Michigan Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Wolverines' Graham Glasgow ordered not to drink as court case is postponed 2 weeks

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan offensive lineman Graham Glasgow appeared in an Ann Arbor court and had his drunken-driving arraignment/pretrial hearing adjourned today. The center, who was pulled over and ticketed for operating a vehicle while intoxicated March 16, now will face the misdemeanor charge at 9 a.m. June..." June 02

  • Michigan gets commitment from Brother Rice QB Alex Malzone

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan’s small 2015 football recruiting class added a large name today. Birmingham Brother Rice quarterback Alex Malzone has committed to U-M, tweeting a photo of himself with U-M coach Brady Hoke. “I'm very honored and blessed to say that I have committed to play football at the..." May 13

  • Four-star QB Torrance Gibson announces his top 15

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Four-star quarterback Torrance Gibson of Plantation (Fla.) American Heritage may be one of Ohio State's top quarterback targets in the 2015 recruiting class. But the Buckeyes aren't Gibson's top school. At least not yet. Gibson released his top 15 in order Monday night, and Ohio State..." May 06

  • Michigan's Graham Glasgow due in court for OWI arraignment on May 19

    Michigan Live "Michigan junior offensive lineman Graham Glasgow is scheduled to be arraigned on May 19 in Ann Arbor's 15th Judicial District Court on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, per court records. Glasgow's OWI charge stems from an incident that took place on March 15 in Ann Arbor. A..." April 24

  • Michigan's Graham Glasgow to be charged with OWI

    CBSSports.com "Michigan offensive lineman Graham Glasgow had been suspended by coach Brady Hoke for parts of spring practice, as well as Michigan's season-opener against Appalachian State, and it seems now we know why. Glasgow is scheduled to be arraigned before an Ann Arbor judge on May 19 and will be..." April 23

  • Turn on the lights! Michigan will host Penn State in primetime

    College Football Talk "Michigan has confirmed they will play a night game against Penn State this season. Just days ago Michigan athletics director Dave Brandon hinted at the possibility of scheduling the October 11, 2014 home game against Penn State for a primetime kickoff, but now it has officially been announced. It..." April 07

  • It's now or never for fifth-year senior Devin Gardner

    Fox Sports Detroit "One of Michigan's athletic-department officials helped clear a path through reporters so that quarterback Devin Gardner could hold court on the other side of the media room. It might be the best blocking Gardner gets all season. From all indications, Gardner has maintained his hold on the..." April 06

  • Devin Gardner says QB competition in spring made him better, but this is still his job

    Michigan Live "It was a different spring for Devin Gardner, from start to finish. He entered with a new offensive coordinator in Doug Nussmeier, he had to work through a foot injury that limited his winter conditioning and he had to go through a real quarterback competition. Unlike last season, when..." April 06

  • Drake Harris taking it slow with hamstring, may sit out rest of spring

    Detroit Free Press "Drake Harris isn’t competing, but he remains optimistic. The freshman wide receiver injured his right hamstring earlier in spring practice and is being very careful. “I think I’m probably going to sit out for the rest of the spring because there’s only a few more practices and the game,” the..." April 03

  • Doug Nussmeier helps Michigan stay in race for star RB Mike Weber

    Detroit News "During last football season, Detroit Cass Tech running back Mike Weber contemplated bringing his recruitment to an end before the New Year. That time frame has since come and gone, and now the four-star standout plans to wait well into his senior year to reach a decision. “Really, the only..." March 29

  • Michigan gets commitment from four-star CB Garrett Taylor

    Michigan Live "Michigan has been looking to add size to its defensive backfield since Brady Hoke took over the team in 2011. On Monday, an already growing group got even bigger. Garrett Taylor, a 6-foot-1, 188-pound 2015 four-star cover from Richmond, Va., announced his commitment to Michigan via..." March 24

  • Michigan reportedly interested in ex-Tide lineman

    College Football Talk "A week after it was reported he was transferring from Alabama, Chad Lindsay is reportedly garnering interest from a school quite a bit further north. According to a tweet from CBSSports.com‘s Jeremy Fowler Sunday morning, “Michigan is currently exploring the possibility of signing” the former..." March 24

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    Jeremy Fowler @JFowlerCBS

    I'm told #MIchigan is currently exploring the possibility of signing former #Alabama OG Chad Lindsay, who is transferring from the Tide.

