Michigan Football recruiting update: BBQ at the Big House edition

Michigan Football will begin fall practice in two short weeks. Between now and then, Brady Hoke and his staff will host a major recruiting event that they call the Barbecue at the Big House. This will take place on 27 July and there will be a number of committed and uncommitted recruits on hand. The Wolverines 2015 recruiting class is currently comprised of eight committed players...
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Video: Michigan “Recruits” An 18 Year Old Fan In An Amazing Edition Of ESPN’s ‘My Wish’

Missouri native Stephen Loszewski, a die-hard Michigan fan, had hoped to play for the Wolverines one day, but his football career was tragically cut short by acute lymphoblastic leukemia. While the disease has taken away his ability to fulfill that dream of Division I football, with the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and ESPN, the Michigan program was able to put together an...
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U of M Football Fan Featured on ESPN’s ‘My Wish’

It isn’t every day that you get to be recruited by your favorite Division I NCAA school. Well, that is just what happened for leukemia survivor Stephen Loszewski. He spent over 3 years of his life battling acute lmyphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, and now is getting a feeling for what it is like to be recruited to The Big House. Stephen is a lifetime Michigan Football fan, and was...
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Video: Brady Hoke Hints That Jabrill Peppers May Line Up On Offense In 2014

As a high schooler at Paramus Catholic High School in New Jersey, incoming Michigan cornerback Jabrill Peppers lined up as a defensive back, a running back and as a kick returner, and was successful in all three roles. Having a player that talented is a good problem for Wolverines head coach Brady Hoke. While Peppers will play corner this fall, it’s certainly possible that he will...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Top tight end Chris Clark commits to Michigan

Just one day after receiving a commitment from class of 2016 quarterback Messiah DeWeaver, Michigan Football has received a commitment from class of 2015 tight end Chris Clark (Avon, Connecticut). Clark, who checks in at 6-6, 250, committed while on a visit to the Michigan campus. The 4-star tight end had previously been committed to North Carolina, but opened things back up and...
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

QB Messiah DeWeaver commits to Michigan

Brady Hoke On Wednesday afternoon, Michigan picked up a commitment from class of 2016 quarterback Messiah DeWeaver (Trotwood, Ohio). He becomes the second member of the Wolverines 2016 recruiting class, joining offensive lineman Erik Swenson. DeWeaver is a 6-foot-3, 200 pound pocket passer who wasted little time in committing after receiving his offer from Brady Hoke. DeWeaver is...
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Football recruiting: Grant Newsome goes blue

Brady Hoke Michigan picked up a commitment from 4 star offensive lineman Grant Newsome (Lawrenceville, New Jersey) on Wednesday. Newsome is ranked the #4 player in the state of New Jersey and the #21 offensive tackle in the country. He becomes the seventh member of Michigan’s 2015 recruiting class. Here’s an excerpt of Newsome’s scouting report on espn; Is very tall with a...
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan officially adds USC-transfer RB

It has been expected to be all but a formality for a while now, but Michigan finally confirmed the addition of USC running back transfer Ty Isaac. “We’re excited that Ty has decided to join the Michigan Football family,” said Michigan head coach Brady Hoke in a statement. “I know it was important for him to get back to the Midwest to be closer to his mom and family, so I...
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June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brady Hoke continues to guard against veteran entitlement as Michigan won't take senior leadership trip

One of Brady Hoke's summertime staples is going on the shelf. Because, in his mind, Michigan needs to become a team again. During his first two summer offseasons at Michigan in 2012 and 2013, Hoke and Michigan gathered the team's seniors-to-be and carted them off to San Diego for a short bonding trip where the players learned leadership skills from Navy SEALs. Hoke believed...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Ty Isaac gaining immediate transfer eligibility at Michigan may be tough, compliance experts say

Michigan landed a major offseason score Thursday when former USC running back Ty Isaac announced his plans to become a Wolverine, beginning this season. The 6-foot-3, 225-pound Isaac is a former five-star recruit, was considered a top-30 player in the 2013 class and was a player Michigan nearly received a pledge from two years ago. Most believe Isaac's combination of size and...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Michigan Holds Football Clinic For Women

The Michigan football program is holding a clinic for women today. Brady Hoke, his staff, and dozens of players are at their facility in Ann Arbor, hosting a clad of women, who paid $150 to play football with the Wolverines. Proceeds go to cancer research.  Devin Gardner instructing at the women’s football academy — Mark Snyder (@Mark__Snyder) June...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: Ty Isaac will play for the Wolverines

Former USC running back, Ty Isaac announced on Twitter that he will be transferring to Michigan. As a freshman for the Trojans last year, Isaac carried the ball 40 times and compiled 236 yards and two touchdowns. I will be attending the University of Michigan this year — Ty Isaac (@TyIsaac) June 5, 2014 Isaac is seeking a hardship waiver that, if granted, would make him eligible...
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Michigan Fans Go Through Football Experience, Run Out Of Tunnel, Take Team Picture, Execute Drills

