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Chris Evans Laughs At Article Doubting Michigan’s Tailbacks In 2017

Bleacher Report released an article predicting which programs have the best backfield in college football for 2017. Nowhere on the list is Michigan (including in the honorable mentions). Sophomore tailback Chris Evans, who could end being the Wolverines’ lead back next year, had the following reply: https://t.co/W7ZAqFlWmY — Chris Evans (@Kidnplay_abc123) June 7, 2017
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June 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Predicting Michigan Basketball’s Starting Lineup For Next Year

You cannot ignore the loss of DJ Wilson when you look ahead to the 2017-18 Michigan basketball season. DJ gave the Wolverines a versatile 4 man with size, something Michigan hadn’t had in over a decade. However, Beilein will hope to make us forget what we could have had with the additions of grad transfer Jaaron Simmons and redshirt sophomore transfer Charles Matthews, as well...
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June 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Michigan Receives Prediction For Giant 2018 OL Prospect

Michigan already has three offensive linemen committed in 2018 (Emil Ekiyor, Ryan Hayes and Jalen Mayfield). The Wolverines will likely take two more linemen in their #BlueBloods18 class, with IMG Academy’s Daniel Faalele being one of the highest potential prospects. The 6-foot-8, 400-pounder recently received a Crystal Ball prediction for the Maize and Blue:
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June 07, 2017  |  Discuss

James Franklin Is Clearly Unhappy About Justin Field’s Decommitment

After five-star QB Justin Fields announced his decommitment from Penn State, James Franklin sent out this ‘faith in the mission’ tweet (note the poor screenshot from the PSU coach): Penn State, who also lost the commitment from five-star Micah Parsons, is currently ranked No. 5 in the country in 2018 by 247sports.
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

OSU Loses 2018 Recruit After Thad Matta’s Departure

Fresh off the Thad Matta news, Ohio State lost one of two 2018 commits as three-star guard Justin Ahrens re-opened his recruitment on Tuesday: " 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...
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Five-Star QB Justin Fields Decommits From Penn State

Justin Fields, a five-star quarterback out of Georgia, announced he is reopening his recruitment from Penn State: Micah Parsons, a fellow five-star, recently decommitted from Penn State. Florida, Auburn, Florida State are believed to be the favorite for the No. 6 recruit in 2018.
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Michigan Pledge Wants Fellow Top Texas Recruit To ‘Join The Family’

After D’Shawn Jamison, a four-star cornerback out of Texas, released his top five (which included Michigan), fellow Lornhorn native and #BlueBloods18 pledge German Green had the following reply: ‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️ pic.twitter.com/M57bUHVHGJ — Dshawn Jamison⁵ (@D_JAMISON5) June 5, 2017 〽️ https://t.co/50xSwJtSZg — Gęrm2️⃣✖️ (@twin2_germ) June 5, 2017
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Elite Ohio Prospect Thinking About Joining Michigan’s Class?

Tyreke Smith, a four-star defensive end out of Cleveland Heights Ohio, was at Michigan satellite camp in Ohio last week. Smith, who says he’s not a lock to Ohio State, received this Michigan edit from the staff. The No. 121 recruit captioned the picture: ” Future ??? #GoBlue” 〽️#GoBlue pic.twitter.com/7jDYsl47ey — Tyreke Smith™ (@T_23_baller) June 6, 2017
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Top Grad-Transfer Wing Cam Johnson Picks UNC

Cam Johnson, a grad-transfer wing out of Pitt, will be playing next year with the defending national champions, it was announced Tuesday: Johnson, who has two years of eligibility left, shot 41.5% from three last year. The Panthers have blocked his transfer to ACC schools meaning right now he will have to sit out one year and lose a year of eligibility.
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UM Making This Top Florida Prospect A Priority After Camp Visit

William Barnes, a four-star offensive tackle out of Apopka, Florida, was at the Wolverines’ satellite camp at FAU this week. The Michigan staff sent the No. 49 recruit this neat edit: pic.twitter.com/00ccvCqXFb — ➕W ️➕®☄️ (@barneswilliam7) June 6, 2017
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Michigan Grad Transfer No Longer With Big 12 Program

Former Michigan OL David Dawson, who was expected to grad transfer to Iowa State, is no longer with the program, the Desmoinesregister.com is reporting: It’s unclear what Dawson, who was a backup offensive guard in Ann Arbor, will be heading to now.
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June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Brandon Jacobs On Harbaugh Feud: ‘UM Freaks Blew It Out Of Proportion’

Brandon Jacobs, who said that Jim Harbaugh ‘didn’t know what he was doing’ while the two were in San Francisco and Jacobs will expose Harbaugh get him ‘fired at Michigan’, said the feud is because of ‘Michigan freaks’. “It’s something that got blown out of proportion,” Jacobs told All Access Football. “The Michigan freaks blew it out of proportion.” “Me...
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June 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Michigan Receives Predictions After Top In-State Visits

