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Game 29: Michigan at Maryland Open Thread

Michigan and Maryland are set for an early noon tipoff this afternoon in College Park, MD. The Wolverines will be looking to build off of their biggest win of the season, last Sunday against Ohio State, while the Terrapins will be hoping to keep the pressure on Wisconsin at the top of the Big Ten. Dan Dakich and Bob Wischusen will be on the call for ESPN and you can join the discussion...
Via UM Hoops
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Badgers bad luck continues in series opening loss to Michigan

Wisconsin held close to the Michigan Wolverines for the majority of the game but the hosts imposed their will on the Badgers over the course of the game and with a couple lucky bounces, recorded a three to zero win over the Badgers. Steve Racine stood strong in net for the Wolverines, posting 22 saves in his first career shutout victory. The first period yielded a lot of hard hits...
Via Madtown Badgers
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan CB Blake Countess & Teammate Jabrill Peppers in Epic Backflip Contest

Michigan CB Blake Countess & Teammate Jabrill Peppers in Epic Backflip Contest [Bleacher Report] TURNT‼️💯 pic.twitter.com/GrnGLVUX6N— Breez (@JabrillPeppers) February 25, 2015Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Calls 2015 The “Year Of Hard Work”

Embracing the art of Hard Work is to disappearing from society. Therefore, we at Michigan Football designate 2015 as the year of Hard Work — Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) February 27, 2015 Well at least Coach Harbaugh doesn’t have any delusions of grandeur in year one. Fans shouldn’t either. The post Jim Harbaugh Calls 2015 The “Year Of Hard Work” appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bank Of Ann Arbor Unveils New Jim Harbaugh Billboard

NCAA rules forbid companies from using student-athletes as part of their marketing pitches. The same cannot be said regarding coaches. The Bank of Ann Arbor, which frequently features the Ohio State vs. Michigan rivalry in its billboards, knows as much. Back in December, they put up numerous Jim Harbaugh-related billboards around town. It looks like they’ve got a new one here in...
Via College Spun
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Has Declared 2015 The “Year Of Hard Work” For Michigan Football

First off, if you’re not following Jim Harbaugh on Twitter, you should be. The Michigan football coach is as entertaining/cryptic/thought provoking a follow as there is in the sport.  Secondly, Michigan football’s year now has a theme, as declared by Harbaugh on his Twitter account this afternoon.  This year is now “The Year of Hard Work” for the Wolverines, because the...
Via College Spun
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh effect: Michigan school store wants alumni to know khakis are on sale

What kind of an impact is new football coach Jim Harbaugh having at Michigan? For one thing, the university is all about khakis now. In an e-mail sent to alumni Friday morning, Michigan's official retailer announced that all regularly priced items are currently 20 percent off. The point of emphasis, though, was the staple of Harbaugh's wardrobe. At least, for the sake of the Michigan...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spike, What is a “Team Leader” to you?

Averaging 10.1 points, 4.5 assist and 2.3 rebounds the last 9 games. As top scorer Caris LeVert ended his season just prior to the last 9 games, Spike Albrecht has step his game up to a new level for him. Leading the pack down the court for most of the game, made a new role for this 5’11” point guard from Crown Point, Indiana. Its showing what he can do for a payer averaging...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Michigan Cornerbacks Have A Backflip Competition

Jabril Peppers and Blake Countess are bound to have Michigan's defense hitting on all cylinders, but right now they're flipping of for joy.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan OC Tim Drevno Calls Jim Harbaugh The Smartest Man He’s Ever Been Around, “He’s Got Some Unbelievable DNA”

Jim Harbaugh can be described in many ways: great coach, incredibly intense, a little quirky.  Michigan offensive coordinator Tim Drevno is adding another character quality to that list: brilliant man.  In an evening session with the media Thursday, Drevno said the Wolverines’ head coach is the smartest man he’s ever been around.  UM OC Drevno on Harbaugh: “He always thinks...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan Cornerback Blake Countess One-Ups Jabrill Peppers With This Crazy Backflip Routine

Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers is a crazy athlete, and may wind up as one of the best corners in the country if he pans out, based on his potential entering college last year. He proved that the injury issues that kept him from participating during most of the 2014 season are probably a thing of the past with this impressive backflip during drills yesterday. Fellow Michigan cornerback...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Spike Albrecht’s shooting, Abdur-Rahkman’s involvement, NIT

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.  @jackfl33: I have a theory that Spike is an above the break 3 pt shooter almost exclusively. Does his chart show that? In a word, yes. Only 20% of Spike’s three-point attempts this season have been from the...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Possible Transfer Of Iowa QB Jake Rudock To Michigan Circulating On Web

