Report: Michigan adding Braylon Edwards’ brother; Wolverines football on top-12 list
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Braylon Edwards’ brother reportedly joining Michigan
According to 247Sports’ The Michigan Insider, Berkley Edwards, Braylon Edwards’ brother, is joining the Wolverines as a graduate transfer from Central Michigan. Last season at Central Michigan, he contributed the most as a kick returner, averaging 16.8 yards per return. He is expected to compete as a running back with the Wolverines and this will be Edwards’ sixth season of eligibility.
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Wolverines No. 5 on Athlon Sports’ top 12
Steven Lassan of Athlon Sports projects five Big Ten teams in his top 12 for the 2018 season, including the Wolverines at No. 5. The other Big Ten teams include Ohio State at No. 4, Wisconsin at No. 9, Penn State at No. 11 and Michigan State at No. 12.
Why Scott Frost will reach Big Ten title game before Jim Harbaugh
Land of 10’s Sean Keeler argues that Nebraska coach Scott Frost will reach the Big Ten title game before Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, mainly because Frost has the easier path to reach the title game. As Keeler points out, Frost essentially has to beat Wisconsin and Iowa to reach the title game, whereas Harbaugh has to contend with Penn State and formidable rivals Ohio State and Michigan State.
Why Jim Harbaugh will reach Big Ten title game before Scott Frost
Land of 10’s Chris Howard disagrees with Keeler; Howard writes that Harbaugh has a few things going for him that Frost doesn’t. For one, a championship-caliber defense, the best running back duo in the Big Ten, improving position groups and, oh yeah, perhaps a top-notch quarterback in Shea Patterson.
Prospect wows Jim Harbaugh
Wide receiver Devell Washington announced his presence at the Michigan prospect camp Monday in the best way he knew how. The soon-to-be Bay City Central junior flashed the head-spinning athleticism that is so rare for a receiver his age and his size while running the gauntlet drill. Harbaugh was so impressed, he ran over and asked Washington to repeat the drill. By the end of his conversation with Harbaugh, Washington had an offer from the Wolverines.
Michigan men’s basketball’s buzzer-beater up for ESPY award
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