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MICHIGAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Did Jim Harbaugh take subtle shot at Jim Tomsula?

Jim Harbaugh is a master wordsmith. He’s becoming one of the savviest follows on sports Twitter these days, and he never seems to miss an opportunity to say things without saying things. In an interview with Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press Friday, Harbaugh was asked if he takes any satisfaction from how things turned out for his former team, the San Francisco 49ers in 2015...
Via Sportsnaut
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh Gives Funny Interview After Gary Picks Michigan

Before Rashan Gary sent in his LOI on Wednesday, Jim Harbaugh was interviewed by ESPN and asked about the nation’s No. 1 prospect. Not being allowed to say Gary’s name, here’s how the Michigan coach went around the question. Harbaugh talking but not talking about @RashanGary33 pic.twitter.com/57uFq5iPMV — Garrett Fishaw (@MGoFish) February 3, 2016 The post Harbaugh Gives...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Tom Strobel Grad-Transferring To Ohio

Former Michigan DE/DT Tom Strobel will play his final year of college football at the University of Ohio. Welcome to Ohio!Tom Strobel (Mentor, Ohio/University of Michigan) pic.twitter.com/DS6tyIdHYW — OhioFootball (@OhioFootball) February 3, 2016 Strobel was a four-star recruit out of Ohio. The post Michigan’s Tom Strobel Grad-Transferring To Ohio appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh: Michigan To Hold Part Of Spring Football Practice In Florida

On Thursday, the temperature in Ann Arbor, Michigan (home of the Michigan Wolverines) is expected to get to 34 degrees with a chance of light snow flurries in the morning. In Bradenton, Florida (home of the IMG Academy), it’s expected to get up to 75 degrees with a chance of rain. We don’t know what the weather will be like come the end of the month, but that 40 degree difference...
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New in Blue: 2016 DT Rashan Gary

(David Lake, 247 Sports) Rashan Gary – DT | 6-5, 293 | Paramus, N.J. – Paramus Catholic ESPN: 5-star, #1 DT Rivals: 5-star, #1 DT 247: 5-star, #1 DT Scout: 5-star, #1 DT Other top offers: Everybody Michigan fans had to sweat it out until the very end, but the wait was worth it when the nation’s top recruit, defensive tackle Rashan Gary announced his commitment to the...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan caps off National Signing Day with signing of No. 1 player Rashan Gary

Michigan Wolverines football is back in the national spotlight, and the 2016 national signing day won’t just be a thing to remember for those involved with the program. Thanks to #SigningOfTheStars and the star-studded event that it was, few who follow recruiting will forget the day. However, it all wouldn’t matter much if a certain player or two didn’t end up committing to...
Via Talking 10
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Jim Harbaugh’s Reaction To Rashan Gary Picking Michigan

No. 1 recruit Rashan Gary announced for Michigan on SportsCenter on Wednesday. Watch the reaction from Jim Harbaugh finding out the news: No. 1 recruit Rashan Gary picked Michigan.Here's how Jim Harbaugh found out. pic.twitter.com/t13QC4ZC0R — Brad Galli (@BradGalli) February 3, 2016 The post Watch: Jim Harbaugh’s Reaction To Rashan Gary Picking Michigan appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan lands Rashan Gary, top overall recruit in the country

The nation’s No. 1 recruit – five-star defensive tackle Rashan Gary – has made his decision. Gary, a product of Paramus Catholic in Paramus, N.J., is officially headed to Michigan. The 6-foot-5, 290-pound star announced his intentions to play for the Wolverines live on both SportsCenter and ESPNU moments ago. Gary had reportedly been down to either Clemson or Michigan. It’s...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: John Beilein discusses loss to Indiana

John Beilein was naturally frustrated with his team’s performance as the Wolverines dropped to 7-3 in the Big Ten with a double-digit home loss to Indiana. The Wolverines started strong but watched the wheels fall off late in the first half as Indiana unleashed a 25-0 run. Watch Beilein’s comments in the attached embedded media player.   The post Video: John Beilein discusses...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan players react to loss to Indiana

Zak Irvin and Duncan Robinson met with the media after Michigan’s humbling home loss to Indiana. The Wolverines gave up a 25-0 run to close the first half and the final margin was forgiving on an otherwise embarrassing night. The post Video: Michigan players react to loss to Indiana appeared first on UM Hoops.com.
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Is Expected To Land A Commitment From The No. 1 Recruit In The Country Tomorrow

Jim Harbaugh will put a bow on his first true recruiting class as Michigan’s head coach tomorrow.  That bow will potentially come in the shape of a 6-foot-5, 293-pound defensive tackle from New Jersey.  Rashan Gary, the No. 1 recruit in the 2016 class, will be making his college decision tomorrow. He’ll announce where he’ll be playing college football live on SportsCenter...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

PGA Golfer Takes Shot At Jim Harbaugh’s Recruiting Tactics About Flipping Player

As his first full recruiting cycle as head coach of the Michigan Wolverines, Jim Harbaugh is making waves that are either good or bad, depending on who you are talking to. Harbaugh has done some pretty outrageous things this offseason, including sleepovers and climbing tress … but it’s working and there is an outside chance that the Wolverines may have the top class in the country...
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh’s party guests, ranked

