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UM Pledge Shares What It’s Like On First Day Allowed Of Recruiting Contact

Midnight marked the first day college football coaches could make contact with 2018 recruits.  Corey Malone-Hatcher, a 2017 Michigan DE commit, shared with this tweet what it’s like on your Twitter Direct Messages when you’re a wanted prospect. Woke up this time last year with 126 DMs lol but yall 2018s stay humble man RT — Corey Malone-Hatcher (@CMH2017) September 1, 2016 @ObeyTheCrew23...
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September 01, 2016  |  Discuss

College Team Helmets Swapped With Rivals Colors Is The Worst Thing You’ll See

Impressive work by designer Cameron Nolley, but I’m not sure you’d find a college football fan taking a liking to these color switches. Rival Helmet Switch The post College Team Helmets Swapped With Rivals Colors Is The Worst Thing You’ll See appeared first on Diehardsport.
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September 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Top WR Recruit Has Interaction With Michigan Pledge On Twitter

Tarik Balck, a four-star WR, who will be making a return trip to Ann Arbor this weekend for the Hawaii game. Black had this interaction with Michigan pledge AJ Dillon on Twitter Wednesday evening regarding 2018 prospects getting contacted by coaches at midnight. Class of 2018 about to have their phones blow up in a few hours! Stay humble always‼️ — AJ Dillon™ (@ajdillon7) September 1, 2016
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September 01, 2016  |  Discuss

UM RB Commit Has Some Words Of Wisdom For 2018 Recruits

Starting at midnight on Thursday, college coaches can now contact recruits in the 2018 class. AJ Dillon, a four-star Michigan RB commit, has some words of wisdom for the current high school juniors. Class of 2018 about to have their phones blow up in a few hours! Stay humble always‼️ — AJ Dillon™ (@ajdillon7) September 1, 2016 The post UM RB Commit Has Some Words Of Wisdom For...
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September 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Four-Star DT Says Michigan Is Back In Play In Recruitment

Donovan Jeter, a four-star defensive tackle out of Pennsylvania, shared that Michigan is back in play in his recruitment. Jeter, 6-foot-5 and 270-pounds, is ranked as the No. 15 tackle in 2017. I know I said I wasn't tweeting this week, but I wanted to say that IM CONSIDERING MICHIGAN again!!!!…. Now time for me to go ghost again — 5⃣God (@JeteNificent34) August 31, 2016 Michigan...
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August 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Greg Mattison Says How Deep Michigan Is On The Defensive Line

Greg Mattison, talking with media on Wednesday, had the following to say about the Wolverines’ defensive line and freshman Rashan Gary. Greg Mattison said this is as deep a DL as he's had since being at U-M in 1995. But they didn't rotate then, they will now. — Mark Snyder (@Mark__Snyder) August 31, 2016 Greg Mattison: we have at least eight on the DL who will play. Wormley...
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August 31, 2016  |  Discuss

FOX Sports Lists Five Reasons Why UM Can Win The CFB Playoff

Fox Sports’ Aaron Torres listed five reasons why he thinks the Wolverines can win the College Football Playoff in 2016. So to answer Ann Arbor’s most rhetorical question: Who’s got it better than Michigan? No one. The Wolverines are a true national championship contender. The post FOX Sports Lists Five Reasons Why UM Can Win The CFB Playoff appeared first on Diehardsport.
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August 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Five-Star WR Donovan Peoples-Jones Sets First Official Visit

Donovan Peoples-Jones, the top WR in the country and Detroit Cass Tech product, announced his first official visit. The No. 12 recruit in the 2017 class shared over Twitter that he’ll be in Lincoln this weekend when Nebraska takes on Fresno State. My FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT will be this weekend in Lincoln, NE to the University of Nebraska!
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August 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan Trending For New Four-Star WR Recruit

Tarik Black, a four-star WR out of Cheshire, Connecticut, is set to visit Ann Arbor this weekend for the Hawaii game. Black, the No. 17 WR in the class, has been trending Blue ever since visiting for the BBQ. Steve Wiltfong, a recruiting insider for 247sports, was one of four experts to put in a prediction for the Maize and Blue. Flip the page to see Black’s Michigan-related Twitter...
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August 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Top 2017 Recruit Shoutsout Jourdan Lewis On His Birthday

Drew Singleton will be in Ann Arbor this weekend as Paramus Catholic High School opens their 2016-17 season against St. Frances High School in the Big House this Friday. Singleton, a top 2017 LB recruit, gave a shoutout to Jourdan Lewis on his birthday and said he’s excited to watch Saturday’s game. @JourdanJD happy birthday big bro , can't wait to see you ball the weekend
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Report: Ahmir Mitchell Likely Headed To This B1G School

According to NJ.com’s Todderick Hunt, Ahmir Mitchell will likely be heading to Rutgers. 4-star #Michigan WR transfer Ahmir Mitchell leaning towards in-state #Rutgers #RFootball #B1G @HSSportsNJ https://t.co/XMb5mXWtpT — Todderick Hunt (@TodderickHunt) August 31, 2016 Mitchell, who announced his transfer earlier in August after being suspended from the team, is from Egg Harbor...
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August 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Five-Star Bama Commit Sets Michigan Official Date

Alex Leatherwood, a five-star tackle and the No. 5 overall prospect in 2017, will be in Ann Arbor October 1st when the Wolverines take on Wisconsin. 5-star OL Alex Leatherwood plans to take official visit to Michigan for the Wisconsin game on Oct. 1. @TomVH — Derek Tyson (@DerekTysonESPN) August 31, 2016 Leatherwood, a Pensacola, Florida native, has frequently tweeted about Michigan...
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August 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Top Uncommitted WR Sports Michigan Cap In Instagram

