1. Michigan Football: Top Three Keys To Success In 2010

    It hasn't exactly been a picnic in Ann Arbor the last couple of seasons. The Wolverines have set all kinds of negative records since Rich Rod has taken over as coach, and the pressure is on for 2010...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about 4 years ago 3,004 reads 15 comments

  2. 2010 Big Ten Summer Evaluations: Ohio State and Iowa

    It's July and that means college football season is quickly descending upon us. Fall practice is less than a month away and each team in the Big Ten has it's own particular strengths and concerns...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about 4 years ago 409 reads 2 comments

  3. Michigan Wolverines Spring Recap:The Offensive Line

    This spring recap is beginning to become a fall preview as the season is only a couple months away. Looking at this Michigan line, I can honestly say it is a strength of the team, and by far the best offensive line under Coach Rich Rodriguez...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about 4 years ago 38 reads 2 comments

  4. Does a Bigger Defense Equal a Better Defense? The Wolverines Hope So

    In a conference like the Big Ten, with its reputation for being physical, having a lot of size up front is important on both sides of the ball. Upon reading Phil Steele's preview of 2010's college football season, something jumped out at me...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about over 4 years ago 2,304 reads 20 comments

  5. Michigan Spring Game Recap: Wide Receivers/Tight Ends

    I first would like to start off by saying Michigan is absolutely loaded with talent at the various receiver positions. They have talent out wide, in the slot, and at tight end much greater than the previous two seasons...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about over 4 years ago 914 reads 3 comments

  6. Michigan Spring Game Observations: Running Backs

    The biggest issue for Michigan's offense is going to be replacing Brandon Minor, however he was never really healthy so it shouldn't be too difficult. Now the candidates...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about over 4 years ago 1,788 reads 8 comments

  7. Observations From the Michigan Wolverines Spring Game: Quarterbacks

    Quarterbacks- Of course, Denard Robinson has been all the rage since last weekend and rightfully so. He had reportedly had a terrific spring and made incredible strides as a passer and it showed during the game...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about over 4 years ago 1,405 reads 2 comments

  8. Three Things To Look for in Michigan Wolverines' Spring Game

    The Quarterback Competition This will undoubtedly be an interesting sight. The real question surrounding the competition is the buzz about Denard Robinson running with the first group...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about over 4 years ago 760 reads 0 comments

  9. Michigan Football Has "Problems" Going into 2010

    It's almost April and spring football practice is underway. Some notable news coming out of spring is that the Wolverines are noticeably bigger and heavier than they were last fall...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about over 4 years ago 3,040 reads 44 comments

  10. Michigan Football's Five Impact Freshman for 2010

    It's always difficult to predict who is going to be an impact performer as a true freshman in college football. That's undoubtedly why this is one of my least favorite things to write about...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about over 4 years ago 2,544 reads 8 comments

  11. Top 10 Backfield Duos in the Big Ten for 2010

    You can call this article the best 10 in the Big Ten for '10. There are several players returning in 2010 at quarterback/running back and dare I say it the Big Ten could actually shape up to ...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about over 4 years ago 2,003 reads 10 comments

  12. Michigan Football: Way Too Early 2010 Predictions (Games 10-12)

    At this point in the 2010 season Michigan should be bowl eligible. These last three games however, could be the toughest games of the entire season collectively...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about over 4 years ago 2,370 reads 38 comments

  13. Michigan Wolverines: Way Too Early Predictions for 2010 (Games 7-9)

    Michigan is starting out pretty hot so far (hypothetically) at 5-1 or 6-0, but will they be able to keep up with the Big Ten foes down the stretch? The short answer is no. They won't be able to do any better than ...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about over 4 years ago 1,489 reads 5 comments

  14. Michigan Wolverines: Way Too Early Predictions For 2010 (Games 4-6)

    At this point, my pre-spring predictions have Michigan starting strong again, as they did in 2009. With wins over Connecticut and Notre Dame, Michigan could very well start 3-0 and pick up a ...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about over 4 years ago 1,797 reads 11 comments

  15. Michigan Wolverines: Way Too Early Win/Loss Predictions for 2010 (Games 1-3)

    I know it's January and we haven't seen the spring game yet. I know it's too early to tell exactly what the Wolverines are going to do in 2010, but it's too tempting to not take an early look into the crystal ball...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about over 4 years ago 1,063 reads 18 comments

  16. Michigan Football and the Detroit Free Press Bias: A No-Fly Zone?

    There has been a tremendous amount of bias from the local media against Michigan football, particularly from the Detroit Free Press ...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about over 4 years ago 2,643 reads 38 comments

  17. Reasons To Expect Improvement for the Michigan Wolverines in 2010, Part One

    1) The Quarterback Situation In 2008 Michigan had the absolute worst case-scenario at the quarterback position. Prior to the season Chad Henne was graduating and NFL bound, and Ryan Mallett ...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about over 4 years ago 1,367 reads 5 comments

  18. Michigan Wolverines Football: Defensive Preview for 2010

    Defensive Line Michigan loses Brandon Graham. That's not a good thing; however, our starting lineup should be stronger up front for one reason. Our Jimmy's and Joe's match our x's and o's...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about over 4 years ago 3,919 reads 15 comments

  19. Michigan Wolverines: Three Predictions for 2010 (Offense)

    1) Michigan will actually run a three quarterback system While it might be prudent to redshirt Devin Gardner and separate him and Tate Forcier by two years, don't expect that to happen in 2010...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about almost 5 years ago 4,136 reads 66 comments

  20. Michigan Football: Where Are the Wolverines Headed?

      To say Michigan Football has struggled over the last two seasons is an under-statement if ever there was such a thing...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about almost 5 years ago 2,489 reads 42 comments

  21. Michigan-Ohio State: I Am As Excited As I Have Been in a Long Time

    Michigan is 5-6. They have lost four straight, and have flat out sucked at times. Their defense has struggled to stop anyone, and let's face it (most of you already have), it will be very hard to beat the Buckeyes in 2009...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about almost 5 years ago 459 reads 9 comments

  22. The Michigan Wolverines' Woes and Potential Solutions

    Michigan is 5-5 with two improbable victories ahead of them. That is a nice way of saying probable losses. However, I am not sure that they are completely without hope, particularly this weekend...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about almost 5 years ago 616 reads 3 comments

  23. Michigan's Monday Musings

    Brandon Minor Adds a Different Dimension to the Run Game Brandon Minor's absence has definitely contributed to Michigan's offensive problems...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about almost 5 years ago 368 reads 11 comments

  24. The Real Solution to Michigan's Defensive Woes

    Michigan's defense is bad. This isn't a comment intended as a blame on the coaching staff, nor is it a "get out of jail free" card for Rodriguez and his staff...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about almost 5 years ago 909 reads 11 comments

  25. Debunking Myths Concerning the Spread Offense

    Ever since Rich Rodriguez was hired as the head coach at Michigan, all we have heard about is the spread offense. Quite frankly, I'm sick of it! I am sick and tired of hearing all of the myths, both good and bad, about the spread offense...

    Charles Welch Written by Charles Welch about almost 5 years ago 1,094 reads 24 comments