Preview Week 13: Rivalry Games to Watch (Showdown Saturday on ABC)

Showdown Saturday on ABC 12:00 pm #19 Michigan (8-3, 6-1 Big Ten) at “#4” Ohio State (11-0) at Ohio Stadium.  The Buckeyes may be ineligible for post-season play (and BCS ranking, hence the “4” from the AP Poll is in quotes), yet they still remain one of just two teams in the nation that enter […]

Notre Dame Week 4 Recap: Beat Michigan, finally defeat Denard Robinson

#18 Michigan at #11 Notre Dame.  Irish win 13-6. Notre Dame is now 4-0 for the first time since 2002 (Ty Willingham’s first season). All of the leis in the stands seen during the game were because ND handed out 7,500 at the pep rally on Friday night to show their support for linebacker Manti […]

What We Learned in Week 1

What we learned from Week 1 in some of the close and/or high quality match ups #3 Oregon vs #4 LSU.  LSU wins  40-27.  If you’re a college football girl reader then you aren’t at all surprised that Oregon lost to LSU.  In fact, you expected it.  Why? 1) Their offensive line.  Last year they […]

Michigan 2011

Michigan 2010 Statistics (Big Ten) The Wolverines play on an artificial field (FieldTurf) at Michigan Stadium (seats 109,901)…nicknamed the “Big House” it is, in fact, the biggest stadium in college football! Brady Hoke is in his first year as head coach of Michigan (click here for their schedule). Why did he win the job? Most […]

Contract Analysis: There’s a reason why Michigan waited to fire Rich Rodriguez

The Rich Rodriguez era turned out to be a costly one for Michigan.  Not only did their record fall to a mere 15-22 during that time, but the Wolverine defense sunk to its lowest level in Michigan history.  Even worse, was the financial setback it took.  Financially the era began with a $2,500,000 payment to […]

Solid Points from Sports Columnist Michael Rosenberg on Michigan, Michigan State and Notre Dame

Solid Points from Sports Columnist Michael Rosenberg on Michigan, Michigan State and Notre Dame

Solid Points from Sports Columnist Michael Rosenberg on Michigan, Michigan State and Notre Dame

Preview: Michigan Wolverines vs Michigan State Spartans

This game features in-state rivals who have had many memorable meetings over the years.  The last time Michigan won was in 2007, prior to the Rich Rodriguez era.  To win that game, the Wolverines had to come back from a 10 point deficit with just 7:40 remaining.  After the game Michigan running back Mike Hart […]

Michigan 2010

Michigan (2009 Statistics) Head Coach Rich Rodriguez is known for his development and use of the Spread Option Offense.  This type of system relies on very specific personnel, including a Quarterback who is equally skilled at playing Running Back.  Because Rodriguez is a coach who doesn’t develop his plan based on the talent and players around […]