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MICHIGAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Harbaugh trolls media with Michigan depth chart

Are you ready to learn who that Michigan starting quarterback is for Thursday night’s tilt against Utah? Well you’ll have to wait a little longer. Perhaps right up until Thursday. Monday evening, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh decided to troll the media by announcing Jake Rudock and Shane Morris as co-starters for their matchup against the Utes. Here’s a screen grab courtesy...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch The First ‘Inside Michigan Football’ Show Of The Season

Jim Harbaugh sat down with Jim Brandstatter for the first ‘Inside Michigan Football’ of the year. Click here to watch the 20-minute IMF  The post Watch The First ‘Inside Michigan Football’ Show Of The Season appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Utah ready for Michigan, not concerned with Harbaugh hype

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) New Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was the talk of college football's offseason as he dominated headlines throughout the spring and summer. The Wolverines' season opener has been hyped because of Harbaugh's return to the college ranks. The opponent on Thursday night- Utah - has been an afterthought. And the Utes have taken notice. ''For me, really, it's getting...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Previewing The Michigan Offense: Better Than Advertised?

Quarterback is the major question mark right now and Jim Harbaugh has done nothing (yet) to name a starter or indicate whether they might play both quarterbacks against Utah. Obviously, there is no advantage for Harbaugh to show his cards, but I’m willing to bet that Jake Rudock will be the starter. Shane Morris has the stronger arm, but Rudock is far more experienced and more...
Via Diehardsport
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Will Have A ‘Khaki Cam’ On Jim Harbaugh For Thursday’s Game

Download the FOX Sports Go app and you’ll be able to follow Jim Harbaugh around throughout Thursday’s Michigan-Utah game. Fox Sports Go to have 5 separate feeds for its CFB opener, Michigan vs Utah, including a "khaki cam" focused on Harbaugh entire game — Eric Fisher (@EricFisherSBJ) August 31, 2015 A throwback to the classic Dockers commercial featuring Jim and his wife...
Via Diehardsport
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

3 NFL head coaches expressed interest in the Michigan job

John U. Bacon is a Michigan alum and author of the book entitled ”Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football.” The book chronicles the tenure of former athletic director Dave Brandon and head coach Brady Hoke, while looking ahead to the future of the program under Jim Harbaugh. Bacon is doing an AMA on RedditCFB today and dropped a very interesting piece of info...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three NFL Head Coaches Had Interest In Michigan Job

If there is one thing that we can all agree on, it’s that Jim Harbaugh seems to be the perfect man for the job with the Michigan Wolverines. The former Wolverines quarterback took the job after he parted ways with the San Francisco 49ers following three NFC Championship appearences. Oh, and let’s not forget that Harbaugh also took the 49ers to a Super Bowl. But that’s all irrelevant...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: Three things to watch

Finally, football season is upon us. It’s just a matter of days before the Michigan Wolverines, and Utah Utes kickoff the latter of a home-and-home series that started last season, We all remember that late September game that marked the beginning of the end for the Brady Hoke era of Michigan football. This year is different, Michigan fans don’t have to wait quite...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Spike Albrecht shooting jumpers after hip surgery

Michigan basketball fans will be happy to know that one of their key pieces for the upcoming season is looking to slowly getting back to his old self. Senior guard Spike Albrecht is back on the court just five months after having hip surgery. Albrecht shared a video of himself taking jump shots Friday evening on Instagram. That is a pretty big step to take after having hip surgery...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

OSU business teacher uses UM coaches in failure lecture

Former Michigan coach Brady Hoke did not have a successful run at all with the Wolverines. The Ohio State fans know that and they love to poke fun at their rivals. One business teacher on campus is no different. According to College Spun, Ohio State business teacher Travis Helm used Hoke and current head coach Jim Harbaugh in a lesson on why managers fail. It was pretty hilarious...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Desmond Howard Gives Shout-Out To Ahmir Mitchell On Going Blue

Former Michigan Heisman winner Desmond Howard congratulated Michigan’s latest commit, Ahmir Mitchell, on committed to play for Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines. @mrmeileisboss @umichfootball @TheDeuce_2_Nice Smart move. — Desmond Howard (@DesmondHoward) August 28, 2015 @DesmondHoward thank you 〽️ — Ahmir_SoDevoted (@TheDeuce_2_Nice) August 28, 2015 The post Desmond...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

M&GB season preview roundtable 2015

(Getty Images) The last Friday before the first game week is traditionally when we put forth our season previews in roundtable form. That day has come and it’s time to put our predictions in ink. We won’t fully revisit last season’s predictions because, well, why would anyone want to? But our record predictions ranged from 8-4 to 10-2 and we all know how that went. Here’s...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Loses Defensive Tackle Likely For Season From Freak Practice Injury

Injuries are a part of football, and all players and coaches know that. But when you lose a defensive tackle one week before the season from an injury suffered during field goal practice, that’s going to sting a little more. The Michigan Wolverines could be without one player expected to be in the defensive line rotation this season for a while, as Bryan Mone suffered a broken...
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan OL hints at starting QB for Wolverines

