Michigan announces Dan Enos hire; Wolverines No. 5 in Bleacher Report preseason top 25
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Michigan announces Dan Enos hire
The Wolverines formally announced Dan Enos’ addition to the offensive coaching staff Monday evening. Per Michigan’s news release, Enos “will coach a yet to be finalized position group on offense.” Enos spent the last three seasons as Bret Bielema’s offensive coordinator at Arkansas.
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Bleacher Report ranks Wolverines No. 5 in preseason top 25
Bleacher Report came out with their preseason college football rankings on Tuesday and they have Michigan at No. 5 behind Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia. Bleacher Report’s Adam Kramer argues the Wolverines have a team with top-10 talent and that quarterback Shea Patterson’s eligibility will determine the team’s ceiling in 2018.
Land of 10’s 2018 Power Poll
Sean Keeler breaks down Land of 10’s 2018 Power Poll, which expects the Wolverines to finish in fifth place in 2018 behind Ohio State, Penn State, Wisconsin and Michigan State. As with Bleacher Report’s ranking, Keeler expects Patterson’s availability to determine Michigan’s ceiling.
RBs could give Michigan dynamic 1-2 punch
In the second of a seven-part series reviewing Michigan’s 2017 position groups, Nick Baumgardner of the Detroit Free Press focuses on running backs, with Karan Higdon and Chris Evans leading the way. The duo combined to rush 1,679 yards and 17 touchdowns last season.
What new assistant Al Washington brings to Wolverines
Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi profiles new defensive assistant coach Al Washington, who joins the Wolverines after stops at Boston College and Cincinnati. Lenzi reports Washington is known as a strong recruiter with an enthusiastic and engaging personality.
Hallie Thome earns spot on Big Ten women’s honor roll
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