1. 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 3 days ago 15,718 reads 72 comments

  2. 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 5 days ago 6,446 reads 36 comments

  3. 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 7 days ago 7,857 reads 38 comments

  4. 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 10 days ago 7,060 reads 25 comments

  5. 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 12 days ago 5,630 reads 25 comments

  6. 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 14 days ago 7,270 reads 123 comments

  7. 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 17 days ago 8,130 reads 37 comments

  8. 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 21 days ago 4,987 reads 20 comments

  9. 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 24 days ago 4,918 reads 52 comments

  10. 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 27 days ago 7,246 reads 84 comments

  11. Michigan Football: Why Jabrill Peppers Will Be the Wolverines' X-Factor in 2014

    Incoming freshman Jabrill Peppers will make a major impact this season, but it might not be on defense...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 28 days ago 6,290 reads 32 comments

  12. Michigan Football: 5 Things Devin Gardner Needs to Do to Win the Big Ten

    Quarterback Devin Gardner is Michigan’s best hope for a berth in the Big Ten championship game. It’s been ten years since the Wolverines won the Big Ten, and the pressure ...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 6,819 reads 82 comments

  13. Michigan Football: Strengths, Weaknesses and Secret Weapons

    Last season’s disappointing 7-6 record forced Brady Hoke to make big offseason changes to get Michigan back on track. Gone is offensive coordinator Al Borges, replaced with great fanfare by Doug Nussmeier , formerly of Alabama...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 6,410 reads 15 comments

  14. Michigan Football: Power Ranking Michigan's Positional Units for 2014

    After last season’s 7-6 finish, Brady Hoke needs a solid season to quiet the rumblings of discontent in Ann Arbor...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 4,154 reads 5 comments

  15. Michigan Football: Is Brady Hoke Losing the State to Michigan State?

    Since 1969, Michigan has dominated its in-state nemesis Michigan State by a margin of two-to-one. But in recent seasons Michigan State has turned the tide...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 14,911 reads 183 comments

  16. Michigan Football: Jabrill Peppers Tempering the Hype, Showing Maturity

    The hype surrounding 5-star recruit Jabrill Peppers began building the moment he announced his Michigan commitment...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 4,608 reads 27 comments

  17. Re-Evaluating Michigan's 2011 Recruiting Class

    When Brady Hoke was hired in January 2011 to replace Rich Rodriguez after a disappointing 7-6 third season, he quickly had to assemble his staff and build a recruiting class...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 7,556 reads 13 comments

  18. Michigan Wolverines Football: Examining the Discipline Problems Under Brady Hoke

    After last season’s disappointing 7-6 finish some fans are doubting whether Michigan will return to national prominence under Brady Hoke ...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 10,868 reads 70 comments

  19. Michigan Football: Players That Brady Hoke Needs Back by Next Season

    Brady Hoke needs all the help he can get to put Michigan back on track. He began this offseason by firing his friend Al Borges and hiring Doug Nussmeier from Alabama to fix the offense...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 8,275 reads 17 comments

  20. Michigan Football: Recapping the Biggest 2014 Offseason News So Far

    Michigan was eager to move past a disappointing 7-6 season which ended with a stinging 31-14 defeat in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 2,910 reads 4 comments

  21. Michigan Football: Offensive Line Better Without Taylor Lewan?

    Much of the blame for last season’s 7-6 record falls on the Michigan offensive line. Injuries and poor performance caused nine players to be cycled through the five offensive ...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 9,191 reads 61 comments

  22. Michigan Football: Losing the Next Generation of Fans?

    Despite a 7-6 finish and nearly a decade having passed since its last Big Ten title, Michigan again led the nation in football attendance. According to the NCAA , this marked the 16th consecutive season that the school has won the attendance title...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 5,680 reads 24 comments

  23. Position-by-Position Preview of Michigan's 2014 Roster

    Michigan enters Brady Hoke ’s fourth season under pressure to bounce back from last season’s 7-6 record...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 6,176 reads 19 comments

  24. Michigan Football: Recruits Still Believe in Brady Hoke

    Despite last season’s 7-6 record and struggles versus key rivals, Michigan continues to perform well on the recruiting front...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 2 months ago 7,256 reads 31 comments

  25. Michigan Football: Charles Woodson Has Big Expectations for Jabrill Peppers

    Incoming 5-star recruit Jabrill Peppers has embraced the pressure that comes with being one of the highest-rated recruits in Michigan football history, declaring his intent ...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 2 months ago 6,221 reads 26 comments