Gabe Brown, a four-star wing out of Belleville, Michigan, visited Michigan on Monday. . It was a great experience seeing the University Of Michigan . #GOBLUE — Gabe Brown/Bubba (@_Going_Pro_) June 5, 2017 It appears Brown has yet to receive a Michigan offer yet. Steve Lorenz, a Michigan insider for 247sports, put in a prediction for the Maize and Blue with the No. 124 recruit...
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Ohio Recruit Calls Jim Harbaugh A ‘Legend’ After Meeting At Camp

Chase Kline, a three-star out of Chardon, Ohio, impressed Michigan coaches during their satellite camp in Cleveland last week. Scout.com’s Brice Marich caught up with the 2018 linebacker and the 6-foot-3, 225-pounder says he was impressed by Jim Harbaugh:
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June 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Joe Milton Surprises Jim Harbaugh At Satellite Camp In Florida

Fresh off the Elite 11 camp this past weekend, Joe Milton, a four-star Michigan QB pledge, Michigan’s satellite camp at FAU on Monday.  Scout.com’s Sam Webb says Milton did the trip as a surprise. Milton working with Harbaugh:
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Five-Star Safety BJ Foster Pledges To Texas

BJ Foster, the No. 1 safety in the 2018 class, announced his commitment to Texas on Monday: #revolUTion18 @VikingGraphics @Parker_Kirkmyer preciate the dope edits pic.twitter.com/xtPyQG5WKd — Thebjfoster (@nofear_2) June 5, 2017 Foster, an Angleton, Texas native and the No. 16 prospect in 2018, picked the home-state team over Ohio State, Michigan, TCU and LSU.
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Former Top OL Recruit Announces He’s Transferring From LSU

Willie Allen, a four-star offensive lineman in the 2016 class, announced he will be transferring elsewhere: From New Orleans, Allen originally picked the Tigers over many SEC programs Former five-star cornerback Saivion Smith also announced he was transferring from LSU recently.
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June 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Michigan Pledge Says Jim Harbaugh Is Best Coach In The World

Joe Milton, who missed the cut at The Opening Finals over the weekend, shared this tweet likely after speaking with Jim Harbaugh: @CoachJim4UM — Joe milton #7 (@Qbjayy7) June 5, 2017 Milton, who is at Michigan’s camp at FAU today, was tabbed as having ‘the strongest arm at the event and one of the biggest a scout had ever seen.‘ Flip the page to see Milton’s Elite 11 highlights
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June 05, 2017  |  Discuss

The Most Likely Thad Matta Replacements At Ohio State

Ohio State made a surprising decision on Monday firing head basketball coach Thad Matta. Xavier’s Chris Mack, Butler’s Chris Holtmann and Cincinnati’s Mick Cronin are the likely front-runners to replace Matta in Columbus. Some other bigger names who could get a call: If the Buckeyes had fired Matta earlier in the year, Archie Miller, recently hired by Indiana, would have...
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June 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Here’s The Reason Ohio State Fired Thad Matta

Ohio State let go of head coach Thad Matta after 13 seasons with the school. Buckeyes AD Gene Smith faulted OSU’s recent recruiting as the main reason for letting Matta go. The Buckeyes lost their top returner in PG JaQuan Lyle and Darius Bazley, a four-star in the 2018 class, recently re-opened his recruitment:
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June 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Thad Matta Out As Head Coach At Ohio State

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Is Wilton Speight Still Not 100% Healthy?

Michigan quarterback Wilton Speight was back at Steve Clarkson’s QB camp in Coronado, California last weekend.  The QB guru had plenty of positive things to say about the Wolverines’ returning starter and an update on his shoulder injury from last year: “He’s always been a pretty confident young man,” Clarkson told Detroit Free Press’ Mark Snyder. “He’s focusing...
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June 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Four-Star CB D’shawn Jamison Releases Top Five Schools

D’shawn Jamison, a 2018 four-star cornerback out of Houston, Texas, released his top five schools to his Twitter account. ‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️ pic.twitter.com/M57bUHVHGJ — Dshawn Jamison⁵ (@D_JAMISON5) June 5, 2017 Making the list for the No. 137 player overall in the 2018 class are Michigan, Texas, TCU, Oregon, and USC
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June 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Four-Star In-State Product Is Fired Up To Visit Michigan Today

Gabe Brown, a four-star wing out of Belleville, Michigan, will be taking a visit to Ann Arbor this weekend to check out the Wolverines. . #GOBLUE — Gabe Brown/Bubba (@_Going_Pro_) June 5, 2017 Brown, who is hoping to land a Michigan offer on the trip, is ranked as the No. 5 player in the state and No. 124 overall recruit in 2018. Brown’s AAU teammate, David DeJulius, is currently...
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Jourdan Lewis Not A Fan Of His Madden Rating

Dallas Cowboys rookie and former Michigan cornerback Jourdan Lewis wasn’t too fond of his being tabbed a 70 in the Madden 17 roster. pic.twitter.com/Gkfw9D8pDG — Lew Alcindor (@OhThatsKev) June 4, 2017 Madden 18 will officially come out on August 25
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