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Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines are looking to finish the season 9-4 when they kick off against South Carolina on Jan. 1.

Michigan-South Carolina Outback Bowl prediction; Wolverines to receive plenty of bowl game swag

Tolly Taylor

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Michigan-South Carolina Outback Bowl prediction

Land of 10’s Rachel Lenzi breaks down Michigan and South Carolina’s strengths and weaknesses ahead of the Outback Bowl at noon ET on Monday. Lenzi and fellow Land of 10 reporter Kevin Goheen also give three keys to the game and their predictions.

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Wolverines to receive plenty of bowl game swag

The NCAA allows bowl committees to give gift packages to players of up to $550 per player, and Michigan players have their pick of TVs, smartwatches, drones and many others gifts. Schools and conferences also buy gifts of up to $800 per player ($400 from the school and $400 from the conference).

Recapping Wolverines December to-do list

The Wolverines had 14 of their 16 Class of 2018 commits sign national letters of intent on Dec. 20, which was more than expected at the start of the month. They have also solidified offensive and defensive lines and landed several wide receivers.

Michigan hires former Arkansas strength and conditioning coach

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh made a new addition to his staff, bringing in former Arkansas strength and conditioning coach Ben Herbert to replace the recently departed Kevin Tolbert, according to FootballScoop.

Michigan still lags behind Big Ten heading into 2018

Nick Baumgardner of the Detroit Free Press analyzes where Michigan football stands in relation to the rest of the Big Ten heading into 2018. Bottom line: Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines haven’t been good enough.

Michigan men’s basketball tops Jacksonville Dolphins 76-51

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