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Name: Jabrill Peppers
Height & Weight: 6’ 1” 205 lbs.
High School: Paramus Catholic Paladins
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Michigan inked a very impressive 2013 recruiting class and the 2014 class in starting to take shape as well. So far the Maize and Blue have verbal commitments from Wilton Speight (3* QB – Virginia), Drake Harris (5* WR – Michigan), Juwan Bushell-Beatty (4* OT – New Jersey), Mason Cole (4* OG – Florida), Michael Ferns . . . → Read More: 2014 Recruiting: What’s Next? (Defense)
Michigan inked a very impressive 2013 recruiting class and the 2014 class in starting to take shape as well. So far the Maize and Blue have verbal commitments from Wilton Speight (3* QB – Virginia), Drake Harris (5* WR – Michigan), Maurice Ways (3* WR – Michigan), Ian Bunting (4* TE – Illinois), Mason Cole (4* . . . → Read More: 2014 Recruiting – What’s Next? (Offense)
Seems like years ago that we were watching Michigan gut out a win in an overtime thriller against Virginia Tech in the Sugar Bowl. That’s what football off season is. An eternity.
But the much anticipated showdown is finally upon us. Defending National Champs, versus a Michigan team whose rebuilding effort moved a year . . . → Read More: Alabama Prediction
Tom Brady’s final game with Michigan was the 2000 Orange Bowl vs. Alabama. The Wolverines erased two 14 pt. deficits to win in OT 35-34 when the Crimson Tide kicker missed an extra point. Brady threw 4 TD’s with 369 yards. Shaun Alexander piled up 161 yards with three scores vs. the Wolverines. David Terrell . . . → Read More: The Greatest Michigan/SEC Games – ‘00 vs. Alabama
Gary Moeller stepped in to coach while Bo Schembechler was recovering from heart surgery for the 1988 Hall of Fame Bowl vs. Alabama. Jamie Morris ran for 234 yards and scored three early TD’s to go up 21-3. Alabama rallied back to go up 24-21. With 0:50 remaining , 4th & 3 on the 20, . . . → Read More: The Greatest Michigan/SEC Games – ‘88 vs. Alabama
We’re not doubting for a second that all of the Michigan faithful will be cheering for their Wolverines to come out in Dallas and knock off the Defending National Champion Crimson Tide. But in our contest, here is how they really feel with prizes on the line:
33.9% of the current entries predict a . . . → Read More: How Confident Are Michigan Fans Against Alabama?
2012 Game Preview-Alabama
What to watch on offense
Since taking over the Crimson Tide in 2007, the running game has been hallmark of Alabama’s offense under Nick Saban. While Saban and Co. have spoken publicly about opening up the offense and throwing the ball more, the running game still figures to play the leading role . . . → Read More: Cowboys Classic Game Preview
This is a really really simple post I put together last week when I compiled how many likes on Facebook each respective college program has. Some teams like USC obviously are not social media friendly while some programs may surprise you with the numbers they’ve compiled. Enjoy:
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By good friend of the staff Luke D’Mello:
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This study examines losses by the University of Alabama since 2008. It’s no secret that Alabama’s win-loss ratio is heavily weighted on one side. Nick Saban has compiled an amazing 55-12 record since taking over the Crimson Tide. Incredible enough, half of Alabama’s 12 losses occurred in Saban’s first season in Tuscaloosa. Over the . . . → Read More: Case Study: Beating Alabama Under Nick Saban (2008–2011)
Hey everyone, check out this video by friend of UMGoBlog Luke D’Mello (@lukedmello2189):
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I love football recruiting. National Letter of Intent Day is one of my favorite days of the year, but it can be somewhat boring if your school isn’t in the running for many prospects. For Michigan, Commitmas Day came a little late, or a little early depending on how you look at it. I for one will never forget 2/18/2012. A day when my beloved Wolverines received verbal commitments from six four star prospects in a matter of 12ish hours. . . . → Read More: 2013 Recruiting: So What’s Next?
1. Michigan – No other program has a better combo of quantity and quality. Class is heavy on the lines, something that’s probably going to be the norm for future Michigan classes.
2. Alabama – Numbers are the only thing keeping Alabama from the #1 class. Being the defending national champion has its share of . . . → Read More: 2013 Top 5 Nationally Ranked Classes