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College football coaches talk Michigan football quarterbacks

Michigan football fans want to know how the Wolverines’ quarterback controversy will play out. It turns out, so do coaches around college football. ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg did a piece where they surveyed opposing coaches across the sport, asking for what they think about each team’s quarterback. Of course, in Ann Arbor, it’s not a settled …

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Athlon Sports says two Michigan football players will breakout in 2022

Michigan football is well into fall camp and the season is swiftly approaching. There are plenty of position battles happening, like at quarterback, and players are trying to put themselves into better spots on the depth chart before week one. Buy Wolverines Tickets The Wolverines lost a lot on the defense from the 2021 season, …

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Four Michigan football players make The Athletic ‘freaks’ list, No. 1

Death, taxes, and a Michigan football defensive lineman at or near the top of Bruce Feldman’s annual ‘freaks’ list. Like Thanos, these things are inevitable. Last year, Aidan Hutchinson, the second-overall NFL draft pick, was No. 2 in The Athletic’s perennial look into the freakiest athletes in college football. The year before, Kwity Paye was …

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Michigan football DT Mazi Smith emerging as leader on defensive front

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — This offseason, all we’ve heard about the Michigan football defense is that it will suffer greatly with Aidan Hutchinson and David Ojabo no longer there to rush the passer. What’s more, Hutchinson’s leadership will be missed. Parts of that are certainly true, but what if someone else stepped up this fall? …

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Why Michigan football isn’t recruiting using fads, only football

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan football has been under fire for its recruiting efforts in the 2023 cycle, and it’s somewhat deservedly so. Coming off of a College Football Playoff appearance and Big Ten championship, the Wolverines are lagging, missing out on a lot of high-profile recruits. The biggest being in-state quarterback Dante Moore, a …

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Two Michigan football players make ESPN top 50 freshman seasons ever

You don’t become the winningest program in college football by only getting contributions from your upperclassmen. Instead, younger players have to step up. Such has been the case in Ann Arbor, with the most recent data point coming by virtue of linebacker Junior Colson, who was named a Freshman All-American in 2021. But what about …

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