Big Ten Media Day was a “slow news day” this year. You’ve probably noticed that given the lack of interesting articles and segments that emerged from that day in Chicago at the end of last month. If I didn’t ask Bo Pelini about his cat, I’m not sure any of us would have had much to say at all. In six hours of stump speeches, and a sprinkle of Q&A, nothing Earth shattering...
Previously: Offensive LineI don't think I'm alone when I say that Michigan has a pretty good shot at having one of the better defenses in the country this year. Hoke and Mattison, and others, have assembled a bunch of talented guys to play on that side of the ball. For years the youth argument has been made to justify Michigan's struggles, but mainly…defense was just...
Brennen Beyer has been a man on the move during his three years at Michigan. Now as he heads into his senior season his is entrenched at the strong side defensive end spot where and he believes his comfort there will allow him to play the best football of his career.
Michigan took a 21-7 lead into the half but couldn’t hold on as Iowa emerged victorious scoring 17 unanswered to win 24-21.
The Hawkeyes committed 4 total turnovers however Michigan’s one proved very costly as Devin Gardner lost the football scrambling for the first down with 2:12 remaining in the game as Anthony Hitchens recovered to seal the game for Iowa.
The defense got off...
On a cold, windy day at Kinnick Stadium, the Michigan football team was defeated by Iowa 24-21. Michigan (7-4, 3-4 Big Ten) struggled once again offensively, especially in second half. Iowa (7-4, 4-3) dominated the Wolverines in the second half and racked up 400 yards of offense.
What we saw
Michigan got off to a good start after Iowa quarterback Jake Rudock was intercepted by Michigan’s...
The Michigan defense got off to a quick start Saturday afternoon in Kinnick as Jake Ryan applied massive pressure to Iowa QB Jake Rudock forcing an errant throw. That errant throw was picked off by Brennen Beyer who returned it 7 yards for the touchdown!
On the ensuing Iowa drive Ryan once again made his presence known as he tripped up Rudock from behind forcing the Hawkeyes to...
ANN ARBOR – Michigan junior outside linebacker Brennen Beyer breaks down his early season success and his role on the football team.
Michigan linebacker Brennen Beyer came up with the big play to help nail down the Wolverines win over Akron on Saturday. Beyer discusses his blitz up the middle and senior safety Thomas Gordon touches on the defenses lack of focus and young corners seeing the field. (VIDEO included).
Akron almost pulled off an upset for the ages.
Fitzgerald Toussaint scored a go-ahead, 2-yard touchdown with 2:49 left and No. 11 Michigan made a desperately needed stop on the final play to hold on for a 28-24 victory over the Zips on Saturday.
On the third straight snap inside the Wolverines 5, Kyle Pohl was hurried and hit by Brennen Beyer and that led to an incomplete pass...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2013
Terry Bowden almost, almost got his first signature win as the head coach of Akron.
Heck the Zips almost pulled off one of the biggest upsets ever in college football.
Michigan fans were having Appalachian State flashbacks.
Akron was leading Michigan 24-21 very late in the fourth quarter until Fitzgerald Toussaint scored the go-ahead touchdown with 2:49 left in the game...
Fitzgerald Toussaint scored a go-ahead, 2-yard touchdown with 2:49 left and No. 11 Michigan made a desperately needed stop on the final play to hold on for a 28-24 victory over Akron on Saturday.
College football's winningest program avoided getting upset at home - as it did against Appalachian State and Toledo - by a Mid-American Conference team that hasn't won a road game...
Via AP on Fox
September 14, 2013
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Fitzgerald Toussaint scored a go-ahead, 2-yard touchdown with 2:49 left and No. 11 Michigan made a desperately needed stop on the final play to hold on for a 28-24 victory over Akron on Saturday.
College football's winningest program avoided getting upset at home -- as it did against Appalachian State and Toledo -- by a Mid-American Conference team that...
Michigan junior linebacker Brennen Beyer talks to the media. Beyer talked about making the switch to linebacker, being ready for more pass coverage, the ‘weight thing’, that he just wants to hit people, learning the minor things at LB, and more. ***Watch Video***
Michigan sophomore James Ross III talks to the media. "Biggs" talked about the linebackers competing early in spring, getting a better understanding of the defense, getting stronger in the off-season, the adjustment to weakside linebacker, his thoughts on Brennen Beyer making position changes and more***Watch Video***
Media day snapshots of Michigan defenders Will Campbell, Craig Roh, Brennen Beyer, Jake Ryan, and more.
Brady Hoke met with members of the media Monday to discuss to recap the opening of fall camp. The Wolverines' second year headman discussed Michael Schofield's move to tackle, Brennen Beyer's development, Will Campbell's maturation, Thomas Rawls, Jake Ryan, and much much more. (with video)
The season opener against Alabama is 26 days away, but today Michigan begins its final preparations as Team 133 hits the field for fall camp. Freshmen reported on Saturday and veterans on Sunday as the team takes the field today for the first of 29 practices. With 15 returning starters most starting spots are locked up, but some questions undoubtedly remain to be answered over the...
In part one of this four part interview with Brady Hoke at Big Ten media day, Michigan’s second year headman discusses the offseason growth of many of his players, the development of Brennen Beyer, Ondre Pipkins’ weight loss, the Alabama match-up, injuries, and more.
Team 133 is currently hard at work with summer conditioning and doing all the little things required for the Michigan Wolverines to win a Big Ten Championship in football. Everybody is expecting big things from Denard Robinson and players like Taylor Lewan, Fitzgerald Toussaint and Jake Ryan. Who are some players that might emerge this year, like Fitz Toussaint did last year? Here...