1. Big Ten Signing Day Dream Team

    National Signing Day has come again and with it the top high school seniors across the nation fax in their letters of intent to the schools they intend to play with. As usual Penn State, Michigan, and Ohio State landed the top classes in the conference...

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  2. The Key To Michigan's Turn—Around? Turnover Reduction

    The Michigan Wolverines' 2008 campaign was absolutely dreadful and although it is difficult to nail down the reason, one area that stands out was turnovers. The Wolverines finished dead last in the Big Ten in turnovers allowed in 2008 (30)...

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  3. Ranking the Big Ten: Defensive Lines

    There is no doubt which area is strongest this year on the defensive side of the ball in the Big Ten and that's in the trenches...

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  4. Ranking the Big Ten: Offensive Line

    The Big Ten is carrying the reputation of being one of the weakest conferences in college football right now. Fortunately one area that the Big Ten may be the strongest is the offensive-line...

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  5. Ranking the Big 10: Wide Receivers and Tight Ends

    If there is one area on offense that the Big Ten look s especially strong in in 2009 it's receiving. Though Receivers like Penn State's Deon Butler and Ohio State's Brian Robiskie are now gone ...

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  6. Ranking the Big Ten: Running Backs

    Over the past decade the Big Ten has seen some of their best backs ever in Mike hart, Ron Dayne, and the could've been Maurice Clarett. The Big Ten lost four more outstanding backs last year when Javon Ringer and Shonn Greene graduated and P...

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  7. Ranking the Big Ten: Quarterbacks

    The Big Ten has always been known as a conference with prototypical pro style quarterbacks, but with how college football is changing the Big Ten is seeing an increase in dual-threat QBs...

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  8. Wolverine Cubs: Impact Freshman Vladimir Emilien

    Perhaps the most pleasant surprise from Michigan's spring practice was the emergence of freshman safety Vladimir Emilien...

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  9. Wolverine Cubs: Impact Freshman Denard Robinson

    Michigan fans knew with the arrival of the spread offense that Michigan would transition from a power team to a speed team, though in 2008 it wasn't very evident other than flashes from freshman Martavious Odoms and Sam McGuffie...

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  10. Wolverine Cubs: Impact Freshman Justin Turner

    In 2008 the Michigan secondary struggled more than any other position group on defense. Not only were safeties getting beat on coverage time and time again but all defensive-backs had glaring trouble with tackling...

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  11. Wolverine Cubs: Impact Freshman Tate Forcier

    With the transition process from a pro-style offense to Rich Rodriguez's spread offense still continuing, Michigan will see freshman and red-shirt freshman see significant playing time again this year...

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  12. Michigan Football Recruiting Update

    The 2010 recruiting season is about to get into full swing. Michigan had their junior day a couple weeks ago and just wrapped up their first big recruiting weekend—not only with ...

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  13. Michigan Wolverines 2009 Offense: The Search for a Leader.

    The Michigan Wolverines 2008 offense lacked one key ingredient to being successful— consistency. Consistency is normally driven by a leader who makes a big play when needed or helps the players around him improve...

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  14. The Most Influential Sports Figures of the Last 100 Years

    Naturally the players and coaches of each sport are the ones who change the way a sport is played, but what about those who change the game from behind the scenes? Commissioners, owners, ...

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  15. College Football: Five Freshman Expected To Make an Impact in 2009

    With freshmen being more prepared earlier on their career's and high school recruiting more publicized then ever, there are some that will be expected to contribute right away. These are the top-five that will be expected to help out this upcoming season.

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  16. A Look to the Future: 2010 Michigan Football Recruiting

    National Signing Day has come and gone, and Michigan finished with the seventh best recruiting class in the nation. With no prospects left considering Michigan in 2009, it's time to look forward to the Wolverines' next class...

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  17. Big Ten Signing Day Defensive Dream Team

    The Big Ten is known for their powerful defenses because of the immense amount of talent they draw in, 2009 was no different. Michigan and Ohio State both drew in a couple of five-star athletes...

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  18. Big Ten Signing Day Dream Team (Offense)

    Well, it is here again, National Signing Day. The first day that high school seniors from across the nation can fax in their letters of intent for where they will play their college ball...

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  19. The Five Greatest College Football Dynasties of All Time

    Since the turn of the century nobody has dominated college football like Pete Carroll and the USC Trojans, but have they done enough to earn themselves a spot among the best college football dynasties...

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  20. Michigan Football Recruiting Update: Signing Day Edition

    It's only seven days away now, National Signing Day. The first day that high school recruits from across the nation can sign their letters of intent and solidify which school that they will play for the next three or four years...

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  21. Five Articles Overdone on B/R

    I love Bleacher Report. Since I found it six months ago, it has easily become one of my favorite websites. Allowing me to write about anything related to sport while also reading some ...

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  22. Five Sports Predictions For the Obama Era

    Former-president George W. Bush held his office for eight years. During that time, some monumental things happened in the world of sports—the Detroit Lions became the first team ...

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  23. Greg Robinson Hired as Michigan's Defensive Coordinator

    After about a month of searching Rich Rodriguez finally named the new defensive coordinator for the Michigan Wolverines, it's former Syracuse head coach Greg Robinson...

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  24. Michigan Got Campbell, Who Finshes Their Class?

    Well, the Army All-American bowl is over and Michigan received some very good news when five-star William Campbell recommitted to the Maize and Blue, but who else can we expect to add before signing day which is a month from now...

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  25. BCS Is Not The only One Getting Things Wrong.

    Sooners Offense Is Great, Not Greatest Ever I know everyone makes mistakes. But to make the same one every time SportsCenter or College Football Live airs, or anytime there is a mention of the ...

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