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Four Top Indiana Recruits Attending Michigan’s Satellite Camp

According to Scout.com’s Allen Trieu, four four-star 2018 Indiana prospects will be in attendance for Michigan’s June 1st satellite camp at Bishop Chatard High School. Four-star RB Markese Stepp – recent Michigan visitor who holds an offer Four-star OL Emil Ekiyor – Michigan leads in his Crystal Ball prediction Four-star safety R.J. Potts Four-star ATH Russ Yeast – A Kentucky commit...
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May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Pac-12 Proposes Rule Prohibiting Michigan’s Spring Break Practice

The Pac 12 Conference wasn’t fond of Michigan’s spring practices at IMG Academy during the school’s spring break. According to CBSSports, the Pac 12 has submitted a report to the NCAA asking for practices to be prohibited during an institutional vacation period. Here was the gist of the proposal: Make schools provide athletes with designated “rest days” in addition to required days...
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May 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Lavert Hill To Wear Historic Number At Michigan

Scout.com’s Allen Trieu shared the following locker room photo for incoming frehsman Lavert Hill. Lavert Hill to wear the #2 jersey? @AllenTrieu has the scoop ($) https://t.co/CbneOkPyKv — Josh Henschke (@JoshHenschke) May 24, 2016 Michigan fans are plenty familiar with a cornerback donning the No. 2 uniform. Freshman WR Ahmir Mitchell is wearing No. 2 on offense.  See all the...
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

NBC Eying TV Deal With The Big Ten?

The Big Ten conference agreed to a six-year TV deal that would give Fox Sports half of the available media rights. Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch and Sports Business Daily’s John Ourand mentioned on a podcast (at bottom) that NBC is looking into possibly acquiring the other half of the B1G media package. Interesting to hear @Ourand_SBJ say on @richarddeitsch's pod that NBC...
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

UM Player Wants Top In-State Recruit To Join The Wolverines

Four-star safety Jaylen Kelly-Powell, a top target of the Wolverines, shared a list of factors that will help him pick a college. Senior-to-be David Dawson had a simple reply to JKP’s tweet: @JKellypowell 〽️ — ⚫️ (@youknowbigdave) May 24, 2016 Like Kelly-Powell, Dawson went to high school at Cass Tech in Detroit. The post UM Player Wants Top In-State Recruit To Join The Wolverines...
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Nation’s Best CB Tweets ‘Go Blue’ At Michigan Commit

Darnay Holmes, the top cornerback in the 2017 class, had the following “Go Blue” tweet in the direction of Michigan commit David Long, a friend of his. @DarnayHolmes like Drizzy said, "Them boys up to something!" — Davíd Long Jr. (@dee_knowz) May 24, 2016 #GoBlue〽️ https://t.co/4RwdGx05Fj — Darnay Holmes (@DarnayHolmes) May 24, 2016 Holmes, the No. 8 recruit in the 2018 class...
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan Commit Not A Fan Of UCLA’s Apparel Move

UCLA announced a record-breaking 15-year, $280 million dollar apparel deal with Under Armour on Tuesday. Once an Adidas brand, UCLA’s switch to UA had Michigan commit David Long Jr. (a California native) wondering why the move for the Bruins. Long’s interaction with 2016 UCLA WR commit Theo Howard: @theohoward2 That's not the point it's just the brand in general. Like be honest...
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan Offers Son Of Former Detroit Lions Great

Michigan sent out an offer to the son of former Detroit Lions DE Robert Porcher on Tuesday. Blessed to receive an offer from The University of Michigan
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Transfer Destination For Former Michigan WR Brian Cole Announced

Brian Cole, who played one season in Ann Arbor at both WR and safety, will play next season at East Mississippi, a JUCO powerhouse. Former #Michigan WR Brian Cole will play safety for JUCO powerhouse East Mississippi this fall: https://t.co/UiUKZbVYlO #Kentucky — Steve Wiltfong (@SWiltfong247) May 24, 2016 Cole, a Saginaw, Michigan native, was ranked as the No. 2 player in Michigan...
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Top 15 Forward Visiting Michigan This Week

According to 247sports, Kris Wilkes, a five-star forward in the 2017 class, will visit Michigan sometime in the next week. 2017 5* forward Kris Wilkes is in the process of setting up a #Michigan visit for next week: https://t.co/VgkaZGyLwn pic.twitter.com/5IWVpb7d6u — Steve Lorenz (@TremendousUM) May 24, 2016 Wilkes, a Indianapolis, Indiana native, is ranked as the No. 15 prospect...
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Jaylen Kelly-Powell Gives Checklist For Picking A School

Jaylen Kelly-Powell, a four-star safety out of Cass Tech High School, shared this checklist that will help him decide on a school. Deciding Factors:GSRAPRAcademic RankingEarly EnrollDegreeSchool NetworkInternshipCoachingRelationshipCompeting for Rings — Jaylen Kelly-Powell™ (@JKellypowell) May 24, 2016 Michigan is the favorite to land the No. 22 safety in the 2017 class. The post...
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan Receives Prediction For Paramus Catholic Star

Michigan has created a bit of a Paramus-to-Michigan pipeline after landing Jabrill Peppers, Juwan Bushell-Beatty and Rashan Gary in recent years. The Wolverines appear to be in the driver’s seat for Drew Singleton, a top 2017 linebacker out of Paramus Catholic High School, as well. Garrett Fishaw of MGoFish.com put in a Crystal Ball in favor of Michigan for the No. 3 OLB in the country...
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Dylan McCaffrey Wants This Five-Star WR To Join Him At Michigan

