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  • Michigan makes decision on new assistant coach

    Larry Brown Sports "The Michigan Wolverines have acted quickly to name a new assistant coach after parting ways with Matt Weiss. Michigan announced Friday that offensive analyst Kirk Campbell has been promoted to quarterbacks coach. Michigan’s statement makes no mention of Campbell inheriting..." January 27

  • Michigan RB Blake Corum's Camaro stolen from Ann Arbor parking garage

    Maize N Brew "Just weeks after announcing his return for his senior season, Michigan Wolverines running back Blake Corum has had his car stolen. His 2017, snow camo-designed Camaro was stolen from the parking garage building adjacent to his Ann Arbor residence. The car — which was a..." January 26

  • Michigan players took possibility of Jim Harbaugh leaving in stride

    Pro Football Talk "The Michigan football program spent a couple of weeks, again, wondering whether coach Jim Harbaugh will be back in 2023. So during that period of football limbo, what did the players think? Defensive lineman Mazi Smith recently shared some of his thoughts with Christopher Breiler of..." January 24

  • Michigan to remove stadium seats, expand tunnels following safety review

    The Athletic "The University of Michigan will remove seats from its football stadium to widen tunnel access to the field on game days, a department spokesperson confirmed to The Athletic on Monday. MLive was first to report the news. Here’s what you need to know: Michigan’s..." January 23

  • Michigan fires co-OC Matt Weiss amid police investigation

    Clutch Points "Matt Weiss, Michigan football co-offensive coordinator, has been fired amid a police investigation into alleged “computer access crimes” that occurred at Schembechler Hall, the University’s football facility, per Austin Meek of The..." January 20

  • Michigan's Blake Corum Could Net 7-Figure NIL Deal After Forgoing NFL Draft

    Bleacher Report "Michigan running back Blake Corum surprised some by deciding to return to school for the 2023 season despite an impressive 2022 campaign, and he will reportedly be bringing in some noteworthy money as a result. Nick Baumgardner of The Athletic reported Corum "is looking at a..." January 20

  • Michigan's NCAA probe delayed as Jim Harbaugh won't admit to lying

    The Athletic "Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has refused to acknowledge that he lied or misled NCAA investigators, which has slowed a case looking into the program for multiple infractions, according to ESPN's Pete Thamel. The Wolverines cooperated as they were..." January 20

  • Michigan co-offensive coordinator Matt Weiss on leave amid reported investigation into computer crimes

    Yahoo! Sports "Michigan co-offensive coordinator Matt Weiss is currently on leave from the school amid a reported investigation into “computer access crimes.” According to ESPN, the university police department is investigating an allegation of computer access crimes at the Schembechler..." January 18

  • Jim Harbaugh relationship with AD ‘distant’ despite Michigan return

    Clutch Points "Jim Harbaugh officially decided to return to the Michigan Wolverines football program in 2023 after rumors of him possibly bolting for an NFL head coaching job. Even as Michigan football fans were overjoyed by the news, many couldn’t help but notice that it was..." January 17

  • Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says he will return in 2023

    ESPN "Jim Harbaugh will return as Michigan coach for the 2023 season after talking with NFL teams about a potential return for the second straight year. University president Santa Ono tweeted Monday that he spoke to Harbaugh, who confirmed he would return for a ninth season at his..." January 16

  • Michigan Wolverines coaching candidates 2023: 10 best targets if Jim Harbaugh leaves

    Sportsnaut "Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh is eyeing an NFL return for the second consecutive offseason. As the Wolverines once again stare down the possibility of losing their leader, it’s time to start evaluating Michigan coaching candidates. This is familiar territory for..." January 10

  • Blake Corum surprisingly announces return to Michigan

    Sportsnaut "One of the best running backs in college football is set to return for another season with the Michigan Wolverines. Blake Corum, who finished seventh in Heisman voting despite having his season cut short, has announced his decision to continue his career at Michigan for his senior..." January 09

  • Jim Harbaugh’s pay at Michigan topped $10 million in 2022

    Michigan Live "Jim Harbaugh had his most lucrative season yet at Michigan, cashing in on more than $10 million in base pay and contract incentives for 2022. The Wolverines’ head coach is set to collect $10.1 million in total after his team reached won the Big Ten and reached the College..." January 09