  • NFL draft prospect Lewan facing 3 charges

    ESPN.com "Former Michigan offensive lineman and first-round NFL draft prospect Taylor Lewan has been charged with one count of aggravated assault and two counts of assault or assault and battery stemming from an incident on Dec. 1, 2013, according to court records. Lewan, who is projected as the No. 2..." March 22

  • Michigan, Ohio State agree: Stadiums will remain alcohol-free

    CBSSports.com "Ohio State is on the same team with Michigan on the alcohol sales issue. The Buckeyes do not plan to sell alcohol in the 102,000-seat Ohio Stadium on gamedays any time soon, AD Gene Smith said Friday. Texas refueled the alcohol-at-games topic after reports surfaced in February that the..." March 22

  • Michigan expects TE Jake Butt to return by third or fourth game

    Detroit News "Michigan coach Brady Hoke isn’t ready to put a definitive timeline on the potential return of tight end Jake Butt, who tore an anterior cruciate knee ligament in mid-February, but the sophomore-to-be could be back early this season. Butt, who tore the ACL during winter conditioning, has..." March 14

  • Backs convinced Michigan running game on path to resurrection

    Detroit News "Michigan football always has been closely associated with a strong running game. But that took a hit last season. That’s partly because of the offensive line, which featured new players at the three interior spots, and because of a group of running backs who, although boasting of some..." March 13

  • Hoke: Shane Morris not ready to be starting quarterback at Michigan - yet

    Detroit Free Press "Shane Morris was thrown into the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl as Michigan’s quarterback out of necessity. As the default option behind injured Devin Gardner, he performed well. But earning the starting job now that Gardner is back as a fifth-year senior with 1½ playing years on the field and..." March 13

  • Michigan's Derrick Green talks dropped weight, says he feels 'faster and more explosive'

    Michigan Live "When Derrick Green made his highly-anticipated arrival at Michigan last season, he did so at a weight that wasn't going to work. Those are his words, not the coaching staff's. Not Brady Hoke's. Not running backs coach Fred Jackson's. Green entered fall camp at 240 pounds, roughly 20 pounds..." March 13

  • Hoke says the earliest Jake Butt could return this season would be 'game three or four'

    Michigan Live "Michigan sophomore tight end Jake Butt underwent successful surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament roughly two weeks ago. And while his rehabilitation process is currently in its infancy, Michigan coach Brady Hoke says things are going well. Asked when, exactly, the team hopes Butt..." March 13

  • Michigan's Greg Mattison feeling urgency to turn defense around

    Michigan Live "Greg Mattison knows a thing or two about how defenses are supposed to play at Michigan. He's coordinated at the program in two different eras. He helped build the school's most successful defense of the modern era in 1997. He helped turn around one of the school's worst defenses in 2011. He..." March 10

  • Big Ten not keen on Friday night football

    Chicago Sun-Times "“Friday Night Lights” is not coming to the Big Ten any time soon. Social media was abuzz Thursday regarding various reports the Big Ten was looking into playing football games on Friday night. The Big Ten’s 10-year broadcast contract for regular-season games with ABC and ESPN is up in 2017...." March 01

  • Nussmeier wants Michigan to have multiple running back attack

    Detroit News "Understandably, with only two days of spring practice completed, first-year Michigan offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier is reluctant to make any declarations about the Wolverines’ offense. Nussmeier, in his first news conference on Thursday since his hiring last month after two seasons at..." February 28

  • Doug Nussmeier mum on quarterback competiton, Devin Gardner says tempo is high

    Michigan Live "Doug Nussmeier's spent exactly three days on the field with Michigan Devin Gardner and Shane Morris. So, when asked how he's evaluating his quarterbacks at this point, his answer was hardly surprising. It's ongoing. "We're going to evaluate everything, just like every other position on..." February 28

  • Michigan's Devin Gardner welcomes competition, but says 'I'm the quarterback of the team'

    Michigan Live "Michigan expected to enter spring practice with its most dynamic offensive player still on the mend. Instead, Gardner surprised Michigan coach Brady Hoke and a slew of teammates Tuesday by fully participating in the team's first spring practice of 2014. Moving forward, Gardner says he expects..." February 27

  • Feds investigating U-M's response to '09 sex assault allegations

    Detroit News "The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights is investigating whether the University of Michigan failed to promptly respond to an alleged 2009 rape of a student involving a football player, The Detroit News has learned. The investigation is prompted by two complaints, including one..." February 25

  • 3-year contract to pay Michigan OC Doug Nussmeier $857,000 per season

    CBSSports.com "In reporting that then-Alabama offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier was leaving the Tide for the same position at Michigan , CBSSports.com's Bruce Feldman wrote in January that the Wolverines had made "a robust financial commitment to Nussmeier" that would make him one of "the five highest-paid..." February 25

  • Denard Robinson has faith in Devin Gardner, says 'he can change the game,' but must be consistent

    Michigan Live "Denard Robinson finished his Michigan career watching and helping Devin Gardner play quarterback. And even though he wasn't around last season during Gardner's first full year as a starter, Robinson -- a current Jacksonville Jaguar -- offered as much help as he could to his old teammate from..." February 22

  • Brady Hoke's title expected to become J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Head Football Coach

    Detroit Free Press "Michigan might have limited naming on its athletic venues. But its football coach? Suddenly, he’s fair game. Brady Hoke likely will be getting a new title: J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Head Football Coach. The Harris family is donating $10 million to endow the position and make it the..." February 18

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