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What We Learned from Big Ten Media Days: Day 2

DITKA, new coaches and recruiting — if you love any of those three then day two of Big Ten media days were for you. The conference brought two of the most high-profile new coaches to the league in front of the cameras, phones and microphones and many big name players as well. What did we glean from it all? Let’s take a look at the things we learned from day 2 of the extravaganza...
Via Talking 10
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh at Big Ten media day

Michigan football is looking to improve upon their season last year, they finished 5-7 overall and 3-5 in the Big Ten. Their 2015-2016 season will begin on Sep. 3 against Utah, who they lost to 26-10 last season. This will be Jim Harbaugh’s first season as the head coach for the Blue and he is hoping that he can lead his alma mater to a winning season and possibly more. Previous...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh told us nothing about Michigan at Big Ten Media Days

CHICAGO -- As a player, Jim Harbaugh earned the nickname Captain Comeback. As a media figure, just call him Señor Stream of Consciousness. Harbaugh, who's garnered endless social media attention the past six months -- from shirtless practice-field photos to befriending Peru banana farmers -- did not disappoint Friday at his first Big Ten Media Days appearance. You never know what...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Fan-made Michigan State hype video is great

It’s amazing what fans will do for the teams they love. One in particular in East Lansing, Adam Schultz, proved his dedication to the green and white by putting together this solid two-minute hype video teasing the upcoming 2015 college football season. The video reminds those that watch that Michigan State football is made up of a bunch of blue collar guys and a head coach in...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh Addresses The Infamous Shirtless Pictures That Were Taken Of Him

The pictures of the 2015 college football offseason were photos featuring a shirtless Jim Harbaugh running around with some high school players.  The Michigan coach was at a Wolverines’ satellite camp playing “Bama Ball.”  Here’s one of the photos.  Interesting…. pic.twitter.com/rJGrlDWvIq — Shane Morris (@ShaneMorris_7) June 5, 2015 Not a great look, coach. This...
Via College Spun
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gus Malzahn has no interest in jumping to NFL

NFL teams will hire a head coach from the college ranks every once in a while, but Auburn Tigers head coach Gus Malzahn won’t be one of them since he apparently has no interest in making that jump, a la former San Francisco 49ers coach and current Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, who left Stanford to coach the Niners in 2011. Speaking to Brandon Marcello of AL.com, Malzahn explained...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh on Michigan job: I didn’t weigh any other option

Jim Harbaugh’s tenure with the San Francisco 49ers ended abruptly last season, and it was a bit of a disappointment to quite a few fans and players out there. Fortunately for the Michigan Wolverines, his number one desire was to return to the college where he played his college football and he didn’t weigh any other options after the job was offered to him. Harbaugh talked...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh doesn’t care if he’s popular

Since accepting the head coaching job at the University of Michigan, Jim Harbaugh has asserted himself as one of the sports world’s most popular figures because of his constant presence in headlines. (See above.) However, according to ESPN’s Dan Murphy, the former San Francisco 49ers coach doesn’t care about his acclaimed status. During an appearance at Big Ten media day...
Via Sportsnaut
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh to call Ohio State by actual name

When Brady Hoke was the coach of the Michigan Wolverines from 2011-2014, he took the team’s “hatred” of Ohio State to a whole new level in simply calling the Buckeyes’ university “Ohio.” That is not going to be the case under new coach Jim Harbaugh, apparently. In fact, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy, Harbaugh plans on calling Ohio State, well, Ohio State! Jim...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Big Ten Media Day transcript: Jim Harbaugh

Q. I think it’s always interesting how Ohio State and Michigan refer to one another. Brady used to call Ohio State “Ohio” and Urban calls them “the team up north” or “the rival.” Do you have a special adjective for your opponent, your rival? COACH HARBAUGH: No. Ohio State in particular? Just Ohio State. But great to see everybody this morning. Glad everybody could be...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Highlights From Jim Harbaugh At Big Ten Media Day

Jim Harbaugh answered questions during the second day of Big Ten Media Day. Here are some of Harbaugh’s responses via Rivals’ Chris Balas: Harbaugh says he has no name for Ohio State. "Just Ohio State." — Chris Balas (@Balas_Wolverine) July 31, 2015 Says he learned from Paul Chryst … Mike Riley and Jerry Kill. His dad said Jerry Kill one of best he coached against. —...
Via Diehardsport
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh Will Refer To Ohio State By Name, Unlike Brady Hoke

During the Brady Hoke era at Michigan, Ohio State was not referred to by name by the Wolverines.  The Buckeyes were known as “Ohio” from 2011-14.  Will they still be called that under Jim Harbaugh? No.  Jim Harbaugh asked how he would refer to Ohio State: “Just Ohio State” — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) July 31, 2015 As long as he beats the Buckeyes from time to...
Via College Spun
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

