MICHIGAN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jim Harbaugh Releases Statement Regarding NCAA’s Decision To Overturn Satellite Camp Ban

Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has released a statement regarding the NCAA’s decision to overturn the ban on satellite camps.  The NCAA announced earlier today that the ban was being lifted and they were going to further evaluate the recruiting process.  Harbaugh, who brought satellite camps to extreme notoriety, has this to say regarding the NCAA’s decision.  Harbaugh’s...
Via College Spun
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harbaugh’d: NCAA Board of Directors rescinds ban on satellite camps

On April 8, the NCAA ruled that FBS schools could only conduct camps and clinics at their school’s facilities or at a facility nearby that is already regularly used for practice. In other words, they banned satellite camps. The move was made in the wake of Jim Harbaugh’s boundary-testing antics to hold Michigan football camps across SEC country all summer long, not to mention...
Via The Comeback
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football Tweeted Out Some Heat After NCAA Rescinds Camp Ban

Immediately after the NCAA rescinded its ban of satellite camps, the Michigan Football Twitter account sent out the following GIF of Jim Harbaugh: pic.twitter.com/X3w1MsTp2m — Michigan Football (@umichfootball) April 28, 2016 Jay Harbaugh: . @CoachJim4UM right now pic.twitter.com/DCiRqGH23n — Jay Harbaugh (@JayHarbaugh) April 28, 2016 The post Michigan Football Tweeted...
Via Diehardsport
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Player Posts Funny Video Of Jake Butt In Weight Room

S/O to @JBooty_88 for almost making it to the weight room today pic.twitter.com/w3H50hssjD — Joe Kerridge (@JKerridge36) April 27, 2016 @JKerridge36 early bird gets the worm. I was throwing with Ruddock 30 mins before you took that — jake butt (@JBooty_88) April 27, 2016 @JBooty_88 first time in the weight room pencil neck? — Joe Kerridge (@JKerridge36) April 26, 2016...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michigan offers class of 2017 wing Jamal Cain

John Beilein extended a scholarship offer to class of 2017 wing Jamal Cain today during his full unofficial visit. The news was confirmed by MLive’s Brendan Quinn. Cain has impressed on Nike’s Elite Youth Basketball circuit this spring, averaging 13 points and five rebounds per game to lead The Family. He also averaged 26 points, 16 rebounds and four assists per game for Detroit...
Via UM Hoops
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photos: What Michigan Football’s Air Jordan Jerseys Could Look Like

Michigan finalized its deal with Nike today. The Wolverines signed their $173 million contract with The Swoosh that will run through at least 2027.  The most-intriguing part of the contract – something we’ve already known about – is that Jim Harbaugh’s football team will wear Air Jordan jerseys with the Jumpman logo, becoming the first college football team to do so.  We’ve...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan, Nike officially announce $173 million deal

The Michigan Wolverines have been waiting to officially switch apparel deals from adidas since last year and on Tuesday morning it become official. According to the Detroit Free Press, Michigan’s deal with Nike and Jordan has become official. The deal with Nike carries a whopping $173 million price tag. Michigan’s deal is one of the richest in recent memory, but still falls...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State football is already trolling Michigan on Twitter

Ohio State’s football Twitter account has only been live for about 24 hours, but of course, that was enough time to figure out a way to troll Michigan. Sunday, in congratulating the Cleveland Indians for sweeping the Detroit Tigers and rooting on the Cleveland Cavaliers to do the same to the Detroit Pistons Sunday night, Ohio State joked that it approves of beating “teams up...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: Speight or O’Korn?

For the second straight season, Michigan Football faces some uncertainty at the quarterback position. Before last season, there was a quarterback competition between Shane Morris and graduate transfer Jake Rudock. Rudock outperformed Morris in the off-season, and was announced as the team’s starter shortly before Michigan’s first game of the year. Rudock never looked back, and...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Spike Albrecht lists seven transfer options

Former Michigan guard Spike Albrecht is currently considering seven schools as transfer options, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman. Michigan grad transfer Spike Albrecht told ESPN that he's looking at Purdue, Wichita State, Indiana, Texas A&M, Syracuse, USC & Milwaukee. — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) April 19, 2016 Each of those places could be a fine destination for...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Michigan Football: Drake Johnson injured in freak accident

Michigan halfback Drake Johnson was hospitalized earlier this week after being hit by a forklift at practice on Wednesday. Many of the details from the incident haven’t been made public yet, but he appears to be in stable condition. Johnson was fortunate to have avoided more serious injuries considering the circumstances. As Jim Harbaugh said, the injury “would’ve killed a...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott is ‘tired of hearing about Jim Harbaugh’

If there is one person who is not afraid to stand up to Jim Harbaugh, it’s Ezekiel Elliott. The former Ohio State running back put the Michigan coach in place when speaking on “The Paul Finebaum Show” on ESPN during an interview Friday. Elliott, who is expected to be a high pick in the upcoming NFL Draft, says he is “tired of hearing about” the Michigan coach. “I am...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh has harsh words about satellite camp ruling