Dylan McCaffrey, the top quarterback in the 2017 class and a Michigan commit, talked with 247sports following last weekend’s The Opening Regional in Oakland about Jim Harbaugh, Jedd Fisch and who he’s recruiting (Donovan Peoples-Jones, Cesar Ruiz and Brett Neilon) to join him in Ann Arbor. The post Dylan McCaffrey Wants This Five-Star WR To Join Him At Michigan appeared first on Diehardsport.
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Braylon Edwards Thinks Freshman WR Should Fight For No. 1 Uniform

While it was expected that incoming freshman WR Dylan Crawford would wear the No. 1 uniform his first year in Ann Arbor, former Wolverine great Braylon Edwards says that may not be the case. Edwards, talking in Detroit for the Youth Impact Program at Michigan, had the following to say about the prestigious number. Braylon Edwards at Cass Tech for UM youth impact program. on 1 jersey...
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan Commit Wants This Top IMG Recruit To ‘Join The Movement’

Khaleke Hudson, a 2016 Michigan safety commit, tweeted the following at IMG Academy’s Robert Hainsey after he posted an Maize and Blue edit. Stop playing bro 〽️.. You know the movement 412 ✈️ AA ❗️ https://t.co/X4PqH1ckbC — Lekey2x (@KhalekeHudson) May 24, 2016 Like Hudson, Hainsey, the No. 68 recruit in the country, is originally from the Pittsburgh area. What if…
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May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Five-Star Isaiah Wilson Shows Off Receiving Skills

Isaiah Wilson, the No. 20 recruit in the country and an offensive lineman, showed he can do more than just pass/run block. Pretty impressive for a 6-foot-7, 350-pounder. See where Wilson ranks in the Wolverines’ ten most wanted recruits for 2017. The post Watch: Five-Star Isaiah Wilson Shows Off Receiving Skills appeared first on Diehardsport.
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May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Blue-Chip Recruits Have Dreams Of Playing At Michigan Together

Robert Hainsey, a four-star lineman out of IMG Academy, shared the following Maize and Blue edit of himself and Cesar Ruiz. What if…
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May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Ten Five-Star Prospects Michigan Is After In 2017

RB Najee Harris Ranked as the No. 1 overall recruit in the country and a current Alabama pledge, Michigan coaches have been to Harris’ Antioch High School in California several times and have a satellite camp planned there this summer. Reportedly could visit Ann Arbor this summer. Click here to see No. 2 The post Ten Five-Star Prospects Michigan Is After In 2017 appeared first on Diehardsport.
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May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan Starter Not A Fan Of Draymond Green

Fair to say that Michigan RB Deveon Smith is not a fan of Draymond Green, the former Michigan State Spartan and current Golden State Warriors forward. The expected starting Wolverines tailback had these tweets in the direction of Green: @Money23Green I'm at your head just know that! Smh your trash get off of my tv! — Deveon Smith (@i_BSmith4) May 23, 2016 Aye @Money23Green you...
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May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Five Michigan Freshmen Who Could Surprise This Fall

WR Nate Johnson One of the fastest players in Michigan’s class, Johnson was ranked as the No. 94 WR in 2016. Johnson, who picked the Wolverines over Notre Dame on National Signing Day, has a chance to see immediate playing time at the slot position alongside Grant Perry and Eddie McDoom. Proud to be a Michigan Wolverine〽〽!!! #GoBlue — Diez (10)〽 (@natedog0202) February 3, 2016 ...
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May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Michigan Has Second Best Odds To Win National Championship

Not only is Michigan the most bet on team to win the 2016-17 National Championship, but the Wolverines, once 15-to-1 odds at the WestGate Superbook, only trail Alabama (6-to-1) for the best odds to win it all next season (7-to-1). Updated College Football Championship odds from Vegas: Alabama still favored, but Michigan #Wolverines down to 7-1! pic.twitter.com/yrZ6I1XvAQ — Johnny...
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May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Insider Predicts Top In-State Cornerback To Michigan

Following a weekend visit to Ann Arbor, Steve Wiltfong of 247sports has put in a Crystal Ball prediction for the Wolverines with Ambry Thomas, the No. 2 prospect in the state of Michigan for 2017: Thomas, a Detroit King product, is cousins with fellow Michigan target Jaylen Kelly-Powell, and the two want to play in college together. See where Thomas, a Detroit King product, ranks...
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May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Based On Top Recruit’s Twitter Follows, UM Looks To Be In Great Shape

Four-star DE Luiji Vilain is expected to pick between Michigan, USC and Virginia Tech sometime in June. Vilain,  a recent visitor of Michigan’s, has been following several Wolverine targets/commits/coaches of recent. The Canadian native has started following 2017 Michigan targets Jaylen Kelly-Powell, Ambry Thomas and James Hudson III (all also in Ann Arbor this past weekend), commits...
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May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

ProKick Can’t Host Michigan For Satellite Camp In Autralia

Michigan’s camp with ProKick, which was scheduled for June 3rd, has hit a roadblock due to NCAA rule. Sorry to announce that due to some NCAA rules, Prokick can NOT host the Michigan Camp here in Australia. #crazytimes — Nathan Chapman (@ProkickAus) May 23, 2016 The Wolverines can still go to Australia but now must find a new partner other than ProKick can no longer be the host...
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May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Draymond Green Takes Cheap Shot At Steve Adams

Draymond Green received a flagrant 1 during Sunday’sOKC Thunder – Golden State Warriors game 3 after kicking Steven Adams. Here's a picture of that Draymond Green kick of Steven Adams groin via @bterryphoto pic.twitter.com/r59TF6j2sy — Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) May 23, 2016 The post Watch: Draymond Green Takes Cheap Shot At Steve Adams appeared first on Diehardsport.
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May 22, 2016  |  Discuss
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