1. One Michigan Player Won Yesterday: Walk-On Jordan Kovacs

    A Walk-On Athlete: A student who was not recruited, but earns a sport on a varsity team by trying out. Some walk-ons may eventually earn a scholarship. Jordan Kovacs, a redshirt freshman from Curtice, Ohio, lead the Wolverines in tackles, 17, TFL, 2...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about almost 5 years ago 1,035 reads 2 comments

  2. Leach, Henne, Forcier: Three True Freshman, One Manly Feat

    Michigan doesn't often have true freshman quarterbacks start from the beginning. What they usually have is depth, which is why so many Michigan quarterbacks have played in the NFL...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about almost 5 years ago 1,899 reads 6 comments

  3. Michigan's Four Greatest Single-Game Freshman QB Performances of All Time

    Through its illustrious program, Michigan has won many games in the fourth quarter. Only a handful of freshman have been able to engineer end of game heroics, and the following four have shown ...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about almost 5 years ago 593 reads 2 comments

  4. Michigan Wins an Ugly Game, Needs to Step It Up for First Road Game

    Well, well, well. That was a game that I thought would look a lot more different. The old saying, a win is a win, fits this game perfectly.  Tate Forcier, welcome to the Big Ten...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about almost 5 years ago 752 reads 9 comments

  5. A Look through Michigan's Big Ten Schedule; Will They Be Champions?

    Michigan has had a hot start, going 3-0 against Western Michigan, Notre Dame, and Eastern Michigan. Some in the industry thought Michigan would be lucky to start the season 2-1 or even 1-2...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about almost 5 years ago 857 reads 7 comments

  6. Official B/R College Football Poll: Week Four

    Two Top Ten teams took a fall on Saturday as third ranked USC and eighth ranked BYU both got surprised this weekend, losing to unranked opponents. The pollsters took notice of it by dropping them both in the B/R poll this week...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about almost 5 years ago 153 reads 4 comments

  7. Michigan's Resurgence One of Many Surprises as Big Ten Season Begins

    The Big Ten season is now upon us, and who would have thought that Michigan would be 3-0, Michigan State would be 1-2, and the Big Ten would lose two games to the MAC? I don't think anyone could honestly say this is how they saw it...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about 5 years ago 1,005 reads 17 comments

  8. The Detroit Media vs. Rich Rodriguez: Enough Already

    Rich Rodriguez, again, in the news for non-football issues First it was ex-players complaining to a inquisitive reporter about excessive workouts. Second, it was a bad real estate deal...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about 5 years ago 3,049 reads 26 comments

  9. Tate Forcier Helps Michigan Rediscover Itself; Has Barkley, EMU in his Sights

    He has the poise of a senior, the moxie of an All-American, and the flakiness of a teenager. Tate Forcier is not only the quarterback of the 2-0 Michigan Wolverines, he is now the Big Man on campus...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about 5 years ago 1,213 reads 7 comments

  10. Michigan Is Up Against the Odds

    Michigan is a three-point dog in the Big House. What does that tell you about what people think about the state of Michigan football? They think Rich Rodriguez is making a mockery of the Michigan tradition...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about 5 years ago 433 reads 5 comments

  11. Michigan-Notre Dame: Rivalry's Resurgence Sets Stage for Big Matchup on Saturday

    Michigan-Notre Dame has not always been a fierce rivalry. In the 1880s, Notre Dame decided it wanted to play football. They looked at no other place than the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about 5 years ago 2,009 reads 7 comments

  12. Team Unity Outduels Team Dissension: Michigan Runs Past Western

    As I sat in Michigan Stadium at two o'clock, I felt a litte anxiety for the game ahead. I'm a passionate fan, who knows they're good, but until they hit the field, you just don't know how good...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about 5 years ago 349 reads 10 comments

  13. UM v. WMU: Rich Rodriguez Better Show Up on Gameday

    The starters have been announced, the field has been painted, and the helmets have been shined. The coaches have taught, the players have trained, and the equipment has been fitted. The only thing left now is to play football...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about 5 years ago 784 reads 5 comments

  14. State of Denial: Ethics Are Questioned In Michigan Report

    Michigan Football is all in. Allegations of excessive workouts have pervaded the program as of Saturday evening. On Monday, Rich Rodriguez met with the media to give his rebuttal of the Freep...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about 5 years ago 733 reads 29 comments

  15. Ten Freshman? That's What Rich Rod Said!

    What are some common adjectives that describe true freshman starting in college football? Raw, young, talented, athletic, and teachable are just a few that come to mind...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about 5 years ago 2,049 reads 7 comments

  16. Brandon Minor Set to Lead the Recharged Wolverines

    Brandon Minor just grinned when asked what a healthy Brandon Minor is capable of. If he can perform like he did in the second half of last season, Michigan fans will be quite pleased...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about 5 years ago 377 reads 13 comments

  17. Cocaine May Have Had Role in Justin Feagin's Dismissal

    According to the Detroit Free Press, former Michigan quarterback Justin Feagin was kicked off the team because of a situation involving drugs. Looks like Feagin had a history in selling drugs in Florida...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about 5 years ago 346 reads 0 comments

  18. First Up: Tim Hiller Brings Big Numbers Into The Big House

    First up for Michigan Football this year is the Walter Camp Player of the Year and Davey O'Brien Award hopeful, Tim Hiller, quarterback of the Western Michigan University Broncos. Hiller is a 228lb, 6' 5" senior from Orville High School/Orville, OH...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about 5 years ago 545 reads 7 comments

  19. The Forgotten QB: Michigan Freshman Denard Robinson

    Who will be the starting QB for the University of Michigan football team in the fall? A question that many think is answered, but won't be revealed until the first Saturday in September...

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  20. Michigan Football: A True Fan Leaves Her Legacy

    As July turns to August, and the leaves slowly fall from the trees, it will be a bittersweet college football season. Opening Saturday for the University of Michigan football team is always a grand day for me...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about 5 years ago 853 reads 5 comments

  21. Hossa Got It Right: Red Wings Were the Better Team

    Why hate Marian Hossa? He chose the right team. He chose the better team. The team he said no to was a Michele Therrien coached team. He knew that a Therrien coached team was not capable of raising Lord Stanley's Cup, and he was right...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 5 years ago 445 reads 2 comments

  22. The Art Of Change: Michigan Football

    Change: to give a different direction, course, or position to. A concept that leads to uncertainty and anxiety. Everyone goes through change; some better than others. The idea of change hit the University of Michigan campus in December of 2007...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 5 years ago 1,290 reads 8 comments

  23. Gary Bettman: Saint or Sinner?

    Gary Bettman, the annoying, goofy guy, who runs the National Hockey League is blind if his vision of the NHL is the product we have. He has seemingly put Hockey on the back burner in millions of homes across the nation...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 5 years ago 287 reads 4 comments

  24. Michigan's Kevin Grady: Kelly Baraka Part Deux?

    When the University of Michigan recruited five-star RB Kevin Grady in 2005, they saw him as the next great RB to come to Ann Arbor. Instead they have got themselves the next Kelly Baraka...

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  25. Jeremy Bonderman: Where Does He Fit In?

    It seems that Jeremy Bonderman is on his way back to the Tigers, and soon Jim Leyland will find himself in a pickle. What is he going to do with him? With the emergence of Rick Porcello, 4-3 with a 3...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 5 years ago 107 reads 8 comments