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Report: Charlie Strong To Take USF Job

  After being fired from Texas just weeks ago, Charlies Strong is expected to be named the next head coach at USF on Sunday: Source: Charlie Strong expected to be next coach at South Florida. Sides closing in on a 5-year contract. — Pete Thamel (@SIPeteThamel) December 11, 2016 Strong will be replacing Willie Taggart, who took the Oregon job this week. The post Report: Charlie...
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Jabrill Peppers Hinting Return To Michigan Following Saturday’s Heisman?

Jabrill Peppers, who finished 5th in the 2016 Heisman race, talked with Big Ten Network’s Michell McMahon following Saturday’s event.  Here’s the notable quote Peppers told BTN about the event and the possibility of returning to New York for the Heisman race next year: “It was a tremendous experience. Wish I could do it again….Hopefully I can do it again.” "It was a...
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Jake Long Shuts Down Former OSU Player Hating On Peppers’ Heisman Campaign

  Jabrill Peppers is one of five finalists for the Heisman trophy (awarded tonight at 8 p.m. EST on ESPN). Many Ohio State fans, including former player James Laurinaitis, are wondering why Peppers got the invite to New York but Malik Hooker didn’t: We should've lined him up at QB RB WR lol. I guess it doesn't matter if you're not productive there but just line up. I agree with...
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Jabrill Peppers Receives Custom Nike Air Jordans From Michigan

  The Michigan Football Equipment Twitter account showcased these custom “Space Jam” Air Jordan 11s and box: " class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" />" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" />" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" />" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" />" class="wp-smiley...
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OSU Insider Predicts Five-Star Prospect Will ‘Go Blue’

  Donovan Peoples-Jones, the top WR in the 2017 class, is currently in Ann Arbor visiting Michigan. While the Wolverines will have to fend off OSU, FSU, Florida and Michigan State, the Crystal Ball continues to indicate good news ahead for the Maize and Blue. Alex Gleitman, an OSU Insider for Bucknuts.com, put in a prediction for the Cass Tech High School product to ‘Go Blue...
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Four-Star Michigan Commit Sets Official To SEC School

  Four-star Michigan OT commit Kai-Leon Herbert will be in Gainsville for an official visit to Florida sometime in January, SECCounty is reporting. Florida secures visit from Michigan OL commit Kai-Leon Herbert https://t.co/GqPYoQeCt9 — Zach Abolverdi (@ZachAbolverdi) December 10, 2016 The Gators are obviously in hot pursuit of Herbert, the No. 253 recruit in the 2017 class...
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Michigan Receives Surprise Visit Ahead Of Top Prospect’s Announcement

  Tarik Black, a four-star WR out of Cheshire, Connecticut, is set to make his college decision this upcoming week. According to Scout.com’s Sam Webb, Black is making a surprise trip to Ann Arbor this weekend. #Michigan visits underway – Talking arrival of Najee Harris & news of another major target in on surprise visit ($) https://t.co/J5I2efY9xY pic.twitter.com/bc6jURLOzV...
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Najee Harris Confirms On Snapchat He’s In Ann Arbor Visiting Michigan

  Najee Harris, the No. 1 recruit in the country, is in Ann Arbor for an official visit this weekend. A current Alabama pledge, Harris shared several scenes from his hotel room on his Snapchat: Flip the page to see the rest The post Najee Harris Confirms On Snapchat He’s In Ann Arbor Visiting Michigan appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Report: Cincinnati To Hire OSU’s Luke Fickell As Next Coach

[AdSense-A   ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg has learned that Ohio State’s Luke Fickell will be named the next head coach of Cincinnati: Cincinnati is hiring Ohio State defensive coordinator Luke Fickell as its next coach, sources tell ESPN. The two sides reached an agreement late last night, and an official announcement from Cincinnati is expected shortly. Fickell has coached at his...
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Michigan Pledge Tweets About ‘The Pieces Coming Together’

  Corey Malone-Hatcher, who is one of many current Michigan pledges taking an official visit this weekend, tweeted the following potentially about the #BluePrint17 class adding some new pieces: When the pieces start coming together it's a beautiful sight — Call me CMH™ (@CMH2017) December 9, 2016 Related: See The Entire Star-Studded Visitors List This Weekend Here The...
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Four-Star TE Brevin Jordan Releases Top Three Schools

  Brevin Jordan, a four-star and the No. 2 TE in the 2018 class, shared that Michigan, Miami and UCLA make up his current top three. 🤐 #Money pic.twitter.com/eNURplG0Yb — Brevin L. Jordan ™ (@Brevinjordan) December 9, 2016 Dorian Thompson-Robinson, Michigan’s top QB target in the 2018 class and a teammate of Jordan’s, tweeted the following: I love Michigan fans ...
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Photo Of Harbaugh And Dantonio Perfectly Sums Michigan And MSU’s Current Recruiting

  Jim Harbaugh and Mark Dantonio were both in Detroit for a luncheon for Cass Tech and King High Schools on Friday.  Harbaugh, who recently beat out Dantonio for elite in-state recruit Ambry Thomas out of King High School, is clearly the happier of the two in the picture below: #backchannel celebration luncheon for Cass and King with MSU Coach Dantonio and UofM Coach Harbaugh...
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Four-Star WR KJ Hamler Commits To Penn State

  KJ Hamler, a four-star WR out of IMG Academy (originally from Farmington, M), announced his intentions to play college ball at Penn State: I have officially committed to….
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Four-Star OL Aaron Banks Announces For Notre Dame

