The New England Patriots waived Purdue RB Akeem Shavers. Shavers rans for 871 yards and scored 6 TD’s last year on the Boilermakers. He was previously let go by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers earlier this offseason.
The Orlando Sentinel ranks Purdue 78th heading into the 2013 season. This preview details the rebuilding job new coach . . . → Read More: Adversary Update: Purdue Boilermakers
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
Denard Robinson has traditionally played well in bounce back games. Robinson has gone through his share of poor performances but has usually returned the next time out with a great effort. Saturday was no exception as Denard turned in another great performance. The offense continues to lean on Denard as the sole bread winner. . . . → Read More: Grading The Performance: Purdue
What to watch on offense
Danny Hope was an assistant under former Purdue HC Joe Tiller from 1997-2001. Hope returned to Purdue in 2007 as the named successor to Joe Tiller who retired a year later. An OL coach by trade, Hope maintained Tiller’s spread offense but has incorporated a zone based running attack to . . . → Read More: 2012 Game Preview – Purdue
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)
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!
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The (#11) University of Michigan men’s basketball team played two games last week, and they won one and lost one. On Tuesday (02/21/2012) they beat Northwestern 67-55 (overtime) in Evanston, then on Saturday (02/25/2012) they lost to Purdue 75-61 in Crisler Arena. The win and loss leave Michigan with a . . . → Read More: Nothing But ‘Net – Week #18 – 02/27/2012 – It Was Fun While It Lasted
By Basketball Writer: Drew Montag
The (#22) University of Michigan men’s basketball team played two games on the road last week, and they won one and lost one. On Tuesday (01/24/2012) they beat Purdue 66-64, then on Sunday (01/29/2012) they lost at Ohio State 64-49. This brings Michigan’s record to 16-6 (6-3 in the . . . → Read More: A Split On The Road
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December 27 – Little Caesars Bowl – Purdue (6-6) vs. Western Michigan (7-5)
Both teams play decent offense, neither team plays a lot of defense. I honestly considered going with WR Jordan White and the Western passing game but can’t pick a team that gives up 63 points to Toledo in regulation. Of the two . . . → Read More: Little Caesars Bowl Prediction
Purdue comes to town this week, and while a typical pushover the past 50 years, save the occasional Drew Brees year, Michigan Football isn’t back to being your Daddy’s Michigan Football, at least yet.
Danny Hope has his Boilers (and his stache) stylin’ these days, coming off a 21-14 upset against Illinois. How much of . . . → Read More: Purdue Game Prediction
Purdue’s Head Coach Danny Hope on facing Michigan:
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