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Wilton Speight and the Michigan offense still are searching for fixes to their red-zone woes.

Successful surgery for Michigan wide receiver; recruiting speculation

Kevin Goheen

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Tarik Black’s surgery a success

Tarik Black’s recovery process can begin. The freshman wide receiver announced via Twitter on Wednesday night that he has undergone foot surgery. Oh, and it was a success.

‘We need to be more focused’

Black was expected to help in the red zone this season. Michigan’s offense has done little to help itself in that part of the field.  

‘Tis the season for speculation

Who is committing? Anyone de-committing? The time before National Signing Day is rampant with speculation. Quarterback Joe Milton of Michigan’s Class of 2018 is one player fans love to speculate about.   

Jim Harbaugh’s right-hand man

What is it like to be Jim Harbaugh’s right-hand man? Tom VanHaaren of has a look at Michigan’s J.T. Rogan

Coach talk

Mel Pearson is about to start his first season as Michigan’s hockey coach. He and basketball coach John Beilein are longtime friends.’s Ryan Zuke writes that Pearson would like to strike up a conversation with Harbaugh, too. 

The best is yet to come

The Michigan defense has been pretty darn good in the first three games. Defensive end Rashan Gary says you haven’t seen anything yet

That’s a strong leg

How strong of a leg does Quinn Nordin have? Strong enough that special teams coach Chris Partridge thinks “he probably could go from 70 yards.” 

Running Tough for ChadTough

The ChadTough Foundation’s annual RunTough for ChadTough 5K is scheduled this weekend in Saline and Grand Rapids.

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