1. 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 4 days ago 4,620 reads 20 comments

  2. 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 7 days ago 4,553 reads 52 comments

  3. 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 9 days ago 7,063 reads 84 comments

  4. 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 11 days ago 5,425 reads 32 comments

  5. 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 14 days ago 6,751 reads 82 comments

  6. 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 16 days ago 6,364 reads 15 comments

  7. 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 18 days ago 4,118 reads 5 comments

  8. 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 21 days ago 14,744 reads 183 comments

  9. 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 23 days ago 4,538 reads 27 comments

  10. 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 25 days ago 7,520 reads 13 comments

  11. 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 28 days ago 10,786 reads 70 comments

  12. 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 8,250 reads 17 comments

  13. 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 2,875 reads 4 comments

  14. 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 9,128 reads 61 comments

  15. 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 5,596 reads 24 comments

  16. 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 6,160 reads 19 comments

  17. 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 1 month ago 7,213 reads 31 comments

  18. 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 1 month ago 6,163 reads 26 comments

  19. Michigan Football: 9 Former Top Recruits Who Will Finally Shine in 2014

    The Jabrill Peppers hype has reached a fever pitch in Ann Arbor, but Michigan will need big performances from these former top recruits to compete for the Big Ten title...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 8,199 reads 8 comments

  20. Michigan Football Recruiting: The Biggest Difference Between Nussmeier & Borges

    This week Michigan received its first quarterback commitment since offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier replaced Al Borges. Quarterback Alex Malzone announced that he had committed to Michigan during a recent visit...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 month ago 9,068 reads 22 comments

  21. Michigan Football: Power Ranking Landing Spots for Every Undrafted Free Agent

    Offensive linemen Taylor Lewan (first round, Tennessee) and Michael Schofield (third round, Denver) join receiver Jeremy Gallon (seventh round, New England) as selections in the 2014 NFL draft ...

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  22. Michigan Football: Realistic Expectations for the Wolverines' 2014 Season

    Michigan slid to 7-6 last season after an abysmal 1-4 month of November that began with a crushing defeat on the road to Michigan State and ended with a loss at home to Ohio State...

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  23. Chasing the Dream: Inside the Life of a Professional Football Journeyman

    First-round draft picks like Taylor Lewan are guaranteed a shot at fulfilling their dream of playing professional football. Teams have too much invested for them to not get every opportunity to succeed...

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  24. Michigan Football: Brady Hoke Keeping It in the Family with Legacy Recruiting

    When Brady Hoke returned to Ann Arbor, he vowed his teams would "...respect the tradition of the University of Michigan and its football program...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 2 months ago 5,195 reads 3 comments

  25. Michigan Football: Power Ranking the Wolverines's Best NFL Players of All Time

    While coach Brady Hoke tries to return Michigan to the top of the Big 10, he could definitely use more players like these—guys who make their mark in the NFL are some of the best recruiting tools a major program can have...

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