1. 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 24 hours ago 8,144 reads 25 comments

  2. 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 3 days ago 3,853 reads 13 comments

  3. 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 4 days ago 9,058 reads 38 comments

  4. 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 8 days ago 15,136 reads 53 comments

  5. 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 9 days ago 8,863 reads 13 comments

  6. 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 12 days ago 5,432 reads 46 comments

  7. 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 15 days ago 10,738 reads 41 comments

  8. 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 17 days ago 10,185 reads 48 comments

  9. 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 19 days ago 9,937 reads 23 comments

  10. 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 22 days ago 12,413 reads 30 comments

  11. 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 ...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 24 days ago 3,655 reads 11 comments

  12. 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 25 days ago 3,270 reads 15 comments

  13. 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 29 days ago 3,857 reads 12 comments

  14. 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 6,016 reads 16 comments

  15. Michigan Football: What Devin Gardner Learned from Tom Brady

    The history and tradition that come with playing at Michigan can either motivate or stagger those who play in the shadow of past greats...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 6,341 reads 19 comments

  16. Michigan Football: Brady Hoke in the Crossfire Between AD and Regents

    On one side is athletic director David Brandon, who has been nationally lauded for his business acumen and overseeing the transformation of the University of Michigan's athletic department...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 16,712 reads 73 comments

  17. Michigan Football: Brady Hoke Will Need Road Wins to Save Home Attendance Streak

    The most exciting games on Michigan’s schedule this season won’t be played in Ann Arbor, raising the possibility that the team’s streak of 100,000-plus attendees might be broken...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 6,743 reads 36 comments

  18. Michigan Football: Previewing 6 Biggest Position Battles Heading into Fall Camp

    Brady Hoke enters his fourth season with a roster finally stocked with his own recruits. Looking to erase last season’s 7-6 finish, Hoke can eagerly expect a defense that is ...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 8,030 reads 38 comments

  19. Michigan Football: What Devin Gardner Can Learn from Brian Griese

    A quarterback with mixed success enters his senior season to questions of whether or not he should make way for his successor. A statement about Devin Gardner? Try Brian Griese entering the 1997 season...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 115 reads 25 comments

  20. Michigan Football: 5 Backups Critical To Michigan's Success in 2014

    The murmurs of discontent that began during Brady Hoke ’s second campaign turned into cries of frustration as Michigan slid to a 7-6 finish last season...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 5,718 reads 25 comments

  21. 5 Issues We Would Love Michigan's Brady Hoke to Address at Big Ten Media Days

    The Big Ten begins gearing up for the season with its annual event for media and fans in Chicago. Big Ten Media Days and Kickoff Luncheon will be held July 28-29 and feature 42 players and coaches from the conference schools...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 7,369 reads 123 comments

  22. Michigan Football: Keys to Doug Nussmeier's Retooling the Running Attack

    Michigan head coach Brady Hoke lured offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier away from Alabama with a clear mandate to rebuild the running game...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 8,272 reads 37 comments

  23. Michigan Wolverines 2014 QB Fall Practice Preview: Depth Chart and Analysis

    Devin Gardner enters fall practice as Michigan’s presumptive starter at quarterback. While signs point to him leading the team as it tries to bounce back from a disappointing ...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 5,220 reads 20 comments

  24. How Does Brady Hoke Stack Up Against Wolverines' Former Coaches?

    Brady Hoke expounded on the importance of tradition when he became Michigan’s head coach. Now entering his fourth season, high expectations fueled by the storied past of Michigan football threaten to swamp the program...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 4,983 reads 52 comments

  25. Michigan Football: Is Countess the Wolverine Under the Most Pressure for 2014?

    Last week, Michigan unveiled its 2014 roster , and the first name listed ended months of speculation about the status of a hallowed number from the team’s storied past. Defensive back Blake Countess is switching from No...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 7,400 reads 84 comments