1. Michigan Football: What's Taking Wolverines so Long to Find New Coach?

    Brady Hoke was fired two weeks ago and his replacement remains a mystery. Since Hoke’s dismissal, Florida and Nebraska have swiftly replaced head coaches while Michigan’s search drags on...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 10 hours ago 16,339 reads 84 comments

  2. Michigan Football: Ranking 10 Best Wolverines from 2014 Regular Season

    The Brady Hoke era ended with a thud, and Michigan (5-7, 3-5 Big Ten) is sitting at home during bowl season while archrival Ohio State is playing in the inaugural College Football Playoff...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 2 days ago 3,165 reads 5 comments

  3. Michigan Football: Should Wolverines Look to the NFL for Their Next Coach?

    Nebraska and Florida have filled coaching vacancies even as Wisconsin gears up for its own search. A high-stakes game of musical chairs is underway as coaches move, creating a domino effect in their wake...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 6 days ago 20,882 reads 119 comments

  4. Michigan Football: What Do Wolverines Need in Their Next Head Coach?

    In the week since Brady Hoke was fired, both Florida and Nebraska have filled coaching vacancies. Meanwhile, in Ann Arbor the top football job remains vacant as Michigan conducts its third coaching search since the 2007 retirement of Lloyd Carr...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 7 days ago 14,607 reads 14 comments

  5. Heart of Dallas Bowl 2014: Preview, Predictions for Illinois vs. Louisiana Tech

    Illinois (6-6, 3-5 Big Ten) will face Louisiana Tech (8-5, 7-2 Conference USA) in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Friday, December 26...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 10 days ago 4,255 reads 4 comments

  6. Michigan Football: Wolverines Can't Afford to Struggle in Coaching Search

    Brady Hoke has been dismissed and is now part of Michigan football history. Next up is Michigan’s third coaching search in the past seven years...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 14 days ago 24,778 reads 82 comments

  7. What Went Wrong for Brady Hoke at Michigan

    Michigan's valiant effort versus Ohio State wasn't enough to save Brady Hoke 's job. The school announced Tuesday that it had let its head football coach go, calling a 4:30 p...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 15 days ago 12,044 reads 37 comments

  8. Michigan's Loss to Ohio State is a Fitting End to The Brady Hoke Era

    For three quarters, Michigan stood toe-to-toe with Ohio State and threatened to pull off a major upset in the 111th meeting between the two rivals. But just like Brady Hoke ’s tenure at Michigan, things deteriorated after a brilliant beginning...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 18 days ago 12,496 reads 16 comments

  9. Michigan Football: Could a Win Over Ohio State Save Brady Hoke's Job?

    Brady Hoke lost any hope of controlling his destiny when Michigan fell to Maryland 23-16 last week. The loss dropped Michigan below .500 and pinned the team’s bowl hopes on beating Ohio State in the season finale...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 20 days ago 19,283 reads 211 comments

  10. Ranking Best Games in Michigan-Ohio State Rivalry

    Michigan vs. Ohio State has been called the greatest rivalry in sports, and the teams are meeting for the 97th straight year and 111th time overall...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 21 days ago 10,337 reads 20 comments

  11. Michigan Wolverines vs. Ohio State Buckeyes Complete Game Preview

    Last week Michigan (5-6, 3-4 Big Ten) entered the fourth quarter leading 16-9 at home versus Maryland. It appeared that Brady Hoke had his team on track to win its third straight game and clinch a bowl berth...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 22 days ago 4,878 reads 56 comments

  12. Michigan's Loss to Maryland Should Seal Brady Hoke's Fate

    The Michigan Wolverines had battled back from the brink of disaster after a disappointing 2-4 start to their season. Brady Hoke had survived the turmoil that claimed athletic director David Brandon and had rallied his team...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 25 days ago 22,500 reads 191 comments

  13. Will Michigan Beat Maryland to Become Bowl-Eligible?

    Michigan has fought back from a brutal 2-4 start to be one win away from a bowl berth. With two games to play, Brady Hoke ’s best chance to take his team bowling depends on beating Maryland in Michigan’s home finale...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 27 days ago 5,692 reads 40 comments

  14. Michigan Football: Biggest X-Factors for Wolverines vs. Maryland

    Despite disappointing losses, numerous controversies and season-ending injuries to key players, a bowl game is still within Michigan’s reach...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 28 days ago 4,845 reads 10 comments

  15. Michigan Wolverines vs. Maryland Terrapins Complete Game Preview

    Michigan (5-5, 3-3 Big Ten) has bounced back with two consecutive victories after being thrashed by instate rival Michigan State, 35-11, at the end of last month...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 29 days ago 5,753 reads 35 comments

  16. Michigan Football: Would Greg Mattison Return if Hoke is Fired?

    Brady Hoke probably figured that a bye week preceded by two consecutive wins would give him a break from the constant speculation regarding his job status...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 18,714 reads 75 comments

  17. Frank Clark Makes Opponents Respect the Michigan Defensive Line

    With time running out, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald passed up a chance to force overtime and elected to go for the win with a two-point conversion. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, Frank Clark and the Michigan defense were ready...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 2,020 reads 28 comments

  18. Michigan Football: Areas of Focus for Wolverines During Bye Week

    Michigan’s season-long roller coaster ride continues. Two weeks ago, Brady Hoke ’s squad sat with a scant three wins after being crushed 35-11 by Michigan State...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 4,354 reads 20 comments

  19. Michigan's Bowl Game Hopes Ride on Devin Gardner Making Improvements

    It was ugly, but the University of Michigan beat Northwestern University 10-9, clawing back to even (5-5, 3-3 Big Ten) for the season. With two tough opponents remaining on the schedule, Michigan’s bowl hopes rely on quarterback Devin Gardner...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 4,267 reads 42 comments

  20. Michigan Football: Injuries Not to Blame for Wolverines' Struggles

    When Brady Hoke confirmed that former 247Sports 5-star recruit Jabrill Peppers would redshirt this season it was another blow to Michigan’s already slim bowl chances...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 3,851 reads 16 comments

  21. Michigan Football: Wolverines Offense Taking Flight with Unexpected Players

    When Michigan began Brady Hoke ’s fourth campaign, big changes were expected on offense. The offense certainly changed, but the results were disappointing as the team struggled...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 4,072 reads 16 comments

  22. Michigan Wolverines vs. Northwestern Wildcats Complete Game Preview

    Michigan (4-5, 2-3 Big Ten) bounced back from a big road loss to instate rival Michigan State to defeat hapless Indiana, 34-10 on homecoming...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 8,025 reads 17 comments

  23. Michigan Offense Finally Finds Life, Keeps Slim Bowl Chances Alive

    Michigan (4-5, 2-3 Big Ten) rumbled to a 34-10 victory over Indiana (3-5, 0-4 Big Ten) in a homecoming victory it desperately needed to keep its postseason bowl hopes alive...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 5,842 reads 49 comments

  24. Michigan Football: Devin Gardner's Last Chance to Salvage Legacy

    A year ago Devin Gardner was the unquestioned leader of a 6-1 Michigan squad that was battling for a berth in Big Ten championship game. Then the bottom fell out...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 6,070 reads 50 comments

  25. Pros and Cons to Michigan Firing Brady Hoke Before End of Season

    Brady Hoke is hanging by a thread at Michigan (3-5, 1-3 Big Ten), hoping for his team to somehow win three of its next four games to become bowl eligible. The Hoke era that began with a triumphant 11-2 campaign is ending with a whimper...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 22,793 reads 91 comments