Jim Harbaugh is predictably upset about the NCAA’s recent decision to shut down satellite camps, and he came out firing in a recent interview with Michael Rosenberg of SI.com. As you may have heard, Harbaugh made some waves setting up satellite camps in SEC territory and across the nation last year. He also had quite the lineup set for this year, but now he and his staff are banned...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh rips NCAA for its ban on satellite camps at behest of SEC and ACC

If you expected Jim Harbaugh to take the NCAA’s ban on satellite camps in stride, then you were sorely mistaken. Harbaugh spoke with Sports Illustrated on Tuesday, and he did not hide his disdain for this ruling and the organization behind it. The Michigan coach made waves last summer with his satellite camp crusade dubbed the “Swarm Tour,” which traveled all over the country...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every NFL quarterback drafted from the University of Michigan

Can you name every quarterback in the NFL drafted from the University of Michigan? Clue: Year Drafted
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Isaac’s spring game shows Wolverines could be turning corner on offense

Wilton Speight, John O’Korn or Shane Morris? It was the No. 1, and often only, question most were asking about the Michigan Wolverines offense heading in to the 2016 spring camp. However, after Friday’s spring game, we were all reminded that the real big question and real big position to have under the microscope was actually running back. Yes, there is more to the Wolverines’...
Via Talking 10
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Michigan commit Jordan Poole stands out at Swish n’ Dish

Class of 2017 Michigan commitment Jordan Poole tipped off the AAU season in style, helping Wisconsin Playground Elite to the NY2LA Swish n’ Dish finals. Poole’s full offensive arsenal was on display as he drew rave reviews from a number of scouts in attendance. #Michigan #Wolverines commit Jordan Poole @Jordan_Poole14 is such a dynamic playmaker with the ball. Tremendous three...
Via UM Hoops
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Michigan DT commits to Jim Harbaugh and Wolverines

Michigan is putting together an impressive 2017 recruiting class, and it just added its first defensive lineman to the fold, according to reports. Phillip Paea, the No. 13 player in Michigan and top defensive tackle in state, is staying home to play for Jim Harbaugh. 3* DT Phillip Paea is the 10th member of Michigan's 2017 class and fourth in-state commit. Given recent offers...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michigan spring football game ends in drama

Michigan football saw its fair share of dramatic finishes in 2015, and based on today’s spring game, that may carry over to this fall. With Team Maize up 14-13 with eight seconds left on the clock, and the ball at the one yard line, Team Blue gave the ball to fullback Henry Poggi to punch it in. Team Maize’s defense came up with a huge stand, stuffing Poggi and securing the win...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh not shy about bashing potential NCAA rules regarding satellite camps

It’s Jim Harbaugh vs. All Who Oppose Him. Round Three: FIGHT! Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh has been taking advantage of every possible opportunity within the NCAA rule book to generate momentum and enthusiasm for the once-proud Michigan Wolverines football program, and it’s working. In fact, it continues to work so well that others are trying to shut him down by asking the...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Doyle to transfer from Michigan

Sophomore center Ricky Doyle has been granted his release and will transfer from Michigan. The Michigan basketball program announced the news in a press release this afternoon. Doyle averaged 4.9 points and 2.5 rebounds per game while shooting 62.4% from the field for his career. “Ricky is a tremendous young man with very high character and plenty of potential to develop into...
Via UM Hoops
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh defends tweet ripping Ohio State AD

Jim Harbaugh is back at it again with another Twitter feud. This time, the Michigan head coach was swift to respond to Ohio State’s athletic director Gene Smith's comments in which he responded to Harbaugh’s plans to hold spring practices out-of-state in Florida telling Cleveland.com “If we were jumpstarting our program I’d probably try and do that, too. But we’re not...
Via The Comeback
March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every member of the 1992-93 Michigan Fab Five team

The 1991 recruiting class of the University of Michigan basketball team is considered by many as the best recruiting class of all time as it contained four of the top ten ranked high school players in the country, all of which were McDonald's All-Americans. The team went to back-to-back NCAA championship appearances.  Can you name every player on the 1992-93 team, including the...
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Elliott responds to Jim Harbaugh with scoreboard taunt

Ezekiel Elliott was not about to let Jim Harbaugh get the last word in the Twitter battle between Ohio State and Michigan on Tuesday. After Harbaugh sent out a tweet that was a shot at Buckeyes AD Gene Smith, Elliott put Harbaugh in check with this response: @CoachJim4UM Welcome to the big house coach. Better luck next time pic.twitter.com/TKrXfEthH8 — EzekielElliott#⃣1⃣5⃣...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Harbaugh throws shade at OSU AD after negative comment

Jim Harbaugh wasted no time in replying to comments made by Gene Smith regarding Michigan’s experiment in holding practices away from campus. Good to see Director Smith being relevant again after the tattoo fiasco. Welcome back! — Coach Harbaugh (@CoachJim4UM) March 23, 2016 Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer said Tuesday he had previously asserted that he’d look into the possibility...
Via The Comeback
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss
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