1. 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 6,102 reads 16 comments

  2. 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 6,422 reads 19 comments

  3. 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 16,883 reads 73 comments

  4. 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 6,921 reads 35 comments

  5. 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 2 months ago 8,052 reads 38 comments

  6. 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...

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  7. 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 2 months ago 5,731 reads 25 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 7,401 reads 123 comments

  9. 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 2 months ago 8,296 reads 37 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 5,306 reads 20 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 5,017 reads 52 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 7,489 reads 84 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 7,192 reads 31 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 6,904 reads 82 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 6,498 reads 15 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 4,295 reads 5 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 15,107 reads 183 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 4,692 reads 27 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 7,605 reads 12 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 11,119 reads 69 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 8,339 reads 17 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 2,964 reads 4 comments

  23. 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 4 months ago 9,393 reads 61 comments

  24. 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 4 months ago 5,953 reads 24 comments

  25. 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 4 months ago 6,244 reads 19 comments