Report: Former Michigan Star Mike Hart To Coach Running Backs For Hometown Syracuse

For years, Syracuse fans have played the “what if” game about Mike Hart, the hometown star running back who went on to play at Michigan, rather than for the Orange. While Hart’s playing days are behind him, the Michigan record holder will, at long last, make it to SU as running backs coach under new head coach Dino Babers. Sports Illustrated‘s Thayer Evans broke the news...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Hart Set to Join Syracuse Football Staff

And so, at long last, Mike Hart will indeed be a part of the Syracuse University football program. Years after the Onondaga Central superstar left Central New York for the Big House in Ann Arbor, the all-time leading rusher in Michigan Wolverines history will be heading to Syracuse to become the running backs coach under […]
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan State still facing disrespect following CFB Playoff berth

Some have argued Michigan State has had an inferiority complex over the years and they may have been right. It’s hard not to when you’re in a state that turns its attention to a national historic powerhouse like Michigan, it’s also hard when success has been fleeting over the decades since joining the Big Ten. No statement better summed it up than the infamous “little brother”...
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan, Michigan State have rarely played with this much on the line

Michigan and Michigan State have played 107 times on the football field, but matchups such as the one that is shaping up for Saturday are relatively rare.With the Spartans ranked No. 7 and the Wolverines 12th in the Associated Press poll, this will be the 17th time they meet as ranked foes.Only time will tell if this becomes a habit.For all the success Mark Dantonio has enjoyed since...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan, Michigan State meet back at old haunt, with familiar roles

There are always those moments when you’re a kid on a trip with your parents to see family and your folks decide to take a drive through the town where one or both of them grew up. They carry on for about 15 minutes about how everything has changed, point out all the vacant buildings or chain store joints that used to be charming Mom and Pop places, and reminisce about how ...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan State Football: Why MSU will win in Ann Arbor

The year is 2007, then superstar Michigan running back Mike Hart makes his famous little brother comment regarding Michigan State. Eight years later and six Michigan State victories, here we are. If you haven’t realized, Michigan football is back. Their only loss is against the now number four ranked Utah Utes. They’ve been the hottest team in college football the past month...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

No more little brother: Harbaugh calls MSU 'biggest guy on the block'

Jim Harbaugh went the honest route when assessing the state of Michigan's rivalry with Michigan State in front of a group of Detroit-area high school coaches attending a clinic in the Motor City. "Michigan State's the biggest guy on the block," Harbaugh said, per MLive.com. It's a far cry from the days when Wolverines running back Mike Hart identified MSU as Michigan's 'little brother...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: All-time best running backs

As part of our Best of Michigan Football series I have ranked the best running backs in school history. The task of assembling a list of the 10 best was very difficult and certainly I have left off some worthy backs. I will mention some of them at the end of this column. Since the Big Ten actually has 11 teams I decided that this list of Michigan’s 10 best running backs could have...
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October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Appalachian St, fab frosh & pace of play in Week 1

Texas A&M's outburst, Boise State's flop and Temple's late-night surprise were just an appetizer. The nonstop college football opening weekend includes Friday night fare, a full slate of Saturday of games, plus a sprinkling on Sunday and a big Monday nighter. Some things you should know before taking in the rest of Week 1: RETURN TO THE BIG HOUSE. The last - and only - time Appalachian...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Which School Is The Real ‘Running Back U’? We Count Down The Top 25

Is LSU on the list? Many college football schools claim to be “Running Back U”, but which schools have actually had the most recent success sending running backs to the NFL? We looked over every NFL Draft from the BCS era (1999-2014), then summed together every college football program’s total number of running backs selected and applied those numbers to a simple weighted...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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