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5 Takes from Appalachian State

The OL is a work in progress, but a promising startThe starting group of (left to right) Mason Cole, Erik Magnuson, Jack Miller, Joey Burzynski (or Kyle Kalis), Ben Braden had both moments of good and bad on Saturday. At times, Cole looked like a true freshman, and at times he didn't. His one bad hiccup led to ASU's only sack on Gardner.I thought Jack Miller did everything...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football’s Official Twitter Account Got Pretty Cocky During Yesterday’s Season Opener

Based on Michigan football’s official Twitter account, @umichfootball, the Wolverines are probably going to win all 12 regular season games, the Big Ten Championship Game, and both College Football Playoff contests on way to a national championship.  Brady Hoke’s squad opened the 2014 season Saturday, thrashing Appalachian State, 52-14.  Throughout the contest, @umichfootball...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Good, Bad and Ugly: Michigan’s dominating win over Appalachian State

The Wolverines really couldn’t ask for a better result from their 52-14 win over Appalachian State Saturday. Essentially the win meant they were able to kill two birds with one stone, beating a team they were suppose to beat by a large margin and get some revenge on a team that handed them one of the biggest upsets in college football history. So, with Michigan looking like Michigan...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan WR Devin Funchess Gives Brutal Stiff Arm (Video)

The University of Michigan wideout proved himself worthy of sporting the number 1 on Saturday as the explosive receiver with massive strength left Appalachian State’s defense trembling in their cleats. This aint even right… The post Michigan WR Devin Funchess Gives Brutal Stiff Arm (Video) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan DE Frank Clark Says It’s A ‘Slap In The Face’ That The UM-Notre Dame Rivalry Is Ending

Next Saturday, Michigan and Notre Dame will meet on the football field for what might be the final time. The Wolverines and Fighting Irish, who have played nearly every year since 1978, don’t have any future games scheduled. Notre Dame cancelled the 2015-17 contests while the two schools mutually agreed to suspend the 2018-19 games.  It doesn’t appear that the athletic departments’...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Appalachian State Mountaineers at Michigan Wolverines: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Years ago Appalachian State stunned Michigan to start the season. While no one is expecting that to happen again on Saturday, the two will match up again. Michigan enters the season unranked and will want to knock off the pesky Appalachian State to start the season. Coverage of Saturday’s game between Appalachian State and Michign will get underway at 12:00 pm ET on ESPN2 and WatchESPN...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Michigan Offensive Lineman Does A Perfect Brady Hoke Impression

Former Michigan offensive lineman Elliott Mealer has an absolutely flawless Brady Hoke impression. I wonder what Brady Hoke thought when he saw this. [Instagram] The post Former Michigan Offensive Lineman Does A Perfect Brady Hoke Impression appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Former Michigan OL Does A Hilarious Impression Of Wolverines Coach Brady Hoke

Today is apparently Do An Impression Of A College Football Coach Day.  Earlier this evening, Tim Tebow impersonated South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier on the SEC Network’s pre-game show prior to the Gamecocks contest against Texas A&M.  A couple minutes ago, former Michigan offensive lineman Elliot Mealer posted this hilarious impression of current Wolverines coach Brady...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines football: Predicting the 2014 schedule

No two ways about it, 2013 was a big step backwards for the Michigan Wolverines’ program under Brady Hoke. After two great recruiting classes and an appearance in the 2012 Sugar Bowl the Wolverines were supposed to be competing for national championships once again. Instead, as we enter the 2014 season, the Maize ‘N Blue are just looking to find a way to win more than eight games...
Via The Big Ten OT
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Isaac's bid to play at Michigan this season denied by NCAA

Michigan running back Ty Isaac is not likely to see the field this year. That was what the Wolverines were told by the NCAA when their hardship-waiver application for Isaac was denied last week. U-M coach Brady Hoke said today that Isaac, who transferred to Michigan after one year at USC, has appealed the decision. “You don’t know how long it will take,” Hoke said. The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Italy Rewind: Muhammad Ali Abdur-Rahkman

Welcome to “Italy Rewind,” our player-by-player recap and video feature from Michigan’s four-game tour of Italy. Previously: Zak Irvin, Ricky Doyle & Kameron Chatman John Beilein has made a career out of his ability to recruit shooters and his perimeter-oriented offense has always been stereotyped by the three-point shot. While the three is still ever-present in Beilein’s...
Via UM Hoops
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Michigan Wolverines Season Preview: Predicting W's and L's

One of the most prestigious teams in all of college football are the Michigan Wolverines. Michigan has a tradition of winning throughout their entire program’s history, but the past several years those standards haven’t been met. The Wolverines haven’t been a national title contender since the 2006 season and the faithful in Ann Arbor are ready for that to change.The Wolverines...
Via Football Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michgian Depth Chart: Derrick Green named the starting RB for Michigan’s opener

With Michigan’s regular season opener against Appalachian State on-tap for this Saturday at the Big House, Brady Hoke and the Wolverine coaching staff released the depth chart with a few notables.  First, the former five-star prospect Derrick Green gets the nod as the team’s starting running back with sophomore De’Veon Smith, Justice Hayes and Drake Johnson falling in behind...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
7 days ago  |  Discuss

This Epic 10-Minute Michigan Football Hype Video Will Give All Wolverines Fans Goosebumps

The past couple of college football seasons haven’t been too kind to the Michigan program. The Wolverines have gone 15-11, combined, over the last two seasons, and in the minds of many, coach Brady Hoke is on the hot seat.  Will this be the season things get turned around in Ann Arbor? Michigan isn’t ranked in either the preseason AP Poll or the Coaches Poll, but with an experienced...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Desmond Howard Has Unranked Michigan No. 6 In The Country In His ESPN Preseason Power Rankings

The Michigan Wolverines failed to appear in college football’s two major preseason top 25 rankings, the AP Poll and the Coaches Poll.  Don’t fret, though, Michigan fans. There’s one college football analyst who thinks quite highly of your 2014 team. Unfortunately, that expert is the incredibly biased Desmond Howard of ESPN’s “College GameDay” program.  Desmond Howard’s...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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