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Fridays Future Huddle Looks at the 2016 Defensive Linemen

Each week leading up to the Spring Game, I’ll take a look at each position Michigan will be recruiting and which recruit could possibly fill the needed spots. This week, I’ll be taking a look at a position Michigan has had a little trouble getting production out of the past few years- Defensive Lineman. Who is Michigan Targeting as a Defensive Lineman in 2016? Heading...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan sent recruit Naseir Upshur’s girlfriend a letter

Hand-written letters are an effective way of recruiting high school players with a personal touch. A hand-written letter to a recruit’s girlfriend takes personalization to another level. Jay Harbaugh, Michigan tight ends coach and Jim Harbaugh’s son, recently sent a letter to four-star tight end recruit Naseir Upshur’s better half. Harbaugh said lots of nice...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

READ: Michigan TE coach Jay Harbaugh sends note to TE recruit’s girlfriend

Jim Harbaugh (left) with Jay Harbaugh (right) – photo credit: Tony Ding AP Major college football and basketball recruiting is a dirty game.  Michigan tight ends coach Jay Harbaugh, son of Jim Harbaugh, got down and dirty by sending a note to the girlfriend of four-star tight end prospect Naseir Upshur.  Upshur, a 6-foot-3, 233-pound kid from Philadelphia, is the No. 5-ranked...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan Sent A Recruiting Letter To The Girlfriend Of A 4-Star Prospect

Naseir Upshur is a four-star tight end in the class of 2016. He plays for Philadelphia (Pa.) Imhotep Institute. He has offers from all over, and is apparently a priority recruit for the University of Michigan. We say this because yesterday, Upshur’s girlfriend received a recruiting letter of her own from Michigan’s tight ends coach Jay Harbaugh. She shared the mail on her Twitter...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh on Whether he’s Worth $5 Million a Year: “No”

New University of Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh is college educated. He spent many years in the state of Michigan, and he understands full well the socioeconomic climate in the state. When asked if he’s worth the $5 million that Michigan is paying him annually to be the school’s football coach, Harbaugh answered with an abrupt “no.” When asked to give it back, Harbaugh...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Spring Practice Report #10, Jim Harbaugh Takes Snaps From Under Center

Just like the olden days, Jim Harbaugh is seen taking snaps from under center in the latest Spring Practice report video.  Also featured in the MGoBlueTV video are interviews with several players talking about playing for Harbaugh and his interesting way of rewarding his guys. Watch Michigan Football’s Spring Practice Report #10 The post Michigan Spring Practice Report #10,...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Helmet Stickers In, Legend Jerseys Out?

It was set in wood, not stone. There are certain matters regarding Michigan Football that are, shall we say, topical G-Spots whenever they get brought up. They're not necessarily significant in terms of wins and losses or anything, really...but people like to discuss them because when it comes to Michigan's uniform and the winged helmet, folks usually have a strong opinion. ...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Thinks He’s Overpaid

Jim Harbaugh’s departure from San Francisco seemed imminent for the majority of the season. His in-your-face approach sis more suited for college kids, rather than guys who make more money that he does. He should do well at Michigan. He […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Class of 2015 big man Mike Edwards hearing from Michigan

Class of 2015 big man Mike Edwards averaged just four points per game as junior at John Glenn, but a summer of hard work, a new coach and improved play on the court has yielded him plenty of options at the next level as his senior season draws to a close. He’s emerged under new John Glenn coach Rod Watts and is now averaging 22 points and 12 rebounds per game. Edwards has picked...
Via UM Hoops
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh says he isn’t worth $5 million

myfoxdetroit.com Back in December, Jim Harbaugh wasn’t just hired to be the head football coach at the University of Michigan.  He was hired to be the savior. At the time, there were rumors from a source at NFL.com that Harbaugh would be making nearly $8 million annually.  When the contract was finally announced, the yearly salary was revealed to be $5 million.  But, incentives...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chase Winovich Officially Switches From LB To TE

We reported back in early March that Michigan’s Chase Winovich appeared to have switched positions from linebacker to tight end. According to UM’s official football roster, Winovich’s move has become official. Michigan should have plenty of talent at TE with the former four-star recruit now at the position along with Jake Butt, Ian Bunting, A.J. Williams and Khalid […...
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Jaylen Brown, Mike Edwards visit Michigan

As expected, five-star wing Jaylen Brown made his official visit to Ann Arbor last week. Brown arrived on campus on Wednesday afternoon for his fifth and final official visit. Brown has also taken official visits to Kentucky, Kansas and UCLA and North Carolina. Georgia and Georgia Tech also remain in the equation as the home state schools. Michigan hasn’t been recruiting Brown...
Via UM Hoops
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Bringing Helmet Stickers Back Under Jim Harbaugh?

