When Dave Brandon fired Rich Rod, he laid out his measures for evaluating coaches. One of those measures was the coach’s record in “red letter games.”
“If you want to be successful at Michigan, you better win more than your share of those ‘red-letter games.’”
Brandon identified the follow opponents as red letter games*:
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Tweet Lance Callihan Sean O’Connell Ryan Callihan Matt Brinkman Clint Derringer Jon Jennings Drew Montag Todd Male Luke D’Mello Joseph Boyd ILL/PSU WIS/IOW OSU/PUR MIN/IND MICH/MSU NW/NEB MIA/FSU OKST/TT Last Week 6-2 7-1 5-3 5-3 5-3 6-2 5-3 5-3 5-3 3-5 Overall 74-15 73-16 72-17 70-19 70-19 67-22 66-23 63-26 63-26 62-27 Use Facebook to . . . → Read More: Week Ten B1G Picks
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)
THE game. The greatest rivalry in all of sport. Whether 0-11 or 11-0, this game is one where you can throw the records out.
Looking at the trends, both teams are trending up. Michigan is on a 3 game winning streak, and frankly, their offense has taken enormous strides during those 3 weeks. Granted one . . . → Read More: The Game Prediction
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
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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