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Former Michigan running back Chris Howard reveals that Tom Brady talked about transferring after the Wolverines won the Rose Bowl in 1998.

Michigan’s Pep Hamilton might leave for NFL; when Tom Brady almost left Wolverines

Tolly Taylor

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Michigan’s Pep Hamilton might leave for NFL

FOX Sports’ Bruce Feldman reports that Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden might hire Michigan’s Pep Hamilton to his offensive staff. Wolverines coach Jim Harbaugh hired Hamilton last winter from the Cleveland Browns to be his passing game coordinator.

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When Tom Brady almost left the Wolverines

Former Michigan running back Chris Howard writes that, following the Rose Bowl in 1998, Tom Brady confided in Howard that he was considering transferring from Michigan; according to Howard, Brady was worried about Wolverines quarterback recruit Drew Henson.

Why Michigan might be overhyped in top 25 polls

Marlowe Alter of the Detroit Free Press breaks down why Michigan, ranked as high as No. 7 in way-too-early top 25 polls for the 2018 season, might be overhyped. Alter also warns that “there are more obstacles awaiting in 2018 than any other season under Harbaugh.”

Michigan analyst headed back to NFL

Wolverines offensive analyst Scott Turner is reportedly leaving to become the new quarterbacks coach for the Carolina Panthers, where he will join his father, Norv Turner, who is set to become the Panthers offensive coordinator.

Wolverines’ top targets before National Signing Day

Land of 10’s Kevin Goheen dives into Michigan’s top targets before National Signing Day on Feb. 7. Five-star offensive tackle Nicholas Petit-Frere is the Wolverines’ top-ranked target.

Michigan AD appointed to CWSA Board of Directors

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