1. Michigan Football Recruiting: A Rebuttal to Adam Jacobi

    I recently watched a video on B/R by featured columnist Adam Jacobi titled "Why Brady Hoke's Recruiting Buzz Isn't as Impressive as It Seems." In his video , he highlights reasons why Michigan's recruiting class this year isn't impressive...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 2 years ago 79 reads 62 comments

  2. Michigan Recruiting: The Importance of Retaining Scholarship Student-Athletes

    What has been the main difference between the Rich Rodriguez era and the Brady Hoke era? The so-called instant recruiting success that Hoke has had in his first two years...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 2 years ago 667 reads 9 comments

  3. Michigan Schedule Preview: The 5 Most Important Games in 2012

    It will be an important year for the Michigan football team. Coming off an 11-2 campaign and champions of the Sugar Bowl, many expect this team to take a step back in Year Two of the Brady Hoke era...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 2 years ago 4,801 reads 30 comments

  4. Kyle Kalis to U of M: The Fallout for Going Blue in Ohio Is Scary

    Recruiting is a nauseating roller-coaster that at times is 'edge of your seat' tantalizing and at time can be absolutely agonizing . That has been my feeling following the recent recruiting wars between Michigan and Ohio State...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about 3 years ago 2,222 reads 45 comments

  5. Brady Hoke Makes Statement by Suspending Darryl Stonum, Should Sit Him for Year

    Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke makes a statement on accountability with suspension of senior wide receiver Darryl Stonum for getting his second DUI...

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  6. Craig Roh Has Big Shoes to Fill for the University of Michigan

    Last season Michigan fans were introduced to Craig Roh, a 238-pound outside linebacker from Scottsdale, Arizona's Chaparral High School. This season they will be introduced to a bigger, tougher, and just-as-fast version of Craig Roh...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 4 years ago 2,136 reads 4 comments

  7. UPDATED: 2010 Michigan Wolverines Spring Game

    Welcome to the 2010 Michigan Wolverines live spring game blog on Bleacher Report. I will be posting updates from the game in this article throughout the afternoon...

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  8. Michigan Spring Game: Five Areas of Concern Heading into the Game

    This Saturday the Michigan Wolverines will scrimmage in front of 50,000 plus at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor...

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  9. Michigan Finally Set To Play a Night Game in Ann Arbor

    Michigan's AD, David Brandon, didn't waste any time in putting his mark on the football program. Within weeks of becoming AD, he brought the university its first ever night game at the Big House in Ann Arbor...

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  10. David Brandon Can't Allow the Media To Run Michigan Football

    The University of Michigan has a new AD in David Brandon, and Rich Rodriguez and the football program will be the main story of his first year. Brandon has an athletic department that is financially stable, yet administratively unstable...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 4 years ago 1,840 reads 13 comments

  11. Michigan Can't Comply with NCAA, Faces Sanctions

    Critics of the Rich Rodriguez regime finally have substantial evidence to exile him from Ann Arbor. Today, the University of Michigan is looking at a few scenarios, now that the NCAA have levied five alleged violations against its football program...

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  12. Senior Bowl MVP Brandon Graham: Pitt to Big Ten?

    Senior Bowl Aftermath The Senior Bowl, unfortunately, gave me little excitement. As always, these games are a bit of show and tell. The players show their tools off and the coaches critique said tools...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 4 years ago 1,830 reads 3 comments

  13. Devin Gardner Finally Enrolls at Michigan, Starts Classes on Tuesday

    According to an email I received from Scout.com, I'm led to believe that Devin Gardner will be in Ann Arbor on Tuesday, Jan. 19 for his first class of the winter term...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 4 years ago 863 reads 11 comments

  14. Pete Carroll Leading Candidate To Coach Seahawks: What Happens to USC?

    Pete Carroll looks to be the leading candidate to head north and coach the NFL's Seattle Seahawks, according to Chris Mortensen of ESPN. They say that for a month, there has been mutual interest between Carroll and the Seahawks...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 4 years ago 563 reads 5 comments

  15. Michigan Hires "A Michigan Man," David Brandon To Be Named AD

    According to the Detroit Free Press' Mark Snyder and Michael Rosenberg, the University of Michigan will name Domino's Pizza CEO and Michigan alum David Brandon as their new athletic director...

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  16. All-Decade Team 2000-2009: Michigan Football (Offense)

    The University of Michigan has had some great players come through the program this decade. That being said, here is my All-Decade team for the University of Michigan football program on the offensive side of the ball...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 4 years ago 1,818 reads 8 comments

  17. Urban Meyer Resigns; Is Rich Rodriguez in the Cards?

    Urban Meyer has resigned as the head football coach at the University of Florida. He has cited his health in his statement released this evening. I hope he is going to be okay and that this is not a life threatening illness...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 4 years ago 1,685 reads 9 comments

  18. Michigan's Christmas List: Five Things Santa Should Bring Ann Arbor

    The Holiday season is here and Christmas lists are being sent to Santa from all over the globe. Every Michigan fan has a wish list for their football team. Here is a list of five items I would love to see Santa deliver to Schembechler Hall in Ann Arbor...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 4 years ago 3,844 reads 6 comments

  19. Michigan on Verge of Epic Collapse, Few Seasons Compare

    Michigan heads into Saturday afternoon's game against Ohio State hoping to get a second win in the Big Ten. Losing the game would make this the third-worst conference record in Michigan history, one that can only be rivaled by the '30s...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 4 years ago 802 reads 9 comments

  20. Jim Harbaugh, Mike Wilbon, and Practice Logs: Will Michigan be Forced to Change?

    Add Michael Wilbon of ESPN to those who see Michigan football heading in a new direction at head coach. He has an inside source that says Rich Rodriguez will be fired, and it doesn't matter what he does on Saturday against Ohio State...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 4 years ago 2,974 reads 7 comments

  21. Rich Rodriguez Dismisses Cissoko From Team

    The Michigan Daily tweets "Rodriguez confirms Boubacar Cissoko kicked off Michigan football team." It seems that this kid did not figure out what it meant to be a student-athlete...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about over 4 years ago 387 reads 8 comments

  22. Penn State Stifles Michigan's Offense; Lloyd Carr Supports Rich Rodriguez

    Michigan took two steps forward to start the season and has now taken one step back following the crushing defeat to Penn State. The season started out so well for the men in blue; winning four straight...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about almost 5 years ago 555 reads 10 comments

  23. Creature vs. Creature: Who's a Better Freshman QB, Matt Barkley or Tate Forcier?

    How often do you see freshman quarterbacks starting, day one, at a major college football program? Not that often...

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  24. SEC on CBS or Big Ten on ABC?: It's Your Call for Saturday Night Football

    On Saturday evening, the Big Ten will have Michigan at No. 12 Iowa playing on ABC. Over on CBS, the SEC will have No. 1 Florida at No. 4 LSU. Both games start at eight o'clock...

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  25. Will Michigan's Visit to Iowa Expose the Hawkeyes as College Football's Frauds?

    Can Michigan respond in hostile territory this Saturday night? Traveling to Kinnick Stadium for a night game, a black out, and homecoming, it seems the Wolverines will have their backs against the wall...

    Jay Nicols Written by Jay Nicols about almost 5 years ago 3,426 reads 51 comments