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Friday's Future Huddle Gets Open

Which current Michigan commits took part in this week’s “The Opening”, and how did they perform? Which three targets released their top 5’s and had Michigan included? Find out in this Friday’s version of The Future Huddle.THE OPENINGNike's “The Opening” took place in Oregon this past week, with two Michigan commits taking part. Both Alex Malzone and Darrin Kirkland...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Friday's Future Huddle Has to Look Elsewhere

Two Michigan targets committed to other schools this week. Who will Michigan turn to now? Which current commits and, targets will be at The Opening next week? Find out in this Fridays version of The Future Huddle. On Wednesday, two Michigan targets announced their college choices. 2015 5* linebacker Justin Hilliard chose Ohio State, while 2015 4* wide receiver Miles Boykin choose...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

High Five America!

Our country turns 238 years old today! Celebrate by picking up one of these awesome shirts at Moes/UGP. As they put it, "We don't fist-pound in Michigan, we high five. I think it's in the constitution or something...".Happy Birthday, America!
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Michigan Football Preview: Receivers and Tight Ends

Previously: Offense: Offensive Line, Running Backs                    Defense: Defensive Line, LinebackersThe receiver position at Michigan is one of those things that gets undervalued sometimes.Take Jeremy Gallon for example. Had a banner 2013 season. Broke the single-season yardage record…which I would say is pretty stinkin impressive when you consider he topped guys...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Michigan Football Preview: Linebackers

Previously: Offense: Offensive Line, Running Backs                    Defense: Defensive LineThe 2014 Michigan Football preview rolls on as we take a look at maybe Michigan's strongest position group.This could be as good of a year as Michigan has seen at the linebacker position in quite some time. The loss of Cam Gordon should have minimal impact as lots of veterans...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady Hoke on the Immediate Role of Jabrill Peppers (Video)

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22 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Michigan Football Preview: The Running Backs

Previously: Offensive Line, Defensive LineAbout as closely related as two position groups could possibly be, the overall success of Michigan's running game will have just as much to do with their offensive line as it does their running backs. But unless both positions can improve dramatically from last year, another 5-6 loss season will be a reality for the Wolverines. It really...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Incoming: Chris Clark

Michigan has landed its second commitment in two days via, 2015 Tight End Chris Clark.It's official I'm gonna be a michigan wolverine blessed to have the opportunity it's been an unreal process #GoBluepic.twitter.com/YM9QluPfuy— Chris Clark (@Clark8Chris) June 19, 2014                Height: 6’6                Weight: 247                High...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Incoming: Messiah deWeaver

Photo Courtesy of Bryant Billing (Top Billing Sports Photos)Michigan has landed it's quarterback for 2016. After being offered a scholarship on Wednesday morning, Messiah took to twitter to announce he will be attending the University of Michigan for 2016.Officially committed to the University of Michigan #GoBlue #Blessed— Messiah deWeaver (@Siah_10) June 18, 2014      ...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday's Future Huddle is Getting a Head Start to 2016

Which pair of 2016 Quarterbacks visited Michigan this past weekend? Michigan has stopped recruiting a highly touted defensive prospect. Who was it? Michigan held a camp for the past three days. Who was offered a scholarship? Find out in this Wednesdays version of “The Future Huddle.”2016 Malik Henry visited Michigan’s campus this past Sunday. Henry who is rated as the #1 Pro...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Michigan Football Preview: The Defensive Line

Previously: Offensive LineI don't think I'm alone when I say that Michigan has a pretty good shot at having one of the better defenses in the country this year. Hoke and Mattison, and others, have assembled a bunch of talented guys to play on that side of the ball. For years the youth argument has been made to justify Michigan's struggles, but mainly…defense was just...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Michigan Football Preview: The Offensive Line

Summertime and the livin is easy. That also means that football, I mean American football…God's football...is right around the corner. And the time is now to start looking ahead to the 2014 edition of the Michigan Wolverines. First up…the most important dudes on the field.It should be stated right here and now in language so plain as day that the hopes and dreams of every...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Incoming: Grant Newsome

On Wednesday morning, Michigan landed its 7threcruit of the 2015 cycle. Offensive Tackle Grant Newsome took to twitter to deliver the good news. Thank you everyone pic.twitter.com/N0nwQRgLeY— Grant Newsome (@grant_newsome) June 11, 2014                Height: 6’6                Weight: 290                Current High School: The Lawrenceville...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Wednesdays Future Huddle Has Visitors

