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Pickard Stuns Badgers and Michigan, Commits to Syracuse

The writing has seemingly been on the all ever since Jake Pickard returned from his official visit to Ann Arbor without pledging to Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines, but today the three star defensive end from New Jersey made it official and committed to play for Syracuse. Pickard had previously verbally committed to Wisconsin, but […]
Via Otto's Grove
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Russell Bellomy And Keith Heitzman Using Grad Transfer To Leave Michigan

To those of you that know me well, I always try my hardest never to get emotional; however, I write this with a heavy heart. My heart is packed full of experiences, acquaintances and irreplaceable memories that I will reminisce on for the rest of my life. I love each and every one of my […] The post Russell Bellomy And Keith Heitzman Using Grad Transfer To Leave Michigan appeared...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Russell Bellomy to Transfer

The dude in the middle, obviously.The off-season attrition train rolls on. This time Russell Bellomy, Michigan's 3rd-string QB from last season will take his graduate transfer to play elsewhere for his final year of eligibility.Via Bellomy's Instagram:To those of you that know me well, I always try my hardest never to get emotional; however, I write this with a heavy heart. My...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Harbaugh Visited 4-Star LB Roquan Smith’s Mom At Her Workplace On Thursday

It’s probably fair to say that Jim Harbaugh really, really wants four-star linebacker Roquan Smith to play for him at Michigan.  The Wolverines’ coach showed how much he desires the top recruit on Thursday.  Harbaugh spent the day in the Macon County (Ga.) area, where the 6-foot-2, 205-pound prospect lives. The 51-year-old coach didn’t just meet with the recruit, though...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Gave Chris Clark 8 Reasons That He Should Go To Michigan

Michigan is going hard after TE recruit Chris Clark and apparently during Chris Clark’s most recent in-home visit, Jim Harbaugh laid out 8 reasons that Clark should go to Michigan. Decisions pic.twitter.com/nmX94WI1Ps — Chris Clark (@Clark8Chris) January 30, 2015 If Clark can wear #8 then that means Russell Bellomy is either changing numbers or leaving […] The post Jim Harbaugh...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Butt Has Arthroscopic Procedure, Will Be Back By Spring

Michigan TE Jake Butt, who tore his ACL last season, will have an ‘arthroscopic procedure’ on Tuesday. Butt’s expected back by spring First reported by @BenSMeyers, a U-M official confirms to me that Jake Butt had an "arthroscopic procedure" on Tues. Will be back by spring. — Joshua S. Henschke (@JoshuaHenschke) January 29, 2015 Butt, […] The post Jake Butt Has Arthroscopic...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s All The Recruits Jim Harbaugh Has Tried To ‘Flip’ From Other Schools To Michigan

When Jim Harbaugh was hired at the end of January, Michigan had 6 commits for the 2015 class. Harbaugh and the coaching staff have only weeks to round out the class, targeting many recruits that have been committed elsewhere. Here’s a look at all the recruits the Michigan coaching staff has tried to ‘flip’. Current […] The post Here’s All The Recruits Jim Harbaugh Has Tried...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Jim Harbaugh Visited With 4-Star TE Chris Clark Tonight

Chris Clark, a four-star tight end ranked the No. 2 player in the country at his position by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings, is reportedly down to two schools: UCLA and Michigan.  The 6-foot-6, 247-pound prospect met with one of those schools Wednesday night.  Clark, wearing a Michigan T-shirt, had a visit with new Wolverines’ coach Jim Harbaugh.  Chilling with the staff...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh Set To Have In-Home Today With Top TE Chris Clark

Michigan coaches will be in Avon, Connecticut this afternoon to see one of their top remaining prospects on the board.  Chris Clark, a four or five-star TE according to the recruiting services, is currently down to Michigan and UCLA. Jim Mora Jr. already had his in-home visit with Clark, so Harbaugh and the other coaches having […] The post Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh Set To Have...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman sparks Michigan’s second half run

Michigan 58, Nebraska 44 Game Recap Beilein: “Guys stepped up all over the place” Photos: Michigan 58, Nebraska 44 Video: Players react Video: Tim Miles on loss Breaking down Michigan’s zone John Beilein admitted comparing Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman to Randy Smith wasn’t fair. After all, it’s premature to say a college freshman with two starts has similar talent to an...
Via UM Hoops
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Beilein: “Guys stepped up all over the place” in win over Nebraska

Even without Derrick Walton, Mark Donnal or Caris LeVert, the Michigan basketball team managed to grind out a 58-44 win over Nebraska on Tuesday night. After the victory, John Beilein spoke about Walton’s injury, which may be serious enough to sideline him against Michigan State. He also commended Zak Irvin for his rebounding and assist numbers and compared Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman...
Via UM Hoops
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan tells recruit he would not get into their school without football

With new head coach Jim Harbaugh at the helm, the Michigan Wolverines are playing catch up in recruiting and they are hitting the road hard. When you press, sometimes the message doesn’t come across like you meant it to. MLive’s Nick Baumgardner outlines a mistake they made this week on the recruiting trail…. DE Daishon Neal, the top recruit in Nebraska, will stick with the...
Via The Student Section
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Justice Hayes to Transfer

