MICHIGAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh ‘dabbing’ is glorious

Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh is one weird individual. From his often hilarious actions on the sidelines to some rather interesting antics off the field, not a day goes by when Harbaugh isn’t making some sort of news. Invited to partake in a celebrity home run derby by Michigan’s softball team, the always entertaining head coach decided that “dabbing” would...
Via Sportsnaut
48 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Notes & quotes: John Beilein talks coaching hires, roster

John Beilein joined Sam Webb on the Michigan Insider this morning on WTKA to comment on his new coaching staff and his plans for the roster this offseason. Listen to Beilein’s full interview here or read selected notes and quotes below. On the assistant coaching process: “What I did was I went back through the nine years and (look at) what has made us the most successful here...
Via UM Hoops
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh crushes a homer in his trademark khakis

Jim Harbaugh played 15 years in the NFL, but that doesn't mean he can't pick up a baseball bat and do some damage -- albeit off a tee.The Michigan Wolverines coach unloaded on this softball while wearing his signature khakis. Harbaugh's got a pretty nice swing for a guy who's so focused on football. 
Via Fox Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan hires two new assistant basketball coaches

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan has hired assistant basketball coaches Billy Donlon and Saddi Washington. Wolverines coach John Beilein announced the moves Wednesday. Beilein had to replace two key coaches on his staff because Bacari Alexander was hired to lead the Detroit Titans and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee hired LaVall Jordan. Donlon was 109-94 and was the 2013 Horizon...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan hires assistant hoops coaches Donlon and Washington

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan has hired assistant basketball coaches Billy Donlon and Saddi Washington. Wolverines coach John Beilein announced the moves Wednesday. Beilein had to replace two key coaches on his staff because Bacari Alexander was hired to lead the Detroit Titans and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee hired LaVall Jordan. Donlon was 109-94 and was the 2013 Horizon...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan TE Jake Butt shares cool photo of his All-American portrait

Michigan tight end Jake Butt had a fantastic junior season, racking up 51 receptions for 654 yards and three touchdowns in his team’s 10-win season. For his efforts, he was named an All-American by a number of publications, including the AP and Sports Illustrated. Wednesday, Butt shared a cool photo of his portrait in Schembechler Hall. His profile is lined up next to dozens of...
Via College Spun
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan hires Billy Donlon, Saddi Washington

Michigan’s new coaching staff is finally in place. John Beilein hired ex-Wright State coach Billy Donlon and Oakland assistant coach Saddi Washington to fill the two vacancies on his coaching staff. “We are forever grateful for the fine work that LaVall Jordan and Bacari Alexander brought to our program over the past six years,” John Beilein said in a statement. “Their departures...
Via UM Hoops
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh, Michigan staff to be featured at satellite camp in Ohio

The NCAA has temporarily lifted its ban on satellite camps, so it was only a matter of time until Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh went back on the road. College football’s rebel and his coaching staff are set to participate in satellite camps across the nation throughout the upcoming months and one of the stops on will take Harbaugh and company to the home state of...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mark Richt: Satellite camps are ‘illegal recruiting’

Count Mark Richt among the group of college football coaches against satellite camps. The current Miami Hurricanes head coach believes they are an example of “illegal recruiting.” Richt spoke to program boosters in a Q&A on Monday, and the topic of satellite camps came up. The NCAA recently overturned a ban on satellite camps pending a review on the overall recruiting process...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kam Chatman planning to transfer

ESPN’s Jeff Goodman is reporting that Michigan forward Kameron Chatman is planning to transfer, barring a last-minute change of heart. Barring a last-minute change of heart, source told ESPN that Michigan sophomore Kameron Chatman will transfer. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) May 3, 2016 Chatman averaged 2.8 points and 1.4 rebounds per game for his career and hit a buzzer...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spike Albrecht to play final college season at Purdue after Michigan relents on transfer restriction

Spike Albrecht will likely be best remembered for his NCAA Championship game heroics back in 2013, but he is getting one last shot at proving to be more than a one game wonder. The former Michigan captain will reportedly transfer to Purdue to play his final college season and will be immediately eligible. Michigan transfer Spike Albrecht told ESPN he will transfer to Purdue for...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia and Michigan will hold a satellite camp together in Atlanta

Quickly after the NCAA reversed its decision on satellite camps, it didn’t take long for eager college football programs to pounce on the renewed opportunity. The NCAA’s board of directors overturned the ban on Thursday afternoon, and within hours, Georgia and Michigan agreed to team up for a satellite camp in Atlanta. Following the NCAA lifting restrictions on satellite...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia and Michigan to host joint satellite camp