The sixth annual Michigan Men’s Football Experience ended today. Brady Hoke and his staff hosted dozens of adult Wolverine fans, who pay to attend a two-day event that allows them to act as if they were members of the program.  They run through the tunnel and onto the field, perform drills, take a team photo, have a meeting in Schembechler Hall, review tape, etc. Proceeds go...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

USC transfer RB Ty Isaac makes his visit to Michigan, per report

Michigan welcomed in a potential huge addition to its offensive aresenal this week in the form of ex-USC running back Ty Isaac.'s Sam Webb first reported that Isaac, and his parents, made their way to Ann Arbor to take in a visit with Brady Hoke and the Wolverines on Tuesday. Webb later reported that Isaac's one-day visit turned into an overnight trip, with him...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Burning Questions About Michigan Football Answered

A couple days ago, we posted 10 Burning Questions leading up to the 2014 Michigan Football season. A total of 228 of you took the time to respond to the poll. Here are your answers.1. Is Brady Hoke on the hot seat?Simple enough, right? The biggest question of the off-season so I figured just get it out of the way early. Warranted or not, it would seem that Brady Hoke is very much...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 97 Central Michigan Chippewas season preview

Dan Enos took over the Central Michigan football program four years ago following an 11-2 season. Since then, Enos has put together a record of 19-30, but the Chippewas could be about to turn the corner in 2014. The 2014 season will begin with a quarterback controversy between senior Cody Kater and sophomore Cooper Rush.  Kater started last year’s season opener against Michigan...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

QB Alex Malzone commits to Wolverines

Michigan Football picked up a commitment from instate quarterback Alex Malzone (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan). Malzone becomes the sixth member of the Wolverines 2015 recruiting class. Malzone picked up his offer from Brady Hoke and immediately committed to play his college football at Michigan. I’m very honored and blessed to say that I have committed to play football at the University...
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan gets commitment from Brother Rice QB Alex Malzone

Michigan’s small 2015 football recruiting class added a large name today. Birmingham Brother Rice quarterback Alex Malzone has committed to U-M, tweeting a photo of himself with U-M coach Brady Hoke. “I'm very honored and blessed to say that I have committed to play football at the University of Michigan #GoBlue,” Malzone wrote. Malzone is rated as a three-star prospect...
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May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan sends 5-star recruit cool map

Keisean Lucier-South, a 5-star defensive end prospect out of Orange, California, will have his pick when it comes to where he’ll play college football in 2015. The 6-foot-5, 225-pound defensive star has offers from nearly every major football program, but his top six most likely destinations, according to 247 Sports, are Notre Dame, Texas, UCLA, USC, Washington and Michigan. This...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: top impact newcomer for 2014

There was one Michigan football recruit that stood head and shoulders above the rest this offseason, so it should come as no surprise that I am going with Jabrill Peppers here. Everywhere I turn there is some ex-NFL coach or player remarking at how advanced Peppers is in terms of his talent and knowledge of the game for his age. This could in fact be the player that Michigan needs...
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Brady Hoke has interesting nicknames for Michigan opponents

Brady Hoke has an interesting take on his 2014 Michigan Wolverines schedule. Like many coaches, he has the postseason destinations already assumed, as both the Big Ten Championship and the Rose Bowl appear on the schedule. As if it’s a foregone conclusion that Michigan is already headed there. That’s not unique, a lot of college football coaches do that in order to motivate their...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Post Spring Game Presser: Brady Hoke

VIDEO: Michigan coach Brady Hoke takes questions following the Wolverines' spring game, on freshman wide out Freddy Canteen, Devin Gardner's play, the implementation of the offense, how the defense fared, and more.
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Football Stadium to host International Champions Cup match

Top international clubs Real Madrid CF and Manchester United will face off at Michigan Football Stadium on Saturday, August 2 as part of the Guinness International Champions Cup. “We are excited about the opportunity to host two of soccer’s premier clubs at Michigan Stadium,” said Athletic Director Dave Brandon. “This is a rare chance for the Ann Arbor community and thousands...
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan plans to keep new offense under wraps

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan hired Alabama's offensive coordinator, Doug Nussmeier, to shake up its scheme with the ball this fall. The public will get a peek at what the Wolverines want to show offensively when they wrap up spring ball with a scrimmage that is scheduled to last about 45 minutes at the Big House. Michigan coach Brady Hoke, though, said people in the stands...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State coach Ed Warinner takes funny shots at Michigan, Brady Hoke

Ohio State assistant coach Ed Warinner (pictured above winking at Urban Meyer following a Carlos Hyde touchdown run) is now a known man in Michigan, and it’s all thanks to a couple of funny shots he took at the Wolverines and their coach, Brady Hoke. Warinner, the co-offensive coordinator/offensive line coach for the Buckeyes, spoke […]
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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