Ex-Michigan staffer offered plea deal after ‘super drunk’ driving; Wolverines’ likely 2018 starters
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Ex-Michigan staffer offered plea deal after ‘super drunk’ driving
Fergus Connolly, formerly the Michigan football team’s director of performance and football operations director, was offered a chance to cut the nine misdemeanor charges against him down to five when he appeared Monday for a pretrial in Ann Arbor. Connolly was arrested and accused of “super drunken” driving, resisting police and attempting to bite a lab technician in a March 5 debacle in downtown Ann Arbor.
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Wolverines’ likely 2018 starters
Angelique S. Chengelis of The Detroit News reveals who she thinks will start for the Wolverines this season. Specifically, Chengelis writes that Shea Patterson will be the starter at quarterback over Brandon Peters and Dylan McCaffrey, if the NCAA rules him eligible.
Ex-OC Tim Drevno’s resignation letter
MLive obtained a three-paragraph letter from former Michigan offensive coordinator Tim Drevno to athletic director Warde Manuel and Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh announcing Drevno’s resignation. The letter was dated Feb. 23 and MLive obtained it via a Freedom of Information Act request.
QB recruit puts Wolverines in top 5
Walled Lake (Mich.) Western 3-star pro-style quarterback Sam Johnson put the Wolverines in his top 5 on Saturday. Michigan seems to have Iowa and Boston College as the two teams to beat for the 6-foot-4, 195-pound signal caller.
Jack Stewart becomes 2019 Wolverines commit
Jack Stewart, a tackle from New Canaan, Conn., took an unusual path to commit to Michigan, never attending football camps or combines. But Michigan defensive coordinator Don Brown quickly noticed the 6-foot-5, 280-pound 3-star prospect when he saw him on tape.
Michigan baseball reaches longest win streak since 1987
Quite a streak. 🔥🔥
— Michigan Athletics (@UMichAthletics) April 23, 2018
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