Jim Harbaugh and Michigan players have Wilton Speight’s back, Tyree Kinnel honored, game time vs. Purdue set
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Wilton Speight to remain starter
Jim Harbaugh made it loud and clear Monday that Wilton Speight is Michigan’s quarterback.
“Wilton’s the starting quarterback, and we’re forging on,” Harbaugh said in his weekly news conference.
And it’s not just the head coach who has Speight’s back. Players have faith in him and perspective of why everyone else should, too.
Big Ten honors Tyree Kinnel
Safety Tyree Kinnel gave Michigan its second straight Big Ten Player Of The Week winner.
Taking advantage of the situation
Ty Isaac is part of a 3-man rotation at running back for Michigan. Right now, he’s taken advantage of his opportunities to become the lead back.
Jim Harbaugh fan at Air Force
Air Force comes to Michigan Stadium this Saturday. Brent Briggeman of the Colorado Springs Gazette found one Air Force player who knows what Harbaugh means to a program.
Land of 10 takes another look at Michigan’s 36-14 win against Cincinnati.
Purdue kickoff set
The Wolverines’ Big Ten opener at Purdue on Sept. 23 will kickoff at 4 p.m. ET and be shown nationally on Fox.
Harbaugh doesn’t like talking about injuries but he revealed Monday that the season is over for freshman defensive lineman Donovan Jeter. Fellow freshmen Luiji Vilain and Oliver Martin have been sidelined with injuries, as has redshirt freshman running back Kareem Walker.
Donovan Peoples-Jones back in fold
Donovan Peoples-Jones will be back returning punts for the Wolverines, Harbaugh said on his radio show Monday night.
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