Michigan staffer reportedly arrested; Wolverines call Jim McElwain’s Florida offenses ‘explosive’
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Michigan staffer reportedly arrested on suspicion of drunken driving
According to MLive.com’s Darcie Moran, Wolverines’ director of performance science Fergus Connolly was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving at about 11:50 a.m. ET on Monday. Connolly hasn’t formally been charged yet, as lab results have to be submitted. Michigan’s athletic department released a statement: “We are aware of an incident involving Fergus Connolly. We are still awaiting more detailed information before commenting further.”
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Wolverines call Jim McElwain’s Florida offenses ‘explosive’
Florida ranked 100th or worse nationally in scoring offense in each of the last three seasons, but that didn’t stop Michigan from writing this official bio for former Florida coach and current Wolverines wide receivers coach Jim McElwain: “McElwain’s units were explosive on offense during his time at Florida, especially through the passing game.”
Wolverines secondary is primary to defense
Land of 10’s Kevin Goheen explains why Michigan’s secondary should be one of the team’s strongest position groups. Michigan returns all four starters and all of its top reserves from its 2017 secondary.
Maurice Hurst heart issue cleared at Michigan
Former Wolverines defensive tackle Maurice Hurst disclosed Monday that an irregular result from a EKG — a test that monitors heart activity — derailed him at the combine and that he had a similar issue while he was with Michigan but was cleared to play.
Jay Bilas explains why Michigan basketball is Final Four-ready
ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas broke down why the Wolverines could be one of the last teams standing in March: They’re capable of beating anyone. Michigan, which moved up to No. 7 in the AP poll, has proved how good it can be in the last month.
Michigan’s Moe Wagner named to USBWA All-District V First Team
— Michigan Men’s Basketball (@umichbball) March 6, 2018
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