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Michigan tackle Grant Newsome still hasn't been cleared to participate in spring practice. Newsome injured his knee during a game in 2016.

Michigan awaits clearance for T Grant Newsome; Wolverines’ Jay Harbaugh strengthens RB relationships

Tolly Taylor

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Michigan awaits clearance for T Grant Newsome

Wolverines tackle Grant Newsome hasn’t been cleared to participate in spring practices and play for the 2018 season. Newsome is currently a player-coach with the Wolverines. Newsome continues his rehabilitation, more than 18 months after he sustained a dislocated right knee in October 2016 against Wisconsin.

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Wolverines’ Jay Harbaugh has strengthened RB relationships

Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi reveals how Jay Harbaugh has changed heading into his second season as Michigan’s running back coach. Senior running back Karan Higdon said Harbaugh entered this spring with a better understanding of each player’s personality, his strengths and his weaknesses and what would benefit the growth of each player.

Amazon documentary a story of struggle, relationships

Nick Baumgardner of the Detroit Free Press writes that the eight-part Amazon Prime documentary about Michigan’s 2017 season, available now, does its best to paint a portrait of what was an incredibly challenging season for Jim Harbaugh’s Wolverines while also getting deeper behind the scenes with some of the personalities inside the program.

ESPN FPI predicts Michigan’s 2018 record

ESPN’s Football Power Index predicted every Big Ten team’s 2018 final record, and it forecasts the Wolverines at 9-3. Specifically, it projects that Michigan will lose to Notre Dame, Ohio State and Michigan State this season.

TE Sean McKeon sick of defense dominating in practice

Michigan tight end Sean McKeon said last week that the offense, in particular, is sick of feeling like the reason the Wolverines can’t quite take that next big step. McKeon added that the offense hasn’t been letting the defense push it around in spring practices so far.

Michigan baseball wins 15th straight game

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