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Michigan football: 10 freshman will be in Wolverines’ two-deep

Since taking over as the Michigan football coach, Jim Harbaugh has been making waves on the recruiting trail and it has immediately paid off. The Wolverines are already one of the top teams in the nation, but it is their youth that speaks volumes of the immediate impact Harbaugh has made since leading the program. During this weekend’s edition of Inside Michigan Football, Harbaugh...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: Race for Starting Quarterback Job Still Undecided

With less than a week before the season-opening game for Michigan football against Hawaii, the Wolverines still have not named a starting quarterback. Michigan football head coach Jim Harbaugh likes to keep things close to the vest. He also likes to keep his players on their toes. Those are just a couple reasons why Harbaugh has […] Michigan Football: Race for Starting Quarterback...
Via GBMWolverine
1 day ago

Michigan Depth Chart Predictions: A Week Until Kickoff

We compiled our best guest starting lineup for when Michigan kicks off their 2016-17 season September 3rd against Hawaii. (RS) – we expect a redshirt year QB Wilton Speight, JR. John O’Korn, JR. Shane Morris, JR. Brandon Peters (RS) Alex Malzone, FR. RB DeVeon Smith, SR. Ty Isaac, RS Jr.  Drake Johnson, SR. Chris Evans, FR. Karan Higdon, SO. Kareem Walker, FR. Kingston Davis...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan football: Jake Butt, Chris Wormley named team captains

Just days after rival Michigan State named their 2016 team captains, Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan Wolverines have done the same. The Wolverines went with two players this year as tight end Jake Butt and defensive end Chris Wormley were given the big honors this year. Congrats to @JBooty_88 and @Chris_Wormley43 — our 2016-17 team captains! 〽️#GoBlue — Michigan Football (@UMichFootball...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: Jake Butt, Chris Wormley Voted Captains

Tight end Jake Butt and defensive end Chris Wormley were voted by their teammates to be the Michigan football captains this season. The 2016 Michigan football season is seven days away, and the Wolverines have their captains: senior tight end Jake Butt and redshirt senior defensive end Chris Wormley. Butt, an ESPN preseason All-American selection, […] Michigan Football: Jake Butt...
Via GBMWolverine
2 days ago

Michigan Football: Looking Back On A Couple Crappy Days

It wasn’t the greatest of weeks for the Michigan football program with two decommits and one transfer. The Go Blue Crew breaks it down in this week’s show. Between two significant decommitments and one disappointing transfer announcement, it wasn’t the best of weeks for the Michigan football program. Fortunately, there are only eight days until […] Michigan Football: Looking...
Via GBMWolverine
2 days ago

Kirk Herbstreit is Right about Michigan Football Being A Year Away

The Michigan football team has high expectations for the 2017 season. ESPN analysis Kirk Herbstreit said the Wolverines are still a year away, is he right? Michigan football fans don’t necessarily like Kirk Herbstreit. For starters he is a former Ohio State Buckeye, secondly, he once sabotaged the Wolverines hiring of Les Miles away from LSU. Yet, Michigan […] Kirk Herbstreit...
Via GBMWolverine
3 days ago

Michigan State trolls Michigan with a team recruiting graphic

Michigan State director of college advancement and performance Curtis Blackwell posted a team graphic featuring Michigan State players. A pretty normal thing for those in the recruiting business. On this graphic, it reads, “Those who have stayed are already champions.” Which is fine, right? Until you realize that the Spartans have stolen a slogan from Michigan. “Those who...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Basketball 2016 Schedule Shows Brutal Big Ten Stretch

The Big Ten released the 2016-17 conference schedules Thursday, and it reveals a brutally tough stretch for Michigan basketball in January and February. With the 2016-17 Big Ten schedule released, we can change the pace here for a bit and talk Michigan basketball instead of football. That said, this hoops talk won’t be encouraging. Michigan’s […] Michigan Basketball 2016 Schedule...
Via GBMWolverine
3 days ago

2016-17 Michigan basketball schedule finalized with Big Ten schedule announcement

Michigan’s 2016-17 schedule was finalized today as the Big Ten formally announced the conference schedule. The Wolverines will open Big Ten play on January 1st at Iowa. The most difficult stretch of schedule is Michigan’s six game stretch from Jan. 26th through Feb. 16th that features two games against Indiana and Michigan State along with home games against Ohio State and...
Via UM Hoops
4 days ago

Michigan Wolverines 12 Most Wanted 2017 Recruits

Donovan Peoples-Jones Position: WR. Size: 6-2, 190. Comp Ranking: No. 12 Michigan is in great shape to land the top WR in the country and the biggest recruit out of the state of in years. While the Cass Tech product has a Crystal Ball that is strongly in favor of the Maize and Blue, Ohio State, which recently landed two five-star WRs, is lurking. Florida is in there as well. Click...
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruit decommits from Michigan after mail mistake