I would have to say that this puts the odds of helmet stickers returning at Michigan at least at 50-50. Personally, I think the helmet stickers look like crap, but if that’s what Jim Harbaugh wants, then so be it. The post Michigan Bringing Helmet Stickers Back Under Jim Harbaugh? appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Jim Harbaugh Gave A Pump-Up Speech To Michigan’s Gymnastics Team For The Big Ten Championships

Jim Harbaugh was hired to coach Michigan football, but apparently his services are available to the rest of the athletic department as well. The Wolverines’ basketball program may not be playing in the NCAA Tournament, but another team on campus has a big competition coming up. In preparation for the Big Ten Championships, Harbaugh gave a pump-up speech to the women’s gymnastics...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Will Have A True Spring Football Game This Year, Draft Teams

You will have a true spring football game to watch this year, Michigan fans.  The Wolverines, who haven’t had an actual spring game in recent years because of injuries and other logistical reasons, will have one this April. The program will hold a draft on March 28 to select the players for the two teams. The game will take place April 4.  This news was originally reported by...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview, picks for the 2015 Big Ten hockey tournament

The Michigan Wolverines find themselves in a precarious position heading into this weekend’s Big Ten hockey tournament. They are in a spot eerily similar to where they were last season, sitting as the three-seed in the conference and grasping some NCAA tournament aspirations that are hanging by a thread. Last season, as the three-seed, Michigan stumbled in […] The post Preview...
Via Along the Boards
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Former Michigan Coach Lloyd Carr Spoke To The Wolverines After Spring Practice Tuesday Night

The last coach to win Michigan a national championship in football, Lloyd Carr, visited with the Wolverines Tuesday night.  Carr, 69, who coached in Ann Arbor from 1980-2007, leading UM to a national title in 1997, spoke to Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan team after spring practice.  Check it out:  Lloyd Carr speaking to the team following practice! #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/Gwa4JKm0rx...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting Notebook: John Beilein on recruiting trail

Michigan’s season ended on Sunday night and John Beilein hasn’t wasted any time before getting back on the recruiting trail. Beilein said he would be out ‘every day this week’, but will ‘be selective’ with his recruiting. He was out immediately on Monday night watching class of 2016 big man Austin Davis. Michigan is also expected to host Jaylen Brown, the No. 2 recruit...
Via UM Hoops
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s disappointing season lays foundation for ‘brilliant future’

Soon after Michigan had learned of its fate at 8:50 p.m. Sunday, John Beilein sent a group text message to his team about the disappointing news: The Wolverines hadn’t been selected to the NIT, and their season was over. Spike Albrecht was one of the first to reply. “I wish next year was here tomorrow,” the guard wrote back. The consensus from Michigan’s players following...
Via UM Hoops
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh’s Latest Hire Turns Heads In Ohio

Michigan has hired one of the top Ohio high school coaches, Rick Finotti, away to join a stacked recruiting team in Ann Arbor.
Via Gamedayr
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan not selected for NIT

Michigan’s disappointing season is officially over. The Wolverines were not selected as one of 32 teams to participate in the NIT and they will not participate in any postseason play. John Beilein previously told reporters that Michigan would not participate in the CIT or CBI this season. The Wolverines were thought of as one of roughly ten teams competing for the final five...
Via UM Hoops
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Hired One Of The Top HS Football Coaches In Ohio To His Michigan Staff

One of the top high school football coaches in the state of Ohio will be part of Jim Harbaugh’s staff at Michigan.  This afternoon, during a coaching clinic at the Wolverines’ Crisler Center, Harbaugh introduced Rick Finotti, the head coach of St. Edward HS (Cleveland), as the director of football operations.  Finotti has been leading St. Ed’s, one of the top programs in...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines 2015 Spring Football Preview

Michigan enters spring practice with question marks on both sides of the ball, but that’s not the main storyline in Ann Arbor. The return of...
Via Athlon Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh is a Major fan of Judge Judy

University of Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has been as busy as ever on Twitter these days. His latest tweet was congratulating a lady he has admired for years. Big Congrats to Judge Judy on signing her contract extension thru 2020 from a Devout Fan! — Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) March 3, 2015 Yes, Judge Judy has a major fan in Harbaugh, who had this to say about her and...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

JT Compher and the Michigan Wolverines sweep the Badgers in Ann Arbor

Wisconsin put together two solid periods of hockey but could not make it three, and were worn down by Michigan, losing to the Wolverines 2-5. Wisconsin and Michigan got off to a quicker pace than they did yesterday with an action packed twenty minutes from the drop of the puck. Michigan looked dangerous early. The pair of Zach Hyman and Dylan Larkin for the Wolverines were getting...
Via Madtown Badgers
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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