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Chase Winovich Officially Switches From LB To TE

We reported back in early March that Michigan’s Chase Winovich appeared to have switched positions from linebacker to tight end. According to UM’s official football roster, Winovich’s move has become official. Michigan should have plenty of talent at TE with the former four-star recruit now at the position along with Jake Butt, Ian Bunting, A.J. Williams and Khalid […...
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Fridays Future Huddle Looks at the 2016 Tight Ends

Each week leading up to the Spring Game, I’ll take a look at each position Michigan will be recruiting and which recruit could possibly fill the needed spots. This week, I’ll be looking at a position Jim Harbaugh has a niche in developing- Tight End Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Who is Michigan Targeting at Tight End in 2016? Heading into the 2015 season, Michigan only has five...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

New in Blue: 2015 tight end/defensive end Tyrone Wheatley Jr.

(Scout.com) Tyrone Wheatley Jr. – TE/DE | 6-6, 260| Manlius, N.Y. – Canisius ESPN: 4-star, #12 TE Rivals: 4-star, #13 TE 247: 4-star, #13 TE Scout: 4-star, #25 DE Other top offers: Alabama, USC, UCLA, Oregon, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Miami, Nebraska The new Michigan coaching staff is keeping it in the family with a commitment from legacy recruit Tyrone Wheatley Jr on...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Butt Has Arthroscopic Procedure, Will Be Back By Spring

Michigan TE Jake Butt, who tore his ACL last season, will have an ‘arthroscopic procedure’ on Tuesday. Butt’s expected back by spring First reported by @BenSMeyers, a U-M official confirms to me that Jake Butt had an "arthroscopic procedure" on Tues. Will be back by spring. — Joshua S. Henschke (@JoshuaHenschke) January 29, 2015 Butt, […] The post Jake Butt Has Arthroscopic...
Via Diehardsport
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Fridays Future Huddle Is Looking for a Commitment

Once again, the Michigan coaching staff has hit the recruiting trail in full force this week, visiting with several recruits and handing out scholarships. Which 2015 and 2016 recruits landed an offer? Which recruits will be in Ann Arbor this weekend for official visits? Could Michigan be taking a second Quarterback in 2015? Find out in this Fridays version of “The Future Huddle...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan fires coach Brady Hoke

            Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports University of Michigan interim director of athletics Jim Hackett announced Tuesday that Brady Hoke will not be returning as football coach next season. “I met with Coach Hoke today and informed him of my decision to make a change in the leadership of our football program,” said Hackett...
Via Sports-Glory
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan TE Jake Butt Tweets That He Is Thankful For Brady Hoke And His Staff

Multiple people have reported that Michigan has decided to fire head coach Brady Hoke. While the university hasn’t made an official announcement yet, Wolverines tight end Jake Butt already took to Twitter and said that he’s thankful for his now-former coach and his staff. Love coach hoke and the rest of this staff. Wouldn’t be half the player or man without them and for that...
Via College Spun
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Was Hoke's 4th season his last at Michigan?

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- If Brady Hoke's tenure at Michigan ends with Saturday's loss at Ohio State, it was a somewhat fitting conclusion. Hired to help restore the program's luster -- and its competitiveness against its biggest rival -- Hoke has fallen short through four seasons. Michigan kept it close for most of the game Saturday before losing 42-28. The Wolverines finished 5-7 and...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Was Hoke's 4th season his last at Michigan?

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) If Brady Hoke's tenure at Michigan ends with Saturday's loss at Ohio State, it was a somewhat fitting conclusion. Hired to help restore the program's luster - and its competitiveness against its biggest rival - Hoke has fallen short through four seasons. Michigan kept it close for most of the game Saturday before losing 42-28. The Wolverines finished 5-7 and...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Nussmeier's offense slow to progress at Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Doug Nussmeier's offense has fallen well short of expectations at Michigan. When Nussmeier was hired away from Alabama to be the Wolverines' offensive coordinator before the season, Michigan moved on from Al Borges' West Coast offense and installed a pro-style system that emphasized power football. But unless the Wolverines can upset No. 7 Ohio State on Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nussmeier's offense slow to progress at Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Doug Nussmeier's offense has fallen well short of expectations at Michigan. When Nussmeier was hired away from Alabama to be the Wolverines' offensive coordinator before the season, Michigan moved on from Al Borges' West Coast offense and installed a pro-style system that emphasized power football. But unless the Wolverines can upset No. 7 Ohio State on Saturday...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan TE Jake Butt Posts A Photo Of Him Scoring vs. Ohio State, Says ‘It’s Personal This Week’

There’s an adage often used to describe college football rivalry games. “Throw the rankings and records out the door,” many will say.  For Ohio State-Michigan, though, the overly used statement is often correct, as perhaps best proven by the 2013 version of The Game. An 11-0 Buckeye squad needed a stopped two-point conversion attempt to beat the Wolverines, who entered the...
Via College Spun
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Tight End Jake Butt Changed His Twitter Profile Picture To An Excellent Kim Kardashian Meme

