Michigan Rumors & News

  • Brady Hoke has $3 million reasons to hope Michigan fires him soon

    USA Today "If Brady Hoke is going to be fired by the University of Michigan, he should hope it acts quickly. The move could be worth $1 million to him. Under the terms of his contract, Hoke would be owed a buyout payment of $3 million if he gets fired without cause through Dec. 31, the final day of his..." November 19

  • Michigan's Frank Clark dismissed from program following arrest

    CBSSports.com "Michigan defensive end Frank Clark has been dismissed from the program following an arrest over the weekend. The school announced the decision via a release Monday morning. "Frank Clark has been dismissed for violating team rules from the Michigan football program," said Michigan coach Brady..." November 17

  • Michigan's Frank Clark arrested

    ESPN.com "Michigan starting senior defensive end Frank Clark was arrested on charges of domestic violence Sunday, according to Erie County, Ohio, jail records. The 6-foot-2, 277-pound Clark, who is from Cleveland, was still in the Erie County jail Sunday morning, according to the jail's official..." November 17

  • Ex-UM LB talks ‘trust-fund babies,’ Harbaugh not headed to Big House

    College Football Talk "Give Larry Foote a microphone and a platform, and more times than not he’ll entertain. And very often stir things up in the process. With most considering Brady Hoke a dead man coaching at Michigan, much of the attention has turned to potential replacements for the beleaguered head coach...." November 12

  • No surgery for UM's Peppers but he'll be redshirted

    Detroit News "Michigan freshman defensive back Jabrill Peppers has a leg injury, and while it will not require surgery, he will be redshirted this season. He will be "in good shape" in the next month or so, coach Brady Hoke said Wednesday during his regular mid-week press conference." November 05

  • Drake Johnson proves to be worth the wait for Michigan

    Detroit News "There are a bunch of shoeboxes filled with track medals somewhere in the attic in the home where Drake Johnson grew up. Johnson, a sophomore running back at Michigan, was a track star at Ann Arbor Pioneer, where he also played football in the shadow of Michigan Stadium. His father, Michael,..." November 05

  • Brady Hoke might have a decision on Jabrill Peppers soon

    College Football Talk "The Jabrill Peppers era at Michigan has been off to quite a rocky and disappointing start this fall. One of the top prized recruits in the Class of 2014, Peppers has had little impact on the Wolverines this season due to injury concerns. After initially being dropped from the depth chart, the..." November 04

  • AD Dave Brandon leaving Michigan

    ESPN.com "Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon is resigning and will not return next season, a source told ESPN's Brett McMurphy. The university will hold a news conference Friday afternoon." October 31

  • Michigan's Brady Hoke: No one has talked to me about job status

    USA Today "Michigan football coach Brady Hoke said no one from the university has approached him about his job status. Despite widespread speculation during the past month, increasing with four losses in Michigan's past five games and 3-5 overall record, Hoke said his job is a postseason discussion. "I..." October 28

  • Csont'e York also must pay $2K

    ESPN.com "Former Michigan wide receiver Csont'e York was sentenced to seven days in jail after pleading guilty to aggravated assault and assault and battery charges a month ago. York broke a man's jaw and knocked him unconscious when he punched him outside an Ann Arbor bar on July 18. York was suspended..." October 25

  • Michigan State fans vandalize iconic Ann Arbor campus symbol

    Fox Sports - College Football "It must be Michigan-Michigan State week. Wednesday morning, as Michigan students awoke and began their days, they were treated to a surprise. Sometime overnight, a Spartans fan or fans presumably snuck onto campus and left their mark on an iconic campus symbol. The block ‘M’ on the..." October 22

  • Michigan QB: 'I've been called the N-word so many times this year'

    Fox Sports "The Michigan Wolverines are struggling through another mediocre season at 3-4 heading into this weekend's game against Michigan State. Part of the issue has been subpar quarterback play from fifth-year senior Devin Gardner, who entered the year as the starter, and backup Shane Morris, who got..." October 21

  • Jon Gruden's goal in college was to be the coach at Michigan

    CBSSports.com "I haven't taken a physics class in some time, but there were a couple of things I learned while there that have stuck with me since. First, every action will have an equal and opposite reaction. That is Newton's Third Law. What a lot of people don't remember is Newton's First Law. If there is..." October 09