Michigan lost a four-star defensive tackle recruit this week because somebody wasn’t paying attention. Aubrey Solomon, a U.S. Army All-American from Leesburg, Ga., announced on Twitter Monday that he is re-opening his recruitment after previously committing to the Wolverines. God Bless pic.twitter.com/Uub9inc0Da — Aubrey Solomon (@AubreySolomon91) August 22, 2016 Solomon...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan, Ohio State trade tweets about rivalry game

The Ohio State-Michigan game is 100 days away. The Buckeyes are set to host the Wolverines at Ohio Stadium in Columbus on Nov. 26. Ohio State football’s Twitter account posted a graphic about that fact Thursday. Days until The Gae! Nov. 26... ark your calendars. O-H! pic.twitter.com/JHkx2f0cuH — Ohio State Football (@OhioStateFB) August 18, 2016 A couple of hours later...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan's Jake Butt welcomes jokes about humorous surname

Jake Butt insists he doesn’t mind that his surname often makes him the butt of jokes. In fact, instead of trying to avoid it, he has a radically different approach: Bring it on, as there's not a taunt, wisecrack or snarky comment he hasn’t heard. Butt has become so used to it over the years that the Michigan Wolverines tight end — get it? — actually welcomes the kidding...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh, Jim Rome go at it on Twitter

Michigan football head coach Jim Harbaugh walked out of a press conference on Monday, which prompted many media members to rip him in response. Not surprisingly, CBS Sports’ Jim Rome was one of those people. Rome has never shied away from delivering strong takes about players and coaches that have been difficult around members of the media, and Tuesday was no different. Rome said...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh reportedly gets $2 million/year raise

Jim Harbaugh has only been at Michigan for a little more than a year. The Wolverines’ head football coach has already reportedly gotten a pretty big raise, though. Jim Harbaugh has received a $2 million/year raise, according to a report by USA TODAY. The Wolverines’ outspoken head coach will now make roughly $7 million a season. From USA TODAY: Harbaugh and the university...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan OL Jokingly Announces He’ll Be Team’s Starting QB This Season

Erik Magnuson was Michigan’s starting right tackle in 2015, and he’s slated to start at left tackle this fall. However, the 6-foot-6, 305-pound redshirt senior might have his sights set on another position. Erik Magnuson posted a picture of himself posing as a quarterback today on Instagram, along with a caption announcing he will be the team’s starting signal caller in 2016...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh rips Jim Rome on Twitter after criticism

Speaking about Jim Harbaugh, Jim Rome criticized the Michigan head coach yesterday, labeling him the same “miserable” coach he was with the San Francisco 49ers. Rome’s criticism of Harbaugh came as a result of the coach’s decision to storm out of a press conference this week because he did not like being questioned about suspended players. Since we’re talking about Jim...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Angry Jim Harbaugh Act Like Child, Storm Out Of Press Conference

Jim Harbaugh is OK with conducting a press conference … until he doesn’t like the questions, apparently. The University of Michigan football coach met with members of the media Monday to discuss several topics surrounding his team. He grew very testy when asked about the status of a couple of his players, and the press conference concluded with a brief lecture and Harbaugh storming...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh storms out of media session after being asked about player suspensions

Three Michigan Wolverines football players — freshman wide receiver Ahmir Mitchell, redshirt freshman defensive end Shelton Johnson, and freshman running back Kareem Walker — were absent from the preseason team photo. Naturally, the media asked Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh on Monday why these players were absent from the team photo, and Harbaugh said that two of the players...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh storms out of press conference after blasting media

A handful of reporters learned a lesson the hard way on Monday: Don’t ask Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh too many follow-up questions. When asked about why three members of the football team weren’t in the team photo during a media session on Monday, Harbaugh revealed that true freshman Ahmir Mitchell and redshirt freshman Shelton Johnson had been suspended. After...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football season preview: Running backs

Whoever gets the nod as the No. 1 running back for the home and regular season opener on Sept. 3 for the Michigan Football team will have an experienced offensive line and quarterback by his side. The five projected to start along the trenches combine for 103 career starts and 125 appearances, while the quarterback competition features a redshirt junior who started for Houston as...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan DE Taco Charlton explains love for tacos

Michigan defensive end Vidauntae “Taco” Charlton grew up hating tacos simply because his nickname made other kids think he loved the delicious food. However, ever since he went to play for the Wolverines, he has become like any other college kid and is in love with stuffing his face with tacos whenever he has the chance. Over the weekend, he spoke with Tony Paul of The Detroit...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh describes relationship with Urban Meyer

Jim Harbaugh sat down with Gene Wojciechowski of ESPN for a “Sunday Conversation” that aired on Sunday morning. During the conversation, Harbaugh was asked to describe his relationship with Urban Meyer. His answer: “Good. Professional. Like being around him.” "Good. Professional. Like being around him," how Jim Harbaugh describes his relationship with Urban Meyer. —...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dantonio hangs up on radio show after bizarre questions

Michigan State football coach Mark Dantonio apparently grew tired of the questions he was being asked during a radio interview because he hung up less than three minutes into the discussion. Dantonio appeared on Fox Sports Daybreak with Mike North and Andy Furman on Wednesday morning, and shortly after answering a few of the hosts’ questions he hangs up. Why you ask? Let’s...
Via The Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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