Michigan gets commitment from T Trente Jones; should Jim Harbaugh let Jim McElwain call plays?
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Michigan earns commitment from T Trente Jones
Four-star 2019 tackle Trente Jones announced his commitment to Michigan on Wednesday. A 6-foot-6, 282-pounder from Loganville, Ga., Jones is the No. 332 prospect nationally according to the 247Sports composite. Jones’ commitment comes after making an unofficial visit to campus last weekend.
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Jim Harbaugh should hand Jim McElwain the offensive keys
Land of 10’s Sean Keeler makes the case that newly hired assistant coach Jim McElwain should call offensive plays without Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh’s input. As Keeler points out, during McElwain’s first year as Alabama’s offensive coordinator in 2008, the Crimson Tide averaged 30 points per game, making it the first Alabama team to do so since 1983.
Only Jim Harbaugh should call offensive plays
Land of 10’s Chris Howard disagrees with Keeler: Howard thinks Harbaugh should call plays by himself. Howard thinks the collaborative play calling the Wolverines used in 2017 was ineffective and failed to produce a consistent offensive identity.
RB Karan Higdon will carry the running game in 2018
Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi believes running back Karan Higdon will step up in 2018 and maybe even become Michigan’s first 1,000-yard rusher since 2011. Lenzi expects Higdon to lead the way for the Wolverines.
Dan Enos officially added to Alabama staff
Dan Enos, who spurned Michigan after signing on as an assistant coach in early January, is now officially on Alabama’s coaching staff. Enos is listed as associate head coach and quarterbacks coach.
Michigan women’s basketball upsets Maryland
— Michigan Women’s Basketball (@umichwbball) February 23, 2018
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