  • Michigan sticking with Devin Gardner at QB

    College Football Talk "Looking to snap a three-game losing streak back home in Ann Arbor this weekend, Michigan head coach Brady Hoke has named Devin Gardner the team’s starting quarterback for this weekend’s primetime match-up with Penn State. As far as Hoke is concerned, Gardner will be the starter for as long as he..." October 06

  • Michigan RB Derrick Green out for the season

    CBSSports.com "Things continue to go wrong for Michigan. Running back Derrick Green suffered a broken clavicle during Michigan's loss to Rutgers on Saturday night, and Brady Hoke announced at his press conference Monday that Green will miss the rest of the season. This is just more bad news in a season..." October 06

  • Michigan AD not considering resignation or firing Brady Hoke

    Michigan Daily "Amid nationwide controversy of fans, alumni and students calling for his removal, University Athletic Director Dave Brandon has not considered resigning. Nor has he considered firing Michigan football coach Brady Hoke, he said. And he admits that the Athletic Department made a mistake on..." October 03

  • Devin Gardner to start at Rutgers; Shane Morris doubtful

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan quarterback Devin Gardner will resume his role as the Wolverines' starting quarterback Saturday at Rutgers (7 p.m., BTN). "He will be our quarterback, and we have great belief in Devin," coach Brady Hoke said today, during his usual Wednesday news conference. "We have great belief in..." October 01

  • Big Ten commissioner contacts Michigan regarding handling of Shane Morris, no punishment coming

    Michigan Live "Michigan's handling of injured quarterback Shane Morris on Saturday has not gone unnoticed by the Big Ten Conference office. Big Ten associate commissioner of communications Scott Chipman confirmed to MLive on Tuesday that league commissioner Jim Delany has been in contact with the university..." October 01

  • Congressman urges Big Ten to investigate Michigan concussion

    CBSSports.com "A U.S. Congressman wants Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany to investigate why Michigan returned injured quarterback Shane Morris into last Saturday's game despite signs of a concussion. Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-N.J.) sent a letter Tuesday to Delany seeking an investigation and for the Big Ten to..." September 30

  • Petition to fire Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon has 5,000+ signatures

    SB Nation "Michigan student has started a petition to remove athletic director Dave Brandon from his position at the university, accusing the former Domino's Pizza CEO of "alienating the current student body" due to poor decision-making and bringing negative press to the athletic department and the..." September 30

  • Dave Brandon's athletic department failed Brady Hoke early Tuesday morning

    Fox Sports Detroit "On Saturday, Brady Hoke and his football staff failed Shane Morris. In the early hours of Tuesday morning, Dave Brandon's athletic department failed Brady Hoke. As far as anyone can tell from the power plays currently underway on Michigan's athletics campus, the first mistake was one of..." September 30

  • Darian Roseboro decommits from Michigan

    Maize N Brew "Darian Roseboro, a four-star defensive end, has decommitted from the University of Michigan's 2015 class. Darian Roseboro (Lincolnton, North Carolina) announced Monday evening that he has officially decomitted from Michigan, according to his Twitter account. Roseboro committed to the..." September 30

  • Michigan AD admits lack of communication regarding Shane Morris concussion, but statement raises more questions

    College Football Talk "Michigan’s lack of communication on the sideline led to the mishandling of a head injury to quarterback Shane Morris on Saturday. As it turns out, Morris did suffer a concussion to go with a high ankle sprain. Michigan athletics director Dave Brandon says he has been thoroughly reviewing the..." September 30

  • John Harbaugh not interested in potential Michigan job

    CBSSports.com "Suffering through a 2-3 start and with the national criticism of coach Brady Hoke for sending his quarterback back into the game Saturday with what appeared to be a head injury, it's not difficult to imagine the University of Michigan coach losing his job. And almost immediately after the..." September 29

  • Brady Hoke insists ‘we would never put (in) a quarterback who was hurt’

    College Football Talk "Without mentioning anything about concussion protocol, Michigan coach Brady Hoke continued to play defense about leaving quarterback Shane Morris in on Saturday despite what appeared to not only a leg injury, but a blow to the head as well." September 29

  • Did Brady Hoke send Shane Morris into the game with a concussion?

