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)
Note: As usual we include Notre Dame in B1G Rankings as they recruit same area and are a common opponent.
Biggest Get – Jalin Marshall (ATH-WR). Marshall is a special, explosive athlete who will thrive in Urban Meyer’s offense.
Biggest Miss – James Quick (WR). Quick is one of the most explosive receivers . . . → Read More: Final 2013 B1G Recruiting Rankings
The staff weighs in:
Record Wisconsin @ Indiana Purdue @ Iowa Penn State @ Nebraska Minnesota @ Illinois Northwestern @ Michigan Ryan Callihan 25-6 Matt Brinkman 23-8 Joseph Boyd 23-8 Jon Jennings 22-9 Clint Derringer 22-9 Sean O’Connell 22-9 Lance Callihan 21-10 Todd Male 21-10 Use Facebook to Comment on this Post . . . → Read More: Big Ten Week 7 Pickoff
The QB play wasn’t always pretty on Saturday, but Denard Robinson made enough plays in the end with both his arm and his legs to put Michigan in position to win the game. Robinson completed just 48% of his passes on the day but converted some critical 3rd down passes to extend drives. Denard . . . → Read More: Grading The Performance: Little Brother
What to watch on offense
Mark Dantonio is a defensive coach by trade and he puts a lot of trust in his offensive assistants to handle the day to day operation of the offense. Don Treadwell presided over a very effective offense before leaving to take the Miami (OH) HC job. Dan Roushar served as . . . → Read More: 2012 Game Preview – Little Brother
1. Michigan (23) No additions in August.
2. Notre Dame (19) Added former 3 star Penn State verbal Will Fuller (WR-PA).
3. Ohio State (16) No additions in August.
4. Nebraska (14) Added three stars Zach Hannon (OT-MO) and Jonathan Cook (CB-AL).
5. Illinois (19) Added three stars Martize Barr (JC-WR-IA), Reggie Spearman (LB-IL) and . . . → Read More: 2013 Big Ten Recruiting Rankings (9/1/2012)
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Added four star Ross Douglas (CB-OH) just days after his de-commitment from Penn State.
Added four star prospects Alex Anzalone (LB-PA) and Jamel James (RB-TX). (Editor Note: Anzalone was a previous O$U Commit.)
. . . → Read More: 2013 Big Ten Recruiting Rankings (8/1/2012)
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Added four star defensive tackles Henry Poggi (DT-MD) and Maurice Hurst Jr. (DT-MA) as well as unranked long snapping prospect Scott Sypniewski (ranked as one of the top LS in the nation) and sleeper cornerback Channing Stribling (CB-NC).
Added four linebacker prospects . . . → Read More: 2013 Big Ten Recruiting Rankings (7/9/2012)
Added 4 star linebacker Ben Gedeon (Hudson, OH) on 4/10. Quote from The Detroit News: "Michigan just has what I’m looking for,” Gedeon told the Cleveland Plain Dealer. "It has what I need to support me academically, I relate well with the coaches, it’s a great football program with players who really . . . → Read More: 2013 Big Ten Recruiting Rankings (5/1/2012)
The torrid pace the Wolverines set in February has finally slowed a tad since we last talked, but they did add Gareon Conley, Michael McCray and DeVeon Smith in March. . . . → Read More: 2013 Big Ten Recruiting Rankings
By Basketball Writer Drew Montag:
The (#13) University of Michigan men’s basketball team played their final two games of the regular season on the road last week, and they won both of them. On Thursday (03/01/2012) they beat Illinois 72-61, then on Sunday (03/04/2012) they beat Penn State 71-65. The wins raise Michigan’s final regular . . . → Read More: Nothing But ‘Net – Week #19 – Big Ten (Co) Champions!
If recruiting truly is the life blood of any program as many college coaches like to say, then Sparty will have a date with the ICU very soon. Coaching clichés, commonly referred to as “coach speak”, are often given out for the purpose of exciting fans or giving the media good sound bites. Most coach . . . → Read More: Poor Sparty
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By Basketball Writer: Drew Montag
It was Livestock Week for the (#19) University of Michigan men’s basketball team last week. They played the “cows” (Michigan State) and the “hogs” (Arkansas), and they won one and lost one. On Tuesday (01/17/2012) they beat (#9) MSU 60-59 in Crisler Arena, thenon Saturday (01/21/2012) they lost at Arkansas . . . → Read More: A Split During Livestock Week