  • Michigan to lose top TE Luke Schoonmaker to 2023 NFL draft

    ESPN "Michigan's Luke Schoonmaker, one of the top tight ends in college football, told ESPN that he's leaving school to declare for the 2023 NFL draft. Schoonmaker is a fifth-year senior with one year of eligibility remaining. Multiple NFL scouts told ESPN that he projects as a..." January 09

  • Jim Harbaugh’s Level 1 violation allegedly over lying about burgers

    Clutch Points "The Michigan football program is under investigation by the NCAA for a Level 1 violation for non-compliance or misleading NCAA investigators. The violation may relate to head coach Jim Harbaugh buying a couple of hamburgers for recruits during Covid, and then failing to be truthful..." January 06

  • Jim Harbaugh, Jim Tressel and NCAA nonsense

    The Athletic "The Sports Illustrated cover read, “How Deep it Went.” It was an early June 2011 issue of the most influential sports magazine of all time. Jim Tressel, who two weeks earlier had been forced to resign as Ohio State’s coach, was on the cover. The picture was of..." January 06

  • Jim Harbaugh's Michigan Program Reportedly Facing NCAA Probe for 'Minor' Infractions

    Bleacher Report "The NCAA has been investigating the Michigan football program, according to The Athletic's Nicole Auerbach. Per Auerbach and Austin Meek of The Athletic, the NCAA may be looking into one of Michigan's analysts coaching players as well as text messages in..." January 05

  • Jim Harbaugh issues statement about NFL rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has offered a response to recent rumors linking him to various NFL head coaching positions. Harbaugh issued a statement Thursday addressing his future, and once again affirmed his loyalty to Michigan. While Harbaugh did not completely shut the door on a..." January 05

  • Jim Harbaugh amid reported NFL interest: 'I think I will be coaching Michigan'

    The Score "Jim Harbaugh doesn't plan to ditch Michigan amid recent rumors linking him to NFL head coaching vacancies. "Although no one knows the future, I think I will be coaching Michigan next year," Harbaugh told Queen City News' Will Kunkel and Connor..." January 04

  • Why Michigan will be back in College Football Playoff in 2023

    Clutch Points "The Michigan Wolverines entered the 2022 season full of expectations. The team managed to return to the College Football Playoff after a perfect regular season and a Big Ten championship. However, the Wolverines once again failed to advance past the semifinals as they lost to the..." January 03

  • Motivated TCU defense stared down Michigan, made big plays to swing Fiesta Bowl

    The Score "All week long, TCU’s defense was fully aware of the perception. The big, bad Wolverines were going to huff and puff and blow their house in. Michigan was just too physical. Its elite offensive line and run game were just too powerful. It was going to run the ball..." January 01

  • College Football Playoff Expert Picks: Best Bets for TCU vs. Michigan & Ohio State vs. Georgia

    Sportsbook Review "College football will once again be on center stage on New Year's Eve. As bowl season nears its end, TCU will face Michigan in the Fiesta Bowl and Ohio State takes on Georgia in the Peach Bowl with the College Football Playoff deciding the 2023 National Championship matchup. Read on for our..." December 30

  • Michigan players say coach Jim Harbaugh one of us

    ESPN "Since 2015, Jim Harbaugh's Michigan tenure has featured plenty of highs and lows. But as Michigan prepares for its second straight College Football Playoff appearance, not much has changed when it comes to Harbaugh's coaching approach or his attire of..." December 28

  • Michigan State football Khary Crump takes plea deal in Michigan Stadium tunnel fight

    Detroit Free Press "The Michigan State football player facing the most serious charges from the incident inside the Michigan Stadium tunnel has accepted a plea deal. Khary Crump agreed to plead guilty to misdemeanor counts of assault/battery and disorderly conduct person-jostling. He..." December 24

  • Michigan's Blake Corum '50-50' on Returning to School, Entering 2023 NFL Draft

    Bleacher Report "Michigan running back Blake Corum hasn't made a final decision on whether to return to the Wolverines next season or declare for the 2023 NFL draft. Corum told ESPN's Adam Schefter that he's "50-50" and still weighing his options: Corum also said..." December 20