    CBSSports.com "Did Brady Hoke send his quarterback into the game with a concussion on Saturday? It's hard to know for sure, but the video evidence is somewhat damning. Early in the fourth quarter with the Wolverines trailing 30-7, Shane Morris took a blow to the head from Minnesota defensive lineman Theiren..." September 29

  • Derrick Green officially emerges as Michigan's featured running back

    Michigan Live "Given the attention paid to the Michigan quarterback quandary, it's becoming easy to forget that U-M has run the ball more than 40 more times than its passed it (152-112) this season. Devin Gardner or Shane Morris? The more important question might be what about Derrick Green? Having..." September 25

  • Michigan athletic department 'mistakenly' allowed soda-for-tickets promotion

    Fox Sports "The good news is that the promotion was hugely popular, the bad news is that the University of Michigan athletic department says it never intended to allow a deal offering students a pair of $75 tickets to the Wolverines' upcoming home game against Minnesota for the purchase of two Coca Cola..." September 23

  • QB decision coming Tuesday for Michigan

    College Football Talk "Will Michigan have a new starter under center when it takes the field this weekend? In 24 hours or so, UM Nation should know for sure. Tuesday, head coach Brady Hoke said Monday, he and his offensive coaching staff will decide whether Devin Gardner, the incumbent, or Shane Morris, the people’s..." September 23

  • Michigan running back Ty Isaac has his NCAA eligibility waiver appeal denied

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan tailback Ty Isaac will not play for the Wolverines this season. The transfer from USC had his appeal denied by the NCAA, U-M coach Brady Hoke confirmed today. "It didn't go through," Hoke said at a press conference at Schembechler Hall. Michigan had initially applied to make..." September 18

  • Michigan and Texas agree to home-and-home series

    CBSSports.com "I love what the College Football Playoff is doing for non-conference games in college football. We're seeing more big schools scheduling games against other big schools, and the latest comes from two of the most historic programs in college football history. Michigan and Texas announced a new..." September 17

  • If Brady Hoke can't get it done, John Harbaugh should be Plan A

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Michigan might have 10 games left this season, but Brady Hoke's job evaluation comes down to just two of them. Hoke has to beat either Michigan State or Ohio State on the road after last week's 31-0 loss at Notre Dame. Given that Michigan is 0-5 against the Irish, Buckeyes and Spartans on the..." September 11

  • Devin Gardner is still Michigan's quarterback, still 'growing' in new offense

    Michigan Live "After Michigan's Devin Gardner committed his second of what would be four turnovers Saturday night at Notre Dame, coach Brady Hoke met his quarterback on the sideline with a message. He was still, very much, in his corner. "We believe in him," Hoke said. Hoke said Saturday night he never..." September 10

  • Michigan OL Kyle Bosch takes personal leave of absence for undetermined amount of time

    Michigan Live "Michigan's offensive line rotation just grew a little slimmer. U-M coach Brady Hoke announced Wednesday in a statement that sophomore lineman Kyle Bosch has taken a leave of absence from the program. “Kyle Bosch has taken a leave of absence for an undetermined amount of time for personal..." September 04

  • Ty Isaac's bid to play at Michigan this season denied by NCAA

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan running back Ty Isaac is not likely to see the field this year. That was what the Wolverines were told by the NCAA when their hardship-waiver application for Isaac was denied last week. U-M coach Brady Hoke said today that Isaac, who transferred to Michigan after one year at USC,..." August 27

  • Michigan WR Csont'e York dismissed from program

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan coach Brady Hoke dismissed receiver Csont’e York from the program tonight. York, a sophomore receiver, had been suspended indefinitely since the start of training camp for a July 18 incident outside Scorekeepers bar in Ann Arbor that led to three misdemeanor assault charges. He is..." August 19

  • Devin Gardner says he's only been sacked twice in camp; Doug Nussmeier preaches 'winning football'

    Michigan Live "The Big Ten Network spent most of Monday in Ann Arbor tracking the Michigan football team and targeting in on a few of the most important topics during fall camp. Topic No. 1, almost every time, was -- of course -- the offensive line. Both head coach Brady Hoke and offensive coordinator Doug..." August 12

