DENNIS NORFLEET NEWS

Division II team permitted to talk to Dennis Norfleet

Michigan Wolverines special teams extraordinaire Dennis Norfleet could be on the market, as Division II Tuskegee University has been granted permission to talk to him about potentially playing there. The crazy part is that even though Norfleet is currently suspended from the team, there is a plan in place for him to return thus why he would be granted a release to speak to other...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan to begin retiring numbers, end legends program

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Michigan will retire six jersey numbers in a ceremony at the Ohio State game Nov. 28, ending the school's "legends program" in which players were given the same numbers as some of the team's all-time greats. Michigan says it will retire Gerald Ford's No. 48, Tom Harmon's No. 98, Desmond Howard's No. 21, Ron Kramer's No. 87, Bennie Oosterbaan's No. 47 and the Wistert...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan ending legends program, retiring jersey numbers

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan will retire six jersey numbers in a ceremony at the Ohio State game Nov. 28, ending the school's ''legends program'' in which players were given the same numbers as some of the team's all-time greats. Michigan says it will retire Gerald Ford's No. 48, Tom Harmon's No. 98, Desmond Howard's No. 21, Ron Kramer's No. 87, Bennie Oosterbaan's No. 47 and...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Dennis Norfleet Be Reinstated To the Michigan Football Team?

Earlier this summer it was reported that Dennis Norfleet had been kicked off the football team for an academic issue, which turned out to be him skipping exams. Then it was reported that he wasn’t kicked off and just suspended. Now it appears that Dennis Norfleet could be reinstated to the football team later this […] The post Could Dennis Norfleet Be Reinstated To the Michigan...
Via Diehardsport
June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: Is Norfleet’s apology enough?

Even with the addition of Coach Harbaugh and all the new recruits that he has been able to bring to Michigan Football, not all news out of Ann Arbor has been good. This Tuesday Dennis Norfleet’s high school football coach announced that he had been dismissed from the team for unknown reasons. After some time to consider his actions Norfleet released an apology on his Instagram...
Via isportsweb.com
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Still in limbo, Norfleet offers apology to Michigan fans, alumni and teammates

Dennis Norfleet did not clear up his status with the Michigan football team, but the kick returner did seem to acknowledge something is going on with a post on Instagram apologizing to fans and alumni of the Wolverines as well as his teammates. "We been through it all we all have the same goals that we want to reach but I've been talking to God everything is going to be alright for...
Via Fox Sports
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Dennis Norfleet Issues Apology On Instagram

While it’s still unclear if Dennis Norfleet is still on the team, the senior WR issued this apology to his Instagram account. I've been crying so much I have no more tears to give I just want to give an apology to all the Michigan fans and the Michigan alumni last but not least my […] The post Dennis Norfleet Issues Apology On Instagram appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Status of Norfleet at Michigan is still unclear

The one definite constant in the recent news surrounding Michigan’s Dennis Norfleet is that he is, despite a good showing in spring ball, not with the football team at the moment. The rest of the story–like, the reasons he isn’t with the team–are a little less defined. New reports are saying that Norfleet has been “suspended” from the team, contrary to earlier reports...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Update On Dennis Norfleet Situation, Who Has Reportedly Not Been Kicked Off Michigan Team

Yesterday it was reported that Michigan had kicked WR Dennis Norfleet off the team for academic reasons. Well, according to Scout.com and WTKA 1050’s Sam Webb, Norfleet has not been kicked off the team, only suspended. According to @SamWebb77: Dennis Norfleet suspended from Michigan football team. As of now, not dismissed from the program. — […] The post Update On Dennis Norfleet...
Via Diehardsport
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WR/KR Dennis Norfleet Dismissed From Michigan

Michigan Wolverines wide receiver and kick returner Dennis Norfleet has been dismissed from the team, per Nick Baumgardner of MLive.com. Baumgardner also spoke with Norfleet’s high school coach, who shed some light on what may have happened. “Evidently he was dismissed from the team, Dennis informed us he was no longer on the team,” Harvel said Tuesday afternoon. “Something...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan reportedly dismisses WR Dennis Norfleet.

Dennis Norfleet. Image via mLive.com. Dennis Norfleet is an ex-Wolverine. The Michigan wide receiver, who is the program's all-time leader in kick return yards, had reportedly been dismissed from the program on Tuesday.According to Dale Harvel, who coached Norfleet in high school, informed mLive.com about the WR's dismissal, which he described as resulting from "a disciplinary thing...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan dismisses WR Dennis Norfleet from program

Skipping your finals is never a good idea in college, athlete or not. Doing so with Jim Harbaugh as your coach is just simply asking for it. According to a report by Michigan Wolverines’ 247Sports site, that’s exactly what Dennis Norfleet did. It earned him a dismissal from the football program as well. Norfleet was a jack of all trades with the Wolverines, lining up at cornerback...
Via Talking 10
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan dismisses Dennis Norfleet from team

