Michigan Wolverines Football News - July 22, 2008

Brendan GillespieCorrespondent IJuly 22, 2008

Days since Michigan’s last victory over Ohio State in football: 1704

Michigan Football: Six Reasons Why the Wolverines Will Succeed in 2008


Rich Rodriguez: Kicking the Dog While He's Down


-Harsh, harsh article against RR.  What a surprise, an OSU fan wrote it!!

Commentary | college football: Rodriguez mess tells you plenty about him


-Detroit Free Press article by Michael Rosenberg that is referenced in the above article.

Rodriguez Rescued


Early Schedule Overview


Breaking down U-M and MSU's 2009 football class


-"The Wolverines checked in at No. 4 in Rivals.com’s initial team rankings with 12 verbal commitments thus far in the class 2009."

Michigan Football: Rich Rodriguez Takes on Big Offensive Challenge


The Rivalry Classics - Little Brother and the UM-MSU Rivalry


U-M has state's top prospect, but MSU has 6 of top 10 in latest rankings


ENDANGERED SPECIES: Groups may sue to protect wolverines

Nine environmental groups plan to sue the federal government if wolverines aren't granted protection under the Endangered Species Act within 60 days.

Climate change is melting the snowpack that wolverines need for denning, which along with other issues has left the species on the "precipice of extinction in the contiguous United States," the groups said this week in their notice of intent to sue, sent to Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director H. Dale Hall.

Wolverines, which resemble small bears, are in the weasel family and are rarely seen. The Fish and Wildlife Service has estimated the U.S. wolverine population outside of Alaska consists of about 500 animals in Montana, Idaho, Washington and Wyoming. The environmental groups say they believe fewer animals exist. A wolverine has been spotted recently in Michigan's Thumb. Also, about 40,000 dwell in Ann Arbor.


If Kevin Newsome bolts, Michigan has a contingency plan


Michigan Wolverines Season Preview Part 2


Michigan's Inexperienced Quarterback Situation 2008: UM's Been Here Before


Michigan’s concerns at quarterback are temporary


Mike Barwis - getting Michigan ready to beat Ohio State; college players ready for NFL Draft


-Great stuff about how he runs his program - even in the off season.  Even non-Michigan players are coming in to train with him!

Rodriguez settlement lowers U-M standards


-This guys seems to think that RR is going to leave us as easily as he left WVU.

Giants sign receiver Manningham



    New Fantasy Situations That Could Produce Big Seasons

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    New Fantasy Situations That Could Produce Big Seasons

    Maurice Moton
    via Bleacher Report

    Pitt Lands 9 Commits on Father's Day

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    Pitt Lands 9 Commits on Father's Day

    Cam Smith, USA TODAY High School Sports
    via USA TODAY High School Sports

    Panthers Want Cam to Know Checking Down Is OK

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    Panthers Want Cam to Know Checking Down Is OK

    via NFL.com

    Oklahoma Is Your Clear Big 12 Favorite...Even Without Mayfield

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    Oklahoma Is Your Clear Big 12 Favorite...Even Without Mayfield

    via SBNation.com