Michigan records top five recruiting class in the Nation

Kyle Kalis headlined Michigan's No. 4 ranked recruiting class. Photo Credit: elevenwarriors.com

It was a big day for the Michigan football program Wednesday as it turned in its best recruiting class since 2005.

According to scouts.com the Wolverines ranked No. 4 in the nation just behind rival Ohio State. It’s the programs best recruiting class since ranking No. 2 in 2005. Continue reading

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Hoke and Michigan building strong recruiting class.

 

Head coach Brady Hoke is creating a strong Michigan recruiting class. Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/ Getty Images

Brady Hoke’s time as the head coach of the Michigan football team is off to a fast start.

The regular season may be over, but the recruiting season is going strong and Hoke has the Wolverines among the top 10 recruiting classes in the nation and the best in the Big Ten. Continue reading

Sugar Sweet Victory

Michigan celebrates 2012 Sugar Bowl win. Photo Credit: AP

Team 132 can be renamed the Redeem team because it redeemed the Michigan football program as a national power in Tuesday night’s Sugar Bowl.

The No. 13 Wolverines (11-2, 6-2 Big Ten) defeated ACC runner-up No. 11 Virginia Tech (11-3, 7-1) 23-20 in a classic overtime finish for the 2012 Sugar Bowl. Continue reading

Brawlin’ in New Orleans

 

Head Coaches Brady Hoke (left) and Frank Beamer (right) will lead their teams onto the field for the 2012 Sugar Bowl. Photo Credit: AP

For the first time two NCAA football traditional powers meet up Tuesday night in New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl.

At 8 P.M. No. 13 Michigan (10-2, 6-2) of the Big Ten and No. 11 Virginia Tech (11-2, 7-1) of the ACC will meet up looking to end their seasons with one more win and some hardware to take home. Continue reading

No Changes Needed

Defensive coordinator Greg Mattison and head coach Brady Hoke watch their players as they take on Nebraska. Photo credit: Rick Ostentoski - US Presswire

It’s that time of year again.

It’s time for the coaching carousel in college football and with Michigan making major strides this season, is it outrageous to think that offensive coordinator Al Borges, 56, and defensive coordinator Greg Mattison, 62, could be hot commodities around the nation?

As far as Mattison is concerned, it’s unlikely, because of his reasons for coming to Michigan in the first place and his age isn’t attractive to try and rebuild or takeover a team of his own. It looks as if he will be retiring as the defensive coordinator for the Wolverines.

“This is Michigan for God sakes,” Borges said.

Borges reiterated Brady Hoke’s saying from his introduction speech before last season to show reporters and fans he has no intention of leaving Ann Arbor anytime soon.

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