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MICHIGAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Michigan signs 6-foot-10 German to letter of intent

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan basketball has signed 6-foot-10 German forward Moritz Wagner to a letter of intent. The team said Friday that Wagner will join the Wolverines for the 2015-16 academic year. Michigan coach John Beilein says Wagner has a great understanding of the game and has played against opponents significantly older than he is. Wagner just turned 18. Beilein says...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Germany’s Moritz Wagner Signs NLI, Headed to Michigan

German prospect Moritz Wagner has signed his letter of intent and will join the Michigan Wolverines for the 2015-16 season. Head coach John Beilein made the announcement, which was reported on MGoBlue.com. A 6’10” forward, Wagner spent two seasons with ALBA Berlin of both the German and Euroleague and averaged 16.8 points and 5.3 rebounds per contest in the 2014-15 seasons. Regarding...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan announces signing of Moritz Wagner

Michigan formally announced the signing of 6-foot-10 German forward Moritz Wagner this afternoon. Read the full University press release below: ANN ARBOR, Mich. — University of Michigan men’s basketball head coach John Beilein announced today (Friday, May 29) the signing of 6-foot-10 German forward Moritz Wagner to a National Letter of Intent. Wagner will join the Wolverines...
Via UM Hoops
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines Unveil New Away Football Jerseys

Michigan has a new head coach, Jim Harbaugh, so it makes sense they'd switch the jerseys up a little. They'll look good on the road.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines changing away uniforms?

The Michigan Wolverines have some of the most iconic uniforms in all of college sports, but could a change be coming? Some rumors began circulating on social media that the Wolverines could be losing maize on their away jerseys in favor of a more basic white jersey with plain blue block letters. Clean, white look on the away jerseys. pic.twitter.com/aqhqGNVaa8 — Brandon Brown...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Shares Honest Assessment Of Michigan Football, Says Michigan State Is The Big Guy

Jim Harbaugh shared an honest assessment of Michigan football's current state, saying Michigan State is "the biggest guy" on the block.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines release 2015 hype video

Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh decided to get fans excited for the upcoming college football season by sharing a new hype video for his team. The video takes a look back through the Michigan history and even features some famous quotes from coaching icon Bo Schembechler. The video is narrated by Detroit native Xzibit. Check out the video below: Michigan opens up the...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines 2015 Preview and Prediction

Michigan got its man. Now the hard part begins. After stumbling through the Rich Rodriguez and Brady Hoke eras, the Wolverines have made the home...
Via Athlon Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Wolverine Justice Hayes finds home at Southern Miss

Former Michigan Wolverine running back Justice Hayes announced Tuesday that he will transfer to Southern Mississippi.  As a graduate transfer, Hayes will be immediately eligible for the Golden Eagles and should be a major boost to the team’s chances of capturing a Conference USA title. Hayes spent much of the 2014 season low on the Wolverine depth chart rushing for 212 yards on...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State Is Heavily-Favored Against Rival Michigan This Season

OSU found the end zone plenty against Michigan last season Ohio State has captured 10 of the last 11 meetings with archrival Michigan, and the defending national champs are solidly favored to make it 11 wins in 12 tries in 2015. OSU is a -9 1/2 point favorite over the Wolverines on Nov. 28, according to the sportsbook 5Dimes, which released betting lines on several college football...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Countess Announces Transfer From Michigan To Auburn

Blake Countess has announced that he's transferring from Michigan to Auburn.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Michigan DB Blake Countess transferring to Auburn

This is a big get for Auburn as they had already lost three defensive backs this off-season transfer and have a couple of injuries they are dealing with. Countess led the Wolverines in 2013 with six interceptions. Countess played corner and nickel for the Wolverines in 2014 so he has some versatility. He will have one year of eligibility left and will be eligible immediately. ...
Via The Student Section
4 days 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
5 days 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
5 days 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
5 days 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
5 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
6 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
7 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
9 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
9 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
10 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
10 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
16 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
17 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
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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