MICHIGAN WOLVERINES NEWS

What to Expect: Class of 2016 Offer Day

Michigan will extend its first scholarship offers to class of 2016 prospects on Sunday, June 15th. June 15th is the first day that college coaches can directly contact class of 2016 prospects and is also the NABC recommended first day to offer scholarships. John Beilein has been rigid in following this guideline throughout his time in Ann Arbor and this year is no different. Michigan...
Via UM Hoops
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Michigan Football Preview: The Offensive Line

Summertime and the livin is easy. That also means that football, I mean American football…God's football...is right around the corner. And the time is now to start looking ahead to the 2014 edition of the Michigan Wolverines. First up…the most important dudes on the field.It should be stated right here and now in language so plain as day that the hopes and dreams of every...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouting & Video: Derryck Thornton Jr.

Derryck Thornton Jr. was one of the to performers at Michigan’s College Practice Camp and the five-star guard appears to be in line for a Michigan scholarship offer on June 15th. Thornton told UM Hoops on Tuesday evening that he ‘loves’ Michigan and would consider moving up his timeframe depending on the situation. With all of the new attention on Thornton, we went to the film...
Via UM Hoops
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft Roundup: Beilein among NCAA’s best at prepping players for NBA

The NBA Draft is 14 days away and Nik Stauskas, Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III are all on track to hear their names at some point on draft day. Stauskas is projected around the 9 through 15 range of the first round, while McGary and Robinson are both fringe first-rounders. Jordan Morgan has also grabbed a few NBA workouts recently. He worked out with the Cavs and Timberwolves...
Via UM Hoops
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Five-star point guard Derryck Thornton Jr. ‘loves’ Michigan, considering early decision

Michigan hosted five-star guard Derryck Thornton on a multi-day visit over the weekend for its annual College Practice Camp and the trip made a significant impact on the dynamic point guard. It was Thornton’s first trip to Ann Arbor, but the visit appeared to answer any questions he had about the Wolverines. “It was great, I loved everything,” Thornton said during a phone...
Via UM Hoops
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan officially adds USC-transfer RB

It has been expected to be all but a formality for a while now, but Michigan finally confirmed the addition of USC running back transfer Ty Isaac. “We’re excited that Ty has decided to join the Michigan Football family,” said Michigan head coach Brady Hoke in a statement. “I know it was important for him to get back to the Midwest to be closer to his mom and family, so I...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brady Hoke continues to guard against veteran entitlement as Michigan won't take senior leadership trip

One of Brady Hoke's summertime staples is going on the shelf. Because, in his mind, Michigan needs to become a team again. During his first two summer offseasons at Michigan in 2012 and 2013, Hoke and Michigan gathered the team's seniors-to-be and carted them off to San Diego for a short bonding trip where the players learned leadership skills from Navy SEALs. Hoke believed...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ty Isaac gaining immediate transfer eligibility at Michigan may be tough, compliance experts say

Michigan landed a major offseason score Thursday when former USC running back Ty Isaac announced his plans to become a Wolverine, beginning this season. The 6-foot-3, 225-pound Isaac is a former five-star recruit, was considered a top-30 player in the 2013 class and was a player Michigan nearly received a pledge from two years ago. Most believe Isaac's combination of size and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: Ty Isaac will play for the Wolverines

Former USC running back, Ty Isaac announced on Twitter that he will be transferring to Michigan. As a freshman for the Trojans last year, Isaac carried the ball 40 times and compiled 236 yards and two touchdowns. I will be attending the University of Michigan this year — Ty Isaac (@TyIsaac) June 5, 2014 Isaac is seeking a hardship waiver that, if granted, would make him eligible...
Via isportsweb.com
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Michigan Fans Go Through Football Experience, Run Out Of Tunnel, Take Team Picture, Execute Drills

The sixth annual Michigan Men’s Football Experience ended today. Brady Hoke and his staff hosted dozens of adult Wolverine fans, who pay to attend a two-day event that allows them to act as if they were members of the program.  They run through the tunnel and onto the field, perform drills, take a team photo, have a meeting in Schembechler Hall, review tape, etc. Proceeds go...
Via College Spun
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Former USC Five-Star Running Back Ty Isaac Tweets He’s Transferring To Michigan

Former USC running back Ty Isaac will be transferring to Michigan. The 2013 five-star recruit spent one season in Los Angeles, recording 236 yards and two touchdowns on 40 carries.  I will be attending the University of Michigan this year — Ty Isaac (@TyIsaac) June 5, 2014 Isaac, who is from Joliet, Ill., is transferring to be closer to home. His mother reportedly has dealt...
Via College Spun
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

USC running back Ty Isaac expected to transfer to Michigan

According to CBS Sports who cites sources close to the Michigan Football program the Wolverines are expected to land USC running back Ty Isaac. Reports indicate that Isaac committed to Michigan after a visit last week and that the admissions process in Ann Arbor has already begun. The former five-star recruit in 2013 from Joliet, Ill. Isaac is transferring out of Southern Cal to...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas proving he's more than just a shooter

