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Is the Offense That Bad, Or is the Defense That Good?

Saturday night at the Big House was an interesting night. Kind of like a spring game, only much better from a fan perspective...we got another chance to see Michigan vs. Michigan, which always leaves fans with more questions than answers.But the first thing to remember for all of the knee-jerk reacting Michigan fans out there...this was a scrimmage. Not a game. We saw only what the...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Football season preview: Running backs

This is part five of our Michigan Football 2014 season preview series. This edition will take an in depth look at the running backs, a young group that will now be headlined by Drake Johnson and De’veon Smith, since Fitzgerald Touissant left. Part three focused on wide receivers and tight ends and part four focused on the linebackers. What we know The Wolverines struggled in running...
Via isportsweb.com
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan going back to playing smash-mouth football

ANN ARBOR -- After all these years, Michigan is going to play smash-mouth football again.  Brady Hoke and new offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier were both clear about that at Michigan's Media Day at Schembechler Hall.  "I want to be a football team that can run the ball," Hoke said. "You always want your team's execution level to be high, no matter you...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Tight End Jake Butt Tears ACL

#88It was just about a year ago that another Jake, Jake Ryan tore his ACL in spring practice. Shortly after, backup QB Russell Bellomy tore his ACL. Last September, Drake Johnson tore his ACL. About a month later, Ondre Pipkins tore his ACL. A year earlier, Blake Countess tore his ACL in the season opener against Alabama.If I'm a Michigan Football player with two intact ACL&...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan backup RB Johnson out for season

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan running back Drake Johnson will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL sustained in Saturday's 59-9 win over Central Michigan. The redshirt freshman was listed as the No. 2 tailback on the Michigan depth chart, but was injured on his second carry against the Chippewas, and the team announced Monday that he will not return this year...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan RB Johnson out for season

Michigan running back Drake Johnson will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL sustained in Saturday's 59-9 win over Central Michigan. The redshirt freshman was listed as the No. 2 tailback on the Michigan depth chart, but was injured on his second carry against the Chippewas, and the team announced Monday that he will not return this year. Highly touted freshman...
Via Fox Sports
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Michigan backup RB Johnson out for season

Michigan running back Drake Johnson will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL sustained in Saturday's 59-9 win over Central Michigan. The redshirt freshman was listed as the No. 2 tailback on the Michigan depth chart, but was injured on his second carry against the Chippewas, and the team announced Monday that he will not return this year. Highly touted freshman...
Via Fox Sports
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Drake Johnson Out for the Season with Torn ACL

Melanie Maxwell | AnnArbor.com Via UM media relations: ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan football sophomore/freshman running back Drake Johnson (Ann Arbor, Mich./Pioneer) will miss the remainder of the 2013 season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered in last Saturday's game against Central Michigan, the team announced today (Monday, Sept. 2).In...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Drake Johnson out for season with ACL

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- University of Michigan football redshirt freshman running back Drake Johnson will miss the remainder of the 2013 season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered in last Saturday's game against Central Michigan.
Via michigan.scout.com
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Borges Assesses Offense at Midway Point

Michigan offensive coordinator joined GoBlueWolverine's Sam Webb on Sports Talk 1050 Monday to reflect upon the first few weeks of fall camp. Borges shared his thoughts on Saturday’s scrimmage, the impressive performances turned in by Chris Bryant and Drake Johnson, the back-up quarterback battle, his philosophy on recruiting quarterbacks, and more.
Via michigan.scout.com
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Hoke: Depth Charts Begin Shaking Out Thursday

Michigan coach Brady Hoke joined GoBlueWolverine's Sam Webb on Sports Talk 1050 Monday to reflect upon the first few weeks of fall camp. The Wolverines’ third year headman shed light on the great strides made by Chris Bryant, Drake Johnson, and Desmond Morgan, discussed Saturday’s scrimmage, talked injuries, and more.
Via michigan.scout.com
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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