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Photo: UM Fan Trolls Ohio State At Indians Game

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July 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Watch: Crazy Gun Arrest Video Of Former Ohio State Player

Watch video footage via TMZ of the scary situation between Cincinnati cops and former OSU and current Bills DE Adolphus Washington Washington responds, “I’m not trying to get shot.” At one point the cop says, “You don’t know how lucky you are buddy.” Eventually, Washington was charged with carrying a concealed weapon. He’s due in court later this month.
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July 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Michigan Targets/Commits In Updated 247Sports Rankings

247sports updated their class of 2018 rankings recently. Here are the Michigan targets/commits in the new rankings: No. 1 QB Justin Fields No. 4 DE Micah Parsons No. 8 WR Amon St. Brown No. 11 TE Jeremy Ruckert No. 13 ATH Talanoa Hufanga No. 16 WR Kamryn Babb No. 19 CB Isaac Taylor-Stuart No. 40 LB Cameron McGrone No. 41 DE Ronnie Perkins No. 43 DB Josh Jobe No. 60 WR Jalen Hall...
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July 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Predicting Which Michigan Freshman Will Redshirt In 2017

 QB: Dylan McCaffrey Michigan has plenty of talent and depth already at quarterback. McCaffrey will have several years to be groomed into Harbaugh’s next great quarterback. Flip through to see the rest 
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July 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Five-Star Ohio Prospect Talks Interest In UM, What Decision Will Come Down To

Zach Harrison, the No. 3 player in the 2019 class to 247sports, talked with Scout.com’s Sam Webb about recent trips to Michigan and his relationship with the Wolverine staff: While many peg Ohio State to be the leader for the Lewis Center, Ohio native, Harrison says he’s originally from Chicago.
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July 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Michigan’s Cesar Ruiz Has Big Hopes For Playing Center

Cesar Ruiz hopes to make it into the record books playing center: — Cesar Ruiz (@_OverCees) July 12, 2017 A Camden, New Jersey native, Ruiz was ranked as the No. 1 center in the 2017 class.
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July 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Michigan Player Tabbed As Most Productive Interior Lineman Last Year

According to ProFootball Focus, senior DT Mo Hurst lead all interior defensive lineman in production last year: Here’s what PFF wrote about Hurst, who the site believes is a day 1 NFL draft pick next year. When on the field, few players have been as productive as Hurst. He has been dominant as a pass-rusher and against the run. His 15.3 pass rush productivity in 2016 ranked first...
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July 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Michigan Trending For Recruit Now Ranked In Top 40 Nationally

247sports released an update to their 2018 rankings this week. One of the major movers in the website’s rankings was LB Cameron McGrone. Following his performance at The Opening, McGrone, an Indianapolis native, is now the No. 40 recruit (up from 134) and No. 3 OLB in the class. The Wolverines continue to trend for the 6-foot-1, 210-pounder, with recent Crystal Ball predictions coming...
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July 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Michigan Commit Has The Attention Of This ’19 Georgia Recruit

2019 Michigan pledge Otis Reese posted the following photo of himself and a teammate from Leesburg High School. pic.twitter.com/MvBz4Nq5sa — O Dog™.. (@otisreese13) July 11, 2017 Jammie Robinson, a four-star 2019 recruit out of Georgia, replied with the following: " class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> " class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em...
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Bleacher Report Makes Bold Prediction For Donovan Peoples-Jones’ Freshman Season

Bleacher Report published an article making ’10 Bold Predictions For Top Freshman In 2017.‘  The website predicts that Donovan Peoples-Jones, ranked as the No. 1 WR in the class, will lead the team in receptions this fall: Prediction: Leads team in receiving Amara Darboh and Jehu Chesson graduated, so Michigan has a bunch of experience and production to replace out wide. Say hello...
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July 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Watch: Michigan Pledge Brandon Johns Shows Out At Top Camp

Brandon Johns, a four-star Michigan forward pledge, showed out at the NBPA Top 100 camp recently. Watch the highlights of the East Lansing, Michigan native below:
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July 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Harbaugh Is Bummed About That NCAA Football 18 Would Have Been Released Today

Jay Harbaugh and many other gamers are not happy about EA Sports’ College Football video game no longer comes out today: . It was like Christmas in July every year. — Jay Harbaugh (@JayHarbaugh) July 11, 2017 A look at some of the potential game covers from 247sports:
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July 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Mother Of Top DT Target Still Impressed By The Michigan Staffer

Sam Popper, a student recruiting assistant for Michigan, is still making an impact on the recruitment of four-star DT Rick Sandidge and his mother: Sandidge, who visited Michigan last month, is ranked as 247sports’ No. 9 DT in 2018. Flip the page to see the tweets from Sandidge from the UM visit
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July 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Watch: DJ Wilson Lights Up LA During NBA Summer League Action

