Why Michigan needs to win Big Ten East Division title; Jim Harbaugh says no play-calling decision yet
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Michigan needs to win Big Ten East Division championship
Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi argues the Wolverines need to win the Big Ten East Division championship this season to redeem their 8-5 season and fourth-place finish last season. Lenzi acknowledges that Ohio State, Michigan State and Penn State continue to dominate the division, but she claims that Michigan should set their sights high if they want to compete for the College Football Playoff.
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Jim Harbaugh says no play-calling decision yet
MLive’s Aaron McMann breaks down the different offensive coaches who could call plays for the Wolverines in 2018. While Jim Harbaugh said he has not made a decision yet, McMann believes that Michigan wide receiver’s coach Jim McElwain and offensive line coach Ed Warinner are the two most likely candidates. Last season, the Wolverines used a collaborative approach for play calling.
Cesar Ruiz a linchpin on remade Michigan O-line
Michigan sophomore Cesar Ruiz started five games at right guard for the Wolverines last season, but the No. 1 recruit at center in the 2017 class has moved to center in spring practice. Harbaugh said of Ruiz on Friday, “He may be one of our best if not best” offensive linemen.
Scholarship offer ‘means the world’ to Ruke Orhorhoro
Defensive end Ruke Orhorhoro from River Rouge, Mich., visited Schembechler Hall last weekend and left with a scholarship offer. The 6-foot-4, 250-pound Orhorhoro is listed by 247Sports as the No. 23 player in the state at his position in the Class of 2019.
John Beilein’s success highlights Jim Harbaugh’s inconsistency
CBS Sports Dennis Dodd explains why he thinks Michigan men’s basketball coach John Beilein should be recognized as the best coach at the school, not Harbaugh. Dodd thinks one quote on the front of the Michigan warm-ups best sums up the difference between the two: “Say Less, Do More.”
Michigan baseball player named Big Ten co-player of week
Congrats to junior Jonathan Engelmann on being named the @bigten Co-Player of the Week!
— Michigan Baseball (@umichbaseball) March 26, 2018
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