Aaron Banks, a four-star offensive guard out of El Cerrito, CA, announced Friday afternoon his plans to play football at Notre Dame. It's Notre Dame for @bigaaronbanks pic.twitter.com/kQ9KwJ146b — Ryan Gorcey (@RGBearTerritory) December 9, 2016 Banks, the No. 172 recruit in the 2017 class, picked the Irish over Michigan, UCLA, Notre Dame, Oregon and USC.   The post Four-Star...
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Michigan Trending For Massive Four-Star Lineman

  Chuck Filiaga, a four-star tackle and the No. 98 recruit in the 2017 class, visited Michigan for the Wisconsin game. Since the official to Ann Arbor, Filiaga, an Aledo, Texas native, has been trending to Michigan. Jeremiah Glenn, a senior writer for TCU’s 247sports site, put in a prediction for the Maize and Blue for the 6-foot-6, 335-pounder: Filiaga is expected to announce...
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Houston Names Major Applewhite Next Head Coach

  Looks like the reports that Lane Kiffin was set to be Houston’s next coach were incorrect.  Major Applewhite, who was a QB for Texas and a co-offensive coordinator with Mack Brown at the Longhorns, will be the Cougars next head coach. #htowntakeover #MajorKeyAlert pic.twitter.com/RA7FxYcUi3 — Hunter Yurachek (@HunterYurachek) December 9, 2016 Applewhite, 38, was Tom Herman’s...
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Four-Star RB Eno Benjamin Trims List Of Schools To Six

  Eno Benjamin, a four-star RB and a one-time Iowa pledge, is down to six schools in his recruitment (Arizona State, Oklahoma State, Michigan, Missouri, Utah and Texas): FINAL SIX ! pic.twitter.com/EHRc3e1loF — EB5™ (@eno_benjamin5) December 9, 2016 After receiving an offer from Texas recently, Benjamin is scheduled to visit Austin this weekend and the Longhorns could now...
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Updated Star-Studded Visitors List For Michigan This Weekend

Najee Harris This weekend’s official visit won’t be the first time Harris will be seeing Michigan (he visited over the summer). The nation’s No. 1 recruit and current Alabama pledge is expected to enroll early so a a decision (likely between the Crimson Tide and Wolverines) could come shortly after the trip to Ann Arbor. Flip the page to see the rest of the prospects The...
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Graphic Designer Creates Helmets For Each Of The Heisman Finalists

  The winner of the 2017 Heisman trophy will be announced Saturday evening. Freshfootballhelmets came up with an edit for Peppers, Lamar Jackson, Baker Mayfield, Deshaun Watson and DD Westbrook. Michigan athlete Jabrill Peppers hopes to win the 2016 Heisman Trophy. #freshfootballhelmets #football #helmet #helmets #footballhelmet #footballhelmets #designconcept #deeyung...
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Jabrill Peppers’ Comments About Jim Harbaugh Should Help UM With Recruiting

  Jabrill Peppers, Jourdan Lewis and Jake Butt were all at the College Football Award show on Thursday evening in Atlanta. Peppers, who took over ESPN’s Instagram/Twitter account for part of the night, said the following about his headman. Peppers on ESPN about Harbaugh: "As a coach, he's everything you want. He takes you places you can't take yourself." — angelique (@chengelis...
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Garrett Moores Has Viral Tweet After Winning ‘Holder Of The Year’ Award

Michigan’s Garrett Moores took home the ‘Mortell Holder of the Year Award’ on Thursday. The senior had this viral tweet after taking home the award. Here is my full acceptance speech for the 2016 Mortell Holder of the Year Award. Thank you to @SonnyEquipment for the great video work!〽️ pic.twitter.com/PRpnw07s7z — Garrett Moores (@gmoores11) December 9, 2016 We did...
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Four-Star OL Aaron Banks Sets Finalists Ahead Of Friday’s Announcement

  Aaron Banks, a four-star lineman and the No. 172 recruit in the 2017 class, is set to make his college choice (between Cal, Michigan, Notre Dame, Nebraska, Oregon, UCLA and Tennessee) Friday afternoon: Friday the 9th at 12 noon in ECHS Theater I will be announcing my commitment. This is my top 7 and the hats that will be on the table‼️pic.twitter.com/Q5li8pJCLb — BANKSofAMERICA™...
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Michigan Feeling Confident With Najee Harris Ahead Of Visit

  Najee Harris, the top recruit in the 2017 class and a current Alabama pledge, is set to visit Ann Arbor on an official visit this weekend.  According to Sam Webb on Thursday’s morning of the ‘recruiting roundup’ on WTKA, the Wolverine staff is feeling good about their chances with Harris: Sam Webb's gut says people in Schembechler Hall think we lead for Najee Harris...
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Five-Star Is Pumped After Teammate Receives UM Offer, Continues Trending Blue

  Five-star tackle Isaiah Wilson, who will announce his college choice on Christmas, continues to see movement on his Crystal Ball in favor of the Wolverines. The massive tackle out of Brooklyn, New York, recently saw a prediction from Chris Nee, an Insider for FSU’s 247sports site: Wilson’s tweet after Michigan offered his teammate – 2020 RB Lamy Montini: Big time offer...
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Oregon President Takes Shot At Brady Hoke At Willie Taggart’s Intro Presser

[AdSenes-A] Oregon president Michael Schill is apparently not a big Brady Hoke supporter. During Willie Taggart’s introductory press conference on Thursday, Schill took a shot at Brady Hoke, who was the Ducks’ defensive coordinator last year: UO president Michael H. Schill just offered Willies Taggart the following advice: "Go find a great defensive coordinator." #ShotsFired...
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