Michigan lands Georgia CB DJ Turner; bet under on Wolverines’ 2018 win total
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3-star Georgia CB DJ Turner picks Michigan
DJ Turner, a 3-star cornerback from North Gwinnett High in Suwanee, Ga., committed to Michigan’s 2019 recruiting class on Monday. Turner (5-foot-11, 170 pounds) is the 15th commitment in Michigan’s 2019 class, which is ranked 10th in the nation by 247Sports. He chose the Wolverines over a wide range of high-level offers, including Notre Dame, Florida, Alabama, Clemson, Florida State, Auburn and Georgia.
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CBS Sports: Bet the under on Wolverines’ 2018 win total
South Point Casino in Las Vegas predicts nine wins for Michigan this fall. According to CBS Sports college football analyst Tom Fornelli, even that may be too high. He isn’t sold that new quarterback Shea Patterson will fix all of the team’s issues on offense. As a result, Fornelli is taking the under on Michigan’s projected win total.
Three big offseason questions for Michigan D-line
247Sports’ Zach Shaw argues that the Wolverines have three big questions that they need to answer about their defensive line in 2018: How will defensive tackle Michael Dwumfour do replacing Mo Hurst? Can depth solve Michigan’s defensive line problems? How well will the run defense hold up?
Jim Harbaugh wants Andre Seldon to be ‘main recruiter’
Now that Belleville (Mich.) 2020 3-star cornerback Andre Seldon closed his recruitment by committing to Michigan last Wednesday, he is focused on other things. According to Seldon, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh asked him to be “his main recruiter,” focusing on getting other in-state 2019 and ’20 players.
Wolverines top-10 team, ‘legitimate Big Ten contender’
ESPN analyst Phil Steele’s annual college football magazine, Phil Steele’s 2018 College Football Preview, is now on newsstands and ranks Michigan No. 6 in its postseason power poll. Steele projects a second-place finish in the Big Ten East, which would be the best finish for a Harbaugh-coached team since he arrived in Ann Arbor prior to the 2015 season.
Michigan swimming and diving gets new assistant coach
NEWS | Beyond excited to welcome Nikki Kett to our program as our newest assistant coach!
— Michigan Swimming & Diving (@umichswimdive) June 26, 2018
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