YouTube Michigan senior wide receiver and return man Dennis Norfleet, who made headlines for his on-field dance moves last season, has been dismissed from the Wolverine program, according to multiple reports.  The news was broken by Nick Baumgardner of MLive.com, who spoke with Norfleet’s high school coach.  “Evidently he was dismissed from the team, Dennis informed...
Via College Spun
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan Dismisses Wide Receiver Dennis Norfleet From Team

It appears that new head coach Jim Harbaugh really isn’t messing around. Wide receiver Dennis Norfleet was reportedly dismissed from the team for skipping more than one of his final exams at the end of April, according to 24/7. Norfleet spent a great deal of time at wide receiver, kick returner, punt returner and was […] The post Report: Michigan Dismisses Wide Receiver Dennis...
Via Diehardsport
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Spring review: Looking back at five questions for Michigan football

With Michigan wrapping up spring football Saturday with a defense-dominated spring game, we take a look back at the five questions we had before things got started. 1. Who will throw the passes? Veteran Shane Morris looked much better than true freshman Alex Malzone in the spring game, and head coach Jim Harbaugh confirmed afterward Morris is in the lead at this point. Morris completed...
Via Fox Sports
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan WR Dennis Norfleet Lets His Atomic Dog Out During Michigan Spring Game

Michigan held its spring game today and about 60,000 people showed up to get a taste of what Harbaugh ball is going to be like. From what the reports all say it sounds like the defense ruled the day, but the team may have discovered the future starting quarterback in junior Shane Morris who went 11-24 for 135 yards and a touchdown.How much wide receiver Dennis Norfleet is going to...
Via FatManWriting
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan football spring game quick thoughts

The public’s first chance to see Jim Harbaugh coach Michigan football came Saturday in Ann Arbor, where the Wolverines held the first Big Ten spring game of 2015. It was about as exciting as the 7-0 final score would reveal, but there were a few things worth seeing… Regarding the quarterback battle, there was a clear winner (and it wasn’t ‘default’), for better or for...
Via Cus Words Blog
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Busted

So, things happened yesterday. A few of them good, some of them meh, and most of them bad. For Michigan, it was yet another in a long line of games everyone would just rather forget.Brady Hoke knows what's coming. You can just tell. Nothing will happen before the Ohio State game, but its over. This is the end for Hoke at Michigan.When Maryland's CJ Brown scored the go ahead touchdown...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan returner Norfleet out with injury

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) Michigan kick returner Dennis Norfleet is missing Saturday's game against Northwestern because of an undisclosed injury. A junior, Norfleet is the Spartans' all-time leader in kickoff return yards with 2,050. He also has 20 receptions for 148 yards in his career. Michigan was 4-5 heading into the game and needed to win two of its final three to become bowl eligible.
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Norfleet says on Instagram he’s not playing today against Northwestern

The injuries appear to keep on mounting for the University of Michigan. According to a conversation on Instagram, Michigan kick returner Dennis Norfleet won’t be playing today against Northwestern. Michigan return man, Dennis Norfleet, said on his Instagram that he's not playing this week against Northwestern pic.twitter.com/nHOxnzQxcT — Alexa Dettelbach (@asdettel) November...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Football vs Michigan State: Game preview

 Michigan Wolverines (3-4) vs Michigan State Spartans (6-1) Saturday October 25, 2014 3:30 PM on ABC & ESPN3   It’s been a few weeks and despite the Wolverines’ sub-500 record, I missed them last Saturday. Michigan football really left us on a good note under the lights in their win against Penn State and I think it may have been the turning point in their season. The first...
Via isportsweb.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Norfleet Can Play For Me Any Day.

MLive - Dennis Norfleet's on-field dancing has become old hat for most Michigan fans who frequent the team's games.  But Saturday night, under the lights, Michigan's junior receiver took things to another level.  Norfleet treated Michigan fans to some dance moves throughout Saturday's 18-13 win over Penn State, notably when he was standing back awaiting to return a kick or a...
Via Double Coverage Football
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

CFB AM: Michigan WR has perfect way to fire up crowd before punt

There haven’t been many moments of joy for Michigan this season. The Wolverines are 3-4, and it’s been all but decided – in the public anyway – that head coach Brady Hoke won’t be back after this season. Athletic director Dave Brandon could be on his way out, too. So excuse Dennis Norfleet if he’s going to try to have a little fun on a football field again. Last week...
Via Fox Sports
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

George Clinton Was A Fan Of Michigan WR Dennis Norfleet’s On-Field Step Routine To His Song “Atomic Dog”

During a weekend full of fun on-field moments, few players got the attention of the internet like Michigan wide receiver Dennis Norfleet. As he got read to return a Penn State punt, Norfleet, a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity, did a set of steps called the “Que Hop” to George Clinton’s hit song “Atomic Dog.” Clinton himself saw the video, and is now a huge Norfleet...
Via College Spun
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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