  • Suspended Michigan WR Csont'e York facing three assault charges

    Michigan Live "Suspended Michigan wide receiver Csont'e York will be charged with three counts of assault relating to an offense committed on July 18, per a warrant filed Friday in Ann Arbor's 15th District Court. The records show York will face one count of aggravated assault and two counts of assault or..." August 09

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN.com "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Dave Brandon again dismisses hot seat talk surrounding Brady Hoke, calls it 'nonsense'

    Michigan Live "Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon responded Wednesday to the latest round of questions regarding the temperature of his head football coach's chair. He was asked about Brady Hoke, again, and he scoffed, again. He was asked about the direction of U-M football, again, and he was..." August 07

  • Michigan's Glasgow sentenced to 12 months probation, community service, fines in drunken-driving case

    Michigan Live "Michigan junior offensive lineman Graham Glasgow was sentenced Monday to probation, fines and community service on a drunken-driving charge stemming from a March 15th arrest. Standing before 15th District Court Judge Joseph F. Burke, Glasogow offered an apology and said, "I made a mistake,"..." July 15

  • Michigan, Oklahoma agree to home-and-home football series in 2025-26

    Michigan Live "Michigan is planning ahead in its non-conference schedule. Way ahead. U-M has agreed to play a home-and-home series against Oklahoma during the 2025 and 2026 seasons, the two programs announced Monday. The first meeting, to be played when some current Michigan players are in their..." July 15

  • Four-star tight end Chris Clark commits to Michigan

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan picked up another big verbal commitment today. One day after 2016 quarterback Messiah deWeaver pledged to the Wolverines, 2015 tight end Chris Clark out of Avon Old Farms High School in Avon, Conn., tweeted his commitment today. He tweeted: “It's official I'm gonna be a michigan..." June 19

  • Michigan’s Graham Glasgow pleads guilty to reduced charge

    College Football Talk "It appears the legal woes of one of Michigan’s top offensive lineman are slowly beginning to wind down. According to multiple media outlets, Graham Glasgow pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced charge of operating a vehicle while visibly impaired. Glasgow had originally been charged with operating..." June 16

  • LSU coach Les Miles would 'love' to see his son play for Michigan

    Detroit News "LSU football coach Les Miles wasn’t sure where to stand, where to sit. Miles attended the first day of the Sound Mind Sound Body camp on Thursday at Chandler Park Academy but not in the same role as some of his Division I colleagues like Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio and Minnesota’s Jerry..." June 14

  • Four-star New Jersey OT Grant Newsome commits to Michigan

    Detroit News "Grant Newsome, a four-star offensive tackle from the Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, N.J., on Wednesday made a commitment to play for Michigan. Newsome, ranked the No. 20 offensive tackle by Scout.com in the 2015 class, chose the Wolverines over Penn State, his other..." June 11

  • Michigan officially adds USC-transfer RB

    College Football Talk "It has been expected to be all but a formality for a while now, but Michigan finally confirmed the addition of USC running back transfer Ty Isaac. “We’re excited that Ty has decided to join the Michigan Football family,” said Michigan head coach Brady Hoke in a statement. “I know it was..." June 10

  • Brady Hoke continues to guard against veteran entitlement as Michigan won't take senior leadership trip

    Michigan Live "One of Brady Hoke's summertime staples is going on the shelf. Because, in his mind, Michigan needs to become a team again. During his first two summer offseasons at Michigan in 2012 and 2013, Hoke and Michigan gathered the team's seniors-to-be and carted them off to San Diego for a short..." June 10

  • Ty Isaac gaining immediate transfer eligibility at Michigan may be tough, compliance experts say

    Michigan Live "Michigan landed a major offseason score Thursday when former USC running back Ty Isaac announced his plans to become a Wolverine, beginning this season. The 6-foot-3, 225-pound Isaac is a former five-star recruit, was considered a top-30 player in the 2013 class and was a player Michigan nearly..." June 08

  • USC transfer RB Ty Isaac makes his visit to Michigan, per report

    Michigan Live "Michigan welcomed in a potential huge addition to its offensive aresenal this week in the form of ex-USC running back Ty Isaac. Scout.com's Sam Webb first reported that Isaac, and his parents, made their way to Ann Arbor to take in a visit with Brady Hoke and the Wolverines on Tuesday. Webb..." June 05

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