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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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December 10, 2016  |  Discuss

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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December 10, 2016  |  Discuss

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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December 10, 2016  |  Discuss

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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December 10, 2016  |  Discuss

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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December 10, 2016  |  Discuss

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
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December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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.
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December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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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December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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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December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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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December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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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December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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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December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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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December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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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December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

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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December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

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‼️
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December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

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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December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

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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December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

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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December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Ambry Thomas Explains Why He Picked Michigan Over MSU

Four-star cornerback/wide receiver Ambry Thomas announced his intentions to play football at Michigan Wednesday evening. Thomas, a Detroit King High School product, explained why he picked the Wolverines over the Spartans in the video above. This is my newest artwork of @Tavonn_ … the latest addition to Michigan's 2017 Recruiting Class. pic.twitter.com/3uIPTHgCrq — Billionbus...
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December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Jabrill Peppers Answers Why He Might Stay At UM For Another Year

  Michigan’s Jabrill Peppers was on The Dan Patrick Shown Thursday morning. Peppers, who will be in New York for the Heisman announcement Saturday evening, said that Penn State and LSU finished behind Michigan in his recruitment. Peppers says Penn State and LSU were his 2nd choices but Michigan 'was the best opportunity for sports and academics.' — Nick Baumgardner (@nickbaumgardner...
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December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Charles Woodson Gives Shoutout To Newest Wolverine Ambry Thomas

Michigan’s last two 2017 commits – Jaylen Kelly-Powell and Ambry Thomas – just happen to be cousins. The two Detroit products got a ‘Go Blue’ from Charles Woodson over Twitter: We're going maize and blue !! #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/XmiUnfPCnx — Jaylen Kelly-Powell™ (@JKellypowell) December 8, 2016 @JKellypowell #GOBLUE — Charles Woodson (@cwoodson24) December 8...
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December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Jake Butt Shares Story Of Awful NCAA Rule Affecting Former Michigan OL

  Dan Samuelson, a former Michigan lineman who transferred to Eastern Michigan, shared his frustrations with the NCAA about what he’s having to deal with. Jake Butt shared Samuelson’s Facebook message to his Twitter account: Posted by a former teammate. Can the NCAA get anything right? Probably not. Common sense? Zero. pic.twitter.com/IK1ZT8rFev — jake butt (@JBooty_88) December...
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December 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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