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Photo: The Michigan Football Team Had A 6 A.M. Workout At Michigan Stadium This Morning

Expectations aren’t too high for the Michigan football team this season. The Wolverines are a fringe top 25 team in most preseason polls and nobody is picking them to win the Big Ten.  A good season is likely needed to keep the Ann Arbor faithful happy, though. It’s Brady Hoke’s fourth year leading the program and the coach is coming off back-to-back five-plus loss campaigns...
Via College Spun
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Four-star guard Kenny Williams has Michigan’s attention

Four-star class of 2015 wing guard Kenny Williams has Michigan’s full attention. Wolverine head coach John Beilein watched the 6-foot-4 shooting guard at Peach Jam last weekend and was watching him in Louisville on Thursday at the AAU Super Showcase. Michigan isn’t the only school keeping a close eye on Williams, the No. 79 prospect in the country. He’s drawn plenty of attention...
Via UM Hoops
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Derrick Green Had Quite The Body Transformation From Freshman Year

“freshmen year at 248lbs 27% body fat now my sophomore year at 220lbs with only 9% body fat. Work for what you want.” [Derrick Green] The post Michigan’s Derrick Green Had Quite The Body Transformation From Freshman Year appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Four-star guard Bruce Brown on Michigan’s radar

Four-star guard Bruce Brown is one of the latest prospects on Michigan’s recruiting radar after putting together an impressive summer on the AAU circuit. Brown averaged 14.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game on the Nike EYBL circuit this spring and continued his strong play at the Nike Peach Jam last weekend in Augusta. The 6-foot-4 guard from the Vermont Academy...
Via UM Hoops
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Zak Irvin’s progression, Age, Defense

Dustin Johnston @zgordon5: What does Zak Irvin specifically need to work on the most to become “more than just a shooter”? Did he show that potential in HS? I guess more clearly: should we have a lot of optimism about Zak being able to truly be more than a shooter, or are there red flags? We’ve established that Irvin was ‘just a shooter’ last year after roughly three out...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan “Recruits” An 18 Year Old Fan In An Amazing Edition Of ESPN’s ‘My Wish’

Missouri native Stephen Loszewski, a die-hard Michigan fan, had hoped to play for the Wolverines one day, but his football career was tragically cut short by acute lymphoblastic leukemia. While the disease has taken away his ability to fulfill that dream of Division I football, with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and ESPN, the Michigan program was able to put together an...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

U of M Football Fan Featured on ESPN’s ‘My Wish’

It isn’t every day that you get to be recruited by your favorite Division I NCAA school. Well, that is just what happened for leukemia survivor Stephen Loszewski. He spent over 3 years of his life battling acute lmyphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, and now is getting a feeling for what it is like to be recruited to The Big House. Stephen is a lifetime Michigan Football fan, and was...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan Pays Homage To Both Michigan Wolverines And X-Men’s Wolverine In One Tattoo

A few weeks back, we showed you an intense Ohio State fan who has literally covered his body with Buckeyes-themed tattoos. Today, we’ve got a fan of OSU’s main rival, Michigan, who has an interesting piece of ink himself. One UM supporter named Sean Adams is obsessed with both the Michigan Wolverines football team and the comic book hero Wolverine, from X-Men. As you’d guess...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan TE Jake Butt Gives Teammate Chris Fox Awful Haircut

I certainly hope that Chris Fox is going to get that cleaned up before team picture day. Nothing like giving teammates funny haircuts for training camp. [Instagram] The post Michigan TE Jake Butt Gives Teammate Chris Fox Awful Haircut appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Caris LeVert listed at 6-foot-7, 200 pounds on latest roster

Caris LeVert in 2012 and 2014 (H/T: @nickbaumgardner) Michigan updated its roster for the second time this month and has now published heights and weights for all incoming freshmen and returning players. Caris LeVert is listed at an impressive 6-foot-7 and 200 pounds after entering college two years ago at 6-foot-5, 165 pounds. LeVert underwent foot surgery this offseason, but...
Via UM Hoops
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan “Team 135″ Hype Video Should Get Wolverines Fans Pumped For 2014

The Michigan Wolverines, who finished last season with a 3-5 Big Ten record and an ugly Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl loss to Kansas State, are looking to have a huge rebound year. As we’ve noted in one of our preseason features, Michigan is one program who many analysts believe will take a huge step forward in 2014. With what should be a more steady offensive line and quarterback Devin...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting Roundup: Peach Jam Wrap Up

The second evaluation period of July was headlined by the Nike Peach Jam, where Michigan head coach John Beilein spent the majority of his recruiting time throughout the long weekend. 2016 Wolverine offeree Tyus Battle was among the standouts of the event, averaging 14 points per game and carrying his team to the event’s semifinals, but a number of other Wolverine targets impressed...
Via UM Hoops
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Michigan Football Preview: The Quarterbacks

Previously:Offense: Offensive Line, Running Backs, Receivers/TE'sDefense: Defensive Line, Linebackers, Defensive BacksThere are some folks out there who think Michigan has a quarterback controversy. Maybe they're just tired of what they've seen from Gardner, or unimpressed, or think that maybe some new blood can rejuvenate the offense. Either way, those folks were pretty...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Is it Time to Panic at Michigan?

It’s easy. Or at least that’s what Devin Gardner says. The fifth-year Michigan quarterback and his teammates found little difficulty...
Via Athlon Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Michigan Football Is Going Paintballing Today, WR Freddy Canteen Prepares By Wearing Everything He Owns

Look at me, I’m Freddy Canteen, could I be wearing anymore clothes?  The Michigan football team is going paintballing today, but not all of the Wolverines appear to be excited about the possibility of getting shot with an exploding tiny ball of paint.  Freshman wide receiver Freddy Canteen seems to be wearing as much clothing as possible to soften the blows.  Freddy does not...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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