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Photo: Former Michigan DB Blake Countess Announces He’s Transferring To Auburn

Auburn’s secondary added some depth today.  Former Michigan starting defensive back Blake Countess, who announced two weeks ago he was transferring from the Wolverines program, has committed to Auburn.  Countess, a former four-star recruit who made 30 starts for the Wolverines, announced his commitment with an Instagram post.    Excited to attack the next chapter in my...
Via College Spun
46 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Former Michigan CB Blake Countess Announces Transfer To Auburn

Blake Countess, who will be eligible to play immediately, shared Tuesday morning that he’ll be playing for the Auburn Tigers in the SEC next season. Like he did announcing his transfer away from Michigan, Countess posted an Instagram to share the news: Excited to attack the next chapter in my life! #WarEagle #BoomEra A photo posted […] The post Former Michigan CB Blake Countess...
Via Diehardsport
55 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Shares Funny Photo Of Himself Working Out With The Team

Harbaugh and the Wolverines are making sure to attack the stretching drills with an enthusiasm unknown to mankind. Day 60: Tuesday is a Work Day! pic.twitter.com/vsV0hgXn4A — Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) May 26, 2015 Only 99 days until the first game for Michigan. The post Jim Harbaugh Shares Funny Photo Of Himself Working Out With The Team appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Quarterback Competition Ready to Heat Up

You’d think that it would certainly be difficult for the Michigan Wolverines to replace a talented quarterback like Devin Gardner, right? That is exactly what a lot of Big Blue fans thought, until they remembered that Jim Harbaugh was their head coach. On Monday, it was reported that the quarterback competition for the Wolverines was about to get stiffer than a James Bond martini...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

BYU Football: Too Early Preview: BYU vs Michigan

On December 21, 1984 BYU was in the Holiday Bowl trying for an undefeated season.  BYU was ranked number one in the only two polls at the time and came back to beat the Wolverines 24-17 and winning the National Championship that year.   On September 26, 2015 BYU will play Michigan for only the second time ever. The stakes won’t be as high but it’s still a big game for both...
Via TornBySports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh: About 70 Schools Attending Michigan’s “Exposure U” Camp

Twitter/@CoachJim4UM Heading into this off-season, we would not have guessed that a football camp would have become one of the most controversial events of the summer. Of course, the debate over satellite camps has been a hot topic for a few years now, and Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh helped stoke those flames with his open invitation to his program’s “Exposure U” camp, which...
Via College Spun
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan wins Big Ten Tournament

Entering the 2015 Big Ten Tournament, all of the talk surrounded Illinois and their now record-setting win streak. But at the end of the tournament, the talk is about the Michigan Wolverines earning an NCAA Tournament berth, taking the Championship Game over Maryland 4-3 on Sunday morning. Illinois opened the conference tourney with a 3-2 win over Nebraska, extending their winning...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Assessing the post-Copp, post-Larkin Michigan Wolverines

With Dylan Larkin’s self-deletion from their roster this past week, the Michigan Wolverines have bid adieu to their top three point-getters from 2014-15. Senior Zach Hyman and junior Andrew Copp, who signed an early deal with the Winnipeg Jets in March, round out that drainage. Putting this another way, with Copp and Larkin, Michigan loses […] The post Assessing the post-Copp...
Via Along the Boards
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Transfer Down to Final Three Schools

After what was certainly a disappointing 2014-2015 season, the Michigan Wolverines have gotten even more bad news. On Saturday, senior forward Max Bielfeldt announced that he was down to his final three schools to transfer to for his final season, according to College Spun. Brendan Quinn with MLive Media Group announced the three school via Twitter. Max Bielfeldt tells me DePaul...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan Transfer Max Bielfeldt Down To Indiana, Iowa State, Nebraska

Michigan basketball hopes to have a big bounce back season after a disappointing 2014-15, but it will be without 6-foot-7 forward Max Bielfeldt, who is transferring for his final season. After eliminating DePaul from consideration, Bielfeldt, who averaged 5.1 points per game as a junior, is down to three schools: Indiana, Iowa State, and Nebraska. Max Bielfeldt tells me DePaul is...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines Football Preview: Predicting the 2015 season

We’ve come to the final day in our breakdown of the 2015 Michigan Wolverines football season. That means one and only one thing is possible — it’s time to put our crystal ball prediction abilities to the test. Considering there’s a whole new vibe, a bunch of new faces and plenty of excitement around the program things are apparently looking up. At least that is until you...
Via Talking 10
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Michigan CB Blake Countess Looking At Auburn

Former Michigan Wolverines cornerback and graduate transfer Blake Countess is looking at heading to Auburn and will spend this weekend at the university. Wesley Sinor of Al.com reported the story. “I have heard really good things about Auburn,” Countess told Rivals. “I’m really excited to get down there and see what it’s all about.” Countess is also considering schools...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines: Around the Campus 2015

