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27 Auburn newcomers enrolled in summer classes; 1 signee not yet on campus

Twenty-seven new players in total are enrolled in classes, including Michigan transfer Blake Countess, a fifth-year cornerback.
Via AL.com - Brandon Marcello
29 days ago

Auburn has high hopes for Michigan CB transfer Blake Countess

Following Auburn's first spring period with Will Muschamp running the team's defense, several players in the secondary decided against sticking around the Plains. Those losses make the addition of Michigan grad transfer Blake Countess this week all the more important.Everything Alabama spoke to Gus Malzahn regarding the team's new cornerback at the SEC Meetings this week in Destin...
Via Fox Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan transfer Blake Countess 'has chance to be phenomenal player' at Auburn

Countess, a former top-10 cornerback out of the high school level in 2011, transferred from Michigan and has enrolled in summer classes at Auburn. He announced his transfer on Twitter early Tuesday morning.
Via AL.com - Brandon Marcello
May 28, 2015

Two Michigan grad transfers will finish career at Southern schools

Former Michigan football players Blake Countess and Justice Hayes both used social media to announce where they will play this fall after completing their undergrad work and deciding to transfer. Both are eligible immediately. Countess, a first-team All-Big Ten performer in 2013 who struggled at times last season, joins an Auburn team the Montgomery Advertiser noted has lost five...
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Satellite this: Auburn lands Michigan grad transfer CB Blake Countess

The Auburn Tigers find themselves on the bright side of a transfer today as Michigan Wolverine graduate Blake Countess announced he will play for the Tigers in 2015.Countess will be immediately eligible to play after earning his under graduate degree during his time in Ann Arbor.The former Michigan corner could prove to be a vital pickup following the Tigers' losses this offseason...
Via Fox Sports
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan CB transfers to Auburn

Michigan CB Blake Countess has transferred to Auburn. Countess will play in Jordan-Hare as a graduate student. He had 114 tackles for Michigan in 3 seasons, including 3.5 tackles for loss. He also had six interceptions during his career. Countess' best season was in 2013, where he recorded 46 tackles, two tackles for loss, six interceptions (returned for 169 yards) and a touchdown...
Via SEC Football Blog
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Michigan DB Blake Countess Headed to Auburn

Former Michigan defensive back Blake Countess visited Auburn over the weekend and will now transfer to the university. Countess announced his decision on his personal Twitter page. Excited to attack the next chapter in my life! #WarEagle #BoomEra https://t.co/Uh15y0C7jS — Blake Countess (@TheeCount2) May 26, 2015 In three years with the Wolverines, playing under former coach...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Blake Countess Announces Transfer From Michigan To Auburn

Blake Countess has announced that he's transferring from Michigan to Auburn.
Via Gamedayr
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Michigan DB Blake Countess transferring to Auburn

This is a big get for Auburn as they had already lost three defensive backs this off-season transfer and have a couple of injuries they are dealing with. Countess led the Wolverines in 2013 with six interceptions. Countess played corner and nickel for the Wolverines in 2014 so he has some versatility. He will have one year of eligibility left and will be eligible immediately. ...
Via The Student Section
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Michigan DB Blake Countess transferring to Auburn

This is a big get for Auburn as they had already lost three defensive backs this off-season transfer and have a couple of injuries they are dealing with. Countess led the Wolverines in 2013 with six interceptions. Countess played corner and nickel for the Wolverines in 2014 so he has some versatility. He will have one year of eligibility left and will be eligible immediately. ...
Via Bloguin Best
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Former Michigan DB Blake Countess Announces He’s Transferring To Auburn

Auburn’s secondary added some depth today.  Former Michigan starting defensive back Blake Countess, who announced two weeks ago he was transferring from the Wolverines program, has committed to Auburn.  Countess, a former four-star recruit who made 30 starts for the Wolverines, announced his commitment with an Instagram post.    Excited to attack the next chapter in my...
Via College Spun
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Michigan CB Blake Countess Announces Transfer To Auburn

Blake Countess, who will be eligible to play immediately, shared Tuesday morning that he’ll be playing for the Auburn Tigers in the SEC next season. Like he did announcing his transfer away from Michigan, Countess posted an Instagram to share the news: Excited to attack the next chapter in my life! #WarEagle #BoomEra A photo posted […] The post Former Michigan CB Blake Countess...
Via Diehardsport
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Michigan CB Blake Countess Looking At Auburn

Former Michigan Wolverines cornerback and graduate transfer Blake Countess is looking at heading to Auburn and will spend this weekend at the university. Wesley Sinor of Al.com reported the story. “I have heard really good things about Auburn,” Countess told Rivals. “I’m really excited to get down there and see what it’s all about.” Countess is also considering schools...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Michigan CB Blake Countess Considering Transfer To Arizona And Rich Rodriguez?

