1. Michigan-Ohio State Preview: The Wolverines Aim at Recapturing Glory

    All Ohio State-Michigan games are big. Even one that pits a conference champ in Ohio State against a downtrodden Michigan program. If Rich Rodriguez is to save his job at Michigan, a win on Saturday would go a long way in helping the cause...

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  2. Devin Gardner and Vincent Smith: The Next Great U-M Backfield Duo

    One hasn't even set foot on campus yet, while another is making a stir in the Michigan backfield. They are Devin Gardner and Vincent Smith, Michigan present and future...

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  3. Greg Robinson and the Michigan Defense Have Better Days Coming

    Greg Robinson is one of the best defensive minds in football. He's won Super Bowls with the Denver Broncos and been a part of many good defensive teams, such as the 2004 Texas Longhorns and in the early 2000s under Dick Vermeil and the Kansas City Chiefs.

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  4. Michigan-Purdue Preview: Wolverines Should Get Big Win at Home

    It looked like a misprint. The statistics jumped off the page and not in a favorable manner: 377 rushing yards, zero turnovers, and two drives of 90 plus yards. And 31 points in the second half...

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  5. Why Michigan Coach Rich Rodriguez Needs to Stay...For Now

    After another painstaking loss to lowly Illinois on Saturday, the question is again buzzing around Ann Arbor. Should Rich Rodriguez be the head coach at the University of Michigan? The answer now is yes...

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  6. Why Michigan Needs To Stick with the Run Game Down the Stretch

    Michigan has long been recognized as a defensive football team that likes get a lead, control the clock, and run the football. That all changed when Rich Rodriguez arrived on campus in 2008 and quickly "spread" the word about his new offense...

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  7. Michigan-Penn State: Five Key Elements in This Heavyweight Showdown

    Michigan has owned this rivalry for a long time, but Penn State has improved recently under Joe Paterno and they should be a top 25 team for years to come...

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  8. Michigan-Delaware State: Wolverines Get Glimpse of Future in Blowout Win

    Carlos Brown, Brandon Minor, and Tate Forcier have been making headlines all season long for the Wolverines. However, on Saturday afternoon, it was the younger understudies who provided the ...

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  9. A Michigan Prediction: Wolverines Gear Up For Penn State With Win

    After two close road losses to Michigan State and Iowa, the Michigan Wolverines get a breather this weekend. That's a huge understatement. This is more like David against three Goliaths...

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  10. Central Michigan's Dan LeFevour Needs To Be Heisman Contender

    I'll be the first to admit it: I hated Dan LeFevour. Graduating from rival Western Michigan University, it is easy to see why. He was the star quarterback at the opposing school and was a thorn in Western Michigan's side every season...

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  11. Tate Forcier Is Still a True Freshman, Rich Rodriguez

    Every college football coach expects the best out of his players. Michigan head man Rich Rodriguez is no exception. But what Rodriguez did Saturday night was no excuse...

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  12. Creature Vs. Creature: Michigan and Iowa Battle For Position In Big 10

    With another Big Ten game looming between Michigan and Iowa slated for Saturday night, I worked with Iowa Featured Columnist Kevin Trahan for a preview of this weekend's game...

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  13. Flashing Leather: The Gold Glove Winners Around The Major Leagues

    The 2009 MLB regular season just about wrapped up on Sunday. There is still one game left to be played between Detroit and Minnesota to determine who takes home the AL Central crown this season...

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  14. Should Tate Forcier Be in the Heisman Race?

    After another near comeback victory for Michigan's Tate Forcier against Michigan State on Saturday, his performance begs one question. Should the freshman be considered as a runner in the Heisman Trophy race? After five games, the answer is yes...

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  15. Michigan-Michigan State: Five Keys to Victory for the Wolverines

    As the calendar turns to October, the temperature continues to fall, and the leaves turn color from green to yellow, orange, and red, one thing is left unchanged...

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  16. Blown Coverage: Michigan's Secondary Must Step Up against Spartans

    The scene was painful for Michigan fans last weekend. Hoosier wideout Tandon Doss went around the edge and escaped the Michigan defenders and secondary en route to the end zone...

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  17. Michigan-Indiana Preview: Wolverines to Roll Over Hoosiers and Stay Perfect

    As the University of Michigan and University of Indiana football teams head into their Week-Four matchup, both teams have a perfect 3-0 mark. However, this is somewhat misleading. The No...

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  18. Michigan Defense Must Step Up Heading Into Conference Slate

    Heading into the 2009 season, the University of Michigan football team had several areas that needed vast improvement. Defense was definitely one of them...

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  19. Michigan-Eastern Michigan Preview: Wolverines Roll To Third Straight Win

    As the college football schedule progresses, there have always been games seen as "trap" games. It was initially thought that Western Michigan would be one of those games in 2009. Michigan blew them out 31-7...

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  20. Michigan Rewind: Five Elements to Take Away from the Notre Dame Victory

    Following another superb Notre Dame and Michigan battle, the Wolverines are suddenly one of the rising teams in the country. They crept their way into the top 25 and have one of the best young quarterbacks in the country...

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  21. Michigan-Notre Dame Preview: Fighting Irish Edge Wolverines In Ann Arbor

    If there was one game that defined the 2008 season for the Michigan Wolverines, it was the game against Notre Dame. The Michigan team lost four fumbles, threw two interceptions and allowed its bitter rivals to jump out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter.

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  22. Michigan-Notre Dame: Five Key Matchups Between the Bitter Rivals

    As Michigan piled up 31 points before halftime last Saturday against Western Michigan, something was apparent in Ann Arbor. The swagger was back...

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  23. Bringing the Heat: Detroit Tigers' Pen Continues To Excel

    Fernando Rodney's playing career in Detroit has been mired with peaks and valleys. He was a key role player in the Tigers' run to the World Series in 2006 and has been called upon to be a fill-in closer at several spots, too...

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  24. Amidst Allegations, A Win Against Broncos Is a Must for Rich Rodriguez

    As allegations and controversy swirl around the Michigan football program and head coach Rich Rodriguez, something seems very certain. The season opener against Western Michigan University is a monumental game...

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  25. Michigan-Western Michigan Preview: Wolverines Upend Broncos at Big House

    The month is September, the breeze is brisk, and college football is just around the corner. The Michigan Wolverines enter the season's first game with a lot on their mind including looking for redemption after the dreadful 3-9 season last year...

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