The Milwaukee Bucks may have gotten a huge steal in first-round pick DJ Wilson based on early NBA Summer League play:
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July 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Watch: UM True Freshman OL Putting In The Work In Weight Room

Cesar Ruiz, who has lost an impressive 28-pounds since arriving in Ann Arbor, is clearly putting in the work in the weight room:
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July 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Here’s What Is Holding Up Jabrill Peppers’ Deal With The Browns

Jabrill Peppers is one of two players taken with the last 22 picks in the first-round to not sign his rookie contract yet (5 of top 10 have yet to sign).  According to ProFootball Talk’s Mike Florio, the hold-up from a deal is guaranteed money: A fairly broad range has been set by the players taken at No. 26 (Falcons defensive end Tak McKinley) and at No. 23 (Giants tight end Evan...
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July 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Jeremy Ruckert, Nation’s Top TE, Now A Five-Star Recruit

Jerermy Ruckert, who is down to four schools in his recruitment (Wisconsin, Notre Dame, Ohio State, and Michigan), is now a five-star prospect and the No. 11 overall recruit in 2018 to 247sports: Ruckert will announce on July 17th at 3:00.
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July 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Reporter Believes This Freshman Is The Most ‘Undervalued’ Recruit From ’17 Class

After watching highlights of three-star DE Kwity Paye, MLive.com’s Nick Baumgardner came to the conclussion that he’s the most undervalued recruit in Michigan’s #BluePrint17 class. With news that fellow freshman DE Corey Malone-Hatcher won’t be pursuing football because of an injury, Paye, the No. 484 recruit in 2017, becomes even more important for the Wolverines.
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July 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Phil Steele Calls Michigan ‘Overrated’ Heading Into 2017

It’s not just SEC Network hosts who are down on Michigan for next season. According to magazine producer, Phil Steele, the Wolverines are two of the most ‘overrated’ teams in the country. Watch why Steele believes UM is way overhyped in the SportsCenter feature below:
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July 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Rashan Gary Reportedly Clocks Blazing Fast 40 Time During Practice

The Wolverines reportedly did some 40-yard dash testing during a recent practice. According to ‘Michigan Man Ray’, Rashan Gary, who was tabbed by SI as the 5th biggest freak in CFB, apparently clocked a 4.58 40-yard dash. At 6-foot-5 and 290-pounds, Gary’s 40-time back in March (4.57) beat that of any defensive linemen and linebacker on the team.
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July 10, 2017  |  Discuss

SEC Network Anchor: ‘Florida About To Put That Thumping On Michigan’

We are 54 days until the September 2nd matchup between Florida and Michigan. Peter Burns, an SEC Network studio anchor, thinks the AdvoCare Classic will be one sided: The last time the two teams met, the 2016 Citrus Bowl, Michigan won 41-7.
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July 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Ohio State Lands Four-Star Guard Musa Jallow

Ohio State basketball received some good news recently as four-star guard Musa Jallow decided to for the Buckeyes. Jallow, a Bloomington, Indiana native, is ranked as the No. 120 recruit. Once a 2018 prospect, Jallow will reclassify and play next year in Columbus. The Buckeyes also flipped four-star F Kyle Young from Butler recently and also have the No. 1 player in the state signed...
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July 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Insider Says Wolverines Set To Make Massive Move With TE Prospect

Four-star TE Luke Ford is set to visit Michigan on July 22nd, 247sports’ Steve Wiltfong is reporting: Ford, once an Arkansas pledge, is ranked as the No. 4 TE in the 2018 class. Fresh off a visit to Alabama, the Crimson Tide are believed to be the current front-runner for the Carterville, Illinois native. The Wolverines are also in a great spot with Mustapha Muhammad, however, Jeremy...
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July 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Trey Burke Takes Swipe At Utah Jazz After Gordon Hayward Leaves

Many Utah Jazz fans were obviously not pleased after Gordon Hayward decided to sign with the Boston Celtics.  Trey Burke took a swipe at the team that drafted him after a Twitter user threw shade in his direction: " class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> " class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> — Trey Burke (@TreyBurke) July 9, 2017...
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July 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Michigan Has 6th Best Odds To Win 2017-18 National Championship

BetOnline released their latest college odds for the 2-17-18 season.  According to the betting site, the Wolverines, who are coming off a 10-3 season, have the sixth best chance of taking home the title this year. Top 10 National Championship odds: 1. Alabama 3-1 2. Ohio State 15-2 3. Southern Cal 15-2 4. Florida State 8-1 5. Oklahoma 10-1 6. Michigan 14-1 7. LSU 16-1 8. Penn State...
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July 10, 2017  |  Discuss
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