Michigan hires former Florida coach Jim McElwain; Ohio State pushing hard for Wolverines commit
Michigan football is always the main topic in Breakfast of Victors, Land of 10’s daily Wolverines notebook — but we cover news, notes and analysis across Wolverines sports. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Michigan football, recruiting, basketball and more.
Michigan adds former Florida coach Jim McElwain
Former Florida coach Jim McElwain is joining Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh’s staff, according to ESPN college football reporter Chris Low. McElwain reportedly will be in charge of the receivers and will have other offensive duties. College football analyst Adam McClintock said it’s not an inspiring hire.
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Ohio State pushing hard for Wolverines commit Nolan Rumler
Ohio native Nolan Rumler has been committed to Michigan since the summer before his junior season, but Ohio State is swinging hard for the 2019 guard, paying him frequent visits and trying to flip him. Rumler is the No. 4 guard and No. 62 prospect overall on the 247Sports composite rankings.
‘Recruiting classes alone don’t win you games,’ ex-Wolverines lineman says
Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi seeks out former players to get their reactions to Michigan’s 2018 recruiting class, which was ranked No. 21 in the 247Sports composite. A major theme of their responses: a recruiting ranking doesn’t make or break a football team; development is key.
Michigan basketball pushes through Ohio State on senior day
The Wolverines picked up their third signature win of the season, beating Ohio State 74-62 during Michigan’s senior day and capping an NCAA Tournament resume. The 22nd-ranked Wolverines are 22-7 overall and 11-5 in Big Ten play.
How Shea Patterson fits Jim Harbaugh’s offense
SB Nation’s Ian Boyd breaks down how quarterback Shea Patterson fits in Harbaugh’s offense, citing specific schemes and plays that Patterson ran well at Ole Miss and explaining why he thinks Harbaugh will implement similar designs to help Patterson flourish.
Michigan ice hockey tops No. 1 team in the country
— Michigan Hockey (@umichhockey) February 19, 2018
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