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Fridays Future Huddle Looks at the 2016 Defensive Linemen

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 taking a look at a position Michigan has had a little trouble getting production out of the past few years- Defensive Lineman. Who is Michigan Targeting as a Defensive Lineman in 2016? Heading...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan sent recruit Naseir Upshur's girlfriend a letter

By Steve DelVecchioHand-written letters are an effective way of recruiting high school players with a personal touch. A hand-written letter to a recruit’s girlfriend takes personalization to another level.Jay Harbaugh, Michigan tight ends coach and Jim Harbaugh’s son,recently sent a letter to four-star tight end recruit Naseir Upshur’s better half. Harbaugh said lots of nice...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan sent recruit Naseir Upshur’s girlfriend a letter

Hand-written letters are an effective way of recruiting high school players with a personal touch. A hand-written letter to a recruit’s girlfriend takes personalization to another level. Jay Harbaugh, Michigan tight ends coach and Jim Harbaugh’s son, recently sent a letter to four-star tight end recruit Naseir Upshur’s better half. Harbaugh said lots of nice...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Worth the 5 Million or Not? Michigan's Jim Harbaugh Money Talk

In the world of college football, one of the most recognizable teams is the Michigan Wolverines. The Wolverines lead college football in all-time wins and their famous blue helmets, with yellow wings rank as one of the most popular helmets in all of sports.Michigan has a tradition of winning like few others have in college football, but as of late that has not been the case. The...
Via Football Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

READ: Michigan TE coach Jay Harbaugh sends note to TE recruit’s girlfriend

Jim Harbaugh (left) with Jay Harbaugh (right) – photo credit: Tony Ding AP Major college football and basketball recruiting is a dirty game.  Michigan tight ends coach Jay Harbaugh, son of Jim Harbaugh, got down and dirty by sending a note to the girlfriend of four-star tight end prospect Naseir Upshur.  Upshur, a 6-foot-3, 233-pound kid from Philadelphia, is the No. 5-ranked...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan's new recruiting tactic: Sucking up to your girlfriend

Nothing portrays the pressure of college football more than shameless lengths coaches will go in recruiting. It says quite literally everything about how competitive the business is. You can't blame coaches for photoshopping Beyonce on a magazine cover or sending hand-drawn portraits to recruits. It's simply what's required to compete in the hyper-social age. So it's no surprise...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Michigan Sent A Recruiting Letter To The Girlfriend Of A 4-Star Prospect

Naseir Upshur is a four-star tight end in the class of 2016. He plays for Philadelphia (Pa.) Imhotep Institute. He has offers from all over, and is apparently a priority recruit for the University of Michigan. We say this because yesterday, Upshur’s girlfriend received a recruiting letter of her own from Michigan’s tight ends coach Jay Harbaugh. She shared the mail on her Twitter...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh on Whether he’s Worth $5 Million a Year: “No”

New University of Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh is college educated. He spent many years in the state of Michigan, and he understands full well the socioeconomic climate in the state. When asked if he’s worth the $5 million that Michigan is paying him annually to be the school’s football coach, Harbaugh answered with an abrupt “no.” When asked to give it back, Harbaugh...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Spring Practice Report #10, Jim Harbaugh Takes Snaps From Under Center

Just like the olden days, Jim Harbaugh is seen taking snaps from under center in the latest Spring Practice report video.  Also featured in the MGoBlueTV video are interviews with several players talking about playing for Harbaugh and his interesting way of rewarding his guys. Watch Michigan Football’s Spring Practice Report #10 The post Michigan Spring Practice Report #10,...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh claims he's unworthy of his $38.1 million-dollar contract.

The latest on first-year Michigan head coast Jim Harbaugh comes from an interview with Detroit station WJBK in Detroit. In the interview, Harbaugh claims he's not worth the seven-year, $38.1 million-dollar contract the school gave him.  "I'm not doing five times as much work as somebody else or doing more work than someone who's not the head football coach at the University of...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh says he’s not worth Michigan deal

Michigan Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh signed a seven-year deal worth up to $38.1 million this offseason, but when asked if he is worth that kind of money, he told TV station Fox 2 in Detroit simply, "No."
Via Philly Sports Live
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Helmet Stickers In, Legend Jerseys Out?