With the ban on satellite camps rescinded, it appears that Georgia and Michigan will be teaming up for one on June 2nd. This is from the Twitter account of the head football coach at Cedar Grove High School in Georgia….. Man its on and popping pic.twitter.com/wUOy3AJo4V — Coach Smith CGHS (@headbcg) April 29, 2016 New Georgia head coach Kirby Smart was one of the many coaches...
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan offers class of 2017 wing Jamal Cain

John Beilein extended a scholarship offer to class of 2017 wing Jamal Cain today during his full unofficial visit. The news was confirmed by MLive’s Brendan Quinn. Cain has impressed on Nike’s Elite Youth Basketball circuit this spring, averaging 13 points and five rebounds per game to lead The Family. He also averaged 26 points, 16 rebounds and four assists per game for Detroit...
Via UM Hoops
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamal Cain to visit Michigan today after breakout spring

Class of 2017 wing Jamal Cain has gone from the state of Michigan’s best kept secret to a national commodity over the last two weeks. Cain is averaging 12.9 points, five rebounds and one assist per game for The Family on the Nike Elite Youth Basketball circuit and has drawn positive reviews from scouts and coaches at the Brooklyn and Indianapolis stops of the circuit. The 6-foot...
Via UM Hoops
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan, Nike officially announce $173 million deal

The Michigan Wolverines have been waiting to officially switch apparel deals from adidas since last year and on Tuesday morning it become official. According to the Detroit Free Press, Michigan’s deal with Nike and Jordan has become official. The deal with Nike carries a whopping $173 million price tag. Michigan’s deal is one of the richest in recent memory, but still falls...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Deal With Nike Is Now Official, Worth $173 Million

Michigan’s deal with Nike and Jordan is now official. The Detroit Free Press is reporting that the Wolverines have signed their contract with the apparel brand, about 10 months after it was announced that they were making the move from adidas. The deal is reportedly worth $173.8 million – a figure slightly higher than originally reported – and runs through 2027. It begins on...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State football is already trolling Michigan on Twitter

Ohio State’s football Twitter account has only been live for about 24 hours, but of course, that was enough time to figure out a way to troll Michigan. Sunday, in congratulating the Cleveland Indians for sweeping the Detroit Tigers and rooting on the Cleveland Cavaliers to do the same to the Detroit Pistons Sunday night, Ohio State joked that it approves of beating “teams up...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott is ‘tired of hearing about Jim Harbaugh’

If there is one person who is not afraid to stand up to Jim Harbaugh, it’s Ezekiel Elliott. The former Ohio State running back put the Michigan coach in place when speaking on “The Paul Finebaum Show” on ESPN during an interview Friday. Elliott, who is expected to be a high pick in the upcoming NFL Draft, says he is “tired of hearing about” the Michigan coach. “I am...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh has harsh words about satellite camp ruling

Jim Harbaugh is predictably upset about the NCAA’s recent decision to shut down satellite camps, and he came out firing in a recent interview with Michael Rosenberg of SI.com. As you may have heard, Harbaugh made some waves setting up satellite camps in SEC territory and across the nation last year. He also had quite the lineup set for this year, but now he and his staff are banned...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every NFL quarterback drafted from the University of Michigan

Can you name every quarterback in the NFL drafted from the University of Michigan? Clue: Year Drafted
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Michigan DT commits to Jim Harbaugh and Wolverines

Michigan is putting together an impressive 2017 recruiting class, and it just added its first defensive lineman to the fold, according to reports. Phillip Paea, the No. 13 player in Michigan and top defensive tackle in state, is staying home to play for Jim Harbaugh. 3* DT Phillip Paea is the 10th member of Michigan's 2017 class and fourth in-state commit. Given recent offers...
Via College Spun
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michigan spring football game ends in drama

Michigan football saw its fair share of dramatic finishes in 2015, and based on today’s spring game, that may carry over to this fall. With Team Maize up 14-13 with eight seconds left on the clock, and the ball at the one yard line, Team Blue gave the ball to fullback Henry Poggi to punch it in. Team Maize’s defense came up with a huge stand, stuffing Poggi and securing the win...
Via College Spun
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh not shy about bashing potential NCAA rules regarding satellite camps

It’s Jim Harbaugh vs. All Who Oppose Him. Round Three: FIGHT! Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has been taking advantage of every possible opportunity within the NCAA rule book to generate momentum and enthusiasm for the once-proud Michigan Wolverines football program, and it’s working. In fact, it continues to work so well that others are trying to shut him down by asking the...
Via The Comeback
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh defends tweet ripping Ohio State AD

Jim Harbaugh is back at it again with another Twitter feud. This time, the Michigan head coach was swift to respond to Ohio State’s athletic director Gene Smith's comments in which he responded to Harbaugh’s plans to hold spring practices out-of-state in Florida telling Cleveland.com “If we were jumpstarting our program I’d probably try and do that, too. But we’re not...
Via The Comeback
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss
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