However you feel about Kim Kardashian’s recent Paper magazine cover, she was fairly successful in “breaking the internet.” The memes have been non-stop over the last few weeks, and there have been plenty that have to do with sports. Michigan tight end Jake Butt has jumped on board, changing his Twitter profile picture to a pretty excellent play on the Kardashian cover. ...
Via College Spun
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan TE Jake Butt Will Not Play Today, Suspended For One Game By Brady Hoke

Michigan will be without tight end Jake Butt when it takes on Indiana this afternoon.  Butt, a 6-foot-6, 250-pound sophomore, has been suspended one game by coach Brady Hoke for a “violation of team expectations.”  TE Jake Butt not on the dress list — Mark Snyder (@Mark__Snyder) November 1, 2014 Jake Butt suspended for one game for violation of team expectations — Mark...
Via College Spun
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan TE Jake Butt: ‘We Will Get This Fixed, With Or Without Your Belief’

There’s turmoil surrounding the football program in Ann Arbor, Mich. Brady Hoke and athletic director Dave Brandon both seem to be on the hot seat, with Michigan struggling this season and the controversy surrounding the concussed Shane Morris not going away.  Jake Butt says the Wolverines are going to get this all fixed, though, “with or without” the belief of the program’s...
Via College Spun
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Instant Analysis: Michigan football gives up the Little Brown Jug

Michigan (2-3) fell to Minnesota (4-1) in a horrific performance by the Wolverines. The game was marked by fumbles, interceptions, incomplete passes and chants by the crowd saying “FIRE BRANDON”and “FIRE BRADY”. The game was questionable from the start; and the Wolverines proved yet again that they couldn’t come together as a team to gain a win, losing the Little Brown...
Via isportsweb.com
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Big House Breakdown: Minnesota at Michigan Preview and Prediction

All eyes are on the quarterback position as Michigan prepares to open its Big Ten season Saturday afternoon. Will it be Devin Gardner taking snaps or will the Wolverines give sophomore Shane Morris a shot? Either way, Michigan is bordering on desperate as Minnesota visits for the annual Little Brown Jug battle. Michigan’s Key to Victory: Actually get into the red zone. In its...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Week 4 Waiver Wire – Freshman & Sophomore Edition

I’ve been trying to write this piece weekly because the more experience these players get, the better they’ll be. In basically every aspect of one’s life, the more repetitions a person has doing something, the better they will be at that particular “thing.” It’s very cliche to say but practice makes perfect. Now that the season is here, we can read into statistics, rather...
Via In The Neutral Zone
September 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Green leads Michigan past Miami (OH) 34-10

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Derrick Green ran for 137 yards and two touchdowns, and Michigan overcame three first-half turnovers to beat Miami (Ohio) 34-10 on Saturday. The Wolverines (2-1) held the RedHawks (0-3) to eight first downs, but it wasn't a particularly impressive win against a Miami team that has lost 19 straight. Michigan was coming off a 31-0 loss to Notre Dame, and the...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Green leads Michigan past Miami (OH) 34-10

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) -- Derrick Green ran for 137 yards and two touchdowns, and Michigan overcame three first-half turnovers to beat Miami (Ohio) 34-10 on Saturday. The Wolverines (2-1) held the RedHawks (0-3) to eight first downs, but it wasn't a particularly impressive win against a Miami team that has lost 19 straight. Michigan was coming off a 31-0 loss to Notre Dame, and the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan TE Jake Butt Gives Teammate Chris Fox Awful Haircut

I certainly hope that Chris Fox is going to get that cleaned up before team picture day. Nothing like giving teammates funny haircuts for training camp. [Instagram] The post Michigan TE Jake Butt Gives Teammate Chris Fox Awful Haircut appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Michigan Football Preview: The Quarterbacks

Previously:Offense: Offensive Line, Running Backs, Receivers/TE'sDefense: Defensive Line, Linebackers, Defensive BacksThere are some folks out there who think Michigan has a quarterback controversy. Maybe they're just tired of what they've seen from Gardner, or unimpressed, or think that maybe some new blood can rejuvenate the offense. Either way, those folks were pretty happy to...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Michigan Football Preview: Receivers and Tight Ends

Previously: Offense: Offensive Line, Running Backs                    Defense: Defensive Line, LinebackersThe receiver position at Michigan is one of those things that gets undervalued sometimes.Take Jeremy Gallon for example. Had a banner 2013 season. Broke the single-season yardage record…which I would say is pretty stinkin impressive when you consider he topped guys...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan Football recruiting: Ty Isaac update and more news

We are some three months away from the start of Michigan Football’s 2014 campaign. The players are going through their summer workouts. Jake Butt is making good progress in his rehab and reported on Twitter that he has been running. Expect a mid season return from the sophomore tight end. Meanwhile there has been some activity on the recruiting front. Since QB Alex Malzone committed...
Via isportsweb.com
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The Future Huddle- Offer Time!

 Michigan hands out a few new offers, who are they? Chris Clarke visited Michigan on Friday, how did his visit go? Which current Michigan QB target committed over the weekend? Find out in this Tuesdays version of The Future Huddle.2015 WR Miles Boykin finally received his offer on Monday. Boykin’s is a big bodied strong receiver who could end up playing tight end in college. Michigan’s...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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