Jim Harbaugh’s staff doing its job developing talent; Michigan target Calvin Anderson to announce decision Saturday
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Jim Harbaugh’s staff doing its job developing talent
Land of 10’s Kevin Goheen argues that Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh and his staff have done a good job developing talent in Harbaugh’s first three seasons in Ann Arbor. Goheen focuses on the 2017 NFL Draft and the program-record 11 Wolverines selected as proof. Those players, he notes, were all recruited to Michigan by former coach Brady Hoke, but Hoke struggled with player development.
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Michigan target Calvin Anderson to make transfer decision Saturday
Rice tackle Calvin Anderson, the sought-after transfer from Austin, Texas, posted a video on Twitter Wednesday night declaring this Saturday as his decision day. Anderson has narrowed his list of potential schools down to four: Michigan, Texas, Auburn and Oklahoma.
Debating Jim Harbaugh’s best offseason hire
Land of 10’s Chris Howard explains why he thinks Michigan offensive line coach Ed Warinner was Harbaugh’s best offseason hire. Howard thinks Warinner could reshape the Wolverines’ offensive line, arguably the weakest position group last season.
New strength and conditioning coach Ben Herbert lists working with 71 NFL draft picks, two Heisman Trophy finalists, two Outland Trophy winners and two Doak Walker Award winners on his résumé. Land of 10’s Sean Keeler thinks Herbert, and not Warinner, is the most important hire Harbaugh made in the offseason.
Michigan to host nation’s No. 3 prospect
Michigan will unofficially host 5-star defensive end Zach Harrison from Lewis Center, Ohio, on March 17. Ohio State is considered the favorite for 247Sports No. 3 prospect in the 2019 class since Harrison’s high school is less than an hour from Ohio Stadium, but Penn State and the Wolverines are also pushing for him.
Michigan hockey has 4 finalists in Big Ten postseason individual awards
— Michigan Hockey (@umichhockey) March 8, 2018
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