Michigan Football position preview: Quarterbacks

Michigan football is undergoing a change on offense, and as a result, there is no clear cut answer at the quarterback position. After losing Devin Gardner to the NFL, the Wolverines come in to camp this season with quite a few options under center. Jim Harbaugh and company are hoping an open competition will help sort through the mess, especially after an atrocious year throwing...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football position preview: Running backs

During the hay days of Michigan Football the running game was a staple of the offense. But this has been falling in recent years and the Wolverines finished 64th in the nation with 162.8 yards a game. This will have to improve if Michigan wants to compete heavily in the Big Ten this season. What we know “We’d like to be the type of football team that throws it 50 percent of...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers waive Devin Gardner to make room for kicker Hartley

The Pittsburgh Steelers have waived WR/QB Devin Gardner from the 90-man roster, clearing a spot for the arrival of new kicker Garrett Hartley. Gardner, the former Michigan Wolverines quarterback, was working out primarily as a receiver during camp, but he was considered a project at best. He was waived with an injury designation, meaning he'll revert to the team's injured reserve...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting Michigan 2015: The wide receivers

(Matt Pargoff, Maize and Blue News) For the last several years, Michigan football has seen a drop-off in the production of its wide receiver unit. Though struggling quarterbacks surely deserve a share of the blame, the Wolverines have sorely missed an offensive playmaker of the Braylon Edwards-Mario Manningham-Jason Avant caliber. Well, Michigan doesn’t have a wideout of that...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Gardner wins Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award

Every year Big Ten schools announce the winner of a sportsmanship award for each sport. Most of the time it goes unnoticed. This time it is different at Michigan, though, thanks to a photo that went viral in November. That was when Wolverines quarterback Devin Gardner was spotted offering consolation to Ohio State counterpart J.T. Barrett, who saw a record-breaking season cut short...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Quarterback Competition Ready to Heat Up

You’d think that it would certainly be difficult for the Michigan Wolverines to replace a talented quarterback like Devin Gardner, right? That is exactly what a lot of Big Blue fans thought, until they remembered that Jim Harbaugh was their head coach. On Monday, it was reported that the quarterback competition for the Wolverines was about to get stiffer than a James Bond martini...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Does Gardner Signing Signal Adding Some Trickery To Offense?

In the 2012 season for the Michigan Wolverines, wide receiver Devin Gardner was catching passes from dual threat quarterback, Denard Robinson, now a running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He finished that year with 16 grabs for 266 yards and 4 scores. However, after an injury to Robinson, it was Gardner taking the snaps, and […] Does Gardner Signing Signal Adding Some Trickery...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Gave: Letter to Gardner adds humanity to Michigan-OSU rivalry

You can have all the varsity football letters, the elusive Big Ten championships, Top 25 polls and a senior-year bowl game. You can even have all those cheers that can burn your ears when 110,000 revved-up fans in the Big House let loose in support of their team. If I'm Devin Gardner, I'm leaving the University of Michigan one day -- his work in the classroom is not done -- with...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State official: Michigan QB showed 'humanity'

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) An Ohio State University official has thanked the quarterback at rival Michigan for showing ''class'' and ''humanity'' by coming to console the Buckeyes' injured quarterback as he lay on the field. Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett broke his ankle during the fourth quarter of Saturday's 42-28 victory over visiting Michigan. The Wolverines' Devin Gardner knelt...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State sent Devin Gardner thank you letter

Michigan may have lost The Game once again to rivals Ohio State, but the defining image of the game was the one above.  Wolverines QB Devin Gardner kneeling over injured Buckeyes QB J.T. Barrett and offering condolences after his season ended thanks to a gruesome injury.  It was an all-too-rare display of humanity and sportsmanship that goes beyond wins and losses.  In fact...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio State recognizes Michigan's Gardner for sportsmanship, sends letter

The rivalry between the Buckeyes and Wolverines is a bitter one, but when one quarterback went down with a season-ending injury, the opposing one was right by his side. That man, Michigan's Devin Gardner, was recognized with a "thank you" letter sent by Ohio State's Director of Development and Community Relations, Dave Claborn. Gardner posted the letter to his Instagram account Wednesday...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

OSU sends letter of gratitude to Devin Gardner for his sportsmanship

Chances are that by now you've seen the amazing photo above. Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner kneeling at the side of injured Ohio State QB J.T. Barrett in an utterly awesome display of sportsmanship and compassion.  It was a moment that transcended the heated Wolverines-Buckeyes rivalry and stole the spotlight of Week 14. Now, Ohio State has formally extended it's gratitude to...
Via Fox Sports
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Ohio State Sent Michigan QB Devin Gardner A Thank-You Letter For Consoling J.T. Barrett

There probably aren’t two college football programs that dislike each other as much as Ohio State and Michigan, but as the past couple of days have shown, there are things that can transcend the rivalry.  When Michigan senior quarterback Devin Gardner walked onto the Ohio Stadium field Saturday to console the Buckeyes’ injured redshirt freshman quarterback, J.T. Barrett, the...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo of the weekend: Devin Gardner consoling injured J.T. Barrett

