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Photo: Michigan fan gets Jim Harbaugh license plate

Jim Harbaugh, the Michigan Wolverines fans already love you and you haven’t coached a game or even named a starting quarterback. That could lead to some high expectations for the new head football coach in Ann Arbor, but the positive news for Jim Harbaugh is that the fans are currently behind him and can’t wait to see what he can do. For one fan who is eager for the start of...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2015

                                                 Michigan Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading into 2015 The 2015 Michigan Football team has drawn tremendous interest due to the programs recent lack of success (3rd Coach since 2008, 4 bowl bids with 1 win in that time ) and the hiring of ex star Quarterback Jim Harbaugh as head coach...
Via Football Nation
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Adds Warming Up Michigan’s Pitchers To Skillset

It seems that no Michigan event is complete these days without the omnipotent presence of football coach Jim Harbaugh. Harbaugh and his khakis were at Saturday’s Michigan baseball game helping the pitchers warmup. As if his spring training stint with the As wasn’t enough, @CoachJim4UM is currently warming up pitchers in the @umichbaseball bullpen. — Ben Fidelman (@bfidelman...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Four-star Kenny Williams plans to visit Michigan

John Beilein was in Virginia yesterday to visit with four-star guard Kenny Williams. Williams, one of the best shooters in the class of 2015, recently decommitted from Virginia Commonwealth after Shaka Smart accepted the Texas coaching job. According to Scout.com, Beilein met with Williams at his school while Georgetown’s John Thompson III visited Williams’ home. Also according...
Via UM Hoops
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Jim Harbaugh, Bronco Mendenhall, Alabama, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Friday edition.I Just Dropped In.Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh took time out to check out a practice session of Michigan's Ultimate Frisbee team. (College Spun)Bronco Buster.BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall describes dealing with the on-and-off-the-field issues that have surrounded the Cougar football program in recent years. (The Salt Lake Tribune)There...

Jim Harbaugh Rocked A Great Denim Shirt To A Common Concert

Rapper Common performed Friday night in Ann Arbor at the Hill Auditorium. Former Michigan QB Devin Gardner and new head coach Jim Harbaugh took a backstage photo after taking in the event from the front-row: Backstage with Coach Harbaugh & #myguy EP after taking in the Common concert from the front row! He is the realist […] The post Jim Harbaugh Rocked A Great Denim Shirt...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh hangs out with Michigan frisbee team

It hasn’t taken very long for Michigan Wolverines head football coach Jim Harbaugh to make himself one of the most beloved men in Ann Arbor. Since accepting the job, Harbaugh has been spotted around campus and has been hanging around studenst on multiple occassions. The latest Harbaugh sighting on campus came late Thursday night, when he appeared at a late-night practice for the...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fridays Future Huddle Looks at the 2016 Defensive Backs

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been taking a look at each position Michigan has been recruiting and which recruit could possibly fill the needed spots. In the last installment of our 2016 recruiting preview, I’ll be taking a look at a position Michigan currently has good depth at- Cornerbacks/Safeties. Who is Michigan Targeting in the Defensive Backfield in 2016? Heading...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan adds second big man to 2016 class, Austin Davis

The Michigan Wolverines added a second member to their 2016 recruiting class, picking up a commitment from 6′-10″ in-state prospect Austin Davis of Ostego (MI). Davis joins Ohio prospect Jon Testa in the early haul for the Wolverines. Michigan was one of the worst rebounding teams nationally during the 2014-2015 season, and it’s clear the coaching staff is putting ...
Via Hoopniks
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Derrick Walton’s Instagram Hint At Caris LeVert Returning To Michigan?

While nothing is official yet on Michigan guard Caris LeVert returning to school or entering the NBA draft, there have been some indications that he will be returning to Ann Arbor for his senior season. Take a look at the Instagram Derrick Walton posted following Tuesday’s Michigan basketball banquet: A photo posted by Derrick Walton (@dw10_) on […] The post Does Derrick Walton’s...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Announces Shane Morris As Michigan’s QB After Spring Ball

With spring practice complete, Jim Harbaugh has a better idea of who Michigan’s starting quarterback will be. In a conference teleconference on Thursday, Harbaugh announced that junior Shane Morris, the only QB with playing experience on Michigan’s team, is currently the team’s No. 1. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh asked about his QB competition. Says Shane […] The post Jim...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Austin Davis says Michigan is a perfect fit, commits within an hour

Michigan earned its second commitment of the 2016 class Thursday night when center Austin Davis pledged to the Wolverines. Davis, a 6-foot-10 big man from Onsted, Michigan, received his offer from the program Thursday afternoon on his way home from school. He called John Beilein back within the hour to accept. “I waited for my parents to come home, and together, we called coach...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Class of 2016 big man Austin Davis commits to Michigan

