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Oregon Names USF’s Willie Taggart As Next Head Coach

  After firing Mark Helfrich, Oregon has its next football coach. According to multiple outlets, USF’s Willie Taggart will be the Ducks new head coach. BREAKING: Oregon hires USF's Willie Taggart as Head Coach. (via @McMurphyESPN) pic.twitter.com/NhoN1WvJ1u — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 7, 2016 In four year at USF, Taggart has increased the Bulls’ win total from 2 to...
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December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan Pledge Is Ready To Hoist Trophies With These Top UM Targets

  Michigan pledge Corey Malone-Hatcher is pulling big time for four-star CB/WR Ambry Thomas to join the Wolverines’ #BluePrint17 class. The four-star DE out of St. Joseph, Michigan had the following tweet in the direction of Donovan Peoples-Jones, Jaylen Kelly-Powell, Thomas and Lavert Hill. Imagine in two years // DPJ, JKP, Ambry, and vert all holding the CFB trophy. now flashback...
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December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Senior Michigan QB Shane Morris To Transfer

According to ESPN’s Tom VanHaaren, Shane Morris, a senior quarterback for Michigan, will pursue his football future at a different school. According to a source, Michigan QB Shane Morris will pursue a grad transfer https://t.co/xEHoqflXLc — Tom VanHaaren (@TomVH) December 6, 2016 Morris, a former four-star recruit, will have one year of eligibility left. The post Senior Michigan...
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December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

OSU Fan Should Have To Eat Poop Because Of Jabrill Peppers Heisman Tweet

  An Ohio State fan probably is regretting a tweet he sent out about Jabrill Peppers back in September.  As a result of Peppers being one of five finalists for the Heisman trophy, this Twitter user will have to pay up on his bet and live-feed video of himself eating dog poop. We're waiting for you, Ben….
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December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisville’s Twitter Account Is Endorsing Jabrill Peppers For Heisman

  While Lamar Jackson is pegged as the favorite to win Saturday’s Heisman trophy, the official Twitter account for Louisville football recruiting, the Cardinals are endorsing Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers: Uhh pic.twitter.com/SvApsXUVqX — Mike Rutherford (@CardChronicle) December 6, 2016 The post Louisville’s Twitter Account Is Endorsing Jabrill Peppers For Heisman appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Five-Star OT Trey Smith Announces For Tennessee

  Trey Smith, ESPN’s No. 1 prospect in the 2017 class, announced his commitment to Tennessee on Tuesday live on ESPN’s College Football Daily. The No. 1 player in the 2017 ESPN 300, OT Trey Smith, has just announced that he will be attending @Vol_Football pic.twitter.com/ib7MSk7xpH — ESPNU (@ESPNU) December 6, 2016 Trey Smith said a critical factor for choosing #Vols was branding...
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December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Najee Harris Raves About Jim Harbaugh Ahead Of Michigan Visit

  Najee Harris, the top recruit in the 2017 class and a current Alabama pledge, will be visiting Michigan on an official visit this weekend.  Harris, who is currently in New York as a finalist for the U.S. Army Player of the Year, told Bleacher Report about how he feels about Michigan’s headman: “He’s a legend in my area in a way,” Harris said. “What Harbaugh did—to go to the NFL...
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December 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan Continues Building Crystal Ball Lead For Ambry Thomas

  Four-star cornerback Ambry Thomas, 247sports No. 31 recruit who could be announcing at any moment now, continues to see movement in favor of the Maize and Blue on his Crystal Ball.  Thomas, a Detroit King High School product, saw two predictions (one from a Notre Dame and the other Penn State insider) on Tuesday. Thomas is cousins with Michigan pledge Jaylen Kelly-Powell and considered...
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Dez Bryant Thinks Jabrill Peppers And Lamar Jackson Stick Out In Heisman Race

    While many have said this year’s Heisman class is ‘weak’,  Dallas Cowboys star WR Dez Bryant thinks two candidates – Lamar Jackson and Jabrill Peppers – are the two best players in college football. I disagree with that..this year of college
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UM Pledge Hints That This Top Target Could Be Leaning Toward Alabama

  Corey Malone-Hatcher, who has been doing a bunch of recruiting for Michigan, has made a point of recruiting four-star WR Tarik Black. Asked about if Black was trending towards Alabama, here was the reply from the four-star defensive end: Idk man.. im working hard on em https://t.co/aZi12EsmNP — Call me CMH™ (@CMH2017) December 6, 2016 Bama is leading but we still go a chance...
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Big-Time Recruiting News On The Horizon For Michigan?

  December is expected to be a huge recruiting month for Michigan football.  Both Scout.com’s Sam Webb and Allen Trieu have hinted at some very good news – involving an in-state recruit – that should drop in the very near future. Related: 10 Prospects Who Could Commit To Michigan Next The post Big-Time Recruiting News On The Horizon For Michigan? appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Michigan Commit Will Recruit These Two Top Prospects At All-Star Game

  Several Michigan targets,  four-stars WR Nico Collins and LB Willie Gay and also #BluePrint17 pledge J’Marick Woods, are participating in the Alabama – Mississippi All-Star game. According to 247sports’ Steve Wiltfong, Woods will be recruiting the two Wolverine targets this week. J'Marick Woods likes the #Wolverines chances with Willie Gay & Nico Collins. Will recruit them...
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December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