You could see this one coming. Of all of the positions on this Michigan squad, there may be none deeper than running back. With any off-season, there is attrition, especially one with a coaching staff overhaul. In this case, Hayes – who will earn his Michigan degree this spring, will depart as a graduate transfer and will be eligible to play immediately somewhere else next...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: John Beilein, Max Bielfeldt preview Nebraska

On Tuesday, the Michigan basketball team hosts Nebraska, one of the best defensive teams in the Big Ten. John Beilein and Max Bielfeldt met with media Monday afternoon to break down the matchup. Beilein said the Wolverines are “banged up” in a way that could require a change to the starting lineup, though the coach didn’t specify who was hurt or if there were any new injuries...
Via UM Hoops
5 days ago  |  Discuss

SU Still in the Hunt for Pickard after Michigan Trip

A lot of folks – including us – thought that Jake Pickard committing to Michigan was a foregone conclusion once an offer from Jim Harbaugh came in last week. The 6-foot-6 Garden State native made the trip to Ann Arbor over the weekend, and as far as Orange fans (and Wisconsin fans – doesn’t anyone […]
Via Otto's Grove
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Lands Second Commit Of The Day, Flip 4-Star Quarterback Zach Gentry From Texas

Saturday afternoon, Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh officially landed his first recruit since taking over in Ann Arbor. It didn’t take very long before he was able to double his total. Harbaugh and the Wolverines were able to flip four-star quarterback recruit Zach Gentry from Texas. Gentry committed to the program during halftime of the team’s basketball game. Chris Balas of...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh’s Contract and Buyout Details

We now have more understanding regarding the contract that landed former San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh in Ann Arbor as the University of Michigan head football coach. What was known is that the deal is for seven years and has a 10 percent increase embedded within it each season after his third year. It also includes an additional 10 percent after Harbaugh’s fifth...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Jim Harbaugh Is The Michigan Band’s Newest Piccoloist

Jim Harbaugh can do it all. He’s one of the nation’s best football coaches at any level, he has some serious basketball skills, and he can also play the piccolo, apparently. Harbaugh took a selfie with the Michigan band earlier, and now it looks like he’s joining the woodwind section.  I love this man. pic.twitter.com/D9pzhvw668 — harbaugh. (@MarktheNomad) January 24, 2015...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Austin Hatch featured on ESPN GameDay

Michigan freshman Austin Hatch was featured on ESPN’s College GameDay segment this morning in Ann Arbor. Hatch and Wolverine head coach John Beilein were both interviewed by Rece Davis and Jay Williams along with a teaser for an upcoming ESPN feature on Hatch. The entire ESPN feature will be released on February 8th. Watch the full segment in the embedded media player above...
Via UM Hoops
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Michigan Students Chant “Jim Harbaugh” During College GameDay

According to 247Sports, Michigan has nine recruits on campus this weekend, which makes the timing of this morning’s College GameDay show from Crisler Arena fantastic for Jim Harbaugh and his staff. Harbaugh and the recruits are at the show, and the new Michigan head coach got a rousing introduction from the students when he arrived. Jim Harbaugh enjoying GameDay. pic.twitter.com...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football recruiting: Zach Gentry update and more

Jim Harbaugh and his staff are all over the country right now in search of players to round out Michigan’s 2015 recruiting class and to make headway with 2016 recruits. Here’s some of what’s been going on. Zach Gentry 4-star quarterback Zach Gentry (Albuquerque, New Mexico) has long been committed to Texas. He has been steadfast in his pledge and has rebuffed many big time...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Michigan fan stands by Ohio State’s prize

With Jim Harbaugh no the head coach of the Michigan Wolverines the expectations are high for the program in the coming years. How soon Harbaugh can manage to turn Michigan into a true national title contender remains to be seen, which is why one Michigan fan may have decided now was as good a time as any to try and get a photo with the College Football Playoff national championship...
Via The Student Section
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Fridays Future Huddle Looks at Who Was Offered This Week

The recruiting dead period is officially over and the Michigan coaching staff hit the recruiting trail to hand out several offers. Which recruits were on the receiving end of the offers? ESPN released their final 2015 recruiting rankings on Thursday. Where did the Michigan commits and targets land? Find out in this Fridays version of “The Future Huddle.” Newly Offered: ...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

With Harbaugh At The Helm, The Time Is Now For The Michigan Wolverines

The time is now, Michigan – no more excuses. You have the guy you have wanted since Rich Rod left town.  You got the guy who is the very definition of “Michigan Man” —  the guy that if Bo was alive, he would have handpicked to be the coach. Jim Harbaugh runs the offense that everyone wants Michigan to run — the pro style with tight ends and wide receivers running up...
Via Know It All Football
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh striking out in trying to fill Michigan Wolverines coaching staff

Michigan’s back baby! That was the common theme after the Wolverines got their man in Jim Harbaugh this past week. It was hard not to buy in to the fact that Harbaugh has been a proven winner everywhere he went and that his ties to Michigan made him the perfect guy to lead the program back. However, anyone in coaching circles will tell you that a head coach is generally only as...
Via Talking 10
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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