Tarik Black, a four-star WR out of Cheshire, Connecticut, has frequently sported Michigan gear since visiting for the BBQ. CJ Holmes, a teammate of Black’s a Notre Dame commit, shared the following photo with his teammates, and as you can see, Black (fourth on the left), is sporting an M cap. "THATS TOO MUCH SAUCE"- @liluzivert
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August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Deadspin’s UM Preview Says It All About Expectations This Year

Take a look at the vast differences in Deadspin’s season preview for Michigan over the last two years. “Michigan will suck, because even Jim Harbaugh needs time to work a miracle,” Deadspin wrote of 2015. This season: “Put the botched punt on a loop, because Michigan is going to be good as hell.” Deadspin on Michigan – this year vs. last year pic.twitter.com/9nED5Spxy0 — LG (@LGhail...
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August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Michigan Gives Into Practice, Anticipation For Hawaii Game

The anticipation is building. Our players are ready and prepping for Hawaii. 〽️#GoBlue » https://t.co/QfKscWZ5AS — Michigan Football (@UMichFootball) August 30, 2016 The post Watch: Michigan Gives Into Practice, Anticipation For Hawaii Game appeared first on Diehardsport.
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August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Harbaugh Raves About O’Korn, Says Team Knows The Starter

Jim Harbaugh had the following things to say about John O’Korn, who is fighting with Wilton Speight for the starting QB job, during a conference call on Tuesday: Harbaugh on challenges of a O'Korn as transfer: John's done great. Always jumping on scout team, getting more reps. Serious competitor. — Mark Snyder (@Mark__Snyder) August 30, 2016 Harbaugh said O'Korn has confidence...
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August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Harbaugh Says This Many Freshmen Are On The Two-Deep

Jim Harbaugh continues to add to the number of freshmen who could see playing time this weekend. According to the Michigan coach on a conference call Tuesday, up to 15 first year players will be on the Wolverines two-deep. Harbaugh on Big Ten call re: freshmen could be: "12, 13, 15 in two deep this season" — angelique (@chengelis) August 30, 2016 A couple weeks ago, Harbaugh...
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August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN Analyst Predicts How The B1G Season Will Play Out

ESPN’s Mark Schlabach did some predictions ahead of this weekend’s start of the college football season. According to Schlabach, the Wolverines will go 11-1 and win the Big Ten. Michigan wins the Big Ten and makes the CFP: If the Wolverines make the CFP in Year 2 under coach Jim Harbaugh, they’ll certainly earn it. They’ll probably have to win two of three road games at Michigan...
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August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Harbaugh Says If Jabrill Peppers Is Practicing On Offense

Jabrill Peppers, Michigan’s do-everything linebacker, saw action at quarterback (in the wildcat) and running back at the end of last season. Will No. 5 play both ways again this year? While Jim Harabaugh didn’t say how much Peppers is practicing on offense, he did say during Monday’s presser that he is working on offense as well. Harbaugh says Pepper has worked on offense. Won't...
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August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Harbaugh Adds To List Of Freshmen Who Could Play This Fall

Jim Harbaugh did his first radio show of the year on Monday night with Jim Brandstatter. The Michigan head coach singled out several first-year players who could play this fall. Mentioned were TE Devin Asiasi, RB Chris Evans, DE Rashan Gary, S Khaleke Hudson, K Quinn Nordin, LB Devin Bush Jr., LB Josh Uche, LB Elysee Mbem-Bosse, CB David Long Jr., CB Lavert Hill, OL Ben Bredeson...
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August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Ugly Details Emerge Of Suspended OSU WR

It was announced earlier on Monday that Torrance Gibson, a freshman WR out of Ohio State, will miss the entire season after ‘violating the student code of conduct.’  According to Jordan Strack, a reporter out of Toledo, the Florida native was suspended after harassing his former tutor. Source tells me Torrance Gibson was suspended from Ohio State because a former tutor claimed she...
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August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Five-Star WR Donovan Peoples-Jones Is Absolutely Ripped

Five-star WR Donovan Peoples-Jones, the top WR in the country, shared this photo of himself from last weekend’s Cass Tech game. Pump, Pump, Pump it Up ! #SavageSZN
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August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Several Michigan Freshman Make Number Changes

While Michigan didn’t release the depth chart ahead of Saturday’s game against Hawaii, there were some notable number changes from several freshmen.  Quinn Nordin, once No. 15, is now No. 3. Elysee Mbem-Bosse will wear No. 52 and Devin Gil No. 36. A few number changes: Nordin is 3, Mbem-Bosse is 52, Shelton Johnson is 7, Devin Gil is 36 — Mark Snyder (@Mark__Snyder) August 29, 2016...
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August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Harbaugh Says This True Freshman ‘Will Play Right Away’

Ben Bredeson, who is battling for multiple starting spots on the offensive line, will get playing time as a true freshman, Jim Harbaugh said on Monday during a press conference. Harbaugh says Ben Bredeson is a guy who is ready for the opportunity to play right now. Doesn't say if he'll start. But he'll play. — Nick Baumgardner (@nickbaumgardner) August 29, 2016 Harbaugh on Bredeson...
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August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Harbaugh Has Strong Take On Kaepernick Sitting During Anthem

Jim Harbaugh had the following to say about his former QB, Colin Kaepernick, sitting during the National Anthem protest of what he deems are wrongdoings against African Americans and minorities in the United States. Harbaugh on Colin Kaepernick's protest: "I acknowledge his right to do that, but i don't respect the motivation or the action" — Sam Webb (@SamWebb77) August 29, 2016...
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August 29, 2016  |  Discuss
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