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Report Card 2015: Kameron Chatman

Previously: Zak Irvin, Spike Albrecht, Ricky Doyle, Aubrey Dawkins, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman Freshman forward Kameron Chatman arrived in Ann Arbor with big shoes to fill. He was the No. 27 ranked prospect in the class of 2015 and he was expected to show up on campus and immediately replace Glenn Robinson III’s production. Replacing a player that declared for the NBA Draft...
Via UM Hoops
30 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines: Around the Campus 2015

Welcome back for another installment in Talking 10’s “Michigan Week” series. Although most of our articles for “Michigan Week” focus on football, there’s plenty of other good sports and athletic success going on at the University of Michigan. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of 2014-15 and how that will project forward for Wolverine fans in 2015-16.  This...
Via Talking 10
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines Football Preview: Defense expected to be backbone again in 2015

Yesterday we continued our week long look at the Michigan Wolverines 2015 football team with a look at the offense and our predicted starting lineup for the Badgers. Luckily for Michigan fans, things aren’t all doom and gloom. After two straight days of looking at the negative side of the coin, today we turn to the positive and look at the defensive side of the ball. Even though...
Via Talking 10
1 day ago  |  Discuss

This Jim Harbaugh Pump-Up Video Will Get You Excited For Michigan’s Season

Hard not to get excited about the upcoming football season after watching this ‘Jim Harbaugh Days of Future Past’ pump up video created by Luke D’Melo: The post This Jim Harbaugh Pump-Up Video Will Get You Excited For Michigan’s Season appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jim Harbaugh Will Meet With Muslim Students Offended By “American Sniper” Tweet

Twitter/@FullofTwitt Last month, the University of Michigan became involved in a controversy related to American Sniper, the biopic about Chris Kyle, one of the most prolific snipers in American military history. The school’s decision to show the flick on campus was met by protests from students who felt Muslims and Middle Easterners were unfairly stereotyped and depicted in...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines Football Preview: Potential Offensive Starters

With a new coaching staff in place, especially one as highly thought of as Jim Harbaugh and Tim Drevno are you can bet things are going to shake up. Having many new faces and plenty of roster turnover can also make for an uncertain first year. Either that, or…it can make for the foundation for future success. One thing we know about Harbaugh is that he isn’t afraid to look at...
Via Talking 10
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruiting Analyst Has No. 1 Player Going To Michigan

Bud Elliott, SB Nation’s recruiting analyst, recently published an article predicting where the top uncommitted recruits in the 2016 class will land. Elliott has Rashan Gary, the nation’s No. 1 overall recruit, heading to Ann Arbor to play for Jim Harbaugh. Here’s why Elliott picked Gary to the Wolverines: But my pick for the country’s No. […] The post Recruiting Analyst...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines Football Preview: Can new staff change offense?

Who will throw the ball? Who will catch the ball? Who will run the ball? Who will block for said running backs? That would be the quadfecta of questions needing answering heading in to a season. In fact, one could say they are the things needed for an offense to work. Personally, I can’t ever remember going in to a season with a Michigan team having more questions and fewer answers...
Via Talking 10
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Auburn DB Moncrief apparently free to talk to Michigan

UPDATE: Former Auburn safety Derrick Moncrief apparently has been granted a release to Michigan. Just received a text from Auburn transfer Derrick Moncrief ( @hotboy_shoemane ): "Got the release to #Michigan" — Sam Webb (@SamWebb77) May 19, 2015 Sam Webb however points out that this doesn’t mean Moncrief will actually transfer to the Wolverines. Moncrief will more than likely...
Via The Majors Ann Arbor
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Max Bielfeldt on IU visit: “It was great”

Michigan graduate transfer Max Bielfeldt finished his visit to Indiana and hopes to have a decision later this week, he told Inside the Hall on Monday evening. Bielfeldt, listed at 6-foot-8 and 245-pounds on Michigan’s 2014-2015 roster, is considering four schools: DePaul, Indiana, Iowa State and Nebraska. He won an appeal earlier this month that […] The post Max Bielfeldt on...
Via Inside the Hall
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Wolverines Football Preview: Hoke didn’t spring anew for U-M in 2014

Welcome to the start of Michigan football preview week for the 2015 season! Last week it was the Iowa Hawkeyes getting the full week-long preview treatment, so make sure to check out all the action here. But, this week is all about the University of Michigan football program and it’s 2015 season. We can’t move forward though without remembering how we got to the place we are...
Via Talking 10
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh On Beating Ohio State: “Asking Politely Isn’t Going To Get It Done”

Michigan leads the all-time series with rival Ohio State, but lately, it’s been all Buckeyes. In the 21st century (since 2001), OSU has won 12 of the 14 matchups between the two. Yet, despite the Buckeyes being the reigning national champions, Wolverines fans have hope moving forward – Jim Harbaugh is now the head coach in Ann Arbor.  Monday, Harbaugh, speaking at a Swing to...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Receives Crystal Ball Prediction For Four-Star Athlete Jack Jones