(Getty Images) Jim Harbaugh sure knows how to throw a party. Whether it’s a sleepover on the floor of a high school senior’s bedroom, an appearance on Judge Judy, or a National Signing Day celebration, Harbaugh only knows how to do it one way. He does it BIG. On Wednesday, Harbaugh will return from a fortnight of country-wide tree climbing and birthday cake baking to officially...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Caris LeVert closer to return, still day-to-day

After over a month on the sidelines, Caris LeVert is close to a return. He’s still listed as day-to-day, but tested the injury more rigorously in practice than he has in weeks. “Caris did more yesterday than he’s done at all,” said Michigan coach John Beilein in a Monday press conference. “It was really the first time that he has tested himself more than he had (before...
Via UM Hoops
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh: Who’s got it better than us?

On Monday, Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh released an article in The Players’ Tribune, titled “Who’s Got It Better Than Us?” The post details the head coach’s childhood, along with his decision to return to the college ranks to lead the Wolverines. “A lot of people outside of Michigan asked me why I decided to make that third move to Ann Arbor. It’s pretty...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Writes Emotional Article Explaining Reasons For Return To Michigan

It has been over a year since Jim Harbaugh stepped on a stage at the University of Michigan and announced that he was returning to his alma mater as their next head football coach. The honeymoon doesn’t seem to be ending anytime soon between fans of the Wolverines and their leader, in part thanks to a ten win season in 2015 and what appears to be a top five recruiting class in...
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady, Jeter to attend Harbaugh's signing day party

The list of stars continues to grow for Jim Harbaugh’s National Signing Day party at Michigan Wednesday.  As Harbaugh brings in his first class as the head football coach of the Wolverines, the “Signing of the Stars” event will be streamed live on The Players’ Tribune’s website from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. If Harbaugh hasn’t already changed the recruiting game, this is certainly...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh did the 'Dab' on recruiting visit

Why are recruits so enamored with getting college football coaches to dance during their in-home visits?  We’re not sure, but the trend continued on Saturday night.  Jim Harbaugh hit the “Dab” during a visit with 2016 four-star wide receiver Nate Johnson. Nate Johnson & Jim Hardbaugh hitting the Dab. pic.twitter.com/6RwjQGiepA — James Johnson (@jtjohnson281) January...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Zak Irvin, Derrick Walton change styles to lead Michigan

Michigan 79, PSU 72 Game Recap Video: Beilein presser Video: Pat Chambers Video: Players react Final Horn Countless times throughout Saturday’s win over Penn State, the Michigan basketball team would huddle up, and look to its leadership to take the wheel. But with Spike Albrecht and Caris LeVert — the Wolverines’ lone seniors — constrained to cheerleader duty thanks to...
Via UM Hoops
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan adds silent commit who will announce on National Signing Day

Michigan football has added a silent commit who will announce his decision to play for the Wolverines on Wednesday’s National Signing Day, according to a tweet from Brandon Justice of SB Nation’s Maize ‘n’ Brew. I was informed today, by the recruit, that he will silent commit to #Michigan 'sometime tomorrow', announce NSD. A surprising pickup for UM. — Brandon Justice...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Final Horn: Michigan 79, Penn State 72

Michigan knocked off Penn State, 79-72, to win the basketball portion of the inaugural Big Ten Super Saturday at Madison Square Garden. The Wolverines moved to 7-2 in conference play with the victory and sit just a game out of first place in the league race with home games against Indiana and Michigan State on the schedule next week. MVP: Zak Irvin Irvin did just about everything...
Via UM Hoops
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Defends Michigan’s Recruiting Practices After Recent De-committments

In recent days, the recruiting world has been focused on what is going on with the Michigan Wolverines. Despite recent additions to their current class, the school has also pulled some offers from recruits just a week before signing day to go along with several de-committments that reportedly are because of lack of communication between head coach Jim Harbaugh’s staff and the recruits...
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Three-star defensive lineman de-commits from Michigan after Harbaugh and staff stopped contacting

After picking up a commitment from three-star defensive lineman Michael Dwumfour, the Michigan Wolverines lost the commitment from another three-star defensive lineman, Rashad Weaver. In a message on Twitter in the ever-popular Apples Notes app among recruits, Weaver said that he chose to de-committ after not hearing from the staff, and then being informed by Jim Harbaugh that there...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan interim AD gives half of his salary to athletes mental-health initiative

When Michigan interim athletic director Jim Hackett took the job at the end of 2014 he vowed that his job was to restore Michigan football program to glory. It was also about righting the ship of an athletic program that had given so much to Hackett throughout his life. One thing it wasn’t about — the money. Hackett has put the money where his mouth was when he was hired, giving...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jim Harbaugh drains buckets during sleepover with recruit

Jim Harbaugh’s sleepover with 2016 four-star defensive end Connor Murphy is over.  It didn’t end before the Michigan head coach could show off his shooting ability.  Here’s the former NFL quarterback draining a bunch of buckets at Murphy’s house.  Steph Curry... I mean @CoachJim4UM out here balllinnnnn #murphysleepover pic.twitter.com/7Iy246mKbC — Trent Murphy...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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