The Hate For Jabrill Peppers Being A Heisman Finalist Is Off The Charts

Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers was named one of five Heisman finalists on Monday.  Many college football experts are wondering how Michigan’s Mr. Everything got the invite to New York… Peppers as Heisman finalist over Jonathan Allen shows much defensive players are still devalued. Maybe Allen should have returned punts. — Jon Solomon (@JonSolomonCBS) December 6, 2016 Flip the page...
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Malik McDowell To Forgo Senior Year, Enter NFL Draft

  Michigan State’s Malik McDowell, who is slated to be a top 15 pick in this year’s NFL Draft, will forgo his senior campaign in East Lansing: Malik McDowell will forgo his final year of eligibility at Michigan State and declare early for the NFL draft https://t.co/C64AP4aOMn — Sean Andrew Scherer (@SeanScherer247) December 6, 2016 The 6-foot-7, 275-pound McDowell played in a...
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Michigan Offers Younger Brother Of Current 2017 Pledge

  Michigan offered Luke McCaffrey, the younger brother of 2017 pledge Dylan and Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey, on Monday: Extremely excited to announce that I have received an offer from The University of Michigan!! #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/NGRbxf1iHN — Luke McCaffrey (@mccaffrey_luke) December 5, 2016 McCaffrey, a 2019 recruit, plays both at wide receiver and quarterback. Here...
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Five-Star Gushes About Michigan After Visiting Alabama

Aubrey Solomon, a one-time Michigan DT pledge and top target of the Wolverines, visited Alabama in late November, talked with 247sports’ Kipp Adams about what he likes about Michigan and his official visit to Ann Arbor for the Maryland game: Solomon, a Leesburg, Georgia native and Rivals’ No. 30 overall recruit, will likely decide on National Signing Day between Georgia, Alabama...
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Five-Star Isaiah Wilson Sets Christmas Day Announcement

  Isaiah Wilson, ESPN’s No. 2 prospect in the 2017 class, has set an announcement date for Christmas: Christmas is a time for gingerbread houses… Presents under the tree and … Commitments… STAY TUNED 12/25/16
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Jaylen Kelly-Powell Talks Why He Committed, Possibly Pairing With Ambry Thomas At Michigan

Four-star safety Jaylen Kelly-Powell talked about why he committed to Michigan, his cousin Ambry Thomas possibly becoming a Wolverine as well, and an upcoming official to Ann Arbor with Scout.com’s Josh Newkirk: The post Jaylen Kelly-Powell Talks Why He Committed, Possibly Pairing With Ambry Thomas At Michigan appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Four-Star LB Trending Towards SEC Schools Ahead Of Wednesday Announcement

Shanon Reid, a four-star linebacker to 247sports, is set to make his college decision on Wednesday. Reid, who has tweeted that he’s ‘thinking about committing to Michigan‘, has seen Crystal Balls go in the direction of LSU and Tennessee lately. While it likely won’t be Michigan, LSU or Tennessee could be picking up a pledge from the Fort Myers, Florida native. The post Four...
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Top WR Tarik Black Has An Announcement Date Set

  247sports is reporting that fours-tar WR Tarik Black (Cheshire, Connecticut) will make his decision on December 16th. One of #Michigan's top remaining targets has set a commitment date: https://t.co/JqIUNaW3pH pic.twitter.com/6VRXzTFKNo — Steve Lorenz (@TremendousUM) December 5, 2016 Black, the No. 76 recruit in the country to Rivals.com, is expected to announce with the help...
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Two Top Michigan Targets Now Five-Star Recruits To Rivals.com

  Rivals.com just released updated rankings for the 2017 class, and two top Wolverine targets, DT Aubyey Solomon and LB Jordan Anthony, are now five-stars. Anthony, an IMG Academy product who is expected to announce in December, went from the No. 70 overall recruit to No. 26. “Anthony is the most active member of an IMG defense that might just be the nation’s best. He moves incredibly...
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Purdue Hires Western Kentucky’s Jeff Brohm As Next Coach

  Purdue has their next head football coach and it’s Western Kentucky’s Jeff Brohm. Breaking: #Purdue hires Jeff Brohm as football coach: https://t.co/VuXlQy73Jm 30-10 in three seasons at Western Kentucky. pic.twitter.com/8OXp91ylr5 — Nathan Baird (@nbairdjc) December 5, 2016 Brohm compiled a 30-10 record in three seasons with the Hilltoppers, who just won their second consecutive...
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Top Recruits Think Michigan Should Have Made CFB Playoffs

  Nik Bonitto, a four-star and the No. 78 recruit in the 2018 class, got wind that Michigan won’t be one of the four teams playing in this year’s CFB Playoffs. The DE out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida tweeted the following after the selections were announced. Michigan deserves to be in but whatever — lakers (10-12) (@nikkkkbonitto) December 4, 2016 Related: Michigan Players React...
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Jourdan Lewis’ ‘Competition’ Tweet Catches Attention Of Top Michigan Target

  All-American cornerback Jourdan Lewis tweeted that he doesn’t surround himself with people who don’t like competition. I don't want anybody around me that's scared of competition. — Jourdan Lewis (@JourdanJD) December 4, 2016 Ambry Thomas, who could announce in the next week or so, tweeted the following back to Lewis: Bro couldn't say it better
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Top Recruit Decommits From Arizona, Trending Towards Nebraska

  Greg Johnson, a top athlete out of California in the 2017 class, shared Sunday night that he’s re-opening his recruitment from Arizona. I've decided to reopen my recruitment. — greg johnson (@quick6gjohnson) December 5, 2016 Johnson, the No. 101 ranked recruit, has been trending towards Nebraska since decommitting from the Wildcats. The Cornhuskers could be the landing spot...
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December 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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