Welcome back for another installment in Talking 10’s “Michigan Week” series. Although most of our articles for “Michigan Week” focus on football, there’s plenty of other good sports and athletic success going on at the University of Michigan. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of 2014-15 and how that will project forward for Wolverine fans in 2015-16.  This...
Via Talking 10
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines Football Preview: Defense expected to be backbone again in 2015

Yesterday we continued our week long look at the Michigan Wolverines 2015 football team with a look at the offense and our predicted starting lineup for the Badgers. Luckily for Michigan fans, things aren’t all doom and gloom. After two straight days of looking at the negative side of the coin, today we turn to the positive and look at the defensive side of the ball. Even though...
Via Talking 10
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Harbaugh Will Meet With Muslim Students Offended By “American Sniper” Tweet

Twitter/@FullofTwitt Last month, the University of Michigan became involved in a controversy related to American Sniper, the biopic about Chris Kyle, one of the most prolific snipers in American military history. The school’s decision to show the flick on campus was met by protests from students who felt Muslims and Middle Easterners were unfairly stereotyped and depicted in...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines Football Preview: Potential Offensive Starters

With a new coaching staff in place, especially one as highly thought of as Jim Harbaugh and Tim Drevno are you can bet things are going to shake up. Having many new faces and plenty of roster turnover can also make for an uncertain first year. Either that, or…it can make for the foundation for future success. One thing we know about Harbaugh is that he isn’t afraid to look at...
Via Talking 10
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines Football Preview: Can new staff change offense?

Who will throw the ball? Who will catch the ball? Who will run the ball? Who will block for said running backs? That would be the quadfecta of questions needing answering heading in to a season. In fact, one could say they are the things needed for an offense to work. Personally, I can’t ever remember going in to a season with a Michigan team having more questions and fewer answers...
Via Talking 10
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Bielfeldt on IU visit: “It was great”

Michigan graduate transfer Max Bielfeldt finished his visit to Indiana and hopes to have a decision later this week, he told Inside the Hall on Monday evening. Bielfeldt, listed at 6-foot-8 and 245-pounds on Michigan’s 2014-2015 roster, is considering four schools: DePaul, Indiana, Iowa State and Nebraska. He won an appeal earlier this month that […] The post Max Bielfeldt on...
Via Inside the Hall
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Utah Utes Football: Michigan Too Early Preview

Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines are set to visit Rice Eccles Stadium on a Thursday night in September for a much anticipated battle with Kyle Whittingham and the Utah Utes. Last season the Utes went into rain soaked Ann Arbor and pulled out a victory (26-10) in what was one of their sloppiest offensive performances of the season. The Utes defense was able to hold their...
Via TornBySports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jalen Rose slams Chris Webber for Fab Five comments

Former Michigan Wolverines star and Fab Five member Chris Webber sounded off on his former teammates, saying they exaggerated their importance on the team. After hearing the comments, it didn’t take long for some of those players to fire back. Jalen Rose held back no punches when he responded to the claims to Larry Brown Sports. It was clear that Rose was not happy with being thrown...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Column: Is Jim Harbaughs demanding ways pushing players away?

First Jack Miller, now Blake Countess.Two impact players from the Michigan Wolverines have left the program since Jim Harbaugh took the reigns of the program back in December.Miller decided to leave the team to focus on school, and Countess just today announced he will transfer for his final year of eligibility.Two impact players leaving brings up the question: Is it Harbaugh?Harbaugh...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyus Battle’s Commitment Could Help Elevate Michigan

He won’t be around until the fall of 2016, but elite point guard Tyus Battle’s decision to commit to John Beilein and Michigan could signal the start of a seismic shift in the future of not just Michigan basketball, but basketball in the Big 10 and around the country. Battle is currently ranked 14th nationally by Rivals, which would make him the highest ranked recruit Beilein...
Via The Student Section
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington, Simmons Are Fits After Battle Chooses Wolverines

Tyus Battle’s sudden announcement to commit to the Michigan Wolverines came as a huge shock to many college basketball fans across the country. The former Orange top target was thought to heavily be interested in the Orange, but cancelled his official visit after announcing his commitment. The Orange coaching staff will have to move on in the coming days and decide who its new...
Via Orange Fizz
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan dismisses Dennis Norfleet from team

YouTube Michigan senior wide receiver and return man Dennis Norfleet, who made headlines for his on-field dance moves last season, has been dismissed from the Wolverine program, according to multiple reports.  The news was broken by Nick Baumgardner of MLive.com, who spoke with Norfleet’s high school coach.  “Evidently he was dismissed from the team, Dennis informed...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Recruit Tyus Battle Commits To Michigan Wolverines

Top 2016 shooting guard Tyus Battle has committed to the Michigan Wolverines.
Via Gamedayr
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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