Which 2015 prospects visited Ann Arbor this past week? Could Michigan be getting closer to their next commitment in 2015? Who’s scheduled to visit later this month? Find out in this Wednesdays version of “The Future Huddle.”Over the past week, Michigan has had some notable visitors.  First off, 2015 RB Jacques Patrick visited Ann Arbor on Monday.Just arrived at Michigan !...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Incoming: Ty Isaac

Kirby Lee/ USA TodayMichigan has added a running back via the rare transfer scenario. Ex-USC Trojan Ty Isaac took to twitter on Thursday to announce that he will be joining the Wolverines for the 2014 season.I will be attending the University of Michigan this year— Ty Isaac (@TyIsaac) June 5, 2014                Height: 6’3                Weight: 225  ...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ty Isaac Visiting Ann Arbor Right Now

David Cleveland/Associated Press All due respect to Travis, but allow me to put on my recruiting editor hat for this one. Former 5-star recruit and USC transfer RB Ty Isaac has had Michigan on his radar for a while (including before he chose USC). And he's in Ann Arbor as we speak.Ty Isaac has made his way to Ann Arbor. Visit underway.— Sam Webb (@SamWebb77) June 3, 2014Wherever...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday's Future Huddle has a California Feeling

The coaching staff hit the west coast this past week. Who received an offer? Which two Michigan targets will be rooming together at the Rivals 5 star Challenge? Which transfer will be visiting Ann Arbor next week? Find out in this Fridays version of “The Future Huddle”With Michigan landing Alex Malzone two weeks ago, the coaching staff has turned their attention towards finding...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Burning Questions About Michigan Football Answered

A couple days ago, we posted 10 Burning Questions leading up to the 2014 Michigan Football season. A total of 228 of you took the time to respond to the poll. Here are your answers.1. Is Brady Hoke on the hot seat?Simple enough, right? The biggest question of the off-season so I figured just get it out of the way early. Warranted or not, it would seem that Brady Hoke is very much...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

If You Win, They Will Come

The Ray-Ban section for last year's Central Michigan game.You may have heard…student football ticket sales are not going well. At all."We're projecting that number to be somewhere between 13 or 14,000 for student ticket numbers this year," Michigan associate athletic director of media and public relations Dave Ablauf said. "(That number was at) about...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Michigan Football: 10 Burning Questions

Which of these twelve footballs will be added to the other 910 (one for each M win) this season?Believe it or not, Michigan football is still 94 days away...but we all know summer goes fast. So I suppose its time to start looking ahead to this fall. We start off with 10 burning questions going into the 2014 football season.Normally, this is where someone like me would list some...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Future Huddle- Shaun Crawford Bids Adieu, TE Target Commits and Other Notes

Which 2015 commit has decided to decommit and look elsewhere? Which 2015 TE target committed Sunday night? Find out in this Monday's version of "The Future Huddle."Outgoing:2015 Defensive Back Shaun Crawford has decommitted from the University of Michigan.No longer a commit to Michigan Football.— Big Poppa (@1ShaunCrawford) May 24, 2014Well, what we all knew was eventually...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Future Huddle- Josh McMillon Leaks Schools, Shea Patterson Throws, Offers and Notes.

Which 2016 QB threw for the Coaching Staff last week? Which 2015 LB Targets released some of their top schools. Who was it? Which 2016 prospects were offered this week?  Find out in this Fridays Version of “The Future Huddle.”2015 LB Josh McMilllonannounced three of his top schools last Friday via twitter. Last But Not Least Have To Go With #Wolverines#Michigan— Joshua McMillon...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

State of the Rivalry: Ohio State

Previously: Notre Dame, Michigan StateLet's just look back at last year's meeting for a sec. Michigan came into The Game at 7-4 – with losses to Penn State, Michigan State, Nebraska and Iowa. They had been eliminated from Big Ten title contention weeks ago. The offense was nonexistent by this point – the line couldn't block, the backs couldn't run, Devin could...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

State of the Rivalry: Michigan State

MGoBlogPreviously: Notre DameI think we can all lay off the "Little Brother" nickname for a while…which was admittedly pretty dumb and juvenile to begin with.Until the Wolverines can successfully cross the goal line with the football, which hasn't happened in two years…Michigan fans have no business considering their fellow Michigan B1G school a second-class citizen...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The State of Rivalry: Notre Dame

Hey I have an idea, you know how Michigan and Notre Dame are two of the most storied programs in the country and how they play each other early in the year and its a huge hit with the fanbases and television networks and how every year its a great game with interesting story lines?You know, that one? Let's screw it all up!Two great programs. Two gigantic fanbases with a ton of...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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