If there is one quarterback competition that has been the most convoluted this offseason, it’s Michigan’s. The Wolverines have a host of quarterbacks to select from. From former Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock to 2014 starter Shane Morris to an abundance of inexperienced players, the Ann Arbor team had quite a predicament on their hands. It now seems as though the Wolverines could...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Beats Out Ohio State, Lands Commitment From Four-Star 2016 WR

Four-star wide receiver Ahmir Mitchell is one of the top pass catchers in the 2016 recruiting class, and now he can say he knows where he’ll play collegiate football. Mitchell was deciding between two of the biggest rivals in college football: Michigan and Ohio State. As it turns out, he’s going to be wearing a lot of blue for the next three to four years. The interesting thing...
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Names LB Joe Bolden, FB Joe Kerridge Co-Captains For 2015 Season

Joe Bolden Michigan Michigan players voted for team captains today and selected senior linebacker Joe Bolden and fifth-year senior fullback Joe Kerridge for the honor. The news revealed a short time ago in a release from Michigan Athletics.  The team’s top tackler from 2014, Bolden heads into his fourth season needing 13 stops to eclipse 200 in his career. The Cincinnati, Ohio...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Offensive Lineman Kyle Kalis Hints At Who Michigan’s Starting Quarterback Will Be

Michigan has yet to name a starting quarterback. The Wolverines might reveal their starter on Monday when they send their depth chart to Utah, but Jim Harbaugh hasn’t officially decided if that’ll happen.  We think we know who it is, though.  Jake Rudock, the Iowa graduate transfer, took the majority of the first-team snaps at Michigan’s student practice last weekend. He’s...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jim Harbaugh Didn’t Believe Michael Jordan Actually Called Him

Earlier this month, Michigan announced that it would become the first Nike school to sport the Jordan brand logo on its uniforms, instead of the company’s traditional Swoosh. Apparently, Michael Jordan himself even called Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh to talk about the deal. It turns out Harbaugh initially didn’t believe he was talking to the former NBA superstar. Thursday...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

10-year-old Ohio State fan asks cute question to Michigan doctors

If there is one thing we know about Ohio State fans, it’s that they cannot stand the Michigan Wolverines. One young Buckeye fan had to get over his disdain for the Maize and Blue when he found out that he would be having heart surgery at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, which is part of the University of Michigan Health System. He made sure that his doctors knew where his loyalty...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mack Brown on Jim Harbaugh: “You have to give him an A-plus”

Jim Harbaugh has yet to lead the Michigan Wolverines football team in a regular-season game, but ESPN analyst Mack Brown gives the first-year coach high marks for his offseason work. During a conference call on Wednesday, per Angelique S. Chengelis of The Detroit News, the former Texas coach gives Harbaugh an A-plus for generating excitement around the program that finished 5-7...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN College Football Analyst Mack Brown Grades Jim Harbaugh On Job He’s Done So Far At Michigan

Jim Harbaugh has yet to coach one regular season game as the leader of Michigan’s football program, so there’s not a whole lot you can truly evaluate him on.  Mack Brown’s doing it anyway. The ESPN college football analyst appeared on a conference call with Michigan reporters Wednesday afternoon. During his discussion with the media, Brown evaluated Harbaugh on the job he’s...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Inside the Offense: Early Hand Off

John Beilein was voted best offensive coach in the country by his peers in an anonymous poll by CBS Sports. In honor of Beilein’s offense, we enlisted the help of Gibson Pyper of HalfCourtHoops (@HalfCourtHoops) to break down some of Beilein’s most effective sets. Today we start with the early dribble hand off. This is a great set to examine because it shows how effective Michigan...
Via UM Hoops
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting Michigan 2015: The secondary

(Leon Halip, Getty Images) The unit with the most room to improve on Michigan’s defense under Jim Harbaugh is the secondary, which has been a weakness over the past few seasons. With the departure of both preseason starting cornerbacks from last season, Blake Countess and Raymon Taylor, there’s room for new guys to step in and make some noise under the new regime. Luckily, there’s...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
5 days ago  |  Discuss

It Appears Iowa Transfer Jake Rudock Is Leading Michigan’s Starting Quarterback Competition

Jim Harbaugh has been extremely mum when it comes to Michigan’s starting quarterback competition. The Wolverines’ coach has yet to reveal anything in terms of who’s leading/trailing this summer.  Thanks to some Michigan students, we’ve gotten an inside look at the battle.  The Wolverines held a private practice for its students at Michigan Stadium Saturday night. Cell phones...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Young Michigan Fan Gets Lifetime Supply Of Milk Following Hilarious Question

You may remember this young child who asked Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh a question about milk consumption earlier this month: Cuteness is at an overload level with that video. Well, we still don’t know exactly how much milk it is going to take for six year old Brady Carpenter to become the starting quarterback for the Wolverines in 2027 or somewhere around there, but we know...
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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