Senior cornerback Blake Countess announced over Instagram that he was transferring from Michigan last week. While his destination is still unknown, Countess is currently on a visit to Tucson to see the University of Arizona and former UM coach Rich Rodriguez. Former Michigan CB Blake Countess is in Tucson for an official visit. All Big 10 first-team in 2013. […] The post Former...
Via Diehardsport
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Column: Is Jim Harbaughs demanding ways pushing players away?

First Jack Miller, now Blake Countess.Two impact players from the Michigan Wolverines have left the program since Jim Harbaugh took the reigns of the program back in December.Miller decided to leave the team to focus on school, and Countess just today announced he will transfer for his final year of eligibility.Two impact players leaving brings up the question: Is it Harbaugh?Harbaugh...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Blake Countess transferring for final year of eligibility

With Michigan moving to more a press coverage in their secondary, Blake Countess will look to play elsewhere for his final year of eligibility. According to his Instagram page, Countess announced that he would transfer to another school to play football after graduating from the University of Michigan. My past four years here at the University of Michigan have been great! Nothing...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Former All-Big Ten CB Countess transferring from Michigan

Blake Countess, an All-Big Ten Michigan cornerback in 2013 whose play slipped last year, announced via Instagram on Wednesday afternoon he will finish his career elsewhere. "My past four years here at the University of Michigan have been great!" Countess wrote on a post showing him in cap and gown outside Michigan Stadium. "Nothing but love and appreciation for Ann Arbor, the faculty...
Via Fox Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Outgoing: Blake Countess

Via Blake's Instagram:My past four years here at the University of Michigan have been great! Nothing but love and appreciation for Ann Arbor, the faculty, the coaches, the support staff and the great fans but after many sleepless nights and much prayer I have decided to play my final year of eligibility elsewhere. I truly thank those that have been there for me and hope you would...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan CB Blake Countess Announces Transfer With Heartfelt Instagram Post

Michigan senior cornerback Blake Countess will play his final year of collegiate eligibility elsewhere, he announced minutes ago. Countess, who appeared in 38 games (30 starts) during his career in Ann Arbor, made the move official with a poignant post on his Instagram account.    My past four years here at the University of Michigan have been great! Nothing but love and appreciation...
Via College Spun
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Blake Countess Is Transferring From Michigan For Fifth Year

Blake Countess, who was expected to compete for the starting cornerback spot next season, announced he was transferring from Michigan on Instagram.  Countess, who graduated from Michigan, will be free to transfer anywhere and play immediately.  A former four-star recruit, Countess started 30 games in his Michigan career. My past four years here at the […] The post Blake Countess...
Via Diehardsport
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Transfer Lyons could have big impact on Michigan secondary

Earlier this week Michigan made official news that had been expected for a while: Cornerback Wayne Lyons will play his last year of college football in Maize and Blue after graduating from Stanford. What does that mean for the Wolverines? Well, any team can use more experienced, talented players on its roster, but Lyons could be an answer at a potential position of need. After going...
Via Fox Sports
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Spring Game Wrap Up

As spring games go, especially for this Michigan team, Saturday was about as good expected. Good weather is always fleeting in early April in Michigan, so that was a nice luxury to have. Estimates put the crowd at about 60K, which feels about right. Maybe in the future it would be a good idea to set up the turnstiles to keep better track of such things.I personally spent (most of...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan CB Blake Countess & Teammate Jabrill Peppers in Epic Backflip Contest

Michigan CB Blake Countess & Teammate Jabrill Peppers in Epic Backflip Contest [Bleacher Report]TURNT‼️
Via Bob's Blitz
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Michigan Cornerbacks Have A Backflip Competition

Jabril Peppers and Blake Countess are bound to have Michigan's defense hitting on all cylinders, but right now they're flipping of for joy.
Via Gamedayr
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan Cornerback Blake Countess One-Ups Jabrill Peppers With This Crazy Backflip Routine

Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers is a crazy athlete, and may wind up as one of the best corners in the country if he pans out, based on his potential entering college last year. He proved that the injury issues that kept him from participating during most of the 2014 season are probably a thing of the past with this impressive backflip during drills yesterday. Fellow Michigan cornerback...
Via College Spun
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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