Michigan added its second commitment in the class of 2016 this evening as Onsted, MI big man Austin Davis committed to the Wolverines. Davis, a 6-foot-10 240 pound big man, averaged 26 points, seven rebounds and five blocks per game as a junior for Onsted, building on averages of 21 points and 15 rebounds per game as a sophomore. He averaged 12.5 points and seven rebounds per game...
Via UM Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh announces ‘Summer Swarm Tour’

As the Michigan Wolverines aim to return to the top of the college football landscape, newly hired head coach Jim Harbaugh announced Thursday that Michigan will hold a “2015 Summer Swarm Tour.” The series of camps will be held throughout the United States and offers the Wolverines coaching staff an opportunity to interact with top recruits without having to bring them to Ann...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Reveals Who Michigan’s No. 1 QB Is Following The Wolverines’ Spring Period

Michigan football’s spring period is over. The Wolverines’ spring game took place on April 4.  Who rests atop the depth chart at the quarterback position for Jim Harbaugh’s squad?  That would be Shane Morris, the left-handed rising junior who completed 11 of 24 pass attempts for 135 yards and a touchdown during his team’s spring exhibition.  Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Spike Albrecht, John Beilein discuss future at banquet

Spike Albrecht won numerous awards Wednesday night during Michigan’s annual awards banquet, but the junior didn’t walk on stage to give a speech or even stand for recognition. The guard, who underwent right hip surgery on April 8, spent most of the evening seated, or hobbling around the Crisler Center floor with a brace providing support to his midsection and leg. “I’m feeling...
Via UM Hoops
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Spike Albrecht, Zak Irvin share MVP honors at team banquet

Michigan handed out its team awards at the annual Michigan basketball banquet this evening. Spike Albrecht and Zak Irvin shared the Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player award while Aubrey Dawkins earned Most Improved Player. Below you can read the full list of awards: Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player: Spike Albrecht / Zak Irvin Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive player: Zak Irvin Travis...
Via UM Hoops
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Jay Harbaugh Takes Shot At Schools With Alternate Helmets: “We Already Perfected The Look”

There are some college football fan bases who never want their programs to change their team’s helmets – and Michigan is one of them. The Wolverines have a very traditional fan base, which means that alternate uniforms aren’t nearly as exciting an idea in Ann Arbor as they are in, say, Eugene, Oregon. Wednesday, assistant coach Jay Harbaugh made sure to convey that he and the...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Here Are The Four Things Jim Harbaugh Wants His Players To Do Daily

Locker room mantras or motivational sayings are common in college football, and when a new coach takes over a program, he often tries to implement his own core principles as a foundation for his new team. At Michigan, there are four things that head coach Jim Harbaugh stresses his players should do daily. He posted a picture of those four things written on a wall alongside offensive...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan officially adds Australian punter Blake O’Neill

There has been plenty discussion about the Michigan Wolverines adding Australian punter Blake O’Neill as a graduate transfer. Now, the university has released a statement making the news official. O’Neill played last season at Weber State and he will now be looking to bolster the Wolverines’ special teams unit. “We are looking forward to having a player of Blake’s level...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Rudock officially joins Michigan Wolverines

A new name has officially entered the mix to become the Michigan Wolverines’ next start quarterback: Jake Rudock. While it has been known for some time that Rudock would be transferring to Michigan from the Iowa Cyclones program, the university formally announced the quarterback late Thursday night. “I am excited for Jake to get here and compete with the quarterbacks that we...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh’s ‘American Sniper’ Move Is Full DGAF Mode

Jim Harbaugh doesn't care if Michigan cancels "American Sniper," he'll show it anyways, because Jim Harbaugh DGAF.
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UM football is watching 'American Sniper' and if you’re offended, Harbaugh doesn’t care

The Michigan football team is having a movie night this evening. The Wolverines are watching American Sniper, the biopic of the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history, Chris Kyle, played by Bradley Cooper.  The film got good reviews and did incredibly well at the box office. Some, though, were offended by it because of Kyle’s reported “anti-Muslim” actions. Some of those...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Check Out This Michigan Alternate Concept Helmet

The University of Michigan’s winged helmet is one of the most recognizable ones in college football. The design itself hasn’t been altered in nearly 80 years.  Still, that hasn’t stopped the Wolverines’ lid from getting a new modern look, at least from a conceptual standpoint. Empire Graphics released this alternate concept helmet for Michigan, and it is a pretty different...
Via College Spun
16 days 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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