MSU’s Shilique Calhoun Has Funny Response To Shirtless Jim Harbaugh Question

It appears that the shirtless Jim Harbaugh photos that appeared this summer are still a topic with the media. At the start of the Big Ten Media Day on Thursday, Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State’s star defensive player, was asked about the Habraugh images that blew up the internet. Calhoun, a senior defensive end, had something to say about his rival’s head coach: Shilique...
Via Diehardsport
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Audio: Jim Harbaugh Interviewed on The Huge Show

It's media week, so in addition to his duties at Big Ten media days tomorrow, head coach Jim Harbaugh called into The Huge Show (audio embedded below) this afternoon to discuss various topics. Among them being his inspirations, what he wants from recruits, how the head coaching job has been going so far, assistant coaches, what Michigan means to him...etc etc etc. It is mostly...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: Potential breakout players in 2015

After a largely disappointing season in 2014, the Michigan Wolverines football program underwent wholesale changes, the most important one being the hiring of former Michigan alum Jim Harbaugh to return to Ann Arbor as head coach. Harbaugh steps into a difficult position of turning around a team that had problems on offense, but had a vastly underrated and reliable defense. The...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The most intriguing Big Ten games of 2015

Yesterday, we kicked off our Big Ten college football roundtables by discussing which teams would be the most improved. Today, TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey and special rotating guests to continue our discussion of the Pac-12. On our Big Ten panel we we are joined by Ken Kohl of The Buckeye Battle Cry and Kevin McGuire of Nittany...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The most intriguing Big Ten games of 2015

Yesterday, we kicked off our Big Ten college football roundtables by discussing which teams would be the most improved. Today, TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey and special rotating guests to continue our discussion of the Pac-12. On our Big Ten panel we we are joined by Ken Kohl of The Buckeye Battle Cry and Kevin McGuire of Nittany...
Via The Student Section
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football recruiting: Donnie Corley update

Michigan has been on the outside looking in when it comes to the recruitment of 4-star 2016 wide receiver Donnie Corley (Detroit, Michigan). In fact, Michigan State has long been considered the leader for Corley. However, the tide is starting to turn as Jim Harbaugh has gained Corley’s attention and has the elite player at least considering the Wolverines. On Wednesday, Corley...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

USC looking at alternate unis for 2016?

Just a day after Jim Harbaugh announced he would do away with an alternate uniform at the University of Michigan, a major program is reportedly considering adding an alternate look to their uniform repertoire in 2016. The USC Trojans are apparently looking over at least six Nike designs for an alternate uniform, the boldest of which would be a takeoff on Tommy Trojan’s costume...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan promotes Jim Harbaugh in short Instagram video

It’s a new era for Michigan football under the reigns of fiery first-year head coach Jim Harbaugh. The former Wolverine and 49ers head coach has had immediate success with every team he’s been a part of and Michigan fans are hoping this situation is no different. The athletic department dropped a short Instagram video today that quickly sums up Harbaugh’s “energy and passion”...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football Puts Out Short Instagram Video About The “Energy And Passion” Of Coach Jim Harbaugh

Jim Harbaugh hasn’t coached a game in Ann Arbor yet, and he already may be the coach with the highest approval rating with his fan base in the country. Michigan hasn’t been shy about promoting their alumnus head coach either. This morning, the program dropped a short video on Instagram discussing Harbaugh’s “energy and passion,” which senior linebacker Desmond Morgan calls...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Featured In Michigan Football Hype Clip

Looks like the Michigan football Twitter account is going to continue sharing short hype videos until the kickoff of the season. Wide receiver Jehu Chesson was featured in the first clip, and now it’s the Wolverines’ head man. .@CoachJim4UM's energy and passion trickle down through everyone on #TheTeam. #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/325xeRt0bU — Michigan Football (@umichfootball...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Which team will be the most improved in the Big Ten in 2015?

On this weeks edition of The Student Section college football roundtable, we focus in on the Big Ten Conference. TSS Associate Editors Bart Doan and Terry Johnson join staff writer Kevin Causey and special rotating guests in our weekly roundtable discussing all things college football. To talk about Big Ten football as we are joined by Jason Long of The Buckeye Battle Cry...
Via Bloguin Best
2 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...
Via MaizeAndGoBlue
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh making changes to Michigan unis

The Harbaugh era is in full-swing at the University of Michigan, and no one is safe. Not even the uniforms. You’ve most likely heard about the big (and EXTREMELY lucrative) switch from adidas to Nike that begins in 2016, but Big Blue fans will see some Harbaugh-wrought changes this year, as well. And one of them is already proving to be pretty popular among some of the Wolverine...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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