Rumors have been flying around that quarterback Jake Rudock, who has graduated from Iowa would be eligible to play immediately, is reportedly looking to play at Michigan under Jim Harbaugh next season. With QBs Shane Morris, Wilton Speights, Alex Malzone and Zach Gentry on the roster, it seems unlikely Rudock-to-Michigan will actually come to fruition. […] The post Possible Transfer...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Rocks The Same Baseball Cap As Bo Schembechler

Jim Harbaugh and his former Michigan coach Bo Schembechler sport two similar ‘M’ style caps, as spotted by Alejandro Zuniga, Harbaugh rocking the Bo-style cap. (H/T @aeschnepp) pic.twitter.com/661VZObk6x — Alejandro Zúñiga (@ByAZuniga) February 25, 2015 The post Jim Harbaugh Rocks The Same Baseball Cap As Bo Schembechler appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Involved With QBs At Michigan’s First Practice

Looks like Jim Harbaugh will be paying plenty of attention to Michigan’s QBs this season. The post Jim Harbaugh Involved With QBs At Michigan’s First Practice appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Check Out Photos From Michigan’s First Spring Practice Under Jim Harbaugh

Coach DJ Durkin coaching them up! #Team136 #GrindinginTheGlick #HarbaughEffect pic.twitter.com/iagC408KFR — Gwendolyn Bush (@UMICH_Mama_G) February 24, 2015 Tuesday marked the first day of spring practice of the Jim Harbaugh era at Michigan. It seems as though things went smoothly, though I expect Harbaugh to keep things pretty tight-lipped. Spring is in the Air in A2! […] The...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh's strange comparison to Michigan spring practice

The Jim Harbaugh era at Michigan is officially underway. The Wolverines begin spring practice this afternoon, with their spring game set to occur on April 4.  In a Q&A with mgoblue.com, Harbaugh compared the start of spring ball to a mother’s birth process.  This isn’t the first time the 51-year-old coach has made a weird reference.  Jim Harbaugh on spring practice...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Key Plays: Ohio State at Michigan

The Michigan basketball team showed flashes of greatness, endured a seven-minute scoring drought and made crucial buckets down the stretch to topple Ohio State, 64-57, on Sunday afternoon. In Five Key Plays, we look at the biggest moments from the upset. 1) Irvin fills the stat sheet The positive signs came early for the Wolverines, as Zak Irvin made his first shot and proceeded...
Via UM Hoops
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Notes, quotes from John Beilein on Big Ten teleconference

Michigan coach John Beilein joined the Big Ten coaches teleconference Monday morning to discuss his team’s win over Ohio State, the Wolverines’ practice schedule ahead of a tough road test at Maryland, Derrick Walton’s health, and more. Opening statement: “We had a really good win yesterday over a very good Ohio State team. It was much-needed. We’ve really been battling...
Via UM Hoops
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran duo of Spike Albrecht, Zak Irvin make big plays in Ohio State upset

Michigan 64, Ohio St. 57 Game Recap Photo Gallery Beilein pleased with win Matta ‘shocked’ by slow start Player reactions Spike Albrecht’s pregame message to his team was simple: Don’t lose to Ohio State. Not again — and not at home. While Michigan’s 64-57 upset over the Buckeyes on Sunday afternoon was one of its better all-around performances of the season, the veteran...
Via UM Hoops
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Devin Smith Throws Shade At Michigan, Jim Harbaugh

Devin Smith throws shade at Michigan and Jim Harbaugh.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ndamukong Suh Is Jim Harbaugh’s Latest Marketing Piece

Ndamukong Suh spent time with Jim Harbaugh at Michigan on Thursday.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh preparing Jameis Winston, Bryce Petty for NFL combine

Jameis Winston and Bryce Petty turned to a familiar face as they prepare for this week’s NFL combine in Indianapolis. The two quarterbacks, who trained with QB guru George Whitfield in San Diego the past several weeks, arrived in Ann Arbor to work with new Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh as they prep for the combine....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Spring Preview 2015: Harbaugh Homecoming a major rebuild

(Over the next few weeks we’ll be digging in to each Big Ten team as spring football gets closer to a reality) Spring is a time where hope is renewed for just about every college football program, but nowhere in the Big Ten is hope bigger than at the University of Michigan. After all, the program’s favorite son is coming home to coach his alma mater. Previous Previews: Illinois...
Via Talking 10
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan WR Devin Funchess Shows Off Some Serious Hops With Monster Dunk

Michigan football fans have not had a lot to cheer about in recent seasons, but when wide receiver Devin Funchess was on the field there was always a chance that something awesome was going to happen. He is an athlete that has the ability to go up and snatch a ball out of the air which is a talent that will come in handy at the next level.Should the league ever develop a skills challenge...
Via FatManWriting
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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