Michigan has fourth-best odds to win next College Football Playoff; Wolverines face QB uncertainty
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Michigan has fourth-best odds to win next College Football Playoff
The Wolverines have the fourth-best odds as 10-1 favorites to win the four-team College Football Playoff in January 2019, according to early odds from the Westgate Las Vegas Sportsbook. Alabama (5-2), Clemson (6-1), and Georgia and Ohio State (8-1) are ahead of Michigan.
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Wolverines face QB uncertainty
Nick Baumgardner of the Detroit Free Press starts the first of a seven-part series examining Michigan’s 2017 position groups by focusing on the quarterback. Baumgardner argues that all three Wolverines’ quarterbacks regressed last season.
Wolverines make Sporting News 2018 Top 25
Sporting News’ Bill Bender projects Michigan at No. 17 entering the 2018 season. Bender argues the Wolverines deserve to be ranked that high with the addition of quarterback Shea Patterson.
Coaching continuity key for Michigan
Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi breaks down why Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh should try his best to keep his coaching staff intact moving forward. Harbaugh has had seven coordinators leave since he began coaching the Wolverines in 2015.
The Wolverines German connection
Julius Welschof has gone from an unknown German player to earning a scholarship as part of Michigan’s Class of 2018. Welschof originally committed to Georgia Tech in October.
Olivia Karas earns 5th career Big Ten Gymnast of the Week award
— Michigan Women’s Gymnastics (@UMichWGym) January 8, 2018
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