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MICHIGAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Audio: Jim Harbaugh Interviewed on The Huge Show

It's media week, so in addition to his duties at Big Ten media days tomorrow, head coach Jim Harbaugh called into The Huge Show (audio embedded below) this afternoon to discuss various topics. Among them being his inspirations, what he wants from recruits, how the head coaching job has been going so far, assistant coaches, what Michigan means to him...etc etc etc. It is mostly...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wild turkey wrecks havoc on Michigan campus

Is there anything more bizarre than a wild turkey recking havoc on a college campus?  Probably not, and thats been exactly the case for the Michigan Wolverines.  According to reports, the Turkey has been wondering around the north campus chasing pedestrians. Find the full Anne Arbor report here: A turkey living on the University of Michigan’s North Campus has captured the attention...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s 2015 tickets are throwbacks to 1927

The Michigan Wolverines have printed out their tickets for the upcoming college football season. Rather than busting out some new school graphic or an edgy design that will catch the attention of fans, Michigan has gone with a much simpler design that will generate buzz for an entirely different reason. In the graphic released, you can see that the Michigan Wolverines’ 2015 season...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football Puts Out Short Instagram Video About The “Energy And Passion” Of Coach Jim Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh hasn’t coached a game in Ann Arbor yet, and he already may be the coach with the highest approval rating with his fan base in the country. Michigan hasn’t been shy about promoting their alumnus head coach either. This morning, the program dropped a short video on Instagram discussing Harbaugh’s “energy and passion,” which senior linebacker Desmond Morgan calls...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Featured In Michigan Football Hype Clip

Looks like the Michigan football Twitter account is going to continue sharing short hype videos until the kickoff of the season. Wide receiver Jehu Chesson was featured in the first clip, and now it’s the Wolverines’ head man. .@CoachJim4UM's energy and passion trickle down through everyone on #TheTeam. #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/325xeRt0bU — Michigan Football (@umichfootball...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five takeaways from the July evaluation period

The July evaluation period is in the books and Michigan has already added a class of 2016 commitment. Here’s an overview of where things stand after the July evaluation period. 1. Ibi Watson earns his offer It wasn’t a well kept secret that Ibi Watson wanted a Michigan offer entering July and that the Wolverines weren’t going to give it away easy. The mutual interest was...
Via UM Hoops
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Predicting Michigan 2015: The wide receivers

(Matt Pargoff, Maize and Blue News) For the last several years, Michigan football has seen a drop-off in the production of its wide receiver unit. Though struggling quarterbacks surely deserve a share of the blame, the Wolverines have sorely missed an offensive playmaker of the Braylon Edwards-Mario Manningham-Jason Avant caliber. Well, Michigan doesn’t have a wideout of that...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ibi Watson chooses his “dream school” in Michigan

Ibi Watson to U-M Video, Scouting & More Recruiting Profile Scholarships Ibi Watson is no stranger to Ann Arbor. The Pickerington Central wing guard has visited Michigan several times over the past two years for games, camps and other unofficials. The Wolverines’ best player, Caris LeVert, even went to his high school and he considers him a role model. But it wasn’t until...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuskegee pursing Michigan return star Dennis Norfleet

(MLive.com photo)Already the favorite to repeat as SIAC Champs, Tuskegee is seeking to add a big-time FBS transfer to its arsenal. Tuskegee has been granted permission by Michigan to talk to return specialist Dennis Norfleet, according to MLive.com.Norfleet's status with Michigan has been in limbo since the spring, when reports surfaced that he was kicked off the team by head coach...
Via HBCU Gameday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rundown: Ibi Watson to Michigan

Michigan added a commitment from class of 2016 guard Ibi Watson this afternoon. Here’s everything you need to know about Michigan’s latest commitment. Backstory Ibi Watson has been on Michigan’s radar for quite a while now, but he really emerged this spring when he impressed at Michigan’s College Practice Camp and Team Camp in June. His strong play at the camps piqued Michigan’s...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Gets Commitment From Three-Star Guard Ibi Watson

Michigan secured the commitment from Ibi Watson on Tuesday afternoon. Watson, a 6-foot-4 guard out of Pickerington Central (same schools as Caris LeVert), is ranked as the No. 219 player in the composite rankings. I'm extremely blessed and excited to announce that I'm officially committing to the University of Michigan!! #GoBlue #MichTape — Ibi Watson (@ibi_watson_2) July 28,...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh: Jabrill Peppers May Play Offense, Special Teams

Michigan freshman Jabrill Peppers didn’t see the field much in 2014 due to injuries, as despite playing in three games, he actually wound up redshirting and keeping his four years of eligibility. But in 2015, he may wind up filling up the box score for the Wolverines. Tuesday, head coach Jim Harbaugh told the media that Peppers, who is listed as a defensive back, may play both...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football Shares Neat Ad Of WR Training In The Big House

