How Jim Harbaugh, Michigan can crash CFP party; Wolverines must change one-sided Ohio State rivalry
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How Jim Harbaugh, Michigan can crash CFP party
Todd Dewey of the Las Vegas Review-Journal argues that the Wolverines have the pieces to win a national championship in 2018, if everything comes together and the team plays up to its potential. The Wolverines at 12-1 odds are the fifth choice at the Westgate sports book to win the national title behind Alabama (9-5), Clemson (5-1), Ohio State (5-1) and Georgia (6-1).
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Wolverines must change one-sided Ohio State rivalry
Sporting News’ Bill Bender points out that “The Game” has become one of the most one-sided affairs in college football this millennium, with the Buckeyes posting a 15-3 record against the Wolverines since 2000, despite the fact that it’s typically one of the best rivalries. Bender thinks Michigan can pull off the upset in Columbus this season if Wolverines quarterback Shea Patterson lives up to the hype.
10 teams Michigan hasn’t played, but should
A list of teams Michigan hasn’t played, but should was compiled by 247Sports. The Wolverines have played most of the major programs across the nation, but a few remain on the wish list, including Lane Kiffin’s Florida Atlantic University Owls, Clemson and LSU.
Michigan LBs are wrecking balls
Nick Baumgardner of the Detroit Free Press explains why linebacker may be the deepest position group on the entire Michigan roster. And with Devin Bush Jr. and Khaleke Hudson, it’s also one of the best.
TE commit loves to block
Erick All, the recent Michigan tight end commit for 2019, has bulked up to 227 pounds since the end of his high school football season at Fairfield (Ohio) High School when he weighed 198. The 6-foot-5 Ohio native said Wednesday that he loves to hit people, and teams apparently took notice: Michigan State, Notre Dame, Florida State and Wisconsin were all on his list along with Indiana, Purdue, Maryland and Miami (Ohio).
John Beilein wins male coach of the year
We left the Coach of the Year vote up to you … and you selected @JohnBeilein as the Male Coach of the Year!!
— Michigan Athletics (@UMichAthletics) June 28, 2018
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