While Michigan was unable to land five-star CB Iman Marshall last year, Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines have a shot at another elite prospect from Long Beach Poly in California. Jack Jones, rated as the No. 4 athlete in the 2016 class in the composite rankings, is reportedly high on Michigan. While USC is the […] The post Michigan Receives Crystal Ball Prediction For Four-Star...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Max Bielfeldt to visit Indiana on Sunday

Michigan graduate transfer Max Bielfeldt, who won an appeal that will allow him to transfer within the Big Ten, will visit Indiana on Sunday according to a report from Jon Rothstein. Bielfeldt, a 6-foot-8, 245-pound forward, averaged 5.1 points and 3.6 rebounds in 14.5 minutes per game last season for the Wolverines and will be eligible immediately. […] The post Report: Max Bielfeldt...
Via Inside the Hall
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jalen Rose slams Chris Webber for Fab Five comments

Former Michigan Wolverines star and Fab Five member Chris Webber sounded off on his former teammates, saying they exaggerated their importance on the team. After hearing the comments, it didn’t take long for some of those players to fire back. Jalen Rose held back no punches when he responded to the claims to Larry Brown Sports. It was clear that Rose was not happy with being thrown...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Nik Stauskas visits Spike Albrecht after surgery

A former Michigan Wolverines star visited a current one in the hospital. On Wednesday night, a photo surfaced of former Michigan standout Nik Stauskas next to current Wolverines star Spike Albrecht in the hospital, after Albrecht underwent surgery on his hip. Both players were recruited in the same class, so it is great to see the bond is still there. Had to visit my boy...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Column: Is Jim Harbaughs demanding ways pushing players away?

First Jack Miller, now Blake Countess.Two impact players from the Michigan Wolverines have left the program since Jim Harbaugh took the reigns of the program back in December.Miller decided to leave the team to focus on school, and Countess just today announced he will transfer for his final year of eligibility.Two impact players leaving brings up the question: Is it Harbaugh?Harbaugh...
Via Maize & Blue Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyus Battle’s Commitment Could Help Elevate Michigan

He won’t be around until the fall of 2016, but elite point guard Tyus Battle’s decision to commit to John Beilein and Michigan could signal the start of a seismic shift in the future of not just Michigan basketball, but basketball in the Big 10 and around the country. Battle is currently ranked 14th nationally by Rivals, which would make him the highest ranked recruit Beilein...
Via The Student Section
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington, Simmons Are Fits After Battle Chooses Wolverines

Tyus Battle’s sudden announcement to commit to the Michigan Wolverines came as a huge shock to many college basketball fans across the country. The former Orange top target was thought to heavily be interested in the Orange, but cancelled his official visit after announcing his commitment. The Orange coaching staff will have to move on in the coming days and decide who its new...
Via Orange Fizz
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Reports Four Minor NCAA Violations Under Jim Harbaugh

It didn’t take new Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh long to catch the eye of the Big Brother of the college sports world, the NCAA. According to multiple reports, the University of Michigan has self reported four minor violations of NCAA rules since Harbaugh took over as the school’s football coach earlier this year. All four situations are considered Level III violations...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan dismisses Dennis Norfleet from team

YouTube Michigan senior wide receiver and return man Dennis Norfleet, who made headlines for his on-field dance moves last season, has been dismissed from the Wolverine program, according to multiple reports.  The news was broken by Nick Baumgardner of MLive.com, who spoke with Norfleet’s high school coach.  “Evidently he was dismissed from the team, Dennis informed...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Penn State Declares #WhiteOut For Michigan Game In November

Beaver Stadium was already expected to be rocking when the Michigan Wolverines head to Happy Valley to take on Penn State in late November. Now, the school announced Monday night, it will officially be a “White Out” game for the Nittany Lions. Penn State will host the Wolverines for such an affair for the third time ever – and first since 2013. Via PSU: This will be the third...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Nike decorates headquarters with Michigan banner

It looks like the folks at Nike are trying to get on the Michigan Wolverines’ good side before the university’s deal with adidas is up following the 2016-17 college football season. Photos surfaced on social media that show the Nike headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon decked out in maize and blue. Currently at Nike HQ… Sign? HT @KyleStack pic.twitter.com/bSMqnWfmTN — Jeff...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Recruit Tyus Battle Commits To Michigan Wolverines

Top 2016 shooting guard Tyus Battle has committed to the Michigan Wolverines.
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh Tweeted About Dozens Of Michigan Mothers On Mother’s Day

Since becoming Michigan’s head coach, Jim Harbaugh has mostly used his Twitter account to troll rival Ohio State and reach out to Judge Judy. Sunday, he took to a much more worthwhile topic – celebrating Mother’s Day. Throughout the day, Harbaugh sent out photos of players and coaches with their mothers, along with inspirational messages attached to each. It’s a move we haven’t...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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