  • Strengths and Weaknesses of Each College Football Playoff Team

    Bleacher Report "We're all set for the College Football Playoff semifinals on Dec. 31 between Michigan and TCU (4 p.m. ET) and Georgia and Ohio State (8 p.m. ET). If Georgia can't capture its second consecutive title, it'll be because of a difficult draw. The Bulldogs are going up against..." December 12

  • Michigan’s Mazi Smith pleads guilty to misdemeanor gun charge, sentencing Dec. 29

    The Athletic "Michigan defensive tackle Mazi Smith pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor charge of attempted possession of a loaded firearm inside a motor vehicle, resulting in the dismissal of a felony charge stemming from his Oct. 7 arrest. Smith entered the plea at a probable cause..." December 09

  • Michigan fan Dametrius Walker dies after two-year battle with cancer

    ESPN "Former high school football standout and celebrated Michigan Wolverines fan Dametrius "Meechie" Walker died Friday after a two-year battle with osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, the school announced. He is survived by his mother, Leona Bell, and son,..." December 09

  • Michigan defensive lineman Mazi Smith takes plea deal in gun case

    Sportsnaut "Michigan starting defensive lineman Mazi Smith entered a guilty plea on Thursday to a misdemeanor weapon charge, avoiding prosecution on a more serious felony count. The Detroit Free Press and MLive Media said the felony weapon charge was dismissed. By taking the plea deal, Smith..." December 08

  • Jim Harbaugh Says He'll Return as Michigan HC in 2023 Despite NFL Rumors

    Bleacher Report "With Michigan back in the College Football Playoff, there have been questions about head coach Jim Harbaugh's future with the team as NFL clubs could come knocking at his door this offseason. However, Harbaugh shut down rumors of a potential departure from Michigan on Sunday,..." December 05

  • Georgia, Michigan, TCU, Ohio State top four teams in AP Top 25

    ESPN "Georgia, Michigan, TCU and Ohio State were the top four in the final Associated Press college football poll of the regular season. The Bulldogs (13-0) are No. 1 for the ninth straight week and 12th time this season in the AP Top 25. Georgia received 62..." December 05

  • Jim Harbaugh knew about DT Mazi Smith's arrest the day it happened

    USA Today "Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh found out about Mazi Smith's arrest a few hours after it happened. Harbaugh, speaking with reporters via Zoom to preview Michigan's College Football Playoff semifinal matchup in the Fiesta Bowl against No. 3 TCU (12-1),..." December 05

  • Jim Harbaugh responds to new round of NFL rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Once again, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh is popping up in NFL head coaching rumors. This time, Harbaugh does not seem interested in letting those rumors fester. Harbaugh firmly denied having any plans to return to the NFL, saying Sunday that he would be “enthusiastically”..." December 04

  • What Cade McNamara joining Iowa means for the Hawkeyes and their new QB

    The Athletic "Cade McNamara entered the transfer portal Monday. On Tuesday, a source close to the Iowa program said there “were legs” to the Hawkeyes seeking to add the former Michigan quarterback, the interest was mutual, and both sides would like to wrap it up as quickly as..." December 02

  • Fireworks spark at arraignment for 5 Spartans players after Michigan tunnel incident

    Clutch Points "Five Michigan State football players were arraigned to Michigan’s 15th Judicial District Court on misdemeanor assault charges, according to a Friday report from the Detroit News, one less than originally charged after an incident occurred in a Michigan Stadium..." December 02

  • Cade McNamara to transfer to Iowa

    The Athletic "Former Michigan quarterback Cade McNamara has committed to transfer to Iowa, the senior confirmed via Twitter on Thursday night. Here’s what you need to know: McNamara was a four-star recruit in 2018 and Gatorade Player of the Year for Nevada in 2017 and..." December 02

  • Michigan RB Blake Corum to undergo knee surgery

    ESPN "Michigan running back Blake Corum will undergo surgery on his knee, a source confirmed to ESPN on Thursday. Corum injured his left knee at the end of the first half against Illinois on Nov. 19. He took two carries in the second half before he was sidelined for the..." December 01

  • Michigan Wolverines' Mazi Smith facing felony weapon charge

    ESPN "Michigan starting defensive tackle Mazi Smith is facing a felony charge for carrying a concealed weapon, according to court documents. The alleged offense occurred Oct. 7, but the charges were not filed until Wednesday in the 15th District Court in Ann Arbor, Michigan...." December 01