USA Today Sports The photo below of Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner kneeling next to injured Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett should be the memory most kept from Buckeyes 14-point win over the Wolverines.  Midway through the third quarter, Barrett had his leg rolled up underneath a pile and laid on the field as an air cast and a cart were brought out.  During the wait, Gardner...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan QB Devin Gardner Shows What CFB Is All About, Embraces Injured OSU QB J.T. Barrett

Michigan and Ohio State don’t like each other. Hate is probably the best word to describe how the Wolverines and the Buckeyes feel about each other.  That’s been pretty evident during this afternoon’s edition of The Game, but it wasn’t during what will likely turn out to be the most pivotal moment of the contest. Early in the fourth quarter, Ohio State redshirt freshman...
Via College Spun
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Ohio State DE Joey Bosa Ripped Off Michigan QB Devin Gardner’s Helmet

Ohio State-Michigan is, unsurprisingly, getting pretty physical.  Redshirt freshman quarterback J.T. Barrett just left the game for the Buckeyes with an apparent leg injury. He was carted off the field wearing an air cast.  On Michigan’s next possession, the Wolverines were stopped on a third down, but the drive continued when a flag was thrown. Ohio State sophomore defensive...
Via College Spun
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Michigan Runs Halfback Toss Pass Back To Quarterback Devin Gardner To Set Up Touchdown

No matter how much of an underdog that Michigan is, the Wolverines always come to play against Ohio State. Brady Hoke and his staff dipped into its bag of tricks midway through the third quarter to set up a game-tying touchdown. On first and ten from the Ohio State 22, Devin Gardner tossed the ball out to running back Drake Johnson, and quietly snuck out into the flat, where Johnson...
Via College Spun
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan 10 Northwestern 9

In what will eternally be remembered as the #M00N game (see image above), Michigan and Northwestern's comedy of errors (or tragedy?) ended, mercifully, when Pat Fitzgerald decided to go for two...unsuccessfully...after scoring the game tying touchdown with 3 seconds left .As per usual, Devin Gardner struggled...only adding to the frustration that has been mounting for weeks with...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan stifles Indiana, 34-10

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Devin Gardner threw for two touchdowns and Drake Johnson ran for two, helping Michigan to a 34-10 victory over Indiana on Saturday in the aftermath of athletic director Dave Brandon's resignation. The Wolverines (4-5, 2-3 Big Ten) beat Indiana for the 19th straight time and have won 34 of the last 35 games in the series. This homecoming win came a day after Brandon...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan handles Indiana again, 34-10

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Devin Gardner threw for two touchdowns and Drake Johnson ran for two, helping Michigan to a 34-10 victory over Indiana on Saturday in the aftermath of athletic director Dave Brandon's resignation. The Wolverines (4-5, 2-3 Big Ten) beat Indiana for the 19th straight time and have won 34 of the last 35 games in the series. This homecoming win came a day after...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Staff Predictions: Michigan Football vs Indiana

Michigan Football will host Indiana on Saturday afternoon at the Big House. Kick off is scheduled for 3:30 and the game will be televised on the Big Ten Network. Here are the staff picks for the game. Rob White So far this season, Rob is 4-4 picking the results of Michigan games The Wolverines limp into this contest with a 3-5 record and are just 1-3 in the Big Ten. Indiana (3-4...
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Michigan Minute: The Wolverines Continue Their Train Wreck Of A Season

Sometimes when a season is turning into a train wreck, an elite coach — like a top 15 coach — gets his players together and they circle the wagons to try and fix things. They might not win, but they at least find things to work on and start building for next year. Then there are the train wreck seasons for a coach that is in over his head, where things go from bad to worse...
Via Know It All Football
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Instant Analysis: Michigan Football loses to Michigan State

Michigan QB Devin Gardner turned the ball over 3 times against Michigan State on Saturday Michigan Football (3-5. 1-3) lost to the Michigan State Spartans (7-1, 4-0) on Saturday by a final score of 35-11. The Wolverines offense failed to move the ball with any sort of effectiveness against an imposing Spartan defense and turnovers brought multiple scoring opportunities to a dead...
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Devin Gardner Throws Worst Interception of the Season

Things couldn’t possibly fall to more embarrassing levels for the University of Michigan football program. At 3-5 on the season and following a blowout loss to state-rival Michigan State, Brady Hoke’s tenure as the program’s head coach is all but over. While that’s what many will want to talk about in the coming week or however long Hoke actually keeps his job, Michigan...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

From The Spartan Sideline, Wolverine Edition: Michigan vs. Michigan State Preview

The time is finally here to once again celebrate Michigan and Michigan State week, the one time of year the Great Lakes state is completely flipped on its axis and filled with vitriol prior to one special Saturday afternoon. As usual, Spartan Sideline gets it’s seasonal visit from Wolverine Walkthrough to break down the biggest game in the state. What do the Spartans have to do...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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