Before Nik Stauskas won Big Ten Player of the Year, before he was named a second-team All-American, before he helped the Michigan Wolverines to 59 wins and a Final Four in his two seasons with the Wolverines, there were the YouTube videos. After committing to John Beilein and the Wolverines as a junior at St. Mark's in Massachusetts, the 6-foot-6 wing took the Internet by storm...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Italy trip provides “perfect” opportunity for young Wolverines

Michigan will head to Italy in the middle of August to play four games in eight days before the start of the fall semester. The trip will allow ten days of practice before heading across the Atlantic and provide some much needed hands-on instruction for a Wolverine roster that features seven players with freshman eligibility. “We’re a little bit schedule-constricted, because...
Via UM Hoops
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Class of 2015 Recruiting: Where Things Stand

Michigan has yet to land a commitment from a class of 2015 prospect and has just three outstanding scholarship offers in the class. With limited scholarships remaining, the 2015 class should be moderately sized, but there are still a number of high-priority targets remaining on the radar. Here’s the latest on class of 2015 prospects and where things stand with the Wolverines. Eron...
Via UM Hoops
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Wolverines' Graham Glasgow ordered not to drink as court case is postponed 2 weeks

Michigan offensive lineman Graham Glasgow appeared in an Ann Arbor court and had his drunken-driving arraignment/pretrial hearing adjourned today. The center, who was pulled over and ticketed for operating a vehicle while intoxicated March 16, now will face the misdemeanor charge at 9 a.m. June 16. Glasgow, 21, stood mute as his attorney, John Shea, asked 15th District Judge Joseph...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida president questions ex-Michigan hoopster Jon Horford's transfer

Not everyone in Gainesville is happy to see forward Jon Horford be able to transfer to Florida and play immediately. The SEC eased its stance Friday on graduate student athlete transfers, allowing them to play immediately without going through a waiver process as long as the transfers meet certain standards. That includes Horford, a former Wolverine, and Virginia football player...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida President Disagrees With Graduate Transfer Rule, Thinks Jon Horford Should Have Stayed At Michigan

Jon Horford transferred to Florida this offseason. The former Michigan forward graduated from the Ann Arbor university this past spring, and thus, does not have to sit out a year. Horford, who received minimal playing time under John Beilein, was reportedly seeking out more on-the-court action.  One person in Gainesville, Fla. hasn’t been too welcoming to the former Wolverine...
Via College Spun
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Burning Questions About Michigan Football Answered

A couple days ago, we posted 10 Burning Questions leading up to the 2014 Michigan Football season. A total of 228 of you took the time to respond to the poll. Here are your answers.1. Is Brady Hoke on the hot seat?Simple enough, right? The biggest question of the off-season so I figured just get it out of the way early. Warranted or not, it would seem that Brady Hoke is very much...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Mitch McGary’s Pre-NBA Draft Workout

The tape doesn’t lie. Mitch McGary may not find himself a home in Round 1 of the 2014 NBA Draft after an unceremonious early departure from the Michigan Wolverines, but a video posted of a recent McGary workout shows that the talented forward is closer than ever to full health following in-season back surgery. Could McGary still be on the board when the Pistons hit the clock...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan student attendance dropping. Blame the schedule?

The University of Michigan is expecting to once again see crowds of over 100,000 attend each game in Michigan Stadium this fall, but that number will apparently see a smaller portion of students coming to games. “We’re projecting that number to be somewhere between 13 or 14,000 for student ticket numbers this year,” Michigan associate athletic director of media and public relations...
Via Bloguin Best
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan student attendance dropping. Blame the schedule?

The University of Michigan is expecting to once again see crowds of over 100,000 attend each game in Michigan Stadium this fall, but that number will apparently see a smaller portion of students coming to games. “We’re projecting that number to be somewhere between 13 or 14,000 for student ticket numbers this year,” Michigan associate athletic director of media and public relations...
Via Crystal Ball Run
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 30 guard Jamal Murray likes Michigan’s playing style

Michigan lost a talented Canadian to the NBA Draft this summre, but the Wolverines are chasing another Canadian guard that is expected to be a star at the college level. Class of 2016 guard Jamal Murray is a top-30 player nationally that has excelled on the Nike EYBL circuit with CIA Bounce. Murray is averaging 11.4 points per game and shooting 39.5% from three-point range while...
Via UM Hoops
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan's Jordan Morgan receives letter from President Obama

Jordan Morgan shared a unique graduation present this weekend. The former Michigan forward tweeted a picture of a letter from the White House on Sunday. In it, President Obama congratulates Morgan on his graduation from U-M with a master's degree in manufacturing engineering. Morgan previously graduated from Michigan with a B.S.E. degree in industrial and operations engineering...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Four-star guard Quentin Goodin planning Michigan camp visit

Michigan’s class of 2016 recruiting board continues to grow as the calendar moves closer to the June 15th offer date and four-star guard Quentin Goodin is a name that Wolverine fans will soon be more familiar with. The 6-foot-3 guard from Campbellsville, KY is one of the top lead guards in the class, ranked 54th nationally according the 247 Sports Composite ratings. Goodin holds...
Via UM Hoops
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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