The Michigan Football Twitter account shared this neat ad of wide receiver Jehu Chesson doing some training in the Big House. We are now 38 days from kickoff, but our student-athletes have been training all summer. #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/UuoIdHlUXf — Michigan Football (@umichfootball) July 27, 2015 The post Michigan Football Shares Neat Ad Of WR Training In The Big House appeared...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh turns down party invitation in awesome way

Ever since Jim Harbaugh took the head coaching position at Michigan, people have fallen in love with the guy. That doesn’t seem that hard to do with as likeable as the guy is. One Michigan graduate was lucky enough to get a personalized response from the new coach when he asked Harbaugh to attend a graduation party. College Spun shared the photo of the personalized letter Harbaugh...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nik Stauskas trolls Ohio State, calls out Thad Matta

Nik Stauskas starred for the Michigan Wolverines before being drafted into the NBA, but it’s still clear that his ill feelings towards Ohio State run deep. Currently of the Philadelphia 76ers, Stauskas took to Instagram and posted a picture of himself during his college days, staring down Buckeyes head men’s basketball coach Thad Matta, who apparently didn’t know who he was...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Jim Harbaugh Sent An Awesome Letter To Michigan Grad After Declining Grad Party Invitation

David Cicala graduated from Michigan this spring with a bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience. Like many other college graduates, his family threw him a party celebrating the accomplishment, and his mother decided to invite a famous guest. Cicala’s mom extended an invite to Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh, who couldn’t make it. Harbaugh instead sent this awesome personal letter...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Michigan should not redshirt Zach Gentry

(Photo: Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Press) Having too many quarterbacks is a problem most coaches don’t mind having. That’s the problem Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has, but along with that problem is a bevy of question marks. The Wolverines return Shane Morris who has very little playing time at Michigan, and redshirt freshman Wilton Speight, who with his size...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The amazing life of Jim Hackett

It was Halloween day 2014, a Halloween day that went on to become potentially one of the most important days in the resurgence of Michigan football. I remember this day well, I was in Dearborn early in the morning finishing up the last of my required volunteer hours with a campaign for my political science class. In the campaign office, sports talk radio was playing in...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie George knocks Michigan hat out of fan’s hand

I would advise any future Michigan Wolverine fans that if they are to meet an Ohio State legend, take a picture with him, but don’t try to put a Michigan hat on his head. One Big Blue fan found that out when he met former Buckeye Eddie George on Thursday. College Spun shared the picture that Michigan fan Gerald Blanc shared to his Instagram account. Everything seemed to be okay...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Fans Serenaded Jim Harbaugh With A Custom Song About Him At The Ann Arbor Rotary Luncheon

Whenever we think Michigan fans’ love for Jim Harbaugh has reached an apex, they go and one up themselves in a big way. Earlier this week, Harbaugh spoke at the Ann Arbor Rotary Club Luncheon. University of Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh addresses the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor. I love my job!!! #GOBLUE A video posted by Jason Gilmore (@jasonxgilmore) on Jul 22, 2015 at 9:37am...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

A Michigan Fan Tried To Put A Wolverines Hat On Eddie George’s Head, But He “Knocked It Out” Of His Hand

Former Ohio State Heisman Trophy-winning running back Eddie George is the Grand Marshal at tomorrow’ Big 10K race, so for at least one day, he’s forced to be nice to fans of other league schools. But that doesn’t mean he’s going to wear any apparel related to his program’s biggest rival. Thursday, a Michigan supporter named Gerald Blanc posted a photo of himself and George...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines: Ranking Best Dynasty Era In UM History

Analyzing Michigan Wolverines football and ranking which period is the best dynasty era in UM history.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan updates 2015-16 roster with new heights, weights

Michigan released a new version of its roster this afternoon with updated heights and weights for new and returning players. Incoming freshman Moritz Wagner will wear No. 13 and is listed at 6-foot-10, 210 pounds. Another newcomer, preferred walk-on Brent Hibbitts will wear No. 1 and is listed at 6-foot-8, 190 pounds. Redshirt sophomore Duncan Robinson added 20 pounds to his...
Via UM Hoops
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Harbaugh Really Revive Michigan’s football program?

The Michigan-Ohio State rivalry is still one of the best in all of sports. But in recent seasons, the Buckeyes have so dominated that it is becoming less and less attractive for the college football fans of other schools. It’s Fight Time People! Ohio State since the arrival of Urban Meyer three years ago has been nearly unbeatable. They won last season’s national championship...
Via Talking 10
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: John Beilein tracking in-state duo; Te’Jon Lucas, Amir Coffey emerging

John Beilein tracked Cassius Winston and Miles Bridges closely at the Nike Global Challenge during the second week of the July evaluation period. Beilein was in Chicago at the event watching the duo play together throughout the weekend, usually with an assistant. at his side. Cassius Winston’s best performance at the event came in the third-place game as he scored 21 points...
Via UM Hoops
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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