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Italy Rewind: Caris LeVert

Welcome to “Italy Rewind,” our player-by-player recap and video feature from Michigan’s four-game tour of Italy. Previously: Zak Irvin, Ricky Doyle, Kameron Chatman & Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman Caris LeVert was off of his feet for 16 weeks this summer after undergoing stress fracture surgery on his foot. With only a couple weeks of practice under his belt before Michigan’s...
Via UM Hoops
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Italy Rewind: Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman

Welcome to “Italy Rewind,” our player-by-player recap and video feature from Michigan’s four-game tour of Italy. Previously: Zak Irvin, Ricky Doyle & Kameron Chatman John Beilein has made a career out of his ability to recruit shooters and his perimeter-oriented offense has always been stereotyped by the three-point shot. While the three is still ever-present in Beilein’s...
Via UM Hoops
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 Michigan Wolverines Season Preview: Predicting W's and L's

One of the most prestigious teams in all of college football are the Michigan Wolverines. Michigan has a tradition of winning throughout their entire program’s history, but the past several years those standards haven’t been met. The Wolverines haven’t been a national title contender since the 2006 season and the faithful in Ann Arbor are ready for that to change.The Wolverines...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michgian Depth Chart: Derrick Green named the starting RB for Michigan’s opener

With Michigan’s regular season opener against Appalachian State on-tap for this Saturday at the Big House, Brady Hoke and the Wolverine coaching staff released the depth chart with a few notables.  First, the former five-star prospect Derrick Green gets the nod as the team’s starting running back with sophomore De’Veon Smith, Justice Hayes and Drake Johnson falling in behind...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville State’s Head Coach Praises Michigan State, Calls The Spartans The Big Ten’s Best Team And “The Team In Michigan Now”

Well, this won’t go over well in Ann Arbor. Jacksonville State head football coach John Grass held his first press conference of the season today, and unsurprisingly, he answered questions about the team’s week one opponent: defending Big Ten and Rose Bowl champions Michigan State. While discussing the Spartans, Grass praised the team for being the best squad in the Big Ten,...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Italy Rewind: Ricky Doyle

Welcome to “Italy Rewind,” our player-by-player recap and video feature from Michigan’s four-game tour of Italy. Previously: Zak Irvin All eyes were on Michigan’s big men in Italy. With Max Bielfeldt and DJ Wilson sidelined, Michigan only had two options at the five position overseas and neither player has ever played in a college game. “We have three or possibly four...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

This Epic 10-Minute Michigan Football Hype Video Will Give All Wolverines Fans Goosebumps

The past couple of college football seasons haven’t been too kind to the Michigan program. The Wolverines have gone 15-11, combined, over the last two seasons, and in the minds of many, coach Brady Hoke is on the hot seat.  Will this be the season things get turned around in Ann Arbor? Michigan isn’t ranked in either the preseason AP Poll or the Coaches Poll, but with an experienced...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan beats Mantova Stings to finish Italian tour undefeated

Michigan faced a better team on Friday, but still pulled away with another exhibition victory. The Wolverines knocked off the Mantova Stings, 96-76, and will leave Italy with a perfect record. Mantova was able to hang around throughout much of the first half and the Wolverines led just 48-43 at the half. The Stings even managed to take the lead, 49-48, early in the third quarter...
Via UM Hoops
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Desmond Howard Ranks Michigan 5th in His Power Rankings, Checks Into Rehab

  via @11W In his most recent sign of blatant substance abuse Desmond Howard has ranked the Michigan Wolverines not only in the Top 25, but in the Top 5.  In ESPN’s 2014 College Football Power Rankings Howard, one of the biggest homers at ESPN (which is really saying something), ranked TTUN at #5. If they hadn’t been on such a landslide of misery for the better part of the...
Via Buckeye Empire
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Desmond Howard Has Unranked Michigan No. 6 In The Country In His ESPN Preseason Power Rankings

The Michigan Wolverines failed to appear in college football’s two major preseason top 25 rankings, the AP Poll and the Coaches Poll.  Don’t fret, though, Michigan fans. There’s one college football analyst who thinks quite highly of your 2014 team. Unfortunately, that expert is the incredibly biased Desmond Howard of ESPN’s “College GameDay” program.  Desmond Howard’s...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Zak Irvin, Mark Donnal lead Michigan to third Italian tour victory

Michigan knocked off Petrarca Padova, 116-52, for its third straight exhibition victory in Italy. The Wolverines led 30-21 after the first quarter and managed to extend their lead to 63-36 by halftime before coasting to their easiest victory of the foreign tour. The Wolverines held Padova to just 18 points in the second half. Zak Irvin poured in 18 points in the first half and finished...
Via UM Hoops
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Michigan Minute: Pump the Brakes on the Brady Hoke Hotseat Talk

All this talk of Brady Hoke being on the hotseat needs to slow down just a little bit. Sure, I’ll admit that 2013 was a disappointment, but it was not as horrible as it might have seemed. A closer look at the last five games can give Michigan fans hope for 2014. The final score of the Nebraska game was 17 -13, but if you look deeper, Michigan spotted the Huskers 10 points to start...
Via Know It All Football
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the Offense That Bad, Or is the Defense That Good?

Saturday night at the Big House was an interesting night. Kind of like a spring game, only much better from a fan perspective...we got another chance to see Michigan vs. Michigan, which always leaves fans with more questions than answers.But the first thing to remember for all of the knee-jerk reacting Michigan fans out there...this was a scrimmage. Not a game. We saw only what the...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Devin Gardner Shows Off Michigan’s New Uniform Under The Lights At Michigan Stadium

The Michigan football team will be wearing new uniforms for one game this season. The Wolverines will wear an alternate “Go Blue” uniform for their “Under the Lights” contest against Penn State Oct. 7.  The uniform features a blue jersey and blue pants to go with the Wolverines’ traditional helmet. The TECHFIT design utilizes striped numbers that should show well for...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Police release video of Michigan wideout punching man

Earlier this month, Michigan head coach Brady Hoke suspended sophomore wide receiver Csont’e York for “failing to meet team standards.” What you’re about to see in the below video, released by Ann Arbor police and originally posted by MLive.com, seems to suggest that York may have to worry about more than just his status on the Wolverines football team. The clip allegedly...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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