1. How Brady Hoke's Demeanor Has Changed Throughout His Michigan Coaching Career

    When Brady Hoke emerged as a candidate to replace Rich Rodriguez in 2011, Jason Whitlock wrote that, “[Hoke would] crawl on hot, broken glass to work inside Schembechler Hall as the head coach...

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  2. Michigan Wolverines vs. Utah Utes Complete Game Preview

    Michigan is 2-1 after defeating Miami (Ohio) last week 34-10. Fans were dismayed by three second-quarter miscues that left the teams tied 10-10 before the Wolverines put the game away in the second half...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 2 days ago 6,706 reads 26 comments

  3. Are Michigan's Mental Errors Brady Hoke's Fault?

    For a brief moment late in the first half versus Miami (Ohio), it appeared that Michigan was still dazed from its 31-0 drubbing at the hands of the Notre Dame Irish...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 4 days ago 7,924 reads 74 comments

  4. Breaking Down Michigan's Road Game Woes and How Brady Hoke Can Fix the Problem

    After Michigan’s brutal loss to Notre Dame, players and coaches all delivered the same message—some variation of “…it’s just one game...

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  5. Michigan Football: Is It Time for Brady Hoke to Play Shane Morris?

    In the wake of another crushing road defeat, Brady Hoke needs to prepare Shane Morris to replace starting quarterback Devin Gardner...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 7 days ago 12,026 reads 125 comments

  6. Michigan Wolverines vs. Miami (Ohio) RedHawks Complete Game Preview

    Prior to last week’s matchup versus Notre Dame, head coach Brady Hoke said that the game was a measuring stick. After being demolished 31-0, there wasn ’t very much to measure...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 8 days ago 6,749 reads 74 comments

  7. What Devastating End to Notre Dame Rivalry Means for Michigan Football

    Michigan's 31-0 loss to rival Notre Dame is a devastating blow to supporters of Brady Hoke ’s rebuilding program. Last year athletic director David Brandon denied that Hoke was on the hot seat, despite a 7-6 record...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 11 days ago 12,010 reads 172 comments

  8. Pressure on Michigan WR Devin Funchess to Deliver Epic Performance vs Notre Dame

    Minutes before Michigan’s season opener, the move that began in desperation last season become complete. Devin Funchess officially switched jerseys from No. 87 to No...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 12 days ago 1,664 reads 4 comments

  9. Michigan Football: Wolverines QB Devin Gardner Leads by Doing Less

    Devin Gardner has learned that being a leader doesn't mean that he needs to do everything himself. The last time Michigan played Notre Dame, Gardner had one of the best ...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 14 days ago 4,920 reads 33 comments

  10. Michigan Wolverines vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Complete Game Preview

    Michigan spanked Appalachian State 52-14 in its season opener but faces a more difficult test on the road this week versus historic rival Notre Dame. This is the last scheduled meeting for these programs, and each wants to go out with a win...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 16 days ago 19,477 reads 222 comments

  11. Sweet Revenge, Doug Nussmeier's New Offense Exactly What Michigan Fans Needed

    It’s been seven long years since the sky fell, and Michigan lost to Appalachian State. After last year ’ s 7-6 finish, the last thing many Michigan fans wanted was a reminder of when their program started its slide into mediocrity...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 18 days ago 8,154 reads 90 comments

  12. Michigan Football: Jabrill Peppers Ready for Prime Time

    At some point during the first quarter of Michigan’s home opener, its defense will force Appalachian State into a fourth-down situation. A player wearing the No...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 19 days ago 11,781 reads 25 comments

  13. Michigan Football: Hoke Unifies Team by Rotating Captains

    The turbulence of last season's 7-6 record has resulted in a new offensive coordinator, a shake-up of the defensive staff and now the ditching of a longtime tradition...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 21 days ago 4,033 reads 13 comments

  14. Michigan Wolverines vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers Complete Game Preview

    Michigan enters its opener determined to bounce back from last season’s 7-6 record and vanquish the ghosts of one the program’s most devastating defeats...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 23 days ago 9,554 reads 38 comments

  15. Michigan Football: Depth Chart Analysis, Complete 2014 Preview and Predictions

    Brady Hoke heads into his fourth season in Michigan teetering between potential breakthrough success and epic failure. His team is stocked with talented players—attracting recruits to Ann Arbor hasn ’t been a problem...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 26 days ago 15,840 reads 53 comments

  16. Michigan Football: Final Camp Stock Report

    Michigan breaks camp on Saturday following a final practice at Michigan Stadium before starting game-week preparations for its season opener versus Appalachian State...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 27 days ago 8,906 reads 13 comments

  17. Michigan Football: Running Back by Committee Is Best Shot at Success

    Brady Hoke still believes that a running back will separate himself from the pack and seize the top position on the depth chart. "Things will shake out a bit, and then we'll have a No...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 5,493 reads 46 comments

  18. Michigan Football: Week 2 Fall Camp Stock Report

    The biggest news out of Michigan football this week came when Brady Hoke confirmed that fifth-year senior quarterback Devin Gardner would be the starter for the team’s first game...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 10,766 reads 41 comments

  19. Michigan Football: Brady Hoke Determined to Run the Ball, Is It the Right Call?

    Brady Hoke is a fluent practitioner of coach speak . After a long career he can deflect uncomfortable questions with a deft array of cliches or the occasional funny quip...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 10,259 reads 47 comments

  20. Breaking Down Michigan's Latest Depth Chart Moves Midway Through Fall Camp

    Position battles were a hot topic Sunday at Michigan’s media day. Brady Hoke and his coordinators, Doug Nussmeier and Greg Mattison, held court and entertained questions from the media in attendance...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 9,973 reads 23 comments

  21. Michigan Football: Week 1 Fall Camp Stock Report

    The biggest bombshell from the first week of camp was the announcement from Brady Hoke that Michigan will have a free night scrimmage open to the public on August 16...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 12,459 reads 30 comments

  22. Michigan Football: Team Hungry to Succeed After Offseason Changes

    Michigan flamed out at the end of last season, dropping five out of its last six games to finish a mediocre 7-6. That isn ’t what Michigan fans expected from Brady Hoke ...

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  23. Repackaging Michigan's Brutal Schedule as an Opportunity for Greatness

    Michigan enters fall camp needing to bounce back after last season’s 7-6 record and facing a brutal schedule that has it playing all three of its key rivals on the road...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 3,293 reads 15 comments

  24. Biggest Storylines Heading into Michigan's Fall Camp

    Brady Hoke welcomes his team to fall camp this weekend. Michigan is looking to forget last season’s 7-6 finish that forced Hoke to shuffle his defensive staff and hire a new offensive coordinator...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 3,874 reads 12 comments

  25. Michigan Football: Brady Hoke Right to Cool Jabrill Peppers Hype

    The first question lobbed at Brady Hoke after he finished his opening statement at Big Ten media days was about a player who had yet to play a down at Michigan...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 6,098 reads 16 comments