren’t drafted on Thursday night, but both Derrick Walton Jr. and Zak Irvin will have a chance to represent Michigan basketball in the NBA. It wasn’t a major surprise on Thursday night when D.J. Wilson was the only Michigan basketball player to be selected in the NBA Draft. But two of his former teammates, […] Michigan Basketball: Derrick Walton Jr., Zak Irvin Getting...
Via GBMWolverine
5 days ago

A look at Donovan Peoples-Jones and Michigan Football’s young receivers

Michigan will enter the 2017 season with the least experienced two-deep roster in the FBS, according to Phil Steele. However, Jim Harbaugh and Co. have continued to reel in elite recruiting classes while in Ann Arbor. Entering his third year at the helm, Harbaugh has not yet seen an incoming position group as talented as his 2017 wide receivers. Unanimous five-star Donovan Peoples...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Northwestern working to hire Billy Donlon

According to a report by the Chicago Tribune, Northwestern is attempting to hire Billy Donlon away from Michigan. Donlon was hired last year by Michigan and served as a defensive specialist on the staff. He’s also very close with Northwestern head coach Chris Collins, a relationship that was profile by MLive in March. Michigan lost Jeff Meyer from its bench this week as he opted...
Via UM Hoops
5 days ago

NBA Draft: Michigan Basketball’s D.J. Wilson Drafted By Milwaukee Bucks

After a breakout season for Michigan basketball, D.J. Wilson was taken in the first round of this year’s NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. For basically all of last season, there wasn’t a whole lot of serious talk about D.J. Wilson taking the next step to the NBA this year. We’ve pretty much taken a complete […] NBA Draft: Michigan Basketball’s D.J. Wilson Drafted By Milwaukee...
Via GBMWolverine
6 days ago
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