It was set in wood, not stone. There are certain matters regarding Michigan Football that are, shall we say, topical G-Spots whenever they get brought up. They're not necessarily significant in terms of wins and losses or anything, really...but people like to discuss them because when it comes to Michigan's uniform and the winged helmet, folks usually have a strong opinion. ...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh On Recruiting For Michigan: ‘It Sells Itself’

Jim Harbaugh was on the Rich Eisen show on Tuesday morning talking with former NFL QB Matt Hasselbeck. Harbaugh discussed coaching Andrew Luck at Stanford, new S&C coach Kevin Tolbert and selling Michigan to recruits. via MLive.com’s Nick Baumgardner: Harbaugh on recruiting: "I think Michigan sells itself. I don't really think about selling it, maybe that's because […]...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Thinks He’s Overpaid

Jim Harbaugh’s departure from San Francisco seemed imminent for the majority of the season. His in-your-face approach sis more suited for college kids, rather than guys who make more money that he does. He should do well at Michigan. He […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh says he’s not worth the $5 million per year Michigan is paying him

Even Jim Harbaugh doesn’t think he deserves the $5 million per season that the Michigan Wolverines are paying him to resurrect the storied program. But that doesn’t mean he’s open to returning any of the money. After endless speculation that Harbaugh, despite his tremendous run of success, was on his way out of the San...Read More The post Jim Harbaugh says he’s not worth...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday Cheat Sheet: Everything That’s Gone Viral The Past 24 Hours (3/24/15)

Here’s everything that has gone viral in college sports over the past 24 hours. 1. It was reported President Obama’s niece Leslie Robinson was the subject of a threat prior to the Maryland-Princeton NCAA Tournament game Monday night. 2. Undefeated Kentucky coach John Calipari was not named college basketball’s coach of the year by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association. 3...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh says he isn’t worth $5 million

myfoxdetroit.com Back in December, Jim Harbaugh wasn’t just hired to be the head football coach at the University of Michigan.  He was hired to be the savior. At the time, there were rumors from a source at NFL.com that Harbaugh would be making nearly $8 million annually.  When the contract was finally announced, the yearly salary was revealed to be $5 million.  But, incentives...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh could bring back helmet stickers for Michigan

By Andrew HolleranMichigan’s helmets will reportedly look a little bit different in 2015. According to a report from Rivals.com’s Chris Balas, Jim Harbaugh is bringing back helmet stickers, as well as getting rid of the Wolverines’ “Legends” jerseys, which were worn under Brady Hoke. Michigan first wore helmet stickers in 1969 under Bo Schembechler and continued to do...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh could bring back helmet stickers for Michigan

Michigan’s helmets will reportedly look a little bit different in 2015.  According to a report by Rivals.com’s Chris Balas, Jim Harbaugh is bringing back helmet stickers, as well as getting rid of the Wolverines’ “Legends” jerseys, which were worn under Brady Hoke. Michigan first wore helmet stickers in 1969 under Bo Schembechler and continued to do so until 1995, when...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Bringing Helmet Stickers Back Under Jim Harbaugh?

I would have to say that this puts the odds of helmet stickers returning at Michigan at least at 50-50. Personally, I think the helmet stickers look like crap, but if that’s what Jim Harbaugh wants, then so be it. The post Michigan Bringing Helmet Stickers Back Under Jim Harbaugh? appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Give Michigan Gymnastics Team Pep Talk Before Championships

Jim Harbaugh gave the Michigan women’s gymnastics team a little pre-game pep talk before Saturday’s Big Ten Championships events. This picture says it all. Thanks for the pep talk, @CoachJim4UM. #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/zoAqRx1yuh — Michigan Gymnastics (@umichwgym) March 20, 2015 From the looks of the picture, Harbaugh used Bo Schembechler as a talking point. The gymnastics...
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Jim Harbaugh Gave A Pump-Up Speech To Michigan’s Gymnastics Team For The Big Ten Championships

Jim Harbaugh was hired to coach Michigan football, but apparently his services are available to the rest of the athletic department as well. The Wolverines’ basketball program may not be playing in the NCAA Tournament, but another team on campus has a big competition coming up. In preparation for the Big Ten Championships, Harbaugh gave a pump-up speech to the women’s gymnastics...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Will Have A True Spring Football Game This Year, Draft Teams

You will have a true spring football game to watch this year, Michigan fans.  The Wolverines, who haven’t had an actual spring game in recent years because of injuries and other logistical reasons, will have one this April. The program will hold a draft on March 28 to select the players for the two teams. The game will take place April 4.  This news was originally reported by...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Former Michigan Coach Lloyd Carr Spoke To The Wolverines After Spring Practice Tuesday Night

The last coach to win Michigan a national championship in football, Lloyd Carr, visited with the Wolverines Tuesday night.  Carr, 69, who coached in Ann Arbor from 1980-2007, leading UM to a national title in 1997, spoke to Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan team after spring practice.  Check it out:  Lloyd Carr speaking to the team following practice! #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/Gwa4JKm0rx...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lloyd Carr, Elvis Grbac Stop By Michigan Practice To Talk With Team

Jim Harbaugh had former Michigan coach Lloyd Carr and quarterback Elvis Grbac speak with the Wolverines’ Team 136 during yesterday’s practice. Take a look at some photos: Coach Lloyd Carr speaking to #Team136 after practice. #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/AiDIOXZ1hB — Gwendolyn Bush (@UMICH_gdbush) March 17, 2015 Lloyd Carr speaking to the team following practice! #GoBlue pic.twitter...
Via Diehardsport
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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