  • CFP Rankings: Michigan rises amid top 4 shakeup, Ohio State drops to No. 5

    The Score "The top four of the College Football Playoff rankings was shuffled on Tuesday with USC joining Georgia, Michigan, and TCU. The Wolverines moved up one spot to No. 2 after dispatching rival Ohio State in a dominating 45-23 win last weekend.  " November 29

  • Why Ohio State’s Michigan loss will cost CJ Stroud the Heisman Trophy

    Clutch Points "The final week of the 2022 college football regular season turned everything on its head. Top teams such as LSU, Clemson and Oregon lost in big upsets, definitively eliminating them from College Football Playoff contention. However, no result had a bigger impact than Ohio State’s lopsided..." November 29

  • Tom Izzo 'completely upset' about Big Ten's handling of Michigan Stadium tunnel fight

    USA Today "Tom Izzo made it clear he did not condone or approve of the roles Michigan State football players had in an altercation with two Michigan football players in the tunnel at Michigan Stadium. But the Hall of Fame basketball coach emphatically disagreed with the..." November 29

  • Did a botched fake punt change game for Ohio State against Michigan?

    USA Today "Perhaps none of Ryan Day’s game management from Ohio State’s second straight loss to Michigan has drawn more scrutiny than a situation that occurred midway through the third quarter. While the Buckeyes were facing a fourth-and-5 at the Wolverines’..." November 29

  • Big Ten fines Michigan State $100K, suspends DB Khary Crump eight games in 2023 for Michigan tunnel scuffle

    CBS Sports "The Big Ten Conference has fined Michigan State $100,000 and cornerback Kahry Crump has been suspended for the first eight games of the 2023 season as a result of the brawl that took place between Michigan State and Michigan players on Oct. 29 following the..." November 28

  • Michigan QB Cade McNamara enters transfer portal

    Yahoo! Sports "A prominent quarterback has put his name into the transfer portal. According to multiple reports, Michigan’s Cade McNamara has decided to pursue transfer opportunities by putting his name in the portal. McNamara was Michigan’s starting quarterback in 2021 when the..." November 28

  • Jim Harbaugh 'All Good' With Michigan Players Planting Flag on Ohio State Logo

    Bleacher Report "Michigan Wolverines head coach Jim Harbaugh had zero issues with his players running around the Ohio Stadium field waving a Michigan flag and then planting it at midfield following Saturday's 45-23 win over the Buckeyes. "I think there's already plenty of fuel to the..." November 27

  • Jim Harbaugh hasn’t closed the door on the NFL; could 2023 be the year he returns?

    Pro Football Talk "Setting aside the spin, Jim Harbaugh wanted to become the head coach of the Vikings earlier this year. And even though he has since tried to claim that his NFL ship has sailed, Harbaugh has made it clear that he has “unfinished business” at the next level. He said it..." November 27

  • Michigan's Blake Corum to attempt to play vs. Ohio State

    ESPN "Michigan star tailback Blake Corum is expected to attempt to play against Ohio State on Saturday, sources told ESPN, as an air of ambiguity hangs over his potential effectiveness because of a knee injury. Corum, one of the leading candidates for the Heisman..." November 26

  • Michigan can write next chapter in Ohio State rivalry by winning second straight in rare battle of unbeatens

    CBS Sports "Lloyd Carr cried. That was 16 years ago, the day after the former Michigan coach's beloved mentor, Bo Schembechler, had died. That was also the day before the 2006 Michigan-Ohio State game at The Shoe. The winner would advance to the BCS Championship Game. Ohio..." November 25

  • Why Ohio State deserves College Football Playoff berth even with loss to Michigan

    Clutch Points "The Ohio State Buckeyes are set to host their arch rival, the Michigan Wolverines, Saturday afternoon. It is the first time since 2006 that both teams enter this matchup undefeated. That means there is a lot on the line in this game. Ohio Stats is currently ranked 2nd in the College Football..." November 25

  • Seven Michigan State football players facing charges for Michigan tunnel incident

    The Athletic "Seven Michigan State football players have been charged by the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office (Mich.) following an Oct. 29 postgame tunnel incident involving Michigan football players. Six players — Itayvion Brown, Angelo Grose, Justin White,..." November 23